A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Jacquelina Marquez is the new dean of religious and spiritual life at Wellesley College in Massachusetts. She had been serving as an associate university chaplain at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Rev. Marquez is an ordained minister in the small, mainline denomination Disciples of Christ.

Rev. Marquez is the daughter of Mexican immigrants. She was born and raised in Chicago. Rev. Marquez is a graduate of DePaul University in Chicago, where she majored in sociology. She holds a master of divinity degree from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago and a master’s degree in counseling from Loyola University of Chicago.

Karen Bull was named dean of the Division of Online Learning at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was associate dean of academic affairs at Syracuse University in New York. She also served as interim associate dean of academic affairs and online programs and manager of online programs and services at Syracuse University.

Dr. Bull is a graduate of Allgheney College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, where she majored in computer science. She holds a master’s degree in instructional technology from the University of Maine and a Ph.D. in instructional design from Syracuse University.

MayKao Y. Hang was appointed vice president and founding dean of the College of Health at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dr. Hang, who has served as president and CEO of the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation since 2010, will begin her role part-time October 7 before transitioning to St. Thomas full time in November.

Dr. Hang MayKao earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She holds a master’s degree in social policy and distributive justice from the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs of the University of Minnesota, and a doctorate in public administration from Hamline University in St. Paul. Minnesota.

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