Eleven Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Patricia_Martinez_2016Patricia A.R. Martinez was appointed an assistant vice president for student services at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. She was acting executive director of Housing and Residential Life at Northern Illinois University. Earlier she was the associate director of residence life and new student programs at Miami University in Ohio.

Martinez has a master’s degree in education with a concentration in educational psychology and guidance from Eastern Illinois University.

annie-reddAnnie C. Redd was named special assistant to the president and liaison to the Virginia State University board of visitors. She has been serving as senior assistant provost at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. Earlier, she was executive assistant to the provost  and registrar at Bethune-Cookman.

Dr. Redd is a graduate of Florida State University, where she majored in business administration. She holds an MBA and an educational doctorate from Nova Southeastern University.

jane_gordonJane Gordon was appointed vice provost for the Portland campus of the University of Oregon. She has served in the position on an interim basis for the past year. Gordon is the former associate dean for student and program affairs at the University of Oregon School of Law.

Gordon is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. She earned her law degree at the University of Oregon.

LumpkinMaria Arvelo Lumpkin was named vice president for student affairs at Atlanta Metropolitan State College in Georgia. She had been serving as the inaugural director of student involvement and the student center and co-director of the Global Civic Engagement program at Georgia Gwinnett College.

Dr. Lumpkin is a graduate of Saint Augustine’s College in Raleigh, North Carolina. She holds a master’s degree in urban studies from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, and a doctorate in educational leadership and policy from Clark Atlanta University.

mcc9rmickHeidi McCormick is the new director of career services at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. She was the director of alumni relations at the College of Wooster in Ohio. Earlier, she was director of alumni relations at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

McCormick is a graduate of the College of Wooster and holds a master’s degree in college student personnel administration from Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

AnnaMecugniAnna Mecungi ws named curator and coordinator of academic programing at the Newcomb Art Museum on the campus of Tulane University in New Orleans. She has previously held curatorial or research posts at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, the City University of New York, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Dr. Mecungi holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Bologna in Italy. She earned a second master’s degree and a doctorate at the City University of New York.

julie-orio-375Julie Orio was named vice provost for student life at the University of San Francisco. She has been serving in the role on an interim basis for the past year. Previously, she was associate vice provost and dean of student development at the university.

Orio is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, where she majored in anthropology and sociology with a concentration in women’s studies. She holds a master’s degree in student personnel administration from Teachers College at Columbia University in New York City.

evansTara Evans was named interim general counsel at the University of Wyoming. She has been serving as deputy general counsel at the university. Evans joined the staff at the university in 2008 as a special assistant to the president. She is a former assistant attorney general of the state of Wyoming.

Evans earned a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology and a law degree at the University of Wyoming.

keyanascales_webKeyana Scales will be the next vice president for enrollment management at Xavier University in New Orleans, Louisiana. For the past two years, she has been director of freshman recruitment and scholarships at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. She is the former director of admissions at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro.

Scales holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and a master’s degree in educational counseling from North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

FSU-Panama-City-names-nurse-anesthesia-program-administrator_mediumStacey VanDyke was named administrator of the master’s degree program in nurse anesthesia at the Panama City campus of Florida State University. Dr. VanDyke has served in the U.S. Air Force since 1996.

Dr. VanDyke is a graduate of Jacksonville State University in Alabama and holds a doctor of nursing practice degree from the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

hamptonBarbara Hampton was appointed director of graduate career services and alumni relations for the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University in New Jersey. She has been serving as director of career services at the School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. She joined the staff at the University of Virginia in 2003.

Hampton holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and Spanish and a master’s degree in counselor education from the University of Virginia.

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