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

Gail E. Bowman, J.D., M.Div.

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

B.A., University of Iowa, 1974;

J.D., Harvard Law School, 1977;

M.Div., Howard University, 1987.

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

John Lympany, Ed.D.

Chief Information Officer

B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1983;

M.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 1996; Ed.D, Spalding University, 2003.

Berea, 2004

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, C.P.S.M., C.P.M., B.S.

Purchasing Manager

B.S., Berea College, 1983

Certified Purchasing Manager, 1999

Certified Professional in Supply Management.

Berea, 2000

Alane Poff, B.S.

Associate Controller, Financial Affairs

B.S., Berea College, 1993.

Berea, 1993

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

James Atkinson, M.S.

Director of Career Development;

B.A., Kentucky Wesleyan College, 1991;

M.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 2000.

Berea, 2011

Wanda K. Burch, M.Ed.


B.A., Columbia International University, 1999;

M.Ed., Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 2005.

Berea, 2010

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

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.

Coordinator of the First-Year Experience

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

Nancy Melton, M.A.

Director of Student Financial Aid Services

B.A., Berea College, 1972;

M.A., Morehead State University, 1979.

Berea, 2009


Leslie Ortquist-Ahrens, Ph.D.

Director of the Center for Transformative Learning

Associate Professor of Comparitive Literature

B.A., Hope College, 1983

M.A., Indiana University, 1988, Ph.D.; 1999

Berea, 2012

Curtis T. Sandberg, M.S., M.P.A.

Director of Academic Services

B.S., University of Wyoming, 1992,

M.S., 1995; M.P.A., 2001.

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;

Associate 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.

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

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 (August, 2013 to July, 2014)

Gail Wolford, M.A.

Vice President for Labor and Student Life

B.S., Ohio University, 1969; M.A., 1979.

Berea, 1985

Virgil M. Burnside, M.P.A.

Director of Residential Life Services and Collegium

B.A., Berea College, 1974;

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

Berea, 1980

Miriam David, M.D.

Physician/Director of College Health Service

B.S.N., University of Michigan, 1967;

M.S., University of Missouri, 1971;

M.D., University of Kentucky, 1983.

Berea, 2001

Gus Gerassimides, M.S.

Assistant Vice President for Student Life

B.S., Berea College, 1983;

M.S., Indiana University, 1993.

Berea, 1986-89; 1990

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

Michelle L. Janssen, B.A.

Vice President for Alumni and College Relations

B.A., Valparaiso University, 1987.

Berea, 2011

Chris Maguire, M.S.

Associate Vice President of Integrated Marketing Communications

B.A., University of Louisville, 1984;

M.S., Spalding University, 2007.

Berea, 2012

Dorothy Ruble, B.S.

Director of Advancement Services

B.S., Berea College, 1981.

Berea, 1991

Amy Shehee, B.S.

Director of Gift Planning

B.S., Berea College, 1991;

J.D., University of Tennessee, 1994.

Berea, 2006

Joanne Singh, M.A.

Associate Vice President for Development

B.S., Westfield State College, 1979;

M.A., Smith College, 1989

Berea, 2003

Operations and Sustainability Division

Derrick Singleton, M.B.A.

Interim Vice President, Operations and Sustainability

B.S. Biology, Eastern Kentucky University, 1987

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 1994

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

Berea, 2011


Erin Farrell

Director of People Services

BSBA, Indiana Wesleyan University, 1992

MBA, Indiana Institute of Technology, 2003

Berea, 2013

Melvin Cooper, M.S.

Director of Printing Services

A.S. Eastern Kentucky University, 1979;

B.S., 1981; M.S., 1982.

Berea, 1996

Tim Glotzbach, M.F.A.

Director of Student Crafts

B.S. Indiana State University;

M.F.A. Jewelry Metalsmithing, Southern Illinois University.

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

Wayne Orr

Director, Facilities Management

Berea, 2012

Clint Patterson, B.S.

Berea College Forester

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

Berea, 2010

Martha J. Wayland, B.A., M.B.A.

Director, Berea College Bookstore

B.A., Central Michigan University, 1978;

M.B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University, 1991.

Berea, 2010