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.

Mentors

Ben Bartels

Ben BartelsAssistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Phone: 563.589.3562 Fax: 563.589.3576 Department: Sociology and Criminal Justice Office: 317 Severance Hall

Credentials

JD, Loyola University; MAE, University of Iowa.

Katie Boyer

Katie BoyerAssistant Professor of Education

Phone: 563.589.3853 Fax: 563.589.3410 Department: Education Office: 306 Smith Hall

Credentials

EdD, National Louis University; MA, Loras College; BA, Loras College.

Molly Hein

Molly HeinAssistant Professor of Business

Phone: 563.589.3709 Department: Business and Accounting Office: 121 Charles & Romona Myers Center

Credentials

Ed.D, University of Phoenix MS, Western Illinois University BA, Loras College

Adam Kleinschmit

Adam KleinschmitAssociate Professor of Biology

Phone: 563.589.3142 Fax: 563.589.3688 Department: Natural and Applied Sciences Office: 204A University Science Center

Credentials

PhD, University of Minnesota; BS, University of Wisconsin - Madison.

Ken Turner, Jr.

Ken Turner, Jr.Associate Professor of Science Education

Phone: 563.589.3799 Fax: 563.589.3688 Department: Natural and Applied Sciences Office: 104C University Science Center

Credentials

EDD, National Louis University; MAT, DePauw University; BA, Valparaiso University.