Yale Dining names Cathy Van Dyke Director of Residential Dining

Replaces Regenia Phillips, who left in Jan.

Aug. 17—Dining at Yale University, in New Haven, Conn., has announced that Cathy Van Dyke has been named its new Director of Residential Dining. 

In her new role Van Dyke will provide leadership for all facets of the residential program. Van Dyke is replacing Regenia Phillips, who left Yale for Baylor University Medical Center in Texas last January.

Van Dyke has been serving as associate master for Saybrook College at Yale. She holds a B.A. in chemistry from McDaniel College, an M.S. in environmental science and engineering from the University of North Carolina and an M.P.P.M. from the Yale School of Management.

“With Cathy Van Dyke joining our leadership team Yale Dining makes a bold statement in merging the hospitality innovation, sustainable systems and excellence in talent management,” Rafi Taherian, executive director of dining, said in a press release. “Cathy possesses vast skills and will provide us with a fresh approach. We are delighted to have her on the team.