Mary E. Fleck, Ph.D., joined the University of Dallas in 2017. She currently services
as chief human resources officer and oversees talent acquisition, performance management,
employee relations, benefits and total rewards, risk mitigation and regulatory compliance.
Fleck has over two decades of higher education leadership experience both in student
affairs and academic affairs. Previously, she was associate dean of extended university
for California State University Channel Islands, in which she collaborated with faculty
chairs to launch eight graduate programs, and established and managed two satellite
campuses. Specializing in human resource and organizational development, she also
brings over a decade of training, workforce development and accreditation experience
from serving in the nonprofit sector and in the nuclear power industry. Dedicated
to helping professionals advance in their careers, she has taught management and human
resource classes as an adjunct instructor at the University of Dallas and other institutions
throughout her career.
Fleck earned the distinguished senior human resource professional (SPHR) certification
in 2018 and is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). An Ohio
native, she earned her master’s and doctorate in the field of Human Resource Development
from the University of Toledo. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management
from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.