TCU names Illinois Wesleyan's Cavins-Tull
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
April 5, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Texas Christian University (TCU) announced today that Kathryn
Cavins-Tull, Illinois Wesleyan University vice president for student affairs and dean
of students, has been named as its new vice chancellor for student affairs. She will
begin her new duties at TCU in Fort Worth, Texas on July 1.
"While I am sorry to be losing Kathy, I cannot help but feel happy for her taking
this next step in her career. I am indebted to her for her active engagement in the
life of students on this campus, for her efforts to strengthen all offices and programs
in student affairs and for her invaluable contributions as a member of my senior leadership
team," said IWU President Richard F. Wilson. "TCU is a fine institution and I am confident
that they will benefit greatly by having someone as talented as Kathy leading their
student affairs area."
Cavins-Tull came to Illinois Wesleyan in 2005 from Western Illinois University in
Macomb, Ill., where she began her student services career in 1987. Prior to her appointment
at Illinois Wesleyan, she served as an associate vice president for student services
at Western Illinois. Cavins-Tull earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees from
Western Illinois University and her doctorate in educational administration and foundations
from Illinois State University.
Contact: Matt Kurz, (309) 556-3203