2010-2011 Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2018  
2010-2011 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
Lucien “Skip” Capone, III General Counsel
B.A., North Carolina State University; J.D., Wake Forest University  
Catherine Ann Frank                                                                                             Director of the N.C. Center for Creative Retirement
B.A., M.A.,Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  
Kevan D. Frazier Director of Alumni Relations
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.A., Kent State University; Ph.D., West Virginia University  
Paul David Gardner Executive Director of N.C. Center for Health and Wellness
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University, D.A., Middle Tennessee State University   
Deborah Griffith Director of Communications and Marketing
B.A., Wake Forest University   
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 National Director ofCOPLAC
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
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
Jeffrey Michael Konz Dean of Social Sciences
B.A., Iowa State University; M.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill    
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
Susan Allman Director of Continuing and Distance Education
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.A., Western Carolina University   
Joseph Chaffin Berryhill                                         Director of the Key Center for Community Citizenship and Service Learning
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Holly Beveridge Director of Office of Cultural and Special Events
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville  
Eileen C. Buecher Director of Career Center
B.S., M.A., Slippery Rock University  
Sandra P. Byrd                                                                    Assistant Provost, Asheville Graduate Center and Distance Education
B.A., Salem College; M.A., Western Carolina University; Ed.D., University of South Carolina
Patricia E. Catterfeld Director of Academic Budgeting
A.A.S., Tompkins Cortland Community College; B.A., University of Michigan; M.S., State University of New York College at Cortland  
Richard Steven Chess Director of the Center for Jewish Studies
B.A., Glassboro State College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida  
Margaret J. Downes Director of Master of Liberal Arts Program
B.A., LeMoyne College; M.A., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., Florida State 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  
James F. Fox                                                                                      Director of the Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center 
B.S., University of Missouri; M.I.T., American Intercontinental University
Lisa Friedenberg Director of Academic Assessment
B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan 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  
Mark Lee Harvey Director of the Undergraduate Research Program

B.A., University of Iowa; M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University

Tommy Hays Director of the Great Smokies Writing Program
B.A., Furman University; M.F.A., Warren Wilson College
Melissa Jayne Himelein Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning

A.B., Brown University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Blake Hobby Director of the Honors Program

B.M., Stetson University; M.H., University of Dallas; Ph.D., University of Miami

Peter W. Kendrick Director of the Parsons Mathematics Lab 
B.S., M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook
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 
Deborah Miles  Director of the Center for Diversity Education
B.A., Hendrix College  
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 Studies Program
B.F.A., Murray State University; M.F.A., Indiana University
Deaver Traywick, Jr. Director of University Writing Center
B.A., Davidson College; M.F.A., University of South Carolina   
Gerard Voos Chief Research Officer
                                                                                                                      Director of Office of Sponsored Scholarship and Programs
B.S., University Kentucky; M.S.,Colorado State; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
Nancy C. Williams Coordinator of Professional Education Programs
B.A., Mars Hill College; M.Ed., Western Carolina University

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
Jacquelyn Carr McHargue Dean of Students
B.S. Florida State University; M.Ed. Clemson University  
Vollie Barnwell Director of Housing Operations
B.S. Mars Hill College
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
Margaret S. Dutnell Director of Student Activities & Integrative Learning
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University
Sylvia Farrington Director of Emergency Management
B.S., Barnard College
Alison Fearn Director of Dining Services
A.S., Newbury College  
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. University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.A. Western Carolina University 
Nancy Yeager Director of Student Affairs Planning and Assessment
B.S., Bucknell University; M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania  

Finance and Operations

John G. Pierce Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations
B.S., Wake Forest University
C. Stephen Baxley  Director of Facilities Management and Planning
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
Julia Fogg Caudill Director of Advancement Services
B.A., University of Illinois, M.A., University of San Diego
Clayton Fogg, Jr. Director of Budget
B.S., University of South Alabama  
Julie C. Heinitsh Director of 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  
Brenda L. McKinney Director of Business Services
A.A.S., Asheville-Buncombe Technical College, B.S., Mars Hill College
William D. Perkins Director of Bookstore
B.A., Mars Hill College
Betty Ponder Director of Purchasing
A.A.S., Asheville Buncombe Technical College
Karen Shaw Controller
B.S., University of North Carolina Asheville
David F. Todd Director of Physical Plant
B.S., North Carolina State University


Janet R. Cone                                                                     Senior Administrator for University Enterprises and 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
Michelle Demko Head Coach, Women’s Soccer
B.S., University of Maryland
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
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
Matt Kern Head Coach, Men’s Soccer
B.A., Hartwick College  
Jesse Norman
Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Track and Cross Country
B.S., Western Carolina University; M.A.Ed, Western Carolina University
Matt Pellegrin Director of Athletics Media Communications
B.S., Mississippi State University  
Tom Smith 
Head Coach, Baseball
B.S., Western Carolina University
Erin Spence Director of Athletic Marketing and Corporate Sales 
B.S., Indiana University; M.Ed., University of Arkansas
Julie Torbett Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball
B.A., Pennsylvania State University   
Tim White Director of Sports Medicine

B.S., Cumberland University; M.S., Middle Tennessee State University