Tuajuanda Jordan, Ph.D.

Tuajuanda Jordan, Ph.D.

HERS Board Chair, Executive Committee Chair
2000 HERS Leadership Institute Alumna
President
St. Mary’s College of Maryland
St. Mary’s City, MD

“To serve on a board focused on empowering women to develop their leadership skills is a privilege that has been bestowed upon me and I will not squander it. As a HERS Bryn Mawr 2000 participant, our motto was “Administration as a creative act.” I have...

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Pamela Benoit, Ph.D.

Pamela Benoit, Ph.D.

HERS Vice Chair, Executive Committee Vice Chair, Chair of Audit Committee
2007 HERS Leadership Institute Alumna
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
University of Alabama-Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

“HERS gave me an opportunity to be thoughtful about my leadership and think systematically about the skills I had and the ones I needed to refine. Being a HERS Board member is an honor and an opportunity to ensure that other women continue to have acce...

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Susan D. Johnson, Ph.D.

Susan D. Johnson, Ph.D.

HERS Secretary, Executive Committee Secretary, Advancement Committee, 50th Anniversary Task Force
2008 HERS Leadership Institute Alumna
Director, Operations and Grants Administration
Lumina Foundation
Indianapolis, IN

“Taking part in HERS was an eye-opening experience that set me on a career path I could not have imagined. It made me think more broadly and boldly and I am proud to say that without HERS, I would not be the leader I am today.”

Dr. Susan D. Johnson is ...

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Julia Jasken, Ph.D.

Julia Jasken, Ph.D.

HERS Treasurer, Executive Committee Chair of Finance & Investment
2014 HERS Leadership Institute Alumna
President
McDaniel College
Westminster, MD

“I appreciate being a member of the HERS board because of the many ways the organization supports women on their leadership journeys within the expansive frameworks of diversity, equity and intersectionality.”

Dr. Julia Jasken is the 10th president of ...

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Claudia V. Schrader, MA, Ed.M., EdD

Claudia V. Schrader, MA, Ed.M., EdD

2009 HERS Leadership Institute Alumna
President
Kingsborough Community College
New York, NY

“I am proud to serve as a member of the HERS Board of Directors because of organization’s deep and sustained impact in the field and on the development of women; for the network of support between and among women from diverse backgrounds and at all lev...

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Sandra L. Cassady, Ph.D.

Sandra L. Cassady, Ph.D.

2010 HERS Leadership Institute Alumna
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives & Dean of the College of Health and Human Services
St. Ambrose University
Davenport, IA

“I am proud to serve on a Board committed to developing and sustaining women leaders in higher education. Participating in the HERS Institute at Wellesley College helped shape my development plan and gain skills for many leadership roles. I am honored ...

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Susan Elrod, Ph.D.

Susan Elrod, Ph.D.

HERS Nomination & Governance Committee
Chancellor
Indiana University-South Bend
South Bend, IN

“The opportunity to contribute to the development of women leaders in higher education is extremely gratifying. My own journey would not have been possible without programs like HERS, so I am glad to lean, give back and help others in their leadership ...

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Carine Feyten, Ph.D.

Carine Feyten, Ph.D.

HERS Advancement Committee, 50th Anniversary Task Force
Chancellor/President
Texas Woman's University
Denton, TX

“I believe that ‘if we are not at the table, we are probably on the menu’ and I strongly believe in the importance of helping women find their voices and develop their leadership skils.”

Dr. Carine M. Feyten is chancellor and president of Texas Woman’s...

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Dr. Angélica Garcia

Dr. Angélica Garcia

HERS Nominations & Governance Committee
President
Berkeley City College
Berkeley, CA

“As a member of the Board of Directors for HERS, I am humbled to be in a community of educational leaders committed to equity for our educational institutions. We have the opportunity to bring female identified leaders together to develop community, le...

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Phoebe Haddon, J.D.

Phoebe Haddon, J.D.

HERS Executive Chair of Advancement Committee, Co-chair 50th Anniversary Task Force
2001 HERS Leadership Institute Alumna
Chancellor Emerita and Professor of Law
Rutgers University-Camden
Camden, NJ

“Women have to imagine themselves in higher education leadership positions; HERS was the first opportunity that offered me the chance to interact with other aspirants and, as a board member, to encourage women faculty and administrators to think expans...

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Kristen Hodge-Clark, Ph.D.

Kristen Hodge-Clark, Ph.D.

HERS Nominations & Governance Committee
Senior Assistant Dean for Program Planning
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

“An excerpt from the school hymnal for my alma mater, Spelman College, reads, we are “undaunted by the fight.” The spirit of that hymnal guided my college experience and my entire career and is what inspires me to continue the fight for equity and incl...

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Gayle E. Hutchinson, Ph.D.

Gayle E. Hutchinson, Ph.D.

HERS Advancement Committee, 50th Anniversary Task Force
President
California State University, Chico
Chico, CA

“Throughout my career, I have been grateful to the constellation of mentors who have helped me develop and establish confidence in my leadership abilities.  Now, by serving as a member of the HERS Board of Directors, I can “give back” by helping a dive...

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Kimberly Kvaal, EdD

Kimberly Kvaal, EdD

HERS Finance & Investment Committee
Vice President for Finance & Administration
St. Edward’s University
Austin, TX

“It’s an honor to serve on the HERS board of directors and contribute to its success. HERS is known for excellent in developing women leaders for higher education and I’m proud to contribute to that legacy.”

Dr. Kimberly Kvaal is the Chief Financial Of...

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Carolyn P. Landis

Carolyn P. Landis

HERS Emerita, Co-chair of 50th Anniversary Task Force, Finance & Investment Committee
Managing Member
Catalyst Partners, LLC
Washington Crossing, PA

“Serving on the HERS Board of Directors is a treasured opportunity to most directly advance women and achieve greater equity in higher education. HERS board colleagues and our incredible alumnae network inspire me. At every meeting, I am energized by e...

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Gaye Manning, CVP

Gaye Manning, CVP

HERS Finance & Investment Committee
Vice Chancellor for finance and administration
Southern Arkansas University Tech
East Camden, AK

“I have spent the past twenty-nine years involved in Higher Education Business Officer development. I understand the importance of continuous development and relationship building. I am within three years of my planned retirement. I cannot think of a m...

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S. Georgia Nugent, Ph.D.

S. Georgia Nugent, Ph.D.

HERS Emerita, 50th Anniversary Task Force
1994 HERS Leadership Institute Alumna
President, Illinois Wesleyan University
Council of Independent Colleges
Washington, D.C.

Dr. S. Georgia Nugent currently serves as the President of Illinois Wesleyan University.  Beginning in 2003, she served as President of Kenyon College. Leading the campaign for independent colleges as a senior advisor to the Council of Independent Coll...

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Mary A. Papazian, Ph.D.

Mary A. Papazian, Ph.D.

HERS Advancement Committee, 50th Anniversary Task Force
2004 HERS Leadership Institute Alumna
President
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA

“As a HERS board member, I have had the privilege of working with such an extraordinary group of colleagues, an experience that continues to be a rewarding component of my professional engagement and pay it forward philosophy.  I am proud to serve on t...

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Dawn M. Rhodes, ‌Dawn M. Rhodes, DBA, MBA

Dawn M. Rhodes, ‌Dawn M. Rhodes, DBA, MBA

HERS Finance & Investment Committee
Chief Business and Finance Officer and Vice President
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD

“Serving on the HERS board provides opportunity to positively impact women in higher education. I enjoy participating in shaping leadership development for women in our industry.”

Dawn Rhodes has more than 35 years of experience in finance and operatio...

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Karen A. Stout, Ph.D.

Karen A. Stout, Ph.D.

HERS Nominations & Governance Committee, 50th Anniversary Task Force
President and CEO
Achieving the Dream, Inc.
President Emerita, Montgomery County Community College

Since 2015, Dr. Karen A. Stout has served as president and CEO of Achieving the Dream, leading the nation’s largest movement to improve success for all students, especially low-income students and students of color. Dr. Stout leads, through ATD, a netw...

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