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Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Colleges and Universities

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Colleges and Universities

Lucie Schmidt was appointed to an endowed chair in economics at Williams College in Massachusetts. Mary-Louise Timmermans was named the Damon Wells Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Yale University and Amy Laurel Fluker has been named to an endowed professorship in history at Youngstown State University in Ohio.

Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

At some colleges and universities, a hiring freeze has been enacted due to the pandemic. But with the world’s new focus on racism and social justice, the hiring of diversity and inclusion officers at colleges and universities remains at a brisk pace.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new assignments are Kajal Gulati at Purdue University, Krystle Kuhs at the University of Kentucky, Gillian Ice at Ohio University, Bridget Willeford at Mississippi State University, Lindsey Gustafson at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and Colette Morrow at Purdue University Northwest.

Three Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Positions at Universities

Three Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Positions at Universities

Tresmaine R. Grimes was appointed dean of two schools at Pace Univerity in New York. Henrietta Williams Pichon is the new interim dean of the College of Education at New Mexico State Univeraity and Evelyn L. Ashley has been named dean of students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

New Administrative Duties for Ten Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Duties for Ten 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 Who Have Been Appointed Chairs of Their Academic Departments

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed Chairs of Their Academic Departments

Maureen Tierney is chair of the department of clinical research at the Creighton University School of Medicine. Laura Marler was named head of the department of management and information systems at Mississippi State University and Namandjé Bumpus was appointed chair of the department of pharmacology and molecular sciences at the Johns Hopkins University.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts at Colleges and Universities

At some colleges and universities, a hiring freeze has been enacted due to the pandemic. But with the world’s new focus on racism and social justice, the hiring of diversity and inclusion officers at colleges and universities remains at a brisk pace.

Seven Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Seven Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New 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.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Dean Positions

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Dean Positions

Manica Finch is the new dean of enrollment management at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis. Aliza Wong is the interim dean of the Honors College at Texas Tech Univerity and Melissa Feuer was named acting dean of the College of Professional Studies at George Washington University

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed Department Chairs

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed Department Chairs

Xiaojun Qi is the new head of the department of computer science at Utah State University. Nancy Moreno was named chair of the department of education, innovation and technology at the Baylor College of Medicine and Jessica T. DeCuir-Gunby is chair of the department of teacher education and learning sciences at North Carolina State University.

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

Eleven 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 Dean Positions at the College of Law at Arizona State University

Three Women Appointed to Dean Positions at the College of Law at Arizona State University

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has announced the appointment of three women to associate or assistant dean positions. Tamara Herrera and Victoria Sahani were named associate deans and Kathlene Rosier was appointed assistant dean.

New Positions or Roles for Eight Women Scholars in Higher Education

New Positions or Roles for Eight Women Scholars 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.

Three Universities Make Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

Three Universities Make Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

Michelle Baker was appointed interim dean of the College of Science at Utah State University. Valerie Weber was nameddean of the School of Medicine at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and Wendi Heinzelman will serve a second term as dean of engineering and applied sciences at the University of Rochester.

Three Woman Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Named Professorships

Three Woman Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Named Professorships

Eiko Maruko Siniawer, Alexandra Boltasseva and Bettina Cornwall were named/appointed to new professorships at Williams College, Purdue University and the University of Oregon, respectively.

Eight Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

Williams College in Massachusetts Promotes Three Women to Full Professor

Williams College in Massachusetts Promotes Three Women to Full Professor

Williams College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Williamstown, Massachusetts, has announced the promotion of seven faculty to full professorships. Three of these promotions went to women: Jessica Chapman in history, Lisa Gilbert in geosciences, and LeRhonda S. Manigault-Bryant in Africana studies.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Colleges and Universities

The four women appointed to endowed chairs are Annette-Gordon-Reed at Harvard University, Susan Loepp at Williams College in Williamtown, Massachusetts, Barbara Ransby at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Lesley A. Ross at Clemson University in South Carolina.

