- Ed.D., Higher Education Administration, University of Alabama
- M.A., Communications, Auburn University
- B.A., Communications, Auburn University
Prior to joining Huntingdon in 2007, Dr. Parsons served as director of Greek life, student organizations, and community service at Samford University. Also at Samford, Dr. Parsons taught for the Department of Speech Communication and Theater and served as a residence life coordinator and interfraternity council adviser. During his graduate school years at Auburn University, he was a graduate teaching assistant. He is a member of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the Southern Association of College Student Affairs Officers (SACSA).