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Department of Art at Southwest Baptist University

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Tom Douglas
Tom Douglas
Tom Douglas
Chair of the Department of Art
Associate Professor of Art
Southwest Baptist University
Work 1600 University Avenue, Jester
Bolivar, MO 65613

Education and professional background: Douglas received a B.F.A. in Painting from Austin Peay State University and a M.F.A. in Art from the University of Mississippi. Prior to coming to SBU, Douglas taught art and served as a department chair at Itawamba Community College (Fulton, M.S.). Douglas joined the SBU faculty in August 2013.

Family: Douglas is married to Beth and they have four sons, Andrew, Sam, Luke and Joseph.

Community involvement: Douglas and his family enjoy active involvement in their church, praise worship groups and international missions.

What sets SBU apart from other universities? “SBU is unique in the way that values and gives dignity to the students, faculty and staff that make it up.”