Office of the President

Carroll Stevens. Interim President. B.A., Georgetown College; J.D., University of Kentucky.
Melody Hokanson Richey. Executive Assistant to the President. B.S., University of Arizona; M.Ed., University of South Carolina.
Kristen Hunt. Executive Administrative Assistant. B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Catie Martin. President’s Office Assistant. B.A., University of Memphis.

Office of Academic Affairs

Katherine C. Bassard.  Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. B.A., Wake Forrest; M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University; Ph.D., Rutgers University.
Timothy S. Huebner. Associate Provost. B.A., University of Miami; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida.
Natalie K. Person. Dean for Curricular Development. B.A., University of Mississippi; M.S., Memphis State University; Ph.D., University of Memphis.
Rashna W. Richards. Dean for Faculty Reviews and Assessment. B.A. Narsee Monjee College; M.A. University of Mumbai; M.A. West Virginia University; Ph.D. University of Florida.
Justin Rose. Dean for Faculty Recruitment, Development and Diversity. B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., Baylor University; Ph.D., University of Virginia.
Brian Braskich. Director of Assessment. B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.
Kathy D. Evans. Director of Teacher Licensure. B.A., Wheaton College; M.S., George Peabody College; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.
Jessica C. Kelso. Director of Health Professions Advising. B.S., M.A., Bowling Green State University.
Arlinda Cathey. Assistant Director of Health Professions Advising. B.B.A., M.B.A., Jackson State University.
Lauren Pringle. Health Professions Coordinator. B.A., Rowan University; M.S., University of Massachusetts.
Anna R. Eldridge. Director of Pre-Legal Advising and Mock Trial. B.A., Rhodes College; J.D., Duke University School of Law.
Stephanie Cage. Director of the Turley Memphis Center. Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Stephanie N. Cage. Associate Director of the Turley Memphis Center. A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College; B.B.A., M.A., University of Memphis.
Iris A. Mercado. Urban Studies and the Turley Memphis Center Program Coordinator. B.A., Rhodes College.
April L. Allen. Administrative Assistant II. B.B.A., Lambuth University; M.B.A., University of Memphis.
Steven Drieberg. Administrative Assistant II. A.A., Morningside Institute of Arts.


Vacant. Chief Communications Officer. 
J. Dylan Sandifer. Director of Strategic Communications. B.A., Rhodes College; M.A., University of Memphis.
Justin W. McGregor. Director of Digital Communications. B.S., Middle Tennessee State University.
Jana D. Files. Assistant Director of Digital Communications. B.A., Rhodes College.
Charles W. Kenny. Assistant Director of Communications. B.F.A., University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Dionne R. Chalmers. Media Relations Manager. B.A. and M.A., University of Memphis.
Matthew R. Cowgur. Web/Content Management System Developer. B.S., Taylor University..
Ethan I. van Drimmelen. Videographer/Photographer. B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.B.A., Christian Brothers University.
Larry D. Ahokas. Graphic Designer. B.M.E., University of Nebraska.
Robert C. Shatzer. Graphic Designer. B.F.A., University of Memphis; M.F.A., Memphis College of Art.
Troy Wiggins. Interactive Technology Manager. B.A., M.P.A., University of Memphis.

Mike Curb Institute for Music

John B. Bass. Director of the Mike Curb Institute for Music and Special Initiatives. B.M., University of Southern Mississippi; M.M., Ph.D., University of Memphis.

Buckman Center for International Education

Erin R. Hillis. Director of International Programs. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Memphis.
Elin Ovrebo. Associate Director of International Programs. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Memphis.


Amanda Maxon. Registrar. B.A., Rhodes College; M.B.A., Berry College. 
Jana L. Hayes. Associate Registrar. B.A., Harding University; M.S., Arkansas State University.
Alexandra V. Pappas. Administrative Assistant I. B.A., University of Memphis.

