The First Woman President of SUNY Maritime College

Rear Admiral Wendi B. Carpenter has been chosen as the next president of the State University of New York Maritime College in the Bronx. She will be the first women president of the college. Carpenter has been serving as commander of the Navy’s Warfare Development Command. In 2005, she was the first woman aviator appointed to the rank of admiral.

Carpenter is the daughter of an Air Force veteran. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and was commissioned in the Navy two years later. She graduated first in her class in naval flight school. To date she has logged more than 3,500 hours as a Navy pilot.

Carpenter is a graduate of the Naval War College and holds a master’s degree in international relations from Salve Regina University.

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