Faculty & Staff

Charles Koestline
Counseling Professor
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B.A., Suffolk University; M.A., Miami University

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Sara Koshy Sara Koshy
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
(803) 807-5024
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Jürgen Küberski
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M.Div. equiv., Staatsunabhangige Theologische Hochschule, Basel, Switzerland; Ph.D., Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, Leuven, Belgium

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Andreas Kusch
Transformation Development Praxis
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M.A. equiv., University of Kiel, Germany; Ph.D., University of Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany

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Patrick Lai
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B.S., University of Oregon; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., Chinese University of Hong Kong; Asian Graduate School of Theology

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Chris Lampman
Instruction Design Manager
(803) 807-5364
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Chris Lampman is originally from Hampton, Virginia, but moved to Columbia to attend CIU for his undergraduate studies. After receiving his B.S. in Intercultural Studies, Chris took a job at a local church working in the missions department, but we couldn’t let him get away that easily! In 2010, Chris came back to CIU to work in the Distance Education department, and he is now the...

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A photo of Michael Langston, professor of Chaplain Ministries at CIU. Michael W. Langston
Professor of Chaplain Ministries
(803) 807-5313
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B.S., University of Louisiana; M.A., The Naval War College; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; D. Min., Bethel Theological Seminary 

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A photo of James Lanpher, CIU Provost. James Lanpher
Provost & Sr. Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
(803) 807-5027
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B.S., Georgetown University; M.Div., Alliance Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

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Warren Larson Warren F. Larson
Professor Emeritus
(803) 807-5325
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Diploma, Peace River Bible Institute; B.Th., Vancouver Bible College; M.Miss., Canadian Theological Seminary; M.Div., Trinity Western University; Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

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Candice Lee
Administrative Assistant
(803) 807-5630
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Joe LeTexier, TEFL Minor Program Coordinator Joe LeTexier
TEFL Minor Program Coordinator
(803) 807-5613
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B.A., Crown College; M.A., M.Div. Columbia International University

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Martha Lewis
Associate Director of Student Financial Services
(803) 807-5047
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A photo of Rod Lewis, CIU's Music Program Director. Rod Lewis
Music Program Director
(803) 807-5190
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B.A. in Music Education, Alderson Broaddus College; M.M. in Guitar Performance, University of South Carolina;n D.M.A. in Guitar Performance, University of South Carolina

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Elaine Lindsey
Professor Emeritus
(803) 807-5323
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B.S., Houghton College; Ed.M., Temple University; Ed.D., University of South Carolina

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Chris Little, Professor of Intercultural Studies Christopher Little
Professor of Intercultural Studies
(803) 807-5603
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B.S., University of Southern California; M.Div., Talbot Theological Seminary; Th.M., Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

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Alan Lovell Alan Lovell
Graduate Admissions Counselor
(803) 807-5024
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Teresa Lown
Administrative Assistant
(803) 807-5401
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James R. Lowther
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B.A., Moody Bible Institute; M.Div., Columbia Biblical Seminary; Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Alex Luc Alex T. Luc
Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew
(803) 807-5357
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B.A., Trinity College; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; B.Th., Theological College of Vietnam; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison

 

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Amy Marion
Pine View Apartments Manager
(803) 834-4452
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James McCall James McCall
Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions
(803) 807-5024
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Photo of Mark McCann, a professor at CIU, a Christian university in South Carolina. Mark McCann
Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) Program Director
(803) 807-5395
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B.A., Florida Bible College; M.S., Nova Southeastern University; Ed.D., University of Central Florida

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Robert McDole
Director of the Center for Educational Innovation and Development
(803) 807-5709
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Robert McDole, also known as “Rob,” came to CIU to attain his M.A. in 1998 and began working in the Distance Education department in 2001. Before coming to CIU, Rob worked for years as a pioneer for online education. Today, Rob serves as the Director of the Center for Educational Innovation and Development, a job that requires him to multitask at an impressive level. Rob is responsible for...

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Allan D. McKechnie
Professor of Ministry Care
(803) 807-5342
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B.B.E., Columbia International University; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; D.Min., Bethel Seminary
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Reggie McNeal
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B.A., University of South Carolina; M.Div., Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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