Lehigh University has named neurobiologist Maria Donoghue Velleca as dean of its College of Arts and Sciences.
Donoghue Velleca has served as a professor and senior associate dean for faculty affairs and strategic planning at Georgetown University. She will start her new position at the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, university on June 30, according to a statement distributed by PRNewswire.
Donoghue Velleca is a graduate of Boston College and Washington University in St. Louis, according to Georgetown’s website.
She started working at Georgetown in 2006. Before that, she was on the faculty of the Yale Medical School.