Administration & Staff
Jerry L. Falwell, B.A., J.D.
Randy Smith, B.A.
Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
Scott Hicks, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Chief Academic Officer
Shawn D. Akers, B.A., M.A., J.D.
David M. Corry, B.A., J.D.
Laura J. Wallace
Executive Vice President for Human Resources
Director of Athletics
Senior Vice President for Spiritual Development
Ronald Kennedy, B.S., M.B.A.
Executive Vice President of Enrollment Management and Marketing
Jerry “Trey” Falwell III
Vice President of University Support Services
Robert Ritz, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Executive Vice President of Finance
Mark Hine, B.S., M.Div., D.Min.
Senior Vice President of Student Affairs
Don Moon, B.S.
Senior Vice President of Finance and Investment Management
Senior Vice President of Campus Facilities and Transportation
Vice President of Auxiliary Services
Christos Carroll, B.S., M.B.A.
Vice President of Development
Vice President of Marketing
Vice President of Major Construction
Vice President for Equity and Inclusion
Chief Diversity Officer
Vice President of Business Administration
John Gauger, B.S., M.B.A.
Chief Information Officer
Vice President for Analytics
Kirk Handy, B.S.
Vice President and Athletic Director, Club Sports
Vice President of Benefits Administration
Senior Vice President of University Communications
Chris Misiano, B.S., M.A.R., M.R.E.
Vice President of Campus Recreation and Logistics
Vice President of Real Estate Management
Ashley Reich, M.A., Ed.S.
Vice President of Student Financial Services
Joshua Rutledge, B.S.
Vice President of Spiritual Development
Vice President of Designated Off-Campus Facilities
Shanna W. Akers, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N./M.B.A.-H.C., Ed.D. CNE
Dean, School of Nursing
Associate Professor of Nursing
Sean Beavers, B.M., M.M., D.M.
Online Dean, School of Music
Professor of Music and Guitar
Peter Bell, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professor of Family and Emergency Medicine
David Brat, B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Dean of Residential Programs, School of Business
Jason Byrd, B.S., M.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Business
David Calland, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Administrative Dean, Residential Programs
Dean of The Graduate School
Associate Professor of Business
Gabriel Etzel, B.S., M.A.R., M.Div., D.Min., Ph.D.
Online Dean, School of Divinity
Professor of Theology and Christian Leadership
B. Keith Faulkner, B.S., M.B.A., J.D.
Dean, School of Law
Professor of Law
Ronald E. Hawkins, B.A., M.Div., Ed.S., D.Min., Ed.D.
Founding Dean, School of Behavioral Sciences
Interim Dean, School of Communication & Digital Content
Professor of Counseling and Practical Theology
Scott M. Hayes, B.F.A., M.F.A.
Dean, School of Visual and Performing Arts
Associate Professor of Theatre Arts
Edward E. Hindson, B.A., M.A., Th.M., Th.D., D.Min., D.Phil., F.I.B.A.
Founding Dean, School of Divinity
Distinguished Professor of Religion
Mark Horstemeyer, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Dean, School of Engineering
Residential Dean, Helms School of Government
Skip Kastroll, Ed.D.
Associate Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness
Deanna L. Keith, B.A., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Online Dean and Residential Interim Dean, School of Education
Kenyon Knapp, B.A., M.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Residential Dean, School of Behavioral Sciences
Ralph F. Linstra, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D., C.H.E.S.
Dean, School of Health Sciences
Professor of Public Health
Ronald Miller, B.A., M.S.
Online Dean, Helms School of Government
Assistant Professor of Government
Stephen W. Müller, B.M., M.M., D.Min.
Interim Residential Dean, School of Music
Professor of Music and Worship
Kevin Rawls, B.S., M.A.R., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Interim Online Dean, School of Communication & Digital Content
Interim Online Dean, School of Visual & Performing Arts
Angela M. Rice, B.A., M.L.S.
Dean, Jerry Falwell Library
Carey Roberts, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Online Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
Professor of History
Richard Roof, B.S., M.A.R., Ph.D., ATP
Dean, School of Aeronautics
Anita Satterlee, B.S., M.A., Ed.D.
Dean of Online Programs, School of Business
Roger Schultz, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
Professor of History
Michael Shenkle, B.S., M.B.A., Ed.D.
Administrative Dean, Online Education
Online Dean of The Graduate School
Julie Speakes, M.B.A., M.C.A., Ph.D.
Online Dean, School of Aeronautics
Professor of Flight Science
Kevin D. Struble, B.S., M.A., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Associate Vice Provost for Online Institutional Effectiveness
Assistant Professor of Education
Kevin Van Wynsberg, M.A., Ph.D.
Online Dean, School of Behavioral Sciences
Assistant Professor of Counseling
Ester Warren, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Dean, General Education
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Brian C. Yates, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Dean, College of Applied Studies & Academic Success
Professor of Education
Matthew Zealand, B.S.
Associate Vice Provost for Academic Planning