The College of Education & Human Performance faculty represents many disciplines, many strategies, and many visions. By bringing together a diverse group that is able to build a strong and collaborative learning community through different perspectives, the College of Education is able to create new and innovative classroom for students in the 21st century.


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Dr. Richard Whitehead

M.A.Ed. Interim Department Chair, Assistant Professor
Work Phone: 304-336-8486


Dr. Richard L. Whitehead returned to WLU ’11 in the Spring of 2022 after spending nearly 11 years in public education as both a teacher and building level administrator. He graduated West Liberty University with a B.A. in Secondary Education (Social Studies and General Science). Additionally, he earned a Masters in Business Administration from Ohio University and a Masters in Educational Leadership from Salem University. In 2019, Dr. Whitehead graduated from Grand Canyon University with an Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in K-12 Leadership, where he is also employed as a part-time Senior Doctoral Adjunct & Dissertation Chair.