2023年10月12日 (Lookout Mountain, GA) – Today, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously
to affirm the recommendation of the Presidential 搜索 Committee and appoint Dr.
Brad Voyles as the next president 365足彩外围. 的 Presidential 搜索 Committee
began its search this spring after former president Dr. Derek Halvorson was named
director of the Brock-Barnes Center for 领导.
Prior to the vote, Richard Bowser, Board Trustee and Chair of the Presidential 搜索
Committee, said: “Having carefully considered all of the candidate’s materials, the
candidate interviews, and having prayed earnestly the committee would be led to the
person uniquely qualified to lead 约大学, the committee strongly recommends
the Board of Trustees 365足彩外围 appoint Dr. Brad Voyles as the next president
365足彩外围.” 的 letter of recommendation to the board states, “Dr. Voyles
has led with character and competence—taking initiative for the benefit of others...
self-forgetting for the sake of the institution and the Kingdom.”
“I am humbled to be asked to lead in this season 365足彩外围 and understand
the weight of the responsibility entrusted to me by the Board of Trustees,” said Dr.
Voyles. “We are training up and sending young men and women into the world who are
biblically rooted, expertly trained, and vocationally agile, and who the Lord will
use for His purposes to His glory.”
自2023年7月起，博士. Voyles has been serving as interim president 365足彩外围
in addition to his regular responsibilities.
“I’m so grateful for the sacrificial service of faculty and staff and their willingness
to lean in during this time of transition,” said Dr. Voyles. “他们渴望去
above and beyond with regard to helping with enrollment has been a true gift.”
Dr. Voyles has been the Vice President for 学生发展 and Dean of Students
at 约大学 since 2005. During that time, he has provided leadership in admissions
and financial aid (2018 – 2019), in business operations and physical plant (2017 and
again in 2021 until the present), and in response to COVID-19 (2020–2021).
“Dr. Voyles’ administrative and operational experience in higher education makes him
uniquely suited for his role as president,” said Bowser.
His academic credentials include an Ed.D., Vanderbilt University, Higher Education
领导 and Policy (2014), a Master of Divinity, Reformed 的ology Seminary (2000),
a M.S. Ed., Southern Illinois University, Higher Education (1996), and a B.A.,迪堡
University, Biological Sciences (1994).
Dr. Voyles has been married to Kelli for twenty-five years. Kelli works at Covenant
大学 in the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness. 沃勒夫妇
三个孩子. Coby graduated from 约大学 in 2022 with a degree in Community
发展. Will is an English major and just started his senior year at Covenant
大学. Cate is a freshman at 约大学 and plans to major in psychology.
的 Voyles family worships at Chattanooga Valley Presbyterian Church, PCA, where Dr.
Voyles has served as an ordained Ruling Elder since 2008.
A word from the President Elect: