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Two Women Among the Finalists for Dean of the Business School at Old Dominion University

Two Women Among the Finalists for Dean of the Business School at Old Dominion University

Kathleen A. Getz is dean of the Michael R. Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University of Chicago and Kay M. Palan is professor of marketing and dean of the Haworth College of Business at Western Michigan University.

Tuck Bridge Program for Business Expands to the Campus of Smith College

Tuck Bridge Program for Business Expands to the Campus of Smith College

The Smith-Tuck Bridge Program, held at Smith College and taught by faculty of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, will be a three-week course of study with the goal of increasing the number of women who pursue careers in business.

Report Finds UCLA's Business School Is "Inhospitable to Women Faculty"

Report Finds UCLA’s Business School Is “Inhospitable to Women Faculty”

Among the report’s finding were that the school was inconsistent in its hiring and promotion policies in regards to women and that “gender ghettos” were created in certain academic areas. The report found a “lack of respect” for women faculty.

University of Missouri Moves to Help Students and Faculty With Child Care

University of Missouri Moves to Help Students and Faculty With Child Care

The University of Missouri plans to offer a private concern a no-cost lease of university land for the construction and operation of the center. In return the center will offer discounts to university faculty, staff, and students.

Gillian Lester Appointed the 15th Dean of Columbia Law School

Gillian Lester Appointed the 15th Dean of Columbia Law School

Currently she is the Alexander F. and May T. Morrison Professor of Law, the Mimi Wolfen Research Professor, and acting dean of the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Professor Lester will become dean at Columbia Law School on January 1.

The Next Dean of the Law School at Southern Methodist University

The Next Dean of the Law School at Southern Methodist University

Jennifer M. Collins currently serves as on the faculty of the Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She is also vice provost at Wake Forest University.

Two Women Among the Five Finalists for Dean of the College of Journalism at the University of Nebraska

Two Women Among the Five Finalists for Dean of the College of Journalism at the University of Nebraska

Maria B. Marron is professor and chair of the department of journalism at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant and Derina R. Holtzhausen is a professor and director of the School of Media and Strategic Communication at Oklahoma State University.

The Next Dean of the Medical School at the University of California at Davis

The Next Dean of the Medical School at the University of California at Davis

Julie Freischlag currently serves as the William Stewart Halsted Professor and chief of surgery at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institute. She will become dean on February 10.

Lots of Women at the University of Georgia's White Coat Ceremonies

Lots of Women at the University of Georgia’s White Coat Ceremonies

Women make up more than 70 percent of the new students at the College of Veterinary Medicine and more than 65 percent of the new students in the College of Pharmacy.

The First Woman Dean of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy

The First Woman Dean of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy

When she begins her new post on August 5, Dr. Johnson will be the first woman dean in the college’s 90-year history. Professor Johnson joined the faculty at the University of Florida in 1999. Previously she taught at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy.

The First Woman Dean of the Business School at Indiana University

The First Woman Dean of the Business School at Indiana University

Idalene Kesner has been chosen as the next dean of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in Bloomington. She has been serving as associate dean of faculty and research and holds the Frank P. Popoff Chair of Strategic Management at the business school.

A Check-Up on Women Faculty at U.S. Medical Schools

A Check-Up on Women Faculty at U.S. Medical Schools

There are some areas of higher education where women continue to be significantly underrepresented. The faculties of U.S. medical schools is one such area. In 2011, women were 36.2 percent of all medical school faculty and only 19.6 percent of the full professors.

Lisa Kloppenberg to Lead the Law School at Santa Clara University

Lisa Kloppenberg to Lead the Law School at Santa Clara University

She is the former dean of the University of Dayton law school in Ohio. Prior to her 10-year tenure as dean at the University of Dayton, she taught at the law school of the University of Oregon.

Annette Clark Appointed Dean of the Seattle University School of Law

Annette Clark Appointed Dean of the Seattle University School of Law

Dr. Clark joined the law school’s faculty in 1989. During the 2011-2012 academic year she served as dean and taught at the Saint Louis University School of Law but resigned her post and returned to Seattle in the fall of 2012.

Nancy Dunlap to Lead the University of Virginia Medical School

Nancy Dunlap to Lead the University of Virginia Medical School

Dr. Dunlap has been serving as physician in residence at the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices in Washington. Previously, she was a professor of medicine at the University of Alabama Birmingham.

The First Woman Dean of the College of Business at the University of Louisville

The First Woman Dean of the College of Business at the University of Louisville

Carolyn M. Callahan will become dean in July 2014. She is currently the KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accounting and director of the School of Accountancy at the University of Memphis in Tennessee.

