2014-2015 Catalog 
    
    Oct 24, 2019  
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty and Staff


 

 


Faculty

Full–Time Faculty

Paul T. Arnold (1987) — Professor of Biology

A.A., B.S., Huntington College, Huntington, Indiana; Ph.D., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Diane I. Bauman (2009) — Instructor of Mathematics

B.A., Spring Arbor College, Spring Arbor, Michigan; M.A., Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.

Jeffrey M. Bauman (1992) — Professor of Music

B.A., Spring Arbor College, Spring Arbor, Michigan; M.M., Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.

Amy L. Boggan (2012) —  Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.A., University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi; M.A., University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland; M.S., Ph.D., Unversity of Texas, Dallas, Texas.

R. David Brackin (1995) — Associate Professor of Psychology; Christine Anderson Chair of Sociology

B.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.  Further Study:  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Matthew S. Bruen (2014) — Assistant Professor of English

B.A., Bucknell University, Louisburg, Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D., New York University, New York City, New York.

Mark D. Brunner (2009) — Assistant Professor of Education

B.S., M.A., Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio; Ph.D. , University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.  Further Study:  Education Specialist, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.

Matthew Byron (2010) — Assistant Professor of History

B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts; M.A., Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina; Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Edwin Sandy Calloway (2006) — Associate Professor of Music

B.M.E., M.M.E., Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi; M.M., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida; D.M.A., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Karen E. Calloway (2006) — Assistant Professor of Music

B.M.E., Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana; M.M., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida..

Robert Campbell(2013) — Assistant Professor of Education, Center for Appalachian Studies Director, Bonner Leadership Program Coordinator. 

B.A., Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee; M.A., Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina; Ed.D. University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee. 

Ashley C. Carr (2012) —Assistant Professor of Education

B.S., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; M.A., University of Denver, Denver, Colorado.  Further Study:  University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Jared N. Champion (2014) — Instructor of English

B.A., Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, Tennessee; M.A., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida; Ph.D., Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts.

Cathy Cox (2007) — Distinguished Lecturer of History and Public Policy

LL.D. (Honorary), J.D., Mercer University, Macon, Georgia; A.B.J. University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; A.S. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Tifton, Georgia.

Chris B. Crawford (2012) — Assistant Professor of Theatre; Chair of Theatre

B.A., LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA; M.F.A., Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Ki  M. Curtis (2004) — Instructor of Physical Education

          B.A., Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina.

Johnathan G. Davis (2011) — Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S., Mississippi State, Starkville, Mississippi; M.S., Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisianna; Ph.D. Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee.

Cynthia L. DeFoor (2000) — Instructor of Music

B.M., Shorter College, Rome, Georgia; M.M., Reinhardt University, Waleska, Georgia.

Keith A. DeFoor (1998) — Professor of Music

B.M., Shorter College, Rome, Georgia; M.M., Ph.D., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

N. Eric Dickman (2010) — Assistant Professor of Religious Studies; Chair of Religious Studies

B.A., University of Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa; Ph.D., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.

Whitney Douglas-Buser (2013) — Assistant Professor of Business & Public Policy

B.B.A., Mercer University, Macon, Georgia; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

Rob Dussler (2003) — Instructor of Outdoor Leadership

B.A., St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas; M.Ed., Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, Georgia.

Margaret L. Forrester (1987) — Professor of Chemistry; Scott B. Appleby Chair of Science

B.A., Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia; Ph.D., University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi.

Louisa B. Franklin (1979) — Professor of English

B.A., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; M.Ed., North Georgia College, Dahlonega, Georgia.

Jennifer M. Gianfalla (2009) — Assistant Professor of English

B.A., Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania; M.A., Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio; Ph.D., Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Nathan Gray (2009) — Assistant Professor of Business and Public Policy

B.A., Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana; M.A., Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana; Ph.D, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Jennifer S. Hallett (2008) — Associate Professor of Communication Studies

B.A., Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan; M. A., University of California, Santa Barbara, California; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, California.

Brian C. Hoffman (2006) — Associate Professor of Chemistry and Computer Science

B.A., University of Minnesota, Morris, Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; M.S., Towson University, Towson, Maryland.

Brenda K. Hull (1994) — Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee; M.S., East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee.

William Hyndman (2011) — Associate Professor of Biology

B.A., Vennard College, University Park, Iowa; M.A., Bethel College, Mishawaka, Indiana; M.A., Asbury Theological Studies, Wilmore, Kentucky; Doctor of Education, Nova Southestern University, Davie, Florida.

Sharon C. Jackson (2010) — Assistant Professor of Education

B.S., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; M.Ed., Ed.S., Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia; Ed.D., Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia.

Christopher T. Jones (2012) — Assistant Professor of Business and Public Policy

B.S., Fairmont State College, Fairmont, West Virginia; M.S., West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia; M.B.A., Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida; Ph.D., George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Linda G. Jones (2009) — Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., Stetson University, Deland, Florida; M.S., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.

