New Administrative Duties for 10 Women at Colleges and Universities

Cheryl Corn was appointed senior director of major and planned gifts at Delaware Technical Community College in Dover, Delaware. Corn comes to the college from the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, where she has served since 2008 and was chief operating officer since 2017.

Corn is a graduate of Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where she majored in business administration.

Donna Stewartson is the new director of operations for the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities at Simmons University in Boston. She most recently served as community school director and program administrator at the MLK Jr. K-8 School/YMCA of Greater Boston and associate director for the Program for Women in Politics and Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts at Boston.

Stewartson holds a master of business administration degree from Simmons University.

Amanda Hanincik has been named director of educational equity and Title IX coordinator at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. Most recently, she served as dean of students and Title IX coordinator at Albright College in Reading Pennsylvania.

A 2000 graduate of Albright College with a bachelor’s degree in business management and psychology, Hanincik earned a master’s degree in counseling and educational psychology from West Chester University in Pennsylvania.

Maisha Williams was appointed vice president for finance and administration and chief financial officer at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. She has been serving as interim associate vice president for financial management at George Washington University. Earlier, she was the assistant controller at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Williams is a graduate of Syracuse University in New York, where she majored in accounting. She is completing work on an MBA at George Washington University.

Eileen E. Petula will be the next vice president for finance and administration at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. She will assume her new duties on May 1. Currently, Petula is executive vice president for finance, administration and infrastructure and as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania.

A certified public accountant, Petula is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she majored in business administration. She earned an MBA at Villanova University in suburban Philadelphia.

Sarah Onori was named Title IX and civil rights investigator at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. She has been serving as Title IX coordinator at Northeastern University in Boston.

The youngest member of a first-generation Nigerian American family, Onori is a graduate of Boston College and the Northeastern University School of Law.

Stacey Lopez has been promoted to vice president for institutional research and analysis at the University of Pennsylvania. She has led the university’s Office of Institutional Research and Analysis since 2007.

Dr. Lopez holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics and statistics and a master’s degree in industrial and manufacturing engineering, all from Wichita State University in Kansas. She also holds a doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania.

Haley Gingles is the new director of communications and media relations at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. She is the former director of marketing and communications for the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce.

Gingles is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she majored in communication studies.

Liz Means has been named the Title IX coordinator at the University of Arkansas. She has been serving as access coordinator of assistive technology in the Center for Educational Access at the university. Means previously served as the Title IX coordinator for the University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences.

Means holds a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation science from Arkansas Tech University and a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling from the University of Arkansas.

Theresa Elliot-Cheslek has been promoted to vice president and chief human resource officer at Washington State University. She has led the human resources operation at the university since 2013. She joined the human resources staff at the university in 1999.

Elliot-Cheslek is a graduate of Washington State University, where she majored in sociology and played on the basketball team.

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