Professor named VP for academic affairs of Kansas College

BLOOMSBURG—Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Elizabeth Mauch, Ph.D., has been named Bethany College (Kansas) as the college’s new vice president for academic affairs. Mauch formerly served as dean of the College of Education and professor of mathematics at BU.

Bethany College is a liberal arts college located in Lindsborg, Ks. and was founded in 1881.

“While I am very excited to begin a new phase of my academic career at Bethany College, I will miss the many great colleagues I have worked with and have been mentored by during my time here. Bloomsburg University will always be home to me and I have many fond memories.”

Mauch began her academic career at Bloomsburg University as an assistant professor of mathematics. Later she was appointed director of the Math and Science Resource Center for the College of Science and Technology. As the interim assistant dean for the College of Science and Technology, she created what is today the Regional STEM Education Center, which now serves more than 1,000 students each year, including students in the STEM Magnet Program for regional eleventh and twelfth graders. In 2009 she was appointed interim dean for the College of Education, while in 2012 she was hired as the dean of the College of Education.

She will begin her new duties on Aug. 1, 2018.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 9,600 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.