Percentage of Nurses Who Are Men Has Tripled Since 1970

Percentage of Nurses Who Are Men Has Tripled Since 1970

While men are still a small percentage of all nurses, male nurses earn more money than women nurses. In 2011, women nurses had average earnings of $51,100 while male nurses had average earnings of $60,700.

A Check-Up on Women in U.S. Medical Education

A Check-Up on Women in U.S. Medical Education

In 2011 the number of women applying to medical school, enrolling in medical school, and earning medical degrees were at al all-time high. But the percentage of women in medical education has declined slightly in recent years.

University of New Mexico School of Law Announces Two Women Finalists for Dean

University of New Mexico School of Law Announces Two Women Finalists for Dean

Two women are among the four finalists for dean of the University of New Mexico School of Law: Barbara Bergman, the current interim dean of the UNM law school and Melanie Wilson, associate dean at the University of Kansas School of Law.

Women's Progress in Closing the Gender Gap in Law School Enrollments Comes to a Halt

Women’s Progress in Closing the Gender Gap in Law School Enrollments Comes to a Halt

In 2001-02 academic year, women made up 49 percent of the total enrollments in U.S. law schools. But since that time, progress in closing the gender gap has not only come to a halt, it has reversed.

Azita Emani Named Dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Washington

Azita Emani Named Dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Washington

Dr. Emani is currently a professor and dean of the College of Nursing at Seattle University.

The History of Women at the William and Mary Law School

The History of Women at the William and Mary Law School

Virginia Mister, who earned her undergraduate degree at the College of William and Mary, enrolled at the law school in 1935 and was awarded a degree in 1937. She was one of only five students in her law school class.

A New Dean for the Vanderbilt Divinity School

A New Dean for the Vanderbilt Divinity School

Emilie M. Townes currently serves as the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of African American Religion and Theology at Yale Divinity School. She also is the associate dean of academic affairs. She will assume her new post in July.

Patricia Chase to Lead the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Patricia Chase to Lead the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Dr. Chase will be the third dean of the School of Pharmacy at West Virginia University to be president of the association which represents 129 accredited schools of pharmacy across the United States.

Bloomberg Businessweek Poll Asked Readers to Rate the Attractiveness of Women at Leading Business Schools

The magazine promoted the poll on Twitter with a tweet that read, “”Which business school has the most attractive female students?”

The New Dean of the College of Business Administration at Kent State University

The New Dean of the College of Business Administration at Kent State University

Deborah Spake has been serving as associate dean and professor of marketing at the Mitchell College of Business at the University of South Alabama in Mobile.

The Gender Gap in Medical School Enrollments Has Widened in Recent Years

The Gender Gap in Medical School Enrollments Has Widened in Recent Years

According to new data from the Association of American Medical Colleges, women were 49.6 percent of all new medical school students in 2003 but only 46.4 percent of first-time enrollees in 2012.

Why Are Men Abandoning Schools of Veterinary Medicine?

Why Are Men Abandoning Schools of Veterinary Medicine?

Only half of all veterinarians are women but 80 percent of all current students at U.S. schools of veterinary medicine are women.

Women Make Up Less Than a Third of New Students at the University of Nevada School of Medicine

Women Make Up Less Than a Third of New Students at the University of Nevada School of Medicine

In this year’s entering class at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, there are 47 men and only 22 women.

N. Jane Shelby Is the New Director of the Alaska WWAMI School of Medical Education

N. Jane Shelby Is the New Director of the Alaska WWAMI School of Medical Education

She has been serving as the interim executive director of the Division of Health Sciences at Montana State University in Bozeman. She previously taught at the University of Utah.

Cecilia Rouse to Lead the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton

Cecilia Rouse to Lead the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton

A member of the Princeton faculty since 1992, Dr. Rouse served on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers from 2009 to 2011.

Stanford Law Selects a New Dean

Stanford Law Selects a New Dean

Mary Elizabeth Magill has been serving as vice dean and the Joseph Weintraub-Bank of America Distinguished Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law.

Medical Schools With a Low Percentage of Women Matriculants

Medical Schools With a Low Percentage of Women Matriculants

The percentage of women in entering classes at U.S. medical schools in 2011 went from a low of 30.8% at the Uniformed Services University to 73.2% at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta.

Sylvia Maxwell Named Dean of the School of Business at Providence College

Sylvia Maxwell Named Dean of the School of Business at Providence College

Currently, she is a professor and director of the Principled Leadership Program and chair of the MBA program at the Simmons College School of Management in Boston.

Laura Milner Is a Finalist for Dean of the College of Business at the University of Idaho

Laura Milner Is a Finalist for Dean of the College of Business at the University of Idaho

She is associate dean of the College of Business and professor of marketing at Central Washington University.