Shaughan Keaton (2013) — Associate Professor of Communication Studies

B.A., M.A., University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida; Ph.D., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

Abigail Kiker (2013) — Associate Professor of Theatre

B.A., Valparasio University, Valparasio, Indiana; M.F.A., Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois. 

Karynne Kleine (2013) — Professor of Education, Division Dean of Education 

B.S., San Diego State University, San Diego, California; M.Ed.,Ed.D., University of Maine, Orono, Maine. 

Richard R. Knepp (1999) — Assistant Professor of Music

B.A., Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, Georgia; M.M., Georgia State University,  Atlanta, Georgia; D.M., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Andrea L. Kwiatkowski (2010) — Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S., University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia; Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Mary S. Land (2010) — Senior Instructor of Music

B.S., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; M.M., VanderCook College of Music, Chicago, Illinois.

Amanda M. Lawrence (2004) — Associate Professor of English

B.A., Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia; M.A., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Ruth B. Looper (1996) — Professor of English

B.A., Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina; M.A., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; Ph.D., Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Peggy Lumpkin (2014) — Director of the Center of Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Assistant Professor of Education

B.A., Case-Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; M.Ed., Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama; Ph.D. Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia. 

B. Lee March (1993) — Professor of Political Science; John H. Harland Chair of Political Science

B.A., M.A., Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri; Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.

Debra March (2014) — Dean of Library Services

A.A., Southwestern Community College, Creston, Iowa; B.A., M.A., Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri; M.L.S., Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Connecticut. 

Kendall R. Marchman (2014) — Assistant Professor of Religion

B.A.,Mercer University, Macon, Georgia.  M.T.S., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee; Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Kevin J. Marinelli (2011) — Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

B.A., College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina; M.A., San Jose State University, San Jose, California; Further study, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

James May  — Assistant Professor of English

B.A., Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania; M.F.A., University of Houston, Houston, Texas; Ph.D., Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia. 

Maria Mazzillo Mays (2014) — Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S., University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana; Ph.D. Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.

Kevin P. Miller (2009) — Instructor of Biology

B.A., Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana; M.S., Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Leigh Miller (2009) — Assistant Professor of Music

B.M., Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas; M.M., D.M.A., Ohio State University.

Timothy S. Moore (2009) —  Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

B.S., Greesboro College, Greensboro, North Carolina; M.Div., Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Doctor of Ministry, Hood Theological Seminary, Salisbury, North Carolina.

Davis S. Mora (2014) — Assistant Professor of Spanish and French

B.A., Bernard Baruch College, New York City, New York; M.A., Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.

Matthew A. Morena (2014) — Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.S., Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia; M.S., North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina; M.A., Unversity of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; Ph.D. University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire.

Stephen D. Morgan (2005) — Instructor of Astronomy

B.S., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; M.A.T., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Gary L. Myers — Vice President of Academic Affairs; Dean of Faculty; and Professor of English

B.S., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska; M.F.A., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa; Ph.D., Univeristy of Houston, Houston, Texas.

Lynne C. Nation (1986) — Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.S., Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; M.A.T., Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia. Further Study: Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia; University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Adam D. Neal (2008) —  Instructor of Religious Studies

B.A., Mercer University, Macon, GA; M.T.S. Emory University, Atlanta, GA.

Joseph A. Pate — Assistant Professor of Outdoor Leadership

B.S. Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina; M.E.D., Georgia College and State Univeristy, Milledgeville, Georgia; Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Robert A. Peacock (2002) — Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama.

Jennifer M. Pemberton (2008) — Assistant Professor of Sociology

B.S., New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

Chelsea T. Rathburn (2013) — Assistant Professor of English - Creative Writing

B.A., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida; M.F.A., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Baishali Ray (2009) — Assistant Professor of Physical Geography

B.S., University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India; M.S., Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York; Ph.D., University of Mississippi, University, Mississippi.

Chris J. Richardson (2012) — Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

B.J., Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; M.A. Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada; Ph.D., University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.

Evelyn J. Rismiller (2012) —  Instructor of Spanish

B.A., Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Mark J. Rollins (2004) — Associate Professor of English

B.A., Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama; M.A., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Arunava Roy (2009) — Assistant Professor of Physics

B.S., University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India; M.S., Clarkston University, Potsdam, New York; M.A. University of Mississippi , University, Mississippi; Ph.D., University of Mississippi, University, Mississippi.

Rosemary R. Royston (2011)  Lecturer of English

A.S., Young Harris College; B.A., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; M.A.O.M., University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona; M.F.A., Spalding University, Louisville, KY.

Diana I. Santiago (2009) — Associate Professor of Spanish

B.A., University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico; M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Christopher T. Sass (2011) — Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.A., Middle Tennessee State, Murfreesboto, Tennessee; M.A., University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Jennifer C. Schroeder (2010)—Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haut, Indiana; Ph.D., Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota.

Mary C. Slavkin (2014)—Assistant Professor of Art History

B.A., New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida; M.A., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida; Ph.D., City University of New York, New York City, New York.

