Dec 09, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

Directory



Officers of the Corporation

W. Frank Rose, Jr., Chairperson

E. Preston Grissom, Vice Chairperson

Kirk E. Peterson, Ph.D., President of the University

Danny B. Moore, Ph.D., Recording Secretary

Danny R. Davis, M.B.A., Corporate Secretary

Charles L. Revelle, III, J.D., General Counsel

Board of Trustees

Terms Expiring December 31, 2019

Harold W. Babb, Ph.D, Manakin Sabot, VA

Shirley B. Brown, Murfreesboro, NC

Betty R. Duke, Ahoskie, NC

Amy Gillus, Suffolk, VA

Ronald L. Hicks, Fredericksburg, VA

Lloyd L. Hill, Murfreesboro, NC

Wayne Hill, Wake Forest, NC

James T. Johnson, Jr., Ahoskie, NC

Sarah Virginia Parker, Murfreesboro, NC

Anthony W. Rawlings, Sr., Franklin, VA

Deborah B. Vinson, Pendleton, NC

Terms Expiring December 31, 2020

Kemper W. Baker, Powhatan, VA

Lynette Bunch, Murfreesboro, NC

Ray Felton, Eure, NC

Matthew B. Glover, Seaboard, NC

Elaine E. Myers, Ahoskie, NC

Milton A. Outten, Ashland, VA

Walter F. Pierce, Ahoskie, NC

Charles B. Pond III, Smithfield, VA

Harvey W. Reinhardt, Goldsboro, NC

W. Frank Rose, Jr., Ahoskie, NC

Hugh C. Vincent, Jr., Murfreesboro, NC

Terms Expiring December 31, 2021

Mary Anne Croom, Edenton, NC

James M. Eason, Murfreesboro, NC

Austine O. Evans, Ahoskie, NC

Michael V. Hendley, Sanford, NC

Lawrence P. Hollister, Moseley, VA

James W. Mason, Harrellsville, NC

Jesse E. Vaughan, Murfreesboro, NC

Linda B. Weaver, Henderson, NC

Garry Whitaker, Winston-Salem, NC

Terms Expiring December 31, 2022

Stanley E. Dixon, Jr., Winton, NC

Miley W. Glover, Monroe, NC

E. Preston Grissom, Chesapeake, VA

Cecil S. Holloman, Jr., Ahoskie, NC

Billy R. Howell, Rocky Mount, NC

Julian R. Mills, Sr., D.Min., Roanoke Rapids, NC

Jane E. Newsome, Winton, NC

Lisa L. Turner, Murfreesboro, NC

Barry E. Whitaker, Raleigh, NC

Trustees Emeriti

Bynum R. Brown, Murfreesboro, NC

Robert B. Spivey, L.H.D., Windsor, NC

Dewey W. Wells, Blowing Rock, NC

Board of Visitors

Officers of the Board

Thomas E. Forbes, Chairperson

Jessica K. Drake, Vice Chairperson

Terms Expiring December 31, 2019

Dale L. Elks, New Bern, NC

E. Brinson Paul, Murfreesboro, NC

D. Brannon Riddick, Hobbsville, NC

Mark E. Stevens, South Boston, VA

Billy Theodorakis, Murfreesboro, NC

Hugh “Butch” Wilson, Burlington, NC

Carlyle R. Wimbish, South Boston, VA

Terms Expiring December 31, 2020

Donna Phillips Askew, Winterville, NC

Tom Jones, Jr., Murfreesboro, NC

Nancy Britton Lamm, Wilson, NC

Benjamin Rich, Newport News, VA

Eric Surface, Raleigh, NC

Richard Thompson, Chapel Hill, NC

Dean G. Vincent, Smithfield, VA

Dorothy Wallace, Woodland, NC

Terms Expiring December 31, 2021

Doug Brinkley, Ahoskie, NC

Thomas Reid Childress, Dalton, GA

Winslow Carter, Durham, NC

Spencer Maddox Dillard, Richmond, VA

Jessica K. Drake, Suffolk, VA

Laura A. Farmer, Chester, VA

Walter Gardner, Warrenton, NC

Jerry E. Harper, D. Min., Oriental, NC

Lynn Johnson, Murfreesboro, NC

Evelyn Pell, Chesterfield, VA

Betty Jo Shepheard, Rocky Mount, NC

L. Mack Thompson, D. Min., Raleigh, NC

Terms Expiring December 31, 2022

Barry A. Bradberry, Gibsonville, NC

Bruce W. Brown, Murfreesboro, NC

L. Dan Cross, Richmond, VA

Andrea E. Eason, Sunbury, NC

James N. Eason, Murfreesboro, NC

Thomas Edwin Forbes, Murfreesboro, NC

Matthew Howell, Murfreesboro, NC

William F. McConnell, Vinton, VA

Ronald W. McSwain, Ahoskie, NC

James E. Moore, Clarksville, TN

Charles Rose, Ahoskie, NC

Penny J. Womble, Wilson, NC

Undergraduate - Full-time Faculty - 2018-2019

Kirk E. Peterson, 2004-2010, 2018, Professor of Sport Psychology; President of the University
B.S.; University of Wisconsin at La Crosse; M.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennesse
 
