Monday, August 16, 2010

SBU Staff Achievements

Southwest Baptist University News Release
Contact: Sharina Smith, Office of Marketing & Communications
417-328-1803 /

BOLIVAR, Mo. – Jason Vaughn, director of Institutional Effectiveness, has been appointed to the Missouri Department of Higher Education Data Council (HEDC) to be one of the two individuals representing the research and data interests of Missouri private institutions of higher education.

Sharina Smith, senior director of marketing and communications has earned the Professional Certified Marketer designation from the American Marketing Association.


Southwest Baptist University is a leader among private universities in truly integrating Christ-centered academic pursuits with comprehensive professional programs at an affordable price. Since 1878, the faculty and staff have created a caring, academic community to prepare students to be servant leaders in a global society. The University has been named one of America’s Best Christian Colleges® for 13 consecutive years, one of America’s 100 Best College Buys® for 14 consecutive years, and it has been named among institutions with America’s Best College Scholarships ® for the past four years by Institutional Research and Evaluation, Inc.

For more information, visit SBU’s Office of Marketing & Communications is available to news media 24/7 at 417-399-7918.