Advisory Board

The Wendt Advisory Board consists of five University Faculty/Staff members who serve as advisers to the Wendt Character Initiative Director and staff. 

The Advisory Board meets regularly to discuss the Initiative and ensure it continues to fulfill its mission to "engage the university community in a cooperative and spirited effort to foster intellectual understanding of and personal commitment to leading lives of purpose and excellent moral character."


 Mike Durnin Advisory Board (Resized)     ‌‌Kathleen Gansemer Mentors

Dean Mike Durnin
Dean of Student Formation


Dr. Kathleen Gansemer
Assistant Professor of Education

 Adam Hoffman Advisory Board     ‌ ‌Wendt Advisory Board Member

Dr. Adam Hoffman 
Associate Professor of 
Environmental Chemistry


Dr. Peg Kerr
Professor and Nursing Department

‌‌Bonnie Sue Lewis Advisory Board      
Dr. Bonnie Sue Lewis 
Associate Professor of Mission
and Native American Christianity