Administration, Faculty, and Staff - Spring 2018 Semester

Administrative Offices

Office of the President

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

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

Office of Academic Affairs

C. William McKee, Provost, 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. Hale, Executive Assistant to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Registrar, and Academic Affairs Publications Manager

Joy D. Kimbrell, Interim Dean of the Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions, and Associate Professor
A.D.N., B.S.N., East Tennessee State University
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University
D.N.P., Union University

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

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

Laurie P. Dishman, Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Carson Newman University
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

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

Jana W. Wood, Associate Registrar
B.A., Cumberland University
M.Ed., Western Washington University

Sheridan W. S. Henson, Executive Director of Academic Support and Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.S.P., Cumberland University
Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene University

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

Office of Campus Services

Joseph L. Gray, Vice President for Facilities and Infrastructure
B.A., Salisbury State University
M.B.A., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Stephanie P. Davis, Dean of Students and Instructor
B.B.A., M.S.P., Cumberland University

Eddie M. Christian, Director of Counseling and Disability Services
B.A., University of Texas, Permian Basin
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University

Catherine J. Straube, Director of Residence Life, Greek Affairs, and Instructor
B.A., Roanoke College
M.S., Kaplan University

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

Jerry L. England, Director of Information Technology

Scott A. Clancy, Desktop Administrator
A+ Certified Hardware Technician

Andrew M. DeFilippo, Help Desk Technician

Kurt R. Gorham, Senior Software Developer
B.B.A., M.B.A., Morehead State University

Jacob W. Harrison, Help Desk Manager
A.A., Merced Community College
B.A., Kaplan University

Mario Rancier, Network and Systems Support Specialist
A.S., Instituto Tecnico Salesiano

Office of Enrollment Services

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

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

Andrea D. Davis, Enrollment Specialist
B.A., Cumberland University

Matthew J. Duncan, Senior Operations Analyst
A.S., Volunteer State Community College

Bryce V. Holmes, Assistant Director of Admissions for Graduate Admissions
B.S., University of Tennessee, Martin
M.A.E., Cumberland University

Alexis R. Laucirica, Enrollment Specialist
B.S., Southeastern University, Florida

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

Christina M. Olin, Admission Data Analyst
B.S. Tennessee Technological University

Patricia H. Pope, Liaison for International Admissions
A.A.M., Middle Tennessee State University
B.A., Cumberland University

Julia K. Stewart, Enrollment Specialist
B.A., Trevecca Nazarene University

Amber M. Wilson, Associate Director of Admissions
B.A., Maryville College
M.B.A., Cumberland University

William E. Wynns, Jr., Liaison for Armed Services Personnel, Admissions Representative
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Beatrice M. LaChance, Director of Financial Aid
A.S., A.S., Northern Essex Community College
B.B.A., Cumberland University

Secret R. Abernathy, Financial Aid Advisor

J. Annette Jordan, Financial Aid Advisor

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

Susan K. Marshall, Financial Aid Advisor

James D. Vick, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
B.A., University of Tennessee

Office of Fiscal Affairs

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

Janette E. Beasley, Staff Accountant I and Veterans Liaison

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

Cindy L. Hearn, Accounts Payable Analyst

Kathryn M. Lucia, Pride Shop Manager and Textbook Liaison
B.A., Tennessee Technological University

Cassandra L. Marshall, Director of Accounting/Payroll
B.S., M.B.A., Tennessee Technological University

Tammy B. Marshall, Human Resources Generalist
B.A., Flagler College
M.S., Troy University

Jessica C. Peach, Accounts Receivable Representative

Janet A. Pedigo, Accounts Receivable Representative

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

Office of Communications and Marketing

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

Dywuan E. Brown, Website and Graphic Design Manager
B.B.A., Tennessee State University
M.B.A., University of Phoenix

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

Academic Success Center

Sheridan W. S. Henson, Executive Director of Academic Support and Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.S.P., Cumberland University
Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene University

Stephen E. Earnest, Assistant Professor of Foundations of Scholarship and Learning, Business Communications, and Director of Student Development
B.S., Purdue University
M.S., Ph.D., Indiana University

Jennifer Novo, Director of Student Success, and Instructor of Foundations of Scholarship and Learning
B.S., M.S., Florida International University

Stephen P. Register, Instructor of Foundations of Scholarship and Learning and Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Track and Field, and Coordinator of Associate Degree Conversion
B.A., Belmont University
M.S., Yale University

