Administration Faculty and Staff

Administrative Offices

Office of the President

Harvill C. Eaton, University President, and Professor

B.S., M.S., Tennessee Technological University
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Leslie L. Steele, Executive Coordinator to the President
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Office of Academic Affairs

C. William McKee, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.Ed., Auburn University
Ed.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Tamara J. Pavan, Registrar
A.A., Northeastern Christian Junior College
B.S., Ohio Valley College

Lanah H. Browning, Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Registrar and Academic Affairs Publications Manager

Carole Ann Bach, Dean of the Rudy School of Nursing & Health Professions, and Professor
B.S.N., Indiana University
M.S.N., Washington University, St. Louis
Ph.D., The University of Texas, Austin

Eric W. Cummings, Dean of the School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts, and Associate Professor
B.A., George Washington University
M.Ed., Harvard University
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Paul C. Stumb, Dean of the Labry School of Science, Technology, and Business, and Professor
B.S.I.E., Auburn University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.A.E., Cumberland University

Joshua M. Hayden, Executive Director of General Education and Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Richmond
M.Ed., Ed.D., Vanderbilt University (Peabody College)

Eloise R. Hitchcock, Director of the Doris & Harry Vise Library, and Associate Professor
B.S., Tennessee Technological University
M.S.L.S., University of Tennessee

Sheridan W. S. Henson, Director of Academic Enrichment Center, and Instructor
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.S., Cumberland University

Office of Student Development

C. Edward Pawlawski, Executive Vice President
B.M.E., Murray State University
M.Ed., Middle Tennessee State University

Stephanie P. Walker, Associate Vice President and Dean of Students
B.B.A., Cumberland University

Larry F. Vaughan, Director of Institutional Research
B.B.A., Middle Tennessee State University

Ronie L. McPeak, Director of Career Services and Internships
B.A., Trevecca Nazarene University
M.A.E., Cumberland University

H. Edward Lovin, Director of Residence Life, Greek Affairs, & Orientation
B.A., M.A., University of Mississippi

Libby A. O'Guin, Director of Student Life
B.S., M.S., Cumberland University

Juanita M. Kissell, Director of Counseling and Disability Services
B.A., Hanover College
M.A., Indiana Wesleyan
M.M.T., Southern Methodist University

Beatrice M. LaChance, Executive Director of Enrollment Services
A.S., A.S., Northern Essex Community College

Kimberly A. Stephens, Director of Admissions and Recruitment
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
M.A.E., Bethel University

Chelsea D. Hardin, Coordinator of Pre-Enrollment Advising
B.S., B.A., Cumberland University

Amber D. Rowland, Admissions Data Analyst

Matthew J. Duncan, Admissions Data Analyst I
A.S., Volunteer State Community College

Jessica L. Stockton, Admissions Representative
B.F.A., Belmont University

Amanda B. Adcock, Admissions Representative
B.B.A., MSSEP, Cumberland University

Jamie L. Ensley, Admissions Representative
B.S., Tennessee Wesleyan College

Katie E. Gibson, Coordinator of Graduate and International Admissions
B.A., B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
M.Sc., The University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Stacy L. Kelly, Assistant Director of Student Financial Services
B.A., Missouri Western State University
M.A.E., Cumberland University

Deborah K. Brinton, Student Financial Services Analyst I
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Megan M. Grindstaff, Student Financial Services Analyst II
B.A., Cumberland University

Samuel L. Greene, Student Financial Services Analyst II
B.B.A., M.B.A., Cumberland University

Office of Fiscal Affairs

Judy G. Jordan, CPA, Vice President for Finance
B.S., University of North Alabama

Martha S. Reese, Accounts Receivable Clerk
Diploma, Tennessee College of Applied Technology

Barbara B. Fuller, Accounts Receivable
B.S., Tennessee Technological University

Cindy L. Hearn, Accounts Payable Analyst

Krista M. Petraitis, Staff Accountant II
B.S., Tennessee Technological University

Janette E. Beasley, Staff Accountant I

Joseph L. Gray, Executive Director of Campus Services
B.A., Salisbury State University
M.B.A., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

Elizabeth A. Butler, Assistant Director of Human Resources
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.B.A., Cumberland University

Katherine M. Lucia, Bookstore Director
B.A., Tennessee Technological University

Doris A. Gray, Assistant Bookstore Manager
A.A., Delaware Technical & Community College

Angela P. Burns, Postmaster
B.S., University of Phoenix

Office of Information Technology

William T. Lambert, Director of Information Technology
A.S., Volunteer State Community College
B.S., Tennessee Technological University

Horace A. McCall, Network Technician
Electronics Technician, Tennessee Technology Center
Network+ Certified

Scott A. Clancy, Help Desk Manager
A+ Certified Hardware Technician

Jerry L. England, Network Technician

Office of Communications

Phillip W. Carter, Executive Director of Communications
B.A., Western Kentucky University

John K. Essary, Design Manager for Print and Media
B.F.A., Cumberland University

Online and Professional Studies

Stacey A. Garrett, Vice President for Online and Professional Studies and University General Counsel
B.A., Duke University
J.D., Tulane University Law School

Vickie E. Rickard, Director of Operations
A.A., B.B.A., University of Central Oklahoma
M.B.A., M.A., Cumberland University

Stephani A. deRouen, Associate Administrator
B.B.A., Cumberland University

Secret J. Rucker, Online Enrollment Specialist

Devan S. Carr, Program Director of Nursing
B.S.N., Middle Tennessee State University
M.S.N., Clarkson College
M.S., Capella University

K. Charles Collier, Program Director of Education
B.S., University of Tennessee
M.A., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University
Ed.D., Vanderbilt University (Peabody College)

Joseph P. Minor, Program Director of Criminal Justice
B.S., M.S., Austin Peay State University

Doris & Harry Vise Library

Eloise R. Hitchcock, Director of the Doris & Harry Vise Library and Associate Professor
B.S., Tennessee Technological University
M.S.L.S., University of Tennessee

Amber W. McKee, Reference & Instruction Librarian
B.A., M.A., Cumberland University
M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Ashli N. Thomas, Library Technical Assistant

Office of Advancement

William R. Richardson, Vice President for Advancement
B.S., University of Tampa

Jonathon L. Hawkins, CFRE, Executive Director, Development & Alumni Relations
B.S., M.Ed., Middle Tennessee State University

Cheryl L. Bockstruck, Development Officer, Corporate & Foundation Relations
B.S., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

Camille L. Burdine, Development Officer, Major Gifts
B.S., East Tennessee State University

Stephanie L. Ferrell, CFRE, Development Officer, Major & Planned Gifts
B.A., University of Memphis

Nova D. Lawrence, Advancement Coordinator

Labry School of Science, Technology, & Business

Paul C. Stumb, Dean of the Labry School of Science, Technology, and Business, and Professor
B.S.I.E., Auburn University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.A.E., Cumberland University

Connie Sink, Administrative Assistant to the Labry School of Science, Technology, and Business

Kimberly G. Atwood, Instructor of Biology

B.S., Cumberland University
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Danny L. Bryan, Assistant Professor of Biology
A.S., Motlow State Community College
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Laurie P. Dishman, Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Carson Newman University
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

S. Christopher Fuller, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., M.A.M., Ph.D., Auburn University

Kevin B. Gammon, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Berry College
M.S., Ph.D., Auburn University

Mary Lewis Haley, Professor of Accounting
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.B.A., D.A., Middle Tennessee State University

Eric A. Landis, Assistant Professor of Marketing and Management
B.A., M.A., University of Alabama
D.M., University of Phoenix

Max Y. Melnikov, Associate Professor of Economics and Finance
B.S., M.S., Dnipropetrovsk National University, Ukraine
M.A., D.A., Middle Tennessee State University

Robert H. Nichols, Assistant Professor of Physics
A.S., Young Harris College
B.S., Davidson College
M.A., Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis

