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Three Women Appointed to Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Professorships

Three Women Appointed to Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Professorships

The three women named to Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Professors are Jane Collins in sociology, Paula Niedenthal in psychology, and Aili Mari Tripp in political science and gender and women’s studies.

New Positions for Four Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Positions for Four Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new assignments are Megan Finno-Valasquez at New Mexico State University, Lisa Mohanty at Trident University International, Ruth Ozeki at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and Maura Dykstra at the California Institute of Technology.

Three Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Three Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Appointed to new administrative positions at academic institutions are Susan Davies at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Shawna Cooper-Gibson at Loyola University Chicago, and Emma Imbrie Chubb at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Smith College Promotes Four Women Faculty Members

Smith College Promotes Four Women Faculty Members

Smith College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution for women in Northampton, Massachusetts, has announced the promotion of 12 faculty members. Four of these promotions were earned by women: Ginetta Candelario in sociology, Angie Hauseer in dance, Elizabeth Jamieson in chemistry and Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor in history.

Lisa Vollendorf Appointed Provost at Sonoma State University in California

Lisa Vollendorf Appointed Provost at Sonoma State University in California

Since 2012, Dr. Vollendorf has been serving as dean of the College of Humanities and Arts at San Jose State University in California. Earlier, Dr. Vollendorf was a professor of Spanish at California State University, Los Angeles and taught at Wayne State University in Detroit and Miami University in Ohio.

Five Women Chosen for Dean Positions at Major Universities

Five Women Chosen for Dean Positions at Major Universities

Selected for dean posts are Gail Dodge at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, Sarah J. Ewing at Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania, Willow Bay at the University of Southern California, Elizabeth Chilton at Binghamton University in New York, and Megan Carpenter at the University of New Hampshire.

A Major Vote of Confidence for the President of Lafayette College

A Major Vote of Confidence for the President of Lafayette College

In 2013, Alison Byerly was named the first woman president of Lafayette College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Easton, Pennsylvania. The board of trustees of Lafayette College has now extended Dr. Byerly’s contract for an additional five years.

Three Women Assigned to New Faculty Posts at Major Universities

Three Women Assigned to New Faculty Posts at Major Universities

The faculty members in new roles are Sabine Stanley at Johns Hopkins University, Lori Holyfield at the University of Arkansas, and Iris Jaffe at the Tufts University School of Medicine.

A Half Dozen Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

A Half Dozen Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Anna Barone at Pennsylvania State University, Michele Harper at Alcorn State University, Samantha K. Huge at the College of William and Mary, Alice A. Ruth at Dartmouth College, Tamala Tamu Sukari Choma at the University of California, Riverside, and Robin Dozier Otten at the University of New Mexico.

Three Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at Middlebury College in Vermont

Three Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at Middlebury College in Vermont

Recently awarded tenure at Middlebury College in Vermont are three associate professors: Maggie Clinton in Chinese history, Shawna Shapiro in writing and linguistics, and Louisa Stein in film and medial studies.

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members

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 in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Five Women in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The women in new administrative roles are Angela Blanton at Carnegie Mellon University, Betsy Asserson at Montana State University, Katrina Briscoe at Alcorn State University in Mississippi, Sara Judge at Princeton University in New Jersey, and Pilar Prather at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members at Major 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.

A Quartet of New Deans at Top Universities in the United States

A Quartet of New Deans at Top Universities in the United States

The four women appointed to dean positions are Lisa K. Nolan at the University of Georgia, Jennifer Widom at Stanford University, Lynn Perry Wooten at Cornell University, and Michelle Addington at the University of Texas.

Eight Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Appointed 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.

Four Women Named Distinguished Professors at Indiana University

Four Women Named Distinguished Professors at Indiana University

Indiana University has announced the appointment of nine scholars to the rank of Distinguished Professor. Four of the nine are women.

A Trio of New Women Deans at Flagship State Universities

A Trio of New Women Deans at Flagship State Universities

Laura M. Haas was appointed dean of the College of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts. Lynda Welage was named dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota and Elizabeth Moje will be the next dean of the School of Education at the University of Michigan.

