Becci Mehghini - The Riseling Group

Senior Associate Vice Chancellor - Consultant

Becci serves as Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Workforce Strategy, Equity and Engagement at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. In this role, she has a dual focus; she provides the direct oversight of and has day-to-day responsibility for the Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office, and also provides top-level, strategic leadership and management of division-wide projects and pan-University efforts. The Workforce Strategy, Equity and Engagement division is responsible for the University’s Human Resources, Diversity, Title IX and Equal Opportunity and Compliance functions.

Prior to assuming the role at UNC, Becci served as Chief of Staff in the Office of the Chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a post she held for just over six years, serving three Chancellors. In that role she was responsible for strategic problem solving, management of communications among campus leadership, and larger-scale project management for central campus units. She was a member of the Chancellor’s executive team and had delegated authority from the Chancellor on several on-and-off campus committees and boards.
Becci also has extensive experience in alumni relations and development. She served as Executive Director of the Alumni Association at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro after spending eight years on the staff at the Wisconsin Alumni Association. She later returned to Madison, where she worked as a Senior Development Officer with the Morgridge Institute for Research.

Becci holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA, a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an Ed.D. in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania. She wrote her dissertation on how institutional presidents manage crises, and brings expertise to questions of emergency response on college and university campuses and reputation management in crisis.