Gary Gramenz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education
Dean of the School of Education
WEC 107
559-453-5574
gary.gramenz@fresno.edu

 

Gary Gramenz came to Fresno Pacific University in 2008 as dean of the School of Education. With an administrative leadership style that is collaborative and servant-oriented, he is committed to continuing to develop FPU's student's pedagogical skills and their capacity to extend themselves to their own students in compassionate service. His past experience includes serving as associate dean of instruction, director of institutional research, chair of the department of arts and letters, director of teacher education and professor in education, theology and general education. He has also been a lecturer and K-12 grade teacher.

Education

Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, 2007--recipient of CGU Education Fellowship
Teaching Credential, University of Washington, 1990
M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary, 1978
B.A., Azusa Pacific University, 1976
B.A., Life Bible College, 1973

Publications and Presentations

Publications:

  • "For the joy set before them: Compassion, altruism, and satisfaction in L'Arche community homes," doctoral dissertation, Claremont Graduate University, 2007
  • "Altruism, Current issues in an historical debate," qualifying exam, Claremont Graduate University, 2006
  • "Compassion: The openness to care, the commitment to serve," qualifying exam, Claremont Graduate University, 2006
  • "Emotions: Guides to self and satisfaction," qualifying exam, Claremont Graduate University, 2005
  • "Guide to Online Course Design," document for Office of Distance Learning, Life Pacific College, 2005
  • "Commitment to Educational Capacity," lead writer of WASC document, 2004
  • "Commitment to Institutional Capacity," lead writer of WASC document, 2003

Presentations:

  • "Critical thinking and assessment," presented at International Conference, 2005
  • "Critical thinking and course design," presented at International Conference, 2004
  • "Student development and course design," presented at Life Pacific College, 2004
  • "Critical thinking and course design," presented at Life Pacific College, 2004
  • "Strategic planning," presented at Life Pacific College, 2004
  • "Year end assessment," presented at Life Pacific College, 2004
  • "Course design and assessment," presented at Life Pacific College, 2003
  • "Introduction to accreditation," presented at Life Pacific College, 2003
  • "Introduction to assessment," presented at Life Pacific College, 2003
  • "Using technology in course presentation," presented at Life Pacific College, 2001