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Four Women Appointed to Named Professorships at Duke University School of Law

Four Women Appointed to Named Professorships at Duke University School of Law

The law school at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, recently announced the appointment of six faculty members to named professorships. Four of the six professors named to endowed chairs are women. All appointments are effective July 1.

La Jerne Terry Cornish Appointed Provost at Ithaca College in New York

La Jerne Terry Cornish Appointed Provost at Ithaca College in New York

Dr. Cornish has been serving since 2014 as associate provost for undergraduate studies at Goucher College in Baltimore. She joined the faculty at Goucher in 1998 as an instructor of English. Dr. Cornish will take on her new duties at Ithaca College on July 1.

Yale's Penny Goldberg to Serve as Chief Economist at the World Bank

Yale’s Penny Goldberg to Serve as Chief Economist at the World Bank

Pinelopi K. “Penny” Goldberg is the Elihu Professor of Economics at Yale University. She will take public service leave from her faculty position at Yale for the duration of her term at the World Bank. Dr. Goldberg, who has dual citizenship with Greece and the United States, joined the faculty at Yale in 2001.

Six Universities Appoint Women Scholars to Positions as Deans

Six Universities Appoint Women Scholars to Positions as Deans

Appointed to dean posts are Bridget Terry Long at Harvard University, Constance Relihan at Virginia Commonwealth University, Piyushimita Thakuriah at Rutgers University, Edith Parker at the University of Iowa, Kathryn Graddy at Brandeis University in Massachusetts, and Pauline Sampson at Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas.

New Assignments for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

New Assignments for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

Assuming new roles or positions are Roberta Klatzky at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Rachel Patzer at Emory University in Atlanta, Rita Dove of the University of Virginia, Lorraine Ware at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz at the University of Rhode Island.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

The four women appointed to endowed chairs are Harshita Mruthinti Kamath at Emory University, Alena Kubatova at the University of North Dakota, Heather Woofter at Washington University in St. Louis, and Melinda J. Beeuwkes Buntin at Vanderbilt University.

New Administrative Duties for Seven Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Duties 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.

Four Women Scholars Promoted and Granted Tenure at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut

Four Women Scholars Promoted and Granted Tenure at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut

Trinity College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Hartford, Connecticut, has announced that it was promoting four women faculty members from assistant professor to associate professor: Cheyenne Brindle in chemistry, Meredith Safran in Classics, Kari Theurer in philosophy, and Abigail Fisher Williamson in political science.

Six Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments in Higher Education

Six Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments 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.

Four Women at Colleges and Universities Appointed to Positions as Deans

Four Women at Colleges and Universities Appointed to Positions as Deans

Appointed to dean posts are Pamela E. Barnett at La Salle University in Philadelphia, Deanna Dixon at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, Denise Spangler at the University of Georgia, and Kimberly Yuracko at Northwestern University in Illinois.

Winston-Salem State University's Wanda Brown to Lead the American Library Association

Winston-Salem State University’s Wanda Brown to Lead the American Library Association

Wanda K. Brown, the director of library services at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, was named president-elect of the 57,000-member American Library Association. She will serve as president-elect for one year and then will take over the presidency at the conclusion of the association’s 2019 annual meeting.

A Half Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

A Half Dozen Women 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.

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Lead Nursing Schools

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Lead Nursing Schools

Christine Kasper was appointed dean of the College of Nursing at the University of New Mexico and Melinda Granger Oberleitner was named dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette.

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

The women faculty members in new roles are Hui Cao at Yale University, Cynthia Feliciano at Washington University in St. Louis, Tayari Jones at Emory University in Atlanta, Jane Aiken at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and Mary Beth Kirkham at Kansas State University.

Six Women Appointed Distinguished Professors at the State University of New York

Six Women Appointed Distinguished Professors at the State University of New York

The State University of New York Board of Trustees recently approved the appointments of 15 faculty to the Distinguished Faculty Rank. Of the 15 faculty members appointed to the Distinguished Faculty Rank, six are women.

Seven Women in Higher Education Taking on New Administrative Duties

Seven Women in Higher Education Taking on New Administrative Duties

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

New Faculty Roles for Six Women in Academia

New Faculty Roles for Six Women in Academia

Appointed to new posts are Lisa Berreau at Utah State University, Alicia Graf Mack at the Julliard School, Meera Komarraju at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Terri Norton at Bucknell University, Katherine Hawkins at Old Dominion University, and Sheretta Butler-Barnes at Washington University in St. Louis.

