Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Emily E. Roper-Doten has been appointed the next vice president for undergraduate admissions and financial assistance at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. She will be joining Clark on July 13, 2023. Since 2015, she has served as dean of admission and financial aid at the Olin College of Engineering in Needham, Massachusetts.

Roper-Doten is a graduate of Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in educational studies and theater. She holds a master’s degree in higher education administration from Boston College.

Jamie Lee has been named senior director of corporate and foundational relations at Belmont University in Nashville. She has held various roles at the Nashville Health Care Council for nearly 15 years. Most recently, she served as the organization’s chief operating officer.

Lee holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville.

Shelly Perdomo-Ahmed was selected to serve as interim vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Most recently, she has served as assistant vice chancellor for advocacy, inclusion, and support programs at the university.

Dr. Perdomoa holds a bachelor’s degree in Latin American studies and cultural anthropology from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. She earned a master’s degree and a doctorate in educational policy, research, and administration from the University of Massachusetts.

Katie Callow-Wright has been named executive vice president at Princeton University in New Jersey, effective July 24. She has been serving as executive vice president at the University of Chicago. In her two decades at the University of Chicago, Callow-Wright has served as assistant vice president for campus life and assistant dean of the college, chief of staff in the Office of the President, and secretary of the university.

Callow-Wright holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, and a master’s degree in education from Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

Allyssa Joseph was recently appointed as vice president for advancement at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College in Minnesota. She will also serve as executive director of Bemidji State University Alumni and Foundation. She has been serving as director of development at Metropolitan State University in Denver.

Joseph earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Upper Iowa University in Fayette.

Laine Norton will serve as vice president for philanthropy and engagement at Ithaca College in New York, effective July 1. For the past four years she has served as the assistant dean for advancement and external affairs at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Earlier she was senior director for development for the University of Nebraska Foundation.

Norton holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Sharon Stroye will be the inaugural director of truth, racial healing, and transformation at Emory University in Atlanta. For the past five years, Stroye has served as the founding director of the Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Center at Rutgers University-Newark.

Stroye is a graduate of Bloomfield College in New Jersey, where she majored in accounting. She holds an MBA and a master of public administration degree from Rutgers University.

Stephanie Ives was appointed vice president for student affairs at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, effective June 20. She has been serving as interim vice president for student affairs at Temple University in Philadephia. She has been on the staff there since 2008.

Dr. Ives earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature and a master’s degree in higher education administration from the University of Arizona. She holds a doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania.

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