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Dean of the Baylor University School of Nursing to Step Down on June 30

Dean of the Baylor University School of Nursing to Step Down on June 30

Shelley F. Conroy dean of the Louise Herrington School of Nursing at Baylor University in Texas, has decided to step down from her administrative post effective June 30. She has served as dean of the nursing school for eight years.

Dianne Harrison to Postpone Retirement as President of California State University, Northridge

Dianne Harrison to Postpone Retirement as President of California State University, Northridge

Last November, Dianne Harrison, president of California State University, Northridge, announced she would retire on June 30, 2020. Now, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Harrison has announced that she will stay on through the fall 20020 semester.

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From College Leadership Posts

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From College Leadership Posts

The four women who are leaving or have left their posts are Elizabeth McCormack, a dean at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, Constance M. Carroll, the chancellor of the San Diego Community College District, Maria Harper-Marinick, the chancellor of the Maricopa County Community College District in Arizona, and Olivia G. White, dean of students at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland.

Four Women Scholars Who Are Leaving Their University Posts

Four Women Scholars Who Are Leaving Their University Posts

Stepping down from their positions are Patricia M. Lampkin at the University of Virginia, Karen P. DePauw at Virginia Tech, Endia Beal at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, and Jeanne H. Balsam at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden Announces She Is Stepping Down on July 1

Chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden Announces She Is Stepping Down on July 1

Phoebe A. Haddon became the chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden in July 2014. From 2009 to 2014, Haddon was dean of the Carey School of Law at the University of Maryland. Chancellor Haddon will remain at the university as a professor of law.

Three Women Scholars at Virginia Tech Granted Emerita Status

Three Women Scholars at Virginia Tech Granted Emerita Status

Helene Renard was named associate professor of interior design emerita. Ruth Grene is professor of plant science emertia in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Jill Kiecolt was named professor of sociology emerita in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

Two Deans at State Universities Announced Their Retirements

Two Deans at State Universities Announced Their Retirements

Mary Nettleman, dean of the Sanford School of Medicine and vice president for health affairs at the University of South Dakota and Miriam Chaiken, dean of the William Conroy Honors College at New Mexico State University, will retire this summer.

Four Women College or University Presidents Announce Their Retirements

Four Women College or University Presidents Announce Their Retirements

The four retiring presidents are Marcia G. Welsh, president of East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania, Kaylen Betzig, president of Waukesha County Technical College in Wisconsin, Christine Hammond, president of Mid Michigan College, and Carol Taylor, president of Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri.

Research Finds That Mental Health Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Should Be Different for Men and Women

Research Finds That Mental Health Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Should Be Different for Men and Women

A study led by Elizabeth Evans, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, concludes that gender-tailored methods to address the harmful mental health effects of childhood adversity may help alleviate the current opioid crisis and make treatment more effective.

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Posts at Major Universities

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Posts at Major Universities

Dawn Cartee director of the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Stephanie Reel, the chief information officer and vice provost for information technology at Johns Hopkins University, and Mildred Robinson, the Henry L. and Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law are retiring.

Four Women Retiring From High-Level Positions at Major Universities

Four Women Retiring From High-Level Positions at Major Universities

The four women who have announced their retirements from university administrative pots are Teresa Phillips at Tennessee State University, Jill D. Friedman at Washington University in St. Louis, E. Royce Harper at the University of Michigan, and Almeda Jacks at Clemson University in South Carolina.

Three Women Serving as Community College Presidents to Step Down

Three Women Serving as Community College Presidents to Step Down

The three community college presidents who are stepping down are Karen Vickers of Clinton Community College in Iowa, Patricia Gentile of North Shore Community College in Danvers, Massachusetts, and Linda Moley of Coffeyville Community College in Kansas.

Three Women Scholars Announce They Will Step Down From Dean Positions at the End of the Academic Year

Three Women Scholars Announce They Will Step Down From Dean Positions at the End of the Academic Year

Betty Kirby, dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Central Michigan University, Margaret Raymond, dean of the law school at the University of Wisconsin, and Mary Elizabeth Moore, dean of the School of Theology at Boston University, have announced they will will step down this coming summer.

President of California State University, Northridge Announces She Will Step Down in June

President of California State University, Northridge Announces She Will Step Down in June

Dianne Harrison, president of California State University, Northridge since 2012, announced that she will step down from her post on June 30, 2020. President Harrison’s academic and research areas of expertise include HIV prevention among women and minority populations and higher education issues related to university leadership.

Claire Sterk, President of Emory University, Announces She Will Step Down Next Summer

Claire Sterk, President of Emory University, Announces She Will Step Down Next Summer

When she took office on September 1, 2016, Dr. Sterk was the first woman to serve as president of the university in its 180-year history. After a sabbatical, she will return to the faculty at Emory as the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Public Health.

Three African American Women University Presidents Announce Their Retirements

Three African American Women University Presidents Announce Their Retirements

WIlma Mishoe, president of Delaware State University, and Lucille H. Mauge, who until recently was interim president of Calrk Atlanta University, will retire at the end of 2019. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond, president of Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, will retire at the end of the current academic year.

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Posts

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Posts

Barbara O’Keefe, dean of the School of Communication at Northwestern University and Mary G. Boland, dean of the School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa will retire next summer. Lori A. Lewis, vice chancellor for advancement at Western Carolina University, recently stepped down from her position.

Three Women Faculty Members Announce Their Retirement From the College of the Holy Cross

Three Women Faculty Members Announce Their Retirement From the College of the Holy Cross

The three women faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, who have retired are Isabel Alvarez Borland in Spanish, Patricia Bizzell in English, and Carol Lieberman in music.

