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Departmental Directory


Concord University Board of Governors

Brittany Keys Anderson, Principal, Whitethorn Elementary, Athens, West Virginia

David Barnette, Chair of the Board of Governors, Jackson Kelly PLLC, Charleston, West Virginia

Sally Howard, Faculty Representative, Professor of Political Science, Athens, West Virginia

Richard Jarrell, Secretary of the Board of Governors, Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A Beckley, Beckley, West Virginia

Brad Lane, 2nd Vice Chair of the Board of Governors, Appalachian Eye Care, Princeton, West Virginia

Doug Maddy, Community Leader, Scarboro, West Virginia

William McKee, Vice-Chair of the Board of Governors, Charleston, West Virginia

Doug Moore, Classified Employee Representative, Athens, West Virginia

Brace Mullett, General Counsel, City Holding Company Charleston, West Virginia

Myra Susan Rogers, Community Leader, Hinton, West Virginia

Layton Romano, Student Government Association Representative

Santina St. John, Community Leader, Princeton, WV

The Principals and Presidents of Concord College/University
 

Principals:

Captain James Harvey French, LL.B., 1875-1891

John D. Sweeney, B.S., M.S., 1891-1897

Captain George Michael Ford, A.B., LL.B., 1897-1900

Elmer F. Goodwin, 1900-1901

Arthur S. Thorn, A.B., 1901-1906

Frances Isabel Davenport, B.S., 1906-1907

Charles L. Bemis, B.S., 1907-1913

Lawrence Benjamin Hill, A.B., A.M., Ph.D., 1913-1918
 

Presidents:

Christopher Columbus Rossey, B.Ped., Litt.B., M.A., Ed.D., 1918-1924 (Principal in 1918-1919)

George West Diehl, A.B., B.D., M.A., D.D., LL.D., 1924-1929

Joseph Franklin Marsh, Sr., B.Ped., A.P., A.M., Ped.D., 1929-1945

Virgil Harvey Stewart, A.B., A.M., LL.D., 1945-1959

Joseph Franklin Marsh, Jr., A.B., M.P.A., LL.D., 1959-1973

Billy Lee Coffindaffer, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., 1973-1975

James Walton Rowley (Acting President), A.B., M.A., Ed.D., 1975-1976

Meredith N. Freeman, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D., 1976-1985

Jerry L. Beasley, A.B., Ed.M., Ph.D., 1985-2008

Gregory F. Aloia, B.A., Ph.D., 2008-2013

Kendra S. Boggess, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. 2014-present
 

Departmental Directory
 

President’s Office

Kendra S. Boggess (1988)
CONCORD UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT
Professor of Business
Ph.D., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S., University of Florida

Terri Harmon (2018)
Administrative Associate to the President
CPP; Certification

Lora L. Woolwine (2004)
Executive Assistant to the President
Board of Governors Liaison
B.S.W., Concord University

Office of the Provost

Peter L. Viscusi (2014)
PROVOST AND VICE PRESIDENT FOR
ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware
B.A., La Salle College

Kathryn L. Liptak (2000)
ASSOCIATE PROVOST
INTERIM DEAN, COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
Director of Assessment and M. Ed. and MAT Coordinator
Professor of Education
Ed. D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A., B.S., West Virginia University

Teresa Y. Frey (2000)
Academic Advisor for Adults and Veteran Students
B.A., Concord College

Dixie L. Terrell (2010)
Executive Secretary to the Associate Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies
R.B.A., Concord University
A.S., Beckley College

Anne C. Whittaker (1977)
Executive Secretary to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Academic Success Center

Sheila Womack (2017)
Program Specialist
D.M.A., M.M., West Virginia Univeristy
B.M., Westminister College

Admissions Office

Jamie Ealy (2017)
VICE PRESIDENT OF ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
M.A. Ed., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.A., Concord University

Jennie Cordle (1998)
Admissions Assistant III

Christi Lamb (1996)
Office Administrator
B.S., Bluefield State College

Maizy Landreth (2018)
Admissions Counselor
B.S., Concord University

Debra Moore (1990)
Admissions Assistant II
B.A., Concord University

Marcus Murrell (2017)
Admissions Counselor
B.A., Concord University

Allen M. Smith
Senior Admissions Counselor
B.S., Concord University

Lisa Swaney (1997)
Admissions Assistant III

Andrea Tabor (2002)
Associate Director of Admissions
B.S., Concord University

Amy Walker (2016)
Admissions Counselor
B.A., Concord University

Sarah Wambe
Director of Admissions
M.A., West Virginia University
B.A., California State University Long Beach

Advancement Office

Alicia Besenyei (2015)
Vice President for Advancement
M.S., West Virginia University
B.A., North Carolina State University

Sarah P. Dalton (2004)
Staff Writer
B.S.J., West Virginia University

Blake Farmer (2017)
Manager of University Advancement
B.S. B.A., Concord University

Carrie Jarrell (2010)
Program Assistant II
B.S., Concord University

Amy M. Pitzer (1987)
Public Relations / Marketing Coordinator, Sr.

