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Lee University    
 
    
 
  Aug 19, 2017
 
Lee University Catalog 2017-2018

Administration, Faculty and Staff


ADMINISTRATION, FACULTY AND STAFF

The guidance, instruction and assistance you will receive at Lee University will come primarily from the people listed on the following pages. Each member of the faculty, administration and staff possesses great individual devotion to Lee University and our students. Whether conversing with you over coffee in the Student Center, assisting you with your career planning, or working behind the scenes ensuring the smooth operation of the school, you will find the Lee University family’s devotion genuine and contagious.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Dennis Livingston, Chair   Charlotte, North Carolina
Nadine Blair   Kingston, Jamaica
Patricia Carroll   Fort Myers, Florida
Robert Daugherty, II, Vice Chair   Atlanta, Georgia
Hector Diaz   Atlanta, Georgia
H. Bernard Dixon, Emeritus   Cleveland, Tennessee
Mark Harris   Keller, Texas
Bobby K. Jones, II   Princeton, North Carolina
Wade Lombard   Austin, Texas
Jerry Madden   Greer, South Carolina
Byron Medlin   Caruthersville, Missouri
David Ramirez, Ex Officio   Cleveland, Tennessee
Jeffrey Robinson   Plant City, Florida
Lee Storms   Charlotte, North Carolina
Mark Walker   Atlanta, Georgia

PRESIDENT

Charles Paul Conn, Ph.D., President
B.A., Lee College; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University

CABINET

Chris Conine, B.S., Vice President for Business and Finance
B.S., Lee College

Phil Cook, M.Div., Vice President for Enrollment
B.S., Lee College; M.Div., Church of God Theological Seminary

Jerome Hammond, Ph.D., Vice President for University Relations
B.A., Lee College; M.Div., Church of God Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Mike Hayes, Ed.D., Vice President for Student Development
B.A., Lee College; M.Ed., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
Ed.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Deborah B. Murray, Ed.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.S., Lee College; M.S., Ed.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Cole Strong, MBA, Vice President for Operations
B.S., Lee University;
M.B.A., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Jayson VanHook, Ph.D., Vice President for Information Services
B.A., Lee University; M.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
Ph.D., University of Nebraska

ACADEMIC DEANS

Sara Campbell, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, Dean, School of Nursing
B.S., Mennonite College of Nursing; M.S., Illinois State University;
Ph.D., Indiana University

Terry L. Cross, Ph.D., Dean, School of Religion
B.A., Lee College; M.A., M.Div., Ashland Theological Seminary;
Th.M., Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary

William E. Estes, Ph.D., Dean, Helen DeVos College of Education
B.A., Wheaton College; M.S.E., University of Central Arkansas;
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

William Green, D.M.A., Dean, School of Music
B.M.E., Lee College; M.M., Georgia State University;
D.M.A., University of Kentucky

Shane Griffith, D.B.A., Associate Dean, School of Business 
B.S., Lee University; M.A.S., Georgia State University;
D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

J. Matthew Melton, Ph.D., Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
C.B.A., C.M.A., International Institute;
M.A., Ph.D., Regent University

Rickie Moore, Ph.D., Associate Dean, School of Religion
B.A., Lee College;
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Dewayne Thompson, D.B.A., Dean, School of Business
B.S., Lee College; M.B.A., Middle Tennessee State University;
D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSONS

Blayne Carroll, Ph.D., Assistant Chair
Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
B.S., Butler University; M.S., Ph.D., Emory University

Paul DeLaLuz, Ph.D.
Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
B.S., Lee College; Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Thomas J. Doolittle, Ph.D.
Department of Christian Ministries
B.A., Lee College; M.A., M.Div., Church of God Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Jean Eledge, Ed.D.
Department of Language and Literature
B.A., Carson Newman;
M.A., Ed.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

LuAnn Holden
Department of Music Education
B.M.E., Wesleyan College;
M.M., Georgia State University

Mike Iosia, Ph.D.
Department of Health, Exercise Science and Secondary Education
B.S., University of Southern Mississippi; M.Ed., Auburn University;
Ph.D., University of Alabama

Skip Jenkins, Ph.D.
Department of Theology
B.A., Lee College; Th.M., M.T.S., Duke University Divinity School;
Ph.D., Marquette University

Joel Kailing, Ph.D.
Department of Communication Arts
A.B., University of Georgia; M.Div., Emory University;
Th.M., Asbury Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Patricia McClung, Ed.D.
Department of Early Childhood, Elementary and Special Education
B.Ed., University of London; M.Ed., Lee University;
Ed.D., University of East Anglia

Jeffrey Sargent, Ph.D.
Department of Behavioral and Social Science
B.S., Lee College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama

Donna Summerlin, Ph.D., Assistant Chair
Department of Language and Literature
B.A., Lee College; M.A., M.Ed., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Phillip Thomas, Ph.D.
Department of Musicianship Studies
B.A., Lee College; M.M., Peabody Conservatory of Music;
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, College - Conservatory of Music

Douglas G. Warner, D.M.A.
Department of Music Performance Studies
B.M., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
M.M., D.M.A., University of Cincinnati, College - Conservatory of Music

Charlotte Webb
Department of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
M.S.N., Southern Adventist University

Robert Paul West, Ph.D., Assistant Chair
Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Clemson University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Randy R. Wood, Ph.D.
Department of History, Political Science and Humanities
B.A., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School;
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

ACADEMIC PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Joshua Black, Ed.D.
Executive Director, Division of Adult Learning
B.A., Lee University; M.A., Malone College;
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

La-Juan Bradford, Ed.D.
Director, Academic Support Program
B.A., Lee University;
M.Ed., Ed.D., University of North Florida

Carolyn Dirksen, Ph.D.
Director, Faculty Development
B.A., M.A., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., University of Arizona

Shane Griffith, D.B.A.
Director, MBA Program
B.S., Lee University; M.A.S., Georgia State University;
D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

Suzanne Holt Ed.D.
Director, LEAP (Student Support Services TRiO Program)
B.A., Lee College; M.A., Church of God Theological Seminary;
M.S., University of Edinburgh; Ed.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

William Kamm, Ed.D.
Director, Graduate Studies in Education
B.S., Concordia University; M.A., Appalachian State University;
Ed.D., Liberty University

Taz Kicklighter, Ph.D.
Director, Athletic Training Education
B.S., Carson-Newman College; B.S., Kennesaw State University;
M.S., Georgia State University;
Ph.D., Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions

Erin Looney
Director, Student Success and Retention (Student Support Services Title III)
B.A., M.S., Lee University

Lisa Long, Ph.D.
Director, Graduate Studies in Christian Ministries
B.S., Lee University; M.A., Church of God School of Theology;
Ph.D., Biola University

J. Trevor Milliron, Ph.D.
Director, Graduate Studies in Counseling
B.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
M.A., Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

Brad Moffett, D.W.S.
Director, Graduate Studies in Music
B.M.E., Lee College;
M.M., Georgia State University;
D.W.S., Institute for Worship Studies

Edley Moodley, Ph.D.
Director, Intercultural Studies Program
B.Th., University of South Africa;
M.Div., Church of God Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., Asbury Theological Seminary

Louis Morgan, Ph.D.
Director, Library Services
B.A., Lee University;
M.L.I.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville;
Ph.D., Regent University

David Roebuck, Ph.D.
Director, Dixon Research Center
B.A., West Coast Christian College; M.Div., Church of God Theological Seminary;
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Ashley Smith, Ed.D.
Director, Teacher Education Program and Educational Field Experiences
B.S., University of Florida; M.S., Middle Tennessee State University;
Ed.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Lisa Stephenson, Ph.D.
Director, Graduate Studies in Biblical and Theological Studies
B.A., M.A., Lee University;
Ph.D., Marquette University

