Vincennes University announces new Assistant Provost and Dean of Students


VINCENNES, Ind. (WEHT) – President Chuck Johnson announced the appointment of Whitney Daugherty as Vincennes University’s new Assistant Provost and Dean of Students for Student Affairs.

Daugherty has strong ties to VU. She was previously the University’s Director of Student Activities.

“I am pleased that Whitney will be rejoining Vincennes University,” Johnson said. “I look forward to working with her and the Student Affairs team as we stay focused on providing the kind of living and learning environment that helps our students to grow and achieve their goals.” 

She will assume the role on May 26, 2020.

Daugherty will work closely with acting Assistant Provost Lynn White to ensure a seamless transition.

Daugherty earned her master’s degree in Student Affairs and Higher Education from Indiana State University. She holds a Bachelor of Social Work with a certificate in Drug and Alcohol Abuse from Indiana University East and an Associate of Science in Human Service from Ivy Tech Community College. Her own family includes her husband, VU’s Interim Chief of Police Adam Daugherty, two stepsons, and a miniature Goldendoodle.


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(This story was originally published on May 26, 2020)

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