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Sian Leah Beilock Named the Eighth President of Barnard College in New York City

Sian Leah Beilock Named the Eighth President of Barnard College in New York City

Dr. Beilock has been serving as executive vice provost at the University of Chicago. She also was the Stella W. Rowley Professor in the department of psychology. Professor Beilock joined the faculty at the University of Chicago in 2005. Earlier she taught at Miami University.

Sally Roush to Lead San Diego State University

Sally Roush to Lead San Diego State University

Roush joined the staff at San Diego State in 1982 as director of personnel services. In 1994, she was promoted to senior vice president for business and financial affairs. She retired in 2013 after 31 years of service to the university. She is expected to serve as interim president for one year, beginning July 1.

Brenda Allen Named the Fourteenth President of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania

Brenda Allen Named the Fourteenth President of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania

Dr. Allen has been serving as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. She is the former associate provost for institutional diversity at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Earlier, she taught at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Former Assistant Attorney General Named to Lead the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City

Former Assistant Attorney General Named to Lead the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City

When she takes office on August 1, Karol V. Mason will be the first woman and the first person of color to serve as president of the college. She served as an assistant attorney general during the Obama administration and was the director of the Office of Justice Programs.

Green River College in Auburn, Washington, Names Suzanne Johnson as President

Green River College in Auburn, Washington, Names Suzanne Johnson as President

Suzanne Johnson has been serving as vice president for academic affairs at Suffolk County Community College in New York. Earlier she was dean of Dowling College in Oakdale, New York. She will begin her new job as president of Green River College on July 1.

Carol Moore to Lead Columbia College in South Carolina

Carol Moore to Lead Columbia College in South Carolina

Dr. Moore came to Columbia College last fall to serve as provost and executive vice president. She is the former president of Lyndon State College in Lyndonville, Vermont, and the former provost and vice president of academic affairs at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, New York.

Ty Stone Appointed the Sixth President of Jefferson Community College in Watertown, New York

Ty Stone Appointed the Sixth President of Jefferson Community College in Watertown, New York

Dr. Ty Stone has been serving as vice president for strategic initiatives as Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio, the third largest community college in the state. She has been on the staff at the college since 2010.

Ora Pescovitz Appointed President of Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan

Ora Pescovitz Appointed President of Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan

Since 2014, Dr. Pescovitz has been serving as senior vice president for Eli Lilly and Company, a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Indianapolis. From 2009 to 2014, she was executive vice president for medical affairs and CEO of the University of Michigan Health System.

Felicia Davis to Lead Olive-Harvey College in Chicago

Felicia Davis to Lead Olive-Harvey College in Chicago

Davis is a former Chicago police detective and served as deputy chief of staff to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. She has been serving as director of the Public Building Commission for the City of Chicago.

The First Woman President of Warren Wilson College in North Carolina

The First Woman President of Warren Wilson College in North Carolina

Dr. Lynn M. Morton has spent 27 years on the faculty at Queens University of Charlotte. Since 2014, she has been serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs.When she takes office on July 1, she will be come the first woman to serve as president of Warren Wilson College.

Orinthia T. Montague Appointed the Fourth President of Tompkins Cortland Community College in New York

Orinthia T. Montague Appointed the Fourth President of Tompkins Cortland Community College in New York

Dr. Montague, who will take office on July 5, has been serving as vice president for student affairs and chief diversity officer at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minnesota. Earlier she was dean of students at the college.

The Next President of Bowie State University in Maryland

The Next President of Bowie State University in Maryland

For the past three years, Aminta Hawkins Breaux has served as vice president for advancement at Millersville University, a campus of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. She was vice president for student affairs at Millersville University from 2008 to 2014.

Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan Names Its Next Provost

Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan Names Its Next Provost

Maria Cimitile joined the faculty at Grand Valley State University in 1999 as an assistant professor of philosophy. She has served as associate dean for students and curriculum in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and for the past two years has been associate vice president for academic affairs.

Cynthia Warrick Named the Seventh President of Stillman College in Alabama

Cynthia Warrick Named the Seventh President of Stillman College in Alabama

Dr. Warrick has been serving as interim president since the beginning of the year. In recent years, Dr. Warrick has twice filled the role of interim president at historically Black universities; South Carolina State University and Grambling State University in Louisiana.

Kristina Johnson Named the Thirteenth Chancellor of the State University of New York System

Kristina Johnson Named the Thirteenth Chancellor of the State University of New York System

Currently, Dr. Johnson is the chief executive officer of Cube Hydro Partners, which develops hydroelectric generation facilities. She served as under secretary of energy in the Obama administration and earlier was provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Vanderbilt University's Kimryn Rathmell to Lead the American Society for Clinical Investigation

Vanderbilt University’s Kimryn Rathmell to Lead the American Society for Clinical Investigation

Professor Rathmell is the Cornelius Abernathy Craig Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University and the director of the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is also the associate editor of the Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Baylor University in Waco, Texas, Chooses Its First Woman President

Baylor University in Waco, Texas, Chooses Its First Woman President

Linda A. Livingstone is a professor of management and dean of the School of Business at George Washington University. When she takes office as president of Baylor University in Waco, Texas, on June 1, Dr. Livingstone will be the first woman to lead the university in its 172-year history.

