Paul Stumb IV, Ph.D. — President, Cumberland University — Nuclear Subs and World Peace

Speaker Friday, September 8, 2023

So how does a war machine affect world peace? Come to our meeting and hear what Paul Stumb, Ph.D. has to say.

A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Dr. Paul Cavert Stumb, IV, was named President of Cumberland University on August 26, 2015. He has served Cumberland University since 2003, when he became an Adjunct Professor, a capacity in which he served for two years before becoming Dean of the Labry School of Science, Technology, and Business. During his tenure as President, Cumberland has seen record enrollment growth, record fundraising, and developed a Strategic Plan that respects the University’s rich, 180-year history, while positioning it for academic distinction and excellence in the current landscape of higher education. 

He retired from the US Navy Reserves with the rank of Commander. 

Prior to joining Cumberland University, Dr. Stumb enjoyed a successful career in the business sector.

Dr. Stumb is a member of a number of professional and honor societies, and deeply involved in civic and professional activities.

Dr. Stumb is married to Dr. Cristy Stumb, a CU alum and former faculty member, who now owns and operates Stumb Healthcare Professionals, a primary care clinic in Carthage, TN. Together they have four grown children and seven grandchildren.

 Our Current Speaker Schedule

2/9/24Lisa O’Dell, Volunteer for SCORE “Starting A Small Business” – Arm of the SBA
2/16/24Rob Quin — “Dementia, Aging and Memory Loss Over Time”
2/23/24Andrea Prince plus Hank Davis– “Rebuilding Nashville” plus “Rotary Service Project Planning”
3/1/24Karen Woolridge — Does America have a literacy problem or a poverty problem ?
3/8/24David Delaney — “The Root Down”…About Education
3/15/24Susan Henderson
3/22/24Eden Murrie, Air Force Veteran — “Operation Stand Down…Background and Value”
3/29/24Mary Coyle — PhD Candidate at Vandy – “What Is AI and it’s impact on hospitals?”

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