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New Diversity and Inclusion Appointments for Four Women Leaders

New Diversity and Inclusion Appointments for Four Women Leaders

The women appointed to diversity positions in higher education are Marilyn Ortega at Virginia Tech, Christine Navia at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Ha Nguyen at Pierce College in Washington, and Renee Wells at Queens University of Charlotte North Carolina.

Georgia State University Launches Program to Support Black Women in Tech

Georgia State University Launches Program to Support Black Women in Tech

“This started off as listening to our students, talking to our students, seeing what they wanted and what they were feeling. We realized that they feel like they don’t belong in their classes,” said Georgia State University professor Dr. Anu Bourgeois.

Two Women Appointed to Leadership Positions Relating to Diversity

Two Women Appointed to Leadership Positions Relating to Diversity

The two women appointed to diversity posts are Jesenia Minier-Jennings at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Inez Stewart at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Mercer County Community College Launches Leadership Institute for Black Women

Mercer County Community College Launches Leadership Institute for Black Women

Through a new partnership with the New Jersey Black Women’s Collective, Mercer County Community College in New Jersey has launched a new Leadership Institute aimed at supporting emerging Black women leaders through speaker series, workshops, and mentorship opportunities.

The Women's Resource Center at Swarthmore College Renamed to Gender & Sexuality Center

The Women’s Resource Center at Swarthmore College Renamed to Gender & Sexuality Center

“Together, we strive to build a transformative campus environment that celebrates diversity, promotes understanding, and advocates for a more equitable and inclusive future for all students, including women, gender non-conforming, trans, and queer students,” said Paige Jennings, director of the Swarthmore College Gender & Sexuality Center.

Four Professionals Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Four Professionals Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Jeremi London, Sheleta Camadra-Webb, and Alexandra Pirkle are taking on new diversity leadership positions at three prestigious universities.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Gauri A. Pitale was appointed vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. Elizabeth Olson was named associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois, and Jennifer Carrera is the Dean’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Fellow in the College of Science at Michigan State University.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new roles related to diversity are Jenn Dye at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, Shawnrece Campbell at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Danielle Lopez at Hudson County Community College in Jersey City, New Jersey, and Taunita V. Stephenson at the University of Pennsylvania.

Three Women Who Are Taking on New Roles as Diversity Officers

Three Women Who Are Taking on New Roles as Diversity Officers

The three women appointed to diversity positions in higher education are Sydney M. Savion at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Michelle Manno at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and Sheryl R. Wilson at Bethel College in Newton, Kansas.

Three Women Who Are Taking on New Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Three Women Who Are Taking on New Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Sekile M. Nzinga was appointed vice president of diversity, equity, and inclusion at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Professor Gwendolyn D. Pough has been given the added duties as associate dean of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility at Syracuse University and Virginia Tech’s Menah Pratt was named chair-elect for the Council on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Higher Education Diversity Positions

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Higher Education Diversity Positions

Markeisha Miner was appointed vice president for community, equity, and diversity at the University of Rhode Island. Sheryl R. Wilson will be the inaugural vice president for culture and belonging at Bethel College in Kansas, effective July 1, 2024, and Dionne Lambert is the new director of diversity, equity, and inclusion education and training at the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

The four women in new diversity posts are Jamila Lee-Johnson in the Graduate School at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, Katherine King at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, Donyale R. Padgett at Wayne State University in Detroit, and Laura Renée Chandler at Colby College in Waterville, Maine.

Three Women Who Are Taking on New Roles Relating to Diversity in Higher Education

Three Women Who Are Taking on New Roles Relating to Diversity in Higher Education

Kristina Londy was promoted to director of student success and inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility at MiraCosta College in Oceanside, California. Gillian McKnight-Tutein was appointed chief educational equity officer for the Colorado Department of Higher Education and S. Brooke Vick was named vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania.

A Trio of Women Appointed to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

A Trio of Women Appointed to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new rols relating to diversity are Seval Yildirim at the University of Buffalo, Tracye Y. Davis at Henry Ford College in Dearborn, Michigan, and Xiomara Giordano at Empire State University in Saratoga Springs, New York.

Three Women Who Have Been Named to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

Three Women Who Have Been Named to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

Nicole Belisle is the new chief diversity officer at Palomar College in San Marcos, California. Faye Belgrave has been named vice president and chief diversity officer at Virginia Commonwealth University and Tammy Bennett is the inaugural vice president for inclusive excellence in philanthropy at the University of Cincinnati Foundation.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Diversity Positions

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Diversity Positions

Zulema Valdez has been selected to serve as associate vice chancellor for equity, justice, and inclusive excellence at the University of California, Merced. Stephanie Akunvabey has been named chief diversity officer at Pace University in New York and Lois V. Greene is the new senior vice president of wellness, diversity, equity, and inclusion at Rutgers’s University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey.

