University College

Meet our Staff

Our professionals seek to collaborate with the faculty to foster a culture of learning and shared expertise and, it is within this partnership we find strength to help students meet their needs. Our doors are open, let us help you open yours.

Our mission

To promote the success of all students by providing comprehensive programs and services which advance academic achievement and personal development.

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11


Kevin Kehl

Kevin Kehl, Ed.D.
Dean, University College

Tiffany Byers

Tiffany Byers, MBA
Director, Multicultural Student Services

Caitlin Denton

Caitlin Denton
Communications and Events Coordinator

Jessica McCumpsey

Jessica McCumpsey, MBA
Assistant Director, New Student Programs

Tannon Davis

Tannon Davis, MBA
Director, ADVANCE Program

Leslie Francis

Leslie Francis, M.Ed.
Instructor, ADVANCE Program

Butch Gardner

Butch Gardner, Ed.D.
Director, Career Services

Teresa McLeod

Teresa McLeod, M.Ed.
Director, Disability Services

Briana Hatfield

Briana Hatfield
Assistant Director, McNair Scholars

Lolita Meredith

Lolita Meredith, M.S.
Director, McNair Scholars

Stephanie O'Brian

Stephanie O'Brian
Director, Upward Bound

Joy Tapley

Joy Tapley
Administrative Assistant, Career Services

Scott Palmer

Scott Palmer, B.S.
Academic Coordinator, Upward Bound

Diane Smith

Diane Smith
Administrative Assistant, Center for Student Success

LaNelle Stamps

LaNelle Stamps, B.S.
Services Coordinator, Upward Bound

Briana Byers

Briana Byers
Administrative Assistant, ADVANCE Program and Disability Services
John Mark Warnick

John Mark Warnick, Ed.S.
Director, Academic Resource Services (General Studies advisor)

Contact Us

Location: Student Center Room 236