Faculty

Jeff Pittman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

IDP & Student Affairs Program Chair

Bio

Dr. Jeff Pittman brings a wide range of experience to his faculty role in the School of Education. He served for over nine years as Vice President for Student Services at Regent University. He has also held Regent positions as Associate Dean for Administration and Academics in the School of Divinity; Assistant Vice President for Administrative and Auxiliary Services; and Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid.


Active in several organizations, Pittman is past president (2005) of the National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS). He currently serves on the board of the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS). He also serves on the board of the NACAS Education Foundation. In addition to his affiliation with NACAS, Pittman is a member of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the Southern Association of College Student Affairs (SACSA).


A prolific writer, Pittman is a contributor to Business Officer, College Planning and Management, College Services, the International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, and Leadership Exchange. Pittman completed his Ph.D. at Old Dominion University, where he was selected as a member of the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi. He earned his MBA from Regent University and his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Pittman holds professional certificates from the Administrative Management Institute at Cornell University and the College Business Management Institute (SACUBO) at the University of Kentucky.

Publications

"Privatize or Self-operate: Decision-making in Campus Services Management." Old Dominion University doctoral dissertation, December 2003


"A Method to the Madness (A comprehensive decision framework can aid in the choice to self-operate or outsource campus operations)." Business Officer, National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), August 2005


"Auxiliary Service: Their Effect on the Bottom Line." Co-written with Bruce A. Jacobs, Ed.D., Vice Chancellor for Auxiliaries and Programs at Indiana University-Bloomington. College Planning and Management, August 2005


"Understanding Campus Culture: A Key to Operating Successful Auxiliary Services." College Services, National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS), October 2005


"Student Affairs and Auxiliary Services: Higher Education's Extraordinary Partnership." Leadership Exchange, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Spring 2006


"The Future of the Auxiliary Services Professional." Co-written with Bob Hassmiller, Ph.D., Executive Director of the National Association of College Auxiliary Services, and Rosalind Meyers, Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services at Georgia Institute of Technology. College Services, National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS), April 2006


"Trends in Contracted Campus Services." Co-written with Marti Gray, Executive Director of the California State University - San Marcos Foundation. College Planning and Management, April 2006


"Chief Operating Officer: The Critical Role of Campus Operations." Co-written with Dr. Bob Hassmiller, Executive Director of NACAS, College Services, National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS), August 2006


"Roadmap to the Future -- Strategic Planning: An Association and Higher Education Imperative." College Services, National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS), December 2006


"The Far-reaching Impact of Auxiliary Services: NACAS, CAS, and Our Focus on Quality." Co-written with Pat Perfetto, Director of Conferences and Visitor Services, University of Maryland, College Services, National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS), June 2007


"All Hands on the Plan -- One Question Keeps Regent University Strategically Focused: Are We Who We Say We Are?" Business Officer, National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), July/August 2007


"Cross Campus Collaboration Creates Resources and Results!" Co-written with Dr. LaTrelle Jackson, Director of the Psychological Services Center, Regent University, Leadership Exchange, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Summer 2007


"The Tip of the Spear: Visioning the Future and Obtaining the Resources for Auxiliary Services Success." College Services, National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS), June 2008


"The Evolution of Auxiliary Services - An Industry is Born." (first in a three part series) Co-written with Dr. Grant Sherwood, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs (Retired), Colorado State University, College Services, National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS), Spring 2009


"Partnerships for Effective Campus Crisis Responses." Co-written with Dr. Mira Ingemann, Multicultural Counselor, State University of New York - Oswego, and Dr. LaTrelle Jackson, Director of the Psychological Services Center, Regent University, International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, Volume 11, Number 2, Spring 2009, pp. 97-103


"Auxiliary Services: An Industry Grows and Matures." (second in a three part series) Co-written with Dr. Grant Sherwood, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs (Retired), Colorado State University, College Services, National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS), Summer 2009


"Auxiliary Services: Translating Change into Opportunity." (third in a three part series) Co-written with Dr. Grant Sherwood, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs (Retired), Colorado State University, College Services, National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS), Fall 2009


"A New Model for Career Services." Co-written with Dr. LaTrelle Jackson, Director of the Psychological Services Center, Regent University, and Thorayya Said Giovannelli, PsyD. Student, Regent University. Leadership Exchange, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Winter 2010


"Student Services and Auxiliary Enterprises, Chapter 3 in Enhancing Sustainability Campuswide." New Directions for Student Services, No. 137, Spring 2012, Jossey Bass


"The Privatization of Higher Education." Chapter co-authored with Dr. Dana Burnett, Professor, Old Dominion University in Contemporary Colleges and Universities: A Reader, Dr. Joseph Devitis, editor, Peter Lang Publishing. Spring 2013


"Changing College Student Development and Learning Styles: Campus Implications." Co-written with Dr. LaTrelle Jackson, Associate Professor, Regent University. National Social Science (NSSA) Professional Development Conference Proceedings, New Orleans, LA, October 2013


"Certification: A Personal Positioning Developmental Framework." College Services, National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS), Winter 2013


"Ahead of the Curve: Five Student Affairs Strategies for Adjusting to Student Maturation Changes." Co- written with Dr. LaTrelle Jackson, Associate Professor, Regent University. Leadership Exchange, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Winter 2014


"Changing College Student Development and Learning Styles: Campus Implications." Co-written with Dr. LaTrelle Jackson, Associate Professor, Regent University. National Social Science (NSSA) Journal, 2014, Volume 42, #1

Affiliations

Publication Reviewer for National Social Science Journal, published by the National Social Science Association, summer 2014-present.
Publication Reviewer for book proposals submitted to Routledge/Taylor and Francis Group, May 2014-present.
Certified Auxiliary Services Professional (CASP), professional certification through the National Association of College Auxiliary Services, awarded December 2011
Robert F. Newton Award for Distinguished Service, National Association of College Auxiliary Services, awarded October 2011
Accreditation Evaluator, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Ã Commission on Colleges, served on four teams in both Off-site and On-site modes, 2011, 2012, and 2014
CASP Certification Commission, National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS), 2009 to present. Group tasked with the development and implementation of the Certified Auxiliary Services Professional program launched with the inaugural CASP examination in October 2011. Positions held: Vice-chair, Chair, and Past-chair , 2011 - present
Adjunct Associate Professor, Old Dominion University, Spring 2005 to present Adjunct Associate Professor, Regent University, Fall 2005 to Spring 2011 Member, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, 2002 to 2014
Member, Southern Association of College Student Affairs, 2007 to 2014
Board of Directors, Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS), April 2005 to present
Board of Directors, National Association of College Auxiliary Services Education Foundation, November 2005 to October 2013
Board of Directors, National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS), 2000 to 2006
Elected to eleven member association board. Organization composed of college service and entrepreneurial department leaders representing over 1,000 colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and Australia. Positions held: Regional Director for Eastern U.S. and Canada, Vice President, President-elect, President, and Past-president.
Chair of Constitution and Bylaws Committee of National Association of College Auxiliary Services, 2005 to 2006
Chair of Nominating Committee of National Association of College Auxiliary Services, 2005 to 2006. Duties include - Evaluation of nominations and recommendation of slate of officers to association board
Chair of Strategic Planning Committee of National Association of College Auxiliary Services, 2003 to 2004. Duties included planning, organization, and initiation of association's five year strategic plan
Chair of Membership Committee of National Association of College Auxiliary Services, 1998 to 2000. Duties included marketing association to non-member institutions, insuring member retention, and establishment of membership fee structure and rates. Member 1995-1998, Chair 1998-2000. Committees, National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS) Member: Strategic Planning Task Force 2005 - 2006
Annual Conference Committee for 2004 conference in Orlando, Florida. Executive Committee 2002 - 2006
Finance Committee 2002 - 2004
Membership Committee 1995 - 1998
Board of Directors, National Association of College Auxiliary Services - East (NACAS-East), 1995-2001 Elected to eight member association board. Organization composed of college service and entrepreneurial department leaders representing over 400 colleges and universities in the mid-Atlantic, Northeastern U.S. and eastern Canada. Positions held: Director, Vice President, President, Past President, and eastern director to national board of directors. Responsibilities included conducting annual audit of association financial records, developing organizational budget, selection/negotiation of city and conference center sites for annual association conferences, developing conference workshops and general sessions, and service as editor of semi-annual newsletter.
Program Committee Member for National Association of College Auxiliary Services - East (NACAS- East) Annual Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, June 2014.
Program Chair of 2009 NACAS-East annual conference in Virginia Beach, Virginia in June 2009, 2008 to 2009. Responsible for overall conference programming, including general and educational sessions.
Program Chair of 2009 NACAS-East annual conference in Norfolk, Virginia in June 2009, 2008 to 2009. Responsible for overall conference programming, including general and educational sessions.
Chair of 1999 NACAS-East annual conference in Portland, Maine, 1998 to 1999 Responsible for overall conference program and logistics: special functions, conference budget, and marketing to all higher education institutions within association region.
Vice Chair of 1998 NACAS-East Annual Conference in Saratoga Springs, New York, 1997 to 1998 Responsible for conference trade show program and exhibitor solicitation; procuring event sponsorships; assisting Conference Chair with selection of conference theme, development of program content, budget development and tracking, and marketing to all higher education institutions within association region.

Meet Our Faculty

Homer Allen, M.Ed.

Instructional Team Member

  hallen@regent.edu
Moyra-Lee Babb, M.A.

Instructional Team Member

  lbabb@regent.edu
Jason Baker, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President of Teaching and Learning & Professor

757.352.4447 jasobak@regent.edu
Glenn Brown, Ed.D.

Practitioner-in-Residence

Math Specialist Program Chair

757.352.4567 glenbro@regent.edu
Jenny Sue Flannagan, Ed.D.

Associate Professor

Director, Math & Science Center

Elementary Education Program Chair

757.352.4123 jennfla@regent.edu
Linda D. Grooms, Ph.D.

Professor

Post-Master's Program Chair

757.352.4862 lindgro@regent.edu
Hope Jordan, Ph.D.

Professor

Special Education Program Chair

Reading Specialist Program Chair

757.352.4438 hopejor@regent.edu
T.J. Wolfe, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

C & I Program Chair

Instructional Design & Technology Program Chair

757.352.4615 tjwolfe@regent.edu