Vicki Whisenhant has been named as the new executive director of human resources for Wichita State University. She will begin her role immediately.

Whisenhant brings expertise in leading organizations through cultural and operational transformation in a collaborative and interactive process. She comes to WSU from Post University in Waterbury, Connecticut, where she was the chief experience officer from 2016 through 2021.

Whisenhant, a 1993 WSU alumna, said she is excited and honored to join Shocker Nation, leading the HR team at the university. She will work collaboratively with leadership, faculty and staff to create an engaging environment for everyone.