Undergrad Catalog 2010


Robert C. Fisher, President (2000) 
     B.S., Henderson State University; 
     M.B.A., University of Memphis; 
     Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Thomas Burns, Provost (2011)
     B.A., Dickinson College; 
     Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Steven T. Lasley, Vice-President for Finance and Operations (1998) 
     B.S., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga; 
     M.B.A., University of Georgia

Jason B. Rogers, Vice-President for Administration and University Counsel (1998) 
     B.A., Baylor University; 
     J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law 
     Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania

Susan H. West, Vice President & Chief of Staff (1988) 
     B.S., Middle Tennessee State University; 
     M.A., Western Kentucky University; 
     Ed.D., George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University

Bethel E. Thomas Jr., Vice President for University Advancement (2003) 
     B.S., University of Tennessee; 
     M.S., University of Tennessee; 
     Ph.D., Ohio University

Todd L. Lake, Vice President for Spiritual Development (2005) 
     A.B., Harvard University; 
     M.Div., Southern Seminary; 
     Ph.D., Boston College

Office of the President
Robert C. Fisher, President
Susan H. West,  Vice President & Chief of Staff
Sue Heflin, Executive Assistant to the President
Betsy Caffey, Executive Assistant to theVice President & Chief of Staff

Office of the Provost
Thomas Burns, Provost
Pam Hazelwood, Executive Assistant to the Provost
Deborah Hayden, Budget Manager and Analyst Office of the Provost
Kathryn Gray Skinner, Director of International Education

Office of the Associate Provost

Jimmy T. Davis, Associate Provost
Devon Boan,  Director of Honors
Taryn W. Forrester, Assistant to the Associate Provost
Ernest W. Heard, Director of Library Services
Patricia A. Jacobs, Director of Career Services 
Merrie B. King, Director of Teaching Center
Bernard Turner, Director of Center for Social Entrepreneurship 
Tim Stewart, Director of Service Learning

College of Arts and Sciences

Bryce F. Sullivan, Dean
Mary Vaughn, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Tara Fager, Administrative Coordinator
     B.A., Florida State University
Chris Wruble, Business Manager
     B.S., Belmont University
Rachel Leddy, Admissions and Recruitment Coordinator
     B.F.A., Belmont University

School of Education
Ann Baldwin, Office Manager
Andrea McClain, Coordinator for Licensure, Graduate Admissions and Recruitment
     B.A., M.Ed, Tennessee State University
Erin Ritter, NTP Administrative Assistant
     B.M., Belmont University
Teresa Snyder, Practicum and Database Coordinator

Department of Education
Cynthia Watkins, Chair
Department of Sport Science
Sarah Adams, Chair
Amy Baker, Director of Sport Administration Program
Ann Rich, Administrative Assistant

School of Humanities
David Curtis, Associate Dean
Brenda Hancock, Office Manager
Misty Wellman, Administrative Assistant - Writing Center & English Graduate Program
     B.S., Belmont University

Department of English

Bonnie Smith-Whitehouse, Chair
Sarah Bowles, Director of the Writing Center
Annette Sission, Director of English Graduate Program
Department of Foreign Languages
David Julseth, Chair
Paulo Boero, Director of Language Learning Lab
Department of Philosophy
Ronnie L. Littlejohn, Chair
Denise Mabry, Administrative Assistant - Philosophy

School of Sciences

Ashley Turner, Office Manager 
     B.B.A., M.B.E., Middle Tennessee State University
Ray Seely, Laboratory Manager 
     B.S., Bradley University; M.S., Vanderbilt University
Kim Acree, College of Arts and Sciences Recruiting Coordinator 
     B.B.A., University of Georgia
Department of Biology
Darlene Panvini, Chair
Terri Templeman, Administrative Assistant
     B.A., Cal State Fullerton
Department of Chemistry and Physics
Robert Magruder III, Chair
Laura Lowder, Administrative Assistant
     B.A., Michigan State University
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Mary Goodloe, Chair
Susan Headrick, Office Manager
     B.S., Belmont College
Department of Psychology
Peter Giordano, Chair
Mary Godwin, Office Manager
     B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.A., Ohio State University

