Central Baptist College announced in December that Phylis Hoffmann would be retiring on December 31, 2013. Hoffmann has worked at Central Baptist College for 37 years, 15 of those years were as Registrar & Director of Institutional Research.
Hoffmann came to CBC as a student in 1962 and was active in choir and cheerleading. She was nominated to the CBC Homecoming Court in 1963 and was recognized in the long-held tradition of Harvest Party. She graduated in 1964 with an Associate of Arts in Business degree and began working for Virco as a data processor after graduating. In 1976, she came to work at CBC as the Assistant Registrar & Admissions Assistant, becoming the Registrar in 1998.
Hoffmann is known for her in depth knowledge of the registration process, dealing with student transcripts, student transfers, curricula, and was responsible for commencement ceremonies for many years at CBC. Her knowledge about the history of the institution and its students is extensive. Hoffmann is also known for being a huge fan of the CBC Mustang athletic program.
During her time as an employee, Phylis received the Employee of the Year award in 1999 and was a member of the Arkansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.
Phylis is married to Doug Hoffmann and they have one son named Richard Hoffmann and wife Diann, and two grandchildren Tara Gunter (Mark) and Lacy Sweeney (John) and three great-grandchildren Zane and Zoie Gunter and Tinlee Sweeney. They also have a family that is very special to them, CR and Sandy White and children Austin, Grant and Mason.
The Hoffmann’s are members of Antioch Baptist Church in Conway.
On January 26, 2014, there will be a retirement reception in the Community Room of the Mabee Student Services Building at 2:00 p.m. to honor Phylis in appreciation for her service to Central Baptist College. The public is invited to attend.
As successor to Phylis, Stacy Jordan will take over as Registrar at Central Baptist College. She has served as Assistant Registrar for 15 years and will assume her new duties as Registrar in January of 2014.
Jordan is a 1987 graduate of CBC with an Associate of Arts in General Education degree. She also attended the University of Central Arkansas where she obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1992.
She and her husband, David have two daughters, Courtney and Macy, and are members of Antioch Baptist Church in Conway.