M. Christopher White, 2003, Professor of Religion; Chancellor of the University
A.B., Mercer University; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Emory University; D.M.A., Moscow State Conservatory of Music, Russia
 
Danny B. Moore, 1994, Professor of History; Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.S., University of North Alabama; M.A., University of Akron; Ph.D., Mississippi State University
 
Shirley J. Alt, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
Jill A. Awuni, 2005, Assistant Professor of Religion and Business Administration, Director of International Students
Th.B., International Baptist Theological Seminary, Czech Republic; M.Div., M. Christopher White School of Divinity, Gardner-Webb University; M.B.A., Gardner-Webb University
 
David E. Ballew, 2002, Associate Professor of History; Coordinator of the Social Studies Education Program; Coordinator of the
Tutoring Program
B.A., University of North Alabama; M.A., Ph.D., University of Mississippi
 
Ella E. Benson, 2015, Associate Professor of Education; Dean, School of Education; Director of Disability Services
B. A., Norfolk State University; M.S., Old Dominion University; Ed.D., University of Virginia
 
Mukta B. Bhandari, 2010, Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., M.A., Tribhuvan University, Nepal; ICTP Diploma, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy; M.S., Ph.D., Kansas State University
 
Sarah L. Bonner, 2008, Assistant Professor of Library and Information; Reference Librarian; Coordinator of Library Instruction
B.S., Western Carolina University; M.L.I.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
 
Ralph J Brabban, 2000, E. Lee Oliver Fagan Distinguished Professor of Bible
B. Mus., West Virginia University; M. Div., Th.M., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Baylor University
 
Thomas Brennan, 1993-1996, 2012, James L. Knight Associate Professor of Printing Technology; Chair, Department of Communication
Arts
B.S., Clemson University; M.Ed., Clemson University
 
Cindy M. Britton, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Psychology
B.S., University of Mount Olive; M.A., Keiser University
 
Robbin Buller, Assistant Professor of Art, Director of Green Hall Art Gallery
B.F.A, Florida Atlantic University; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University
 
W. Thomas Collins, 2012, Professor of Sport Management; Chair, Department of Sport Science
B.S., Campbell University; M.A.Ed., East Carolina University; Ed.D., North Carolina State University
 
Christopher E. Cook, 2017, Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., University of Loiusville; M.M., D.M., Indiana University
 
Cicely J. Cottrell, 2017, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.S., Western Kentucky University; M.S., University of Louisville; Ph.D., Howard University
 
James K. Dame, II, 2011, Associate Professor of Physical Sciences
B.S., Lehigh University; M.A., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., East Carolina University
 
John H. Davis, 1981, Distinguished Professor of English
B.A., University of Montevallo; M.A., Ph.D., Auburn University
 
John J. Dilustro, 2005, Professor of Biology; Associate Provost for Academic Affairs; Dean, School of Graduate Studies
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.S., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., Old Dominion University
 
Ashley N. Doane, 2011, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Old Dominion University
 
Brian C. Duffy, 2016, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., East Carolina University; Ph.D., Syracuse University
 
Thomas I. Eisenmenger, 2000-2003, 2004, Assistant Professor of Information Systems
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Graduate Study, East Carolina University
 
Paul R. Gilliam, III, 2011, Associate Professor of Religion
B.A., Gardner-Webb University; M.Div., M. Christopher White School of Divinity, Gardner-Webb University; M.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh, Scotland
 
Audrey S. Griffin, 2012, Associate Professor of Information Systems and Management
B.S., York College of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Kent State University
 
James L. Hammond, 2008, Assistant Professor of Physical Education; Coordinator of the Health and Physical Education Program
B.A., Otterbein College, Ohio; M.Ed., M.Ed., Xavier University, Ohio
 
Steven E. Harders, 2003, Professor of Communication and Drama
B.A., Marycrest International University, Iowa; M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
 
A. Linda Hassell, 1993, Associate Professor of Library Science; Associate Director of Library Services; Cataloger; Special
Collections Librarian
A.A., Chowan University; B.A., Meredith College; M.A.Ed., M.L.S., East Carolina University
 
Timonthy S. Hayes, 2014, Assistant Professor of English; Editor-in-Chief of The Brown Lady
B.A., Rhodes College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 
Mary E. Hellmann, 2015, Professor of Music; Chair, Department of Music; Director of Bands
B.M., University of Louisville; M.M., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; D.M.A., University of Alabama
 
Mitchell E. Henke, 2013, Associate Professor of Graphic Communications
B.S., The Ohio State University; M.Ed., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic and State University
 
Bryan T. Herek, 2013, Associate Professor of English; Coordinator of the First-Year Experience Program
B.A., University of Nebraska; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland
 
Mary Ann Howell, 2012, Instructor in Information Systems
B.S., University of North Carolina at Wilmington; M.B.A., University of Phoenix
 
