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New Assignments for 10 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for 10 Women Faculty Members

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.

The Wide Gender Gap in Enrollment and Faculty Positions at Theological Schools

The Wide Gender Gap in Enrollment and Faculty Positions at Theological Schools

According to the Association of Theological Schools, there were 71,182 students enrolled at member institutions in 2015. Of these, 23,804 were women. Men made up 66.6 percent of all students at these theological schools. Men made up an even larger share of all faculty at these schools.

Four Women Faculty Members Granted Tenure at the University of Maine

Four Women Faculty Members Granted Tenure at the University of Maine

Sarah Harlan-Haughey in English and Heather Hamlin in marine sciences were promoted to associate professor and granted tenure. Associate professors Janet Fairman in education and Lee Karp-Boss in marine sciences were granted tenure.

Four Women Selected for Named Professorships at Major Universities

Four Women Selected for Named Professorships at Major Universities

The women holding named professorships are Marcy C. Purnell at the University of Memphis, Samantha Power at Harvard University, Rachel Green at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and Gordana Vunjak-Novakic at Columbia University in New York City.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Selected for New Roles or Assignments

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Selected for New Roles or 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.

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Named Professorships

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Named Professorships

The three women appointed to endowed chairs are Alanna Schepartz at Yale University, Barbara L. Ludlow at West Virginia University, and Mary Kelly at the University of Southern California.

Three Women Faculty Members Earn Promotions at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania

Three Women Faculty Members Earn Promotions at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania

The three women earning promotions at Swarthmore College are Catherine Crouch in physics, Jane Gillham in psychology, and Christy Schuetze in anthropology.

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.

New Duties for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Duties for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major 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.

New Assignments for Three Women Scholars at Major Universities

New Assignments for Three Women Scholars at Major Universities

Professor Ann Marie Stock was named vice provost at the College of William & Mary. A. Catherine Ross will chair the department of nutritional sciences at Pennsylvania State University and Augusta Read Thomas, a University Professor at the University of Chicago, will direct the the Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition.

Three Women Appointed to Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Professorships

Three Women Appointed to Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Professorships

The three women named to Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Professors are Jane Collins in sociology, Paula Niedenthal in psychology, and Aili Mari Tripp in political science and gender and women’s studies.

New Positions for Four Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Positions for Four Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new assignments are Megan Finno-Valasquez at New Mexico State University, Lisa Mohanty at Trident University International, Ruth Ozeki at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and Maura Dykstra at the California Institute of Technology.

Smith College Promotes Four Women Faculty Members

Smith College Promotes Four Women Faculty Members

Smith College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution for women in Northampton, Massachusetts, has announced the promotion of 12 faculty members. Four of these promotions were earned by women: Ginetta Candelario in sociology, Angie Hauseer in dance, Elizabeth Jamieson in chemistry and Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor in history.

Three Women Assigned to New Faculty Posts at Major Universities

Three Women Assigned to New Faculty Posts at Major Universities

The faculty members in new roles are Sabine Stanley at Johns Hopkins University, Lori Holyfield at the University of Arkansas, and Iris Jaffe at the Tufts University School of Medicine.

Three Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at Middlebury College in Vermont

Three Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at Middlebury College in Vermont

Recently awarded tenure at Middlebury College in Vermont are three associate professors: Maggie Clinton in Chinese history, Shawna Shapiro in writing and linguistics, and Louisa Stein in film and medial studies.

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members

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.

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members at Major 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 Women Named Distinguished Professors at Indiana University

Four Women Named Distinguished Professors at Indiana University

Indiana University has announced the appointment of nine scholars to the rank of Distinguished Professor. Four of the nine are women.

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in the Academic World

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in the Academic World

The faculty members in new roles are Nikki M. Taylor at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Rebecca R. Robichaux-Davis at Mississippi State University, Pamela R. Metzger at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Stephanie Newbold of Rutgers University-Newark, and Kimberly Ward of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Three Women Faculty Members at Middlebury College Promoted and Awarded Tenure

Three Women Faculty Members at Middlebury College Promoted and Awarded Tenure

Maggie Clinton was promoted to associate professor of history and Louisa Stein was named an associate professor of film and media studies. Also, Shawna Shapiro is the first faculty member in Middlebury College’s writing program to be granted tenure.

