May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog Revised Jan 2024 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog Revised Jan 2024

Organization of the College

Board of Trustees 2023-2024

Dr. Patrice B. Davis C’89, Chair

Dr. John D. McConnell, Vice Chair

Mimi Aledo-Sandoval C’01 Kensington, MD

Julia Cardwell Archer A’84 Winston-Salem, NC

Elizabeth Denton Baird C’83 Swansboro, NC

Sallie Smalley Beason Charlotte, NC

Dr. Sarah Berga Buffalo, NY

Akeshia Craven-Howell Charlotte, NC

Linda W. Darden Kernersville, NC

Dr. Patrice Black Davis C’89 Moncks Corner, SC

Terrie Allen Davis A’63, C’67 Winston-Salem, NC

Ellen Todd Drew C’81 Los Altos Hills, CA

Lossie Freeman C’97 Wilmington, DE

Beth Mabe Gianopulos Kernersville, NC

Katherine Holland-Ortiz C’00 Lexington, MA

Ina Blackmore Kamenz A’73 Mocksville, NC

Dr. John D. McConnell Winston-Salem, NC

Dr. Brandy Nelson C’97 Charlotte, NC

The Hon. Anne Berger Salisbury C’71 Cary, NC

Brooke Smith C’96 Baltimore, MD

Sydney Timmons Taylor C’71 Greenville, SC

Dr. Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran Winston-Salem, NC

Administration, Staff

Atkins, Savannah (2023)
Admissions Counselor
BS, Salem College

Bailey, Sharon (2022)
Director of Institutional Research
BA, Spring Arbor; MA, Michigan State University; MPS, The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service; PhD, The Pennsylvania State University

Barnes, Kathy Marakas (2007)
Vice-President for Institutional Advancement
BA, Salem College

Bautista-Ramirez, Itzel (2023)
Admissions Counselor
BA, Salem College

Blanchard, Molly (2018)
Technical Director for Performing Arts
BA, Salem College

Boyd, Sharee (2022)
Head Basketball Coach

Bragg, Elizabeth (2022)
Human Resources Payroll Administrator
AA, Surry Community College

Brawley Susan Caldwell (2008)
BS, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Bridges, Linda (2019)
Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations
BA, Meredith College; M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Brock, Nikki B. (1971)
Accounts Receivable Manager

Browning, David (2021)
Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer
BSBA, Appalachian State University; MS, James Madison University

Bowen, Sydney (2022)
Admissions Counselor
BS, Salem College

Boyd, Karen (2018)
Director of Public Safety
BS, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; MS, University of Phoenix

Bozak, Alyssa (2018)
Cross Country Coach
BA, Salem College

Chesnut, Christy Ann (2000)
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
AAS, Forsyth Technical Community College; BA, Salem College

Clark, Richard (2003)
Systems/Database Administrator
BA, East Carolina University

Cole, Jon (2019)
Director of Sports Communications
BA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; MA, The Citadel

Collins, Terri (2023)
Coordinator for Educator Preparation and Graduate and Professional Studies
BA, Guilford College; MSA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Coscia, Paul (2013)
Assistant Vice President for Financial Aid
BA, Guilford College

Cunningham, Cassie Jo (2022)
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions
BS, Salem College

Curbeam, Stephanie (2023)
Operating Specialist
BS, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Davis, Ida Turner (2000)
Director of Academic Support and Student Disability Services
BBA, University of Central Arkansas; MA, Webster University

Daynes, Gary (2022)
Chief Enrollment Officer and Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness
BA, Brigham Young University; MA, PhD University of Delaware

Deem, Tonya (2022)
Assistant Vice President of Administration and Special Projects
BA, Wake Forest University; JD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Doss, David (2022)
Lead Maintenance Technician

Doss, Lucas (2023)

Gatto, Nicole (2022)
Director of Student Support and Conduct/Deputy Title IX Coordinator
MA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Goslen, Robyn (2022)
Director of Special Events
BA, Ohio State University

Grinnell, Steve
Assistant Director of Public Safety

Hawkins, Wendy (2017)
Operations Sustainability Coordinator
BA, Salem College

Hernandez-Diaz, Yutsil (2023)
Assistant Director of Transfer and Graduate Admissions
BA, Salem College

Hodgkiss, KateLynn (2022)
Coordinator of Orientation, Student Engagement, and Intercultural Education

Hope, Orielle (2021)
Director of Human Resources and Benefits/Title IX Coordinator
BA, Winston-Salem State University; MS, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Houseknecht, Casey (2023)
Clinical Counselor

Hughes, Sharon (2023)
Human Resources Generalist
BA, Salem College

Jones, Amy (2022)
Director of Annual Giving

Jones, Mark (2008)
BM, California State University at Northridge

Joyner, JaNae (2023)
Chief of Staff
BA, Mt Olive College; PhD, Wake Forest University; MHA, Winston-Salem State University

