A Dozen Women Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Charla Wilson will join the staff at Northwestern University Libraries on July 1 as the inaugural Archivist for the Black Experience. She was on the staff of the Barona Cultural Center and Museum of California. Earlier, she worked at the Women’s Museum of California.

Wilson is a graduate of Scripps College in Claremont, California. She holds a master’s degree in education from Claremont Graduate University and a master’s degree in history from California State University, San Marcos.

Melissa Bard was named vice chancellor for human resources for the California State University System. Since 2014, she has been associate vice chancellor and chief human resources officer at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.

Bard holds a bachelor’s degree in human resources and a master’s degree in human resource management from the University of Maryland.

Diana Harvey was appointed associate vice chancellor for communications and public affairs at the University of California, Berkeley. She has been serving as director of communications, marketing, and alumni engagement for the Global Health Institute at Duke University in North Carolina.

Earlier in her career, Harvey was chief communications officer at the University of Minnesota, where she earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Sarah Schutt was named chief alumni officer and executive director of the alumni association at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Schutt joined the staff at the university in 1999.

Schutt is a graduate of the University of Iowa. She holds a master’s degree from Minnesota State University-Mankato.

Kristi N. Hottenstein will be the new vice chancellor for enrollment management at the University of Michigan-Flint. Since May 2015, she has served as vice president for student services at Jackson College in Michigan. She is the former dean of students at Adrian College in Michigan.

Dr. Hottenstein is a graduate of Alma College in Michigan. She holds a master’s degree in counseling from the University of La Verne in California and a Ph.D. in higher education administration from the University of Toledo in Ohio.

Jennifer Lewis Neubauer was appointed president of the alumni association at the University of Illinois. She will also hold the title of associate vice chancellor of alumni relations at the university. Since 2012, she has been serving as assistant vice president of alumni relations at Ohio University and as executive director of the Ohio Alumni Association. She was the first woman to hold the position.

Earlier in her career, Neubauer was director for the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh. Neubauer is a 1982 graduate of the College of Education at the University of Illinois.

Rene Davis was appointed Title IX officer at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She has been serving as the Title IX coordinator at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Davis is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She is a master’s degree candidate in higher education at Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Massachusetts.

Judith B. Greiman was promoted to senior vice president for government and community relations at Stony Brook University in New York. Since 2015, she has been serving as vice president for government and community relations. Earlier, she president of the Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges.

Greiman is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the DePaul University School of Law in Chicago.

Heidi Friedman was named executive director of human resources at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. For the past six years, she has been a human resources professional at Boston Heart Diagnostics.

Friedman is a graduate of Simmons College in Boston and holds a master’s degree in human resources management from Cambridge College in Massachusetts.

Cheryl Lynn Horsey has been appointed chief enrollment officer at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. She has been serving as vice president for enrollment management and student services at Gwynedd Mercy University in Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Horsey is a graduate of Long Island University in New York. She holds a master of public administration degree from Pennsylvania State University and a Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Social Work at Bryn Mawr College.

Wendy L. Price was named associate vice president for academic services at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. She has been serving as associate dean of the college at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

Price is a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas. She earned a master’s degree in historical preservation from the University of Georgia and a juris doctorate from Duke University.

Kathi Dantley Warren will be the next associate vice president for development at Rice University in Houston, Texas. She has been the senior executive director of development at the Duke Cancer Institute in North Carolina.

Warren is a graduate of Hampton University in Virginia. She holds a master’s degree in cell and molecular biology and microbiology from Duke University

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