From five to 40 years, faculty and staff members were recognized for their dedication by Office of Human Resources at the end of 2023.

5 year Staff

Kim CoverdaleSpeech-Language Pathology
Sarah DavisCollege of Business & Professional Studies
Marla FisherDevelopment & Alumni
James HansonMUW Police
Colleen JerniganHuman Resources
Dr. Sheila MorganKossen Center for Teaching & Learning
Tyler WarnatMUW Police
Lasonnia WhitfieldFinancial Aid
Leigh YarbroughPresident’s Office

5 year Faculty   

Dr. Kelly BennettEducation
Dr. Joshua DohmenLanguages, Literature & Philosophy
Dr. Magan EvansAssociate Nursing
Dr. Karen GeorgeTupelo Nursing
Dr. Travis HageySciences
Rebecca KelleyBaccalaureate Nursing
Shana LenoirAssociate Nursing
Tina LongAssociate Nursing
Dr. Hunter ManascoSpeech-Language Pathology
Kathy NewmanTheatre
Dr. Brandy WilsonLanguages, Literature & Philosophy
Dr. Lisa HesterBaccalaureate Nursing

10 year Staff

Trent BushResources Management
Andrew GarnerInformation Systems
Carla WilsonGraduate Nursing

10 year Faculty

Dr. Valentin BogdanMusic
Edward BrusterSciences
Ashley ChisolmLegal Studies
Carol McConnellCulinary Arts Institute
Dr. Ann FletchallHistory, Political Science & Geography
Dr. Chrystal HodgesEducation

15 year Staff – N/A

15 year Faculty

Dr. Nora CorriganLanguages, Literature & Philosophy
Dr. Kimberly DorseyBusiness
Dr. Joshua HanesMathematics
Dr. Ghanshyam HedaSciences
Dr. Jonathon HooksHistory, Political Science & Geography
Dr. Erin KempkerHistory, Political Science & Geography
Dr. Brandy LarmonDean of Nursing & Speech-Language Pathology
Dr. James Terry ToddTupelo Nursing
Dr. Nicole WelchSciences

20 year Staff

Dustin NolanSystems & Networks

20 year Faculty

Dr. Beverly JoyceArt & Design
Alexander Stelioes-WillsArt & Design

25 year Staff

Rodney GodfreySystems & Networks
Susan SobleyUniversity Accounting

25 year Faculty

Dr. Brian AndersonDean of Arts & Sciences
Dr. Shawn DickeyArt & Design
Dr. Dee LarsonBusiness
Dr. Bonnie OppenheimerMathematics

35 year Faculty

Dr. Thomas RichardsonLanguages, Literature & Philosophy

40 year Faculty

Dr. David SmithLegal Studies

About The W

Located in historic Columbus, Mississippi, The W was founded in 1884 as the first state-supported college for women in the United States. Today, the university is home to 2,227 students in more than 70 majors and concentrations and has educated men for 40 years. The university is nationally recognized for low student debt, diversity and social mobility which empowers students to BE BOLD.

Be Bold. Tower with Blue.