Meet Our Faculty

Our faculty members want great things for you – and you'll sense that from the moment you start at UDM. Nearly 90 percent of our faculty hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree, and our student-faculty ratio is 14:1. What does this mean to you? It means you'll be working closely with accomplished, dedicated professionals whose first priority is teaching.

Stephen J. LaGrassa
Professor of Architecture

“You will have a better understanding of what architecture encompasses — not just the pure creativity, but also the technical demands.”
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Greg Ulferts
Professor, Business Administration

“As a leader of tomorrow, you need to understand the impact that technology is going to have on you individually, in your work life and, more importantly, on our society.”
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Mary Parise, D.D.S.
Program Director, Advanced Education in General Dentistry

“If you can help a patient who has lived with missing or infected teeth for a long time, you will be deeply moved by seeing what a difference you can make.”
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Liz Roberts-Kirchhoff
Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

“You're going to take away, when you finish my class, the relevance that biochemistry has to your life.”
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Mitzi M. Saunders
Associate Professor, Nursing, Graduate Coordinator, Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist

“In nursing, you need to be spot-on with medical knowledge. You can't wing it because it's life and death.”
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Gary Maveal
Professor of Law

“You will begin to see yourself as a lawyer and grow on both an intellectual and personal level.”
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Rosemary Weatherston
Associate Professor, English; Director, Women's and Gender Studies

“You’ll get an appreciation for things richer and more complicated than they seem at first. You’ll have an eye for the obscure.”
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