School of Social Sciences
Ken Spring, Associate Dean
Karen Bennett, Office Manager
Bonnie Wagonfield, Administrative Assistant

Department of Communication Studies
Pam Parry, Chair
Department of History
Brenda Jackson-Abernathy, Chair
Department of Media Studies
Thompson E. Storey, Chair
Department of Political Science
Nathan Griffith, Chair
Department of Sociology
Shelby Longard, Chair

College of Business Administration

J. Patrick Raines, Dean
Susan M. Hopfensperger, Executive Assistant to the Dean and Technical Support Coordinator, 
     B.A.S., University of Richmond
Jennie Graves Bowman, Financial Officer 
     B.A., Emory University; M.S., Vanderbilt University; M.B.A., Belmont University

Undergraduate School of Business Administration
Susan L. Taylor, Associate Dean
Robert Dillingham, Massey Computer Lab Director
Jocelyn Gutekunst, Recruiting and Co-Curricular Coordinator, 
     B.B.A., Belmont University
Linda G. Jenkins, Program Assistant
Jaclyn Kerr, Coordinator, Professional B.B.A. Program 
     B.B.A., Belmont University
Arthur Lachowicz, Student Services Administrator, 
     B.B.A., Belmont University
Lori Wood LeBleu, Director of Career Development
     B.B.A., University of Kentucky; M.B.A., Miami University
Sarah Reeves, Program Coordinator, Center for Entrepreneurship
     B.B.A., Belmont University; M.P.P., Vanderbilt University
Misty Wims, Academic Director, 
     B.B.A., Belmont University

The Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business
Joe F. Alexander, Associate Dean and Senior Professor of Performance Excellence
Tonya Hollin, Admissions/Marketing Assistant, 
     B.B.A., Belmont University
Melissa G. Mitchell, Program Assistant

Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business

Office of the Dean
Wesley A. Bulla, Dean
Kristél Pfeil Kemmerer, Associate Dean
Sarah Cates, Senior Director, Curb College Initiatives
     M.Ed., B.B.A., Belmont University; Graduate Studies, Belmont University
Suzanne Clement, Assistant to the Dean, Budget Manager 
     M.A., Belmont University; B.S., University of Georgia; Postgraduate studies, University of Alabama
Tish M. Stewart, Career Development Specialist
     B.B.A., University of Georgia
Hanna Easley, Coordinator of Student Enrichment
     M.Ed. University of South Carolina, B.A. James Madison University;
Lucas Boto, Coordinator of Live Sound and Events
     B.B.A., Belmont University
Angela Breedon, Office Manager
     Undergraduate Studies, Belmont University

Academic Administrative Offices
James I. Elliott, Chair, Songwriting Program
     M.A., Austin Peay State University; B.A., John Wesley College
J. Rush Hicks, Chair, Music Business Program
      J.D., Mercer University, B.M., University of Mississippi
Mark Volman, Chair, Entertainment Industry Studies Program
     M.F.A, B.A. Loyola Marymount University
Daniel T. Wujcik, Chair, Audio Engineering Technology Program
     M.M., University of Miami; B.S., Clarion University
Tina Dishman, Director, First Year Experience and Advising Center
     B.B.A., Belmont University, Graduate Studies, Belmont University
Meredith Kendall, Admissions Specialist
     M.B.A., B.B.A., Belmont University
Jamie Stamey, Internship Coordinator
     M.Ed., B.A., Belmont University
Kellie Meeks, Program Assistant
     Undergraduate Studies, Belmont University

