Melissa Taverner
President. B.A., Randolph-Macon Women’s College; M.Sc., University of Reading; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Anthony K. Grafton*
Provost and Dean of the Faculty. B.S., University of Arkansas at Monticello; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Eleanor Green
Dean of Lyon College School of Veterinary Medicine. B.S. University of Florida–Gainesville; D.V.M. Auburn University

Burke Soffe
Dean of Lyon College School of Oral Health. BA, Southern Virginia University; MEd., Western Governors University; DMD, University of Nevada

Joseph D. Botana II CPA*
Vice President for Business and Finance. B.S.B.A. and M.S.I.B., Roosevelt University

Danell Hetrick*
Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students. B.A., Arkansas State University; M.A., Arkansas State University

David Hutchison*
Vice President for Advancement. B.A., Central Methodist University; M.Div, Saint Paul School of Theology, Ed.D., Vanderbilt University

Thomas Newton*
Vice President for Enrollment Management. BA, Stephen F. Austin State University; MLA, Southern Methodist University

Gina Garrett
Associate Vice President of Advancement. B.A., Lyon College

Cory Godbolt*
Associate Dean of Students. B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.S., Henderson State University


Cindy Barber
Executive Director of Alumni Engagement. B.S., Lyon College

Branndii Peterson
Executive Director of TRIO Project. B.A., Southern University and A&M College; M.H.A., University of Arkansas; MBA, University of Phoenix; Ph.D., Jackson State University

Kristi Price*
Executive Director of Institutional Affairs. B.A., University of Central Arkansas

Tommy Tucker
Executive Director of Financial Aid. B.A., Arkansas College


Kenton Adler
Director of Development for Scottish Heritage. B.A., Metropolitan State University of Denver

Margaret Alsup
College Chaplain. B.S., Lyon College; M.Div., Columbia Theological Seminary

Scarlett Barnes
Senior Associate Director of Enrollment Services. B.S., Ouachita Baptist University

James Bell
Director of Scottish Heritage. 

Alexandrya Burroughs
Director of Advancement Services and Data Analytics.

Jeremiah Cherwien*
Director of Information Technology. B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College, M.S. Boston University

Josephine Falcone
Associate Director of Stewardship. B.S., University of Memphis; M.S., Western Carolina University

Nanette Garner
Associate Controller.

Tami Hall

David Hardin
Director of Communications Services

Breanna Henderson
Regional Director of Admission. B.A., Texas State University; M.A., Texas State University

Kevin Jenkins
Director of Athletics. B.S., Lyon College

Robert Krapohl
Director of the Library. B.A., University of Florida; M.L.S, University of Albany, SUNY; Ph.D., Baylor University

Carol Langston*
Director of College Communications. B.S., Arkansas State University, M.B.A., University of Central Arkansas

Rebecca Le
Director of Nursing Education. B.S., Oklahoma City University; M.A. Southern Nazarene University; Ph.D., Oklahoma City University

Patrick Lynch
Director of Career Development. B.A., University of Michigan; MBA, Michigan State University

Cassandra Mays
Director of Outdoor Recreation and Education.

David Morris
Director of Annual Giving.

Jennifer Morrison
Director of Health and Wellness. RN, BSN, Arkansas State University

Pamela Palermo
Director of Institutional Events.

Nicolas Pattillo
Director of International Education.

Randy Peterson*
Director of Institutional Research.

Amanda Roberts
Safe Scots Director. 

Jeffrey Roper
Associate Director of Financial Aid.

Matthew Sherman
Director of Safety. A.A.S., University of Arkansas Community College 

Donald Taylor
Director of Academic Support & Accessibility. B.S., Lyon College; M.Ed., University of Arkansas

Kathryn Thomas
Resident Director of Student Organizations. B.A., University of Arkansas, MA University of Texas at Dallas

Tamija Tucker-Mays
Director of First-Year Advising. A.A., Reedley Junior College; B.A., West Virginia Institute of Technology; B.A., West Virginia Institute of Technology; M.Ed., Georgia Southern University

Jill Varner
Associate Controller and Manager of Student Accounts. B.S., California State University, Bakersfield

Sarah Williams
Associate Director of Instructional Technology. B.A., Lyon College; M.Ed, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Stephen Williams*
General Counsel. B.A., Lyon College; J.D., University of Arkansas School of Law


*Member of the President's Cabinet