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New Roles or Duties for Six Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Roles or Duties for Six Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

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.

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Newly appointed to dean positions are Melanie Hatch at Albany State University in Georgia, Nancy Coleman at Harvard University, Kristin Gilger at Arizona State University, Jessica Harpole at the Mississippi University for Women, Susan Ettner at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Kavita Bala at Cornell University in ithaca, New York.

Five Women Who Have Been Named to University Dean Positions

Five Women Who Have Been Named to University Dean Positions

The women appointed to Dean positions are Nicole S. Sampson at Stony Brook University in New York, Kellee Van Aken at Seton Hill University in Pennsylvania, Karen E. Bravo at Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis, Sonya Forte Duhé at Arizona State University, and SherRhonda Gibbs at the University of Northern Colorado.

Arizona State University's Patty Ferguson-Bohnee Wins Spirit of Excellence Award From the American Bar Association

Arizona State University’s Patty Ferguson-Bohnee Wins Spirit of Excellence Award From the American Bar Association

Administered by the ABA’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession, the Spirit of Excellence Award recognizes legal professionals who have demonstrated excellence and a commitment to racial and ethnic diversity.

In Memoriam: MaryLou Butler, 1944-2020

In Memoriam: MaryLou Butler, 1944-2020

Dr. Butler then served on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania for seven years. In 1987, she joined the faculty at Southwestern College in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She was named president of the college in 1996 and served in that role until her retirement in 2005.

Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Given New Assignments or Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Given New Assignments or Duties in Higher Education

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.

New Administrative Appointments for Eight Women at American Universities

New Administrative Appointments for Eight Women at American Universities

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

Sarah Higgins Is the New Leader of the Birmingham, Alabama, Campus of Herzing University

Sarah Higgins Is the New Leader of the Birmingham, Alabama, Campus of Herzing University

Most recently, Higgins was vice president for marketing and enrollment at Western Colorado University in Gunnison. Earlier, she served as director of eternal relations and professional development at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

In Memoriam: Jennifer Church Hightower, 1969-2020

In Memoriam: Jennifer Church Hightower, 1969-2020

Jennifer Church Hightower was vice president for student services at Arizona State University and a former dean of student affairs at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

Six Women Scholars Appointed to University Dean Positions

Six Women Scholars Appointed to University Dean Positions

Newly appointed to dean posts are Shari Veil at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lynette I. Wood at Shaw University in Raleigh, Maura Daly Iversen at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, Browne C. Lewis at North Carolina Central University, Kara Shustrin at Southern Illinois Univerisity Edwardsville and Elizabeth Wentz at Arizona State University.

New Assignments for Five Women Scholars at Major Universities

New Assignments for Five Women Scholars at Major Universities

Taking on new roles are Thelma Hurd at the University of California, Merced, Monica Brown at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, Joni Adamson at Arizona State University, Alice Kaplan at Yale University, and Johnnie Hamilton-Mason at Simmons University in Boston.

Three Women Appointed Regents Professors at Arizona State University

Three Women Appointed Regents Professors at Arizona State University

Arizona State University has announced the appointment of five scholars as Regents Professors, the highest faculty rank at the university. Three of the new Regents Professors are women: Nancy Grimm in ecology, Joan Silk a professor in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change, and Cassia Spohn a professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Honored With Major Awards

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Honored With Major Awards

The honorees are Ruchi Amin of East Carolina University, Karen Giuliano of the University of Massachusetts, Maria Narayani Lasala-Blanco of Arizona State University, Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Rita Dove of the University of Virginia, and Meredith Neville-Shepard of the University of Arkansas.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

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

Study Measured Gender Differences in Emotional Responses of Viewers of the 2016 Presidential Debates

Study Measured Gender Differences in Emotional Responses of Viewers of the 2016 Presidential Debates

A research team from Georgia State University and Arizona State University used a novel technique to assess the facial expressions of viewers who watched the debates. The results showed that the impact of emotions was stronger for women viewers and that gender issues were more important for them as well.

Eight Women Academics Who Have Been Assigned New Duties in Higher Education

Eight Women Academics Who Have Been Assigned New Duties in Higher Education

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.

