Religious Life

New Chapel Staff

Tammy Gieselman

Rev. Dr. Tammy Gieselman

University Chaplain

Tamara K. Gieselman, University Chaplain at UE since 2009, earned a Doctor of Ministry in Preaching from Chicago Theological Seminary and a Master of Divinity with honors from Vanderbilt Divinity School. She is also a graduate of the University of Evansville,| Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1995. Gieselman spent 17 years in the local church before coming to UE. She is an ordained elder in The United Methodist Church. During her years serving in the local church Gieselman provided leadership in the areas of preaching and worship, long-range vision, stewardship and personal finance, and practical theology. Gieselman has led and participated in a variety of international study tours including trips to Israel, Rome, and Russia. During the academic year, Gieselman is the primary preacher on Sunday mornings in Neu Chapel. She also teaches in the classroom, Christian Thought, REL 130 and Christian Worship, ID 254. In addition to one-on-one meetings with students, she offers small group gatherings on special topics, and organizes religion forums for the campus and community throughout the academic year. Gieselman serves as consultant, mentor, and preaching coach for the Academy of Preachers and organizes the annual UE Festival of Young Preachers. Her interests include preaching, worship, and interfaith dialogue. Tammy is married to Mitchell Gieselman, who is the senior pastor at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Evansville. They are both golfers and enjoy Colts football.

Douglas Reed

Dr. Douglas Reed

Dr. Douglas Reed is Professor Emeritus of Music and the University Organist at the University of Evansville. He has performed extensively in the United States, Europe, and the Far East. Dr. Reed's numerous recordings include In Memoriam William Albright| on the EQUILIBRIUM label, the premiere recording of the C.B. Fisk Organ, Opus 110 in the Minato Mirai Concert Hall, Yokohama, Japan. His 'North American Organ Music after 1800' appears in The Cambridge Companion to the Organ, Cambridge University Press). Dr. Reed has received grants for commissioning new music from the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, the Mesker Trust, and the University of Evansville. The University also awarded him a Global Scholar grant and the Sadelle and Sydney Berger Annual Award for Scholarship and Creative Activity. Reed holds the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in organ performance from the University of Michigan and the Doctor of Musical Arts in organ performance and literature from the Eastman School of Music where he also earned the Performer's Certificate. His major organ teachers include Robert Clark, Robert Glasgow and Russell Saunders.


Mrs. Julie Cadick

Mrs. Julie Cadick

Administrative Assistant/Religious Life
Neu Chapel