Administration, Faculty, and Staff 2015-2016 Academic Year

Faculty listing includes the following three semesters: Summer 2015, Fall 2015, and Spring 2016.

Administrative Offices

Office of the President

Paul C. Stumb, University President, and Professor
B.S.I.E., Auburn University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.A.E., Cumberland University

William L. Williams, Jr., Chief Strategy Officer, and Instructor
B.A., Wesleyan College
M.B.A., Dartmouth College (Tuck School)

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

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

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

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

Lorraine K. Schock, Associate Registrar
A.C.Ed., Moody Bible Institute
B.A., Judson University

Secret J. Rucker, Enrollment Specialist

Jeanne W. Smith, Associate Administrator, Online Studies
B.A., Lipscomb University

Carole Ann Bach, Dean of the Rudy School of Nursing and 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

S. Christopher Fuller, Interim Dean of the Labry School of Science, Technology, and Business, and Assistant Professor
B.S., B.S., M.A.M., Ph.D., Auburn 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)

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

Jennifer Novo, Director of Academic Enrichment Center, and Instructor
B.S., M.S., Florida International University

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

Office of Student Development

Joseph L. Gray, Vice President for Campus Services
B.A., Salisbury State University
M.B.A., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Stephanie P. Walker, Dean of Students
B.B.A., M.S.P., Cumberland University

Courtney L. Vick, Director of Residence Life and Greek Affairs, and Instructor
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.B.A., Cumberland University

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 University
M.M.T., Southern Methodist University

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

Brian L. Radford, Server SQL Developer
B.S., Tennessee Technological University

Office of Enrollment Services

Ronald P. Pavan, Director of Athletics, and Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management
A.A., Northeastern Christian Junior College
B.A., Lubbock Christian University
M.A., West Virginia University

H. Edward Lovin, Executive Director of Enrollment Services, and Instructor
B.A., M.A., University of Mississippi

Beatrice M. LaChance, Director of Student Financial Services
A.S., A.S., Northern Essex Community College

Joseph A. Clark, Admissions Representative
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Chelsea D. Hardin, Coordinator of Pre-Enrollment Advising and Nursing Admissions
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

Andrea D. Davis, Admissions Representative
B.A., Cumberland University

Lori W. Long, Community College Admissions Representative
B.M., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.B.A., Tennessee Technological University

Peg R. Fredi, Fine Arts Admissions Representative
A.A., Hiwassee College
B.A., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
A.A.S., Nashville State Community College
M.F.A., Lesley University (Art Institute of Boston)
M.A., Cumberland University

Julia K. Stewart, Admissions Representative
B.A., Trevecca Nazarene University

Jessica L. Stockton, Coordinator of Graduate and International Admissions
B.A., Cumberland University

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

Susan K. Marshall, Student Financial Services Advisor

Melissa A. Hood, Student Financial Services Advisor
A.A.S., Draughons Junior College

J. Annette Jordan, Student Financial Services Office Assistant

Office of Fiscal Affairs

Judy G. Jordan, 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
M.B.A., Cumberland University

Janette E. Beasley, Staff Accountant I

D. Renee Jones, Human Resources Generalist
B.S., Trevecca Nazarene University

Katherine M. Lucia, Pride Store/Textbook Liason
B.A., Tennessee Technological University

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

Office of Communications

Phillip W. Carter, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
B.A., Western Kentucky University
M.S.P., Cumberland University

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

Stephanie L. Ferrell, Director of Communications
B.A., University of Memphis

Doris & Harry Vise University Library

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

Bettina B. Warkentin, Librarian
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.S., University of Memphis
M.H.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
M.L.I.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Ashli N. Thomas, Library Technical Assistant

John R. Paise, Library Assistant

Office of Advancement

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

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

Cheryl L. Bockstruck, Director Corporate and Foundation Relations
B.S., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Camille L. Burdine, Director of Community Relations and Engagement
B.S., East Tennessee State University

Nova D. Lawrence, Advancement Coordinator

Labry School of Science, Technology, & Business

S. Christopher Fuller, Interim Dean of the Labry School of Science, Technology, and Business, and Assistant Professor
B.S., B.S., M.A.M., Ph.D., Auburn University

Connie M. 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
Ph.D., Tennessee Technological University

Laurie P. Dishman, Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Carson Newman University
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt 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 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, Jr., Assistant Professor of Physics, Engineering Science, and Information Technology
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

Paul C. Stumb, University President and Professor of Business
B.S.I.E., Auburn University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.A.E., Cumberland University