Sarah S. Pierce, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Labry School of Science, Technology, & Business Adjunct Faculty

Luther W. Paul Allen, Adjunct Instructor of Business
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.B.A., Middle Tennessee State University

Eric G. Alspaugh, Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.Ed., Tennessee State University

Laura H. Berchard, Adjunct Instructor of Biology
B.Sc., Erskine College, Due West
Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens

Mathieu R. Berman, Adjunct Instructor of Marketing
B.A., Brown University
J.D., Boston University School of Law

Raluca I. Clendenen, Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Oradea, Romania
M.S., Ph.D., University of Memphis

Michael C. Dillon, Adjunct Instructor of Business
B.S., Purdue University
M.B.A., Grand Valley State University

Karen L. C. Ellis, Adjunct Instructor of Business Law
B.A., Transylvania University
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University
J.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Christi D. Griffin, Adjunct Instructor of Business Ethics
B.S.B.A., University of Alabama, Huntsville
M.H.S.A., George Washington University
J.D., Creighton University

Pamula A. Hagan, Adjunct Instructor of Business Leadership
B.S., Tennessee State University
M.B.A., Orlando College
M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Ian C. Hawkins, Adjunct Instructor of Chemistry
B.S., East Carolina University
M.S., Vanderbilt University
Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

Judith A. S. Horvath, Adjunct Instructor of Information Systems
B.S., Lehigh University
M.B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

Elvis A. Huff, Adjunct Instructor of Information Systems
B.S., M.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Jeffrey W. Kennedy, Adjunct Instructor of Marketing
B.A., Florida Atlantic University
M.B.A., D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

Wesley B. Lankford, Adjunct Instructor of Computer Information Systems
B.S., Baylor University
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Michael R. Lynch, Adjunct Instructor of Hospitality Management
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stout
M.S., Florida International University
L.L.M., DeMontfort University
D.M., University of Phoenix

H. Ronald Moser, Adjunct Instructor of Marketing
B.S., Tennessee Technological University
M.B.A., Middle Tennessee State University
Ed.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

J. Daniel Privott, Adjunct Instructor of Accounting
B.S., Wake Forest University
M.B.A., Vanderbilt University

Andrew J. Reynolds, Adjunct Instructor of Biology
B.S., Cumberland University
M.S., American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

James R. Shackleford, Adjunct Instructor of Statistics
B.E., Vanderbilt University
M.E., University of Florida
Ed.S., Middle Tennessee State University
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Karah S. Sprouse, Adjunct Instructor of Business
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.B.A., University of Mississippi

M. Lindsey Watson, Adjunct Instructor of Biology
B.S., Cumberland University
M.S., Western Kentucky University

Lydia C. Young, Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Alabama, Birmingham
M.A.E., Cumberland University
M.S., Mississippi College

School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts

Eric W .Cummings, Dean of the School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts, and Associate Professor
B.A., George Washington University
M.Ed., Harvard University
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Mary F. Agee, Administrative Assistant to the School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts

A.A., Nossi College of Art

Karen B. Hobson, Certification Officer/Transcript Analyst
B.B.A., Cumberland University
M.A.E., Cumberland University

Marjorie S. Anderson, Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Wake Forest University
M.Ed., Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Greensboro

C. Rick Bell, Instructor of History and Faculty Athletic Representative
B.A., M.A., Middle Tennessee State University
M.A.E., Cumberland University

W. Russell Cheatham, Professor of Criminal Justice and Public Administration
B.S., University of North Alabama
B.S., Auburn University
M.C.J., Middle Tennessee State University
Ph.D., Tennessee State University

Mark R. Cheathem, Associate Professor of History
B.A., Cumberland University
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

K. Charles Collier, Professor of Education
B.S., University of Tennessee
M.A., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University
Ed.D., Vanderbilt University (Peabody College)

Kim Y. Finch, Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Sung-Shin Women's University, Korea
M.A., Fayetteville State University
C.A.S., University of Southern Maine
Ed.D., Vanderbilt University (Peabody College)

