Meet our Staff

Our professionals seek to collaborate with the faculty to foster a culture of learning and shared expertise and, it is within this partnership we find strength to help students meet their needs. Our doors are open, let us help you open yours.

Our mission

To promote the success of all students by providing comprehensive programs and services that advance academic achievement and personal development.

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11


Kevin Kehl

Kevin Kehl, Ed.D.
Dean, Academic Resource Center

Lauren Boone

Lauren Boone, M.A.
Assistant Professor, Director of English as a Second Language

Tannon Davis

Tannon Davis, M.B.A.
Director, University Studies

Rachel Lewis

Rachel Barnette
Administrative Coordinator, Academic Resource Center

Lolita Meredith

Lolita Meredith, Ed.S., LAC
Director, McNair Scholars

Stephanie O'Brian

Stephanie O'Brian, Ed.S., LPC
Director, Upward Bound

Scott Palmer

Scott Palmer, B.S.
Academic Coordinator, Upward Bound

Darla Phillips

Darla Phillips, M.Ed.
Director, Academic Resource Services

LaNelle Stamps

Jessica Dunning, M.B.A.
Services Coordinator, Upward Bound

Contact Us

Academic Resource Center


Location: Student Center Room 236

Mailing address:
Harding University
Academic Resource Center
HU 10749
Searcy AR 72149-5615