GRADUATE COUNCIL

Delton Alford, Director, Faculty Services for Adult Learning
B.M., University of Chattanooga;
M.M.E., Ph.D., Florida State University

Sara Campbell, Dean, School of Nursing
B.S., Mennonite College of Nursing; M.S., Illinois State University;
Ph.D., Indiana University

Terry L. Cross, Dean, School of Religion
B.A., Lee College; M.A., M.Div., Ashland Theological Seminary;
Th.M., Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary

William E. Estes, Dean, Helen DeVos College of Education
B.A., Wheaton College; M.S.E., University of Central Arkansas;
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

William Green, Dean, School of Music
B.M.E., Lee College; M.M., Georgia State University;
D.M.A., University of Kentucky

Shane Griffith, Director, MBA Program
B.S., Lee University; M.A.S., Georgia State University;
D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

William Kamm, Director, Graduate Studies in Education
B.S., Concordia University; M.A., Appalachian State University;
Ed.D., Liberty University

Lisa Long, Director, Graduate Studies in Christian Ministries
B.S., Lee University; M.A., Church of God School of Theology;
Ph.D., Biola University

J. Matthew Melton, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
C.B.A., C.M.A., International Institute;
M.A., Ph.D., Regent University

J. Trevor Milliron, Director, Graduate Studies in Counseling
B.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
M.A., Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

Brad Moffett, Director, Graduate Studies in Music
B.M.E., Lee College;
M.M., Georgia State University;
D.W.S., Institute for Worship Studies

Deborah Murray, Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.S., Lee College; M.S., Ed.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Delia Price, Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Tennessee Temple University;
M.Ed., Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene University

David Smartt, Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., Lee College; M.Div., Church of God School of Theology;
M.B.A., Syracuse University; M.S., U.S. Army War College;
Ph.D., Northcentral University

Lisa Stephenson, Director, Graduate Studies in Biblical and Theological Studies
B.A., M.A., Lee University;
Ph.D., Marquette University

FACULTY OF THE UNIVERSITY

*Richard Albright (2011), Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

*Delton Alford (2011), Professor of Music for Adult Learning
B.M., University of Chattanooga;
M.M.E., Ph.D., Florida State University

Luis Almeida (2017), Associate Professor of Communication
B.S., Slippery Rock University; M.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania;
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

*Laura Anderson (1996), Professor of Education
B.A., M.A., Furman University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina

*Susan Ashcraft (2001), Professor of Psychology and Human Development
B.A., Lee University; M.Ed., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

*Daniela Augustine (2010), Associate Professor of Theological Ethics
B.S., M.S., University of National and World Economy (Bulgaria);
M.Div., Church of God Theological Seminary;
D.Th., University of South Africa

*R. Mark Bailey (1989), Professor of Music
B.M.E., Lee College; M.M., Wright State University;
D.M.E., University of Cincinnati, College - Conservatory of Music

*Robert E. Barnett (1995), Distinguished Professor of History
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Texas Tech University

*Bob R. Bayles (1994), Professor of Discipleship and Christian Formation
B.A., East Coast Bible College; M.Div., Church of God School of Theology;
Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

*Robert Bernhardt (2011), Artist in Residence
B.S., Union College;
M.M., University of Southern California

Joshua Black (2012), Associate Professor of Educational Leadership for
Adult Learning
B.S., Lee University; M.A., Malone College;
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

Andrew Blackmon (1989), Assistant Professor of Youth and Christian Education
B.A., Lee College; M.C.E., Reformed Theological Seminary

Amy Blake (2015), Lecturer in Nursing
B.S., Auburn University; B.S.N., Georgia Baptist College;
M.S.N., Southern Adventist University

Chris Blake (2011), Associate Professor of TESOL and Linguistics
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University

Drew Bledsoe (2013), Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law;
M.L.A., Henderson State University; M.A., Ph.D., Rice University

*R. Jerome Boone (1976), Professor of Old Testament and Christian Formation
B.A., Lee College; M.A., Wheaton College;
Th.M., D.Min., Columbia Theological Seminary

La-Juan Bradford (2009), Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Lee University; M.E., Ed.D., University of North Florida

*Cheryl Brendel (2005), Adjunct in Music
B.M., Evangel University; M.M., Temple University;
D.M.A., University of Georgia

*Ron Brendel (2005), Professor of Voice
B.M.E., Evangel College; M.M., D.M.A., Temple University

Mark Brew (2006), Lecturer in Physical Education
B.S., Treveca Nazarene University;
M.S.S., United States Sports Academy

*Lenena Brezna (2014), Assistant Professor of Voice
B.A., University of Mississippi; M.M., Louisiana State University;
D.M.A., University of Memphis

David Broersma (2014), Associate Professor of TESOL and Linguistics
B.A., Purdue University;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois

Edward L. Brown (1990), Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Lee College;
M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Kevin Brown (2001, 2004), Professor of English
B.A., Milligan College; M.A., East Tennessee State University;
M.L.I.S., University of Alabama; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

*Shane Brown (2017), Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., M.S.E., Lee University;
Ed.D., Liberty University

*Pamela G. Browning (1989), Professor of Education
B.S., Lee College; M.A., University of South Florida;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Daniel Buck (2010), Associate Professor of Theatre
B.A., Taylor University; M.F.A., Baylor University

Julie Burchfield (2014), Lecturer and Library Coordinator for Distance Learning
B.S., Lee University; M.A., Regent University

Susanne Burgess (2017), Associate Professor of Music Education
B.A., California State University; M.M., University Memphis;
Ed.D., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Sara Campbell (2013), Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Mennonite College of Nursing; M.S., Illinois State University;
Ph.D., Indiana University

Katherine Carlson (2013), Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Whitworth University;
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

*Charles Carrick (2003), Professor of Education
B.A., The Citadel; M.A., Ed.S., East Carolina University;
Ed.D., University of Georgia; J.D., Nashville School of Law

Blayne Carroll (2006), Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Butler University;
M.S., Ph.D., Emory University

Dustin Cawood (2013), Assistant Professor of Communication
B.A., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
M.F.A., Florida State University

*Gloria Chien (2004), Artist in Residence
B.M., M.M., D.M.A., New England Conservatory of Music

Ben Christmann (2013), Assistant Professor of Biology and Health Science
B.A., Covenant College;
Ph.D., St. Louis University

John Coats (2006), Professor of History
B.A., Baylor University;
M.A., Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Casey Cole (2016), Visiting Lecturer in Theology
B.A., M.A., Lee University

*Charles Paul Conn (1970), Professor of Psychology
B.A., Lee College; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University

Darlia Conn (1995), Adjunct in Music
B.A., Lee College;
M.M., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Jennifer Cornett (2015), Lecturer in Mathematics;
B.S., Ed.S., Lee University;
M.A., Georgia State University

Jonathan Cornett (2012), Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Lee University; Ph.D., Emory University

Christopher A. Coulter (1994), Associate Professor of English
B.S., George Peabody College for Teachers;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

*Terry L. Cross (1997), Professor of Systematic Theology
B.A., Lee College; M.A., M.Div., Ashland Theological Seminary;
Th.M., Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary

Rolando W. Cuellar (2003), Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies
B.A., Seminario Latino Internacional; B.A., Lee College;
M.Div., McCormick Theological Seminary;
Th.M., Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Jerald J. Daffe (1987), Professor of Pastoral Studies
B.A., Northwest Bible College; M.A., Wheaton College;
D.Min., Western Conservative Baptist Seminary

Joseph Daft (2015), Assistant Professor of Biology and Health Science
B.A., Juniata College;
Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

*Tony Deaton (1996), Associate Professor of Voice
B.A., Lee College; M.M., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Robert P. Debelak, Jr. (2000), Associate Professor of Bible for Adult Learning
B.S., East Coast Bible College; M.Div., Church of God School of Theology;
D.Min., Columbia Theological Seminary

