Virginia A. CrossAdjunct Professor of Music
B.M. Baylor University
M.C.M. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
D.M.A. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
"I really enjoy ministering and teaching at Corban University because of the wonderful people in this community of learning."
Accomplishments: Former Dean of the European Chapter of the American Guild of Organists; Author of 13 articles in Worship Music: A Concise Dictionary; Adjudicator at music events sponsored by the Association of Christian Schools, International, Schools of Tomorrow, and the Oregon Music Teachers Association.
Organizational Service: Salem Chapter of the American Guild of Organists; Salem District of the Oregon Music Teachers Assoc. - affiliated with the Music Teachers National Assoc. (newsletter editor for the local district); Hymn Society in the U.S. and Canada; College Music Society; the Southern Baptist Church Music Conference; Mu Phi Epsilon (professional music fraternity).
Likes travel, growing flowers, walking, and reading. Has lived in 7 different states as well as in Liberia and Germany. Family: Husband, James Cross, Jr., is a minister. Has two children: son James Cross III is an analyst with Franklin Templeton in San Mateo, and lives in Redwood Shores, CA with wife, Kellee. Daughter Julie is living in Germany.