Educator, scholar and Presdient of Shimer College, Ill.
Dr. Susan Henking trained in Religious Studies, receiving her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago Divinity School. In 1988 she joined the faculty of Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY, where she taught Religious Studies. Henking was recently elected to be the 14th President of Shimer College, located on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology. Her academic career is distinguished by an extensive publication record of scholarly works on religion, psychology, the history of sociology, gender, sexuality, HIV/AIDS, diversity, and leadership in higher education.