Xianzhi (Amanda) Song (2009) — Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.S., University of Petroleum, Huadong, China; M.S., University of Petroleum, Beijing, China; Ph.D., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, South Dakota.

Natalia A. Starostina (2008) — Associate Professor of History; Chair of History

A.A., B.A., University of St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia; M.A., Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Thomas M. Stearns (2005) — Associate Professor of History

B.A., Baylor University, Waco, Texas; M.A., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Charles D. Swor (2011) — Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

James R. Thomas (1987) — Associate Professor of Physical Education

B.S., Coastal Carolina College, Conway, South Carolina; M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Karen L. Tipsword (2014) — Instructor of Spanish

B.A.,University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina; M.S., University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia.

Rolando D. Tiu (2011) — Associate Professor of Psychology

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

Anne Towns — Assistant Professor of Theatre

B.F.A., M.F.A., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

Danae C. Turchyn (2009) — Instructor of Outdoor Leadership

B.S., Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, North Carolina; M.E., Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, Georgia.

John Van Vliet (2008) — Associate Professor of Business and Public Policy

A.A., B.S., United States Military Academy, West Point, New York; M. A., Georgetown University, Washington, DC; M.B.A, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia; Ph.D., Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Jeremy M. Waltman (2012) — Assistant Professor of Art

B.F.A., Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania; M.F.A, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

John B. Wayman (2012) — Assistant Professor of Music

B.M.E.D, Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, Texas; M.M.E.D, Ph.D., Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.

Eloise A. Whisenhunt (2010) — Assistant Professor of English

B.A., Birmingham-Southern University, Birmingham, Alabama; M.A., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida; Ph.D., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Jonathan Ted Whisenhunt (2009) — Associate Professor of Art, Chair of Art

B.F.A., Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham Alabama; M.F.A., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

Adjunct Faculty

Sue Astley (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of Education

B.S., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida; M.A., Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, GA. 

Duncan Baird (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of Art

B.A., Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi; M.A., University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. 

Scott Barnstead (2007) — Adjunct Instructor of Music

B.M., Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina; M.M., Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

Roberta Barr (2013) — Adjunct Instructor of Education

AA., Brunswick Junior College, Brunswick, Georgia; B.A., M.Ed., Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, Georgia.  Further Study: Education Specialist, Leadership Certification, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Brett Beazley (2010) —  Adjunct Instructor of Physical Education

B.S., Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, Georgia.

Jason A. Beck (201) —  Adjunct Instructor of English

B.A, M.A., University of Tennesse Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennesse.

Bethann Bowman (2012) — Adjunct Instructor of Appalachian Studies

B.A., University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas; M.A., Ph. D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennesee.

Eric R. Brown (2010)—Adjunct Instructor of Music

B.A., University of Georgia, Athens; M.M., University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri.

John Bryant (2011) — Adjunct Instructor of Music

B.M., Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana; M.M., University of Louisville, Kentucky, D.M.A., University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

Holly N. Burcham (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of English

B.S., M.E., University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama.

Michael Campbell (2011) — Adjunct Instructor of Music

B.S., Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania; M.A., Trenton State College, Ewing Township, New Jersey; Doctor of Arts, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.

Mark F. Dehler (2010) — Adjunct Instructor of Political Science

B.A., Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina; J.D., Emory School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia.

Alan Denmon (1999) — Adjunct Instructor of Music

B.M., Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia; M.M.E., VanderCook College of Music, Chicago, Illinois.

Gina Donahue (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of Education

B.S., M.S., Ed.S., University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia. 

Mark E. Donahue (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of Education

A.S.. Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; B.S., North Georgia College and State University, Dahlonega, Georgia; M.Ed., Coppin State University, Baltimore, Maryland; Ed. Spec. (ABT), Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Fara Driver — Adjunct Instructor of History

B.A., M.A., Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina. 

Matilda J. Foster (2010) — Adjunct Instructor of Political Science

B.S., M.P.A., North Georgia College and State University, Dahlonega, Georgia.

Katie P. Gilbert (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of Music

B.A., Mars Hill College, Mars Hills, North Carolina; M.C.M. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.

William Bradley Goeltz (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of Psychology

B.S., University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee; M.S., Psy.D., Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Shelley R. Gordon (2012) — Adjunct Instructor of Dance

Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia; Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Middle Tennessee State University, Murphreesboro, TN.

Marcie J. Hambrick (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of Sociology

B.S., Dalton State, Dalton, Georgia, M.S., Florida State College, Jacksonville, Florida.

W. Barton Hansard (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of Theatre

B.A., Coker College, Hartsville, South Carolina; M.F.A., Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.

Sharon Herrmann (2010) — Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics

B.S., State University of New York, Geneseo, New York; M.S., Elmira College, Elmira, New York.

Barbara L. Honaker (2009) — Adjunct Instructor of Dance

A.S., Floyd College, Rome, Georgia.B.S. Liberty University also Berry College, Duke University, The Atlanta Ballet Education Centre, Terpsichore, Southern Centre for Performing Arts, Bo Wagner, and Dan Youmans.

