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Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Names its Next President

Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Names its Next President

Since 2015, Dr. Barbara K. Altmann has been serving as provost at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Earlier, Dr. Altmann was a professor of French and senior vice provost for academic affairs at the University of Oregon.

An Ambitious Fundraising Effort Launched by the Women of Dartmouth College

An Ambitious Fundraising Effort Launched by the Women of Dartmouth College

As part of the college’s $3 billion Call to Lead fundraising program, Dartmouth is seeking 100 women to contribute $1 million each. n addition, women will seek to raise $25 million to renovate Dartmouth Hall, which houses the college’s teacher-scholar education program.

Chicago State University Chooses Zaldwaynaka Scott as Its Next President

Chicago State University Chooses Zaldwaynaka Scott as Its Next President

Scott is an attorney for the Foley & Lardner law firm, which has offices in 21 major U.S. cities including Chicago. A former federal prosecutor, Scott served on the board of trustees of Chicago State University from 2009 to 2013 and has taught courses as an adjunct professor at several law schools.

Vita Rabinowitz to Lead the City University of New York

Vita Rabinowitz to Lead the City University of New York

Prior to being named as executive vice chancellor and provost at CUNY in 2015, Dr. Rabinowitz served as provost and vice president of academic affairs at Hunter College, a CUNY campus on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Martha Burger Will Be the First Woman President of Oklahoma City University

Martha Burger Will Be the First Woman President of Oklahoma City University

Burger is the former senior vice president of human and corporate resources at Chesapeake Energy Corporation and is the co-founder of Amethyst Investments. She has served on the university’s board of trustees since 2008 and had chaired the audit and finance committees.

Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia, Chooses Irma Becerra as Its Next President

Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia, Chooses Irma Becerra as Its Next President

Irma Becerra was born in Cuba and was raised in Puerto Rico. For the past four years, she has served as provost and chief academic officer at St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida. Earlier she served on the faculty of Florida International University in Miami for nearly 30 years.

Lily McNair Will Be the First Woman President of Tuskegee University in Alabama

Lily McNair Will Be the First Woman President of Tuskegee University in Alabama

Dr. McNair has been serving as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Wagner College on Staten Island in New York City. Before becoming provost in 2011, Dr. McNair was associate provost for research and a professor of psychology at Spelman College in Atlanta.

Sheila Gestring Promoted to the Presidency of the University of South Dakota

Sheila Gestring Promoted to the Presidency of the University of South Dakota

Sheila Gestring currently serves as vice president of finance and chief financial officer at the University of South Dakota. She joined the finance staff at the university in 2006 and was named chief financial officer in 2010. She recently led a successful $250 million fundraising campaign.

Teresa Leyba-Ruiz Appointed President of Glendale Community College in Arizona

Teresa Leyba-Ruiz Appointed President of Glendale Community College in Arizona

Dr. Ruiz has been serving as interim president for the past 18 months. Earlier, she served in a number of other posts at the college including interim dean of instruction, associate vice president for academic and student affairs, and vice president of student affairs.

The First Woman to Lead the West Plains Campus of Missouri State University

The First Woman to Lead the West Plains Campus of Missouri State University

Dr. Lawler was an adjunct faculty member at Missouri State University from 1984 to 2002. She joined the staff at Ozarks Technical Community College in 1997 and rose to the rank of provost and vice chancellor for academic and student affairs.

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for President of St. Cloud State University in Minnesota

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for President of St. Cloud State University in Minnesota

St. Cloud State University, located 65 miles northwest of Minneapolis, enrolls nearly 14,000 undergraduate students and almost 2,000 graduate students. Women are 54 percent of the undergraduate student body.

Sonya Stephens Appointed the Nineteenth President of Mount Holyoke College

Sonya Stephens Appointed the Nineteenth President of Mount Holyoke College

In 2016, the board of trustees of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, appointed Sonya Stephens to the post of acting president. She was scheduled to serve for three years in that role. But now, the board has appointed Dr. Stephens as the permanent president of the highly rated liberal arts college for women.

The First Woman President of Utah Valley University in Orem

The First Woman President of Utah Valley University in Orem

Dr. Tuminez currently serves as regional director for corporate, external and legal affairs in Southeast Asia for Microsoft Corporation. She is the former dean of research and assistant dean of executive education for the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore.

Kim Hunter Reed Named the Next Commissioner of Higher Education in Louisiana

Kim Hunter Reed Named the Next Commissioner of Higher Education in Louisiana

Dr. Reed currently serves as executive director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education. Previously, she was under secretary of education for postsecondary diversity and inclusion in the Obama administration. Earlier in her career, Dr. Reed was chief of staff for the Louisiana Board of Regents and executive vice president of the University of Louisiana System.

Sandra J. Doran Appointed to Lead Salem Academy and College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Sandra J. Doran Appointed to Lead Salem Academy and College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Most recently, Doran has served as national program director of the New England Board of Higher Education and as entrepreneur-in-residence at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. Earlier, she was chief of staff, vice president, and general counsel at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for President of the University of South Dakota

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for President of the University of South Dakota

Kelli R. McCormack Brown is the the provost and vice president for academic affairs at Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville and Sheila Gestring is vice president of finance and chief financial officer at the University of South Dakota.

The Next President of Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Fergus Falls

The Next President of Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Fergus Falls

Dr. Brimhall has been on the staff at the college for nearly two decades. Since 2014, she has served as vice president of academic affairs and chief academic officer. Earlier, Dr. Brimhall has dean of enrollment management, interim provost, and associate vice president of academic and student affairs.

