Recent Placements

Dean, School of Education and Human Development

The University of Virginia announced Wednesday that Stephanie J. Rowley, an alumna of UVA, has been appointed the dean of the School of Education and Human Development.

Rowley is provost, vice president for academic affairs and dean at Teachers College, Columbia University, in New York, where she holds a tenured appointment as a professor of psychology and education.

She previously earned both a master’s degree and doctorate in developmental psychology from UVA’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.

Dean, School of Nursing

The University of Virginia has named international scholar and nursing leader Marianne Baernholdt as the new dean of the School of Nursing.

Associate Dean for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, School of Architecture

The University of Virginia’s School of Architecture launched a search for an associate dean for justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (AD JEDI) in September 2021.  A newly created role, the AD JEDI is a key member of Dean Malo A. Hutson’s executive team and provides strategic leadership to frame and guide tangible systems change within the school, while participating in broader efforts of institutional transformation across the university.  Today the School of Architecture announces the appointment of C.L.

Director of Data Analytics & IT Support

Johann Reinicke will join the Arts & Sciences (A&S) Dean’s office team as the Director of Data Analytics & IT Support. Johann is a local to Charlottesville, having grown up in Batesville, and has served the University in multiple capacities over the past 15 years. He started his career in IT support, worked as a Finance Lead for Student Financial Services, was a Scrum Master and Team Lead for the Managerial Reporting Project, and most recently served as Manager, People Analytics & UVA HR Deputy Data Steward.

Chief Program Officer, Alumni Association

Heidi Crapol has more than 25 years of mission-driven leadership in nonprofit, corporate and higher education environments. Her work has focused on philanthropy, stakeholder engagement, strategic planning, communications and organizational development.  Ms. Crapol began her career in the nonprofit sector in fundraising and nonprofit management with the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She later moved to the private sector where she held a number of leadership positions at Altria in corporate affairs.

Executive Director, Graduate Marketing and Admissions, McIntire School of Commerce

Judi Byers was most recently Executive Director of Admissions & Financial Aid at Cornell University’s SC Johnson College of Business. In this role, she led strategic recruitment and admissions for the Two-Year and One Year Residential MBA programs in Ithaca, New York. Prior to Cornell, Judi served as Director of Admissions for the graduate business programs at American University’s Kogod School of Business and successfully led student recruitment and enrollment for the Full-time, Professional, and Dual Degree MBA programs as well as six Specialized Master’s programs.