Sep 19, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Officers of the Corporation

Kemper W. Baker, Chairperson

Harold W. Babb, 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

Maria R. Jones, Associate General Counsel

Board of Trustees

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

Cecil S. Hollomon, Jr., Ahoskie, NC

Billy R. Howell, Rocky Mount, NC

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

Jane E. Newsome, Winton, NC

Robbie Parker, Williamston, NC

Lisa L. Turner, Murfreesboro, NC

Barry E. Whitaker, Raleigh, NC

Terms Expiring December 31, 2023

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

Shirley B. Brown, Murfreesboro, NC

Betty R. Duke, Ahoskie, NC

Ronald L. Hicks, Fredericksburg, VA

Lloyd L. Hill, Murfreesboro, 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, 2024

Kemper W. Baker, Powhatan, VA

Francis Lynette Bunch, Murfreesboro, NC

Jane B. Burke, Wilson, NC

Ray Felton, Eure, 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

Hugh E. Wilson, Jr., Burlington, NC

Trustees Emeriti

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, 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, Jensen Beach, FL

Dean G. Vincent, Smithfield, VA

Dorothy Wallace, Woodland, NC

Terms Expiring December 31, 2021

Doug Brinkley, Ahoskie, NC

Winslow L. Carter, Durham, NC

Thomas R. Childress, Dalton, GA

Spencer M. Dillard, Richmond, VA

Jessica K. Drake, Suffolk, VA

Laura A. Farmer, Chester, VA

Walter M. Gardner, Warrenton, NC

Jerry E. Harper, Oriental, NC

Lynn W. Johnson, Murfreesboro, NC

Evelyn F. Pell, Chesterfield, VA

Betty Jo Shepheard, Rocky Mount, NC

L. Mack Thompson, Raleigh, NC

Terms Expiring December 31, 2022

Barry A. Bradberry, Gibsonville, NC

Bruce W. Brown, Murfreesboro, NC

Dan Cross, Richmond, VA

Andrea E. Eason, Sunbury, NC

Thomas E. Forbes, Murfreesboro, NC

Matthew Howell, Murfreesboro, NC

William F. McConnell , Daleville, VA

James E. Moore, Clarksville, TN

Wesley Pepper, Roanoke Rapids, NC

Charles A. Rose, Ahoskie, NC

Kim Schwartz, Ahoskie, NC

Penny J. Womble, Wilson, NC

Terms Expiring December 31, 2023

Donna P. Askew, Winterville, NC

Dale L. Elks, New Bern, NC

William V. Grissom, Chesapeake, VA

Thomas L. Jones

E. Brinson Paul, Murfreesboro, NC

D. Brannon Riddick, Hobbsville, NC

Julius H. Smith, Denver, NC

James J. Sterling, Hernando Beach, FL

Mark E. Stevens, Virgilina, VA

Billy S. Theodorakis, Murfreesboro, NC

Brick Tripp, Winton, NC

Lindsey W. Waters, Shiloh, NC

Carlyle R. Wimbish, South Boston, VA

Full-time Faculty - 2020-2021

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 Tennessee
 
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, 2018, 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.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, 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
 
Robbin L. Buller, 2008, Assistant Professor of Art; Coodinator of Studio Art; Director of Green Hall 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 Louisville; M.M., D.M., Indiana University
 
James K. Dame, II, 2011, 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; Chair, Department of Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Old Dominion 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
 
Jason S. Fowler, 2021, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, Coordinator of Graphic Design
B.A. Christopher Newport University; M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts
 
Torrence A. Gill, 2020, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University; Ph.D., University Kentucky
 
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
 
Timothy S. Hayes, 2014, Associate Professor of English; Chair, Department 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
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
 
Amin R. Khalil, 2018, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, Coordinator of Graphic Design
B.F.A., Parsons School of Design; M.F.A., Alliant International University
 
Kyung-Hoon Lee, 2019, Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Wisconsin; M.S., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., University of Kansas
 
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, Associate 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; Coordinator of the Pre-Health Professional
Advisory Programs
B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., Louisiana State University
 
Jennifer G. Newton, 2009, Assistant Professor of Graphic Communications; Coordinator of Grapic Communications
A.S., B.S., B.S., Chowan University; M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology
 
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; Dean, School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., St. Mary’s College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Albany, New York
 
