A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Katie Buvoltz

Associate Dean for Adult and Distance Education; Associate Professor of Business

  • 716-674-6363 ext #8736
  • Houghton College - West Seneca
  • Adult Education, Business & Economics, Communication
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  • Ph.D., Regent University (2008)
  • M.B.A., Regis University (2003)
  • B.S., Houghton College (1998)

Professor Katie Buvoltz’s background includes a blend of academic, corporate, and ministry experiences.  Presently, she serves as Associate Dean for Adult and Distance education and part-time Assistant Professor of Business and Communication. As Associate Dean, she is charged with program oversight, recruiting and developing faculty, strengthening program assessment, and helping implement the programs’ strategic plans. Additionally, she coordinates the experiential learning process for the programs’ students and attends to various special projects.

Experiences prior to Houghton College include five years of human resources administration alongside various training and development activities. Additionally, Professor Buvoltz served ten years in Covenant Players, an international repertoire theater company. Almost 2/3 of her service was overseas, headquartered out of Heilbronn, Germany and Northants, England.

Professor Buvoltz has spent over 17 years creating and conducting training programs in areas such as communication, time management, customer service, sexual harassment, leadership, supervision, and employment orientation.

She has a passion for human resources development (specifically individual, career, and organizational development), adult education, accelerated learning, autonomous learning, and self-directed learning.

Teaching areas: Human Resource Management & Public Speaking