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Carrier hired as assistant dean of students

Bryan Carrier
Bryan Carrier

JACKSON, Tenn.July 25, 2008 – Bryan Carrier has been named assistant dean of students at Union University.

Carrier comes to Union from Westminster College in Fulton, Mo., where he served as director of residential and Greek life. Prior to that, he held several positions at Trinity Christian College, including assistant dean of students, residence life and housing coordinator, residence director and director of student activities.

“Bryan brings with him significant higher education experience and a passion for college student development,” said Kimberly Thornbury, Union’s dean of students. “His pastoral heart, knowledge of best practices in student life and genuine love for students will be a wonderful addition to the Union team.”

As assistant dean of students, Carrier will also serve as the university’s chief judicial officer. He will be responsible to oversee campus security, residence life and events coordination.

Originally from O’Fallon, Mo., Carrier is a 1998 graduate of MidAmerica Nazarene University. He completed a Master of Education degree in college student affairs from Azusa Pacific University.

Carrier and his wife Tricia have two sons – Clayton, 4, and Trent, 2.

Media contact: Tim Ellsworth, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

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