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 Henderson Offices
   Memphis Office
   Freed-Hardeman University
     5565 Shelby Oaks Drive
   Henderson, TN 38340
     Memphis, TN 38134
   Gardner Center, Ground Floor
   1-800-348-3481 ext. 6082
     Fax: 901-383-6507
   Fax: 731-989-6997    

Sharen Cypress, Ed.D.
Dean of the School of Education

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Elizabeth Saunders, Ed.D.
Director of Graduate Studies in Education

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Karen L. Cypress, Ed.D.
Director of Graduate Studies in Education, Memphis Campus

5565 Shelby Oaks Drive, Memphis, TN

Jeffry Cozzens, Ed.D.
Director of Educational Leadership

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Dr. Jeff Cozzens is now pursuing his “encore career” as the Director of Educational Leadership at Freed-Hardeman University. Dr. Cozzens has had a wide variety of experiences in public education that spanned over 30 years. Recently retired from Shelby County Schools, Dr. Cozzens was a Band Director, Assistant Principal, Principal and Central Office Administrator. Dr. Cozzens states his most rewarding yet challenging opportunity was opening and serving as Principal of Arlington High School for 8 years. I consider it an honor and privilege to teach at Freed-Hardeman University. Though I have spent over half of my career as a K-12 school administrator, my heart has always been in the classroom working with students. There is nothing I enjoy more than helping to build the leadership capacity of my students. I consider it a unique privilege to help prepare future school leaders from a Christian perspective.

Marie Johnson, Ed. D.
Director Special Education

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M. Monte Tatom, Ed.D.
Director of Quality Enhancement Programs

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William A. "Bo" Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

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Gene Reeves, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Special Education

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Linda Wright, Ed. D.
Associate Professor

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Sherye Holley
Administrative Assistant

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Sherye Holley serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Director of Graduate Studies in Education and to the Director of the Ed.S and Admin./Supervision programs. She is a transplant from Illinois, and began working with Freed-Hardeman in August 2005. She has been married to Donnie for 40 years and they have one son Daniel, one daughter-in-law Adrienne (who currently works in the office of facilities), 2 grandsons and 1 granddaughter.

Sandra Hudley
Administrative Assistant

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Sandra Hudley serves as Secretary for the School of Education/Memphis Campus. Sandra joined the staff in January 2011. She attended Freed-Hardeman College, majoring in Social Administration, and attended Miller Hawkins Business College, completing the program by achieving certification as a Medical Office Specialist II. Sandra is married to James Hudley and they have one daughter, Sheerah, a son-in-law, Coby Davis, and one granddaughter, Shelby.