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    Concord University
   
 
  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
Spring 2017 Academic Catalog (January 2017 - July 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Departmental Directory



Concord University Board of Governors

Greg Allen, Partner, Disciplined Advisors Group, Scottsdale, Arizona

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

David Barnette, MEMBER, Jackson Kelly PLLC, Charleston, West Virginia

Steven Collins, Regional Territory Manager, eLab Testing, Princeton, West Virginia

Michelle Gompf, FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE, Associate Professor of English, Roanoke, Virginia

Elliot G. Hicks, CHAIR OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS, President & Owner Ellerbee Environmental & Technical, Charleston, West Virginia

Richard Jarrell, Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A Beckley, Beckley, West Virginia

William McKee, SECRETARY OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS, Member, Arnett, Foster & Toothman, PLLC, Charleston, West Virginia

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

Myra Susan Rogers, COMMUNITY LEADER, Hinton, West Virginia

Lisa Spencer, CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE REPRESENTATIVE, Athens, West Virginia

Miranda Woody, STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE

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
M.S., Ph.D,. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S., University of Florida

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

Trena Stovall, Administrative Associate (2008)
B.A., Concord University

Academic Dean’s Office

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

Cheryl T. Barnes (1998)
ASSOCIATE DEAN
Director of Graduate Studies
Professor of Education
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A., Marshall University
B.A., Concord 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 Dean
R.B.A., Concord University
A.S., Beckley College

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

Academic Success Center

Sarah Beasley (2014)
Director of Retention
Ph.D., Boston College
EdM, BA, Harvard University

Steve Jarvis (2000)
Program Specialist
B.A., Concord University

Admissions Office

Greg King
VICE PRESIDENT FOR ADMISSIONS AND FINANCIAL AID
B.A., King College

Morgan Billups
Admissions Counselor
M.S., West Virginia University
B.S., West Virginia Wesleyan

Jennie Cordle
Admissions Assistant II

Matthew Hamilton
Admissions Counselor
B.S., Concord University

Shirley Hylton
Admissions Assistant III

Christi Lamb
Office Administrator
B.S., Bluefield State College

Debra Moore
Special Events Assistant
B.A., Concord University

Amy Nelson
Admissions Counselor
B.A., Concord Unviversity

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

Lisa Swaney
Admissions Assistant II

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

Sarah Wambe
Director of Admissions
B.A., California State University

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

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

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

Sarah Turner (2011)
Director of Alumni & Communication Services
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
B.S., Ferrum College

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

Josh Beekman (2016)
Assistant Football Coach (Offense)
B.S., Boston College

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
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

Pat Dawson (2011)
Assistant Football Coach (Defense)
B.S., University of Toledo

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

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

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

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

Scott McKillop (2016)
Assistant Football Coach (Defense)
B.S., University of Pittsburg

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

Brenden Murphy (2016)
Assistant Football Coach
B.S., St. Joseph’s College

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

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. and  B.A., Pittsburg State University

Bonner Scholars

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

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

Business Affairs

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

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

Kelly Bradford (2013)
Accounting Assistant II
B.S., West Virginia 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
B.S., Concord University

Gary W. Hylton, (1996)
Contract Specialist
B.S., West Virginia Institute of Technology

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

Business, Division of

Susan B. Robinett (1992)
CHAIR, DIVISION OF BUSINESS
CU DIRECTOR OF ASSESSMENT
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

Bonnie F. Brown (1992)
Academic Program Associate

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

Cynthia J. Khanlarian (2011)
Associate Professor of Accounting
Ph.D., M.S., UNC Greensboro
B.A., Converse College
CPA, CMA

D. William (Bill) Deck, Jr. (1987)
Professor of Marketing
Ph.D., M.B.A., 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

Johnnie B. 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

Mohan P. Pokharel (2011)
Associate Professor of Management
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.I.A., Columbia University
B.L., Tribhuvan University

