Dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts Professor of Communication
Web Drake serves as the Dean of the College of Communication and the Fine Arts. Drake earned the B.A. in History and Communication from Mississippi College (’92), the M.A. in Speech Communication from the University of North Texas (’96) and the Ph.D. in Communication Studies from Louisiana State University (’04). Before coming to NGU, Drake served as Debate Coach and Department Chair at Union University and as Debate Coach and Director of Theater at Mississippi College. Drake is an avid goal-setter and enjoys a wide range of hobbies and passions. He has been married to Sharon for 21 years and has two children, Lauren, and Jon David.
Secretary for Dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts
Rodgers is the Secretary to the Office of Academic Affairs and College
of Communication. Rodgers earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual
Art in 2011 from North Greenville University and her Masters of Fine
Arts in 2016 from Savannah College of Art and Design. Rodgers has spent
the past several years partnering with various companies as a design
consultant. Rodgers enjoys a range of outdoor activities including
horseback riding, kayaking and camping, but people are her passion!