Martin Continues Service on University of Mount Olive Board

MOUNT OLIVE – John Bryan Martin of Micro is serving his third year as a member of the University of Mount Olive Board of Trustees. The 30 member Board is charged with the oversight and governance of the College.  University of Mount Olive Trustees have the responsibility of establishing the identity of University of Mount Olive through leading, planning and interpreting.
Martin earned his bachelor’s degree in music education from Atlantic Christian College (now Barton), his master’s degree in education administration from Campbell University and his doctorate in education administration from North Carolina State University. He is currently the executive director for Personnel with Johnston County Schools.
“I am a life-long member of the Free Will Baptist denomination, and a life-long educator,” said Martin. “Those two important aspects of my life intersect at University of Mount Olive. I am dedicated to the ideal of an institution of higher learning which has its roots in the tenets of the FWB church.”
Martin has over 30 plus years of experience as an educator. He was honored as the Johnston County Schools Principal of the Year 2001. He also won the Kenly Kiwanis Distinguished Service Award in 2001 and the Smithfield Jaycees Outstanding Young Educator award in 1996. Martin previously served on the
University of Mount Olive Board of Trustees and is a past member of the Kenly Kiwanis and Triangle High Five.
University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The College, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington and Jacksonville.  For more information, visit