Wade College employs an adequate number of qualified and experienced full-time faculty members to support its institutional mission and to ensure the quality and integrity of its degree programs. Collectively, the faculty at Wade College supports the institutional mission in the areas of teaching effectiveness, curriculum and professional development, and service.

Wade College seeks to recruit and employ competent and qualified professors, both full-time and part-time, who possess the professional and scholarly preparation necessary to meet the institution’s mission and policies; the college assesses each professor’s overall qualifications, including academic credentials, teaching and industry-related work experience, and other relevant characteristics to ensure that all faculty members meet the required competence, effectiveness, and capacity necessary for instructional effectiveness. 

A list of our faculty members follows:

Laura Chapuis
BFA, Fashion Institute of Technology

Robert Commer
MS, Colorado Technical University
BS, University of Texas – Arlington

John Conte
MA, New York University
BBA, LIM College

Harry Davros
JD, Baylor University School of Law
BBA, University of Texas – Austin

James Dunning
MA, University of Texas at Arlington
BA, Howard Payne University

Brea Elles
M Arch, Florida International University
BS, State University of New York, Farmingdale

Jason Graham
BS, Texas A&M – Commerce

Elizabeth Johnston
MA, Newcastle University
BA, Sam Houston State University

Jennifer Magee
MS , Amberton University
BSW, University of Texas – Arlington

Joshua Metzger
MA, Academy of Art University
BFA, Art Institute of Dallas

Josh Moore
MArch, University of Oklahoma

Ric Mulligan
BA, Western Michigan University

Kurt Ortley
MA, Savannah College of Art and Design
BA, Virginia Tech University

Jason Reynaga
MFA, Texas Christian University
BFA, Midwestern State University

Danny Rix
MFA (in progress), Texas A&M - Commerce
BFA, Texas A&M - Commerce

Betty Schearf
PhD, Capella University
MBA, Texas Woman’s University
BS, Southeast Missouri State University

Margaret Shoop
MBA, Southern Methodist University
BS, University of North Texas

Ron Shuff
JD, Capital University Law School
MS, MIT Sloan School of Management
AB, Kenyon College

Jason Stanford
DBA, Argosy University
MS, University of North Texas
BS, Kansas State University

Tara Valure
MS, Nova University
BA, Florida Atlantic University

Will Webster
MA, Savannah College of Art and Design
BFA,  University of Cincinnati

Nilgun Yakay
MS, University of Texas - Dallas
MA, University of Texas - Dallas
BS, Ege University - Izmir

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