REGISTER

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES

PRESIDENT

Roger Parrott (1995), President

B.A., Eastern Nazarene College; M.Ed. and Ph.D., University of Maryland

 


LeeLee Partridge (2012), Executive Administrative Assistant to the President

B.A., Louisiana State University

 

PROVOST and Vice President for Academic Affairs     

Bradford Smith (2014), Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

B.S., Tufts University; M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Ph.D., M.A., Claremont Graduate University; Ph.D., M.A., University of Massachusetts


Latona Banks (2019) Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the School of Nursing and Graduate Education)

B.A., Jackson State University

 

Kim Campbell (2017), Executive Assistant to the Provost

B.A., Belhaven University

 

Tracy Ford (2012), Dean of Worldview Studies

B.S. and M.B.A., University of Georgia; M.A. in Missions, Reformed Theological Seminary; M.A. in English, Mississippi College; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

 

David Hand (2013), Dean of the School of Education

B.A.and M.A., Oral Roberts University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University

 

Alicia Harper (2011), Executive Assistant to the Associate Vice President for Academic Support

B.A.M., Belhaven University

 

Keri Jensen (2010), Associate Director of Student Care and Parent Liaison

B.S., Belhaven University

 

Sandra Kelly (2007), Director of Student Care

A.A., Hinds Community College, B.S., Mississippi College, M.S.L., Belhaven University

 

Claire Langley (2008), Director of Career Services

B.S., William Carey University; M.S.L., Belhaven University

 

Ralph A. Mason, III (1995), Dean of the School of Business

B.A., Duke University; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of North Carolina

 

Aaron Pritchett (2017), Director of Institutional Research and Academic Systems

B.S., Liberty University

 

Jennifer Reese (2006), Administrative Assistant to the Music Department

B.S., Jackson State University

 

Rebecca Romine (2018) Athlete Student Care Officer

B.S., M.B.A., Jacksonville State University

 

Carol Simmons (2008), Administrative Assistant to Dean of Education

B.S., University of Mississippi

 

Melissa Thorson (2001), Director of the Honors Program; Professor of Art History

B.A., Belhaven University; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University

 

Megan Voos (2013), Administrative Assistant to the Dance Department

B.S., California Polytechnic State University

 

Claire Waycaster (2014), Academic Affairs Administrator

B.A., Mississippi College

 

Donna Weeks (1999), Dean of Academic Support

B.S., Belhaven University


Vicki Wolfe (2017), Associate Vice President for Academic Support

B.A., Southeastern Bible College; M.Ed., Southern University, A&M; Ed. D., University of Tennessee


TRADITIONAL ADMISSION

Caitlin Dunn (2019), Admission Counselor,

B.F.A., Belhaven University


Michelle Gestes (2018), Admission Counselor

M.S., Mississippi College


Stefanie Grayson (2015), Admission Counselor

B.F.A., Belhaven University

 

Michael Hawkins (2013), Assistant Director of Admission

B.A., Belhaven University

 

Tracy Hilaire (2019), Admission Counselor

B.A., Belhaven University

 

Lori Kimes (2018), Manager of Admission Operations

B.S., University of New Hampshire; M.AT., Missouri Baptist

 

Michaela Lin (2018), Admission Counselor

B.F.A., Belhaven University

 

Erica Lorelli (2017), Admission Coordinator

B.B.A., Iona College

 

Gina McCorkle (2018), Assistant Director of Admission

B.A., Ball State University; M.S., Bucknell University

 

Melissa Pierce (2017), Assistant Director of Admission Operations

B.A., Grove City College; M.A., Reformed Theological Seminary

 

ADULT, GRADUATE AND ONLINE STUDIES

 

Audrey Kelleher (2007), Vice President for Adult, Graduate, and Online Studies

B.S.B.A., M.Ed., University of Central Florida; Ph.D. Barry University

 

Jessica Brock (2019) Curriculum Operations Coordinator

 

Stacey Donaldson (2019), Instructional Designer

B.A., University of Southern Mississippi; M.A., William Carey University; Ph.D., Walden University

 

Ken Elliott (2013), Dean of Curriculum

B.A., Belhaven University; M.A., University of South Florida; M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

 

Lori Farmer (2003), Executive Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Online Academic Affairs

Marshalltown Community College; Certified Professional Secretary

 

Keiandria George (2017), Curriculum Coordinator

B.A., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Callie Grant (2019), Project Manager

B.A., Mississippi College

 

Theresa Dolansky (2011), Administrative Assistant to the  Dean of Adult, Graduate, and Online Studies

B.B.A., Belhaven University

 

Mark Alan Hunter (2015), Instructional Designer

B.A., Western Kentucky University; M.A., East Tennessee State University; M.Div., Samford University; Ph.D., University of Alabama

 

Genice Knight (2019), Faculty Development Coordinator

M.S.L., Belhaven University

 