Louise Pagotto Appointed Chancellor of Kapi'olani Community College in Honolulu

Louise Pagotto Appointed Chancellor of Kapi’olani Community College in Honolulu

Dr. Pagotto has been on the staff at Kapi’olani Community College since 1989, serving most recently as interim chancellor. Earlier, she was vice chancellor for academic affairs for 12 years.

National Science Foundation's Joan Ferrini-Mundy to Lead the University of Maine

National Science Foundation’s Joan Ferrini-Mundy to Lead the University of Maine

Joan Ferrini-Mundy is the chief operating officer of the National Science Foundation. Before joining the National Science Foundation in 2007, Dr. Ferrini-Munday was a professor of mathematics and teacher education for 12 years at Michigan State University. Earlier, she taught for 16 years at the University of New Hampshire.

The Next President of Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts

The Next President of Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts

Dr. Nelson is currently the director of the Sustainability Institute and deputy chief Sustainability Officer at the University of New Hampshire. Before going to the University of New Hampshire, she served on the faculty at Tufts University in Massachusetts for 25 years.

Karrie Dixon Is the New Leader of Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina

Karrie Dixon Is the New Leader of Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina

Dr. Dixon has been a senior administrator for the University of North Carolina System since 2008. Most recently, she has served as vice president for academic and student affairs overseeing the 17 campuses of the university system.

Nancy Fey-Yensan Appointed Provost at Keene State College in New Hampshire

Nancy Fey-Yensan Appointed Provost at Keene State College in New Hampshire

For the past seven years, Dr. Fey-Yensan has served as the dean of the College of Health and Human Services at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Previously, she was the associate dean of the College of Human Science and Services at the University of Rhode Island.

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Provost at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Provost at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks

Betty Lou Leaver served as provost at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California from 2013 to 2017 and Anupma Prakash is a professor of geophysics at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.

The Next President of the University of Louisville Will Be Neeli Bendapudi

The Next President of the University of Louisville Will Be Neeli Bendapudi

For the past two years, Dr. Bendapudi has been executive vice chancellor and provost at the flagship campus of the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Earlier, Dr. Bendapudi was the dean and H.D. Price Professor of Business at the University of Kansas School of Business.

Linda Oubré Selected as the Fifteenth President of Whittier College in California

Linda Oubré Selected as the Fifteenth President of Whittier College in California

For the past six years, Dr. Oubré has served as dean of the College of Business at San Francisco State University. Earlier, Dr. Oubré was executive director of corporate relations and business development, and chief diversity officer for the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis.

Kathryn Foster Appointed President of The College of New Jersey

Kathryn Foster Appointed President of The College of New Jersey

Since 2012, Dr. Foster has served as president of the University of Maine at Farmington. Earlier, she served on the faculty of the University at Buffalo of the State University of New York System for 18 years. She will begin her new job on July 1.

Stephanie Adams Will Lead the American Society for Engineering Education

Stephanie Adams Will Lead the American Society for Engineering Education

Stephanie Adams is dean of the Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She will serve one year as president-elect of the American Society for Engineering Education beginning in June and will become president of the organization in June 2019.

The First Woman President of California State University, Bakersfield

The First Woman President of California State University, Bakersfield

Dr. Lynnette Zelezny currently serves as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Fresno State University in California. She has served in that role since 2014. Dr. Zelezny joined the psychology department faculty at Fresno State in 1988.

The Next President of St. Cloud Technical and Community College in Minnesota

The Next President of St. Cloud Technical and Community College in Minnesota

Since 2014, Dr. Annesa Cheek has been serving as vice president of school and community partnerships at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio. She has been on the staff at the college since 2006 serving in a number of roles.

Amy Wildermuth Will Be the Next Leader of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Amy Wildermuth Will Be the Next Leader of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Professor Wildermuth currently serves as associate vice president for faculty and academic affairs at the University of Utah. Earlier, she was the university’s chief sustainability officer and a professor in the university’s College of Law. She was a clerk for Justice John Paul Stevens at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jerald Jones Woolfolk Appointed President of Lincoln University in Missouri

Jerald Jones Woolfolk Appointed President of Lincoln University in Missouri

Dr. Woolfolk currently serves as vice president for student affairs and enrollment at the State University of New York Oswego. Earlier, she was vice president for student affairs and enrollment management at Mississippi Valley State University.

Nashville State Community College Names Shanna Jackson as Its Next President

Nashville State Community College Names Shanna Jackson as Its Next President

Dr. Jackson has been serving since 2016 as associate vice president at the Williamson campus of Columbia State Community College.

Maud S. Mandel Will Be the Eighteenth President of Williams College in Massachusetts

Maud S. Mandel Will Be the Eighteenth President of Williams College in Massachusetts

Dr. Mandel currently serves as dean of the college and as a professor of Judaic studies and history at Brown University in Providence, Rhode island. She joined the faculty at Brown in 2001 and was promoted to full professor in 2014. She will become preident of Williams College on July 1.

Two African American Women Appointed to Provost Positions at Pennsylvania Colleges

Two African American Women Appointed to Provost Positions at Pennsylvania Colleges

Monica Parrish Trent has been selected to be the next provost at Delaware County Community College in Media, Pennsylvania, and Sarah Willie-LeBreton, a professor of sociology at Swarthmore College in suburban Philadelphia, will be the next provost of the highly rated liberal arts institution.

Marisa Kelly Appointed the Eleventh President of Suffolk University in Boston

Marisa Kelly Appointed the Eleventh President of Suffolk University in Boston

Dr. Kelly has been serving as interim president for the past 20 months. In 2014, she was named provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the university. Earlier, she was provost and vice president for educational affairs at Ithaca College in New York.