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Dawn Tilbury Named to Head the Directorate of Engineering at the National Science Foundation

Dawn Tilbury Named to Head the Directorate of Engineering at the National Science Foundation

Since 1995, Dr. Tilbury has served on the mechanical and electrical engineering faculty at the University of Michigan. She also served as associate dean for research in the College of Engineering.

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

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.

Diane Lipscombe of Brown University Chosen to Lead the Society for Neuroscience

Diane Lipscombe of Brown University Chosen to Lead the Society for Neuroscience

The Society for Neurosciene is the world’s largest organization devoted to the study of the brain and nervous system. It has nearly 38,000 members from 90 countries around the world.

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Academia

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Academia

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

Linda Skitka Chosen to Lead the Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Linda Skitka Chosen to Lead the Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Founded in 1974, the society is the largest organization of social psychologists and personality psychologists. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the society has about 7,500 members. Dr. Skitka is a professor of psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Ten 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.

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

The five new deans are Elizabeth Frombgen at Thiel College in Pennsylvania, Linda Caron at Wright State University in Ohio, Julie Zerwic at the University of Iowa, Mary Farrell at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Donna M. Eddleman at the University of Redlands in California.

Professor Jennifer Grotz Is the First Woman Director of the Bread Loaf Writers' Conferences

Professor Jennifer Grotz Is the First Woman Director of the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences

Dr. Grotz is a professor in the department of English at the University of Rochester. Professor Grotz attended the Breadloaf Writers’ Conference in 1995 and has returned every year since, except for one. She joined the staff of the organization in 1997 and was named assistant director in 2005.

New Administrative Positions for 15 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for 15 Women in 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.

Three Women Named to Dean Positions at Albany State University

Three Women Named to Dean Positions at Albany State University

Rani George was appointed dean of the College of Arts and Humanities. Kerri Johnson was named dean of the Darton College of Health Professions and Rhonda Porter was appointed interim dean of the College of Education.

The New Provost at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

The New Provost at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Since 2009, Dr. Pam Benoit has served as executive vice president and provost at Ohio University in Athens. Earlier in her career, Dr. Benoit was chair of the department of communications at the University of Missouri and served on the faculty at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Given New Duties or Assignments

Eleven Women Faculty Members Given New Duties or 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.

Eight Women Appointed to Dean Posts in Higher Education

Eight Women Appointed to Dean Posts in Higher Education

The new deans are Sarah Shannon at Montana State, Yolanda Pierce at Howard University, Kim Litwack at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Sarah N. Roth at Meredith College, Katherine Lavinder at Lehigh University, Patricia Campbell at the University of the Pacific, Michelle Mohr Carney at the University of Kansas, and Kathy Stitts at Winston-Salem State University.

Ten Women Appointed to Administrative Positions at Major Universities

Ten Women Appointed to Administrative Positions at Major 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.

Debbie Thomas Named Provost at Kentucky State University

Debbie Thomas Named Provost at Kentucky State University

Dr. Thomas has been serving as dean of academic affairs at Capital Community College in Hartford, Connecticut. Kentucky State enrolls about 1,600 students and women make up 59 percent of the undergraduate student body.

Five Women Scholars Named to Endowed Chairs

Five Women Scholars Named to Endowed Chairs

The five women appointed to endowed positions on college and university faculties are Kalenda Eaton at Arcadia University in Pennsylvania, Valerie Barr at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts, Tali Mendelberg at Princeton University, Beverly Gage at Yale University, and Joan Shelley Rubin at the University of Rochester.

Four Women Named to Lead Business Schools as Deans

Four Women Named to Lead Business Schools as Deans

The new business school deans are Sharon F. Matusik at the University of Colorado-Boulder, Simone Cummings at Webster University in St. Louis, Debra Louis at Trident University in Cypress, California, and Kathy White Loyd at Arkansas State University.

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

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.

Eight Women Assigned to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Assigned to New Administrative Positions in 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.

