Midstate Directory

Ruth Shaffer

Ruth Shaffer

Ruth Shaffer
Title: Dean of Academics
Dept: Academics
Office: 115
Phone: (309) 692-4092 x1150
Fax: (309) 692-3893
Email: rshaffer@midstate.edu

Mailing Address

Attn: Ruth Shaffer
Dean of Academics
Midstate College
411 W. Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61614

Office Hours

Course Location Time
General Room 115 M,Tu,W,Th 8:30am–5:00pm
General Room 115 F 8:00am–4:30pm


  • Master of Distance Education, 2006
    University of Maryland, University College
  • B.S., Education, 1994
    Lock Haven University

Work Experience

  • Midstate College (2012–present)
    Dean of Academics
  • Midstate College (2012–present)
    Accreditation Liaison Officer/Chief Academic Officer

    Illinois Board of Higher Education
    The Higher Learning Commission

  • Midstate College (2007–2012)
    Director of eLearning
  • Midstate College (2002–2012)
    Director of Special Projects
  • Midstate College (2002–2015)
    Adjunct Instructor

    * Subjects taught include Microsoft Word, CIS 114 Computer Usage and Software Applications, CIS 110 Introduction to Windows, BUS201 Professional Development, BUS350 Professional Advancement, CIS 210 Desktop Publishing, MSE 110 Windows Desktop Operating System, MSE 115 Windows Server Administration, MSE 215 Windows Active Directory, AP 208 Integrated Office Systems, and MGT 400 Project Management

  • AccuTech Business Institute (1998–2002)
    Director of Education

Awards and Certifications

  • MCSE Exams, 2002

    *70-210 - Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows
    * 70-215 - Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows Server
    *70-217 - Implementing and administering a Microsoft Windows Directory Services Infrastructure

  • A+ Certified Professional, 2001
  • MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional, 2001