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  Sep 23, 2020
 
GRADUATE CATALOG 2020-2021 
    
GRADUATE CATALOG 2020-2021

General Administration


 


Mississippi College Graduate School
General Administration
(Parentheses indicate first year of service at Mississippi College)

General Officers

BLAKE THOMPSON (2018)

President of the University; B.S., M.S., and Ph.D., University of Mississippi; Executive Masters, Georgetown University

KEITH ELDER (2020)

Provost & Executive Vice President; B.S., M.P.H., and M.P.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D., University of Maryland

DEBBIE C. NORRIS (1984)

Associate Provost/Graduate Dean and Associate Professor of Business; B.S.B.A., Mississippi College; M.Ed., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi; 1998 MC London Program Resident Professor

LAURA JACKSON (2020)

Chief Financial Officer; BSBA and MBA., Mississippi College

STEVE STANFORD (1999)

Vice President for Administration and Government Relations; B.S.E.D., M.Ed., Delta State University; Ph.D., Florida State University

WILLLIAM R. “BILL” TOWNSEND, JR. (2008)

Vice President of Advancement and Legal Counsel to the President, Vice President for Development and Public Relations; B.A., Mississippi College; J.D., Mississippi College School of Law; M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

JIM TURCOTTE (1994)

Executive Director of Alumni Affairs and Vice President for Enrollment Management; B.S.B.A., Mississippi College; M.R.E., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of North Texas

JONATHAN AMBROSE (2014)

Associate Vice President for the Student Experience and Dean of Students; B.A., Saint Peters University; M.A., University of Louisiana Monroe; Ph.D., Jackson State University

Academic Deans

STAN BALDWIN (1999)

Dean of the School of Science and Mathematics;  Professor of Biological Sciences; B.S., Asbury College; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; M.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of Kentucky College of Medicine; Postdoctoral Research, Ohio State University College of Medicine

MARCELO EDUARDO (1997)

Dean, School of Business and Professor of Business; B.A., M.B.A., Delta State University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

CINDY MELTON (2001)

Dean and Chair of Teacher Education and Leadership; B.S.Ed., M.Ed., Mississippi College; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

JONATHAN RANDLE (1999)

Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences; Professor of Sociology and Social Work; B.A. Mississippi College; Affiliated B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge

DEBBIE C. NORRIS (1984)

Interim Provost/Graduate Dean; Associate Professor of Business; B.S.B.A., Mississippi College; M.Ed., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi; 1998 MC London Program Resident Professor

KIMBERLY SHARP (2015)

Dean and Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing; B.A., BSN, Dedarville College; MSN, University of Edinburgh; Ph.D., Robert Gordon University

PATRICIA BENNETT (2016)

Dean, School of Law; B.A., Tougaloo College; J.D., Mississippi College School of Law

WAYNE VANHORN (2005)

Dean of Christian Studies and the Arts; Professor of Christian Studies and Philosophy; B.A., Christopher Newport College of the College of William and Mary; M.Div., Th.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Mississippi College Graduate School and Office of Continuing Education Personnel

DEBBIE C. NORRIS (1984)

Associate Provost/Graduate Dean; Associate Professor of Business; B.S.B.A., Mississippi College; M.Ed., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi; 1998 MC London Program Resident Professor

JEANNIE LANE (1981)

Assistant Dean of the Graduate School; B.S.Ed., Mississippi College; M.Ed., Mississippi College; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

DEBBIE DEPRIEST (1981)

Graduate Admissions Specialist; B.S., Mississippi College

JACKI KOONTZ (2017)

Graduate Studies Assistant; B.S., Ashland University; M.Ed., Marygrove College; M.S.Ed., Capella University

ELNORA LEWIS (2007)

Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost/Graduate Dean; A.A., Hinds Community College; B.S.B.A., University of Southern Mississippi; M.Ed. and M.S., Mississippi College

CASSANDRA SESSOMS (1995)

Coordinator of Institutional Research, Graduate School; studied at Jackson State University, University of Southern Mississippi, and Mississippi College

KEN L. GILLIAM (2003)

Director, Office of Continuing Education; B.B.A., Belhaven College; additional study, Missisippi College

CHELI BRUNSON (2007)

Program Coordinator, Office of Continuing Education; B.A., Louisiana College; M.A., Mississippi College