Dr. Ralph N. Phillips is the Assistant Dean of Adult and Continuing Education, as well as an assistant professor of adult education and at Geneva College. In addition to administering the Degree Completion and Bridge programs, Dr. Phillips teaches courses on applied research and statistics, faith perspectives, and ethics.
Dr. Phillips earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Geneva College in 1996, with teacher certification in biology and general science. He holds a Master of Divinity from Westminster Seminary, a Master of Arts in Professional Psychology from Geneva College, and a Master of Arts and Ph.D. in Education from the University of Pittsburgh. He served as the supervising principal at Beaver County Christian School for 17 years before coming to Geneva College in 1995.
A member of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Dr. Phillips serves as a ruling elder at the Presbyterian Church of Portersville. He teaches an adult class and serves as occasional pulpit supply to churches in the area.
Dr. Phillips and his wife, Sandy (Badger ’72), have been married for 36 years. They have three children and three grandchildren. Dr. Phillips enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, and training animals.
Geneva's Communication Disorders students have attended graduate programs all over the U.S., at schools such as the University of Iowa, California State University - Fullerton, Gallaudet University and University of Pittsburgh.