Paul DeLaLuz (1997), Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Lee College; Ph.D., University of Kentucky

*Guy DeLoach (2005), Associate Professor of Business
B.S., Guilford College; M.B.A., Union University;
D.B.A., Baker College

Mary Dickerson (2011), Associate Professor of Art
B.F.A., Bowling Green State University;
M.F.A., Bradley University

*Michael Dieterich (2007), Professor of Counseling
M.A., Ph.D., University of Stuttgart

Carolyn Dirksen (1968), Distinguished Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., University of Arizona

*Murl Dirksen (1972), Professor of Anthropology and Sociology
B.A., M.A.T., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

*Andrea Dismukes (1992), Professor of Voice
B.M.E., Lee College; M.M., Austin Peay State University;
D.M.A., University of Alabama

Jeannie Duff (2016), Lecturer in Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Jacksonville University

*Thomas J. Doolittle (2003), Professor of Pastoral Studies
B.A., Lee College; M.A., M.Div., Church of God Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Mary Dukes (1999), Senior Lecturer in Communication
B.A., M.A., University of Central Florida

Evaline Echols (1984), Senior Adjunct in Business Education
B.S., Lee College; M.Ed., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

William Effler (2001), Associate Professor of Pastoral Studies
B.A., University of Southern California;
M.Div., D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary

*Jean Eledge (1990), Distinguished Professor of French
B.A., Carson Newman College;
M.A., Ed.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Alan Elkins (2015), Adjunct in Musicianship Studies
B.M., Florida State University; M.M., Bowling Green State University

Kathy Estes (2017), Associate Professor of Finance
B.A., Illinois College, M.B.A., University of Illinois at Springfield;
D.B.A., Anderson University

*William E. Estes (1998), Professor of Education
B.A., Wheaton College; M.S.E., University of Central Arkansas;
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Randell Ferguson (2007), Associate Lecturer in Mathematics
B.S., M.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Brent Ferrell (2016), Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Lee University; M.S., University of Kentucky;
Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado

Michael Finch (2012), Assistant Professor of Communication
B.A., Elim Bible Institute; M.A., Ph.D., Regent University

Matthew Fisher (2011), Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., Lee University;
M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design

*Robert W. Fisher (1983), Professor of Psychology
B.A., Lee College; M.Ed., Georgia State University;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Michael Freake (2001), Professor of Biology
B.A., St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University;
Ph.D., The Flinders University of South Australia

Dayne Frost (2013), Adjunct in Music Performance
B.A., Eckerd College; M.M., Washington University

*James Frost (2007), Associate Professor of Voice
B.B.A., Southern Methodist University;
B.M., M.M., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

*Michael E. Fuller (2000), Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., Lee College; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., University of Durham

*Doyle R. Goff (1987), Professor of Psychology
B.A., M.S., Florida International University; Ph.D., Florida State University

*William Green (2004), Professor of Music
B.M.E., Lee College; M.M., Georgia State University;
D.M.A., University of Kentucky

Robert Griffith (1970), Senior Adjunct in Mathematics
B.A., Tennessee Wesleyan College;
M.M., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

*Shane Griffith (2003), Professor of Business
B.S., Lee University; M.A.S., Georgia State University;
D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

*Michael Grossklaus, ETS Instructor
M.S., Lee University;
Ph.D., University of South Africa

Carmen Guerrero (2007), Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., Corporación Universitaria de la Costa;
M.A., Miami University of Ohio;
Ph.D., University of Florida

H. Jerome Hammond (1997), Assistant Professor of Human Development
B.A., Lee College; M.Div., Church of God School of Theology;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Vanessa C. Hammond (1993), Lecturer in English
B.A., Lee College; M.A., Wake Forest University

Robert Hardin (2015), Senior Adjunct in Business
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville;
M.B.A., Duke University

David Harkins (2017), Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Wofford College;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

*Andrew Harnsberger (2012) Associate Professor of Percussion
B.M., M.M., Virginia Commonwealth University;
D.M.A., Eastman School of Music

*Jimmy Harper (2000), Assistant Professor of Youth and Family Ministry
B.A., Lee College; M.Div., Church of God School of Theology;
D. Min., Fuller Theological Seminary

*Michael A. Hayes (1995), Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership
B.A., Lee College; M.Ed., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
Ed.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

John Hearn (2013), Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Asbury College; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Rebecca Hergert (2015), Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.A.S., West Virginia Northern Community College;
M.S., B.S., Western Governors University

*Jo Ann Higginbotham (1981), Professor of Education
B.S., Tennessee Technological University;
M.Ed., Ed.S., D.A., Middle Tennessee State University

John Hisey (1996), Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., University of Washington; M.S., Arizona State University;
Ph.D., University of Memphis

Pamela Hobbs (2015), Lecturer in Health Science
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University;
M.P.H., M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Daniel Hoffman (1994), Senior Adjunct in History
B.A., Moody Bible Institute; B.S.Ed., Miami University;
M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School;
Ph.D., Miami University

*LuAnn Holden (1997), Associate Professor of Music Education
B.M.E., Wesleyan College; M.M., Georgia State University

*David Holsinger (1999), Professor of Music
B.M.E., Central Methodist College;
M.A., Central Missouri State University; D.M.A., Kansas University

Jordan Holt (2014), Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
B.S., Lee University;
M.F.A., Academy of Art University

Suzanne Holt (1987, 2013), Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Lee College; M.A., Church of God Theological Seminary;
M.S., University of Edinburgh; Ed.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

*Virginia Horton (1979), Assistant Professor of Voice
B.M.E., University of Southern Mississippi;
M.M.E., George Peabody College for Teachers

Andrea Orr Hudson (1991), Lecturer in Physical Education
B.S., Lee College; M.Ed., Trevecca Nazarene College;
M.Ed., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

*Mike Iosia (2007), Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology
B.S., University of Southern Mississippi; M.Ed., Auburn University;
Ph.D., University of Alabama

Stacey Isom (2007), Associate Professor of Creative Writing
B.A., Lee College; M.F.A., Regent University;
M.F.A., Old Dominion University

*William Jaber (1999), Professor of Computer Information Systems
B.S., Lee College; M.A., West Virginia College of Graduate Studies;
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

*Hermilo Jasso, Jr. (1987), Professor of Business
B.A., Lee College; M.B.A., Laredo State University;
Ph.D., Universidad de la Empresa

*Skip Jenkins (2004), Professor of Historical Theology
B.A., Lee College; Th.M., M.T.S., Duke University Divinity School;
Ph.D., Marquette University

Arden Jensen (2003), Professor of English
B.A., Florida International University;
M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University

Aaron Johnson (2010), Associate Professor of Humanities
B.A., Colorado Christian University;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado

Amanda Jones (2013), Lecturer in Mathematics
B.S., Lee University; M.S., Clemson University

Brenda Jones (2016), Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of South Florida; M.S.N., University of Florida, Gainesville;
Ph.D., Walden University

Richard Jones (1998), Professor of Anthropology
B.A., M.A., Oakland University; Ph.D., Wayne State University

Karen Mundy Judkins (1980), Professor of Sociology
B.A., Lee College; M.A., Ph. D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Joong Han (Jonathan) Jung, (2017), Assistant Professor of Piano
B.M., University of Auckland; M.M., M.A., D.M.A., Eastman School of Music

Joel Kailing (1994), Professor of Communication
A.B., University of Georgia; M.Div., Emory University;
Th.M., Asbury Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

*William Kamm (2007), Associate Professor of Elementary Education
B.S., Concordia University; M.A., Appalachian State University;
Ed.D., Liberty University

Sherry Kasper (2007), Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., Maryville College;
Ph.D., Wake Forest University School of Medicine

