CU's Dr. Helen Mudd receives tenure

CU's Dr. Helen Mudd receives tenure

July 28, 2011
For Immediate Release

By Christina Kern, office assistant

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Dr. Helen Mudd, associate professor of social work at Campbellsville University, has been granted tenure, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.


 Dr. Helen Mudd

Mudd serves on various university committees such as the academic council, library committee, professional development and others. She has worked on special fund raising campaigns such as Cardboard Nation and Prevent Child Abuse, and she serves on state advisory and community boards.

She is director of the Public Child Welfare Certification program for the Carver School of Social Work bachelor of social work program and has served as an advisor for the social work club SWITCH (Social Workers in Touch Can Help) for a number of years.

Mudd came to CU in 2005 after serving Kentucky in the field of child protective services for over 24 years. She is a member of Parkway Baptist church where she has served as Women’s Missionary Union president and Church Missions director. She also served as campaign chair of numerous church related mission projects and has traveled to Scotland for missionary work.

In 2009, she received the non-tenured faculty award from Campbellsville University, an award presented annually to any non-tenured faculty who excels in quality teaching and service to the institution.

In addition, Mudd has traveled to Chicago and Washington D.C with CU students on missionary and educational trips. Mudd has also taken CU students to the Baptist Fellowship Center in Louisville, Ky., where they worked and served the homeless through food and fellowship ministries.

She graduated in 2004 with a Ph.D. from the University of Louisville’s Kent School of Social Work, where her dissertation was titled “Child Maltreatment Assessment and Recidivism: A Study of Kentucky Child Protective Services.”

Mudd has also taught at University of Louisville’s Kent School of Social Work.

She is married to Leonard Mudd who is employed as a nurse for Hospice in Nelson County and they have three daughters, Kimberly Nicole Feggett and her husband David, Christy Keeling and her husband Logan and Anita Katherine Mudd who is attending college at PACE University in New York. She also has three grandchildren, Lauren, Alexander and Cole.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with over 3,000 students offering 63 undergraduate programs, 17 master’s degrees and five postgraduate areas. The website for complete information is

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