Five Women Stepping Down From High-Level Posts at Colleges and Universities

belle-weiBelle Wei is leaving her position as provost and vice president for academic affairs at California State University, Chico, due to health and family reasons. She has served in the post since August 2012. Previously, Dr. Wei was dean of engineering at San Jose State University and had been on the electrical engineering faculty since 1987.

Dr. Wei holds a bachelor’s degree in biophysics and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. She also earned a master’s degree in engineering at Harvard University.

Hudlin-WagnerHudlin Wagner, vice president for student development and dean of students at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, has announced that she is retiring at the end of the current academic year. She has served in her current role since 2005 and joined the staff at the college in 1990 as associate dean of students.

Dr. Wagner holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in counseling psychology from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. She earned a Ph.D. at Saint Mary’s University in Winona, Minnesota.

Nancy_Dunlap_HSNancy Dunlap will step down as dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia in November. She was appointed dean in May 2013. Previously, Dr. Dunlap was vice chair for clinical affairs for the department of medicine at the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) and a professor of management in the UAB School of Business.

Dr. Dunlap is a graduate of Wellesley College in Massachusetts and the Duke University School of Medicine. She holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in microbiology from UAB.

jennie_taylorJennie Taylor recently retired as dean of enrollment services for Oxford College of Emory University. Taylor joined the staff in 1979 but left the Oxford campus for four years from 1982 to 1986 to serve as director of financial aid at the Atlanta campus of Emory University. But she has served in her current role since returning to the Oxford campus nearly three decades ago.

When she first assumed the post, the admissions office at Oxford College received 500 applications per year. This past year there were 7,500.

Sharon Stahl 2Sharon Stahl, vice chancellor for students at Washington University in St. Louis, has announced that she will retire on June 30, 2015. She has been on the staff at the university for 25 years and has served in her current role since July 2012.

Dr. Stahl earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She holds a Ph.D. in history from Saint Louis University.


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