Morningside College announces new vice president

August 11, 2014, in Latest News


Morningside College has named Lillian Lopez to the new position of vice president for advising.

In her new role, she is responsible for the college’s holistic, academic and career advising programs, and she will coordinate retention efforts on campus. She also will oversee the Krone Advising Center, a new building being constructed on campus to house a team of full-time, professional, first-year advisers. It is scheduled to open this fall.

Lopez first came to Morningside College in 1990, teaching in the history and political science department and the modern languages department. She has been a full-time professor in the history and political science department since 1995. Administrative appointments over the years include advising mentor, interim associate dean for academic affairs and director of international student services.

Lopez has a bachelor’s degree in political science and a law degree from the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez. She has a master’s degree in political science from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.

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