Admissions Staff

Questions about becoming a Bethany student? We’d love to hear from you! Select an admissions counselor below, or call or text us now at 507-593-7157, or use the Request Info link.

Ellie Mumme, Admissions Counselor

Ellie Mumme

Admissions Counselor

Area: First-year students within 100 miles of Mankato and prospects in North/South Dakota and Iowa.

Ben Petzel

Admissions Counselor

Area: First year students from the Twin Cities metro, central and northern Minnesota and Mountain, Pacific, and Alaska time zones.

Josh Wierschke

Admissions Counselor

Area: First-year students in Wisconsin, Illinois and Eastern Time Zone. Lutheran families in Washington.

Dan Tomhave

Campus Visit Coordinator and
Transfer Specialist

Area: All transfer students, group experiences and to customize your visit today.

Estelle Vlieger

Associate Director of Admissions

Area: All PSEO and Dual Credit students. First Year Lutheran students in Minnesota, South Dakota, and Nebraska, Florida, Arizona and Colorado.

Nicholas Cook

ESL Instructor / International Student Admissions

Area: International students.

Jeff Lemke

Vice President of Admissions and Enrollment Management

Area: Marketing, Financial Aid, International and Admissions Counseling programs.