Webster F. Drake, Ph.D., is the chair of the Communication Arts department and the Director of the Union Debate Team. Since the creation of the Union University in 2008, they have won five Scholastic National Championships under Drake’s direction. In 2010, Drake was awarded IPDA Bennett Strange Coach of the Year. Prior to joining Union University, Dr. Drake served as Assistant Professor of Speech and Theater at Mississippi College in Clinton, MS.
Drake lives in Milan with his wife Sharon and their two children Lauren and Jon David. He attends Chapel Hill Baptist Church where he serves as a deacon and Sunday school teacher.