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Phone: (218) 723-5930
Dr. Kurt Linberg has been involved with innovations in higher education since 1999 as a teacher, mentor, and administrator. Kurt currently serves as Dean, School of Business and Technology, at the College of St. Scholastica. Prior to joining Scholastica, Kurt worked ten years at Capella University as founding Dean of Business and Technology, were he grow enrollments from zero students to over 5,000, and assisted technology and business students from around the world as they pursued bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. Kurt holds a B.S. in Applied Math from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, an M.S. in Software Engineering from St. Thomas University, and the PhD in Applied Management from Walden University. Prior to his ten years in academe, Kurt spent nearly two decades doing software development and software project management activities involving mission-critical and life-critical software applications with Medtronic, Honeywell, and Alliant Techsystems. Kurt has published numerous papers on IT, software quality assurance, project management, and organizational leadership and development. He is also the inventor or co-inventor of ten patents involving innovative and mission-critical implementations of IT. Kurt is currently serving on the board of the Northwood Children’s Services and has served as an executive in the National University Telecommunications Network, the National Society of IT Education, and the Minnesota Information Professionals organization. In his spare time, Kurt enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, canoeing, hiking, and biking.
Phone: (218) 723-6190
Dr. Alwan is an Associate Professor of Management at the College. His major academic interest is organization development that creates a dynamic organization with a cutting edge alignment in the marketplace and quality worklife for its employees. During his spare time, Dr. Alwan enjoys Kung Fu, traveling and outdoor acivities
Phone: (218) 723-6097
David Anstett is an Assistant Professor of Management at the College. His major academic interests include economic development, organizational change and growth, entrepreneurship and food product development. Durin his spare time, Mr. Anstett enjoys reading history, religion, playing golf, and fishing.
Phone: (218) 723-6471
Dr. Barrett, is a Professor of Economics in the School of Business & Technology. His major academic interests include the steel industry, the Internet and real estate bubbles. During his spare time, Dr. Barrett enjoys golfing, playing basketball and learning Spanish.
Phone: (218) 723-6715
Robert Hoffman, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the School of Business and Technology. Dr. Hoffman teaches courses in finance, managerial economics, microeconomics, game theory, and law and economics. In his spare time, Dr. Hoffman enjoys reading books and articles in evolutionary psychology, and playing baseball with his children.
Phone: (218) 723-6117
Phone: (218) 723-5901
Lynn is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, an M.S. from North Dakota State University, and a B.A. from The College of St. Scholastica. Dr. Kalnbach teaches Research Methods, Statistics, Social Psychology and Organizational Behavior. Her research interests focus on organizational issues including employee turnover and morale and organizational assessment, evaluation, and change. Dr. Kalnbach is the advisor of the student psychology organization (PASS).
Phone: (218) 723-6470
Paul W. Khoury is a Certified Public Accountant and an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the School of Business and Technology. His academic interests include financial accounting, auditing and cost accounting. Mr. Khoury’s teaching philosophy is "Serve your students with their best interests in mind. The process of getting an education is a growth experience in which, if a student perseveres, he will learn about the things that really matter in life." In his spare time, Mr. Khoury likes automobile restoration and civil war history.
Phone: (218) 733-2246
Kathy Modin, Assistant Professor of Management, serves as Chair, Undergraduate Extended Studies and Online Programs in the School of Business and Technology. Her academic interests include business ethics, corporate social responsibility, training and development, continuing education for adult learners, and online instruction. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, and reading biographies and historical fiction.
Phone: (218) 723-6711
Jennifer Pilon is an Assistant Professor of Management at the School of Business & Technology. Her area of specialty is healthcare finance and accounting. Mrs. Pilon teaches courses include Financial Management, Income Tax Accounting, Investments, Commercial/Residential Real Estate, Financial Markets and Institutions. In her spare time, Ms. Pilon enjoys spending time at Island Lake, biking, skiing and being a mom!
Phone: (218) 723-6424
Rick Revoir is Director of the Sandbulte Center for Ethical Leadership. He teaches courses in ethics, healthcare finance and accounting. During his career at St. Scholastica, Revoir has led four study abroad trips to China. He taught the spring 2012 semester in Louisburgh, Ireland, to St. Scholastica study abroad students.
He serves as a Commissioner of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority which is involved in economic development projects and it promotes maritime activity in the Duluth area.
Prior to joining St. Scholastica, he worked for 11 years in healthcare finance positions at SMDC Health System in Duluth and St. Joseph's Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz. Revoir has an M.B.A. from Arizona State University and a doctorate in education from UMD. He is a Certified Public Accountant (Arizona license).
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