As you learn more about the men and women who administer the affairs of the university, you will appreciate the breadth of experience and expertise assembled, as well as Regent’s unwavering commitment to excellence.
Regent University credits God for our great accomplishments and for providing the necessary leadership, direction and resources to fulfill our unique mission — Christian Leadership to Change the World.
Executive Vice President for Student Life
Dr. Joseph Umidi serves as Executive Vice President for Student Life and former Interim Dean of the School of Divinity. Since the mid 1980s, he also has served as a professor of ministry. For 15 years he has served on the board of New Life Ministries International, a church network, church planting, and missions organization based in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
He is founder and president of Lifeforming Leadership Coaching, Inc., a Christian coach training ministry in 24 countries and 14 languages advanced by several Regent alumni. He has authored numerous articles and books dealing with church, organizational, and personal transformation and is working in community and international transformation strategies with several ministry organizations in the developing nations. He is married to Marie, founder & president of TMCJ, Inc. an international gospel arts ministry. They are the delighted grandparents of three grandchildren.