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Departmental Directory



Concord University Board of Governors

Wilma Anderson, Business Owner, Hinton, West Virginia

Lane Bailey, VICE CHAIR OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS, Golin Harris President, Global Public Affairs, Fairfax Station, Virginia

Frank L. Blackwell, CHAIR OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS, Superintendent, Wyoming County Schools, Mullens, West Virginia

David Matchen, FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE, Associate Professor of Geology, Princeton, West Virginia

Steven Collins, Regional Executive Director, Day Report Centers, Princeton, West Virginia

General Robert “Doc” Foglesong, President and Chief Executive Officer, Appalachian Leadership Education Foundation, Powell, Wyoming

Elliot G. Hicks, Attorney with Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, Charleston, West Virginia

Adam Pauley, STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, Whitesville, West Virginia

John M. Mendez, President and Chief Executive Officer of First Community Bancshares, Inc., Princeton, West Virginia

Brace Mullett, SECRETARY OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS, General Counsel, City Holding Company Charleston, West Virginia

Amy Pitzer, CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE REPRESENTATIVE, Matoaka, West Virginia

Myra Susan Rogers, Community Leader, Hinton, West Virginia

Stephanie Stafford, Community Leader, Athens, West Virginia

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-Present

Departmental Directory

President’s Office

Gregory F. Aloia, (2008)
PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside;
B.A., St. Mary’s College

Sharon Manzo, Administrative Assistant to the President; (1980),
M.A., Marshall University
B.S., Missouri State University

Lora L. Woolwine, Executive Secretary to the President, (2004)
B.S.W., Concord University

Academic Dean’s Office

John David Smith (1998)
VICE PRESIDENT & ACADEMIC DEAN
Professor of Social Work
J.D., University of Toledo
LL.M., DePaul University

Kendra S. Boggess (1988)
ASSOCIATE DEAN
Professor of Business
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

George W. Towers (1992)
ASSOCIATE DEAN
Professor of Geography
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Linda C. Austin (1975)
Executive Secretary to the Associate Dean

Anne C. Whittaker (1977)
Executive Secretary to the Vice President and Academic Dean

Academic Success Center

Katrena A. Bolin (1997)
Administrative Assistant Senior
B.S., Concord University
A.A., Concord University
Certificate Valley College

Academic Technologies, Center for

Steve Meadows
NETWORK MANAGER
R.B.A., Concord College

Katherine Shook
Blackboard Administrator
B.A., Concord College

William C. Bailey, III
Videographer
A.S., The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

William Meador,
Computer Technician
R.B.A., Concord University

John Wesley Ward
Computer Technician
B.S., Concord University

Alvin White, Jr.
Media Specialist

Admissions Office

Kent J. Gamble
DIRECTOR OF ENROLLMENT
B.A., West Virginia Wesleyan College

Jennie Cordle
Admissions Assistant II

Shirley Hylton
Admissions Assistant III

Christi Lamb
Program Coordinator
B.S., Bluefield State College

Debra Moore
Administrative Secretary
B.A., Concord University

Jasmine Rose
Admissions Counselor
B.A., Concord University

Jessica Schueler
Admissions Counselor
B.A., Concord University

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

Andrew Sulgit
Admission Counselor
M.A., Mountain State University

Lisa Swaney
Admissions Assistant II

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

John Thackston
Admissions Counselor
J.D., West Virginia University

Advancement Office

Alicia Suka Besenyei (2009)
INTERIM VICE PRESIDENT FOR ADVANCEMENT
Advancement Development Officer

Sarah P. Dalton (2004)
Public Relations Specialist
Media Relations
B.S.J. West Virginia University

Deborah Griffith (2011)
Advancement Development Officer

Lance McDaniel (2011)
Public Relations Specialist
B.A. Concord University

Tammy Monk (1998)
Director Career/Advancement Services
M.A.E. University of Northern Iowa
B.A. Buena Vista University

Amy M. Pitzer (1987)
Editorial Assistant/Budget Manager

Megan Sanders

Sarah Turner (2011)
Director of Alumni Affairs/Executive Director, Concord University Alumni Association, Inc.
M.A. Marshall University
B.S. Concord University

Carrie Wyrick (2010)

Kerri E. Zaferatos (2011)
Executive Director, Concord University Foundation
M.B.A., West Virginia University
B.A., West Virginia University
CFP

Athletics

Kevin Garrett (1995)
DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS
B.S. Bluefield State College

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

Joe Blankenship (19895)
Head Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach/Academic Coordinator
B.S. Concord College

Lisa Blankenship (1988)
Head Cheerleading Coach
B.S. Concord College

Chris Bowers (2009)
Assistant Football Coach (defense)
B.A. Wittenberg
M.A. University of Findlay

Jamie Cluesman (2009)
Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
B.S Concord University
M.S. Cal P.A.

