Academic Affairs


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

LISA DUNCAN, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs (2017)
B.A., University of South Carolina, 1994

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


DAVID HARPOOL, Associate VP Graduate & Online Studies, Professor of Business and Organizational Development & Leadership, Director of Newberry College Speech & Debate (2021)
B.S., Missouri State University, 1983
J.D., School of Law, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1989
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 1992

BILL KUEHL, Director of Online and Graduate Studies Enrollment (2022)
B.A., St. Olaf College, 1988
M.B.A., New York Institute of Technology, 2010.

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

JACQUELINE WISLER, Director of Education and Advising for Graduate and Online Programs (2023)
B.S., Drexel University

KAY CHANDLER, Director of Operations for Graduate and Online Programs (2023)

Administrative Program Assistants

SUSAN BAILEY, Administrative Assistant for Music (2021)
Lander University, 1994

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

MANDY COUNTS, Administrative Assistant for Nursing and Health Sciences (2022);
Midlands Technical College, 2003.

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

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, Dean of Enrollment Management (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 and Student Athletic Academic Success, 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

MARILYN EASON,  Registrar, (2023)
B.S., Voorhees College, 1988
M.B.A., Claflin University, 2005

A.A., Limestone University, 2021

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

RUSS CONRATH, Outreach Librarian, (2022)
B.A., College of Charleston, 1990
M.A., The Citadel, 1993
Master of Library and Information Science, 2001
Ed.D., University of South Carolina, 2007

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.