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Graduate Catalog 2012-2013

Administration and Staff

University Administration

Jerry L. Falwell, Jr., B.A., J.D.
Chancellor/President

Jonathan P. Falwell, B.S., M.A., J.D.
Vice Chancellor for Spiritual Affairs

Neal Askew, B.S., M.S.
Executive Vice President

Ronald S. Godwin, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

Ronald E. Hawkins, B.A., M.Div., Ed.S., D.Min., Ed.D.
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Vice Provost
Professor of Counseling and Practical Theology

Tom Arnold
Vice President for Development

Jeff Barber, B.S.
Director of Athletics

Lee Beaumont, B.S., M.S.
Vice President of Auxiliary Services

David M. Corry, B.A., J.D.
General Counsel

Sharon J. Hartless
Vice President for Administration

Mark Hine, B.S., M.Div., D.Min.
Senior Vice President for Student Affairs

Chris E. Johnson, B.S., M.B.A.
Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management

Ronald Kennedy, B.S., M.B.A.
Senior Vice President for Marketing

Richard A. Martin, B.S., M.B.A.
Vice President for Research and Financial Analysis

Don Moon, B.S.
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President for Investment Management/Risk Manager

Barry N. Moore, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Vice President for Outreach and Strategic Partnerships

Johnnie Moore, Jr., B.S., M.A.R.
Vice President for Executive Projects and Spiritual Programs
University Spokesperson

Robert Ritz, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Vice President for Financial Aid

Larry Shackleton, B.A., M.S.
Vice President for Administrative Information Management and Registrar

Scott Starnes
Vice President for Field Operations

Laura J. Wallace
Executive Vice President
Vice President for Human Resources

H. William Wheeler, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness
Professor of Counseling

Matthew Zealand, B.S.
Chief Information Officer


Academic Affairs

Beth Ackerman, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Associate Dean, School of Education
Professor of Education

Shawn Akers, B.A., M.A., J.D.
Dean, Helms School of Government
Associate Professor of Government

J. Matt Barber, B.S., M.A., J.D.
Associate Dean for Career and Professional Development, School of Law
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law

Sean Beavers, B.M., M.M., D.M.
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor of Music

Bruce Bell, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Dean, College of General Studies
Professor of Business and Communication

Suzanne Caruso, B.S., M.B.A., J.D.
Associate Dean for External Affairs, School of Law
Assistant Field Instructor

Kevin Corsini, B.B.A., Th.M., Ph.D.
Administrative Dean for Graduate Programs
Associate Professor of Counseling

David Donahoo, B.S., M.S.
Interim Dean, School of Engineering and Computational Sciences
Professor of Management Information Systems

Gabriel Etzel, B.S., M.A.R., M.Div., D.Min.
Associate Dean, School of Religion
Associate Professor of Religion

Michelle Goodwin, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D
Associate Dean for Licensure Programs, School of Education
Associate Professor of Education

Ben Gutierrez, IV, A.A., B.S., M.A.R., M.Div., Ph.D.
Administrative Dean for Undergraduate Programs
Professor of Religion

Emily Heady, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Dean, College of General Studies
Associate Professor of English

Scott Hicks, B.S., M.B.A.
Dean, School of Business
Assistant Professor of Business

David Hirschman, Th.B., M.A.R., M.Div., D.Min.
Associate Dean, Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary
Assistant Professor of Religion

Cecil V. Kramer, Jr., B.S., M.A., M.Div., D.Min.
Associate Dean, School of Communication
Professor of Communication Studies

Rena M. Lindevaldsen, B.A., J.D.
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, School of Law
Associate Director, Liberty Center for Law and Policy
Professor of Law

Ralph F. Linstra, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D., C.H.E.S.
Interim Dean, School of Health Sciences
Professor of Health Professions

Beverly S. Mahoney, R.N., B.S., M.S., Ph.D., M.C.H.E.S., F.A.S.H.A., F.A.A.H.E
Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences
Professor of Health Professions

