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Terry Swan
Department of Christian Ministries
Title:Professor of Religion, Dean of the Chapel
Degrees:Dmin, Vanderbilt University
Mdiv, Asbury Theological Seminary
EdS, Western Kentucky University
MA, Western Kentucky University
BA, Centenary College
Office:John B. Begley Chapel - Office Complex
Phone:(270) 384-8148

Christian Beliefs, Introduction to Christian Ministry, Psychology of Religion, Crisis Intervention, and Practicum

Dr. Terry Swan is Professor of Psychology and Religion and Dean of the Chapel at Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, Kentucky. He has served in various capacities at the college over the past thirty years including Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Chaplain, Director of Counseling Services and Chair of the Human Services Department. He currently coordinates the Christian Ministries Program.

The Lindsey Wilson College student body has named Dr. Swan Teacher of the Year five times. He was Lindsey Wilson's first master teacher ever as named in 1.8 million-dollar U.S. Department of Education Grant. He also has received the Exemplary Teacher Award among the United Methodist Colleges. He has been the recipient of the Francis Asbury award. He is the author of twenty-five books including best sellers What is the World Am I Doing Here? and The Balance Book. New books include: A Noble Mind: Expanding World Views through Social Issues (Dr. Curt Lee, co-editor), Your Neighbor's Religion (Dr. Dennis Crump, co-editor), and A Faith Called Christianity.

Dr. Swan is a graduate of Centenary College and holds four graduate degrees from Asbury Theological Seminary, Western Kentucky University (2), and Vanderbilt University respectively. He is a retired officer from the U.S. Army Reserves with rank of Colonel.

Dr. Swan is married to Dr. Cinda Swan, also a United Methodist clergyperson who teaches at Lindsey Wilson. They have two adult children. Dr. Asa Swan works in state government in Frankfort and Eva Swan is an actress in Los Angeles, CA. The Swans reside in Campbellsville, KY.

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