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A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Receiving appointments to endowed professorships are Nancy Burke at the University of California, Merced, Anna Mueller at Indiana University in Bloomington, and Jennifer Hevelone-Harper at Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Assignments in Higher Education

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Assignments in Higher Education

The five women scholars in new roles are Olivia Law-DelRosso at Kansas State University, Caree A. Banton at the University of Arkansas, Maria Fitzpatrick at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, Elise Box at the University of South Dakota, and Karen Lewis at Washington State University.

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administration Positions at Universities

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administration Positions at Universities

Taking on new administrative roles are Kelly Lucas at the University of Southern Mississippi, Azmera Hammouri-Davis at Tufts University in Massachusetts, Rachel James-Terry at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Keiko Price at Emory University in Atlanta, and Kimberly Reese at Xavier University in New Orleans.

University of Illinois Hires Three Women for Its President’s Distinguished Faculty Recruitment Program

University of Illinois Hires Three Women for Its President’s Distinguished Faculty Recruitment Program

In 2018, the University of Illinois System announced the three-year, $60 million President’s Distinguished Faculty Recruitment Program to hire distinguished faculty across a wide range of disciplines. The three women recently hired under the initiative are Ana P. Barros in civil and environmental engineering, Bernadette Sánchez in educational psychology, and Lesley Sneed in civil engineering.

Major Research Universities Appoint Four Women to Dean Positions

Major Research Universities Appoint Four Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are Maureen Lichtveld at the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, Doneka Scott for the Division of Academic and Student Affairs at North Carolina State University, Michelle Sabick at the University of Denver’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, and Rhea Ballard-Thrower at the University of Chicago Libraries.

Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

The six women faculty in new roles are Siqi Zheng at MIT, Cristin Gavin at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Kathryn Birkeland at the University of South Dakota, Charrise M. Barron at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, Susan Crawford Sullivan at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, and Sharon A. Simmons at Jackson State University in Mississippi.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Diversity Posts

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Diversity Posts

Lisette Garcia has been named assistant vice president of diversity, inclusion, and belonging at Pennsylvania State University. Cheryl Waites Spellman is the interim special assistant to the chancellor for diversity and inclusion at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Maria Ramirez was appointed the director of equity initiatives at New York University.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The five women named to endowed chairs are Maureen Kohi at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Sheara Williams Jennings at the University of Houston, Karla Klein Murdock at Washington and Lee University in Virginia, Lauren Barron at Baylor University in texas, and Andrea Westby at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

Three Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties at Major Universities

Three Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties at Major Universities

Gloria Johnson-Cusack was appointed senior advisor to the president at Florida International University. Irem Tumer has been named vice president for research at Oregon State University and Aisha Oliver-Staley was appointed general counsel and university secretary at New York University.

Three Women Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans at Universities

Three Women Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans at Universities

Angela Grube will be the next dean of the College of Business at Western Carolina Univerity in Cullowhee, North Carolina. LaKeisha L. Harris has been appointed dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Colleen G. Koch will be the first woman to serve as dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Here is this week’s listing of women faculty members from colleges and universities throughout the United States who have been appointed to new positions or have been assigned new duties.

Three Universities Announce the Appointment of Women to Administrative Posts

Three Universities Announce the Appointment of Women to Administrative Posts

Jinliu Wang was appointed executive vice president for research, innovation, and knowledge enterprise at Ohio State University. Lauren L. Misale was appointed chief of police at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, and Karyn C. Nooks was appointed director of the Office of Alumni Affairs at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Highly Rated Carleton College in Minnesota

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Highly Rated Carleton College in Minnesota

At Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Victoria Morse was named the Humphrey Doermann Professor of Liberal Learning. Anna Moltchanova was appointed the David and Mary-Alice Sipfle Professor of Philosophy and Clara Hardy is the new and David and Marian Adams Bryn-Jones Distinguished Teaching Professor of the Humanities.

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Diversity Positions

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Diversity Positions

The women appointed to diversity posts are Norma Holland at the University of Rochester, Fatiah Tourney at the Abu Dhabi campus of New York University, Karen Armstrong at Pennsylvania State University, Stephany Rose Spaulding at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and Kamille Dean at Fordham Law School in New York.

New Deans at the University of California, Berkeley and Helena College

New Deans at the University of California, Berkeley and Helena College

Veteran journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Geeta Anand is the first woman to serve as dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. Sandra Bauman has been selected to be dean of Helena College in Montana.

Princeton University Announces the Hiring of Five Women to Its Faculty

Princeton University Announces the Hiring of Five Women to Its Faculty

Laura Edwards was appointed professor of history at Princeton University in New Jersey. In addition, four women were appointed to assistant professor positions: Michelle Chan in molecular biology, Adji Bousso Dieng in computer science, Yasaman Ghasempour in electrical engineering, and Yunqing Tang in mathematics.

