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New faculty join SBU for 2020-2021 academic year

BOLIVAR, Mo. – Southwest Baptist University is pleased to announce several new faculty members for the 2020-2021 academic year. SBU’s faculty is integral in the University’s mission to be a Christ-centered, caring academic community preparing students to be servant leaders in a global society.

Shonna Fore Russell Hendrix David Liu Rachael Morrow Robert Ridlon Debbie StoughtonSix faculty members new for the Fall 2020 semester include:

Rachael Morrow is an instructor of communication arts on the Bolivar campus. She earned her bachelor of arts degrees in business administration and communications with minors in marketing and public relations, as well as her master’s in business administration – all from SBU.

Russell Hendrix is an instructor of exercise science on the Bolivar campus. Hendrix received his ABD in human sciences from the University of Nebraska, and his MS in Education in health and physical education from Northwest Missouri State University.

Robert Ridlon is an assistant professor of business on the Bolivar campus. He earned his bachelor of science and his doctorate in business economics from Indiana University.

David Liu is an associate professor of business administration on the Bolivar campus. Liu received his bachelor of science in business administration with a minor in economics from Western Oregon University, his master in business administration from Willamette University, and his doctorate of international management from City University of Hong Kong.

Debbie Stoughton is an instructor of nursing on the Springfield campus. She earned her associate of science in nursing from Cypress College and her bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Phoenix.

Shonna Fore is the director of career services on the Bolivar campus. Fore received her bachelor of arts in sociology/social work, with a minor in psychology from College of the Ozarks, and her master of science in higher education administration from Southern New Hampshire University.

Classes begin on Monday, Aug. 17. Contact the Office of Admissions at (417) 328-1810 or for more information.

*Published: 8-13-2020

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Top row (left to right): Shonna Fore, Russell Hendrix, David Liu
Bottom row (left to right): Rachael Morrow, Robert Ridlon, Debbie Stoughton