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Lisa Tyson, Ph.D.

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As Dean of the College of Online Learning, Lisa has the privilege to serve Evangel students in non-traditional programs, whether they’re seated at an extension campuses, or online. Our goal is that our adult and graduate students and faculty feel at home here at Evangel and that they feel the love of Christ in all we say and do. Lisa is a Kansas native, wife, mom to four great kids (27, 25, 23, and 18), Lovey to two amazing granddaughters, and loves to travel and read. She works with the most amazing people in the world and truly finds fulfillment in creating opportunities and access for students to complete their degrees.

Besides her responsibilities as Dean, you’ll find her teaching online in the Master of Organizational Leadership graduate program, and in the Doctorate program in Strategic Leadership.

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Professional Memberships & Noteworthy Community Involvement

CAHEA – Christian Adult Higher Education Association, Pres. 2018-2019, VP 2017-2018, member 2006-present

Springfield 2025 – Higher Education Project: A Lumina Foundation Community Partnership Initiative, Steering Committee

Springfield Chamber of Commerce Tuition Assistance and Degree Attainment Group

Missouri Graduate Dean’s Association 2017 – present

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