Eight Women Take on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Youlonda Copeland-Morgan was named vice chancellor of enrollment management at the University of California at Los Angeles.  Since 2008, she has been associate vice president for enrollment management at Syracuse University. Previously, she held admissions and financial aid positions at Harvey Mudd College, Occidental College, and the University of La Verne.

A graduate of Loyola Marymount University, Copeland-Morgan holds an MBA from the University of La Verne.

Sharon Stahl, associate vice chancellor for students and dean of the First Year Center at Washington University in St. Louis, will serve as interim senior associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University.

Dr. Stahl is a graduate of the University of Missouri. She holds a master’s degree in art history from Vanderbilt University and a Ph.D. in history from Saint Louis University.

Paige Atkins was appointed vice president for cyber and information technology research at the Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation. She was director of strategic planning and information for the Defense Information Systems Agency.

Atkins is a graduate of Virginia Tech and holds a master’s degree in engineering administration from George Washington University.

Kumea Shorter-Gooden was named associate vice president and chief diversity officer at the University of Maryland, effective January 1. She has been serving as associate provost for international/multicultural initiatives at Alliant International University.

Dr. Shorter-Gooden is a graduate of Princeton University. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in clinical/community psychology from the University of Maryland.

Tamara Young Lee was promoted to associate vice president for state and regional government affairs at Tuskegee University in Alabama. She was assistant vice president and assistant university counsel.

A graduate of the University of Alabama, Lee earned a law degree at North Carolina Central University.

Marsha V. Gable was named associate dean for extended opportunities programs and services at Santa Ana College in California. She was associate director for university outreach programs at California State University at San Marcos.

Dr. Gable holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from CalState, San Marcos and earned an educational doctorate at San Diego State University.

Rachel Nelson Moeller was promoted to executive director of alumni relations at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. She was associate director of career services for externships and internships.

A graduate of Lafayette College, she holds a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Wokie Nwabueze was named ombuds officer at Princeton University. In this role she will provide guidance and assistance to members of the university community who have concerns or complaints about their work or studies. She was vice president for ethics and employee resolutions programs at Prudential Financial.

Nwabueze is a graduate of Wellesley College and the Columbia University Law School.

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