Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

TruebaCathy Trubea was promoted to director of the Office of Compliance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has been serving as assistant dean of students and director of the McBurney Disability Resource Center. She has been at the university since 1987 except for a brief stint as director of student accessibility services at Dartmouth College.

Trubea is a graduate of the University of Utah and holds a master’s degree in special education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

richmanErin L. Richman was named director of academic partnerships and initiatives at the University of Georgia. She has been serving as executive director of institutional innovation at Florida State College in Jacksonville.

Dr. Richman is a graduate of the University of Central Florida in Orlando. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Georgia.

WENDY-WILSONWendy Wilson is the new special assistant to the president for strategic communications and university relations at Albany State University in Georgia. She was special assistant to the president at Darton State College, which is merging with Albany State.

Before joining the administration at Darton State College, Wilson was director of alumni affairs at Albany State University from 2008 to 2012.

mimsTina Mims was named executive director of the The Business Hub for Women Entrepreneurs at Texas Woman’s University. Dr. Mims has been on the faculty at Texas Woman’s University for the past decade.

Dr. Mims is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington. She holds an MBA from Webster University in St. Louis and a Ph.D. in marketing from the University of North Texas.

allenPatricia Allen was named the next principal of the Smith College Campus School in Northampton, Massachusetts, effective July 1. The school is an educational laboratory school where students at Smith College learn to be elementary school educators. Allen currently serves as principal of the Parkway School in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Allen is a graduate of Westfield State University in Massachusetts and holds a master’s degree in early childhood education from Wheelock College in Boston.

Nancy HobbsNancy Hobbs was appointed associate vice president for finance at the University of Michigan. She has served in the post on an interim basis for the past year and earlier held several other executive positions in the Business and Finance Division at the university.

Hobbs is a graduate of the University of Michigan and holds an MBA from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti.

Anderson_LindsLindsay Anderson was named executive director of the Office of Government Relations at the University of Illinois. Since 2013, Anderson has been an attorney at the Chicago law firm, McGuire Woods.

Anderson is a graduate of the University of Illinois where she majored in psychology. She earned a juris doctorate at the Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Deborah CrawfordDeborah Crawford was appointed vice president for research at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. She has been serving as director of the International Computer Science Institute, an independent research institution affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley. She is the former vice provost for research at Drexel University in Philadelphia.

Dr. Crawford is a graduate of the University of Glasgow in Scotland and holds a Ph.D. in information systems engineering from the University of Bradford in England.

Jyl Shaffer was named director of the Office of Institutional Equity and Title IX coordinator at Montana State University, effective April 15. She has been serving as Title IX coordinator at the University of Cincinnati.

Shaffer is a graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania, where she majored in history and education. She holds a master degree in conflict management from Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee.

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