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Dr. Edwin H. Welch 

Dr. Edwin H. Welch

(1989 – present)
B.A., Western Maryland College
S.T.B., Boston University School of Theology
Ph.D., Boston University Graduate School

Dr. Jerry Forster 

Dr. Jerry Forster
Regional President and Chief of Staff

(2013 – present)
B.S. – University of Charleston
M.S. – Marshall University
Ph.D. – Vanderbilt University

Dr. Letha Zook 

Dr. Letha Zook
Executive Vice President and Provost

(2010 – present)
B.S., University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Temple University
M.S., New York University
Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

Cleta M. Harless 

Cleta M. Harless
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

(2001 – present)
B.A., B.S., Marshall University
M.B.A., West Virginia University

Joan Clark 

Joan Clark
Executive Vice President and Chief Admissions and Marketing Officer

(2011 – present)
Served as professor in university’s radiologic science department for 25 years and chaired the department for 7 years.
B.S. Siena Heights University
M.S. University of Charleston 


Deborah Morris
Vice President for University Development

(2015 – present)

B.S. West Virginia University
M.B.A. Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio 

Dr. Mordecai I. Brownlee 

Dr. Mordecai I. Brownlee
Dean of Students

(2015 – present)
A.A., Lone Star College
B.A., Houston Baptist University
M.S., Houston Baptist University
Ed.D., Lamar University 

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2300 MacCorkle Ave., S.E.
Charleston, WV 25304

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