Academic Deans

Wendell Godwin
Dean, Harland C. Stonecipher School of Business
313 Chickasaw Business and Conference Center
Mark S. Hollingsworth
Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and and Professor, Music
140 Faust
Brenda Walling
Dean and Professor, College of Education and Psychology and
214 Education
Bruce Weems
Dean, College of Health and Sciences; and Professor, Physics and and Director of Title III (Strengthening the Culture)
101A PES
Adrianna Lancaster
Dean, Linscheid Library and and Dean, Distance Education
4th Floor Linscheid Library
Mr. Godwin earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from East Central University in 1984 and in 2005 completed the Executive MBA program at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. After a 26 year professional career that allowed him to live and travel across the U.S., he returned to lead the School of Business in May 2010. He held numerous leadership positions with two Fortune 1000 organizations and most recently held the positions of Area Vice President and Director of Sales for Healthcare. Wendell relocated to Ada in August from Dallas, Texas where he and his family had lived for the past 10 years. As Dean, he is extremely active in the local community, alumni relations, student recruitment and University affairs. Wendell also is an active participant in the School’s business classes providing insight from the business world. He has traveled to China, Japan, Europe, Mexico, and Canada in his career.