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Four Women Appointed to Chair Their Academic Departments

Four Women Appointed to Chair Their Academic Departments

The four women who were appointed to head their departments are Heidi Wengreen at Utah State University, Stephanie Boss at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma, Andreea Deciu Ritivoi at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and Lisa Beckley-Roberts at Jackson State University in Mississippi.

New Roles or Duties for Six Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Roles or Duties 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 Scholars Who Were Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Three Women Scholars Who Were Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

The women appointed to endowed chairs are Susan Trolier-McKinstry at Pennsylvania State University, Sarah Lamb at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, and Adia Harvey Wingfield at Washington University in St. Louis.

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are 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.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Named Professorships at Major Universities

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Named Professorships at Major Universities

The four women appointed to named professorships are Wendy Cadge at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, Penny Kris-Etherton at Pennsylvania State University, Anna Shields at Princeton University in New Jersey, and Susan Madsen at Utah State University.

Six Women Faculty Women Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Six Women Faculty Women Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

The six women scholars in new roles are Ana María Martínez at Rice University in Houston, Gail Wilson at Oklahoma State University, Malika Jeffries-EL at Boston University, Shoshana Schechter at Yeshiva University in New York, Anne-Marie Schultz at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and J. Camille Hall at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed Heads of Their Departments

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed Heads of Their Departments

The new departments heads at Laura Bittner at New Mexico State University, Shawn Ricks at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, and Sarah L. Berga of the University at Buffalo of the State University of New York System.

Stanford University Has Made Only Snail-Like Progress in Reducing Its Faculty Gender Gap

Stanford University Has Made Only Snail-Like Progress in Reducing Its Faculty Gender Gap

The latest count shows 693 women on the Stanford faculty compared to 1,582 men. Over the past decade, the percentage of women on Stanford’s faculty has increased from 26 percent to 30 percent. In some schools on campus, the percentage of women faculty has decreased or remained stagnant over the last decade.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Undertaking New Assignments in Academia

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Undertaking New Assignments in Academia

The women scholars who are taking on new roles are Andrea Burrows at the University of Wyoming, Kristine Lang at Colorado College, Jodie Dionne-Odom at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Elizabeth Meyerand at the University of Wisconsin, and Julianne Vernon at Vanderbilt University.

Four Women Awarded Tenure at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York

Four Women Awarded Tenure at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York

The four women who were promoted to associate professor and awarded tenure at Hamilton College are Anne Feltovich in classics, Siobhan Robinson in psychology, Pavitra Sundar in literature and creative writing, and Andrea Townsend in biology.

Seven Women Faculty Members Are Given New Assignments in Higher Education

Seven Women Faculty Members Are Given 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 Scholars Promoted and Awarded Tenure at Valdosta State University in Georgia

Three Women Scholars Promoted and Awarded Tenure at Valdosta State University in Georgia

The three women faculty member at Valdosta State University who were promoted and granted tenure are Meagan Arrastía-Chisholm in human services, Catherine Sara Bowers in library reference services, and Evelyn Davis-Walker in graphic design.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Eight Women Scholars

New Assignments in Higher Education for Eight 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.

A Trio of Women Appointed to Full Professor at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania

A Trio of Women Appointed to Full Professor at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Janine Chi was promoted to professor of sociology. Margo Hobbs was named a professor of art and Katherine Richmond was promoted to professor of psychology.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are 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.

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

Named to endowed chairs are Sarah Abrevaya Stein at the University of California, Los Angeles, Pamela Hill at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Wendy Cadge at Brandeis University in Waltham Massachusetts, Brooke E. Blevins at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and Angela Duckworth at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mount Holyoke College Awards Tenure to Seven Women Faculty Members

Mount Holyoke College Awards Tenure to Seven Women Faculty Members

Mount Holyoke College, the selective liberal arts educational institution for women in South Hadley, Massachusetts, has announced that it has awarded tenure to nine faculty members. Seven of those granted tenure are women.

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.