Meet Fletcher's President - Donald D. Williford

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Dr. Don Williford

Donald D. Williford is the Founding President of Fletcher Seminary. He formerly served as Dean of the Logsdon School of Theology and Logsdon Seminary at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. He is a graduate of Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas, where he earned the Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with teaching fields in Mathematics and Physical Education. He completed his graduate studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, receiving the Master of Divinity and the Doctor of Philosophy in New Testament Studies. Dr. Williford served twenty-five years on the faculty of the Hardin-Simmons University where he has served in numerous capacities in addition to his teaching. He served two years as Church Relations Director of Hardin-Simmons University, seven years as Associate Provost, one year as Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, and one year as Interim Dean of the Logsdon School of Theology and Logsdon Seminary prior to his appointment as Dean on June 1, 2011. Dr. Williford retired from Hardin-Simmons May 31, 2017. Prior to joining the faculty of Hardin-Simmons University, Dr. Williford served as the Pastor of First Baptist Church of Brownwood, Texas for ten years. His work experience also includes serving as Pastor of First Baptist Church of Eldorado, Texas and as Associate Pastor of Birdville Baptist Church of Fort Worth, Texas for almost seven years. Dr. Williford has also served as Interim Pastor of more than a dozen churches, including First Baptist Church of Abilene. He has also served on numerous commissions and committees of the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

Administrative Staff

Faculty

Fletcher’s graduate and certificate program faculty are gifted ministry practitioners and scholars from a variety of faith traditions. Each individual listed below is either teaching for Fletcher at present, or has agreed to teach for Fletcher in the scope and sequence of our programs.  

Katie Ivey

Rev. Katie Ivey

Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care
Anthony Cobbs

Dr. Anthony Cobbs

Ministry Leadership, Preaching
Dr. Fredricc Brock

Dr. Fredricc Brock

Ministry Leadership, Preaching
Dr. Sarah Neeley

Dr. Sarah Neeley

Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care, Ethics
Dr. Dan Stiver

Dr. Dan Stiver

Church History, Theology
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Rev. Zach Lambert

Church and Culture, Ministry Leadership
Jonathan Davis

Dr. Jonathan Davis

Ministry Leadership, Practical Theology
Kan'Dace Brock

Dr. Kan’dace Brock

Practical Theology, Spiritual Formation
Dr. Susan Douglas

Dr. Susan Douglas

Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care
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Dr. Don Williford

Biblical Studies