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Study Finds That Women Faculty Perceive Unfairness in Workloads

Study Finds That Women Faculty Perceive Unfairness in Workloads

The researchers, led by Joya Mira, a professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, found that faculty members in departments with greater transparency in workloads – knowing not only what they do, but what their colleagues do – perceive their departments as having more equitable workloads.

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new titles or roles are Natalia Molina at the Univerity of Southern California, Nine Johnson at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, Dianah Wynter at Arizona State University, Sarah Peyre at the University of Rochester, and Grace Musila at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

Hamilton College Has Promoted Five Women Scholars and Granted Them Tenure

Hamilton College Has Promoted Five Women Scholars and Granted Them Tenure

The five women promoted and granted tenure at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York are Catherine Beck in geosciences, Erica De Bruin in government, Susan Jarosi in art history, Jaime Kucinskas in sociology, and Alexandra Plakias in philosophy. Their promotions are effective July 1.

New Assignments or Roles for Eight Women Who Serve as University Faculty Members

New Assignments or Roles for Eight Women Who Serve as University 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.

Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, Announces the Hiring of Three Women to Tenure-Track Positions

Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, Announces the Hiring of Three Women to Tenure-Track Positions

The three women hired to tenure-track posts at the highly-rated liberal arts college are Kirisitina Sailiata in American studies, Maria Fedorova in Russian studies, and Hannah Kim in philosophy.

Tracking the Progress of Women Ladder Faculty at Yale University

Tracking the Progress of Women Ladder Faculty at Yale University

The number of women ladder faculty in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Yale’s professional schools has almost doubled, from 612 in 2008 to 1,174 in 2020. But women still make up a small percentage of ladder faculty in STEM disciplines.

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

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

The scholars in new roles are Terrah Foster Akard at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Terrah Foster Akard at Trident University International, Rachel Bean at Cornell University, Kim Fagan at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ijeoma Opara at Yale University, and Kimberly Hall at Mississippi State University.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The four women appointed to endowed professorships are Victoria O’Keefe at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Carol Gregorio at the University of Arizona, Katharine Hayhoe at Texas Tech University, and Ana Ramos-Zayas at Yale University.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Academia

A Quartet of Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Academia

The four women taking on new faculty roles are Onja Razafindratsima at the University of California, Berkeley, Vyjayanthi Selinger at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, Anne Messman at Wayne State Univerity in Detroit, and Melanie McReynolds at Pennsylvania State University.

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Positions at Major Universities

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Positions at Major Universities

The three women appointed to endowed positions are Naïma Moustaïd-Moussa at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Emily Greenwood at Yale University in Connecticut, and Lauren Haynes at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts Promotes Four Women to Full Professor

Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts Promotes Four Women to Full Professor

The four women promoted to full professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute are Chrysanthe Demetry in mechanical engineering, Tanja Dominko in biology and biotechnology, Anita Mattson in chemistry and biochemistry, and Carolina Ruiz in computer science.

Four Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles

Four Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles

Lilya Yatsunyk was promoted to full professor of chemistry at Swarthmore College. Olga Sendra Ferrer was promoted to associate professor of Spanish at Wesleyan University. Chryl Laird has been named to an endowed assistant professorship at Bowdoin College and Jennifer Redfearn joined the faculty at the University of California, Berkeley.

Five Women Full Professors at Bowdoin College in Maine Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Five Women Full Professors at Bowdoin College in Maine Appointed to Endowed Chairs

The five women appointed to endowed professorships are Collin Roesler in earth and oceanographic science, Jennifer Taback in mathematics, Shu-chin Tsui in Asian studies, Dharni Vasudevan in chemistry and environmental science, and Hanétha Vété-Congolo in romance languages and literatures.

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Nine Women Faculty Members 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 Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The three women named to endowed professorships are Christine Suniti Bhat in the College of Education at Ohio University, Pallabi Chakravorty at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, and Hanétha Vété-Congolo at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.

New Assignments for Eight Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Eight Women Scholars at Colleges and 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.

Smith College Announces the Promotion of Four Women to Full Professor

Smith College Announces the Promotion of Four Women to Full Professor

Smith College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution for women in Northampton, Massachusetts, has announced the promotion of six faculty members to the rank of full professor. Four of the promotions went to women: Ibtissam Bouachrine, Darcy Buerkle, Lucy Mule, and Maria Helena Rueda.

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

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are 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.

Four Women Scholars Promoted and Granted Tenure at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine

Four Women Scholars Promoted and Granted Tenure at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine

The four women appointed to associate professor and granted tenure are Barbara Elias in government, Erika Nyhus in neuroscience and psychology, Kristi A. Olson in philosophy, and Hannah E. Reese in psychology.

Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Duties 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.

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The three women appointed to endowed professors are Khim Kelly in the College of Business at the University of Central Florida, Susana Marcos, in the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester, and Angela Onwuachi-Willig in the School of Law at Boston University.

Eight Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Eight Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty 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.

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Eight 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 Faculty Roles at Major Universities for Seven Women

New Faculty Roles at Major Universities for Seven Women

Taking on new roles are Wanda Heading-Grant at Carnegie Mellon University, Hope M. Anderson at Arizona State University, Julia Ballenger at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Samar S. Ali at Vanderbilt Unversity, Vivian Ibrahim at the University of Mississippi, Nichole Chapel Anderson at Texas Tech University, and Anne Hubbell at New Mexico State University.

Williams College  in Massachusetts Awards Tenure and Promotes Four Women Faculty Members

Williams College in Massachusetts Awards Tenure and Promotes Four Women Faculty Members

The board of trustees of Williams College, the highly rated liberal arts institution in Williamstown, Massachusetts, has promoted four women to associate professor and granted them tenure. They are Christine DeLucia in history, Lama Nassif in comparative literature, Christina Simko in sociology, and Emily Vasiliauskas in English.

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties at Colleges and Universities

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties at Colleges and Universities

Sara Cook, a professor of business, has been named vice president for academics at Viterbo University in La Crosse Wisconsin. Sadie D. Wilks, an instructor at Louisiana State University, has been given added duties as the school’s new internship coordinator and Natalie Lozinski-Veach is a new assistant professor of German at Arizona State University.

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new assignments are Laurie Owen at Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana, Peggy Keiper at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Lori Martin at Louisiana State University, Diane Marie Amann at the University of Georgia, and Stacy L. Leeds at Arizona State University.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Named to Lead Their Academic Departments

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Named to Lead Their Academic Departments

Adrienne C. Lahti has been named chair of the department of psychiatry and behavioral neurobiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Emily Kinsky was appointed head of the department of communication at West Texas A&M University and Adele Turzillo is the new head of the department of animal science at Pennsylvania State University.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Roles or Duties

Six Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Roles or Duties

The women faculty members taking on new assignments are Ajla Aksamija at the University of Massachusetts, Anna Huff Mercovich at Hamilton College in New York, Diane Ryan at Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona, Cathy Creighton at Cornell University, Mary Sullivan at the University of Rhode Island, and Kristi Perryman at the University of Arkansas.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Positions at Colleges and Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Positions at Colleges and Universities

Jianghong Liu has been named the Marjorie O. Rendell Endowed Professor in Healthy Transitions at the University of Pennsylvania. Syd Carpenter was appointed to the Peggy Chan Professorship in Black Studies at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania and Gannit Ankori was named the Henry and Lois Foster Director of the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University in Massachusetts.

The Gender Gap in Faculty Positions at the University of Michigan

The Gender Gap in Faculty Positions at the University of Michigan

Data from the University of Michigan shows that in 2019, women make up 35 percent of all tenured or tenure-track faculty at the university. As is the case nationally, the gender gap is the most pronounced at the full professor level.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments

Six Women Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new roles are Dava Newman at MIT, Aria S. Halliday at the University of Kentucky, Tiffany Murphy at the University of Arkansas School of Law, Beth Montelone of Kansas State University, Jennifer Duckworth at Washington State University, and Jennifer M. Granholm of the University of California, berkeley.

Three Women in STEM Fields Hired to Top Positions at Arizona State University

Three Women in STEM Fields Hired to Top Positions at Arizona State University

At Arizona State University, Donatella Danielli was named the director of the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences. Tijana Rajh was appointed the director of the School of Molecular Sciences and Patricia Rankin was named professor and chair of the department of physics.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Given New Roles in Higher Education

Five Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Given New Roles in Higher Education

Appointed to new positions are Shelley Liu at the University of California, Berkeley, Jazmine Wells at the University of Kentucky, Melissa E. Sanchez at the University of Pennsylvania, Alessandra Morello Gearhart at Oklahoma State University, and Cindy Bethel at Mississippi State University.

New Assignments for Five Women Faculty Members at Universities

New Assignments for Five Women Faculty Members at Universities

The five women scholars who are taking on new roles at Natalia Castro Picón at Princeton University in New Jersey, Kathleen Feeley at the University of Redlands in California, Karsonya Whitehead at Loyola University of Maryland, Morgan Pfieffer at Oklahoma State Univerity, and Rhamin Ligon of the University of Maryland.