Cynthia Moore (2015), Assistant Instructional Designer

B.A., Jackson State University

 

Marilyn Page (2019), Assistant Instructional Designer

B.S., Mississippi State University

 

Fran Powell (2016), Curriculum Coordinator

B.A., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Kim Priesmeyer (2012), Dean of Adult, Graduate, and  Online Studies

B.S., Ball State University; M.A., University of Houston – Clear Lake; Ed.D., Sam Houston State University

Spencer Smith (2019), Director of Instructional Design

B.S., Mississippi College

 

Xuan 'Sabrina' Song (2019), China Coordinator

B.B.A. and M.B.A., Mississippi College

 

Gennifer Thompson (2019) Curriculum Coordinator

B.A., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Rick Upchurch (2014), Associate Vice President for Adult, Graduate, and Online Studies

B.A., and M.A., Olivet Nazarene University; D.Min., Drew University

 

Joe Villarreal (2010), Director of Canvas Support

A.A., Hinds Community College

 

ADULT, GRADUATE, AND ONLINE ENROLLMENT AND STUDENT SERVICES

 

Kevin Russell (2003), Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing

B.B.A., Millsaps College; M.B.A., University of Texas at Austin; Ed.D., University of Mississippi

 

Deborah Adams (2016) Associate Director of Enrollment

B.A., Roberts Wesleyan University

 

LaKeshia Alexander (2015), Student Services Advisor

B.S., University of Southern Mississippi; M.A., University of North Carolina; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Shemekka Anderson, (2019), Enrollment Counselor

B.A., Jackson State University; M.A., Liberty University

 

Mary Bakarich (2019), Student Services Advisor

B.S., Belhaven University; M.A., Reformed Theological Seminary

 

Deborah Bramlett (2014), Administrative Assistant

 

Renea Brandon (2019), Associate Director of Enrollment

B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.S., University of West Alabama

 

Lisa Britt (2019), Online Admission Counselor

B.S., Mississippi State University

 

 

Samantha Gray (2018), Student Services Counselor

B.B.A., Mississippi State University

 

Tondra Hart (2018), Enrollment Counselor

M.B.A., Bryan College

 

Shelia Horne (2017), Director of Admission

B.G.S., University of Mississippi

 

Paul Husband (2013), Assistant Director of Admission

B.A., Belhaven University; M.A., Reformed Theological Seminary

 

Alexis Jackson (2016), Senior Online Enrollment Counselor

B.B.A., Jackson State; M.B.A., Strayer University

 

Erica Johnson (2001), Assistant Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services

B.S.B.A., Samford University; M.B.A., Belhaven College

 

Crystal Lewis (2012), Student Services Advisor

B.A., Mississippi State University; M.S., Mississippi College

 

Sean McCarthy (2019), Assistant Director of Student Services

B.S., Minnesota State University

 

Larissa McCutchen (2010), Associate Director of Admission

B.S., Covenant College; M.B.A., Belhaven University

 

Jamie McDonald (2014), Director of Student Services

B.A., Crichton College; M.Ed., Union University

 

Tim Moak (2018), Business and Community Enrollment Specialist

B.M. and M.M., Mississippi College

 

Jordan Morrow (2019), Student Services Advisor

B.S., University of Southern Mississippi

 

David Moss (2017), Senior Student Services Counselor for Online

B.A., Tulane University

 

Vicki Pitts (2012), Associate Director of Admission

B.S., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Mallory Robertson (2018), Enrollment Counselor

B.S., Oklahoma State University

 

Erica Scardino (2018), Regional Director of Enrollment

 

Kathleen Sloan (2010), Manager of Online Admission Operations

B.S., Mississippi State University

 

Suzanne T. Sullivan (2000), Assistant Vice President for Adult, Graduate, and Online Enrollment

B.A., Mississippi State University; M.B.A., Belhaven University

 

Maureen Tarrant (2019), RN to BSN Representative

B.A., University of Western Ontario; B.S.N., Crown College

 

Catina Tate (2015), Assistant Director of Online Student Services

B.S.B.A and M.S., Mississippi College

 

Lacy VanDevender (2012), Enrollment Coordinator

A.A., Brevard Community College; B.S., University of Phoenix

 

Natalie Weaver (2016), Enrollment and Student Services Advisor

B.S., Mississippi College

 

Deloris White (2019), Student Services Advisor

B.A., Tougaloo College; M.B.A. and M.H.A., Belhaven University

 

Angela Willcoxon (2015), Campus Coordinator

B.S.B.A., Ashford University

 

Lisa Woods (2015) Assistant Director of Admission

B.S.B.A., University of Hartford; M.B.A., Southern New Hampshire University

 

ATHLETICS

 

Scott Little (2001), VP for Athletics and Student Development/Director of Athletics

B.A., University of Mobile; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

 

