Fall 2022 Course Offerings:
BUS 365 049DS Leadership Theory & Practice
BUS 373 000A Organizational Behavior
BUS 381 049X Employee Training & Development
BUS 461 049Y Compensation and Benefits
BUS 495 049A and 049B Business Policy
COLL 101 000A College Success
Monday & Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday by Appointment
Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Friday by Appointment
Sheri Grotrian joined Peru State College in the capacity as the Peru State College
Lincoln Center Director in June 2002. During this time, she was also an adjunct instructor
for the Peru State College online program. In January 2006, Sheri became full-time
faculty in the School of Professional Studies. Presently, Dr. Grotrian serves as a
Professor of Business and teaches both on campus and online.
Dr. Grotrian completed her PhD at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2012. Her
area of emphasis is Educational Leadership in Higher Education with a concentration
in Human Resource Development. Her dissertation was entitled, “Mentoring Functions
within the American Council on Education (ACE) Fellows Leadership Development Program:
A Mixed Methods Study.” She received an MBA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
with a focus in Strategic Management. Dr. Grotrian earned a Bachelor of Science in
Business Administration-Marketing & Management from Peru State College.
Dr. Grotrian continues to serve as Faculty Advisor of FBLA-PBL on the Peru State College
campus and is also a Nebraska FBLA-PBL board member. Sheri has also served as Managing
Editor for Human Resource Development Review and as Production Editor for the National
Council of Instructional Administrators’ (NCIA) Program Initiatives.
Dr. Grotrian continues to present at a plethora of academic-related conferences. Furthermore,
she has published in multiple peer-reviewed publications including Journal of Education
and Learning, International Journal of Evidence Based Mentoring, Journal of Civic
Commitment, Instructional Leadership Abstracts, as well as a wide array of conference
In addition to duties at Peru State College, Dr. Grotrian has also consulted with
local organizations. Sheri has consulted with MDS PharmaServices in Lincoln, Nebraska,
working directly with the Global Clinical Training & Development Department. With
that work, she assisted with the development and standardization of training programs
for their multiple locations: Lincoln, Nebraska; Phoenix, Arizona; Neptune, New Jersey,
New Orleans, Louisiana; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Belfast, Ireland; and Hamburg, Germany.
Most recently, Dr. Grotrian has conducted continuous learning/development training
sessions with Nebraska Public Power District/Cooper Nuclear Station employees.