Celia Cook-Huffman has returned to her alma mater, Manchester University, as vice president for academic affairs. She previously served as provost at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. Cook-Huffman began her career there in 1990. She graduated from Manchester in 1986, with a bachelor’s degree in peace studies and conflict resolution. Cook-Huffman then earned a master’s degree in peace studies from the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.