Tulane University, Ph.D. Sociology, 1995.
Tulane University, M.A. Sociology, 1992.
Loyola University New Orleans, B.A. Sociology, Magna Cum Laude, 1986.
Senior Advisor for Higher Education
Vice President for Planning
Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dean of the Faculty
|Courses Taught:||Introductory Sociology; Sociology of Gender; Senior Capstone; Applied Sociology; Issues in Public Education; Poverty in America; First-Year Seminars; Homelessness and Social Policy; and Graduate Course in Program Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation|
|Selected Awards and Other Recognition:||
Award Recipient: POWER 50 Recipient, Honoring Dayton’s Most Influential Female Executives in Region Driving Change, Dayton Business Journal, September 2015 and October 2014.
Panelist: “The Presidency,” Session on Women in Leadership in Higher Education, Lutheran College Annual Conference, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN, July 2015.
Presenter: The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Presidential Vocation and Institutional Mission Seminar, “Aligning Institutional Mission with the Presidency,” Lilly Endowment, Atlanta, GA, February 2015.
Workshop Presenter: “Twitter for Presidents: Triumphs, Trials, Trends and Tips,” (@WittPres), The 2015 CIC President’s Institute, San Diego, CA, January 2015.
Award Recipient: Woman of Distinction Leadership Award from the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio, October 2014.
Interview: “The Importance of Transparency in Governance” in Diverse Issues in Higher Education, July 2014.
Invited Presidential Panelist: Moving the Needle Together: Advancing Women in Higher Education Leadership, American Council on Education (ACE) Women’s Network, Dayton, OH, November 2013.
Blog Posts: “Staying Focused on Students” (July 2013); “Priority One: Student Success” (March 2013); and “Creating a Sustainable Financial Future” (December 2012) Alma Mater Blog, Inside Higher Education.
Invited Faculty Member: Executive Leadership Academy (ELA): “Boards and External Constituencies,” “The First Year in Review: Transitions, Landings, Free Falls, Successes and Sundry Other Stories,” and “Accepting a Presidency: Fit, Culture, Contracts, and Life Thereafter,” Washington, D.C., June 2013.