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Faculty & Staff

Milton V. Uecker
Associate Dean of the College of Education, Director of the Lowrie Center for Christian School Education, Education Professor
(803) 807-5319
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B.A., Concordia University Chicago (formerly Concordia Teachers College); M.Ed., University of Texas; Ed.D., University of Virginia

Amy Van Horn Amy Van Horn
Associate Director of Student Recruiting
(803) 807-5024
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Larry R. Wagner
Counseling Professor
(803) 807-5127
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B.A., Wheaton College; M.Ed., George Mason University; Ph.D., Texas A&M

Cathy Warn Cathy Warn
Director of Training and Internship
(803) 807-5351
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B.A., Montreat College; M.A., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Kevin Washburn
Adjunct Education Professor

B.A., Grand Rapids Baptist College (now Cornerstone University); B.S., Calvin College; M.A., Glassboro State College (now Rowan University); Ed.D., Liberty University

Jim Watson James E. Watson
Coordinator of Ed.D. Research & Dissertations, Education Professor
(803) 807-5320
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B.A., Asbury College; M.Div., Columbia Theological Seminary; M.C.S., Regent College; M.Ed., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Kathy Weathersby
Campus Store Manager
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Faye Weigle
Administrative Assistant
(803) 807-5535
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Mark Wenger Mark Wenger
Applied English Program Coordinator
(803) 807-5493
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B.A., University of South Carolina; M.A., Columbia International University; additional graduate studies, University of South Carolina

Robert Wenzel
Marketing Services Manager
(803) 807-5082
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Kelly Werner
(803) 807-5035
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Amy Westra
Development & Operations Assistant
(803) 807-5084
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Klaus Wetzel
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M.S., Math; M.Ed. Secondary Education, University of Frankfurt; M.Th. (equiv.), D.Th., University of Mainz

Jeff Wheeler Jeffrey Wheeler
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
(803) 807-5005
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James Whitaker James Whitaker
Men's Soccer Coach / Assistant Athletic Director
(803) 360-9015
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James Wilson James Wilson
D.Min. Program Administrator, Administrative Assistant of Access CIU
(803) 807-5378
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Tina Winchester
Adjunct Professor, Practicum and Internship Supervisor, TEFL/ICS
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M. Ed., Clemson University, TEFL Certificate, Columbia International University

Miss Winchester taught English as a Second Language to Foreign Adults for 17 years with Richland District One Adult Education. She is also an ESL teacher trainer for the SC State Department of Education, Office of Adult Education. Prior to ministering to ESL students, she also taught children with...

ZXu Zhiqiu Xu
Professor of Theology
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B.A., Renmin University; M.A., Peking University; M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Boston University

Dr. Xu joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 2014. He teaches Theology and coordinates the Chinese Seminary Studies program. He is the executive director of the North America Mainland Chinese Mission, the executive director of the...

Jennifer Yates
Accounts Receivable
(803) 807-5055
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Sandra Young
Division Chair for Liberal Arts Studies, English Professor
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B.A., George Fox University; Certificate in Bible, Columbia International University; M.A.T. in English, The Citadel; Ph.D. in English, University of South Carolina; teacher, Charleston County School District, 1999-2001; Faculty member, Columbia College, 2006-2013; Faculty, Columbia International University, 2013 – present.