Three Women Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Posts

ruth_faden_0Ruth R. Faden, the founding director of the Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, has announced that she will step down on June 30, 2016. She has served in this role for 20 years. Dr. Faden will remain at the university in her role as the Philip Franklin Wagley Professor of Biomedical Ethics. She is the co-author of the book A History and Theory of Informed Consent (Oxford University Press, 1986).

Professor Faden is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. She holds a master of public health degree and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

_DSC0981Susan Fischer, director of the Office of Student Financial Aid at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has retired. She served in this role for the past 11 years and began working in the financial aid office at the university in 1979.

Fischer holds bachelor’s degrees in natural resources in soils and landscape architecture from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

TrainerKKarin Trainer, who has served as University Librarian at Princeton University for the past 20 years, has announced that she will retire at the end of the 2015-16 academic year.

Before being named University Librarian at Princeton, Trainer was associate University Librarian at Yale University and director of technical and automated services at New York University.

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