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ACE Women's Network Directory

December 30, 1899

 

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*States that are not listed have inactive networks. If you are interested in revitalizing or starting a state network please contact us at womensnetwork@acenet.edu​

​​​Alabama
Arizona
Arkansas
California (Northern)
California (Southern)​
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawai'i
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Maryland​
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Nebraska
Nevada (Norther​n)
Nevada (Southern)
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington (Eastern)
Washington (Western)
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming​​
  

ALABAMA
Alabama Network for Women Leaders in Higher Education

State Chair
Janelle M. Chiasera
University of Alabama - Birmingham
Chair & Professor, Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
201-975-3111
chiasera@uab.edu 

Presidential Sponsor
Ray Watts
President
University of Alabama - Birmingham
205-934-4636
rlwatts@uab.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Vicky Hawsey Karolwics
President
Wallace State Community College
205-352-8130
vicki.karolwics@wallacestate.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Tony Waldrop
President
University of South Alabama
251-460-6111
president@southalabama.edu

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ARIZONA
Arizona Women in Higher Education (AWHE)

State Chair
Wendy Bruun
Executive Director, Student Affairs
Northern Arizona University
928-523-6922
Wendy.bruun@nau.edu​

State Chair
Christy Flora
Development Officer, Alumni & Development
Phoenix College 
602-285-7652
christina.flora@phoenixcollege.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Rita Cheng
President
Northern Arizona University
928-523-3232
Rita.Cheng@nau.edu

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ARKANSAS
Arkansas Council for Women in Higher Education

State Chair
Desarae Nelson
Assistant Director- TRIO Student Support Services
University of Arkansas Pulaski Tech
501-812-2370
dnelson@uaptc.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Vacant

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CALIFORNIA (Northern)
Northern California ACE Network

State Chair
Luanna K. Putney
Associate Chancellor – Office of Campus Culture and Compliance
University of California, Merced
209-228-2407
lputney@ucmerced.edu

State Chair
Mijiza Malane Sanchez
Associate Dean – Office of Medical Student Affairs
Stanford Medicine
650-497-9594
mijizamsanchez@stanford.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Joseph I. Castro
President
California State University- Fresno
559-278-2324
josephcastro@csufresno.edu​

Presidential Sponsor
Dorothy Leland
Chancellor
University of California- Merced
209-228-4400
chancellor@usmerced.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Robert S. Nelsen
President
California State University- Sacramento
916-278-7737
nelsen@csus.edu

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CALIFORNIA (Southern)
ACE Network-Southern California

State Chair
Sarah Villarreal
Associate Vice President – Community Engagement
California State University – San Marcos
760-750-7002
svillarr@csusm.edu

State Chair
Regina Eisenbach
Dean – Academic Programs
California State University, San Marcos
760-750-4329
regina@csusm.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Karen S. Haynes
President
California State University – San Marcos
760-750-4041
pres@csusm.edu​

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COLORADO
Colorado network of Women Leaders- Academic Management Institute

State Chair
Heidi Loshbaugh
Dean – Center for Math and Science
Community College of Denver
303-556-3819
Heaidi.Loshbaugh@ccd.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Michele Haney
President
Red Rocks Community College
303-914-6214
Michele.haney@rrcc.edu

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CONNECTICUT
Connecticut ACE Women’s Network

State Chair
Christine Siegel
Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Fairfield University
203-254-4000 ex. 2770
cseigel@fairfield.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Joanne Berger-Sweeney
President
Trinity College
860-297-2086
Joanne.berger-sweeney@hartwick.edu

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DELAWARE
Delaware ACE Women’s Network

State Chair
Jessica Fehnel
Academic Affairs Coordinator
Goldey-Beacom College
302-225-6342
fehnel@gbc.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Vacant

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FLORIDA
ACE Women’s Network of Florida

State Chair
Lisa Guion Jones
Associate Provost for Strategy/Special Assistant to the President/Professor
University of Central Florida
407-823-1466
Lisa.jones@ucf.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Cynthia Bioteau
President
Florida State College- Jacksonville
cbioteau@fscj.edu​

Presidential Sponsor
Judy Genshaft
President
University of South Florida
jgensha@admin.usf.edu

Presidential Sponsor
John C. Hitt
President
University of Central Florida​
407-823-1823
John.Hitt@ucf.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Wendy Libby
President
Stetson University
386-822-7250

Presidential Sponsor
T. Dwayne McCay
President
Florida Institute of Technology
321-674-7232

Presidential Sponsor
Mark Rosenberg
President
Florida International University
Mark.rosenberg@fiu.edu

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GEORGIA
Georgia Association for Women in Higher Education

State Chair
Jennifer H. Stephens
Deputy Chief of Staff
Georgia Gwinnett College
678-407-5425
jstephens@ggc.edu

