LYNN FRANTZ ADKINS is a professor and BSW program director at Bethany College in West Virginia. She has been associated with undergraduate social work education since 1972 and has directed the program at Bethany College since 1978. She received her MSW from West Virginia University and her doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh. Her specialized areas of study are social welfare policy and substance abuse. She has made numerous policy and substance abuse presentations at the national, state, and local level. At Bethany she developed the senior comprehensive exit exam for the social work major and has worked with other colleges in reviewing their comprehensive examination program. Bethany College, a Liberal Arts I institution, is one of the few undergraduate programs that requires students to pass a comprehensive examination as a graduation requirement.
BILL ALLBRITTEN is the director of the Counseling and Testing Center and professor of guidance and counseling at Murray State University in Kentucky. He has been on the faculty at Murray since 1975. He received his doctorate in college student personnel work from the University of Northern Colorado in 1975. He has published articles and made presentations in the areas of dating violence, computer applications in the human services, and psychological assessment as a tool in program admissions processes. His responsibilities at Murray State University also include supervision of developmental and remedial academic programs.