Robert Hooper (2012) — Adjunct Instructor of Music

A.A., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.

Mi Kyung Hwang (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of Music

B.M., Seoul Jangsin University, South Korea; M.M., Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea; D.M.A., University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

Kendall Kiker (2014) – Adjunct Instructor of Theatre 

B.A., Francis Marion University, Florence, South Carolina; M.F.A., University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. 

George Koller (2009) – Adjunct Instructor of Theatre and Dance

B.A., M.A., Adelphi University, Garden City, New York.

Cynthia J. Libert (2014) – Adjunct Instructor of Health and Wellness

B.S., St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri; M.D., Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois.

Claudie Massicotte (2014) – Adjunct Instructor of English

B.A., M.A., University de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Ph.D., University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.

David McLemore (2014) – Adjunct Instructor of Music

B.M., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California; M.M., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. 

Zell B. Miller (1999) — Distinguished Visiting Professor of History and Public Policy; The Miller Chair for Government and Public Affairs

A.A., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; A.B., M.A., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; Further Study: University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Janice T. Moore (1963) — Adjunct Professor of English

B.A., LaGrange College, LaGrange, Georgia; M.A., Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama. Further Study:  University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia; North Georgia College, Dahlonega, Georgia.

Deborah Nichols (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of Education

 A.S., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; B.S., M.S., Piedmont College, Demorest, Georgia; Ed.S., Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee.

Sandra Page (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of Education

 B.A., M.A., North Georgia College and State University, Dahlonega, Georgia; Ed.S., Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee; Ed.D., Argosy University, Atlanta, Georgia. 

Jay Reynolds Patterson (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of Communication Studies

 B.S., Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina; M.A., Baylor University, Waco, Texas; Further Study: Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.

William S. Pertet (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of Health and Wellness

A.S., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; B.S., Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama; M.HS., Western Caolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina.

Jennifer C. Puryear (2010) — Adjunct Instructor of Physical Education

A.S., Macon State College, Macon, Georgia; B.A., Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia..

Virginia Ramsey (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of Music

B.m, Northwestern Univeristy, Evanston, Illinois; M.S.I.M., Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.

Vincent A. Robelotto (2007) — Adjunct Instructor of Business and Public Policy

B.S.B.A., University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana; M.S.I.R., Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

James R. S. Rismiller (2012) — Adjunct Instructor of Business and Public Policy; Accounting

B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee; M.A., Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.

Rusty Royston (2013) — Adjunct Instructor of Communication Studies

             A.S., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; B.S., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; M.A., Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington.

Cheryl M. Star (2011) — Adjunct Instructor of Music

B.A., New College, Sarasota, Florida; M.Ed., Florida International University, Miami, Florida, Education Specialist, Lincoln Memorial, Harrogate, Tennessee.

Lynn B. Swanson (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of Spanish

B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin; M.S., Southern Polytechnic State University, Marietta, Georgia

Patricia H. Weist  (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of French

B.A., M.A., New Hall College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Liang Yao (2014) — Adjunct Instructor of History

B.A., M.A., Nankai University, Tianjin, China; M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia. Further Study; Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.

Athletic Department

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Randy J. Dunn (2010) — Athletic Director

B.S., North Georgia College and State University, Dahlonega, Georgia; M.Ed., Georgia Southwestern College, Americus, Georgia.

Nathan L. Archard (2014) — Assistant Coach, Woman’s Soccer

B.S., University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Alabama; M.A., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Brett Beazley (2010) — Director of Camps and Conferences/Head Coach, Golf

B.S., Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, Georgia.

Kathy Insel Brown (1997) — Assistant Athletics Director/Community Engagement Coordinator/Head Coach Women’s Soccer

B.S., Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia; M.A., Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama.

W. Barry Brown (2006) — Head Coach, Cross Country

Michael Chase Carter (2012) — Head Coach, Competitive Cheerleading

B.S., North Carolina State, Raleigh, North Carolina.

L. Victoria Carter (2012) — Assistant Coach, Competitive Cheerleading

B.A, Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia

Barrett D. Elkins (2013) — Head Coach, Men’s Tennis

B.A., Southern Catholic College, Dawsonville, Georgia.

Dean C. Grey (2012) — Assistant Coach, Men’s Soccer

B.S., William Woods University, Fulton, Missouri. Further Study: Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, Mississippi.

Peter F. Herrmann (2009) — Head Coach, Men’s Basketball

B.S., State University of New York, Geneseo, New York.

Chris D. Howell (2014) — Assistant Coach, Baseball

A.A., Pensacola Community College, Pensacola, Florida; B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Travis R. Huffman (2010) — Head Coach, Baseball

B.S., University of St. Mary, Leavenworth, Kansas.

Katie J. Ilott (2012) — Head Coach, Women’s Lacrosse

B.S., Limestone College, Gaffney, South Carolina; M.S., Erie, Pennsylvania.

Caleb L. Kelley (2012) — Assistant Sports Information Director/Assistant Coach, Golf

B.A., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.

Victoria M. Littlefield (2014) — Assistant Coach, Softball

B.S, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia.

