Beth Mulherrin, an assistant vice provost in CILSS, implements and evaluates strategic initiatives for innovative academic and student support models. She is collaborating with colleagues on several programs to improve student success, including mentoring, interventions for at-risk students, and onboarding for new students. She also works on peer-assisted learning and planning for academic success. She has presented nationally on online learning, curriculum design and assessment, academic integrity, and competency-based learning.
Mulherrin, who came to UMUC in 1999, has taken on various roles and projects at the university, including developing and managing a required online research skills course for students all over the globe. She has an MLIS from the University of South Carolina at Columbia and a BA in History from the University of New Hampshire.