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Greetings from the Vice President for Academic Affairs

 Welcome to King University from the Office of Academic Affairs. King’s academic programs are the heart of the University’s mission to build meaningful lives of achievement and cultural Academic Affairstransformation in Christ. The King community works collaboratively to fulfill this mission by offering an education that integrates our core values of Christian faith, scholarship, service, and career.

We invite you to further explore information about our academic programs, our dedicated faculty and staff, and the full educational experience that is possible at King.

Sincerely,
Matt Roberts Signature
Matthew Roberts, Ed.D.
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Academic Dean

King University Office of Academic Affairs
E.W. King Administration Building
Office 16, Ground Floor
Phone: 423.652.4737
Fax: 423.652.4793

The Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for the administration and evaluation of academic programs, the oversight of all areas and matters related to the faculty, and the operations of King’s campuses and off-site instructional locations. Additionally, the Office of Academic Affairs provides leadership in strategic initiatives and is responsible for a wide range of programs and services.

The King University Academic Program

King University is comprised of seven schools:
College of Arts & Sciences
School of Business & Economics
School of Education
School of Nursing
Peeke School of Christian Mission
School of Behavioral & Health Sciences
School of Communication, Information, and Design

Academic Affairs Programs and Services

The Office of Academic Affairs oversees the following programs and services:

King University Libraries
The King University Institutes: King Institute for Faith and CultureKing Institute for Regional Economic Studies (KIRES), and Security & Intelligence Studies Institute

The Office of Registration and Records
The Learning Commons (TLC)
Academic Center for Excellence (ACE)
The Office of Institutional Effectiveness
The Quality Enhancement Plan
Commencement
Accreditation

Office of Academic Affairs Staff

Matthew Roberts, Ed.D.
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Academic Dean
mroberts@king.edu
423.652.4780

Katherine G. Vande Brake, Ph.D.
Dean for Academic Programs
kgvande@king.edu
423.652.4842

Jon P. Harr, Ed.D.
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for Administration
jharr@king.edu
423.652.6389

Rebecca J. Thomas, M.B.A.
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for Accreditation and Compliance
rjthomas@king.edu
423.652.4787

Patty M. Houston, B.A.
Academic Affairs Services Coordinator
pmhousto@king.edu423.652.4737

Cherie Chapman
Scheduling and Operations Coordinator for Enrollment Management and Academic Affairs
mcchapman@king.edu
423.652.6451