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

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

The four women appointed to diversity posts are Angela Marquez at the Community College of Aurora in Colorado, Natara Gray at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Jordan Brandt at the University of Kansas, and Randi Congleton at the University of Pittsburgh.

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

Taking on new roles related to diversity in higher education are Tekita R. Bankhead at Mississippi State University, Sonja Rucker at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and Felysha Jenkins at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee.

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

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

Taking on new roles in diversity are Tacquice Wiggan Davis at the College of New Jersey in Ewing, Michelle Carter at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Nickey Woods at the Gould School of Law at the University of Southern California, and Shawnboda Mead at the University of Mississippi.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions at Universities

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions at Universities

The four women who have been named to diversity positions are Margie Gill at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia, Sherrae Mack at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Renee Madison at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, and Katrina Rugless at the University of Pikeville in Kentucky.

Universities Announce the Appointment of Three Women to Diversity Positions

Universities Announce the Appointment of Three Women to Diversity Positions

Taking on new duties relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion are Katrice A. Albert at the University of Kentucky, Cerri A. Banks at Syracuse University in New York, and Wanda B. Knight at Pennsylvania State University-Harrisburg.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Diversity Positions

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Diversity Positions

Taking on new duties relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion are Brooke Berry at Virginia Commonwealth University, Ravn Baxter at the University of California, Irvine, Sharnnia Artis at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and Barbara J. Lawrence at Rideer University in 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

The women recently hired to diversity positions are Elaina Sutley in the School of Engineering at the University of Kansas, Tashiana Bryant-Myrick at the California Institute of Technology, and Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Named to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Named to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

The three women appointed to university diversity positions are Sonia DeLuca Fernández at the University of Colorado Boulder, Sibby Anderson-Thompkins at Sewanee: The University of the South, and Kauline Cipriani at Colorado State University.

Five Women Appointed to Diversity Posts at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Five Women Appointed to Diversity Posts at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The new assistant deans for diversity at MIT are Alana Anderson in the Schwarzman College of Computing, Nandi Bynoe in the School of Engineering, Tracie Jones in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, and

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

The three women who have been appointed to diversity posts are Belinda ’Otukolo Saltibanat Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Rachael Blansett in a joint effort by Sterling College in Craftsbury Common, Vermont, and the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, and Dania Matos at the University of California, Berkeley.

A Trio of Women Taking on New Appointments as Diversity Officers in Higher Education

A Trio of Women Taking on New Appointments as Diversity Officers in Higher Education

Jodi Forlizzi will oversee diversity initiatives at the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. Jeanne Arnold will be the chief diversity officer at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York, and Sylvia R. Carey-Butler has been appointed vice president for institutional equity and diversity at Brown 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 positions as diversity officers are M. Cristina Alcalde at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, Vicki T. Sapp at the State University of New York at Fredonia, Teresa Ramey at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, Kia Lilly Caldwell at Washington University in St. Louis.

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Roles in Higher Education

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new duties in diversity equity, and inclusion are Andrea Guzman at the University of Central Florida, Leah Cox at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Meshea L. Poore of West Virginia University, who was elected president of the Big 12 Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education.

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

The three women in new diversity roles are Angela Mosley-Monts at the University of Arkansas. Ivy Banks at the Association of American Universities, and Samira M. Payne at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Named to Lead Diversity Efforts in Higher Education

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Named to Lead Diversity Efforts in Higher Education

Taking on new diversity roles are Kortet Mensah at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, North Carolina, Luz Randolph at Louisiana State University, Mary Wardell-Ghirarduzzi at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, and Nakeshia N. Williams at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia.

During the Pandemic, Women Made Gains Both Behind and in Front of the Hollywood Camera

During the Pandemic, Women Made Gains Both Behind and in Front of the Hollywood Camera

In 2020, women make up 47.8 percent of the lead actors in the 185 top-grossing films. Women were 41.3 percent of all actors in these films. Despite progress, women made up just 26 percent of film writers and just 20.5 percent of the directors.

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

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

Julie Bernard is the inaugural vice president of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Norwich University in Vermont. Amoaba Gooden vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Kent State University in Ohio, and Charlene Holmes was appointed director of diversity and engagement at Elms College in Chicopee, Massachusetts.

Four African American Women Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Four African American Women Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

The four women in new diversity posts are Anita Fernander at the College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University, Amber Benton at the College of Natural Science at Michigan State University, Amber Benton at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky and Gretchen Cook-Anderson at IES Abroad.

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Posts at Large Universities

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Posts at Large Universities

The three women taking on new roles in diversity equity and inclusion are Kerri Thompson Tillett at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Torsheika Maddox at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Shirley J. Everett at Stanford University in California.

