University Women Moving Up the Administrative Ladder

Julie Wong was named vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg. Since 2008 she has served as vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Colorado. Previously, Dr. Wong was associate vice president and dean of students at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Dr. Wong holds a bachelor’s degree in recreation and leisure studies from San Jose State University, a master’s degree from Michigan State University, and a doctorate in educational policy, planning and administration from the University of Southern California.

Dru Marshall was appointed provost and vice president for academics at the University of Calgary. The appointment is effective on August 1. For the past four years, she has been deputy provost at the University of Alberta. Dr. Marshall is a recognized expert in exercise physiology and women in sports.

A graduate of the University of Manitoba, Marshall holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in physical education and sports studies from the University of Alberta.

Susan L. Graham, the Pehong Chen Distinguished Professor Emerita of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California at Berkeley, was elected as a member of the Harvard Corporation. The corporation, equivalent to a board of trustees, is being expanded from seven to 13 members over the next several years.

Dr. Graham is a graduate of Radcliffe College and holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University.

Deborah Nelson, associate professor of English at the University of Chicago, was appointed deputy provost for graduate education, effective September 1.

Dr. Nelson earned her Ph.D. at the City University of New York. She is the author of Pursuing Privacy in Cold War America.

Carol Rowlands was promoted to associate dean of admissions and financial aid for operations and research at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. She has served as the college’s director of admissions since 1998.

A graduate of Lafayette College, Dean Rowlands earned a master’s degree at Villanova University.

Patricia Whitten Hollingsworth was named director of health engagement at Indiana University in Bloomington. The appointment is effective on July 11. Hollingsworth was director of the health enhancement program at Ball State University.

She is a graduate of Indiana University’s School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation.

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