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Boise State University's Emily Ruskovich Wins the 2019 International Dublin Literary Award

Boise State University’s Emily Ruskovich Wins the 2019 International Dublin Literary Award

Emily Ruskovich, an assistant professor in the department of theatre, film, and creative writing at Boise State University, was honored for her novel Idaho. The award is given by the Dublin, Ireland city council and comes with a prize of 100,000 euros.

Marlene Tromp Will Be the First Woman to Serve as President of Boise State University in Idaho

Marlene Tromp Will Be the First Woman to Serve as President of Boise State University in Idaho

Since 2017, Dr. Tromp has served as campus provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Prior to that, she served as dean of Arizona State University’s New Interdisciplinary College of Arts and Sciences.

Nine Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles at Universities

Nine Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles at 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.

New Assignments for Nine Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Nine Women Scholars 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.

Two Women Scholars Among the Five Finalists for President of Boise State University in Idaho

Two Women Scholars Among the Five Finalists for President of Boise State University in Idaho

Susan E. Borrego is currently chancellor and a professor in the School of Education and Human Services at the University of Michigan-Flint and Marlene Tromp is provost, executive vice chancellor, and a professor of literature and critical race and ethnicity studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Boise State University Scholar Wins the Pacific Northwest Book Award in Fiction

Boise State University Scholar Wins the Pacific Northwest Book Award in Fiction

Emily Ruskovich, an assistant professor in the graduate program in creative writing at Boise State University in Idaho, received the 2017 Pacific Northwest Book Award in the fiction category for her debut novel Idaho.

In Memoriam: Connie M. Thorngren, 1940-2017

In Memoriam: Connie M. Thorngren, 1940-2017

Connie Thorngren came to Boise State in 1970 as the head coach for women’s basketball. She continued to lead the basketball program after being named director of women’s athletics in 1974.

Denise Seigart Appointed Dean of the College of Health Sciences at East Stroudsburg University

Denise Seigart Appointed Dean of the College of Health Sciences at East Stroudsburg University

Dr. Seigart has been serving as associate director of undergraduate and master’s degree nursing programs and professor of nursing at Boise State University in Idaho. She will become dean at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania on August 21.

Thirteen Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Thirteen Women Scholars Who Are 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.

A Quartet of Women Named to Dean Positions at State Universities

A Quartet of Women Named to Dean Positions at State Universities

The new deans are Alison Harmon at Montana State University in Bozeman, JoAnn Slama Lighty at Boise State University in Idaho, Laura Bloomberg at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and Sarah Gehlert at the University of South Carolina.

Six Women Named to Positions as Deans

Six Women Named to Positions as Deans

The new deans are Donna Breault at Ashland University in Ohio, DeMethra LaSha Bradley at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, Kathleen J. Bieschke at Pennsylvania State University, Tammi Vacha-Haase at Boise State University in Idaho, Sonia A. Hirt at the University of Maryland, and Erin O’Hara O’Connor at Florida State University.

Donna Llewllyn to Lead Boise State's New Institute for STEM and Diversity Initiatives

Donna Llewllyn to Lead Boise State’s New Institute for STEM and Diversity Initiatives

Currently, Dr. Llewllyn is associate vice provost for learning excellence and director of the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. She will begin her new duties in Idaho in January.

Two Women Sue Boise State University Over Its Response to Sexual Harassment

Two Women Sue Boise State University Over Its Response to Sexual Harassment

One women alleges that she was raped by the male athlete and says the coach told her he couldn’t do anything about it because she had been drinking. The woman then had to practice with her alleged attacker and was subjected to further harassment, according to the lawsuit.

The Next President of Minnesota State University-Moorhead

The Next President of Minnesota State University-Moorhead

Since 2011, Anne Blackhurst has served as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the university. Previously, she held several administrative and faculty positions at Minnesota State University-Mankato.

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The new appointees are Gloria Waters, Sonia Cardenas, Jennifer Jimenez Marana, Geralyn Heystek, Camisha Duffy, Lee J. Skinner, Wesley C. Hogan, Annie N. Kerrick, Kelly A. Rusch, Jennifer Elliott, Sonja Harris-Heywood, and Joellen Popma.

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The women in new roles at Jameca Falconer, Julie Dolan, Sara Morris, Christine Hardy, Casandra Sipes, Kathryn Meier, Marti K.S. Heil, Lori S. Gentles, Joan Bienvenue and Penny Yee.

Five Women in New University Administrative Roles

Five Women in New University Administrative Roles

The new appointees are Regina Jenkins at Boise State, Amy Nagorski Johnson at the University of Delaware, Melissa McDaniels at Michigan State, Yohna Chambers at Virginia Tech, and B. Joyce Stallworth at the University of Alabama.

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Here is news of 14 women who have been appointed to new positions at college and universities throughout the United States.

A Dozen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s list of women appointed to key administrative posts at colleges and universities across the United States.

Three Women Named to Prestigious Faculty Positions

Three Women Named to Prestigious Faculty Positions

Holly Lau was named a department chair of the University of Memphis and Arlene Kanter at Syracuse University and Suzan Kardong-Edgren at Boise State were named to endowed chairs.

A Trio of New Deans

A Trio of New Deans

The new deans are Deborah Lowe Vandell at the University of California Irvine, Patricia Ravert at Brigham Young University, and Amy Moll at Boise State University.

Fourteen Women Take On New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Fourteen Women Take On New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of appointments of women to administrative positions in higher education.

Thirteen Women Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Thirteen Women Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of appointments of women to key administration posts in academia.

The Next President of the Missouri University of Science and Technology

The Next President of the Missouri University of Science and Technology

Cheryl B. Schrader is currently the associate vice president for strategic research initiatives at Boise State University in Idaho.

Boise State University Professor Received Vietnam's Highest Education Honor

Boise State University Professor Received Vietnam’s Highest Education Honor

Nancy Napier was awarded the Medal of Honor from the Ministry of Education and Training in Hanoi.

New Women Faculty at Boise State University

New Women Faculty at Boise State University

There are 17 women new to the faculty at Boise State University in Idaho.

Six Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Six Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Linda Rose, Nancy McDuff, Karol Kain Gray, Jennifer Farrell, Robin Camputaro, and Mary Rutherford have taken on new responsibilities.

Vicki Stieha to Lead the New Foundational Studies Program at Boise State

Vicki Stieha to Lead the New Foundational Studies Program at Boise State

She will develop the first major change in the core curriculum in 30 years.