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Three Women Presidents Announce They Are Leaving Their Posts

Three Women Presidents Announce They Are Leaving Their Posts

Carolyn Long, campus president of West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Beckley, Andrea Lee, president of Alverno College in Milwaukee, and Jennifer Orlikoff, president of Potomac State College in Keyser, West Virginia, are stepping down from their posts.

Two Women Stepping Down From Campus Leadership

Two Women Stepping Down From Campus Leadership

Alice V. Letteney, chancellor of the Valencia campus of the University of New Mexico, has announced that she will retire on July 31 and Lynn Morton, president of Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, North Carolina will retire at the end of the academic year.

Two Women Presidents Announce They Are Stepping Down

Two Women Presidents Announce They Are Stepping Down

Ruth Simmons, president of Prairie View A&M University in Texas, has announced that she plans to retire but is willing to continue serving in the role until her successor is named. Bethany Bullock, president of Northeast State Community College in Blountville, Tennessee, has resigned but will return in the fall to teach business.

Two Women College Presidents Announce They Are Leaving Their Posts

Two Women College Presidents Announce They Are Leaving Their Posts

Sonya Stephens, president of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts is stepping down from her post this coming summer, and Linda Lujan, president of Lamar Community College in Colorado, announced that she will retire at the end of the calendar year.

Three Women Campus Leaders Announce Their Retirements

Three Women Campus Leaders Announce Their Retirements

The three women stepping down from campus leadership positions are Kathleen McCartney, president of Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, Maryanne Stevens, president of the College of St. Mary in Omaha, Nebraska, and Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry, chancellor and dean of the Altoona campus of Pennsylvania State University.

President of Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania Abruptly Resigns

President of Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania Abruptly Resigns

Cecilia M. McCormick, who became the first woman president of Elizabethtown College in July 2019, cited the time requirements associated with the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic during her brief tenure as president and her desire to focus on her personal and family life as the reasons for her departure.

Two Women Provosts Who Are Giving Up Their Posts to Return to Full-Time Faculty Positions

Two Women Provosts Who Are Giving Up Their Posts to Return to Full-Time Faculty Positions

Marie Lynn Miranda, the Charles and Jill Fischer Provost of the University of Notre Dame, is stepping aside as provost to focus more on children’s environmental health. Florida State University provost and executive vice president for academic affairs Sally McRorie is stepping down as an administrator and returning to the faculty and serving as president of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

Three Women Who Serve as College or University Presidents Have Announced Their Retirements

Three Women Who Serve as College or University Presidents Have Announced Their Retirements

Janet Eisner, president of Emmanuel College since 1979, the nation’s longest-serving woman college president currently in office, is retiring in 2022. Christine Pharr, president of Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, and Faith C. Hensrud, president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College in Bemidji, Minnesota, also have announced they will step down next year.

Three Women Deans Announce Their Plans to Step Down From Their Posts

Three Women Deans Announce Their Plans to Step Down From Their Posts

Nancy Gutierrez, dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Sarah Pritchard, dean of libraries at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and Gail Cohee, associate dean and director of the Center for Women and Gender at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, are retiring.

Mary A. Papazian Is Stepping Down From Presidency of San José State University

Mary A. Papazian Is Stepping Down From Presidency of San José State University

The resignation comes on the heels of an investigation that university officials covered up allegations of sexual misconduct involving the former director of sports medicine at the university. Many members of the university’s swimming team alleged sexual misconduct during physical therapy sessions and university officials have been accused of attempting to cover up the incidents.

Biddy Martin to Step Down as President of Amherst College at the End of the Academic Year

Biddy Martin to Step Down as President of Amherst College at the End of the Academic Year

Carolyn “Biddy” Martin, who has served as the nineteenth president of Amherst College since 2011, has announced that she will conclude her tenure next summer, after 11 years leading one of the nation’s most prestigious liberal arts colleges. Following a year of sabbatical, Dr. Martin intends to return to Amherst as a member of the faculty to teach.

Three Women Deans at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Are Retiring

Three Women Deans at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Are Retiring

Nena Peragallo Montano, dean of the School of Nursing, Terry Rhodes, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, and Susan King, dean of the Hussman School of Journalism and Media will be stepping down in 2022.

Spelman College President Mary Schmidt Campbell Will Step Down at the End of the Academic Year

Spelman College President Mary Schmidt Campbell Will Step Down at the End of the Academic Year

Dr. Campbell became president of Spelman College in Atlanta on August 1, 2015. She is dean emerita of the Tisch School of the Arts and University Professor of art and public policy at New York University. Early in her career she was the director of the Studio Museum in Harlem and was cultural affairs commissioner for the City of New York. She joined the faculty at New York University in 1991 and served as dean for two decades.

Carol Quillen to Step Down as President of Davidson College in North Carolina

Carol Quillen to Step Down as President of Davidson College in North Carolina

Carol Quillen, president of highly rated Davidson College in North Carolina, announced recently that she will step down from her post at the end of the 2021-22 academic year. She will take a sabbatical year and then return to Davidson College as a professor of history. When she took office in August 2011, Dr. Quillen was the first woman to serve as president of Davidson College.

Two Women Campus Leaders Announce Their Retirements

Two Women Campus Leaders Announce Their Retirements

Pamela Fry, the president of the Tulsa campus of Oklahoma State University, has announced that she will retire in January 2022 after only two and a half years in the position and Cathy Kemper-Pelle, president of Rogue Community College in Grants Pass, Oregon, announced that she plans to retire at the end of June 2022.

Shirley Ann Jackson to Step Down as President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2022

Shirley Ann Jackson to Step Down as President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2022

Dr. Jackson was chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission from 1995 to 1999. She then left government service to take over as the 18th president of RPI in 1999. She was the first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in any discipline from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann Named U.S. Ambassador to Germany

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann Named U.S. Ambassador to Germany

Dr. Gutmann has served as president of the University of Pennsylvania since 2004. Her contract as president of the University of Pennsylvania runs through June 2022. She said she will remain at her post until confirmed by the Senate.

Six Women Full Professors Who Have Retired

Six Women Full Professors Who Have Retired

The retiring full professors are Esther Rothblum at San Diego State University, Thomasine Heitkamp at the University of North Dakota, Debra Bacharz at the University of St. Jospeh in Joliet, Illinois, Anne Zajac at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Amy Struthers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Carolyn Sabo at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level University Positions

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level University Positions

The women who are retiring or leaving higher education are Robin Morgan at the University of Delaware, Claire Max of the University of California, Santa Cruz, Anne Margulies at Harvard University, Madlyn Hanes at Pennsylvania State University, and Erin Hoffman Harding at the University of Notre Dame.

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

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

The four women stepping down from their positions are Jerrilee K. Mosier at Ivy Tech Community College, Jerrilee K. Mosier at Youngstown State University in Ohio, Lisabeth Chabot at Ithaca College in New York, and Lauren Robel at Indiana University.

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level University Positions

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level University Positions

The four women who are leaving their current posts are Carolyn Walters at Indiana University, Valerie Hotchkiss at Vanderbilt University. Sarah-Jane Leslie at Princeton University, and Nancy McKenzie Dupont at the University of Mississippi.

After More Than 30 Years at the Helm, Jahnae Barnett Is Leaving William Woods University

After More Than 30 Years at the Helm, Jahnae Barnett Is Leaving William Woods University

Dr. Barnett is the longest-serving president in university history, and the first woman to hold the position. Dr. Barnett is also the longest-serving female president of a four-year college or university in Missouri history.

Two Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level University Positions

Two Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level University Positions

Dina López, professor of geological sciences at Ohio University has retired and been granted emerita status and Judith Cone, vice chancellor for innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic development, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will retire in April.

Three Women Who Have Announced Their Retirements From High-Level Posts in the Academic World

Three Women Who Have Announced Their Retirements From High-Level Posts in the Academic World

After 30 years as president of Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, Carol Jean Vale announced that she will retire in June 2022. Also stepping down are Trudy Turner, a professor and university secretary at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Paula Volent, chief investment officer at Bowdoin College in Maine.

