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  • Jeremy Duby, M.M.

    Directory of Bands

    Jeremy Duby, M.M., is the director of bands at Olivet College, where he conducts the College Wind Ensemble and the Marching Comets. He is also the music director for the Warren Concert Band, where he serves as only the third music director in the band’s 49-year history. Mr. Duby earned his Master of Music degree…

    Phone: 269-749-7158

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  • Tim Eilola

    Admissions Representative

    Tim Eilola serves as an admissions representative at Olivet College. As a recent college graduate himself, Tim is passionate about helping students explore their own educational opportunities. “I especially enjoy working with students from northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula because I grew up in Sault Ste. Marie,” Tim said. “Talking to students who come…

    Phone: 269-749-6699

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  • Thia Eller, M.F.A

    Associate Professor of Art

    After earning a BFA from the University of Michigan School of Art with a concentration in figurative sculpture, Professor Cynthia (Thia) Eller went on to complete an MFA from the University of Michigan School of Medical and Biological Illustration. After several years as a freelance medical illustrator, Professor Eller joined the teaching faculty at Olivet…

    Phone: 269-749-7120

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  • Curt Ellis

    Associate Professor of Art

    Professor Curt Ellis, MFA, joined the Olivet College faculty full-time in 2019 after serving five semesters as an adjunct instructor. He teaches graphic design courses in the Arts and Humanities Department. Professor Ellis aims to create a hands-on learning environment for students to gain real-world experiences before entering the workforce. Professor Ellis has taught college-level…

    Phone: 269-749-7118

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  • Judy M. Fales, M.L.S.

    Director of Burrage Library; International Students Co-Adviser

    Judy Fales is the librarian and director of Burrage Library.  She conducts the library education sessions that guide students in use of the digital databases and the book collection. She is particularly motivated by looks on students’ faces when they use these massive resources and find the information they need. Judy came to the College in 1992…

    Phone: 269-749-7595

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  • Michael F. Fales, M.Div./M.Min.

    Director of Service Learning and Campus Ministries; Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Religion

    After a 16-year career as a hotel general manager with Residence Inn, Hilton and Omni hotel franchises, Mike Fales returned to his alma mater in 1992. He initially served as director of the annual fund and director of alumni engagement, later taking responsibility for church relations. Professor Fales currently serves as director of Service Learning and…

    Phone: 269-749-7624

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  • Debra K. Farmer

    Business Office Specialist; Junior Accountant/Accounts Payable/Student Loan Processor

    Phone: 269-749-7604

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  • Allison Lee Fletcher, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance

    Allison Lee Fletcher has a Ph.D. in leisure behavior with a minor in law from Indiana University. Her areas of expertise predominately lie within the legal aspects of sport and recreation, social equity and sport/recreation management. Prior to joining Olivet College, Dr. Fletcher was a professor of sport management at Marshall University and Adelphi University…

    Phone: 269-749-7676

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  • Timothy Flynn, Ph.D.

    Professor of Music

    Timothy Flynn, Ph.D., professor of music, has worked at Olivet College since 2002. He received his undergraduate degree from George Mason University, Virginia, and his master’s degree and Ph.D. in musicology from Northwestern University, Illinois. Dr. Flynn teaches music history, music theory and interdisciplinary courses in the arts and humanities. In addition, he has directed the…

    Phone: 269-749-7660

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  • Michael Fredericks

    Associate Professor of Computer Science

    Professor Michael Fredericks has worked at Olivet College since 2002. He teaches a variety of computer courses, including introductory and advanced computer information systems, web design and development, spreadsheet/database systems as well as self and community. With extensive knowledge of Adobe Dreamweaver and Flash applications, Professor Fredericks owns and operates his own website design company.…

    Phone: 269-749-7628

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