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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014

Administration and Staff

University Administration

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

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 for Auxiliary Services

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

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 Communication
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

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

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.
Dean, School of Engineering & Computational Sciences
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems

Gabriel Etzel, B.S., M.A.R., M.Div., D.Min.
Acting 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

L. Lavon Gray, B.S., M.C.M., Ph.D.
Associate Dean, School of Music
Chair, Department of Worship Studies 
Associate Professor of Music and Worship

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

Scott M. Hayes, B.F.A., M.F.A.
Associate Dean, School of Communication & Creative Arts
Associate Professor of Theatre Arts

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

Scott Hicks, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Dean, School of Business
Associate Professor of Business

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

John D. Kinchen, III, B.M., M.M., D.M.A. 
Associate Dean, School of Music
Associate Professor of Music and Worship

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.
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

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 & Creative Arts
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, College of General Studies
Assistant Professor of Religion

Marseille Pride, B.A., M.A., M.L.S.
Dean, The Jerry Falwell Library

Carey Roberts, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. 
Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences 
Chair, Department of History 
Professor of History

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

Rachel E. Schwedt, B.A., M.L.S.
Associate Dean, Research and Customer Service
The Jerry Falwell Library

Roger Schultz, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Dean, College of Arts & 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
Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology

Lowell Walters, B.S., M.S.L.S.
Associate Dean of Library Technologies and Collection Services
The Jerry Falwell Library

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 Music and Worship

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

Brian C. Yates, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Dean, Center for Academic Support & 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 Curriculum Development
Associate Professor of Religion and Instructional Design

Steve Peterson, B.S., M.A.R., M.B.A., Ed.S.
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

Distinguished Professorships


Gary Habermas, B.R.E., M.A., Ph.D.
May 1994
Distinguished Research Professor of Apologetics and Philosophy

Edward E. Hindson, B.A., M.A., Th.M., Th.D., D.Min., D. Phil., F.I.B.A.
August 2005
Distinguished Professor of Biblical Studies and Religion

C. Daniel Kim, B.A., B.D., S.T.M., Th.D.
October 2010
Distinguished Professor of Church History and Intercultural Studies

Danny Lovett, B.A., M.A., M.Div., D.Min.
May 2002
Distinguished Professor of Evangelism

Richard D. Patterson, A.B., M.Div., Th.M., M.A., Ph.D.
August 1994
Distinguished Professor of Biblical Studies

Boyd C. Rist, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
May 2003
Distinguished Professor of History

Elmer Towns, B.A., M.A., Th.M., M.R.E., D.Min.
May 1999
Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology

Emeriti


Robert T. Adkins, B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Dean Emeritus, School of Business and Government
B.B.A. University of Chattanooga; M.B.A., Stanford University; Ph.D, University of Arkansas. 1991–2000

John M. Borek, Jr., B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.
President Emeritus
B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., Georgia State University. 1997–2004

Lois B. Borek, A.A., B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Professor Emeritus
B.S., M.Ed., Georgia State University; Ed.D., Liberty University. 1999–2004

Ruth L. Chamberlin, A.B., B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of English
A.B., B.S., Ashland College; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., Kent State University; additional graduate work at Ohio State and American University.  1975–2001

Paul R. Fink, B.A., Th.M., Adv. M.Ed., Th.D.
Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies and Pastoral Ministries
B.A., Columbia Bible College; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; Adv. M.Ed., University of Southern California; Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary; additional graduate work at Purdue University. 1979–2013

A. Pierre Guillermin, B.A., M.A., Ed.D.
President Emeritus
B.A., M.A., Bob Jones University; Ed.D., Nova  University; additional graduate work at the University of Virginia, Harvard University - Institute of Educational Management; LL.D., Christian Heritage College. 1971–2000

Ernest V. Liddle, B.A., M.A., M.S., B.D., Th.M., Th.D.
Dean Emeritus, Library Services
B.A., University of Edinburgh; M.A., Bucknell University; M.S., Drexel University; B.D., Th.M., Asbury Theological Seminary; Th.D., Northern Baptist Theological Seminary. 1979–1992

Mark B. Lloyd, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Speech
A.B., The College of Idaho; M.A., University of Southern California; Ph.D., Michigan State University. 1974-1993

Earl S. Mills, B.S., M.A., Ed.D.
Provost Emeritus
Professor Emeritus of Education
B.S., M.A., Western Michigan University; Ed.D., Wayne State University. 1978–1985, 1988–1995

Richard D. Patterson, A.B., M.Div., Th.M., M.A., Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies
A.B., Wheaton College; M.Div., Los Angeles Baptist Seminary; Th.M., Talbot Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles. 1982–1997

Milton K. Reimer, B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Education and Social Studies
Diploma, Prairie Bible Institute; B.A., Trinity College; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of North Dakota; additional graduate work at Claremont Graduate School, Kent State University and Virginia Commonwealth University. 1981–1996

Boyd C. Rist, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Provost Emeritus
B.A., University of South Dakota; M.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Virginia; additional graduate study at the University of Minnesota. 1973–2010

Hila J. Spear, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Nursing
A.D.N., Kellogg Community College; B.S.N., Liberty University; M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Virginia.  1989-2010



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