Ginger Casebeer has taken the position of instructor of theater at Southwest Baptist University. Casebeer holds a bachelor's degree in theater and English from SBU and a master's degree in writing from SMSU. She has been an editor for the Gospel Publishing House in Springfield and will continue work at Springfield's Stained Glass Theatre.
Drury College has added several new faculty members for the 1998-1999 school year:
Angeles J. Placer, assistant professor of languages, received her bachelor of arts degree from the University of Puerto Rico. Her master of arts degree and PhD are from Cornell University.
Ron Schie, associate professor of communication, received his bachelor of arts degree and master of fine arts degree in play writing and television production from Ohio University.
Rub?n Silvestry, visiting assistant professor in languages, has a bachelor of arts degree in geography from the Universidad Puerto Rico, a master of arts degree in Latin American Studies from San Diego State University and a PhD in Spanish literature from the University of Texas.
Donnell D. White, assistant professor of biology, holds bachelor of science and master of science degrees from SMSU and a PhD from Montana State University - Bozeman in fish and wildlife management and research.
Shelley A. Wolbrink, assistant professor of history, holds a bachelor of arts degree in history from Miami University in Ohio, and a master of arts degree and PhD in history from the University of Cincinnati with emphases in medieval and early modern Europe.
Thomas W. Zimmerer, professor and director of the Breech School of Business Administration, holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the American University, a master of science in economics from Louisiana State University, and a PhD in management from the University of Arkansas.
Adrianna Norris became a first-time business owner with the opening of Finley River Chiropractic; PaPPo’s Pizzeria & Pub launched its newest location; and Huey Magoo’s opened its second store in the Ozarks.