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Women Are a Small Percentage of Finance Faculty But Some Slow Progress Is Being Made

Women Are a Small Percentage of Finance Faculty But Some Slow Progress Is Being Made

A new study conducted by Mila G. Sherman, professor of finance in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Heather Tookes, professor of finance at the Yale School of Management, finds that only 16 percent of the finance faculty at the nation’s top business schools are women.

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to New Roles at State Universities

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to New Roles at State Universities

Susan Goldberg was named vice dean a professor of practice at Arizona State University and Kristie Soares has accepted the position of co-director of LGBTQ Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. Also, Jill Wieber Lens is the new associate dean for research and faculty development at the University of Arkansas School of Law and Seretha Williams was appointed chair of the department of English and world languages at Augusta University in Georgia.

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Named Professorships at Universities

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Named Professorships at Universities

The three women appointed to endowed professorships are Anitha Subburaj at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Monica Peel at the Univerity of Chicago School of Medicine, and Kami Chavis at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Taking on new roles are Ruth McCelland-Nugent at Augusta University in Georgia, Marisa Anne Pagnattaro at the University of Georgia, Janice Nicholson at Mississippi State University, Danielle Dick at Rutgers University in New Jersey, and Sierra Young at Utah State University.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties at Universities

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties at Universities

The five women scholars taking on new assignments are Madhavi Kadakia at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, Carla Schwan at the University of Georgia, Katherine Ankerson at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Theresa Pietsch at Neumann University in Aston, Pennsylvania, and Diane Bailey at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania

Swarthmore College, a highly rated liberal arts educational institution in suburban Philadelphia, has appointed seven faculty members to endowed chairs. Four of these appointments went to women. The four women are Betsey Bolton in English, Tia Newhall in computer science, K. Ann Renninger in educational studies, and Patricia White in film and media studies.

Four Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties

Four Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties

Taking on new assignments are Tarina Kang at the University of Southern California, Cynthia Osborne at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Airea D. Matthews of Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, and Teresa Seefeldt of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at South Dakota State University.

A Quartet of Women Who Have Been Named to Endowed Professorships

A Quartet of Women Who Have Been Named to Endowed Professorships

The four women who have been appointed to endowed faculty positions are Mara Rúbia André Alves de Lima at Rutgers University, Kristin Cline at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, Teresa L. Smallwood at the United Lutheran Seminary in Philadelphia, and Jodi Forlizzi at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

Two Women Scholars Who Have Been Named Chair of Their Academic Departments

Two Women Scholars Who Have Been Named Chair of Their Academic Departments

Emily Liu has been named head of the department of industrial and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy New York, and Miranda Drake has accepted the position of chair overseeing the dental hygiene department at the University of South Dakota.

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The four women scholars who have been appointed to endowed chairs are Amy Weaver at Youngstown State University, Cynthia Richards at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, Renee Cunningham-Williams at Arizona State University, and Onnolee Nordstrom at North Dakota State University.

Five Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

Five Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

The Harvard Graduate School of Education has announced the appointment of five faculty members to endowed chairs. All of the appointments went to women: Susan Dynarski, Heather Hill, Nonie Lesaux, Meira Levinson, and Catherine Snow.

Four Women Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New Duties at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New Duties at Colleges and Universities

The four women scholars who are taking on new roles are Angela Frey at Alverno College in Milwaukee, Jamie Winders, at Syracuse University in New York, Nicole Holt has recently joined the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, Virginia, and Mary Emery at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, Appoints Four Women Scholars to Endowed Chairs

Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, Appoints Four Women Scholars to Endowed Chairs

Vassar College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Poughkeepsie, New York, has announced the appointment of four women to endowed chairs. They are Eve Dunbar, Shona Tucker, Myra Hughey, and Michele Tugade.

A Group of Five Women Academics Who Are Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

A Group of Five Women Academics Who Are Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

The five women scholars appointed to new positions are Chie Sakakibara at Syracuse University in New York, Jen Ames Stuart at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Lisa M. Anderson at Arizona State University, Radhika Nagpal at Princeton Univerity in New Jersey, and Nancy Freitag at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to University Endowed Professorships

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to University Endowed Professorships

Graça Vicente, a professor of chemistry at Louisiana State University was named a Boyd Professor at the university. Jacqueline Goldsby has been appointed the Thomas E. Donnelley Professor of African American Studies and English at Yale University and Pamela L. Allison has been named to the Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

Colleges and Universities Have Announced the Appointment of Three Women to Endowed Professorships

Colleges and Universities Have Announced the Appointment of Three Women to Endowed Professorships

Pamela R. Jeffries has been named to the Valere Potter Distinguished Chair in Nursing at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.Regina Stevens-Truss was named to the the Dorothy H. Heyl Senior Endowed Chair in Chemistry at Kalamazoo College in Michigan and Jillian Scheer has been named the inaugural Cobb-Jones Professor of Clinical Psychology at Syracuse University in New York.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Will Be Taking on New Faculty Assignments

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Will Be Taking on New Faculty Assignments

The four women scholars who have been hired to new positions are Erica Brown at Yeshiva University in New York, Lawanda Greene at Fort Valley State University in Georgia, Karen Harris at Arizona State University, and Cirecie West-Olatunji at Xavier University in New Orleans.

