President’s Cabinet

Several roles constitute the Criswell College leadership team: President and Chief Executive Officer, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Chief Business Officer and Vice President of Finance, Vice President of Student Affairs, Vice President of Advancement, and Chief of Staff. These senior administrators and the staff in their offices work to meet institutional goals and make real progress toward the college’s mission.

Dr. Barry Creamer, President and Professor of Humanities

Barry K. Creamer, Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer

bcreamer@criswell.edu | 214.818.1300

Dr. Creamer leads the institution in the pursuit of its mission and goals. He is the principal liaison between the Board of Trustees and the college, and he supervises and coordinates the activities of the Vice Presidents. He oversees the recruitment of faculty and staff who are in harmony with the college’s mission, ensures adherence to policies and procedures, and is responsible for communications, institutional research and effectiveness, and development of the college’s resources.

Dr. Christopher Graham, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Professor of Theology, and Program Director of M.Div. and M.A. in Theological and Biblical Studies

Christopher A. Graham, Ph.D.

Vice President of Academic Affairs

cgraham@criswell.edu | 214.818.1390

As Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Graham oversees the academic division of the college. In this role, he provides leadership to the development of all academic programs, hiring, evaluation, and development of faculty, the Registrar’s office, Wallace Library, technology, and distance learning.

Kevin Stilley, Vice President of Finance

Kevin Stilley

Vice President of Finance

kstilley@criswell.edu | 214.818.1369

Mr. Stilley, as Chief Business Officer and Vice President of Finance, is responsible for overseeing sustainable financial, business, and other material services essential to the college’s successful achievement of its mission. He leads the financial offices, facilities, and human resources.

Russell Marriott, Vice President of Student Affairs

Russell Marriott

Vice President of Student Affairs

rmarriott@criswell.edu | 214.818.1318

As Vice President of Student Affairs, Mr. Marriott oversees the student experience from enrollment to graduation. He manages the offices of admissions, financial aid, and student services, including programs, housing, and events.

Dr. Joe Wooddell, Vice President of Advancement and Professor of Philosophy

Joe Wooddell, Ph.D.

Vice President of Advancement

jwooddell@criswell.edu | 214.818.1336

As Vice President of Advancement, Dr. Wooddell oversees the college’s efforts to establish and maintain relationships with key constituencies. In this role, he leads in the development of relationships with donors, alumni, and institutional partners such as the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention (SBTC) and the W.A. Criswell Foundation.

Daisy Reynolds, Chief of Staff

Daisy Reynolds

Chief of Staff

dreynolds@criswell.edu | 214.818.1360

The college’s Chief of Staff, Ms. Reynolds, manages all activities for the President and Board of Trustees. She acts as a point of contact between top management and employees or other constituencies, manages President’s Office staff, and oversees and guides projects essential to the institution.

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Criswell College admits students who are Christians of good character, without regard or reference to race, national or ethnic origin, color, age, disability, or sex (except where regard to sex is required by the College’s religious tenets regarding gender and sexuality) to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of these classifications in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs.