Administrative Divisions

President's Division

Lyle D. Roelofs, Ph.D.


B.S., Calvin College, 1975;

M.S., Drew University of Maryland, 1978;

Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1980.

Berea, 2012

Loretta Reynolds, D.Div.

Interim Director of the Willis D. Weatherford, Jr. Campus Christian Center

B.Mus. Ed., University of Southern Mississippi, 1978;

M.Div., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 1983;

Th.M., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1988;

D.Theol., Melbourne College of Divinity, 1999.

Berea, 2012

Mark R. Cartmill, M.A.

Director of Athletics and Seabury Center

B.S., St. Lawrence University, 1975;

M.A., Western Carolina University, 1983.

Berea, 2008

David Cooke, M.S.

Director of the Appalachian Fund;

Program Coordinator of Entrepreneurship for the Public Good

B.S., Berea College, 1982;

M.S., West Virginia University, 2003.

Berea, 2005

Dreama Gentry, J.D.

Director of Externally Funded Programs

B.A., Berea College, 1989;

J.D., University of Kentucky, 1992.

Berea, 1993

Teri Thompson, M.M.

ARCT Administrator

B.M.E., University of Northern Colorado, 1992;

M.M., University of Kentucky, 2000.

Berea, 2011

Judith Weckman, M.S.

Director of Institutional Research and Assessment

B.S., University of Kentucky, 1978;

M.S., University of Kentucky, 1982;

M.S. Eastern Kentucky University, 1999.

Berea, 1994

Judge B. Wilson II, J.D.

General Counsel and Secretary of the College

B.A., Berea College, 1978;

J.D., University of Kentucky, 1981.

Berea, 2001

Financial Affairs Division

Jeffrey Amburgey, M.S.

Vice President for Finance

B.B.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 1982;

M.S., University of Kentucky, 1984.

Berea, 1994


Aurelia L. Brandenburg, B.S., C.P.S.M., C.P.M.

Purchasing Manager

B.S., Berea College, 1983.

Certified Professional in Supply Management;

Certified Purchasing Manager, 1999.

Berea, 2000


Sara Clements, B.B.A., C.P.A.


B.B.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 2008.

Certified Public Accountant.

Berea, 2011


Rozella Lanceta, M.B.A., C.P.A., C.I.A.

Internal Auditor

B.A., Bellarmine University, 2009; M.B.A., 2009.

Certified Public Accountant, 2011;

Certified Internal Auditor, 2013.

Berea, 2014


Tammy Morgeson, B.B.A., C.P.A.

Assistant Controller

B.B.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 2008.

Certified Public Accountant.

Berea, 2011

Tinashe Chigede, M.B.A.

Senior Accountant

B.S., University of Kentucky, 2014;

M.B.A., Kentucky State University, 2014.

Berea, 2016


Alane Poff, B.S.

Bursar/Lead Accountant, Financial Affairs

B.S., Berea College, 1993.

Berea, 1993


David Wilkerson, M.B.A., C.P.A.

Controller, Financial Affairs

B.S., University of Kentucky 1986;

M.B.A, Vanderbilt University, 1988.

Certified Public Accountant.

Berea, 2005

Academic Division

Chad Berry, Ph.D.

Academic Vice President and Dean of the Faculty

Goode Professor of Appalachian Studies; 

Professor of History

B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1986;

M.A., Western Kentucky University, 1988;

Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, 1995.

Berea, 2006

Richard Cahill, Ph.D.

Director of International Education;

Associate Professor of History

B.A., Westmont College, 1988;

M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1990;

Ph.D., 1996.

Berea, 2005

Mark R. Cartmill, M.A.

Director of Athletics and Seabury Center

B.S., St. Lawrence University, 1975;

M.A., Western Carolina University, 1983.

Berea, 2008

Wilma Chambers, B.A.

Director of Child Development Laboratory

B.A., Berea College, 1991.

Berea, 2004

Anne Chase, M.L.S.

Director of Library Services;

Associate Professor of Library Science

B.A., University of Louisville, 1981;

M.L.S., Indiana University, 1982.

Berea, 1995

Ashley Cochrane, M.S.

Director of the Center for Excellence in Learning through Service

B.A., University of Virginia, 1995;

M.S., University of Kentucky, 2001.

Berea, 2003

Judy Ginter, M.B.A.


B.A., Wake Forest University, 1981;

M.B.A., 1996.

Berea, 2016

Chris Green, Ph.D.

Director of the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center;

Associate Professor of Appalachian Studies

B.A., University of Kentucky, 1991; 

MFA, Indiana University, 1996;

M.S., 1998;

Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2004.

Berea, 2012

Luke Hodson, M.A.

Director of Admissions

B.S., Berea College, 2002.

M.A., Union College, 2007.

Berea, 2005

Monica Jones, M.A.

Director of the Black Cultural Center

B.A., Ohio University, 1991;

M.A., 2004.

Berea, 2012

Chris Lakes, M.S.

Director of First-Year Initiatives

B.A., Berea College, 1999; 

M.S., University of Tennessee, 2001.

Berea, 2001

Esther Livingston, M.S.

Director of Internships

B.A., Midway College, 2001;

M.S., University of Kentucky, 2006.

Berea, 2011

Theresa Lowder, M.A.

Director of Student Financial Aid Services

B.A., Berea College, 1977;

M.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 1985.

Berea, 1978


Leslie Ortquist-Ahrens, Ph.D.

Director of the Center for Transformative Learning;

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature

B.A., Hope College, 1983;

M.A., Indiana University, 1988;

Ph.D., 1999.

Berea, 2012

Curtis T. Sandberg, Ph.D.

Director of Academic Services

B.S., University of Wyoming, 1992;

M.S., 1995;

M.P.A., 2001;

Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2015.

Berea, 2007

Robert J. Smith, Ph.D

Director of Academic Assessment;

Associate Professor of Psychology

B.S., University of Arizona, 1997;

M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1999;

Ph.D., 2003.

Berea, 2003

Scott R. Steele, Ph.D.

Dean of Curriculum and Student Learning;

Professor of Economics

B.A., Texas Christian University, 1990;

M.A., Texas A & M University, 1992;

M.S., 1993;

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997.

Berea, 2002

Linda Strong-Leek, Ph.D.

Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion;

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs;

Professor of Women’s Studies and General Studies

B.A., North Carolina Central University, 1988;

M.A., 1990;

Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1994.

Berea, 2002

Amanda Tudor, M.S.

Director of Career Development

B.A., Houghton College, 1988;

M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology, 1992.

Berea, 2015

Alicestyne Turley, Ph.D.

Director of the Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education;

Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies

B.A., Georgetown College, 1994; 

MPA, Mississippi State University, 1996; 

M.A., University of Kentucky, 2000;

Ph.D., 2009.

Berea, 2012

Labor and Student Life Division

Virgil M. Burnside, M.P.A.

Vice President for Labor and Student Life

B.A., Berea College, 1974;

M.P.A., University of Kentucky, 1992.

Berea, 1980

Gus Gerassimides, M.S.

Assistant Vice President for Student Life

B.S., Berea College, 1983;

M.S., Indiana University, 1993.

Berea, 1986-89; 1990

Channell L. Barbour, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Student Life

B.A., Berea College, 1991;

M.P.A, West Virginia University, 1994;

Ph.D., Indiana State University, 2014.

Berea, 2016

V. Lavoyed Hudgins, B.A.

Director of Public Safety

B.A., Liberty University, 1993

Berea, 2010

Sue Reimondo, Ph.D., L.P.C.C.

Director of Counseling and Disability Services

B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology, 1981;

M.S., Colorado State University, 1994; Ph.D., 1997.

Berea, 2002

David K. Tipton, M.S.

Dean of Labor

B.S., Eastern Kentucky, 1974; B.S., 1977;

M.S., University of Kentucky, 1994.

Berea, 2004

Alumni and College Relations Division

Bernadine Douglas, CFRE

Vice President for Alumni and College Relations

B.S., University of Florida, 1994;

M.B.A., Webster University, 1999.