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in the Academic World

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in the Academic World

The faculty members in new roles are Nikki M. Taylor at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Rebecca R. Robichaux-Davis at Mississippi State University, Pamela R. Metzger at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Stephanie Newbold of Rutgers University-Newark, and Kimberly Ward of the University of Southern Mississippi.

New Administrative Posts for Six Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Six Women in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Kallie Bila Michels at the University of Michigan, Katie Rae at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gina Sanchez Gibau at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Anne Van Arsdall at Colorado State University, Jennifer Barut at Vanderbilt University, and Lori A. Ross at the University of Cincinnati.

Three Women Faculty Members at Middlebury College Promoted and Awarded Tenure

Three Women Faculty Members at Middlebury College Promoted and Awarded Tenure

Maggie Clinton was promoted to associate professor of history and Louisa Stein was named an associate professor of film and media studies. Also, Shawna Shapiro is the first faculty member in Middlebury College’s writing program to be granted tenure.

Alondra Nelson Will Be the Next President of the Social Science Research Council

Alondra Nelson Will Be the Next President of the Social Science Research Council

Alondra Nelson, a professor of sociology and dean of social science at Columbia University in New York City, will serve as president of the Social Science Research Council for five years beginning in September.

Two Women Named to Dean Positions

Two Women Named to Dean Positions

Jennifer Green was appointed dean of the library and academic information services at Barnard College in New York City and Margaret L. Williams was named dean of the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

Five Women Faculty Members Given New Assignments

Five Women Faculty Members Given New Assignments

Taking on new duties are Suzanne Shanahan at Duke University, Alyssa Hasty at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Amy Morsman at Middlebury College in Vermont, Keisha R. Callins at the Mercer University School of Medicine in Georgia, and Kathy Yadrick at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Seven Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Tasks in Academia

Seven Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Tasks 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.

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

Four 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 granted tenure to seven faculty members. Four of the seven are women: Zeynep Devrim Gursel in international studies, Rivi Handler-Spitz in Asian languages and culture, Andrea Kaston Tange in English, and Karin Velez in history.

Two Women Political Scientists at Purdue University to Edit a Major Journal

Two Women Political Scientists at Purdue University to Edit a Major Journal

Nadie E. Brown and Valeria Sinclair-Chapman, both associate professors of political science at Purdue will share duties as lead editor for the journal Politics, Groups and Identities, a publication of the Western Political Science Association.

New Roles for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major Colleges and Universities

New Roles for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major Colleges and Universities

Taking on new roles are Tomoko Sakomura at Swarthmore College, Aimee Bender at the University of Southern California, Anne C. Stone at Arizona State University, Ann-Catherine Sullivan at Norfolk State University in Virginia, Canan Dagdeviren at MIT, Lori Rolando at Vanderbilt University, and Raina Merchant at the University of Pennsylvania.

Two Women Appointed to Dean Posts at the University of California, Davis

Two Women Appointed to Dean Posts at the University of California, Davis

At the University of California, Davis, Lauren E. Lindstrom was named the next dean of the School of Education and Elizabeth Spiller was named dean of the College of Letters and Science.

Kim Hunter Reed Appointed to Lead the Colorado Department of Higher Education

Kim Hunter Reed Appointed to Lead the Colorado Department of Higher Education

Dr. Reed served as under secretary of education for postsecondary diversity and inclusion in the Obama administration. Earlier, she was chief of staff for the Louisiana Board of Regents and executive vice president of the University of Louisiana System.

New Administrative Posts for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Nine 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 Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Large State Universities

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Large State Universities

The three women scholars appointed to endowed chairs are Laura Peracchio at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Maya Steinitz at the University of Iowa College of Law, and Ashlea Bennett Milburn at the University of Arkansas.

A Trio of Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

A Trio of Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Cheryl Ney was appointed dean of the Charter College Education at California State University, Los Angeles. Elena D. Hicks was named dean of undergraduate admissions at Southern Methodist University in Dallas and Mary Klotman was named dean of the Duke University School of Medicine.

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.

Fourteen Women Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Fourteen 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.

Adia Harvey Wingfield to Lead the Sociologists for Women in Society

Adia Harvey Wingfield to Lead the Sociologists for Women in Society

Adia Harvey Wingfield, a professor of sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, was named president-elect of the Sociologists for Women in Society, an organization dedicated to improving the social position of women through feminist sociological research and writing.