The President's Office

The President's Office provides leadership, vision, and support to make Southern Adventist University an exceptional place of spiritual and academic growth for students; a safe place for parents to entrust their children; a great place to work for employees; an alma mater to be proud of for alumni; an institution of distinction for the Seventh-day Adventist Church; and, ultimately, a place of opportunity to connect all on campus with mission, service, and their calling... 

Smith

About Dr. Smith

Smith most recently served for five years as Senior Pastor of Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church in Collegedale, Tennessee. Prior to that, he served as the President of Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska, for 13 years. He holds a doctorate degree in English from the University of Tennessee, a master’s degree in English from Andrews University, and a bachelor’s degree in history from Andrews University.