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Two Women Engineering Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Two Women Engineering Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Sez Atamturktur was appointed the Harry and Arlene Schell Professor and chair of the department of architectural engineering at Pennsylvania State University and Linsey Marr was named the Charles P. Lunsford Professor in Engineering at Virginia Tech.

Eight Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Eight 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.

A Trio of Women Scholars Named to Endowed Professorships

A Trio of Women Scholars Named to Endowed Professorships

The three women appointed to endowed chairs are Wenjing Lou, a professor of computer science at Virginia Tech, Nancy S. Koven, a professor of neuroscience at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and Ekaterine Heldwein, a professor of molecular biology at the Tufts University School of Medicine in Massachusetts.

Six Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota

Six Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota

St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, where undergraduate residential education is restricted to women, has awarded tenure to seven faculty members. Of these, six are women.

Three Women Promoted to Full Professor at the University of Wyoming

Three Women Promoted to Full Professor at the University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming in Laramie has announced that 13 faculty members have been promoted to full professor. Three of these promotions to full professor went to women: Brenda Alexander in animal science, Ye Zhang in geology and geophysics, and Doris Bolliger in education.

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Faculty Positions

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Faculty Positions

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 Professors Retire From the Yale University Faculty

Five Women Professors Retire From the Yale University Faculty

They are Janice Carlisle, professor of English, Annping Chin, senior lecturer in history, Deborah Davis, professor of sociology, Roberta Frank, professor of English and professor of linguistics, and Susan Rose-Ackerman, professor of law and professor of political science.

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members

New Assignments 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.

Four Women Scholars Granted Tenure at Reed College in Portland, Oregon

Four Women Scholars Granted Tenure at Reed College in Portland, Oregon

Reed College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Portland, Oregon, has granted tenure to seven faculty members. Four of the faculty members granted tenure are women: Samiya Bashir, Kara Cerveny, Catherine Ming T’Ien Duffly, and Mariela Szwarcberg Daby.

New Positions for Six Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Positions 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 Chair Academic Departments at Schools of Public Health

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Chair Academic Departments at Schools of Public Health

Cora E. Lewis was named chair of the department of epidemiology in the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Leslie Kantor was named the inaugural chair of the department of urban-global public health at the Mailman School of Public Health at Rutgers University in Newark New Jersey.

Four Women Appointed to Named Professorships at Duke University School of Law

Four Women Appointed to Named Professorships at Duke University School of Law

The law school at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, recently announced the appointment of six faculty members to named professorships. Four of the six professors named to endowed chairs are women. All appointments are effective July 1.

New Assignments for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

New Assignments for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

Assuming new roles or positions are Roberta Klatzky at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Rachel Patzer at Emory University in Atlanta, Rita Dove of the University of Virginia, Lorraine Ware at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz at the University of Rhode Island.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

The four women appointed to endowed chairs are Harshita Mruthinti Kamath at Emory University, Alena Kubatova at the University of North Dakota, Heather Woofter at Washington University in St. Louis, and Melinda J. Beeuwkes Buntin at Vanderbilt University.

Four Women Scholars Promoted and Granted Tenure at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut

Four Women Scholars Promoted and Granted Tenure at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut

Trinity College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Hartford, Connecticut, has announced that it was promoting four women faculty members from assistant professor to associate professor: Cheyenne Brindle in chemistry, Meredith Safran in Classics, Kari Theurer in philosophy, and Abigail Fisher Williamson in political science.

Six Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments in Higher Education

Six Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty 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 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.