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Illinois.edu: Mickey-Boggs selected as senior associate chancellor for human resources

Shari Mickey-Boggs

Excerpt from the University of Illinois News Bureau

Shari Mickey-Boggs has been selected as the senior associate chancellor for human resources at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, with an "interim" job title pending approval by the Board of Trustees. She will begin in this role March 1.

Mickey-Boggs is currently the chief HR officer at Wright State University, responsible for human resources consulting and strategy, talent management, employee and labor relations, compensation, and training and compliance. She also served two years as the secretary to the Board of Trustees.

Mickey-Boggs has more than 27 years of experience in higher education. Prior to Wright State, she held HR positions at Xavier University and Ohio State University. She earned a bachelor’s in political science from Ohio State and an MBA from Franklin University.

In her new role, Mickey-Boggs will lead the university’s human resources function in support of The Next 150 Strategic Plan, with a focus on the Operational Excellence at Illinois initiative's blueprint to more clearly define roles and responsibilities, improve services and align resources with institutional priorities.

Mickey-Boggs will succeed Senior Associate Chancellor for Human Resources Elyne Cole, who retired in June.