Juneja, Tika (2022)
Data Systems Manager

Knapp Watts, Katherine (1992)
Vice President for Strategic Planning
BA, Salem College; MALS, Wake Forest University

Kramer, Tina (2023)
Executive Director of Operations
BS, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; MS, Concordia University

Lapham, Vavina (2022)
Head Swim Coach

Lee, Denise (2022)
Campus Visit Coordinator and Admissions Office Administrator

Liles, Breshaun (2022)
Administrative Coordinator for Academic Affairs
BS, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State College; BS, Morehouse College

Little, Bianca (2023)
Financial Aid Counselor
AS, Davidson County Community College

Lumpkin, Collier (2018)
Executive Director, Lucy Rose Center for Global Leadership & Career Innovation
BA, College of William and Mary; MA, The Ohio State University

Mallon, Rosanna (1992)
Assistant Director of Alumnae Affairs

Manning, Lee Ann (2020)
Senior Director of Development
BA, Salem College

Mason, Keith (2022)
Assistant Tennis Coach

Mazaris, AJ (2022)
Chief Campus Culture Officer and Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
BA, Vassar College; MA, PhD, Brown University

McAdams, Kathy S. (1997)
Enrollment Operations/Systems Manager
AA, Davidson County Community College

McGee, Glenn (2021)
Interim Dean of Admissions and Professor of Health Sciences
BA, Baylor University; MA, PhD, Vanderbilt University

McGee, Summer J. (2021)
President, Salem Academy and College
BA, Indiana University; PhD, Johns Hopkins University

Merritt, Laura (2022)
Director of Advising and Retention
MA, Wake Forest University

Meyarzum, Julia (2023)
Program Manager, Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
BA, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Morin, Scott (2016)
BS, Western New England University; MBA, Bay Path University

Norris, Lee (2022)
Director of Technology Services
BA, MA, University of South Carolina; MBA, Wake Forest University

Novicki, Elizabeth (2009)
Director of Libraries, SACSCOC Liaison
BA, MLIS, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

O’Hern, Keri (2022)
Student Success and Instruction Librarian

Peck, Emily (2022)
Gift Entry and Donor Services Specialist

Pickering, Sally (2019)
Financial Accountant
BS, Eastern Connecticut State University

Richardson, Heather (2022)
Director of Residential Life
BA, Salem College

Rymer, Barry (2021)
Head Volleyball Coach
BS, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Shaytar, Linda (2021)
Executive Assistant to the President
BA, Slippery Rock University

Sheffield, Jenna Pack (2021)
Interim Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Undergraduate Studies
BA, University of Florida; MA, University of North Florida; PhD, University of Arizona

Shihab, Seth (2022)
Technology Services Support Consultant

Smith, Emily (2022)
Director of Internships and Pre-Professional Advising
BS, Wake Forest University; MPT, East Carolina University; DPT, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Snow, Brooklyn (2022)
Admissions Counselor and Director of International Admissions
BS, Salem College

Steele, Edward (2016)
Head Tennis Coach
BS, Georgetown College; MA, Nova Southeastern University

Sullivan, Deborah (2018)
Business Office Associate

Tomlin, Ashley (2021)
Director of Alumnae Engagement
BA, Salem College; M.Ed., Georgia Southern University

Tucker, Courtney (2022)
Softball Coach

Watkins, Emily (2022)
Campus Nurse

Whitehead, Cait (2022)
Collections Strategist and Discovery Librarian
BA, University of California, Santa Barbara; MA, Wake Forest University; MLIS, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Wolos, Melodyann (2023)
Instructional Technology Administrator

Woods, Brett (2023)
Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College
BA, University of California, Berkley; PhD, University of Kansas, Lawrence

Zifchak, Heather (2022)
Director of College Alumnae Engagement
BA, Salem College

College Faculty

Blackwell, Katharine A. (2013)
Associate Professor of Psychological Science
BS, University of Rochester; MA, University of Colorado at Boulder; PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder

Burcham, Angela (2022)
Biology Lab Coordinator
BS, Garner-Webb University; MS, Western Carolina University

Davids, Carlo (2023)
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
BS, University of Rhode Island; MS, Wake Forest University

Davis, Rebecca (2019)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing
BA, Salem College; MA, Wake Forest University; MFA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Dunn, Rebecca C. (1996)
Professor of Biology; Director of Women in Science and Mathematics Program
AB, University of Chicago; PhD, Duke University

Duvall, Spring-Serenity (2014)
Associate Professor of Communication and Media Studies
BA, University of Southern Mississippi; MA, PhD, Indiana University

