New Administrative Positions for Seven Women in American Higher Education

Stephanie L. Reel has been appointed interim chief information officer at Washington University in St. Louis. She has been serving as chief information officer for all divisions of Johns Hopkins University and Health System. Reel was appointed vice provost for information technology and chief information officer for Johns Hopkins in 1998.

Reel is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She earned an MBA at Loyola University in Baltimore.

Dawn S. Booker is the new director of strategic communications at Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina. She has served as an adjunct professor of journalism and media studies at Bennett College since 2011 and in a strategic communications leadership advisory role for the past year.

Booker holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism/public relations from West Virginia University and a master’s degree in global communications from The American University in Paris.

Mary Jo Pratt was appointed vice president of finance and chief financial officer at Bacone College in Muskogee, Oklahoma. She was an accountant and financial analyst for the Cherokee Nation.

Pratt is a graduate of Rogers State University in Claremore, Oklahoma, and holds an MBA from Western Governors University.

Kelly Mintern has been appointed chief audit officer at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Before serving in the position on an interim basis, she was assistant director of the Office of Internal Audit at the university.

A certified public accountant, Mintern is a summa cum laude graduate of Saint Francis College in Brooklyn, New York, where she majored in accounting.

Monica Delisa will be the next vice president for development at the University of South Carolina. Since 2014, she has been vice president for university advancement at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville. Earlier, Delisa was assistant vice president at the Texas A&M University Foundation.

Delisa holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Arizona.

Dionne Hall was promoted to director of the Counseling and Personal Development Center at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. For the past five years, she has been a certified licensed counselor at the university.

Hall earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hampton University in Virginia. She holds a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C.

Kim Stackhouse-Lawson was selected as the inaugural director of the Sustainable Livestock Systems Collaborative at Colorado State University. She was director of sustainability for JBS USA, the world’s second-largest food company.

Dr. Stackhouse-Lawson received a bachelor’s degree in animal science and management, a master’s degree in animal science, and her doctorate in animal biology, all from the University of California, Davis.

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