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Mary Boyd Will Be the Next President of Emmanuel College in Boston

Mary Boyd Will Be the Next President of Emmanuel College in Boston

Since 2017, Dr. Boyd has served as provost at Berry College in Mount Berry, Georgia. Dr. Boyd served from 2008 to 2013 as the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of San Diego. She has also served as chair of the department of chemistry at Georgia Southern University and was a faculty fellow for the Center for Ethics and Social Justice at Loyola University Chicago.

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.

Marie Bernardo-Sousa Chosen to Lead the Rhode Island Campus of Johnson & Wales University

Marie Bernardo-Sousa Chosen to Lead the Rhode Island Campus of Johnson & Wales University

Dr. Bernardo-Sousa has been serving since 2017 as senior vice president of administration and enrollment management at Johnson & Wales University. She first joined the staff at the university in 1988 when she worked in the office of the university registrar.

Suffolk University in Boston Names Its Next President

Suffolk University in Boston Names Its Next President

Margaret McKenna was named the tenth president of Suffolk University in Boston. She was president of Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, from 1985 to 2007. Most recently, McKenna has been teaching at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Academic Study Examines Gender Roles and Project Cooperation

Academic Study Examines Gender Roles and Project Cooperation

A study of research collaborations at 50 universities shows that women work well together when the participants are all of the same rank. But, women in these projects found it more difficult to work cooperatively together when they had a woman as a boss.