Mark F. McKeever (2005) — Head Coach, Men’s Soccer

A.A., Tyler Junior College, Tyler, Texas; B.A., M. Ed., Christian Brothers University, Memphis,Tennessee.

Rashelle M. Mclellan (2014) — Assistant Coach, Women’s Lacrosse

B.S., Limestone College, Gaffney, South Carolina.

Cammie Nix (2013) — Head Coach, Women’s Tennis

            B.S, Birmingham Southern College, Birminghamn, Alabama.

Brenda J. Paul (2009) — Head Coach, Women’s Basketball

B.A., Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina; M.A., Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina.

Kirk P. Rogers (2012) — Head Coach, Men’s Lacrosse

B.S., Lees-McRae College, Banner Elk, North Carolina.

Matthew B. Stearsman (2012) — Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball

B.A., Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

 

Administrative Officers and Staff

President’s Office

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Cathy Cox — President

LL.D. (Honorary), J.D., Mercer University, Macon, Georgia; A.B.J. University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; A.S. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Tifton, Georgia.

Teresa R. Hobbs — Administrative Assistant to the President

Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration’s Office

David R. Leopard — Senior Vice President for Finance and Adminstration

B.B.A., Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Betsy Settles — Administrative Assistant to the Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration

B.S., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Business Office

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Wade M. Benson — Vice President for Business/Controller

B.S., Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia. Further Study: Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, Certified Public Accountant—Georgia and North Carolina.

D. Bo Wright — Assistant Controller/Student Loan Coordinator

B.S., Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia.

Peggy L. Greene — Accounts Payable and Payroll Coordinator

Charlie Rogers — Accounts Receivable/Front Office Coordinator

A.S., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; B.B.A., North Georgia College and State University, Dahlonega, Georgia.

Campus Technology Office

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Ken Faneuff — Vice President for Campus Technology

B.S., Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida.

Daniel Dockery — Data Base Administrator

Associates Degree, North Georgia Technical College, Blairsville, Georgia.

William E. Gernannt — Systems Administrator

A.S., Webster College, Saint Louis, Missouri.

Samuel Leslie — Helpdesk Specialist

A.F.A., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; B.F.A., Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia.

Matthew Manous — Client Support Specialist

A.S., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.

Joseph E. Sorenson — Web Developer

A.A., American InterContinental University, Schaumburg, Illinois.

Hollis L. Townsend — Network Administrator

A.S., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.

Jason D. Wheeler — Cabling/Access Control Technician

Camps & Conferences

Brett Beazley — Director

B.S., Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia.

Public Safety

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Ken R. Henderson — Director of Public Safety

Gene C. Henderson — Police Officer

Johnny Carroll — Police Officer

A.A., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.

Justin Alexander — Police Officer

Julio Cruz — Police Officer

Jesse McCoy — Police Officer

Anthony Petty — Police Officer

Stephen Roach — Police Officer

B.S., North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Robbie Rich — Police Officer

Charles Riggs—Police Officer

B.S., LaSalle University, St. Louis, Missouri.

James F. Shuler — Police Officer

Joseph Wilson — Police Officer

Human Resources Office

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Vincent A. Robelotto — Director of Human Resources

B.S.B.A., University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana; M.S.I.R., Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Campus Recreation Center

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Sharon L. Stanton — Director

B.S., M.S., Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.

C. Michael Kimsey — Assistant Director

B.A., Mars Hill, Mars Hill, North Carolina.

Jeannie G. Ledford — Fitness Specialist

B.S., Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina.

Tonya W. Stroman — Fitness Instructor

B.A., E.C.E., Mercer University, Macon, Georgia.

Auxillary Services

Bookstore

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Jonathan Brock — Manager

Dining Services

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Christopher McNeill — Supervisor

Physical Plant

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Jim Rawski — Facilities General Manager

Academic Affairs Office

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Gary L. Myers — Vice President of Academic Affairs; Dean of Faculty; and Professor of English

B.S., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska; M.F.A., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa; Ph.D., Univeristy of Houston, Houston, Texas.

Keith A. DeFoor — Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

B.M., Shorter College, Rome, Georgia; M.M., Ph.D., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

Karen C. Williams — Administrative Assistant to the Academic Affairs Office

B.S., Radford University, Radford, Virginia. Further Study: Salisbury State, Salisbury, Maryland.

Academic Advising Center

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Debbie T. Roach — Director

B.A., Mid-Atlantic Christian University, Elizabeth City, North Carolina; M.S.M., Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia.

Amalauna (Amy) Brock — Academic Advisor

B.S., Tennessee Wesleyan, Athens, Tennessee.

Academic Service Learning and Bonner Leaders Program

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Joseph A. Pate — Director of Academic Service Learning and Bonner Leaders Program

B.S. Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina; M.E.D., Georgia College and State Univeristy, Milledgeville, Georgia; Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Academic Success Center

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Louisa Franklin — Director

B.A., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; M.Ed., North Georgia College, Dahlonega, Georgia.

