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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.

A Quartet of Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

A Quartet of Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Laura N. Gitlin at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Carol Fawcett at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois, Shanan Gwaltney Gibson at Texas A&M University-Commerce, and Carole Chabries at Alverno College in Milwaukee.

In Memoriam: Janice Anne Joel Read, 1925-2017

In Memoriam: Janice Anne Joel Read, 1925-2017

Sister Joel Reed joined the history department faculty at Alverno College in Milwaukee in 1955. She served as president of the women’s college from 1968 to 2003.

Mary Meehan to Lead Seton Hall University in New Jersey

Mary Meehan to Lead Seton Hall University in New Jersey

Dr. Meehan stepped down as president of Alverno College in Milwaukee in June 2016. She had served in that role for 12 years. Previously, she was executive vice president for administration at Seton Hall University.

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.

The Next President of Alverno College in Milwaukee

The Next President of Alverno College in Milwaukee

For the past 18 years, Dr. Andrea Lee has served as president of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She announced last fall that she would be stepping down as president. Dr. Lee served on the Alverno College board of trustees from 2012 to 2015.

Jean Bartels Is the New Leader of Georgia Southern University

Jean Bartels Is the New Leader of Georgia Southern University

Dr. Bartels assumed the role of interim president of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro on July 20. Since July 2012, Dr. Bartels served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Georgia Southern. She is the former dean of the university’s College of Health and Human Sciences.

Alverno College President Announces Her Retirement

Alverno College President Announces Her Retirement

In 2004, Mary J. Meehan was appointed the seventh president and the first lay president of Alverno College, a Catholic college for women in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. President Meehan has announced that she will retire at the end of the 2015-16 academic year.

Alverno College Embarks on Major Expansion and Renovation Project

Alverno College Embarks on Major Expansion and Renovation Project

The woman’s college on the south side of Milwaukee will construct a new 50,000-square-foot classroom building that will also include a nursing simulation center as well as art and dance studios.

Sister Joel Read Honored by the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities

Sister Joel Read Honored by the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities

She was president of Alverno College in Milwaukee from 1968 to 2003.