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Fall 2018 Classes Begin August 20


Dr. Renee Culverhouse

Name: Dr. Renee Culverhouse 
Title: Chair, Department of Evening Studies, W. James Samford Jr. School of Business and Professional Studies
Phone Number: (256) 393-2999
Office and/or Address: 1065 Skyview Drive North, Southside, AL 35907
  • J. D., Cumberland School of Law of Samford University
  • B.A. in French and Spanish, Auburn University
Since January 2011 Dr. Culverhouse has served as the adult learning programs director and site coordinator for the Gadsden site. She was appointed dean of the W. James Samford Jr. School of Business and Professional Studies in the fall of 2016. Prior to joining Huntingdon, she served for seven years as president of Gadsden State Community College and for eight years as general counsel and vice chancellor for legal and human resources for the Alabama Community College System.

Dr. Culverhouse earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in French and Spanish at Auburn University and juris doctorate at Cumberland School of Law, Samford University.  She has taught for Auburn University-Montgomery, where she also served as assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs and undergraduate coordinator for the Department of Business.  She is a member of the Alabama State Bar.

In the community, Dr. Culverhouse has served as chair of the Gadsden/Etowah County Chamber of Commerce and on the board of Mental Health America of Etowah; Gadsden Regional Medical Center; Etowah County Industrial Development Authority; Etowah County Department of Human Resources; Gadsden Cultural Alliance; Gadsden Museum of Art Foundation; First Friday Forum Gadsden Executive Women’s Group; United Way of Etowah County; and Rose Haven Center for Domestic Violence.  She is the president of Mental Health American of Etowah and of the Gadsden Museum of Art.  She is a member of Gadsden Kiwanis Club and served on the Gadsden/Etowah Physician Scholarship Fund Board, the Gadsden RMC Women’s Advisory Council, and the Workforce Development Council, Region 5.  She has served as a member of the Alabama Community College Conference Executive Committee and the Commission on Women in Higher Education of the American Council on Education, as well as on the Boards of the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce, Coosa Valley YMCA, Darden Rehabilitation Foundation, Greater Alabama Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and Salvation Army.

A skilled teacher and presenter, she has conducted many training seminars for public and private employers and higher education institutions on subjects such as ethics, disability law, sexual harassment, equal employment law, employee selection, performance appraisal, workplace violence, leadership, and customer service.

Departments: Academic Affairs, Academics, Evening Bachelor's Degree, Evening Studies