Search Committee

The committee is chaired by Trustee S. Tammy Pearson ’86 and assisted by Diversified Search

Dr. Mario Chandler, Professor of Spanish

Mark W. DeLong ’03, Immediate past president, Oglethorpe Alumni Association

Colleen Donaldson, Special Assistant to the President

Dr. J. Lynn Geiger Faculty, Professor of Mathematics

Jack Guynn H’05, Trustee

Glenn Kaiser, 2019-20, Student Government Association President 

Belle Turner Lynch ’61 H ’10, Trustee

S. Tammy Pearson ’86, Search Committee Chair, Trustee

Timothy Randall Roberson ’97, Trustee

John Shelnutt ’84, Trustee

James (Jim) Winestock ’14, Trustee

Dr. Katharine Zakos, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

Expanded Presidential Search Committee Members  

Richard Bakare ’03, President of the Oglethorpe Alumni Association 

L. Thomas (Tom) Clements ’86, Trustee 

Norman (Norm) P. Findley, Trustee 

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. ’78, Trustee 

John Cleveland Hill, Esq. ’01, Trustee 

Jason Lewis ’09,  Young Alumni Trustee 

Joseph Luke ’04, Trustee 

Kimberly O’Dell ’10, Trustee 

Anita Patterson ’97, Trustee 

William (Bill) O. Shropshire ’14, Trustee 

Olivia Kelly ’21, Elected student representative 

Christina Mitchell ‘22, Elected student representative 

Jay Lutz – Professor of French, World Languages, Elected faculty representative 

Andrew Walden – Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Elected faculty representative 

Matt Wild – Lecturer in Spanish and Core, A_LAB Faculty Liaison and Service Learning Coordinator, Elected faculty representative 

Leah Zinner – Associate Professor of Psychology, Elected faculty representative 

J. Todd Bennett – Vice President for Marketing and Communications, President’s Cabinet 

Robyn Furness-Fallin, CFRE – Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, President’s Cabinet 

Michelle Hall – Vice President for Campus Life and Dean of Students, President’s Cabinet 

Dennis W. Kelly – Dean of the Hammack School of Business, President’s Cabinet 

Lucy Leusch – Vice President of Enrollment and Financial Aid, President’s Cabinet 

Carolyn Sloane Mata – Special Assistant to the President and Vice President for Research and Planning, President’s Cabinet 

Pete Stobie – Chief Financial Officer and Vice President Business and Finance, President’s Cabinet 

Glenn Sharfman – Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, President’s Cabinet