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Academic Affairs

Greetings from the Vice President for Academic Affairs

Welcome to King University from the Office of Academic Affairs. King’s academic programs are the heartAcademic Affairs of the University’s mission as we prepare students to excel as thoughtful, resourceful, and responsible citizens with a passion for serving God, the church, and the world. King faculty work collaboratively to fulfill this mission by offering an education that is rigorous and student-centered, as well as relevant and transformative. We invite you to build upon King's rich history of 150 years of academic excellence. It is this foundation that has served, and will continue to serve students and graduates as they excel in the places they live, work, and serve.

 

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 Culture, King 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

Dr. Susan E. Graybeal, Ed.D.
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for Administration and Institutional Effectiveness
segraybeal@king.edu
423.652.6471

Patty M. Houston, B.A.
Academic Affairs Services Coordinator
pmhousto@king.edu
423.652.4737

Jason Thead 
Institutional Research and Assessment Coordinator
jthead@king.edu
423.652.6373

Jennifer Worley
Operations Coordinator for Academic Affairs
jpworley@king.edu
423.652.4738