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Ten Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at American Universities

Ten Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at American 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.

Three Women Appointed University Professors at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh

Three Women Appointed University Professors at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh

The three new University Professors at Carnegie Mellon University are Jessica Hodgins, a professor of computer science and robotics, Kathryn Roeder, the UPMC Professor of Statistics and Life Sciences, and Susanne Slavick, an artist, curator, and the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Art.

Five Women Appointed to Chair Their Academic Departments

Five Women Appointed to Chair Their Academic Departments

The new department chairs are Namandje Bumpus at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Kari Babski-Reeves at Mississippi State University, Irene Swanson at Purdue University, Ruth S. Waterman at the University of California, San Diego, and Tracey Brent-Chessum at Brenau University in Georgia.

Three Women Have Been Appointed Harvard College Professors

Three Women Have Been Appointed Harvard College Professors

The three women appointed Harvard College Professors are Katia Bertoldi, the William and Ami Kuan Danoff Professor of Applied Mechanics, Glenda Carpio, a professor of English and African and African American studies. and Cassandra Extavour, a professor of biology.

Three Women From the College of Agriculture Named University Scholars at Purdue

Three Women From the College of Agriculture Named University Scholars at Purdue

The distinction recognizes faculty members who are on an accelerated path for academic distinction through their research, entrepreneurship, and the dissemination of that knowledge. The three women named are Anjali Iyer-Pascuzzi in botnay and plant pathology, Zhao Ma in forestry, and Katy Martin Rainey in agronomy.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Kirsten Martin will hold a chair in the Technology Ethics Center at the University of Notre Dame. Aviva Briefel was appointed to an endowed chair in English language and literature and cinema studies at Bowdoin College in Maine, and Sophie Paczesny will hold an endowed chair at the Hollings Cancer Center of the Medical Univerity of South Carolina.

New Assignments for Six Women Scholars In Higher Education

New Assignments for Six Women Scholars In Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Anneliese A. Singh at Tulane University in New Orleans, Stefani Gomez at Cedar Crest College in Allentown Pennsylvania, Debra Cohn at Indiana University, Norma Guerra at the University of Texas at San Antonio, Sara Connolly at the University of Illinois, and Cassandra Moseley at the University of Oregon.

Yale University Appoints Four Women to Endowed Professorships

Yale University Appoints Four Women to Endowed Professorships

The four women appointed to endowed chairs at Yale University are Margaret Homans in English, Lauren Benton in history, Susan J. Baserga in molecular biophysics and biochemistry, and Regina Grace Kunzel in history and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies.

Three Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Three Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

The three women awarded tenure at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are Ivon M. Arroyo in teacher education and curriculum studies, Sarah Pallas in biology, and Anna Maria Siega-Riz in nutrition.

Has Yale University's Diversity Initiative Been Successful in Adding Women to Its Faculty?

Has Yale University’s Diversity Initiative Been Successful in Adding Women to Its Faculty?

Over the past five years, Yale has invested $50 million in increasing the diversity of its faculty. During that time period the percentage of women oin the Yale faculty increased from 39 percent to 41 percent.

Seven Women Scholars Who Will Be Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Seven Women Scholars Who Will Be Taking on 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.

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Positions at Major Universities

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Positions at Major Universities

Jenny Kim was appointed to an endowed chair in hospitality business management at Washington State University. Jennifer L. Biddle was appointed to the Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair of Australian Studies at Harvard University and Barbara Rockenbach was appointed the Stephen F. Gates ’68 University Librarian at Yale University.

Princeton University Announces the Appointment of Four Women to Its Faculty

Princeton University Announces the Appointment of Four Women to Its Faculty

Joining the faculty at Princeton for the fall semester will be Lara Buchak as a professor of philosophy. Also, three women will join the faculty as assistant professors: Patricia Blessing-Yaycioglu in art and archaeology, Zhao Li in political and public affairs, and Guadalupe Tuñón in politics and international affairs.

New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members 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.

Three Women Scholars Earn Promotions at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio

Three Women Scholars Earn Promotions at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio

Ursuline College, the educational institution for women in Ohio, has announced the promotions of three women faculty members: Regina Prosser in nursing, Sarah Preston in chemistry, and Jennifer Schwartz Mrazek in art therapy. Dr. Prosser was also granted tenure.

Four Women Faculty Members Who Were Appointed to New Posts or Given Additional Responsibilities

Four Women Faculty Members Who Were Appointed to New Posts or Given Additional Responsibilities

Taking on new roles are Jacqueline O’Connor at Pennsylvania State University, Molly Carr, at the Bard College Conservatory of Music in Annandale-on-Hudson New York, Karen D. Morgan at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Beena Sood at the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit.

