Dr. Ellis has served Spring Arbor University as special assistant to the president and then vice president for university advancement, where he has been responsible for all aspects of university development, communications, alumni, external relations, SAU Foundation and SAU radio. He has also served on the university executive team.
Prior to that, Dr. Ellis served at LeTourneau University (Texas) where he created, instituted and served as dean for the Center for the Development of Christian Leadership. As dean, Dr. Ellis was commissioned to incorporate Christian leadership principles and practices into all aspects of the LeTourneau University community.
He holds a doctorate in higher education administration from Indiana University, a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary, a master’s degree in ministry from Bethel College and a bachelor’s degree in pastoral ministry from Greenville College.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT
B.S., VIRGINIA TECH
VICE PRESIDENT FOR ENROLLMENT AND MARKETING<br>MBA, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY
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M. Kimberly Rupert
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