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Sherri Hendrix

University Registrar , Instructor of Business
Dietzman Hall, Main Level
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University Registrar/Instructor of Business, Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, Michigan (December 2016-present)
University Registrar/Instructor, Southwestern Christian University, Bethany, Oklahoma (February 2012-November 2016)
Academic Projects Coordinator/Executive Assistant to the Provost, Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, Oklahoma (July 2005–January 2012)
Adjunct Instructor at Southern Nazarene University, Southwestern Christian University, and Spring Arbor University (2010-2020)
Marketing Coordinator, Allergy/Immunology Research Center of North Texas, Dallas, Texas (August 2002–June 2005)
Resident Director, MidAmerica Nazarene University, Olathe, Kansas (July 1991–June 1993)


The mission of Spring Arbor University is why I love being in the SAU community, and particularly educating our students to make an impact for Jesus in the contemporary world. I feel blessed that I am a part of a community that has Jesus as the perspective for learning.

Memberships and Affiliations

Michigan Independent Colleges and Universities (MICU) Registrar's Roundtable, 2020-present

Chair, 2021-present

Michigan Association for Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (MACRAO), 2016-present; Planning Committee for 2019 Annual Meeting; Legislative Issues Committee, 2019-present

American Association for Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), 2012-present

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Registrar's Association

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)



Hendrix, Sherri (2018). In AACRAO 2018 Registrar Career Profile: A summary of the AACRAO Career Profile Survey, pg. 33-34.
Hendrix, Sherri. (2018, November 16). “The Devil is in the Details.” Presentation for MACRAO Annual Meeting. Frankenmuth, Michigan.
Hendrix, Sherri. (2018, October 23). “From Order to Chaos to Reorder.” Presentation for FOCUS Series at Spring Arbor University. Spring Arbor, Michigan.
Hendrix, Sherri. (2014, July 23). “The Challenges of Competency-Based Education in the Registrar’s Office.” Presentation for Faculty Meeting, North Central College, Naperville, Illinois.
Hendrix, Sherri. (2011, October 26). “Cystic Fibrosis and the Family.” Lecture for Southern Nazarene University School of Nursing NURS 4325 Maternal and Child Nursing course, Bethany, Oklahoma.
Hendrix, Sherri. (2010, July 24). “A Son’s Wish.” Speech for the Dealing for Dreams fundraiser event for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Hargis, Katie, and Hendrix, Sherri (contributor). (July 2010). “Words from A Wish Mom.” WishLine Newsletter. Make-a-Wish Oklahoma Chapter.
Hendrix, Sherri. (2008, June 22).”Wonderfully Made.” Speech for Lake Overholser Church of the Nazarene, Bethany, Oklahoma.
Hendrix, Sherri. (May 8, 2001).” The Dwelling Places of God.” Speech for the Faith Church of the Nazarene Mother/Daughter Banquet, Dallas, Texas.
Hendrix, Sherri (1999, June 18-19).”The Prodigal Father.” Three-part speech series at the Faith Church of the Nazarene Ladies Retreat, Camp Arrowhead, Cleburne, Texas.
Hendrix, Sherri (1997, April). “Forgiveness Turned Upside-down.” Speech for the Dallas District Church of the Nazarene Women’s Ministries Retreat, Hyatt Hotel, Dallas, Texas.
Hendrix, Sherri. (1990, June 30). “Secretarial Clinic: Putting Professionalism to the Test.” PS for Professional Secretaries, 33:12, 4-5.
Ide, Sherri. (Spring 1987). “Pooh.” [Short story]. In Streit, Gary (Ed.), Anthology: The Literary Magazine of Olivet Nazarene University. Kankakee, Illinois (pp. 16-17).
Ide, Sherri. (Jan. 1985). “Just One of Those Days.” Bread Magazine, p. 3-4.

Other Relevant Experience

Michigan Independent Colleges and Universities (MICU) Registrar’s Roundtable Chair, August 2021-present
MACROA Legislative Issues Committee Member, 2020-present
MACRAO Conference Planning Committee Member, 2018-2019
HLC Federal Compliance Report Coordinator, Spring Arbor University, 2017
Treasurer and Executive Council Member, Oklahoma ACRAO (OACRAO), 2015
HLC Federal Compliance Report Writer and HLC Visit Task Team Member, 2014-2015
HLC Response Report Chair for Institutional Effectiveness and Governance, Southwestern Christian University, 2013
Staff Council Program Director, Southern Nazarene University, 2009-2010
HLC Accreditation Visit Planning Team Member, Southern Nazarene University, 2009
Staff Council President, Southern Nazarene University, 2007-2008
Staff Council President-elect, Southern Nazarene University, 2006-2007