 Facilities Operations
Michael Janas, Director of Recording Studio Operations
     B.M.E., University of Kansas, Graduate Studies, Belmont University
Pat McMakin, Director of Operations, Ocean Way Nashville Recording Studio
     B.B.A., Belmont University
Steve Crowder, Studio Supervisor, Ocean Way Nashville Recording Studio
     B.S., Barton College
Luke Gilfeather, Manager, Historic RCA Studio B, Belmont-Studios.org Administrator
     B.A., Berklee College of Music
Billy W. Prince, Manager, Robert E. Mulloy Student Studios
     A.S.E.E., Massey Technical Institute, Undergraduate Studies, Belmont University
Sal Greco, Coordinator of Recording Studio Maintenance
     Undergraduate Studies, Institute of Audio Research
Jessie Watts, Studio Operations Coordinator, Ocean Way Nashville Recording Studio
     B.B.A., Belmont University
Chris Wilcoxson, Computer Support Technician
     B.B.A., Belmont University 

Affiliate Staff
Julie Bunt, Associate Director of Alumni Relations
     M.Ed., B.M., Belmont University
Harry Chapman, Director of Development and Major Gifts
     B.A. Journalism, University of Georgia

College of Health Sciences

Cathy R. Taylor, Dean
Michelle Ayotte, Assistant to the Dean
Tina Hunt Frost, Operations Director
    B.B.A., Memphis State University
Beth Hallmark, Director of College of Health Sciences & Nursing Simulation Center
Bill Nichols, Enrollment Services & Marketing Director
    B.A., Eastern Nazarene College; M.A. Emerson College
Kaye Horsfall, Director, Frist Center
    B.S.W., University of Kentucky; M.A., Eastern Kentucky University
Department of Social Work
Lorraina Scholten, Chair
Patsy Peach, Program Assistant
    B.S. Belmont University
School of Nursing
Chris L. Algren, Associate Dean and Executive Director of Partners in Nursing
Martha Buckner, Director of Undergraduate Nursing
Leslie Higgins, Director of Graduate Nursing
Heather Germain, Program Assistant
     B.A., Briercrest Bible College
Karen Luter, Academic Support Assistant
     B.A., Sonoma State University; B.B.A., Belmont University
School of Occupational Therapy
Scott D. McPhee, Associate Dean
Lena Lovingood, Program Assistant
     B.B.A., International Christian University; M.B.A., Harding University
Meredith Parks , Program Assistant
     B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
Kelley Rocky, Admissions Assistant
    B.A., University of Kansas
School of Physical Therapy
John Halle, Associate Dean
Lucy Baltimore, Program Assistant
     B.S., Middle Tennessee State University 
Linda Boyte, Secretary
     B.A., Belmont University
Kayla Lyftgot, Admissions Assistant
     B.B.A., Belmont University

College of Pharmacy
Phil Johnston, Dean
Eric Hobson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Elinor Gray, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Andy Webster, Chair, Pharmaceutical Science
Condit Steil, Chair, Pharmacy Practice
Sal Giorgianni, Director, Experiential Education
Jennifer Baker, Assistant to the Dean
    B.S. Appalachian State University
Ginger Hooper, Program Assistant
     B.S. Middle Tennessee State University

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Cynthia R. Curtis, Dean
Lisa Davis, Adjunct Coordinator/Webmaster
     B.S. Belmont University
Sarah Davis, Director of Public Relations/Advancement
     B.A., Western Kentucky University
Joan C. Eakin, Administrative Coordinator 
     B.S., Belmont University
Sharon F. Gregg, Director of Admissions 
     B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University, M.Ed., Ph.D., University of North Texas

Department of Art
Judy Bullington, Chair
Stacey Bryan, Office Manager

School of Music
Madeline S. Bridges, Associate Dean for Academic Studies
Jeffery W. Kirk, , Associate Dean for Applied Studies
Robert Gregg, Director of Graduate Studies
Frank C. Baird, Music Facilities Manager 
     B.A., Slippery Rock University
Ben Craine, Scheduling Coordinator/Graduate Secretary
     B.S., Belmont University
Gina Miller, Music Facilities Secretary
     B.M., DePaul University
Thom Roberts, Music Facilities Assistant
Sandra Partridge, Program Assistant
     B.M., University of Alabama
April Simpkins, Receptionist-Secretary 
     B.A., Harding University