​Presidential Sponsor
Robert G. Boehmer
President
East Georgia State College
478-289-2027
bboehmer@ega.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Cheryl D. Dozier
President
Savannah State University
912-358-4000
doziercd@savannahstate.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Bonita C. Jacobs
President
University of North Georgia
706-864-1993
Bonita.Jacobs@ung.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Margaret H. Venable
President
Dalton State College
706-272-4438
Mvenable@daltonstate.edu

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HAWAI’I

State Chair
Suzette T. Robinson
Office of the Vice President for Community Colleges
University of Hawai’i  Community Colleges
808-956-3687
suzetter@hawaii.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Vacant

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IDAHO

State Chair
Gerti Arnold
Senior Director of Development
Boise State University
208-426-2328  
gertiarnold@boisestate.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Martin Schimpf
Interim President
Boise State University
208-426-1491
mschimpf@boisestate.edu​

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ILLINOIS
Illinois Network for Women in Higher Education

State Chair
Lori Montalbano
Division Chair- Communication and Performing Arts
Governors State University
708-235-2808 ex. 2802
lmontalbano@govst.edu

State Chair
Joan Phillips
Professor- Marketing
Loyola University Chicago
312-915-7815
jphillips@LUC.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Elaine P. Maimon
President
Governors Stare University
708-534-4130
emaimon@govst.edu

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INDIANA

​State Chair
Kathy Gibson
CEO & Founder
APL nextED
kathleen.gibosn@aprof.link

Presidential Sponsor
Jann Joseph
Interim Chancellor & Provost
Indiana University South Bend
574-520-4220
jljoseph@iusb.edu

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IOWA
Iowa Network for Women in Higher Education

State Chair
Regina Matheson
Professor- Sociology
St. Ambrose University
563-333-5838
matheson.reginam@sau.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Linda Allen
President
Hawkeye Community College
319-296-2320
president@hawkeyecollege.edu​

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KANSA​S

State Chair
Marilu Goodyear
Associate Vice Chancellor
University of Kansas - Edwards Campus
913-897-8693
goodyear@ku.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Vacant

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KENTUCKY
Kentucky ACE Women’s Network

State Chair
Russell Carpenter
Associate Professor- English and Applied Creative thinking
Eastern Kentucky University
859-662-7403
Russell.carpeter@eku.edu

State Chair
Sara Zeigler
Dean, College of Letters, Arts, & Social Sciences
Eastern Kentucky University
859-622-2222
Sara.zeigler@eku.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Eli Capilouto
President
University of Kentucky
​859-257-1701
pres@uky.edu

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MARYLAND​
Women in Maryland Higher Education

State Chair
Monica Kerr Poindexter
Department Chair Emerita- Human Services​
Sojourner-Douglass College
410-796-0306
Wimhe.info@gmail.com

Presidential Sponsor
Charlene M. Dukes
President
Prince George's Community College
301-546-0400
dukescm@pgcc.edu

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MASSACHUSETTS
Massachusetts Network of Women Leaders in Higher Education  

State Chair
Mary Churchill
Vice President- Academic Affairs
Wheelock College
617-879-2059
mchurchill@wheelock.edu

State Chair
Kim Godsoe
Associate Provost
Brandeis University
781-736-2177
godsoe@brandeis.edu

State Chair
Lisa Ijiri
Associate Provost – Academic Programs and Resource Planning
Lesley University
617-349-8706
lijiri@lesley.edu

State Chair
Debra Leahy
Provost
New England Business College

Presidential Sponsor
Vacant

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MICHIGAN
Michigan ACE Women’s Network

State Chair
Claudia Douglass
Vice Provost- Academic Effectiveness 
Central Michigan University 
989-774-3632
dougl1cb@cmich.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Rose B. Bellanca
President
Wasthenaw Community College
734-973-3491
rbellanca@wccnet.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Cameron Brunet-Koch
President
North Central Michigan College
231-348-6601
ckoch@ncmich.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Christine M. Hammond
President
Mid Michigan Community College
989-386-6602
chammond@midmich.edu

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MINNESOTA
Minnesota ACE Network

State Chair
Christine Mollenkopf-Pigsley
Vice President- Instructional Administration
Wasthenaw Community College
Christine.pigsley@gmail.com

Presidential Sponsor
Vacant

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MISSISSIPPI
Women in Higher Education- Mississippi Network​

State Chair
Colleen Hartfield
Executive Assistant to the President
​Hinds Community College
601-857-3751
cchartfield@hindscc.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Clyde Muse
President
Hinds Community College
601-857-3352
vcmuse@hindscc.edu

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MISSOURI
Missouri ACE Network

State Chair
Wendy McGrane
Associate Vice President- Academic Affairs and Vice Provost
Missouri Southern University
417-625-9801
Mcgrane-w@mssu.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Vacant

