2009–2010 Catalog 
    Dec 03, 2020  
2009–2010 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]



Office of the Chancellor

Anne Ponder Chancellor
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Christine Riley Chief of Staff
B.A., Averett College; M.A., Antioch New England Graduate School
Elizabeth R. Bagwell Director of Human Resources
A.S., Roane State Community College; B.S.W., East Tennessee State University; M.S., Western Carolina University
Christopher T. Dahlquist Professional Development Manager
B.S., University of Florida; M.S., Mississippi State University
Archer R. Gravely Director of Institutional Research
B.S., Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.Ed., North Carolina State University
James R. Kuhlman University Librarian and Chief Information Officer
B.A., University of Louisville; M.L.S., George Peabody College; M.A., University of Georgia
Thomas O. Lawton III General Counsel
A.B., Brown University; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
Albert L. Marts Employee Relations and Affirmative Action Officer
B.A., Manhattan Christian College; M.A., New Mexico State University; D.C.C., Bethany Theological Seminary
William M. Spellman Executive Director, COPLAC
B.S., Suffolk University; Ph.D., Syracuse University
Monique Taylor Director of Internal Audit
B.A., University of District of Columbia; M.Ed., Howard University; M.A., Florida Atlantic University

Academic Affairs

Jane K. Fernandes Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
B.A. Trinity College; M.A., Ph. D., The University of Iowa
Gwen McNeill Ashburn Dean of Humanities
A.B., Queens College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lisa Friedenberg Dean of Social Sciences and Director of Assessment
B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University
Edward Joseph Katz Associate Provost and Dean of University Programs
B.A., University of Washington; B.S., Michigan State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester
Keith Eric Krumpe Dean of Natural Sciences
B.S., Allegheny College; Ph.D., Emory University B.S., Suffolk University; Ph.D., Syracuse University
Patricia P. McClellan Assistant Provost for Academic Administration
B.A., Randolph-Macon Woman’s College; M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University
Patrice B. Mitchell Dean of Admissions
B.A., Salem College; M.P.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Mary M. Alm Director of University Writing Center
B.A., Moorhead State College; M.S., University of Wisconsin at Madison; Ph.D., University of South Carolina at Columbia
Eileen C. Buecher Director of Career Center
B.S., M.A., Slippery Rock University
Ethan S. Fesperman Assistant Director of Advising and Learning Support
Coordinator of Disability Services
B.A., Warren Wilson College; M.A., The George Washington University
Elaine A. Toomey Fox Director of Extension and Distance Education
B.A., Marquette University; M.Ed., Kent State University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Barbara Halton-Subkis Director of Office of Cultural and Special Events
B.A., University of South Florida
Peter W. Kendrick Director of the Parsons Mathematics Lab
B.S., M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook
Bonnie Parker Director of Study Abroad/Study Away Programs
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., School for International Training
Debbie Race Registrar
B.S., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.B.A., Western Carolina University
Alicia H. Shope Associate Registrar
B.S., North Carolina State University
Brent H. Skidmore Director of Craft Campus
B.F.A., Murray State University; M.F.A., Indiana University
Calley Stevens Taylor Director of Advising and Learning Support
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Student Affairs

William K. Haggard Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
B.M.E., Florida State University; M.A., University of South Florida; Ed.D., Florida State University
Vollie Barnwell Director of Housing Operations
B.S. Mars Hill College
John W. Bucher Assistant Vice Chancellor for Budget & Assessment
B.A., Emory University; M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Mary A. Chakales Director of Special Programs
B.A., Meredith College; M.Ed., Georgia State University
Jay Cutspec Director of Student Health & Counseling
B.A., University of Buffalo; M.S., Duke University
Danny Dawkins Director of Campus Dining Services
A.S. Central Piedmont Community College
Margaret S. Dutnell Director of Student Activities & Integrative Learning
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University
Rory G. James Director of Intercultural Center
B.S., Tuskeegee University; M.P.H., Tulane University
Steve A. Lewis Director of Campus Police
A.A.S., A.A., Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College; B.S., Western Carolina University
Jacquelyn Carr McHargue Dean of Students
B.S. Florida State University; M.Ed. Clemson University
Jill Moffitt Director of Campus Recreation
B.S. New Mexico State University; M.S. Ball State University; Ed.D. University of Vermont
Melanie Rhodarmer Director of Residential Education
B.A. UNC Asheville; M.A. Western Carolina University