Foster Sheppard (2016)
Graphic Designer, Sr.
B.A., Concord University

Sarah Turner (2011)
Director of Alumni & Donor Relations
M.A., Marshall University
B.S., Concord University

Athletics

Kevin Garrett (1995)
DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS/Head Baseball Coach
M.A.H.P., Concord University
B.S., Bluefield State College

Tesla Akers (2015)
Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach and Women’s Golf Coach
B.S., Ferrum College

Ethan Alderman (2017)
Assistant Athletic Trainer
M.S., University of Texas at Arlington
B.S., Ithaca College

Steve Barrett (1999)
Head Men’s Soccer Coach
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic and State University
B.S., Liberty University

Adam Blake (2016)
Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
B.S., Capital University

Glen M. Blankenship
Head Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach
B.S., Concord College

Anita Conner (1992)
Administrative Secretary

Michael Cox (2000)
Head Coach of Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Coach and Instructor of Health and Physical Education
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Luke Duffy
Women’s Head Soccer Coach
Academic Athletic Coordinator

Kevin Elliott (2018)
Defense Coordinator
B.S. Ed., M.A.H.P., Concord University

Tracy McCallister Gill (2007)
M.S., Indiana State University
B.S., Concord University

Tracy Gravely (1999)
Facilities Director
B.S., Concord University

Avery Hawkins (2017)
Assistant Football Coach

Kyle Jolly (2018)
Offensive Line Coach

Todd May (2012)
Head Men’s Basketball Coach
B.S., Ohio University

Wes McKinney (2015)
Sports Information Director
B.S., Concord University

Kenneth Osborne (1998)
Head Women’s Basketball Coach/ Compliance Coordinator
M.S., Radford College
B.S., Glenville State

Paul Price (2009)
Head Football Coach
M.Ed. and B.S., West Virginia Wesleyan College

Jennifer Sicinski (2017)
Assistant Athletic Director

Kathryn Southcott (2009)
Head Women’s Volleyball Coach/Instructor
M.A., George Mason University
B.S., Ithaca College

Devin Smith (2015)
Assistant Baseball Coach
M.A. and B.A., Pittsburg State University

Alisa Tasler (2011)
Head Women’s Softball Coach
M.S., B.A., Pittsburg State University

Joshua Zettergren
Assistant Football Coach

Bonner Scholars

Kathy S. Ball (1998)
DIRECTOR, BONNER SCHOLARS PROGRAM
M.A., West Virginia University
B.S., Concord College 

Natalie Fields
Bonner Scholars Program Coordinator
M.A.T., Liberty University
B.S., Radford University

Business Affairs

Charles P. Becker (2008)
VICE PRESIDENT FOR BUSINESS AND FINANCE
D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University
M.B.A., University of Virginia
B.A., Virginia Military Institute

Victoria L. Blankenship, (2001)
Business Manager II
M.S., Liberty University
B.S., Concord University

Shea Boothe (2017)
Business Manager I
M.P.A., West Virginia University
B.S. B.A, Concord University

Stephanie Bowles (2013)
Program Coordinator
B.A., Concord University

Melanie Burnette (2017)
Accounting Assistant II

Elizabeth J. Cahill, (2002)
Financial Systems/Reporting Officer/Controller
M.S., University of Phoenix
B.S., Concord College

Loran F. Morgan, (2002)
Program Assistant III
A.S., Bluefield State

Debbie Myers, (2011)
Accounting Assistant II

Angela D. Taylor, (2002)
Assistant Accountant
B.S., Concord College

Andrea D. Webb, (2005)
Business Manager I
B.S., Concord University

Hillary Williams (2014)
Accountant Senior
B.S., Concord University

College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Thomas J. McKenna
INTERIM DEAN, COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS, HUMANITIES, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Professor of History and Philosophy
Ph.D. and M.A., Yale University
B.A., University of Delaware

Marcheta Gunter (1974)
Academic Program Associate- Department of Fine Arts

Lisa Perry (2018)
Academic Program Associate-Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Fine Arts, Department of

James Biggs (2004)
INTERIM CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF FINE ARTS
Associate Professor of Art
M.F.A., Indiana State University
B.A., Concord University

David Ball
Assistant Professor of Music
Director of Bands
B.A., Virginia Tech
M.M., University of Manchester
D.M.A., University of Minnesota

Kevin Bennington (2000) 
Associate Professor of Art
M.F.A., Art Institute - Miami International University
B.A., Concord University

Chase Bowman
Instructor of Art
M.F.A., Columbus College of Art and Design
B.F.A., Marshall University

Kipp Cortez (2016)
Joseph F. Marsh Endowed Assistant Professor of Music
D.M.A. and M.M., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
B.M., Valparaiso University

Kelly Hudson
Assistant Professor of Music
D.M.A., The University of Iowa
M.M., Colorado State University
B.A., Luther College

