Mathematics faculty

Mike Wallinga, M.A.

Lecturer in Mathematics

M.A., University of South Dakota
B.A., Northwestern College

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In addition to teaching classes for Northwestern's math department, Mike Wallinga serves as the college's director of institutional research. He previously worked as a database programmer and analyst for Interstates Control Systems in Sioux Center, Iowa. He also was a full-time instructor in NWC's computer science department for nine years.

Wallinga majored in both computer science and mathematics at Northwestern and earned a Master of Arts degree in computer science from the University of South Dakota.


    Professional experience

    • Director of Institutional Research, Northwestern College
    • Database Programmer and Analyst, Harbor Group/Interstates Control Systems Inc., Sioux Center, Iowa
    • Instructor in Computer Science and Co-Director of Assessment, Northwestern College


    • Association for Institutional Research
    • Association for Computing Machinery