Steve is the President of Berry College in Rome, GA—just outside of Atlanta. Prior to coming to Berry College, Steve served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at the College of New Jersey and at Rollins College in Orlando as the academic dean of faculty. Steve also served the University of Tulsa as a faculty member in psychology and associate dean of arts and sciences. Steve earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with honors from Wake Forest University and a doctorate in personality psychology from The University of Texas at Austin. The author of 27 scholarly journal articles and book chapters, two edited books and 10 other publications, Briggs has made more than 50 national, regional and invited presentations. Steve has served several churches (including a church plant) as a ruling elder (PCA) and is married to Brenda Morgan Briggs, also a graduate of Wake Forest University. Steve and Brenda have three adult daughters.