Meet the RHDs

We're proud to introduce Lipscomb's Resident Hall Directors. Feel free to contact them with any questions, suggestions or concerns.

All bios are sorted alphabetically.

Caroline Gallagher

Caroline Gallagher

Head Resident

Caroline joined the Residence Life team in July 2011 as the Residence Hall Director for Johnson Hall. Prior to this appointment, she was a Residence Assistant in Elam Hall for two years. Caroline graduated in May of 2012 from Lipscomb University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business.... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.1548 (ext. 1548)

Hannah Meeks

Hannah Meeks

Head Resident

Hannah graduated from Colorado Christian University in May of 2013 with a Bachelors of Science in Global Studies with an emphasis in Leadership Studies. During her time as an undergraduate student, she was involved in Residence Life as a Resident Assistant, worked on the Student Body Government and founded a... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.1003 (ext. 1003)

Sam Parnell

Sam Parnell

Head Resident

Sam obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations in 2004 and his Masters of Arts in Christian Studies in 2007 from Lipscomb University. He is currently enrolled at Tennessee State University working towards an Ed. D. in Higher Education Administration. Sam has worked in the Student Life office at... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.1635 (ext. 1635)

Laurie Sain

Laurie Sain

Head Resident

Laurie has been part of the Residence Life team for fifteen years and the Residence Hall Director of Fanning Hall for the past eleven years. She graduated from Lipscomb University with an undergraduate degree in Psychology in 2008. Laurie and her husband, Aaron, have been married for 29 years. They... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.1181 (ext. 1181)

Mike Smith

Mike Smith

Head Resident

Mike Smith has been the Residence Hall Director for High Rise since fall of 2000. He graduated from Lipscomb University in 1982 and received his MBA in 2004. Mike and his wife, Susan, have been married for 32 years and have two grown sons, Seth and Nathan. Mike and Susan... [More]

Contact via email
615.966.1331 (ext. 1331)

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan Williams

Head Resident

Jonathan joined the Residence Life team in June of 2011 after graduating from Lipscomb University with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Biology. While pursuing his degree, Jonathan represented Lipscomb as a student-athlete competing in both cross country and track and working as a Resident Assistant... [More]

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