Maritime College Names Waters Provost and VP
The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College announced that Jennifer K. Waters has been appointed Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs beginning July 1. Dr. Waters currently serves as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.
Dr. Jennifer Waters, a native New Yorker, received her bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture and marine engineering from the Webb Institute before earning a master’s and doctoral degree in ocean engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.
Dr. Waters is a professional engineer with broad experience in both naval architecture and ocean engineering. For more than 25 years she has been a member of USNA’s faculty, distinguishing herself as the Academy’s senior female civilian leader. In her role as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Dr. Waters is the primary liaison between the Office of the Academic Dean & Provost, Athletics, Information Technology, Midshipmen (student) Medical, and the Commandant’s Office. She manages all curricular matters for over 25 academic majors across more than 15 academic departments, ensures that 4,400 students satisfactorily meet academic and graduation requirements, and teaches a broad range of courses.