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Anderson University COVID-19 Task Force

Dr. Jim Fereira, Chair, Senior Vice President for Student Development
Eddie Aman, Director of Campus Safety
Andrew J. Beckner, Executive Director of Public Relations
Rev. Wes Brashier, Vice President of Christian Life
Jody Bryant, Executive Director of University Events and Guest Services
Kristie Cole, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Charlie Dickerson, Executive Director of Facilities and Campus Safety
Ed Duvall, Executive Director of University Wellness
John Don, Chief of Staff
James Duguid, Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communication
Dr. Bert Epting, Vice President for Athletics
Reggie Gay, Vice President and University Counsel
Amy Griffin, Executive Assistant for Administration and Brand
Jonathan Gropp, Associate Vice President of Student Development; Dean of Students
Dr. Dianne King, Associate Vice President of Student Development; Dean of Student Success; Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Howard Murphy, Associate Professor, School of Public Service and Administration; Coordinator of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
Dr. Ryan Neal, Provost
Dr. Don Peace, Dean, College of Health Professions
Amy Porpilia, Director of Human Resources
Omar Rashed, Senior Vice President for Administration and Brand
Pam Ross, Vice President for Enrollment Management
Robyn Sanderson, Associate Vice President of Student Development
Deb Taylor, Director of Health Services

Anderson University COVID-19 Task Force | Steering Committee

Dr. Jim Fereira, Chair, Senior Vice President for Student Development
Andrew J. BecknerExecutive Director of Public Relations
Jody Bryant, Executive Director of University Events and Guest Services
John Don, Chief of Staff
Reggie Gay, Vice President and University Counsel
Jonathan Gropp, Associate Vice President of Student Development; Dean of Students
Tonya Landrith, Executive Assistant for Student Development
Dr. Howard Murphy, Associate Professor, School of Public Service and Administration; Coordinator of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
Dr. Ryan Neal, Provost
Amy Porpilia, Director of Human Resources

Anderson University Journey Ahead Executive Team

Dr. Jim Fereira, Chair, Senior Vice President for Student Development
Andrew J. BecknerExecutive Director of Public Relations
Jody Bryant, Executive Director of University Events and Guest Services
Kristie Cole, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
John Don, Chief of Staff
Reggie Gay, Vice President and University Counsel
Amy Griffin, Executive Assistant for Administration and Brand
Dr. Ryan Neal, Provost
Omar Rashed, Senior Vice President for Administration and Brand

Anderson University COVID-19 Task Force | Medical/Health Team

Dr. Don Peace, Chair, Dean, College of Health Professions
Ed Duvall, Executive Director of University Wellness
Dr. Howard Murphy, Associate Professor, School of Public Service and Administration; Coordinator of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
Deb Taylor, Director of Health Services

Anderson University COVID-19 Task Force | Serve Team

Amy Porpilia, Chair, Director of Human Resources
Kristie Cole, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Nathan Cox, Assistant Provost; Director of the Center for Learning and Teaching Excellence
Charlie Dickerson, Executive Director of Facilities and Campus Safety

Anderson University COVID-19 Task Force | Protect Team

Charlie Dickerson, Chair, Executive Director of Facilities and Campus Safety
Eddie Aman, Director of Campus Safety
Jody Bryant, Executive Director of University Events and Guest Services
David Carter, Physical Plant Director
Elizabeth Cranford, University Registrar
John Mark Skipper, Manager of Housing Operations
Reggie Gay, Vice President and University Counsel
Deb Taylor, Director of Health Services
Kevin Williams, Director of Residence Life

Anderson University COVID-19 Task Force | Engage Team

Jody Bryant, Co-Chair, Executive Director of University Events and Guest Services
Pam Ross, Co-ChairVice President for Enrollment Management
John Don, Chief of Staff
James Duguid, Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communication
Bradley Orr, Associate Vice President for Corporate and Annual Giving

Anderson University COVID-19 Task Force | Host Team

Jonathan Gropp, Chair, Associate Vice President of Student Development; Dean of Students
Rev. Wes Brashier, Vice President of Christian Life
Jody Bryant, Executive Director of University Events and Guest Services
Dr. Dianne King, Associate Vice President of Student Development; Dean of Student Success; Title IX Coordinator
Rev. James Hanson, Director of Campus Ministries
Dr. Howard Murphy, Associate Professor, School of Public Service and Administration; Coordinator of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
Robyn Sanderson, Associate Vice President of Student Development

Anderson University COVID-19 Task Force | Learn Team

Dr. Ryan Neal, Chair, Provost
Jody Bryant, Executive Director of University Events and Guest Services
Dr. Mark Butler, Dean, Anderson University College of Education
Nathan Cox, Assistant Provost; Director of the Center for Learning and Teaching Excellence
Dr. Wayne Cox, Dean, Anderson University College of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Daryl Couch, Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness
Elizabeth Cranford, University Registrar
Dr. Benjamin Deaton, Vice President of Technology, Online Learning and Innovation
Dr. Michael Duduit, Dean, Anderson University College of Christian Studies and Clamp Divinity School
Dr. Joshua Herron, Dean of Online and Continuous Learning
Dr. Dianne King, Associate Vice President of Student Development; Dean of Student Success; Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Kenneth Knapp, Director, Anderson University Center for Cybersecurity
Dr. David Larson, Dean, South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University
Anne Martin, Dean, Anderson University School of Interior Design
Kent Millwood, Director, Thrift Library
Steve Nail, Esq., Dean, Anderson University College of Business
Ron Oppatt, Chief Information Officer
Dr. Don Peace, Dean, Anderson University College of Health Professions 
Dr. Chad Treado, Associate Director, Anderson University Center for Innovation and Digital Learning
Dr. Clarence Williamson, Dean, Anderson University School of Public Service and Administration

The Journey Ahead is just getting started.
 

The Journey Ahead, Anderson University’s “stronger together” approach to reopening campus, is being developed by the COVID-19 Task Force and its working groups. Its protocols are based on the recommendation of public health experts and rely heavily on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC). 

Additional protocols are currently being developed, and this site is updated regularly. Please visit AU | Journey Ahead often for the latest information and guidelines, which are subject to change.