Department of Theatre and Dance
R. Paul Gatrell, Chair
Don Griffiths, Theatre Facilities Manager/Technical Director
Jessika Malone, Office Manager
   B.A., Belmont University

School of Religion
Darrell Gwaltney, Dean
Debbie Jacobs, Office Manager
     B.A., University of Mississippi

Moench Center for Church Leadership
Lloyd Elder, Director
Joyce M. Byrd, Associate Director and Administrative/Research Associate Paschall Chair 
     B.M.E., Murray State University

University College
Sara Gibson, Cool Springs Services Coordinator
     B.B.A. and M.B.A., Belmont University
Jaclyn Kerr, Professional B.B.A. Program Coordinator
     B.B.A., Belmont University
Jennifer Kiev, Marketing Coordinator
Martha Minardi, Ministry Advisor
     B.A., Baylor University; M.Div./RE and Ph.D., Southern Seminary
Valerie Nichols, Liberal Studies Program Director
     B.S. and M.A., Eastern Nazarene College
Kim Powell, Enrollment Services Specialist
     B.B.A., Belmont University

Office of Institutional Effectiveness       
Associate Vice President  Paula A. Gill
     Ed.D. The University of Alabama, M.S. The University of Alabama, B.S. Belmont University

General Education Program
Alison Moore, Director

Honors Program
Devon Boan, Director

Library Services
Ernest W. Heard, Jr., Director of Library Services
Deborah Bilbra, Assistant Circulation Supervisor for Evening/Weekend Services 
     B.A., University of the State of New York
E. Paige Carter, Interlibrary Loans Specialist
     B.A., Belmont University
Mildred Ann Edgin, Cataloging Specialist
     A.A.S., Volunteer State Community College; B.S.Ed., Austin Peay State University
Timothy James Gmeiner, Music Librarian
Karen P. Hargrove, Office Manager 
     B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
Allison Kee, Assistant Collection Management Supervisor for Serials
     B.S., Belmont University
Aubrey Brook McGinnis, Assistant Supervisor of the Listening/Viewing Center for Night/Weekend Services
     B.S., University of Mobile
Jennifer MacLean, Assistant Supervisor of the Listening/Viewing Center for Day Services
     B.M., University of Alabama
Sylvia D. Morris, Assistant Circulation Supervisor for Day Services
Laura Price, Assistant Collection Management Supervisor for Acquisitions 
     B.A., University of Alabama
Jenny Rushing, Reference Librarian and Coordinator of Reference Services 
Rachel Scott, Reference Librarian
Dawn Stephen, Collection Management Librarian
Courtney Fuson, Electronic & Educational Resources Librarian
Vance Joel Wilson, Circulation Manager 
     A.A., Pensacola Junior College; B.A., University of West Florida
Judith Williams, Reference Librarian

Office of Assessment and Institutional Research
Tracy Rokas, Assistant Provost of Assessment & Institutional Research
    B.A., Bryn Mawr College; M.Sc. and Ph.D., University of Edinburgh
Mary Lucus, Director of Institutional Research
    B.A., University of Kentucky; M.Ed., Belmont University
Carol Smith, Assessment Coordinator
Valerie Cooper, Program Analyst
Jennifer Ervin, Systems Coordinator
Lisa Malone, Systems Specialist

Rasmussen Studies Abroad Program
John H.E. Paine, Director

Teaching Center
Merrie King, Director
Nanci Alsup, Program Assistant

Enrollment Services
David Mee, Associtate Provost and Dean of Enrollment
Teresa Elder, Assistant to the Dean

