New Administrative Duties for 10 Women in Higher Education

VazquezEnedina Garcia Vazquez was appointed associate dean of academic affairs in the College of Education at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. She has been on the faculty of the counseling and educational psychology department at the university since 1995.

Dr. Vazquez is a graduate Texas State University in San Marcos. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Ph.D. in school psychology from the University of Iowa.

shirelle-briscoeShirelle Briscoe was named interim assistant vice president for academic affairs at Bowie State University in Maryland. She has taught organizational communications at the university for the past 20 years.

Dr. Briscoe hold bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Bowie State University. She earned an educational doctorate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

saboArlene Sabo was appointed director of public safety at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. Since 2001, she has been chief of police at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh.

Sabo is a graduate of Castleton State College in Vermont. She earned a master’s degree in education at the State University of New York at Potsdam.

mclellanKat McLellan was promoted to associate director of the Learning Resource Center at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She has been serving as a community engagement specialist in the Office of Civic Engagement and Service-Learning at the university.

Dr. McLellan is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she majored in English. She earned a master’s degree in literature from the University of Arizona, a second master’s degree in higher education administration from the University of Massachusetts, and a Ph.D. in English studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

rhosetta-rhodes-2015Rhosetta Rhodes was named interim vice president for student life and dean of students at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. She will serve in this role for the 2015-16 academic year. Since 2011, Rhodes has been chief of staff in the office of the president at the university.

Rhodes holds a bachelor’s degree in organizational management and a master’s degree in educational administration from Whitworth University.

Khatmeh-Osseiran-Hanna-web3Khatneh Osseiran-Hanna is the new vice president for institutional advancement and external affairs at the College of Staten Island of the City University of New York. Since 2012, she has been the director of advancement for North America for the University of Queensland in Australia.

Osseiran-Hanna is a graduate of George Washington University in the nation’s capital, where she majored in international affairs. She has done graduate work in Islamic studies and economics at McGill University in Montreal.

albany-state-feature-post3Angelyn Lincey was appointed director of the Early Learning Center at Albany State University in Georgia. The Early Learning Center serves as a daycare operation but is also a teaching facility for Albany State students who are studying to be daycare professionals.

Lincey is a graduate of Albany State University and holds a master’s degree in early childhood education from Ashford University in San Diego, California.

elvie_strehle-hensonElvira Strehle-Henson was named managing associate university counsel at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She has served in this role on an interim basis since March and has been on the staff at the university since 1989.

Strehle-Henson attended Metropolitan State University in Denver and earned a bachelor’s degree in history and English and a law degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

sarrAkua Sarr was promoted to vice provost for undergraduate academic affairs at Boston College. She was an associate dean in the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Sarr joined the faculty at Boston College in 2006.

Dr. Sarr is a graduate of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. She earned master’s and doctoral degrees at the University of Wisconsin.

Katie_PopeCatherine Pope was named Title IX coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh. She was the Title IX coordinator at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, and previously was the deputy Title IX coordinator at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Pope is a graduate of the University of Dayton in Ohio. She holds a master’s degree in philanthropic studies from Indiana University and a master’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Iowa State University.

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