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Katie Conboy

Provost and Senior Vice President, Simmons College

Katie Conboy

Katie Conboy is Provost and Senior Vice President of Simmons College. As chief academic officer, she serves on the President's operating team, leads the academic council (composed of the Deans of Simmons’s five schools), and has overall responsibility for academic affairs. A former professor of English and provost at Stonehill College, Conboy is a distinguished scholar of British fiction, Irish literature, and feminist theory. She is a co-editor of Writing on the Body: Female Embodiment and Feminist Theory and her numerous articles, essays, and book reviews have appeared in ELH, Modern Language Studies, and Verse, among other publications. Conboy currently serves on the boards of the American Conference of Academic Deans, Boston College High School, and Trinity Catholic Academy. She is also a past member of the Advisory Board for the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education and past chair of the CAO Task Force for the Council of Independent Colleges.