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Richanne C. Mankey
Richanne C. Mankey is Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Daemen College in Amherst, New York. Richanne's career as an organizational leader in independent higher education spans two and one-half decades; she has been a Senior Student Affairs Officer since 1996. Her master's degree is in Social Agency Counseling from the University of Dayton (Ohio, 1997), and her bachelor's degree is in Psychology from Ohio Northern University (Ohio, 1982). In addition to her administrative duties, Richanne teaches in the Executive Leadership and Change masters program at Daemen College—she teaches research and transformational leadership. In leadership, her intention is to promote leading from the heart with humans at the center of holistic and collaborative decision-making. Richanne was inspired to pursue her doctorate in this program because she wanted to better understand how to promote holistic learning in students. She knew the excellent reputation of the faculty in the AEGIS program would promote her own learning, thinking, and intuiting to enhance her practice as a student affairs professional who advances learning for life by helping student synthesize classroom and outside-of-classroom lessons.