INSIDE IOWA STATE
August 10, 2001
Three vie for dean post
by Steve Sullivan
Three candidates for the dean of students post interviewed on campus in the
last two weeks.
Kathryn Cavins, assistant vice president for student services-student
life, Western Illinois University, Macomb, since 1998, has held a variety of
residence life positions at Western Illinois. She received a B.A. in
sociology and an M.S. in college student personnel, both from Western
Illinois. She is completing work this summer on a Ph.D. in educational
administration and foundations at Illinois State University, Normal.
Peter Englin, interim dean of students, Iowa State, since July 2000,
also has served as associate dean of students since 1999. He has held
several other residence positions at Iowa State and a position at North
Dakota State University, Fargo. Englin earned a B.S. in zoology and an M.A.
in counseling and guidance, both from North Dakota State. He is completing
work this summer on a Ph.D. in hotel, restaurant, institution management and
family and consumer science education at Iowa State.
Todd Holcomb has been director of residence life and new student
programs, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, since 1997. He also held positions
at Miami University, University of Georgia, Athens, and Texas Tech
University, Lubbock. He received a B.S. in psychology from Truman State
University, Kirksville, Mo., an M.Ed. in higher education administration
from Texas Tech, and a Ed.D. from the University of Georgia.
More information on the candidates is available online at:
Ames, Iowa 50011, (515) 294-4111
Published by: University Relations,
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