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The Lenoir-Rhyne University Web Redesign Project

Web Redesign Discovery Sessions

Students talking in coffee shop

We’re excited to kick off the web redesign project with virtual discovery sessions with various university groups and departments/offices the weeks of August 10 and 17. BarkleyREI has been busy the last few weeks getting to know LR through provided publications, research, website analytics, brand messaging documents, etc. We are looking forward to having BarkleyREI meet and talk with groups across the university.

Provided below is a tentative schedule for project discovery.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Brand Messaging Presentation (1 Hour, Q&A)

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 6, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Discussion on LR’s new brand messaging platform developed with Carnegie Dartlet.

  • Cat Niekro, Vice President of Institutional Advancement
  • Doug Minor, Associate Vice President for Digital Strategy
  • Cory Butzin, Marketing Communications Specialist
  • Lisa Crawford, Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications, Project Management
  • Anna Reeves, Art Director
  • Mikeala Skelton, Multimedia Producer

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

President’s Cabinet (1 Hour, Q&A)

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 11, 9-10 a.m.

  • Dr. Fred Whitt, University President
    • Leah Beth Hubbard, Special Assistant for Strategic Initiatives
    • Cameron Wolmack, Executive Assistant
  • Dr. Katie Fisher, Assistant Provost, Dean, Student Life
  • The Rev. Dr. Mary Hinkle Shore, Rector & Dean, LTSS
  • Dr. Gary Johnson, University Provost
  • Nelson Murphy, Vice President, Administration & Finance
  • Rachel Nichols, Vice President of Enrollment Management
  • Catherine Niekro, Vice President of Institutional Advancement
  • Kim Pate, Vice President of Athletics
  • Emma Sellers, Director, Multicultural Affairs
  • The Reverend Andrew Weisner, Dean, Campus Ministry, University Pastor
  • Dr. Shaun Williams, Professor of Chemistry
  • Cherie Whipple, CIO
  • Dr. Amy Wood, Assistant Provost, Dean of Graduate and Adult Education, Professor of Counseling, Faculty Representative of Athletics

Advancement (1 Hour, Q&A)

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 11, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • Cat Niekro, Vice President of Institutional Advancement
  • Jane Abernethy, Assistant Director for Donor Engagement
  • Aaron Bessy, Senior Associate Athletic Director & Director of the Bears Club (athletic fundraising)
  • Liz Cox, Assistant Vice President of Development
  • Susan Quinn, Executive Director of Advancement Services
  • Mary Ellen Sherrill, Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement

Undergraduate Admission (2 hours, Workshop)

Date/Time: Tuesday August 11, 1-4 p.m.

  • Rachel Nichols, Vice President of Enrollment Management
  • Kelli Barnette, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Director of Undergraduate Admission
  • Eric Brandon, Director, International and Special Projects
  • Sheyla Diaz, Enrollment Management Counselor
  • Lindsey Haithcock, Assistant Director, Admission Operations
  • Jessie Haynes, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission
  • Sara Hollar, Enrollment Management Counselor
  • Karlisha Maddox, Enrollment Management Counselor
  • Sam Parham, Enrollment Management Counselor
  • Jessica Stewart, Assistant Director of Events and Campus Visits
  • Courtney Thompson-Ballard, Director of Financial Aid

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Student Life (3 Hours, Workshop)

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 12, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • Dr. Katie Fisher, Assistant Provost, Dean, Student Life
  • Dawn Floyd, Director of Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
  • Jillian Guinn, Director of Student Orientation and Fraternity & Sorority Life
  • Sherry Proctor, Director of Disability Services
  • Jonathan Rink, Director, Residence Life
  • Cameron Robinson, Director of Student Engagement
  • Emma Sellers, Director, Multicultural Affairs
  • Jenny Smith, Associate Dean of Students, Student Health and Wellness
  • Katie Wohlman, Assistant Dean, Students, Director, Career and Professional Development

Asheville and Columbia Campuses (2 Hours, Q&A)

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 12, 2-4 p.m.

