Two Women Named to Department Chairs

Ann McKenna and Susan G. Polansky have been named to head their academic departments.

Ann McKenna was named chair of the departments of engineering and engineering technology at Arizona State University’s College of Technology and Innovation. Before joining the faculty at Arizona State, Dr. McKenna was a program officer at the National Science Foundation and served on the faculty at Northwestern University.

Professor McKenna holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Drexel University and a doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley.

Susan G. Polansky was reappointed to chair the department of modern languages at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

Dr. Polansky, who is a professor of Hispanic studies, joined the Carnegie Mellon faculty in 1986. She holds a Ph.D. from Boston College.

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