Sarah E. Reed, 2018, Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., B.S., Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania; M.S., Ph.D., University 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
 
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; Director of the Chowan Fellows Program
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, 2015, Assistant Professor of Business; Dean, School 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
B.S., North Carolina Wesleyan College; M.A.Ed. Ed.S., Ed.D., East Carolina University
 
Catherine Vickers, 2013, Instructor in English
B.S., Utah State University; M.A., Georgian Court College; M.A., Wright State University
 
Amy R. Wethington, 2005, 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
 
Dan O. Wilson, 2020, Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership; Coordinator of Organizational Leadership
B.S., Longwood University; M.A., Liberty University; Ph.D., Chicago School of Professional Psychology
 
Pamela C. Woodard, 2014, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Chair, Department of Criminal Justice, Coordinator of the Pre-
Law Advisory Program
B.S., Chowan University; M.S., Ph.D., Walden University
 
Seok Yoon, 2008, Professor of Exercise Science
B.S., Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Adjunct Faculty - 2020-2021

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
 
Ralph J Brabban II, B.Mus., M.Div., Th.M., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Religion
 
Cindy M. Britton, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Instructor in Criminal Justice
 
Suzanne Daniel, B.M., M.M., Instructor in Music
 
Frederick J. Deets, B.S., B.A., M.A., Instructor in Communication
 
Theresa M. di Lustro, B.A., M.A., Instructor in English, Director of the Writing Center
 
Nicolette L. Dungee, B.S., Instructor in Fitness
 
Daniel W. Early, B.S, M.S., English Lab Coordinator
 
Melanie H. Eddleman, B.S., M.Ed., Instructor in Lifelong Fitness
 
Gordon Edenfield, B.S., M.Acc., Ph.D., Instructor in Accounting
 
Christopher Epsy, B.M., M.M., D.M.A., Instructor in Music
 
Danetta G. Evans, A.A., B.A., M.A., M.F.A., Instructor in Graphic Design
 
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
 
Ashley A. Gustafson, B.S., M.B.A., Instructor in Softball
 
Eric R. Gustafson, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Athletic Training; Director of Sports Medicine
 
J. Ronald Johnson, B.S., M.M., Instructor in Music
 
Epiphany S. Knedler, B.A., B.F.A., M.F.A., Instructor in Graphic Design
 
Douglas J. Lange, B.S., M.B.A., D.B.A., Instructor in Organizational Leadership
 
Christopher T. Langston, Sr., A.A., B.A., M.A., Instructor in Sociology
 
Alice F. Lyons, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Health
 
Noel H. Mitchell, B.A., M.A., Instructor in English
 
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
 
M. Lynne Moore, B.S., B.P.A., M.Ed., Instructor in Education and Mathematics
 
Patricia L. Owens, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Psychology
 
John S. Pond, Jr., A.A., B.A., D.Min., M.Div., D.Min., Instructor in First Year Experience and Interdisciplinary Studies
 
Christopher S. Simpson, B.A., M.Ed. Instructor in First Year Experience
 
Rachel D. Stephens, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Instructor in Communication
 
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, Registrar
 
H. Denise White, B.A. M.M.Ed., Instructor in Music
 
William T. Wright, B.S, M.A.S., Ed.D., Instructor in Education

Full-time Faculty - 2019-2020

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 Tennessee
 
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, 2018, 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, 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 P. 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
 
Robbin L. Buller, 2008, Assistant Professor of Art, Director of Green Hall 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 Louisville; 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; Chair, Department of Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Old Dominion 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
 
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
 
Timothy S. Hayes, 2014, Assistant Professor of English; Chair, Department 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
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
 
Amin R. Khalil, 2018, Associate Professor of Graphic Design
B.F.A., Parsons School of Design; M.F.A., Alliant International University
 
Kyung-Hoon Lee, 2019, Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Wisconsin; M.S., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., University of Kansas
 
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; Coordinator of the Pre-Health Professional
Advisory Programs
B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., Louisiana State University
 
Jennifer Groves Newton, 2009, Assistant Professor of Graphic Communications
A.S., B.S., B.S., Chowan University; M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology
 
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; Dean, School of Arts and Sciences
B.A., St. Mary’s College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Albany, New York
 
Sarah E. Reed, 2018, Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., B.S., Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania; M.S., Ph.D., University 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, 1994-1999, 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; Director of the Chowan Fellows Program
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, 2015, Assistant Professor of Business; Dean, School 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
 