Four Women Join the Faculty of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT

Four Women Join the Faculty of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT

The new women faculty at MIT are Sam Berstler in the department of linguistics and philosophy, Wiebke Denecke in the department of literature, Mariya Grinberg in the department of political science, and Sulafa Zidani in global civic media.

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New University Assignments

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New University Assignments

The five women scholars in new roles are Jennifer Lodge at Duke University in North Carolina, Tracey Conti at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Lindy Elkins-Tanton at Arizona State University, Angela Williams at the University of Arkansas, and Nicole Roberson at the University of Mississippi.

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The four women who have been appointed to endowed chairs are Jennifer Klein at Yale University, Kjerstin Thorson at Michigan State University, Rosemary Nabaweesi at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, and Anne Rimoin at the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles.

New Duties or Titles for Six Women Scholars in Higher Education

New Duties or Titles for Six Women Scholars in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Sonya Alemán at the University of Texas at San Antonio, Jennifer Swann at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Asli Aslan at Georgia Southern University, Ruth Opara at Syracuse University in New York, Michelle Miley at Montana State University, and Renée Lynn Beard at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

The University of Pennsylvania Names Three Women Scholars to Endowed Professorships

The University of Pennsylvania Names Three Women Scholars to Endowed Professorships

Emily Hannum, professor of sociology, has been appointed Stanley I. Sheerr Term Professor in the Social Sciences. Nancy J. Hirschmann, professor of political science, and Anthea Butler, professor of religious studies, have been appointed Geraldine R. Segal Professors in American Social Thought.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to New Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to New Positions at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new roles are Joanne Solis-Walker at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology, Judith Green McKenzie at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Sophie Esch at rice University in Houston, Andia Augustin-Billy at Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport, and Jennifer Keys at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships in the School of Science at MIT

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships in the School of Science at MIT

The four women named to endowed chairs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are Gloria Choi in brain and cognitive sciences, Arlene Fiore in Earth and planetary sciences, Danna Freedman in chemistry, and Seychelle M. Vos in biology.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Selected to Take on New Duties

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Selected to Take on New Duties

Taking on new assignments are Jill Irvine at the University of Vermont, Charreau Bell, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Meagen Rosenthal at the University of Mississippi, Kerry Lee at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, and Anita Oberbauer at the University of California, Davis.

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Positions in Higher Education

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Positions in Higher Education

Stella Xu has been named the John R. Turbyfill Professor of History at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia. Ellen Avril was named the inaugural Judith H. Stoikov Curator of Asian Art at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art on the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and Yolanda Cooper was named the Lindseth Family University Librarian at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

New Assignments for Five Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Five Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new duties are Debra Pile in the School of Nursing at Wichita State University in Kansas, Deidre Pierson at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, Colleen Clark at the University of South Carolina, Cynthia Breazeal at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Pamela Pike at Louisiana State University.

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Lead Their Academic Departments

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Lead Their Academic Departments

Taking on new duties as department chairs are Stephanie Yates at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Susan Polster at Utah State University, and Tracey A. Milligan at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York.

New Assignments for Five Women Faculty Members at Universities

New Assignments for Five Women Faculty Members at Universities

taking on new roles are Sandra Ryeom at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dana Franz at Mississippi State University, Melissa Bilec at the University of Pittsburgh, D’Jaris Coles-White at Western Michigan University, and Mary McKay at Washington University in St. Louis.

Four Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Vassar College

Four Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Vassar College

The four women appointed to endowed chairs at Vassar College are Eve Dunbar, a professor of English, Shona Tucker, professor and chair of the drama department, Myra Hughey, an assistant professor of biology, and Michele Tugade, a professor of psychological sciences.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Appointed to New Positions

Five Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Appointed to New Positions

Taking on new assignments are Neva Specht at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, Kimberly Mayfield at Holy Names University in Oakland, California, Katja Guenther at Princeton University, Castel V. Sweet at the University of Mississippi, and Stephanie Rachel Speer at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.

Five Women Join the Faculty at the Arizona State University College of Nursing

Five Women Join the Faculty at the Arizona State University College of Nursing

The Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University has added five women to its faculty: DeAnnah Byrd, Hannah Giasson, Rachel Koffer, Alyssa Robillard, and Fiorella Carlos Chavez.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Positions in Higher Education

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Positions in Higher Education

The four women scholars appointed to endowed posts at colleges and universities are Rola El-Serag at Rice University in Houston, Catherine Peters at Princeton University in New Jersey, Thelma Hurd at the University of California, Merced, and Valerie Barr at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Named to New Positions in the Academic World

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Named to New Positions in the Academic World

Taking on new assignments are at the University of Wisconsin, Julie Wolter at the University of Montana, Janet Chen at Princeton University in New Jersey, Jennifer Karas Montez at Syracuse University in New York, and Kathy Yelick at the University of California, Berkeley.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Positions in Higher Education

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Positions in Higher Education

The five women appointed to endowed positions are Eneida Mendonca of Indiana University, Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz at the University of Iowa, Emily Greenwood at Princeton University in New Jersey, Jennifer Siegel at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and Rachael Gordon at the University of Louisiana Lafayette.