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2014-2015 Graduate Bulletin 
2014-2015 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Faculty



Tennessee Board of Regents

The Honorable Bill Haslam, Governor
Gregory Duckett, Vice Chair, 9th Congressional District, 2009-2012
John Farris, At-Large West Tennessee, 2008-2014 
Darrell S. Freeman, 7th Congressional District, 2012-2016 
Tom Griscom, 3rd Congressional District, 2011-2017
The Honorable Kevin S. Huffman, Commissioner of Education 
Ashley Humphrey, Student Regent 2012-2013
The Honorable Julius Johnson, Commissioner of Agriculture
Jonas Kisber, 8th Congressional District, 2008-2014
Fran Marcum, 4th Congressional District, 2010-2016
Emily J. Reynolds, At-Large, Middle Tennessee, 2012-2018
Richard Rhoda, Executive Director, Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Howard Roddy, At-Large, East Tennessee, 2012-2018
J. Parker Smith, 1st Congressional District, 2013-2019 
John D. Stites II, 6th Congressional District, 2014-2018 
Robert P. Thomas, 5th Congressional District, 2009-2015 
Danni B. Varlan, 2nd Congressional District, 2013-2019 
Deanna Wallace, Faculty Regent, 2013-2014

Tennessee Higher Education Commission

Cato Johnson, Vice Chair, Bartlett, 7th Congressional District
Jon Kinsey, Vice Chair, Chattanooga - 3rd Congressional District     
Evan Cope, Vice-Chair, Murfreesboro, 4th Congressional District 
A. C. Wharton, Jr., Secretary, Memphis, 9th Congressional District
Tre Hargett, Secretary of State
Justin P. Wilson, State Comptroller
David H. Lillard, Jr. State Treasurer
Keith Wilson, 1st Congressional Keith Wilson, 1st Congressional District 
Randy Boyd, Knoxville, 2nd Congressional District
Pam Koban, Nashville 5th Congressional District 
Charles W. Bone, Hendersonville, 6th Congressional District
Sharon L. Hayes, Brownsville, 8th Congressional  District 
Dr. Gary Nixon, non-voting ex-officio, Executive Director, State Board of Education
Adam Jarvis, voting ex-officio, East Tennessee State University 
Robert Fisher, non-voting ex-officio, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga 
Administrative Offices
Alisa White
Bill Persinger, B.F.A.
Executive Director, Marketing and Public Relations
Roy Gregory, B.S.
Executive Director, University Advancement
Stephanie Reevers, J.D.
University Attorney
Derek van der Merwe, M.S.
Athletics Director
Jacqueline Struckmeyer, B.S., C.P.A.
Internal Auditor
Carol Clark, Ed.S.
Director, Community and Business Relations and
Executive Assistant to the President
Nikki Peterson, M.A.
Director of Alumni Relations
Sheila Bryant, M.P.A.
Director, Affirmative Action
Jaime Taylor, Ph.D.
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Lori Buchanan, M.L.S.
Interim Assistant Provost/Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Beverly Boggs, Ph.D.
Associate Provost, Enrollment Management and Academic Support
Dixie Webb, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Arts and Letters
William Rupp, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Business
David Denton, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Behavioral and Health Sciences
Carlette Hardin, Ed.D.
Dean, College of Education
Dixie Dennis, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Graduate Studies
Alex King, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, College of Science and Mathematics
William Cox, Ed.D.
Executive Director of AP Center @ Fort Campbell / School of Technology and Public Management
Dana Williett, M.B.A
Executive  Director, Extended and Distance Education
Linda Barnes, Ph.D.
Director, Honors Program
Joseph Weber, M.S.L.S.
Director, Library Services
Matthew Kenney, Ph.D.
Director, President’s Emerging Leaders 
Marissa Chandler, Ed.S.
Director, International Education
Mitch Robinson, M.A.Ed., C.P.A.
Vice President for Finance and Administration
Tim Hurst, M.B.A., C.P.A.
Assistant Vice President for Finance
Sonja Stewart, B.B.A, C.P.A.
Director, Budgets and Planning
Michael Kasitz, M.P.A.
Director, Public Safety
Tom Hutchins, M.B.A.
Director, Physical Plant
Charles Wall, B.B.A.
Director, Information Technology
Andy Kean, M. Ed.
Director, University Center Facilities and Services
Mike Hamlet, M.B.A.
Assistant Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Marc Brunner, M. Arch. 
Director, Facilities Planning and Projects 
                                                                                                                                        Vice President
Melissa Hunter, M.S.
                                                                                 Director, Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Sherryl A. Byrd, Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs
Gregory R. Singleton, M.S
Associate Vice President and Dean of Students
F. Joe Mills, M.S.
Assistant Vice President/Director, Housing, Residence Life and Dining Services
Tammy Bryant, M.S.
Director, Student Affairs Programs and Assessment
Henderson Hill, III, M.A.
Director, African American Cultural Center
Director, Career Services
Jeffrey Rutter, Psy.D.
Director, Student Counseling and Health Services
Connie Sanders, B.S.P.S.
Manager, Child Learning Center
Lynette Taylor Ed.S.
Director, Disability Services
Miguel Ruiz, Ph.D.
Faculty Director, Hispanic Cultural Center
Victor Felts, M.Ed.
Director, Student Life and Engagement
David Davenport, M.S.
Director, University Recreation

All addresses are: Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN 37044
University Home Page: www.apsu.edu/cogs.

Graduate Faculty:  Current graduate faculty members are listed on the College of Graduate Studies website at http://www.apsu.edu\cogs.