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Jun 1

Updated Policies and Procedures

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Lindenwood University faculty and staff are working from home and all on-campus offices are closed to the public and university employees. Lindenwood personnel and offices are available for business by telephone and email to provide continuity in university operations and student support services. Please visit for more information.

Staff Council

Staff Council was established in July 2014 with the encouragement and approval of the university president. The purpose of the Staff Council is to:

  • Promote sincere interest and concern for continuing the missions and goals of Lindenwood University;
  • Serve as the representative body for the staff employees of the university;
  • Provide an additional channel of communication for staff with administration and faculty; 
  • Assist the administration with advice, as needed, on policy issues relevant to the staff;
  • Address concerns of the general staff population and seek improvement of staff work environment, conditions, and processes;
  • Foster a spirit of unity and cooperation.

Staff Council Newsletter

Staff Council Members 2019-2020

Chair: Adam Benkendorf

Vice Chair:  Kassandra Linzmeier

Secretary: Cheri Miller

Department Representatives:

Academic and Student Affairs
Paul Huffman and Alexis Oberdieck

Advancement and Communications
Kassandra Linzmeier and Alley Bardon

Julie Carter and Scott Stark

Enrollment Management
Adam Benkendorf and Kelly Ahne

Fiscal Affairs
Cheri Miller and Cheryl Delaporta

Human Resources
Candace Terry and Brooke Gutermuth

Information Technology
Adam Ulrich and Scott Mellring

Samantha Kennedy and Kyle Routh


Adam Benkendorf
Paul Huffman
Candace Terry
Cheryl Delaporta

Award and Recognition
Scott Mellring
Kelly Ahne
Kassie Linzmeier
Kyle Routh
Brooke Gutermuth

Activity and Engagement
Cheri Miller
Scott Stark
Julie Carter
Adam Ulrich
Samantha Kennedy
Alexis Oberdieck
Kyle Routh
Alley Bardon

Employee Spotlight

Mark Falkowski Named General Counsel for Lindenwood

Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., has named veteran lawyer Mark Falkowski as its general counsel. He will begin work at the university on May 4, 2020.

Employee Spotlight

Alumna Centini and Professor McMaken Publish Co-Authored Book Review

Lindenwood University graduate Kaitlyn Centini (BA, ’19 – religion, history, art history) and Dr. W. Travis McMaken, associate professor of religion, have published a book review in the April issue of the journal Interpretation. This peer-reviewed journal provides resources to pastors, theologians, and other scholars of Christianity and is published quarterly out of Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. Centini credits her Humanities degree for a “wonderful head-start” on graduate school. Real experience. Real success.

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