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University of Notre Dame Launches New Program to Increase Women's Participation on Nonprofit Boards

University of Notre Dame Launches New Program to Increase Women’s Participation on Nonprofit Boards

The BRITE (Board Readiness Initiative to Empower) Women Project at the University of Notre Dame seeks to equip women with the skills they need to provide transformational nonprofit board leadership that benefits their communities.

Paige Comstock Cunningham Is the New Leader of Taylor University in Upland, Indiana

Paige Comstock Cunningham Is the New Leader of Taylor University in Upland, Indiana

Dr. Cunningham is currently the executive director of The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. She has been a member of the board of trustees at Taylor University for 17 years and is stepping down as board chair to become interim president for the coming academic year.

Two Scholarly Women Appointed to Positions as Deans

Two Scholarly Women Appointed to Positions as Deans

Dominique Ayesha Robinson has been named dean of the Chapel at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas, and Gretchen Galbraith was appointed dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at the State University of New York at Potsdam.

Three Women Scholars Appointed Deans at Gonzaga University

Three Women Scholars Appointed Deans at Gonzaga University

Yolanda Gallardo Carter has been named dean of the School of Education. Karlene A. Hoo has been named dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Rosemarie Hunter has been named dean of the School of Leadership Studies.

Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as University Deans

Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as University Deans

The new deans are Amy Heaston at Georgia Southern University, LaTonya Braham at DePauw University, Alicia E. Feis at the Arizona College of Optometry, Jana Sutton at the University of Louisiana Monroe, Suzanne Barbour at the UNC-Chapel Hill, Eunice Santos at the University of Illinois, and Maria del Carmen Flores-Mills at Queens University in Charlotte.

The New Leader of Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas

The New Leader of Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas

From 2012 to 2017, Dr. Elizabeth Mauch was dean of the College of Education at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. She also served as a professor of mathematics at the university. After leaving Bloomsburg University, Dr. Mauch served as a Fulbright Scholar at the Lodz University of Technology in Poland.

Berenecea Johnson Eanes Is the New Leader of York College of the City University of New York

Berenecea Johnson Eanes Is the New Leader of York College of the City University of New York

Dr. Eanes has been serving as vice president for the Division of Student Affairs at California State University, Fullerton. She has been on the staff at CalState, Fullerton for the past seven years.

Wendy Rheault Is the New President of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Wendy Rheault Is the New President of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Wendy Rheault has served on the faculty at the university for 38 years. She has been interim president since January. From 2014 to 2018, Dr. Rheault served as provost. From 2003 to 2014, she was dean of the College of Health Professions.

Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho, Appoints Four Women to Dean Positions

Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho, Appoints Four Women to Dean Positions

Thew new deans are LoriAnn Sanchez for the College of Education. Judy Marlett for the College of Arts & Humanities, Lawanna Lancaster for the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences, and Jamee Nixon for the College of Engineering, Mathematics, & Sciences.

Patricia Hsieh Selected as the Next President of Hartnell College in Salinas, California

Patricia Hsieh Selected as the Next President of Hartnell College in Salinas, California

Dr. Hsieh has spent the last 14 years as president of San Diego Miramar College, one of three institutions that make up the San Diego Community College District. Earlier in her career, she held executive posts at Sacramento City College, San Bernardino Valley College and Moorpark College, all in California.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Marjorie Jenkins at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Greenville, Allyson L. Watson at Florida A&M University, Stephanie G. Adams at the University of Texas at Dallas and Alicia Golston at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee.

Sandra Barnes to Lead the Natchez Campus of Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Mississippi

Sandra Barnes to Lead the Natchez Campus of Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Mississippi

Dr. Barnes currently serves as the chair and professor in the department of chemistry and physics at Alcorn State University in Mississippi. She has also served in other capacities at Alcorn State including research assistant professor for the Center for Biotechnology and Genomics.

St. Louis Community College Appoints Women to Lead Two Campuses

St. Louis Community College Appoints Women to Lead Two Campuses

Julie Fickas was appointed president and chief academic officer at the Forest Park campus of St. Louis Community College and Feleccia Moore-Davis was appointed president and chief academic officer at the Meramec campus.