*Taz Kicklighter (2013), Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
B.S., Carson-Newman College; B.S., Kennesaw State University;
M.S., Georgia State University;
Ph.D., Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions

Dewayne Knight (2003), Associate Professor of Athletic Training
B.S., Lee College; M.D., University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis

Matthew Krepps (2003), Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Grove City College; Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Steven Lay (1998), Senior Adjunct in Mathematics
B.A., Aurora College;
M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles

Andrew Lee (1996), Professor of English
B.A., Lee College; M.A., Wake Forest University;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

*ChoEun Lee (2016), Assistant Professor of Collaborative Piano/Vocal Coaching
B.M., Kyung-Won University; M.M., University of Cincinnati;
D.M.A., University of Southern California

John Lombard (1978-82; 1984), Adjunct in Christian Ministries
B.A., Lee College; M.A., Samford University;
M.Div., D.Min., Vanderbilt University

*Lisa Long (2006), Associate Professor of Christian Formation
B.S., Lee University; M.A., Church of God Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., Biola University

*Kelly Lumpkin (2005), Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
B.S., Austin Peay State University; M.S., Slippery Rock University;
Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

Caroline Maher-Boulis (2004), Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., American University (Cairo, Egypt);
M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

Catherine Mantooth (2005), Senior Lecturer in Theatre and Theatre Technical Director
B.F.A., Drake University;
M.A., Missouri State University

Babbie Mason (2004), Artist in Residence
B.A., Spring Arbor University

Lori Mattace (2007), Assistant Professor and Public Services Librarian
B.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
M.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville;
M.L.I.S., Drexel University

Shannon McBrayer (2014), Lecturer in Nursing
B.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
M.S., Capella University

Mary McCampbell (2010), Associate Professor of Humanities
B.A., Covenant College; M.A., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
M.A., Ph.D., Newcastle University

*Patricia McClung (2002), Professor of Special Education
B.Ed., University of London; M.Ed., Lee University;
Ed.D., University of East Anglia

Coty McFarland (2016), Associate Lecturer in Business
B.S., Francis Marion University;
M.S., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

Jeffrey McGirt (2014), Assistant Professor of Christian Ministry for Adult Learning
B.S., University of North Carolina at Pembroke;
M.A., D.Min, Pentecostal Theological Seminary

Thaddeus McRae (2017), Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., Cornerstone University;
Ph.D., University of Miami

*J. Matthew Melton (1995), Professor of Communication
C.B.A., C.M.A., International Institute;
M.A., Ph.D., Regent University

Amy Mercer (2010), Associate Lecturer and Technical Services/Serials Librarian
B.A., M.L.S., University of Kentucky

*Randall Miedaner (2011), Assistant Professor of Business
B.B.A., University of Wisconsin;
J.D., Louisiana State University

*Timothy Miller (2008), Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Cedarville University; M.A., Trinity International University;
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

*J. Trevor Milliron (1998), Professor of Psychology
B.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
M.A., Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

Debra Mimbs (2010), Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Lee University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama

Jose Minay (1994), Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., Lee College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Anthony Minutolo (2017), Lecturer in Chemistry and Physical Science
B.S., M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Margaret Moe (2005), Professor of Communication
B.A., Westmont College; M.A., University of California, Davis;
Ph.D., Penn State University

*Brad Moffett (2006), Professor of Music
B.M.E., Lee College; M.M., Georgia State University;
D.W.S., Institute for Worship Studies

*Kimberly Moffett (2004), Associate Professor of Special Education
B.S., Ph.D., Tennessee Technological University

Edley Moodley (1999), Professor of Intercultural Studies
B.Th., University of South Africa;
M.Div., Church of God Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., Asbury Theological Seminary

*Rickie Moore (2007), Professor of Old Testament
B.A., Lee College;
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

*Louis Morgan (2003), Professor and Director of Library Services
B.A., Lee University; M.L.I.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville;
Ph.D., Regent University

*Deborah Murray (1980), Distinguished Professor of Education
B.S., Lee College; M.S., Ed.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

*George Nerren (2002), Professor of Education
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University;
M.Ed., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
Ed.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Sara Ortega (2005), Professor of Spanish and French
B.A., M.A., D.R.L., Université Stendhal;
Ph.D., University of Puerto Rico

*Austin Patty (2006), Associate Professor of Music Theory
B.A., University of Oregon;
M.A., Ph.D., Eastman School of Music

*Brian Peterson (2011), Associate Professor of Old Testament
B.B., Zion Bible College; M.Th.S., Beeson Divinity School;
M.A., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., University of Toronto

Andrea Phillips (2017), Assistant Professor of Public Relations
B.S., M.S., Texas Christian University; M.A., Dallas Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Vanessa Phipps (2014), Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;
D.N.P., Vanderbilt University

*Allison Pierce (2016), Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.S., M.B.A., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga;
Ph.D., Northcentral University

David Pigg (2013), Assistant Professor of Physics
B.S., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Tausha Plate (2002), Adjunct in Musicianship Studies
B.M.E., Evangel University;
M.M., Covenant College

Betsy Poole (2017), Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics
B.S., Mississippi College;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Bryan Poole (2013), Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Lee University; M.A., Middle Tennessee State University;
Ph.D., University of Alabama

Thomas Pope (2010), Associate Professor of Political Science
B.A., Berry College; M.A., Baylor University;
Ph.D., Baylor University

*Delia Price (2013), Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Tennessee Temple University;
M.Ed., Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene University

Jessica Price (2016), Lecturer in Nursing
B.S.N., Tennessee Wesleyan College;
M.S.N., Souithern Adventist University

*Mark Proctor (2009), Associate Professor of New Testament
B.A., Evangel University; M.A., Marquette University;
Ph.D., Baylor University

David Quagliana (2015), Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Wheaton College;
M.A., Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

*Heather Quagliana (2008), Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Lee University; M.A., Ph.D, Fuller Theological Seminary

Rachel Reneslacis (1999), Professor of English
B.A., Randolph-Macon Woman’s College;
M.A., Washington University at St. Louis;
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Barbara Richardson (2016), Assistant Professor of Nursing
D.N.P., University of Florida;
M.S.N, B.S.N., Florida Atlantic University

*Phil Rickard (2014), Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., Concord University; M.A., Marshall University;
Ph.D., Northcentral University

*Gary L. Riggins (1992), Professor of Education
B.S., M.Ed., Georgia Southern University;
Ed.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

*Jason Robinson (2013), Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Lee University; M.Ed., Lincoln Memorial University;
Ed.D., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

*Jonathan Rodgers (2013), Assistant Professor of Choral Music
B.M., M.M., Samford University; D.M.A., University of Southern Mississippi

*David Roebuck (1991), Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity
B.A., West Coast Christian College; M.Div., Church of God School of Theology;
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Kathleen Rose (2016), Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Ball State University;
M.S.N., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

*José Ruiz, (2016), Assistant Professor of Music Business
B.A., University of South Florida; M.M., University of Miami;
D.M., Truth and Mercy Institute of Advanced Ministry Studies;
Ph.D., University of South Florida 

Jeff Salyer (2001), Assistant Professor of Communication
B.A., Lee University;
M.A., Ph.D., Regent University

*Jorge Sandoval (2010), Associate Lecturer in Special Education
B.S., Lee University;
M.Ed., University of Missouri

*Jeff Sargent (2005), Professor of Psychology
B.A., Lee College; M.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama

*Sarah Schlosser (2012), Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Lee University; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University

*Paul Schmidgall (2007), Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., Lee College; M.A., Western Kentucky University;
M.A., American Institute for Holy Land Studies;
Ph.D., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Jason Schmurr (2017), Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Wheaton College
M.S., Ph.D., Oregon State University

Chad Schrock (2010), Associate Professor of English
B.A., Pensacola Christian College; M.Div., Eastern Mennonite University;
M.A., James Madison University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Debbie Sheeks (2010), Adjunct in Music Performance
B.A., Lee College; M.M., Bowling Green State University

*Randy Sheeks (2010), Associate Professor of Church Music
B.A., Lee College; M.M., Samford University;
D.M.A., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Ana Shippey (2013), Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A., Pontificia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais;
M.A., Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro;
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Patricia Silverman (2000), Professor of Public Relations
B.S., Western Carolina University; M.A., Regent University;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

John Simmons (1997), Assistant Professor of Art
B.A., Berea College; M.A., Louisiana State University

*William A. Simmons (1986), Professor of New Testament and Greek
B.A., Lee College; M.A., Church of God School of Theology;
M.Div., Ashland Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of St. Andrews, Scotland

Carl Simpson (1998), ETS Instructor
Ph.D., Glyndŵr University

*Laura Singletary (2012), Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., M.A.T., Lee University;
Ph.D., University of Georgia

*David Smartt (2012), Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., Lee College; M.Div., Church of God School of Theology;
M.B.A., Syracuse University; M.S., U.S. Army War College;
Ph.D., Northcentral University

*Ashley Smith (2005), Professor of Education
B.S., University of Florida; M.S., Middle Tennessee State University;
Ed.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

*Cahill Smith (2014), Assistant Professor of Piano
B.A., University of Alabama; B.M., Sanford University; M.M., University of Michigan;
D.M.A., Eastman School of Music

Henry Smith (2010), Senior Adjunct in Christian Ministries
B.A., Barton College; M.A., Fresno State University;
D.Min., California Graduate School of Theology

Michael Smith (2016), Professor of Public Relations
B.A., University of Maryland; M.S., Shippensburg University;
Ph.D., Regent University

Allison Sneed (2014), Lecturer in Chemistry
B.S., Lee University;
M.S., University of Florida

Kevin Snider (2016), Visiting Lecturer in Ethics
B.A., M.A., Lee University; M.Div., Pentecostal Theological Seminary

Alexander Steffanell (2007), Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., Universidad del Atlántico, M.A., Miami University of Ohio;
Ph.D., University of Florida

Ashlee Stephens (2016), Lecturer in Mathematics
B.S., University of Louisiana;
M.A.T., Clemson University

*Christopher Stephenson (2012), Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology
B.A., M.A., Lee University;
Ph.D., Marquette University

*Lisa Stephenson (2007), Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
B.A, M.A., Lee University;
Ph.D., Marquette University

*H. Edward Stone (1998), Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology
B.A., Lee College; M.Ed., Georgia State University;
Ph.D., University of Alabama

*Donna Summerlin (1988), Professor of English
B.A., Lee College; M.A., M.Ed., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Stephen Swindle, (2004) Professor of Political Science
B.A., University of California, Irvine;
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Arlie Tagayuna (2011), Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., University of the Philippines;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Hawaii

*Phillip Thomas (1977), Distinguished Professor of Music
B.A., Lee College; M.M., Peabody Conservatory of Music;
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, College - Conservatory of Music

*Dewayne Thompson (1981), Professor of Business Administration
B.S., Lee College; M.B.A., Middle Tennessee State University;
D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

*Jayson VanHook (2012), Associate Professor of Educational Leadership for Adult Learning
B.A., Lee University; M.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Jeri Veenstra (1999), Professor of Health Science
B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha;
D.D.S., Creighton University;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Mark Vermilion (2015), Assistant Professor of Public Relations
B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University;
M.A., Regent University

Diette Ward (2010), Associate Lecturer and Instruction/Electronics Resources Librarian
B.M.E, Lee University; M.L.I.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Jason Ward (2002), Associate Professor of History
B.A., University of Washington;
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

*Douglas G. Warner (2002), Professor of Music
B.M., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
M.M., D.M.A., University of Cincinnati

*Nathan Warner (2014), Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., Indiana University; M.M., Manhattan School of Music;
D.M.A., Stony Brook University

Charlotte Webb (2015), Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
M.S.N., Southern Adventist University

Lori West (2006), Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., Maryville College;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Robert Paul West (1990), Professor of Biology
B.S., M.S., Clemson University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Alan Wheeler (2009), Lecturer in Anthropology
B.A., Lee University, M.A., Indiana University;
M.Phil., University of Cambridge

*Charles Mark Wickam (1987), Professor of Health and Exercise Science
B.S., Lee College; M.Ed., University of Southwestern Louisiana;
D.A., Middle Tennessee State University

Jared Wielfaert (2010), Associate Professor of Humanities
B.A., M.A., Lee University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto

James Wilkins (1997), Professor of French
B.A., Indiana University Northwest;
M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Christine Williams (2007), Associate Professor of Theatre
B.A., University of Dallas;
M.A., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

*Kirstee Williams (2012), Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Southern Adventist University;
M.S., Ph.D., Loma Linda University

Mava Wilson (2000), Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
B.B.A., Radford University; M.S., Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

David Witherow (2013), Adjunct in English
B.A., Emory University; M.Ed., Ph.D., Georgia State University

*Pam Womack (2014), Senior Lecturer in Physical Education
B.S., M.Ed., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Randy R. Wood (1998), Professor of Humanities
B.A., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School;
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

William Woolfitt (2012), Assistant Professor of Creative Writing
B.A., Fairmont State College; M.A., Hollins University;
M.F.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

*Alan Wyatt (1996), Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., M.M., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

*John Wykoff (2011), Associate Professor of Music Theory and Composition
B.A., Covenant College; M.A., Queens College;
Ph.D., City University of New York

*Xiaoqing Yu (2004), Associate Professor of Violin
B.A., Beijing Central Conservatory of Music; M.M., University of South Carolina;
M.M., Manhattan School of Music

*Member of the graduate faculty

FACULTY EMERITI

Jimmy W. Bilbo (1996), Professor Emeritus of Education
B.A., Lee College; M.A., George Peabody College of Teachers;
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Evaline  Echols (1984), Professor Emeritus of Business Education
B.S., Lee College; M.Ed., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga;
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Ellen French (1991), Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., Southern California College; M.A., Butler University;
D.A., Middle Tennessee State University

Ronald Harris (1966), Professor Emeritus of Science Education
B.S., East Carolina College;
M.A.T., University of North Carolina

Ollie J. Lee (1967), Professor Emeritus in Sociology
B.A., Berea College; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Ruth Crawford Lindsey (2003), Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., Lee College; M.A., Arkansas State University

Barbara McCullough (1969), Professor Emeritus of Library Science
B.S., Shippensburg State College;
M.S.L.S., Drexel Institute of Technology

Robert O’Bannon (2008), Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.S., East Tennessee State University;
M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida

George D. Voorhis (1999), Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies
B.A., Northwest Bible College; M.Ed., Winthrop University;
M.Div., D.Min., Luther Rice Seminary

Sabord Woods (2007), Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., M.A., Georgia Southern College; M.A., Church of God Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville 

EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD

1972 Carolyn Dirksen 1988 Ellen B. French 2004 Johnny Evans
1973 Donald N. Bowdle 1989 Robert Herron 2005 Paul DeLaLuz
1974 Charles R. Beach 1990 Jerald J. Daffe 2006 Carlanna Gill
1975 French L. Arrington 1991 Murl Dirksen 2007 Tony Deaton
1976 Lois Beach 1992 Pamela Browning 2008 William Estes
1977 Myrtle Fleming 1993 Lonnie McCalister 2009 Trevor Milliron
1978 J. Martin Baldree 1994 Clifford Schimmels 2010 Virginia Horton
1979 William Snell 1995 Jean Eledge 2011 Eric Moyen
1980 Robert O’Bannon 1996 Penny Mauldin 2012 Kevin Brown
1981 Charles Paul Conn 1997 Robert W. Fisher 2013 Laura Anderson
1982 R. Jerome Boone 1998 Eleanor Sheeks 2014 Skip Jenkins
1983 Karen Carroll Mundy 1999 Michael J. Laney 2015 Shane Griffith
1984 John Sims 2000 Terry L. Cross 2016 Donna Summerlin
1985
Sabord Woods 2001 Robert E. Barnett 2017 John Coats
1986 William T. George 2002 Ruth Crawford Lindsey    
1987 Dewayne Thompson 2003 James Wilkins    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXCELLENCE IN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

