Timothy A. Delicath, Director

Timothy A. Delicath is an Associate Professor for Educational Research. He is also the Director for the Higher Education Leadership Doctoral Program. He earned his PhD in Higher Education Administration from Saint Louis University where he worked in the Office of Institutional Research. Tim was awarded the “Faculty of the Year” in the School for Professional Studies while working there. He has been involved in several studies and has worked with quantitative/qualitative/mixed method studies across several areas in the field.

Currently Tim is a faculty member at Missouri Baptist University (MBU), chairman of the Institutional Review Board, and also the Director for the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment. He has co-published a book and has been involved in publishing articles he several areas of study, including education and nursing. Tim and fellow MBU faculty have been involved in search and presentation in the area of simulation learning and other areas involving technology and learning.

Research Interests
Student Persistency and Graduation
Technology in Higher Education
Online Learning

PhD, Higher Education Administration (Minor is Research Methods/Statistics)
MBA, Organizational Management
BS, Mathematics and Secondary Education (6-12)

Dr. David Collum, Coordinator

Dr. David Collum is assistant professor in the Natural Science Division and the Education Division at Missouri Baptist University. Dr. Collum is also the Assessment and Accreditation Coordinator within the Office of Assessment and Institutional Research. Dr. Collum serves as a CAEP site visitor as well as CAEP assessment specialist. Dr. Collum has over 23 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Collum has a Master of Science degree from Mississippi State University. Dr. Collum also has an Educational Specialist Degree and Doctor of Education degree from Missouri Baptist University. David was a secondary science teacher in the St. Louis Public Schools as well as for Imagine College Prep High School before joining Missouri Baptist University in 2012.