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College of William and Mary Official Named Deputy Secretary of Education in Virginia

College of William and Mary Official Named Deputy Secretary of Education in Virginia

Frances C. Bradford, associate vice president for government relations at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, was appointed by new Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to serve as deputy secretary of education for the Commonwealth.

Five Women Appointed to Dean Positions in  Higher Education

Five Women Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

The five women appointed deans are Maria del Carmen Flores-Mills at Colgate University in New York, Patrice Gilliam-Johnson at Delaware State University, Anne Langley at the University of Connecticut, Dianna Graves at Claremont McKenna College in California, and Quincy A. Rose at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis.

Nine Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Nine Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles 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.

Elizabeth Sayrs to Serve as Provost at Ohio University in Athens

Elizabeth Sayrs to Serve as Provost at Ohio University in Athens

Dr. Sayrs is dean of University College and vice provost for undergraduate education at Ohio University in Athens. She will serve as interim provost and executive vice president while a search for a permanent new provost is conducted. Dr Sayrs has taught at Ohio University since 2004.

New Roles for Six Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Roles for Six Women Faculty Members 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.

Four Universities Make Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

Four Universities Make Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

Appointed to dean posts are Vicky Wilkins at American University in Washington, D.C., Constance Smith Hendricks at Tuskegee University in Alabama, Sabrina Madison-Cannon at the University of Oregon, and Judith Karshmer at Arizona State Unviersity.

Three Women Professors Have Been Appointed to Named Chairs

Three Women Professors Have Been Appointed to Named Chairs

The three women appointed to endowed professorships are Susanne Brenner at Louisiana State University, Julie Ann Sosa at the University of California, San Francisco, and Stephanie Hendrith at Murray State University in Kentucky.

New Administrative Posts for Seven Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for Seven Women 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.

The University of Chicago Names Three Women to Endowed Professorships

The University of Chicago Names Three Women to Endowed Professorships

The University of Chicago recently named a large group of scholars to endowed chairs. Three of these appointments went to women: Bana Jabri, Carole Ober, and Sydney L. Hans.

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

Annette C. Reboli has been named dean of the Cooper Medical School at Rowan University. Ann Bisantz was appointed dean of undergraduate education at the University at Buffalo and Hollye Moss is the new interim dean of the College of Business at Western Carolina University.

Three Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Three Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Leila Mansouri is a new assistant professor of English at Scripps College. Angela Lewis, was named interim chair of political science at the University of Alabama Birmingham, and M. Sue Kirkman was named chair of the National Diabetes Education Program.

The Only Woman of Color to Lead One of the Nation's 30 Highest-Ranked Law Schools

The Only Woman of Color to Lead One of the Nation’s 30 Highest-Ranked Law Schools

L. Song Richardson was named dean of the School of Law at the University of California, Irvine. Professor Richardson has served as interim dean since July and previously was senior associate dean for academic affairs. She joined the faculty at the law school in 2014.

New Assignments for Five Women Faculty Members at State Universities

New Assignments for Five Women Faculty Members at State Universities

The five women faculty members taking on new duties are Kim Needy at the University of Arkansas, Juliane Wallace at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Katie Kahl at the University of Massachusetts, Mi-Ai Parrish at Arizona State University, and Amy P. Murtha at the University of California, San Francisco.

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Selected for New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Selected for New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Tami B. Simmons at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, Sara Thorndike at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Ann Penn at North Carolina Central University, Sherryta Freeman at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, Tracy Wahl at Arizona State and Darrice Griffin at the University of Georgia.

Three Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at Colleges and Universities

Three Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Emma Morton-Eggleston at West Virginia University, Cara D. Appel-Simbaugh at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Suzanne Keen at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

Sarah A. Rajala has been appointed to a second five-year term as dean of engineering at Iowa State University. Meg Nowak was named dean of students at Framingham State University in Massachusetts and Heather White was appointed dean of students and associate vice president for student affairs at the University of Florida.

New Duties for Six Women Faculty Members at State Universities

New Duties for Six Women Faculty Members at State 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.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Major Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Major Universities

Gretchen Crosby Sims was appointed executive director of the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago. Lori Stettler was appointed vice chancellor for student affairs at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and Rae Gould was named tribal liaison at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Four Women Hired to the Engineering Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Four Women Hired to the Engineering Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The School of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced the hiring of 16 new faculty members. Four of the new faculty hires are women: Sili Deng, Tami Lieberman, Farnaz Niroui, and Desiree Plata.

