Dr. Lohse joined Lesley in 2009 and has over two decades of experience in higher education administration. As the Vice President for Strategy and Implementation, Dr. Lohse is responsible for the development, implementation, and assessment of the university's strategic plan. She also works closely with the Board of Trustees, is responsible for university-wide communications through the Office of Communications, and oversees operations within the office of the president. A member of the president's Senior Leadership Team and the President’s Cabinet, Dr. Lohse provides leadership, coordination, and oversight in the development of defined core initiatives for the university. Prior to joining Lesley, Dr. Lohse worked at Brandeis University, Boston College, and Wheelock College. She holds a Bachelor's degree in English from Canisius College, a Master's degree in Administration, Planning, and Social Policy from Harvard University's Graduate School of Education, and a Doctorate in Higher Education Administration from Boston College.