Interim Dean of The Lewis College of Human Sciences Ellen Mitchell Awarded Presidential Citation By American Psychological Association

On March 6, 2014, Dr. M. Ellen Mitchell, Ph.D., Interim Dean of the Lewis College of Human Sciences at IIT, was awarded a Presidential Citation by the American Psychological Association for her leadership in mental health, groundbreaking scholarship and career-long service to the profession.

According to the citation, Mitchell launched a new college of psychology, humanities and social sciences and has overseen operations for the Center of Ethics in the Professions, Disability Resource Center, IIT Leadership Academy, and Kedge Program. She models ‘service with a smile’ and champions strong organizational governance and citizenship.

The citation was presented at the Association’s annual meeting of the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology in Savannah, GA.