A Host of New Appointments of Women to College and University Administrative Positions

Angelina Hill was appointed director of institutional research at the College of the Redwoods in Eureka, California. She was the associate director of academic assessment at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.

Dr. Hill earned a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from the University of Notre Dame.

Margaret Himley was named associate vice provost for international education and engagement at Syracuse University. She is the Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence, professor of writing and rhetoric, and co-director of the LGBT studies program at the university.

Professor Himley has been on the Syracuse University faculty for 25 years. She earned a Ph.D. in composition and rhetoric at the University of Illinois-Chicago.

Sylvia Munsen, the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Chair in Elementary Arts Education at Utah State University, was named director of the university’s ArtsBridge program. The program allows Utah State students interested in arts education to apply their craft with local schoolchildren.

Dr. Munsen came to Utah State this past spring. Previously, she was chair of music education at Iowa State University. Professor Munsen earned her bachelor’s degree in music education at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. She holds a master’s degree and a doctorate in music education from the University of Illinois.

Katie Stockhammer was named director of development for the arts at Stony Brook University in New York. She was campaign director for the Long Island chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Stockhammer is a graduate of Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, where she majored in studio art, mathematics, and computer science.

Candace Boeninger, is the new assistant vice provost and director of undergraduate admissions at Ohio University. She has been serving as the interim director and has been an admissions officer at the university for eight years.

Prior to being named interim director, she was the associate director for communication, technical operations, and transfer admission.

Jane R. Willis was appointed associate dean for educational services at Newberry College in South Carolina. She was the managing director of the Office of Career Services at the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina.

Willis holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of South Carolina.

Rachel Berney was named interim director of the master’s degree program in landscape architecture at the University of Southern California. Dr. Berney has been on the faculty at the university since 2007.

Dr. Berney is a graduate of the University of Washington. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in landscape architecture and environmental planning from the University of California, Berkeley.

Mercy Eyadiel was appointed executive director for employment development in the Office of Personal and Career Development at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She was director of alumni and career services at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Previously she was the director of alumni relations and development at Vanderbilt University.

Marianne E. Lord was named vice president of advancement at Simmons College in Boston. Her appointment is effective on September 6. She has been serving as associate dean of institutional advancement at Boston College. There, she was responsible for fundraising for the college’s law school. Previously, she was development officer for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.



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