The Wendt Mentors are five University faculty members who serve as leaders for the Wendt Character Scholars.
Mentors attend weekly meetings and all required Wendt Character Scholar events. Each mentor leads a group of 10 scholars, facilitating discussion and leading group activities to enhance the scholars' experience, understanding, and growth.
Ben BartelsAssistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Phone: 563.589.3562 Fax: 563.589.3576 Email: BBartels@dbq.edu Department: Sociology and Criminal Justice Office: 317 Severance Hall
JD, Loyola University; MAE, University of Iowa.
Katie BoyerAssistant Professor of Education
Phone: 563.589.3853 Fax: 563.589.3410 Email: KBoyer@dbq.edu Department: Education Office: 306 Smith Hall
EdD, National Louis University; MA, Loras College; BA, Loras College.
Molly HeinAssistant Professor of Business
Phone: 563.589.3709 Email: MHein@dbq.edu Department: Business and Accounting Office: 121 Charles & Romona Myers Center
Ed.D, University of Phoenix MS, Western Illinois University BA, Loras College
Adam KleinschmitAssociate Professor of Biology
Phone: 563.589.3142 Fax: 563.589.3688 Email: AKleinschmit@dbq.edu Department: Natural and Applied Sciences Office: 204A University Science Center
PhD, University of Minnesota; BS, University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Ken Turner, Jr.Associate Professor of Science Education
Phone: 563.589.3799 Fax: 563.589.3688 Email: KTurner@dbq.edu Department: Natural and Applied Sciences Office: 104C University Science Center
EDD, National Louis University; MAT, DePauw University; BA, Valparaiso University.