DETROIT, Mich., Nov. 17, 2010 —Marygrove College today announced that Dr. Juliana Mosley will be Marygrove College's next Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. Dr. Mosley will officially begin her work with Marygrove on January 1, 2011.Dr. Mosley joins the College after serving for more than five years as Vice President for Student Affairs at Philander Smith College (PSC) in Little Rock, Arkansas. At PSC, she oversaw departments and activities critical to student success, including: Residential Life, Counseling and Disability Services, Career Services, Student Involvement and Leadership, Religious Life, Student Government Association, Judicial Affairs, Health Services, and Campus Security. She developed innovative programs to address student needs, including a “Pathfinders Mentoring Program” for first-year students, a “Platinum by Design” program for female students, and an intensive Freshman Academic Advising program. In addition, Dr. Mosley served as primary writer and editor of PSC’s self study for its comprehensive accreditation review in 2007, supervised the efforts by PSC to join the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) in 2008, and collaborated with PSC’s Fiscal Affairs division to renovate an existing campus building to serve as an honors residential hall (opened in 2009) and the construction of an apartment/suite residential facility (opened this fall). Prior to her tenure at PSC, Dr. Mosley gained experience working in the Office of the President at Kentucky State University and in Multicultural Affairs at John Carroll University in Cleveland.
Dr. Mosley has earned a Ph.D. in Education Leadership with a concentration in Administration as well as an M.A. in Curriculum and Teacher Leadership with a concentration in Urban Education, both from Miami University of Ohio. Her B.S. in Business Education is from Ball State University. Her research interests include Black Women’s leadership, racial identity, attitudes of Black students, culturally relevant curricula and communities, mental health issues among Black college students and first generation college students. She has been an invited presenter on these topics at the University of Cincinnati, the University of Central Arkansas, the University of Arkansas and Miami University of Ohio, as well as making numerous presentations to the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). She has served as a board member for the IV-West Region of NASPA (2006-2008) as well as a member of NASPA’s National Advisory Board for Historical Black Colleges and Universities (2006-2010) and, in 2003, was the only non-faculty recipient out of 100 educators in higher education to receive an ”Excellence in Education Award” from Ohio Magazine.
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