New Faculty and Staff



Tumyra Byron, admissions counselor, Admissions/Student Affairs

Henry County

Meenakshi Sharma, assistant professor, Teacher Education, College of Education


Crosby Adams, skilled trades worker, Physical Plant

Matthew Astin, clinical assistant professor/medical director for the Master of Athletic Training Program, College of Health Professions

Tamara Bacchus, stagehand, Grand Opera House

Bradley Benton, stagehand, Grand Opera House

Laura Connair, career consultant, Dean’s Office, School of Business

Jessica Crooms, stagehand, Grand Opera House

Benjamin Dunn, visiting lecturer/art gallery director, Art, College of Liberal Arts

Michael Ellis, stagehand, Grand Opera House

Denise Fraser, registrar specialist, Registrar’s Office

Willie Frazier, stagehand, Grand Opera House

Robin McDonald, stagehand, Grand Opera House

Helen Menchinger, student affairs specialist, Admissions/Student Affairs, School of Medicine

Jennifer Mirable, payroll services assistant, Benefits/Payroll

Allison Newman, assistant professor/director of medical practice, Academic Affairs, School of Medicine

Manojkumar Ningwani, senior systems analyst, IT Application Services

Taucedi Perin, stagehand, Grand Opera House

Duwayne Pierce, stagehand, Grand Opera House

Sharon Stellato, Title IX coordinator, Audit and Compliance

Michael Tyrrell, assistant women’s lacrosse coach, Athletics

Charles Whitehead, stagehand, Grand Opera House

Randall Wilkes, police officer, Mercer Police

Betty Williams, temporary counselor, Counseling and Psychological Services


Brian Childs, professor/director of ethics education, Academic Affairs, School of Medicine

Jeffrey Ignatoff, associate professor, Academic Affairs, School of Medicine