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Faculty & Staff

Robert McDole
Director of the Center for Educational Innovation and Development
(803) 807-5709
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Robert McDole, also known as “Rob,” came to CIU to attain his M.A. in 1998 and began working in the Distance Education department in 2001. Before coming to CIU, Rob worked for years as a pioneer for online education. Today, Rob serves as the Director of the Center for Educational Innovation and Development, a job that requires him to multitask at an impressive level. Rob is responsible for...

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Allan D. McKechnie
Professor of Ministry Care
(803) 807-5342
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B.B.E., Columbia International University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; D.Min., Bethel Seminary
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Gayle McLeod
Administrative Assistant
(803) 807-5234
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Reggie McNeal
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B.A., University of South Carolina; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Kevin McWilliams Kevin McWilliams
Division Chair for Biblical Studies, Bible and Intercultural Studies Professor
(803) 807-5602
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B.A., Columbia Bible College; M.A., Columbia Biblical Seminary and Graduate School of Missions; D.Min., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Trinity International University

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Lainie McWilliams
Administrative Assistant
(803) 807-5236
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Andre Melvin
(803) 807-5614
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B.A., Carver Bible College, Atlanta, GA; M.Div., Columbia International University, Columbia, SC.; D.Min. Coursework (or candidate)  at Columbia International University

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Jeff Miller
Director of Institutional Research
(803) 807-5051
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Johnny V. Miller
President, 1991-1999

B.A., Arizona State University; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary
 

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Phil Miller
Director of Operations
(803) 807-5401
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Connie Mitchell
Dean of the College of Education
(803) 807-5393
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B.A., Florida Bible College; B.S., Bryan College; M.A., Ed.D., University of Miami

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Donnette Moak
Administrative Assistant
(803) 807-5011
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Debbie Moore Debbie Moore
M.Ed. Program Director, Education Professor
(803)807-5312
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B.S., Toccoa Falls College; M.Ed., Bob Jones University; Ed.D., Columbia International University

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Dennis D. Morgan
Adjunct Counseling Professor
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B.S., Abilene Christian University; M.A., Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University; M.A.T.S., Reformed Theological Seminary; Psy.D. Rosemead School of Psychology

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Joanna Mower
Development & Operations Assistant
(803) 807-5064
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Andrew Mull
Greek Professor
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M.Div., Columbia Biblical Seminary

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Diane Mull
Director of Alumni Relations
(803) 807-5502
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Linda Murdaugh Linda Murdaugh
Director of Professional Education Field Experiences
(803) 807-5344
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B.A., California Baptist College; M.A., California State University

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George W. Murray George W. Murray
Chancellor
(803) 807-5064
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D.Miss., Trinity International University
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Glenda Nanna
Adjunct Counseling Professor
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B.S., Wayland Baptist University, M..A., Columbia International University; SC Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor

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Michael Naylor Michael Naylor
New Testament Professor
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B.A., Moody Bible Institute; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh

Mike Naylor is a New Testament professor in the College of Arts and Sciences. Originally from Iowa, Mike has also lived in Chicago, Edinburgh (Scotland), and Maryland. Mike joined the faculty at Columbia International University in 2012 after serving as an adjunct faculty member at...

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BNoonan Ben Noonan
Professor of Old Testament & Hebrew
803-807-5362
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B.S., M.A., Wheaton College; M.Phil., Ph.D.. Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion

Dr. Noonan joined the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry in 2014. He teaches Old Testament and Hebrew courses. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, where he serves on the Pentateuch Program Unit Steering Committee, as well as the Society of...

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Flor Oamil Flor Oamil
Cataloging Librarian
(803) 807-5107
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David Olshine David Olshine
Professor of Youth Ministry, Family, and Culture
(803) 807-5464
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B.G.S., Ohio University; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; D.Min., The Eastern Baptist Seminary 
 
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Rhonda Olshine
Faculty Assistant
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Rhonda Olshine was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH, and has been a part of the CIU family for 20 years. She started here at CIU as a Field Education Supervisor, then taught social studies at Ben Lippen, and later began to teach Ministry to Adults as an adjunct professor and work in the Center for Educational Innovation and Development as a faculty assistant for several undergraduate...

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