Seven Women Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Wendy C. Crone was named associate dean for graduate education at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She is a professor of engineering physics and has been serving as interim associate dean of physical sciences at the Graduate School.

Dr. Crone joined the faculty of the College of Engineering in 1989. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois and holds a master’s degree from Brown University and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.

Ruth Kohorn Rosenberg was appointed faculty ombudsperson at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Her appointment is effective February 22. She has been serving as director of student mediation in the Office of Student Citizenship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is also an adjunct faculty member at Roger Williams University.

Rosenberg is a graduate of Smith College and the University of Connecticut School of Law.

Jennifer Frum was named vice president for public service and outreach at the University of Georgia. She has been serving in the post on an interim basis since last July. Previously she was interim director of the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the university.

Dr. Frum is a graduate of West Virginia University. She holds a master’s degree in international relations from George Washington University and a doctorate from the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia.

Megan Govindan, assistant professor of human nutrition and foods at West Virginia University, was named director of the university’s Didactic Program in Dietetics.

Professor Govindan holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from West Virginia University and a master of public health degree from the West Virginia University School of Medicine.

Linda Bonnin was named interim vice president for communications, public relations, and marketing at the University of Memphis. She joined the university staff in 1997 and has been serving as associate vice president since 1999.

Prior to joining the University of Memphis, she was a journalist for the Memphis Press-Scimitar and in several marketing and communications positions in both the public and private sectors.

Margareth Larose-Pierre was appointed associate dean of the Crestview Educational Center of the Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. She has served on the FAMU faculty for the past 13 years.

Dr. Larose-Pierre is a graduate of Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens. She received her doctorate in pharmacy at Florida A&M University.

Jane Sojka, associate professor of marketing at the University of Cincinnati, has been named director of the university’s Sales Center in the Lindner College of Business. The center offers a professional sales minor for students in any major who want to add a sales credential to their degree program.

Dr. Sojka is a graduate of Indiana University. She holds a master’s degree from Wichita State University and a Ph.D. in marketing from Washington State University.

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