A Half Dozen Women With New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

GeetterErika Geetter will be the new vice president general counsel at Boston University, effective October 1. Geetter joined the Office of the General Counsel in 1996 and was promoted to deputy general counsel in 2011. Before joining the staff at the university, she worked for the legal department of the city of Nashville, Tennessee.

Geetter is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Chicago Law School.

Lacher-FeldmanJessica Lacher-Feldman was named director of the Special Collections division of the Hill Memorial Library at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. She was the curator of rare books and special collections at the University of Alabama. She is the author of Exhibits in Archives and Special Collections Libraries (Society of American Archivists, 2013) and The University of Alabama Trivia Book (Hill Street Press, 2007).

Lacher-Feldman holds a bachelor’s degree in French studies and master’s degrees in history and library science from the University at Albany of the State University of New York system.

christy_wyskielChristy Wyskiel was appointed senior adviser to the president for enterprise development at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Her appointment is effective on January 1. She has co-founded two Baltimore-based pharmaceutical companies in conjunction with university faculty members.

Wyskiel is a graduate of Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. She holds an MBA from New York University.

Barron-McKeagneyTheresa Barron-McKeagney was named associate dean of the College of Public Affairs and Community Service at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She has been serving as the director of the Grace Abbott School of Social Work at the university.

Barron-McKeagney is a graduate of the University of Iowa and holds a master of social work degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She earned a doctorate in community and human resources from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

ApplebyRobin Appleby will be the next director of the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. She will take on this new role next July. Since 2009 she has been the superintendent of Global Education Management Systems’ Dubai American Academy which enrolls 2,300 students in grades K-12. She is the former principal of the American School of the Hague.

Appleby is a graduate of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. She holds a master’s degree in English literature from the University at Buffalo and a second’s master’s degree in organizational development and analysis from Case Western Reserve University.

aprilhyltonApril Hylton was appointed interim assistant dean of administration for the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Since 2005, she has been serving as director of human resources at the college.

Hylton is a graduate of Radford University and holds an MBA from Virginia Tech.

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