2010-2011 Catalog 
    Jul 21, 2019  
2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Information


President’s Leadership Council

Cathy Cox, A.S., A.B.J., J.D., LL.D. (Honorary) President
Ronald R. Ingle, B.A., M.S., Ph.D. Executive Vice President/Provost
Ron R. Roach, B.S., M.A., Ph.D. Vice President for Academic Affairs
Jay T. Stroman, B.B.A Vice President for Advancement
Ken W. Faneuff, B.S. Vice President for Campus Technology
Clinton G. Hobbs, A.A., A.B.J., M. Ed Vice President for Enrollment Management
Wade M. Benson, B.S., C.P.A Vice President for Finance
Rosemary R. Royston, B.A., M.A.O.M Vice President for Planning and Assessment
Susan Rogers, A.A., B.A., M.A. Vice President for Student Development


Deans, Department Chairs and Program Coordinators

Division of Fine Arts  

Dean, Division of Fine Arts Benny P. Ferguson
Department Chair - Art Jonathan Ted Whisenhunt
Department Chair - Music Edwin Sandy Calloway
Program Coordinator - Musical Theatre Edgar W. Collins
Department Chair - Theatre Edgar W. Collins

Division of Humanities 

Dean, Division of Humanities Ruth B. Looper
Program Coordinator - Liberal Arts Ruth B. Looper
Department Chair - Communication Joy Goldsmith
Department Chair - English Amanda Lawrence
Department Chair - Foreign Language Diana Santiago
Department Chair - Religious Studies Jamie C. Watson

Division of Mathematics and Science

Dean, Division of Mathematics and Science Paul T. Arnold
Department Chair - Mathematics Joe Anderson
Program Coordinator - Allied Health Margaret L. Forrester
Program Coordinator - Science Margaret L. Forrester

Division of Social and Behavioral Science

Dean, Division of Social and Behavioral Science B. Lee March
Program Coordinator - Athletic Training Lance Markham
Department Chair - Business and Public Policy John Van Vliet
Department Chair - Education Bill C. Brown
Department Chair - Outdoor Education Rob Dussler
Program Coordinator - Recreation James R. Thomas

Information Services

Dean of Library Services Dawn Lamade


How to Use this Catalog

The Young Harris College Catalog describes the College’s degree programs, course offerings, faculty, policies, facilities, and services. The statements set forth in this catalog are for information purposes only and should not be construed as the basis of a contractual agreement between the student and the institution. The College reserves the right to make any necessary changes in the calendar, regulations, student charges, or courses of instruction announced in this publication at any time and without notification to students. While academic advisors should be consulted, students are ultimately responsible for keeping themselves apprised of requirements in degree programs.

Equal Opportunity

Young Harris College (“the College”) is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work, and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, and College policy, the College prohibits any member of the faculty, staff, administration, student body, or visitors to campus, whether they be guests, patrons, independent contractors, or clients, from harassing and/or discriminating against any other member of the College community because of that person’s race, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disabled status, or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. Incidents of harassment and discrimination will be met with appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal from the College. Every member of the Young Harris College community is expected to uphold this policy as a matter of mutual respect and fundamental fairness in human relations.

Every student of this institution has a responsibility to conduct himself/herself in accordance with this policy as a condition of enrollment. Further, every Young Harris College employee has an obligation to observe this and other policies implementing federal and state law as a term of employment, including the administration of the College’s education policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, and other College-administered programs.


Young Harris College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award the associate and baccalaureate degrees. For inquiries related to accreditation, contact the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097; telephone 404.679.4500; Web site, www.sacscoc.org.

Young Harris College is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music [11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, Virginia 20190; 703.437.0700].

Young Harris College is endorsed by the University Senate of The United Methodist Church as an affiliated United Methodist institution.