Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Professor of Psychology
Academic Affairs, Psychology and Criminology Department
PhD, State University of New York - Buffalo
MA, State University of New York - Buffalo
BA, Colby College
Dr. Schwartz has 24 years of experience as a faculty member with a solid record of scholarship and leadership, with over a decade of experience in administration. She has great wealth and breadth of knowledge and key insights into the opportunities and challenges at a small liberal arts institution. In addition to her academic leadership, Dr. Schwartz has been active in professional service with a number of national organizations, including the Society for the Teaching of Psychology of the American Psychological Association. She also has been recognized for her excellence in teaching at Randolph College, the Stage Council for Higher Education for Virginia, and the Psychology-Law Society. She has authored numerous articles, essays, chapters and books in her field. A 1986 cum laude graduate in psychology from Colby College, Beth received her master’s degree in psychology in 1989 and completed her Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1991.