Planning Committee

  • Dr. Richard V. Swindle, Senior Vice President for the Atlanta Campus, co-chair
  • Dr. Marilyn Mindingall, Senior Vice Provost for Administration and Special Programs, co-chair
  • Dr. Donald E. Baxter, alumnus and former Mercer trustee
  • Laura Botts, head of Mercer Special Collections
  • Larry D. Brumley, Mercer senior vice president for marketing communications and chief of staff
  • Dr. Michelle Currie, director of Mercer TRIO programs
  • Mollie Davis, Mercer student
  • Dr. John Dunaway, professor of foreign languages and literature, Mercer College of Liberal Arts
  • Dr. Chester Fontenot, Baptist professor of English and director of African Studies, Mercer College of Liberal Arts
  • Sarah Gerwig-Moore, associate professor, Walter F. George School of Law
  • Dr. Allison Gilmore, associate dean and professor, Tift College of Education
  • Dr. Anthony J. Harris, professor of educational leadership, Tift College of Education
  • Dr. J. Colin Harris, professor emeritus of religious studies, Mercer College of Continuing and Professional Studies
  • Brandon Harris-Williams, Mercer student
  • Dr. Spencer B. King, alumnus and Mercer trustee
  • Dr. Laurie Lankin, professor of counseling and human services, Mercer College of Continuing and Professional Studies
  • Jaleel Menifee, Mercer student
  • Eli Morgan, Mercer alumnus
  • Sam Oni, Mercer alumnus
  • Dr. Charles Roberts, associate professor of mathematics, Mercer College of Continuing and Professional Studies
  • Dr. Andrew Silver, Page Morton Hunter Associate Professor of English, Mercer College of Liberal Arts
  • Robert L. Steed, Mercer alumnus and Mercer life trustee
  • Pearlie Toliver, Mercer alumna
  • Tommy Day Wilcox, alumnus and former Mercer trustee
  • Dr. Mary Wilder, professor emerita of English, Mercer College of Liberal Arts