Luisa Igloria Is the New Poet Laureate of the Commonwealth of Virginia

Luisa Igloria Is the New Poet Laureate of the Commonwealth of Virginia

A native of the Philippines, Dr. Igloria serves as the Louis I. Jaffe Endowed Professor and University Professor of English and Creative Writing at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She was director of the university’s master of fine arts degree program in creative writing program from 2009 to 2015.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

A Quartet of Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

The four women appointed to dean positions are Sara Sanders at the University of Iowa, Carmenita D. Higginbotham at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Linda Nichols at the University of Louisnana at Lafayette, and Loury Ollison Floyd at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities for Seven Women

New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities for Seven Women

Taking on new roles are Tamara Pearson at Spelman College, Donna Gustafson at Rutgers University, Charleita Richardson at the University of South Florida, Catherine Spear at the University of Southern California, Ereka Williams at Winston-Salem State University, Denise Baclawski at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Taricka Burton at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Four Women Appointed to the Faculty of the Center for Advanced Study at the University of Illinois

Four Women Appointed to the Faculty of the Center for Advanced Study at the University of Illinois

The Center for Advanced Study at the University of Illinois has appointed seven new members to its permanent faculty. Four of the new CAS professors are women: Sharon M. Donovan in nutrition, Harriet Murav in Slavic languages and literatures, Cynthia Oliver in Dance, and Nancy Sottos in materials science and engineering.

Lesley-Ann L. Dupigny-Giroux Elected President of the American Association of State Climatologists

Lesley-Ann L. Dupigny-Giroux Elected President of the American Association of State Climatologists

Lesley-Ann L. Dupigny-Giroux is a professor of geography at the University of Vermont. Dr. Dupigny-Giroux’s research focuses on hydroclimatic natural hazards and climate literacy as well as the use of remote sensing and geographic information systems in the fields of spatial climate and land-surface processes.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles at Major Universities

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles at Major Universities

The five women scholars taking on new assignments are Melanie K. Prusakowski at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Cheryl Holder at Florida International University, Ashley Steffens at the University of Georgia, Kim Warren at the University of Kansas, and Camille Wilson at the University of Michigan.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

The five new deans are Tomoko Sakomura at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, Earnstein Dukes at Texas Tech University, Faiza Khoja at Texas A&M University-Central Texas, Kathy Wolfe at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, and Jacqueline Hill at Florida Memorial University in Miami Garders.

Ten Women Who Are Taking on New High-Level Administrative Duties in the Academic World

Ten Women Who Are Taking on New High-Level Administrative Duties in the Academic World

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

Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, Announces the Hiring of Three Women to Its Faculty

Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, Announces the Hiring of Three Women to Its Faculty

At Hendrix College, a liberal arts educational institution in Conway, Arkansas, Jericka S. Battle and Rosilyn Sanders were hired as instructors of psychology and Latorya D. Hicks was appointed an assistant professor of chemistry.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Amy Kirschke at Virginia Tech, Donyell Roseboro at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Marilyn Chin at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, Angela Jordan Davis at American University in Washington, D.C., Anne O’Leary-Kelly at the University of Arkansas, and Michelle M. Duguid at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

A Half Dozen Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

A Half Dozen Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Appointed to dean positions are Cheryl Anderson at the University of California, San Diego, Sharon Wise at Utica College in New York, Diana Hess at the University of Wisconsin, Judith A. Ponticell at the University of South Florida, Jasmine Alinder at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Carissa Schively Slotterback at the University of Pittsburgh.

Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, Appoints Four Women to Endowed Chairs

Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, Appoints Four Women to Endowed Chairs

The women scholars appointed to endowed professors at Colgate University are Mary Simonson in film and media studies and women’s studies, Elizabeth Marlowe in art and art history, Hélène Julien in romance languages, and Rebecca Ammerman in classics.

Colleges and Universities Appoint Eight Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Appoint Eight 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.

Four Women Appointed to Named Professorships at the University of Chicago

Four Women Appointed to Named Professorships at the University of Chicago

The University of Chicago has announced the appointments of 13 scholars to named professorships. Four of the appointments went to women: Mercedes Pascual in ecology and evolution, Frances Ferguson in English, Ka Yee C. Lee in chemistry, and Linda Waite in sociology.

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.

Six Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

Six Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

the new deans are Lis Pankl at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Taléa R. Drummer-Ferrell at Kent State University in Ohio, Stephanie Nesbitt at tica College in New York, Aarika Camp at Goucher College in Baltimore, Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and Dorie J. Gilbert at Prairie View A&M University in Texas.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

The three women appointed to endowed professorships are Idit Shner, a professor of saxophone at the University of Oregon, Karen Donelan, who will be a professor of health policy at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, and Constance Harsh, a professor of English at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.