Dr. Laurie A. Carter is named the 17th president of Shippensburg University.
May 18, 2017
By: Bernadette Koff
SHIPPENSBURG –The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education unanimously selected Dr. Laurie A. Carter to be the next president of Shippensburg University.
Carter comes from Eastern Kentucky University where she is the executive vice president. Previously she held the position of vice president for arts education at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and vice president and general counsel of the Juilliard School.
“She has demonstrated outstanding leadership and vision in each of those settings and throughout her career. We are confident she will do the same in her new role as university president,” said Board of Governors Chair Cynthia D. Shapira.
Her presidency will take effect August 7, 2017.