Belmont Central
Ashley Harris, Student Services Coordinator
Brandon Mitchell, Student Services Coordinator

Office of Admissions
Brooke Dailey, Director of University Admissions
     B.B.A., Texas Christian University; M.B.A., University of Dallas
Mary Byars, Assistant Director
     B.S., Belmont University
J. Ted Gray, Transfer Admissions Counselor 
     B.S., Austin Peay State University
Christian Panneck, Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions
   B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.Ed., Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
Michael Waters, Associate Director
     B.A., Furman University; M.S., Georgia State University
Rachel Bolton, Admissions Event Coordinator 
     B.S., University of Missouri
Lisa Malone, Director of Enrollment Services Information Systems 
    B.S., Belmont University
Freida Sage, Data Enrollment Coordinator
Meghan Westbury,  Admission Guest Coordinator
    B.S. Auburn University
Laura Merkle, Graduate Programs Coordinator
    BS, Lynchburg College, MEd Lynchburg College
Pamela Howell, Call Center Manager
    B.S., Belmont University
Donald Watson, Admissions Counselor 
     B.S., Lambuth University
Jim Poole, Assistant Director 
     B.S., Belmont College; M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., University of Mobile
Steven Martin, Admissions Counselor
Audrey Wilson, Admissions Guest Coordinator
Angela Shedd, Director of Admissions Processing   
     B.S.,Belmont University
Rachel Rogers, Data Enrollment Coordinator
Teresa Geuy, Data Enrollment Coordinator
     B.S., Belmont University

Office of the Registrar and Academic Records
Steven H. Reed, University Registrar 
     B.A., Western Kentucky University; M.Div., Lexington Theological Seminary; M.Ed., Belmont
     University; D.Min., Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
La Kiesha Armstrong, Associate Registrar/VA Coordinator 
     B.B.A., Middle Tennessee State University; M.B.A., Middle Tennessee State University
Patricia Chaffin, Academic Audit Analyst
     B.B.A., Belmont University; M.B.A., Belmont University; M.Ed., Belmont University
Cayce Elliott, Office Manager
    B.S., University of Mississippi; M.Ed., Belmont University
Lisa Hawkins, Registrar Specialist
     B.A., Samford University
Ginger Kuechle, Assistant Registrar 
     B.A., Willamette University; M.Ed., Belmont University
Matthew P. McCrickard, Associate Registrar 
     B.S., University of North Alabama; M.A., Auburn University; M.P.A., Auburn University
     Montgomery; M.S., Austin Peay State University; Ed.D., National-Louis University
Linda Mullins,Transcript Evaluator and V.A. Certification
     B.S., Belmont University
Shelly L. Paul, TELS, Transfer Tracking Coordinator
     B.A., Gordon College; M.Div., Bethel Theological Seminary; Th.M., Princeton Theological
     Seminary; M.Phil., King's College, University of Aberdeen

Office of Student Financial Services
Patricia Smedley, Director of Student Financial Services
     B.S., Western Michigan University, M.Ed., Belmont University
Charles Harper, Director of Financial Aid
     B.S., Belmont University; M.Ed., Belmont University
Helen Bond, Scholarship Counselor
     B.S., Belmont University; M.Ed., Belmont University
Samantha Rogers, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
     B.S., M.S., Tennessee State University
Edward Allen, Collections Supervisor
     B.S., University of Baltimore; M.B.A., Belmont University
Jennifer Bussell, Assistant Director of Student Accounts
     B.A., M.B.A. Harding University
Brandon Mitchell, Student Services Coordinator
     B.S., Middle Tennessee State University
Hilda Enriquez, Third Party/Study Abroad Counselor
     B.S., California State University Northridge
Carrie Northington, Loan Counselor
     B.A., Austin Peay State University
Brian Turner, Verification Counselor
     B.S., Fisk University
Tria Jamison, Work-Study Counselor
     B.S., Middle Tennessee State University, M.B.A., Lipscomb University/Keller Graduate School
Shelly Higdon, Secretary/Receptionist
     B.S., Middle Tennessee State University