1986 Donald N. Bowdle 1999    Daniel Hoffman 2012 Lisa Stephenson
1987 William R. Snell 2000 Erik D. Lindquist 2013 Aaron Johnson
1988 Karen Carroll Mundy 2001 Terry L. Cross 2014 Christopher Stephenson
1989 Robert O’Bannon 2002 H. Lee Cheek 2015 Chad Schrock
1990 Kathaleen Reid 2003 David Holsinger 2016 Daniela Augustine
1991 Evaline Echols 2004 Emerson Powery 2017 Lori West
1992 Carolyn Dirksen 2005 Dale Coulter    
1993 Murl Dirksen 2006 Steven Lay    
1994 William A. Simmons 2007 Michael Freake    
1995 John Sims 2008 Linda Thompson    
1996 Milton Riley 2009 Mike Iosia    
1997 R. Jerome Boone 2010 Kevin Brown    
1998 Dora del Carmen Ruiz Vargas 2011  Richard Jones    

EXCELLENCE IN ADVISING

1996 Janet Rahamut 2004 H. Lee Cheek 2012 Skip Jenkins
1997 Carlanna Gill 2005 Debbie Murray 2013 Sherry Kasper
1998 Robert E. Barnett 2006 Thomas Doolittle 2014 Ingrid Hart
1999 Jerald J. Daffe 2007 Louis Morgan 2015 Randy Sheeks
2000 J. Matthew Melton 2008 Jeffrey Sargent 2016 Mary Dukes
2001 Paul DeLaLuz 2009 Shane Griffith 2017 Mark Wickam
2002 Pamela G. Browning 2010 Patricia McClung    
2003 Donna Summerlin 2011  Kevin Brown    

JANET RAHAMUT AWARD

2002 Eddie Brown 2008 Rolando Cuellar 2014 Milton Riley
2003 Hermilo Jasso 2009 Guy DeLoach 2015 Donna Summerlin
2004 Carlanna Gill 2010 Edley Moodley 2016 Laura Singletary
2005 Craig Sarine 2011 JoAnn Higginbotham 2017  
2006 Robert Barnett 2012 Mike Iosia    
2007 Evaline Echols 2013 Skip Jenkins    

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Rosie Adams, M.S.

  Director of Student Development

Marlena Barber, M.S., L.P.C.

 

Counselor, Counseling Center

Larry Berry, B.S.

 

Director of Physical Plant

Michaelia Black, Ed.S, M.B.A

  Assistant Director of Institutional Risk and Compliance

Matthew Brinkman, M.B.A.

 

Director of Campus Security

Kim Brooks

 

Director of Event Planning

Tracey Carlson, M.Ed.

 

Director of Academic Events

Larry Carpenter, B.S

 

Director of Athletics

Patricia Cawood, M.A.

 

Director of Alumni Relations

Regenia Collier

 

Director of Publications

Brian Conn, M.F.A.

 

Director of Public Relations

Sheila Cornea, Ed. D.

  Director of Calling and Career

April Cross, B.S.

 

Assistant Director of Student Financial Aid

Michael Delbonis, M.A.  

Director, Kingdom Players

Marian Dill, M.Ed.

 

Director of Student Financial Aid

Darren Echols, B.A.

 

Director of Admissions

Chris Golden, M.S.

 

Director of IT Operations

Erica Gulbrandson, M.B.A.

  Assistant Director of Student Financial Services

Vanessa Hammond, M.A.

 

Director of Grants

Kristy Harner, M.B.A.

 

Director of Student Financial Services

Jimmy Harper, D.Min.

 

Campus Pastor / Director of Campus Ministries

Chris Hennessey

  Head Coach, Women’s Soccer

Winona Holsinger, M.M.

 

Director of Instrumental Projects

Andrea Hudson, M. Ed.

 

Assistant Director of Athletics, Head Volleyball Coach

Kevin Hudson, M.S.

 

Director of Campus Recreation

Patric Hynes

  Head Coach, Tennis

William Lamb, Ph.D.

 

Director of Field Experiences, Leonard Center

Sheila Lee, B.S.

 

Assistant Director of Student Financial Services

Erin Looney, M.S.

 

Director of Student Success and Retention

John Maupin

  Head Coach, Golf

Rochelle Mayberry, M.S.

  Director of First Year Programs

Shannon McBrayer, B.S.N., R.N.

  Professional Practice Coordinator, School of Nursing

Alan McClung, M.A.

 

Dean of Students

Ann McElrath, M.A.

 

Director of Human Resources

Jessica McIntyre

  Director of Internal Affairs for Athletics

Angeline McMullin, M.L.A.

 

Director of Global Perspectives

Mickey Moore, B.S. R.N.

 

Director of Health Clinic

Caleb Morgan

  Coach, Cross Country

Jeff Mullins, M.A.

 

Head Athletic Trainer

Danny Murray, B.A.

 

Director of Church Relations

Duane Pace, M.Div.

 

Director of Accounting Services

Micaleah Parker  

Assistant Director, Admissions

Derek Potteiger, B.S.

  Head Coach, Men’s Soccer

Dennis Purvis, MTS, MAT

 

Director of Enrollment Services, Division of Adult Learning

Crystal Randolph, M.S.

  Director of Academic Services

Laura Richmond

 

Assistant Director of Student Financial Aid

Marty Rowe, B.S.

 

Head Coach, Women’s Basketball

Emily Russell

  Head Coach, Women’s Softball

Beth Seymour, M.B.A., C.P.A.

  Assistant Director of Budgeting

Ryan Smith, B.A.

  Head Coach, Men’s Basketball

George Starr, B.S.

 

Director of Sports Information

Michael Sturgeon, Ph.D.

 

Faculty Coordinator for Instructional Technology, Center for Teaching Excellence

Stephanie Taylor, B.A.

 

Executive Assistant to the President

Cathy Thompson, M.S.

 

University Registrar

Nathaniel Tucker, M.B.A.

 

Director of IT Systems

Morgan Van Norman, M.S.

 

Assistant Director of Housing

Kristi Vanoy, M.S.

  Director of Music Events, School of Music

Lee Waller, M.S.

  Assistant Director of Media Services

Mary Beth Wickes

 

Director of Accompanying

Catherine Yaun, M.A.  

Director of Curriculum Development, Division of Adult Learning

Joshua York, M.S.

