JBU Names Lambert as Dean of Professional Studies
Siloam Springs, Arkansas (February 23, 2011) — John Brown University recently named Dr. Dan Lambert as dean of professional studies. As dean, Lambert will oversee JBU’s professional studies programs, including the popular Advance Program.
“Dan brings experience as well as passion and energy for JBU’s mission, people and programs. I am confident he is going to excel in this new position,” said Dr. Ed Ericson, vice president for academic affairs. “For over a decade, Dan has been a valuable member of the JBU team, serving as professor of youth ministries, overseeing JBU’s partnership with the Kanakuk Institute, and developing innovative non-traditional programs.”
As dean, Lambert will be responsible for providing vision, curricular focus, policy development and budgetary oversight for the professional studies programs. He will also oversee faculty and staff who serve the programs.
Lambert studied public relations at Ball State University before getting his bachelor of science degree in Christian Education at Fort Wayne Bible College. He also attended Huntington College Graduate School of Christian Ministry, Cincinnati Bible Seminary for his master’s of religious education and the University of Cincinnati for his doctorate in education.
JBU’s professional studies program began in 1993 and continues to provide non-traditional education opportunities for adult students through accelerated degree programs at various locations in central and Northwest Arkansas. Degrees are offered in organizational management and early childhood education.