Four Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Four Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

The four women taking on new faculty roles are Tatiana Sanses at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Christina Greer at New York University, Nancy Small at the University of Wyoming, and Erika Lorraine Milam at Princeton University in New Jersey.

A Quartet of Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

A Quartet of Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

The four women who were named to endowed professorships are Hui Wilcox at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, Susanne Brenner at Louisiana State University, and Karen Collins and Ellen Thomas at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.

A Pair of Women Who Have Been Appointed Department Chairs at Major Universities

A Pair of Women Who Have Been Appointed Department Chairs at Major Universities

Asu Ozdaglar was named chair of the department of electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kelly Ann Kinney was appointed chair of the department of English at the University of Wyoming.

New Administrative Appointments for Four Women at Universities

New Administrative Appointments for Four Women at Universities

Taking on new assignments are Aliza Lakhani at the new Toronto campus of Northeastern University, Betsey Smith at Mississippi State University, Pamela Jackson at Fayetteville State University, and Sara J. Nichols at the University of California, Davis.

Four Women Named Distinguished Professors at Utah State University

Four Women Named Distinguished Professors at Utah State University

Utah State University has named four women faculty members as Distinguished Professors: Joyce Kinkead, Patricia Lambert, Tammy Proctor, and Frances Titchener. The designation honors scholars who have performed “at a very high level in all areas of faculty responsibilities – teaching, research, and service.”

Sarah Pfatteicher to Lead the Five College Consortium in Massachusetts

Sarah Pfatteicher to Lead the Five College Consortium in Massachusetts

The Five College Consortium represents Amherst College, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Dr. Pfatteicher is associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She will begin her new job in April.

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Ten Women Faculty Members 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 Dean Positions

Three Universities Announce the Appointment of Women to Dean Positions

Carey L. Usher is the new dean of the Mary Baldwin College for Women at Mary Baldwin University in Virginia. Kathy Farrell was appointed dean of the College of Business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Karen Pederson was named dean of the Global Campus at Kansas State University.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed Chairs of Academic Departments

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed Chairs of Academic Departments

Lesley Curtis was named chair of the department of health sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine. Mary Taylor is the new chair of the department of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Andria Costello Staniec was appointed chair of the department of civil and environmental engineering at Syracuse University in New York.

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to New 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.

Three Women Appointed to Distinguished Professorships at the State University of New York

Three Women Appointed to Distinguished Professorships at the State University of New York

The three women named to Distinguished Professorships at SUNY are Lina M. Obeid at Stony Brook University, Jean H. Quataert at Binghamton University, and JoEllen Welsh at the University at Albany.

Seven New Women Faculty Members in the Humanities at Yale University

Seven New Women Faculty Members in the Humanities at Yale University

Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut has announced that there are seven new women faculty members in humanities disciplines this fall. They are Rizvana Bradley, Deborah Coen, Aimee Meredith Cox, Naomi Levine, Elise Morrison, Eda Pepi, and Ana Ramos-Zayas.

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Appointed to new faculty roles are LaShanda Korley at the University of Delaware, Julie A. Alison at Pittsburg State University in Kansas, Cherrie Moraga at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Alison Curseen at Boston College and Sonya Clark at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.

Three Women in New Positions in the Office of the Provost at Northwestern University

Three Women in New Positions in the Office of the Provost at Northwestern University

Jonathan Holloway, provost at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, has announced a series of new appointments in the Office of the Provost. Three of these appointments went to women: Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Andrea Bueschel, and Mariana Kepka.

New Administrative Appointments for Five Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for Five Women in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Patricia A. Schoknecht at Bates College in Maine, Dana Hinojosa at the University of California, Davis, Tineke Battle at Pennsylvania State University, Helene O’Leary at Indiana University in Bloomington, and Shontay Delalue at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Three Women Appointed to Named Professorships at Large State Universities

Three Women Appointed to Named Professorships at Large State Universities

The holders of named professorships are Robin Hemphill at the Virignia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, Laurie Wideman at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Hava Tirosh-Samuelson at Arizona State University.