Vice President for Enrollment Services
Dept: Marietta College Cabinet
Degrees: Education Specialist, Arkansas State (2012); Master of Arts in Education, Marietta (2002); Bachelor of Science in Human Services, Martin Methodist (1998).
Year appointed: 2014
Mr. Patterson, a native of Corinth, Miss., joined Marietta College on Aug. 1, 2014. He directs the offices of Admission and Student Financial Services.
Prior to joining Marietta College, Mr. Patterson was the Director of Admissions & Enrollment Services at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Ark. In this role, he coordinated the recruitment and admission efforts for undergraduate students. He was promoted to this position just one year after being named the Director of Undergraduate Admissions.
Mr. Patterson has also worked at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Christian Brothers University — both in Memphis. Earlier in his career, Mr. Patterson was an assistant basketball coach at Marietta College. He also served as an assistant coach at Tusculum College in Greenville, Tenn.
He spent his first two years of college playing basketball at Northeast Mississippi Community College, where he played in the Junior College National Tournament. He transferred to NAIA Division I Martin Methodist.
Mr. Patterson and his wife, Jenny, live in Marietta with their children — Olivia, 10, and Braylon, 5.