Ms. LaChance joined Cumberland University in January of 2006 as the Assistant Director of Student Financial Services (SFS). In October of 2006, she was promoted to the Director of Financial Aid. Ms. LaChance administers federal, state, and institutional financial aid funds and services. She along with her staff is responsible for assisting current and prospective students with all aspects of the financial aid process. She has over 20 years’ experience in higher education administration in 2-year public, 4-year private and proprietary institutions. Ms. LaChance has held positions in Compliance, Financial Services, Enrollment Services, and as a College Bursar.
Ms. LaChance is a graduate of Cumberland University with both a bachelor and master’s degree in Business Administration. In addition, she graduated from Northern Essex Community College with an AS in Accounting and an AS in Business Management with a concentration in Computer Applications. Originally, from Salem, Massachusetts, Ms. LaChance currently resides in Gallatin, TN and enjoys spending time with family, reading, travel and life-long learning.