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The Next President of Stony Book University of the State University of New York System

The Next President of Stony Book University of the State University of New York System

Maurie McInnis is a cultural historian and since 2016 has served as executive vice president and provost at the University of Texas at Austin. Previously, she spent nearly 20 years at the University of Virginia, rising to the post of vice provost for academic affairs. She will become president of Stony Brook University on July 1.

Michelle Marks Appointed as the Next Chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver

Michelle Marks Appointed as the Next Chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver

Since 2002, Dr. Marks has served in various roles at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, currently as vice president for academic innovation and new ventures. She has also served as vice provost for academic a!airs, associate provost for graduate education, and professor of management in the university’s School of Business.

Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson Will Be the First Woman President of Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage

Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson Will Be the First Woman President of Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage

Davidson is well known to Alaskans, having served as commissioner of the Alaska Department of Health & Social Services and then lieutenant governor. She previously served as senior director of legal and intergovernmental affairs for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.

Monica Green Will Be the Fourth President of Norco College in California

Monica Green Will Be the Fourth President of Norco College in California

Dr. Green has been serving as interim president of Norco College since July 1, 2019. Prior to this role, she was vice president of planning and development at Riverside City College. From 2009 to 2018, Dr. Green served as the dean and later vice president of the Student Services division at Norco College.

Na'ilah Suad Nasir Elected to Lead the American Educational Research Association

Na’ilah Suad Nasir Elected to Lead the American Educational Research Association

Since 2017, Dr. Nasir has been president of the Spencer Foundation, which has been a leading funder of education research since 1971. Earlier, she held the Birgeneau Chair in Educational Disparities and was vice-chancellor of equity and inclusion at the University of California, Berkeley.

Marcia White Appointed to Lead the College of St. Rose in Albany, New York

Marcia White Appointed to Lead the College of St. Rose in Albany, New York

Marcia White, who is a graduate of the college, has served on the college’s board of trustees for 18 years. From 2005 to 2016, White was the president of the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Her appointment as interim president is expected to last from 12 to 18 months.

Christina McIntyre of Virginia Tech to Lead the National Collegiate Honors Council

Christina McIntyre of Virginia Tech to Lead the National Collegiate Honors Council

The organization’s mission is to support and strengthen the community of educational institutions, professionals, and students who partake in collegiate honors education worldwide. McIntyre will serve a year as vice president and a year as president-elect, before becoming president of the Council in 2022.

Maria Arvelo Lumpkin Is the New Leader of St. Augustine's University in Raleigh, North Carolina

Maria Arvelo Lumpkin Is the New Leader of St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina

In October 2019, Dr. Lumpkin was named chief operating officer at Saint Augustine’s University. Previously, she served as the special assistant to the president, and as the inaugural executive director of student retention and the center for scholar communities at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania.

Lori White Will Be the First Woman to Lead DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana

Lori White Will Be the First Woman to Lead DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana

Dr. White has been serving as vice chancellor for student affairs at Washington University in St. Louis. Earlier, she worked as vice president for student affairs and clinical professor of education at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Dr. White will become president of DePauw University on July 1.

Karin Edwards Will Be the Next President of Clark College in Vancouver, Washington

Karin Edwards Will Be the Next President of Clark College in Vancouver, Washington

Since July 2014, Dr. Edwards has served as president of Portland Community College’s Cascade Campus. Dr. Edwards has served in administrative roles at community colleges for the past 38 years. She will become president of Clark College this coming summer.

Bobbie Knight Is the New President of Miles College in Fairfield, Alabama

Bobbie Knight Is the New President of Miles College in Fairfield, Alabama

She has been serving as interim president since August 2019. President Knight is the former vice president of the Birmingham division of Alabama Power and the former chair of the Birmingham Airport Authority.

Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Names Sandra J. Doran as Its Next President

Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Names Sandra J. Doran as Its Next President

Doran currently serves as president of Salem Academy and College in North Carolina, the oldest educational institution for girls and women in the United States. Earlier, she was chief of staff, vice president, and general counsel at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Erika James Will Be the First Woman to Lead the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Erika James Will Be the First Woman to Lead the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

When she takes office on July 1, Erika James will be the first woman and the first African American to lead the prestigious business school since its founding in 1881. Since 2014, Dr. James has been serving as dean of the Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta.

Barbara Snyder to Serve as President of the Association of American Universities

Barbara Snyder to Serve as President of the Association of American Universities

Barbara R. Snyder, president of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, has been chosen to lead the Association of American Universities. The organization represents 63 leading research universities in the United States, as well as two in Canada. She is expected to take on her new role this fall.

Katherine Douglas Is the New Leader of Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York

Katherine Douglas Is the New Leader of Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York

Dr. Douglas has worked in community college education for more than 40 years and was most recently president at Corning Community College in Steuben County, New York. She retired in June 2019 after eight years as president of that college.

Mary Dana Hinton Appointed President of Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia

Mary Dana Hinton Appointed President of Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia

Since 2014, Dr. Hinton has served as president of the Collge of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota. Before becoming president at the College of St. Benedict, Dr. Hinton was vice president for academic affairs at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York.

Katie Conboy Selected to Be the Next President of St. Mary's College in Indiana

Katie Conboy Selected to Be the Next President of St. Mary’s College in Indiana

Since 2013, Dr. Conboy has served as provost and senior vice president at what is now Simmons University in Boston. Earlier, she was a professor of English literature and later provost at Stonehill College in North Easton, Massachusetts. She will become president of St. Mary’s College on June 1.

