New Administrative Assignments for Eight Women in Higher Education

Rehnuma Lizzie Wahab has been named vice president of enrollment and student success at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. She was vice president for enrollment management at the University of Maine.

A native of Bangladesh, Wahab is a graduate of Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, where she majored in biology and biochemical sciences. She earned a master’s degree in biomedical sciences at the University at Buffalo and is currently pursuing her doctorate in organizational leadership at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

Ashlee K. Roberts has joined Stockton University in New Jersey as the executive director of student affairs planning and operations. She was the associate director of student involvement at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Dr. Roberts is an alumna of the University of Memphis, where she earned degrees in psychology, English, and African & African American studies. She earned a master’s degree in education from the University of South Carolina and a Ph.D. in higher education administration from Saint Louis University.

Michelle Rosenthal Clark has been appointed associate vice president for development at the California Insitute of technology. She has been serving as assistant vice chancellor at the University of California, San Francisco. Earlier in her career, she was assistant dean for development and alumni relations at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California.

Clark earned a bachelor’s degree in art history and a certificate in management effectiveness from the University of Southern California.

Shenna M. Woods was appointed director of the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis. She was serving on the faculty at Cardinal Ritter College Prep High School in St. Louis.

Dr. Woods is a graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta, where she majored in biology. She holds a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and a master’s degree and a doctorate in educational leadership from Maryville University in St. Louis.

Kim Lew will be the next chief executive officer of the Columbia Investment Management Company, responsible for managing the university’s endowment. She has been serving as vice president and chief investment officer for the Carnegie Corporation of New York, where she has worked for the last 13 years.

Lew holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Antionette Marbray was named vice president and chief compliance officer at Stevenson University in Pikesville, Maryland. She was an associate vice president at San Diego State University in California. Earlier she was general counsel at Bowie State University in Maryland.

Marbray is a graduate of the University of South Florida. She holds a master’s degree in education from the University of Florida and a juris doctorate from Duke University in North Carolina.

Mary J. Miller was selected to serve as interim senior vice president for finance and administration at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, effective October 3. She served as assistant secretary for financial markets and later as undersecretary for domestic finance for the U.S. Treasury Department during the Obama administration. She unsuccessfully ran for mayor of Baltimore earlier this year.

Miller earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and a master’s degree in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Maria Madison was appointed director of the Institute on Assets and Social Policy at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Dr. Madison, who joined the staff at the university in 2017, will continue to serve as associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Dr. Magison earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Tufts University in Massachusetts. She holds a science doctorate in population and international health from the Harvard School of Public Health.

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