Lisa Tyson, Ph.D. - Evangel University be_ixf;ym_202107 d_28; ct_50

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Lisa Tyson, Ph.D.

Dean of the College of Adult & Graduate Studies

AGTS Suite 109

Education

Ph.D., Global Leadership (Specialization in Academic Administration), Indiana Institute of Technology

Masters in Organizational Leadership, EU

B.A. in Government, EU

Certified GRE Test Prep Instructor, ETS

Bio

As Dean of the College of Adult and Graduate Studies, Lisa has the privilege to serve Evangel students in non-traditional programs, whether they’re seated at the main campus, 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 and mom to four great kids (22, 21, 19, and 14), and loves to travel and read. She works with the most amazing people in the world and truly find 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.

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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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