AB, Wellesley College, 1968; Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell Univercity, 1972.
Postdoctoral fellow, U. Rochester (New York) School Medicine, 1972-1973;
assistant professor, Queens College CUNY, Flushing, 1973-1978;
associate professor, Queens College CUNY, Flushing, 1978-1982;
professor biology, Queens College CUNY, Flushing, 1983-1995;
acting assistant provost, Queens College CUNY, Flushing, 1988-1989;
assistant provost, Queens College CUNY, Flushing, 1989-1990;
associate provost, Queens College CUNY, Flushing, 1990-1992;
acting provost Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, 1992-1993;
associate provost academic programs and planning, Queens College, Flushing, 1994-1995;
provost and dean of faculty, Barnard College, New York City, since 1995;
professor biology, Barnard College, since 1995. Chairman Queens College Academy Senate, 1985-1988. Member graduate faculty Graduate Center CUNY, New York City, 1977-1995.
Visiting investigator Sloan-Kettering Institute Cancer Research, New York City, 1979-1980. Member steering committee American Council on Education Metro New York, since 1996. Trustee New York Metropolitan Reformed and Research Library.
Agency, Manhattan, 1989-1997, chairman finance committee 1991-1997. Co- chairman of the board of trustees study commission on secondary education CUNY, 1987-1988, co-chair vice chancellor's task force on science, engineering, technical and mathematics, 1988-1989. Panelist National Science Foundation graduate fellowship program, 1992-1993.
Consultant to National Cancer Institute, New Jersey Commision on Cancer Research, Endocrine Society. Member breast cancer task force National Cancer Institute, 1980-1984. Member of advisory committee American Cancer Society, 1981-1985.
American Council Education fellow Pace U., 1993-1994. Commissioner Commision on Higher Education, Middle States Association Colleges Schools, since 1999.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, AAHE, Society Development Biology, American Association Cancer Research, New York Academy Sciences, Sigma Xi.
Married Robert J. Boylan, October 2, 1971. Children: Elizabeth B., Emily A.