FLORENCE – Francis Marion University has promoted Teresa Ramey to vice president of student affairs, effective April 1.
Her responsibilities include providing leadership for the university’s Division of Student Affairs. She will oversee all departments in the division, including the Dean of Students’ Office, the Office of Counseling and Testing, Student Health Services, the Office of Career Development, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Campus Recreation and the Smith University Center. Ramey will also serve as a member of the President’s Senior Staff.
Since coming to FMU in 2006, Ramey has served as dean of students and associate vice president of student affairs.
A native of Louisville, Ky., Ramey came to FMU from Spelman College, where she served as interim dean of students and associate dean of students. Prior to that, she was assistant dean of students at Texas Tech University, as well as coordinator of judicial affairs. She has also worked at Aiken Technical College, Case Western Reserve University, and the Georgia Institute of Technology.
She earned the B.A. degree in speech communications from Western Kentucky University and the M.S. degree in instructional development from Jacksonville State University. Her professional affiliations include the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators and the American College Personnel Association. She is also a member of the university’s chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, The National Leadership Honor Society.
“Teresa is richly deserving of this position,” said FMU President Fred Carter. “Since coming to FMU four years ago, she has demonstrated exceptional leadership and strong rapport with faculty and students. Her enthusiastic attitude and genuine concern for student success are evident in every effort she undertakes.”
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