Russell H. Johnson, III, Assistant Professor of Education
A.B., University of North Carolina at Charlotte; B.S., M.Ed., M.S.A., East Carolina University
 
Amin R. Khalil, Associate Professor of Graphic Design
B.F.A., Parsons School of Design; M.F.A., Alliant International University
 
Deborah Kiszely-Papp, Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., New England Conservatory; M.M., The Juilliard School; D.M.A., City University of New York
 
Lisa M. Lowry, 2016, Assistant Professor of Music; Coordinator of the Music Education Program
B.Ed., University of Alberta; B.Mus., M.Mus., D.Mus., Indiana University
 
Joel G. McCormick, 2016, Assistant Professor of Recreation
B.S., B.A., Christopher Newport University; M.S., Aurora University; M.S., Longwood University; Ph.D., University of Florida
 
Heather L. McGuire, 2005, Professor of Biology; Chair, Department of Biology
B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., Louisiana State University
 
Linda L. Miles, 2010, Colgate W. Darden Jr., Professor of Finance; Dean, School of Business
B.S., B.A., East Carolina University; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
 
Kevin J. Misenheimer, 2015, Assistant Professor in Management
B.S., M.S., Pfeiffer University; M.B.A., Western Carolina University; M.Acc., University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Ph.D., Northcentral University
 
Jacob M. Muldowney, 2015, Assistant Professor of Art
B.F.A., Pennsylvania Academic of the Fine Arts; M.F.A., Washington University in St. Louis
 
Jennifer R. Newhouse, 2015, Assistant Professor in Creative Writing, Chair, Department of English
B.A., University of Virginia; M.F.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
 
Jennifer Groves Newton, 2009, Assistant Professor of Graphic Communications
A.S., B.S., B.S., Chowan University; M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology
 
Cynthia S. Nicholson, 2005, Professor of English; Dean, School of Arts and Sciences; Coordinator of the English Education Program
B.A., Newberry College; M.S., M.A., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., Arizona State University
 
Julie S. Parker, 2016, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Meredith College; M.S., John F. Kennedy University; Ph.D., Saybrook Graduate School
 
James A. Parrott, 2014, Assistant Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Frostburg State University; M.S., Ph.D., Old Dominion University
 
Jennifer Z. Place, 2009, Associate Professor of Psychology; Chair, Department of Psychology
B.A., St. Mary’s College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Albany, New York
 
John S. Pond, Jr., 2012, Assistant Professor of Religion; Chair, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
A.A., Chowan University; B.A., D.Min., M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Min., Campbell University
 
Sarah E. Reed, Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., B.S., Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania; M.S., Ph.D., Universiy of Delaware
 
Keith A. Reich, 2011, Associate Professor of Religion; Chair, Department of Religion
B.A., Ph.D., Baylor University; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary
 
Christina M. Rupsch, 1994-1998, 2003-2008, 2016, Distinguished Professor of Art; Dean, School of Fine and Applied Arts
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University; Ed.M., University of Illinois
 
Teresa S. Santis, 2017, Assistant Professor of Education
A.A., Mitchell Community College; B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte; M.A., Appalachian State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
 
Edward N. Snyder, 2014, Associate Professor of History; Chair, Department of History
B.A., Canisius College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
Michelle L. Surerus, 2016, Professor of Graphic Communications
B.S., M.Ed., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University
 
Gregory S. Taylor, 2006, Distinguished Professor of History
B.A., Clemson University; M.A., The University of Alabama; Ph.D., The University of Mississippi
 
Hunter S. Taylor, 20015, Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., East Carolina University; M.B.A., East Carolina University, D.B.A., Liberty University
 
Patsy W. Taylor, 1991, Associate Professor of Marketing
B.S., M.A.Ed., C.A.S., East Carolina University
 
Benjamin E. Thorburn, 2016, Associate Professor of Music; Director of Choral Activities
B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
 
Brenda S. Tinkham, 2006, Professor of Education; Associate Provost for External Relations; Coordinator of Title IX
B.S., North Carolina Wesleyan College; M.A.Ed. Ed.S., Ed.D., East Carolina University
 
James P. Truesdell, 2005, Instructor in Mathematics; Coordinator of the Mathematics Education Program
B.A., Ed.M., SUNY at Buffalo
 
Catherine Vickers, 2013, Instructor in English
B.S., Utah State University; M.A., Georgian Court College; M.A., Wright State University
 
Corina L. Wack, 2011, Associate Professor of Biology; Advisor of the Pre-Health Professional Advisory Programs
B.S., Slippery Rock University; M.S., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Duquesne University
 
Amy R. Wethington, 2005, Associate Professor of Biology; Coordinator of the Comprehensive Science Education Program
B.S., Clemson University; M.A., College of Charleston; Ph.D., University of Alabama
 
Thomas H. Whitaker, 2002, Professor of Mathematics; Chair, Department of Mathematics; Director of the Honors College
A.S., Isothermal Community College; B.S., Gardner-Webb University; M.S., Western Carolina University; Ph.D., Clemson University
 