Billie D. Young — Student Disabilities Services Coordinator

A.A., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; B.A., North Georgia College and State University, Dahlonega, Georgia; Sp.Ed., Mercer University, Macon, Georgia.

Education

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Jennifer C. Manous — Administrative Data Assistant to Education

B.S.A., M.S., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Fine Arts

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Scott A. Dean — Art Gallery Director

B.A., Coastal Carolina University, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; M.A., University of Lincoln, Lincoln, England, United Kingdom.

Robert L. Sturgess — Theatre Technical Director

B.A., B.A., Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia.

M. Anita Guss — Accompanist

B.A., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia..

H. Denise Murphy — Administrative Assistant to the Division of Fine Arts

Library Services

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.Debra L. March —  Dean of Library Services

A.A., Southwestern Community College, Creston, Iowa; B.A., Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri; M.A., Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri; M.L.S., Southern Connecticut State University; New Haven, Connecticut

Blair Stapleton — Reference Librarian

B.A., Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, M.S.L.I.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.

R. Michael Elrod — Library Instructor and Electronic Services Assistant

B.A., Mercer University, Macon, Georgia.

Linda M. Foster — Technical Assistant

A. Pressley Dyer— Library Assistant I

A.A., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; B.A. North Georgia College and State University, Daholonega, Georgia.

Mentoring and Career Leadership Office

Jaime Miller — Coordinator, Mentor and Career Leadership Program

B.A., M.Ed., University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

Jennifer B. Pate — Career Mentoring Specialist

B.S., Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, Georgia; M.S., Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, North Carolina

Outdoor Leadership

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Rob Dussler — Director

B.A., St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas; M.Ed., Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, Georgia.

Danae C. Turchyn — Coordinator

B.S., Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, North Carolina; M.E., Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, Georgia.

Planetarium

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Stephen D. Morgan — Director

B.S., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; M.A.T., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Debbie Morgan — Clerk

B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; M.S., Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Advancement Office

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Jay T. Stroman — Vice President for Advancement

B.B.A., Mercer University, Macon, Georgia.

Stacie L. Barrow — Sr.Director of Development

B.S., Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia.

Mark C. Dotson — Director of Development

B.S.A., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Jennifer McAfee — Director of Development and Planned Giving

B.A., J.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Jennifer Marshall — Director of Advancement Services

A.B.J., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Krystin Dean — Director of Communications and Marketing

B.A., Coastal Carolina University, Conway, South Carolina; M.A., University of Lincoln, Lincoln, England.

LeAnn Waldroup — Associate Director of Communications and Marketing

 B.A., Centenary College, Shreveport, Louisiana.

Andrea M. Ferguson — Coordinator of Advancement Administration

Paralegal, North Georgia College and State University, Dahlonega, Georgia.

Alumni Services Office

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Dana D. Ensley ‘97 — Director of Alumni Services

B.S., Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina.

Heather Deyton — Assistant to Director of Alumni Services

Athletic Department

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Randy J. Dunn — Athletic Director

B.S., North Georgia College and State University, Dahlonega, Georgia; M.Ed., Georgia Southwestern College, Americus, Georgia.

Kathy Insel Brown — Assistant Athletic Director/Community Engagement Coordinator/Head Coach Women’s Soccer

B.S., Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia; M.A., Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama.

Roberta Thompson — Assistant Athletic Director/Athletics Business

Jennifer M. Stearsman — Senior Women’s Administrator/Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance

B.A., Bethany College, Bethany, West Virginia; M.Ed., Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus, Georgia.

Tonya W. Stroman — Athletic Compliance Coordinator

B.A., Mercer University, Macon, Georgia.

Jared S. Sandler — Head Atheltic Trainer

B.S, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida; M.E., Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia.

Halee E. Brown — Assistant Atheltic Trainer

B.S, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia; M.S., Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia.

John O. Youngblood — Assistant Atheltic Trainer

B.S, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia; M.S., Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia.

Enrollment Management Office

Clinton G. Hobbs — Vice President for Enrollment Management

  A.A., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; A.B.J., M.Ed., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Admissions

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W. Matthew Mashburn — Associate Director of Admissions

A.S., Young Harris College; B.S., North Georgia College and State University, Dahlonega, Georgia.

Garth L. Webb — Associate Director of Admissions

B.S.Ed., Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, Georgia; M.Ed., Valdosta State College, Valdosta, Georgia.

Megan C. Taylor — Associate Director of Admissions

A.S., Young Harris College; A.B., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Kelli L. Fell — Admissions Specialist

Audrey L. Ashworth — Admissions Counselor

A.S., B.S., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.

Wezly Barnard — Admissions Counselor

             A.S., B.S., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.

Cornell J. Cypress — Admissions Counselor

B.S., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.

Nicole Maddox — Admissions Counselor

A.A., Young Harris College; B.A, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

L. Victoria Neisler — Admissions Counselor

B.A, Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.

Kayla Walker— Admissions Counselor

 B.A., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia

Matthew Wilmer— Admissions Counselor

 B.A, Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia

Financial Aid

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Linda E. Adams — Director of Financial Aid

A.S., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.

