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SIUE welcomes back Shavonda Mitchom as assistant vice chancellor for Administration

Shavonda Mitchom

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s previous director of business affairs for the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), Shavonda Mitchom, began her new role as assistant vice chancellor for Administration on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024.

Prior to joining SIUE as assistant vice chancellor for Administration, Mitchom served for three years as the chief financial and administrative officer for Hoyleton Youth and Family Services and eight years at SIUE as director of Business Affairs in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and associate director at the East St. Louis Center.

In prior roles, Mitchom served on the design and build teams at Hoyleton for the construction of youth facilities and renovation of corporate office, while leading the financing activities for those projects. Mitchom managed large budgets, participated in issuance of tax-exempt debt to fund construction and renovation of academic buildings, and worked closely with faculty and staff on various projects.

Mitchom has worked in finance and treasury roles at Washington University in St. Louis, Purdue University, and Federal Reserve banks in St. Louis and Chicago prior to joining SIUE.

In her new role, Mitchom says she looks forward to working on the campus master plan, initiatives for University Park, and capital and budget priorities for Administration to enhance educational opportunities for students and facilities used for teaching and research.

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