Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Ilene Whitney Crawford was named dean of Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, effective July 1, 2020. Dr. Crawford is associate vice president for academic affairs at ​Southern Connecticut State University​ in New Haven. Prior to that appointment in 2015, she taught English, women’s studies, and interdisciplinary studies at the university for 15 years.

Dr. Crawford is a 1992 graduate of Cornell College. She holds a master’s degree in English from Binghamton University in New York and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Marketa Marvanova was appointed dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at the University of Montana. Dr. Marvanova currently chairs the College of Pharmacy Practice at North Dakota State University in Fargo.

A native of the Czech Republic, Marvanova holds doctorates in pharmacy, pathological neurobiochemistry and xenobiochemistry and neuropharmacology from Charles University in Prague and from the University of Eastern Finland.

Vicki Rosen, professor and chair of developmental biology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, has been appointed interim dean of the dental school, effective January 1. Dr. Rosen came to Harvard in 2001 after serving as a scientist at the biotechnical company Genetics Institute.

Dr. Rosen holds a Ph.D. in cell biology/physiology.

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