FACULTY AND STAFF DIRECTORY

Executive Leadership and Faculty


Abell, Ritta, Chair Cross-cultural Communications

  • B.A. – Speech and Theatre, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY
  • M.A. – Communication, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY
  • Ph.D. – Interpersonal Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY


Butts, Jimmy, Instructor in Residence

  • Th.M. – Islamic Studies, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY

 

Caldwell, Chris, Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Chair, Religious Studies

  • B.A. – English, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN 
  • M. Div. – Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY
  • Ph.D. – Religion, Baylor University, Waco, TX


Cosby, Kevin W., President 

  • B.A. – Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond
  • M.Div. – Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY
  • D. Min. – United Theological Seminary, Dayton, OH

 

Cosby-Gaither, Christine, Vice-President for Student Affairs

  • B.S. – Psychology – Northern Kentucky University
  • M.A. – Business Communication – Spalding University, Louisville
  • Ed.D. – Leadership Education – Spalding University, Louisville


Hayes, Charles, Instructor in Residence

  • B.M. – Music Education, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA
  • M.A. – Music, Choral Conducting, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

 

Jobst, Kenneth, Vice-President for Assessment and Advancement

  • BS – Family Studies, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 
  • M.Div. – Pastoral Ministry, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore
  • D.Min. – Advanced Practice, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary


Meaux, Wayne, Chair Business Entrepreneurship

  • B.A. – Business Administration, McKendree University, Louisville, KY
  • M.B.A. – Webster University, St. Louis, MO
  • Ed.D. – Interpersonal Communication, Spaulding University, Louisville, KY


Nelson-Yarbrough, Edith, General Studies Instructor and Faculty Development Coordinator

  • MAT – Education, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY


Seay, Nancy, Chair Sociology and General Studies

  • B. A. – History, University of Toledo
  • M. A. – Educational Theory and Social Foundations, University of Toledo, OH
  • Ph. D. – Educational Psychology, University of Toledo, OH


Smith, Frank, Executive Vice-President and Special Assistant to the President

  • B.A. – Bible and General Communications, Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, TN
  • M.S. – Management, Indiana Wesleyan University, Louisville, KY 

 

Davenport, Kevin, Chair Music 

  • B.S. – Music Education, Tennessee State University
  • M.A. – Music Education, Hampton University, Hampton, VA
  • Ed.S. – Educational Administration and Supervision, Tennessee State University
  • Ed.D. – Educational Administration and Supervision, Tennessee State University

 

Whetstone, Randy, Coordinator, Student Learning Center and Christian Community Service

  • M.A. – Leadership, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY

 

Wilson, Brendan, Math instructor and Computer Lab Coordinator

  • B. S. – Mathematics, Wright State University, Detroit, MI
  • M. S. – Mathematics, Wright State University, Detroit, MI


Young, Barbara, Provost

  • B. A. – English, University of Louisville
  • M. A – English, University of Louisville
  • Ed.D. – Indiana University, Bloomington
  • J.D. – Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville