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Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Maria L. Cronley
Lehr Memorial 204
Phone: 419-772-2034
Fax: 419-772-1932



Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Juliet Hurtig
Lehr Memorial 204
Phone: 419-772-2032
Fax: 419-772-1932

Dr. Hurtig is a native of the Pittsburgh, PA area. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Ohio Northern University in 1991. She then attended graduate school at The Ohio State University, earning her master’s and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering (control systems). Her industrial background focused on automotive anti-lock braking systems.

Her academic career began in 2000 when she joined ONU’s College of Engineering as assistant professor of electrical engineering. In 2003 she was named assistant dean for admissions and advising, followed by being promoted to associate professor of electrical engineering in 2004. Her research interests include educational pedagogy and nonlinear system identification. Dedicated to her students, she was awarded the Professor Henry Horldt Outstanding Teacher Award for 2001-2002 and 2007-2008.

She was appointed interim assistant vice president of academic affairs in August 2009, then promoted to associate vice president of academic affairs in August 2011. Her areas of responsibility include academic oversight of semester transition, the university catalog, academic scheduling, and summer sessions. She also oversees assessment activities in the academic areas and serves as chair of the University General Education Committee. International study abroad programs and exchange student and scholar visa concerns are also handled by Dr. Hurtig.


Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Lynda Nyce
Lehr Memorial 206
Phone: 419-772-2542
Fax: 419-772-1932

Dr. Lynda Nyce earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Goshen College in 1991. She then earned her master’s and doctorate degrees in sociology at The University of Notre Dame. She came to Ohio Northern University in 2013 as Director of Global Academic Initiatives.

Prior to joining ONU, she was Professor of Sociology, Director of Cross-cultural Programs, and Chair of the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Bluffton University. In addition to developing and teaching courses for undergraduate and graduate students in sociology, criminal justice, restorative justice, gender studies, intercultural communication and competency, and organizational management at Bluffton, Goshen College, and the University of Pittsburgh, Nyce has taken over 200 students on faculty led cross-cultural experiences to South Texas and Northern Mexico. Her current areas of research focus on immigration and migration, particularly in the Midwestern United States.

In 2013 she was selected as one of twenty participants in the first Future Leaders Summit convened by the Council on International Education and Exchange (CIEE) and Diversity Abroad. This summit brought together international education professionals from across the United States to develop new ways of attracting diverse and underrepresented student populations to study abroad, and broaden campus internationalization efforts.

In August of 2015, Lynda was appointed Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs. In this new role, her primary areas of responsibility include retention and student success planning, and global/intercultural initiatives, as well as other initiatives within Academic Affairs. She supervises the Study Abroad Coordinator and works with both visa and academic concerns of international students.


Director of Foundation, Government, and Academic Grants

Beckie Watercutter
Lehr Memorial 206C
Phone: 419-772-2038
Fax: 419-772-2571



Dr. Eunhee Kim
Dukes Memorial 313
Phone: 419-772-3014



Alyssa Bell
Lehr Memorial 122
Phone: 419-772-3156
Fax: 419-772-1932


Executive Administrative Assistant

Tammy Everhart
Lehr Memorial 204
Phone: 419-772-2033
Fax: 419-772-1932

Academic Affairs

Tammy Everhart

Fax: 419-772-1932
Lehr: 204B
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed