Two Women Named to Top Academic Posts

● Barbara Morris was named provost and vice president of academic affairs at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. She is expected to take her new position this summer. She will be the first woman and first Native-American provost at the college. Currently, Dr. Morris is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Redlands in California.

Dr. Morris is a graduate of San Diego State University. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

● Lenore Koczon was appointed vice president for academic affairs at Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota. She will take the new position on June 1. Since 2005, Dr. Koczon has been academic dean of the undergraduate college at Rosemont College in Pennsylvania. Previously, she was a professor of chemistry at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

Dr. Koczon is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame. She holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Nebraska.


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