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Beloit College names vice president for finance and planning

May 17, 2013

Laurie Stickelmaier has been named the new vice president for finance and planning and treasurer at Beloit College. She succeeds John Nicholas, who retired this month after 18 years of service.

Stickelmaier, who will assume her new role on July 8, comes to Beloit from the College of Wooster, in Wooster, Ohio, where she has served as vice president for finance and business since March of 2009. Prior to that, she was vice president for finance and administration at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Ind. She has nearly 25 years of experience in various business, financial and administration roles at colleges and universities.

In a statement, Stickelmaier said: "I have a deep commitment to residential liberal arts colleges, and I am looking forward to joining the Beloit community and working together to help further strengthen and advance this wonderful college."

In an announcement to the campus community President Scott Bierman called Stickelmaier “an energetic, practiced and engaged leader and planner who has the expertise, vision and creativity to help Beloit achieve its ambitions, advance its mission and best support its people, programs and physical spaces.”

Stickelmaier earned a bachelor’s degree in management and accounting from the University of Illinois, a CPA certification from the State of Illinois and a master’s degree in accountancy from Bradley University.