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Academic Support Staff

Meet the Academic Support Team


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Sean Long, MBA, Director of Academic Support 

Finley Resource Center, RM  113
phone: 423.869.6712
email: [email protected]
To make an appointment with Mr. Long, click here

Mr. Long began working at LMU in 2012. He has a B.S. in Communications Studies from East Tennessee State University, an MBA from Lincoln Memorial University, and he is in the process of completing the Ed.D. program at Lincoln Memorial University. He resides in Morristown with his wife, daughter, and two dogs. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, camping, watching movies, and board games.



Jill Neeley

Jill Neeley, MEd, Academic Support Coordinator for Cornerstone  

Finley Resource Center, RM  114
phone: 423.869.6757
email: [email protected]
To make an appointment with Mrs. Neeley, click here

Mrs. Neeley has worked at LMU since 2001 in the areas of Student Financial Services and Academic Support Services.  She has a B.A. degree in Business Management, and a M.Ed. in Counseling and Guidance, both from LMU.  She resides in Speedwell, TN with her husband, daughter, and their miniature Yorkie named Ziggy.  During her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family traveling, watching movies, or just having a game night at home. 


Stephanie Wright, MACE, Academic Support Counselor

Finley Resource Center, RM 106 
phone: 423.869.6060   
email: [email protected] 
To make an appointment with Ms. Wright, click here.

Ms. Wright is a SC native and started working at LMU in 2021. She has a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of South Alabama and a M.A. in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. She resides in Tazewell, TN with her son, daughter, Maggie the dog, and Axy the axolotl. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her children, photography, attending live sporting events, and hiking the local trails