Five Women Faculty Members Given New Assignments

Five Women Faculty Members Given New Assignments

Taking on new duties are Suzanne Shanahan at Duke University, Alyssa Hasty at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Amy Morsman at Middlebury College in Vermont, Keisha R. Callins at the Mercer University School of Medicine in Georgia, and Kathy Yadrick at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Four Women Scholars Granted Tenure at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota

Four Women Scholars Granted Tenure at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota

Macalester College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in St. Paul, Minnesota, has granted tenure to seven faculty members. Four of the seven are women: Zeynep Devrim Gursel in international studies, Rivi Handler-Spitz in Asian languages and culture, Andrea Kaston Tange in English, and Karin Velez in history.

Two Women Political Scientists at Purdue University to Edit a Major Journal

Two Women Political Scientists at Purdue University to Edit a Major Journal

Nadie E. Brown and Valeria Sinclair-Chapman, both associate professors of political science at Purdue will share duties as lead editor for the journal Politics, Groups and Identities, a publication of the Western Political Science Association.

New Roles for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major Colleges and Universities

New Roles for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major Colleges and Universities

Taking on new roles are Tomoko Sakomura at Swarthmore College, Aimee Bender at the University of Southern California, Anne C. Stone at Arizona State University, Ann-Catherine Sullivan at Norfolk State University in Virginia, Canan Dagdeviren at MIT, Lori Rolando at Vanderbilt University, and Raina Merchant at the University of Pennsylvania.

Faculty Diversity at the University of Iowa: Women Have a Long Way to Catch Up

Faculty Diversity at the University of Iowa: Women Have a Long Way to Catch Up

The University of Iowa reports that as of November 2016, 32.3 percent of tenured or tenure-track faculty members are women. Women make up 92.9 percent of the faculty in the College of Nursing but only 12.6 percent of the total faculty in the College of Engineering.

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Large State Universities

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Large State Universities

The three women scholars appointed to endowed chairs are Laura Peracchio at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Maya Steinitz at the University of Iowa College of Law, and Ashlea Bennett Milburn at the University of Arkansas.

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles 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.

Five Women Taking on New Faculty Assignments in Higher Education

Five Women Taking on New Faculty Assignments in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Olga Pierrakos at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Elena Litchman at Michigan State University, Laura Hill at the University of Arkansas, Kristee Willett at the University of Pennsylvania, and Jiexin Wang at the Worthington campus of Pennsylvania State University.

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 that 16 faculty members have been appointed to named professorships. Four of the faculty members appointed to these endowed chairs are women. They are Erin Adams, Oeindrila Dube, Young-Kee Kim, and Amanda Woodward.

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major 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.

Barbara Mikulski Joins the Faculty at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore

Barbara Mikulski Joins the Faculty at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore

Barbara A. Mikulski holds the record as longest-tenured senator from the state of Maryland and served in the U.S. Congress longer than any woman in U.S. history. She was named a professor of public policy and adviser to the president of Johns Hopkins University.

A Pair of Women Scholars Named to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

A Pair of Women Scholars Named to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Hai “Helen” Li has joined the faculty at the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina as the Clare Boothe Luce Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Sonja R. West is the inaugural holder of the Otis Brumby Distinguished Professorship in First Amendment Law at the University of Georgia School of Law.

Scripps College in Claremont, California, Has Nine New Women on Its Faculty

Scripps College in Claremont, California, Has Nine New Women on Its Faculty

Scripps College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution for women in Claremont, California, has 11 new tenure-track faculty members on campus this fall. Nine of the 11 new faculty members are women.

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

The women in new roles are Azra Aksamija at MIT, Catherine B. Stroud at Williams College in Massachusetts, Robin White at Virginia Tech, Deb Markowitz at the University of Vermont, Kathleen Sprows Cummings of the University of Notre Dame, and Clare McCabe at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Eight New Women Faculty Members at Colorado College

Eight New Women Faculty Members at Colorado College

There are 11 new tenure or tenure-track faculty members at Colorado College in Colorado Springs this year. Eight of the new faculty hires are women: Janet Burge, Jennifer Flores Garcia, Sara J. Hanson, Amy Lee Kohout, Katrina L. Miller-Stevens, Nantanya Ann Pulley, Dwanna Lynn Robertson, and Karen R. Roybal.