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Ted Scholz, Ph.D. is appointed vice president of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer

(LOS ANGELES) (FEBRUARY 23, 2017) The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ted Scholz, Ph.D. as Vice President of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer. Dr. Scholz had served as Interim Chief Academic Officer for one year prior to his appointment. TCSPP is one of the leading nonprofit graduate universities devoted exclusively to the study of psychology, and related behavioral health services.

Dr. Scholz has been a passionate advocate for the training and development of TCSPP faculty and staff for the past nine years. After holding a leadership position at Robert Morris University in Chicago, Dr. Scholz joined The Chicago School in 2007 as the director of Faculty Development and Manager of adjunct faculty. Shortly afterward in 2009, he earned the title of Associate Vice President, Faculty Development and Training. He next took on the role of National Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, where he led the development and implementation of institutional policies that impact talent development, employee performance, governance, and development structures.

In 2015, Dr. Scholz was promoted to Associate Provost, Teaching, Learning and Faculty Affairs, overseeing all matters related to faculty and professional development, the National Center for Teaching and Learning (NCTL), faculty scholarship, faculty workload and was the primary liaison for administration and faculty for matters involving shared governance. Dr. Scholz is a 2013 graduate from The Chicago School’s Online Doctoral Organizational Leadership Program.

“During his tenure with our University, Dr. Scholz has been an invaluable part of our community, demonstrating leadership at every level and accepting every challenge,” said TCSPP President Dr. Michelle Nealon. “He has always been committed to moving our university forward and I could not be more pleased to have him continue to provide academic leadership as we strive to bring excellence in education to our students.”

“I am extremely excited to begin this important next step in my journey within TCSPP and Academic Affairs,” said Dr. Scholz. “I am equally thankful to the students, faculty, administration, and staff who have supported me throughout my tenure as interim and during my transition to a permanent role. Academic rigor and quality will be of the utmost importance to me in this position and I look forward to working collaboratively with the faculty in leading Academic Affairs to accomplishing great things in the years ahead”