Stephen B. Finch, Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Georgetown University
M.S. Ed., University of Southern Maine
Ed.D., Vanderbilt University (Peabody College)

Stuart E. Harris, Associate Professor of English
B.S., B.A., Belmont University
M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
D.A., Middle Tennessee State University

Joshua M. Hayden, Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies and Executive Director of General Education
B.A., University of Richmond
M.Ed., Ed.D., Vanderbilt University (Peabody College)

Fred E. Heifner, Professor of Anthropology, Philosophy, and Religion
B.A., Louisiana College
M.Div., Th.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Sheridan W. S. Henson, Instructor of Foundations of Scholarship and Learning, and Director of Academic Enrichment Center
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.S., Cumberland University

Natalie R. Inman, Assistant Professor of History
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Brian Q. Kilian, Professor of Music
B.S., Trevecca Nazarene University
B.Mus., University of South Africa
M.Mus., D.M.A., Combs College of Music

John P. Markert, Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., M.A., University of South Florida
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Jenny L. Mason, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.Ed., Auburn University
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

C. William McKee, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor, and Program Director of Master of Public Service Management
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.Ed., Auburn University
Ed.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Larry T. Menefee, Professor of Communications and Theatre, and Director of Theatre
B.A., David Lipscomb University
M.A., Southern Illinois University
Ph.D., University of Denver

Michele P. Paise, Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., B.A., Shepard University
M.M., Johns Hopkins University (Peabody Institute)
D.M.A., Arizona State University

Michael C. Rex, Associate Professor of English
B.A., Sam Houston State University
M.A., Texas A&M University
Ph.D., Wayne State University

Ted C. Rose, Professor of Fine Arts
B.A., David Lipscomb University
M.A.E., Edinboro State University
M.F.A., University of Tennessee

Sandra H. Smith, Professor of Special Education
B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University
Ed.D., Tennessee State University

School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts Adjunct Faculty

Sharon K. Anderson, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University
Ed.D., Tennessee State University

Alma M. Barnes, Adjunct Instructor of Spanish
B.A., Harding University
M.A.T., Middle Tennessee State University

Melanie R. Bean, Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice
B.B.A., B.A., Cumberland University
J.D., Stetson University

L. Cheryl Bevill, Adjunct Instructor of Spanish
B.A., M.A., Middle Tennessee State University
Ed.D., Tennessee State University

Carolyn M. Blake, Accompanist for Music Department
B.S., University of North Texas

Christopher S. Byrd, Technical Director for Theatre
B.A., Cumberland University

Mark S. Caldwell, Adjunct Instructor of Philosophy
B.A., Baylor University
B.D., Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Simyka M. Carlton, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., Bethel University
M.A., Cumberland University
Ed.D., Walden University

Julia A. Cawthon, Adjunct Instructor of English
B.A., Cumberland University
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University

James E. Champion, II, Adjunct Instructor of Art
B.F.A., University of Mississippi
M.A., University of Louisville
M.F.A., University of North Dakota

Lana S. Clauss, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., Utah State University
Ed.D., University of Arkansas

Thornton D. Cline, Adjunct Instructor of Music (Strings)
B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.S., The University of Illinois

Shannon D. Collins, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Joseph E. Craig, Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice
B.S., University of Tennessee, Martin
M.S., Cumberland University

Jennifer A. Crescuillo, Adjunct Instructor of Art
B.F.A., Bowling Green State University
M.F.A., Southern Illinois University of Carbondale

Arthur H. Criscoe, Adjunct Instructor of Education
A.B., M.Div., M.A.R.E., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A.E., Cumberland University

Audrey E. Cross, Adjunct Instructor of English
B.A., Bethel University
M.A., Belmont University

William H. Fitzhugh, Adjunct Instructor of Music (Guitar)
B.S., M.Mu., Austin Peay State University

Peg R. Fredi, Adjunct Instructor of Art
A.A., Hiwassee College
B.A., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
M.T., Methodist Hospital School of Medical Technology
A.A.S., Nashville State Community College
M.F.A., Lesley University (Art Institute of Boston)
M.A., Cumberland University

Paul Garretson, Adjunct Instructor of Music (Percussion)
B.A., Southeast Texas University
M.Mu., University of North Texas

Carla Grebert, Adjunct Instructor of Spanish
B.A., M.A., University of Tennessee

Sally H. Govan, Adjunct Instructor of Art
B.F.A., University of Tennessee
M.F.A., University of Hartford

Garrett D. Harper, Adjunct Instructor of Geography
B.A., Middle Tennessee State University
M.B.A., Kennesaw State University
J.D., Nashville School of Law
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

David M. Hobbs, Adjunct Instructor of Music (Upper Brass)
B.Mu., Louisiana State University
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University

William P. Huber, Adjunct Instructor of Music (Lower Brass)
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Jamison R. Hurt, Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice
B.A., University of Tennessee
M.A., University of Memphis

Ellen W. James, Adjunct Instructor of English
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.Ed., University of South Carolina

Anisha D. Jones, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., University of Tennessee, Martin
M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Tennessee State University

J. Natae Jones, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University

Roy L. Jones, Adjunct Instructor of Public Service Management
B.S., Tennessee Technological University
J.D., Nashville School of Law
M.S., Cumberland University

Stephanie D. Jones, Adjunct Instructor of Music (Voice)
B.A., University of West Florida
M.A., Indiana University

Heather M. Joppich, Adjunct Instructor of Psychology
B.A., The College of Saint Rose
M.S., Springfield College
Ph.D., Tennessee State University

Juanita M. Kissell, Director of Counseling and Disability Services and Adjunct Instructor for Psychology
B.A., Hanover College
M.A., Southern Methodist University
M.A., Indiana Wesleyan University

Damon J. MacNaught, Adjunct Instructor of Art
B.A., Hartwick College
M.F.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Michael E. McDonald, Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice and Public Administration
A.A., B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
M.P.A., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
J.D., John Marshall Law School

Marcia G. Melton, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Middle Tennessee State University
Ed.D., Tennessee State University

Tara M. Mielnik, Adjunct Instructor of History
B.A., University of the South
M.A., Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

Joseph P. Minor, Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice
B.S., M.S., Austin Peay State University

Beverly C. Montgomery, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., Valdosta State University
M.A., Walden University
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

Laura L. Redmond, Adjunct Instructor of English
B.A., M.A., Oakland University

Franklin D. Ruckman, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., Trevecca Nazarene University
M.Ed., Middle Tennessee State University
M.Ed., Ed.D., Tennessee State University

Diane L. Sadler, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University
Ed.D., University of Tennessee

Robert W. Shankle, Adjunct Instructor of Music (Woodwinds)
B.A., University of North Carolina

Jamie R. Smith, Adjunct Instructor of English 
B.A., M.A., Middle Tennessee State University

Susie K. Stephens, Adjunct Instructor of English
B.A., Cumberland University
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University

Lisa A. Swart, Adjunct Instructor of History
B.F.A., Rhodes University
M.A.N.E.S., D.Phil., Stellenbosch University

Cathy W. Toombs, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Middle Tennessee State University
Ed.D., Tennessee State University

Joel F. Wade, Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice
B.S., Tennessee Technological University
M.S., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

Leann F. Walker, Adjunct Instructor of Special Education
B.S., M.S., Ed.S., Tennessee State University

Phillip A. Wallace, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Austin Peay State University
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

Irina S. Willis, Adjunct Instructor of Spanish
B.A., M.A.E., Institute of Foreign Languages
Ph.D., Moscow State University

Connie L. Wright, Adjunct Instructor of Psychology
A.A., Martin Methodist College
B.A., Vanderbilt University
M.A., Tennessee Technological University
Ed.D., Vanderbilt University