Academic Staff

Christie Arnold. Departmental Assistant, Religious Studies, Art and Philosophy.
Kevin Collier. Departmental Assistant, West Campus.  B.A., Rhodes College.
Sarah K. Gray. Departmental Assistant, History.
Hannah Guess. Departmental Assistant, Economics and Business. B.A., M.A., University of Memphis.
Anjeanette T. Johnson-Tiamiyu. Departmental Assistant, Anthropology, Sociology and Psychology.
Joseph A. McPherson. Engineering Technologist and Program Manager. B.S.B.A., Kent State University.
Rosanna P. Meindl. Part-time Visual Resources Curator, Art. B.A., Lewis and Clark College; M.A., University of Oregon.
Karen L. Mosley. Instrument Technician and Chemical Safety Officer, Chemistry. B.S., M.S., University of Memphis.
Victor O. Obadina. Physics Instructional Support Specialist, Physics. B.A., Fisk University; M.S., Alabama A&M University.
Erika Pope. Musical Arts Coordinator, Music. B.A., Henderson State University.
Justin A. Porter. Laboratory Manager, Biology. B.S., M.S., University of Georgia.
Christy M. Waldkirch. Departmental Assistant, Modern Languages and Literatures and Greek and Roman Studies.
Andrea Wilkins. Departmental Assistant, Biology. B.A., University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
Lorie W. Yearwood. Departmental Assistant, English. A.A.S., State Technical Institute at Memphis.
Vacant. Laboratory Supervisor and Biological Safety Officer, Biology.
Vacant. Departmental Assistant, Mathematics and Computer Science.
Vacant. Departmental Assistant, International Studies.
Vacant. Departmental Assistant, Politics and Law.

Information Services, Paul Barret Jr. Library

José C. Rodriguez. Chief Information Officer. B.S., University of Georgia; M.S., Washington State University.
Darlene D. Brooks. Director of the Barret Library. B.A., M.L.I.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Richard T. Trenthem, Jr. Director of Academic Technologies. B.A., Rhodes College; M.L.I.S., University of Texas at Austin.
Stacy S. Pennington. Director of Infrastructure and Enterprise Applications. B.A., Rhodes College.
Michael R. Akin. Desktop Support Specialist. B.A., Rhodes College.
Greg Bowman. Systems Analyst. B.S., Arkansas State University.
Steve Brummel, Information Service Manager. B.A., Aurora University; B.A., Columbia College Chicago; M.S., Dominican University; M.Ed., University of St. Francis.
Cody Dillon. Network and Computer Engineer. A.A.S., Southwest Tennessee Community College.
Rachel Feinman. Catalog and Collection Development Librarian. B.S., M.L.S., Florida State University.
Amanda Ford. Head of Circulation. B.A., Mississippi State University.
Caley A. Foreman. Senior Desktop Specialist. B.A., Mississippi State University.
Caitlin E. Gewin. Circulation Supervisor. B.A., Rhodes College.
Marci Hendrix. Administrative Assistant II. B.A., Rhodes College.
Roland D. Handy. Desktop Support Specialist. A.A.S., Mid-South Community College.
S. Lance Kimbrell. Manager of Instructional Technology. A.A.S., Mississippi Delta Community College.
Felicia L. Knox. Information Services Librarian. B.S., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga; M.A.Ed., Union University.
Mark E. Miller. System Administrator. B.B.A., University of Memphis.
Kenan C. Padgett. Interlibrary Loan and Information Services Librarian. B.A., Elon College; M.L.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Gregory J. Paraham. Electronic Resources Librarian. B.A., University of Memphis; M.L.S., Louisiana State University.
Corey A. Phillips. Multimedia Support Manager. B.A., University of Mississippi; M.A., Divinity, Memphis Theological Seminary.
William M. Short. Associate Director of Library Services. Curator for the Jessie L. Clough Art Memorial for Teaching. B.A., Rhodes College; M.L.S., George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. 
Edward A. Trouy. Network and Computer Engineer. A.E.T., State Technical Institute, Memphis.
Elisha J. Vego. Database Analyst. B.S., University of Memphis.
Douglas G. Walker. System Administrator. A.A.S., State Technical Institute, Memphis.
RaShauna Wright. Information Services Librarian. B.A., University of North Carolina -Chapel Hill; M.L.I.S., North Carolina Central University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Vacant. Applications Analyst.
Vacant. Instructional Technologist.