 

Director of Facility Management

SUPPORT STAFF

Morgan Adams

Director of Compliance

Meagan Allen

Coordinator of Discipleship

Tyler Allen

Assistant Director of Campus Security

Tracey Allen

Secretary to the Director of Campus Security

Holly Aly

Secretary, MBA Graduate Program
Rachael Amy

Resident Director, Residential Life and Housing

Lacy Anderson

Coordinator of Testing and Evaluation, Institutional Research

Eric Appiah

Assistant Coach, Men’s Soccer

Brenda Armstrong

Acquisitions Assistant, Squires Library

Travis Arnold

Teacher’s Assistant, LUDIC

Betsy Bagby

Custodian

Amy Ballard

Employee Benefits Coordinator, Human Resources

Mitchell Baker

Coordinator of Technology Support, Division of Adult Learning

Tim Baker

Electrician, Physical Plant
Jarod Barton

Campus Security Officer

Kahl Beuzille

Assistant Coach, Women’s Soccer

Debby Bell

Executive Secretary to the Dean of the School of Music

David Benson

Athletic Field Supervisor

Isaac Bird

Shuttle Driver

Bobbie Bischoff

Custodian

Dawn Bixler

Reference Assistant

Glinda Black

Custodian

Verenice Blackaby

LUDIC Classroom Teacher

Joshua Bloom

Resident Director, Residential Life and Housing

Cindy Boone

Custodian, Physical Plant

Kelsey Braley

Resident Director, Residential Life and Housing

John Bratcher

Coordinator of Athletic Facilities

Teresa Brandyberry

Custodian

Vanetta Bratcher

Special Projects Coordinator

Ronald Broach

Electrician, Physical Plant

Angela Bronniman

Custodian

Jeffrey Brown

Groundskeeper

Zachary Brooks

Coordinator of Business Affairs, Business and Finance

Linda Bryant

Secretary, Music Education

Beth Bulow

Graduate Admission Coordinator, Graduate Studies in Counseling

Carolyn Burris

Custodian

Vicki Burrows

Secretary to Director of Campus Recreation

Deborah Callahan

Custodian

Andrea Campbell

Secretary to the President

Logan Campbell

Groundskeeper

Alta Cannon

Custodian

Cynthia Cannon

Scholarship Compliance Coordinator

Caleb Carroll

Support Analyst, Information Technology Operations

Carolyn Carroll

Coordinator of Advancement Services

Tim Carter

Electrician, Physical Plant

Bryan Carvalho

Assistant Volleyball Coach, Athletics

Rebekah Chaffin

Secretary, Department of History, Political Science & Humanities

Anthony Chapman

Assistant Cataloger, Squires Library

Katherine Chapman

Assistant, Academic Affairs

Sara Clark

Assistant to Director of Information Technology Systems

Victoria Clevenger

Admissions Counselor

Della Clift

Custodian

Stacie Clifton

Secretary of Teacher Education/Field Experiences, College of Education

Gary Wayne Cochran

Database Administrator, Information Technology Systems

Kevin Coffey

Grounds Manager

Sara Cook

Tech Services Assistant, Squires Library

Tonya Cook

Secretary to Director of Academic Support

Steven Cooke

Office Manager, Physical Plant

Rachel Cox

Staff Counselor, Counseling Center

Mary Creekmore

Student Financial Aid Counselor

Margaret Crooms

Registered Nurse, Health Clinic

Dana Crutchfield

Executive Secretary to the Dean of the School of Religion

Angela Cummings

Custodian

Rachael Cunningham

Cataloger, Squires Library

Sheila Daft

Grant Coordinator, Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Crystal Dake

Accounts Receivable Bookkeeper, Student Financial Services

Christy Dale

Federal Funds Bookkeeper, Accounting Services

Tracey Davi

Secretary, Department of Business

Bianca Dayton

Resident Director, Residential Life and Housing

Christopher Dayton

Admisssions Counselor, Admissions

Susanna Deaton

Curriculum Specialist, Academic Services

Justin Dedman

Assistant Coach, Baseball

Courtney DeLay

Chemical Hygiene Officer

Sheri Dellinger

Adult Admissions Coordinator, Division of Adult Learning

Vicki Dennison

Secretary, Department of Theology

Kara Dillard

Primary Teacher, Early Learning Center

Emilei Disbrow

Secretary, School of Music Graduate Program

Jonathan Dukes

Counselor, Counseling Center

Kathleen Dumont

Switchboard Operator

Sierra Duncil

Primary Teacher, Early Learning Center

Cynthia Dupree

Assistant Switchboard Operator

Victoria Eachus

Secretary, Director of Church Relations

Abby Eakin

Custodian

Eric Eledge

Assistant Director of Campus Recreation

Ann Elliott

Custodian

Patricia Ellis

Custodian

Pam Elliston

Secretary, Director of Health Clinic

Carolyn Emerson

Secretary, Curriculum Library

Virginia Estes

Institutional Senior Research Analyst, Institutional Research

Steven Falls

Support Analyst II, Information Technology Operations

Linda Farris

Custodian

Jacob Fast

Enrollment and Advising Specialist, School of Nursing

Jacklyn Fennell

Teacher Assistant, LUDIC

McKenna Fetzer

Recruitment Coordinator, School of Music

Todd Fitzgerald

Groundskeeper

Valerie Floyd

Service Projects Coordinator, Leonard Center

Hannah Ford

Primary Teacher, Early Learning Center

Jessica Frazier

Cheerleading Coach, Athletics

Tracy Freake

Student Employment Coordinator, Human Resources

Jordan Freshwater

Housing Assignments Coordinator, Residential Life and Housing

Pam Fromm

Programmer Analyst II, Information Technology Systems

Tom Trey Gardenhire

Area Coordinator, Residential Life

Amy Beth Gardner

Secretary to Director of Global Perspectives

Brittany Gates

Counselor, Counseling Center

Christopher Gates

Secretary to Director of Residential Life

Faith Giguere

Graduate Admissions, School of Religion

Richard Goodenow

Assistant Coach, Baseball

Kashif Graham

Public Services Assistant, Squires Library

Rhonda Graham

Administrative Assistant to Vice President for Academic Affairs

Kendra Gray

Administrative Assistant to Director of Public Relations

Alexandra Grell

Athletic Trainer, Athletics

Zach Grisham

Campus Security Officer

Matthew Guisinger

Custodian

Raymond Hackett

Postal Clerk, Campus Post Office

Cynthia Hall

Administrative Assistant to Vice President for Enrollment

Anita Hambright

Custodian

Samantha Hasty

Student Loan Officer, Financial Aid

Kimberly Hawkins

Custodian

Daniel Heinbaugh

Athletic Trainer, Athletics

Pauline Hembree

Custodian

Diana Hendershott

Secretary, Department of Health, Exercise Science, and Secondary Education

Renee Henderson

Admissions Coordinator

Jack Higgins

Electrician, Physical Plant

Kristina Higgins

Enrollment Representative, Division of Adult Learning

Nate Higgins

Systems Analyst II, Information Technology Operations

Emily Holland

Custodian

Jesse Houle

Programmer Analyst I, Information Technology Systems

Lauren Howard

Primary Teacher, Early Learning Center

Robert Humbert

Resident Director, Residential Life and Housing

Laura Humble

Executive Secretary to the Dean of the Helen DeVos College of Education

Karla Hyder

Secretary, Department of Music Performance Studies

Audra Iannarone

Staff Coordinator, Student Development

Jay Ivey

Campus Security Officer

Kathy Jackson

Business Analyst, Information Technology Systems

Taylor Jewitt

Primary Teacher, Early Learning Center

Autumn Johnson

User Experience Analyst, Information Technology Systems

Fijoy Johnson

Assistant Director of Campus Ministries

Robert Johnson

Custodian

Tamara Johnson

Director of LUDIC

Benjamin Jones

Area Coordinator, Residential Life

Dorcas Joyner

Secretary to Director of Graduate Enrollment

Crystal Keeter

Secretary, Graduate Studies in Education

Lisa Kelly

Specialist, Academic Records

Ashley Kennedy

Faculty Services Support Specialist, Division of Adult Learning

Kathleen Kerecman

Athletic Trainer, Athletics

Emily Kindiger

Primary Teacher, Early Learning Center

Walter Kirkland

Network Analyst, Information Technology Operations

Steven Knapp

Staff Counselor, Counseling Center

Lyn Knight

Office Assistant, Department of Language & Literature

Kelsey Koukol

Secretary to the Director of Alumni Relations

David LaBine

HVAC Technician, Physical Plant

Angela Lamb

Secretary,  Department of Musicianship Studies

Tyler Lamb

Network Analyst, Information Technology Operations

Joyce Lane

Secretary to Director of Facility Management

Carman Lastoria

Coordinator of Sports Information

Renee Lastra

Secretary to Dean of Students

Nathanlene Lee

Custodian

Erica Leggett

Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Information Services

Joy Lewis

Director of Early Learning Center

Ryan Linden

Groundskeeper

Elaine Long

Secretary, Department of Language & Literature

Nathan Long

Resident Director, Residential Life and Housing

Aaron Looney

Network Analyst II, Information Technology Operations

Richard Luckie

Trolley Driver

Melonie Lynch

Special Projects Accountant, Accounting Services

Kimberly Lyon

Executive Secretary to the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Golden Madume