Timothy L. Mainland (1978)
Professor of Music
D.M. A., University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
M.A., The University of California at Santa Barbara
B.A., The University of California at Santa Barbara

Mark T. Moore (2011)
Instructor of Art
MFA, West Virginia University
M.A., Marshall University
B.A., University of Charleston

Lauri Reidmiller (2008)
Associate Professor of Art
Ph.D., Ohio State University
M.F.A., Radford University
M.A., B.F.A., Miami University

Jacob Womack (2016)
Instructor of Music and Collaborative Artist
D.M.A., West Virginia University
M.M., Penn State
B.M., West Virginia University

Humanities, Department of

Michelle L. Gompf
CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES
Professor of English
Ph.D., University of North Carolina - Greensboro
M.A., University of Rochester
B.A., Hollins College

Jonathan M. Berkey
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., M.A., The Pennsylvania State University
B.A., Gettysburg College

Mark Botts (2018)
Lecturer of English
M.FA, Regent University
B.S., Tennessee Temple University

Carmen Durrani
Associate Professor of Foreign Languages
M.A., University of Georgia
B.A., University of Brussels, Belgium

R. Keith Lilly
Instructor of History
M.A., Virginia Tech
B.A., Concord University

Amberyl Malkovich
Associate Professor of English
Ph.D., Illinois State University
M.A., Minnesota State University
B.S., University of Wisconsin

Carol K. Manzione
Professor of History
Ph.D., M.A., B.A. State University of New York at Buffalo
M.P.A., University of Maine

Joseph Manzione
Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Michigan
M.A., University of Utah
B.A., Brigham Young University

William J. Ofsa
Professor of English
Ph.D., University of Illinois
M.A., West Virginia University
B.S., Concord College

Delilah F. O’Haynes
Professor of English
Ed.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.S., Radford University
B.S., East Tennessee State University
A.S., SVCC

Anthony G. Patricia
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., M.A., B.A., University of Nevada

Tina Powell
Instructor of English
Ph.D., Fordham University
M.A., Florida State University
B.A., Lehigh University

Gabriel A. Rieger
Associate Professor of English
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
M.A., University of Toledo
B.A., University of Toledo

Elizabeth H. Roth
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A., Hollins University
A.B., Notre Dame of Maryland University

Blevin Shelnutt (2018)
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., M.A., New York Univeristy
B.A., Davidson College

Social Sciences, Department of

Rodney L. Klein (1998)
CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Professor of Psychology
Director, McNair Scholars Program
Ph.D., University of New Mexico
M.S., Highlands University
B.A., Central College

Adriana M. Falco (2015)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., M.A., George Mason University
B.S., University of Maryland-College Park

Karen Griffee (2000)
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., M.S., B.A., University of New Mexico

Sally J. Howard (2003)
Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Houston
M.A., Rice University
B.S., University of Houston

Joseph Manzo
Professor of Geography
Ph.D, M.A., University of Kansas
B.S., Southwest Missouri State University

Tom Saladyga (2011)
Assistant Professor of Geography
Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.A., B.S., The Pennsylvania State University

Shimantini Shome (2011)
Assistant Professor of Geography
Ph.D., University of Kansas
M.A., B.A., University of Pune

James A. White (1998)
Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., American University
M.P.A., North Carolina State University
B.A., Duke University

College of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Health

Alice M. Hawthorne Allen (2000)
INTERIM DEAN, COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES, MATHEMATICS AND HEATH
Associate Professor of Physics
Ph. D., M.S., Indiana University-Bloomington
B. S., Wake Forest University

Erin Conner
Program Manager- Department of Health, Physical Education, and Athletic Training
B.S. B.A., Concord College

Tammy Diane Reed (1988)
Academic Program Associate- College of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Health
B.S., Concord College

Biology, Department of

David N. Chambers (2006)
CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY
Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Cornell University
B.S., Texas A&M University

Douglas A. Creer (2006)
Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Washington University
B.S., Brigham Young University

Thomas B. Ford (2006)
Professor of Biology
Ph. D., Biology, Indiana University
B.A., Zoology, Connecticut College

Tonya C. McKinley (1998)
Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Clemson University
M.S., Pennsylvania State University
B.S., Lock Haven University

Darla J. Wise (1998)
Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Virginia Tech
M.S., B.S., State Univ of NY - College at Fredonia
 

Health and Human Performance, Department of

H. David Campbell (2004)
CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE
Professor of Health Education
Ph. D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M. A., East Carolina University
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Steve Barrett (2000)
Head Coach of Men’s Soccer
Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B. A., Liberty University
UEFA “B” License

Wesley R. Meeteer II
Associate Professor of Physical and Health Education
Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.A., B.S., Concord University

W. Mike Miller
Associate Professor of Physical Education
Ed. D., West Virginia University
M.Ed., B.S., Concord University

