thrilled to have her (Patricia S. Terrell) join the
UK team, and we believe she will be capable of continuing
the excellent work on behalf of the students at UK
that they enjoyed under Jim Kuder's leadership."
UK acting provost
11, 2002 (Lexington, Ky.) -- Patricia
S. Terrell, a vice president at Utah State University,
has been selected as the new vice president for student
affairs at the University of Kentucky, pending approval
of her appointment at the August Board of Trustees
is vice president for student services and adjunct
faculty in the Utah College of Business Department
of Human Resources Management. She replaces James
M. Kuder who retires at the end of June as UK associate
provost for student affairs.
Kentuckian, Terrell earned a bachelor of science degree
in education and a master's in education from the
University of Louisville She earned a doctorate in
education from the University of Kentucky. Terrell
still has several family ties in Kentucky.
her current position at Utah State University, she
was vice president for student services and dean of
academic support services.
going to Utah, Terrell was associate vice president
for student affairs and dean of student life at Southern
Methodist University from 1989 to 1997. From 1974
to 1989, she was assistant vice president for student
affairs at the University of Louisville.
T. Nietzel, UK acting provost, said 100 candidates,
representing a broad and experienced national pool,
applied for the UK position. Terrell was one of two
candidates invited to interview at UK.
she was here for interviews," Nietzel said, "Dr. Terrell
earned great respected and endorsements from faculty,
staff and students as well as community leaders."
added, "We're thrilled to have her join the UK team,
and we believe she will be capable of continuing the
excellent work on behalf of the students at UK that
they enjoyed under Jim Kuder's leadership."