RSSAll Entries in the "Leadership" Category

Dean at Illinois State University is the New Head of the International Council of Fine Arts Deans

Dean at Illinois State University is the New Head of the International Council of Fine Arts Deans

Jean M. Miller, dean of the Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts at Illinois State University since 2015, will serve as president of the organization for three years. Dean Miller has been an active member of the International Council of Fine Arts Deans for 11 years.

Ann Bain Is the New Provost at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Ann Bain Is the New Provost at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Dr. Bain joined the faculty at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1987 as an assistant professor of nursing. She served as chair of the department of nursing for 16 years, until she was named interim dean of the College of Sciences in 2013.

Karen Viskupic Named President of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers

Karen Viskupic Named President of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers

Karen Viskupic, an assistant research professor of geosciences at Boise State University in Idaho. She works with geoscience faculty on curriculum development and assessment, advises all undergraduate geoscience students, and works on several campus-wide initiatives to improve undergraduate and graduate STEM student success. 

Hamilton College's Shelley Haley Elected to Lead the Society for Classical Studies

Hamilton College’s Shelley Haley Elected to Lead the Society for Classical Studies

Dr. Haley is the Edward North Chair of Classics and professor of Classics and Africana Studies at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. She will serve for a year as president-elect of the society during 2020 and become president in January 2021.

Ginny Favede Named the Thirteenth President of Wheeling University in West Virginia

Ginny Favede Named the Thirteenth President of Wheeling University in West Virginia

Favede has been serving as executive director of the Ohio Valley Construction Employers Council, a not-for-profit association of more than 500 contractors. She is a former county commissioner in West Virginia and has served as chair of the board of trustees of Wheeling University since July. She will step down from that position.

Martha Ann Todd Appointed President of Columbus Technical College in Georgia

Martha Ann Todd Appointed President of Columbus Technical College in Georgia

Todd has been serving as interim president of Columbus Technical College since July 1. Earlier, she served as deputy commissioner of adult and technical education for the Technical College System of Georgia.

Regina Stanback Stroud Appointed Chancellor of the Peralta Community College District in California

Regina Stanback Stroud Appointed Chancellor of the Peralta Community College District in California

Dr. Stanback Stroud has more than 35 years of experience as an educator and leader. She served most recently as president of Skyline College in San Bruno, California. She served in that role from 2010 to 2019.

Teresa Sullivan to Serve as Provost at Michigan State University

Teresa Sullivan to Serve as Provost at Michigan State University

Teresa Sullivan is the former president of the University of Virginia. Earlier in her career, she was provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Michigan.

Shelley White Will Be the Next President of Haywood Community College in North Carolina

Shelley White Will Be the Next President of Haywood Community College in North Carolina

Currently, Dr. White is vice president for economic and workforce development and continuing education at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in North Carolina. She has been on the staff there for 18 years. She will begni her new job on January 1.

A Half Dozen Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at American Universities

A Half Dozen Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at American Universities

The women appointed to dean posts are Marlyn Delva at Columbia University, Mary Huff at Bellarmine University, Takita Felder Sumter at Winthrop University, Camilla P. Benbow at Vanderbilt University, Jerri A. Haynes at Tennessee State University and Cassandra B. Jeter-Bailey at the University of Cincinnati College of Law.

The New Editor-in-Chief of Washington State University Press

The New Editor-in-Chief of Washington State University Press

Linda Bathgate comes to Washington State University Press after working for the University Press of Florida in Gainesville where she was deputy director and editor‐in‐chief. Earlier in her career, she served on the editorial staff at several publishing companies, including Routledge/Taylor & Francis and John Wiley & Sons.

The New Director of the School of Education at the University of Rhode Island

The New Director of the School of Education at the University of Rhode Island

Dr. Danielle Dennis had been serving as an associate professor of literacy studies and co-coordinator of the Urban Teacher Residency Partnership Program at the University of South Florida. She holds a Ph.D. in language and literacy education from the University of Tennessee.

Linda Strong-Leek Is the New Provost at Berea College in Kentucky

Linda Strong-Leek Is the New Provost at Berea College in Kentucky

Since 2015, Dr. Strong-Leek had been serving as vice president for diversity and inclusion at the college. Earlier in 2012, she was named associate vice president for academic affairs. Dr. Strong-Leek is also a professor of women’s and gender studies.

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed Deans at Major Universities

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed Deans at Major Universities

The new deans are Jennifer Tour Chayes at the University of California, Berkeley, Celia R. Hooper at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, Maryam Alavi at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Amy Waer at Texas A&M University, Elizabeth Dinkins at Bellarmine University in Louisville, and Janie Pope at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.

Beverly Rogers Named the Seventeenth President of MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois

Beverly Rogers Named the Seventeenth President of MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois

Dr. Rogers has been serving as acting president for the past two months. Since 2017, she has served as provost and vice president of academic affairs. Previously, Dr. Rodgers was dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and professor of anthropology at Ottawa University in Kansas.

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

Taja-Nia Henderson has been named dean of the Graduate School at Rutgers University. Nancy Allbritton has been named dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Washington and Jeannine Dingus-Eason was named dean of education at Rhode Island College.

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.