Suzanne Shipley, vice president for academic affairs at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Baltimore, for six years, has accepted a new post as the 15th president of Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, W.Va. beginning July 1. Chosen from more than 120 applicants, Dr. Shipley was one of four finalists for the position.
“I am delighted for Dr. Shipley. She has been an invaluable member of my senior staff and instrumental in launching several significant academic programs,” said Mary Pat Seurkamp, president. “Her appointment as president of Shepherd University is well deserved. We will miss her leadership.”