New Administrative Roles for Six Women at Universities

Claudia Guzmán is the new assistant dean and director of the Multicultural Student Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was director of student life at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay.

Guzmán is a magna cum laude graduate of Wellesley College in Massachusetts with a double major in English and Spanish. She earned a master’s degree in communication from Marquette University in Milwaukee.

Yasmine Farley has been appointed director of career services at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. She was director of career services at Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina.

Dr. Farley earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She holds a master’s degree in adult education from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, and a Ph.D. in higher education from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

Anne Garcia was named senior vice president and general counsel in the Office of Legal Affairs at Ohio State University. Earlier, Garcia served as vice president for legal affairs and compliance for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Before joining Ohio State in 2016, Garcia was the senior associate general counsel and executive director of university compliance at Saint Louis University.

Garcia is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. She earned her law degree at Tulane Univerity in New Orleans.

Kenyatta Randall was named director of talent acquisition and recruitment at Grambling State University in Louisiana. She is the former recruitment and employment manager for the University of South Florida and most recently was human resource administrator for the University of South Florida College of Nursing.

Randall earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Grambling State University. She holds an MBA from the University of the People.

Nicole Crawford has been appointed director of the University of Wyoming Art Museum. The longtime curator of collections, she has been interim director of the museum since February. Crawford joined the staff at the museum in 2009 as the curator of collections and moved into the role of assistant director and chief curator in 2018.

Crawford has a dual master’s degree in art history and museum studies and a bachelor’s degree in art history from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Kristine Kelly was named deputy athletic director for internal affairs at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. She previously was a senior associate athletics director for varsity sports and senior woman administrator at Dartmouth College before earning a promotion to executive associate athletics director for varsity sports in 2020.

Dr. Kelly is a graduate of Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina. She earned a master’s degree at the University of Tennessee and an educational doctorate in sport management from the United States Sports Academy in Alabama.

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