DeLoach, Long And Stephenson Promoted To Associate Professor At Lee

Friday, August 16, 2013

Lee University faculty members Drs. Guy DeLoach, Lisa Long and Lisa Stephenson have earned promotion in rank to associate professor from assistant professor.

Dr. DeLoach joined Lee's Department of Business in the fall of 2005. He is a certified quality and certified reliability engineer having served organizations such as the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Department of Defense. Prior to joining Lee, he was an executive vice president for Toyota North America.

In addition to teaching, Dr. DeLoach continues his work as an international speaker and consultant in the fields of quality and business excellence, a visiting lecturer for many universities, and helps improve efficiency and performance in the pharmaceutical, chemical and healthcare industries. 

He earned his doctorate in business administration at Baker College in Dearborn, Mich., his master’s in business administration from Union University, and his bachelor’s from Guilford College.

Dr. Long joined the Department of Christian Ministry in the fall of 2006. She is an associate professor of Christian formation and the Director of Graduate Studies in Christian Ministry. She also serves as the coordinator for the Children’s Ministry major. 

Dr. Long is a member of the Society of Professors in Christian Education, the Society for Pentecostal Studies and the Christian Adult Higher Education Association. She serves as an area book review editor for the Journal of Christian Education, has published numerous articles on a variety of topics related to Christian formation, and is a contributing author in the Encyclopedia of Christian Education.

She earned her doctorate from Biola University, her masters from the Church of God Theological Seminary, and her bachelor’s from Lee University. 

Dr. Stephenson joined Lee’s Department of Theology in 2007. She has taught introductory classes in Christian theology and ethics, upper level theology classes, and graduate seminars. In 2012 she received Lee’s Excellence in Scholarship Award.

Dr. Stephenson’s scholarly interests include theological anthropology, ecclesiology, political theology and feminist theology. She has presented at several conferences, as well as published articles concerned with these issues in Scottish Journal of Theology, Journal of Church and State, Religions, and Pax Pneuma.  She is the co-chair for SECSOR’s “Women, Gender and Religion” group.

Dr. Stephenson earned her doctorate from Marquette University in religious studies, and her master’s and bachelor’s from Lee University.



Baylor Headmaster's Awards Service Honors 14 During Alumni Weekend

Baylor honored 14 members of the school community during the Headmaster's Awards and Memorial Chapel Service on Sunday as part of the school's Alumni Weekend festivities.  Michael Golden (class of 1967), vice chairman of the New York Times Company was this year's recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award; Scott Probasco (class of 1973) and Ben Probasco (class of 1978) ... (click for more)

Tennessee PTA Encourages Stringent Testing Procedures

Tennessee PTA released a statement Tuesday on the TNReady scoring news. "Tennessee PTA encourages the Tennessee Department of Education to mandate more stringent procedures to avoid problems with TNReady outcomes and testing. Teachers, parents and students have the right to timely accurate information on academic performance in order to make informed decisions and provide student ... (click for more)

State Comptroller Says More Control Over Spending Needed At CVB

The state Comptroller’s Office is recommending the Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) board of directors take steps to adopt detailed policies concerning how the CVB spends its money.   The Comptroller’s Office has completed a review of Hamilton County’s hotel/motel taxes which are all forwarded to the CVB. The annual report is required by Public Chapter ... (click for more)

County Commission Votes 7-2 For Rezoning For C&D Landfill At Harrison

The County Commission on Wednesday voted 7-2 to approve rezoning for a Construction and Debris landfill at Harrison.  Voting in favor were Greg Beck, Warren Mackey, Sabrena Smedley, Greg Martin, Tim Boyd, Randy Fairbanks and Jim Fields.   Opposed were Chester Bankston and Joe Graham.  Commissioner Boyd said it was just the first step in permitting for ... (click for more)

Trump - And Response

Hardly a day, even a moment, goes by when some news flash appears sharing what  Trump  said or did. Not catchy and cute as we might feel when we see the baby turn over for the first time or say Da, da. Instead, this grown man and our president defies child cooing and smiling and instead frowns amid growing anger that we voted for this man, a grown up not quite potty-trained.  ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: New Schools On Agenda

Hamilton County School Superintendent Bryan Johnson confirmed on Wednesday that a plan for several new public schools will be included on Thursday night’s School Board agenda. Hamilton County has fallen woefully behind other metro school districts in the state and, with an estimated $340 million in deferred repairs, upgrading facilities - that now average over 40 years old - was ... (click for more)