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Harvard University Makes Great Strides In Hiring Women Faculty

Harvard University Makes Great Strides In Hiring Women Faculty

Since 2004, tenured-track faculty appointments at Harvard University are up 14 percent for women, which is particularly striking since the overall number of tenure-track faculty has decreased by 18 percent over the same time period.

Two Women Faculty Members Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Yale University

Two Women Faculty Members Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Yale University

At Yale University, Jane Tylus has been named the Andrew Downey Orrick Professor of Italian and Pamela Lee has been named the Carnegie Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art.

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

The five women scholars in new roles in higher education are Elizabeth Meadows at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Filiz Garip at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, Kathryn McKee at the University of Mississippi, Colleen Johnson of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, and Katherine Lewis at Syracuse University in New York.

Three Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Simmons University in Boston

Three Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Simmons University in Boston

The three women faculty member at Simmons University who have been appointed to endowed chairs are Diane Grossman in the department of philosophy, Jyoti Puri in the department of sociology, and Spela Trefalt in the School of Business.

A Half Dozen Women  Faculty Members Who Are Taking On New Assignments at Universities

A Half Dozen Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking On New Assignments at 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.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Faculty Posts

A Quartet of Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Faculty Posts

The four women scholars named to endowed faculty posts are Marcy Lascano at the University of Kansas, Martine Vanryckeghem at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Barbara Kazmierczak at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and Serena Zabin at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.

Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania, Promotes Four Women to Associate Professor

Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania, Promotes Four Women to Associate Professor

Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania, has announced the promotion of four women to the rank of associate professor. The women were also granted tenure.

Four Women Scholars Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Scholars Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

The four women faculty members in new roles are Karen B. Gaskill at Catawba College in North Carolina, Claire Gmachi at Princeton University in New Jersey, Kelli V. Randall at Lingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina, and Tammie Walker at the University of Iowa.

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Named Professorships

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Named Professorships

Daphne Ann Brooks has been named the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of African American Studies at Yale University and Sherry Fowler has been named a Keeler Family Intra-University Professor at the University of Kansas.

Study Examines Obstacles Women Face in Climbing the Faculty Academic Ladder

Study Examines Obstacles Women Face in Climbing the Faculty Academic Ladder

In a new report for the Brookings Institution, Bridget Turner Kelly, an associate professor in the College of Education at the University of Maryland, finds that women are making slow progress in closing the gender gap in the highest levels of college and university faculty.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Posts at State Universities

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Posts at State Universities

The new deans are Elizabeth Kronk Warner at University of Utah Law, Verna Williams at University of Cincinnati Law, Mei Wei at the College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University, and Tamara Brown at the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at University of North Texas.

A Distinguished Group of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

A Distinguished Group of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Named to fill endowed professorships are Linda Haddad at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Shelley E. Zuraw at the University of Georgia, Darcy Freedman at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Nancy C. Jordan at the University of Delaware, and Jennifer Adam at Washington State University.

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

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

The five women scholars in new roles are Virginia Weiss at Oregon State University, Melody Causby at the University of Southern Mississippi, Angela Linse of Pennsylvania State University, Catherine Crouch of Swarthmore College, and Kathleen Johnston at Indiana University.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Yale University

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Yale University

Katarzyna Chawarska has been named the Emily Fraser Beede Professor of Child Psychiatry. Veneeta Dayal has been named the Dorothy R. Diebold Professor of Linguistics and Jane Tylus has been named the Andrew Downey Orrick Professor of Italian.

New Assignments for Nine Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Nine 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.

Universities Appoint Six Women to Dean Posts

Universities Appoint Six Women to Dean Posts

The new deans are Michèle Alexandre at Stetson University in Florida, Kristine L. Blair at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Bernadette Boden-Albala at the University of California, Irvine, Melissa Gresalfi at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Julia DeLoia at Hollins University in Virginia, and Teresa Reed at the University of Louisville.

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

The five women appointed to endowed chairs are Bethany Rittle-Johnson at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Debra Fischer at Yale University in Connecticut, Jane Aiken at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Pearl K. Dowe at Emory University in Atlanta, and Tami Bond at Colorado State University.

Three Women Scholars With New Roles at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia

Three Women Scholars With New Roles at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia

Christine S. Cozzens has been named interim vice president for academic affairs and dean. Carlee Bishop has been appointed the founding faculty director of the applied technology graduate program and Laquita Blockson has been named faculty director of the master’s degree program in social innovation.

Eight Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Duties

Eight Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Duties

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 Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

Two Women Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

Jeanine E. Gangeness has been named acting dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Winona State University in Minnesota and Beth A Longenecker has been appointed dean of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens.

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Awarded Named Professorships

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Awarded Named Professorships

The three women appointed to endowed chairs are Holly Rushmeier at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, Usha R. Rodrigues at the University of Georgia, and Gaelyn Garrett at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Named Professorships

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Named Professorships

The five women appointed to endowed chairs are Thu H. Le at the University of Rochester in New York, Laura McGuinn at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Olena Morozova Vaske at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Melyna J. Price at the University of Kentucky, and Hui Cao at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

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

Eleven 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.

Fourteen Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Academia

Fourteen Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Academia

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 Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are April Barton at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Bethany Nowviskie at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, Sherri Jones at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Maria Donoghue Velleca at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Four Women Named Distinguished Professors at Pennsylvania State University

Four Women Named Distinguished Professors at Pennsylvania State University

The four women named to Distinguished Professorships at Pennsylvania State University are Xuemei Huang in the College of Medicine, Aylin Yener in electrical engineering, Rebecca Strzelec in visual arts, and Veronica Montecinos in sociology.

Four Women Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions at Prestigious Universities

Four Women Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions at Prestigious Universities

The four women appointed to endowed professorships are Marla F. Frederick at Emory University in Atlanta, Amy Hauft at Washington University in St. Louis, Chen-Yu Li at Indiana University, and Paula M. Vertino at the University of Rochester in New York.

New Assignments in Academia for Seven Women Scholars

New Assignments in Academia for Seven Women Scholars

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 Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Two Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Kristin Hadley has been named dean of the Jerry & Vickie Moyes College of Education at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, and Janette M. Braverman is the new dean of the College of Business and Management, External Partnerships at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee.

Women Are Making Strides in Closing the Gender Gap in Faculty Positions in Higher Education

Women Are Making Strides in Closing the Gender Gap in Faculty Positions in Higher Education

Men still hold a major of all faculty positions in higher education, particularly at the full professor level. But women have made gains and now make a majority of all assistant professors, lecturers, and instructors.

Nine Women Scholars in Academia Who Are Taking on New Duties

Nine Women Scholars in Academia Who Are Taking on New Duties

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 Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as Deans

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as Deans

Tameka Angela Harper has been named dean of students at Tuskegee University in Alabama and Rachel Schreiber has been named executive dean of the Parsons School of Design in New York. Enku Gelaye has been named dean of campus life at Emory University in Atlanta and Valerie Ashby has been reappointed dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Duke University.

Four New Women Assistant Professors at the University of North Dakota

Four New Women Assistant Professors at the University of North Dakota

The new assistant professors at the University of North Dakota are Cathy Finley in atmospheric sciences, Beth Klemetsrud in chemical engineering, Ericka Sanner-Stiehr in nursing, and Ida Drury in social work.

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

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Will Be 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.

Duke University Hires Four Women to the Faculty of Its Medical School

Duke University Hires Four Women to the Faculty of Its Medical School

Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, has recruited 12 new faculty members as Translating Duke Health Scholars. Four of the new faculty members are women: Priyamvada Acharya, Sherika Hill, Annette Jackson, and Xunrong Luo.