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In Memoriam: Byrdie Annette Larkin, 1952-2019

In Memoriam: Byrdie Annette Larkin, 1952-2019

Dr. Larkin joined the faculty at Alabama State University in 1977. At the time, she was the only women faculty member in the department of political science. She taught at the university for 39 years until her retirement in 2016.

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.

Alabama State University Professor Wins the 2017 Balcones Poetry Prize

Alabama State University Professor Wins the 2017 Balcones Poetry Prize

Jacqueline Allen Trimble, chair of the department of languages and literatures at Alabama State University in Montgomery, was named as the recipient of the 2017 Balcones Poetry Prize from the Balcones Center for Creative Writing at Austin Community College.

Two Women Professors Earn Seven Sisters Book Awards

Two Women Professors Earn Seven Sisters Book Awards

The Seven Sisters Book Awards were established in 2015 by author Lynne Hinton to honor women writers. Among this year’s four winners are Jacqueline Allen Trimble chair of the department of languages and literatures at Alabama State University and Kathy Giuffre, a professor of sociology at Colorado College.

Gwendolyn Boyd Suspended as President of Alabama State University

Gwendolyn Boyd Suspended as President of Alabama State University

By a vote of 8-6, the board of trustees of Alabama State University voted to suspend Gwendolyn Boyd from her position as president of the university. President Boyd was charged with “failure to maintain the confidence of the board.”

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

Thew new deans are Amanda Bryant-Friedrich at the University of Toledo in Ohio, Marilyn Macik-Frey at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana, and Cheryl Easley at Alabama State University in Montgomery.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

In Memoriam: Beverly Ross, 1950-2015

In Memoriam: Beverly Ross, 1950-2015

Beverly Ross was dean of students at Trenholm State Technical College in Montgomery, Alabama. Since 2004, she also served as an elected member of the school board for the Montgomery Public School System.

New Alabama State University Leader Agrees Not to "Cohabitate" in the President's House

New Alabama State University Leader Agrees Not to “Cohabitate” in the President’s House

Gwendolyn Boyd was recently appointed the first woman president of Alabama State University in Montgomery. Her contract states that she is prohibited from cohabitating in the president’s residence with anyone with whom she has a romantic relation.

The First Woman President of Alabama State University

The First Woman President of Alabama State University

Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd has been serving as the executive assistant to the chief of staff of the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University in Laurel, Maryland.

Three Women Win Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against Alabama State University

Three Women Win Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against Alabama State University

The women alleged that they were subjected to inappropriate comments about their bodies and clothes, were brushed up against in a narrow filing room, and were subjected to unwanted romantic advances.

Alabama State University Receives Funding for Programs to Prevent Violence Against Women

Alabama State University Receives Funding for Programs to Prevent Violence Against Women

The university will receive $300,000 over the next three years from the U.S. Justice Department.

Tonea Stewart to Be Presented With the Living Legend Award

Tonea Stewart to Be Presented With the Living Legend Award

A dean and head of the theater program at Alabama State University will be honored at the National Black Theatre Festival.