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as Deans

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as Deans

The women who were appointed to dean posts are Martha J. Crawford at Scared Heart University in Connecticut, Marion Broome at Duke University, Robin Renee Davis at Virginia Union University, Sherrill Smith at the University of Wyoming, Linda Burton at the University of California, Berkeley, and Anne Curzan at the University of Michigan.

For Elite University Presidents, The Gender Pay Gap Is Disappearing

For Elite University Presidents, The Gender Pay Gap Is Disappearing

The results of a study led by a scholar at the University of Central Florida show that on average there is a 9 percent compensation difference between male and female university presidents, with women receiving less pay than men on average. But at higher status universities, women presidents are receiving similar levels of total compensation as male presidents.

The First Woman President of the Tulsa Campus of Oklahoma State University

The First Woman President of the Tulsa Campus of Oklahoma State University

Dr. Pamela Fry has served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at the Tulsa campus since 2016. She also serves as vice provost and associate vice president of undergraduate education at the flagship campus of Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. Earlier, Dr. Fry was dean of the university’s College of Education for six years.

Martha Ann Todd Selected to Take the Helm of Columbus Technical College in Georgia

Martha Ann Todd Selected to Take the Helm of Columbus Technical College in Georgia

Todd has had a career in education spanning 40 years. Recently, she served as deputy commissioner of adult and technical education for the Technical College System of Georgia. She took office as interim president on July 1 and will serve until a permanent president is appointed.

The First Woman to Lead the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island

The First Woman to Lead the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island

Rear Adminral Shoshana Chatfield served as a helicopter pilot in the Western Pacific, Afghanistan, and the Arabian Gulf. From 2001 to 2004, Dr. Chatfield was an assistant professor of political science at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Most recently, she was commander of U.S. Naval Forces in the Mariana Islands in the northern Pacific Ocean.

Daria J. Willis Selected as the Next President of Everett Community College in Washington State

Daria J. Willis Selected as the Next President of Everett Community College in Washington State

Dr. Willis has been serving as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, New York. Earlier in her career, Dr. Willis was an assistant professor of history, faculty senate president, department chair, and dean of academic studies at Lee College in Baytown, Texas.

Eleven Universities Announce the Appointment of Women to Dean Positions

Eleven Universities Announce the Appointment of Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are Lepaine Sharp-McHenry, Jennifer D. Greer, Sian Mooney, Bonnie Rush, Elizabeth Skomp, Kimberly Lawless, Andra Basu, Coleen Pugh, Adrea Lawrence, Deborah Rifenbary, and Zoe Woodell Locklear.

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at American Educational Institutions

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at American Educational Institutions

Here is a large group of women who recently have been appointed to dean positions at educational institutions across the United States.

Nine Women Appointed to Positions as Deans

Nine Women Appointed to Positions as Deans

Nine college and universities across the United States have recently announced the appointments of women to dean positions. The women deans are Kelley Bidle, Laura Vosejpka, Lynn Cooley, Susan Hubbard, Nicola Boothe Perry, Penny Hammrich, Kimberly Gaiters, Teresa Garrett, and Ann Goodman.

The First Woman Master of Jesus College at the University of Cambridge in England

The First Woman Master of Jesus College at the University of Cambridge in England

Sonita Alleyne was recently appointed as master of Jesus College at the University of Cambridge in England. The title of master is the equivalent of dean in the United States. Alleyne will be the first woman and the first Black person to lead the college, which was established in 1496.

Seven Universities Announce the Appointment of Women Scholars to Dean Positions

Seven Universities Announce the Appointment of Women Scholars to Dean Positions

The women appointed to dean posts are Susan Parish at Virginia Commonwealth University, Claire Stewart at the University of Nebraska, Laris Genin at Wichita State, Gretchen Ritter at Ohio State, Rachel Nardo at Utah State, Barbara Rasco at the University of Wyoming, and Tamar Szabó Gendler at Yale University.

