Professor Charles Koontz joined the Anderson University faculty in 1985 and has served as chair of the Computer Science Department from 1999 to 2016. Prior to joining Anderson University, he served in the military and worked in a business related profession. Professor Koontz received a B.A. in Psychology from Purdue University in 1979 and a M.A. in Computer Science from Ball State in 1985. His academic interests database programming, web programming, and developing mobile applications.

Over the years, Professor Koontz has done database-related consulting for Lafarge North America, served as a project manager for the English Language Institute in Baghdad Iraq, and served as a guest lecturer for the Ball State University-Tikrit University Linkage Program. He is currently engaged in a software venture that involves developing online training material.

Chuck and his wife Teresa have five children and seven grandchildren. He enjoys backpacking, hiking and traveling. His work related and personal travels have taken him to over twenty countries in Europe, the Middle East, and South America.

Contact Professor Koontz:​
(765) 641-4313

Associate Professor of Computer Science
A.S., Vincennes University
B.A., Purdue University
M.A., Ball State University