Sept. 22, 2016–Dr. Tim Smith/President of University of Mobile

Biography of Dr. Timothy L. Smith

Dr. Timothy L. Smith serves as the 4th President of University of Mobile. He has an earned diploma in nursing from Baptist Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Memphis State University, Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Philosophy from University of Tennessee Health Science Center, diploma in nurse anesthesia from University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, and Master of Arts in Theology and Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been married to Penney Manae Smith for 29 years and has two children, Ashley Manae Wainscott, who resides in Jackson, Tennessee with her husband Alex, and Blake, who is a mechanical engineering student at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina.

Dr. Smith comes most recently from Anderson University in Anderson, South Carolina where he served as Provost with prior service at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee and University of Tennessee system. Over the last 19 years, he has been engaged in leading the development of health care programs with a focus in Christian higher education for the last 11 years. In this time, Dr. Smith has published articles related to the practice of anesthesia and Christian higher education, led several medical mission trips and performed many community services through the church. Dr. Smith enjoys the opportunity to mentor students through the acquisition of academic preparation in fulfilling their professional calling and grateful to become part of the Mobile community.