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New Roles for Six Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Roles for Six 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 Professors Have Been Appointed to Named Chairs

Three Women Professors Have Been Appointed to Named Chairs

The three women appointed to endowed professorships are Susanne Brenner at Louisiana State University, Julie Ann Sosa at the University of California, San Francisco, and Stephanie Hendrith at Murray State University in Kentucky.

The Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Ranks

The Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Ranks

Data from the American Association of Medical Colleges shows that in 2016 there were 65,888 women faculty members at U.S. medical schools. There were 100,318 male faculty members. Thus, women made up 39.6 percent of all medical school faculty. Women were 22.8 percent of all full professors.

The University of Chicago Names Three Women to Endowed Professorships

The University of Chicago Names Three Women to Endowed Professorships

The University of Chicago recently named a large group of scholars to endowed chairs. Three of these appointments went to women: Bana Jabri, Carole Ober, and Sydney L. Hans.

Three Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Three Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Leila Mansouri is a new assistant professor of English at Scripps College. Angela Lewis, was named interim chair of political science at the University of Alabama Birmingham, and M. Sue Kirkman was named chair of the National Diabetes Education Program.

New Duties for Six Women Faculty Members at State Universities

New Duties for Six Women Faculty Members at State 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.

Four Women Hired to the Engineering Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Four Women Hired to the Engineering Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The School of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced the hiring of 16 new faculty members. Four of the new faculty hires are women: Sili Deng, Tami Lieberman, Farnaz Niroui, and Desiree Plata.

Four Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Four Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

The four women taking on new faculty roles are Tatiana Sanses at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Christina Greer at New York University, Nancy Small at the University of Wyoming, and Erika Lorraine Milam at Princeton University in New Jersey.

A Quartet of Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

A Quartet of Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

The four women who were named to endowed professorships are Hui Wilcox at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, Susanne Brenner at Louisiana State University, and Karen Collins and Ellen Thomas at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.

A Pair of Women Who Have Been Appointed Department Chairs at Major Universities

A Pair of Women Who Have Been Appointed Department Chairs at Major Universities

Asu Ozdaglar was named chair of the department of electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kelly Ann Kinney was appointed chair of the department of English at the University of Wyoming.

Four Women Named Distinguished Professors at Utah State University

Four Women Named Distinguished Professors at Utah State University

Utah State University has named four women faculty members as Distinguished Professors: Joyce Kinkead, Patricia Lambert, Tammy Proctor, and Frances Titchener. The designation honors scholars who have performed “at a very high level in all areas of faculty responsibilities – teaching, research, and service.”

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Ten Women Faculty Members 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.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed Chairs of Academic Departments

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed Chairs of Academic Departments

Lesley Curtis was named chair of the department of health sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine. Mary Taylor is the new chair of the department of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Andria Costello Staniec was appointed chair of the department of civil and environmental engineering at Syracuse University in New York.

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

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

The three women named to Distinguished Professorships at SUNY are Lina M. Obeid at Stony Brook University, Jean H. Quataert at Binghamton University, and JoEllen Welsh at the University at Albany.

Seven New Women Faculty Members in the Humanities at Yale University

Seven New Women Faculty Members in the Humanities at Yale University

Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut has announced that there are seven new women faculty members in humanities disciplines this fall. They are Rizvana Bradley, Deborah Coen, Aimee Meredith Cox, Naomi Levine, Elise Morrison, Eda Pepi, and Ana Ramos-Zayas.

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Appointed to new faculty roles are LaShanda Korley at the University of Delaware, Julie A. Alison at Pittsburg State University in Kansas, Cherrie Moraga at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Alison Curseen at Boston College and Sonya Clark at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.

Three Women Appointed to Named Professorships at Large State Universities

Three Women Appointed to Named Professorships at Large State Universities

The holders of named professorships are Robin Hemphill at the Virignia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, Laurie Wideman at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Hava Tirosh-Samuelson at Arizona State University.

