President's Leadership Team

(Interim) Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Carol Boggess 
Blackwell 306
(828) 689-1156


Assistant Vice President for Academic Administration

Dr. Jim Brown
Blackwell Hall
(828) 689-1185


Christman BudVP for Institutional Advancement

Mr. Bud Christman
Blackwell Hall 202
(828) 689-1194


Tilley NeilVP for Finance & Facilities Management

Mr. Neil Tilley
Blackwell Hall 211
(828) 689-1100


Executive Director of Planning and Auxiliary ServicesGrainger Cropped02

Dr. Grainger Caudle
Blackwell Hall 301
(828) 689-1127

Kish JoyAssistant Vice President for Human Resources & Strategic Iniatives

Dr. Joy Kish
Blackwell Hall 312
(828) 689-1140

Associate Vice President for Student Development and Dean of Students

Dr. Laura Whitaker-Lea
(828) 689-1253


University ChaplainStephanie Mcleskey Cropped

Rev. Stephanie McLeskey
Broyhill Chapel
(828) 689-1299


Senior Director of Marketing and Communications

Samantha Fender

Director of Athletics

Mr. David Riggins
Chambers Gym