Betsy Tutt

Online Professor

573-592-4354

betsy.tutt@williamwoods.edu

Summary of Expertise:

  • Served 15 years as a faculty member and administrator at William Woods University; roles have included Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for External Initiatives, Associate Dean for Assessment, and Chair of the Division of Education (twice)

Areas of Expertise:

  • Education
  • Multicultural Education

Education:

  • Ph. D., English Education, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO English Education
  • M.A., Oral Interpretation of Literature, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • B.A., English, Miami University, Oxford, OH, English

Professional Achievements:

  • Served 15 years as a faculty member and administrator at William Woods University; roles have included Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for External Initiatives, Associate Dean for Assessment, and Chair of the Division of Education (twice)
  • Member of LAMP Literature Review Subcommittee of Missouri Department of Higher Education (Spring 2009)
  • Peer Reviewer and Consultant for the Program to Evaluate and advance Quality for the Higher Education Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association, for Bethany Lutheran College (October 2008), for Concord University (April 2008), and for St. Xavier University in (November 2007)
  • Supervised the Education Unit reaccreditation process by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (2005)
  • Supervised and directed the development of the first Freshman Advantage Academic Program (Summer 2004)

Affiliations:

  • Missouri Association of Colleges for Teaching Education
  • Network for Women in School Administration
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • Missouri Association of Teacher of English
  • Conference on College Composition and Communication
  • Delta Kappa Gamma
  • Kappa Delta Pi
  • Phi Delta Kappa

Honors and/or awards:

  • Athena Award from Callaway County Chamber of Commerce for recognition of professional achievement, community service, and assistance to women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills
  • Missouri Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Publications:

  • “Enabling Our Students to Go Beyond the Mechanical Exercise of School: Resources for Capacity Building” – Missouri English Bulletin
  • “Connections Project keeps communication strong, helps students succeed” – Fulton Sun Gazette
  • “Collaborating for Partnerships in Science and Mathematics Education” – Promising Practices: Teacher Education in Liberal Arts Colleges
  • “Socratic Seminar: A Modern Version of the Greek’s DIA-LOGOS” – Missouri English Bulletin
  • “Coping With the Challenge of Multicultural Education: Teaching a Poem About Magic Johnson—‘The Shonuff Shamen Man”- Missouri English Bulletin