Georgia E. Williams, 2004, Associate Professor of Information Science; University Librarian
B.S., Meredith College; M.S., University of Tennessee
 
Shannon D. Williams, 2007, Associate Professor of Accounting, Faculty Athletic Representative
B.B.A., M.B.A., Campbell University
 
Pamela C. Woodard, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Chair, Department of Criminal Justice
B.S., Chowan University; M.S., Ph.D., Walden University
 
Seok Yoon, 2008, Associate Professor of Exercise Science
B.S., Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Graduate School Faculty - 2018-2019

 
Kirk E. Peterson, 2004-2010, 2018, Professor of Sport Psychology; President of the University
B.S.; University of Wisconsin at La Crosse; M.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennesse
 
M. Christopher White, 2003, Professor of Religion; Chancellor of the University
A.B., Mercer University; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Emory University; D.M.A., Moscow State Conservatory of Music, Russia
 
Danny B. Moore, 1994, Professor of History; Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.S., University of North Alabama; M.A., University of Akron; Ph.D., Mississippi State University
 
Shirley J. Alt, Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
David E. Ballew, 2002, Associate Professor of History; Coordinator of the Social Studies Education Program; Coordinator of the
Tutoring Program
B.A., University of North Alabama; M.A., Ph.D., University of Mississippi
 
Ella E. Benson, 2015, Associate Professor of Education; Dean, School of Education; Director of Disability Services
B. A., Norfolk State University; M.S., Old Dominion University; Ed.D., University of Virginia
 
Mukta B. Bhandari, 2010, Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., M.A., Tribhuvan University, Nepal; ICTP Diploma, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy; M.S., Ph.D., Kansas State University
 
Ralph J Brabban, 2000, E. Lee Oliver Fagan Distinguished Professor of Bible
B. Mus., West Virginia University; M. Div., Th.M., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Baylor University
 
W. Thomas Collins, 2012, Professor of Sport Management; Chair, Department of Sport Science
B.S., Campbell University; M.A.Ed., East Carolina University; Ed.D., North Carolina State University
 
James K. Dame, II, 2011, Associate Professor of Physical Sciences
B.S., Lehigh University; M.A., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., East Carolina University
 
John H. Davis, 1981, Distinguished Professor of English
B.A., University of Montevallo; M.A., Ph.D., Auburn University
 
John J. Dilustro, 2005, Professor of Biology; Associate Provost for Academic Affairs; Dean, School of Graduate Studies
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.S., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., Old Dominion University
 
Paul R. Gilliam, III, 2011, Associate Professor of Religion
B.A., Gardner-Webb University; M.Div., M. Christopher White School of Divinity, Gardner-Webb University; M.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh, Scotland
 
Audrey S. Griffin, 2012, Associate Professor of Information Systems and Management
B.S., York College of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Kent State University
 
Mary E. Hellmann, 2015, Professor of Music; Chair, Department of Music; Director of Bands
B.M., University of Louisville; M.M., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; D.M.A., University of Alabama
 
Mitchell E. Henke, 2013, Associate Professor of Graphic Communications
B.S., The Ohio State University; M.Ed., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic and State University
 
Bryan T. Herek, 2013, Associate Professor of English; Coordinator of the First-Year Experience Program
B.A., University of Nebraska; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland
 
Heather L. McGuire, 2005, Professor of Biology; Chair, Department of Biology
B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., Louisiana State University
 
Linda L. Miles, 2010, Colgate W. Darden Jr., Professor of Finance; Dean, School of Business
B.S., B.A., East Carolina University; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
 
Carolyn C. Modlin, 2001, Professor Emeritus of Education
B.S., Radford University; M.S., Virginia State University; C.A.G.S., Ed.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
 
Cynthia S. Nicholson, 2005, Professor of English; Dean, School of Arts and Sciences; Coordinator of the English Education Program
B.A., Newberry College; M.S., M.A., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., Arizona State University
 
Jennifer Z. Place, 2009, Associate Professor of Psychology; Chair, Department of Psychology
B.A., St. Mary’s College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Albany, New York
 
Keith A. Reich, 2011, Associate Professor of Religion; Chair, Department of Religion
B.A., Ph.D., Baylor University; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary
 
Edward N. Snyder, 2014, Associate Professor of History; Chair, Department of History
B.A., Canisius College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
Michelle L. Surerus, 2016, Professor of Graphic Communications
B.S., M.Ed., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University
 
Gregory S. Taylor, 2006, Distinguished Professor of History
B.A., Clemson University; M.A., The University of Alabama; Ph.D., The University of Mississippi
 
Benjamin E. Thorburn, 2016, Associate Professor of Music; Director of Choral Activities
B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
 
Brenda S. Tinkham, 2006, Professor of Education; Associate Provost for External Relations; Coordinator of Title IX
B.S., North Carolina Wesleyan College; M.A.Ed. Ed.S., Ed.D., East Carolina University
 
Corina L. Wack, 2011, Associate Professor of Biology; Advisor of the Pre-Health Professional Advisory Programs
B.S., Slippery Rock University; M.S., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Duquesne University
 