Anita Conner
Administrative Secretary

Mike Cox (2000)
Head Men’s & Women’s Track/Cross Country Coach/ Instructor
B.S. & M.S. Virginia Tech

Darcy Donaldson (2009)
Assistant Men’s & Women’s Golf Coach
B.S. Salem College
M.A. West Virginia University

Will Johnson (1981)
Head Men’s & Women’s Golf Coach/ Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
R.B.A. Concord College

Garin Justice (2009)
Head Football Coach
R.B.A. West Virginia University
M.A. Florida State

Tracy McCallastier (2007)
Head Athletic Trainer
Instructor
M.S.S. United States Sports Academy

Sabrina McCullough (2010)
Head Women’s Softball Coach
B.S. West Virginia University

Kyle Schneider (2009)
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Instructor
B.S. Milliken University
M.S.Ed. Old Dominion

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

Kenny Osborne (1998)
Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Instructor
B.S. Glenville State
M.S. Radford College

Paul Price (2009)
Assistant Football Coach (defence)
Instructor
B.S. & M.ED. West Virginia Wesleyan College

Stefani Workman (2010)
Head Women’s Soccer Coach
B.S. Morehead State
M.S. West Virginia University

Andrew Wright (2010)
Head Men’s Baseball Coach
Instructor
B.S. Concord University
M.S. West Virginia University

Beckley Center

William A. O’Brien
DIRECTOR OF THE BECKLEY CENTER
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

Susan A. Cheek
Program Assistant
B. A., Concord University

Bonner Scholars

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

Sharde’ A. Hardy (2011)
Coordinator, Bonner Scholars Program
M.A. Pennsylvania State University
B.A. Bluefield College

Bookstore

 

Business Affairs

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

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

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

Erin M. Clark, (2006)
Program Assistant II, 2006
B.S., Concord University

Gary W. Hylton, (1996)
Interim Purchasing Agent
B.S., West Virginia Institute of Technology

Loran F. Morgan, (2002)
Purchasing Assistant II

Jimmy Owens, (2008)
Assistant Director Plant Maintenance
B.S., Bluefield State College

Terry Rotenberry, (2007)
Manager of Physical Plant
RBA, Concord University

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

Marites “Tesso” Vaught, (1992)
Executive Secretary to the Vice President for Business and Finance
A.S., Concord College

Andrea D. Webb, (2005)
Interim Payroll Clerk
B.S., Concord University

Elizabeth “Libby” Webb, (1987)
Financial Reporting Manager
B.S., B.A., Concord College

Business, Division of

Susan B. Robinett (1992)
CHAIR, DIVISION OF BUSINESS
Associate Professor of Business
Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S. Ed., B.S. Radford University

Kendra S. Boggess (1988)
Associate Dean
Professor of Business
Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S. Ed., B.S. University of Florida

Fredrick Davidson (2007)
Associate Professor of Management
Ph.D., M.B.A. University of Pittsburgh
B.S. Texas A&M University

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

John Fazio (2000)
Instructor of Management
M.B.A. West Virginia University
B.S. Fairmont State College

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

He-Boong Kwon (2008)
Associate Professor of Management
Ph.D. Florida Institute of Technology
M.B.A. Pacific Lutheran University
M.S. Florida Institute of Technology
B.S. Republic of Korea Air Force Academy
Post-Doctoral Bridge Program University of Toledo

Johnnie Linn, III. (2002)
Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D. Texas A&M University 
J.D. University of Miami School of Law
B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Nicholas Miceli (2007)
Associate Professor of Management
Ph.D. University of Oklahoma
B.A. Central Missouri State University

Tom Shelton (2004)
Instructor of Accounting
M.B.A. Mary Washington College
B.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
CPA, CFE, CMA, FCPA

Betsy Tretola (2009)
Associate Professor of Marketing
Ph.D. University of Virginia
M.S. Columbia University
M.Ed. University of Virginia
B.S. University of Tennessee
Post-Doctoral Bridge Program Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Andrey Zagorchev (2010)
Assistant Professor of Finance
Ph.D. Lehigh University
M.B.A. Wright State University
M.S., B.S. Plovdiv University

Computer Services and Institutional Research

John R. Spencer, Jr.
DIRECTOR OF COMPUTER CENTER
B.S., Bluefield State College

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

Kathy L. Mills
Information Systems Specialist
B.S., Concord University

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

Delano Sweeney
Manager of Database Administration
B.S., Concord University

Jamie Boggs
Web Developer
B.S., Concord University

Tabatha Pack
Application Systems Analytical Programmer III
B.S., Bluefield State College

Education and Human Performance, Division of

Kathryn L. Liptak (2000)
CHAIR, DIVISION OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE, DIRECTOR OF TEACHER EDUCATION
Professor of Education
Ed. D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A. West Virginia University
B.S. West Virginia University

Cheryl T. Barnes (1998)
Interim Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor of Education
Ph. D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A. West Virginia College of Graduate Studies
B.S. Concord College

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

Joseph A. Beckett (2008)
Director of the Athletic Training Education Program
Associate Professor of Athletic Training
Ed. D. West Virginia University
M.S., Marshall University
B.A. Wittenberg University
ATC

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

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

H. David Campbell (2004)
Chair, Department of Human Performance; Associate Professor of Health Education
Ph. D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M. A. East Carolina State University
B.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Hugh A. Campbell (1988)
Professor of Education
Ed. D. University of Tennessee
M.A. Marshall University
B.A. Marshall University

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

Richard Druggish (1988)
Coordinator of Clinical Experiences Associate Professor of Education
Ph. D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S.L.S. University of Tennessee
B.S. Concord College

Angelique Edwards (1995)
Assistant Athletic Director Professor
Ed. D. United States Sports Academy
M.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Eloise Elliott (1989)
Professor of Education;
Ph. D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S. Salem-Teikyo University
B.S. Concord College

Paula Elliott (2005)
Assistant Professor of Education
M.A. Marshall University
B.S. Bluefield State College

Tracy Gill (2007)
Head Athletic Trainer and Women’s
Senior Administrator
Assistant Professor
M.S. Indiana State University
B.S. Concord College

ATC

Tracy Gill
Assistant Professor, Head Athletic Trainer, Senior Women’s Administrator;
M. S., Indiana State University

Diane Smith Grych (1993)
Assistant Professor of Education
Ed. S. George Peabody College for Teachers
M.A. University of Hawaii
B.S. University of Cincinnati

Beatrice Harris (2010)
Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Special Education
Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.S. University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
B.S. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Beatrice Harris
Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Special Education;
Ph. D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Kathy Hawks (2000)
Associate Professor of Education
Ed. D. Nova Southeastern University
MA West Virginia University
BS Bluefield State College

Ryan Krzyzanowicz (2009)
Athletic Trainer
Instructor of Athletic Training
MS. Ed. Old Dominion University
B.S. Slippery Rock University
ATC

Craige McKenna (2009)
Instructor of Health and Physical Education
Ph.D. Walden University
M.S. Walden University
M.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

William M. Miller (2009)
Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education
M.Ed. Concord University
B.S. Concord University

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

Kimberly B. Nichols, Academic Program Associate

Kenneth Osborne (1998)
Head Coach of Women’s Basketball
Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education
M.S. Radford University
B.A. Glenville State College

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

Kyle R. Schneider (2009)
Athletic Trainer Instructor of Athletic Training
M.S. Ed. Old Dominion University
B.S. Millikin University
ATC

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

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

Santina St. John (2007)
Assistant Professor of Education
Ed. D. Walden University
Ed. S. M.A. Marshall University
M.A. Fayetteville State University
B.S. Concord College

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

Andrew Wright (2010)
Head Coach of Baseball
Instructor of Health and Physical Education
M.S. West Virginia University
B.S. Concord University

 

Faculty Officers

Jonathan Berkey
Assistant Professor of History
Parliamentarian of the Faculty

Charles Brichford
Professor of English, President of the Faculty

Darrell Crick
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Vice President of the Faculty

Susan Williams
Assistant Professor of Recreation and Tourism Management, Secretary of the Faculty

Financial Aid, Office of

Debra Turner
Director of Financial Aid
M.B.A., James Madison University

Lisa Spencer
Senior Administrative Assistant
A.A., National Business College

Trena Stovall
Program Assistant I,
B.A., Concord University

Tammy Brown
Administrative Assistant Senior
A.A., International Correspondence School

Dixie Terrell
Financial Aid Assistant II
A.A., Beckley College

Fine Arts, Division of

Jack Sheffler (2002)
CHAIR, DIVISION OF FINE ARTS
Associate Professor of Art
M.F.A. Northwestern University
B.F.A. Carnegie Mellon University

Kevin Bennington (2000)
Temporary Instructor of Art
M.F.A. Art Institute - Miami International University
B.A. Concord University

James Biggs (2004)
Instructor of Art
M.F.A. Indiana State University
B.A. Concord University

Thomas Gambill (2001)
Associate Professor of Communication Arts
Director of Theatre
Ph.D. Kent State University
M.A. Miami University
B.S. Kent State University

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

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

Jennifer Robinette (2010)
Assistant Professor
A.B.D. University of Kentucky
M.A. Marshall University
B.A. Marshall University

Jane Whitley Smith (1988)
Professor of Music
D.M.A. West Virginia University
M.M. University of Colorado
B.M. West Virginia University

Cory Williams (2006)
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts
Ph.D. Duquesne University
M.A. Perdue University
B.A. Lipscomb University

Laura Zamzow (2008)
Assistant Professor of Music
Director of Bands
D.A. ABD in Conducting, University of Northern Colorado
M.M. University of Northern Colorado
B.A. Luther College

Foundation, Concord University

Kerri E. Zaferatos
Executive Director, Concord University Foundation, Inc.

Housing & Residence Life, Office of

Rick Dillon (1998)
DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES, GROUNDS, AND RESIDENCE LIFE
M.Ed, Salisbury State University
B.A., Mansfield University

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

Sonya Baldwin (2005)
Administrative Associate for the Office of Housing and Residence Life

Bill Gravley (2008)
Resident Director
B.S., Concord University

Will Hicks (2009)
Resident Director
B.A., Concord University

Anthony Simms (2011)
Graduate Assistant Resident Director
B.S., Concord University

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

Human Resources, Office of

Marshall S. Campbell (2007)
DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
J.D. University of Houston
B.S. University of Texas

Mitzi Cline
Human Resources representative III

Nora High
Program Assistant
A.S. National College of Business and Technology

J. Frank Marsh Library

Stephen D. Rowe
LIBRARY DIRECTOR, Professor of English
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
MLSIS, Louisiana State University

Charles A. Lilly, Jr.
Staff Librarian
M.Ed. American Intercontinental University

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

Donna F. Musick
Staff Librarian
B.S., Concord University

Rookstool, Crystal
Half-Time Library Technical Assistant
I,M.A., Marshall University

C. Kay White
Library Associate

Languages and Literature, Division of

Charles H. Brichford
DIVISION CHAIR, Professor of English
Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington
M.A., Indiana University, Bloomington
B.A., Grinnell College

John C. Baker Professor of English
Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A., Marshall University
B.S. Ed., Concord College

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

Matthew Edwards
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., Emory University
M.A., University of Ottawa
B. A., McGill University

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

Mitzi Litton,
Instructor in English
M.S., Radford University
B.S., Concord College

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

Cheryl Mays,
Instructor in English
M.A. Tennessee State University
B.A., Concord College

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

Rosalie S. Peck
Instructor in English
M.S. West Virginia University
B.S., Concord College

Gabriel A. Rieger
Assistant 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., College of Notre Dame of Maryland

Carolyn Worley
Program Assistant II for Division

Maintenance

PHYSICAL PLANT DIRECTOR - Vacant

Jimmy Owens
Assistant Director, Plant Maintenance,
B.S. MIET, Bluefield State College

James R. Bowles
Trades Specialist

Robert L. Curry
Trades Specialist II

Randy Gum
Trades Specialist

Sam Kenneth Holdren
Landscape Worker

Danny L. Honaker
Trades Specialist

Gary Keaton
Trades Specialist

Charles Lynch
Trades Specialist

Bonnie Matherly
Campus Service Worker

Larry W. Mann
Trades Specialist

Stanley Metz
Landscape Worker

Bradley C. Poling
Trades Specialist II

Carl L. Rose
Campus Service Worker

Terry Rottenberry
Physical Plant Manager
B. S., Concord University

Dana Shorter
Painter

Roy A. Shorter
Landscape Worker

Michael E. Shumate
Trades Specialist

Donald Ward, Jr.
Landscape Worker

Stephen Wood
Landscape Worker

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

Doug W. Snuffer
Research Assistant II
M.A., Marshall University
B.A. Concord College

Multicultural Affairs/Disability Services

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

Sharon Rowe
Instructor
B.S., Louisiana State University

Natural Sciences, Division of

Joseph L. Allen (1998)
DIVISION OF NATURAL SCIENCE CHAIR
Professor of Geology
Ph.D. University of Kentucky
M.S. East Carolina University
B.S. Michigan State University

Dana M. Alloway (2008)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D. University of Arizona
B.S. Seattle University
B.A. Seattle University

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

Glen M. Blankenship, (1999)
Instructor of Developmental Mathematics
B.S. Concord College

David N. Chambers (2006)
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D. Cornell University
B.S. Texas A&M University

Kimberly K. Chambers (2006)
Instructor of Chemistry
Ph.D. Cornell University
B.S. Gettysburg College

Timothy D. Corrigan (2010)
Assistant Professor of Physics
Ph.D. Northwestern University
B.S. and B.S.E. Arizona State University

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

Darrell W. Crick (2004)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D. University of Tennessee
B.A. Carson-Newman College

Lisa M. Darlington (2007)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S. Concord College

Cecilia A. Fizer (1991)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
M.S. West Virginia University
B.S. Concord University

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

Franz A. Frye (2008)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D. University of Florida
B.S. Hartwick College

Alice M. Hawthorne Allen (2000)
Assistant Professor of Physics
Ph. D. Indiana University
M. S. Indiana University
B. S. Wake Forest University

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

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

Stephen C. Kuehn (2010)
Research Scientist and Lecturer
Director, Electron Microprobe Laboratory
Ph.D. Washington State University
M.S. Washington State University
B.S. University of Puget Sound

Daniel W. Krider (1965)
Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D. North Carolina State University
M.A.M North Carolina State University
B.S. North Carolina State University

David L. Matchen (2004)
Associate Professor of Geology
Ph.D. West Virginia University
M.S. West Virginia University
B.S. Juniata College

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

Alan Smothers (2006)
Associate Professor of Computer Science
M. S. West Virginia University
B. S. West Virginia University

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

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

Office of Public Safety

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

Jefferson “Jeff” K. Buckland
Trade Specialist

Randy Cordle
Campus Police Officer

Roy Gum
Campus Police Officer

Connie Michael
Administrative Secretary, Sr.

Terry Moulder
Law Enforcement Training Officer

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

Tim Wolfe
Campus Police Officer

J.D. Walters
Campus Police Officer

Dawn Smith
Campus Police Officer
B.S. West Virginia University
B.S. Mountain State University

Ronnie Lynch
Public Safety Dispatcher
B.S. Bluefield State College

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

Chris Day (2010)
Grants and Contracts Assistant
B.A. Concord University

Scott Inghram (2009)
Director of Grants and Contracts/Administration
M.S.W Tulane University
B.S.W. Concord University
B.A. Concord College

Libby Webb (1987)
Financial Reporting Manager/Grants Accountant
B.S. Concord College

Social Sciences, Division of

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

Jessica E. Duke Alexander (2009)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., M.A., Emory University
B.A., Hendrix College

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

Bonnie Dorsey (1995)
Professor of Social Work
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S.W., Virginia Commonwealth University
B.S.W., Concord College

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

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

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

Patricia D. Light (1998)
Professor of Sociology and Director of Assessment, 1998
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A., University of Mississippi
B.A., Arkansas State University

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

Carol K. Manzione (1998)
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., M.A., B.A. State University of New York at Buffalo
M.P.A., University of Maine

Joseph Manzione (1998)
Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Michigan
M.A., University of Utah
B.A., Brigham Young University

Joseph T. Manzo (1978)
Professor of Geography
Co-coordinator, West Virginia Geographic Alliance, 1978
Ph.D., M.A., University of Kansas
B.S., Southwest Missouri State University

David McCanna (2010)
Assistant Professor of Sociology
M.A., University of New Mexico
B.S., University of Oregon

Thomas J. McKenna (2006)
Assistant Professor of Philosophy and History
Ph.D., Yale University
M.A., St. Bonaventure University
B.A., University of Delaware

Joan M. Pendergast (2007)
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.S.W., Marywood University
B.S.W., Mansfield University

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

Donna L. Roberts (1992)
Administrative Secretary Senior

Tom Saladyga (2011)
Assistant Professor of Geography
Ph.D., West Virginia University
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

John David Smith (1998)
Professor of Social Work
Director of Social Work Program
J.D., University of Toledo
LL.M., DePaul University
M.S.W., West Virginia University
M.A., Marshall University 
B.S.W., Concord College.

George W. Towers (1992)
Professor of Geography
Associate Dean, 2009
Ph.D., M.A., University of Arizona
B.A., Indiana University

Jan Westerik (1987)
Assistant Professor of Geography
M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.Ed., McGill University

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

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

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

Registrar’s Office

Carolyn Fluharty Cox
REGISTRAR
M.A., West Virginia Graduate College

Marcheta Gunter
Records Officer III

Diana S. Kirk
Records Assistant III

Betty Sue Lusk, (1989)
Associate Registrar
B.A., Concord College

Student Affairs

Marjie Flanigan
INTERIM VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS,
Director of Retention, Academic Success Center,
Ed.D.Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Debra Weiss (1984)
Academic Program Associate, Office of Student Affairs, Office of Multi-Cultural Affairs, Disability Services

Student Center Office

Anna Hardy (2008)
DIRECTOR OF STUDENT CENTER AND STUDENT ACTIVITIES
MSW West Virginia University
BSW Concord University
LGSW

Shelia Conner (2008)
Postal Worker II

Debbie Griffith (2003)
Postal Worker Lead

Kati Whittaker-Hatfield (1993)
Special Events Coordinator
B.A. Concord University

Lynnis Hill (1975)
Special Events Assistant

Sherrie McMillan (2006)
Telephone Operator

 

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)
Program Assistant
B.A. Concord College

Judy C. Sanders (2000)
Academic Coordinator
B.S. Bluefield State College

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

Upward Bound

Pamela D. McPeak (1993)
DIRECTOR/UPWARD BOUND
M.A. Marshall University
B.S. Bluefield State College
LSW

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

Melissa Richmond (1995)
Grants Resources Associate
B.S. Concord College

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

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

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

Virginia Dolan Barnett, 1964-1977
A.B., M.A., Associate Professor of Social Sciences, Emerita

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

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

Donald P. Christie, 1977-1998
B.A., M.A., Athletic Director and Assistant Professor of Mathematics Emeritus

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

M. R. “Jim” Coiner, 1969-2000
B.S., M.F.A., Professor of Art, Emeritus

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

Winton G. Covey, Jr., 1968-1994
A.B., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Natural Sciences, 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

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, 1948-1981
B.B.A., M.A., C.P.A., Professor of Business, Emeritus

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

Kenneth V. Gleason, 1955-1990
B.S., M.A., Professor of Music, Emeritus

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

Paul J. Kane, 1999-2008
A.B., A.M., M.Div., Ph.D., Professor of English, 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 1963-1998

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

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

Kevin O’Sullivan, 1966-1998
B.S., M.Ed., Director of Student Affairs, Assistant Professor of Education, Emeritus

Nelrose R. Price, 1946-1987
B.S., Registrar, 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

Beryle C. Santon, 1959-1969, 1976-1998
B.S., M.A., Ed.D., Professor of Education, Emerita

Margaret Ann Scott, 1962-1994
B.S., M.A., Associate Professor of English, Emerita

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

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

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