Catherine Vickers, 2013, Instructor in English
B.S., Utah State University; M.A., Georgian Court College; M.A., Wright State University
 
Amy R. Wethington, 2005, 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, 2014, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Chair, Department of Criminal Justice, Coordinator of the Pre-
Law Advisory Program
B.S., Chowan University; M.S., Ph.D., Walden University
 
Seok Yoon, 2008, Professor of Exercise Science
B.S., Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Adjunct Faculty - 2019-2020

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
 
Michael C. Branch, B.S., Instructor in Swimming
 
Cindy M. Britton, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Instructor in Criminal Justice
 
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
 
Suzanne Daniel, B.M., M.M., Instructor in Music
 
Frederick J. Deets, B.S., B.A., M.A., Instructor in Communication
 
Theresa M. di Lustro, B.A., M.A., Instructor in English, Director of the Writing Center
 
Daniel W. Early, B.S, M.S., Instructor in History and First Year Experience; English Lab Coordinator and Assistant Registrar
 
Melanie H. Eddleman, B.S., M.Ed., Instructor in Lifelong Fitness
 
Gordon Edenfield, B.S., M.Acc., Ph.D., Instructor in Accounting
 
William J. Eger, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Instructor in Political Science and Interdisciplinary Studies
 
Christopher Epsy, B.M., M.M., D.M.A., Instructor in Music
 
Jeffrey L. Fitzgerald, B.S., Instructor in Weight Training
 
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
 
Ashley A. Gustafson, B.S., M.B.A., Instructor in Softball
 
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; Head Football Coach; Offensive Coordinator; Quarterbacks and Wide Receivers Coach
 
H. Bryan Hill, Jr., B.S., Instructor in Physical Education; Associate Head Baseball Coach
 
Jennifer E. Humphrey, B.S., M.A., Instructor in Criminal Justice; Registrar
 
J. Ronald Johnson, B.S., M.M., Instructor in Music
 
LaToya D. Jones, B.S., Instructor in Basketball; Head Women’s Basketball Coach
 
Christopher T. Langston, Sr., A.A., B.A., M.A., Instructor in Sociology
 
Brandon E. Lilley, B.S., B.S., M.Ed., Instructor in Biology
 
Alice F. Lyons, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Health
 
Mollie M. Madden, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History; Coordinator of Academic Advising; Coordinator of Institutional Assessment
 
Noel H. Mitchell, B.A., M.A., Instructor in English
 
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
 
M. Lynne Moore, B.S., B.P.A., M.Ed., Instructor in Education and Mathematics
 
Jennifer R. Newhouse, B.A., M.F.A., Associate Professor of Creative Writing
 
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
 
John S. Pond, Jr., A.A., B.A., D.Min., M.Div., D.Min., Instructor in First Year Experience, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Integrative Studies
 
Alisha M. Reid-Sessoms, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Biology
 
Eric D. Rhodes, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Weight Training
 
Joshua T. Seese, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Weight Training
 
Rachel D. Stephens, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Instructor in Communication
 
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, Registrar
 
Brett T. Vincent, B.S, M.Ed., Instructor in Basketball; Head Men’s Basketball 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
 
Mari E. Wiles, B.A., M.Div., Instructor in Religion; Minister to the University
 
Fernando Zuniga, B.S., M.Ed., Instructor in Soccer, Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Faculty Emeriti

Ralph J Brabban, 200-2020, Religion

Thomas P. Brennan, 1993-1996, 2012-2020, Graphic Communications

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

A. Linda Hassell, 1975-2019, Library

Virgil I. Krapauskas, 2001-2007, History

Jane E. Markert, 1993-2008, Physical Education

Linda L. Miles, 2010-2019, Finance

Calvin I. Owens, 1981-1999, Mathematics

Charles L. Paul, 1963-2002, History

Paula B. Pressnell, 2005-2018, Music

Christina M. Rupsch, 1994-1999, 2003-2008, 2016-2020, Art

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

G. Kenneth Wolfskill, 1975-2013, English

Jayne H. Wolfskill, 2006-2017, Education

Bert L. Wyatt, 2001-2015, Criminal Justice

Administrative Staff Emeriti

Susan Alston, B.A., 2007-2021, Internet Developer/Blackboard Administrator

Clifton S. Collins, 1965-2001, Director of 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, Director of Institutional Research and Registrar

