Honors Department

Department Head: Kelsey L. Bennett
Administrator: Cindy Petito Shields

Department Mailing Address:

Western Colorado University
Taylor Hall 110
1 Western Way
Gunnison, CO 81231

Department Phone Numbers:

Phone: 970.943.7021


Kelsey L. Bennett headshot
Honors Program Director
B.A., Saint John's College, Santa Fe, Ph.D., University of Denver
Phone: 970.943.7021
Office Location: Taylor Hall Honors Center 110A
Brian Bernhardt headshot
Assistant Professor of Politics and Government
B.A., James Madison University, M.A., University Colorado at Boulder , Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder
Phone: 970.943.3025
Office Location: Kelley 205
Al Caniff headshot
Professor of Art
B.F.A., M.A., M.F.A., Western Michigan University; , Ed.M., Nazareth College, , Ph.D., Canbourne University.
Phone: (970) 943-3083
Office Location: Quigley Hall 234
Jody Coleman headshot
Lecturer in English
B.A. Idaho University, M.A. Western State College, Ph.D. University of Nebraska
Phone: 970-943-7013
Office Location: Taylor Hall 208B
David W. Marchetti headshot
Professor of Geology
B.A., State University of New York, College at Geneseo; M.S., Ph.D., University of Utah.
Phone: (970) 943-2367
Office Location: Hurst Hall 224