TIGERVILLE, S.C. (courtesy ngu.edu) — Noted evangelical scholar Hunter Baker has been named provost and dean of the university faculty at North Greenville University, NGU President Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr., announced to the university’s Board of Trustees on October 19 during its fall meeting. Dr. Baker was introduced at the board’s plenary session on the Tigerville campus and met with NGU academic leadership.
Dr. Baker will begin his NGU tenure on January 1, 2024, moving from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He joined the Tennessee Baptist institution’s faculty in 2010, and has served as dean of arts and sciences and professor of political science since 2018, coordinating the work of more than 90 faculty in 15 academic units. He previously served in administrative and faculty posts at Houston Baptist University (now Houston Christian University).