Three Women Scholars Appointed Department Chairs at Major Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed Department Chairs at Major Universities

Nita Ahuja was appointed chair of the department of surgery at the Yale School of Medicine. Carolina Cruz-Neira was named interim chair of the department of the computer science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Laurin R. Severin was appointed chair of the department of English at North Carolina State University.

Four Women Join the Faculty of the School of Architecture and Planning at MIT

Four Women Join the Faculty of the School of Architecture and Planning at MIT

The School of Architecture and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced the appointment of five new faculty members. Four of the new hires are women: Judith Barry, Mariana Ibanez, Erica James, and Danielle Wood.

Nine Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Nine Women Scholars 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 Have Joined the Faculty of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University

Three Women Have Joined the Faculty of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University

The Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University has added five scholars to its core faculty. Three of the new hires are women: Robyn Meeks, Linda Burton, and Elizabeth J. Gifford.

Two State Universities Report Progress in Closing the Gender Pay Gap for Faculty

Two State Universities Report Progress in Closing the Gender Pay Gap for Faculty

Studies at Colorado State University and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst find that when men and women teach in the same field for the same amount of time at the same rank, there is no statistically significant difference in pay.

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.

Study Examines the Hiring and Retention Rates of Women Faculty in STEM Disciplines

Study Examines the Hiring and Retention Rates of Women Faculty in STEM Disciplines

Among the findings were that female engineering faculty who started as assistant professors were more likely to leave than men, and left without tenure more frequently than men. Time to promotion from associate to full professor took one to two years longer, on average, for women in biological, biomedical and agricultural fields.

Five Women Join the Faculty of the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis

Five Women Join the Faculty of the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis

There are now 22 women on the business school’s faculty, an all-time high. A decade ago in 2007, there were only seven women on the faculty at the business school. Women are now more than one quarter of the total faculty at the business school.

A Quartet of Women in New Faculty Positions at Major Universities

A Quartet of Women in New Faculty Positions at Major Universities

The four women in new faculty posts are Pajarita Charles at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Daphne A. Bascom at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Rena Robinson at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and Miriam Rocah at Pace University in New York.

Research Shows That Faculty Search Committees Consider Relationship Status of Women But Not Men

Research Shows That Faculty Search Committees Consider Relationship Status of Women But Not Men

A new study by Lauren A. Rivera, an associate professor at Northwestern University, found that faculty search committee members assumed that heterosexual women whose partners held academic or high-status jobs were not “movable” and therefore excluded them from job offers.

New Roles in Higher Education for Eight Women Faculty Members

New Roles in Higher Education for Eight 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.

Two Women Who Are the Inaugural Holders of New Endowed Chairs

Two Women Who Are the Inaugural Holders of New Endowed Chairs

Pheme Perkins is the inaugural Joseph Professor of Catholic Spirituality in the department of theology at Boston College and Rhonda Williams was named the inaugural holder of the John L. Seigenthaler Chair in American History at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Ten Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty 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 Join the Faculty of the School of Science at MIT

Four Women Join the Faculty of the School of Science at MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of technology has announced the hiring of 14 new faculty members for the School of Science which encompasses the departments of biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics. Four are women: Laura Kiessling, Rebecca Lamason, Giulia Sacca, and Stefani Spranger.

Three Faculty Members at Indiana University Appointed to Associate Vice Provost Positions

Three Faculty Members at Indiana University Appointed to Associate Vice Provost Positions

Appointed to associate vice provost positions in the Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion are Dionne Danns, an associate professor of education, Stephanie Li, who holds an endowed chair in the department of English, and Mary Murphy, an associate professor of psychological and brain science.

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.

Three Women Have Joined the Faculty of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT

Three Women Have Joined the Faculty of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT

Amah Edoh was appointed an assistant professor of African studies. Lisa Parks is a professor of comparative media studies and Lisa Parks is a professor of comparative media studies and Miriam Schoenfield is a new associate professor of philosophy.

A Dozen Women With New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

A Dozen Women With New Faculty 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.