Criswell News

Criswell College Appoints Four New Faculty

Brandon Smith

DALLAS – Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Joseph Wooddell, announced that Criswell College has appointed four new faculty members to compensate for the recent growth in enrollment and degree programs.

Dr. Craig V. Mitchell has been appointed as Associate Professor of Philosophy, Politics, & Economics (PPE) and Director of the Criswell Institute for PPE. Dr. Mitchell holds a Ph.D. in Christian Ethics and an M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, an M.A. in...Read more »

Joseph D. Wooddell Elected as Criswell College’s Vice President of Academic Affairs

Brandon Smith

DALLAS - At the October meeting of the Board of Trustees, the board of Criswell College elected Dr. Joseph D. Wooddell as Vice President for Academic Affairs. He was appointed by President Barry Creamer on July 16, 2014 after serving as a professor at the college since 2004.

Dr. Wooddell was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. Three days after graduating high school he began active duty in the U.S. Army, serving as a Chinook helicopter hydraulics mechanic at Ft. Carson, Colorado...Read more »

Criswell College Family & Friends Gather for Inauguration of Barry Creamer, Board Elects New Faculty

Brandon Smith

DALLAS – Criswell College family and friends gathered on October 2, 2014 for the inauguration of Barry K. Creamer, elected as the seventh president of Criswell College on July 7.

The inauguration was part of a special chapel service...Read more »

Criswell College Announces Five-Year High in Enrollment

Brandon Smith


DALLAS - Criswell College is pleased to announce a five-year high in enrollment for the Fall 2014 semester.

Total enrollment for undergraduate and graduate students stands at 350, an 8% increase from 2013. These 350 students are...Read more »