Five Women Who Have Announced They Are Stepping Down From Their University Posts

Five Women Who Have Announced They Are Stepping Down From Their University Posts

The five women who are retiring are Mary Ann Rankin at the University of Maryland, Renée A. Middleton at Ohio University, Regina Vasilatos-Younken, at Pennsylvania State University, Glenda Jones at Prairie View A&M University in Texas, and Cassandra Vaughn at Alcorn State Univerity in Mississippi.

Three Women Who Have Announced Their Retirements From High-Level Posts in the Academic World

Three Women Who Have Announced Their Retirements From High-Level Posts in the Academic World

Cheryl Evans, president of Northern Oklahoma College in Tonkawa, Oklahoma, Janice Gibson, director of development and alumni affairs at Alcorn State University in Mississippi, and Jean Goodnow, president of Delta College in Michigan, have all announced their retirements.

Three Women Who Have Retired from High-Level Positions at State Universities

Three Women Who Have Retired from High-Level Positions at State Universities

The three women who have retired from their university posts are Elizabeth Titus, former dean of the library at New Mexico State University, Dianne Debeixedon, an associate professor or art at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, and Sue Keiser, assistant to the chancellor at the University of Mississippi.

Four Women Who Are Retiring From Their High-Level College and University Posts

Four Women Who Are Retiring From Their High-Level College and University Posts

The four women who are retiring are Mariko Kaga, Class of 1952 Professor of Asian Languages at Carlton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Karla Broadus, director of the African American studies program at the University of Texas at San Antonio, Lisa Spargo, special projects coordinator at the University of Mississippi, and Trudy Hanson, professor of communication at West Texas A&M University.

Three Women Leaders of Colleges and Universities Announce They Are Stepping Down

Three Women Leaders of Colleges and Universities Announce They Are Stepping Down

The three women leaders who are stepping down from their posts are Donna Carroll, president of Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois, Shirley A. Reed, the founding president of South Texas College in McAllen, and Lara Tiedens, president of Scripps College in Claremont, California.

Three Women Announce They Are Stepping Down From High-Level University Positions

Three Women Announce They Are Stepping Down From High-Level University Positions

Beth E. Foley, dean of the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University, Adrienne D. Davis, vice provost for faculty affairs and diversity at Washington Univerity in St. Louis, and Lisa A. Tedesco, dean of the Laney Graduate School at Emory Univerity, are stepping down from their administrative posts.

Two Women Announce That They Are Leaving Their High-Level Administrative Posts in Academia

Two Women Announce That They Are Leaving Their High-Level Administrative Posts in Academia

Karine Moe, provost at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, announced that she will step down from her post at the end of the academic year and return to the faculty. Marsha Jaeger, assistant vice chancellor for educational partnerships at the University of California, Berkeley, is retiring after a 30-year career on campus.

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Positions at Colleges and Universities

The five women who are leaving their posts are Suzanne Mellon, president of Carlow University in Pittsburgh, Jill Thorngren, a dean at South Dakota State University, Ruth Spencer, director of human resources at Vassar College in New York, Susan Fritz, provost at the University of Nebraska, and Katharine Brooks, director of the Career Center at Vanderbilt University.

Five Women Who Are Retiring From Colleges and Universities

Five Women Who Are Retiring From Colleges and Universities

The women who have or will be stepping down are Kristi A. Nelson, provost at the University of Cincinnati, Barbara Craig at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Leslie Kirwan at Harvard University, Rebekka Wachter at Arizona State University, and Viven G. Fryd at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

Four Women Have Announced Their Retirements From High-Level University Positions

Four Women Have Announced Their Retirements From High-Level University Positions

Stepping down from their university positions are Janet Lindner at Yale University, Valerie Gregory at the University of Virginia, Nancy Cohen at the University of Massachusetts AMherst, and Madelyn Wessel at Cornell University.

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Posts in Higher Education

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Posts in Higher Education

The women leaving their posts are Susan Cole at Montclair State University in New Jersey, Linda D. Norman at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Theresa McBride at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Judi Henry at Texas Tech University, and Mary Galvin at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.