New Administrative Appointments for Six Women in Higher Education

Sabrina Johnson was appointed vice president for equity and access and chief diversity officer at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She has been on the staff at the university for 20 years, serving most recently as associate vice president for human resources.

Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree and a master of public administration degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. She earned a juris doctorate at the College of William and Mary.

Lisa Stock is the new vice president for academic affairs at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. She was dean of academic affairs at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa.

Dr. Stock holds a bachelor’s degree in child development and a doctorate in higher educational leadership and policy studies from Iowa State University. She also earned a master of library and information science degree from the University of Iowa.

Julie Schreier was named chief of staff in the Office of the President at Yeshiva University in New York. For the past seven years, she has worked in the university’s department of institutional advancement.

Schreier is a graduate of Yeshiva University and holds an MBA from Baruch College of the City University of New York.

Traevena Byrd was appointed vice president and general counsel at American University in Washington, D.C., effective April 9. She has been serving as vice president for legal affairs and human resources and general counsel at Towson University in Maryland.

Byrd earned a bachelor’s degree and a juris doctorate at the University of Iowa.

Sandra S. LaBlance was named associate dean for student affairs in the School of Medicine at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. She is the former assistant dean at Loyola University Chicago and the former director of academic and career counseling at the medical school at Northwestern University.

Dr. LaBlance holds a master’s degree and a doctorate in higher education administration from Loyola University Chicago.

Elizabeth C. Garvey was appointed vice chancellor for legal affairs and general counsel for the State University of New York System. She has been serving as lead counsel for the majority party in the New York State Senate.

Garvey is a graduate of what is now Mary Baldwin University in Staunton, Virginia, where she majored in communication. She earned a juris doctorate from the Albany Law School of Union University.

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