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In Memoriam: Sister Thomas Welder, 1940-2020

In Memoriam: Sister Thomas Welder, 1940-2020

sister Thomas Welder joined the faculty at what was then Mary College in Bismarck, North Dakota, in 1963, where she taught music. She was named president of the educational institution in 1978 and retired in 2009.

In Memoriam: Nancy Ryan Lowitt, 1956-2020

In Memoriam: Nancy Ryan Lowitt, 1956-2020

Nancy Lowitt was an assistant professor of medicine who had recently been promoted to senior associate dean for faculty affairs and professional development at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

In Memoriam: Sherry Wagner-Henry, 1966-2020

In Memoriam: Sherry Wagner-Henry, 1966-2020

Sherry Wagner-Henry was the director of the Bolz Center for Arts Administration at the Wisconsin School of Business. Before joining the staff at the University of Wisconsin, she spent 21 years on the staff at the University of Minnesota.

In Memoriam: Dudley Jean Dovell Shearburn, 1929-2020

In Memoriam: Dudley Jean Dovell Shearburn, 1929-2020

Dr, Shearburn joined the faculty at Salem College and Academy in 1977 to direct the Orton Center, an endowed center in the department of education that focused on special education. When the center closed, Dr. Shearburn remained on the faculty and taught women’s studies. She retired in 1998.

In Memoriam: Pat Leonard, 1955-2020

In Memoriam: Pat Leonard, 1955-2020

Pat Leonard first came to the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1983 as associate dean of students. She was promoted to vice chancellor for student affairs in 1996. Overall, she served the students at the university for 37 years.

In Memoriam: Mary Elizabeth Hoppe, 1951-2020

In Memoriam: Mary Elizabeth Hoppe, 1951-2020

In 1981, professor Hoppe joined the faculty in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont. She was promoted to full professor in 1995.

In Memoriam: Mary A. Armstrong, 1948-2020

In Memoriam: Mary A. Armstrong, 1948-2020

Armstrong joined the studio art faculty in Boston College’s fine arts department in 1989. She taught there for nearly 30 years while she continued her career as a landscape artist.

In Memoriam: Alice Billings Thompson Clark, 1926-2020

In Memoriam: Alice Billings Thompson Clark, 1926-2020

Dr. Clark She moved to Grand Forks, North Dakota, in 1965 and joined the faculty at the University of North Dakota. When she was later named vice president of academic affairs, Dr. Clark became the first woman to hold a high-level administrative post at a university in North Dakota.

In Memoriam: Ann-Margaret Anselmo, 1925-2020

In Memoriam: Ann-Margaret Anselmo, 1925-2020

Ann-Margaret Anselmo, who served for a quarter-century on the faculty at the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, Connecticut. She was a graduate of the university and earned graduate degrees at the University of Notre Dame.

In Memoriam: Anne Lee Madsen, 1946-2020

In Memoriam: Anne Lee Madsen, 1946-2020

Dr. madsen served on the faculty at the Univerity of New Mexico for 25 years, retiring as an associate professor of elementary education. She also served the university as associate dean of the College of Education.

In Memoriam: Antoinette Iadarola, 1940-2020

In Memoriam: Antoinette Iadarola, 1940-2020

Dr. Iadarola was the sixth president of Cabrini University, which is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. She was the university’s first lay president. Dr. Iadarola served as president from 1992 to 2008.

In Memoriam: Rosemary Tysko Hornak, 1951-2020

In Memoriam: Rosemary Tysko Hornak, 1951-2020

Rosemary Hornak ws professor emerita of psychology at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. She sserved on the Meredith College faculty for 34 years before her retirement in 2011.

In Memoriam: Diana Northrup Lockard, 1925-2020

In Memoriam: Diana Northrup Lockard, 1925-2020

Dr. Lockard served as the inaugural dean of students at Pitzer College in Claremont, California. She was also executive director of California Concerns, an organization that promoted leadership for women in California higher education.

In Memoriam: Barbara Ferguson Harland, 1925-2020

In Memoriam: Barbara Ferguson Harland, 1925-2020

In 1984, Dr. Harland accepted a faculty position at Howard University. She served as a tenured graduate professor within the department of nutritional sciences in College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences for 30 years. She continued to conduct research in her university laboratory until the age of 90.

In Memoriam: Laurie Schwab Zabin, 1926-2020

In Memoriam: Laurie Schwab Zabin, 1926-2020

Laurie Schwab Zabin, a former professor of population, family and reproductive health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, was an internationally recognized expert on adolescent pregnancy, abortion, and sexual behavior.

In Memoriam: Alyce Chenault Gullattee, 1928-2020

In Memoriam: Alyce Chenault Gullattee, 1928-2020

Dr. Gullattee was appointed to the Howard University faculty in 1970 as a psychiatrist in the department of neuropsychiatry. Over the next half-century she played a signi!cant role in the education and training of literally thousands of physicians.

In Memoriam: Linda Pickthorne Fletcher

In Memoriam: Linda Pickthorne Fletcher

Linda Fletcher served as dean of the business schools at West Chester University in Pennsylvania and the Univerity of Tennessee Chattanooga. In 1964, she was the first woman to earn a Ph.D. in applied economics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

In Memoriam: Frances Bartlett Kinne, 1917-2020

In Memoriam: Frances Bartlett Kinne, 1917-2020

Dr. Kinne began her Jacksonville University career in 1958 as a humanities professor. She became the founding dean of the College of Fine Arts in 1961 and served in that capacity until being named president in 1979. Dr. Kinne served as president for 10 years, followed by her time as chancellor from 1989 to 1994.

