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Marie Bernardo-Sousa Chosen to Lead the Rhode Island Campus of Johnson & Wales University

Marie Bernardo-Sousa Chosen to Lead the Rhode Island Campus of Johnson & Wales University

Dr. Bernardo-Sousa has been serving since 2017 as senior vice president of administration and enrollment management at Johnson & Wales University. She first joined the staff at the university in 1988 when she worked in the office of the university registrar.

Online Articles of Interest to WIA<em>Report</em> Readers

Online Articles of Interest to WIAReport Readers

Each week, Women in Academia Report will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

In Memoriam: Casey Lynn Hanson, 1968-2018

In Memoriam: Casey Lynn Hanson, 1968-2018

Hanson began her career in the Alumni Office at the University of Idaho. She later held fundraising posts at Washington State University. At the time of her death, Hanson was director of development for the College of Education at the University of Idaho.

In Memoriam: Jacqueline Williams Paddio, 1957-2018

In Memoriam: Jacqueline Williams Paddio, 1957-2018

Paddio served as vice president for student affairs at Talladega College in Alabama from 2008 to 2015. During her tenure, enrollment at the college quadrupled.

Three Women Scholars Promoted to Full Professor at Princeton University in New Jersey

Three Women Scholars Promoted to Full Professor at Princeton University in New Jersey

Amy Borovy was appointed full professor of East Asian studies at Princeton. Yael Niv was promoted to professor of psychology and a professor at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute and Sarah Rivett was named a full professor of English and American studies.

Marta Meana Will Lead the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Marta Meana Will Lead the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The board of regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education has appointed Marta Meana as acting president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, effective July 1. She joined the psychology department faculty at the university in 1997 and since 2014 has been dean of the Honor College at the university.

Three Women Scholars Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Three Women Scholars Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Carolyn Dever, provost at Dartmouth College, is stepping down to return to teaching. Gloriana Waters, vice chancellor at the City University of New York and Deborah Cook, professor of business information technologies at Virginia Tech, are retiring.

College Women With Disabilities Are at a Higher Risk of Sexual Violence and Abuse

College Women With Disabilities Are at a Higher Risk of Sexual Violence and Abuse

A tudy by researchers at Michigan State University finds that college women with disabilities, including those with physical, mental, or emotional conditions, are at particularly high risk of becoming victims of sexual violence or abuse. College women with a disability were also more likely to be victims of intimate partner violence.

Notable Honors and Awards for Seven Women Scholars in Academia

Notable Honors and Awards for Seven Women Scholars in Academia

The seven women receiving awards are Nancy Schmieder Redeker, Nilanjana Dasgupta, Carol Frieze, Em Claire Knowles, Patty Hacker, Bridgette Rahim-Williams, and Elena Litchman.

In Memoriam: Kitty Lee Gardner Dickerson, 1940-2017

In Memoriam: Kitty Lee Gardner Dickerson, 1940-2017

Kitty Dickerson was a professor emerita and former chair of the department of textile and apparel management at the University of Missouri. She held a Ph.D. from Saint Louis University.

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to WIA<em>Report</em> Readers

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to WIAReport Readers

From time to time, Women in Academia Report will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

Rose-Marie Muzika Is a Finalist for Dean of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia

Rose-Marie Muzika Is a Finalist for Dean of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia

Rose-Marie Muzika is a professor of forest ecology and associate director of the School of Natural Resources at the University of Missouri in Columbia.

New Provosts at Three High-Ranking Colleges and Universities

New Provosts at Three High-Ranking Colleges and Universities

The women who have been named to provost posts are Marie Lynn Miranda at Rice University in Houston, Susan C. Baldridge at Middlebury College in Vermont, and Barbara K. Altmann at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsyvlania.

The University of Cincinnati Expands Its Parental Leave Policies

The University of Cincinnati Expands Its Parental Leave Policies

Under the new gender-neutral parental leave policy, faculty members are relieved of all academic duties for six weeks and for all teaching duties during the semester in which the leave occurs.

The University of Utah Now Offers Part-Time Infant Care for Student Parents

The University of Utah Now Offers Part-Time Infant Care for Student Parents

The University of Utah has opened a new infant care facility for students who need part-time childcare services while attending classes or participating in other campus activities. Fees are based on the parent’s income level.

Case Western Reserve University Opens New Nursing/Lactation Facility

Case Western Reserve University Opens New Nursing/Lactation Facility

The Flora Stone Mather Center for Women in the University Center at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland has announced the opening of a nursing/lactation room for women students, faculty, and staff.

