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Nishanth Thomas, Ed.D.

Dean of Student Engagement and Professor

B.S. New Jersey Institute of Technology
M.Div. Alliance Theological Seminary
Ed.D. Biola University

Prof. Nishanth C. Thomas serves as Professor and Dean of Student Engagement at Pillar College. In this role, he serves as the Student Government Association (SGA) advisor, assists in planning and leading SGA events, manages chapel services, finds student support resources, and provides pastoral counseling to the student body.

He is an ordained minister with the Christian & Missionary Alliance (C&MA). Before joining Pillar College, he pastored three different New Jersey congregations and served at two missions organizations.  He is an award-winning author who has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. In addition, Prof. Thomas is a much sought-after speaker at national and international conferences.

His passion is to see spiritual renewal occur in people’s lives through education.