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  • Oct 29
    Next Stages, Next Steps Career Workshop
    Claremont, CA
    3:00PM - Pomona College

    Next Stages, Next Steps Career Workshop
    Hosted by HERS & Academic Search
    October 29-31, 2017
    Pomona College | Claremont, CA

    Working with consultants from Academic Search and HERS Alumnae currently serving in executive and senior roles, Next Stages, Next Steps participants will explore how to identify the right positions, prepare materials for search processes, learn how to navigate the search process including search committee interviews and campus visits, and develop a network of supporters needed to succeed.

    The program invites women exploring deanships, associate vice president/provost roles and comparable positions in all areas. As part of our HERS Clare Boothe Luce (CBL) Program, funded by the Henry Luce Foundation, we will have additional resources for women interested in STEM academic leadership.

    If you have questions about the workshop, please contact HERS President Judith S. White at judith.white@du.edu.


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  • HERS Alumna Named First Vice Provost for Student Success at University of Alaska Anchorage

    Anchorage, AK, Oct. 19, 2017: The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is pleased to announce that Claudia Lampman, Ph.D., (Bryn Mawr, 2015) was recently named the first Vice Provost for Student Success. Lampman will start in her new position on Nov. 1. Prior to this appointment, Lampman served as a Professor and the Director of the Department of Psychology at UAA.


  • HERS Alumna Named New Dean of Enrollment Management at Purchase College

    Purchase, NY, Oct. 18, 2017: Purchase College, SUNY, is pleased to announce that Caitlin Read (Wellesley, 2016) has been appointed Dean of Enrollment Management. Read, who will start in her new position at Purchase on Nov. 6, brings more than a decade of experience in admissions, enrollment marketing, strategic planning, and financial aid to Purchase. As Dean of Enrollment Management, she will oversee both Admissions and Student Financial Services, ensuring an effective and collaborative approach to recruitment across the college.

    Read said, “I couldn’t be more excited to be joining the Purchase College community. I am inspired by the creativity and diversity that is apparent in all aspects of the campus. From the moment I arrived, I was impressed by how dedicated the faculty and administrators are to their work and to the students. I am looking forward to being a part of such a collaborative environment.”