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

Courtney L. Vick, Director of Career Services, and Instructor
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.B.A., Cumberland University

Doris & Harry Vise University Library

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

Bettina B. Warkentin, Librarian and Instructor
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 T. Wells, Library Technical Assistant
B.S., Cumberland University

Eckton C. Chinyanga, Library Assistant
B.A., African Bible College, Malawi South East Africa
B.B.A., Cumberland University
M.B.A., Tennessee State University

Office of Advancement

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

Virginia H. Bennett, Development Officer
B.A., B.B.A., M.B.A., Cumberland University

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

Staci S. Galentine, Development Officer
A.A., Bellevue College
B.S., Belmont University

Nova D. Lawrence, Advancement Coordinator

Labry School of Science, Technology, and Business

S. Christopher Fuller, Dean of the Labry School of Science, Technology, and Business, and Associate 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

Laura H. Bechard, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.Sc., Erskine College
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Danny L. Bryan, Associate 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

B. Allison Dorris, Instructor of Biology
B.S., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
M.S., Tennessee Technological University

Stephen E. Earnest, Assistant Professor of Foundations of Scholarship and Learning and Business Communications and Director of Student Development
B.S., Purdue University
M.S., Ph.D., Indiana University

Christi D. Griffin, Assistant Professor of Business and Health Care Administration
B.S.B.A., University of Alabama, Huntsville
M.H.S.A., George Washington University
J.D., Creighton University

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

Valerie B. King, Assistant Professor of Marketing
B.B.A., M.B.A., Belmont University
D.B.A., Argosy 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

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

Robert H. Nichols, Jr., Associate Professor of Physics and Information Technology
A.S., Young Harris College
B.S., Davidson College
M.A., Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis

Julie B. Phillips, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., M.S., Middle Tennessee State University
Ph.D., University of California, Merced

Sarah S. Pierce, Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
M.A.E., Cumberland University
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Timothy L. Rose, Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., M.A., Clark Atlanta University
M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

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

Stephen P. Shao, Jr., Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., University of Virginia
M.B.A., Old Dominion University
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

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

Amy L. Stickle, Instructor of Mathematics
B.A., M.A.E., Western Kentucky University

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

William L. Tune, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Ph.D., Indiana University

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

Matthew E. Wright, Research Scholar
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

Labry School of Science, Technology, and Business Adjunct Faculty

Andraes A. 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
D.B.A., Argosy University

Haley M. Curtis, Adjunct Instructor of Chemistry
B.S., M.S., Tennessee Technological University

Richard J. Grant, Adjunct Instructor of Economics
B.A., McMaster University
Ph.D., George Mason University

Rachel N. Green, Adjunct Instructor of Business
B.S., M.B.A., Bethel University

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

Vichuda K. (June) Hunter, Adjunct Instructor of Chemistry
B.A., M.A., University of Mississippi

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

Alan L. Matthews, Adjunct Instructor of Computer Information Systems
B.S., Southern Nazarene University
M.B.A., Central Oklahoma University
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

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

Angelique M. Troelstrup, Adjunct Instructor of Biology
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

Natalie N. Walker, Adjunct Instructor of Business
B.S., M.B.A., Florida A&M University
D.B.A., Keiser University

Jonathon R. Willis, Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics
B.A., M.S.T., University of Wyoming

School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts

Eric W. Cummings, Dean of the School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts, and 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 and Transcript Analyst
B.B.A., 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

Lee D. Austin, Instructor of Music
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

Christopher S. Byrd, Instructor of Theatre
B.A., M.A., Cumberland University

Mark R. Cheathem, Professor of History and Editor of the Martin Van Buren Papers
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)

Anna M. Davis, Instructor of English
B.A., M.A., University of Memphis

Kim Y. Finch, Associate 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)

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

Sandee L. Gertz, Instructor of English
M.A., M.F.A., Wilkes University

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

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, Executive Director of Academic Support and Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
B.A, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.S.P., Cumberland University
Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene University

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

Jaclyn K. Jennings, Instructor of English
B.A., Cumberland University
M.A., Western Kentucky 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

Michael E. McDonald, 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

C. William McKee, Provost and 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

Tara Mitchell Mielnik, Assistant Professor of History
B.A., The University of the South
M.A., Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

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

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

Jennifer Novo, Director of Student Success, and Instructor of Foundations of Scholarship and Learning
B.S., M.S., Florida International University

