Two Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

Jennifer E. Swanberg has been named dean of the School of Professional Studies at Providence College in Rhode Island. She previously held a joint appointment as professor in the University of Maryland’s School of Social Work and the university’s School of Medicine. Before that, she was a professor of social work and the founding executive director of the Institute for Workplace Innovation at the University of Kentucky.

Dr. Swanberg holds a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of New Hampshire. She earned a master’s degree in management of human services and a Ph.D. in social policy from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Margaret Sova McCabe has been appointed dean of the University of Arkansas School of Law. She will be the third successive women appointed to the position and the 13th dean since the school’s founding in 1924. She was previously a professor at the University of New Hampshire School of Law.

Sova McCabe holds a bachelor’s degree from Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, and a juris doctorate from the University of Maine.

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