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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.

A Trio of Women Faculty Members in New Roles

A Trio of Women Faculty Members in New Roles

Taking on new assignments at their current educational institutions are Amy Milligan at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, Rashida K. Braggs at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and Gwyn E. Campbell at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Six 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 Assignments in Higher Education for 10 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education 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.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

The women who have been appointed to endowed professorships are Lyn Holley at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Jenia I. Turner at the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, and Lisa A. Cooper at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Four Women Faculty Members Appointed to New University Posts

Four Women Faculty Members Appointed to New University Posts

Taking on new roles are Sherine O. Obare at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Christine Getz at the University of Iowa, Amel Ahmed at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Athena Papas at Tufts University in Massachusetts.

New Assignments for Five Women Scholars at U.S. Universities

New Assignments for Five Women Scholars at U.S. Universities

The women faculty members in new roles are Korina Jocson of the University of Massachusetts, Meenakshi Gigi Durham at the University of Iowa, Tiphanie Yanique at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, Kim Vonnahme at North Dakota State University, and Suzanne Rosenblith at Clemson University in South Carolina.

Three Women Appointed to the Rank of Distinguished Professor at the State University of New York

Three Women Appointed to the Rank of Distinguished Professor at the State University of New York

The three women named to the rank of Distinguished Professor are Yuanyan Yang and Latha Chandran, both at Stony Brook University, and Laura J. Person at the State University of New York at Potsdam.

Six Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Six Women Scholars 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.

Four Women Appointed to Named Professorships at MIT

Four Women Appointed to Named Professorships at MIT

Among the nine new appointments to named chair in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of technology are Sana Aiyar, Catherine Clark, Amy Finkelstein, and Deborah Fitzgerald.

Cornell University Looks to Close the Faculty Gender Gap

Cornell University Looks to Close the Faculty Gender Gap

Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, has established several new initiatives aimed at increasing the number of women among new faculty hires.

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Taking on new responsibilities are Lauren M. Childs at Virginia Tech, Lori Setton at Washington University in St. Louis, Veronica B. Decker at the University of Central Florida, Wonder Drake at Vanderbilt University, Anne C. Stone at Arizona State University, and Jane Meza at the University of Nebraska, Omaha.

The Higher Education Ties of the Nation's First Vietnamese-American Woman in Congress

The Higher Education Ties of the Nation’s First Vietnamese-American Woman in Congress

Stephanie Murphy, an instructor of business and social entrepreneurship at Rollins College, defeated 23-year Republican incumbent John Mica by just over 10,000 votes in Florida’s Seventh Congressional District. When she takes office in January, Murphy will be the first Vietnamese-American woman to serve in the U.S. Congress.

New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for Seven 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.

Danielle Allen Named University Professor at Harvard University

Danielle Allen Named University Professor at Harvard University

Danielle Allen was appointed the James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard University, effective January 1. This is the highest honor bestowed on a faculty member at Harvard. Currently there are 24 University Professors at Harvard. Five are women.

A Persisting Gender Gap in Tenure and Tenure-Track Faculty Positons

A Persisting Gender Gap in Tenure and Tenure-Track Faculty Positons

Women now are a significant majority of all students enrolled in higher education and all students who earn degrees. But women still do not hold anywhere near a majority of faculty positions in higher education, particularly at the higher levels.

A Trio of Women Faculty Members Appointed to Endowed Chairs at American Universities

A Trio of Women Faculty Members Appointed to Endowed Chairs at American Universities

Newly appointed to endowed chairs are Norma Hafenstein at the University of Denver, Jennifer Richeson at Yale University, and Melissa M. WIlcox at the University of California, Riverside.

Three Women Appointed to New Faculty Roles

Three Women Appointed to New Faculty Roles

Sally Taylor was appointed an assistant professor of entomology at Virginia Tech. Karen V. Guth was named an assistant professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts and Patricia Mezinskis, professor of nursing emerita at the University of Cincinnati, was named interim executive director of the university’s Emeriti Center.

A Trio of New Women Faculty in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT

A Trio of New Women Faculty in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT

The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced the hiring of eight new faculty members. Three of the eight new hires are women: Claire Conceison, Tamar Schapiro, and Ariel White.

Six Women Hired to the Faculty at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts

Six Women Hired to the Faculty at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts

The new women faculty members at Clark University are Naomi Fisher in philosophy, Elizabeth Gilmore in international development, Ana Kamille Marcelo in psychology, Carmen Ocon in education, Suzanne E. Scoggins in political science, and Kyunghee Yooon in management.

New Roles for Nine Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

New Roles for Nine Women Faculty Members 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.