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Joyce McConnell


Joyce E. McConnell has served as a director of Antero Resources Corporation since February 2018. Ms. McConnell has served as the President of Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado since March 2019. Prior to this position, Ms. McConnell served as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at West Virginia University beginning in 2014. She joined the West Virginia University College of Law faculty in 1995, became a full professor in 1998, and the Thomas R. Goodwin Professor of Law in 2002. Prior to being named Provost, Ms. McConnell served two terms as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and became the Dean of the College of Law in 2008. Ms. McConnell started her career in 1984 as a Clinical Fellow at The Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. subsequently joined the faculty of the City University of New York, where she earned tenure in 1992 and taught for eight years. Ms. McConnell is a nationally recognized scholar as well as a national and state leader. In the past, Ms. McConnell served as President of the West Virginia Bar Association and also served on West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin's (now Senator Joe Manchin) Judicial Reform Commission with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.