Three Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

johnsonJacqueline R. Johnson, chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Morris, has announced that she will step down at the end of the 2015-16 academic year. She will have served as chancellor for a decade. Previously, she was vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa.

Chancellor Johnson is a graduate of Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

BMyersBettye Myers, the Cornaro Professor of Kinesiology at Texas Woman’s University is retiring at the end of August. Professor Myers has taught at the university for 54 years. Now 89 years old, Dr. Myers joined the faculty at the university in 1961.

Professor Myers holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Texas Woman’s University and a Ph.D. in counseling from the University of Michigan. A middle school in Shady Shores, Texas, is named in her honor.

Betty Mayer, a professor of nursing at the Daytona Beach campus of the College of Nursing of the University of Central Florida, has retired. She had served on the faculty of the College of Nursing for 13 years.

Dr. Mayer holds a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, and a Ph.D., all from the University of Central Florida.

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