Marjorie J. Quin, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.S., Auburn University
M.S.P., Cumberland University

A. Wayne Ray, Instructor of Music and Athletic Band Director
B.A., Cumberland University
M.M.E.,Old Dominion University

Stephen P. Register, Instructor of Foundations of Scholarship and Learning and Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Track and Field, and Coordinator of Associate Degree Conversion
B.A., Belmont University
M.S., Yale 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

J. Michael Ripski, Assistant Professor of Foundations of Scholarship and Learning, Religion, and University Chaplain
B.A., Rhodes College
M.Div., D.Min., Emory 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, Associate Professor of Special Education
B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University
Ed.D., Tennessee State University

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

George L. Walker, Associate Professor of Physical Education and Athletic Coaching
B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University
D.A., Middle Tennessee State University

Andrew W. Wiley, Instructor of History and Assistant Editor of the Martin Van Buren Papers
B.A., Dartmouth College
M.A., Indiana State University

School of Humanities, Education, and the Arts Part-Time and Adjunct Faculty

Richard S. Adams, Adjunct Instructor of Music
B.M., Berklee College of Music
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University
D.M.A., University of Memphis

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

Shelley A. Armstrong, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., M.Ed., Middle Tennessee State University

John R. Arrendondo, Adjunct Instructor of Psychology
B.S., Howard Payne University
M.S.W., Our Lady of the Lake University

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

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

Caroline M. Brown, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., Tennessee Technological University
M.S., University of Tennessee

Lynn F. Cable, Adjunct Instructor of Psychology
B.S., Salve Regina University
M.S., Middle 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

W. Russell Cheatham, Adjunct Instructor 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

G. Jeffrey Cherry, Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
J.D., Nashville School of Law

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 Illinois, 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

M. Carol Fancher, Adjunct Instructor of Psychology
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
M.A., Trevecca Nazarene University

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

Anabel M. Garner, Adjunct Instructor of Psychology
B.A., Tulane University
M.S., Lipscomb University

Richard P. Garvin, Adjunct Instructor of Psychology
B.B.A., Philander Smith College
M.A., Fisk University

William S. Gittens, Adjunct Instructor of Physical Education
B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Tennessee State University

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

Nickye Goslin-Hamlet, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
M.Ed., Vanderbilt University

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

Brian P. Harbaugh, Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice
B.A., M.A., Trevecca Nazarene 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

Joyce K. Hendrixson, Adjunct Instructor of Sociology
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
M.A., Indiana University

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

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

Cecilia A. Jenkins, Adjunct Instructor of Special Education
B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University

Mark M. Lane, Adjunct Instructor of History
B.A., M.A., Florida State University

Ethan G. Lannom, Adjunct Instructor of Spanish
B.A., M.A.T., Middle Tennessee State University

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

Colleen T. McClintock, Adjunct Instructor of English
B.A., University of Vermont
M.A., Belmont 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

Cheri K. Montgomery, Adjunct Instructor of Music
B.M., M.M., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Emily J. Moore, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.A., Western Kentucky University
M.A.E., Tennessee State University

Brian C. Morris, Adjunct Instructor of Public Administration
B.A., The Citadel
M.S., University of Maryland
M.S.P., Cumberland University

Andrew R. Najarian, Adjunct Instructor of Art
B.F.A., Southern Illinois University
M.F.A., Ball State University

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

Clint A. Satterfield, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., University of North Alabama
M.S., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University
Ed.D., Union University

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

Kristy L. Shockley, Adjunct Instructor of Education
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
M.A., Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University
Ed.D., Tennessee State University

Jason B. Smith, Adjunct Instructor of Physical Education
B.S., M.A.., Ed.D., Tennessee State University

Mary F. Somerville, Adjunct Instructor of English
B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
M.F.A., Vanderbilt University

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

Christopher W. Tucker, Adjunct Instructor of History
B.A., Southern New Hampshire University
M.A., Dartmouth College
M.A., Clark University

John M. Turvaville, Adjunct Instructor of French
B.S., Brigham Young University
M.A., University of Mississippi

Timothy J. Tuttle, Adjunct Instructor 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

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

M. Scott Walters, Adjunct Instructor of English
B.S., Harding University
M.A., South Arkansas University
Ph.D., University of the Cumberlands

Laurene E. Weidner, Adjunct Instructor of Political Science
B.A., M.A., California State University, Fullerton

Andrew W. Wiley, Adjunct Instructor of History
B.A., Dartmouth College
M.A., Indiana State University