The Jeanette C. Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions

Carole Ann Bach, Dean of the Rudy School of Nursing & Health Professions, and Professor
B.S.N., Indiana University
M.S.N., Washington University in St. Louis
Ph.D., The University of Texas, Austin

Kristin L. Kannon, Office Manager
B.S., Tennessee Technological University

Ray Lynn Crutcher, Director of Operations

Katie L. Arnold, Athletic Training Program Director
B.S., M.A.E., Cumberland University

James S. Barnett, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Tennessee State University
M.S.N., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

K. Megan Bynum, Athletic Training Program Clinical Education Coordinator
B.S., University of North Carolina, Greensboro
M.S., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

Rebecca E. Chatham, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Vanderbilt University

Patricia A. Davis-Scott, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.D.A.S., Tulsa Community College
B.S.N., Langston University
M.S., University of Oklahoma

Andrew J. Donadio, Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of South Alabama
M.S.N., Tennessee Technological University

Jason S. Grindstaff, Assistant Professor Health & Human Performance
B.A., Dakota Wesleyan University
M.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Judy C. Gunter, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Diploma, Baptist Hospital School of Nursing
B.S., University of Tennessee
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University
D.C.Ed., North Carolina College of Theology

James E. Holbrook, Associate Professor of Health & Human Performance
B.A., Morehead State University
M.S., Eastern Kentucky University
D.A., Middle Tennessee State University

Gail E. Humes, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., Cumberland University
M.S.N., University of Alabama, Huntsville

Maggie D. Keil, Assistant Professor of Nursing and Director of Skills Labs
A.S., Victor Valley Community College
B.S.N., California State University, San Bernardino
M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Joy D. Kimbrell, Assistant Professor of Nursing and Director of the Center for Nursing Success
A.D.N., B.S.N., East Tennessee State University
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University

Ronda S. Landers, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.D.N., Stanley Community College
B.S.N., Chamberlain College of Nursing
M.S.N., Middle Tennessee State University

Jean L. Markie, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.S.N., Columbia State Community College
B.S.N., Belmont University
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University

Fay G. McRady, Assistant Professor of Nursing, and Director of the Mt. Juliet Working Adult Program
B.S.N., Vanderbilt University
M.S.N., Texas Woman's University

Robin J. Retallack, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Tennessee Technological University
M.S.N., Western Kentucky University

Richard M. Storie, II, Instructor of Health & Human Performance
B.A., University of Toledo
M.S., Adelphi University

Diane E. Thorup, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.D.N., B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University

Barbara R. Tincher, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.P.N., Ohio State University
B.S.N., University of Kentucky
M.S.N., Wright State University

George L. Walker, Assistant Professor and Program Director of Health & Human Performance
B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University
D.A., Middle Tennessee State University

Julie A. Windmiller, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Indiana University
M.S.N., Middle Tennessee State University

Gertrude I. Wright, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Michigan
B.S.N., Emory University
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University

The Jeanette C. Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions Adjunct and Clinical Faculty

Roderick L. Armstrong, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Tennessee State University

Elizabeth F. Banks, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.A., Princeton University
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University

Crystal J. Brock, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University
M.S.N., Western Kentucky University 

Charlotte B. Buscher, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., William Carey College
M.S.N., Louisiana State University

Marissa L. Brown, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Joel W. Campbell, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
A.S.N., Henderson Community College
B.S.N., Belmont University
M.S.N., Tennessee State University

Devin S. Carr, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Middle Tennessee State University
M.S.N., Clarkson College
M.S., Capella University

Weber B. Dennis, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Aquinas College

Julie A. Donohue, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.S.N., Tennessee State University

Phyllis J. Dunn, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Tennessee State University
D.N.P., Union University

Daphne C. Harris, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
A.D.N., Tennessee State University
B.S., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

Mark D. Hensley, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Jacksonville University

Richard A. Kincaid, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University
M.S.N., Tennessee State University

Afshan N. Kirmani, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
B.S., Wingate University
B.S.N., M.S.N., Tennessee State University