Office of Student Life

Meghan Harte Weyant.  Vice President for Student Life. B.S., Central Michigan University; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., University of Central Florida.
Alicia C. Golston. Dean of Students. B.A., M.A., University of Memphis; Ed.D., Western Kentucky University.
Jamia W. Stokes. Associate Dean of Students. B.A., M.P.A., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Vacant. Dean of Belonging, Engagement and Leadership.
Melissa R. Campbell. Director of Academic and Learning Resources. B.S., Middle Tennessee State University; M.S., Texas A&M University.
Tiffany M. Ford. Director of the Bonner Center. B.A., Rhodes College; B.A., Christian Brothers University; M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Vacant. Director of Community Standards.
Vacant. Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life.
Ira Lawson. Director of New Student Programs and Leadership. B.S., M.A., East Carolina University.
Jennifer Soler-Rodriguez. Assistant Director of Academic and Learning Resources. B.S., University of the Sacred Heart.
Olivia M. Lee. Student Health, Wellness and Engagement Coordinator. B.A., Rhodes College.
Mikayla Q. Woodward. Student Activities Coordinator. B.A., North Central College; M.Ed., University of South Carolina.
Jennifer Leili. Coordinator - Student Life. B.S., M.S., University of Central Florida; Ph.D., University of South Florida.
Rachel L. Gasser. Administrative Assistant II. B.S., Tennessee Technological University.
Vacant. Administrative Assistant II.

Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation

Jim Duncan. Director of Athletics. B.S.B.A., University of Kansas.
Matthew V. Dean. Associate Athletic Director for Facilities and Operations. B.S. and M.S., Drake University.
Jeffrey M. Cleanthes. Assistant Athletic Director and Head Baseball Coach. B.A., Drew University; M.B.A., Rutgers University.
Robert L. Shankman. Assistant Athletic Director and Head Track & Cross Country Coach. B.A., Rhodes College; M.Ed., University of Memphis.
Jennifer L. Tinnell. Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Head Women’s Tennis Coach. B.A., M.B.A., Berry College.
Nathaniel J. Babcock. Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach. B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
Rachel Blank. Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.A., Azusa Pacific University; M.S., Central Washington University.
Jennifer K. Bone. Athletic Administrative Coordinator. B.A., Anderson University; M.S., University of Memphis.
Tyler H. Cempre. Head Men's Tennis Coach and Assistant Sports Information Director. B.A., Denison University.
Katelyn M. Chambers. Head Women's Soccer Coach. B.A., Loras College; M.S., Misericordia University.
Michael T. Clary. Coordinator of Men’s and Women’s Golf and Head Women’s Golf Coach. B.A., Rhodes College.
Christopher N. DiLella. Assistant Football Coach. B.A., King’s College; M.A., Castleton State College.
Danielle R. Donze. Director of Athletic Media Relations. B.A., M.A., Fontbonne University.
Matthew Dsida. Assistant Cross Country and Track & Field Coach. B.A., Rhodes College; M.A., Belmont University.
Rich Duncan. Head Football Coach. B.F.A., Bethany College; M.A., Loras College.
Emma Durkin. Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.S., California State University, Sacramento.
Jalisa Fullwood. Assistant Director of Athletic Media Relations. A.A., Southside Virginia Community College; B.S., James Madison University.
Andrew B. Gibson. Head Athletic Trainer. B.S., University of Memphis; M.S., Murray State University; ATC, LAT, CSCS, PES, CES.
Steven Goodson. Head Men's Basketball Coach. B.S., University of Kentucky.
Wesley N. Graham. Assistant Football Coach. B.S., Illinois College.
Peter Green. Head Volleyball Coach. B.F.A., Small Business Management Cedarville University.
Marcus A. Harris. Assistant Track and Field Coach. B.A., Texas Southern University.
Jacalyn J. Hirsty. Assistant Swimming Coach. B.Arch., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.Arch., University of Kansas.
Travis A. James. Assistant Football Coach. B.S., Illinois College; M.A., University of Missouri.
Alexis C. Kavanaugh. Head Field Hockey Coach. B.A., Ball State University.
Meghan S. Keelan. Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach and Assistant Coordinator of Club Sports. B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County; M.B.A., Shepherd University.
Matthew C. Lamb. Head Men's Soccer Coach. B.A., University of Mary Washington.
Jeremy L. Massie. Assistant Baseball Coach. B.A., M.A., University of Mississippi.
Patrick T. McGrail. Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach. B.A., Rhodes College.
Samuel W. McLain. Assistant Football Coach. B.A., Rhodes College.
Dakota Rock. Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach. B.S., Guilford College; M.S., Liberty University.
Rodney Rogan. Head Women’s Basketball Coach. B.B.A., Millsaps College.
Kristin Schlabach. Assistant Athletic Trainer. A.A., Central Texas College; M.S., Daemen College.
Robert D. Schrier. Associate Head Baseball Coach and Coordinator of Outdoor Facilities. B.A., Rhodes College.
Michael Sheridan. Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.S., Colby-Sawyer College.
Ryan van Maanen. Assistant Men's Soccer Coach. B.S., University of Mary Washington.
Judi Vigneulle. Assistant Women's Basketball Coach. B.S., University of Mobile; M.A., University of West Alabama.
J. Lucas Wagner. Head Softball Coach and Coordinator of Intramurals and Recreation Services. B.A., Wittenberg.
Steve Webb. Head Swimming and Diving Coach and Aquatics Coordinator. B.S., Florida State University.
J. David Zazzaro. Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach and Fitness Room Supervisor. B.A., Drew University; M.B.A., Regis University.
Vacant. Assistant Football Coach.
Vacant. Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach.
Vacant. Assistant Field Hockey Coach.
Vacant. Assistant Softball Coach.

