Melinda Richardson coordinates matters related to the general administration of CSHPE. She is responsible for multiple facets of faculty, student and staff hiring, works with students on funding issues, oversees staff and budgets, plans and coordinates events including recruitment, orientation and alumni-focused activities.
She works with the director to develop the program’s course schedule, staffs faculty meetings, and manages the CSHPE visiting scholar program. Richardson is involved with alumni relations and stewardship. She also plans and co-leads domestic and international experiential learning trips for students. General questions or concerns about the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education can be directed to her.