Royce A. Rose, Ph.D.

Director of Logsdon Seminary Programs
Dallas-Fort Worth Campus

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Campus located at Valley Ranch Baptist Church
1501 East Beltline Road
Coppell, TX 75019

A native of San Antonio, Dr. Rose’s ministry journey of more than four decades has included service in the local church, association, state convention, and national Baptist agencies.  He was a Minister of Education in churches in Texas and Arkansas and Director of Associational Missions in Texas.   He served as dean of an accredited undergraduate correspondence institute operated by the six seminaries of the Southern Baptist Convention in Tennessee and then served as professor of administration and associate dean at Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

Dr. Rose served Texas Baptists as a growth consultant and as Coordinator of Theological Education, working with the nine universities and two seminaries related to the Baptist General Convention of Texas. Before joining the staff of Logsdon Seminary, Dr. Rose was Coordinator of Doctoral Ministry Programs and Professor of Educational Leadership at Dallas Baptist University.

His calling is to equip those who equip the saints for their work of ministry. This has included teaching ministry students at the Odessa Theological Seminary in Ukraine over the past 15 years and working to establish theological education partnerships in China, Nigeria, and Mexico.

Degrees Earned

Bachelor’s – B.A. in Psychology – Howard Payne University – 1970

Master’s – M.R.E. – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary – 1972

Doctorate – Ph.D. in Administration – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary – 1983


HSU Administration

Lanny Hall, Ph.D., President
Thomas V. Brisco, Ph.D., Provost, Chief Academic Officer
Vicki House, M.B.A.,
Vice-President for Enrollment Management
Mike Hammack, M.B.A., Executive Director of Institutional Advancement
Harold Preston, M.B.A., Senior Vice-President for Finance, Chief Operations Officer
Dave Rozeboom, Ph.D., Senior Vice-President for Student Development

Seminary Trustee Advisory Board

Dr. Brent Gentzel, Kaufman
Mrs. Tina Hunter, Abilene, Chair
Dr. Jerry Joplin
, Lubbock
Mrs. Leigh King, Abilene
Rev. Joe Martinez, Houston
Mrs. Norma Schaffer, Abilene
Dr. Glen Schmucker, Fair Oaks Ranch

Logsdon Seminary Administration and Staff

Don Williford, Ph.D., Dean of Logsdon Seminary & School of Theology
Penny Gammill, A.A., Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Robert R. Ellis
, Ph.D.
, Associate Dean of Academics
Rosie Hollingsworth, M.M.A., Assistant to the Associate Dean of Academics

Ken Lyle, Jr.
, Ph.D.
, Director of the Master of Divinity Program
Randall Maurer, Ph.D., Director of Master of Arts in Family Ministry Program
Larry Baker, Th.D., Director of Doctor of Ministry Program
Omer Hancock, Th.D., Financial Officer and Director of University In-Service Training
James Stone, M.Div., Director of Placement and Congregational Resourcing
Daniel Martin, B.B.S., Coordinator for Student Services and Admissions

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