Program Faculty

 Dr. Ben Littlepage

Dr. Ben Littlepage

Assistant Professor/Program Coordinator
270-809-2796
3244 Alexander Hall
 

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. View vita

Dr. Brian Bourke
 

Dr. Brian Bourke

Assistant Professor                                                                        
270-809-6471
3243 Alexander Hall


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. View vita