Recent Placements

Vice Provost for Enrollment

The University of Virginia announced that Stephen Farmer has been named UVA's first vice provost for enrollment.

Farmer is currently vice provost for enrollment and undergraduate admissions at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to his time at UNC, Farmer served as the senior assistant dean of admission at the University of Virginia. He is also an alumnus, having earned a master's degree in English from the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.

Executive Director for Enrollment Management and Student Success

UVA’s School of Continuing & Professional Studies (SCPS) announced that Jennifer Myers has been named the Executive Director for Enrollment Management and Student Success.

Myers brings a background in marketing, lead generation and user experience to the role. She most recently served as the director of corporate relations for SCPS. Prior to that role, she was the executive director for a Northern Virginia-based nonprofit foundation, where she continues to serve on the board of directors as vice chair and treasurer.

Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Planning, Arts and Sciences

The Dean’s Office has announced the appointment of Tammy McHale of Marywood University to the position of senior associate dean. 

McHale brings extensive experience in higher education to the College. She leaves a position as vice president of business affairs and treasurer at Marywood, a private liberal arts university in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and she has served as senior associate dean for finance and planning for UNC-Chapel Hill’s College of Arts & Sciences and as associate provost for Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.

Director, Health System Audit

Star is an internal audit leader with over 20 years of broad-based internal audit experience in healthcare and public sector organizations. Prior to joining UVA, she served for 12 years as a Senior Manager at Crowe Healthcare Risk Consulting leading the internal audit programs at several healthcare systems. She brings extensive experience leading multi-disciplinary teams performing a broad range of audits including program performance, fiscal management, compliance with healthcare regulations, hospital operations, internal controls, and information management.

Professor of Practice, Darden School of Business

Toni Irving is coming to Darden as a Professor of Practice. She will bring her broad experience in academia, social impact and government. Most recently, she was the Executive Director of Get IN Chicago where she launched and led a $45 million social impact fund. She has also served as the Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to Govern Pat Quinn of Illinois. Prior to this, she was an assistant professor in the Department of English at the University of Notre Dame. Toni is a UVA graduate where she earned her BA in English, Modern Studies Honors Program.

Dean, McIntire School of Commerce

The University of Virginia announced that Nicole Thorne Jenkins has been named the next dean of the McIntire School of Commerce, effective July 1.

Jenkins is currently vice dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky, where she is also the Von Allmen Chaired Professor of Accountancy. She was previously on the faculty at Vanderbilt University and Washington University in St. Louis.