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

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

Jack Yeager (2015)
Associate Professor of Finance
Ph.D., M.S., B.A., Texas Tech University

Education, Division of

Richard Druggish (1988)
DIRECTOR OF TEACHER EDUCATION
CHAIR, DIVISION OF 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

Nancy G. Burton (2001)
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)
Associate Professor of Education
E.Ed., North Central University
M. Ed., East Carolina 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

Alison M. Conner (2014)
Administrative Associate
B.S., Widener University

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

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

Kathryn L. Liptak (2000)
M. Ed. and MAT Coordinator
CAEP Coordinator
Professor of Education
Ed. D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A., West Virginia University
B.S., West Virginia University

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

Kimberly B. Nichols
Administrative Associate

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

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

Santina St. John (2007)
Associate Professor of Education
Ed. D., Walden University
Ed. S., M.A., Marshall University
M.A., Fayetteville State University
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

Robin White (2016)
Adminstrative Associate

William P. Williams (2007)
Associate 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)

Faculty Officers

Joseph L. Allen
Professor of Geology, President of the Faculty

Gabriel Rieger
Associate Professor of English, Vice President of the Faculty

Joan Pendergast
Associate Professor of Social Work, Secretary of the Faculty

Charles Brichford
Professor of English, Parliamentarian of the Faculty

Financial Aid, Office of

Debra Turner
DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL AID
M.B.A., James Madison University
B.S., University of Virginia’s College at Wise

Tammy Brown
Administrative Assistant Senior
M.A., Concord University
R.B.A., Concord University
A.A., International Correspondence School

Chelsey Holdren
Student Loan Officer
B.S., Concord University

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

Lisa Spencer
Senior Financial Aid Advisor
R.B.A., Concord University
A.A., National Business 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

Lindsey Akers
Instructor of Communication Arts
M.A., Marshall 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) 
Assistant Professor of Art
M.F.A., Art Institute - Miami International University
B.A., Concord University

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

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

Marcheta Gunter (1974)
Program Assistant II

Kelly Hudson
Temporary 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

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

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

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

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

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

Foundation, Concord University

Bren Yeager (2015)
INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
M.A. and B.S., Texas Tech University

Jeremy Smith (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
RBA, Bluefield State College

Higher Education Center (HEC-Beckley)

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

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

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

Human Resources, Office of

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

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

Humanities, Division of

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Thomas J. McKenna
Associate Professor of History and Philosophy
Ph.D. and M.A., Yale University
B.A., University of Delaware

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
Instructor in English
Ph.D., M.A., B.A., University of Nevada

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

Carolyn Worley
Program Assistant II for Division

J. Frank Marsh Library

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

Seth Caudill
Director of Reader Services/Staff Librarian
M.S., West Virginia University
B.A., West Virginia University

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

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

Evangeline E. Painter
Library Associate
B.A., 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

Stephanie Bowles
Administrative Secretary Senior
B.A., Concord University

Nick Bowling
Landscape Worker

Charles Brown
Landscape Worker

Harry Brown
Trades Specialist I (Plumber)

Charles Cochran
Trades Specialist II (HVAC)

Eric Curry
Trades Specialist I (Electrician)

Eddie Daniels
Landscape Worker

Randy Gum
Electronics Tech II (Electrician)

Gary Keaton
Trades Specialist I (Mechanic)

Charles Lynch
Trades Specialist II (Electrician)

Kevin McMillon
Trades Specialist II (Plumber)

Leon Miles
Landscape Worker

Bradley C. Poling
Trades Specialist II Lead (HVAC)

Dana Shorter
Painter

Michael E. Shumate
Trades Specialist II Lead (Carpenter)

Donald Ward, Jr.
Painter

Stephen Wood
Trades Specialist I (Carpenter)

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

Sarah L. Johnson
Academic Program Associate
B.A., West Virginia University

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

Roy Gum
Campus Police Officer

Connie Michael
Administrative Secretary, Sr.

Terry Moulder
Law Enforcement Training Officer

Brandon Mullins
Camus Police Officer

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

Tim Wolfe
Campus Police Officer

Jonathan “J.D.” Walters
Campus Police Officer
Firearm Instructor

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)
Grants and Contracts Assistant
M.S.W., Concord University
B.S., 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

Max Sopher (2016)
Grants and Contracts Assistant
M.S., West Virginia University
B.A., Concord College

Registrar’s Office

Carolyn Fluharty Cox (1989)
REGISTRAR
M.A., West Virginia Graduate College
B.A., Salem College

Lindsey N. Gum (2013)
Program Assistant II
M.A.H.P, Concord University
B.A., Concord University

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

Science, Mathematics, & Health, Division of

W.R. Winfrey (1993)
DIVISION OF SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS, & HEALTH, DIVISION CHAIR
Chair, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
B.S., Concord College

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kimberly K. Chambers (2006)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., Cornell University
B.S., Gettysburg College

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

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

Richard A. Cyburt (2016)
Assistant Professor of Physics
Ph.D., University of Illinois
B.S., Southern Illinois University

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

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

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

Alice M. Hawthorne Allen (2000)
Associate Professor of Physics
Ph. D., Indiana University-Bloomington
M. S., Indiana University- Bloomington
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 and State University
B.S., Concord College

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

Daniel W. Krider (1971)
Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
M.A.M., North Carolina State University
B.S., North Carolina State University

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

Christopher McClain (2011)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., Ohio State University
B.A., West Virginia University

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

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

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

Jill Ann Cox Nolan (2011)
Assistant Professor of Health Education
Ph. D., West Virginia University
M.A., B.S., Marshall University

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

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

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

Social Sciences, Division of

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

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

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

Lawrence M. Eppard (2015)
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., University of Florida
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.A., George Mason University

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

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

Vanessa Howell
Administrative Associate
Social Work Department
B.S.B.A, Concord University

Scott Inghram (2009)
Assistant Professor of Social Work
M.S.W., Tulane University
B.S.W., Concord University
B.A., Concord College

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

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)
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Ed.D., St. Mary’s University
M.S.W., Michigan University
B.S.W., Morningside College

Gail B. Murano
Project Assistant Administrator
B.S.W., Concord University

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

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

Joan M. Pendergast (2007)
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

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

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 Master Social Work Program
Director of Legal Studies and Pre-law Program
Director of ALEF 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

Alecea I. Standlee (2012)
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., M.A., Syracuse University
M.A., University of Cincinnati
B.A., University of Idaho

Pam Wallace (2016)
Academic Program Associate
B.S., Concord 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)
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
Interim Director, CU Beckley Campus
Faculty President
Ph.D., West Virginia University
M.A., Marshall University
B.A., Concord College

Student Affairs

Marjie Flanigan (1996)
VICE PRESIDENT OF STUDENT AFFAIRS AND DEAN OF STUDENTS
TITLE IX COORDINATOR
Ed.D.Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.R.C., B.A., University of Florida

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

Debbie Griffith (2003)
Program Assistant I

Lynnis Hill (1975)
Administrative Assistant

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

Allena King (2013)
Program Assistant
M. Ed., Concord University
B.S., Concord University

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

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

Gary Danovich (2015)
Information Systems Technician
B.S., Concord University

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

Alvin White, Jr. (1988)
Media Specialist

Larry Zande (2013)
Web Developer
B.S., Bluefield State College

Upward Bound

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

Chelsea Hollifield (2016)
Program Assistant
B.A., Concord University

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

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

Barbara Rush (1990)
Director of Sponsored Program / Upward Bound
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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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 1963-1998

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

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

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

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

Jane Smith
B.M., M.M., D.M.A., Interim Vice President of Academics, Professor of Music, 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

Debra Weiss
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