Campus Safety

S. Isac Sloas. Director of Campus Safety. A.A.S., B.S., Arkansas State University; M.S., Albany State University.
Vacant. Assistant Director of Campus Safety.
Johnny R. Austin. Shift Commander.

Career Services

Sandra George Tracy. Director of Career Services. B.A., Purdue University; M.A., Bowling Green State University.
Amy L. Moen. Associate Director of Career Services. B.S., Florida State University; M.A., Brigham Young University.
Brittney A. Jackson. Assistant Director of Career Services. B.S., University of Tennessee - Knoxville; M.S., University of Memphis.


Beatrix A. Weil. Chaplain. B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary.

Counseling and Student Development Center

Pamela M. Detrie. Director of Student Counseling. B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.Ed., Clemson University; Ph.D., University of Memphis. 
Archandria C. Owens. Associate Director of Student Counseling. B.A., Texas Tech University; M.A., University of Detroit-Mercy; Ph.D., University of Memphis.
Haley G. Alsaffar. Assistant Director of Student Counseling. B.S., James Madison University; B.S., University of Memphis; N.C.C., L.P.C.-M.H.S.P.
Graciela Duarte de Baker. Assistant Director of Student Counseling. B.S., University of St. Joseph; M.S.W., University of Connecticut; L.C.S.W.
Vacant. Assistant Director of Student Counseling.
Terrica V. Riley. Administrative Assistant I.

Student Accessibility Services

Melissa B. Butler. Director of Student Accessibility Services. B.S., University of Washington; M.S., University of Memphis.

Health Services

Adora M. Brown. Director of Health Services. A.D.N., Northwest Mississippi Community College; B.S.N., M.S.N., South University.
Monica Brown. Staff Nurse - RN. A.S.N., Concorde Career College; L.P.N., Methodist School of Practical Nursing.
Dashia Startks. Administrative Assistant I. 