New Administrative Positions for Three Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for Three Women in Higher Education

Jessi Hitchins has been named the new senior director for student life at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Valerie S. Fields was appointed vice president for student affairs at the University of Louisiana Monroe and Tamara Williams has been appointed interim vice president for workforce solutions at Tidewater Community College in Virginia.

The University of Southern California Appoints Three Women to Prestigious Faculty Posts

The University of Southern California Appoints Three Women to Prestigious Faculty Posts

Estela Mara Bensimon of the Rossier School of Education was named a University Professor. Susan Forsburg, a professor of biological sciences, and Mahta Moghaddam, the holder of the Ming Hsieh Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering, have been appointed Distinguished Professors.

Four Women Apponited to Diversity Posts at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Apponited to Diversity Posts at Colleges and Universities

The appointees are Deidre Hill Butler at Union College in Schenectady, New York, Belinda Robnett at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Sonia Rucker at Southeast Missouri State University, and Nahomi Carlisle at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

The women appointed to dean positions are Shannon Mathews at the University of La Verne in California, Jennifer Wilson at the New School in New York City, Juliet Langman at the University of Texas at San Antonio, and Rochelle Gilbert at Walden University.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Academia

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Academia

Taking on new roles are Claudia Rankine at New York Univerity, Lydia Moland at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, Pamela VanHaitsma, at Pennsylvania State University, Fotini Christia at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Heather Nachtmann at the University of Arkansas.

New Administrative Positions for Seven Women in American Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for Seven Women in American Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Dartmouth College

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire has announced the appointment of 11 faculty members to endowed professorships. Six of the appointments went to women scholars.

Three Women Named to Dean Positions at Universities in the Southeast

Three Women Named to Dean Positions at Universities in the Southeast

Tracy Elliott is the new dean of the Wilson G. Bradshaw Library on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University. Nichole Lewis is the new dean of students at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina and Sharon E. Williams has been appointed interim dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina..

A Half Dozen Women Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments

A Half Dozen Women Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Taking on new duties or positions are Tina Hernandez-Boussard at Stanford University. Kristina Douglass at Pennsylvania State University, Diana Tamir at Princeton University in New Jersey, Yuri “Lily” Funahashi at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, Sarah Runcie at Mihlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Hannah Hazard-Jenkins at West Virginia University.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The four women appointed to endowed chairs are Carole Boyce Davies at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, Denise Hien, at Rutgers University in New Jersey, Kateryna Makova at Pennsylvania State University, and Audrey Jaeger at North Carolina State University.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties at Universities

Six Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties at Universities

Taking on new assignments are Justine M. Andrews at the University of New Mexico, Charrise Barron at Brown University, Monique Rocca at Colorado State University, Jennifer R. Smith at Washington University in St. Louis, Nicole Patton Terry at Florida State University, and Suzzette Shaw Goldmon at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Positions at Educational Institutions

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Positions at Educational Institutions

Taking on new administrative duties relating to diversity, equity and inclusion are Tiffany Willoughby-Herard at the University of California, Irvine, Shawntae Jones at the Kansas City Art Institute, and Ra’Sheda Boddie Forbes at Mississippi State University.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed Chairs of Their Academic Departments

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed Chairs of Their Academic Departments

Laurie Gutmann was appointed chair for the department of neurology at the Indiana School of Medicine. Kathy Nugent was named chair of the department of clinical and diagnostic sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Mari Chinn was named chair of the department of biosystems and agricultural engineering at Oklahoma State University.

Eight Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Administrative Positions

Eight Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Administrative Positions

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

The three women scholars appointed to endowed chairs are Sally Walker in Geology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the Univerity of Georgia, Becky Barlow in the School of Forestry at Auburn University in Alabama, and Carole Boyce Davies at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

New Assignments for Five Women Scholars at Major Universities

New Assignments for Five Women Scholars at Major Universities

Taking on new duties are Nancy Cox at the University of Kentucky, Tonya Mitchell-Spradlin at Pennsylvania State University, Kristen H. Lagattuta at the University of California, Davis, Shatema Threadcraft at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and Tammy Kahrig at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

New Administrative Appointments for Five Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for Five Women in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative duties are Kittie Pain at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania, Amy Diamond at the University of Southern California, Jovette Dew at Oklahoma State University, Donna Gustafson at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and Melba V. Pearson at Florida International University in Miami.

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

Anne C. Gilbert is the John C. Malone Professor of Mathematics at Yale University. Martha I. Pallante is the inaugural holder of the Charles Darling Endowed Faculty Chair in American Social History at Youngstown State University and Alina Campan is the inaugural holder of the STRAWS Endowed Professorship of Computer Science at Northern Kentucky University.