July 23, 2018

NationsUniversity Announces New Chief Academic Officer

NationsUniversity Announces New Chief Academic Officer

NEW ORLEANS — NationsUniversity, a non-profit, private university, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David Srygley as Chief Academic Officer.  David comes to the institution from a ministerial role at the Arlington Heights Church of Christ in Corpus Christi, Texas.  He has also assisted NU for several years in the capacity of Compliance Officer, a position related to accreditation with the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, a commission approved by the U.S. Department of Education.

As Chief Academic Officer, David will work closely with Dr. Mac Lynn, Chancellor and C.E.O.  He is charged with the responsibility of continuing to improve the academic offerings of the institution and exploring new avenues of service to students around the world.  “I am excited to work with Dr. Lynn to build upon NationsUniversity’s 20 years of success,” states Srygley. “Getting high quality, post-secondary biblical studies to students who are faced with barriers of all kinds will continue to be challenging work, but I look forward to all that it brings.”

Dr. Srygley holds an earned doctorate from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Educational Ministries, a Master of Biblical Studies from Abilene Christian University, and a Master of Public Administration from Texas A&M University. He has lengthy experience teaching in both online and in traditional classrooms. In addition to his academic experience, Dr. Srygley has spent over 20 years in congregational ministry, including short-term mission work in Europe, South Africa, Canada, and Mexico. He has published several articles and a book on spiritual disciplines.

NationsUniversity is successfully delivering on its unique mission to build faith and train Christian leaders around the world through affordable and accessible higher education. The University is an accredited online school that also serves 400 prison students in the U.S.  Total enrollment stands at approximately 2,000 students who reside in over 100 counties of the world.  Academic awards include a Certificate in Biblical Studies, the Bachelor of Religious Studies, the Master of Theological Studies, and the Master of Divinity.  A reasonable tuition is charged in 25 developed countries.

The university welcomes David in his expanded role on the team and looks forward to his contributions toward the success of the mission.


Jon-Roy Sloan
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