Glen Keith Foster

e-mail: gkfoster@nwacc.edu


Current Employment:

August 1995 to present (Full Time since 1998):
NorthWest Arkansas Community College, Bentonville, AR
Title: Instructor of Mathematics
Supervisor: Dr Marvin Galloway
Responsibilities: teaching various mathematics courses to include intermediate algebra, college algebra, business calculus, trigonometry, calculus (all levels), differential equations, discrete mathematics and liberal arts mathematics.  The use of TI graphing calculators and myMathLab are used in many of the classes

Education:

Master of Science
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

Major: Mathematics
Course of Study: analysis, algebra, topology, statistical theory, and differential equations
Received Master of Science in Mathematics in May, 1987
Completed an additional 30+ hours in graduate statistics (1993 - 1994)
Bachelor of Science
John Brown University
Siloam Springs, AR
Major: Mathematics
Minor: Physics
Total Math Credits: 43

Personal Interests:

Backpacking, hiking, photography, travel, running, tennis, listening to music, the performance arts, reading

Professional Membership:

Mathematical Association of America (1986)
Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences (1988)
American Mathematical Society (1993)
American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges (2000)

Additional Teaching Experience:

August 1992 to September 1998
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Title: Assistant Director of the Mathematical Resources and Tutor Center (MRTC)
Supervisor: Wayne Mackey, Director MRTC
Responsibilities: teaching college algebra, business calculus, calculus, differential equations and discrete mathematics; programming of teaching software for departmental courses
Committee Service: College Algebra Textbook Selection Committee in 1994
August 1993 to December 1993
John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR 72761
Title: Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics
Responsibilities: teaching introductory mathematical theory, calculus, statistics
August 1988 to May 1992
Northwestern College, Orange City, IA 51041
Title: Instructor of Mathematics
Supervisor: Henry Veldhuis, Chair (August 1988 - May 1990)
Responsibilities:
Teaching: college algebra, calculus sequence, differential equations, introductory statistics, numerical analysis, abstract algebra, discrete mathematics, and linear algebra
Advising students
Committee service: Academic Policies and Curriculum Committee and Honors Program Subcommittee
Department Chair from May 1990 to May 1992
Accomplishments: Updating of mathematics requirements, creating mathematics teaching major, and designing liberal arts mathematics course to fulfill new general studies requirement.
August 1990 to December 1990
Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA 51250
Title: Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics
Supervisor: Calvin Jongsma, Mathematics Chair
Responsibilities: teaching and grading of differential equations
August 1985 to May 1988
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Title: Teaching Assistant
Supervisor: Allan Cochran, Vice Chairman - Math Department
Responsibilities: teaching and grading of college algebra, liberal arts math, business calculus, and calculus

Non-educational Employment:

June 1979 to August 1985
Phillips Food Centers/Food 4 Less
Siloam Springs, AR
Last Supervisor: Dan Brown, Manager
Highest Position: Management Trainee
February 1978 to February 1990
Army National Guard
Lincoln, AR & Sioux Center, IA
Highest Rank: Sergeant
September 1990 to present
Air National Guard
185th FW, Sioux City, IA (1990 - 1992)
188th FW, Ft Smith, AR(1992 - 2013)
National Guard Bureau, Joint Chaplains Office, Arlington, VA (2013 - 2016)
Air Force Chaplain Corps College (Maxwell AFB)/Joint Force Headquarters, AR (2016 - present)
Supervisor: Ch, Col Thomas Smith
Current Rank: Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt)


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