Cheryl K. Miller

Assistant Dean

Phone: (316) 978-6659
E-mail: cheryl.miller@wichita.edu

Cheryl Miller is an assistant dean for Fairmount College. She is responsible for general public relations and marketing work for Fairmount College, including the college newsletter, college website, catalog revisions and transfer guides. She coordinates the college tenure and promotion process, chair evaluations, and annual college faculty elections. She is the liaison between faculty governance committees and the dean and is the liaison to the College of Education for teacher licensure and certification. Other duties include teaching a section of WSU 101, Introduction to the University, serving as college commencement coordinator and coordinating major college events such as the Watkins Visiting Professorship Lecture Series.

Her campus committee service record includes Academic Operations Council; Unclassified Professional Senate; Kansas State Press Association judge; Upward Bound Wichita Prep judge; Foundations of Excellence; Shocker Marketing and Retention Team; Website Redevelopment Task Force; University Marketing Council; Commencement Planning; and Library Appeals.

Her professional memberships include the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences, National Federation of Press Women, Kansas Professional Communicators and Wichita Professional Communicators.

She has received numerous editing and writing awards, the most recent including:

  • First place, audiovisuals, “Fairmount College Convocation Video,” Kansas Professional Communicators, 2014 (Honorable mention, National Federation of Press Women); 
  • First place, publications regularly edited/newsletter, Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences newsletter, Kansas Professional Communicators, 2014;
  • Third place, feature writing, "Ending modern day slavery focus of professor's work," Kansas Professional Communicators, 2014;
  • Honorable Mention, personality profile, "Faculty Spotlight: Karen Countryman-Roswurm," Kansas Professional Communicators, 2014;
  • First place, personality profile, more than 500 words, "Matson recognized for teaching excellence," Kansas Professional Communicators, 2013;
  • First place, publications regularly edited/newsletter, Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences newsletter, Kansas Professional Communicators, 2013;
  • Second place, advertising poster, Watkins Visiting Professorship Lecture Series, Kansas Professional Communicators, 2013;
  • Third place, publications regularly edited/newsletter, The Horned Lark (Kansas Ornithological Society), Kansas Professional Communicators, 2013.

A complete listing of awards is available upon request.

She earned a Master of Arts in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University. She holds a Bachelor of General Studies in Communication and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Personnel Administration from Wichita State University. Her interests include birding, hiking, fishing and singing. She serves on the boards of directors for the Kansas Ornithological Society and Friends of the Great Plains Nature Center. She also sings in the Wichita Symphony Chorus.