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A Dozen Women Who Have Accepted Appointments to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Who Have Accepted Appointments to New Administrative Posts 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.

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts 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.

A Strong Vote of Confidence for Swarthmore College President Valerie Smith

A Strong Vote of Confidence for Swarthmore College President Valerie Smith

Valerie Smith, who took office as the 15th president of highly rated Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania on July 1, 2015, has had her contract extended through 2025. Before becoming president of Swarthmore College, Dr. Smith was dean of the college and the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature at Princeton University.

Honors and Awards for Ten Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

Honors and Awards for Ten Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

Here is a listing of women faculty members in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

Six Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Faculty Chairs

Six Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Faculty Chairs

The six women named to endowed chairs are April Hill at Bates College in Maine, Tina Nabatchi at Syracuse University in New York, Jennifer Hurley at Rennsselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, Sabriya Rice at the University of Georgia, Shawon Kinew at Harvard University, and Kelly Chong at the University of Kansas.

The New Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville

The New Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville

Since 2013, Dr. Nancy J. Cable has been serving as president of the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation. Earlier in her career, Dr. Cable was vice president and senior adviser to the president at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and dean of admission and financial aid at Davidson College in North Carolina.

A Trio of Women Scholars Named to Endowed Professorships

A Trio of Women Scholars Named to Endowed Professorships

The three women appointed to endowed chairs are Wenjing Lou, a professor of computer science at Virginia Tech, Nancy S. Koven, a professor of neuroscience at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and Ekaterine Heldwein, a professor of molecular biology at the Tufts University School of Medicine in Massachusetts.

New Administrative Appointments for Five Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for Five Women in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Patricia A. Schoknecht at Bates College in Maine, Dana Hinojosa at the University of California, Davis, Tineke Battle at Pennsylvania State University, Helene O’Leary at Indiana University in Bloomington, and Shontay Delalue at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Five Women Scholars Receive Promotions at Bates College in Maine

Five Women Scholars Receive Promotions at Bates College in Maine

Bates College, the highly rated liberal arts college in Lewiston, Maine, has announced the promotions of seven faculty members for the 2017-18 academic year. Five of these promotions went to women.

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Positions in Higher Education

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Positions in Higher Education

The new deans are Allyson Leggett Watson at the University of South Florida, Soyeon Shim at the University of Wisconsin, Carol Strohecker at the University of Minnesota, Kathryn Graff low at Bates College in Maine, Ann Walters Robertson at the University of Chicago, and Bonnie J. Dow at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee.

The Next Dean of the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts

The Next Dean of the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts

Cynthia I. Gersti-Pepin currently serves as professor of educational leadership and policy studies and associate dean of the College of Education and Social Services at the University of Vermont. She will begin her new assignment at the University of Massachusetts on July 1.

In Memoriam: Katie L. Vale, 1965-2016

In Memoriam: Katie L. Vale, 1965-2016

Dr. Vale was the vice president for information and library services at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. She also held the title of College Librarian. Before coming to Bates, Dr. Vale held library posts at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Three Women Who Are Leaving Their Posts in Higher Education

Three Women Who Are Leaving Their Posts in Higher Education

Kathryn Atchinson, vice provost at UCLA, is giving up her administrative duties to return full-time to the faculty. Laura D. Faure is retiring after 30 years at Bates College and Joy Karega was dismissed from the faculty at Oberlin College in Ohio.

Seven Women Faculty Members Honored With Prestigious Awards

Seven Women Faculty Members Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Shirley Meng of the University of California, San Diego, Maiken H. Mikkelsen of Duke University, Mara C. Tieken of Bates College, Lori Mann Bruce of Mississippi State University, Lynn Appelbaum of City College of New York, Susan Brantley of Pennsylvania State University, and Deborah A. Raines of the University at Buffalo.

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Duties

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Duties

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.

In Memoriam: Stella Clifford Gray, 1919-2016

In Memoriam: Stella Clifford Gray, 1919-2016

A native of Maine, Stella Gray began teaching at what is now the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in 1958. Dr. Gray taught English composition, speech, and literature and was chair of the Humanities Division at the university. The university has established the Stella C. Gray Teaching Excellence Award in her honor.

