Nine Women Assuming New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Amy Locklear Hertel was appointed director of the American Indian Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her appointment is effective on May 1. Currently, she is a project manager at the Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis.

Hertel is a 1997 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Kimberly de los Santos was named director of the Pace Center for Civil Engagement at Princeton University. She will assume her new duties on April 1. For the past 10 years she has been the director of community outreach initiatives at Arizona State University.

De los Santos is a graduate of the University of Arizona, where she majored in molecular and cellular biology. She holds a master’s degree from Columbia University.

Stefanie Baker-Watson was named the Theodore Katula Director of Athletics and Recreational Sports at DePauw Univerity in Greencastle, Indiana. She is the former assistant athletics director at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Previously, she was head athletic trainer and instructor of physical education at Aurora University.

Baker-Watson is a graduate of Ohio University and holds a master’s degree in exercise science and cardiac rehabilitation from Northeastern Illinois University.

Jane Jordan was appointed interim vice president of governmental and community affairs at Emory University in Atlanta. She has been serving as deputy general counsel and chief counsel for health affairs at the university.

Jordan is a magna cum laude graduate of Furman University. She earned her law degree at the University of South Carolina.

Jennifer Gigliotti is the new associate dean at the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies at Rice University. She has been serving as executive director of the Center for College Readiness at the university.

Dr. Gigliotto holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Ohio State University. She earned an educational doctorate at the University of Houston.

Akua J. Matherson was named interim associate chancellor for enrollment management at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro. She will continue to serve as assistant vice chancellor for budget and planning at the university.

Matherson has been on the staff at the university since 1998. Previously, she was a financial analyst for Union Pacific Railroad in Omaha.

Stacey Wiley is the new administrative director of career development at the State University of New York at Geneseo. She was vice president of Upstate College Planning Services. She previously has held administrative posts at Syracuse University, Quinnipiac University, and Cornell University.

Wiley is a graduate of the State University of New York at Cortland. She holds a master’s degree and a law degree from Syracuse University.

Callie Caldwell was named public interest counselor at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis. In this role she will help students comply with their mandatory pro bono requirements.

Caldwell is a 2010 graduate of the law school at the University of Memphis. Following law school, she served as a clerk for a U.S. federal magistrate.

Francine Berman, professor of computer science and vice president for research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, was appointed co-chair of the Board on Research Data and Information of the National Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Berman is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Washington.

Filed Under: Appointments


RSSComments (0)

Leave a Reply