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Faculty And Staff Directory

PRESIDENT

J. Kline, Ph.D. – 615-383-4848 – [email protected]

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Joy McKenzie – Vice President for Academic Affairs – 615-277-7413 – [email protected]

STUDENT LIFE

Housing – Career Services – Disability Services – International Student Services – Counseling –  [email protected]

Kristina Krau Waymire – Director of Student Life – 615-277-7406 – [email protected]

Career Services Coordinator – 615-277-7437

Residence Life Coordinator – 615-277-7437

INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT

Autumn Parrott – VP for Advancement and Board Relations – 615-277-7401 – [email protected]

Maggie Fansher – Executive Assistant for Administration – 615-277-7402 – [email protected]

COMMUNICATIONS

Brendan Tapley – Director of Communications – 615-277-7403 – [email protected]

BUSINESS AND FINANCE

Accounts Payable – Accounts Receivable – Tuition Payments[email protected]

Mary Ellen Lothamer – VP for Finance and Operations – 615-277-7411 – [email protected]

Dwayne Breeding – Finance/Student Accounts Associate – 615-277-7436 – [email protected]

Denise Fetz – Financial Associate – 615-277-7412 – [email protected]

FACILITIES

Maintenance and Building Issues[email protected]

Martin Dillingham – Director of Facilities – 615-277-7429 – [email protected]

Natalie Powers – Daytime Desk Manager – 615-383-4848 – [email protected]

Dan Walsh Desk Manager Assistant – 615-383-4848 – [email protected]

David Keane – Maintenance Tech  – [email protected]

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & EQUIPMENT SERVICES

Technology Support – Technology Issues – [email protected]

Shawn Maggard- Director of IT- 615-277-7415-  [email protected]

Curt Lundgren – Network Administrator – 615-277-7405 –[email protected]

Greg Pine – Post Production & Audio/Visual Engineer – 615-277-7435 – [email protected]

Lisa Raupers – Empower Administrator – 615-277-7416 – [email protected]

ADMISSIONS

Tours – Admissions Questions – Applications – College Preview Days – College Fairs – National Portfolio Days – [email protected]

Jenna Maurice – Director of Admissions – 615-277-7458 – [email protected]

Elizabeth Courtney – Admissions Office Manager – 615-277-7418 – [email protected]

David Hellams – Admissions Recruitment Officer – 615-277-7417 – [email protected]

Jaime RaybinAdmissions Recruitment Officer – 615-916-5397 – [email protected]

REGISTRAR

Student Records – Transcript Requests – Registration – [email protected]

Tracie Johnson – Registrar – 615-277-7424 – [email protected]

FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Assistance and Counseling – [email protected]

Regina Gilbert – Director – 615-277-7420 – [email protected]

Lyle Jones – Coordinator of Financial Aid – 615-277-7421 – [email protected]

COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

Adult, Teen and Children’s Classes and Workshops – community@watkins.edu

Sydney GrimesCoordinator – 615-277-7456 – [email protected]

Maggie Fansher – Director  – 615-277-7455 – [email protected]

CORE STUDIES

Karla Stinger-Stein- Chair  – [email protected]

Brady Haston – 615-277-7443 –[email protected]

Ariel Lavery – 615-277-7442 – [email protected]

Rob McClurg[email protected]

FILM SCHOOL

Richard Gershman – Chair – 615-277-7434 – [email protected]

Steven Womack – 615-277-7431 – [email protected]

Valorie Stover Quarles – 615-277-7430 – [email protected]

Robert Gordon – 615-277-7432 – [email protected]

FINE ART

Kristi Hargrove – Chair – 615-277-7419 – [email protected]

Terry Thacker – 615-277-7445 – [email protected]

Brady Haston – 615-277-7443 –[email protected]

Morgan Higby-Flowers – 615-277-7444 – [email protected]

Ariel Lavery – 615-277-7442 – [email protected]

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Dan Brawner – Chair – 615-277-7453 – [email protected]

Judith Sweeney-O’Bryan – 615-277-7457 – [email protected]

Steve Wilkison – 615-277-7407 – [email protected]

INTERIOR DESIGN

Shonna Sexton – [email protected]

PHOTOGRAPHY

Kristi Hargrove – Chair – 615-277-7419 – [email protected]

Robin Paris – 615-277-7410 – [email protected]

GENERAL EDUCATION

Cary Beth Miller – Director – 615-277-7408 – [email protected]

MEDIA CENTER

Kristy WestMedia Center Director – 615-277-7451 – [email protected]

Brandon FlowersMedia Center Assistant – 615-277-7438 – [email protected]

Samantha AngelPrint Center Assistant – 615-277-7459 – [email protected]

LIBRARY

Library Services – Collections – Writing Workshops –[email protected]

Amy Kammerman – Library Director – 615-277-7440 – [email protected]