Four Women Promoted to Full Professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts

Four Women Promoted to Full Professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts

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 Named Distinguished Professors at Indiana University

Four Women Named Distinguished Professors at Indiana University

Indiana University trustees have approved the appointment of 15 faculty members as Distinguished Professors. This is the highest academic title at the university. Of the 15 new Distinguished Professors, four are women: Lisa Blomgren Amsler, Lynda Bonewald, Lynda Bonewald, and Marietta Simpson.

Four Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Four Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

The four women faculty members who are taking on new roles are Dorothy Y. Ko of Barnard College in New York City, Erica Cooper at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Suzannah Clark at Harvard University, and Rebecca Cunningham at the University of Michigan.

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Cathy Eng was named to the David H. Johnson Chair in Surgical and Medical Oncology at Vanderbilt University. M. Lisa Manning has been named the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Physics at Syracuse University and Tara Leigh Grove will join the University of Alabama School of Law in August as the Charles E. Tweedy, Jr. Endowed Chairholder in Law.

Three Women Faculty Members at State Universities Who Are Taking on New Roles

Three Women Faculty Members at State Universities Who Are Taking on New Roles

Carey Ellis Laffoon was promoted to full professor of nursing at Arkansas Tech University. Jami Fullerton, a professor of strategic communication at Oklahoma State was named chief editor of Journalism & Mass Communication Educator and Chrysanthi Leon, associate professor of sociology at the University of Delaware, was named deputy director of the university’s honors program.

Four Women Scholars Promoted to Associate Professor and Granted Tenure at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania

Four Women Scholars Promoted to Associate Professor and Granted Tenure at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania

Swarthmore College has announced the promotion of seven faculty members from assistant professor to associate professor. They were also awarded tenure. Four of the promotions went to women: Elaine Allard in educational studies, Lei Ouyang Bryant in music, BuYun Chen in music, and Daifeng He in economics.

New Assignments for Four Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Four Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

The four women who are taking on new roles are Karen V. Guth at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Noel Schulz at Washington State University, Laura Perna at the University of Pennsylvania, and Naho Maruta at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.

Three Women Scholars Appointed Full Professor at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania

Three Women Scholars Appointed Full Professor at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania

Swarthmore College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in suburban Philadelphia, has announced the promotion of Linda Chen to professor of mathematics. Also promoted to full professor are Bakirathi Mani in English and Tomoko Sakomura in art history.

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Academic Duties

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Academic Duties

Taking on new assignments are Jackie Krasas at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Doris Sung at the University of Southern California, Clancy Wilmott at the University of California Berkeley, Nisha Botchwey at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Cheryl Devuyst at Oklahoma State University.

Four Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon

Four Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon

Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, has promoted eight faculty members from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure. Four of these promotions were earned by women: Tabitha Knight in economics, Janet A. Lorenzen in sociology, Katja Meyer in environmental scienec, and Maegan Parker Brooks in communications.

Nine Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Responsibilities in Higher Education

Nine Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Responsibilities 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 at Major Universities

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

Karen Tani was named the Seaman Family University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Linda Dusman has been named to the Bearman Foundation Chair in Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Cathy Eng was appointed to the David H. Johnson Chair in Surgical and Medical Oncology at Vanderbilt University.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are 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.

Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Grants Tenure to Five Women

Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Grants Tenure to Five Women

Carleton College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Northfield, Minnesota, has announced that it was promoted six scholars to the rank of associate professor, effective September 1. They were also granted tenure. Five of the six scholars who were promoted are women.

Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Given New Assignments or Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Given New Assignments or 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.

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.

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

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

Taking on new assignments are Sandra Sharman at East Georgia State College, Jacqueline Jones LaMon at Adelphi University in New York, Sarah Laursen at Harvard University, Lisa Wood at the University of Arkansas, Kristina Olson at Princeton Univeersity in New Jersey and Lisa E. Farrington at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed University Chairs

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed University Chairs

The three women appointed to endowed professorships are Sandy McKeown at the University of South Dakota, Kathryn Edin at Princeton University in New Jersey and Brandy Faulkner at Virginia Tech.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Six Women Scholars

New Assignments in Higher Education for Six Women Scholars

Faculty members with new assignments are Elmira Bayrasli at Bard College in New York, Brenda S. Faison at North Carolina Central University, Jacquelyn Meshelemiah at Ohio State University Linda Wallace at Virginia Tech, Tera Jordan at Iowa State University, and Yvette Butler at the University of Mississippi.