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

The women appointed to dean posts are Lena Hill at Washington and Lee University in Virginia, Sally Wallace at Georgia State University, Bridget Gorman at Rice University in Houston, Tarshia Stanley at St. Catherine University in Minnesota and Amanda Woodward at the University of Chicago.

Four Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Major Research Universities

Four Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Major Research Universities

The four women appointed to endowed chairs are Hyunsuk Shim at Emory University in Atlanta, Pamela L. Perrewé at Florida State University, Molly Wright Steenson at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and Laura Barraclough at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Universities

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts at 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 Promoted to Senior Faculty Posts at Cedar Crest College

Four Women Scholars Promoted to Senior Faculty Posts at Cedar Crest College

The four women appointed to either associate professor or full professor at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, are Christine Lombardo-Zaun in business, Mae Ann Pasquale and Wendy Robb in nursing, and Martine Scannavino in nutrition.

New Positions for Eight Women Faculty Members in Academia

New Positions for Eight Women Faculty Members in Academia

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.

Janet Levit Will Be the First Woman Provost at the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma

Janet Levit Will Be the First Woman Provost at the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma

Since January 2017, Professor Levit has served as vice president for strategic initiatives at the University of Tulsa. Previously, she was dean of College of Law at the university. She was the first woman to serve in that position.

A Trio of Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at Major Universities

A Trio of Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at Major Universities

Adrian Parr was named dean of the College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington. Jelena Kovačević was appointed dean of the School of Engineering at New York University and Roberta Olson will serve as interim dean of the College of Nursing at South Dakota State University.

New Administrative Positions for Eight Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for Eight 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.

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Flagship State Universities

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Flagship State Universities

Lynn Stephen was appointed to the Philip H. Knight Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University or Oregon and Patricia Richards was named to the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia.

University of Mississippi's Karen Raber to Lead the Shakespeare Association of America

University of Mississippi’s Karen Raber to Lead the Shakespeare Association of America

The association, founded in 1972, has been housed at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Now the organization will be headquartered at the University of Mississippi. Dr. Raber has taught at Ole Miss since 1995.

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

The five women in new posts are Kristin Stephens-Martinez at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, Janet Tate at Oregon State University, Kathryn Coyne at the University of Delaware, Kathleen Foley at the North Atlanta campus of Brenau University in Georgia, and Ann Cary of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new duties are Abby Davis at Oklahoma State University, Moryah Jackson at Clemson University in South Carolina, Amanda Herman at the University of Massachusetts, Diana Elrod at Texas Woman’s University, and Kijua Sanders-McMurty at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Three Women Scholars Promoted to Full Professor at the University of Maine

Three Women Scholars Promoted to Full Professor at the University of Maine

The University of Maine has announced the appointments of six faculty members to the rank of full professor. Three of these promotions went to women: Alice Bruce in chemistry, Kirsten Jacobson in philosophy, and Nancy Hall in communication sciences and disorders.

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

Taking on new positions are Tracy Boyer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Elizabeth Klarich at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, Romie de Guise-Langlois at the University of Massachusetts, Kammie Takahashi at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Grace Ledbetter at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania.

Two Women Scholars Changing Universities to Take Dean Positions

Two Women Scholars Changing Universities to Take Dean Positions

Sharon L. Walker was appointed dean of the College of Engineering at Drexel University in Philadelphia and Beth Angell will be the next dean of the School of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. Both women will begin their new jobs this summer.

Four Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Four Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The four women taking on new administrative duties are Peg Northrup at Syracuse University in New York, Laura Jensen at Colorado State University, Ja’Net Glover at the University of Florida, and Myra Sims at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia.

Six Women Promoted to Associate Professor and Granted Tenure at Wesleyan University

Six Women Promoted to Associate Professor and Granted Tenure at Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University, the highly rated liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut, has announced the promotion of eight faculty members to associate professor, effective July 1. The eight faculty members were also granted tenure. Six of the eight promotions went to women.

Wake Forest University's Penny Rue is the New Board Chair at NASPA

Wake Forest University’s Penny Rue is the New Board Chair at NASPA

Penny Rue, vice president for campus life at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was elected board chair of NASPA, the nation’s leading organization for student affairs professionals in higher education.