Wabash College has appointed Kendra Cooks chief financial officer. She most recently served as comptroller for Purdue University. Cooks will join the Crawfordsville campus in May. She will succeed Larry Griffith, who is retiring at the end of the current academic year. Cooks will serve as special assistant to President Gregory Hess beginning May 1 and will assume the role of CFO on June 1. She also served as comptroller at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Cooks is currently working toward her doctoral degree in education administration.