Executive Dean of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities
Executive Dean of Business, Professional, and Technical
Dean of Health Professions
Dean of Sciences, Kinesiology, and PASS Program
Dean of Business, Professional, and Technical
Dean of Fine Arts and Humanities
The main phone number for the campus is (903) 874-6501.
Executive Dean since November of 2012.
Mrs. Carol Hanes has served as the Dean of Arts, Sciences, Humanities, and Kinesiology on the Corsicana campus since November 2012. Prior to this position, she was the Assistant Dean of Humanities and Kinesiology. During her 30-year career in education, Mrs. Hanes has served as teacher and administrator in both public and private elementary, junior high, high school, and college campuses.
Mrs. Hanes received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Baylor University and her master’s in Education from the University of Texas with a focus in English and Curriculum/Instruction. She has earned additional hours in English from Tarleton State University and Oxford University, England. As a college English instructor for over 15 years prior to her administrative career, she brings experience with students and the classroom to her role as Academic Dean.
Currently, Mrs. Hanes is pursuing her doctorate in Education from Texas A&M-Commerce with a focus on administration at the community college level. Her interests are in student success and student engagement.
Phone number: (903) 875-7594
Executive Dean of Business, Professional, and Technical Education
Executive Dean since March of 2012.
Ms. Judith Cutting was named the Dean of Business, Professional and Technical Education in March of 2012. She began her tenure at Navarro College as the Registrar in 2004 and was promoted to Assistant Dean of Business and Technology in 2007. Since 1995, she has gained a rich and dynamic work experience from working in numerous Texas community colleges. In addition, she has over ten years of experience in the business world. She currently teaches Leadership in the Business Administration program and is committed to collaborating with Business and Industry in the Navarro College Service area to provide pathways to employment for Navarro College students. She actively seeks opportunities to promote Career and Technical Education and welcomes inquiries from prospective students, high school guidance counselors and Business and Industry Representatives who would like more information about educational opportunities specific to Navarro College. In support of this effort, Ms. Cutting wrote a grant funded by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to develop an eCourse (MPOWER Texas) providing access for professional development to high school and college guidance counselors on career and technical educational opportunities available in the state of Texas.
Mrs. Cutting earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Business Minor from Adams State College in 1994. She holds a Masters of Science in Higher Education Administration/Community College Emphasis from Texas A&M Commerce.
Phone number: (903) 875-7511
Dean since September 2014.
Featherston brings with him over two decades of leadership experience. He has been employed with Navarro College since 2001, first as an adjunct psychology instructor. Since 2006, he has served as Dean of the Mexia campus until 2011 and Dean of Midlothian Campus from 2012-2014. Before Navarro, Featherston was employed by the Mexia State School for nine years as Director of the Developmentally Disabled Delinquents Program, three years as the assistant superintendent of programs, and two years as an associate clinical psychologist.
Featherston earned a Master of Science in Educational Psychology Degree from Baylor University and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology Degree from Oklahoma State University. He is currently working toward a doctorate in higher education leadership.
Phone number: 903-875-7585
Dean of Sciences and Kinesiology
Dean since September 2014.
Terry Peterman is currently the Dean of Math and Sciences at Navarro College. He began his tenure at Navarro College in 2013 at Director of the PASS program. He was promoted to Assistant Dean of Science and Kinesiology in June 2014, and to Dean of Math and Sciences in September of 2014. Mr. Peterman has 15 years’ experience teaching in Higher Education. He was a full time faculty member in English and Composition for six years before coming to Navarro College. He specialized in developmental English, first year composition, business, technical, and professional writing before moving into an administrative role at Navarro College. He brings a wealth of teaching experience to his role at Navarro College.
Mr. Peterman earned his Bachelors of Arts in English and Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas A&M University-Commerce in 2003, and a Masters of Arts in English with a focus in Rhetoric and Composition, American Literature, and Literary Theory in 2006 from Texas A&M University-Commerce, as well. He is currently ABD in Rhetoric and Composition at Texas Christian University with a specialization in Writing Program Administration and History and Theory of Rhetoric. His expects to complete his Doctoral degree in May 2015.
Phone number: (903) 875-7425
Dean since September of 2013.
Mr. Brad Richardson has 23 years of law enforcement experience with several agencies in Texas. His previous employment experience includes working for the Smith County Juvenile Probation, Smith County Sheriffs Office, and Texas Youth Commission. He started his employment at Navarro College as an Adjunct Criminal Justice Instructor and later became the Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice. He held this position until he was named Assistant Dean of Business, Profession, and Technical Education in September 2013.
Mr. Richardson is an active member of Texas Corrections Association, American Correctional Association, Community College Criminal Justice Instructors of Texas, and Sheriffs Association of Texas. His accomplishments and awards include being named President CCCJET Association 2013, Outstanding Specialized Management Staff – Texas Youth Commission (TYC) 2000, Texas Juvenile Detention Association (TJDA) Officer of the Year 1991.
Mr. Richardson received his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Texas at Tyler and his master’s in Criminal Justice-Juvenile Justice from Prairie View A&M University. He is currently in the process of earning his DBA in Criminal Justice from North Central University.
Phone number: (903) 875-7498
Dean since June of 2013.
Ms. Vicky Ferguson has ten years in higher education and six specifically in the community college setting. Her higher education career began at Hill College as the Student Support Services Tutor Coordinator. Realizing the potential of the tutoring profession, she continued in her advancement as the Director of Tutoring at Cedar Valley College in the Dallas County Community College District. During this time, Ferguson obtained Tutor Program Certification for Level I and II from the College Reading and Learning Association. In 2010, she worked for Tarleton State University as the First Year Experience Coordinator before moving into her adjunct teaching role in Family and Consumer Science for two years.
Ferguson earned a Master of Science Degree in Counseling and Development and Bachelor of Science Degree in Family Studies from Texas Woman’s University. She has taken additional coursework from Abilene Christian University and Texas Tech University providing her the opportunity to also teach in the area of psychology.
Phone number: (903) 875-7496