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Ralph Goodwin

School of Business


Doctoral study, Anderson University
M.A.S., 1977, University of Illinois
B.S., 1976, University of Illinois

An associate professor at Olivet since 1998, Professor Goodwin teaches in the areas of finance and accounting. His bachelor’s and master’s degrees are in accounting.

He has also been a faculty sponsor for three student summer mission trips. He traveled with students and mentored them as they served in Israel and Jordan, and the African nations of Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Professor Goodwin is an active worker in the world missionary efforts of the Church of the Nazarene, particularly the work in sub-Saharan Africa.



The mind of the prudent acquires knowledge, And the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.