In making the announcement, Interim President Scott Barton said, “Together, Drs. Ulrich and Sidell have over 50 years of combined experience serving Mansfield University in various capacities, both as faculty members and in the administration. Their combined knowledge, commitment, and approachability will serve us well as we move the university forward in the months ahead.”
Ulrich came to Mansfield in 1991 and has served as an English professor, Honors Program director, department chair, and associate dean. Most recently he has held the position of dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.
“I’m looking forward to working with our students, our faculty and staff, and our external partners as we continue to ensure that our university meets the educational needs of our region and beyond,” Ulrich said.
Sidell began employment at the university in 1998 as a Social Work professor and has served as department chair and director of the Social Work Program. Most recently, she held the position of dean of the College of Natural and Social Sciences.