New Jobs for Five Women in Higher Education

Angie Boyer Dewberry was named the next registrar at Davidson College, the highly ranked liberal arts institution in North Carolina. She is currently the registrar at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. Her new appointment is effective on July 1.

Dewberry is a 2000 graduate of Davidson College. She holds a master’s degree in history from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Pamela Prescod-Caesar was named vice president for human resources at Swarthmore College in suburban Philadelphia. Her appointment is effective February 15. She has been serving as associate vice president for human resources at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.

Prescod-Caesar is a graduate of Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She holds an MBA from Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts.

Susan Rimmer, professor of geology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, was named associate vice chancellor for research at the university. She joined the SIU faculty in 2009 after teaching at the University of Kentucky for 25 years.

Dr. Rimmer is a graduate of Southern Illinois University. She earned a master’s degree at the University of Illinois and a Ph.D. in geology at Pennsylvania State University.

Laura F. Gibson, the Alexander B. Osborn Distinguished Professor in Hematological Malignancies Research at West Virginia University, was named to the Basic Mechanisms of Cancer Therapeutics advisory committee of the National Institutes of Health. The committee reviews grant requests from cancer researchers.

Dr. Gibson is a graduate of West Virginia University and holds a Ph.D. in genetics and developmental biology.

Heidi Jarvis recently was hired as director of development for the Graduate School at Washington State University in Pullman. She is the former executive director of the Washington-Idaho Symphony. She has also held fundraising posts at the University of Oregon and the University of Idaho.

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