Lydia Gaddis Named Assoc. VP of Human Resources

by Will Duncan, Public Relations Writer

Lydia Gaddis has been named associate vice president of human resources at Cedarville University, effective September 25. In this role, Gaddis will bring a wide range of knowledge and 10 years of experience.

Gaddis began her work at Cedarville in April 2012 as staffing service coordinator and was promoted to director of staffing services two years later. Prior to her roles at Cedarville University, she held a variety of human resources positions at Automatic Data Processors in Atlanta, Georgia, NorthgateArinso in Norcross, Georgia, and the office of the Ohio Secretary of State in Columbus, Ohio. 

Gaddis graduated from Cedarville University in 2005 with a degree in public administration. She received an MBA with an emphasis in human resources management in 2007. Gaddis, in 2013, earned the Professional in Human Resources Certification. 

“I am honored to have the opportunity to represent my alma mater in this capacity,” said Gaddis. “The fact that the Lord has allowed me to continue to serve Cedarville University while simultaneously working in a field that I love makes me so grateful! I believe (Christian) institutions are needed in the world today, and I am excited for how the Lord will use me.”

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 3,620 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 100 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and leading student satisfaction ratings.