Labry School of Science, Technology, & Business Adjunct Faculty

Andraes Alexander, Adjunct Instructor of Marketing
B.S., University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
M.B.A., Long Island University

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

Carolanne K. Azan, Adjunct Instructor of Business
A.S., St. Petersburg College
B.A., Warner Southern College
M.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

Laura H. Bechard, Adjunct Instructor of Biology
B.Sc., Erskine College
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Jonna K. Bell, Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., Western Kentucky University
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University

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

Volodymyr Borodin, Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., B.S., M.S., Dnipropetrovsk National University, Ukraine
M.S., Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

Stephen E. Earnest, Adjunct Instructor of Business Communication, and Foundations of Scholarship and Learning
B.S., Purdue University
M.S., Ph.D., Indiana 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

Cynthia R. Howard, Adjunct Instructor of Marketing
B.A., Vanderbilt University

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

Sharon R. Lee, Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Tennessee Technological 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

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

Pamela J. Merickle, Adjunct Instructor of Business
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
M.A., Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene University

Veronica L. Minsky, Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics
B.A., University of Michigan
M.S., University of Tennessee Space Institute, Tullahoma

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

Thomas F. Newton, Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Tennessee
M.A., University of North Alabama

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, Netherland Antilles

Milton W. Sager, III, Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., State University of New York, Fredonia
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Stephen P. Shao, Jr., Adjunct Instructor of Management
B.A., University of Virginia
M.B.A., Old Dominion University
Ph.D., University of Maryland

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

Melissa A. Sweeney, Adjunct Instructor of Business
B.S., Emmanuel College
M.B.A., Everglades College
D.B.A., Argosy University

James B. Turkvant, Adjunct Instructor of Accounting
B.S., South Carolina State University
M.B.A., M.A.F.M., Keller Graduate School
D.B.A., Argosy University

William L. Williams, Jr., Chief Strategy Officer, and Instructor of Business
B.A., Wesleyan University
M.B.A., Dartmouth 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, Licensure Officer/Transcript Analyst
B.B.A., M.A.E., Cumberland University

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

Carol A. Gundy, Music Accompanist

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

Lee D. Austin, Instructor of Music and Band Director
B.A., M.A., Cumberland University

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, 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

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, and Professor
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.Ed., Auburn University
Ed.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Larry T. Menefee, Professor of Communications and 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, College Station
Ph.D., Wayne State University

Ted C. Rose, Professor of Art
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.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

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

Sue Carmichael, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
M.A., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University
Ed.D., Tennessee State University

Rachel R. Chiguluri, Adjunct Instructor of Spanish
B.A., Connecticut College
M.A., M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Thornton D. Cline, Adjunct Instructor of Music
B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.S., The University of Illinoi, Urbana

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

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

James E. Farris, Adjunct Instructor of Public Service Management
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
M.S., Ed.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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

Janice M. Fox, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., Tennessee Technological University
M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Ed.S., Lincoln Memorial University
Ed.D., Tennessee State University

Peg R. Fredi, Fine Arts Admissions Representative, and Adjunct Instructor of Art
A.A., Hiwassee College
B.A., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
A.A.S., Nashville State Community College
M.F.A., Lesley University (Art Institute of Boston)
M.A., Cumberland University

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

Judy A. Gordon, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.A., Southeast Missouri State
M.S., Ed.S., Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Ken W. Gordon, Adjunct Instructor of Psychology
B.S., Centenary College
M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University, Commerce

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

Katrina A. Haley, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.A., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University
Ed.D., Tennessee State University

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

Arthur A. Hayes, Jr., Adjunct Instructor of Public Administration
B.S., J.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.B.A., Tennessee State University

Sara E. Hays, Adjunct Instructor of English
B.A., Emmanuel College
M.A., Belmont University

Sheridan W. S. Henson, Adjunct Instructor of Foundations of Scholarship & Learning
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.S.P., Cumberland University

William P. Huber, Adjunct Instructor of Music
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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

Bianca S. Jefferson, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., M.S., Tennessee State University
Ed.D., Lipscomb University

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.P., Cumberland University

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

Kristina R. Kirk, Adjunct Instructor of English
B.S., B.A., Middle Tennessee State University
M.A., Belmont University

Suzann B. Lafferty, Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice
B.A., University of Southern California
M.F.S., National University, California

Jason L. Lawson, Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
J.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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

Donna J. Matthews, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University
Ed.D, Tennessee State University

Brooke A. McAllister, Adjunct Instructor of Psychology
B.A., M.MFT, Lipscomb University

