Darrylinn Todd, EdD, has been named interim associate vice chancellor of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). The position will directly report to Lori Gonzalez, PhD, vice chancellor of Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs at 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, Student Life, Student Affairs, and the One-Stop Shop. She will also manage campus outreach programs, including K-12 outreach activities, and will represent UTHSC as the chief student affairs officer.
Dr. Todd will continue to serve as an executive administrator in the Office of Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs, where she provides professional direction for strategic initiatives and uses her knowledge of academic and student affairs programs, policies, and culture to communicate information to the UTHSC faculty, staff, students, and administration.
Dr. Todd brings more than 20 years of higher education experience. She has held a number of academic leadership positions and previously served as 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.
There, 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 MBA and doctoral degrees from Northern Illinois University.