Four Women With Current Ties to the Academic World Win Pulitzer Prizes

Nicole Eustace and Ada Ferrer of New York University won Pulitzer Prizes in history. Salamishah Tillet of Rutgers University-Newark won in the criticism category and Erin I. Kelly of Tufts University was awarded the prize in biography.

Women Scholars Dominate the National Book Critics Circle Awards

The National Book Critics Circle Awards annually bestows honors in six categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Biography, Autobiography, Poetry, and Criticism. This year, women won in four of the six categories.

Five Women Scholars Awarded the Wolf Prize

First awarded in 1978, the Wolf Prize is awarded in the scientific fields of medicine, agriculture, mathematics, chemistry, and physics, as well as art categories. The prizes include a monetary award of $100,000.

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

For the eleventh year in a row, the highest percentage of women in the entering class among this large group of leading research universities is found at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Six Women Scholars Granted Tenure at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota

Macalester College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in St. Paul, Minnesota, has announced that six faculty members have been granted tenure. All six are women.

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

The admissions cycle for the Class of 2025 was far from normal. A year ago, enrollments were down at many schools due to the ongoing pandemic. This year, enrollments at many schools have increased substantially.

  • Appointments

  • New Assignments in Higher Education for Seven Women Faculty Members

    New Assignments in Higher Education for Seven Women Faculty Members

    Aug. 5, 2022 - Taking on new duties are Pearl Dowe at Emory University in Atlanta, Suzanne M. Darais at the University of Utah, Sarah Kenehan at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania, Stephanie Ricker Schulte at the University of Arkansas, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, Chandice Haste-Jackson at Syracuse University in New York, and Miriam Mara at Arizona
  • State Universities Announce the Appointments of Six Women to Dean Positions

    State Universities Announce the Appointments of Six Women to Dean Positions

    Aug. 4, 2022 - The six women appointed deans are Beth Mayer-Davis at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Leslee Battle at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, Margaret A. Amstutz at the University of Georgia, Paula Montgomery at the University of Louisiana Lafayette, Amy Ellen Schwartz at the University of Delaware, and Jenna Hyatt at Washington State University.
  • A Dozen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at Universities

    A Dozen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at Universities

    Aug. 4, 2022 - 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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