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Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles 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.

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Ten 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.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Given New Duties or Assignments

Eleven Women Faculty Members Given New Duties 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.

Five Women Scholars Named to Endowed Chairs

Five Women Scholars Named to Endowed Chairs

The five women appointed to endowed positions on college and university faculties are Kalenda Eaton at Arcadia University in Pennsylvania, Valerie Barr at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts, Tali Mendelberg at Princeton University, Beverly Gage at Yale University, and Joan Shelley Rubin at the University of Rochester.

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.

Three Women Scholars Hired as Assistant Professors at Princeton University

Three Women Scholars Hired as Assistant Professors at Princeton University

Princeton University in New Jersey has announced that it has hired eight new assistant professors. Three of the eight new hires are women and all three will have appointments in the English department.

There Are 21 New Distinguished Professors at SUNY: Four Are Women

There Are 21 New Distinguished Professors at SUNY: Four Are Women

The State University of New York System has announced the appointment of 21 faculty members to the rank of Distinguished Professors. Four of these appointments went to women: Kathlyn A. Parker of Stony Brook, Ann S. Botash at SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Julie Ann Woodworth of Niagara County Community College and Bonni C. Hodges of SUNY-Cortland.

The School of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Grants Tenure to Four Women

The School of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Grants Tenure to Four Women

The four women faculty members who were granted tenure are Polina Anikeeva in materials science and engineering, Katharina Ribbeck in biological engineering, Noelle Selin in earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences, and Jessika Trancik in energy studies.

New Assignments for Ten Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

New Assignments for Ten 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.

Men and Women Administrators Have Different Views on How Best to Retain Women in STEM Fields

Men and Women Administrators Have Different Views on How Best to Retain Women in STEM Fields

A new study that finds that that women department chairs, deans, and provosts have different attitudes and beliefs than their male counterparts about how to retain women professors in STEM fields.

Four Women Promoted to Full Professor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine

Four Women Promoted to Full Professor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine

The four women receiving promotions to full professor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine are Jinping Xu in family medicine and public health sciences, Diane Levine in internal medicine, Susan Eggly in pathology, and Girija Natarajan in pediatrics.

Women Business Professors Less Likely Than Their Male Peers to Be Named to Endowed Chairs

Women Business Professors Less Likely Than Their Male Peers to Be Named to Endowed Chairs

A study led by a Len Trevino, a professor of management in the College of Business at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, finds women continue to face barriers in appointments to the highest-level faculty positions at business schools.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Named Chairs at Yale University

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Named Chairs at Yale University

Karen C. Seto was named the Frederick C. Hixon Professor of Geography and Urbanization Science. Heather K. Gerken was named the Sol and Lillian Goldman Professor of Law and Francesca Trivellato was appointed the Barton M. Biggs Professor of History.

Auburn University Scientist to Lead the Crop Science Society of America

Auburn University Scientist to Lead the Crop Science Society of America

Beth Guertal is a professor of crop, soil, and environmental sciences at Auburn University in Alabama. Professor Guertal conducts research in the area of turfgrass soil fertility, specializing in grass management for sports fields, golf courses and private homes.

New Duties or Roles for Eleven Women Faculty Members at U.S. Universities

New Duties or Roles for Eleven Women Faculty Members at U.S. 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.

Two Women Scholars Appointed Harvard College Professors

Two Women Scholars Appointed Harvard College Professors

Amanda Claybaugh was named the Samuel Zemurray Jr. and Doris Zemurray Stone Radcliffe Professor of English and Melissa Franklin was appointed the Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics. The two scholars will receive extra support for research or other scholarly activities, a semester of paid leave, or additional summer salary.

Princeton University Hires Four Women to Full Professor Positions

Princeton University Hires Four Women to Full Professor Positions

The four new women full professors at Princeton University in New Jersey are Leah Platt Boustan and Leeat Yariv in economics, Yiyun Li in creative writing, and Nieng Yan in molecular biology.

Four Scholars at Major Universities Taking on New Assignments

Four Scholars at Major Universities Taking on New Assignments

The four women who will be assuming new roles are Paula Pietromonaco of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Erica Kohl-Arenas at the University of California, Davis, Melissa Ianetta at the University of Delaware, and Zina Jarrahi Cinker of Vanderbilt University.

Five Women Scholars Receive Promotions at Bates College in Maine

Five Women Scholars Receive Promotions at Bates College in Maine

Bates College, the highly rated liberal arts college in Lewiston, Maine, has announced the promotions of seven faculty members for the 2017-18 academic year. Five of these promotions went to women.

Harvard University Making Some Progress in Increasing Women on Its Faculty

Harvard University Making Some Progress in Increasing Women on Its Faculty

In 2017, women made up 25.8 percent of all tenured faculty and 42 percent of all tenure-track faculty at Harvard. But women make up less than one quarter of the tenured faculty at Harvard Law School, Harvard Business School, and Harvard Medical School.

Three Women Named to Endowed Professorships at Kalamazoo College in Michigan

Three Women Named to Endowed Professorships at Kalamazoo College in Michigan

The women named to endowed faculty positions at the liberal arts college are Hannah Apps in economics, Kyla Day Fletcher in psychology, and Sarah Lindley in art.

New Positions or Duties for Eight Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Positions or Duties 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.

Seven Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at the College of the Holy Cross

Seven Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at the College of the Holy Cross

The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, has granted tenure to 11 faculty members. Seven of the 11 faculty members granted tenure are women. The seven women were also promoted from assistant professor to associate professor.

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.