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The Next President of Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio

The Next President of Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio

A native of Australia, Susan Edwards has served as provost at Wright State University since 2018. Prior to coming to Wright State, Dr. Edwards served as vice provost for faculty affairs and professor of biology at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.

Shelley White Will Be the Next President of Haywood Community College in North Carolina

Shelley White Will Be the Next President of Haywood Community College in North Carolina

Currently, Dr. White is vice president for economic and workforce development and continuing education at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in North Carolina. She has been on the staff there for 18 years. She will begni her new job on January 1.

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed Deans at Major Universities

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed Deans at Major Universities

The new deans are Jennifer Tour Chayes at the University of California, Berkeley, Celia R. Hooper at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, Maryam Alavi at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Amy Waer at Texas A&M University, Elizabeth Dinkins at Bellarmine University in Louisville, and Janie Pope at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Eight Women Scholars

New Assignments in Higher Education for Eight Women Scholars

Here is this week’s listing of women faculty members from colleges and universities throughout the United States who have been appointed to new positions or have been assigned new duties.

Seven Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles in Higher Education

Seven Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles in Higher Education

The seven scholars taking on new roles are: Misty G. Anderson at the University of Tennessee, Ann McKee at Boston University, Anne Applebaum at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Meg Meloy at Pennsylvania State University, Ann Setzer at DePaul University in Chicago, Jacqueline Z. Bergman at Appalachian State University in North Carolina, and Julie Trivitt at the University of Arkansas.

Study Finds Peer-Based Mentoring Model Increases Women Faculty's Sense of Empowerment

Study Finds Peer-Based Mentoring Model Increases Women Faculty’s Sense of Empowerment

The new mentoring model consisted of a combination of monthly large-group sessions on common topics and self-guided small-group sessions with a focus on peer-to-peer relationships. This method encouraged an environment of sharing that was aimed at increasing retention rates for women faculty members.

Twenty-One Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Twenty-One Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Here is this week’s listing of women faculty members from colleges and universities throughout the United States who have been appointed to new positions or have been assigned new duties.

Seven Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Tasks in Academia

Seven Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Tasks in Academia

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Nine Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships in Higher Education

Nine Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships in Higher Education

The women appointed to endowed chairs at colleges and universities are Maya Wiley, Sally C. Morton, Julia Wallace, Jodi Upton, Hui Fang, Beth Simmons, Pia Albinsson, Shontavia Johnson, and Anne Gelb.

Annette Ranft Named Dean of the Business School at North Carolina State University

Annette Ranft Named Dean of the Business School at North Carolina State University

Currently, Dr. Ranft is the Reagan Professor of Business and the senior associate dean of academic affairs at the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. She will begin her new job at North Carolina State University on July 1.

Four Women Faculty Members Honored With Notable Awards

Four Women Faculty Members Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Kathryn Kirkpatrick of Appalachian State University in North Carolina, Meredith Hughes of Wesleyan University in Connecticut, Tonia Dousay of the University of Wyoming, and Yan Jin of the University of Delaware.

In Memoriam: Doris Elaine Sipe, 1942-2015

In Memoriam: Doris Elaine Sipe, 1942-2015

D. Elaine Sipe had a 38-year career teaching at several colleges and universities. After graduating from Concordia College in River Forest, Illinois, in 1964 she joined the Peace Corps and served in Malaysia before beginning her academic career.

Eight Women Appointed to Positions as Dean

Eight Women Appointed to Positions as Dean

The eight women who have been appointed to dean positions are Helen Easterling Williams at Pepperdine, Michelle L. Janssen at Wabash College, Linda Schadler at RPI, Sirena Cantrell at Mississippi University for Women, Tracey Matthews at Springfield College, Robin Groce at Appalachian State, Cyndi Banks at Northern Arizona, and Inge-Lise Ameer at Dartmouth College.

Sheri Noren Everts Named Chancellor at Appalachian State University in North Carolina

Sheri Noren Everts Named Chancellor at Appalachian State University in North Carolina

Dr. Everts currently serves as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Illinois State University. She has served in these posts since 2008. She will become chancellor at Appalachian State University on July 1.

New 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.

Appalachian State University Revamps Procedures for Dealing With Sexual Assaults on Campus

Appalachian State University Revamps Procedures for Dealing With Sexual Assaults on Campus

Students will no longer be part of a panel that investigates charges of sexual assault on campus.

New Provost at Appalachian State University

New Provost at Appalachian State University

Lori Gonzalez has been serving as dean of the College of Health Science at the University of Kentucky.