Seven Women in New Administrative Posts

Kathy Cavins-Tull is the new vice chancellor for student affairs at Texas Christian University in Forth Worth. She was vice president for student affairs and dean of students at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington.

Dr. Cavins-Tull holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Western Illinois University in Macomb and a doctorate in educational administration from Illinois State University.

Annie Laurie Cadmus was appointed director of sustainability at Ohio University in Athens. She was a sustainability specialist at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois.

Cadmus has also served in sustainability positions at Green Mountain College, Illinois State University, and the Alliance for Climate Education.

Catherine Shenoy was named director of MBA program at the University of Kansas School of Business. Dr. Shenoy has been on the faculty at the business school since 1993.

Professor Shenoy holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in finance, all from the University of Kansas.

Susana Rivera-Mills is the new associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Oregon State University. She is a professor of foreign languages and literatures at OSU.

Professor Rivera-Mills holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Iowa. She earned a Ph.D. in romance languages at the University of New Mexico.

Chris Sheridan was promoted to vice president for university marketing and communications and senior adviser to the the president at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. She has been serving as chief of staff to the university’s president.

Before coming to the university in 2008, Sheridan spent 25 years as a journalist including 12 years as a writer and columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer. She is a graduate of Yale University and holds a master’s degree in organizational development from Case Western Reserve University.

Mary Beth Hanner is the new provost and chief academic officer of Excelsior College, a distance education institution headquartered in Albany, New York. She has been serving as interim provost and previously was vice president for outcomes assessment and institutional research.

Dr. Hanner holds a master of public health degree from the University of North Carolina and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas.

Trish Lowney was promoted to assistant vice president for strategic research development at Syracuse University in New York. She was serving as executive director of the university’s Office of Sponsored Programs.

Dr. Lowney is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and holds a Ph.D. in nutrition from the University of California, Davis.



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