Administrative Officers and Staff

Office of the President

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

John M. Tayloe, A.S., B.S., Assistant to the President

Samantha C. Chappell, Administrative Assistant to the President

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

Brenda S. Tinkham, B.S., M.A.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Associate Provost for External Affairs

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

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., Director of the Fellows Program

Bryan Herek, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Coordinator of LitSphere; Coordinator of First-Year Experience

Jonathan D’Souza, B.S., M.S., Instructional Designer; Blackboard Administrator

School of Arts and Sciences

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

Marion Foster, Secretary of the School of Arts and Sciences; Secretary of the Department of Music

School of Business and Design

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

Deborah N. Joyner, Secretary of the School of Business and Design

DeJuan D. Lee, B.A., Staff Pianist/Accompanist

School of Education and Professional Studies

Brenda S. Tinkham, B.S., M.A.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Dean of the School of Education and Professional Studies

Teresa F. Warren, B.A., Secretary of the School of Education and Professional Studies

Deborah N. Joyner, Secretary of the Department of Sport Science

School of Graduate Studies

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

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

Accessibility Services

Ella E. Benson, B.A., M.S., Ed.D., Dean of Accessibility Services

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

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 of Graphic Services

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

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

Library

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

Sarah Lynn Bonner, B.S., M.L.I.S., Reference Librarian, Coordinator of Library Instruction

William F. Metcalfe, A.P.P.I.T., B.S., Library Technical Services Assistant

Frances E. Cole, A.P., B.A., Catalog Library Technician

Deborah E. Baugham, Public Services Technician

Registrar

Richard A. Todd, B.S., Registrar

Sarah B. Alt, B.A., Assistant to the Registrar

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

Writing Center

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

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

Campus Ministry

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

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

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

Football

Mark N. Hall, B.S., M.Ed., Head Football Coach; Offensive Coordinator

Leon Eason, B.S., Assistant Football Coach; Wide Receivers Coach; Equipment Coordinator

Jeffrey Fitzgerald, B.S., Assistant Football Coach; Linebackers Coach

Colin Neely, B.S., Assistant Football Coach; Defensive Coordinator

Erik Pratt, B.S., M.S., Assistant Football Coach; Offensive Line Coach; Strength & Conditioning Coach

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

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

Lenise Stallings, B.S., M.S., Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Kara Jackson, A.S., B.S., Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Acrobatics and Tumbling

Hayley Nejman, B.S., Head Acrobatics and Tumbling Coach

Baseball

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

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

Esports

TJ Snelson, B.S., Head Esports Coach

Softball

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

Ashley Collins, B.S., Assistant 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

Chris Harris, B.S., Head Cross Country Coach

Men’s Lacrosse

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

P.R. Simshauser, B.S., Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach

Women’s Lacrosse

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

Chris Harris, B.S., 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

Michael Branch, B.S., Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach

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

James Ruby, 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

Daniel O. Wilson, A.A., B.S., M.A., Ph.D., 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

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

Vera C. Landrum, B.S., M.A., Assistant Director of Admissions Communications and Marketing 

Ebone C. Seese, B.A., Admissions Counselor 

Blake E. Rutledge, B.S., Admissions Counselor

Shaikeyla R. Jordan, 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., Administrative Assistant

Brianna Cooper, B.S., Financial Aid Counselor

Physical Plant Administration

Alex Chappell, Interim Director of Facilities & Grounds

Brenda N. Baisey, Administrative Assistant to Interim Director

William L. Lassiter, Director of Maintenance

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

April Matthews, Manager of Bookstore

Human Resources

Emily V. Terry, B.S., Human Resources Manager

Personnel Office

Christie Morris, A.S., Human Resources Generalist

Service Enterprises

Deborah Revelle, Mail Room Clerk

Zachary White, B.S., Mail Room Clerk

University Advancement

Andy Wilson, B.S., Vice President for Advancement
 
Twyla Duke, A.A., B.S., Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Advancement

University Development

John M. Tayloe, A.S., B.S., Assistant to the President and Executive Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving

Church and Community Relations

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

Marketing and University Relations

Kim Sherman Bailey, B.S., M.Ed., Assistant Vice President for Advancement and Director of University Relations and Communications

Alumni Relations

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