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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.

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.