Residential Life

Aretha R. Milligan. Director of Residence Life. B.S., Lane College; B.A., Maryville University; M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Kimberlee M. Small. Associate Director of Residence Life. B.A., Mary Baldwin College; M.A., Shepherd University.
Jonathan Vizenor. Residence Life Coordinator. B.S., California State University-Fresno.
Vacant. Assistant Director of Residence Life.
Vacant. Residence Life Coordinator.

Rhodes Express

Stephanie L. Chockley. Rhodes Express and Student Services Manager. B.A., Rhodes College.
Reida B. Benson. Service Specialist. B.B.A., Mississippi State University.
Corey Watts. Service Specialist.

Office of Strategic Initiatives

Sherry L. Turner. Vice President for Strategic Initiatives. B.A., Rhodes College; M.T.S., Emory University; M.S., North Carolina State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Inez Warner. Title IX Coordinator. B.S., University of Tennessee at Martin; J.D., Liberty University School of Law.
Jill Triplett Ellis. Director of Institutional Research. B.A., Western Illinois University; Ph.D., Liberty University.
Vacant. Administrative Assistant II. 

Office of Development

Jennifer Goodloe Wade. Vice President for Development. B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville; M.Ed., Vanderbilt University.
Amanda G. Tamburrino. Senior Director of Development. B.A., Rhodes College.
Kerry A. Connors. Senior Director of Advancement Strategy and Systems. B.A., Marist College.
M. Dwayne Butcher. Director of Development Communications and Digital Content. B.F.A., University of Memphis; M.F.A., Memphis College of Art.
Kerri G. Campbell. Director of Community Relations. B.A., Rhodes College; J.D., Michigan State University.
James B. Duncan. Director of Athletic Giving and Senior Development Officer. B.S., University of Kansas.
J. Knight Champion. Senior Development Officer. B.A., Rhodes College; J.D., University of Alabama.
Michael A. Palazzolo. Senior Development Officer. B.A., Rhodes College.
Shantih G. Smythe. Director of Grants, Foundations and Stewardship. B.A., Union University.
Nichole E. Soule’. Director of Golden Lynx Programs. B.A., Rhodes College; J.D., University of Memphis.
Lydia H. Spencer. Grants and Foundations Manager. B.A., Rhodes College.
Vacant. Administrative Assistant II. 
Elizabeth H. Love. Administrative Assistant I.

Advancement Services

Leslie K. Malone. Director of Advancement Systems and Services. B.A., University of Memphis.
Robin M. Nieto. Assistant Director of Advancement Services. B.A., Northeastern University; M.S., Nova Southeastern University.
Heather Schreiner. Advancement Services Coordinator. B.S., University of Memphis.
Regina T. Dobbins. Development Assistant.

Alumni Relations

Tracy V. Patterson. Director of Alumni Relations. B.A., Rhodes College; J.D., University of Memphis.
Elizabeth B. Moak. Assistant Director of Alumni Relations. B.A., Rhodes College; M.S., Mississippi State University.
Olivia L. Gacka. Alumni Services Coordinator. B.A., Rhodes College; M.A., National University of Ireland Galway.

Annual Giving

Jessica D. Wilson. Director of Annual Giving. B.A., Rhodes College; M.P.A., University of Memphis.
Brittany Tuggle. Assistant Director of Annual Giving. B.A., University of Mississippi Main Campus; M.A., University of Memphis.
Jacquelyn S. Carney. Administrative Assistant I.

College Events

H. Nicole Moore. Senior Director of College Events and Leadership Projects. B.B.A., Northeast Louisiana University.
Shantih Smythe. Director of College Events.
Vacant. Manager of Campus Scheduling. B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Nancy Mencke. PT College Events Coordinator. B.A., M.P.H., Tulane University.

