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.
Barry K. Creamer, Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
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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.
Christopher A. Graham, Ph.D.
Vice President of Academic Affairs
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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.
Vice President of Finance
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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.
Vice President of Student Affairs
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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.
Joe Wooddell, Ph.D.
Vice President of Advancement
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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.
Chief of Staff
As Chief of Staff, Mr. Hottman plans and directs administrative, financial, and operational activities for the President’s office and Board of Trustees, guides the college’s strategic planning, manages President’s office staff, and provides direction to projects of high importance for the college.