Consultants

Bill Oliver

Bill Oliver (PhD, University of Virginia) has served as a consultant in the CommCenter since 2012 and as its director since 2015. Previously, he was the founding director of the VMI Writing Center (1996-2007). He is a professor of English at W&L and has taught a variety of writing courses, including in the Williams School.

Judy Strang

Judy Strang (MA, William and Mary) has been a writing instructor, tutor, consultant, and program director in a variety of university settings. She has been a consultant at the CommCenter since its inception. Judy also works at Lynchburg College as the writing consultant directing faculty development for the writing-enriched (WE) course initiative. In the past, she has taught college-level composition and was Assistant Director of the VMI Writing Center.

Nina Salmon

Nina Salmon (PhD, Virginia Tech) has worked at the CommCenter since its inception. Nina teaches courses in writing and interdisciplinary studies at Lynchburg College and formerly taught at VMI in addition to tutoring students in the Writing Center.

Sherri Tombarge

For more than 20 years, Sherri (MA, Virginia Tech) has worked as an editor, writer, and mentor of writers in academics, journalism, and marketing communications. She has copy edited work published in journals including the American Journal of Medical Quality, the Journal of Management Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, Health Affairs, and the Journal of Business Ethics and has worked with copy writers, photographers, and designers to develop content and coordinate its distribution across online platforms.