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

Lisa R. McDougal, Adjunct Instructor of English
B.A., B.A., Lipscomb University
M.A., Murray State University

L. Scott McRoberts, Adjunct Instructor of Art
A.A./A.S., Dutchess Community College
B.F.A., Middle Tennessee State University
M.F.A., State University of New York, New Paltz

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

Taylor O. Moore, Adjunct Instructor of English
A.A., John C. Calhoun Community College
B.A., Athens State University
M.A., Tennessee Technological University

Eric L. Motley, Visiting Scholar in Leadership Studies
B.A., Samford University
M.A., Ph.D., University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom

Jennifer Novo, Director of Academic Enrichment Center, and Instructor of Foundations of Scholarship and Learning
B.S., M.S., Florida International University

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

J. Michael Ripski, Adjunct Instructor of Foundations of Scholarship and Learning, and Religion
B.A., Rhodes College
M.Div., D.Min., Emory University

Robert W. Shankle, Adjunct Instructor of Music
B.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro

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

Timothy J. Tuttle, Instructor Adjunct of Public Service Management
B.G.S., University of Kansas
M.P.A., University of Texas, San Antonio
J.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln
LL.M., George Washington University

Summer B. Vertrees, Adjunct Instructor of English
B.S., M.A., Tennessee Technological University

Courtney L. Vick, Director of Residence Life & Greek Affairs, and Instructor of Foundations of Scholarship & Learning
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.B.A., Cumberland University

Kerry A. Voigt, Adjunct Instructor of English
B.S., M.A., University of North Carolina, Charlotte
M.F.A., University of Minnesota

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

Regina B. Wade, Adjunct Instructor of Psychology
A.A.S, Cleveland State Community College
B.S., M.Ed., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

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

Trina H. Winters, Adjunct Instructor of Psychology
B.S., Xavier University of Louisiana
M.S., Lipscomb University

Donna L. Wright, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., M.S., Ed.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Jeanette C. Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions

Carole Ann Bach, Dean of the Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions, and Professor
B.S.N., Indiana University
M.S.N., Washington University, 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, Instructor in Athletic Training
B.S., M.A.E., Cumberland University

K. Megan Bynum, Instructor in Athletic Training
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

LaKeisha L. Fair, Instructor of Athletic Training
B.A., Concordia University, Irvine
M.A.E., Cumberland University

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

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

Mark D. Hensley, Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Jacksonville University
M.S.N., Thomas Edison State College

James E. Holbrook, Associate Professor of Health and 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
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
A.D.N., B.S.N., East Tennessee State University
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University
D.N.P., Union 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
D.N.P., Capella 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

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

Melody A. Rose, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.S.N., Illinois Central College
M.S.N., Walden University
D.N.P., Duke University

Richard M. Storie, II, Instructor of Health and 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 of Health and Human Performance
B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University
D.A., 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 Teaching Faculty

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, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Middle Tennessee State University
M.S.N., Clarkson College
M.S., Capella University
D.N.P., Concordia University, Wisconsin

Susan M. Gent, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., St. Louis University
M.S.N., D.N.P., Vanderbilt University

William S. Gittens, Adjunct Instructor of Health and Human Performance
B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Tennessee State University

Suzanna L. Haynes, Adjunct Instructor of Health and Human Performance
B.S., M.A., Tennessee Technological University

William K. Head, Adjunct Instructor of Sport and Exercise Science
B.S., Fisk University
M.A.Ed., Ed.D., Tennessee State University

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

Devorah P. Lucas, Adjunct Instructor of Health and Human Performance
B.S., California Polytechnic State University
M.S., California State University, Los Angeles
D.B.S., Arizona State University

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

Fay G. McRady, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Vanderbilt University
M.S.N., Texas Women's University

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

Charles R. Moss, Adjunct Instructor of Health and Human Performance
B.S., Cumberland University
M.S., California University of Pennsylvania

Jessica L. Padgett, Adjunct Instructor of Health and Human Performance
A.B., Mt. Holyoke College
M.Ed., University of Washington

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

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

Melissa F. Somerville, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Indiana Wesleyan University
M.S.N., University of Phoenix

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

Bernard T. Sy, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
B.E., Vanderbilt University
M.D., University of Mississippi

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

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

F. Grace Wood, Adjunct Instructor of Athletic Training
Pharm.D., University of Tennessee

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

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

Denise M. Brown, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University
M.S.N., Tennessee State University

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

Keisha A. Butler, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Austin Peay State University

