Degree Completion Program (DCP) Catalog

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The conditions and policies set forth in this catalog have binding effect upon the University and students for the academic year in which it is in force. The University reserves the right to make necessary changes and corrections. When changes are made in graduation requirements, the University accepts a moral obligation to provide students the conditions effective the year of their most recent continuous enrollment or an alternative which would not be punitive. Otherwise, all other requirements are effective and in force upon publication of changes.


Gardner-Webb University

August 2014

Published annually at Boiling Springs, N.C. 28017.


Notice of Nondiscrimination

Various federal regulations, including the regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, require that each recipient of federal financial assistance, such as Gardner-Webb University, publish this Notice of Nondiscrimination. Gardner-Webb University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in employment for any of its programs and activities. 

The person designated to oversee policies, procedures and complaints related to possible discrimination on the basis of sex (including sexual harassment and sexual misconduct) is the Title IX Coordinator.  The Title IX Coordinator for Gardner-Webb University is

Dr. Ben Leslie, Provost & Executive Vice President
Webb Hall
Ext. 4264

Deputy Coordinators are available to provide consultation and receive complaints within their respective areas.

Complaints related to faculty or academic personnel
Dr. Doug Bryan, Associate Provost for Academic Development
Tucker Student Center
Ext. 4398

Complaints related to athletics
Ms. Pam Scruggs, Associate Athletics Director and Senior Women's Administrator
Lutz Yelton Convocation Cneter
Ext. 4341

Complaints related to non-faculty employees
Mr. Scott White, Director of Human Resources
Webb Hall
Ext. 4259

Complaints relating to students
Ms. Cindy Wallace, Counseling Center Director
Tucker Student Center
Ext. 4103

Complaints relating to Admissions personnel or procedures
Ms. Sarah Currie, Director of Retention
Tucker Student Center
Ext. 2385

The person designated to oversee policies, procedures and complaints related to possible discrimination on the basis of disability (including compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973) is

Dr. Jeff Tubs, Vice President for Planning and Institutional Effectiveness
Webb Hall
Ext. 4264

For further information on this required notice of nondiscrimination you may visit the following website for the address and phone number of the Department of Education Office of Civil Rights office that serves your area or call 1-800-421-3481.