Wanda T. Martin — Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Julie K. Payne — Financial Aid Counselor

A.A., B.S., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.

Candice M. Shook — Financial Aid Counselor

B.S., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.

Registrar

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 Tammy Gibson — Registrar

B.A., East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee; M.P.A., Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida.

Aimee C. Van Rooyen — Academic Record Specialist

B.S., Ave Maria University, Ave Maria, Florida.

Amberly Fell— Academic Records Clerk

            A.S., B.A., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.

 

Office of Institutional Planning and Assessment

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Rosemary R. Royston — Vice President for Planning and Assessment/Chief of Staff

A.S., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; B.A., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; M.A.O.M., University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona; M.F.A, Spalding University, Louisville, Kentucky.

Teresa A. Sampson — Research Assistant I

A.S., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.

Student Development Office

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Angela D.L. Smith — Vice President of Student Development

B.A., J.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.

C. Bryan Hayse — Associate Dean of Students

B.S., M.S., Murray State University, Murray Kentucky; Ed.D., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.

Stuart A. Miller — Director of Residence Life

B.A., M.A., LaGrange College, LaGrange, Georgia.

Emily E. Halstead — Residence Life Coordinator

B.A., Mercer University, Macon, Georgia; M.A., Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

Hilary M. Martin — Residence Hall Director

B.A., Reinhardt University, Waleska, Georgia; M.Ed., Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia.

Tonya D. Nix — Assistant to VP Student Development

Counseling and Psychological Services

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Lynne B. Grady — Director of Counseling

A.S., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; B.S., North Georgia College, Dahlonega, Georgia; M.S., Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia. Further Study: Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Sandy McClure — Assistant

Health Services

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Linda A. Kniess — Director of Student Health Services

R.N. Certification, Miami Valley Hospital School of Nursing, Dayton, Ohio. Further Study: Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio; University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Paula Palmer — Registered Nurse

A.A., Wesley College, Dover, Delaware; B.S., Salisbury State University, Salisbury, Maryland.

Sandy McClure — Assistant

Religious Life

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Rev. Timothy S. Moore — Campus Minister

B.S., Greensboro College, Greensboro, North Carolina; M.Div., Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Further Study: Hood Theological Seminary, Salisbury, North Carolina.

 

Emeriti (Faculty and Administrators)

Richard L. Aunspaugh — Professor of Art

A.A., Andrew College, Cuthbert, Georgia; B.A., LaGrange College, LaGrange, Georgia; M.A., New York University, New York; M.F.A., Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York. Further Study: Fulbright Scholar, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Deborah Courtney — Professor of Physical Education

B.S., Troy State University, Troy, Alabama; M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Clay Dotson — Academic Dean and Interim President

B.S., Pikeville College, Pikeville, Kentucky; M.A., Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina; Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

George “Bud” Dyer — Director of Admissions

B.S., M.S., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

Ray Farley — President

B.A., Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee; M.A., George Peabody College for Teachers, Nashville, Tennessee; Ph.D., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

Kenneth Fox — Professor of Computer Science

B.A., Free Will Baptist College, Nashville, Tennessee; M.A.M.S., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. Further Study: Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

David Franklin — Professor of History and Anthropology

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Further Study: University College, Cork, Ireland; Columbia University, New York, New York.

Mary Ann Fox — Professor of Music

B.M., Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois; M.M., Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

William H. Fox — Professor of Music

B.S., M.Ed., Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, Georgia.

Steven J. Harvey (1976) — Professor of English; G. Milton Goolsby and Ophelia Roberts Goolsby Chair of English

B.A., Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; M.A., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; M.A., Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont; Ph.D., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.  Further Study:  Columbia University, New York, New York.

 

 

 

Meg Gring Whitley — Professor of Foreign Language

B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; M.A., M.A., Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont; Ph.D., Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Further Study: International Intercultural Studies Program, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain.

James M. Hale —Professor of History and Psychology

B.A., M.A.T., Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; Ed.D., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Thomas W. Jeffery — Professor of Theatre

B.A., Elon University, Elon, North Carolina; M.F.A., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. Further Study: Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts; Columbia University, New York, New York; Cambridge University, Cambridge, England.

John W. Kay — Professor of Religion and Philosophy and Chair, Division of Humanities

A.A., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; B.A., LaGrange College, LaGrange, Georgia; M.Div., Drew University, Madison, New Jersey; D.Min., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.

Todd Kimsey — Professor of Biology

B.S., M.A., Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina.

Leon H. Lee — Professor of English

A.A., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; B.A., High Point College, High Point, North Carolina; M.A., Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; D.A., Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Further Study: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and Greensboro, North Carolina.

O.V. Lewis — Registrar and Professor of Accounting

B.S., M.Ed., Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, Georgia.

Robert Nichols — Professor of Mathematics

B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia; M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; D.Ed., Ed.D., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. Further Study: Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia; Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Carol Rabun — Controller

Hartmut Ramm — Professor of Physics and Mathematics

B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee; M.A., Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Ph.D., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. Further Study: Georgia State University, Atlanta Georgia.

