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Regent University Announces New Full-Time Faculty

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (September 10, 2020) – Today, Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson, founder, chancellor & CEO of Regent University, announced the appointment of eight new full-time faculty members.

“Regent is leading the way in higher education,” Dr. Robertson said. “These appointments underscore our commitment to academic excellence, and to furthering the mission of Christian Leadership to Change the World.”

Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riaño, executive vice president for Academic Affairs at Regent University, noted that Regent’s enrollment numbers are breaking records. “Students recognize that investing in education is wise, and they are turning to Regent to help them prepare for the future,” said Dr. Moreno-Riaño. “We are grateful to be able to expand our world-class faculty with a superb group of scholars and practitioners that will undoubtedly further strengthen our high-quality degree programs.”

The university’s newly appointed faculty include published authors, a Hollywood film industry expert, seasoned and well-respected mental and healthcare professionals, a reconstruction historian winner of the Harriett Jackson Ely Prize at Yale University and a superb law librarian. The list below delineates Regent’s newly appointed faculty.

 New Full-Time Faculty Appointments:

Denise Friedman, Ph.D.

Psychology

School of Psychology & Counseling

Phillip Hall, MFA

Animation

College of Arts & Sciences

School of Communication & the Arts

Jamie Holland, DNP, AGCNS-BC, RN

Nursing

School of Nursing

Joel Iliff, Ph.D.

History

College of Arts & Sciences

Anita Kuhnley, Ph.D.

Counseling

School of Psychology & Counseling

Henry Singletary Jr., Ph.D.

Accounting

School of Business & Leadership

Mary Sanderfer Stull, Ph.D., LPC

Counseling

School of Psychology & Counseling

James Wheeler, J.D.

Law Library

School of Law

 

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Founded in 1978, Regent University has more than 11,000 students studying on its 70-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and online around the world. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from a Christian perspective in 135+ areas of study including business, communication and the arts, counseling, cybersecurity, divinity, education, government, law, leadership, nursing, healthcare and psychology. Regent University, ranked among top national universities (U.S. News & World Report, 2020), is one of only 23 universities nationally to receive an “A” rating for its comprehensive liberal arts core curriculum.