Fanning, Katherine (2023)
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences and Coordinator of Salem Scholars
BS, University of Findlay; DVM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Fowler, T. Sharee (2016)
Assistant Professor of Nonprofit Management and Community Leadership
BA, Salem College; MA and PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Hutton, John W. (1990)
Professor of Art History
AB, Princeton University; MA, University of London; MA, PhD, Harvard University

Jacobsen, Mary E. (2005)
Professor of Psychological Science
BS, University of Minnesota; MA, Psy.D., University of St. Thomas

Jordan, Rebecca Payne (2023)
Associate Professor of Education
BA, University of Richmond; MEd, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Krishna, Savitha (2023)
Associate Professor of Biology
BS, MS, PhD, Mangalore University

Léon-Távora, Ana (2011)
Associate Professor of Spanish
BA, MA, PhD, Universidad de Sevilla

Lipsett, B. Diane (2013)
Associate Professor of Religious Studies
BA, University of Alberta, Canada; MA, University of Alberta, Canada; PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Lister-Sink, Barbara (1986)
Professor of Piano; Artist-in-Residence
AB, Smith College; Soloist Diploma and Prix d’Excellence, Utrecht Conservatory; EdD, Teachers College of Columbia University

Lyons, Johnna (2009)
Associate Professor of Education
BS, West Virginia State College; MS, Longwood College; Ed.D., University of Sarasota

Manthey, Katie (2015)
Associate Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center
BA, MA, North Dakota State University; PhD, Michigan State University

Matthews, Nancy (2017)
Associate Professor of Counselor Education, Program Director of MEd in School Counseling
BS, MED, EdSpec, PhD, University of Florida

Mattox, Wade (2012)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
BS, MS, PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

McGee, Glenn (2021)
Interim Dean of Admissions and Professor of Health Sciences
BA, Baylor University; MA, PhD, Vanderbilt University

Nail, Amy (2020)
Program Director of the MEd in Education Leadership and Assistant Professor of Education Leadership
BA, High Point University; MSA, Appalachian State University; EdD, High Point University

Oczkowicz, Edyta K. (1994)
Associate Professor of English
BA, Albright College; MA, PhD, Lehigh University

Otero, Rosa D. (2007)
Associate Professor of Design, Director of Design Program and Visual and Performing Arts Program
BED, University of Puerto Rico; MArch, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; MSArch, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Porter, Teresa (Traci) Anne (2001)
Associate Professor of Biology
BA, Carleton College; PhD, University of Wisconsin

Olsen, Timothy (2009)
Associate Professor of Organ
BM, Concordia College; MA, MM, DMA, Eastman School of Music

Reliford, DeOnna (2023)
Assistant Professor of Spanish for Health Professions
BS, Northwestern University; MAT, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; MHA, East Tennessee State University

Robertson, Jason (2022)
Associate Professor of Public Health
BS, Averett University; MS, University of Saint Joseph; MPH, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; DHS, Nova Southeastern University

Sanders, Dale (2022)
Professor of Health Administration and Business Administration
BA, University of Tennessee; MBA, Northwood University; DO, University of Health Sciences; DHA, Central Michigan University

Schell, Patrick (2022)
Visiting Director of Choral Activities

Simon, Christian (2022)
Associate Professor of Bioethics
BA, MA, Rhodes University; PhD, University of California, San Francisco and Berkeley

Thomas, Andrew (2007)
Professor of History
BA, University of Utah; MA, PhD, Purdue University

Totten, Melissa S. (2021)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
BA, Ithaca College; MS, University of Illinois; PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Vail, Charlotte (2022)
Assistant Professor of Leadership and Leadership Program Director
PhD, University of New Orleans

Walker, Brandon (2018)
Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator and Instructor of Chemistry
BS, Grambling State University; MS, University of Iowa

Wemlinger, Elizabeth (2015)
Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Policy
BA, University of New Mexico; MA, University of South Carolina; PhD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Wise, Kendra (2021)
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Director of the Center for Women in Business and Entrepreneurship
BS, Appalachian State University; MBA, Gardner Webb University

Ye. Jing (2011)
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Physics
BE, Guizhou University; PhD, Florida Atlantic University

Young, Jamila (2023)
Assistant Professor of Health Law and Policy
BA, Kennesaw State University; JD, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical College of Law; LLM, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Young, Paula Grafton (1993)
Professor of Mathematics
BS, University of Arkansas-Monticello; MS, PhD, University of Arkansas

Zhang, Tiffany (2019)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Studies
BA, MA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Zigler, Amy (2014)
Assistant Professor of Music; Graduate Admissions Coordinator in Music
BM, University of Alabama; MM, Belmont University; PhD, University of Florida

Date following name indicates year of initial appointment.