Department of Language and Literature Professor
Jean Eledge serves as the Chair of Lee’s Department of Language and Literature
along with teaching courses such as World Languages & Faith and Teaching
Languages. A decorated classroom teacher, she was named Tennessee Teacher of
the Year in 1989 while teaching at Cleveland High School, and she received the
Lee University Excellence in Teaching Award in 1995.
is not only an outstanding professor, but also provides leadership to the
campus in the area of faculty development.
enjoys research and doing presentations on effective teaching. She is married
to Bill and has a son, Eric, and daughter-in-law, Bethany. She counts music and
sports as her favorite out-of-class interests.