2019-2020 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 17, 2024  
2019-2020 Samford University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Administrative Staff




T. Andrew Westmoreland
B.A., Ouachita Baptist University
M.A., University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
Ed.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

J. Michael Hardin
B.S., University of West Florida
M.S., Florida State University
M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Executive Vice President and Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs

Harry B. Brock, III (Buck)
B.S., The University of Alabama

Vice President for Marketing and Communication

Betsy Bugg Holloway

B.A., Vanderbilt University
M.B.A., Samford University
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

R. Philip Kimrey
A.A., Chipola Junior College
B.A., William Carey College
M.R.E., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Ed.D., The University of Alabama

Vice President for University Advancement

W. Randall Pittman
B.S., Auburn University

College/School Deans

Howard College of Arts and Sciences

Timothy D. Hall, Dean and Professor
B.A., Grace University
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
M.A., The University of Chicago
Ph.D., Northwestern University

School of the Arts

Joseph H. Hopkins, Dean and Professor
B.M., Shorter College
M.M., Baylor University
D.M., Indiana University

Brock School of Business

Charles M. Carson, IV, Interim Dean and Professor
B.P.A, M.B.A., Mississippi State University
Ph.D., The University of Mississippi

Beeson School of Divinity

Douglas A. Sweeney, Dean and Professor
B.A., Wheaton College
M.A., Trinity International University
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Orlean Beeson School of Education

J. Howard Finch, Dean and Professor
B.B.A, North Georgia College and State University
M.B.A., Mercer University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

School of Health Professions

Alan P. Jung, Dean and Professor
B.S., James Madison University
M.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Cumberland School of Law

Henry C. Strickland, Dean and Ethel P. Malugen Professor
B.A., Presbyterian College
J.D., Vanderbilt University

Ida Moffett School of Nursing

Nena F. Sanders, Ralph W. Beeson Dean and Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., D.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

McWhorter School of Pharmacy

Michael A. Crouch, Fred E. McWhorter Dean and Professor 
B.S., The University of North Carolina
Pharm D., Medical University of South Carolina

School of Public Health

Keith T. Elder, Dean and Professor
B.S., M.P.H., M.P.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Administrative Staff

Academic Affairs

Vice Provost Nena Sanders
Senior Associate Provost Howard Finch
Associate Provost for Administration Nancy Biggio
Assistant Provost for Diversity & Intercultural Initiatives Denise Gregory
Assistant Provost for Accreditation and Online & Professional Studies Marci Johns
Dean of Samford University Library Kim Herndon
Director for Academic Fiscal Affairs & Management Nidia Spence
Director of the Academic Success Center Bridget Rose
Director of Community Engagement Allison Nanni
Director of Disability Resources Katy Goodgame
Director of Global Engagement Lauren Doss
Director of Grants & Sponsored Programs Linnea Minnema
Director of Law Library Greg Laughlin
Director of University Fellows Bryan Johnson
University Registrar Jay Flynn
University Professor Chris Metress
Research Professor of History Ginger Frost

Business and Financial Affairs

Senior Associate Vice President for Business & Financial Affairs Lisa Imbragulio
Associate Vice President for Operations & Campus Initiatives Kimberly Brown
Assistant Vice President & Director of Human Resources Joel Windham
Chief Information Officer Doug Rigney
Director of Athletics Martin Newton
Director of Budget & Financial Planning Matt DeFore
Director of Capital Planning & Improvement Jeff Poleshek
Director of Business Services Wade Walker
Director of LSW Fine Arts Center Kenny Gannon
Director of Event Management Allison Brymer
Director of Facilities Management Mark Fuller
Director of Payroll Julie Stewart
Director of Public Safety & Emergency Management Wayne Pittman
Director of Risk Management & Insurance James Clement
Director of Security & Compliance John Bandy
Director of Student Financial Services Lane Smith
Controller Mike Darwin
Coordinator for Environmental Stewardship & Campus Enhancement Amber Kustos
Manager of Accounting & Financial Services Randy McKinney

Marketing and Communication

Executive Director of Broadcast Media Brad Radice
Executive Director of University Marketing Katie Stripling
Executive Director of Web & Digital Marketing Todd Cotton
Creative Director Laine Williams
Social Media Manager Charissa Carnall

President’s Office

Assistant to the President Michael Morgan
Assistant to the President for Church Relations Kevin Blackwell
Chief Strategy Officer Colin Coyne
General Counsel Clark Watson
Special Advisor to the President for Faith Networks Bob Terry

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admission Jason Black
Assistant Vice President for Campus & Residential Life Lauren Taylor
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs & Title IX Coordinator Garry Atkins
Assistant Vice President for Student Development & Support April Robinson
Assistant Dean of Admission Brian Kennedy
Director of Campus Recreation Nick Madsen
Director of Counseling Services Richard Yoakum
Director of Greek Life Julie Mincey
Director of Parent & Family Programs Susan Todd Doyle
Director of Recruitment David Pressley
Director of Student Leadership & Involvement Laura Breedlove
Assistant Director, Student Activities & Events Meg Burleson
University Minister Bobby Gatlin

University Advancement

Assistant Vice President for University Advancement Douglas Wilson
Senior Director of Alumni Programs & Annual Giving Chris Blazer
Director of Advancement Services Suzanne McAdams
Director of Alumni Programs Casey Ramey
Director of Annual Giving Karen Templeton
Director of Gift & Estate Planning Gene Howard
Director of Stewardship Kim Cripps