Milestone Faculty Appointments for Two Women

Peggy Odegard was named chair of the department of pharmacy at the University of Washington. She is the first woman to hold the post.

Dr. Odegard holds bachelor’s and doctoral degrees in pharmacy from the University of Washington. She joined the university’s faculty in 1990 as a lecturer and rose to the rank of full professor. She is also licensed and practicing pharmacist.

Gail L. Thompson has been appointed to the Wachovia Endowed Chair of Education at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina.

Dr. Thompson is a graduate of the University of Southern California. She holds master’s and doctoral degrees from Claremont Graduate University. Professor Thompson is the author of six books, including her latest work, The Power of One: How You Can Help or Harm African American Students.

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