Dr. Tim Borchers is the Vice President for Academic Affairs at Peru State College. Previously, Dr. Borchers served as the Dean of Arts, Media and Communication at Minnesota State University Moorhead, where he was also a faculty member and department chair. Dr. Borchers holds the MA and PhD in Communication from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. His undergraduate degree was also in communication from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Dr. Borchers is the author of two books, Persuasion in the Media Age and Rhetorical Theory: An Introduction. His research interests center on media and political campaign communication.
Dr. Borchers is married to Dr. Susanne Williams and they have a son, Oliver, who is a senior at Nebraska City High School. Dr. Borchers has run three marathons and enjoys cooking and gardening.