- B.A., Asbury College, 1970
- M.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 1973
- Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University, 1985
A published author and speaker, Ruth Cox is married and lives with her husband in Hermitage, Tenn. She came to Trevecca from Florida where she served as a principal and director of professional development. She has previously served as the director of teacher education at Trevecca.