Bates College Promotes Eight Women Faculty Members

Bates College Promotes Eight Women Faculty Members

Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, has announced the promotion of six faculty members to the rank of associate professor. Four of these promotions went to women. In addition, the college promoted four faculty members to the rank of full professor. All four of these promotions went to women.

In Memoriam: Judith Magyar Isaacson, 1925-2015

In Memoriam: Judith Magyar Isaacson, 1925-2015

A native of Hungary and a survivor of the Holocaust, Isaacson came to the United States after World War II, raised a family, and then went to college, graduating at the age of 40. She then began a career in the academic world.

New Roles for 12 Women Faculty Members

New Roles for 12 Women Faculty Members

Here is news of a dozen women faculty members who are taking on new duties at colleges, universities, or professional associations.

Promotions Granted to Four Women Faculty Members at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine

Promotions Granted to Four Women Faculty Members at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine

The four women faculty members who were promoted at Bates College are Lauren Ashwell in philosophy, Carol Dilley in dance, Adriana Salerno in mathematics, and Paula Schlax in chemistry.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With 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.

New Administrative Posts for 22 Women at U.S. Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for 22 Women at U.S. Colleges and 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.

The Next President of Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania

The Next President of Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania

Valerie Smith, dean of the college and the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature at Princeton University, was named president of Swarthmore College. She will take office on July 1.

Seven Women Taking on New Teaching Assignments

Seven Women Taking on New Teaching Assignments

The seven women in new faculty roles are Francine Huff at Florida A&M University, Heidi Hunter at Stony Brook University, Pamela Teaster at Virginia Tech, Phyllis Dennery at Brown University, Katherine Ott at Bates College, Rebecca Calisi-Rodriguez at Barnard College and Shalanda Baker at the University of Hawaii.

Seven Women Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Seven Women Scholars in New Faculty Roles

The appointees are Genevieve Robert at Bates College, Lora Weiss at Georgia Tech, Nimmi Ramanujam at Duke University, Kristen Seay at the University of South Carolina, Lisa Park Boush at the University of Connecticut, Ann Marie Kinnell at the University of Southern Mississippi and Smita Bhati at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

In Memoriam: Atsuko Hirai, 1936-2014

In Memoriam: Atsuko Hirai, 1936-2014

Atsuko Hirai was the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of History Emerita at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. she studied at Tokyo University before coming to the United States to earned a Ph.D. in government at Harvard University. She taught at Bates from 1988 to 2013.

Three Women in New Teaching Roles

Three Women in New Teaching Roles

The women in new faculty positions are Jane Shelby at the University of Alaska-Anchorage, Brooke, O’Harra at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and Jessica Wagenseil at Washington University in St. Louis.

Three Women Scholars in New Teaching Posts

Three Women Scholars in New Teaching Posts

Michelle Gillespie is the first holder of a Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University. Lydia Barnett is a new assistant professor of history at Bates College and Stacy Patterson has joined the faculty at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Eleven Women to Serve in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eleven Women to Serve in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Here are brief biographies of 11 women who have or soon will be assuming new administrative roles at colleges and universities across the United States.

Six Women in New Faculty Roles

Six Women in New Faculty Roles

The women with new teaching roles are Shirley Franklin at the University of Texas, Janie Simms Hipp at the University of Arkansas, Vivian Fluellen at Fort Valley State University, Larissa Williams at Bates College, Gloria Choi at MIT, and Robin Fontenot at Virginia Tech.

Bates College Vice President to Lead the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation

Bates College Vice President to Lead the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation

This spring Nancy J. Cable will become president of the foundation, established by the former CEO of ALCOA, that is a major contributor to educational programs.

Nine Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s summary of women who have been named to key administrative positions at college and universities across the United States.

Eight Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eight Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Sarha Pearson, Jeanette Sims, Kiron Skinner, Anne O’Leary-Kelly, Ruby Perry, Sharon Marine, Jane McQueeny, and Cindy Faria are taking on new duties.

Two Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at Bates College

Two Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at Bates College

Sue E. Houchins and Nancy S. Koven are among four associate professors at Bates College who have been awarded tenure.

Four Women Named Deans

Four Women Named Deans

The new deans are Jendia Grissett at Faulkner University, Nicole Campbell at the University of Oklahoma, Leigh Weisenburger at Bates College and Cheryl Waites at Wayne State University.