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Bucks County Community College in Pennsylvania Appoints Felicia Ganther as Its Next President

Bucks County Community College in Pennsylvania Appoints Felicia Ganther as Its Next President

Since 2012, Dr. Ganther has been serving as associate vice chancellor for student affairs at Maricopa Community Colleges in Arizona. Earlier she was the executive director of the College of Lake County in Grayslake, Illinois. She will become president of Bucks County Community College on Julu 1.

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

The five women who have been named to dean positions are Stacy Reeder at the Univerity of Oklahoma, Linda Plank at Baylor University in Texas, Amy Schweinle at the Univerity of South Dakota, Joanna Grabski at Arizona State University, and Sonia Altizer at the University of Georgia.

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new titles or roles are Natalia Molina at the Univerity of Southern California, Nine Johnson at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, Dianah Wynter at Arizona State University, Sarah Peyre at the University of Rochester, and Grace Musila at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Six Women to Dean Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Six Women to Dean Positions

Appointed to dean positions are Caroline Freund at the University of California, San Diego, Joanna Grabski at Arizona State University, Kristin Flora at Franklin College in Indiana, Katherine Gregory at Boston College, Debra J. Barsdale at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Jennifer Johnson-Hanks at the University of California, Berkeley.

Ten Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Administrative Posts

Ten Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Administrative Posts

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

Arizona State's Alexandra Ros Earns Award for Her Research in Electrophoresis and Microfluidics

Arizona State’s Alexandra Ros Earns Award for Her Research in Electrophoresis and Microfluidics

Dr. Ros is a professor in the School of Molecular Sciences at Arizona State. She is also a faculty member in the Biodesign Institute’s Center for Applied Structural Discovery at the university. She was honored by the Advancing Electrokinetic Science Electrophoresis Society.

Meenakshi Wadhwa Wins the 2021 J. Lawrence Smith Medal from the National Academy of Sciences

Meenakshi Wadhwa Wins the 2021 J. Lawrence Smith Medal from the National Academy of Sciences

Meenakshi Wadhwa is the director of the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University. The J. Lawrence Smith Medal is awarded every three years for recent original and meritorious investigations of meteoric bodies.

New Faculty Roles at Major Universities for Seven Women

New Faculty Roles at Major Universities for Seven Women

Taking on new roles are Wanda Heading-Grant at Carnegie Mellon University, Hope M. Anderson at Arizona State University, Julia Ballenger at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Samar S. Ali at Vanderbilt Unversity, Vivian Ibrahim at the University of Mississippi, Nichole Chapel Anderson at Texas Tech University, and Anne Hubbell at New Mexico State University.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new diversity roles are Tiffany López at Arizona State University, Alaine Allen at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Lindsey Malcom-Piqueux at the California Institute of Technology, and Joanne Pluff at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties at Colleges and Universities

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties at Colleges and Universities

Sara Cook, a professor of business, has been named vice president for academics at Viterbo University in La Crosse Wisconsin. Sadie D. Wilks, an instructor at Louisiana State University, has been given added duties as the school’s new internship coordinator and Natalie Lozinski-Veach is a new assistant professor of German at Arizona State University.

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new assignments are Laurie Owen at Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana, Peggy Keiper at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Lori Martin at Louisiana State University, Diane Marie Amann at the University of Georgia, and Stacy L. Leeds at Arizona State University.

Three Women in STEM Fields Hired to Top Positions at Arizona State University

Three Women in STEM Fields Hired to Top Positions at Arizona State University

At Arizona State University, Donatella Danielli was named the director of the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences. Tijana Rajh was appointed the director of the School of Molecular Sciences and Patricia Rankin was named professor and chair of the department of physics.

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new administrative duties are Julie Jordan at Mississippi State University, Ashley Irviin at Xavier University in New Orleans, Adriana Lau at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. Claudia Grant at Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Florida, and Maria Anguiano at Arizona State University.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Five Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Five Women to Administrative Positions

Taking on new administrative roles are Susan Cunningham at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, Mary Rob Plunkett at the University of North Georgia, Sally C. Morton at Arizona State University, Angela Salas at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin, and Sara Asher at Yeshiva University in New York.

Three Women Faculty Members Named President's Professors at Arizona State University

Three Women Faculty Members Named President’s Professors at Arizona State University

The three women appointed President’s Professors are Heather Bimonte-Nelson, a professor in behavioral neuroscience in the department of psychology, Eileen Díaz McConnell, a professor in the School of Transborder Studies, and Cynthia Lietz, a professor in the School of Social Work.

Arizona State University Appoints Nancy Gonzalez as Its Next Provost

Arizona State University Appoints Nancy Gonzalez as Its Next Provost

Dr. Gonzalez joined the faculty at Arizona State University in 1992 as an assistant professor in psychology. She moved up through both the academic and administrative ranks, most recently serving as dean of natural sciences and Foundation Professor of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned to New Positions in Academia

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned to New Positions in Academia

Taking on new roles are Suzy Hansen at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, Sidney Edwards at the University of Louisville, Laurel Fulkerson at Florida State University, Franciska Coleman at the Univerity of Wisconsin Law School, and Ayanna Thompson at Arizona State University.

University of Rochester's Brianna Theobald Wins Two Book Awards

University of Rochester’s Brianna Theobald Wins Two Book Awards

Brianna Theobald, an assistant professor of history at the University of Rochester has won two awards for her first book, Reproduction on the Reservation: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century.

Five Women Who Are Retiring From Colleges and Universities

Five Women Who Are Retiring From Colleges and Universities

The women who have or will be stepping down are Kristi A. Nelson, provost at the University of Cincinnati, Barbara Craig at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Leslie Kirwan at Harvard University, Rebekka Wachter at Arizona State University, and Viven G. Fryd at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

In Memoriam: Virginia James Tufte, 1918-2020

In Memoriam: Virginia James Tufte, 1918-2020

Dr. Tufte joined the English departmeny faculty at the University of Southern California in 1964. She also was a founder of the univerity’s program for the Study of Women and Men in Society, a predecessor of gender and sexuality studies. She retired from teaching in 1989.

New Appointments for a Half Dozen Women Faculty Members at Universities

New Appointments for a Half Dozen Women Faculty Members at Universities

The women scholars taking on new roles are Fathima Wakeel at Lehigh University, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Rachel Finley at Arizona State University, Elaine Shuey at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania, Susan Dynarski at Harvard University, Amy Campbell at the University of Illinois at Chicago, aand Christianne Roumie at Vanderbilt University.

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Taking on new roles or positions are Jennifer Wilcox at the Univerity of Pennsylvania, La Fleur Small at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, Swati Piparsania at Arizona State University, Kate Walsh at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Abigail S. Newsome at Mississippi Valley State University.

Three Women Join the English Department Faculty at Arizona State University

Three Women Join the English Department Faculty at Arizona State University

The department of English at Arizona State University has recruited five additional faculty to its programs in film and media studies and secondary education this fall. Three of the new hires are women: Lisa Han, Stacey Moran, and Katherine Morrissey.

In Memoriam: Vicki Cassman, 1957-2020

In Memoriam: Vicki Cassman, 1957-2020

Vicki Cassman a former professor of art conservation at the University of Delaware. Earlier in her career, she taught at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Three Women Appointed to Dean Positions at the College of Law at Arizona State University

Three Women Appointed to Dean Positions at the College of Law at Arizona State University

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has announced the appointment of three women to associate or assistant dean positions. Tamara Herrera and Victoria Sahani were named associate deans and Kathlene Rosier was appointed assistant dean.

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.