Two Women Named to Administrative Posts at Medgar Evers College

MEC_LOGOMedgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York, has announced the appointment of two women to administrative positions. The college, part of the City University of New York system, enrolls about 7,000 undergraduate students and women make up nearly three quarters of the student body.

Williams-TheresaTheresa Williams was promoted to assistant provost. She was an administrator in the college’s supplemental instruction program. She is the former associate dean of academic support and director of academic enrichment programs at the New York Institute of Technology. Previously, she was director of opportunity programs and undergraduate services at Columbia University.

Dr. Williams is a graduate of the University at Albany, part of the State University of New York system. She earned a master’s degree in Africana studies at SUNY Albany and a doctorate in education at Columbia.

WilksKarrin E. Wilks was appointed interim provost and senior vice president. She recently served as dean for undergraduate studies for the City University of New York. From 2006 to 2010, Dr. Wilks was senior vice president for the Vermont State Colleges system.

Dr. Wilks is a graduate of Middlebury College in Vermont. She holds a master’s degree and an educational doctorate from the University of Vermont.




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