Amy R. Wethington, 2005, Associate Professor of Biology; Coordinator of the Comprehensive Science Education Program
B.S., Clemson University; M.A., College of Charleston; Ph.D., University of Alabama
 
Thomas H. Whitaker, 2002, Professor of Mathematics; Chair, Department of Mathematics; Director of the Honors College
A.S., Isothermal Community College; B.S., Gardner-Webb University; M.S., Western Carolina University; Ph.D., Clemson University
 
Seok Yoon, 2008, Associate Professor of Exercise Science
B.S., Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Adjunct Faculty - 2018-2019

Harold Barnes, Sr., B.A., J.D., Instructor in Criminal Justice and Business Law
 
Lisa M. Bland, B.S., M.A., Instructor in Exercise Science; Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Medicine
 
MeChelle S. Blunt, B.S., M.A., Instructor in Education
 
Alegrea M. Boone, B.A., M.A., Instructor in English
 
Emily F. Boyd, A.A., B.A., M.A., Instructor in Geography
 
Jaclyn N. Buchanan, B.S., M.Ed., Instructor in Volleyball; Head Volleyball Coach
 
Kay Crandall, B.S., B.A., M.Ed., Instructor in History and Education
 
Frederick J. Deets, B.S., B.A., M.A., Instructor in Communication
 
Brian P. De Witt, B.S., M.Ed., Instructor in Physical Education; Head Softball Coach
 
Theresa M. di Lustro, B.A., M.A., Instructor in English
 
Chelsea A. Duffy, B.S., M.A., Instructor in Mathematics and Education
 
Nicolette L. Dungee, B.S., Instructor in Aerobic Fitness; Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach
 
Daniel W. Early, B.S, M.S., Instructor in History and First Year Experience; English Lab Coordinator
 
Melanie H. Eddleman, B.S., M.Ed., Instructor in Lifelong Fitness; Secretary of Department of Sport Science
 
Goron Edenfield, B.S., M.Acc., Ph.D., Instructor in Accounting
 
William J. Eger, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Instructor in Poltical Science and Interdisciplinary Studies
 
Gregory A. English, B.S., M.Div., Instructor in Sports Ministry
 
Christopher Epsy, B.M., M.M., D.M.A., Instructor in Music
 
Christopher W. Evans, B.S., M.A., Instructor in History
 
Dawn B. Formo, B.A., M.A.T., Instructor in Mathematics
 
Taylor P. Furlough, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Health; Head Baseball Coach
 
Pudden S. Gorlesky, B.A., M.S., D.H.Ed., Instructor in Health and First Year Experience
 
James W. Griffin, Jr., B.S., Instructor in Weight Training
 
Eric R. Gustafson, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Athletic Training; Director of Sports Medicine
 
Mark N. Hall, B.S., M.Ed., Instructor in Weight Training; Offensive Coordinator; Quarterbacks and Wide Receivers Coach
 
H. Bryan Hill, Jr., B.S., Instructor in Physical Education; Associate Head Baseball Coach
 
Matthew R. Hood, B.A., Instructor in Swimming
 
Jennifer E. Humphrey, B.S., M.A., Instructor in Criminal Justice; Registrar
 
John Ronald Johnson, B.S., M.M., Instructor in Music
 
Chastity D. Jones, B.A., M.A., Instructor in History and Freshman Year Experience
 
LaToya D. Jones, B.S., Instructor in Basketball; Head Women’s Basketball Coach
 
Jochen Kunstler, M.F.A., Instructor in Film Appreciation and Critical Thinking
 
Christopher T. Langston, Sr., A.A., B.A., M.A., Instructor in Sociology
 
Jonathan N. Leible, B.A., Instructor in Weight Training; Offensive Line Coach; Recruiting Coordinator
 
Brandon E. Lilley, B.S., B.S., M.Ed., Instructor in Biology
 
David M. Lingle, A.B., M.D.,  Instructor in Biology
 
Alice F. Lyons, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Health
 
Mollile M. Madden, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History; Coordinator of Academic Advising; Coordinator of Institutional Assessment
 
Daniel McCamish, B.A., Instructor in Mathematics
 
Carolyn C. Modlin, B.S., M.S., C.A.G.S, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus of Education
 
Adam S. Moneypenny, B.S., Instructor in Tennis; Head Tennis Coach
 
Eric S. Musselwhite, B.M., M.M., Instructor in Music
 
Lewis I. Nicholson, A.S., B.S., M.A., Associate Professor in Criminal Justice
 
Patricia L. Owens, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Psychology
 
Peter J. Pellegrin, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Instructor in English
 
Timothy Z. Place, B.A., M.S., Instructor in Weight Training, Head Football Coach
 
Keith Poche, B.S., M.S.W., Instructor in Interdisciplinary Studies
 
Rita Rogers, B.A., M.Div., M.S., M.A., Instructor in English
 
Luke Staats, B.S., Instructor in Lifelong Fitness; Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach
 
Rachel D. Stephens, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Instructor in Communication
 
