DALLAS TWP. — Misericordia University has named Patricia Thatcher, Ph.D., as associate vice president for Academic Affairs.
In her new position, she supports the vice president of Academic Affairs in overseeing the academic curriculum and managing academic support services such as the Student Success Center, Office of Service Learning, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, core curriculum development, and the study abroad program. She also oversees academic assessment and external accreditation of programs, as well as the faculty and student research grant process.
Thatcher previously served as associate provost for assessment at Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, where she also held the position of assistant dean of academic affairs and director of the Academic Success Center.