Jessica R. Bilbrey Worthington, Adjunct Instructor of Psychology
B.A. Cleveland State University
M.C.J., Tiffin University
Ph.D., Capella University

The Jeanette C. Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions

Joy D. Kimbrell, Interim Dean, Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions and Associate Professor
A.D.N., B.S.N., East Tennessee State University
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University
D.N.P., Union University

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

Ray Lynn Crutcher, Director of Operations

Katie L. Arnold, Instructor in Athletic Training and Athletic Trainer
B.S., M.A.E., Cumberland University
D.H.Ed., Still University

Tyler K. Bennett, Instructor in Athletic Training and Athletic Trainer
B.S., Kent State University
M.S., Tennessee Technological University

K. Megan Bynum, Instructor in Athletic Training and Athletic Trainer
B.S., University of North Carolina, Greensboro
M.S., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene University

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

Kayla M. Cross, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University
D.N.P., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Claudia D. Davis, Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University

Andrew J. Donadio, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of South Alabama
M.S.N., Tennessee Technological University
D.N.P., Union University

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

Jason S. Grindstaff, Associate Professor of Exercise and Sport Science
B.A., Dakota Wesleyan University
M.S., M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.B.A., Cumberland University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

James E. Holbrook, Associate Professor of Sport Management
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
D.N.P., Union University

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

Ronda S. Landers, Associate 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

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

Therese A. McLean, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.S.N., B.S.N., Aquinas College
M.S.N., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Kelli B. Polizzi, Instructor of Athletic Training and Head Trainer
B.S., Culver-Stockton College
M.Ed., Central Methodist 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

Tina M. Rosetti, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Austin Peay State University
M.S.N., Tennessee State University
D.N.P., American Sentinel University

Melissa F. Somerville, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Indiana Wesleyan University
M.S.N., University of Phoenix
Ph.D., Capella University

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

Richard M. Storie II, Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Science
B.E., University of Toledo
M.S., Adelphi University
Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene 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 Clinical Faculty

Amed N. Abdullah, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Tennessee State University

Redor N. Abdullah, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Tennessee State University

Lacey B. Austin, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University
M.S.N., Tennessee State University

Melissa R. Bell
, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
A.S.N., Jackson State Community College
B.S.N., Austin Peay State University

Amanda C. Brockman
, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University
M.S.N., Tennessee Technological University

Diane L. Businda, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
A.S.N., Tennessee State University
B.S.N., Belmont University
M.S.N., Walden University

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

Catherine A. Cantrell, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Tennessee Technological University

Roseann T. Fisher, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University
M.S.N., Tennessee State University

Bill D. Floyd, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University

Haylee E. Flynn, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University

Lydia Grubb, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Tennessee Medical Center
M.S.N., Vanderbilt 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

Karissa Jargo, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Millikin University
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University

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

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

Karen C. Norrod, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S., B.S.N., Bellevue University

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

Chevon N. Pegues, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Middle Tennessee State University
M.S.N., Tennessee State University

Jessica M. Raines, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Western Kentucky University

Angela L. Rushing, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Tennessee State University

Rain T. Sanchez, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University

David B. Smallwood, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
A.S., Volunteer State Community College
B.S.N., Cumberland University

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

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

Victica I. Tuggle, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Memphis
M.S.N., Meharry Medical College

Megan E. Whitaker, Clinical Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Cumberland University
M.S.N., Tennessee State University

The Jeanette C. Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions Part-Time and Adjunct Teaching Faculty

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

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

Katie W. Franklin, Adjunct Instructor of Sport Management
B.S., M.S., Middle Tennessee State University

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

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

Justina N. Heimdal, Adjunct Instructor of Exercise and Sport Science
B.S., M.S., University of New Orleans

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

Katrina D. Miller, Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.S.N., Tennessee State University

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

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

Athletic Department

Ronald P. Pavan, Vice President for Enrollment Management, and Director of Athletics
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

Katie L. Arnold, Instructor in Athletic Training and Director of Athletic Training
B.S., M.A.E., Cumberland University

Scott E. Barbe, Head Coach, Men's Volleyball
B.B.A., M.S.M., Walsh College

Tyler K. Bennett, Instructor in Athletic Training and Assistant Athletic Trainer
B.S., Kent State University
M.S., Tennessee Technological University

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

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

Walter N. Burn, Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Track and Field

