2012-2013 Catalog 
    Apr 25, 2024  
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Information


President’s Leadership Council

Cathy Cox, A.S., A.B.J., J.D., LL.D. (Honorary)President
David Leopard, B.B.ASenior Vice President for Finance and Administration
Gary L. Myers, Ph.D.Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faulty
Jay T. Stroman, B.B.AVice President for Advancement
Ken W. Faneuff, B.S.Vice President for Campus Technology
Clinton G. Hobbs, A.A., A.B.J., M. EdVice President for Enrollment Management
Wade M. Benson, B.S., C.P.AVice President for Business/Controller
Rosemary R. Royston, B.A., M.A.O.MVice President for Planning and Assessment
Bryan Hayse, Ph.D.Interim Vice President for Student Development


Deans, Department Chairs and Program Coordinators


Division of Education

Dean, Division of EducationBill Brown

Division of Fine Arts 

Dean, Division of Fine ArtsJonathan Ted Whisenhunt
Department Chair - ArtJonathan Ted Whisenhunt
Department Chair - MusicEdwin Sandy Calloway
Department Chair - TheatreChristopher Crawford
Program Coordinator - Musical Theatre Edwin Sandy Calloway

Division of Humanities 

Dean, Division of HumanitiesRuth B. Looper
Department Chair - Communication StudiesJennifer Hallett
Department Chair - EnglishAmanda Lawrence
Department Chair - Foreign LanguageDiana Santiago
Department Chair - Religion and PhilosophyJamie C. Watson
Program Coordinator - Liberal ArtsRuth B. Looper

Division of Mathematics and Science

Dean, Division of Mathematics and ScienceLinda Jones
Department Chair - BiologyPaul T. Arnold
Department Chair - MathematicsJoe Anderson
Program Coordinator - Allied HealthMargaret L. Forrester
Program Coordinator - ScienceMargaret L. Forrester

Division of Social and Behavioral Science

Dean, Division of Social and Behavioral ScienceB. Lee March
Department Chair - Business and Public PolicyNathan Gray
Department Chair - HistoryThomas Stearns
Department Chair - Outdoor LeadershipRob Dussler
Department Chair - PsychologyRolando D. Tiu

Information Services

Dean of Library ServicesDawn 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 Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Young Harris College.

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.