Eight Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

DSC_2321Victoria Sancho Lobis was appointed the Prince Trust Associate Curator in the department of prints and drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago. She is an expert in Netherlandish Baroque and Latin American colonial art. Since 2009, Dr. Lobis has been the curator of the print collection and fine arts galleries at the University of San Diego. She will take on her new role beginning September 15.

Dr. Lobis is a graduate of Yale University. She holds a master’s degree in art history from Williams College and a second master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Columbia University.

Kimberly Edwards-Hunter - Head ShotKimberly Edwards-Hunter is the new director of annual giving at the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, Alabama. She previously worked in the division of institutional advancement at Birmingham-Southern College, in Birmingham, Alabama, where she held a number of positions, including coordinator of annual giving.

Edwards-Hunter holds a bachelor’s degree from Samford University in Birmingham.

laletaLaleta Davis-Mattis was named university counsel and head of the legal unit at the University of the West Indies. A native of Jamaica, she joined the faculty at the university in 2002. She is the former executive director of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust.

Davis Mattis holds a master’s degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and a law degree from the University of the West Indies.

Curtis-SusanSusan Curtis was appointed manager of the Emily Reynolds Historic Costume Collection in the department of apparel, design, and hospitality management at North Dakota State University. She was assistant curator of the Great Plains Art Museum.

Curtis holds a master’s degree in museum studies from the University of Nebraska.

Arlina-DeNardoArlina DeNardo was promoted to senior development officer at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. For the past 16 years, she has been director of student financial aid at the college. She has been on the staff at the college since 1989.

DeNardo holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Tulane University in New Orleans.

hadly_newsElizabeth A. Hadley, the Paul S. and Billie Achilles Professor in Environmental Biology, was named senior associate vice provost for undergraduate education at Stanford University. Professor Hadley joined the Stanford faculty in 1998. She will take on her new role beginning September 1.

Dr. Hadley is a graduate of the University of Colorado. She holds a master’s degree from Northern Arizona University and a Ph.D. in integrative biology from the University of California at Berkeley.

kulkarniRenu Kulkarni was appointed associate vice president for strategic initiatives at the University of Chicago. She was the founder and the executive director of the FutureMedia at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Previously, she was vice president for technology partnerships at Motorola Inc.

Kulkarni is a graduate of Georgia Tech and the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

naughtonCynthia Naughton was promoted to senior associate dean of the College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences at North Dakota State University. Since 2008, she has served as associate dean for academic affairs and assessment.

Dr. Naughton holds bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, all from North Dakota State University.

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