Women Are Appointed to Lead Three Community Colleges

Women Are Appointed to Lead Three Community Colleges

Nancee Sorenson was selected as the next chancellor of Louisiana State University-Eunice. Carlee Drummer will be the next president of Columbia-Green Community College in Hudson, New York, and Shannon L. Kennedy was appointed president of Rappahannock Community College in Glenns, Virginia.

Eight Colleges and Universities Appoint Women to Positions as Deans

Eight Colleges and Universities Appoint Women to Positions as Deans

Thew new deans are Laura Belmonte at Virginia Tech, Anita Welch at Wayne State, Allison Danell at East Carolina University, Karinna M. Vernaza at Gannon University, Carol M. Musil at Case Western Reserve University, Leslie Wolf at Georgia State, Nicole Curvin at Middlebury College in Vermont, and Amy Radford-Popp at Olivet College in Michigan.

Women Appointed to Lead Three Community Colleges in the Western United States

Women Appointed to Lead Three Community Colleges in the Western United States

The three women who were appointed community college presidents are Angelica Suarez at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California, Monica Torres at Dona Ana Community College at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, and Kim Hoffmans at Ventura Colllege in California.

Four Women Scholars Named to Provost Positions at Prestigious Colleges and Universities

Four Women Scholars Named to Provost Positions at Prestigious Colleges and Universities

The four women appointed to provost positions are Emily A. Carter at the University of California, Los Angeles, Mitzi Montoya at Washington State University, Linda Strong-Leak at Berea College in Kentucky, and Julie Sandell at Suffolk University in Boston.

Colleges and Universities Appoint 10 Women to Dean Positions

Colleges and Universities Appoint 10 Women to Dean Positions

The 10 new deans at colleges and universities across the United States are Jennifer Collins, Laura Auricchio, Gwyneth Price, Amy Lauren Fairchild, Raka Ray, Diana Martinelli, Karen Muncaster, Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Lori Messinger, and Lisa Dutton.

A Dozen Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Posts at Major Universities

A Dozen Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Posts at Major Universities

The twelve women appointed to dean posts at major universities are: Amy Falkner, Grace Kuo, Amy Hungerford, Lynn Boyd, Catrine Tudor-Locke, Haifa Abou Samra, Pamela F. Cipriano, Susan McIntosh, Kristi Palmer, Jane Aiken, Safiya George, and Allison Brashear.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Dean Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are Mary Ann Krough at South Dakota State University, Priscilla Elsass at Clark University in Massachusetts, Nicola Boothe Perry at Florida A&M University, Ana Gaillat at Vermont Technical College, Peggy Shannon at San Diego State University, Sarah Whiting at Harvard University, and Lise Youngblade at Colorado State University

A Change in Leadership at Bennington College in Vermont

A Change in Leadership at Bennington College in Vermont

Mariko Silver, president of Bennington College in Vermont, will step down from her post on July 1 to become president of the Henry Luce Foundation in New York City. The board of trustees at Bennington College has named Isabel Roche, provost and dean of the college, as interim president.

Nine New Women Deans at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

Nine New Women Deans at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

The nine women deans are: Claire Garcia at Colorado College, Rachel Kyte at Tufts, Susan Catron at the University of California, Davis, Laura Vandeburgh at the University of Oregon, Susan Lozier at Georgia Tech, Gennifer Weisenfeld at Duke, Stephanie Gray at Montana State University, Nicole Pennington at Ohio University, and Wendi S. Williams at Mills College in Oakland.

Rebecca Wyke Appointed President of the University of Maine at Augusta

Rebecca Wyke Appointed President of the University of Maine at Augusta

Since 2017, Dr. Wyke has been serving as interim president of the Augusta campus. Earlier, she was vice chancellor for finance and administration for the University of Maine System. Prior to joining the University of Maine System, Dr. Wyke was the commissioner of the Department of Administration and Finance for the state of Maine.

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

The new deans are Verna L. Williams at the University of Cincinnati, Melanie Stein at Ithaca College in New York, Denise Rush as Boston Architectural College, Alexis Abramson at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, Janis Terpenney at the University of Tennessee, and Beth McNeil at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.