Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog] [Archived Catalog]

Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees Members

The Board of Trustees is the governing board of Liberty University, responsible for the financial interest in the institution, legal authority, and functions as an active policy-making body.

To see the official Board of Trustees member listing visit http://www.liberty.edu/trustees/index.cfm?PID=5313.


Board of Trustees Committees

The Board of Trustees has four standing committees chaired by Trustees and composed of both Board members and non-members.

To see the official listing of the Board of Trustees Committee, Chairmen and Staff Liaisons for the Committees please visit http://www.liberty.edu/trustees/index.cfm?PID=5654.


Board of Trustees Terms

To see the official listing of the Board of Trustees Term Expiration Dates please visit http://www.liberty.edu/trustees/index.cfm?PID=29312.


Administration and Staff

University Administration

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

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

Tom Arnold
Vice President for Development

Alan Askew
Vice President of Major Construction

Lee Beaumont, B.S., M.S.
Senior Vice President for Auxiliary Services

Christos Carroll, B.S., M.B.A.
Vice President for Special Projects and New Business Development

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

John Gauger, B.S., M.B.A.
Chief Information Officer
Vice President for Analytics

Kirk Handy, B.S.
Vice President and Director of Athletics – Club Sports

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

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

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

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

Ian McCaw
Director of Athletics

Chris Misiano, B.S., M.A.R., M.R.E.
Vice President of Campus Recreation

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

David Nasser
Senior Vice President for Spiritual Development

Steve Peterson, B.S., M.A.R., M.B.A., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Vice President of Online Admissions

Robert Ritz, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Senior Vice President of Student Financial Services

Josh Rutledge, B.S.
Vice President of Spiritual Development

Randy Smith, B.A.
Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer

Charles Spence
Senior Vice President of Campus Facilities

Scott Starnes
Vice President of Off Campus Facilities

Laura J. Wallace
Executive Vice President for Human Resources

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


Academic Affairs

Shanna Akers, R.N., A.D.N., B.S.N., M.S.N./M.B.A., Ed.S., Ed.D., CNE
Associate Dean, School of Nursing
Assistant Professor of Nursing

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

J. Matt Barber, B.S., M.A., J.D.
Associate Dean for Online Programs, School of Law
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law

Rita Beale, B.A., J.D.
Associate Dean for Internal Affairs, School of Law

Sean Beavers, B.M., M.M., D.M.
Associate Dean, Center for Music and the Performing Arts, School of Music
Professor of Music and Guitar

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

Joseph Brewer, B.S., Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Research, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Sciences

Deanna Britt, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Dean, School of Nursing
Professor of Nursing

David Calland, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Associate Dean, School of Business
Associate Professor of Business

Suzanne Caruso, B.S., M.B.A., J.D.
Associate Dean for Career Services & Professional Development, School of Law
Assistant Field Instructor

John Cartwright, B.S., M.A.R., M.Div., Ed.D.
Associate Dean, Residential Programs, School of Divinity
Assistant Professor of Religion

Kevin Corsini, B.B.A., Th.M., Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Academic Operations
Professor of Counseling

Marlene Corsini, B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Associate Dean, School of Behavioral Sciences
Assistant Professor of Psychology

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

Gabriel Etzel, B.S., M.A.R., M.Div., D.Min., Ph.D.
Administrative Dean, School of Divinity
Professor of Theology & Christian Leadership

B. Keith Faulkner, B.S., M.B.A., J.D.
Dean, School of Law

Eric E. Gish, D.O., FHP
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Manipulative Medicine

Michelle Goodwin, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Senior Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies/Licensure, School of Education
Professor of Education

Ben Gutierrez, IV, A.A., B.S., M.A.R., M.Div., Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Academic Administration
Professor of Religion

Scott M. Hawkins, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Dean, School of Behavioral Sciences
Professor of Counseling

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.
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Dean of the College of General Studies
Professor of English

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

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

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

Timothy O. Leonard, M.D., Ph.D., FCAP
Senior Associate Dean of Medical Education, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Associate Professor of Pathology

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

Mary Lowe, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs, School of Divinity
Professor of Christian Education

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.
Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Dean of the Graduate School
Associate Professor of History

David F. Klink, B.S., D.O.
Interim Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Dwayne K. Melton, B.S., M.B.A.
Associate Dean, College of Applied Studies and Academic Success
Assistant Professor of Education

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

James P. Molloy, B.S., M.A.S., FAA COMM, INST, CFI, CFII
Dean, School of Aeronautics

Mark Myers, B.S., M.A.R., M.R.E., Ph.D.
Associate Dean, School of Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Counseling

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 Emeritus, School of Education
Professor of Education

Rory Patterson, B.A., M.A, M.L.I.S.
Associate Dean, Planning, Administration and Operations
Jerry Falwell Library

Wayne Patton, B.A., M.A.R., M.Div.
Associate Dean, College of General Studies
Associate Professor of Religion

Angela M. Rice, B.A., M.L.S.
Dean, Jerry Falwell Library

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

Sara Rollins, B.A., M.A., M.L.I.S.
Director, Center for Research and Scholarship
Director of Quality Enhancement Plan

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 & Sciences
Professor of History

Heather Schoffstall, B.S., M.S., Ed.D.
Dean, School of Education
Associate Professor of Education

Michael Shenkle, B.S., M.B.A.
Associate Dean, Operations, School of Education
Instructor of Education

Nina M. Shenkle, B.S., M.Ed.
Associate Dean, College of Applied Studies & Academic Success
Assistant Professor

Troy Temple, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, School of Divinity
Professor of Religion

Mark A. Tinsley, B.S., M.S., M.A.R., M.Div., Th.M., D.Min.
Associate Dean, College of General Studies
Assistant Professor of Earth Science

Timothy M. Todd, B.S., M.S., C.P.A., ChFC®, J.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Law
Associate Professor of Law

Steve E. Warren, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Interim Dean, School of Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Counseling

Michael Weigner, B.A., M.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Chair, Division of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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

Brian C. Yates, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Dean, College of Applied Studies & Academic Success
Professor of Education

David L. Young, B.S., M.A., FAA COMM, INST, CFI, CFII, ME, MEI, ATP
Assistant Provost for LU Aeronautics Education
Associate Professor of Aviation

Clark T.W. Zealand, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Academics, School of Education
Associate Professor of Education

Matthew Zealand, B.S.
Associate Vice Provost for Academic Planning


Administrative Staff

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

Tyler Falwell, B.S.
Director of Alumni Relations

Luke Gentala, B.S., M.A.R.
University Registrar

Chris Hara
Deputy Chief Information Officer

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

David D. Nemitz, B.R.E., M.A., D.Min.
Director, Center for Curriculum Development
Associate Professor, Instructional Design and Divinity

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

Joshua Zealand
Associate Vice President of Analytics
Analytics and Decision Support



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