Aaron Barnard (2019), Graduate Assistant for Athletic Training

B.S., Hardin-Simmons University

 

LaRon Bennett (2019), Head Men's and Women's Track and Field Coach and Head Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach

B.S., University of Georgia; M.A., University of Phoenix

 

Brianna Blackwell (2016), Assistant Women's Soccer Coach and Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

B.S., Mississippi College; M.B.A, Belhaven University 

 

Molly Boyer (2018), Graduate Assistant for Volleyball

B.S., Belhaven University

 

Stephen Calder (2010), Head Women's Basketball Coach

B.S., Troy University; M.S.A., Belhaven University

 

Steve Carson (2019), Defensive Coordinator for Football

B.S., Drake University; M.Ed., Eastern Illinois University

 

Josh Clarke (2014), Assistant Baseball Coach

B.S., Belhaven University

 

Bry Castro (2018), Graduate Assistant for Softball

B.S., University of Mississippi

 

Matt Conner (2015), Recruiting Coordinator and Offensive Line Coach for Football

B.A., University of Mississippi

 

Justin Dee (2013), Head Volleyball Coach

B.S., Liberty University

 

Johnny Ellis (2018), Graduate Assistant for Men's and Women's Soccer

B.A., University of St. Mark & St. John

 

 

Dr. John Estes (2012), Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR); Assistant Professor and Chair of Mathematics

B.S., Oral Roberts University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Mississippi

 

Courtney Fairley (2013), Assistant Softball Coach

B.S., Belhaven University; MSA, Belhaven University

 

Dylan Foley (2017), Director of Athletic Communication/SID

B.S., Belhaven University

 

Maci Fox (2018), Head Athletic Trainer

B.S., Lee University; M.Ed., Valdosta State University

 

Tyler Freeman (2018), Head Men's Golf Coach and Director of Game Day Operations

B.S., Martin Methodist College; M.B.A, Shorter University

 

James Gledhill (2019), Assistant Men's Soccer Coach

B.S., University of Mobile; M.S., Mississippi College

 

Callie Goss (2016), Head Cheer Coach

B.S., Belhaven University

 

Kevin Griffin (2011), Head Softball Coach and Assistant AD for Athletics Communication

B.A., Bellevue University

 

Carl Griffiths (2014), Men's Soccer Head Coach

B.S., Wheaton College

 

Austin Gund (2018), Offensive Line Coach for Football

B.A., University of Richmond

 

Kimberly Harrell (2018), Head Women's Soccer Coach

B.S., Mississippi State University; M.Ed., Mississippi College; Ed.S., Arkansas State University; Ed.D., Belhaven University

 

Casey Kirk (2016), Band Director

B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Katie Kyzar (2019), Assistant Athletic Trainer

B.S., Delta State University; M.S., Auburn University

 

Kevin Kyzar (2019), Graduate Assistant for Athletics Communication

A.A., Jones County Junior College, B.A., University of Southern Mississippi

 

A'Kendra Lewis (2018), Graduate Assistant for Men's and Women's Track and Field

B.S., Jackson State University

 

Blaine McCorkle (2018), Head Football Coach

B.S., Louisiana State University

 

Jourdan McNeil (2018), Graduate Assistant for Football-Running Backs

B.S., East Texas Baptist University

 

Alec Miller (2018), Graduate Assistant for Strength and Conditioning

B.S., University of Southern Indiana

 

Kenneth Nash (2019), Graduate Assistant for Athletics Communication

B.S., Mississippi College

 

Sara Navarro (2019), Graduate Assistant for Game Day Operations

B.A., University of Texas at Dallas, M.B.A., Belhaven University

 

Keri O'Neil (2018), Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

A.S., Snead State Community College; B.S., Martin Methodist College; M.A., Morehead State University

 

Kyle Palmer (2019), Head Baseball Coach

B.S., Texas Lutheran University; M.Ed., Texas A&M University

 

Jordan Potts (2018), Graduate Assistant for Football-Linebackers

B.S., Bethel College

 

Daniel Prado (2015), Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach

B.S., Belhaven University; M.B.A, Belhaven University

 

Rebecca Romine (2018), Athlete Student Care Officer

B.S., Jacksonville State University; M.B.A, Jacksonville State University

 

Scott Smouse (2018), Assistant Football Coach and Offensive Coordinator

B.S., Appalachian State University, M.S., Louisiana State University

 

Carson Stewart (2019), Graduate Assistant for Football – Wide Receivers

B.S., Frostburg State University

 

Carla Tejas (2018), Graduate Assistant for Women's Soccer

B.S., Louisiana State University at Alexandria

 

Johna Van Every (2019), Administrative Assistant to VP and Director of Athletics

 

Beth Vansant (2018), Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance and Administration/SWA

B.A., Cedarville University; M.S., Georgia State University

 

Alvin Vaughn (2018), Graduate Assistant for Football – Defensive Backs

B.A., Belhaven University

 

