JBU Adult Education Promotions and Additions

Siloam Springs, Ark (March 29, 2001) — John Brown University’s Office of Adult and Continuing Education recently announced the promotion of Mindy Renfrow Hunt and Elizabeth Scoggins and the hiring of Johna Kramer.

Mindy Hunt was appointed Associate Director of Adult and Continuing Education. In her new role she will manage projects related to the university’s non-traditional programs including online courses, credit and non-credit continuing education instruction, and JBU’s successful “Advance” degree completion program for adult students. Hunt received a bachelor’s degree in broadcasting from JBU and a master of education degree from the University of North Texas. She began working with the Advance Program as an adjunct instructor in 1993 and became a member of the adult education administration team in July 1994. Her primary teaching disciplines are speech and written communication.

Elizabeth Scoggins has been promoted to Academic Services Coordinator for the Advance Program. Scoggins will work with enrolled students in all program locations: Little Rock, Fort Smith, Northwest Arkansas, Hot Springs, and Harrison. She will be a liaison between students and the University’s registrar. Scoggins is a graduate of Arkansas Tech University.

Johna Kramer was hired as the administrative assistant at the JBU Fort Smith Center. She comes to JBU from ABF Freight System. A graduate of Westark College, Kramer is pursuing her bachelor’s degree from John Brown University in Fort Smith through the Advance Program.

In their new roles, Hunt, Scoggins and Kramer will be working together to provide quality service to students in the Advance Program and other continuing education programs at JBU. “These changes will capitalize on the strengths and talents of these individuals,” according to Dr. Richard Ellis, Dean of Adult and Continuing Education.

John Brown University is a private university with an enrollment of more than 1,500 students from 46 states and 30 countries. JBU is a member of the Arkansas Independent Colleges and Universities and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.