Kate Watkins

Kate Watkins

Executive Director, LIFE Program
Academic Program Director of DMin
Assistant Professor

Kate Watkins, D.Min, is an assistant professor in the College of Professional Studies, the Executive Director of the LIFE program and the Academic Director for the Doctor of Ministry Program. Kate is a graduate of Lipscomb University with her Bachelor's in Elementary Education, Master's of Divinity as well as her doctorate.

As Executive Director of the LIFE program Kate partners with the University's talented faculty to offer both an associate and bachelor's degrees to women who reside at the Tennessee Prison for Women. Often, traditional students participate in the courses at the prison, viewing the residents of the prison as classmates and peers.

Kate is also a certified spiritual director, eagerly looking for the work of God in inauspicious places.


College of Bible and Ministry (Ezell Center 208)

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