Beginning the Spring 2020 semester, Cairn University welcomed four new faculty members to the Schools of Business, Social Work, and Liberal Arts and Sciences.
David Smith joins the School of Business as an assistant professor, teaching courses in business communications, public relations, and strategic management. With his MBA from Penn State University, Smith brings extensive entrepreneurial experience in Information Technology, having worked with companies such as The Vanguard Group, Phoenix Contact, and JP Morgan Chase.
Also joining the School of Business is assistant professor Rachel Park ’10/G’10. An alumnus of the University, Park returns with a specialty in sales and marketing. Prior to this new position, Park worked with the Campbell Soup Company in sales, analytics, and management in various cities throughout the US. Alongside teaching business courses, Park will serve as the advisor to Cairn Enactus.
In the School of Social Work, Meghan Krouse ’05 moves from adjunct faculty to a part-time faculty member. Krouse will work primarily with the new online MSW program set to launch in Fall 2020. After receiving her degrees in Bible and Social Work at Cairn, Krouse earned her MSW from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has experience supervising mental health agencies. She also has a particular interest in professional development training with educators of students with behavioral issues.
Kim Jetter G’11, the final new addition to the University faculty, joins as an assistant professor of counseling in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Along with course instruction, Jetter will act as the Director of Practicums and Internships for counseling students. Having completed her MS in Counseling at Cairn, Jetter returns with experience running her own private counseling practice.
To the new faculty and to all the new staff joining the University, welcome to Cairn!
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