The primary mission of Wallerstedt Learning Center is to provide information resources, services, and programs to support and enhance the mission of Bethany College in the development and education of a liberally educated person. In addition, Wallerstedt Learning Center will continue to serve the Lindsborg community and area patrons who wish to utilize the resources of the library.
Because of license restrictions, many online library resources are available for Bethany students and faculty only. Some of the library links may not be available to the general public.
Linda earned a bachelors degree in chemistry and math education from Bethany College and a masters degree in leadership from Bellevue University.
Dan Callihan graduated from Western Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology with a minor in Botany and a Master of Science in Biological Science. He worked as an Instructor of Biological Sciences, at Spoon River College from 2000-2008, also a Student Success Coach, at Spoon River College from 2008-2010. Following that he was the Assistant Director of Center of Learning Excellence, at MacMurray College from 2010-2014. He has certifications in On Course I and II by Skip Downing; is a Certified Developmental Education Specialist, Kellogg Institute, Appalachian State University; and Certified Learning Center leader level 2, National College Learning Center Association. His interests include science, history, music, art, entertainment, and strategy games.
Sheila Judge Leonard has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication from the University of New Orleans and a Masters of Science Degree in Higher Education from Florida State University. She worked at the University of New Orleans as the Coordinator for Student Programs from 1989-1993 and as the Director of Student Activities at Mercer University from 1995-1998. She lives in Lindsborg with her husband, Ed, and their two sons, Quade and Thomas.
Brittany Torres started working at Bethany in August 2008. She came to Bethany after receiving her bachelor’s degree in psychology from College of the Ozarks. She later chose to pursue a master’s degree in library science at Emporia State University, which she completed in August 2013.