Three Women Who Are Leaving Their Posts in Academia

roy-2Protima Roy is retiring as a professor of education at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri. She joined the faculty at the university in 1975.

Dr. Roy holds bachelor’s and master’s degree in zoology from Presidency College of Calcutta University in India. She earned a Ph.D. in science education from the University of Florida.

Ellen R GreenEllen Robertson Green, vice president of communication and marketing at Amarillo College in Texas, has resigned. She also served as the CEO of the college-run Panhandle PBS. Green’s daughter, who also worked for Panhandle PBS had been fired when the college had determined that her hiring was in violation of the college’s nepotism policy.

Green has been an administrator at the college since 1993. She is a former member of the Amarillo City Commission.

berzoffJoan Berzoff, a professor of social work at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, is retiring. She has directed the End of Life certificate program at the college. She had edited six book including Falling Through the Cracks: Psychodynamic Practice with Vulnerable and Oppressed Populations (Columbia University Press, 2011).

Professor Berzoff is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis. She holds a master of social work degree from Smith College and an educational doctorate from Boston University.

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