Our Faculty & Personnel


PhD, Mercer University

MEd, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

BA, Covenant College

Amy H. Bagby

Assistant Professor of Education (2009)

Ph.D. and M.Phil., University of Cambridge; M.Ed., Covenant College; B.S., Georgia State University.

Jack E. Beckman

Professor of Education (2004)

Ph.D. and M.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Westminster Theological Seminary; B.A., Covenant College.

William Davis

Professor of Philosophy (1997)

Ph.D. and M.Ed., University of Georgia; B.A., Covenant College.

Sarah E. Donaldson

Associate Professor of Education (2012)

Ph.D., Saint Louis University; M.Ed., University of Missouri; M.Div., Covenant Theological Seminary; B.A., Covenant College.

James L. Drexler

Dean of the Graduate School of Education, Professor of Education, and Coordinator of the Educational Leadership Specialization (2004)

Ph.D and M.S., Georgia State University; B.A., Florida State University.

Kevin J. Eames

Professor of Psychology and Director of Institutional Effectiveness (2003)

Headmaster Grace Community School (2015), Ph.D. candidate, Dallas Baptist University; M.Ed., Covenant College; Juris Doctor, Texas Tech University; B.A., Baylor University.

John W. Ferguson, Jr.

Headmaster Grace Community School

Ph.D., Kent State University; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; B.A., Taylor University.

Jay D. Green

Professor of History (1998)

Ed.D., University of Tennessee; M.Ed., Slippery Rock University; B.A., Grove City College.

Jeffrey B. Hall

Vice President of Academic Affairs (1994)

Ph.D., Florida State University; M.S.T., Middle Tennessee State University; B.A., Bryan College. Website

Phillip B. Horton

Professor of Education (1998)

Ph.D. and M.A., University of Iowa; B.A., Covenant College.

Stephen R. Kaufmann

Professor of Education (1982)

Ed.D., University of North Carolina; M.Ed., Covenant College; B.A., Cedarville College. Website

Barrett L. Mosbacker

Head of School Westminster Christian Academy

Ed.D., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; M.Ed. and B.A., Covenant College.

Rebecca E. Pennington

Professor of Education (2002) and Coordinator of the Integrated Curriculum and Instruction Specialization

Ed.D., University of San Francisco; M.Ed., Holy Names University; B.A., Covenant College. Website

Bruce R. Young

Professor of Education (2004)


M.S., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville; B.A., Covenant College.

Rebecca J. Dodson

Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Education (1975)