Andrew K. Lamoreaux, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Middle Tennessee State University

M. Melissa Lord, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Auburn University
M.S.N., Belmont University

Michele Martens, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S., Tennessee Technological University
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University
D.N.P., University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Mitzi McCloud, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Kathryn A. McDearman, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
B.S., Tennessee Technological University
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University

Amy M. McIntosh, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Austin Peay State University
M.S.N., Tennessee State University

Timothy C. Morgan, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
Pharm.D., University of Tennessee, Memphis

Laura F. Oettel, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.S.N., Bellarmine University

Nicole A. Owen, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Middle Tennessee State University

Retha L. Parker, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
A.S, B.S.N, Middle Tennessee State University
M.S.N., University of Alabama, Huntsville

Nicole T. Powell, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
A.S.N., Hopkinsville Community College
B.S.N., Murray State University
M.S.N., Middle Tennessee State University

Shernaye C. Russell, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
M.S.N., Tennessee State University

Monica H. Satterwhite, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Tennessee State University
M.H.S.A., University St. Francis

Marcia E. Spear, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Tennessee State University
M.S.N., D.N.P., Vanderbilt University

Kristina G. Stafford, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Middle Tennessee State University

Susan D. Swanson, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University

M. Katelin Taylor, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University
M.S.N., Tennessee State University

Danya E. Victor, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Karen R. White, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.P.H., Arizona State University

Athletic Department

Ron Pavan, Director of Athletics
A.A., Northeastern Christian Junior College
B.A., Lubbock Christian University
M.A., West Virginia University

Mitch Walters, Assistant Athletic Director Eligibility & Retention
B.S., Mansfield University
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University

C. Rick Bell, Instructor of History and Faculty Athletics Representative
B.A., M.A., Middle Tennessee State University
M.A.E., Cumberland University

Jo Jo Freeman, Sports Information Director
B.A., Mississippi State University

Jared Klosterboer, Game Operations Manager/Head Coach, Cross Country
B.S., Iowa Wesleyan College
MSSEP, Cumberland University

Todd Allen, Head Coach, Wrestling
B.B.A., University of the Cumberlands
M.B.A., Cumberland University

Buddy Brown, Assistant Coach, Football
B.S., M.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Brad Bustle, Assistant Coach, Football
B.A., University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Robert Clayton, Assistant Coach, Baseball
B.S., Cumberland University 

Ryan Cotton, Director of Strength & Conditioning
B.S., University of Buffalo
MSSEP, Cumberland University

Ruth S. Currie, Head Coach, Cheerleading

LaKeisha Fair, Assistant Athletic Trainer
B.S., Concordia University, Irvine
M.A.E., Cumberland University

Adam Grant, Assistant Coach, Women's Soccer
B.S., Martin Methodist College
MSSEP, Cumberland University

Brittany Harry, Head Coach, Volleyball
B.A., University of South Carolina Upstate

Kevin Hite, Assistant Coach, Baseball
B.B.A., M.A.E., Cumberland University 

Woody Hunt, Head Coach, Baseball
B.S., Belmont University
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Ryan Hunt, Assistant Coach, Baseball
B.S., M.A.E., Cumberland University

Jeremy Lewis, Head Coach, Women's Basketball
B.S., Cumberland University

Ryan Locke, Assistant Coach, Football
B.S., Troy University
MSSEP, Cumberland University

Nathan Luce, Assistant Coach, Football
B.S., Heidelberg University
M.S., Cumberland University

Bill McCormick, Head Coach, Tennis

Gavin McKinney, Head Coach, Women's Soccer
B.S., Lambuth University
M.A.E., University of Tennessee at Martin

James Meadows, Head Athletic Trainer
B.S., M.S., Harding University

Tereva Moore, Assistant Coach, Women's Basketball
B.S., Belmont University
MSSEP, Cumberland University

Rory O'Connor, Assistant Coach, Men's Soccer
B.Sc.Ed., University of Memphis

Kyle Smith, Head Coach, Men's Soccer
B.S., Lambuth University
MAT, Hastings College