Three Women Scholars Hired as Assistant Professors at Princeton University

Three Women Scholars Hired as Assistant Professors at Princeton University

Princeton University in New Jersey has announced that it has hired eight new assistant professors. Three of the eight new hires are women and all three will have appointments in the English department.

Tracey Hucks Appointed Provost at Colgate University

Tracey Hucks Appointed Provost at Colgate University

Dr. Hucks has been serving as the James D. Vail III Professor at Davidson College in North Carolina. Earlier in her career, Professor Hucks spent more than 15 years on the faculty at Haverford College in Pennsylvania.

There Are 21 New Distinguished Professors at SUNY: Four Are Women

There Are 21 New Distinguished Professors at SUNY: Four Are Women

The State University of New York System has announced the appointment of 21 faculty members to the rank of Distinguished Professors. Four of these appointments went to women: Kathlyn A. Parker of Stony Brook, Ann S. Botash at SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Julie Ann Woodworth of Niagara County Community College and Bonni C. Hodges of SUNY-Cortland.

The School of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Grants Tenure to Four Women

The School of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Grants Tenure to Four Women

The four women faculty members who were granted tenure are Polina Anikeeva in materials science and engineering, Katharina Ribbeck in biological engineering, Noelle Selin in earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences, and Jessika Trancik in energy studies.

New Assignments for Ten Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

New Assignments for Ten Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

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.

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are L. Song Richardson at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, Robin Lightner at Blue Ash College of the University of Cincinnati, L. Paige Fields at the University of Kansas, Kathleen B. Lustyk at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Arizona, and Victoria Rush at the School of Nursing of the University o South Florida.

A Dozen Women Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Appointed to Administrative Posts in 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.

Four Women Promoted to Full Professor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine

Four Women Promoted to Full Professor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine

The four women receiving promotions to full professor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine are Jinping Xu in family medicine and public health sciences, Diane Levine in internal medicine, Susan Eggly in pathology, and Girija Natarajan in pediatrics.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Named Chairs at Yale University

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Named Chairs at Yale University

Karen C. Seto was named the Frederick C. Hixon Professor of Geography and Urbanization Science. Heather K. Gerken was named the Sol and Lillian Goldman Professor of Law and Francesca Trivellato was appointed the Barton M. Biggs Professor of History.

Auburn University Scientist to Lead the Crop Science Society of America

Auburn University Scientist to Lead the Crop Science Society of America

Beth Guertal is a professor of crop, soil, and environmental sciences at Auburn University in Alabama. Professor Guertal conducts research in the area of turfgrass soil fertility, specializing in grass management for sports fields, golf courses and private homes.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as Deans

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as Deans

Terry Martinez will be the new dean of students at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. Verna L. Williams is the new interim dean of the College of Law at the University of Cincinnati and Kathleen Canning will be the new dean of humanities at Rice University in Houston.

New Duties or Roles for Eleven Women Faculty Members at U.S. Universities

New Duties or Roles for Eleven Women Faculty Members at U.S. Universities

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.

Eight Universities Appoint Women to High-Level Administrative Positions

Eight Universities Appoint Women to High-Level 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.

Two Women Scholars Appointed Harvard College Professors

Two Women Scholars Appointed Harvard College Professors

Amanda Claybaugh was named the Samuel Zemurray Jr. and Doris Zemurray Stone Radcliffe Professor of English and Melissa Franklin was appointed the Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics. The two scholars will receive extra support for research or other scholarly activities, a semester of paid leave, or additional summer salary.

Princeton University Hires Four Women to Full Professor Positions

Princeton University Hires Four Women to Full Professor Positions

The four new women full professors at Princeton University in New Jersey are Leah Platt Boustan and Leeat Yariv in economics, Yiyun Li in creative writing, and Nieng Yan in molecular biology.

Notre Dame Law Professor Nominated for the U.S. Court of Appeals

Notre Dame Law Professor Nominated for the U.S. Court of Appeals

Amy Coney Barrett is the Diane and M.O. Miller II Research Chair in Law and Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame. She has been nominated by President Trump to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, which is based in Chicago.