Caroline F. Stephenson, B.A., M.A., Instructor in Critical Thinking and Film
 
Darlene A. Stoll, B.A., M.A., Instructor in Art
 
Ballard E. Sully, B.M., B.M.Ed., M.M., Instructor in Music
 
Amy F. Swain, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Biology
 
Carl L. Sweat, Jr., B.A., M.S.A., M.Div., D.Min., Instructor in Psychology
 
Richard A. Todd, B.S., Instructor in Mathematics; Assistant Database Administrator
 
Elizabeth A. Villegas, B.S., M.Div., Instructor in First Year Experience
 
Brett T. Vincent, B.S, M.Ed., Instructor in Basketball; Head Men’s Basketball Coach
 
Kurtis F. von Bargen, B.S., Instructor in Weight Training; Defensive Coordinator; Linebackers Coach
 
John W. Wheeler, B.S., Instructor in Weight Training; Running Backs and Tight Ends Coach; Recruiting and Video Coordinator
 
Jessica N. White, B.A., Instructor in Swimming; Director of Swimming
 
Bobbie A. Whitehead, B.A., M.A., Instructor in English
 
Gretchen F. Zoch, B.A., M.A., Instructor in Education
 
Fernando Zuniga, B.S., M.Ed., Instructor in Soccer, Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Faculty Emeriti

Janet H. Collins, 1964-1995, Health and Physical Education

Gladys A. DeJesus, 1993-2018, Economics

James B. Dewar, 1967-2004, Biology

Phyllis D. Dewar, 1966-2003, Chemistry

Andrea E. Eason, 1969-2010, Information Systems

Garth D. Faile, 1971-2017, Chemistry

Edwin Dean Gilbert, 1991-1999, 2010-2013, Graphic Communications

Geraldine L. Harris, 1966-2000, Library

John P. Harris, 1964-1994, Biology

Virgil I. Krapauskas, 2001-2007, History

Jane Elizabeth Markert, 1993-2008, Physical Education

Paula B. Pressnell, 2005-2018, Music

Carolyn Modlin, 2001-2017, Education

Carole F. Nicholson, 1989-2005, Music

Calvin I. Owens, 1981-1999, Mathematics

Charles L. Paul, 1963-2002, History

Carol S. Sexton, 1966-1998, Library

J. Michael Steczak, 1996-2012, Graphic Communications

Gilbert A. Tripp, Jr., 1967-2005, Biology

Linda E. Tripp, 1968-2000, Biology and Counseling

Dorothy A. Wallace, 1965-2007, Business

Thomas A. Whiteman, 2000-2017, Graphic Communications

George Kenneth Wolfskill, 1975-2013, English

Jayne H. Wolfskill, 2006-2017, Education

Bert L. Wyatt, 2001-2015, Criminal Justice

Administrative Staff Emeriti

Clifton S. Collins, 1965-2001, Financial Aid

Stanley G. Lott, 1996-2003, President of the University

P. Randy Harrell, 2000-2019, Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

John A. Hinton, 1998-2018, Vice President for Human Resources and Special Assistant to the President

Darrell H. Nicholson, 1968-2002, Registrar

Benjamin C. Sutton, 1961-1991, Vice President for Business and Finance

Lloyd Lee Wilson, 2000-2010 Registrar

Administrative Officers and Staff

Office of the President

Kirk E. Peterson, M.S., M.S., Ph.D., President

Elizabeth Riddick Davis, B.S., M.B.A., Administrative Assistant

Academic Affairs

Office of the Provost

Danny B. Moore, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

John J. Dilustro, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies

Brenda S. Tinkham, B.S., M.A.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Associate Provost for External Affairs and Coordinator of Title IX

Nancy Cox, B.A., Administrative Assistant to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Mollile M. Madden, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Ccordinator of Academic Advising and Coordinator of Institutional Assessment

Jill A. Awuni, Th.B., M.Div., M.B.A., Director of International Students

Thomas H. Whitaker, A.S., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Director of the Honors College

Michelle L. Surerus, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., Coordinator of the Fellows Program

Bryan Herek, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Coordinator of Lit Sphere

Office of the Registrar

Jennifer E. Humphrey, B.S., M.S., Registrar

Deborah E. Baugham, Assistant to the Registrar

School of Arts and Sciences

Jennifer Z. Place, B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences

Deborah N. Joyner, Secretary

School of Business

Hunter S. Taylor, B.S., M.B.A., D.B.A., Dean of the School of Business

Deborah N. Joyner, Secretary

School of Education

Ella E. Benson, A.S., B.A., M.S, Ed.D., Dean of the School of Education

School of Fine and Applied Arts

Christina Rupsch, B.S., Ed.M., M.F.A., Dean of the School of Fine and Applied Arts

Teresa F. Warren, B.A., Secretary

School of Graduate Studies

John J. Dilustro, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Dean of the School of Graduate Studies

