Dr. Linville brings over 30 years of leadership experience as a practioner to the Graduate Studies in Leadership Faculty Team, split evenly between corporate work and international nonprofit involvement. Four of those years included living in Ukraine, where he taught and served as the director of one of the early post-Soviet Bible colleges while leading a multicultural staff team comprised of Russians, Ukrainians, Canadians and Americans. He also founded a nonprofit ministry devoted to training, leadership development and humanitarian aid in Russian-speaking countries. Dr. Linville is active in the International Leadership Association (ILA) and the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research (SIETAR).
- 1983: B.A. – Marketing & Communications, The Ohio State University
- 2006: M.A. – Ministry Leadership, Indiana Wesleyan University
- 2009: M.A. – Advanced Leadership Studies, Indiana Wesleyan University
- 2012: Ed.D. – Organizational Leadership, Indiana Wesleyan University