The University of Evansville has appointed Cindy Felts as the new director of the Center for the Advancement of Learning. As director, Felts will oversee graduate and adult degree programs including Accelerated Elementary Education, Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership, Master of Science in Public Service Administration, and the Master of Science in Leadership which is now fully online.
“Cindy brings a wealth of expertise and experience to the position,” said Mary Kessler, dean of the College of Education and Health Sciences.” She has a passion for working with students as they pursue professional development opportunities and their degrees.”
Felts has been with the University of Evansville since January 2013, specializing in recruitment and admissions for the graduate programs in the School of Health Sciences. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in management from the University of Southern Indiana and brings over 15 years of experience in the areas of human resource management and recruiting, working for companies such as Federated Department Stores, Whirlpool Corporation, and Keller, Schroeder & Associates.
In addition to helping individuals develop professionally, Felts says she looks forward to making an impact on the local community as more and more adults further their education.
“Local industries like healthcare and education need skilled leaders,” said Felts. “UE graduates change the world, and I’m excited to have a hand in supplying the workforce with skilled professionals equipped with an exceptional education.”