Academic Vice President - Dr. Thomas Cornman
Dr. Thomas Cornman joined Cedarville University in July 2009 as academic vice president.
Dr. Cornman’s experience includes 10 years of teaching and 17 years management experience in higher education. As Academic Vice President he is responsible for all academic departments and activities of the University and serves as its Chief Academic Officer.
Cornman holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago; an M.A. from Temple University; an M.Div. from Talbot School of Theology, Biola University; and a B.S. from Philadelphia College of Bible.
"Cedarville encompasses a strong commitment to the preeminence of Christ and the authority of the Scripture, while providing students with an exceptional educational experience," says Cornman. "Cedarville's mission and vision prompted me to want to join this exceptional group of Christ-centered faculty."
Cornman began his career as a church historian, teaching classes in Bible and theology, as well as western civilization, U.S. history and American church history.
His publications include contributions to the "Moody Handbook of Preaching" (Moody, 2008) and "Foundational Faith: Unchanging Truth for an Ever-Changing World" (Moody, 2003). He also served as general editor for "Proclaiming Jesus: Essays on the Centrality of Christ in the Church" (Moody, 2007). In 2003, his work "Caterpillars and New-Fangled Religion" was published by University Press of America.
Assistant Academic Vice President for Educational Resources - Dr. Michael Kane
Dr. Kane joined Cedarville University in April 2011 and is responsible for accreditation services, institutional effectiveness, institutional research, international students, and international programs. He also assists the Academic Vice President with special projects. He has worked in higher education since 1981 as an assistant registrar at Dallas Seminary, Professor of Education at Providence College, Vice President and Dean of Educational Resources and Distance Learning at Moody Bible Institute, and a Director of Accreditation Operations at the Higher Learning Commission of the NCA. Dr. Kane has published many articles in Christian publications including Christian Education Today and Baker Dictionary of Christian Education.
Kane holds a Ph.D. from the University of North Texas; a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary; and a B.S. from University of Central Missouri.