Tom Middendorf, a 1999 graduate of Trevecca who has been serving as the associate dean of student development at
Robin Jewett, a graduate of our physician assistant program, has returned as an instructor in the program after practicing as a PA in Middle Tennessee. Robin’s husband Ken was resident director in Benson for several years.
Jonathan Burton, also a Trevecca graduate and recently an assistant baseball coach, has been promoted to head coach and will also serve as an instructor in the Department of Human Performance.
Joe Garman assumed responsibilities in June as the half-time coordinator at our MHR off-campus site in Crossville. Darla Sampson accepted the same position for the site in
Dr. Mike Vail, most recently the senior program manager for the Nazarene International Board of Education and clergy education coordinator for USA/Canada Mission/Evangelism, has joined us as the director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. Mike is a former faculty member at Olivet. Mike’s office is located in the
Dean Diehl is joining us this fall as an instructor in the music business program (
Dr. Matthew Huddleston, most recently a faculty member at
Dr. Matthew Murdock will direct the instrumental program in the Division of Music as an assistant professor of music. Matt has 20 years of high school teaching experience.
Finally, Jayme Crowley has been appointed as the new head volleyball coach and as an assistant professor in the Department of Human Performance. Jayme recently completed her 14th season of coaching on the high school level with her third 4-A Arizona State championship. She has 22 years of head coaching experience, including five on the college level.
Also, there has been a change in the Academic Affairs area. Over the past year, Dr. Carol Maxson, associate provost and dean of academic affairs, has been transitioning into the role of “chief academic officer.” On July 1, that designation became official for Carol. This means that all academic deans now report directly to Carol. Steve Pusey, as university provost, will continue to have administrative oversight for the academic, enrollment management, and student development areas of the university.