Rachel Lindsey Appointed to Lead Chicago State University

Rachel Lindsey Appointed to Lead Chicago State University

Dr. Lindsey has served as a professor of psychology and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Chicago State University. Earlier in her career, she taught at Northeastern Illinois University and Loyola University of Chicago.

Washington State Community College in Marietta, Ohio, Names Vicky Wood as its Seventh President

Washington State Community College in Marietta, Ohio, Names Vicky Wood as its Seventh President

Dr. Wood currently serves as provost and vice president of academic affairs and student services at Marion Technical College in Marion, Ohio. Earlier, she served as dean of business information technologies and criminal justice at Marion Tech.

The Next President of Cypress College in California

The Next President of Cypress College in California

Dr. JoAnna Schilling, a graduate of Smith College, has been serving as the interim vice president for academic affairs at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, California. Earlier, she was vice president for academic affairs at Cerritos College in Norwalk, California.

Mary Holz-Clause Appointed Chancellor of the University of Minnesota Crookston

Mary Holz-Clause Appointed Chancellor of the University of Minnesota Crookston

Dr. Holz-Clause has been serving as a tenured professor and dean of the Huntley College of Agriculture at California State Polytechnic University Pomona. Earlier, she was vice president for economic development at the University of Connecticut.

The Next Dean of the University of Chicago Divinity School

The Next Dean of the University of Chicago Divinity School

Dr. Laurie Zoloth currently serves as the Charles McCormick Deering Professor of Teaching Excellence at Northwestern University. She holds joint appointments in the department of religious studies and in the Feinberg School of Medicine.

Christine Poggi to Head the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University

Christine Poggi to Head the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University

Currently, Dr. Poggi is a professor of art history at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She holds a secondary appointment in Italian studies. She has also served as director of the Program in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

The Next President of the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston

The Next President of the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston

Paula Milone-Nuzzo currently serves as a professor and dean of the College of Nursing at Pennsylvania State University. She joined the faculty at Penn State in 2003. Earlier in her career, Dr. Milone-Nuzzo was a professor and associate dean for academic affairs at the Yale School of Nursing.

Mary Meehan to Lead Seton Hall University in New Jersey

Mary Meehan to Lead Seton Hall University in New Jersey

Dr. Meehan stepped down as president of Alverno College in Milwaukee in June 2016. She had served in that role for 12 years. Previously, she was executive vice president for administration at Seton Hall University.

The Incoming President of the American Medical Women's Association

The Incoming President of the American Medical Women’s Association

Suzanne Harrison is a professor and director of education in the department of family medicine and rural health in the College of Medicine at Florida State University. She joined the faculty at Florida State in 2005. She will assume the presidency of the American Medical Women’s Association on April 1.

Three Women Named Dean at Major U.S. Law Schools

Three Women Named Dean at Major U.S. Law Schools

Cathy Cox was selected as the next dean of the School of Law at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Marcilynn Burke was named dean of the University of Oregon School of Law and Susan Duncan will be the next dean of the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Ellen Smiley Appointed Provost at Grambling State University in Louisiana

Ellen Smiley Appointed Provost at Grambling State University in Louisiana

Ellen Smiley has served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Grambling State University on an interim basis since August 2016. Dr. Smiley joined the staff at Grambling State University in 1990 and has served in many administrative positions.

The First Woman Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley

The First Woman Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley

Since 2015, Dr. Christ has served as director of the Center for Studies in Higher Education and interim executive vice chancellor and provost at Berkeley. From 2002 to 2013, Dr. Christ was president of Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.

A Major Vote of Confidence for the President of Lafayette College

A Major Vote of Confidence for the President of Lafayette College

In 2013, Alison Byerly was named the first woman president of Lafayette College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Easton, Pennsylvania. The board of trustees of Lafayette College has now extended Dr. Byerly’s contract for an additional five years.

Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, Names its Next President

Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, Names its Next President

When she takes office on July 1, Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader will be the first woman to serve as president of Wright State University. Currently, she is chancellor of the Missouri University of Science and Technology. She is the first woman to serve as chancellor at the university.

Margee Ensign Appointed President of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Margee Ensign Appointed President of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

For the past seven years, Dr. Ensign has served as president of the American University of Nigeria in Yola. Before going to Africa, she served as dean of the School of International Studies and associate provost for international initiatives at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

New Mexico State University Chooses Two Women Finalists for Presidency of Its Campus in Grants

New Mexico State University Chooses Two Women Finalists for Presidency of Its Campus in Grants

Cathie Cline is the associate vice president for general studies at East Arkansas Community College in Forrest City and Karla Volpi is vice president for administrative services and finance at Tohono O’odham Community College in Sells, Arizona.

One Woman Among the Three Finalists for Dean of the Business School at the University of Wisconsin

One Woman Among the Three Finalists for Dean of the Business School at the University of Wisconsin

Anne P. Massey is the Dean’s Research Professor and professor of information systems in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in Bloomington. She also serves as associate vice president for academic affairs for the university.

Ithaca College in New York Appoints Shirley M. Collado as Its Next President

Ithaca College in New York Appoints Shirley M. Collado as Its Next President

Dr. Collado currently serves as executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer for the Newark campus of Rutgers University in New Jersey. Before joining the staff at Rutgers University-Newark, Dr. Collado was vice president for student affairs and dean of the college at Middlebury College in Vermont.