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Dr. Melanie Storms Named VP of Saint Leo University Worldwide

SAINT LEO, FL – Dr. William J. Lennox Jr., president of Saint Leo University, has announced the appointment of Dr. Melanie Storms as vice president of the newly created Saint Leo University Worldwide Division, effective June 27, 2016.

Dr. Storms has served in a leadership capacity in higher education for nearly 15 years, most recently as vice president of the College of Health Sciences for Walden University. She previously served as vice president of the College of Social and Behavioral Science and as dean of the School of Psychology for Walden. She also was president of Argosy University-Tampa Campus for more than six years.

She has extensive experience with both programmatic and regional accreditation. As a university administrator, Dr. Storms has worked with traditional graduate student populations, as well as adult learners at the graduate and undergraduate levels in campus-based and online settings. Her experience positions her to lead Saint Leo’s online and on-ground education center programs through SLU Worldwide.

Dr. Storms earned her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Central Florida, and her master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from the Florida Institute of Technology.

The new Saint Leo University Worldwide Division represents the university’s commitment to providing convenient classes to students wherever and whenever they need. In addition to its University Campus location, Saint Leo’s students may take classes at its more than 40 education centers and offices, online, or through videoconferencing and telecommuting. Evening and weekend classes are offered for students’ convenience.