Academic Affairs

Office of Academic Affairs 

SID PARRISH, Jr., Vice President of Academic Affairs (2006, 2018);
B.S., Furman University, 1995;
Ph.D., University of Florida, 2001.

LISA DUNCAN, Administrative Assistant for Institutional Research and Effectiveness, Institutional Technology and Academic Affairs (2017);
B.A., University of South Carolina, 1994.

TIMOTHY G. ELSTON, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (2004, 2018);
B.A., Abilene Christian University, 1989;
B.A., Western Oregon University, 1997;
M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1999;
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2004.

CHRISTINA L. WENDLAND, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs (2007, 2017);
B.S., Ohio State University, 1992;
M.Div., Trinity Lutheran Seminary, 1997
Ph.D., Luther Seminary, 2007.

KELLI FELLOWS, Associate Dean for Online and Graduate Education, (2021).
B.S., University of Southern Mississippi:
M.S., University of Southern Mississippi:
Ph.D., University of Georgia 2006

CHARLENE WESSINGER, Director of Educational Technology (2009);
B.A., Newberry College, 1993;
M.S. Nova Southeastern University (2005).

Administrative Program Assistants

ANGELIA BEDENBAUGH, Administrative Assistant for Teacher Education (2017),
B.S., Newberry College, 2002.

AVA CULBERTSON, Administrative Assistant for Nursing (2011).

DEBORAH E. JARMAN, Administrative Assistant for Music (1998);
A.A., Goldy Beacon College, 1975.

SANDRA SMITH, Administrative Assistant for McClurg Classroom Building (1997, 2017);
B.A., Newberry College, 2008.

LINDA WILBANKS, Administrative Assistant for Science and Mathematics (2007).

MARCUS JOHNSON, Science Lab Manager (2008);
B.S., North Carolina State University, 2005;
M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008.

Center for Student Success

SANDY SCHERRENS, Associate Dean for Student Success (2017, 2019);
B.A., The College of Wooster, 1980;
M.A., The Ohio State University, 1983;
Ed.D., University of San Francisco, 1998.

BARBARA JOYNER, Assistant Dean for Student Success, Director of the Center for Student Success (2013, 2019);
B.A., North Carolina State University, 1996;
M.B.A., Elon University, 2003

JOHN A. LESAINE, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of Physical Education (2009, 2019);
B.S., Newberry College, 2007;
M.Ed, Valdosta State University, 2009;
Ed.D., United States Sports Academy, 2015;
M.S., Capella University, 2017.

Office of The Registrar

WHITNEY MERINAR, College Registrar (2019)
B.S., Georgia Southern, 1996
M.A., University of Phoenix, 2000
ED.S., George Washington University, 2008.

Carol BiCKLEY, Special Assistant to the Registrar, (1968,1983);

CINDY F. SHEALY, Assistant Registrar (1977, 1989).

The Muller Center

KRISTA E. HUGHES, Director of the Muller Center (2015);
B.A., Wofford University, 1994;
M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1998;
M. Div., Vanderbilt University, 2001;
Ph. D., Drew University, 2014.

CARLTON L. KINARD, Program Coordinator (2021)
B.A. Newberry College, 2016.

Summerland Honors Program

AMANDA HODGES, Director of Summerland Honors Program; Associate Professor of English (2011, 2016);
B.A., Agnes Scott College, 1997;
M.A.T., Agnes Scott College, 1998;
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2011.

Wessels Library and the College Archives

Reid Austin, Director of Wessels Library, Associate Professor (2017);
B. A., Wofford College, 1994;
M. A., Clemson University, 1997;
M.L.I.S. University of South Carolina, 2000.

STEFFI HILTGEN, Public Services Librarian, (2020).
A.A., Spartanburg Methodist College, 2006.
B.A., Clemson University, 2008.
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina, 2012.

JANICE C. HUDSON, Technical Services Specialist (1997).

CARL LOMINICK, Circulation Manager (2016);
B.A., Newberry College, 2015.

J. TRACY POWER, Director of Newberry College Archives, Associate Professor of History, (2014);
B.A., Emory University, 1980;
M.A., University of South Carolina, 1984;
Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1993.