Three Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned to Additional Duties

Rumana Riffat, associate dean for graduate studies in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., has been given the added duties of vice provost for faculty affairs. Dr. Riffat, an expert in sustainable treatment of wastewater, joined the university’s faculty in 1994 and was named a full professor in 2009.

Dr. Riffat is a graduate of the Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Iowa State University.

Anita Lee, a veteran administrator, was appointed associate dean of academic and faculty affairs for the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. She was a professor of health sciences at Eastern Connecticut State University, serving both as the acting department chair and as a special assistant to the dean in the university’s School of Education and Professional Studies.

Dr. Lee holds a master’s degree in recreation and tourism and a doctoral degree in physical education from Springfield College in Massachusetts.

Angela D. Dillard, the Richard A. Meisler Collegiate Professor of Afroamerican and African Studies and chair of the department of history at the University of Michigan, was given the added duties of the inaugural vice provost for undergraduate education. Dr. Dillard joined the faculty as an associate professor with tenure in 2006 after teaching at New York University from 1997 to 2006.

Dr. Dillard received a bachelor’s degree in 1988 from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in 1991 from the New School for Social Research. She earned a second master’s degree and a doctoral degree from the University of Michigan.

Filed Under: AppointmentsFaculty


RSSComments (0)

Leave a Reply