Three Women Scholars Who Are Leaving Their Current Posts in Higher Education

Suzanne R. Kirschner, professor of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, has retired from her post and will become president-elect of the Society of Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology. Professor Kirschner is the author of The Religious and Romantic Origins of Psychoanalysis: Individuation and Integration in Post-Freudian Theory (Cambridge University Press, 1996). . She has taught at the college since 1996.

Dr. Kirschner is a graduate of Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. She earned a doctorate in human development and psychology from Harvard University.

Sharon P. Smith, president of the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, has announced that she will retire on June 30, 2019. She has served as the university’s fourth president since 2007. Dr. Smith is the former dean of the School of Business and professor of management systems at Fordham University in New York. She is the co-author of Finding the Best Business School for You: Looking Past the Rankings (Praeger, 2006).

President Smith is a summa cum laude graduate of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She also holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in economics from Rutgers.

Beth Ingram is stepping down from her post as provost at North Dakota State University. She will remain at the university in a tenured faculty position in the department of agribusiness and applied economics. Dr. Ingram joined the university in 2014 after serving as associate provost and Henry B. Tippie professor of economics at the University of Iowa.

Dr. Ingram is a graduate of the University of Iowa, where she double majored in mathematics and economics. She earned a Ph.D. in economics at the University of Minnesota.

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