Grant Neal


Associate Administrator

Phone: (615) 453-6302
Office: Center for Online and Professional Studies, 5000 Crossings Circle, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122


BA, Film Production - Webster University
MA, Education - Cumberland University


Grant originally joined Cumberland University in 2009 as a Data Analyst in Admissions. He then served the University as an Admissions Representative where he worked with and recruited prospective students. Grant currently serves the University as the Associate Administrator for Online and Professional Studies. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Film Production from Webster University in 2008, and his Master of Arts in Education from Cumberland University in 2012.

In 2011, Grant left Cumberland to spend a year working with Nashville animation studio, Magnetic Dreams. While serving as their Production Coordinator, he worked on various projects for clients including Veggie Tales, Sesame Street, Dell, Sony Music Group, and a feature-length film by Seabourne Pictures called After.

Grant's love of higher education brought him back to Cumberland in 2012 to serve in the area of Online and Professional Studies.

Grant is a native of St. Louis, but now calls Nashville home with his wife Olivia, son Clive, and daughter Rooney. He enjoys all things St. Louis Cardinals and any book about the American Civil War.