Program Faculty

Dr. Ben Littlepage
Dr. Ben Littlepage
Assistant Professor/ Program Coordinator
Postsecondary Education Administration
3244 Alexander Hall
blittlepage@murraystate.edu
270.809.2796
about Ben

Dr. Ben Littlepage is an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of the Master of Arts in Postsecondary Education Administration at Murray State University.  Prior to becoming a faculty member, Dr. Littlepage was a higher education administrator for nine years at three different institutional types: state-assisted regional university, private liberal-arts college, and community and technical college.  Functional areas for which he has administrative experience include academic advising, academic affairs, admissions and records, alumni relations, annual giving, career counseling, and first-year experience. His expertise lies in operationalizing and redefining functional units. His current research interest is organizational change imposed by Promise scholarship legislation. Ben Littlepage received his Ed.D. (’12) from the University of Memphis, and M.A.E. (’04) and B.S. (’02) from Western Kentucky University. Download vita

 
 
Dr. Brian Bourke
Dr. Brian Bourke
Assistant Professor
Postsecondary Education Administration
3243 Alexander Hall
bbourke@murraystate.edu
270.809.6471
about Brian

Brian Bourke, Ph.D., is a faculty member in the Postsecondary Education master's and P-20 Leadership doctoral programs. He teaches courses on research methods and assessment, student characteristics and development, and the organization and administration of higher education. Through his scholarship, Brian explores issues pertaining to the experiences of students of color in predominantly White institutions, and the evolution of professional values in student affairs. Prior to joining the professoriate in 2007, Brian worked in residence life for several years. Download vita