Assistant Director, Calling and Career

Jessica Maki

Primary Teacher, Early Learning Center

Olga Makydon

Custodian

Gregory Malliett

Plumbers Assistant, Physical Plant

Michael McCant

Campus Security Officer

Amanda McConnell

Postal Clerk, Campus Post Office

Bethany McCoy

Coordinator of Community Relations

Harless McCoy

Carpenter, Physical Plant

Elesa McDaniels

Custodian

Kirk McDaniels

Custodian

Bob McElrath

Trolley Driver

William McElrath

On-call Mechanical Specialist

Barbara McGirt

Reference Assistant, Squires Library

Lucas McKay

Secretary to the Director of Information Technology Operations

Dwayne McKee

Custodian

Tiffany McKinney

Custodian

Michael McMullin

Athletic Academic Eligibility Assistant

Melissa Melching

Secretary, Department of Christian Ministries

Martha Mendoza

Custodian

Carla Meyers

Office Assistant, Field Experiences

Connie Miller

Custodian

Ann Minter

Registered Nurse, Health Clinic

Kelly Moore

Business Analyst, Information Technology Systems

Tanner Moore

Assistant Coach, Women’s Softball

Ricky Morrow

Custodian

Amber Morris

Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for University Relations

Lawrence Munoz

Preservation Assistant, Squires Library

Lydia Murch

Assistant to Director of Squires Library

John Musacchio

Teacher Assistant, Ludic

Joe Musselwhite

Campus Security Officer

Darla Nelson

Secretary to Director of Academic Services

Stephanie Nicholsen

Assistant Librarian, Charlotte Center

Adam Nies

Coordinator of Production, Media Services

David Njoroge

Campus Security Officer

Anita Norton

Registered Nurse, Health Clinic

Georgia Ooten

Custodian

Davonna Parker

Executive Secretary to Executive Director of Division of Adult Learning

Tabitha Perry

Secretary to the Director, Charlotte Center

Kristin Pope, M.S.

Academic Coordinator of LEAP (Trio) Grant  

Trease Pope

Safety & Training Coordinator of Building Services

Donald Porter

Reference Assistant, Squires Library

Sharon Priest

Administrative Assistant to Vice President for Business and Finance

Judy Prigmore

Custodian

Kay Prugh

Payroll Manager, Accounting Services

Antonina Radionova

Custodian

Pavel Radionova

Custodian

Cheryl Ramsey

Custodian

Diana Resto

Federal Funds Coordinator, Student Financial Aid

Edward Robinson

Campus Security Officer

Nikki Rigdon

Executive Secretary to the Dean of the School of Nursing

Kimberly Roebuck

Support Specialist for Curriculum Development-Division of Adult Learning and Database Manager, Dixon Research Center

Amy Roldan

Secretary to the Director of Admissions

Coleman Rose

Assistant Coach, Men’s Basketball

Jeffrey Rose

Simulations Operations Technician, School of Nursing

Garrett Rowland

Strength and Conditioning Coach, Athletics

Pearl Russell

Custodian

Sheila Russell

Secretary to Director of Human Resources

Katelyn Rutkowski

Resident Director, Residential Life and Housing

Aimee Sampson

Secretary, Department of Natural Science and Mathematics

Lisa Satterfield

Supervisor of Building Services

Anna Schalk

Secretary, Dept. of Early Childhood, Elementary, and Special Education

David Schalk

Groundskeeper

Dustin Schalk

Groundskeeper

David Scoggins

Campus Security Officer

Kenneth Scoggins

Preventative Maintenance, Physical Plant

Andria Seals

Primary Teacher, Early Learning Center

Lee Seals

Coordinator of Student Services, Division of Adult Learning

Lindsey Self

Instructor, LUDIC

Ryan Shank

Groundskeeper, Physical Plant

Deanna Sheffey

Operations and Events Coordinator, Physical Plant

Aaron Shipman

Campus Security Officer

Jamie Shores

Campus Visit Coordinator, Admissions

Tyler Shores

Special Projects Assistant, Leonard Center

Frank Shroyer

Public Services Assistant, Squires Library

Joseph Sifferman

Resident Director, Residential Life and Housing

Lindsey Sifferman

Assistant Director, Early Learning Center

Jessica Simmons

Reference Assistant, Squires Library

Zachary Simms

Technology Support Specialist, Division of Adult Learning

Tiffany Skinner

Resident Director, Residential Life and Housing

Zachary Skinner

Campus Security Officer

Deborah Smith

Switchboard Operator Fill-In

Kyle Smith

Administrative Assistant to the President

Shellry Smith

Custodian

Jan Spangler

Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball

Cindy Spires

Admissions Coordinator

Pamela Stamper

Custodian

Barbara Staton

Custodian

Loretta Staufenbiel

Financial Aid Applications Manager

Rebecca Stevens

Secretary to Director of Campus Ministries

Diana Stevenson

Admissions Counselor

Amanda Stockton

Assistant Director of Residential Life and Housing

Vera Strelkova

Custodian

Alla Stukanova

Custodian

Amber Taylor

Secretary to Director of Student Success and Retention

Diane Thisell

Secretary to Director of First Year Programs

Bill Thompson

Carpenter, Physical Plant

Robin Tirey

Secretary, Department of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Kirk Tolbert

Maintenance Utility, Physical Plant

Renee Tucker-Williams

International Admissions Counselor

Nannette Turner

Management Support Assistant, Physical Plant

Mario Urioste

Registration Specialist, Records

Rob VanHook

Senior Programmer/Analyst II, Information Technology Systems

Laud Vaught

Coordinator of Music Resource Center, School of Music

Hunter Vest

Assistant Coach, Golf

Jonathan Vile

Specialty Projects Manager, Physical Plant

Karen Wade

Custodian

Adilyn Wadley

Head Coach, Women’s Lacrosse

Wanda Walden

Custodian

Morgan Waldrop

Secretary, Department of Communication Arts

Marissa Walker

Instructor, LUDIC

Tena Walker

Office Assistant, Athletic Department

Dana Wallin

Secretary, School of Nursing

Jeffrey Walters

Financial Aid Counselor

Angela Waltrip

Community Coordinator of LEAP (TRiO) Grant

Sherry West

Campus Post Office Manager

Demetrice Westfield

Custodian

Brian Wetherill

Irrigation Manager, Grounds

Michelle Wetherill

Custodian

Sarah White

Accounts Payable Bookkeeper, Accounting Services

BethAnn Wiedenbenner

Certification Officer and Secretary, Graduate Studies in Teacher Education

Nicholas Wilkerson

Admissions Counselor, Admissions

Debra Williams

Club & Class Accounts Manager, Student Financial Services

John Williams

Teacher’s Assistant, LUDIC

Richard Woody

Campus Security Officer

Catilyn Wright

Admissions Counselor

Janet Wright

Registered Nurse, Health Clinic

Chunxia Patricia Wu

Program Analyst II, Information Technology Systems

Christie Wyatt

School Age Program and Special Events Coordinator, Early Learning Center

Kathy Yarber

Office Assistant, Health Clinic

Stacey York

Administrative Assistant to Vice President for Student Development



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