In Memoriam: Martha Banta 1928-2020

In Memoriam: Martha Banta 1928-2020

Martha Banta was Distinguished Professor of English, Emerita, at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Banta was the author of eight books and was working on two more at the time of her death at the age of 91.

In Memoriam: Marion Joan Faber, 1944-2020

In Memoriam: Marion Joan Faber, 1944-2020

Marion J. Faber was the Scheuer Family Professor Emerita of Humanities and Professor Emerita of German at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. She taught at the highly selective liberal arts college for 30 years.

In Memoriam: Anne Hornickel Yuska, 1956-2020

In Memoriam: Anne Hornickel Yuska, 1956-2020

Anne Yuska was the former program director of the NorthStar STEM Alliance at the University of Minnesota. She retired in 2019 after serving on the staff at the university fo a dozen years.

In Memoriam: Karen L. Laughlin, 1951-2020

In Memoriam: Karen L. Laughlin, 1951-2020

Dr. Laughlin came to FSU in 1982 and held a joint appointment in English and humanities for several years. She specialized in modern and American drama, critical theory, and women’s studies. Dr. Laughlin served as head of the undergraduate education for the past 17 years.

In Memorian: Eaven Boland, 1944-2020

In Memorian: Eaven Boland, 1944-2020

A native of Dublin, Ireland, Eavan Boland was the Bella Mabury and Eloise Mabury Knapp Professor in Humanities and the Melvin and Bill Lane Director of the Creative Writing Program at Stanford University.

In Memoriam: Ann Ellen Redelfs, 1957-2020

In Memoriam: Ann Ellen Redelfs, 1957-2020

In 1995, Redelfs was appointed director of external communications at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego. In 2002 she was named ssociate director of public programs for the Cornell Ornithology Lab.

In Memoriam: Helen Pittas Damico, 1931-2020

In Memoriam: Helen Pittas Damico, 1931-2020

Helen Damico was professor emerita of medieval language and literature at the University of New Mexico. A native of Greece, she taught at the university for 31 years.

In Memoriam: Helen Tygielski Morgan, 1928-2020

In Memoriam: Helen Tygielski Morgan, 1928-2020

Helen T. Morgan began her career at the University of Delaware in 1963 as a clerk/typist. She rose through the ranks to become manager of the benefits division. Her career at the University spanned more than 40 years.

In Memoriam: Carol Ann Neisess D’Onofrio, 1936-2020

In Memoriam: Carol Ann Neisess D’Onofrio, 1936-2020

Carol Ann Neisess D’Onofrio was professor emerita at the School of Public Health of the University of California, Berkeley. She focused her work on curtailing tobacco and alcohol use among rural youth, increasing the availability of breast and cervical cancer screening, and improving access to end-of-life care.

In Memoriam: Barbara Allen Babcock, 1938-2020

In Memoriam: Barbara Allen Babcock, 1938-2020

Barbara A. Babcock was the Judge John Crown Professor of Law, Emerita at Stanford University. In 1972, she became the first woman to serve on the law school faculty at Stanford.

In Memoriam: Jane J. Martin, 1931-2020

In Memoriam: Jane J. Martin, 1931-2020

Dr. Martin began her career-long association with Africa in 1961 when she trained teachers in Liberia for that nation’s Ministry of Education. Dr. Martin taught African history at various institutions of higher learning in the United States as well as at the University of Liberia and the University of Calabar in Nigeria.

In Memoriam: Ruth B. Mandel, 1938-2020

In Memoriam: Ruth B. Mandel, 1938-2020

Professor Mandel served for 24 years as director of Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics. She was a Board of Governors Professor of Politics and a senior scholar at the Center for American Women and Politics.

In Memoriam: Alicia Lawrence, 1983-2020

In Memoriam: Alicia Lawrence, 1983-2020

Alicia Lawrence was deputy dean and executive director of residential life and housing at Barnard College in New York City. Before joining the staff at Barnard, Lawrence held administrative posts at Rutgers University, Montclair State University, and Ohio University.

In Memoriam: Cheryl Ann Wall, 1948-2020

In Memoriam: Cheryl Ann Wall, 1948-2020

Professor Cheryl Wall focused on African-American literature, American literature, and feminist criticism. She first joined the faculty at Rutgers University in 1972. and had planned on retiring this year.

In Memoriam: Denise Michelle Chapman Montgomery, 1959-2020

In Memoriam: Denise Michelle Chapman Montgomery, 1959-2020

Dr. Montgomery was the founding dean of the College of Health Sciences at Alabama State University. Earlier in her career, she taught at Langston University in Oklahoma and Florida A&M University.

In Memoriam: Mylla Urban, 1941-2020

In Memoriam: Mylla Urban, 1941-2020

Mylla Urban was professor of physical education, athletics & recreation, emerita, at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. She worked at the college for 30 years as a professor, atheltics director, department chair, and associate dean.

In Memoriam: Ellen Kay Compton, 1938-2020

In Memoriam: Ellen Kay Compton, 1938-2020

In 1980, Dr. Compton was hired to work in the special collections unit at the University of Arkansas Libraries. She remained on the staff until 2009. Dr. Compton served as president of the Arkansas Historical Association from 1986-1988.