Darrylinn Todd, EdD, has been named associate vice chancellor of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).
In this role, she will provide executive leadership for and oversee several administrative units that provide centralized campus support activities and services to students, including the Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar’s Office, Student Life, Student Affairs, and the One-Stop Shop. She will represent UTHSC as the chief student affairs officer. Dr. Todd will also assume an active role in the campus-wide wellness efforts in collaboration with the Office of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion, UTHSC colleges, and the Memphis community.
Dr. Todd brings over 20 years of higher education experience. She has held a number of academic leadership positions and previously served as executive administrator at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the senior director of Online Learning at DePaul University and vice president of Academic and Student Affairs at Malcolm X College-City Colleges of Chicago.
During her tenure as vice president, Dr. Todd was instrumental in managing academic and student affairs initiatives and health care programs in an urban setting. In this role, she provided leadership and management of a broad range of student services to assist students in achieving their academic and life goals. Her staff served health science students in selecting health care pathways, identified financial support, supported ongoing completion and graduation initiatives, offered career and transfer assistance, sponsored student clubs and organizations, and provided assistance for veterans and students with disabilities.
A native of Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Todd earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in education from the University of Northern Colorado, a Master of Arts in Education from Oakland University, and an MBA and doctoral degree from Northern Illinois University.
The position will directly report to Lori Gonzalez, PhD, vice chancellor of Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs at UTHSC.