Office of Finance and Business Affairs

J. Kyle Webb. Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs. B.A., Rhodes College; C.P.A.


Wanda L. Jones. Senior Associate Comptroller and Director of Accounting and Payroll. B.S., Christian Brothers University; M.S., Rhodes College.
Kathleen B. Cates. Associate Comptroller and Director of Accounting Information Systems. B.B.A., University of Memphis; C.P.A.
Jennifer L. Flowers. Assistant Director of Accounting Information Systems. B.S., Christian Brothers University.
Tina L. NeSmith. Payroll Manager.
Amy R. Wilson. Staff Accountant III. B.B.A., M.M., University of Memphis; C.P.A. (inactive).
Rachel C. Cupo. Staff Accountant II. B.B.A., University of Memphis.
Stacey L. Duncan. Accounting and Finance Analyst. B.A., University of Memphis.


Richard F. Huddleston. Bursar. B.A., Rhodes College.

Physical Plant

Brian E. Foshee. Director of Physical Plant and Chief Environmental Safety Compliance Officer. B.S., Christian Brothers University.
Timothy H. Lucas. Associate Director of Physical Plant. B.A., University of Memphis.
Jeffrey A. McClain. Superintendent of Maintenance.
W. Gregory Jones. Assistant Superintendent of Maintenance.
L. Mark Fleming . Superintendent of Housekeeping.
Bobby E. Parson. Manager of Special Services.
Debbie Newsom. Administrative Assistant I.

Human Resources

Claire Revels Shapiro. Chief Human Resources Officer. B.S., M.B.A., Louisiana State University; SPHR, CCP, SHRM-SCP, ATIXA.
Martha A. McGeachy. Benefits Services Manager. B.A., Rhodes College; J.D., University of Memphis.
Leigh A. Powell. Human Capital Management System and Compensation Manager. B.A., University of Memphis; PHR, SHRM-CP.
Taylor A. Morris. Talent Acquisition Specialist. B.A., Rhodes College.
Katherine A. Bass.  Human Resources Records Specialist. B.B.A., Delta State University; M.B.A., Bethel University.
Cathryn L. Reynolds. Human Resources Coordinator. B.A., M.A., Western Kentucky University. 

Office of Enrollment

Lee Ann M. Backlund. Interim Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admission. B.S., University of Tennessee-Knoxville; M.Ed., Vanderbilt University.


Megan A. Starling. Director of Admission. B.A., Rhodes College; M.S., Kennesaw State University.
Lauren B. Sefton. Senior Associate Director of Admission. B.A., Rhodes College.
Ali M. Hamilton. Senior Associate Director of Admission. B.A., Centre College; M.Ed., University of Georgia.
Vacant. Associate/Senior Associate Director of Admission for Diversity and Access.
Caleb L. Fowler. Senior Assistant Director of Admission. B.A., Rhodes College.
Piyush Kumar. Assistant Director of Admission. B.S., Rhodes College; M.S., Bluefield College.
Allyson E. Rafferty. Assistant Director of Admission. B.A., Rhodes College.
W. McClintock Trammell. Assistant Director of Admission. B.A., Washington and Lee University.
Vacant. Assistant Director of Admission.
Jo L. Gibbons. Campus Visit Data Coordinator.
Jessica G. Jones. Campus Visit Service Coordinator. B.A., Mississippi State University.

Data Services

Jacob L. Church. Director of Data Services. B.A., Rhodes College.
Kimberly J. Wamble. Business Systems Analyst. B.S., University of Phoenix.
Rachel A. Strug. Data and Communications Specialist. B.A., Rhodes College.

Financial Aid

Michael D. Morgan. Director of Financial Aid. B.S., University of Kentucky. 
Karyn W. Allen. Senior Assistant Director of Financial Aid. B.A., Rhodes College.
Kandra L. Kolehmainen. Assistant Director of Financial Aid. B.A., University of Iowa.

The Bookstore (Managed by Follett Higher Education Group)

Amber Mars. Store Manager. B.S., Western Governors University.
Betty A. Mohler. Assistant Store Manager. B.A., Christian Brothers University.
Ryan King. Sales Associate. B.A., Middle Tennessee State University.