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Three Women’s Colleges Among the Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers

Three Women’s Colleges Among the Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers

Spelman College in Atlanta ranked in a tie for fourth place. Spelman College has 14 alumnae currently serving in the Peace Corps. Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia, is tied for 10th place and Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts is in a tie for 16th place.

Former Agnes Scott College President Elizabeth Kiss to Direct the Rhodes Trust

Former Agnes Scott College President Elizabeth Kiss to Direct the Rhodes Trust

Elizabeth Kiss, the former president of Agnes Scott College, was named Warden of Rhodes House at the University of Oxford in England. In this role, she will be the director of the Rhodes Trust which administers the Rhodes Scholarship program. Dr. Kiss will be the first woman to serve in this post.

Leocadia Zak Will Be the Next President of Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia

Leocadia Zak Will Be the Next President of Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia

In 2010, Zak was appointed by President Obama as the director of the United States Trade and Development Agency. She served in that post for seven years. Prior to working for the government, Zak was a partner at the prestigious Boston law firm Mintz, Levin.

Elizabeth Kiss Announces She Will Retire as President of Agnes Scott College

Elizabeth Kiss Announces She Will Retire as President of Agnes Scott College

Elizabeth Kiss, president of Agnes Scott College, a liberal arts educational institution for women in Decatur, Georgia, has announced that she will step down at the end of the 20017-18 academic year. President Kiss has led the college for the past 11 years.

New Administrative Duties for Nine Women in American Higher Education

New Administrative Duties for Nine Women in American Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Carolyn Stefanco Selected to Be the Next President of The College of Saint Rose

Carolyn Stefanco Selected to Be the Next President of The College of Saint Rose

Since 2010, Dr. Stefanco has been vice president for academic affairs and dean at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. She will begin her term as president of The College of Saint Rose on July 1.

Four Women Named to Dean Positions

Four Women Named to Dean Positions

Stephanie M. Bryant was named dean of the College of Business Administration at Missouri State University in Springfield. She will begin her new duties on August 8. Dr. Bryant was a distinguished professor of accountancy and director of the School of Accountancy at the University of South Florida in Tampa. A CPA, Bryant holds bachelor’s […]