Tisha Brooks is the newly-selected interim associate dean for the College of Arts and Sciences.
Brooks has been employed at SIUE since 2013 and was promoted to associate professor when she earned tenure in 2019. Brooks was also chair of the Department of English Language and Literature in 2020. While chair, she helped expand programs such as Females of African-Descent Modeling Excellence and Goal-Oriented African-American Men Excel.
Brooks was selected by Kevin Leonard, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
She will also lead the College of Arts and Sciences Committee on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion which will begin its work in the Fall of 2022.
Brooks will assume the position of interim associate dean on July 1.