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Academic Support Staff

Meet the Academic Support Team


Ted Booth, PhD       Dr Ted Booth
Director of Academic Support
Finley Resource Center, RM 113
phone: 423.869.6080
email: [email protected]  

Dr. Booth has worked at LMU for over 9 years. He has a B.A. in History from Milligan College, a MSSW from the University of Tennessee, a MAR in Historical Theology from Emmanuel Christian Seminary, and a PhD in Renaissance and Reformation History from the University of Tennessee. He also teaches history and religion courses at LMU. He is a big University of Tennessee fan and is a part -time minister at his church. He is originally from Kingsport, Tennessee but now lives in Jonesville, VA with his wife, and three daughters.


Jill Neeley

Jill Neeley, MEd  

Academic Support Coordinator for Cornerstone 

Finley Resource Center, RM  114

phone: 423.869.6757
email: [email protected]


Mrs. Neeley has worked at LMU for 20 years 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       

Finlely Resource Center, RM 110 

phone: 423.869.6060   

email: [email protected] 

Ms. Wright is a SC native and has recently started working at LMU. 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, and the “cutest dog in the world”- Maggie. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her children, photography, going to amusement parks, attending any live sporting events, and hiking the local trails. During football season, you will find her cheering for the Clemson Tigers, Georgia Bulldogs, South Alabama Jaguars, and New Orleans Saints.



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