  • Dr. Amy Wood, Assistant Provost, Dean of Graduate and Adult Education, Professor of Counseling, Faculty Representative of Athletic
  • Dr. Michael Dempsey, Dean and Director of the Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville, Deputy Coordinator of Title IX
  • Susy Chandler, Center Affairs Coordinator, Asheville
  • Dr. Brad Egan, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, Site Coordinator, Occupational Therapy, Columbia
  • Dr. Kerrie Fuenfhausen, Associate Professor of Counseling, Asheville
  • Dr. David Jones, O. Leonard and Helen S. Moretz Family Professor of Business, Chair of the Charles M. Snipes School of Business and Economics, Asheville
  • Robyn Marren, Chief Operations Director, Title IX Deputy Coordinator, Columbia
  • Dr. Keith McDade, Associate Professor of Sustainability Studies, Co-Director of the Reese Institute, Asheville
  • Dr. Janelle Robinson, Assistant Professor of Counseling, Columbia
  • Dr. Amy Rottmann, Assistant Professor of Education, Asheville
  • Jan Wolff, Assistant Director, Graduate Enrollment, Asheville

Thursday, August 13, 2020

The Graduate School (2 Hours, Q&A)

Hickory, Asheville and Columbia, S.C. Campuses
Date/Time: Thursday, August 13, 2-4 p.m.

  • Dr. Amy Wood, Assistant Provost, Dean of Graduate and Adult Education, Professor of Counseling, Faculty Representative of Athletic
  • Mary Ann Gosnell, Director of Graduate Admission
  • Emily Heaberlin, Assistant Director, Graduate Enrollment for Health Sciences
  • Nichole Siemering, Graduate Enrollment Counselor
  • Dr. Michael Dempsey, Dean and Director of the Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville, Deputy Coordinator of Title IX
  • Jan Wolff, Assistant Director, Graduate Enrollment

Friday, August 14, 2020

University Deans (1 Hour, Q&A)

Date/Time: Friday, August 14, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • Dr. Michael Dempsey, Dean and Director of the Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville, Deputy Coordinator of Title IX
  • Dr. Jennifer Heller, Dean, College of Fine Arts and Communications; Professor of English
  • Dr. David Jones, Interim Dean, College of Business and Economics; O. Leonard and Helen S. Moretz Family Professor of Business, Chair of the Charles M. Snipes School of Business and Economics
  • Dr. Michael McGee, Dean, College of Health Sciences, Professor of Health, Exercise, and Sport Science, Program Director of Athletic Training
  • Dr. Veronica McComb, Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences; Associate Professor of History; Director of the University Honors Academy
  • Dr. Hank Weddington, Dean, College of Education and Human Services, 
  • Dr. Shaun Williams, Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Associate Professor of Chemistry 
  • Dr. Amy Wood, Assistant Provost, Dean of Graduate and Adult Education, Professor of Counseling, Faculty Representative of Athletic

Academic Affairs (3 Hours, Workshop)

Date/Time: Friday, August 14, 1-4 p.m.

  • Dr. Gary Johnson, University Provost
  • Stacey Brackett, University Registrar
  • Dr. Jeff Dalbert, Associate Professor of Communication
  • Dr. Laura Dobson, Director of International Education, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science
  • Dr. Devon Fisher, Professor, English, Director of Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Carla Fowler, Director, Lohr Learning Commons & Academic Support Programs, Coordinator, Student Engagement
  • Judy Lineberger, Administrative Associate, Academic Affairs
  • Jessica O’Brien, Assistant Librarian, Coordinator of Instructional Technology
  • Frank Quinn, Senior Librarian, Dean of University Library Services
  • Dr. Theresa Swan-Tuite, Director of Student Success & Retention, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies

Tuesday, August 18

Marketing and Communications (3 Hours, Workshop)

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 18, 1-4 p.m.

  • Cat Niekro, Vice President of Institutional Advancement
  • Doug Minor, Associate Vice President for Digital Strategy
  • Cory Butzin, Marketing Communications Specialist
  • Lisa Crawford, Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications, Project Management
  • Anna Reeves, Art Director
  • Mikeala Skelton, Multimedia Producer (university photographer & videographer)

Wednesday, August 19

Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary (1.5 Hour, Q&A)

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 19, 1-2:30 p.m.

  • The Rev. Dr. Mary Shore, The Rev. Dr. Mary Hinkle Shore, Rector & Dean, LTSS
  • Jennifer Shimota, Coordinator of Seminary Enrollment
  • Dr. Brent Driggers, Professor of New Testament, Associate Dean for Academic Programs
  • Rev. Dr. Mark Fitzsimmons, Campus Pastor and Associate Professor of Field Education
  • Professor Susan McArver, Professor of Church History and Educational Ministry
  • Deborah Slice, Administrative Associate for Academics

Friday, August 28

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Sessions (2 Hour, Workshop)

Date/Time: Friday, August 28, 2-4 p.m.

Two separate sessions are scheduled with incoming undergraduate and graduate students to understand what matters most to them on university and college websites and to get their input on the current LR website.

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