Douglas F. Mann, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Dean of the Graduate School
Associate Professor of History

Ronnie B. Martin, Pharm D., D.O., FACOFP-dist.
Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professor of Family Medicine

Carl Merat, B.S., M.S.L.S.
Dean, Integrated Learning Resource Center

Ronald Miller, B.A., M.S.
Associate Dean, Helms School of Government
Assistant Professor of Government

Norman C. Mintle, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Dean, School of Communication
Associate Professor

Stephen M. Parke, B.S., J.D., LL.M.
Associate Dean, Helms School of Government
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Karen L. Parker, B.A., M.S., Ed.D.
Dean, School of Education
Professor of Education

Wayne Patton, B.A., M.A.R., M.Div.
Associate Dean, General Education
Assistant Professor of Religion

Marseille Pride, B.A., M.A., M.L.S.
Associate Dean of Research and Customer Services
Integrated Learning Resource Center

J. Ernie Rogers, B.B.A., M.A., FAA COMM, INST, ME, MEI, ATP
Associate Dean, School of Aeronautics
Associate Professor of Aviation

Anita Satterlee, B.S., M.A., Ed.D.
Associate Dean, School of Business
Professor of Business

Roger Schultz, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Professor of History

Mathew D. Staver, B.A., M.A., J.D.
Vice President, Liberty University
Dean, School of Law
Director, Liberty Center for Law and Policy
Professor of Law

Elmer Towns, B.A., M.A., Th.M., M.R.E., D.Min.
Vice President and Co-Founder, Liberty University
Dean, Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary and School of Religion
Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology

Lowell Walters, B.S., M.S.L.S.
Associate Dean of Administration and Collection Services
Integrated Learning Resource Center

Keith Wargo, C.P.A., B.S., M.B.A., Ed.S.
Associate Dean, School of Business
Interim Chair, Department of Management, International Business, Human Resources, and Marketing
Assistant Professor of Business

Steve E. Warren, B.S., M.A.
Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Scott Watson, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Advanced Programs, School of Education
Professor of Education

William Wegert, B.S., M.S., M.Div., D.Min.
Dean of International Student Programs
Director of Resident Graduate Admissions

Vernon M. Whaley, B.A., M.C.M., M.A., D.Min., Ph.D.
Dean, School of Music
Professor of Worship and Music Studies

Joseph M. Wiegand, B.A., M.A., J.D., LL.M.
Associate Dean, Internal Affairs and Online Programs, School of Law
Director, Paralegal Studies Program
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law

Phillip Williams, B.S., M.A.C.E.
Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences
Instructor of Psychology

Brian C. Yates, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Dean, Center for Academic Support and Advising Services
Associate Professor of Education

David L. Young, B.S., M.A., FAA COMM, INST, CFI, CFII, ME, MEI, ATP
Dean, School of Aeronautics
Associate Professor of Aviation


Administrative Staff

Bruce Braun
Executive Director of New Media Communications

Ernest Carter, III, A.A., B.S., M.A.
Director of Event Management

Tamela L. Crickenberger, B.S., M.S.
Executive Director of Enrollment, Liberty University Online

Tyler Falwell, B.S.
Director of Alumni Relations

John Gauger, B.S., M.B.A.
Director of Specialized Technology Initiatives

Kirk Handy, B.S.
Senior Director of Campus Recreation

Eric Hendrickson, B.S.
Enterprise Solutions Architect

Col. Richard D. Hinkley, B.S.
Chief of Police

Larry D. Hoezee, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Executive Director of Resident Enrollment Management

Orlando Lobaina, B.A., M.A.R.
Executive Director, Liberty University en Español

David D. Nemitz, B.R.E., M.A., D.Min.
Director, Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence
Associate Professor of Religion and Instructional Design

Steve Peterson, B.S., M.B.A.
Executive Director of Admissions, Liberty University Online

Charles Spence
Director of Planning and Construction

Sharon L. Wheeler, B.A., M.A., M.F.A., M.Ed.
Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence
Associate Professor of Theatre Arts and Education

 



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