Library

Georgia E. Williams, B.S., M.S., University Librarian

A. Linda Hassell, A.A., B.A., M.A.Ed., M.L.S., Associate Director of Library Services

Sarah Lynn Bonner, B.S., M.L.I.S., Reference Librarian

William F. Metcalfe, A.P.P.I.T., B.S., Technology & Electronic Resources Assistant

Frances E. Cole, A.P., B.A., Public Services Library Assistant

Information Technology

James R. Howell, A.A.S., B.S., Assistant Vice President for Information Technology

Sherry D. Duncan, A.S., Database Administrator

Susan Alston, B.A., Internet Developer/Blackboard Administrator

Kyle W. Johnson, B.S., Assistant Director of Information Technology and Network Administrator

Richard A. Todd, B.S., Assistant Database Administrator

Carl J. Nicely, A.A., PC Technician

Academic Success

Syble A. Shellito, A.A., B.A., Director of Academic Success

Elizabeth H. Whitaker, B.A, M.P.A, Academic Success Coach

David E. Ballew, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Coordinator of Tutoring

Patricia L. Hale, B.A., Office Manager

Disability Services

Ella E. Benson, B.A., M.S., Ed.D., Director of Disability Services

Deborah S. Hinton, B.S., Coordinator of Disability Services

Writing Center

Theresa M. di Lustro, B.A., M.A., Director of the Writing Center

Daniel W. Early, B.S, M.S., English Lab Coordinator

University Graphic Services

Charles E. Futrell, Director of Printing Production

R. Lauren Rodil, B.S., Assistant Director for Printing Production

Teresa F. Warren, B.A., Secretary

Departmental Secretaries

Teresa F. Warren, B.A., Department of Communication Arts

Marion Foster, Department of Music

Deborah N. Joyner, School of Business, School of Arts and Sciences, Associate Provost for External Relations

Upward Bound

E. Frank Stephenson, Jr., B.S., M.Ed., Director of Upward Bound

Barbara M. Mulder, Records Manager

Hazel M. Pierce, B.S., Upward Bound Counselor

Julie L. West, Follow-up Specialist

Barbara J. Mulder, Records Manager

Student Affairs

Montrose A. Streeter, A.A., B.A., M.S., Ed D, Vice President for Student Affairs

Brandon G. Zoch, B.S., M.B.A., Associate Vice President for Student Affairs

Christy Hull, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs

Residence Life

Sher-Ron Laud, B.A., M.S., Director of Residence Life

Alan K. Scott, B. S., M. Ed.; Assistant Director of Residence Life-Careers and Programs

Rodney Countryman, B.S., Coordinator, Residence Life Operations

Campus Ministry

Mari E. Wiles, B.A., M.Div., Minister to the University; Assistant Dean of Students

Evelyn Walker, B.A. Campus Ministry Intern

Counseling

Yolanda L. Majette, B.A., M.Ed., University Counselor

Student Life

Bradley Cash, B.S., Director of Student Life

Safety and Security

Derek A. Burke, Director and Chief of Public Safety

Douglas Pilgreen, Assistant Chief of Public Safety

Derrick Carter, Sargent, Campus Police

Jonus Deloatch, Sargent, Campus Police

Brandie Pruden, Campus Safety

Antanio Watson, Campus Safety

Gene Eason, Campus Safety

Athletics

Patrick M. Mashuda, A.S., B.S., M.S., Director of Athletics and Vice President for Athletics

Ashley W. Spradlin, B.S., Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Athletics and Brave Hawks Services

Meredith D. Long, B.S., M.S., Deputy Athletic Director; Senior Women’s Administrator

Alexis Avery, B.S., Associate Athletic Director of Compliance

Lisa M. Bland, B.S., M.A., Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Medicine

Evann Carpenter, B.S., Assistant Athletic Director of Athletic Communications

Charlotte Dinkins, B.S., M.S., Internal Operations Assistant

Football

Timothy Z. Place, B.A., M.S., Head Football Coach

Mark N. Hall, B.S., M.Ed., Offensive Coordinator; Quarterbacks and Wide Receivers Coach

Eric Rhodes, B.S., M.S., Assistant Football Coach; Co-Defensive Coordinator; Defensive Backs Coach

Jonathan Leible, B.A., Assistant Football Coach; Offensive Line Coach/Recruiting Coordinator

Jeffrey Fitzgerald, B.S., Assistant Football Coach; Defensive Line Coach

John Wheeler, B.S., Assistant Football Coach; Runningbacks and Tightends Coach; Recruiting and Video Coordinator

Leon Eason, B.S., Assistant Football Coach; Defensive Backs Coach; Equipment Coordinator

Men’s Basketball

Brett T. Vincent, B.S., M.Ed., Head Men’s Basketball Coach

David Rogers, B.A., Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

Women’s Basketball

LaToya D. Jones, B.S., Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Chantel Roberts, B.S., Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Baseball

Taylor P. Furlough, B.S., M.S., Head Baseball Coach

H. Bryan Hill, Jr., B.S., Associate Head Baseball Coach

Softball

Ashley Gustafson, B.S., M.B.A., Head Softball Coach

Volleyball

Jackie Buchanan, B.S., M.Ed., Head Volleyball Coach

Men’s Soccer

Chris Whalley, B.S., M.S., Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Luke Staats, B.S., Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach

