Norm Hall

Norm Hall

Sr. Advisor to President for Alumni Relations & Vice President for International Affairs

Year Started at GU: 1998
Phone: 618.664.7119
Office Hours:

M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm

Areas of Responsibility:

Mission and Oversite of Student Development Division


Ed.D  Pepperdine, Educational Administration and Higher Education

MA in Educational Administration, SIU - Carbondale

Double Major BA in Biology and Sociology, Greenville College

Wesclin High School, Trenton Illinois

My tenure at Greenville began in January of 1998.
Prior to coming to Greenville College I served in various capacities at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, University of California at Santa Barbara, Ashland University, and Azusa Pacific University.  Throughout my career I have had the opportunity to study at Greenville College (bachelors), Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (Masters in Educational administration), and at Pepperdine University for my Doctorate in Educational Administration.

I most enjoy my duties as husband and father.  My wife’s name is Alison, my daughter is Naomi Kelcey Hall, and my sons are Norman Jacob Hall  and Jonathan Thompson Hall
We have a dog (Schnoodle) named Lewis.

About Norm Hall

Dr. Norman D. Hall graduated from Greenville College in 1987 with a double major in Biology and Sociology. He went on to receive a Master of Science in Education from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and a Doctorate in Education from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.

Dr. Hall has a passion for engaging students and maximizing students' collegiate experience. He has worked at Southern Illinois University, University of California Santa Barbara, Ashland University, and Azusa Pacific University.

Norm and his wife, Alison, have three children, Naomi, Jacob and Jonathan. Alison serves as Health/PE teacher, Head Volleyball and Track Coach at Bond County Community High School.

"My best day is when I see a student 'do' what they have been reading about or learning in the classroom. Often, on these occasions you can almost see a light turn on behind their eyes... and they are different for a lifetime."


Greenville College 1998-present
103 Social Problems
101 COR Rocks, Birds, Trees… Who am I?
200 Backpacking
301 Dynamics of Group Behavior
302 Adult Development and Learning Assessment
303 Introduction to Research Methodology
304 Organizational Analysis
305 Managing Interpersonal Communication
307 Introduction to Data Analysis
308 Organizational Communications
309 Principles of Leadership Management
401 COR Capstone Course (co-facilitator)
Azusa Pacific University 1994-1998
74-301: Interpersonal Relations in Community Settings
Ashland University 1991- 1994
101 Critical thinking 101 (Main Campus)
101 Critical thinking 101 (Mansfield Max. Security Prison)

Publications and Presentations

Spark Leadership Conference, “How to be an Excellent Follower,” Greenville Illinois, 2014
Chapel Speaker, Multiple Topics January 1998- current.
Co-Presenter / Co-Author “Measuring Institutional Effectiveness of New Student Orientation Program,” Midwest Sociological Society Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 2007
Author, “Designing a Digital Portfolio Program for Greenville College” Dissertation, Pepperdine University, 2003
Author, “Walkabout,” Light and Life.  Fall 1999.
Author, “The Relationship Between Student Involvement in Co-Curricular Activities and Grade Point Average, Satisfaction and Class Standing at Greenville College” Thesis, SIU-C, 1989

Professional Affiliations

Free Methodist Church
Lions Club
School Board Member “Light and Life Christian School”
Association for Christian Student Development
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
Western Association of College and University housing Officers
Illinois Association of College and University housing Officers
Member, BETA BETA BETA Biological Honor Society

Related Experiences

Vice President and Dean of Student Development
Greenville College, January 2004-Present

Associate Vice President and Dean of Student Development
Greenville College, January 1998-2004

Director of Residence Life
Asuza Pacific University, June 1994-January 1998

Director of Residence Life
Ashland University, July 1991-June 1994

Azusa Pacific University, June 1994-January 1998

Ashland University, July 1991-June 1994 

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