Merodie Hancock | President, Thomas Edison State University
Current Position and Past Experience
Merodie Hancock is currently the President of Thomas Edison State University. She was appointed to the role after five years as President at SUNY Empire State College. Prior to this, Hancock was the Vice President of Central Michigan University’s Global Campus, a position she held since 2007. This followed eight years as the Associate Provost of the University of Maryland University College. From 1990-1999, Hancock was the Center Director of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Education, Honors and Achievements
In 1987, Hancock earned her BA in Economics from Scripps College. In 1988 she earned her MBA from Claremont Graduate University’s Peter F Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management. In 1998, Hancock earned her PhD in Urban Studied from Old Dominion University.
Personal Details and Community Involvement
Hancock served as a member of the Special Olympics Michigan Board of Directors.