Finance and Operations

John G. Pierce Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations
B.S., Wake Forest University
C. Stephen Baxley Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Operations
B.S., Kansas State University; M.S., Air Force Institute of Technology
Suzanne W. Bryson Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance
B.B.A., James Madison University
Patricia E. Catterfeld Assistant Provost for Budgeting
A.A.S., Tompkins Cortland Community College; B.A., University of Michigan; M.S., State University of New York College at Cortland
Brenda L. McKinney Director of Business Services
A.A.S., Asheville-Buncombe Technical College, B.S., Mars Hill College
William D. Perkins Director of Auxiliary Services
B.A., Mars Hill College
Betty Ponder Director of Purchasing
A.A.S., Asheville Buncombe Technical College
Karen Shaw Assistant Vice Chancellor for Finance
B.S., University of North Carolina Asheville
David F. Todd Director of Facilities Management
B.S., North Carolina State University

Alumni and Development

William P. Massey
Vice Chancellor for Alumni & Development
B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.Ed., Duke University
James E. Brewer Associate Vice Chancellor for Major Gifts & Endowments
B.A., Louisiana State University at Shreveport; Ph.D., Florida State University
Julia Fuog Caudill Director of Advancement Services
B.A., University of Illinois, M.A., University of San Diego
Cynthia W. Clarke Executive Director, Family Business Forum
B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Merianne M. Epstein Director of News Services
B.A., Ohio University
Kevan D. Frazier Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.A., Kent State University; Ph.D., West Virginia University
Ashlea A. Green Director of University Publications
B.A., Old Dominion University; M.A., Ohio University
Deborah J. Griffith Associate Vice Chancellor for Communications and  Marketing
B.A., Wake Forest University

Julie C. Heinitsh Assistant Vice Chancellor for Development
B.S.Ed., Southwestern University; M.Ed., Vanderbilt University
Rebecca Lamb Director of Annual Giving
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  


Janet R. Cone Director of Athletics
B.A., Furman University; I.M.A., University of South Carolina
Eddie Biedenbach  Head Coach, Men’s Basketball
B.A., North Carolina State University
Betsy Blose  Head Coach, Women’s Basketball
B.A., M.A., James Madison University
Terri D. Brne Associate Athletic Director for Internal Affairs
B.S., Illinois State University, M Ed. Tarleton State University
Michele Cornish Head Coach, Women’s Soccer
B.A., George Mason University
Steve Cornish
Director of Academic Services & Head Coach, Men’s Soccer
B.A., North Cheshire College (England)
Mike Gore
Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs
B.S., Appalachian State University
Lise Gregory
Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Tennis
B.S., University of Miami; M.S., Western Carolina University
Kenneth H. Hogue
Director of Athletic Development and Alumni Affairs
B.S., University of Alabama
Rebecca Nelms Keil
Director of Student Athlete Services
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jesse Norman
Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Track and Cross Country
B.S., Western Carolina University; M.A.Ed, Western Carolina University
Erin Punter
Director of Athletic Marketing and Corporate Sales
B.S., Indiana University; M.Ed., University of Arkansas
Tom Smith
Head Coach, Baseball
B.S., Western Carolina University
Julie Torbett Senior Woman Administrator & Head Coach, Volleyball
B.A., Pennsylvania State University

Ashville Graduate Center

Sandra P. Byrd Assistant Provost for Graduate and Continuing Education
B.A., Salem College; M.A., Western Carolina University; Ed.D., University of South Carolina
Elaine A. Toomey Fox Director of Extension and Distance Education
B.A., Marquette University; M.Ed., Kent State University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Gerald F. Goertz, Jr Director of Leadership Programs
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.B.A., University of Memphis; J.D., University of Memphis
Tommy Hays Director, Great Smokies Writing Program
B.A., Furman University; M.F.A., Warren Wilson College
Margaret J. Downes Director of Master of Liberal Arts
B.A., LeMoyne College; M.A., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., Florida State University
Nancy C. Williams Coordinator of Professional Education Programs
B.A., Mars Hill College; M.Ed., Western Carolina University