Kathy Cavins-Tull

Kathryn Cavins-Tull

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.

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