Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Grand Rapids
Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

Create Without Ceasing

Education

  • PH.D., COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES, PENN STATE UNIVERSITY (1991)
  • M.A., TEMPLE UNIVERSITY
  • B.A., CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY

Licenses, Memberships & Recognitions

  • Trustee of Michigan Association of School Boards
  • Board Vice President at Northview Public Schools
  • President of Kent Intermediate Association of School Boards
  • Member of the National Communication Association

Tim Detwiler

  • Professor of Communication

Faculty Positions

  • Adult & Graduate Studies - Education
  • Traditional Undergrad Academics - Business

Education

  • PH.D., COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES, PENN STATE UNIVERSITY (1991)
  • M.A., TEMPLE UNIVERSITY
  • B.A., CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY

Licenses, Memberships & Recognitions

  • Trustee of Michigan Association of School Boards
  • Board Vice President at Northview Public Schools
  • President of Kent Intermediate Association of School Boards
  • Member of the National Communication Association

Dr. Tim Detwiler teaches courses in communication studies with specialties in organizational behavior, media studies and rhetoric. He is a member of the National Communication Association, the Religious Communication Association and the Association for Institutional Research; he has presented papers and been involved in other professional capacities with each organization. In addition, he serves as a peer mentor/evaluator for the Higher Learning Commission.

Dr. Detwiler serves his local community as vice president for the Northview Public School Board, vice president of the Kent Intermediate Association of School Boards and a board member of the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB). He works with the MASB by teaching and consulting with local school board members from across the state in the areas of monitoring organizational performance, social media and strategic planning.

“Teaching allows a professor the chance to enable students to grow personally and professionally. Teaching is a way to ‘touch the future’.'”

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Hobbies

  • CYCLING
  • READING
  • RECREATIONAL SHOOTING

Interests

  • TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE
  • RELIGION AND THE MEDIA
  • ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.