LETU Literature and Language Arts faculty bring a Christian worldview to the study of language, literature, speaking, and writing. Their mission is to help students master the oral and written communication skills necessary for success in college, career, and life activities. 


Randy Compton

Office: HHH 125
Phone: 903-233-3386

Department Chair, Professor of English

Ph.D., University of North Texas
M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary
M.A., Angelo State University
B.A., Covenant College

Professor of English

Ph.D., Baylor University
M.A., Tarleton State University
B.A., Biola University


Karl Payton

Office: HHH 121
Phone: 903-233-3385

Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Ed.D.,Texas A&M University-Commerce
M.A., Western Kentucky University
B.A., Trevecca Nazarene University

LesleyAnne Williams

Office: HHH 126
Phone: 903-233-3383

Assistant Professor of English

Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
M.M.S., University of Notre Dame
M.Phil., University of Cambridge
B.A., Baylor University