Faculty & Staff

CASAS Departments


CASAS Administration

Brian C. Yates, Ed.D.
Dean
Professor of Education

Brian Yates

Professional

  • B.S., Grove City College; M.Ed., Westminster College; Ed.D., University of Pittsburgh
  • 12 years combined experience as middle school teacher, high school guidance counselor, school district administrator, and university professor before coming to Liberty University in 2007
  • Teaches CLST 105, EDUC 531
  • At LU since 2007

 Brian C. Yates 
 (434) 592-4110


Kathy Stolvoort
Administrative Assistant to the Dean/Office Manager

Kathy Stolvoort

Professional:

  • Has served as an Administrative Assistant in both the Bruckner Learning Center and CASAS
  • At LU since 1993

 Kathy Stolvoort
 (434) 592-3371

 

 


Jennifer Siver
Department Secretary

Professional:

  • At LU since 2012

 Jennifer Siver
 (434) 592-4750


Hailey Manicone
Department Secretary

     

Professional:

  • At LU since 2012

Hailey Manicone
 (434) 592-4206             

  

Diane Mays

Department Secretary

Professional:

  • At LU since 2006
Diane Mays
 (434) 592-5421 

 


Dwayne Melton
Associate Dean 
Assistant Professor of Education

Dwayne Melton

Professional:

  • B.S., M.B.A., Liberty University; doctoral studies at Northcentral University
  • 4 years in Liberty University Online, and at Catalyst (GiANT Impact) a Christian organization focused on leadership for the next generation
  • Teaches CLST 101, BUSI 300
  • At LU 2001-2005; At LU since 2009

 Dwayne Melton
 (434) 592-4110


Nina Shenkle

Associate Dean

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University; M.Ed., Liberty University
  • 8 years in Enrollment Management leadership (Resident Admission, LUO Admissions, and LUO Academic Advising)
  • At LU since 2007

 Nina Shenkle
 (434) 592-3975


Paula Smith
Budget Coordinator

Professional:

  • B.A. studies at Penn State; B.S., Liberty University anticipated 2016
  • 5 years as AP/AR, 4 years as Admissions Associate, Former Administrative Assistant for Bruckner Learning Center
  • At LU since 2014

 Paula Smith
 (434) 592-7816