In Memoriam: Andrea Louise Beck Rich, 1931-2014

In Memoriam: Andrea Louise Beck Rich, 1931-2014

After earning bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1968 Dr. Rich joined the faculty as an assistant professor. When she left in 1995, she held the post of executive vice chancellor.

Two Women Are Finalists for Vice President for University Advancement at New Mexico State University

Two Women Are Finalists for Vice President for University Advancement at New Mexico State University

Among the four finalists for the position are Glenn Beyer managing director for institutional advancement at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock and Cheryl Harrelson associate vice president at the Washington State University Foundation.

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Provost at Texas Tech University

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Provost at Texas Tech University

Diane Z. Chase is a professor and executive vice provost for academic, faculty, and international affairs at the University of Central Florida in Orlando and Kimberly Andrews Espy is a professor and vice president for research and innovation at the University of Oregon.

In Memoriam: Mary Frances McCoy HopKins

In Memoriam: Mary Frances McCoy HopKins

Professor HopKins earned her Ph.D. in speech at Louisiana State University in 1968 and immediately joined the faculty as an assistant professor of oral interpretation and performance studies.

In Memoriam: Barbara J. Schenck Collins, 1929-2013

In Memoriam: Barbara J. Schenck Collins, 1929-2013

Dr. Collins served on the biology faculty at California Lutheran University for 50 years. She was the first woman to earn a doctorate in geology at the University of Illinois.

Angela McCaskill Reinstated as Chief Diversity Officer at Gallaudet University

Angela McCaskill Reinstated as Chief Diversity Officer at Gallaudet University

She had been placed on leave after the university learned she had signed a petition circulated by opponents of same-sex marriage.

In Memoriam: Alyne Queener Armistead Massey, 1927-2012

In Memoriam: Alyne Queener Armistead Massey, 1927-2012

She served on the board of trustees of Vanderbilt University from 1977 to 2003 and the law library at the university is named in her honor.

Vanderbilt Football Coach Apologizes for Comments About Wives

Vanderbilt Football Coach Apologizes for Comments About Wives

James Franklin said on a radio program he would not hire an assistant coach until he had seen his wife.

In Memoriam: Camilla Ella Williams (1919-2012)

In Memoriam: Camilla Ella Williams (1919-2012)

She was professor emerita at Indiana University and the first Black woman to perform for a major U.S. opera company.

University of South Florida Women Unite to Combat Domestic Violence

University of South Florida Women Unite to Combat Domestic Violence

In just over two years, membership in the Women in Need Foundation has grown from 20 to 200.

In Memoriam: Jane E. Larson (1958-2011)

In Memoriam: Jane E. Larson (1958-2011)

For the past 15 years she served as a law professor at the University of Wisconsin.

In Memoriam: Jeanne Lynn Hall (1958-2011)

In Memoriam: Jeanne Lynn Hall (1958-2011)

Only 53 years old, she was on the Penn State faculty for 20 years.

A New Dean at the University of Hawaii

A New Dean at the University of Hawaii

Noreen Mokuau has been interim dean since July 2010.

Wellesley College Faculty Member Establishes a New Journal

Wellesley College Faculty Member Establishes a New Journal

The first issue of the new journal on Italian film studies will be published in the fall of 2012.

Gender Disparities in Criminal Victimization at School

Gender Disparities in Criminal Victimization at School

During the 2008-09 school year, more than 3 percent of all young women were victims of crime while at school.

Kim Schatzel Appointed Provost at Eastern Michigan University

Kim Schatzel Appointed Provost at Eastern Michigan University

She is currently dean of the College of Business at the University of Michigan at Dearborn.

In Memoriam: Katheryne Levis McCormick (1922-2011)

In Memoriam: Katheryne Levis McCormick (1922-2011)

She taught chemistry and mathematics at Rutgers University. Her son is now president of Rutgers.

London School of Economics Punishes Satoshi Kanazawa

London School of Economics Punishes Satoshi Kanazawa

In May, Kanazawa has published a blog post entitled, “”Why are black women less physically attractive than other women?”

University of South Carolina Documentary Filmmaker Looks at Women in the Military

University of South Carolina Documentary Filmmaker Looks at Women in the Military

Cathy Brookshire’s film, Soldier Girl, shows interviews of 30 women who served in the U.S. military from World War II to the present day.