205 │COLUMBIA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY 2017-2018│ LEADERSHIP & FACULTY
William H. Jones, D.Min.
Evangelism, Global Studies
B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; M. Div., Luther
Rice Seminary; C.T.S., Western Conservative Baptist
Seminary; D.Min., Columbia International University;
D.Min., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Markus Klausli, Ph.D.
New Testament, Greek, SSM
B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.Div., Columbia
International University; S.T.M., Ph.D., Dallas
Michael Langston, D. Min.
B.S., The University of Southwestern Louisiana; M.A.,
Naval War College; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist
Theological Seminary; D. Min., Bethel University
James E. Lanpher, Ph.D.
Provost, Sr. Vice President for Academic & Student
B.S., Georgetown University; M.Div., Nyack Alliance
Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre
Joe LeTexier, M.Div.
TEFL Program Coordinator
Intercultural Studies/TEFL, CICS
B.A., Crown College; M.A., M.Div., Columbia
Rod Lewis, D.M.A.
Music Program Director
B.A., Alderson Broaddus College; M.M., D.M.A.,
University of South Carolina
Mark D. McCann, Ed.D.
M.A.T. Program Director
B.A., Florida Bible College; M.S., Nova University; Ed.D.,
University of Central Florida
Kevin McWilliams, D.Min.
B.A., M.A., Columbia International University; D.Min.,
Trinity International University
Andre Melvin, M.Div.
Director of the Prison Initiative
Field Education, CAS
M.Div., Columbia International University
Connie Mitchell, Ed.D.
Dean of the College of Education
B.A., Florida Bible College; B.S., Bryan College;M.Ed
Ed.D., University of Miami
Debbie Moore, Ph.D.M.Ed
. Program Director
B.S. Toccoa Falls College; M.S. Bob Jones University;
Ph.D., Columbia International University
Linda Murdaugh, M.A.
Director of Professional Experience
B.A., California Baptist College; M.A., California State
Michael Naylor, Ph.D.
CAS Division Chair: Biblical Studies
B.A., Moody Bible Institute; M.A., M.Div., Trinity
Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., University of
Benjamin J. Noonan Ph.D.
Old Testament, Hebrew, SSM
B.S., M.A., Wheaton College; M.Phil., Ph.D. Hebrew
Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion
David Olshine, D.Min.
Youth Ministry, Family & Culture, SSM
B.G.S., Ohio University; M.Div., Asbury Theological
Seminary; D.Min., The Eastern Baptist Seminary
Terry D. Powell, Ed.D.
Church Ministry, SSM
B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.A., M.A., Wheaton
College; Ed.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Rhonda Pruitt, Ph.D.
Missionary Care, SSM
B.S., Holmes College of the Bible; M.A.C.E., Columbia
., Regent University;
Melina Rabon, M.A.
Director of Internships, Church Ministry, SSM
B.S., M.A., Columbia International University
Wayne D. Rasmussen, Ed.D.
Sport Management, CAS
B.S., Messiah College; M.A., Southern Methodist
University; Ed.D. Temple University
Ken Rife, M.A.
Communication, Digital Media Production, CAS
B.A. Radford University; M.A., Regent University
Andre Rogers, D.Min.
Church Ministry, Preaching
B.A., D.Min., Columbia International University; Th.M.,
Dallas Theological Seminary
Sam Rubinson, D.Min.
Youth Ministry, Family, & Culture, SSM
B.S., Valley Forge Christian College; M.A., Columbia
International University; D.Min., Eastern Baptist