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.

Provost Office Leadership Team

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.

Edward D. Ragan
Assistant Provost for Student Support
B.A., Louisiana State University - Shreveport, 1989.
M.A., Louisiana State University - Shreveport, 1993.
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2006.

Katherine Bearden
Assistant Provost for Institutional Research
B.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2005.
M.S., Louisiana Tech University, 2008.
Ph.D., Louisiana Tech University, 2013.

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

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.

Johnette Magner
Director of The Center for Family Owned Business
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Mark Miller
Dean of Students
B.S., Truman State University
M.A., Appalachian State University

Robert Bunnell
Director of Athletics and Recreation
B.S., State University of New York at Brockport, 1973.
M.Ed., East Stroudsburg University, 1975.
Ed.D., Temple University, 1978.

Tina Feldt
Director of Counseling & Disability Services
B.A., Louisiana Tech University, 1981.
M.S.W., Louisiana State University, 1986.

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

Beth Duet
Director of Professional Discernment
B.M.E., Louisiana State University, 1975.
M.S.W., Louisiana State University, 1986.

Maegan Habich
Chalpain/Associate Director of Christian Leadership
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 2009.
M.A., ILIFF School of Theology,  2011.

Patty Roberts
Coordinator of Grants & Faculty Endowments
B.A., Centenary College of Louisiana, 1982

Contact Info

Lauron Callaway

Assistant to the Provost