Recent Placements

Associate Vice President, Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights

The University of Virginia has announced the appointment of Emily Springston as associate vice president, Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights.

Springston has served as Indiana University’s director of institutional equity and Title IX since 2018, and as the university Title IX coordinator since 2014. She will assume her position at UVA March 1.

Co-director for Academic Affairs, Democracy Initiative

The University of Virginia’s Democracy Initiative has announced the selection of Laurent Dubois as its co-director for academic affairs. Pending final approval from the University’s Board of Visitors, Dubois will partner with Melody C. Barnes, the initiative’s co-director for policy and public affairs, in providing leadership to shape the project’s development and direction.

Associate Vice President, Health System Development

Marianne Minton Bowes joins the University of Virginia as Associate Vice President, Health System Development effective November 2020. Bowes previously served as Senior Director of Development Mid-Atlantic & Southeast at Wake Forest University where she managed regional fundraising teams toward a $20M+ annual goal and served as an integral fundraiser for the $1 Billion Wake Will Lead Campaign that was successfully completed in 2020. Prior to Wake Forest, Bowes held senior fundraising positions for the University of Memphis in Tennessee.

Vice Provost for Enrollment

The University of Virginia announced that Stephen Farmer has been named UVA's first vice provost for enrollment.

Farmer is currently vice provost for enrollment and undergraduate admissions at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to his time at UNC, Farmer served as the senior assistant dean of admission at the University of Virginia. He is also an alumnus, having earned a master's degree in English from the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.

Executive Director for Enrollment Management and Student Success

UVA’s School of Continuing & Professional Studies (SCPS) announced that Jennifer Myers has been named the Executive Director for Enrollment Management and Student Success.

Myers brings a background in marketing, lead generation and user experience to the role. She most recently served as the director of corporate relations for SCPS. Prior to that role, she was the executive director for a Northern Virginia-based nonprofit foundation, where she continues to serve on the board of directors as vice chair and treasurer.

Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Planning, Arts and Sciences

The Dean’s Office has announced the appointment of Tammy McHale of Marywood University to the position of senior associate dean. 

McHale brings extensive experience in higher education to the College. She leaves a position as vice president of business affairs and treasurer at Marywood, a private liberal arts university in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and she has served as senior associate dean for finance and planning for UNC-Chapel Hill’s College of Arts & Sciences and as associate provost for Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.