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

Davion T. Caston, Assistant Coach, Wrestling
B.S., Campbellsville University

Ryan R. Cotton, Director of Strength and Conditioning
B.S., University of Buffalo
M.S.S.E.P., Cumberland University

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

Scott Davidson, Assistant Coach, Women's Soccer
B.A., Bryan College
M.A.T., Trevecca Nazarene University

Brian A. Davies, Head Coach, Women's Soccer
B.A., Green Mountain College

Chris Elliott, Assistant Coach, Football
B.S., Saint Francis University
M.A., Bethel University

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

Adam Grant, Head Coach, Men's Soccer
B.S., Martin Methodist College
M.S.S.E.P., Cumberland University

Chelsey C. Hall, Assistant Coach, Women's Basketball
B.S., Cumberland University

James S. 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

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

Shane J. Keely, Assistant Coach, Men's Soccer

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

Arnold B. Little, Jr., Assistant Coach, Football and Recruiting Coordinator
B.S., Missouri Valley College

Karen N. Martinez, Head Coach, Tennis
B.S., University of South Carolina
M.B.A., Emporia State University

Tim Mathis, Head Coach, Football
B.A., Georgia Southern University
M.A., Shorter University

Paul Pitts, Assistant Coach, Football
B.S., M.A., Shorter University

Kelli B. Polizzi, Instructor in Athletic Training and Head Athletic Trainer
B.S., Culver-Stockton College
M.Ed., Central Methodist University

Stephen P. Register, Instructor of Foundations of Scholarship and Learning and Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Track and Field, and Coordinator of Associate Degree Conversion
B.A., Belmont University
M.S., Yale University

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

Christopher W. Schrock, Assistant Coach, Baseball
B.A., Cumberland University

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

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

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

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

Hannah M. Vadakin, Assistant Coach, Volleyball
B.A., Coker College

Richard W. Williams, Head Coach, Golf and Games Operations Director
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Lindal E. Yarbrough, Assistant Coach, Men's Basketball
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.

Officers
Winstead P. Bone, III*, Chairman
J. Randall Clemmons*, Vice Chairman
Robert N. Vero, Secretary
Robert L. McDonald, Immediate Past Chairman
W. Larry Cash, Member
Andre L. Churchwell, Member
William C. Koch, Jr., Member
Lewis Rankin*, Member
Michael J. Spalding, Member
Wayne Starks*, Member

Class of 2018
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*
Nashville, TN
Independent Health and Wellness Professional

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

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

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

Class of 2019
W. Larry Cash
Franklin, TN
President, Financial Services and
Chief Financial Officer, Community Health Systems

J. Randall Clemons*
Lebanon, TN
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Wilson Bank and Trust

Jacqueline W. Cowden*
Lebanon, TN
Owner, Custom Packaging (Retired)

William C. Koch, Jr.
Nashville, TN
Justice, Tennessee Supreme Court (Retired)
President and Dean, Nashville School of Law

Lewis Rankin*
Chief Executive Officer (retired)
Crain Construction
Brentwood, TN

Robert N. Vero
Gallatin, TN
Chief Executive Officer, Centerstone, Tennessee

J. Roy Wauford
Lebanon, TN
Chief Executive Officer, JR Wauford & Co.

Class of 2020
J. Roderick Heller, III
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Carnton Capital Associates
Franklin, TN

Bill Vallett
Chief Executive Officer
Lochinvar
Old Hickory, TN

Class of 2021
W. Joseph Adams
Lebanon, TN
Main Street Property Management

Greg Dugdale
Lebanon, TN
Chief Executive Officer, Greg Dugdale Properties

J. Samuel Hatcher*
Chief Executive Officer, First Light
Lebanon, TN

Robert L. McDonald
Old Hickory, TN
President, CedarStone Bank

Mark G. Riggins*
Cumming, GA
Owner, Delta Financial Services

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

John Van Mol
Nashville, TN
Founding Partner, DVL Seigenthaler Public Relations & Advertising

Life Trustees
Robert C. Bone
Lebanon, TN
Physician

Anne B. Roberts
Nashville, TN
Businesswoman, Real Estate (Retired)

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

Martha M. Bradshaw
Lebanon, TN
Vice President for Development, Chi Omega Fraternity (Retired)

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

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

Lynn Lester
Lebanon, TN
Businesswoman and Civic Leader

Robert H. Traeger
Nashville, TN
Vice President, and General Manager, Toshiba America, Incorporated (Retired)

*Alumni of Cumberland University