Office of the Provost

The Provost and Dean of the College oversees Academic Affairs, Student Development, and Athletics at Centenary College of Louisiana.

The Office of the Provost provides support, resources, and resolution in areas of academic affairs that affect students, faculty, and staff, and works closely with the Dean of Students and the Director of Athletics to provide an integrated learning experience for Centenary students.

Jenifer K. Ward
Provost and Dean of the College
B.A., Hendrix College, 1980. Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1992.
email
318-869-5104

Karen Soul
Vice Provost of Academic Affairs
B.A.S., University of Minnesota Duluth, 1994. M.Ed., University of Minnesota Duluth, 1998. Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2005.
email
318-869-5240

Edward D. Ragan
Associate Dean of the College
B.A., Louisiana State University - Shreveport, 1989. M.A., Louisiana State University - Shreveport, 1993. Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2006.
email
318-869-5142

Katherine Bearden
Coordinator for Institutional Research & Effectiveness
B.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2005. M.S., Louisiana Tech University, 2008. Ph.D., Louisiana Tech University, 2013.
email
318-869-5039

Lauron Callaway
Assistant to the Provost
B.A., Louisiana State University - Shreveport, 2006.
email
318-869-5104

Gale Odom
Dean of the School of Music; Professor of Music
B.M., North Texas State University, 1975. M.M., Indiana University, 1978. D.M.A., University of North Texas, 1991.
email
318-869-5235

Johnette Magner
Interim Director of the eMBA Program and the Center for Family Owned Business
Ph.D., University of Maryland
email
318-869-5141

Mark Miller
Dean of Students
B.S., Truman State University. M.A., Appalachian State University.
email
318-869-5023

Robert Bunnell
Director of Athletics & Wellness
B.S., State University of New York at Brockport, 1973. M.Ed., East Stroudsburg University, 1975. Ed.D., Temple University, 1978.
email
318-869-5087

Ashlie Daigle
Director of Student Involvement
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2004. M.A., Michigan State University, 2008.
email
318-869-5292

Tina Feldt
Director of Counseling and Disability Services
B.A., Louisiana Tech University, 1981. M.S.W., Louisiana State University, 1986.
email
318-869-5424

Montgomery Mewers
Director of Residence Life & Student Conduct
B.L.S., Indiana University, 1992. M.S., Western Illinois University, 1995.
email
318-869-5110

Valerie Robideaux
Director of Professional Discernment & Chaplain
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2003. M.Div., Emory University, 2008.
email
318-869-5029

Physical Location and Hours

Hamilton Hall Room 217
(see campus map)

Monday - Friday
8am - 12pm, 1pm - 5:00pm

Contacting the Provost

Contact with the Provost's office is handled by appointment. Appointments can be arranged through:

Lauron Callaway
Assistant to the Provost
email
(318) 869-5104
fax: (318) 841-7243