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Cecilia McCormick Named President of Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania

Cecilia McCormick Named President of Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania

Currently, McCormick serves as vice provost for academic strategy and special programs at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Earlier in her career, she was chief of staff to the senior vice president for finance and administration and chief operating officer at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Reading Area Community College in Pennsylvania Names Its Next President

Reading Area Community College in Pennsylvania Names Its Next President

Dr. Susan Looney joined the staff of Reading Area Community College in 2014 as dean of instruction before being promoted in 2015 to provost and senior vice president of academic affairs.

Widener University Names Its Next Provost

Widener University Names Its Next Provost

Dr. Scalise-Smith has been serving as dean of the College of Health Professions at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights. Earlier, she was vice president of the School for Online & Extended Studies and External Partnerships at Utica College in New York.

President of Neumann University in Pennsylvania Announces Her Retirement

President of Neumann University in Pennsylvania Announces Her Retirement

Rosalie M. Mirenda, president of Neumann University in Ashton, Pennsylvania, since 1996, has announced that she will step down from her post on June 30, 2017. During her tenure as president, the campus has grown from 14 to 68 acres and enrollments have more than tripled.

Julie Wollman Appointed the Tenth President of Widener University

Julie Wollman Appointed the Tenth President of Widener University

Since June 2012, Dr. Wollman has been serving as president of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Previous to that appointment, Dr. Wollman served as vice president for academic affairs at Wheelock College in Boston.

Mary Way Bolt Named President of Cecil College in Maryland

Mary Way Bolt Named President of Cecil College in Maryland

Dr. Bolt She has been serving as interim president since November 2014. Previously, she was vice president for academic programs. She has served on the faculty and/or the administrative staff at the college since 1990. Dr. Bolt will be the college’s first woman president.

In Memoriam: Felicia Janette Jones-Haskins, 1962-2015

In Memoriam: Felicia Janette Jones-Haskins, 1962-2015

Felicia Jones-Haskins was an assistant professor and chair of the Allied Health Program at Wilmington University in Delaware. She recently defended her doctoral dissertation at Widener University.

Meredith College Reports Record Fundraising and Enrollment Success

Meredith College Reports Record Fundraising and Enrollment Success

In an era when many women’s colleges are struggling to maintain enrollments and battling budget problems Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, reports good news on both fronts.

The New Leader of Cecil College in North East, Maryland

The New Leader of Cecil College in North East, Maryland

Mary Way Bolt has been named acting president of Cecil College, a two-year, public institution located just south of the Mason-Dixon Line in North East, Maryland. Women are 62 percent of the student body at Cecil College.

Widener University Names Two Women to Dean Positions

Widener University Names Two Women to Dean Positions

At Widener University in Wilmington, Delaware, Laura Dzurec was appointed dean of the School of Nursing and Sharon Meagher was named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Six Women Honored for Their Achievements in the Academic World

Six Women Honored for Their Achievements in the Academic World

A doctor, an athletic director, an astronomer, and a First Lady were among six women receiving accolades.

Dr. Jo Allen Named President of Meredith College

Dr. Jo Allen Named President of Meredith College

Jo Allen was named the eighth president of Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. She is the first graduate of the college to be named its president. Dr. Allen will assume her new post on July 1. Currently, Dr. Allen is provost, executive vice president, and professor of English at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. […]