Jan Nicholson Named Dean of Chapel
Dr. Jan C. Nicholson brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to her position as the Ferrum College dean of chapel. She previously served as the training coordinator at The Intentional Growth Center through the Southeastern Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church, of which the Virginia Conference is a member. She brings to campus experience in a higher education environment along with congregational ministry, mission work, counseling, and teaching as well as multicultural and transitional ministry.
Nicholson is an ordained elder in the North Carolina Conference and is endorsed by The United Methodist Church (UMC) as a transition interim ministry specialist. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Methodist College in Fayetteville, North Carolina, her Master of Divinity from Duke University Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina, and her Doctor of Ministry from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C.