Seven Women Have Been Named to University Administrative Posts

segevSigal Segev, an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Florida International University in Miami, has been given the additional responsibilities as associate director for programming and research at the university’s Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication.

Dr. Segev is a graduate of Tel Aviv University in Israel. She holds a master’s degree from Florida International University and a Ph.D. in communication from the University of Leicester in England.

haywoodChanta Haywood was named vice president for institutional advancement at Albany State University in Georgia. She will also be the executive director of the ASU Foundation. Dr. Haywood has served in these posts for the past year on an interim basis. Before joining the staff at Albany State, she worked at North Carolina Central University in Durham and Florida A&M University in Tallahassee.

Dr. Haywood is a graduate of Florida A&M University. She holds a Ph.D. in American literature from the University of California, San Diego.

Amy Schlesing, 7711.Amy Schlesing is the new director of science and research communications at the University of Arkansas. She is a former reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and served as deputy communications director for U.S. Senator Mark Pryor.

Schlesing is a graduate of the University of Arkansas, where she majored in journalism. She holds a master’s degree in conflict resolution and communication from Missouri State University in Springfield.

burrosColeen Burrus was appointed director of corporate and foundation relations at Princeton University in New Jersey. She has been serving since 2009 as senior director for corporate engagement at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Burrus is a graduate of Fontbonne University in Clayton, Missouri, and earned a master’s degree in urban affairs from Saint Louis University.

20110118collegeboardJuliet Weissman was appointed chief administrative officer at Cornell Tech in New York City. She was vice president for organizational effectiveness at The College Board.

Weissman holds a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics and economics from Harvard University.

culligan_croppedJenine Culligan was named the next director of the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia. She has been serving as the senior curator at the Huntington Museum of Art in West Virginia. She will begin her duties at Hollins University on May 4.

Culligan is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, where she majored in art history. She holds a master’s degree in art history and museum studies from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

KarenHighKaren High was appointed associate dean for undergraduate studies in the College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University in South Carolina. She has been serving as a visiting professor of engineering and science education. Dr. High previously was on the faculty at Oklahoma State University.

Dr. High is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where she majored in chemical engineering. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Pennsylvania State University.

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