Senior Administration

Vice President Matthew Bryant

Matthew Bryant
Interim Vice President


Matthew Bryant is interim vice president for admissions at Covenant College.


Matthew has served at Covenant since 2001, most recently as chief enrollment officer and director of church relations. In his role as interim vice president, he oversees admissions, financial aid, and marketing & communications.


Matthew is a 2000 alumnus of Covenant, with a degree in history. He went on to earn a master’s in higher education administration from Vanderbilt University.


Matthew and his wife, Jocelyn ’00, have three sons and are members of Rock Creek Fellowship.



President for Academic Affairs Jeff Hall

Dr. Jeffrey B. Hall
Vice President


Jeff Hall is vice president for academic affairs at Covenant College.


Jeff has served as vice president of the College since 2003. Previously, he held roles as chief academic officer, dean of faculty, dean of the Master of Education program, and associate professor of education, all at Covenant.


Jeff earned an A.B. in elementary education from Grove City College and an M.Ed. from the University of Slippery Rock (PA), also in elementary education. His Ed.D. is from the University of Tennessee in educational administration and supervision with collateral studies in American higher education and in industrial and organizational psychology.


Before coming to Covenant, Jeff served as elementary principal and curriculum coordinator at Chattanooga Christian School and teaching principal at Jubilee Christian School in Grove City, Pennsylvania.


Jeff and his wife, Lynn, have four children, all of whom have attended Covenant College: Abigail, Nathan, Sarah, and Micah.



Interim Vice President Jeff Sandhoff

Jeff Sandhoff
Interim Vice President


Jeff Sandhoff is interim vice president for development at Covenant College.


Jeff first came to Covenant in 1988 as a student. Following 16 years in the mortgage business, he has been back with the College since 2010 as a major gifts officer and then as the director of major gifts. In his role as interim vice president, Jeff oversees development, planned giving, church relations, and alumni relations.


Jeff and his wife, Sandra, have three daughters and are members of Rock Creek Fellowship.



Vice President for Student Development

Dr. Brad Voyles
Vice President


Brad Voyles is vice president for student development and dean of students at Covenant College and has served at Covenant since 2005. Prior to coming to Covenant, Brad served as the dean of students at Belhaven College.


In his capacity as vice president for student development, Brad has oversight of areas including residence life, student life and leadership, academic support and student success, the Center for Calling & Career, health and counseling services, safety and security, and intercollegiate, intramural, and club athletics.


Brad earned an Ed.D. in higher education leadership and policy from Vanderbilt University, a M.Div. from Reformed Theological Seminary, a M.S.Ed. in educational administration from Southern Illinois University, and a B.A. in biological sciences from DePauw University.


Brad and his wife, Kelli, have three children: Coby, Will, and Cate. The Voyles belong to Chattanooga Valley Presbyterian Church where Brad serves as a ruling elder.



Vice President

Dan Wykoff
Vice President


Dan Wykoff is vice president for finance and operations and CFO at Covenant College.


Before coming to Covenant in 2013, Dan served as corporate controller for Cloud Sherpas, an Atlanta-based technology firm, where he managed a $45 million budget.  


Dan earned a degree in business administration from Covenant College in 2001, and went on to earn certified public accountant (CPA) and chartered global management accountant (CGMA) certifications as well as a master of professional accountancy from the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. 


He is ordained as a ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church in America.


He and his wife, Kristin ’01, have three children.