Program Coordinators

Charles Salter, PhD
Professor of Business

Classes Taught
BSAD 1301: Introduction to Business
BSAD 3360: Principles of Finance
BSAD 3362: Financial Institutions and Markets
BSAD 4351: Quantitative Methods in Business
BSAD 4361: Investment Management


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Our Lady of the Lake University
    Organizational Leadership
  • Masters of Business Administration, University of Houston
    Concentration: Management
  • Concentration: Finance
    Western International University
  • Bachelor of Journalism, University of Georgia
    Concentration: Advertising/Marketing

Awards and Associations

  • Texas Million Dollar Round Table
  • President’s Award AAL
  • Rookie of the Year Capital Management Assn.
  • Valedictorian Baker International Drill School
  • Midwest Political Science Assn.
  • International Leadership Assn
Professional Licenses
  • Series 6, 63, & 65 (Registered Investment Advisor)
  • Insurance Licenses:  Life, Medical, Property & Casualty, Texas Real Estate Broker, Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment

Dr. Salter has worked for three Fortune 500 companies in upper management and has owned three entrepreneurial endeavors over the course of 30 years in business. Writing, research, and speaking engagements keep him abreast of the field of management and leadership. His pastimes are golfing with his sons and son-in-law and working on the small ranch he and his wife bought a couple of years ago.

Barry Shaw, EdD
Professor Exercise Science and Sport Management
Academic Affairs
David Smith, PhD

Classes Taught
ART 2304: Computer Illustration
ART 2350: Typography
ART 3350: Graphic Design I
ART 4302: Computer Graphics Studio
ART 4310: Pre-Press & Print Management
ART 4351: Graphic Design II
ART 4398: Professional Internship in Graphic Design
ART 4398: Senior Project in Communication Design


  • BS in Art, Frostburg State College
  • MEd, Frostburg State University
  • MFA in Graphic Design, Vermont College
  • PhD in Communication Design, Union Institute and University


  • Schreiner University Advisor of the Year, 2006
  • Elmore Whitehurst Award for Creative Teaching, 2005
  • Harriet Garrett Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2003


  • Advisor, AIGA student group
  • Association of Photoshop Professionals
  • College Art Association
  • Texas Association of School Administrators
  • Lions Clubs International

David Smith grew up in the mountains of Western Maryland. He enjoys adventure sports, traveling, and building things. He and wife Jeanie live in Kerrville. They enjoy singing in the church choir and acting in local theater productions. David has been a member of the faculty since 2001.

Wanda R. Sparks
Wanda R. Sparks, RN, PhD
Director of Nursing
Academic Affairs
Cole Starr, PhD
Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy
Academic Affairs
Claudia Sullivan, PhD
Professor of Theatre and Communication Studies
Academic Affairs