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NEBRASKA
Nebraska Women in Higher Education Leader

State Chair
AnnMarie Marlier
414-759-4050
NebraksaWHEL@gmail.com

Presidential Sponsor
Vinita Sauder
President
Union College
402-486-2500
Vinita.sauder@ucollege.edu

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NEVADA (Northern)
ACE Nevada State Network

State Chair
Marie Murglo-Poore
Dean - Division of Business
Truckee Meadows Community College
775-337-5608
mmurgolo@tmcc.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Vacant

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NEVADA (Southern)
ACE Nevada State Network

State Chair
Clarissa Cota
Chair - Business Administration Department
College of Southern Nevada
702-651-5954
Clarissa.cota@csn.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Vacant

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NEW HAMPSHIRE
New Hampshire Women in Higher Education Leadership

State Chair
Lisa Shawney
Vice President- Finance and Administration 
Granite State College
603-513-1335
Lisa.shawney@granite.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Dr. Kim Mooney
President
Franklin Pierce University
603-899-4128
mooneyk@franklinpierce.edu​

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NEW JERSEY
ACE Women’s Network - New Jersey

State Chair
Karen A. Passaro
Dean - Continuing Education and Professional Studies
Seton Hall University
973-275-2061
Karen.passaro@shu.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Kathleen M. Waldron
President
William Paterson University of New Jersey
973-720-2222
waldronk@wpunj.edu

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NEW MEXICO

State Chair
Julia Fulghum
Director - ADVANCE / Professor- Chemistry & Chemical Biology
The University of New Mexico
505-277-2601
jfulgham@unm.edu

State Chair
Mala Htun
Deputy Director - ADVANCE/ Professor- Political Science
The University of New Mexico
505-277-5104
malahtun@unm.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Chaouki Abdallah
Interim President
The University of New Mexico
505-277-2626
unpres@unm.edu

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NEW YORK
New York State ACE Women’s Network

State Chair
Kathleen (Kathy) Merget
Associate Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs
Culinary Institute of America
845-451-1776
K_merget@culinary.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Margaret L. Drugovich
President
Hartwick College
607-431-4990
president@hartwick.edu

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NORTH CAROLINA

State Chair
Gloria Thomas
Director - UNC Women’s Center
University of North Carolina
919-843-5620
Gloria.thomas@unc.edu​

Presidential Sponsor
Sheri Everts
Chancellor
Appalachian State University
828-262-2040 
evertssn@appstate.edu ​ 

Presidential Sponsor
Carol Folt
Chancellor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
919-962-1365​ 
chancellor@unc.edu​

Presidential Sponsor
Lynn Morton
President
Warren Wilson College
828-771-2070 
president@warren-wilson.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Carol Quillen
President
Davidson College
704-894-2201 
president@davidson.edu​

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NORTH DAKOTA
North Dakota ACE Network

State Chair
Laura Oster-Aaland
Vice President- Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
North Dakota State
Laura.osteraaland@ndsu.edu

State Chair
Jill R. Nelson
Associate Dean/Professor- School of Education
North Dakota State University
701-231-7415
Jill.r.nelson@ndsu.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Cynthia Lindquist
President
Candeska Cikana Community College
701-766-4055
president@littlehoop.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Laurel Vermillion
President
Sitting Bull College
701-854-3861
laurelv@sbci.edu

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OHIO
ACE Ohio Women’s Network

State Chair
Shanda Gore
Associate Vice President
University of Toledo
419-530-8574
Shanda.gore@utoledo.edu

State Chair
Robin Selzer
Assistant Professor/ Program Director- Pre-Health Internship Program
University of Cincinnati
arnsperi@ucmail.uc.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Vacant

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OKLAHOMA
Oklahoma Women in Higher Education

State Chair
Karen Sweeney
Assistant Professor - Business & Technology
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
580-774-3117
Karen.sweeney@swosu.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Vacant

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OREGON
Oregon Women in Higher Education

State Chair
Erica Noel Curry
Academic Programs Manager
Oregon State University
541-737-7865
Erica.curry@oregonstate.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Leslie M. Hallick
President
Pacific University
503-352-2123
president@pacific.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Thomas L. Hellie
President
Linfield College
503-883-2234
thellie@linfield.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Edward J. Ray
President
Oregon State University
541-737-4133
Ed.ray@oregonstate.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Joseph Robertson
President
Oregon Health and Sciences University
503-494-8311
robertjo@ohsu.edu

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PENNSYLVANIA
Pennsylvania ACE Network

State Chair
Nicole Stokes-DuPass
Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness & Diversity 
Holy Family University
267-341-3695
Nstokes-dupass@holyfamily.edu

Presidential Sponsor 
Thomas J. Botzman
President
Misericordia University
570-674-6400
nallan@misericordia.edu​

