Fourteen Women With Academic Affiliations in the U.S. Elected to Membership in the American Philosophical Society

Fourteen of this year’s thirty-six new members are women with ties to the academic world in the United States.

Six Women Named Mitchell Scholars

The US-Ireland Alliance has announced the 12 members of the George J. Mitchell Scholar Class of 2025. As one of the country’s most prestigious scholarship programs, it sends future American leaders to the island of Ireland for a year of graduate study. 

Twenty Women Among This Year’s Cohort of 32 Rhodes Scholars From the U.S.

Recently, the Rhodes Trust announced the 32 American winners of Rhodes Scholarships for graduate study at Oxford University in England. Of the 32 Rhodes Scholars from the United States this year, 20 are women.

Ten Women With Current Ties to Academia Named MacArthur Fellows

The Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation has announced the selection of 20 individuals in this year’s class of MacArthur Fellows. Ten women academics are among the 20 new MacArthur Fellows.

Nine Women Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions at Cornell University

Twenty-three faculty members in the College of Arts & Sciences at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, were recently honored with endowed professorships. Nine of the 23 appointments to endowed faculty positions went to women.

First-Year Women Students at the Nation’s Leading Liberal Arts Colleges

This is the first time in the history of our survey that women made up a majority of entering students at all responding, high-ranking liberal arts institutions.

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  • New Faculty Positions for Seven Women Scholars

    New Faculty Positions for Seven Women Scholars

    Jul. 18, 2024 - Taking on new faculty roles are Jennifer Dawes at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Christine Folch at Duke University, Allison Schachter at Vanderbilt University, Kathy Dhanda at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, Peggy Morton at New York University, Heather Frick at Cornerstone University in Michigan, and Shannon Self-Brown at Georgia State University.
  • Eight Women Selected for Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

    Eight Women Selected for Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

    Jul. 18, 2024 - Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new dean positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.
  • New Administrative Appointments for Twelve Women in Higher Education

    New Administrative Appointments for Twelve Women in Higher Education

    Jul. 18, 2024 - Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.
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