Roberta Rankin — Professor of Theatre

B.A., M.A., University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida; Ph.D. University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri. Further Study: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; American School of Classical Studies, Athens, Greece; International Early Dance Institute, Goucher College, Towson, Maryland; The Alexander Alliance, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Aston Magna Academy, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut; Blackfriars Theatre, Staunton, Virginia; Shakespeare’s Globe, London, England. Certified in Alexander Technique International.

Frederic J. Whitley — Religion and Campus Minister

A.A., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia; B.A., Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; Th.M., M.A., in Biblical Studies, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts.

Thomas S. Yow III — President

B.A., Methodist College, Fayetteville, North Carolina; M.Div., Ed.D., Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; D.D., Methodist College, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

 

Board of Trustees

Officers

Chair: M. Brantley Barrow

Vice Chair: Wyck A. Knox, Jr.

Secretary: James T. Johnston, Jr.’70

Treasurer:  David R. Leopard

 

Board of Trustees

Jonathan F. Anderson ‘65—Marietta, Georgia

M. Brantley Barrow ‘74—Atlanta, Georgia

Paul D. Beckham ‘63—Atlanta, Georgia

Alleen D. Bratton—Atlanta, Georgia

Margaret R. Buker—Atlanta, Georgia

Richard J. Burrell ‘47—Lilburn, Georgia

Thoms M Carroll —Atlanta, Georgia

Earl L. Carter ‘77—Pooler, Georgia

Julia Webb Davis—Duluth, Georgia

Rene’ M. Diaz—Atlanta, Georgia

Williams F. Easterlin ‘75—Louisville, Georgia 

James F. Ellison ‘88—Berkeley Lake, Georgia

Clair W. Frazier ‘81—Atlanta, Georgia

Alvin Gibson—Gainesville, Georgia

Donald A. Harp, Jr. ‘61—Atlanta, Georgia

David T. Haygood, Sr. ‘60—Newnan, Georgia

Robert L. Head ‘59—Blairsville, Georgia

William Harry Hill— Powder Springs, Georgia

W. Ron Hinson ‘76  —Atlanta, Georgia

Henry M. Huckaby ‘62—Athens, Georgia

Gerald W. Hudgins ‘65—McDonough, Georgia

James T. Johnston, Jr. ‘70—Atlanta, Georgia

Wyck A. Knox, Jr.—Augusta, Georgia

Ray P. Lambert, Jr. ‘77— McDonough, Georgia

Rubye M. Lucas—Atlanta, Georgia

Richard W. McGinnis—Johns Creek, Georgia

Ted McMullan —Atlanta, Georgia

Murphy C. Miller ‘74—Young Harris, Georgia

Zell B. Miller ‘51—Young Harris, Georgia

Kurt T. Momand ‘77—Atlanta, Georgia

Jerry W. Nix—Atlanta, Georgia

Robert V. Ozment ‘46—Rome, Georgia

David A. Pattillo—Houston, Texas

Loulie Tarbutton Reese —Atlanta, Georgia  

William F. Roberts ‘52—Fayetteville, Georgia

Pam R. Rollins—Atlanta, Georgia

Julie D. Salisbury—Atlanta, Georgia

Jane Peeples Stanfield ‘75 —Dalton, Georgia

Jimmy C. Tallent ‘70— Blairsville, Georgia

Michele T. White— Atlanta, Georgia

Marlan B. Wilbanks ‘81—Atlanta, Georgia

James E. Williams —Atlanta, Georgia

Kirk S. Wimberly, III ‘62 —Atlanta, Georgia

Charles S. Wynne—Gainesville, Georgia

Emeriti Trustees

James R. Dellinger, Jr. — Cartersville, Georgia

Gerald E. Eickhoff—Decatur, Georgia

Thomas F. Forkner ‘37—Atlanta, Georgia

Duncan T. Fulton, Jr. ‘44—Dallas, Texas

Thomas K. Glenn, II—Atlanta, Georgia

Charles W. Hancock ‘44—Coppell, Texas

William C. Hatcher—Atlanta, Georgia

L. Bevel Jones, III—Atlanta, Georgia

Frank M. Malone, Jr.—Amelia Island, Florida

James T. McIntyre ‘59—Washington, DC

James G. Minter, Jr.—Fayetteville, Georgia

Douglas B. Mitchell ‘61 —Fayetteville, Texas

Dan B. Pattillo—Decatur, Georgia

J. Neal Purcell—Duluth, Georgia

Hugh M. Tarbutton—Sandersville, Georgia

Jones Webb —Lawrenceville, Georgia

Robert E. Williams ‘55—Atlanta, Georgia

Ex-Officio Trustees

Cindy Autry—Carrollton, Georgia

Richard Chewning —Gainesville, Georgia 

Cathy Cox —Young Harris, Georgia

Espen Myklebust ‘17—Asker, Norway

Robert M. Murray ‘75 —Young Harris, Georgia

B. Michael Watson—Atlanta, Georgia