Dr. Sarah Cunningham

Chief Student Success Officer (CSSO)

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Phone: 207-509-7266
Email: scunningham@unity.edu
Office: Founders Hall North

Unity College Chief Student Success Officer, Dr. Sarah Cunningham, leads student affairs and academic support services for Unity College students. She provides strategic oversight for student retention, persistence, and graduation; enhancements to co-curricular learning opportunities; and programs ensuring that graduates are prepared for success after college.

Before appointment to the position of Chief Student Success Officer, Sarah was Associate Professor of Captive Wildlife Care and Education at Unity College. During her time as a professor and academic administrator, Dr. Cunningham served as Director of General Education and Director for the Center for Experiential and Environmental Education at Unity College.

Prior to Unity College, Dr Cunningham worked as an animal keeper at the San Francisco Zoo.

Sarah Cunningham studied animal behavior at Brown University and the University of California, Berkeley, receiving her PhD in Integrative Biology in 2005.