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Student Life Contacts

Contact Information

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Student Development
Taylor University
1846 Main Street
Upland, IN 46989-1001
800-882-3456

Emergencies

Campus Police, Monday-Friday, 8 am - 4 pm: 765-998-5395

Campus Police, after hours (24-hour officer for any need): 765-998-5555

Grant County Dispatch (24-hour EMERGENCY if outside local 911 area): 765-668-8168
This number will contact the county dispatch center directly who will immediately dispatch us as necessary, or give us the caller’s callback number, depending on the situation.

Student Life Leadership

Skip Trudeau

Vice President for Student Development & Intercollegiate Athletics, Director of the Master of Arts in Higher Education Program

  • EdD, Higher Education Administration, Indiana University Bloomington
  • MA, Student Personnel Administration, State University of New York College at Buffalo
  • BA, Christian Education, John Brown University
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Emilie Hoffman

Coordinator of New Student Orientation

  • MA, Higher Education and Student Development, Taylor University
  • BS, Nursing and Addictions Counseling, Indiana Wesleyan University
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Julia Hurlow

Associate Vice President for Student Development & Director of Residence Life

  • DMin, George Fox University
  • MA, Counseling, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • BS, Leadership and Christian Education, Indiana Wesleyan University
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Beverly Guffey

Administration Assistant to Student Affairs

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Residence Life

Julia Hurlow

Associate Vice President for Student Development & Director of Residence Life

  • DMin, George Fox University
  • MA, Counseling, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • BS, Leadership and Christian Education, Indiana Wesleyan University
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Renee Walker

Housing Coordinator and Administrative Assistant for Residence Life

  • BS, Marketing and Management w/Systems, Taylor University
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MacKenzie Bedor

English Hall Director

  • Master of Social Work, focus in Interpersonal Communication, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Wayne State University
  • BS, Social Work with minors in Psychology, Public Health, Honors, Taylor University
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Diana Verhagen

Olson Hall Director

  • MA, Intercultural Studies, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • BA, English Literature and International Relations, Taylor University
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David Neel

Samuel Morris Hall Director

  • MDiv, Asbury Theological Seminary
  • BA, International Studies and Cross Cultural Ministries, Taylor University
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Calling and Career Office

Jeff Aupperle

Associate Dean Calling & Career

  • PhD, Educational Leadership & Administration, Indiana State University
  • MA, Higher Education & Student Development, Taylor University
  • BA, Christian Ministries, Bethel University
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Kim McGary

Secretary for Calling & Career

  • AA, Administrative Office Technology, Ivy Tech
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Kaitlin Neel

Assistant Director, Calling & Career Office

  • BS, Marketing, Management, Systems, Taylor University
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Campus Police

Jeff Wallace

Chief of Police

  • MA, Higher Education & Student Development, Taylor University
  • BA, Social Work/Sociology, Taylor University
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Counseling Center

Craig Cochran LPC, ACS

Director of the Counseling Center

  • PhD, Psychology: Behavioral Health Leadership, Liberty University (ongoing)
  • MA, Counseling Psychology, Ball State University
  • BA, Psychology, Taylor University
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Jenny Schamber LMHC, NCC, CCMHC

Assistant Director of the Counseling Center & Adjunct Professor of Kinesiology

  • PhD, Psychology, Liberty University (ongoing)
  • MA, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • BS, Mathematical Economics, Ball State University
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Student Programs

Stephen Austin

Associate Dean of Student Leadership & Director of Student Programs

  • MA, Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education, Ball State University
  • BS, Secondary Education (English/Literature), Taylor University
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Taylor World Outreach

Kiplangat Cheruiyot Bii

Director of Taylor World Outreach

  • MA, Higher Education & Student Development, Taylor University
  • MTh, Daystar University
  • BA, Kenya Highlands Evangelical University
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Jen McKim

Taylor World Outreach Office Manager and Coordinator for Community Plunge

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