joined the ATS staff in August 2007 as director, leadership education. She administers the leadership education programs for senior administrative officers in ATS schools, the Women in Leadership in Theological Education program, and the programs related to race and ethnicity. Prior to her ATS appointment, she was vice president for student affairs and dean of students at Chatham University in Pittsburgh for four years. While at Chatham, she designed and implemented a campus-wide leadership development program, a spirituality program and center, and related to the university’s interfaith council.
From 1999 to 2003, she was associate vice president for student affairs at Ohio University where she oversaw the operation of five diversity areas within the student affairs division, managed staff development, established a diversity action plan, created a university-wide diversity Web site, and led the division’s efforts relative to diversity education and cultural learning for students outside the classroom.
A graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, she holds a Master of Education in counselor education and college student personnel from Penn State and the Doctor of Education in educational foundations and higher educational administration from The University of Cincinnati. Her dissertation addressed “African American Women in Higher Educational Administration: Assorted Adaptations between Internal Motivations and External Expectations.”
She and her husband, Roderick, live in McKees Rocks, PA.