2021-2022 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    May 21, 2024  
2021-2022 Samford University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Administrative Staff




Beck A. Taylor
B.B.A., Baylor University
M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University

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, 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

Anna Elizabeth McEwan, Dean and Professor
B.A, Asbury University
M.S., University of West Florida
Ph.D., Florida State University

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

Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing

Melondie Carter, Dean, Professor, and Distinguished Chair, Nursing
B.S.N., Troy University
M.S.N., Ph.D., 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

Melissa Galvin Lumpkin, Interim Dean, Professor, Public Health
B.S., Auburn University at Montgomery
M.P.H., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administrative Staff

Academic Affairs
Senior Associate Provost and SACSCOC Liaison Marci Johns
Associate Provost for Student Success and Diversity & Inclusion Denise Gregory
Associate Provost, College of Health Sciences Michael A. Crouch
Assistant Provost for Faculty Success P.J. Hughes
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 Disability Resources Katy Goodgame
Director of Diversity Education and Development Jenee’ Spencer
Director of Diversity Enrichment and Relations Cameron Thomas
Director of Global Engagement Lauren Doss
Director of Grants & Sponsored Programs Linnea Minnema
Director of Institutional Research & Analytics Toner Evans
Director of Law Library Greg Laughlin
Director of University Assessment & Accreditation Bryan Gill
Director of University Fellows Todd Krulak
University Registrar Jeremy Dixon
University Professor Chris Metress
Research Professor of History Ginger Frost
Business and Financial Affairs
Senior Associate Vice President for Business & Financial Affairs Lisa Imbragulio
Assistant Vice President and Director of Human Resources Joel Windham
Assistant Vice President for Operations, Planning, & Construction Jeff Poleshek
Chief Information Officer Debi Whitcomb
Director of Athletics Martin Newton
Director of Budget & Financial Planning Matt DeFore
Director of Business Services Wade Walker
Director of Performance Venues Kenny Gannon
Director of Event Management Allison Brymer
Director of Public Safety & Emergency Management Tommy Taylor
Director of Student Financial Services Lane Smith
Director of Transportation Services Steve Inman
Chief Information Security Officer John Bandy
Controller Mike Darwin
Manager of Accounting & Finance Randy McKinney
Marketing and Communication
Assistant Vice President for Marketing & Communication Katie Stripling
Executive Director of Broadcast Media Brad Radice
Executive Director of Web & Creative Services Todd Cotton
Executive Director of University Marketing Jessica Black
Director of Media Center Ed Landers
Director of University Communication Holly Gainer
Director of University Marketing Sarah Waller
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 Garry Atkins
Assistant Vice President for Student Development & Support April Robinson
Assistant Dean of Admission Brian Kennedy
Director of Admission David Pressley
Director of Campus Recreation Nick Madsen
Director of Counseling & Wellness Programs Richard Yoakum
Director of Greek Life Julie Fletcher Mincey
Director of Parent and Family Programs Susan Doyle
Director of Student Leadership & Involvement Amy Simpson
Student Conduct Coordinator & Title IX Coordinator Tim Hebson
University Minister Bobby Gatlin
University Advancement
Assistant Vice President for University Advancement Doug Wilson
Senior Director for Philanthropic Engagement Rhonda White
Senior Director of Advancement Services & Prospect Development Suzanne McAdams
Director of Alumni Programs Casey Ramey
Director of Data Reporting & Analytics Lori Hill
Director of Development, Legacy League Sharon Smith
Director of Gift & Estate Planning Gene Howard
Director of Philanthropy & Engagement Clay Pruitt
Director of Records Management Christy Allen
Director of Stewardship Kim Cripps
Director of Strategic Engagement & Communications Rochelle Harrison