Julian Lim of Arizona State University Wins the 2019 Institute for Humanities Research Book Award

Julian Lim of Arizona State University Wins the 2019 Institute for Humanities Research Book Award

Dr. Lim was honored for her book that presents the case that nations and governments have long used borders to regulate race and national identity and that racially charged immigration laws have created a monoracial identity and effectively erased the multiracial reality of the past.

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.

Nine Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties at Colleges and Universities

Nine Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties at Colleges and Universities

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.

All-Women Robotics Team Makes Big Splash at the International RoboSub Competition in San Diego

All-Women Robotics Team Makes Big Splash at the International RoboSub Competition in San Diego

The robotics team at Arizona State University built a robotic submarine that took the top prize in a recent national competition. It then placed third at the RoboSub international competition in San Diego. The university’s robotics team has close to a dozen members. All are women.

Arizona State University Adds Three Women to Its English Department Faculty

Arizona State University Adds Three Women to Its English Department Faculty

Emily Cooney and Andrea Dickins are new lecturerers in Arizona State University’s writing program. Kathleen Hicks was named director of online programs. She has previously taught composition in the university’s English department.

Seven Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Roles

Seven Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Roles

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.

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Roles in Academia

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Roles in Academia

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.

Four Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments in the Academic World

Four Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments in the Academic World

Taking on new roles are Leslie Babinski at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, Ashlee N. Ford Versypt of Oklahoma State University, Tracy Fessenden at Arizona State University, and Amy W. Apon of Clemson University in South Carolina.

Tayari Jones Wins Women's Prize for Fiction for Her Book, <em>An American Marriage</em>

Tayari Jones Wins Women’s Prize for Fiction for Her Book, An American Marriage

Professor Jones serves as a professor of English and creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. An American Marriage tells the story of Celestial and Roy, two Black newlyweds whose pursuit of the American dream is violently interrupted when Roy is imprisoned for a crime he did not commit.

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New or Expanded Roles in the Academic World

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New or Expanded Roles in the Academic World

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.

Five Women Scholars in Higher Education Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Five Women Scholars in Higher Education Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Takinig on new roles are Irasema Coronado at Arizona State University, Amanda Gosman at the University of California, San Diego, Paula Fass at the University of California, Berkleley, Saara DeWalt at Clemson University in South Carolina, and Karen Whitehill King of the Univerity of Georgia.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Nine Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for Nine Women Faculty Members

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.

A Dozen Women Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments

A Dozen Women Faculty Members Who Will Be 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.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Eleven Women Scholars

New Assignments in Higher Education for Eleven 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.

Five Women Educators Who Have Been Selected to Receive Notable Honors or Awards

Five Women Educators Who Have Been Selected to Receive Notable Honors or Awards

The honorees are Myria Allen of the University of Arkansas, Julianne L. Holloway of Arizona State University, Bronwyn MacFarlane of the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Judy Genshaft, president of the University of South Florida, and Jane Dané of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Received Prestigious Honors or Awards

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Received Prestigious Honors or Awards

The women who have received honors are Berenecea J. Evans at California State University, Fullerton, Erika Camacho at Arizona State University, Talitha M. Washington of Howard University in Washington, D.C., and Margaret Clark, professor emerita at the University of Arkansas.

Eleven Women From Foreign Nations But Studying in the United States Have Been Awarded Rhodes Scholarships

Eleven Women From Foreign Nations But Studying in the United States Have Been Awarded Rhodes Scholarships

There are 16 international Rhodes Scholars who are attending or have recently graduated from American colleges and universities. Out of the 16 international scholars at American educational institutions who have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships, 11 are women.

Arizona State University Launches an All-Women Student Group for Underwater Robotics Research

Arizona State University Launches an All-Women Student Group for Underwater Robotics Research

Arizona State University has established an all-women student engineering organization that focuses on underwater robotics. According to the university, Desert WAVE (Women in Autonomous Vehicle Engineering) is the second all-female underwater robotics team in the world.

Fourteen Women "Geniuses" Win MacArthur Fellowships

Fourteen Women “Geniuses” Win MacArthur Fellowships

The Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation has announced the selection of 25 individuals in this year’s class of MacArthur Fellows. Fourteen women are among the 25 new MacArthur Fellows.