Faculty & Staff

All bios are sorted alphabetically.

Faculty

Tiffany Denton

Tiffany Denton

Associate Professor of Education
Assistant Director of Assessment and Prior Learning

Tiffany Denton, Ed.D. & Ed.S., is the Assistant Director of Assessment and Prior Learning in the College of Professional Studies. Denton serves as a director for the CORE Assessment Center process. As a director, she facilitates assessment exercises for students and scoring processes for assessors to ensure that students are... [More]

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615.966.5859 (ext. 5859)

Nina Morel

Nina Morel

Dean of the College of Professional Studies

Nina Jones Morel, Ed.D., is an associate professor of Education and Dean of the College of Professional Studies. Morel builds, develops, and inspires a team of individuals to achieve the college’s objectives to provide a rigorous, personalized and innovative academic experience for adult learners. Morel is a graduate of Lipscomb... [More]

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615.966.1105 (ext. 1105)

Staff

Joel Allen

Joel Allen

Enrollment Coordinator

Joel Allen, M.Ed., is the Enrollment Coordinator for the College of Professional Studies. Joel is one of the first points of contact for new students in the Adult Degree Program. He provides initial advising for all new students and guides their transition to Lipscomb. Joel also teaches the Seminar for... [More]

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615.966.1016 (ext. 1016)

Kelli Bratton

Kelli Bratton

Assessment Center Coordinator

Kelli Bratton, M.S., is the Assessment Center Coordinator in the College of Professional Studies. She schedules, organizes, and manages all aspects of the CORE Assessment Centers. Kelli is committed to supporting adult learners and professionals seeking career growth, ensuring that students and community partners have an opportunity to demonstrate competencies... [More]

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615.966.1113 (ext. 1113)

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James Bush

Adult Degree Program Recruiter

Contact via email
615.966.1111 (ext. 1111)

Marty Chester

Marty Chester

Student Services Manager

Marty Chester, M.S.Ed., is the Student Services Manager for the College of Professional Studies. She serves as an advisor for students enrolled in accounting, integrated studies, organizational leadership and those who are undecided. Marty previously worked as the Registrar for The Art Institute of Tennessee, Nashville. Chester holds an M.S.... [More]

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615.966.1109 (ext. 1109)

TaShunda Franklin

TaShunda Franklin

Admissions Recruiter

TaShunda Franklin is the Admissions Recruiter for the Adult Degree Program in the College of Professional Studies. She serves as the initial point of contact for prospective students seeking to complete their undergraduate degree. TaShunda communicates with prospective students and guides them through the admission process. Her experience as a... [More]

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615.966.1108 (ext. 1108)

Hannah Greiving

Hannah Greiving

Academic Programs Coordinator

Hannah Greiving is the Academic Programs Coordinator in the College of Professional Studies. Hannah supports the team by assisting with course scheduling, supporting curriculum and course changes, and managing competency development courses and the coaching program. Additionally, she serves as the primary staff contact for students interested in the TransformAging... [More]

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615.966.1106 (ext. 1106)

Yedid Minjares

Yedid Minjares

Admin Coord Prof Studies

Yedid Minjares is the Administrative Coordinator in the College of Professional Studies. Yedid assists with budget management, coordinates events for the college, and serves as a liaison between outside vendors and organizations. She supports other team members with various projects and supervises the college’s Student Workers. Yedid is also a... [More]

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615.966.1103 (ext. 1103)

Suzanne Sager

Suzanne Sager

Dir, Emp & Student Engagement

Suzanne Sager is the Director of Employer and Student Engagement in the College of Professional Studies. Sager oversees the design, development, and implementation of programs and policies that help students and corporate partners achieve their academic and professional development goals. Suzanne has an MBA in Marketing from Southern Methodist University... [More]

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615.966.1104 (ext. 1104)

Michelle Swearingen

Michelle Swearingen

Administrative Assistant

Michelle Swearingen is the Student Services Coordinator in the College of Professional Studies. In addition to her role as an advisor for students in education, human resources, social work, psychology, information technology, corporate management and the Certificate of Accountancy Program (CAP), Michelle assists veteran students with their specific academic needs.... [More]

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615.966.5948 (ext. 5948)

John Williams

John Williams

Asst Dir of Enrollment

John Williams is the Assistant Director of Enrollment and Student Engagement for the College of Professional Studies at Lipscomb. John works primarily within the Adult Degree Program to help applicants consider how they can achieve their goals at Lipscomb. He also manages communication with current students and develops programs and... [More]

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615.966.5279 (ext. 5279)

Linda Zelnik

Linda Zelnik

Linda Zelnik is the Assistant Director of Curriculum and Academics in the College of Professional Studies. In addition to developing curriculum for the competency development courses and Integrated Studies major, Linda also serves as an advisor, competency development coach, and academic chair for all Adult Degree programs. Before joining the... [More]

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615.966.1103 (ext. 1103)

Adjunct Faculty

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David Gilbert

Contact via email
615.966.1015 (ext. 1015)