Six Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their University Posts

zubulakeGladys Zubulake was appointed professor emerita of modern foreign languages at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan. She has served on the faculty at the university for the past quarter century.

Professor Zubulake also served as the director of the bilingual/bicultural teacher training program in the university’s College of Education.

schebnGrace Scheibner, director of the commencement office at Harvard University for nearly a quarter of a century, has retired. She is the only person who has ever served in this position.

Scheibner holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Harvard University.

schmidtCarol Gattis, associate dean of the Honors College at the University of Arkansas has retired. She came to the university in 1990 as a visiting instructor in computer system engineering. She then joined the faculty in the department of industrial engineering.

Dr. Gattis holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. in engineering, all from the University of Arkansas.

schmidtMeredith Schmidt is retiring from her post as director of the Campus Center and Student Union Complex at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She has held this post for the past 16 years and has worked for the university for 37 years.

Schmidt said that she now plans to work as an artist in fused glass.

Riseling_Susan_hs10_9927Sue Riseling is stepping down from her post as chief of police at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was served on the force for 25 years. She was the first woman and the youngest person to be named a police chief of any university in the Big 10 Conference.

Upon retirement from the university, Riseling will become director of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators.

dietercarlawebCarla Dieter, who has served as chair of the department of nursing at the University of South Dakota since 2011, has retired. Before coming to the University of South Dakota, she was an associate professor of nursing at South Dakota State University,

Dr. Dieter is a graduate of the University of Nebraska, where she majored in nursing. She holds a master’s degree from South Dakota State University and an educational doctorate from the University of South Dakota.

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