Dr. Chaney joined Marian University as Dean of the School of Education in June, 2016. Previously, she served Blackburn College, Carlinville, Illinois, for eight years as a Professor of Education and Education Department Chair, most recently leading the institution as Interim Provost.
Dr. Chaney earned a Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Higher Education from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. In addition, she also holds an M.S.Ed. in Workforce Education and Development from Southern Illinois University, and a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri.