Faculty

Vicki welch
Department Chair for Communications
Associate Professor of Communications
viwelch@dwu.edu
(605) 995-2131



Vicki Welch has taught communication courses at Dakota Wesleyan for more than 20 years. She is the department chair of communication and has taught courses covering all aspects of the discipline. 

Her degrees are from South Dakota State University, where she worked with SDSU Forensics and with Prairie Repertory Theatre. 

Welch’s teaching philosophy centers on assisting students to achieve their full potential, especially in discovering their strengths as researchers, organizers and public speakers. “We all have important ideas to share. Competent communication is how we succeed in the world.”




Cherie Ramsdell, M.A.
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
chramsde@dwu.edu
605-995-2941

Areas of expertise:
Graphic Design, Photography, Ceramics






Kyle Herges, MFA
Assistant Professor of Web Design
Chairman of the Department of Digital Media and Design
kyherges@dwu.edu
605-995-2678

Areas of expertise:
Graphic Design, Mobile Design, Web Design, Web Usability
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