New High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Eight Women

taffe-reedSusan Taffe Reed was appointed director of the Native American Program at Dartmouth College. Dr. Reed is president of the Eastern Delaware Nations and recently completed postdoctoral study at Bowdoin College in Maine. She is the author of the forthcoming book Gathering Resilience: Powwow Music and Dance in the Mountains of Pennsylvania (Ohio University Press).

Dr. Taffe Reed is a magna cum laude graduate of Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in musicology from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Armour_BetsyBetsy Armour was named communications and public relations manager at the Northern Crops Institute on the campus of North Dakota State University in Fargo. She was the manager of communications for the North Dakota Corn Utilization Council and the North Dakota Corn Growers Association.

Armour holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Minnesota State University in Moorhead.

singletoRuth Singleton is the new senior writer in the Office of the President at Princeton University in New Jersey. The former managing editor of The National Law Journal, Singleton has been the chief editor and writer for the dean of the New York Law School.

Singleton is a graduate of Princeton University and the New York University School of Law.

Rebecca-Scott-for-webRebecca Scott was appointed director of the Local Government Training Program at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. She will also serve as assistant director of the university’s Public Policy Institute. Scott has been serving as a community planner for the Southwestern North Carolina Planning and Economic Development Commission in Sylva.

Scott is a graduate of Berea College in Kentucky and holds a master’s degree in public affairs from Western Carolina University.

Shea HouzeShea Kidd Houze was named the inaugural director of new student and retention programs at the University of Southern Mississippi. She has been serving as director for external affairs at the University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association.

Dr. Houze is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi, where she majored in speech communication. She earned a master’s degree in education from the University of Georgia and a Ph.D. in educational psychology and research from the University of Memphis.

sousaSheryl Sousa was promoted to senior associate vice president for student affairs at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. She had been serving as director of athletics at the university.

Sousa is a 1990 graduate of Brandeis University, where she played volleyball and softball.

WuYao Wu is the inaugural Jane Chace Carroll Curator of Asian Art at the Smith College Museum of Art in Northampton, Massachusetts. She was a curatorial research assistant in Asian art at the Cantor Arts Center on the campus of Stanford University.

Wu is a graduate of Fudan University in Shanghai, China, where she majored in English language and literature. She holds a master’s degree in art history from Williams College in Massachusetts, and is a Ph.D. candidate in art and art history at Stanford University.

CC JacksonC.C. Jackson was appointed director of the Office of Financial Aid at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. She has worked in the field of financial aid for the past decade.

Jackson is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, where she majored in religious studies and criminal justice. She holds a master of divinity degree from Virginia Union University and is a second-year Ph.D. student in psychology.

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