Pannell to Lead NGU Academics

On July 1, North Greenville University welcomed Dr. Randall Pannell to his new position as Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Pannell has more than 30 years of teaching and leadership experience in higher education. He most recently served as associate dean of academics and associate professor of Hebrew and Old Testament at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA

He has also served as assistant professor of Hebrew and Old Testament at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, associate professor of Hebrew and Old Testament at Seminario Internacional Teologico Bautista in Buenos Aires, Argentina as well as experience as vice president for academic affairs and acting president at other institutions.

He is widely published in scholarly religious publications and a member of the Institute for Biblical Research, National Association for Professors of Hebrew, National Case Study Institute, National Christian Counselors Association (NCCA), Society for the Study of the Old Testament, and Society of Biblical Literature.

Pannell holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Religion from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, a Master of Divinity in Biblical and Theological Studies and Ph.D. in Semitic Languages and Old Testament Literature from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

Pannell replaces Dr. Don Dowless who recently accepted the presidency at Shorter University in Rome, Georgia.