Presidential Sponsor
Jennifer Cushman
Chancellor
Pennsylvania State University - Beaver
​724-773-3556
Jsc310@psu.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Mary C. Finger
President
Seton Hill University
mfinger@setonhill.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Colleen M. Hanycz
President
La Salle University
215-951-1010
cmhanycz@lasalle.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Karen Wiley Sandler
Chancellor
Pennsylvania State University - Abington
215-881-7315
Kws3@psu.edu

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SOUTH CAROLINA
South Carolina Women in Higher Education

State Chair
Susan Wright Pope
Internship Coordinator
The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina
843-953-1618
spope@citadel.edu​

Presidential Sponsor
David DeCenzo
President
Coastal Carolina University
843-349-2001
ddcenzo@coastal.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Harris Pastides
President
University of South Carolina
​803-777-2001
pastides@mailbox.sc.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Walter A. Tobin
President
Orangeburg - Calhoun Technical College
​803-536-1200
tobinw@otech.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Elizabeth Davis
President
Furman University
864-294-2100
Elizabeth.davis@furman.edu​

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SOUTH DAKOTA

State Chair
Jill Thorngren
Dean / Professor- Education & Human Sciences
South Dakota State University
605-688-6181
Jill.thorngren@sdstate.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Vacant

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TENNESSEE
Women in Higher Education in Tennessee

State Chair
Patricia Burks-Jelks
Director- Human Resources /Equity & Diversity Officer
University of Tennessee - Space Institute
931-393-7226
pjelks@utsi.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Alisa White
President
Austin Peay State University
931-221-7559
whitealisa@apsu.edu

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TEXAS
Texas Women in Higher Education

State Chair
Dani R. Day
Vice President - Academic Services
Collin College
972-758-3804
dday@collin.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Sandra S. Harper
President
McMurry University
325-793-3801
Harper.sandra@mcm.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Brenda Hellyer
Chancellor
San Jacinto College
281-998-6100
Brenda.Hellyer@sjcd.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Denise M. Trauth
President
Texas State University
512-245-2121
president@txstate.edu

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UTAH
Utah Women in Higher Education

State Chair
Anjali Pai
Director for Staff Development
Salt Lake Community College
801-957-4366
Anjali.pai@slcc.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Richard Williams
President
Dixie State University 
435-652-7502
President@dixie.edu

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VERMONT
Vermont Women in Higher Education

State Chair
Catherine Welch
Assistant Dean of Students / Director - Student Life & Assessment
Saint Michael’s College
802-654-2271
Cwelch2@smcvt.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Vacant

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VIRGINIA
The Virginia Network for Women in Higher Education

State Chair
Amy Springer Hartsell
Assistant Dean / Coordinator - Student Success
Eastern Mennonite University
540-432-4649
springer@emu.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Tracy Fitzsimmons
President
Shenandoah University
540-665-4505
pres@su.edu

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WASHINGTON (Eastern)

State Chair
Maria (Chio) Flores
Vice President - Student Services & Enrollment Management
Wenatchee Valley College
509-682-6805
cflores@wvc.edu

State Chair
Stacey Morgan Foster
Vice President - Student Affairs
Eastern Washington University
509-359-6015
sfoster@ewu.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Christine Johnson
Chancellor
Community Colleges of Spokane
509-434-5006
Christine.johnson@ccs.spokane.edu

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WASHINGTON (Western)

State Chair
Karen Dade
Associate Dean - Woodring College of Education
Western Washington University
360-650-4455
Karen.dade@wwu.edu

State Chair
Sue Guenter-Schlesinger
Vice Provost - Equal Opportunity & Employment Diversity / Title IX & ADA Coordinator
Western Washington University
360-650-3307
Sue.guenter-Schlesinger@wwu.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Ana Mari Cauce
President
University of Washington
206-543-5010
pres@uw.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Jean Hernandez
President
Edmonds Community College
425-640-1429
Jean.hernandez@edcc.edu

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WEST VIRGINIA

State Chair
Presha Neidermeyer
Professor - Accounting
West Virginia University
304-293-7858
Presha.neidermeyer@mail.wvu.edu

Presidential Sponsor
E. Gordon Gee
President
West Virginia University
304-293-5531
presidentsoffice@mail.wvu.edu

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WISCONSIN
Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership

State Chair
Wendy Weaver
Dean - Academic Affairs
Mount Mary University
414-930-3021
weaverw@mtmary.edu

Presidential Sponsor
Deborah Ford
Chancellor
University of Wisconsin - Parkside
262-595-2211
ford@uwp.edu

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WYOMING

State Chair
Susan C. Frye
Professor - English
University of Wyoming
307-766-3152
frye@uwyo.edu​

Presidential Sponsor
Vacant

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