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Biography of Dr. Nancy B. Moody

Dr. Nancy B. Moody

Dr. Nancy B. Moody is the 27th President of Tusculum College and the College's first female president. She began her term in April 2009.

She is a strong advocate of Tusculum College's Civic Arts curriculum and is well-known and respected in the region.

Dr. Moody is the immediate past chair of the Executive Committee for the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association and served on the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation Board of Directors. She is a member of the NCAA Division II President's Council and an active participant on the boards of the Appalachian Colleges Association and the Tennessee Center for Nursing, Inc.

Dr. Moody received associate and baccalaureate degrees in nursing from Eastern Kentucky University, a master's of science in nursing from Texas Woman's University and a doctorate of science in nursing from the University of Alabama School of Nursing at Birmingham.

Dr. Moody has spent her professional career in all three systems of higher education in Tennessee: private higher education, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution and the University of Tennessee.

She previously served from 2002-2009 as president of Lincoln Memorial University.

She is married to Tom Moody, a self-employed public accountant. She and Tom are the proud parents of daughter, Mykel, and son, Adam.