Lynn Perry Wooten Will Be the Ninth President of Simmons University in Boston

Lynn Perry Wooten Will Be the Ninth President of Simmons University in Boston

Most recently, Dr. Wooten has been serving as the David J. Nolan Dean and Professor of Management and Organizations at Cornell University’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. Prior to her position at Cornell, Dr. Wooten served on the faculty at the University of Michigan for nearly two decades.

Candice Storey Lee Is the First Woman Athletic Director at Vanderbilt University in Nashville

Candice Storey Lee Is the First Woman Athletic Director at Vanderbilt University in Nashville

Dr. Lee has been serving as associate vice chancellor and deputy athletic director. She has been the department’s senior woman administrator for the athletics program since 2004. Dr. Lee was a four-year varsity letter winner in basketball and holds three degrees from Vanderbilt University.

Sarah Higgins Is the New Leader of the Birmingham, Alabama, Campus of Herzing University

Sarah Higgins Is the New Leader of the Birmingham, Alabama, Campus of Herzing University

Most recently, Higgins was vice president for marketing and enrollment at Western Colorado University in Gunnison. Earlier, she served as director of eternal relations and professional development at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

Condoleezza Rice Appointed Director of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University

Condoleezza Rice Appointed Director of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University

Professor Rice joined Stanford University in 1981, where she served as provost from 1993 to 1999. She was national security advisor to President George W. Bush before serving as U.S. Secretary of State from 2005 to 2009.

Suzanne Rivera to Be the First Woman to Lead Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota

Suzanne Rivera to Be the First Woman to Lead Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota

Dr. Rivera currently serves as vice president for research and technology management at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Earlier in her career, she held executive-level research posts at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the University of California, Irvine.

Nazareth College in Rochester, New York, Names Elizabeth Paul as its Next President

Nazareth College in Rochester, New York, Names Elizabeth Paul as its Next President

Since July 2016, Dr. Elizabeth Paul has served as the 16th president of Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Earlier she was the senior academic officer and a professor of psychology at Stetson University in Deland, Florida, for seven years.

Debra Schwinn to Be the Ninth President of Palm Beach Atlantic University in Florida

Debra Schwinn to Be the Ninth President of Palm Beach Atlantic University in Florida

Dr. Schwinn has served as associate vice president for medical affairs, dean of the Carver College of Medicine, and professor of anesthesiology, pharmacology, and biochemistry at the University of Iowa. She earned a medical degree at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

The New Provost at Limestone College in Gaffney, South Carolina

The New Provost at Limestone College in Gaffney, South Carolina

Monica Baloga has been serving as senior vice president for academic administration at the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne. Dr. Bolga began her career at the Florida Institute of Technology in 1996 as an assistant professor of chemistry.

Emily Barnes Chosen to Lead Cleary University in Howell, Michigan

Emily Barnes Chosen to Lead Cleary University in Howell, Michigan

Dr. Barnes has been serving as provost and chief academic officer at the university since July 2019. She is the first woman to serve as provost at the university. Earlier, she was dean of instruction and learning resources at the university.

Katrina VanderWoude Appointed President of Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Katrina VanderWoude Appointed President of Los Angeles Trade Technical College

In 2018, Dr. Vanderwoude was named the 12th permanent president of Contra Costa College in San Pablo, California, north of Oakland. Previously, she was vice president for academic affairs at Grossmont College in El Cajon, California. Earlier, she was vice provost at Rochester College in Michigan.

The Next Provost at the University of Chicago

The Next Provost at the University of Chicago

Dr. Ka Yee C. Lee is a professor of chemistry and has been serving as vice provost for research. She joined the faculty at the University of Chicago in 1998 as an assistant professor in the department of chemistry and was appointed full professor in 2008.

The New President of Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale

The New President of Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale

Dr. Kress has 30 years of community college experience. Most recently, she served as the president of Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York. Earlier, she spent 20 years at Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, Florida.

Sally Pratt Is the New Chair of the Board of the Council of Graduate Schools

Sally Pratt Is the New Chair of the Board of the Council of Graduate Schools

Sally Pratt is a professor and vice provost for graduate programs at the University of Southern California. She has served on the faculty there for 40 years. A professor of Slavic languages and literatures, she came to the university in 1980 as the Russian language program coordinator.

Elizabeth Spiller to Be the Next Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer at the University of Nebraska

Elizabeth Spiller to Be the Next Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer at the University of Nebraska

Since 2017, Dr. Spiller has served as dean of the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Davis. Earlier, Professor Spiller served as dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech. She will begin her new job at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in March.

Two Women Named Finalists for Dean at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Two Women Named Finalists for Dean at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

The University of Colorado, Colorado Springs has announced a pool of four finalists for the position of dean of the university’s College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. Two of the four finalists are women.

Anne Dorrance to Lead the Wooster Campus of Ohio State University

Anne Dorrance to Lead the Wooster Campus of Ohio State University

Dr. Dorrance has been a faculty member in the department of plant pathology in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and based in Wooster since fall 1997. She currently serves as a professor in the department and was the director of the college’s Center for Soybean Research.

Three Women Named Finalists for President of Clark College in Vancouver, Washington

Three Women Named Finalists for President of Clark College in Vancouver, Washington

Clark College is a state-operated educational institution in Vancouver, Washington, with enrollments of nearly 10,000 students who are mostly in associate degree programs. The college recently announced a field of four finalists for president of the college. Three of the four candidates are women.

Laurie Stenberg Nichols Named President of Black Hills State University in South Dakota

Laurie Stenberg Nichols Named President of Black Hills State University in South Dakota

Dr. Nichols has been serving as interim president since July. Earlier, she served for three years as the first woman president of the University of Wyoming. From 2009 to 2016 she served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at South Dakota State University.