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Dr. Fred B. Sagester
Professor of Education
Associate Chairman of Education

F. Sagester


  • Cumberland College – 1969 BS - English, Health, and Physical Education
  • University of Notre Dame – 1975 MA - English
  • Purdue University – 1981 Further Studies
  • Xavier University – 1982 Educational Administration
  • Nova Southeastern University – 1996 Ed.D. – Educational Administration


  • Dr. Sagester was a high school English teacher from 1969 to 1984.  He entered administration in 1984 through 2001 and served as a Middle School Principal, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, High School Principal, and Assistant Superintendent in Ohio and Indiana
  • From 2001-2002, he was the principal of a private school in Florida.
  • From 2002 through 2010 he was the Executive Director of the Indiana Virtual Academy
  • He was an adjunct instructor for the University of the Cumberlands from 2009 to 2010.
  • His employment at the University of the Cumberlands began in May 2010.

General Information:

  • Additional university teaching experience included Purdue University, National Lewis University, and University of Phoenix Online.

Courses Taught for University of the Cumberlands:

  • EDOL 533 – Educational Technology
  • EDOL 633 – Instructional Leadership and Technology

Association Memberships:

  • International Association of K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL)


Office:  Room 223-A  Andersen Building
Phone:  606-539-4059