You’ll find that VU’s faculty are dedicated to helping you make the very most of your college experience. Throughout your Liberal Studies major your advisor will discuss your progress in the program and guide you through your coursework. You will also have the opportunity to build relationships with the Graduate Education faculty, all of whom have extensive experience in classroom teaching and educational research.
Dixie L. Arnold
is Chair of the Division of Liberal Studies. Dr. Arnold holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership (University of La Verne), an M.A. in Education (United States International University), and a B.A. in Education (California State University at Long Beach). She has a California Teaching Credential (Life) and a Professional Administrative Services Credential. Dr. Arnold taught for thirty years in California public schools and also served as an administrator for eight years at the middle and elementary school levels. Dr. Arnold’s areas of interest are curriculum standards, empowering teachers as educational leaders, parent/teacher partnerships, and the development of positive, motivational classroom learning environments.
Professor of Education
Dr. Ternes teaches EDUC 499C, Senior Capstone Seminar in the undergraduate program for Liberal Studies; EDUG 585, Advanced Student Teaching; EDUG 605, Current Issues in Education. Jerry Ternes VITA