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Five Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

The women faculty members in new roles are Hui Cao at Yale University, Cynthia Feliciano at Washington University in St. Louis, Tayari Jones at Emory University in Atlanta, Jane Aiken at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and Mary Beth Kirkham at Kansas State University.

Six Women Appointed Distinguished Professors at the State University of New York

Six Women Appointed Distinguished Professors at the State University of New York

The State University of New York Board of Trustees recently approved the appointments of 15 faculty to the Distinguished Faculty Rank. Of the 15 faculty members appointed to the Distinguished Faculty Rank, six are women.

Harvard Has a Long Way to Go to Reach Gender Parity in Faculty Positions

Harvard Has a Long Way to Go to Reach Gender Parity in Faculty Positions

Women make up just over one fifth of the tenured faculty at Harvard Business School and the Kennedy School of Government. Women are less than one quarter of tenured faculty in Harvard Medical School and Harvard Law School.

New Faculty Roles for Six Women in Academia

New Faculty Roles for Six Women in Academia

Appointed to new posts are Lisa Berreau at Utah State University, Alicia Graf Mack at the Julliard School, Meera Komarraju at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Terri Norton at Bucknell University, Katherine Hawkins at Old Dominion University, and Sheretta Butler-Barnes at Washington University in St. Louis.

Four Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Major Research Universities

Four Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Major Research Universities

The four women appointed to endowed chairs are Hyunsuk Shim at Emory University in Atlanta, Pamela L. Perrewé at Florida State University, Molly Wright Steenson at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and Laura Barraclough at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

Four Women Scholars Promoted to Senior Faculty Posts at Cedar Crest College

Four Women Scholars Promoted to Senior Faculty Posts at Cedar Crest College

The four women appointed to either associate professor or full professor at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, are Christine Lombardo-Zaun in business, Mae Ann Pasquale and Wendy Robb in nursing, and Martine Scannavino in nutrition.

New Report Shows the Persisting Gender Gap in Faculty Pay at Colleges and Universities

New Report Shows the Persisting Gender Gap in Faculty Pay at Colleges and Universities

The average salary for women full professors in the 2017-18 academic year is $100,917. For male full professors, the average salary is $106,820. The gender pay exists at all academic ranks but is smaller at the associate and assistant professor and instructor and lecturer ranks.

New Positions for Eight Women Faculty Members in Academia

New Positions for Eight Women Faculty Members 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.

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Flagship State Universities

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Flagship State Universities

Lynn Stephen was appointed to the Philip H. Knight Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University or Oregon and Patricia Richards was named to the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia.

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

The five women in new posts are Kristin Stephens-Martinez at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, Janet Tate at Oregon State University, Kathryn Coyne at the University of Delaware, Kathleen Foley at the North Atlanta campus of Brenau University in Georgia, and Ann Cary of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Three Women Scholars Promoted to Full Professor at the University of Maine

Three Women Scholars Promoted to Full Professor at the University of Maine

The University of Maine has announced the appointments of six faculty members to the rank of full professor. Three of these promotions went to women: Alice Bruce in chemistry, Kirsten Jacobson in philosophy, and Nancy Hall in communication sciences and disorders.

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

Taking on new positions are Tracy Boyer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Elizabeth Klarich at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, Romie de Guise-Langlois at the University of Massachusetts, Kammie Takahashi at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Grace Ledbetter at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania.

Study Finds Women Receive Harsher Comments Than Men When Teaching Identical Online Courses

Study Finds Women Receive Harsher Comments Than Men When Teaching Identical Online Courses

The study, led by Kristina Mitchell, director of undergraduate studies and director of online and regional site education at Texas Tech University, also found that women instructors were more likely to receive comments about their appearance and competence, or lack thereof.

Report Shows Lack of Gender Diversity in Faculty and Administrators  in California Higher Education

Report Shows Lack of Gender Diversity in Faculty and Administrators in California Higher Education

In the University of California System, women make up 54.1 percent percent of all undergraduate students. But women are just 33.6 percent of the tenured faculty in the system. Women hold 38.8 percent of senior leadership posts in the University of California System.

Six Women Promoted to Associate Professor and Granted Tenure at Wesleyan University

Six Women Promoted to Associate Professor and Granted Tenure at Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University, the highly rated liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut, has announced the promotion of eight faculty members to associate professor, effective July 1. The eight faculty members were also granted tenure. Six of the eight promotions went to women.

New Roles for 10 Women Faculty Members at U.S. Colleges and Universities

New Roles for 10 Women Faculty Members at U.S. 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.

Two Women Appointed to New Endowed Chairs at Western Universities

Two Women Appointed to New Endowed Chairs at Western Universities

Yishi Jin is the inaugural holder of the Junior Seau Foundation Endowed Chair in Traumatic Brain Injury at the University of California, San Diego, and Beth Plummer is the inaugural Susan C. Karant-Nunn Professor of Reformation and Early Modern European History at the University of Arizona.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties

Eleven Women Faculty Members 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.

The School of Science at MIT Appoints Five Women to Endowed Professor Positions

The School of Science at MIT Appoints Five Women to Endowed Professor Positions

The School of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of technology has named 12 scholars to endowed professorships. Five of these appointments went to women: Nikita Fakhri, Jacqueline Hewitt, Gabriela Schlau-Cohen, Susan Solomon, and Stefani Spranger.

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women 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 Scholars Promoted and Granted Tenure at Bowdoin College in Maine

Five Women Scholars Promoted and Granted Tenure at Bowdoin College in Maine

Bowdoin College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Brunswick, Maine, has announced that 11 faculty members have been promoted to associate professor and granted tenure. Five of the 11 promotions went to women: Tracey McMullen, Ingrid Nelson, Emily Peterman, Meghan Roberts, and Hilary Thompson.

New Assignments for Nine Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Assignments for Nine 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.

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Nine 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.

Two Women Professors at Yale University Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Two Women Professors at Yale University Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Vivian Irish was named the Eaton Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Elisabeth Jean Wood was appointed the Franklin Muzzy Crosby Professor of the Human Environment.

New Assignments for 11 Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for 11 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 Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions at Major Universities

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions at Major Universities

Appointed to endowed faculty posts are Amy Singer at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachsuetts, Antoinette Burton at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Sylvie Naar in the College of Medicine at Florida State University.

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.

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Patricia A. Patrician was appointed to the Rachel Z. Booth Endowed Chair in Nursing at the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Nursing and Lynne C. Lancaster, of Ohio University, has been named the Andrew W. Mellon Professor-in-Charge of the Humanities at the American Academy in Rome, Italy.

Eight Women Taking on New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Taking on 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.

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Appointed to endowed chairs are A. Courtney DeVries at West Virginia University, Roberta Evans at the University of Montana, Kathy S. Albain at Loyola University, Carol Johnson at Oklahoma State University, and Samantha Sheppard at Cornell University.

The Persisting Gender Gap in Faculty Salaries at American Colleges and Universities

The Persisting Gender Gap in Faculty Salaries at American Colleges and Universities

For all full-time faculty at private four-year, degree-granting institutions, the average salary for men was $95,917 compared to $78,120 for women. For male full professors at these schools, the average salary was $132,020. For women full professors the average salary was $114,436.

New Duties for Five Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Duties for Five Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new roles are Mehrsa Baradaran at the University of Georgia, Laura Ephraim at Williams College in Massachusetts, Nancy Lynch at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Elinor Sullivan at the University of Oregon, and Marianne Janack of Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.

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.