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

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

Taking on new roles relating to diversity are Haley Morgan Smith at Berry College in Rome, Georgia, Lynette Yarger at the Schreyer Honors College at Pennsylvania State University, and Nicole Del Castillo at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Adrienne Morgan has been named vice president the chief diversity officer at the University of Rochester in New York. Barbara J. Lawrence has been named vice president for diversity, equity, inclusion, access, and belonging at the University of New Haven in Connecticut and Monica Smith was appointed associate vice president for equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging for the University of Wisconsin System.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to New University Roles Relating to Diversity

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to New University Roles Relating to Diversity

Stella Silva will serve as the associate vice president for inclusive excellence at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. Minnette Ellis has been named the interim chief diversity officer at the University of North Alabama and Danushi Fernando is the new chief diversity officer for the College of Environmental Science and Forestry of the State University of New York in Syracuse.

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

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

Dyonne Bergeron has been named chief diversity officer at the University of California, Irvine. Carol A. Sumner was appointed chief diversity officer at Northern Illinois University and Dakesa Piña was named the inaugural vice president in charge of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new roles in higher education related to diversity are Laura Rugless at Michigan State University, Kellie McCants-Price at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland. and Sheree M. Ohen at Amherst College in Massachusetts.

Grant Supports Women Engineering Students at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Grant Supports Women Engineering Students at the University of Illinois at Chicago

The grant from the Knowles Corporation will provide funds for the UIC Knowles Electronics Scholarships for Women Fund that are available for first-year women students in engineering fields. The grant will also fund the UIC Women in Engineering Summer Program for high school juniors and seniors

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Assigned New Duties Relating to Diversity

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Assigned New Duties Relating to Diversity

Taking on new roles dealing with diversity initiatives are Ann Gakumo at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Becky Bangs in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at Oregon State University, and Romona West in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas.

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

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

Taking on new assignments relating to diversity are Chloe Poston at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, Tanyka M. Barber at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and E. Cheryl Ponder at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Pew Research Center Report Examines Gender Diversity in the Nation's Newsrooms

Pew Research Center Report Examines Gender Diversity in the Nation’s Newsrooms

The report found larger gender disparities in the beats covered by reporting journalists. For example, nearly two thirds of all reporting journalists whose primary beat was either health or education were women. But women were only 15 percent of all reporting journalists in sports and 38 percent of journalists who primarily covered science and technology.

Three Women in New University Roles Relating to Diversity

Three Women in New University Roles Relating to Diversity

Taking on new roles relating to diversity are Jeanine Staples-Dixon at Pennsylvania State University, Emily Babb at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and Noura Allen in the College of Professional Studies at Syracuse University in New York.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Posts Relating to Diversity

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Posts Relating to Diversity

Taking on new duties relating to diversity at universities are Bi Awosika at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Nefertiti Walker at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Dorothy Hines at the University of Kansas, Jai-Me Potter-Rutledge for the School of Public Health at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Higher Education Positions Relating to Diversity

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Higher Education Positions Relating to Diversity

Taking on new diversity roles are Thiadora Pina at the Santa Clara University School of Law in California, Kendra Jason at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Chanelle Whittaker at Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Maryland.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Positions in Higher Education Relating to Diversity

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Positions in Higher Education Relating to Diversity

Dina Zavala has been named the inaugural vice president for inclusion, equity, and community at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. Altheia Richardson has been named chief diversity officer at Newberry College in South Carolina and Monae Roberts is the inaugural chief diversity officer for the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis.

A Trio of Women Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education Relating to Diversity

A Trio of Women Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education Relating to Diversity

Vernese Edghill-Walden will be the inaugural vice president of equity and inclusive excellence at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Angela Byars-Winston, a professor in the medical school was appointed chair of the newly established Institute for Diversity Science at the University of Wisconsin and Shawna Watkins is the new director of diversity, equity, and inclusion at the Tulsa campus of the University of Oklahoma.

Four Women Who Have Been Assigned to New Roles in Higher Education Relating to Diversity

Four Women Who Have Been Assigned to New Roles in Higher Education Relating to Diversity

The women taking on new administrative duties relating to diversity are Suzette Meléndez at Syracuse University in New York, Lita Little Giddins at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, Alicia Richardson at Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York, and B. Afeni McNeely Cobham at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Diversity Positions

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Diversity Positions

Felicia Benton-Johnson has been named vice president for diversity and inclusive excellence at Clemson University in South Carolina. Anjali Bindra Patel is now serving as the director of the Office of Equity and Inclusion at the Georgetown University Law Center and Sonia Toson was appointed vice president and chief diversity officer at Kennesaw State University in Georgia.

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

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

Krista L. Walker was named assistant dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion for the College of Nursing at Michigan State University. The Indiana University School of Medicine has named Chemen Neal its first chief diversity officer and Nicole Joseph has been named associate dean for equity, diversity, and inclusion at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development.

Universities Announce the Appointment of Three Women to Diversity Positions

Universities Announce the Appointment of Three Women to Diversity Positions

Sofiya Alhassan is the new associate dean for inclusion and engagement for the Graduate School of the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Keona Lewis has been named assistant provost for academic diversity and inclusion at the University of Notre Dame and Heidi Tasa is the inaugural dean of global diversity and inclusion for Vincennes University in Indiana.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed University Diversity Officers

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed University Diversity Officers

Rashanda Booker is the inaugural chief diversity officer at Fresno State University in California. Cara Takakjian has been named associate dean of diversity, equity, and inclusion for the College of Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Dan’Talisha Deans was appointed the director of development for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging at the University of Pittsburgh.