Jonathan Vines (2014), Head Men's Basketball Coach

B.A., University of Mississippi

 

Jay Welborn (2017), Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

B.A., Samford; M.Div., Beeson Divinity School

 

Aaron Wood (2019), Director of Strength & Conditioning and Director of Football Operations

B.S., Liberty University

 

CAMPUS OPERATIONS

David Potvin (2001), Assistant VP for Campus Operations and Director of Security

C.N.A., Fanshawe College, London, Ontario Canada

 

Clinton Bagwell (2008), Maintenance Technician

 

Charles Barry (2009), Security Officer

 

Randy Bell (2014), Maintenance Locksmith

 

Jeanette Blakely (2015), Housekeeper

 

Wade Bullie (1999), Maintenance Technician

 

Nate Cannon (2006), Security Officer

 

De'Angela Cates (2018), Security Officer, Part-time

 

Rebecca Cochran (2007), Conference Services Coordinator

A.A., Hinds Community College

 

Jackie Cole (2017), Housekeeper

 

Darius Coleman (2017), Security Officer


Kenneth Coleman (2004), Maintenance Technician

 

Lilivati Coleman (2015), Housekeeper

 

Mark Curtis (2010), Grounds Technician

 

Jonas Davis (2019), Housekeeper

 

Deionte Dean (2017), Security Officer

 

Frank Dolansky (2001), Facilities Coordinator for Center for the Arts

B.A., University of Buffalo; M.F.A., Michigan State University

 

Margaret Eanes (2018), Security Officer

 

Ciara Elder (2019), Housekeeper

 

Barbara Gilbert (2019), Housekeeper, Part-time

 

Trenton Green (2010), Maintenance Technician

 

Wayne Green (2007), Director of Maintenance

 

Maurice Greer (1995), Security Officer, Part-time

B.S., Jackson State University

 

Wesley Hartfield (2015), Administrative Assistant for Security

B.F.A., Belhaven University

 

Jay Hoover (2015), Security Officer

 

Robert M. Huff (2016), Maintenance Technician

 

Walter James (2016), Housekeeper

 

Tamika Johnson (2018), Mail Services Supervisor

 

Vivian Johnson (2017), Housekeeper, Part-time

 

Dale M. Knight (2016), Security Officer

 

James Lampkin (2016), Security Officer

 

James Massey (2007), Grounds Supervisor

A.S., East Central CC; B.S., Mississippi State University

 

Charles Matthews, Jr. (2002), Security Supervisor, 1st shift

 

Josie Morris (2015), Housekeeping Supervisor

 

Dian Myers (2012), Security Officer

 

Kyle O'Donnell (2012), Grounds Technician

 

Jacob Pearson (2017), Grounds Technician

 

Shirley Perkins (2018), Housekeeper, Part-time

 

Rona Potvin (2009), Administrative Assistant to the Director of Maintenance

 

Victoria Potvin (2018), Administrative Assistant to the Assistant VP for Campus Operations

B.A., Belhaven University, Jackson, Mississippi

 

Albert Powell (2019), Security Officer

 

Jamie Quin (2008), Security Supervisor, 2nd shift

 

Tremeta Runnels (2019), Housekeeper

 

Chris Russell (2017), Security Officer

 

Robin Savoy (1999), Director of Campus Services

BSM, Belhaven University: MSL, Belhaven University

 

Lon Spann (2019), Housekeeper

 

Erika Taylor (2013), Security Officer

 

Kevin Taylor (2007), Maintenance Technician

 

Nakeitha Tipton (2017), Housekeeper

 

Jonathan Tolbert (2010), Maintenance Technician

 

Dennis Varner (2012), Maintenance Technician

 

Michael Wells (2006), Security Supervisor, 3rd shift

 

Shemika Whitlock (2016), Housekeeper

 

Amy Williams (2008), Housekeeper

 

Ronald Young (2010), Housekeeper, Part-time

 

LE Younger (2003), Housekeeper

 

UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT

 

Jeff Rickels (2012), Vice President for University Advancement

 

Sheri Anderson (2009), Director of Advancement Operations

B.A., University of Missouri

 

Frank Laws (2019), Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations

B.A., Belhaven University

BUSINESS AFFAIRS

David Tarrant (Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Business Affairs)

BBA, University of Toledo; MBA, Crown College

 

BUSINESS OFFICE

Christy Burkes (2016), Assistant Controller

A.A., Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College; B.S., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Jessica Sumrall, Controller

B.B.A., Millsaps; M.Acc, Millsaps

 

Shekaria Summers (2002), Accounts Payable Administrator

B.S., Belhaven University

 

HUMAN RESOURCES/PAYROLL

Virginia Henderson (1997), Director of Human Resources

Hinds Community College, Belhaven University

 

Bonnie Bounds (2016), Payroll Generalist

 

Tina Henderson (2016), HR/PR Generalist

 

Emily Eckerson (2018), Adjunct Contract Specialist

B.A., Belhaven University

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

Bo Miller (2006), Director of Information Technology

B.E.E., Georgia Institute of Technology

 

Dennis Bonds (2012), Computer Technician

B.A., Belhaven University

 

Scott Foreman (2015), Computer Technician

B.A., Belhaven University

 

Christian Lewis (2016), Server Network Specialist

 

Terry McInnis (2007), Computer Technician

BBA, Belhaven University

 

Laura Naquin (2011), IT Coordinator

B.S., BABS, Belhaven University

 

Rik Tice (2010), Server Manager

B.S., Sterling College

 

 

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION

Stephanie Steelman (2014), Director of Systems Administration

B.S., B.A., University of Southern Mississippi; M.B.A, Belhaven University

 

Josephine Ashpaugh (2018), Systems Programmer Analyst

A.A.S, Hinds Community College

 

Jim Goode (2014), Manager of Financial Systems

B.S., Millsaps College; M.B.A, Belhaven University

 

Heather Humphries (2015), Assistant Systems Administrator

B.A., Morehead State University, M.S., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Martha McInnis (2019), Systems Analyst

 

Dylan Townsend (2016), Systems Analyst

B.S., Mississippi State University

 

LIBRARY

Chris W. Cullnane, II (1997), Evening/Interlibrary Loan Librarian

B.A., M.L.S., Indiana University; M.Div., Grace Theological Seminary

 

Duane W. Diehl (2014), Night Librarian

B.A., M.A., Trevecca Nazarene University; M.L.I.S., University of Tennessee Knoxville

 

Christie Harris (2019), Part Time Librarian

B.A., Kenyon College; M.L.I.S., University of Tennessee Knoxville

 

Daylan Stephens (2009), Circulation Librarian 

B.A., Belhaven University; M.L.I.S., University of Southern Mississippi

 

REGISTRAR

Lea Ann Bethany (2012), Registrar

B.S., Mississippi College

 

James A. Canevaro (2016), Assistant Registrar

B.S., University of Montevallo; M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary

 

Stephanie Barrett (2008), Curriculum Coordinator

B.B.A., Delta State University


Anna Rose Bennett (2020), Academic Services Support Coordinator

B.A., Belhaven University


Lee Craig (2009), Coordinator of Ceremonies

B.I.S.E., Auburn University; M.S.A., Belhaven University

 

Jean Anne Fairly (1998), Records Analyst

B.S., Belhaven University

 

Kim Long (2014), Records Analyst

B.B.A., Mississippi State University

 

Pam Savell (2003), Records Assistant

B.A., Belhaven University

 

STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES – FINANCIAL AID

Debbi Braswell (2014), Director of Student Financial Services

A.A., Hinds Community College

 

Jessica Bagwell, Student Finance Counselor

 

Shunice Bennett,

B.S.M., Belhaven University

 

Tawesia Colyer (2005),

B.S., University of Southern Mississippi 

 

Cressida Durham (2014) Communications Manager

 

Amanda Holliday –Gray (2015) Senior Student Finance Counselor

B.S., M.S. Mississippi College 

 

Jessica Jackson, Reconciliation Specialist

B.S. Ohio State University

 

Lyn Payne (2004), Student Finance Counselor

B.B.A.,  M.A.C.C., Millsaps College 

 

Chris Ranson (2016), Senior Student Finance Counselor

B.A., Jackson State University 

 

Rachele Stains, Student Finance Counselor

B.A., University of New Orleans; M.A., Walden University

 

Lisa Thompson, Student Finance Counselor

B.B.A., University of Arkansas

 

Monica Wade, Communications Specialist

 

 

STUDENT AFFAIRS

 

Scott Little (2001), VP for Student Affairs and Athletics /Director of Athletics

B.A., University of Mobile; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

 

Molly Speed Blanton (2019), Resident Director (Gillespie)

B.S., University of Mobile; M.S., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Emily Cain (2019), Resident Director (Caldwell)

B.S., William Carey University; M.A., MFTC, Reformed Theological Seminary

 

Anna-Maria Dempsey (2019), Campus Counselor

B.A., Belhaven University

 

Madison Dixon (2018), Student Events Director

B.S., Mississippi State University

 

Dr. Gregory Hawkins (2006), Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students

B.A., Belhaven University; M.A., Geneva College; Ph.D., Azusa Pacific University

 

Kala Hudson (2019), Resident Director (Helen White) and International Student Coordinator

B.A., Southern Arkansas University

Meredith Palmer (2019), Assistant Dean of Student Engagement

B.A., Texas A&M University

 

Tracey Paul (2019), Campus Life Director

B.S., Jackson State University; M.S., University of Alabama

 

Marianna Stone (2018), Student Development Director

B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., Baylor University

 