Women’s Soccer

Fernando Zuniga, B.S., Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Sarah Ghaffoor, B.S., Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach

Men and Women’s Tennis

Adam Moneypenny, B.S., Head Tennis Coach

Men and Women’s Golf

Michael Ordnung, B.S., Director of Golf

Ellen Ordnung, B.S., M.A., Assistant Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach

Men and Women’s Cross Country

Erica Blubaugh, B.A., Head Cross Country Coach

Men’s Lacrosse

Josh Seese, B.S., M.S., Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach

Women’s Lacrosse

Nicolette L. Dungee, B.S., Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach

Erica Blubaugh, B.A., Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach

Sports Information

Evann Carpenter, B.S., Assistant Athletic Director of Athletic Communications

Women’s Swimming

Nikki White, B.A., Director of Swimming

Athletic Training

Lisa M. Bland, B.S., M.A., Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Medicine

Eric Gustafson, B.S., M.S., Director of Sports Medicine

Michelle Aiken, B.S., M.S., Head Athletic Trainer

Sydney Lester, B.S., M.S., Assistant Athletic Trainer

Jocelyn Richardson, B.S., M.S., Assistant Athletic Trainer

Jessica Young, B.S., M.S., Assistant Athletic Trainer

Strength and Conditioning

Alex Jones, B.S., Strength and Conditioning Coordinator

Cheerleading

Pamela D. Scott, B.A., M.Ed., Cheerleading Coach

Enrollment Management

Kimberly S. Bailey, B.S., M.Ed.,  Vice President of Enrollment Management

Elizabeth D. Cox, B.S., Assistant Director of Admissions Data

Undergraduate Admissions

Scott T. Parker, B.S., Director of Admissions

Nancy B. Altstatt, A.S., B.A., Assistant Director of Admissions, Data 

Crystal B. Powell, B.A., M.A., Assistant Director of Admissions Operation

William R. Gurganus, B.S., Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions  

LeAnne Crabtree, A.A., B.A., Senior Admissions Counselor and Campus Visit Coordinator 

Monique N. Staats, A.A., B.A., M.A. Senior Admissions Counselor

De’Srea M. Reaves, B.A., Admissions Counselor

William T. Wright III, B.S., Admissions Counselor

Graduate Admissions

Crystal Powell, B.A., M.A., Assistant Director of Admissions Operations

Business and Financial Affairs

Danny R. Davis, B.S., M.B.A., Vice President for Business and Finance

Donnie O. Clary, B.S., M.B.A., Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs

Stephanie M. Furlough, B.S., Assistant Vice President for Business Analytics/Audit

Mary L. Harris, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Business and Finance

Business Office

Julie W. Emory, B.B.A., Director of Business Services

Michelle H. Fairless, Accounts Payable Coordinator

LaTonya M. Gregory, B.S., Accounts Receivable Manager

Jennie M. Blowe, B.S., Accounts Receivable Coordinator

Financial Aid

Ruth Wommack Casper, B.S., Director of Financial Planning

Patricia Holland, B.S., Associate Director of Financial Planning

Devin Britt, A.S., Adminstrative Assistant

Brianna Cooper, B.S., Financial Aid Counselor

Sharon W. Rose, B.S., Part-time Financial Aid Counselor

Physical Plant Administration

William L. Lassiter, Interim Director of Maintenance

Brenda N. Baisey, Secretary to the Director of Plant Operations

Steven Lassiter, Maintenance Supervisor for General Maintenance and Setups

Alex Chappell, Supervisor of Grounds

Food Service

Jon Kennedy, Director of Food Services

Derrick Gaines, Production Manager

Geraldine Branch, Assistant Manager

Campus Shop

Deedra Boone, Manager of Bookstore

Human Resources

Timothy J. Steinrock, B.S., M.S, Director of Human Resources

Personnel Office

Lynn Vann, Human Resources Coordinator

Christie Morris, A.S., Human Resources Generalist

Service Enterprises

Deborah Revelle, Mail Room Clerk

Zacharry, B.S., Mail Room Clerk

University Relations

John M. Tayloe, A.S., B.S., Vice President for Development

Twyla Duke, A.A., B.S., Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Development

Church and Community Relations

Lou Ann H. Gilliam, B.S., M.Div., Director of Church and Community Relations

Marketing and University Relations

Brooke C. Reich, B.S., Assistant Vice President for Development and Director of University Relations and Communication

Kendall Butler, Digital Media Specialist Intern

Grace Arredondo, Media Communications Specialist Intern

Annual Fund

Nicola J. Khoury, B.S., M.B.A., Director of the Annual Fund

Alumni Relations

Kay Mitchell Thomas, B.A., Senior Development Director; Director of Alumni Relations

Office of the Chancellor

M. Christopher White, A.B., M.Div., Ph.D., D.M.A., Chancellor

Stephanie Peede, B.A., M.F.A., Administrative Assistant to the Chancellor