Lynette Waldon
Assistant Registrar
Office of the Registrar
Malcolm Wallace
Security Officer II
Campus Security
Robert Walter
Director of Strategic Initiatives for Military Affairs
Academic Affairs
Bill Ward
Recording Studio Director
Academic Affairs
Debbie Wartko-Conner
Associate Professor of Visual Arts
Academic Affairs

Classes taught
2310 Darkroom Photography
2330 Intro to Digital Photography
2330 Online Intro to Digital Photography
3310 Advanced Digital Photography
4340 Advanced Processing Techniques
4341 Photographic Design and Concepts


  • BFA
    Southwest Texas State University
  • Post graduate (2 years) / All Level Teaching Certificate
    Southwest Texas State University
  • MFA Concentration Photography
    The Academy of Art University

Professional Organizations

  • ATPI Association of Texas Photography Instructors
  • TPS Texas Photographic Society
  • NAEA National Art Education Association
  • TAE Texas Art Education Association
  • AIGA American Institution of Graphic Arts
  • AAC&U Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • CAA College Art Association

Deborah is a fine arts photographer who was born in Buffalo, NY, but has lived happily in Texas for the last 25 years. She was a teacher of art and photography at the high school level for 17 years prior to coming to Schreiner University. She also successfully owned “Free Spirit Images” photography company for many years.  Showings of her fine art work have been featured in metro areas such as Dallas, San Antonio, Austin,  San Marcos, Houston, Kerrville, and the Ingram/Hunt area.

Deborah also helps lead a student trip to Florence, Italy, where she teaches photography.  Her fine art work was featured at SRISA (Santa Reparata International School of Art), Florence, Italy, in 2015.

She is an avid animal lover, a certified group exercise instructor specializing in Spinning and Pilates, and the co-owner of Danny Conner’s Reptile Adventures.

Tracy Washington
Adjunct Instructor of Management
Academic Affairs
Carrie West, PhD
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Academic Affairs

Western Art Academy
Western Art Academy
Preston Wheeler
Financial Services Counselor II
Financial Services
Chris White
Senior Human Resource Generalist
Human Resource Services