Log In

Martin Christopher White Edit Profile

academic administrator

Martin Christopher White, American academic administrator. Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1971. Board directors United Way, Shelby, North Carolina, 1987. Member Society Biblical Literature, National Association Baptist Professors of Religion, North Carolina Indiana College Association, Alpha Chi, Omicron Delta Kappa. Lodges: Rotary (board directors Burlington, North Carolina chapter 1986).

Background

White, Martin Christopher was born on October 16, 1943 in Anderson, South Carolina, United States. Son of Jesse Martin and Christine Freida (Powell) White.

Education

AB, Mercer University, 1965. Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Emory University, 1972.

Career

Professor, Elon College (North Carolina), 1972-1976;dean academic affairs, Elon College (North Carolina), 1976-1982;vice president for academy and student affairs, Elon College (North Carolina), 1982-1986;president, Gardner-Webb U., Boiling Springs, North Carolina, since 1986. Consultant Southern Association Colleges Schools, Atlanta, since 1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles in field.

Religion

All who truly seek God are both competent and called to develop in that relationship and share it with others.

Politics

Religious freedom should be supported and the expressions of faith of others should be respected.

Views

The family is the basic human community through which persons are nurtured and sustained in mutual love, responsibility, respect, and fidelity.

Membership

Board directors United Way, Shelby, North Carolina, 1987. Member Society Biblical Literature, National Association Baptist Professors of Religion, North Carolina Indiana College Association, Alpha Chi, Omicron Delta Kappa. Lodges: Rotary (board directors Burlington, North Carolina chapter 1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golfing, tennis, music, traveling.

Connections

Married Linda Ann Fleming, July 31, 1965. Children: Martin Lynn, Andrew Christopher.

father:
Jesse Martin White

mother:
Christine Freida (Powell) White

spouse:
Linda Ann Fleming

children:
Martin Lynn White

Andrew Christopher White