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Community Leaders

Lipscomb University is made up of people whose lives are marked by service to others.

Students show off t-shirts for a cause

They are known for driving change and influencing many, extending their reach far beyond the walls of the university and multiplying it in communities around the world. This has been true from the start of the institution. Today, there are many members of Lipscomb’s personnel who embody the same beliefs and values of its founder, David Lipscomb, who was known for his service to the community of Nashville. They are leaders in health care, education, technology, business and numerous other fields. Through their work, they are living out their faith in Christ as they respond to his mission and call for their lives.

  • Former lead Disney artist helps shape future animators

    Chances are you don’t know him, but if you have had a child or been a child in the last 20 years, you’ve likely seen his handiwork.

  • Aerospace innovator David Elrod returns home to lead College of Engineering

    For the last 37 years, David Elrod ('77) has had his mind on things above … way above … as a leader and innovator in aerospace technology.

  • Animation professor returns to roots as illustrator of Disney biography

    Once upon a time there was a boy named John who wanted to be an animator for Walt Disney when he grew up.

  • Embodying faith in academics

    When Klarissa Jackson met the group of Lipscomb students who worshipped in her local congregation, she was impressed by their character and demeanor.

  • Engineering professor awarded $110,000 grant from the National Science Foundation

    In the United States we love our electronics small, convenient and reliable, and now a Lipscomb University engineering professor has received a $110,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help continue the development of the next generation of miniaturized electronics and their reliability.

  • Data scientist Qingguo Wang fights cancer one byte at a time

    Cancer: It’s a word that strikes fear when doctors pronounce it.