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Four Women Retire From High-Level University Posts

Four Women Retire From High-Level University Posts

Pareena Lawrence, president of Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, Lynn Verschoor, director of the art museum at South Dakota State University, Mary J. Kennett, director of the Animal Resource Program at Pennsylvania State University, and Sandra Witte, a dean at California State University, Fresno, have all announced they are leaving their posts.

Leadership Change on the Horizon at LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis

Leadership Change on the Horizon at LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis

The board of trustees of LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis, Tennessee, has chosen not to renew the contract of President Andrea Miller. Dr. Miller was appointed the 12th president of the historically Black college in 2015. She is the first woman president in the college’s history.

Three Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level University Positions

Three Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level University Positions

The women who are leaving their university posts are Kathleen Spehar at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, Hazel V. Carby at Yale University in Connecticut, and Patricia White at Alcorn State University in Mississippi.

Four Women Who Have Stepped Down From Their Posts at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Who Have Stepped Down From Their Posts at Colleges and Universities

The four women who have retired from their posts in higher education are Tommie Stewart at Alabama State University, Diane Windham Shaw at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, Filomina C. Steady at Wellesley College in Massachusetts, and Alfreda Horton at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Four Women Faculty Conferred Emerita Status at Arkansas Tech University

Four Women Faculty Conferred Emerita Status at Arkansas Tech University

The four women granted emerita status at Arkansas Tech University are Paula Pendergrass in biology, Patricia Roach in education, Elizabeth Salmeri in education, and Rebecca Shopfner in teaching, learning, and leadership.

Six Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Higher Education Posts

Six Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Higher Education Posts

The women leaving their posts in academia are Melissa Thomas-Hunt at Vanderbilt University, Julie A. Hodge at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia, Dorothy Leland, chancellor of the University of California, Merced, Melissa R. Hyatt at Johns Hopkins University, Marie Lynn Miranda at Rice University in Houston, and Diane Cole Ahl at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.

Kent State University in Ohio Honors Its Outgoing President

Kent State University in Ohio Honors Its Outgoing President

Beverly J. Warren, president of Kent State University in Ohio, will step down from her position on June 30, 2019. To recognize her accomplishments over her five-year tenure, the Kent State University board of trustees has voted to name the university’s new Student Recreation and Wellness Center in her honor.

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From Posts in Higher Education

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From Posts in Higher Education

The three women who are leaving their posts are Susan Day at Virginia Tech, Patricia White, dean of the School of Law at the University of Miami, and Joyce E. Smith, CEO of the National Association for College Admission Counseling.

Four Women in Academia Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Four Women in Academia Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Stepping down from their roles are Rebecca Chopp, chancellor of the University of Denver, Cynda Ann Johnson dean of the Carilion School of Medicine at Virginia Tech, Pamela S. Beemer, chief human resource officer at Northwestern University, and Patricia Weitzel-O’Neill at Boston College.

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Positions in Academia

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Positions in Academia

The women leaving their posts are Ellen Smiley at Grambling State University in Louisiana, Barbara A. Schaal at Washington University in St. Louis, Patricia Henry at Harvard University, Sharon Hunt at the University of Arkansas, and Mari Anne Phillips at Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri.

Four Women Who Are College or University Presidents Announce Plans to Leave Their Posts

Four Women Who Are College or University Presidents Announce Plans to Leave Their Posts

The women presidents who have or will step down are Laurie Nichols at the University of Wyoming, Pat Skinner at Gaston College in Dallas, North Carolina, Carol Leary at Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, and Miriam Nelson of Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts

University of Wyoming Parts Ways With President Laurie Nichols After Three Years

University of Wyoming Parts Ways With President Laurie Nichols After Three Years

President Nichols tenure has proceeded without major controversy and she appeared to have the support of most constituencies on the university’s campus. But this support did not extend to the university’s board of trustees.

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts in Academia

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts in Academia

The three women who are leaving their posts are Gail Norris, vice president and general counsel for the University of Rochester, Kimberly Gold, president of Robeson Community College in Lumberton, North Carolina, and Eunice John, professor of pediatrics at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Five Women Who Have Announced Their Intentions to Retire From High-Level Posts in the Academic World

Five Women Who Have Announced Their Intentions to Retire From High-Level Posts in the Academic World

The five women leaving their posts are Wendy Libby, president of Stetson University in Florida, Susan Welch, dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Penn State, Catherine Murray-Rust, dean of libraries at Georgia Tech, Gail O. Mellow, president of LaGuardia Community College in New York, and Peggy Bradford, President of Shawnee Community College in Illinois.

Two Women Scholars Who Are Stepping Down From University Positions

Two Women Scholars Who Are Stepping Down From University Positions

Cathy Klimaszewski, associate director and the Ames Curator of Education at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, has retired and Jacqueline Royster, dean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will step down this coming summer.

Two Women Announce Their Retirements From Executive Posts in Higher Education

Two Women Announce Their Retirements From Executive Posts in Higher Education

Kathy Zoner, the first woman chief of police at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, will step down on March 4 and Frankie Jeffries, longtime director of alumni affairs and sustained giving at LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis, retired on February 1.

Four Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level University Positions

Four Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level University Positions

The four women who are stepping down from their posts are Kathy Rose-Mockry at the University of Kansas, Nicole Prudent at the Boston University School of Medicine, Jeanne Horrigan at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Nancy Hargrave Meislahn at Wesleyan University in Connecticut.

Colette Geary to Step Down as President of the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota

Colette Geary to Step Down as President of the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota

Dr. Geary first became president of the private Catholic college in 2016. She is the first laywoman to serve as St. Scholastica president and the first woman president since 1975.

Carol Folt Announces She Is Stepping Down as Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Carol Folt Announces She Is Stepping Down as Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The resignation announcement was made while the University of North Carolina System’s board of governors was in an emergency session meeting on “issues related to UNC-Chapel Hill’s leadership,” according to board chair Harry L. Smith Jr. The board was not notified in advance of Chancellor Folt’s decision.

Three Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level Posts at Colleges and Universities

Three Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level Posts at Colleges and Universities

Susan Grant has retired as director of university housing at North Carolina State University. Judith L. Bonner, provost at Mississippi State University, and Kathy Hart, president of San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, California, announced that they will step down later this year.

Coppin State University President Maria Thompson to Step Down at the End of the Academic Year

Coppin State University President Maria Thompson to Step Down at the End of the Academic Year

Maria Thompson,the first woman president of Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland, has announced she will retire at the end of the academic year after overcoming recent health challenges. She became president of Coppin State University in 2015.

Two Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Positions in Academia

Two Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Positions in Academia

Ann Dunnington has been conferred the title of professor emerita in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech and Berinthia R. LeVine, vice president for advancement at Cleveland State University and executive director of the CSU Foundation, announced that she will retire on June 30, 2019.

Four Women Scholars Stepping Down From the Their Posts in Higher Education

Four Women Scholars Stepping Down From the Their Posts in Higher Education

The women who have announced they are leaving their posts are Patricia J. Gumport at Stanford University, Elizabeth Crowther president of Rappahannock Community College in Glenns, Virginia, Dorinda Dallmeyer at the University of Georgia, and Jill Hartz at the University of Oregon.

Two Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Positions

Two Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Positions

Lorraine Siggns, a distinguished psychiatrist who has spent the last 30 years as director of Mental Health & Counseling at Yale Health and Beverly Warren, president of Kent State University in Ohio since 2014, will step down at the end of the current academic year.

Margaret Spellings to Retire as President of the University of North Carolina System in March

Margaret Spellings to Retire as President of the University of North Carolina System in March

Before taking on her presidency, Spellings served as the U.S. Secretary of Education for President George W. Bush from 2005 to 2009 and as Chief Domestic Policy Advisor to the White House from 2001 to 2005. She has been president of the University of North Carolina Systems since 2016.

Two Vanderbilt University Women Stepping Down From Leadership Roles

Two Vanderbilt University Women Stepping Down From Leadership Roles

Bonnie Miller, senior associate dean for health sciences education at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and Mona Frederick, executive director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at the university will leave their posts at the end of the academic year.

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts at Universities

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts at Universities

Leaving their posts are Dorrie K. Fontaine, dean of nursing at the University of Virginia, Elizabeth Grabau a professor of plant pathology at Virginia Tech, Barbara Laverdiere, director of dining services at Boston University, and Ranjanaa Devi, director of the Asian Arts and Culture program at University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Danielle Laraque-Arena Will Step Down As President of the Upstate Medical University

Danielle Laraque-Arena Will Step Down As President of the Upstate Medical University

Danielle Laraque-Arena, the first woman president of the Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, has announced she is stepping down, effective at the end of this semester. She will return to a full-time faculty position in June 2019.

Two Woman Deans at the University of California, Berkeley Are Stepping Down to Return to Teaching

Two Woman Deans at the University of California, Berkeley Are Stepping Down to Return to Teaching

Carla Hesse, executive dean of the College of Letters & Science and dean of the Division of Social Sciences and Jennifer Wolch, dean of the College of Environmental Design will be leaving their pots as dean and will return full-time to teaching faculty positions.

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts at Major Universities

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts at Major Universities

Melinda O’Neal is retiring after 39 years on the faculty of Dartmouth College. Marilyn Sanders Mobley will be leaving her administrative post to return to the faculty at Case Western Reserve University, and Jane DiFolco Parker announced that she will retire as head of the Auburn Univerity Foundation next year.

Kristin Woolever Announces She Will Retire as Chancellor of Penn State Brandywine

Kristin Woolever Announces She Will Retire as Chancellor of Penn State Brandywine

Dr. Woolever has held the position since February 2014. Before coming to Penn State, Dr. Woolever was the president of Prescott College in Arizona. Prior to that, she was dean and director of the campus at the University of New Hampshire-Manchester and director of the Centre for Creative Change at Antioch University in Seattle. She will retire on July 31, 2019.

Four Women Who Are Leaving Their High-Level Posts at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Who Are Leaving Their High-Level Posts at Colleges and Universities

Stepping down are Mary Beahm at Pennsylvania State University, Joy Kenseth at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, Liz Liddy at Syracuse University in New York, and AnnaLee Saxenian at the University of California, Berkeley.

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From High-Level Posts in the Academic World

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From High-Level Posts in the Academic World

Stepping down from their posts are Carolyn Ashe, a business professor at the University of Houston-Downtown, Pat Thompson, the vice president for athletics at Elmira College in New York, and Fiona Doyle dean of the graduate division at the University of California, Berkeley.

Students Call for Brandman University to Reinstate Dean Christine Zeppos

Students Call for Brandman University to Reinstate Dean Christine Zeppos

Christine Zeppos, former dean of the School of Education at Brandman University in Irvine, California, claims that she was fired for speaking out in support of a harassment-free workplace and for more equal human resources processes for men and women.

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From Key Positions in Higher Education

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From Key Positions in Higher Education

The women who are leaving their posts are Elizabeth Rodke Washburn at the University of New Mexico, Alice Brekke at the University of North Dakota, and Ingrid S. Stafford at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.