May 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Graduate Bulletin 
2024-2025 Graduate Bulletin

Administration and Faculty



Billy Atkins

Jane Semler

Katherine Cannata

Jacob E. Knight, Student Trustee

Olivia Hershey

Don Jenkins

GEN (Ret.) Gary Luck

Dr. Valencia May

Keri McInnis

BG (Ret.) Robin Mealer

Michael O’Malley

Phil Roe



Dr. Emily House, Executive Director

Evan Cope, Chair, Murfreesboro (Middle Tennessee)

Pam Koban, Nashville (Middle Tennessee)

Jay Moser, Jefferson City (East Tennessee)

Jimmy Matlock, Lenoir City (East Tennessee)

Tara Scarlett, Nashville (Middle Tennessee)

Vernon Stafford, Jr., Memphis (West Tennessee)

Whitney Allmon, Dyersburg (West Tennessee)

A C Wharton, Jr., Secretary, Memphis (West Tennessee)

Tre Hargett, Secretary of State

Jason E. Mumpower, State Comptroller

David H. Lillard, Jr., State Treasurer

Dr. Sara Heyburn, non-voting ex-officio, Executive Director, State Board of Education

Dakasha Winton, Vice Chair, Chattanooga (East Tennessee)

Jacob E. Knight, Student Member (Austin Peay State University)


Michael Licari, Ph.D.       President
Carol Clark, Ed.D.       Assistant Vice President for Community and Government Relations
Dannelle Whiteside, J.D.       Vice President for Legal Affairs
Gerald Harrison, M.S.       Athletic Director
Blayne Clements, B.B.A.       Chief Audit Officer
LaNeeca Williams, M.S.       Chief of Institutional Culture/Title IX Coordinator


Maria Cronley, Ph.D. Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Tucker Brown, Ph.D. Senior Vice Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Chad Brooks, Ph.D. Associate Provost for Research and Dean, College of Graduate Studies
Loretta Griffy, Ed.D. Associate VP for Academic Strategic Initiatives and Foundation Engagement/Dean, University College
Buzz Hoon, Ph.D. Dean, College of Arts and Letters
Mickey Hepner, Ph.D. Dean, College of Business
Dlynn Williams, Ph.D. Dean, College of Behavioral and Health Sciences
Prentice Chandler, Ph.D. Dean, Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education
Karen Meisch, Ph.D. Dean, College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Ben Drummond Executive Director of AP Center @ Fort Campbell
Martina Malvasi, D.B.A. Interim Director, Library Services
Vacant Registrar
Amy Corlew, M.S. Assistant Provost Enrollment Management
Randi Robinson Executive Director, Student Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs
Andrew Luna, Ph.D. Executive Director, Decision Support and Institutional Research
Marissa Chandler Director, International Student Services
Amanda Wornhoff, Ed.D. Assistant Provost - Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment
Troy Priest, M.A. Director, Quality Enhancement Plan


Shahrooz Roohparvar, M.B.A.     Vice President for Finance and Administration
Sondra Hamilton, B.B.A     Associate Vice President for Finance
Jacqueline Milam, C.P.A.     Assistant Vice Presdifent for Budget and Financial Planning
Michael Kasitz, M.P.A.     Assistant Vice President for Public Safety
Tom Hutchins, M.B.A.     Executive Director, Physical Plant
Sherry Lawdermilt, Ph.D.     Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Andy Kean, M.Ed.     Director, University Center Facilities and Services
Jacenda Robinson, Ed.D.                             Assistant Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Marc Brunner, M. Arch.     Director, Capital Planning, Design and Construction


External Affairs
Kris Phillips, B.S.                         Assistant Vice President, University Advancement and Alumni Relations
Bill Persinger, B.F.A.       Executive Director, Public Relations and Marketing


Leonard Clemons, Ed.D Vice President, Student Affairs
Michelle Martin, Ph.D. Chief of Stadd & Executive Director for Administration & Finance
Lindsey Gilmore, Ph.D. Associate Vice President for Campus Engagement
Christopher Clarke, Ed.D. Assistant Vice President for Community Belonging & Success
David Davenport, M.S. Assistant Vice President for Health & Wellbeing
Ashley Kautz, M.A. Director, Adult, Nontraditional & Transfer Student Center and Interim Director Student Life & Engagement
Rashad Cockrell, M.S. Director, Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center and Interim Director, Latino Community Resource Center
Eric Morgan, MDiv, CPRW Director, Career Services
Claudia Alonzo, MPH Director, Community Care & Standards
Alexandra Wills, M.E.d. Director, Community Engagement & Sustainability
F. Joe Mills, M.S. Executive Director, Housing, Residence LIfe and Dining Services
Claudia Rodriguez, M.S. Director, Little Govs Child Learning Center
Tammy Bryant, Ed.D. Director, Strategic Assessment & Communications
Crystal Henson, Ph.D., HSP Director, Student Counseling and Health Services
Jamie McCrary, M.S. Director, Student Disability Resource Center
Vacant Interim Director, University Recreation


Military & Veterans Affairs        
Walt Lord       Vice President MVA
Jasmin Linares       Assistant Vice President for MVA
Ben Drummond       Executive Director, AP Center at Fort Campbell
Marisa Roberts       Director of Communication, Marketing and Recruitment
Elizabeth Stonerock       Director of Veterans Education Benefits
Tipnie Mack       Director of Veterans Upward Bound

Current graduate faculty members are listed on the College of Graduate Studies website:

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