Having retired in 2007 with the title Professor Emerita, Dr. Chauvin was asked to return to Loyola in the summer of 2013 to assist the university in reinstating its secondary education program. Dr. Chauvin has published research in the fields of teacher education, counseling, and gifted education. Her most recent research effort is a chapter in a book describing the counseling needs of individuals in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. She is also the co-author of The Leadership Skills Development Program that recently celebrated its 25th year of continuous publication. Dr. Chauvin is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences on the topics of gifted education and the counseling of special populations. She has also served as an assessment specialist for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs. Her most recent honor was the Milton J. Ferguson Outstanding Faculty Member Award presented to her by the College of Education and Human Development at the University of New Orleans in 2011.