Dr. Robert C. Cannada, Jr. is the Chancellor, Emeritus of RTS. He is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. He continues to represent RTS in institutional initiatives.
A Presbyterian pastor for twenty years, Ric served First Presbyterian Church in Clinton, SC, before starting Covenant Presbyterian Church in Little Rock, Arkansas. From 1986-1993 he served as senior pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Macon, Georgia.
In the summer of 1993, Ric moved to Charlotte to lead in the establishment of the Charlotte campus of RTS. Under his leadership, RTS Charlotte grew substantially. Ric has taught courses in church polity and in sanctification at Charlotte, as well as courses at seminaries in the Ukraine and Brazil.