Rachel Swartzendruber Miller

Rachel Swartzendruber Miller
Vice President of Advancement
Phone 574-536-2429
Office home office

Affiliated Departments or Programs


  • A.A., Hesston College, 2000
  • B.A., Goshen College, 2002
  • M.A., Wichita State University, 2006
  • Ph.D., Andrews University, 2015

In Addition …

Rachel Swarzendruber Miller has been the vice president of advancement at Hesston College since 2019. Prior to this role she served as the vice president of enrollment at Hesston for nearly ten years. Before her work at Hesston she was the director of national convention planning for the Mennonite Church USA denomination. In 2015, Rachel completed her Ph.D. in leadership studies from Andrews University (Berrien Springs, Mich.). Her dissertation titled, “Crisis communication and university presidential leadership: A rhetorical analysis of three case studies,” displays the importance of servant leadership within crisis communication. In addition to her Ph.D., Rachel is a graduate of Hesston (Kan.) College and Goshen (Ind.) College and has a master’s degree in communication from Wichita (Kan.) State University.

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