Emory Report
October 20, 2008
Volume 61, Number 8



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October 20, 2008

• Rosemary Hynes of the Graduate School and Sita Ranchod-Nilsson, director of the Institute for Developing Nations, have been selected to participate in the HERS Management Institute, a year-long academic program at Wellesley College.

Under the women in leadership initiative of Emory’s President’s Commission on the Status of Women, the two will attend five weekends throughout the academic year that feature sessions on issues in higher education including accreditation, legal issues, financial issues, fundraising, student life and others with the idea of creating leaders.

Kim Loudermilk, senior associate dean for academic planning in Emory College of Arts and Sciences, was chosen to attend the HERS session this past summer, held at Bryn Mawr College.

• Angel Leon, chief of cardiology at Emory Crawford Long Hospital, and Norman Elliott, clinical assistant professor of gastroenterology the School of Medicine, have been named to the Emory Healthcare Board of Directors.

Leon holds the Linton and Helen Bishop Chair in Medicine. Elliott is the new community-based member of the board.

Carolyn Meltzer, chair of radiology, has been named to replace Allan Levey, chair of neurology, whose term expired at the end of August. Meltzer, the William P. Timmie Professor in radiology, is associate dean for research in the medical school.

• Sue McAvoy, director/public interest advisor, Office of Career Services at the School of Law, has been elected president of the Davidson College Alumni Association.

She will serve on the board as president-elect in 2009, president in 2010 and immediate past president in 2011. In her position she will serve a two-year term on the board of trustees.

• Rosemary Magee, vice president and secretary of the University, was recognized by Atlanta Woman magazine for her leadership position within Georgia’s universities.

Appointed to her current position in 2005, Magee works with the president and the board of trustees in developing governance practices across campus and in setting the agenda for the future. Prior to that she served as a dean in Emory College.