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Executive Director of Academic Support, and Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
(615) 547-1315
Learning and Career Commons
Office of Academic Affairs
The School of Humanities, Education and the Arts
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.S.P., Cumberland University
Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene University

With well over a decade of service to Cumberland University, Dr. Sheridan Henson has served across campus in administrative support, graduate admissions, and academic support services.

He holds a Bachelors of Arts in English (B.A. ’04) from the University of Tennessee, a Masters of Science in Public Service Management (M.S. ’09) from Cumberland University, and a Doctorate of Education (Ed.D. ’16) from Trevecca Nazarene University. Currently, Dr. Henson oversees the curriculum and teaches in the first-year experience course known as Foundations of Scholarship and Learning (FSL) currently taught by a cadre of over 20 faculty members hailing from multiple disciplines. At the graduate level, Dr. Henson has the privilege to teach Organizational Behavior, Conflict Resolution, and Leadership in the Masters of Public Service Management program.

As a university administrator and campus leader, Dr. Henson directs the Academic Success Center which contains the Offices of Student Success, Career Services and Internships, the Chaplain, Retention and TN Promise Services, and the Writing Center. In his role as a catalyst for student social integration, Dr. Henson serves as the faculty advisor for the Theta Prime Chapter of The Kappa Sigma Fraternity, the Cumberland Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the Tennessee Lambda Chapter of Alpha Chi, and the Cumberland Chapter of Gamma Beta Phi.