Office of Student Affairs

Andrew J. Johnston, Associate Provost & Dean of Students 
    B.A., Wheaton College; M.Ed., Auburn University; Ed.D., University of Tennessee
Becky Spurlock, Associate Dean of Students
    B.S., Texas State University, M.Ed., Texas State University, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Vince Diller, Assistant Dean of Students
    B.A., Taylor University; M.S. Fort Hays State University
Georgia Alexander, Assistant Director of Counseling
    B.A., Tennessee State University;  MSSW, University of Tennessee School of Social Work, Clinical Licensure Sate of Tennessee
Neil Jamerson, Coordinator for Student Conduct & Academic Integrity
Angie Bryant, Director of Fitness & Recreation
    B.S., Belmont University; M.S., Middle Tennessee State University
Amy M. Coles, Director of Student Activities 
    B.S., Dallas Baptist University; M.Ed. Dallas Baptist University
Peg Leonard-Martin, Director of Counseling Services
    B.A, Maryville College; M.Div., Vanderbilt Divinity School; MSSW, University of Tennessee School of Social Work, Clinical Licensure State of Tennessee
Ben Lion, Director of New Student & Parent Programs
    B.A., Calvin College; M.Ed., Azusa Pacific University
Lesley C. Muenzen, Therapist
    B.A., Rutgers University, MSW, Simmons College; Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in state of Tennessee
Sarah Rochford, Coordinator of Student Activities
    B.A., Miami University; M.Ed Vanderbilt University
Melissa Smith, Coordinator for Student Support & Disability Services
    B.A., University of TN, Knoxville; M.Ed. University of TN, Knoxville
Sara Stacy, Assistant Director of Student Activities
    B.S. and M.S., University of Tennessee
Katherine B. Wilson, Director of Health Services 
    BSN, MSN, MBA, Vanderbilt University
Jamie Zeller, Assistant Director of Fitness & Recreation
    B.S., Western Kentucky University; M.S., Western Kentucky University

Office of Residence Life

Anthony Donovan, Director of Residence Life
    B.A. Berea College; M.A. Eastern Kentucky University
Jamie Shaffer, Assistant Director of Residence Life
    B.A. Vanderbilt University; M.Ed. Vanderbilt University
Rebekah Stewart, Assistant Director of Residence Life
    B.A. Eastern Kentucky University; M.Ed. Middle Tennessee State University
Monica Gibbs, Office Manager
    B.M. Belmont University
Christopher Agans, Hillside Residence Director
    B.A. Eastern Illinois University; M.A. Eastern Illinois University
Hannah Aschliman, Hillside Residence Director
    B.B.A.Belmont University; B.A. Belmont University
Christopher DeLisle, Bruin Hills Residence Director
    B.A., Belmont University
Jenn Grimm, Hail Hall Residence Director
    B.B.A. Ohio University; M.Ed. Ohio University
Joshua Kerley, Maddox Hall Residence Director
    B.S.W. The University of Alabama; M.S.W. The University of Georgia
Jason Kistler, Maple Hall Residence Director
    B.A. Taylor University; M.Ed. Vanderbilt University
Ileia Luke, Thrailkill Hall Residence Director
    B.S. Northern Illinois University
Stephanie N. Matias, Wright Hall Residence Director
    B.C.S., Ohio University; M.Ed., Ohio University
Sarah Norton, Belmont Commons Residence Director
    B.S. Belmont University
Lacey Phillips, Patton & Bear House Residence Director
    B.S. Valdosta State University; M.Ed. Valdosta State University
Philip Storm, Pembroke Hall Residence Director
    B.A. Eastern University; M.S. Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Nicole White, Kennedy Hall Residence Director
    B.A., Belmont University
Keturah Williams, Heron Hall Residence Director
    B.M. Belmont University