Jill Ann Cox Nolan (2011)
Associate Professor of Health Education
Master of Arts in Health Promotion Coordinator
Title IX Coordinator
Ph. D., West Virginia University
M.A., B.A., Marshall University

John C. Roberts (2014)
Director of the Athletic Training Program
Instructor of Athletic Training
M.S. Ed., Old Dominion University
B.S., James Madison University
ATC

Kathryn T. Southcott (2009)
Head Coach of Volleyball
Instructor of Health and Physical Education
M.A., George Mason University
B.S., Ithaca College

Laura A. Wamsley (2014)
Clinical Education Coordinator of Athletic Training Education Program
Instructor of Athletic Training
M.Ed., Arizona State University
B.S., West Virginia University
ATC

Mathematics and Computer Science, Department of

Lisa M. Darlington (2007)
CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S., Concord College

Douglas L. Becker (1997)
Assistant Professor in Developmental Mathematics
M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
B.S., Concord University

Lonnie Bowe (2011)
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
M.S., West Virginia University
B.S., Concord University

David D. Hill (1991)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Ph. D., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S., Concord College

James D. Johnston (1991)
Professor of Computer Science
M.A., SUNY Binghamton
B.S., St. Bonaventure University

W.R. Winfrey (1993)
Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
B.S., Concord College

Physical Sciences, Department of

Joseph L. Allen (1998)
CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Professor of Geology
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
M.S., East Carolina University
B.S., Michigan State University

Marwa Abdel Latif (2017)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., M.S., Virginia Tech
B.S., B.A., Randolph College 

Kimberly K. Chambers (2007)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Ph.D., Cornell University
B.S., Gettysburg College

Darrell W. Crick (2004)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Tennessee
B.S., Carson-Newman College

Janine Krippner (2018)
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Geology
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
B.S., M.S., University of Waikato

Stephen C. Kuehn (2010)
Associate Professor of Geology
Director, Electron Microprobe Laboratory
Ph.D., M.S., Washington State University
B.S., University of Puget Sound

Aaron Paget (2018)
Assistant Professor of Physics
Ph.D., M.S., Florida State University
B.S., Brigham Young University

Jennifer Phillippe (2016)
Instructor of Geology and Physical Science
M.S., University of California - Davis
B.A., Depauw University

Alec T. Wagner (2017)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S., Pennsylvania State University

Hong Yin (2014)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.S., B.S., Shanghai Normal University

College of Professional Studies

Kathryn L. Liptak (2000)
ASSOCIATE PROVOST
INTERIM DEAN, COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
Director of Assessment and M. Ed. and MAT Coordinator
Professor of Education
Ed. D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A., B.S., West Virginia University

Alison M. Conner (2014)
Administrative Associate- Department of Education
B.S., Widener University

Vanessa Howell
Administrative Associate- Department of Social Work & Sociology
B.S.B.A, Concord University

Lucinda Gonderman (2018)
Academic Program Associate- Department of Business and Recreation & Tourism Management

Kimberly B. Nichols
Administrative Associate-Department of Education

Beth B. Sizemore (2018)
Program Assistant- Department of Social Work & Sociology
B.A., Concord College

Robin White (2016)
Administrative Associate- Department of Education

Business and Recreation & Tourism Management, Department of

Susan B. Robinett (1992)
CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND RECREATION & TOURISM MANAGEMENT
Professor of Business
Ph.D., M.S. Ed., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S., Radford University

Angela Addair (2016)
Assistant Professor of Management
M.B.A., Walden University
B.S.B.A., Concord University

Logan Browning (2018)
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Ph.D., Kent State University,
M.B.A.,West Virginia University
B.S. B.A., Concord University

Linwood Clayton (2008)
Associate Professor of Recreation and Tourism Management
Ph.D., Clemson University
M.S., Radford University
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Charlotte A. Davis (2011)
Professor of Management
Ph.D., University of Memphis
M.B.A., Wayland Baptist University
B.B.A., Texas Tech University
CPA, PHR

Maxwell Deaton (2018)
Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D., M.A., Middle Tennessee State University
B.A. University of Arkansas

D. William (Bill) Deck, Jr. (1987)
Professor of Marketing
Ph.D., M.B.A., B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Angelique Edwards (1995)
Professor of Sports Management
Ed. D., United States Sports Academy
M.S., B.S.,  Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Muhammad M. Islam (1986)
Professor of Finance
Ph.D., Wayne State University
M.A., University of Western Ontario
M.A., University of Islamabad
B.A., University of Dacca

Roy Ramthun (1998)
Professor of Recreation and Tourism Management
Ph.D., University of Utah
M.A., B.S., Central Michigan University

Amanda Sauchuck (2016)
Assistant Professor of Management
D.B.A, Capella University
M.B.A., Liberty University
B.S.B.A., Concord University

Shelly R. Stump (2017)
Assistant Professor of Accounting
M.P.A, West Virginia Univeristy
RBA, Concord University

John Swiger (2017)
Part Time Visiting Professor of Finance
Ph.D.,  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.S., University of Richmond

Susan Williams (2006)
Professor of Recreation & Tourism Management and Marketing
Director, CU Beckley Campus
Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.A., Marshall University
B.A., Concord College

Communication Arts, Department of

Cory Williams (2006)
CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION ARTS
Associate Professor of Communication Arts
Ph.D., Duquesne University
M.A., Purdue University
B.A., Lipscomb University

Lindsey Akers
Instructor of Communication Arts
M.A., Marshall University
B.A., Concord University

Jessica Doty
Radio Director
B.A., Concord University

Heather Hamilton
Instructor in Communication Arts
M.A., Marshall University
B.A., Concord University

Robert Hoffman
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

Karen Vuranch
Instructor in Communication Arts
Director of Theatre
M.A., West Virginia Graduate College
B.S., Ashland University

Education, Department of

Richard Druggish (1988)
CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
DIRECTOR OF TEACHER EDUCATION
Coordinator of Clinical Experiences
Professor of Education
Ph. D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S.L.S., University of Tennessee
B.S., Concord College

Cheryl T. Barnes (1998)
Director of Graduate Studies
Professor of Education
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A., Marshall University
B.A., Concord University

Michael Bean, Jr. (2017)
Interim Assistant Provost
CAEP Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Education
Ph.D., Capella University
M.S., Nova Southeastern University
B.S., Hampton University

Nancy G. Burton (2001)
Professor of Education-Special Education
Ed. D., West Virginia University
Ed. S., M.A., Marshall University
B.A., Bluefield College

Andrea E. Campbell (2006)
Associate Professor of Education
E.Ed., North Central University
M. Ed., East Carolina University
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Kathy Hawks (2000)
Professor of Education
Ed. D., Nova Southeastern University
M.A., West Virginia University
B.S., Bluefield State College

Terry W. Mullins (2007) 
Professor of Education
Ed. D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., Radford University
B.A., James Madison University

Anita Reynolds (2005)
Professor of Education
Ed. D., University of Virginia
M.S., Old Dominion University
B.S., Bluefield College
B.S., Roanoke College

Lethea Smith (2000)
Assistant Professor of Education
M.A., Marshall University Graduate College
B.S., Concord College

Kathryn Tucker (2013)
Assistant Professor of Special Education
E.Ed., Texas Tech University
M.Ed., West Texas A&M University
BME, Wartburg College

William P. Williams (2007)
Professor of Education
Ph.D., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Teacher Certification Kennesaw State University
B.A., Oglethorpe University

Social Work and Sociology, Department of

Joan M. Pendergast (2007)
CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIOLOGY
Associate Professor of Social Work
Director of Bachelor of Social Work Program
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.S.W., Marywood University
B.S.W., Mansfield University

R. Shawn Allen
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Director of Field Education
M.S.W., West Virginia University
B.S.W., Concord University

Ellen Darden (2000)
Professor of Social Work
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S.S.W., University of Texas
B.A., Baylor University

Robbin Durham
Assistant Professor of Social Work
M.S.W., West Virginia University
B.S.W., Alderson-Broaddus College

Scott Inghram (2009)
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Director of Master of Social Work Program
Ed.D., Marshall University
M.S.W., Tulane University
B.S.W., Concord University
B.A., Concord College

Tracy Luff (2003)
Professor of Sociology
Director, Honors Program
Ph.D., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S., Salisbury University

Ida M. Mills (2015)
Associate Professor of Social Work
Ed.D., St. Mary’s University
M.S.W., Michigan State University
B.S.W., Morningside College

Mark Mills
Instructor of Criminology
MCJ, University of Colorado
B.A., University of Alaska
A.A., Northeastern Junior College

Patricia A. Nishimoto (2015)
Associate Professor of Social Work
Ph.D., M.S.W., University of Hawaii
B.S.W., Longwood College

Lori Pace
Instructor of Criminology
M.S., B.A., Marshall University

Courtney B. Ross (2017)
Instructor in Sociology
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.A., West Virginia University

Sarah Whittaker (1999)
Professor of Social Work
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S.W., B.S.W., West Virginia University

Faculty Officers

William P. Williams
Associate Professor of Education, President of the Faculty

Alice M. Hawthorne Allen
Associate Professor of Physics, Vice President of the Faculty

Stephen Kuehn
Associate Professor of Geology, Secretary of the Faculty

Financial Aid, Office of

Tammy Brown (2004)
Director of Financial Aid
M.A.H.P., R.B.A., Concord University
A.A., International Correspondence School

Carly Kestner (2017)
Associate Director of Financial

Tamra Lilly
Administrative Assistant III
R.B.A., Concord University

Trena Stovall, (2008)
Financial Aid Manager
B.A., Concord University

Foundation, Concord University

Jeremy Smith, CPA (2013)
Business Manager of Accounting
M.P.A., West Virginia University
B.S., Concord University

Marites “Tess” Vaught, (1992)
Administrative Assistant
A.S., Concord College

Gear UP

Melissa Gattuso (2008)
WV Higher Education Policy Commission Regional GEAR UP Coordinator, Southern Region
MS Strategic Leadership, Mountain State University
R.B.A, Bluefield State College

Higher Education Center (HEC-Beckley)

Susan Williams (2006)
DIRECTOR
Professor of Recreation & Tourism Management and Marketing
Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.A., Marshall University
B.A., Concord College

Tara B. Taylor
Office Administrator
B.A., Concord College

Housing & Residence Life, Office of

Bill Fraley (2004) 
Director of Residence Life
M.A., Marshall University
B.S., Concord College

Sonya Baldwin (2005)
Administrative Associate 

Eric Jewell (2013)
Resident Director
B.S., Concord University

Megan Webber (2012)
Resident Director
M.A., Marshall University
B.A., Concord University

Khalilah Workfield (2009)
Resident Director
M.S., B.S., Mountain State University

Human Resources, Office of

Dan Fitzpatrick (2014)
DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
M.A., Tusculum College
B.S., WVU Tech

Nora High (2005)
Administrative Secretary Senior
A.S., National College of Business and Technology

Rose M. Preston (2016)
Human Resource Manager
B.A., Warren University

J. Frank Marsh Library

Connie Shumate
LIBRARY DIRECTOR
MLIS, University of South Carolina
B.S., Concord College

Jonathan Bolt (2017)
Library Associate
B.A., Concord University

Patrick Corcoran (2017)
Reference Librarian
MLIS, University of Southern Mississippi
B.A., Glenville State

Douglas M. Moore, II
Information Systems Specialist, Staff Librarian
B.S., Concord College

Donna W. Musick
Technical Services/Staff Librarian
B.S., Concord University

Maintenance

Rick Dillon
Vice President of Administration and Associate Dean of Students
M. Ed., Salisbury State University
B.A., Mansfield University

L. Gerry Von Ville, CGM
PHYSICAL PLANT DIRECTOR
B.S., NRE, Ohio State University

Jessica Bailey
Painter

Charles Brown
Landscape Worker

Harry Brown
Trades Specialist I (Plumber)

Charles Cochran
Trades Specialist II (HVAC)

Eric Curry
Trades Specialist I (Electrician)

J. Eddie Daniels
Landscape Worker

Chase Edwards
Landscape Worker

C. Wayne Hebb
Assistant Director of Physical Plant
M.B.A., Capella University
B.S., Bluefield State

Daniel High
Trade Specialist I (Mechanic)

Charles Lynch
Trades Specialist II (Electrician)

Karen McGregor (2018)
Administrative Associate
B.S. B.A., Concord University

Kevin McMillon
Trades Specialist II (Plumber)

Leon Miles
Landscape Worker

Leonard Parks (2017)
Trade Specialist I (Carpenter)

David Stowers
Trade Specialist II (Plumber)

Donald Ward, Jr.
Painter

Stephen Wood
Trades Specialist I (Carpenter)

George York (2018)
Electronics Technician II

McNair Scholars Program

Rodney L. Klein
DIRECTOR
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of New Mexico
M.S., New Mexico Highlands University
B.A. Central College

Vickie L. Hart
Administrative Secretary

Lisa M. Karnes
Administrative Assistant
M.S., Marshall University
B.S. Concord College

Multicultural Affairs/Disability Services

Nancy C. Ellison (1994)
COORDINATOR OF THE OFFICE OF MULTI-CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND DIRECTOR OF DISABILITY SERVICES
M.A., Marshall University
B.S. Concord College

Lauren “LC” Smith (2017)
Academic Program Associate
J.D., Appalachian School of Law
B.A., West Virginia Wesleyan College

Chad M. Parsons
Instructor, English as a Second Language
B.S., Susquehanna University

Office of Public Safety

Mark W. Stella
DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY
B.S., Bluefield State College

David Eldridge (2017)
Campus Police Officer

Roy Gum
Campus Police Officer

Connie Michael
Administrative Secretary, Sr.

Terry Moulder
Campus Police Office Lead

William G. Sigman
Public Safety Dispatcher; A.S.

Tim Wolfe
Campus Police Officer

Paul Wood
Public Safety Dispatcher

Office of Sponsored Programs/Research Corporation

Charles Becker (2009)
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
D.B.A., NOVA Southeastern University
M.B.A., University of Virginia
B.A., Virginia Military Institute

Vickie Blankenship (2009)
Fiscal Officer
M.S., Liberty University
B.A., Concord University

Melanie Farmer (2012)
Interim Director of Grants and Contracts
M.S.W., Concord University
B.S., Concord University

Scott Inghram (2009)
Director of Administration
Ed.D., Marshall University
M.S.W., Tulane University
B.S.W., B.A., Concord University

Jordan Roark (2016)
Grants and Contracts Accountant
B.S., Concord University

Cameron Williams (2017)
Grants and Contracts Assistant
B.S., Bluefield State College

Registrar’s Office

Susie Lusk, (1989)
REGISTRAR
B.A., Concord College

Ann Marie Hamer (2018)
Academic Program Associate
R.B.A., Bluefield State College

Lindsey N. Nash (2013)
Associate Registrar      
M.A.H.P, Concord University
B.A., Concord University

Student Affairs

Sarah Beasley (2014)
VICE PRESIDENT OF STUDENT AFFAIRS AND DEAN OF STUDENTS
Ph.D., Boston College
Ed.M., B.A., Harvard University

Rick Dillon
Vice President of Administration and Associate Dean of Students
M. Ed., Salisbury State University
B.A., Mansfield University

Student Center Office

Andrew Sulgit (1999)
DIRECTOR OF STUDENT ACTIVITIES & STUDENT CENTER SPECIAL EVENTS
Greek Affairs
Student Government
Faculty/Staff Housing Manager
M.S., Mountain State University
B.A., West Virginia Wesleyan College

Krystle Land
Postal Worker Lead
B.A., Concord University

Christopher Smallwood
Director of Intramurals & Campus Recreation
M.A.H.P., Concord University
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Carolyn Worley
Administrative Associate
R.B.A., Concord University

Student Support Services

Terri H. Philpott (2004)
DIRECTOR OF STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
M.S.W. West Virginia University
B.S. Bluefield State College
ACSW, LCSW

Beth Nelson (2011)
Academic Coordinator
B.A., Concord College

Andrea Rollins
Administrative Associate
B.A., Concord University

Darrick M. Scott (2002)
Educational Outreach Counselor
M.S. Mountain State University
B.A. Concord College

Technology Services

Chuck Elliott (2012)
VICE PRESIDENT FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
M.S., The George Washington University
M.P.A., Troy University
B.S., Excelsior College

William C. Bailey (2003)
Manager of Radio & TV Services
R.B.A., Concord University
A.S.B., The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
Apple Certified Professional, Final Cut Pro Level II

Jamie Boggs (2007)
Director of Application and Web Development
M.S., Nova Southeastern University
B.S., Concord University

Rick Browning (2016)
Manager of Distributed Learning
M.S., Colorado Technical University

David Clements (2017)
Information Systems Tech

Sid M. Hatfield (1992)
Data Network Specialist III
B.S., Concord College

Miranda Martin (2009)
Systems Programmer, Senior
B.S., Concord University

Steven M. Meadows (1998)
Director of Networking & Support Services
R.B.A., Concord College

John K. Simmerman
Information Systems Specialist
B.A., Gallaudet University

Michael Testerman (2014)
Systems Programmer
B.S., Concord University

Tyler Webb (2016)
Help Desk Manager
M.B.A., Western Governors University
B.S., Concord University

Alvin White, Jr. (1988)
Media Specialist

Takeshi Yamamoto (2016)
LAN Specialist
M.S., Boston University
B.S., Concord University

Upward Bound

John Jay Wright (2016)
DIRECTOR
M.A., RBA, Marshall University

Melissa Buckland (1995)
Grant Resources Specialist
B.S. Concord College

Michael Craighead (2001)
Educational Outreach Counselor
M.S. Mountain State University
B.S. Concord College

Chelsea Hollifield (2016)
Educational Outreach Counselor
M.A., B.A., Concord University

Katrina Matney (2012)
Educational Outreach Counselor
M.S., Marshall University
B.S., Concord University

Barbara Rush Meador (1990)
Lead Outreach Counselor
M.S. West Virginia Graduate College
B.S. Concord College

WV Autism Training Center

Zach Bailey (2017)
Student Support Specialist
The College Program for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder at Concord University
M.A., B.A., Marshall University

Emeriti

Gerald C. Arrington, 1967-2002
B.S., M.F.A., Professor of Art, Emeritus

Frederick Bailey, 1961-1999
A.B., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of English, Emeritus

John C. Baker, 1989-2013
B.S. Ed., M.A., Ed.D., Professor of English, Emeritus

David R. Bard, 1966-1971, 1974-2005
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of History, Emeritus

Jerry L. Beasley, 1985-2008
A.B., M.S., Ph.D., President, Emeritus

C. Allen Beatty, 1972-2000
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, Emeritus

W. Thomas Bone, III, 1979-1999
B.S., M.A., Director of Public Relations, Emeritus

Thomas M. Brown, B.A., M.S.1985-1996
Director of Library and Media Services, Associate Professor of Library Science, Emeritus

Ronald L. Burgher, 1972-1975, 1978-2003
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Communication Arts, Emeritus

Hugh Campbell, 1988-2017
A.B., M.A., Ed.D., Professor of Education, Emeritus

Sonja C. Carter, 1956-1992
B.S., M.A., Associate Professor of Business and Business Education, Emerita

Carl J. Chapman, 1967-1998
B.S., Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Emeritus

Sheila M. Chipley,1976-2004
B.S., M.A., Ed.D., Professor of Art and Art Education, Emerita

Jean B. Christie, 1977-1994
B.S., M.A., Assistant Professor of English, Emerita

Mitzi Cline, 1984-2016
Human Resources Representative, Emerita

Tony J. Colobro, 1974-1989
B.S., M.S., Associate Professor of Physical Education, Emeritus

Carolyn Cox, 1984-2018
B.A., M.A., Registrar, Emerita

Steven Cox, 1997-2011
B.S, M.A., Heads Men’s Basketball Coach, Emeritus

Robert Curry, 1988-2016
Trades Specialist, Emeritus

Augustus L. Cyphers, 1966-2005
B.S., M.A., Ed.D., Professor of Education, Emeritus

L. Dale Dickens, 1972-1994
B.F.A., Director of Admissions, Emeritus

Bonnie Dorsey 1995-2015
B.S.W., M.S.W., Ph.D., Professor of Social Work, Emerita

Margaret “Peggy” Edmunds, 1956-1992
B.S., M.A., Associate Professor of Business, Emerita

John R. Elkins, 1975-2001
B.S., Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

Karl D. Fezer, 1966-1998
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Emeritus

Arthur (Gene) Fields,1984-2004
Manager, Physical Plant, Emeritus

Harry Finkelman, 1948-1991
B.B.A., M.A., C.P.A., Professor of Business, Emeritus

Marjie Flanigan, 1996-2018
B.A., M.R.C., Ed.D., Vice President for Student Affairs, Emerita

James R. Fleming, 1969-1992
B.M.E., M.M.E., Ph.D., Professor of Music, Emeritus

Dale E. Geiger, 1964-1998
B.A., M.A., Director of Student Residential Life, Emeritus

Lynnis Hill, 1975-2017
Special Events Assistant, Emerita

Willis D. Hill, 1958-2007
B.A., M.S., Professor of Physics, Emeritus

James M. Huffman, 1990-2002
B.S., M.A., Director of Admissions, Emeritus

Wilber C. Jones, 1966-2004
B.S., Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus

Daniel D. Kereth, 1971-1983
B.A., M.L.S., Cataloguing Librarian and Assistant Professor of Library Science, Emeritus

Jan W. Krell, 1969-2003
B.S., M.A., Ed.D., Professor of Psychology, Emerita

Edward C. Lowe, 1963-1998
B.S., M.S., Director of Career Development and Placement, Emeritus

Mitzi Litton, 1981-2017
B.S., M.S., Professor of English, Emerita

J. Douglas Machesney, 1986-2002
B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Vice President for Development, Emeritus

Sharon Manzo, 1980-2012
B.S., M.A., Administrative Assistant to the President’s Office, Emerita

James P. McCabe, 1978-2003
R.B.A., Director of Public Safety, Emeritus

J. Otto McKinney, 1950-1975
B.S., M.S., Business Manager, Assistant Professor of Business Emeritus

Nancy Meade, 1969-2005
R.B.A., Administrative Assistant to the President, Emerita

John B. Minick, 1967-1994
B.S., A.M., Ph.D., Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Rosalie Peck, 1994-2017
B.S., M.S.J., Professor of English, Emerita

April V. Puzzuoli, 1982-2006
B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Professor of Early Childhood Education, Emerita

J. Bill Ryan,1972-1998
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Travel Industry Management, Emeritus

Carol Rose, 1986-2016
Custodial Services Worker, Emeritus

John D. Seago, 1971-1998
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Emeritus

Roger F. Sheppard, 1976-2006
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Emeritus

Martha B. Shrewsbury, 1988-2007
A.B., M.Ed., Ed.D., Professor of English, Emerita

William R. Skeat, 1985-2007
B.S., M.Ed., Student Center Director, Emeritus

Jane Smith 1998-2017
B.M., M.M., D.M.A., Interim Vice President of Academics, Professor of Music, Emerita

Santina St. John, 1995-2017
B.S., M.A., Ed.D., Ed. S., Professor of Education, Emerita

Dean W. Turner, 1970-2007
B.M.E., M.M., Ph.D., Vice President and Academic Dean, Professor of Music, Emeritus

Smiley W. Weatherford, 1989-2002
B.B.A., M.H.A., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Business, Emeritus

Elizabeth Webb, 1987-2017
B.S., Financial Reporting Manager, Emerita

Debra Weiss, 1984-2015
Academic Program Associate of Student Affairs, Emerita

Bill C. Wells, 1981-1998
B.S., M.S., Associate Professor of Travel Industry Management, Emeritus

Robert C. Whittinghill,1971-2006
B.S., M.Ed., Professor of Physical Education, Emeritus

Henry N. Worrest, 1990-1995
B.S., M. E.d., M. Nat.S., Ed.D., Professor of Education, Emeritus

Buford E. Young, 1976-2000
B.A., M.S.W., Professor of Social Work, Emeritus