Educator joins leadership at UMR


ROCHESTER, Minn. – Doctor Lori J. Carrell has been named the new Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Student Development at the University of Minnesota Rochester.  Carrell, formerly of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, will start work on August 18.  Chancellor Stephen Lehmkuhle says “Dr. Carrell is exactly the right person with the right skills and the right background for UMR at this point in our development.”

Dr. Carrell received her BA from Anderson University in Indiana in 1984 with a major in Speech Communication, Education and Psychology.  She got her Master’s in Counseling Psychology/Education in 1988 from the University of Alaska-Anchorage and her Ph.D. in Speech Communication from the University of Denver in 1991.  Carrell says “the high calling of educating students for the 21st century inspires innovation.”

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