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From University Posts

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From University Posts

The three women who hve announced their retirements are Jennifer Horn, managing director of export and security compliance at Texas Tech University, Carolyn McAllaster, Colin W. Brown Clinical Professor of Law at Duke University, and Elise Kriss, president of the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Four Women Retire From High-Level University Posts

Four Women Retire From High-Level University Posts

Pareena Lawrence, president of Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, Lynn Verschoor, director of the art museum at South Dakota State University, Mary J. Kennett, director of the Animal Resource Program at Pennsylvania State University, and Sandra Witte, a dean at California State University, Fresno, have all announced they are leaving their posts.

Leadership Change on the Horizon at LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis

Leadership Change on the Horizon at LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis

The board of trustees of LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis, Tennessee, has chosen not to renew the contract of President Andrea Miller. Dr. Miller was appointed the 12th president of the historically Black college in 2015. She is the first woman president in the college’s history.

Three Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level University Positions

Three Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level University Positions

The women who are leaving their university posts are Kathleen Spehar at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, Hazel V. Carby at Yale University in Connecticut, and Patricia White at Alcorn State University in Mississippi.

Four Women Who Have Stepped Down From Their Posts at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Who Have Stepped Down From Their Posts at Colleges and Universities

The four women who have retired from their posts in higher education are Tommie Stewart at Alabama State University, Diane Windham Shaw at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, Filomina C. Steady at Wellesley College in Massachusetts, and Alfreda Horton at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Four Women Faculty Conferred Emerita Status at Arkansas Tech University

Four Women Faculty Conferred Emerita Status at Arkansas Tech University

The four women granted emerita status at Arkansas Tech University are Paula Pendergrass in biology, Patricia Roach in education, Elizabeth Salmeri in education, and Rebecca Shopfner in teaching, learning, and leadership.

Six Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Higher Education Posts

Six Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Higher Education Posts

The women leaving their posts in academia are Melissa Thomas-Hunt at Vanderbilt University, Julie A. Hodge at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia, Dorothy Leland, chancellor of the University of California, Merced, Melissa R. Hyatt at Johns Hopkins University, Marie Lynn Miranda at Rice University in Houston, and Diane Cole Ahl at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.

Kent State University in Ohio Honors Its Outgoing President

Kent State University in Ohio Honors Its Outgoing President

Beverly J. Warren, president of Kent State University in Ohio, will step down from her position on June 30, 2019. To recognize her accomplishments over her five-year tenure, the Kent State University board of trustees has voted to name the university’s new Student Recreation and Wellness Center in her honor.

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From Posts in Higher Education

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From Posts in Higher Education

The three women who are leaving their posts are Susan Day at Virginia Tech, Patricia White, dean of the School of Law at the University of Miami, and Joyce E. Smith, CEO of the National Association for College Admission Counseling.

Four Women in Academia Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Four Women in Academia Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Stepping down from their roles are Rebecca Chopp, chancellor of the University of Denver, Cynda Ann Johnson dean of the Carilion School of Medicine at Virginia Tech, Pamela S. Beemer, chief human resource officer at Northwestern University, and Patricia Weitzel-O’Neill at Boston College.

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Positions in Academia

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Positions in Academia

The women leaving their posts are Ellen Smiley at Grambling State University in Louisiana, Barbara A. Schaal at Washington University in St. Louis, Patricia Henry at Harvard University, Sharon Hunt at the University of Arkansas, and Mari Anne Phillips at Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri.

Four Women Who Are College or University Presidents Announce Plans to Leave Their Posts

Four Women Who Are College or University Presidents Announce Plans to Leave Their Posts

The women presidents who have or will step down are Laurie Nichols at the University of Wyoming, Pat Skinner at Gaston College in Dallas, North Carolina, Carol Leary at Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, and Miriam Nelson of Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts

University of Wyoming Parts Ways With President Laurie Nichols After Three Years

University of Wyoming Parts Ways With President Laurie Nichols After Three Years

President Nichols tenure has proceeded without major controversy and she appeared to have the support of most constituencies on the university’s campus. But this support did not extend to the university’s board of trustees.

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts in Academia

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts in Academia

The three women who are leaving their posts are Gail Norris, vice president and general counsel for the University of Rochester, Kimberly Gold, president of Robeson Community College in Lumberton, North Carolina, and Eunice John, professor of pediatrics at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Five Women Who Have Announced Their Intentions to Retire From High-Level Posts in the Academic World

Five Women Who Have Announced Their Intentions to Retire From High-Level Posts in the Academic World

The five women leaving their posts are Wendy Libby, president of Stetson University in Florida, Susan Welch, dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Penn State, Catherine Murray-Rust, dean of libraries at Georgia Tech, Gail O. Mellow, president of LaGuardia Community College in New York, and Peggy Bradford, President of Shawnee Community College in Illinois.

Two Women Scholars Who Are Stepping Down From University Positions

Two Women Scholars Who Are Stepping Down From University Positions

Cathy Klimaszewski, associate director and the Ames Curator of Education at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, has retired and Jacqueline Royster, dean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will step down this coming summer.

Two Women Announce Their Retirements From Executive Posts in Higher Education

Two Women Announce Their Retirements From Executive Posts in Higher Education

Kathy Zoner, the first woman chief of police at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, will step down on March 4 and Frankie Jeffries, longtime director of alumni affairs and sustained giving at LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis, retired on February 1.