Meaningful Contributions

Jo Ellen Parker ’75 Named First Female President of Carnegie Museums

Posted May 1, 2014
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Jo Ellen Parker ’75 was recently announced as the 10th president of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. Parker will also be the first female president the museums have had in their nearly 120-year history. She will begin the position in August of this year. Parker, who earned a Ph.D. in English literature at the University of […]

Jo Ellen Parker ’75 to lead Sweet Briar College

Posted February 6, 2009
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Jo Ellen Johnson Parker ’75 will become the 10th president of Sweet Briar College on July 1, Sweet Briar’s board of directors has announced. Sweet Briar, a liberal-arts college in central Virginia, was founded in 1901 and serves a population of about 800 students in a women’s undergraduate college and a coeducational graduate program in […]