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University Leadership


Steve Pettit

Steve Pettit, MA

President, Chief Executive Officer

President’s Administrative Cabinet

Gary M. Weier, PhD

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

Marshall E. Franklin, BS

Executive Vice President for Operations, Chief Operations Officer

Sam Horn, PhD

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

John D. Matthews, MBA

Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Relations

Carol A. Keirstead, MS

Chief Communications Officer

David A. Fisher, PhD

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

Beverly Cormican, EdD

Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives

Eric D. Newton, PhD

Dean of Students
Chief Student Life Officer

Bobby Wood, PhD

Chief Enrollment Officer

Kennie M. Still, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Kevin L. Taylor, MS

Chief Human Resources Officer

Steve L. Hensley, BS

Chief Facilities Management Officer

Marvin Reem, BA

Chief Information Officer

Randy Page, BS

Chief of Staff

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
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 (Vice Chairman)*
Chairman, Marketing and Development Committee
Caledonia, Mich.

Dr. Gary Cobb
Middletown, Ohio

Mr. Ed Cone*
Chairman, Finance and Audit Committee
Birdsboro, Pa.

Dr. Sam Dawson
Allen Park, Mich.

Dr. Mike Harding*
Chairman, Academic Committee
Washington Township, Mich.

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

Dr. Marty Herron

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

Mr. Larry Jackson*
Chairman, Student Life Committee
Greenville, S.C.

Mr. Paul Kalmbach
Arlington, Ohio

Dr. John Lewis (Chairman)*
Davison, Mich.

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. Bruce Woodworth
Knoxville, Tenn.

*member of the Executive Committee

Associate Board

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.

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

Mr. Ralph Matthews
Decatur, Ala.

Rev. Jurgen Matthia
Greenville, S.C.

Mr. Russ McCall
Mount Pleasant, S.C.

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

Mr. Reuben Reason
Wilson, N.C.

Dr. Bob Shelton
Greenville, S.C.

Mrs. Carolyn Smith
Taylors, S.C.

Dr. John Vaughn
Taylors, S.C.

Dr. Byron Verdin
Simpsonville, S.C.

Rev. Neal Wilcox
Taylors, S.C.