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Trace Hebert 

College of Education, Admin

Interim Dean - College of Education


Trace Hebert holds a B.S. degree from Abilene Christian University, the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from the University of Alabama Birmingham, and the Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Oakland University. He serves as the Dean (Interim) for the College of Education, Director of the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Program, and Professor of Educational Leadership. He has been at Lipscomb University since 2010.

Hebert is the founding Director of the Doctor of Education Program at Lipscomb and is passionate about working with doctoral students and assisting them with their research and helping them attain their goal of a doctorate degree and becoming effective educational leaders. He teaches courses in leadership, higher education, organizational theory and practice, research, and contemporary issues in education. He conducts ongoing research of the enrollment trends of Church of Christ students in affiliated institutions and population trends within Churches of Christ. 

Prior to Lipscomb, Hebert served in educational leadership roles at Rochester College (Academic Dean,  Vice President and Dean of the College of Extended Learning, and Professor), at Specs Howard School of Media Arts (Vice President of Academic Affairs), at Faulkner University (Director, Birmingham Center), and Northeastern Christian Jr. College (Director of Admissions, Director of College Relations, and Assistant to the President).

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. Education Leadership, Oakland University, 2006

M.A. Education Leadership, University of Alabama Birmingham, 1997

B. S. Sociology, Abilene Christian University, 1989

Academic Department

College of Education