Gannon Names Associate VP for Student Development and Engagement

Kathleen GausmanPosted: September 5, 2012

Gannon University President Keith Taylor, Ph.D., has named Kathleen M. Gausman as the University’s associate vice president of student development and engagement.

Gausman previously served as associate dean of student development at Gannon, and then as interim dean of student development. A focus on student development and engagement is a strategic initiative of Dr. Taylor and a key aspect of the University’s efforts to educate socially responsible global citizens.

As associate vice president of student development and engagement, Gausman will oversee staff and students from several areas, including the Waldron Campus Center, Violence Prevention Program, Student Organizations and Leadership Development, Student Health Center and Counseling Services, International Student Office, Commuter Life, Carneval Athletic Pavilion and Student Government Association.

Also at Gannon, Gausman previously served as a resident director, student conduct officer and as director of student living.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Villa Maria College and a master’s degree in counseling psychology, with an emphasis in student personnel services in higher education administration, from Gannon University. She also has a certification in organization and systems development from Gestalt Institute of Cleveland.