Heather Stanfill, Head Coach, Softball
B.S., M.A.E., Austin Peay State University
MSSEP, Cumberland University

Donnie Suber, Head Coach, Football
B.S., Georgia Southern University
M.S.O., Cumberland University

Lonnie Thompson, Head Coach, Men's Basketball
B.A., M.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Richard Williams, Head Coach, Golf
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Lindal Yarbrough, Assistant Coach, Men's Basketball
B.B.A., Cumberland University

Board of Trust

Cumberland University is operated by a self-perpetuating Board of Trust. Trustees represent broad and varied interests, abilities, and experiences. The Board of Trust is charged with making policy decisions and ensuring the future advancement of Cumberland University. The Trustees are divided into annual classes and life members.

Executive Committee
Robert L. McDonald, Chairman
W.P. Bone, III, Secretary-Treasurer
Robert N. Vero, Vice-Chairman
W. Joseph Adams
J. Randall Clemons
J. Samuel Hatcher
Edward L. Thackston

Class of 2014
W. Joseph Adams
Lebanon, TN
Main Street Property Management

Martha M. Bradshaw
Lebanon, TN
Retired

Greg Dugdale
Lebanon, TN
CEO, Greg Dugdale Properties

J. Samuel Hatcher
Lebanon, TN

Robert L. McDonald
Lebanon, TN
President, CedarStone Bank

David Paul
Berkeley, CA
President, Fiscal Strategies Group

Mark G. Riggins
Cumming, GA
Dental Financial Services

Edward L. Thackston
Nashville, TN
Retired Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University

John Van Mol
Nashville, TN
Chairman, DVL Public Relations & Advertising

Class of 2015
Winstead P. Bone, III
Lebanon, TN
Partner, Wilson County Motor Company

Sandra W. Duncan
Nashville, TN
Vice President, Tenco Services, Inc.

Cathy F. Gracey
Chattanooga, TN

Charles Groat
Baton Rouge, LA
The Water Institute of the Gulf

Camellia Petty
Brentwood, TN
Vice President, BMI

John D. Wootten, Jr.
Lafayette, TN
Circuit Court Judge, 15th Circuit Court Tennessee

Class of 2016
Edward Callis
Lebanon, TN
Owner, Callis Ventures, LLC

J. Randall Clemons
Lebanon, TN
Chairman of the Board, Wilson Bank and Trust

Jackie Cowden
Lebanon, TN

Saad Ehtisham
Leesburg, FL
SVP & COO, Central Florida Health Care Alliance

N.B. Forrest Shoaf
Lebanon, TN
Retired CFO, Cracker Barrell Corporation

Robert N. Vero
Gallatin, TN
CEO, Centerstone

J. Roy Wauford
Lebanon, TN
CEO, JR Wauford & Co.

Life Trustees
Robert C. Bone
Lebanon, TN
Physician

William D. Heydel
Lebanon, TN
Retired, Tennessee State Manager, American Family Life Assurance Company

Jim K. Lancaster
Lebanon, TN
Retired, Agency Manager, Farm Bureau Insurance

Anne B. Roberts
Nashville, TN
Businesswoman, Real Estate

Trustee Emeritus
Alfred A. Adams, III
Lebanon, TN
Businessman, Insurance

James Carroll
Lebanon, TN
Retired, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Wynn's International, Inc.

William D. Castleman
Goodlettsville, TN
Attorney

Robert N. Clement
Nashville, TN
President Emeritus, Cumberland University

Albert A. Gore, Jr.
Nashville, TN
Former Vice President, United States of America

Kenneth J. Hawkins
Lebanon, TN
Horizon Concrete, Inc.

Lynn Lester
Lebanon, TN
Businesswoman and Civic Leader

Robert H. Traeger
Nashville, TN
Retired, Vice President, and General Manager, Toshiba America, Inc.

Harry Vise
Nashville, TN
Retired