Berea, 2015

Jackie Collier, B.A.

Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations

B.A., Berea College, 1980.

Berea, 2015

Dorothy Morgan, B.S.

Executive Director of Advancement Services

B.S., Berea College, 1981.

Berea, 1991

J. Morgan, Ph.D.

Publications and Public Relations Manager

B.A., Berea College, 1991;

M.A., University of Kentucky, 1994;

Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2004

Berea, 2013

Amy Shehee, J.D.

Director of Gift Planning

B.A., Berea College, 1991;

J.D., University of Tennessee, 1994.

Berea, 2006

Joanne Singh, M.A.

Associate Vice President for Development Operations

B.S., Westfield State College, 1979;

M.A., Smith College, 1989

Berea, 2003

Teresa Kash Davis, B.S.

Executive Director, Major and Planned Gifts

B.S., Berea College, 1984.

Berea, 2012

Operations and Sustainability Division

Derrick Singleton, M.B.A.

Vice President, Operations and Sustainability

B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 1987;

B.S., University of Kentucky, 1994

Executive M.B.A., Sullivan University, 2006.

Berea, 2011


Susan Buckmaster, CSW

Manager, College Bookstore

B.S., University of Louisville, 1988; MSSW, 2011.

Berea, 2015


Melvin Cooper, M.S.

Director of Printing Services

B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 1981; M.S., 1982.

Berea, 1996


Richard Dodd, B.A., LEED AP

Capital Projects Manager

B.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 1993.

Berea, 2011


Tim Glotzbach, M.F.A.

Director of Student Crafts

B.S, Indiana State University, 1974;

M.F.A., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1977.

Berea, 2007


Leslie Kaylor, M.P.A.

Director of Environmental Health and Safety

B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 1977; M.P.A., 1987.

Berea, 2002


Steve Lawson, SPHR

Director of Human Resources

BBA, University of Toledo, 1991; SPHR, 2006.

Berea, 2015

Abby Morris, B.B.A.

Business Development Manager, Auxiliary Operations

B.B.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 2006.

Berea, 2013


Wayne Orr, M.B.A.

Director, Facilities Management

B.S., University of Tennessee, 1979;

Executive M.B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1990.

Berea, 2012


Clint Patterson, B.S.

Berea College Forester

B.S., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1992

Berea, 2010


Joan Pauly, A.B.J.

Sustainability Coordinator

B.A., University of Georgia, 1980.
Berea, 2013


Theo Scripps, MBA, AIA, PMP, LEED BD+C

Operations Support Manager

B.S., University of Cincinnati, 1992;

M.B.A., Vanderbilt University, 2010.
Berea, 2014


Richard Smith, M.B.A.

Continuous Improvement Manager

B.S., Albright College, 1972.

M.B.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 1997.

Berea, 2013

Diversity and Inclusion Division

Linda Strong-Leek, Ph.D.

Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion;

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs;

Professor of Women’s Studies and General Studies

B.A., North Carolina Central University, 1988;

M.A., 1990;

Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1994.

Berea, 2002

Katie Basham, M.A.

Director of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives;

Title VII/Title IX Coordinator

B.A., Berea College, 2002;

M.A., Lexington Theological Seminary, 2008.

Berea, 2005

Information Systems and Services Division

Huapei Chen, MBA

Chief Information Officer

B.S., Morningside College, 1984;

M.S., State University of New York, Albany, 1985;

MBA, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009.

Berea, 2015


Albert Conley, B.A.

Director of Enterprise Systems

B.A., Berea College, 1993.

Berea, 1998


Robert J. Lewis, B.A.

Technology Resource Center Coordinator

B.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 1997.

Berea, 2007


Bill Ramsey, M.A.

Senior Technical and Administrative Analyst

B.A., Berea College, 1975;

M.A., University of Florida, 1978.

Berea, 1998


Randall Ellis, MLIS

Director of Network Services

B.A., Rollins College, 2006;

M.S., University of South Florida, 2009.

Berea, 2010