Catherine Travis (2017), Administrative Assistant for Dean of Students

A.A.S., Hinds Community College

 

Trevor Williams (2018), Coordinator of Campus Recreation and Athletic Facilities

B.A., University of Mississippi

 

Caleb Wolfe (2019), Resident Director (Robertson/Wells)

B.S., Belhaven University

 

 

UNIVERSITY RELATIONS

Bryant Butler (2005), Director of University Relations

B.A., Mississippi College; M.B.A., Belhaven University

 

Corrie Hung (2014), Communications Specialist

B.F.A., Belhaven University

 

David Sprayberry (2012), Assistant Director of University Relations

B.S., Mississippi College

 

WEB SERVICES

Micah Anglin (2017), Web Programmer/CRM Manager

B.S., Mississippi State University

 

Jason Brock (2008), SEM & Media Manager

B.S., Mississippi College

 

Doreen Fagerheim (1997), Director of Web Services

B.A., Houghton College

 

Greg Johnson (2019), Video Communication Manager

B.S., Mississippi College

 

Sarah McMahen (2018), Marketing Automation Manager

B.B.A., Delta State University; M.B.A., Millsaps College

 

Chad Wallace (2012), Digital Communications Manager

B.S., Mississippi State University; M.A., Louisiana State University

 

 

FACULTY

Dana M. Armstrong (2015), Assistant Professor of Nursing and Director of RN to BSN Program

B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center; Ph. D., William Carey University

 

Darrell Baughn (2017), Instructor of English

B.A., Belhaven University; M.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D., University of Alabama School of Law

 

Gary Reid Bishop (2011), Professor of Chemistry and Division Chair of Natural Sciences

B.S., Mississippi College, Ph.D., University of Mississippi Medical Center

 

Krista Bower (2012), Chair and Professor of Dance

B.F.A., Belhaven University; M.F.A., Jacksonville University/White Oak

 

Elizabeth Brandon (2015), Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., Delta State University; Ph.D., University of Alabama, Birmingham

 

Jeffrey Brannon (2012), Assistant Professor and Chair of the Biblical Studies Dept.

B.S., Samford University; M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary (Florida); Ph.D., University of Edinburgh

 

Tammie Brown (2019), Associate Professor of Education and Chair of Undergraduate Program

B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Doran Bugg (2019), Assistant Professor and Chair of the Music Department

B.M.E., University of Mississippi; M.M., Baylor University; D.M.A., Louisiana State University

 

 

Benjamin Carr (2009), Associate Professor of Exercise Science

B.S., Mississippi College; M.S., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Patricia R. Cruz (2018), Chair & Assistant Professor of Social Work

B.S.W, Northwestern State - Louisiana; M.S.W. University of South Carolina; D.S.W., Tulane University

 

Lee Denton (2016), Instructor of Business (Memphis)

B.B.A., Millsaps College; J.D., University of Mississippi

 

Susan M. Duett (2015), Assistant Professor & Director of Health Administration

B.S., M.B.A., Mississippi State University; M.S.,  Ph.D., University of Mississippi Medical Center

 

John Estes (2012), Assistant Professor and Chair of Mathematics

B.S., Oral Roberts University; M.S, Ph.D., University of Mississippi

 

Rose Mary Foncree (1999), Associate Professor of English and Director of Omega College

B.A., M.A., Valdosta State College

 

Rebecca Geihsler-Chittom (2016), Specialty Instructor of Music

B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana; M.M., University of Mississippi; D.A., University of Mississippi

 

Paxton Girtmon (2007), Professor of Music

B.A., M.A., Northwestern State University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Geoffrey P. Goldsmith (1993), Professor and Chair of the Department of Accountancy Studies

B.A., Hillsdale College; M.B.A., Michigan State University; M.A.T.S., Wheaton College; Ph.D., Kent State University

 

Tracey Gregory (2019), Assistant Professor of Graduate Education

B.S., Jackson State University; M.Ed., Belhaven University; Ed.S., Delta State University; Ed.D., Delta State University

 

Matthew Guinn (2017), Associate Professor of Creative Writing

B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., University of Mississippi; Ph.D., University of South Carolina

 

Gretchen Haien (2007), Part-time Professor of Art

B.A., Belhaven University; M.F.A., Louisiana Tech University

 

Edrick L. Hall (2016), Instructor of Psychology (Houston)

B.A., M.A., Prairie View A&M University

 

Claude Peter Hays, III, CPA (1998), Assistant Professor of Business Administration

B.S., M.B.A., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Donald Hubele (1997), Associate Professor of English; Chair of the English Department

B.A., Malone College; M.A., California State University; Th.G., Baptist Bible College; D.A., Middle Tennessee State University

 

Marsha James (2011), Assistant Professor of Business Administration

B.S., University of Texas; M.B.A., Millsaps College; Ph.D., University of Alabama

 

Yusufu Jinkiri (1998), Associate Professor of Business Administration

B.S., Ahmadu Bello University; M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

 

Jonathan G. Koeford (2016), Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Honors Program

B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., Saint Louis University; Ph.D., Boston University

 

Glenda K. Lee (2014), Assistant Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Mississippi

 

Latonia Lewis (2016), Instructor of Public Administration (Jackson)

B.S.M., M.S.M., Belhaven University; D.B.A., Baker College

 

Ying Lin (2019), Assistant Professor of Business Administration

B.B.A., Zhengzhou Institute of Aeronautical Industry; M.B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Kansas State University

 

D. Brandon Magers (2019), Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Mississippi College; Ph.D., University of Georgia

 

Lydia McCardle (2007), Professor of Education

B.S., Delta State University; M.S., Ed.D., Mississippi State University

 

Aaron McCarver  (2010), Specialty Instructor of English Composition

B.S., Wesley College; M.A., Mississippi College

 

Sandra McClendon (2013), Instructor of Social Services (Jackson)

B.A., Coker College; M.S.W., University of South Carolina

 

Tina McDyess (2014), Assistant Professor of Nursing and Director of Pre-licensure BSN Program

B.A., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi; B.A., Th.D. New Foundation Theological Seminary; B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Mississippi

 

Rebekah Mincey (2013), Assistant Professor of Education

B.S., M.S., William Carey University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Bill Moak (2016), Chair and Assistant Professor of Communication

A.A., Southwest Mississippi Community College; B.A., University of Mississippi; M.S., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Laura Morton (2004), Associate Professor of Dance

B.S., University of Houston; Ad Deum Dance Company; Houston Ballet Ben Stevenson Academy

 

Eleanor Nabors (2017), Assistant Professor of Business Law

B.B.A, Mississippi State Univ.; J.D., Mississippi College of Law; M.B.A, Univ. of Mississippi

 

Rick Negron (2016), Chair and Assistant Professor of Film Production

B.S., University of Miami; M.F.A., Regent University

 

Jonathan Neiswinger (2016), Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S., Geneva College; Ph.D. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

 

Claudia Nisbett (2011), Professor of Education

B.S.E., M.Ed., Ed.D., Delta State University

 

Joel Oakley (2015), Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.S., M.S., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

 

David O'Gwynn (2015), Associate Professor and Chair of Computer Science

B.S., Belhaven College; M.S. Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

Tracie Parish (2016), Associate Professor of Exercise Science

B.S., University of Southern Mississippi; M.Ed., Mississippi College; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

 

MaryLou Parrott (2013), Professor of English

B.A., Eastern Nazarene College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland

 

Seth A. Parry (2016), Associate Professor of History and Chair of the Division of Humanities

B.A., Houghton College; M.A., Hunter College; Ph.M., Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

 

Stephen Phillips (1999), Professor of History and Political Science

B.A., Dallas Baptist University; M.A., Texas A & M University - Commerce; Ph.D., Baylor University

 

Bettye H. Quinn (1966), Associate Professor of Education

B.A., Belhaven University; M.Ed., Mississippi College

 

Brenda Redfern (2019), Assistant Professor and Director of Public Administration

B.B.A., University of Mississippi; J.D., University of Mississippi Law School, M.A., Stetson University

 

Erin Rockwell (2008), Associate Professor of Dance

B.A., St. Olaf College; M.F.A., California State University

 

Owen Rockwell (2016), Specialty Instructor of Dance and Music

B.M., M.M., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.M.A., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Jacob Rowan (2019), Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

B.A.A., Belhaven University; M.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art

 

Elissa Sartwell (2014), Chair and Professor of Theatre Department

B.A., M.A.T., George Fox University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

 

Andrew M. Sauerwein (2005), Professor of Music

A.A., Multnomah Bible College; B.M., M.M., University of Oregon; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

 

Phil Scherrer (2019) Assistant Professor of Business Administration

A.B. Classical, J.D., University of Detroit; M.B.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University

 

Daniel Shaw (2007), Full Time Instructor of English and Director of the Writing Center

B.A., Belhaven University


Jack Shi (2020), instructor of Business

 

Amy Rex Smith (2015), Dean of the School of Nursing

B.S.N., Seattle Pacific University; M.S., Boston University; D.N.Sc., University of California-Los Angeles

 

Jason Smith (2014), Instructor of Business (Houston)

B.A., Moody Bible Institute; M.A., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Th.M., Harvard University; M.B.A., Western Carolina University

 

Randall Smith (2001), Chair and Professor of Creative Writing

B.B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina

 

Stephen Smith (2019), Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies and Christian Ministries

B.A., Grand Canyon University; M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

 

Elizabeth Sweatt (2016), Specialty Instructor of Dance

B.F.A., Belhaven University

 

