College Administration


Stephen R. Briggs, President 
B.A., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Chief of Staff

Alexander W. Whitaker IV, Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Board
B.A., Berry College; J.D., University of Virginia; LL.M., Georgetown University; M.A.R., Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry. 

Shannon Biggers, Director of Creative Services
B.S., Berry College.

Jonathan Huggins, Chaplain
B.S., Shorter College; M.A., Wheaton College Graduate School; M.A.R., Reformed Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Stellenbosch.

Erin Moniz, Director of Student Ministries
B.S., Berry College; M.Div., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.

Cameron S. Jordan, Director of E-communication Services
B.B.A., M.S.I.S., Kennesaw State University.

Chris Reinolds Kozelle, Director of News and Editorial Services
B.S., University of Kansas.

Jeanne E. Mathews, Assistant VP Public Relations and Marketing
B.A., University of Tennessee; M.P.A., University of West Georgia.

Alan Storey, Director Community Relations & Photography Services
A.B.J., University of Georgia.

Timothy Brown, Director, Oak Hill and Martha Berry Museum
B.A., University of Georgia. 


Bettyann M. O'Neill, Vice President for Advancement
B.A., Rutgers University; M.B.A., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Scott Breithaupt, Assistant VP Campaign and Leadership Giving 
B.S., M.B.A., Berry College. 

Brenda Jenkins, Director of Prospect Research
B.S., Berry College.

Karilon Rogers, Director Philanthropic Communications
B.S., Ohio University.

Jennifer K. Schaknowski, Director of Alumni Development
B.A., Alma College.

Rick Woodall, Director of Campaign Promotions and Advancement Communications 
B.A., Berry College.

Brenda A. Woods, Director Advancement Services 
B.S., Kennesaw State University; M.B.A., Berry College. 

Business and Finance

Brian Erb, Vice President for Finance
B.S., Rutgers University; M.B.A., Mount St. Mary's College.

Bobby L. Abrams, Director of Campus Safety 

Drew Allison, Director of Enterprise Systems 
B.S., Southern Wesleyan University.

Brad Barris, Director of Purchasing 
B.A., Evangel College.

Debbie Emory, Director of Accounting and Investments 
B.S., Shorter College.

Penny Evans-Plants, Chief Information Officer 
B.A., Berry College; M.S.I.S., Kennesaw State University.

Tom Hocut, Director of Network Operations and Assistant CIO
B.A., Georgia State University.

Mark Hopkins, Director of Physical Plant 
B.S., Berry College.

Harold Nally, Director of Human Resources 
B.A., University of Kentucky; M.P.A., Kentucky State University; M.Ed., Xavier University.

Brad T. Reeder, Director of Financial Planning

B.B.A., Lincoln Memorial University; M.B.A., Berry College;

Ellen Sisler, Director of User Support

William L. Yeomans, Director of Forestry Operations 

Enrollment Management

Gary Waters, Vice President for Enrollment Management
B.A., Berry College; M.B.A., Berry College; Ed.D., University of Alabama.

Brett E. Kennedy, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management 
B.A., Birmingham-Southern College; M.A., The University of Alabama.  

Marcia R. McConnell, Director of Financial Aid 
B.S., Berry College; M.Ed., Mississippi State University.

Timothy H. Tarpley, Director of Operations 
A.A., Reinhardt College; B.A., LaGrange College.


Kathy Brittain Richardson, Provost; Professor of Communication
B.A., Shorter College; M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Debra Belvin, Director of Berry College Elementary and Middle School
B.S., Tennessee Tech; M.A., Xavier University; Ed.S., Berry College.

Andrew Bressette, Associate Provost and Dean of Academic Services; Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Assumption College; Ph.D., University of Virginia. 

Gary W. Breton, Dean of the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences; Fuller E. Callaway Professor of Chemistry
B.S., State University of New York-Stony Brook; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Brian Carroll, Director of Honors Program; Associate Professor of Journalism
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Laurie Chandler, Director, Bonner Center for Community Engagement
B.A., Berry College; M.P.A., Kennesaw State University.

Mary Clement, Director, Center for Teaching Excellence
B.A., Illinois State University at Normal; M.A., Ed.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Donna Davin, Director, Research and Sponsored Programs
B.A., University of Mississippi; M.P.A., Southern Illinois University.

Bryce Durbin, Registrar and Director of Institutional Research 
B.S., North Georgia College; M.A., Appalachian State University; Ed.D, Vanderbilt University.

Sarah Egerer, Director of International Programs 
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.S., Georgia State University; M.B.A., Berry College.

John Grout, Dean of the Campbell School of Business; Garrett Professor of Management
B.S., Brigham Young University;
Ph.D, Penn State University.

Sherre L. Harrington, Director of Memorial Library 
B.A., M.L., University of South Carolina.

Nancy Mercer, Assistant Dean and M.B.A. Director Campbell School of Business 
B.B.A., Kennesaw State University; M.P.S., Tulane University.

Thomas D. Kennedy, Dean of the Evans School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; Professor of Philosophy 
B.A., Calvin College; Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Karen Kurz, Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies in Education; Associate Professor of Kinesiology
B.S., State University of New York, College at Geneseo; M.S., Nazareth College; Ph.D., West Virginia University.

Susan Logsdon-Conradsen, Director of Women's Studies; Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., University of Georgia;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Louisville.

Wilma Maynard, Director of the Academic Support Center 
B.S., M.Ed., University of West Georgia.

Jacqueline M. McDowell, Dean of the Charter School of Education and Human Sciences; Professor of Education
B.S., M.Ed., University of Akron; Ph.D., Kent State University.

Katherine Powell, Director, Office of First-Year Experience 
B.A., St. Joseph College;
M.A., Middlebury College.

Ann Tankersley, Director, Berry College Child Development Center 
B.S., Shorter College; M.Ed., Berry College.

Vanice Roberts, Dean of Nursing; Professor of Nursing 
B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., Georgia State University; D.S., University of Alabama-Birmingham.

Student Affairs

Debbie Heida, Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students
B.A., Mount Union College; M.A., The Ohio State University.

Thomas Hart, Director of Athletics 
B.S., Niagara University; M.A., United States International University; D.Mgt., Webster University.

Julie Bumpus, Associate VP for Student Affairs and Associate Dean of Students
B.S., M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Cecily Crow, Director of Student Activities
B.A., Berry College; M.E.D., University of South Carolina.

Anita P. Errickson, Director of Health and Wellness Center
A.D.N., Dalton College.

Marshall Jenkins, Director of Counseling
A.B., Davidson College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.   

Michael McElveen, Director of Recreation
B.S., M.S., Armstrong Atlantic State University. 

Lindsey Taylor, Assistant Dean of Students for Residence Life
B.A., Valdosta State University; M.A., University of Mississippi.

Tasha Toy, Director of Multicultural & International Student Programs 
B.A., M.A., North Carolina Central University; Ph.D., Seton Hall University.

Student Work

W. Rufus Massey Jr., Dean of Student Work  
B.S., Berry College;
M.Ed., University of West Georgia.

Michael D. Burnes, Director of Student Work Operations 
B.S., U.S. Air Force Academy; M.S., Air Force Institute of Technology.

Mark Kozera, Director of Employer Development
B.A., Berry College.

Sue Tarpley, Director of Career Center 
B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College;
M.A., Bowling Green State University.