Assistant Dean of Administration and Human Resources
Edith serves as the principal Administrative and Human Resources lead within the engineering school and is predominantly responsible for academic promotion and tenure processes, staff and faculty appointments and reappointments, recruitment, interviewing, hiring, performance reviews, work improvement initiatives, employee relations, as well as staff development and training. She serves as liaison between the school and university central ofﬁces regarding HR-related matters, including the Ofﬁce of Human Resources, Academic Affairs, the EEO ADA Ofﬁce and Payroll.
Edith earned a B.B.A. and M.B.A from Cleveland State University. For 18 years, she worked at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, leaving as director of facilities and administration and filling in as assistant dean of administration before coming to Rice in 2014.