Administration and Staff 2023-2024

The date shown in parentheses is the year in which the person joined the College staff.
A second date indicates the year in which the person assumed the present administrative position.
(Information is correct as of August 31, 2023.)


Maurice W. Scherrens, President of the College (2012);
B.S., Central Michigan University;
M.B.A., Central Michigan University;
J.D., George Washington University;
Ed. D., University of Southern California.

BOBBIE H. SIDES, Chief of Staff (1974, 2010);
B.S., Newberry College, 1980.

Campus Ministry

REV. DAVID W. COFFMAN, Campus Pastor and Director of Church Relations (2022);

Institutional Effectiveness

SID PARRISH, Jr., Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, (2006, 2023);
B.S., Furman University, 1995;
Ph.D., University of Florida, 2001.

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

JOYCE LIANG, Institutional Research Analyst (2023)
B.S., China University of Political Science and Law, 2021
M.S., University of Pennsylvania, 2023

MICHAEL TUCKER, Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (2023);
B.A., University of North Carolina, 2011
M.A., University of Alabama, 2013

Campus Technology

CHRISTY BEHRMAN, Chief Information Officer

DEBRA DEMIDOW, Application Specialist Coordinator, Net3 (2015);
B.S. Excelsior College, 1998;
M.Ed., Jones International University, 2010.

JOSEPH HANEY, Systems Administrator, Net3 (2017);
Newberry High School, 2014.

TIMOTHY COLLINS, Help Desk Technician (2021);
A.S., Piedmont Technical College, 2019. 

CINDY STRANGE, Systems Administrator, Net3 (2015);
Skills Soft Online Training Institute;
CompTIA A+ ;
MTA Certified;
MCSA Certified.

Office of the College Ombudsman

Timothy G. Elston, Associate Professor of History; Ombudsman (2004, 2022)
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