Nate Aaron Theisen (2002), Professor and Co-Chair of Art + Design Department

B.F.A., University of South Dakota; M.F.A., Wichita State University

 

Anita Trigg (2012), Assistant Professor of Social Work

B.A. Samford University; M.A., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; M.S.W., Southern University of New Orleans

 

Elise Turner (2014), Associate Professor of Nursing

B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Mississippi

 

Jon Tyson (2009), Assistant Professor and Co-Chair of  Art + Graphic Design

B.S., M.E.D., Mississippi College

 

Ravenna Michelle Tucker Wagnon (2006), Associate Professor of Dance

The Royal Academy of Dancing and Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing majors examinations; Ad Deum Dance Company in Houston, Texas

 

Robert P. Waltzer (1993), Professor of Biology, Chair of the Biology Department

B.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., Ohio State University

 

Carol Ward (2016), Instructor of Business (DeSoto)

B.A, Mississippi Valley State; M.B.A., Webster University; D.B.A., University of Phoenix

 

Catherine C. Wasson (1999), Professor of Education

B.S., Mississippi State University; M.Ed., Delta State University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

 

Clara Grace Watts (2015), Assistant Professor of Dance

B.F.A., University of Southern Mississippi; M.F.A., Belhaven University


Bobby Wesner (2020) - Senior Instructor and Resident Choreographer of Dance

 

Kristen K. White (2016), Assistant Professor and Chair of International Studies

B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University; M.A., Union University; M.A., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

 

Scott A. White (2000), Professor of Psychology

B.A., Taylor University; M.A., Wheaton College; M.A., PsyD., Biola University

 

Mia Whitehead (2016), Specialty Instructor of Dance

Dance Apprentice Program, Belhaven University

 

Cynthia Wilkins (2013), Chair of Graduate Education & Assistant Professor of Education

B.S., Baylor University; M.E.D., Mississippi College; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

 

Elizabeth Bruce Williford (1988), Professor of Psychology; Chair of the Psychology Department

B.A., Belhaven University; M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University


Jacob Yenish (2020), Assistant Professor of Theatre

 

Jim Young, III  (2015), Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Doctoral Program

B.S., Mississippi College; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Song Xie (2005), Professor of Music  

B.A., Guangxi Institute of Arts, The Shanghai Conservatory of Music in China; M.A., Louisiana State University

 

Lorna Wright (2013), PT Instructor (Chattanooga)

 

Jerry Harris (2019), PT Instructor of Business Administration (Atlanta)

FACULTY EMERITI

Ouida W. Bass, Assistant Professor of Music

B.M., Belhaven University; M.M., Louisiana State University

 

Bewey Bowden, Assistant Professor of Speech and Drama

B.A., M.Ed., Mississippi College

 

Virginia Ruth Hoogenakker, Assistant Professor of Music

B.A., Belhaven University; M.M., Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University

 

Phil Kelly, Professor and Chair of Chemistry/Physics Dept. and Division of Natural Sciences

B.S., Mississippi College; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

 

Joseph M. Martin, Professor of Christian Ministries

 B.A., Duke University; B.D., Th.M. Columbia Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Georgia State University

 

James W. Park, Professor of Economics and Business; Chair of the Division of Business Administration

B.S., M.B.E., University of Mississippi; Ph.D., University of Alabama

 

William M. Penn, Jr., Professor of Economics and Business

B.A., Western Maryland College; Ph.D., Duke University

 

Annie Florence Powers, Instructor of Secretarial Science

B.S., Mississippi University for Women; D.C.S., Belhaven University

 

Sandra L. Rasberry, Dean of the School of Education

B.S., West Georgia College; M.A., University of South Alabama; Ed.D., Mississippi State University

 

Geraldine Roberts, Instructor of Mathematics

B.S., M.Ed., Mississippi College; Ed.S., Jackson State University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

 

Charles R. Rugg, Associate Professor of History and Physical Education

B.S., M.A., Louisiana Tech University

 

Stephen W. Sachs, Professor of Music

B.S., B.A., Lebanon Valley College; M.M., Ohio University; D.M.A., The Catholic University of America

 

Jack B. Scott, Professor of Biblical Studies

B.A., Davidson College; M.Div., Columbia Theological Seminary;Ph.D., Dropsie University

 

Janie Smith, Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.S., Mississippi College; M.S., Auburn University

 

Roy E. Stillwell, Professor of Music

B.M., MacMurray College; M.A., D.M.A., The Eastman School of Music

 

Evelyn D. Tackett, Acquisitions/Cataloguing Librarian

B.A., Belhaven University; M.L.S., Emory University

 

Paul R. Waibel, Professor of History

B.A., Lynchburg College; M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., West Virginia University

 

I. Newton Wilson, Jr., President (1986-1995)

B.A., Belhaven University; M.Div., Columbia Theological Seminary; M.R.E., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi