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University Leadership

President

Steve Pettit

Steve Pettit, MA

President, Chief Executive Officer
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President’s Administrative Cabinet

Gary Weier

Gary M. Weier, PhD

Provost, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer
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Marshall Franklin

Marshall E. Franklin, BS

Executive Vice President for Operations, Chief Operations Officer
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Sam Horn

Sam Horn, PhD

Executive Vice President for Enrollment and Ministerial Advancement, Dean of the School of Religion and the Seminary

John Matthews

John David Matthews, MBA

Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Relations

Carol Ann Keirstead

Carol Ann Keirstead, MS

Chief Communications Officer

David Fisher

David A. Fisher, PhD

Chief Administrative Oversight Officer, Vice Provost for Academic Administration and Sr. Dean

Kennie M. Still

Kennie M. Still, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Eric D. Newton

Eric D. Newton, PhD

Dean of Students
Chief Student Life Officer

Bobby Wood

Bobby Wood, PhD

Chief Enrollment Officer

Bill Apelian

Bill Apelian, BS

Chief Publication Officer

Kevin L. Taylor

Kevin L. Taylor, MS

Chief Human Resources Officer

Steve L. Hensley

Steve L. Hensley, BS

Chief Facilities Management Officer

Marvin Reem

Marvin Reem, BA

Chief Information Officer

Officers of Administration

Renae M. Wentworth, EdD — Dean of the College of Arts and Science
Darren P. Lawson, PhD — Dean of the School of Fine Arts and Communication
Brian A. Carruthers, EdD — Dean of the School of Education
Michael R. Buiter, MBA — Dean of the School of Business
Royce B. Short, PhD — Associate Dean of the School of Religion
Stephen J. Hankins, PhD — Associate Dean of the Seminary & Graduate School of Religion
N. Daniel Smith, EdD — Registrar and Director of Educational Services
Jonathan G. Daulton, MDiv — Dean of Men
A. Deneen Lawson, BAPCT — Dean of Women
M. Bruce McAllister, DMin — Director of Pastor Relations
D. Neal Ring, EdD — Athletic Director

Board of Trustees

Dr. Dawn Akam
Menomonee Falls, Wis.

Dr. Hantz Bernard*
Chairman, Marketing and Development Committee
Caledonia, Mich.

Dr. Gary Cobb
Middletown, Ohio

Mr. Ed Cone
Birdsboro, Pa.

Mr. Mark Cover
Houston, Texas

Dr. Sam Dawson
Allen Park, Mich.

Dr. Mike Harding
Washington Township, Mich.

Dr. Joe Helm*
Chairman, Personnel and Plant Committee
Menomonee Falls, Wis.

Dr. David Innes (Secretary)*
Daly City, Calif.

Mr. Larry Jackson (Chairman)*
Greenville, S.C.

Mr. Paul Kalmbach
Arlington, Ohio

Dr. John Lewis*
Chairman, Finance and Audit Committee
Davison, Mich.

Mr. Ralph Matthews*
Chairman, Student Life Committee
Decatur, Ala.

Dr. Steve Pettit
Greenville, S.C.

Dr. Brian Priest
Perkasie, Pa.

Dr. Jean Saito
Greenville, S.C.

Dr. Jerry Sivnksty
Starr, S.C.

Mr. Tim Stanley
Greenville, S.C.

Dr. Bud Steadman
Decatur, Ala.

Mr. Gary Thompson
Buffalo, Mo.

Dr. Keith Wiebe
Barboursville, W.Va.

Dr. Bob Wilson
Greenville, S.C.

Dr. Bob Wood
Greenville, S.C.

Dr. Bruce Woodworth
Knoxville, Tenn.

Mr. John Yessa*
Chairman, Academic Committee
Greenville, S.C

*member of the Executive Committee

Lt. Col. J Abels
Papillion, Neb.

Mr. Rick Altizer
Falls Church, Va.

Dr. Dave Barba
Indianapolis, Ind.

Dr. Roy Barton
Greenville, S.C.

Dr. Jack Beals
East Bridgewater, Mass.

Mr. Hobart Bell
Indiana, Pa.

Dr. Charlie Britt
Spring Hill, Tenn.

Mr. Bill Brown
Boonton, N.J.

Mr. Jack Buttram
Taylors, S.C.

Dr. Hugh Clarke
Greenville, S.C.

Dr. David Dersch
Greenville, S.C.

Dr. Jim Efaw
Lakewood, Colo.

Mr. Larry Estes
New Palestine, Ind.

Dr. DeWayne Felber
Whiteland, Ind.

Dr. Bill Hall
Greenville, Tenn.

Dr. Paul Hawkins
Reidsville, N.C.

Dr. Wendell Heller
Sarasota, Fla.

Capt. Joe Henderson
Indianapolis, Ind.

Mr. Chuck Hervas
Itasca, Ill.

Dr. George Heusinger
Norfolk, Neb.

Mrs. Beneth Jones
Greenville, S.C.

Dr. Bob Jones III
Greenville, S.C.

Mrs. Joy Jordan
Columbus, Ind.

Dr. Walter Kirk
Salisbury, N.C.

Mr. Russ Lash
Chambersburg, Pa.

Dr. Reynold Lemp
Winter Garden, Fla.

Dr. Norman Marks
Hummelstown, Pa.

Dr. Peter Maruyama
Narashino, Japan

Rev. Jurgen Matthia
Greenville, S.C.

Mr. Russ McCall
Mount Pleasant, S.C.

Dr. John McLario
Menomonee Falls, Wis.

Dr. John Mincy
Taylors, S.C.

Mr. Jerry Morgan
Greenville, S.C.

Rev. Jim Nason
New Durham, N.H.

Dr. Guyla Nelson
Castle Rock, Colo.

Dr. Peter Ng
Singapore

Mr. Reuben Reason
Wilson, N.C.

Dr. Bob Shelton
Greenville, S.C.

Mrs. Carolyn Smith
Taylors, S.C.

Dr. Bob Taylor
Indianapolis, Ind.

Dr. John Vaughn
Taylors, S.C.

Dr. Byron Verdin
Simpsonville, S.C.

Rev. Neal Wilcox
Taylors, S.C.

Dr. David Yearick
Greenville, S.C.