Seven Women Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Each week WIAReport provides news of appointments of women to key positions in higher education. Here are the announcements we received this week.

Valerie Gillispie is the new university archivist at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. She was the assistant university archivist at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.

Gillispie holds master’s degrees from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Lisa Gueldenzoph Snyder, a professor and chair of the department of business education at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, was elected vice president of Delta Pi Epsilon, an honorary society for teachers of business. She will serve two years as vice president and then is scheduled to serve two years as president of the organization.

Dr. Snyder is a graduate of Northern Michigan University in Marquette and holds a master’s degree and a doctorate from Bowling Green State University.

Christine M. Pina was appointed vice president for institutional advancement at the University of Hartford. She has been serving as director of major gifts at Wesleyan University. Her new appointment is effective on November 28.

Pina is a graduate of Wesleyan University and holds a master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Tanise Chung-Hoon was named executive director of LDS Philanthropies at Brigham Young University. LDS Philanthropies is the fundraising arm of the Church of Latter-day Saints.

Chung-Hoon has been on the staff at BYU for nine years, most recently as director of the Principal Gifts Office. Previously, she was assistant dean for development at the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at Utah Valley University. She holds bachelor’s and doctoral degrees from BYU and a master’s degree from the University of Utah.

Kimberly Gordon was promoted to assistant dean of the College of Business at Prairie View A&M University in Texas. She was assistant to the dean for development and placement.

Gordon is a civil engineering graduate of Prairie View A&M and holds an MBA from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

Rosemary Scanlon, director of academic affairs and a clinical associate professor of economics at the Schack Institute of Real Estate at New York University, was named interim division dean at the institute. She joined the institute in 2000. Previously, she was a visiting research fellow at the London School of Economics. From 1993 to 1997, Scanlon was the deputy comptroller for the State of New York.

A native of Canada, Scanlon holds a bachelor’s degree from St. Francis Xavier University and a graduate degree in economics from the University of New Brunswick.

Sandy Kirchenmann was appointed executive director of the Sacramento Center for Graduate Studies of Drexel University. She has been serving as vice chancellor for resource development for the Los Rios Community College District. Her new appointment is effective on December 12.

Dr. Kirchenmann holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of California at Davis and an educational doctorate from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.


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