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

Stacey A. Fuhrmann, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Chamberlain College of Nursing

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

Carolyn A. Henry, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Austin Peay State University

Felecia D. Janco, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Kaplan University

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

Christine D. Kowal, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Madonna University
M.S.N., Tennessee State University

Kymberly B. Kuhns, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University
M.S.N., University of Alabama, Birmingham

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

Tifany L. Makuch, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Florida Hospital College of Health and Sciences

Kayla J. Marshall, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University
D.N.P., University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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

Michele M. McDermitt, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N. Cumberland University
M.S.N., Austin Peay State University

Meredith J. Melvin, Adjunct Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University

Rebecca M. Miller, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S., University of Maryland, College Park
M.S., Georgia State University
B.S.N., M.S.N., Vanderbilt University

Brian D. Miser, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University
M.S.N., Tennessee State University

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

Amber N. Rose, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University

Rachel K. Santos, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Union University
B.B.A., M.H.C.A., Austin Peay State University

Wendy C. Shelton, Adjunct Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University

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

Cynthia J. Stevens, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.A., Transylvania University, Lexington
B.S.N., Cumberland University

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

Angela M. Weaver, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Creighton University, Omaha
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University

Melissa A. Wiley, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Cincinatti

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

Linda A. Wynne, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University
M.S.N.,

Laura J. Young, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
A.S.N., Tennessee State University
M.S.N., D.N.P., Vanderbilt University

Athletic Department

Ronald P. Pavan, Director of Athletics, and Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management
A.A., Northeastern Christian Junior College
B.A., Lubbock Christian University
M.A., West Virginia University

R. Mitchell Walters, Assistant Athletic Director for Eligibility and 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

Forrest G. Freeman, Sports Information Director
B.A., Mississippi State University

Robert W. Brown Jr., Assistant Coach, Football
B.S., M.S., Middle Tennessee State University

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

Solomon J. Campbell, Assistant Athletic Trainer
B.S., Canisins College
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University

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

Ruth S. Currie, Head Coach, Cheerleading
A.A., Ruthledge College

Brian A. Davis, Assistant Coach, Women's Soccer
B.A., Green Mountain College

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

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

James Hicks, III, Head Coach, Wrestling
B.A., Campbellsville University

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

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

Shane J. Jaime, Assistant Coach, Wrestling
B.A., Central Washington University

Kenneth L. Jordan, Head Coach, Bowling
Diploma, Tennessee Technology Center, Hartsville

Klay M. Koester, Assistant Coach, Football
B.S., M.S., Eastern Kentucky University

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

Arnold B. Little, Assistant Coach, Football
B.S., Missouri Valley College

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

William E. McCormick, Head Coach, Tennis and Game Day Operations Manager
B.A., University of Cincinnati

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

Michael W. Minkel, Assistant Coach, Baseball

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

Jessica Pace, Assistant Coach, Basketball
B.S., Cumberland University

Stephen P. Register, Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Track and Field
B.A., Belmont University
M.S., Yale Divinity School

Mardy A. Scales, Head Coach, Men's and Women's Track and Field
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Kathryn M. Slaughter, Head Coach, Volleyball
B.A., M.A., Cumberland University

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

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

James E. Seckel, Head Coach, Men's and Women's Cross Country
B.S., United State Military Academy

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

Stephanie G. Theall, Assistant Coach, Softball
B.S., M.S.S.E.P., Cumberland University

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

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

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

Linnie E. Yarbrough, Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Track & Field
B.A., Middle Tennessee State 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
Jacqueline Cowden
J. Randall Clemons
J. Samuel Hatcher
Edward L. Thackston

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

André L. Churchwell
Brentwood, TN
Physician
Senior Associate Dean for Diversity Affairs, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

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

Cathy F. Gracey
Chattanooga, TN
Registered Nurse

Michael Spalding
Nashville, TN
Physician
President, Equal Chance for Education

John D. Wootten, Jr.
Lafayette, TN
Circuit Court Judge, 15th Judicial District of 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
Owner, Custom Packaging

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

Wayne Starks
Columbus, GA
Owner, MedPro Staffing and B/V Investments

Robert N. Vero
Gallatin, TN
CEO, Centerstone

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

Class of 2017
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

Mark G. Riggins
Cumming, GA
Owner, 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

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
Retired, Businessman, Insurance

William D. Castleman
Goodlettsville, TN
Attorney

Robert N. Clement
Nashville, TN
Former President, Cumberland University and Former United States Representative (5t District, Tennessee)

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.