Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Administrative Personnel

John M. Ballenger, M.A.

Director of Student Success

Tricia M. Bowles, B.A.

Creative Services Director

D. Eric Browning, Ph.D.

Director of Counseling and Wellness

Mary V. Cannon, B.A.

Director of Student Financial Services

Kevin C. Chaney, M.A.

Director of Graduate and Professional Programs

B. Barnett Cochran, Ph.D.

Director of the Honors Program

Kathy L. Griffith, M.B.A.

Director of Institutional Research and Reporting

Steven M. Jenkins, M.C.M., C.P.A.


Christopher K. Miller, M.B.A.

Director of Information Technology Services.

Tricia S. Pokosh, M.S., S.P.H.R.

Director of Human Resources

Patrick L. Rhoton, B.A.

Director of Campus Safety

Joseph D. Rinehart, M.A.

Director of Broadcasting

Jeffrey P. Scott, B.A.

Director of Communications

Carlos M. Serrão, M.Div.

Director of Web Development

R. Merrill Severns, M.A.

University Registrar

Alan D. Shaffer, B.A.

Director of Auxiliary Services

Debbie Shepherd-Gregg, Ph.D.

Director of Teacher Education

James W. Smith, M.A.

Director of Admissions and Student Recruitment

Paul P. Swanson, M.A.

Athletic Director

Dennis D. Taylor

Director of Facilities Management and Campus Safety

Melanie A. Timmerman, J.D.

Director of Title IX Compliance

Randie L. Timpe, Ph.D.

Assistant to the Provost for Administration

David E. Tipton, M.L.I.S.

Director of the Library

Thomas H. West, M.A.

Director of Alumni Relations

Bradley Whitaker, Ed.D.

Director of Academic Support and Director of Nease Institute

Michael R. Williams, D.Min.

Director of Church Relations