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.

First-Year Women Students at the Nation’s Leading Research Universities

Of the 27 high-ranking research universities for which we have data, women were the majority of the entering students at 22 schools. This is up from 21 a year ago and 18 two years ago.

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  • New Faculty Appointments for Four Women Scholars

    New Faculty Appointments for Four Women Scholars

    May. 23, 2024 - The women taking on new faculty roles are Naïma Moustaïd-Moussa at Texas Tech University, Pallavi Sriram at Colorado College, Sharon Erickson Nepstad at the University of New Mexico, and Alexis Lee at Georgia State University.
  • Five Women Taking on New Dean Positions in Academia

    Five Women Taking on New Dean Positions in Academia

    May. 23, 2024 - The new deans are Renee Butler at the University of West Georgia, Anna Carpenter at the University of Oklahoma, Ece Erdogmus at Clemson University, Debra Burns at the University of Memphis, and Gina Lovasi at Drexel University.
  • New Administrative Positions for Seven Women in Higher Education

    New Administrative Positions for Seven Women in Higher Education

    May. 23, 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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