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

The three women taking on diversity roles at universities are Laura Jack at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, Brandi Elliott at the University of Cincinnati, and Nefertiti Walker at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Four Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Diversity Posts

Four Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Diversity Posts

The four women who have been named to diversity positions are Marietta Vázquez, at the Yale School of Medicine, Damita Davis at the College of Brockport of the State University of New York System, Lorna Hernandez Jarvis at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, and Sarah Walker at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

Four Women Who Have Been Named to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Four Women Who Have Been Named to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

The four women named to diversity posts are Harris Akinloye at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, Keesha Burke-Henderson at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia, Mary J. Wardell-Ghirarduzzi at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, and Constance Porter, at Rice University in Houston.

Five Women Appointed to Diversity Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Appointed to Diversity Positions at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new diversity assignments are Jin Feng at Grinnell College in Iowa, Jessica Harris at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Rosta Farzan at the University of Pittsburgh, Precious Porras at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois, and Marilyn Clark at the University of Kentucky.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions at Major Universities

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions at Major Universities

Taking on new roles in diversity equity and inclusion are Valeria J. Martinez at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Elizabeth Tovar at the University of Iowa, and Anju Reejhsinghani at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

New UCLA Initiatives Aims to Increase Women in Computing Education and Technology Careers

New UCLA Initiatives Aims to Increase Women in Computing Education and Technology Careers

Momentum: Accelerating Equity in Computing and Technology will engage in critical research and actions to diversify participation in computing and technology fields. The effort is sorely needed. Women currently hold just 26 percent of computing jobs.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Hired to University Diversity Posts

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Hired to University Diversity Posts

The three women who have been appointed to new diversity positions at major universities are Nicoli Richardson at the University of Southern California, Roe Bubar, at Colorado State University, and Stephanie A. Roth at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. All three women hold juris doctorates.

Academic Study Examines the Best Way to Increase Gender Diversity on Corporate Boards

Academic Study Examines the Best Way to Increase Gender Diversity on Corporate Boards

A new working paper of the European Corporate Governance Institute, written by scholars at Washington University, the University of Alabama, and Northwestern University, finds that shareholder influence is more effective in diversifying boards of directors than mandates by governments or financial organizations.

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

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

Maysa Akbar of Yale University was named chief diversity officer for the American Psychological Association. Lorie Johnson-Osho is the new director of faculty diversity and development at the Univerity of Pittsburgh and Eboni Britt was named executive director of strategic communications in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Syracuse University.

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Positions at Colleges and Universities

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Positions at Colleges and Universities

The three women who have been appointed to serve as diversity officers are Linda Strong-Leek at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, Enobong “Anna” Branch at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and Shaniqua Crawford at the University of Oklahoma.

Survey Finds Women Are Making Progress in Enrollments at High-Ranking Business Schools

Survey Finds Women Are Making Progress in Enrollments at High-Ranking Business Schools

The website Poets & Quants recently released its survey of women at the nation’s highest-ranked business schools. it found that that women made up 49 percent of the students in the entering class at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. This was the largest percentage of women among the top business schools.

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

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

The six women named to diversity posts are Robin R. Means Coleman at Northwestern University, Lisa Guerrero at Washington State University, Jasmine A. Lee at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Andreá Williams at Ohio State University, Yolanda Caldwell at the College of St. Rose in Albany, New York, and Tiffany Hayden at the University of Kentucky.

New Study Aims to Determine How to Boost the Number of Women Academics in Management Information Systems

New Study Aims to Determine How to Boost the Number of Women Academics in Management Information Systems

The researchers will collect data identifying barriers to women’s advancement in academic careers in management information systems, including promotions and tenure. They will also craft policies to recognize women’s contributions to the field of information systems and conduct training on recognizing gender bias in the discipline.

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.

Has Yale University's Diversity Initiative Been Successful in Adding Women to Its Faculty?

Has Yale University’s Diversity Initiative Been Successful in Adding Women to Its Faculty?

Over the past five years, Yale has invested $50 million in increasing the diversity of its faculty. During that time period the percentage of women oin the Yale faculty increased from 39 percent to 41 percent.

Study Finds That Adding Women to Corporate Boards Leads to a Decline in Market Value

Study Finds That Adding Women to Corporate Boards Leads to a Decline in Market Value

A new study by two women scholars at the INSEAD business school in Fontainebleau, France, finds that when U.S. corporations put a woman on their board of directors, they tend to show a decline in market value over the next two years. The appointments are seen as “diversity hires” by investors and not in the interest of maximizing share value.