Walsh University Creates New Cabinet Position, Names Chief of Staff

Walsh University President Tim Collins has announced the appointment of Rachel Hosler ’04, Ed.D. as University Chief of Staff, a cabinet position.  In this newly established position, Dr. Hosler will provide cross-enterprise policy and project leadership in support of the “Walsh University 2035” strategic plan guided by the vision and mission of the University.  Her primary duties and responsibilities will involve managing special projects and matters of policy and institutional importance to the President and the Cabinet.

“We look forward to Dr. Hosler’s contributions to the University in this role on our Cabinet,” said Dr. Tim Collins.  “She will provide critical leadership for us as we execute the “Walsh University 2035” strategic plan and continue to build Walsh 4.0, and we’re happy to have her as a key liaison for the President and the executive leadership team.”

Previously, Dr. Hosler served in numerous roles, including Associate Dean of Experiential Learning, Director of the Renacci Center for Civic Engagement and Director of Global Learning.  She was instrumental in growing Walsh’s Global Learning Program, developing the Cavs Cor Cordium as well as the Renacci Center, and securing grant funding for numerous projects including the Food Design Institute.  She is a 2004 graduate of Walsh University, a past Mentor of the Year and the 2021 recipient of NAFSA’s Association of International Educators George E. Hertrich Advocacy Award.

Dr. Hosler will begin her new role as Chief of Staff, reporting to the President effective January 8, 2022.