Faculty Mentors

Every Regents Online instructor has a Faculty Mentor. Faculty Mentors have been carefully selected for their knowledge of online teaching and their willingness to help.

Feel free to contact your mentor directly. If you do not know who your Faculty Mentor is, use the links shown below to locate your mentor's contact information. 

To find your mentor or your mentor's email address, open the documents below. Information is listed in alpha order by course rubric, course number, and section number.


Who's My Mentor?

Faculty Mentor Emails

Faculty Mentor Duties - Minimum duties as follows; other duties as assigned.

  • Perform Z-Quality checks and report as requested by the mentor coordinator.
  • Assist faculty in preparations for opening of RODP semesters.
  • Mentor faculty by promoting collegiality and addressing questions and issues that arise.
  • Notify faculty of RODP policies, procedures, and deadlines.
  • Assist faculty as they comply with RODP policies, procedures, and deadlines.
  • Keep current with pedagogy and technology by participating in training.
  • Support the Start Up and Final Grades Help Desks.
  • Support ROCC assessment, course development, and training as needed.
  • Monitor the Faculty Forum in the D2L discussion area as needed.
  • Participate in the ROCC Summer Academy each year.
  • Report activities each semester.

Undergraduate Faculty Mentors (campus-based)

College/University  Mentor
Austin Peay State University  Sue Evans
East Tennessee State University Michaele Laws
Middle Tennessee State University Lindsey Bier
Tennessee State University Johnanna Grimes & Jane Asamani
Tennessee Technological University William Fisk
University of Memphis Colin Chapell, Keith Sisson
Chattanooga State Community College Andrea Sanders
Cleveland State Community College Bryan Reed
Columbia State Community College Marilia Gerges
Dyersburg State Community College Susan Osborne
Jackson State Community College Kim White
Motlow State Community College Donna McKoon
Nashville State Community College Cristina Cottom
Northeast State Community College Jim Kelly
Pellissippi State Community College Margaret Choka
Roane State Community College George Meghabghab
Southwest Tennessee State Community College Kim Martin
Volunteer State Community College Wanda Grimes
Walters State Community College David White
At-large members who will assist other campus-based mentors as needed Marilia Gerges - Columbia State George Meghabghab - Roane State

Undergraduate Faculty Mentors (content-based)

Coordinator: Andrea Sanders
Course(s) Content Mentor
ART 1030, ARTH 1010, ARTH 1020 Carol Norman - Jackson State
ASTR 1030/PHYS 1030 Michael Pugh - Chattanooga State
BIOL 2010/2020/2030 Pam Fouche - Walters State
BIOL 1010/1020 Paul Ramp - Pellissippi State
CHEM 1010/1020 David Stanislawski - Chattanooga State
Early Childhood Education MItzi Neeley - Northeast State
ENGL 1010 Shelly Ganter - Columbia State
Graduate Education Denise Dunbar - Tennessee State
HIST 2010 Jim Kelly - Northeast State
HIST 2020 Keith Sisson - University of Memphis
HIT (all courses) Susan Osborne - Dyersburg State
Learning Support Math Lydia Linebarger - Southwest Tennessee
MATH 1005/1010/1130 Rita Sowell - Volunteer State
MATH 1530 Jeff Moore - Volunteer State
MATH 1710 Kim White - Jackson State
All Other MATH Brenda Jinkins - Southwest Tennessee
Nursing Doris Davenport - APSU
Nursing Leigh Ann McInnis - MTSU
Nursing Maria Revell - TSU
MUS 1030 Karen Dale - Cleveland State
PHIL (all courses) Ted Stryk - Roane State
PSY 101 Sidney Hardyway - Volunteer State
SOCI 1010/1020 Margaret Choka - Pellissippi State
SPAN 1010/1020 Claire Morris - Motlow State
SPAN 2010/2020 Ana Basoa-McMillan - Columbia State
SPCH 1010 Maria Spear - Chattanooga State


Undergraduate Program Faculty Mentors

Coordinator: Andrea Sanders

Program Mentor
Criminal Justice Vacant
Early Childhood Education Mitzi Neeley - Northeast State
Fire Science  Vacant
Health Information Technology (HIT) Susan Osborne - Dyersburg State
Web Technology Vacant

 Graduate Faculty Mentors

Coordinator: Andrea Sanders

Program Mentor
Education Denise Dunbar - Tennessee State University

Maria Revell - Middle Tennessee State University

Doris Davenport - Austin Peay State University

Leigh Ann McInnis - Middle Tennessee State University

All others  Lucia Vanderpool - TBR


 TCAT Mentors

Coordinator: Richard Woodward
Mentor TTC Location
Sarah Durham Dickson
Regina Horner Jackson
Judy Johnson Crump
Lorie Goodgine Paris



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