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Faculty Profiles

With vision and courage, Cowley College instructors create innovative environments where students can receive a quality education.

We have over 50 full-time instructors and around 200 part-time instructors. With an average class size of 17 students, the instructors at Cowley College take a personal interest in the success of each and every student.
  Slade Griffiths
Vice President of Academic Affairs

Slade Griffiths
"It is gratifying to nurture the synergy between faculty and students to create a dynamic learning environment. Our faculty is comprised of gifted individuals who are discipline-specific experts that amaze me with their diligence, knowledge, and care. I fully believe that both students and faculty alike must be engaged in the classroom. Together, both can elevate student success and enable a significant difference in the future." read profile

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Lory West
Business, Computer, and Information Technology Instructor

Lory West has been employed at college since July 2008. WestBeginning her career in the admissions office, she transitioned in August 2013 from the Director of Admissions to a full time faculty member in the BCIT department. In addition to working in the admissions office, West was also a part-time instructor for the BCIT department for the past 3 ½ years. At Cowley, she teaches classes in business and computer applications.

Her degrees include an Associate of Arts Degree in Business Administration from Cowley College, a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Emporia State University and a Master of Business Administration from Emporia State University.

Her memberships include: Kansas National Education Association, National Education Association, College Education Association

“My hope is that when a student finishes one of my classes that they will “get it,” that they will be able to take what we did in class and utilize it outside of the classroom.”

Office: Webb Brown Academic Center 106G,
Arkansas City Campus
Phone: 620.441.5328



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