An award winning author and editor Wally Metts has contributed to dozens of periodicals and been instrumental in the development of several major programs at the university, especially those related to online learning. He is a fifth-generation Floridian, an elder at the Countryside Bible Church in Jonesville, MI, and a homeschool dad.
- Ph.D.: (Interdisciplinary Studies (Communication, English, and Religious Studies)) Michigan State University, 1995
- M.S.: (Curriculum and Instruction (English education)) University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1979
- : (Contemporary Theology) Temple Baptist Theological Seminary, 1975
- B.A. : (Combined Sciences (Chemistry and Biology)) University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1973