Sue Maxam appointed Assistant Vice-President at Pace University

SueMaxamSMOur own Sue Maxam, regional coordinator for the Westchester/Rockland region and part of the executive board of the New York State ACE Women’s Network, is now Assistant Vice President of Undergraduate Education at Pace University, responsible for improving retention by strengthening the student experience. 

Here are some brief highlights from the biography at Pace itself:

“Dr. Sue Maxam is the Assistant Vice President of Undergraduate Education at Pace University where she has worked for the past 24 years in a variety of progressively responsible leadership roles relating to retention, advising, student engagement, academic enrichment, and career services. In her current position, Sue provides oversight to all units within the Division for Student Success.

Sue has co-developed and/or provides leadership for a wide variety of student success initiatives in collaboration with various units throughout the University, including the Provost’s Undergraduate Student-Faculty Research Program; the Student Success Work-Mentoring Program; the Comprehensive Freshman Advising Program; Partnership for Advising Excellence (an advisor training, development and support program for faculty and staff); sophomore experience initiatives; and the Freshman Experience Advisory and Action Team.

Sue is the recipient of the following awards: Faculty Advisor Award; Carol Russett Award for Women Leaders in Higher Education; National Jefferson Award for Public Service (Bronze); Pace President’s Award for Staff Excellence; Mental Health Association of Westchester’s ‘Making a Difference’ Award; Future Educators of America’s Commitment to Inspirational Teaching Award; Pace Outstanding Service Award for Student Centeredness; and Pace Outstanding Service Award for Teamwork.

Sue holds a BA from Friends World College, an MA from New York University, and an Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership with a focus on social justice from Union Institute and University. In addition to her classroom experience, she has travelled throughout Latin America and Kenya doing educational outreach and volunteer work in poverty-stricken areas.”

Join me in congratulating her on this new position!

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