Five Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Gretchen Dwyer was named vice president for college advancement at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, effective in January. Since 2004, she has been the senior director of campaign and leadership giving at Bennington College in Vermont.

Dwyer is a graduate of St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York. She holds a master’s degree in literacy, language, and cultural studies from Boston University.

Katrice A. Albert, vice provost for equity, diversity, and community outreach at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, was recently named to the national board of directors of the nonprofit organization, Volunteers of America.

Dr. Albert is a graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and a doctorate in counseling psychology from Auburn University.

Carla Mazzarelli was named vice president for academic and student affairs at Suffolk County Community College in Selden, New York. She was associate dean of academic affairs at Dutchess Community College in Poughkeepsie, New York.

A graduate of Russell Sage College in Troy, New York, Dr. Mazzarelli holds a master’s degree from Hunter College of the City University of New York and a doctorate in educational administration and policy studies from the University at Albany.

Dawn Forbes Murphy was appointed director of summer sessions and certificate programs for the Office of University Outreach at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro. She has served as program manager for the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation and director of student services for the School of Nursing at North Carolina A&T.

Dr. Murphy holds a bachelor’s degree in English, a master’s degree in counseling, and a doctorate in educational leadership.

Bonnie Richardson is the manager for faculty-led international programs at the University of Cincinnati. She held a a similar position at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. The University of Cincinnati established the new position with the hope of doubling the number of students who go abroad each year.

Bonnie Richardson, University of Cincinnati

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