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New Administrative Duties for 10 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Professor Susan Bruce of Boston College Wins Award From the Council for Exceptional Children

Professor Susan Bruce of Boston College Wins Award From the Council for Exceptional Children

Professor Bruce’s career has focused on how students with severe disabilities communicate. The award recognizes remarkable contributions and exemplary leadership, and commitment to the field of education and rehabilitation of students with visual impairments and deafblindness.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions

The three women appointed to endowed faculty posts are Jhumpa Lahiri at Barnard College in New York City, Lauren Anderson at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, and Allison Curseen at Boston College.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Duties at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Duties at Colleges and Universities

The five women scholars taking on new positions are Kathi Kern at the University of Miami, Ruth Simmons at Prarie View A&M University in Texas, Pamela Eddy at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, Jenna Cobb at Boston College Law School, and Xiaoxia “Silvie” Huang at Syracuse University in New York.

Four Women Faculty Members Who Are Undertaking New Assignments

Four Women Faculty Members Who Are Undertaking New Assignments

Taking on new positions or duties are Ann Bluntzer at Texas Christian University, Lisa T. Alexander at the Boston College Law School, Marianne Montgomery at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, and Samantha K. Ammons at the University of Nebraska Omaha.

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.

In Memoriam: Marian Fullerton Brown St. Onge, 1944-2021

In Memoriam: Marian Fullerton Brown St. Onge, 1944-2021

At Boston College. Dr. St. Onge taught both French language and literature, in addition to directing the women’s studies program, serving as the coordinator of the French language program, and later becoming the founding director of the Center for International Partnerships and Programs, a position she held for 15 years.

Ten Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles at American Colleges and Universities

Ten Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles at American 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.

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.

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.

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

The women appointed to dean posts are Pamela R. Jeffries at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Indy Burke at Yale University, Rhea Ballard-Thrower at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Diane Ring at Boston College Law School, Trisha Clement-Montgomery at the University of Kentucky, and Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh at Butler University in Indianapolis.

Study Finds a Gender Gap in Negotiation Skills as Early as Age 8

Study Finds a Gender Gap in Negotiation Skills as Early as Age 8

The study of a large group of boys and girls between ages four and nine found the gap appears when girls who participated in the study were asked to negotiate with a male evaluator, a finding that mirrors the dynamics of the negotiation gap that persists between men and women in the workforce. There was no gender gap between boys and girls when there was a woman evaluator.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Colleges and Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Colleges and Universities

Emine Fetvaci was appointed to an endowed chair in Islamic and Asian Art at Boston College. Tanja Kral has been named to an endowed chair in nursing science at the University of Pennsylvania and Amanda Bayer was appointed to the Franklin and Betty Barr Chair in Economics at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania.

New Administrative Duties for Ten Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Duties for Ten Women 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.

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

The four women who are leaving their administrative positions are Susan Gennaro at Boston College, Jutta-Annette Page from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, Stephanie Smith at Virginia Commonwealth University, and Lindsay Chase-Lansdale of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Eight Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties at 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.

New Administrative Roles for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities in the United States

New Administrative Roles for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities in the United States

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

In Memoriam: Mary A. Armstrong, 1948-2020

In Memoriam: Mary A. Armstrong, 1948-2020

Armstrong joined the studio art faculty in Boston College’s fine arts department in 1989. She taught there for nearly 30 years while she continued her career as a landscape artist.

Nine Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Responsibilities in Higher Education

Nine Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Responsibilities 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.

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.

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Ann Strain, 1928-2019

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Ann Strain, 1928-2019

After graduating from Boston University, Betty Strain joined the staff at Boston College in 1952 as an assistant to Rev. Charles F. Donovan, who was the founding dean of the School of Education. She later served as university registrar.

Eight Women Who Will Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Who Will Taking on New Administrative Roles at 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.

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Educational Institutions in Boston

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Educational Institutions in Boston

Kirsten Davison will be the second holder of the Donahue and DiFelice Professor at the Boston College School of Social Work and Susan Brady was appointed to the Deloitte-Ellen Gabriel Chair for Women and Leadership at Simmons University.

Four Women Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions at Colleges and Universities

The women appointed to endowed facaulty positions are Betty S. Lai in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College, Elsa Reichmanis at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Nicole Mitchell at the University of Pittsburgh, and Kirsten Davison at the Boston College School of Social Work.

In Memoriam: Hilda Carey, 1928-2019

In Memoriam: Hilda Carey, 1928-2019

Sister Carey had a career in education spanning for more than half a century. In 1986, Sister Carey began teaching freshman English at Boston College, and continued to do so well into her 80s.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The four women scholars appointed to endowed chairs are Melinda Lopez at Boston College, Holly Hillgardner at Bethany College in West Virginia, Clarissa Nobile at the University of California, Merced, and Debby R. Walser-Kuntz at Carelton College in Northfield, Minnesota.

Benevolent Sexism at Work Can Negatively Impact New Mothers' Decisions to Return to Their Jobs

Benevolent Sexism at Work Can Negatively Impact New Mothers’ Decisions to Return to Their Jobs

Overall, the authors found that “helpful” behavior at work – regardless of whether the women thought of it as helpful or harmful to their productivity — ultimately made them feel worse about themselves and their workplace abilities and this impacted their plans on returning to the workforce after giving birth.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The four women named to endowed professorships are Constance Hunter Walker at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Mei R. Fu in the College of Nursing at Boston College, Marianthi Ierapetritou at the University of Delaware and melissa Rolls at Pennsylvania State University.

Boston College Scholar Wins the Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Psychology in the Public Interest

Boston College Scholar Wins the Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Psychology in the Public Interest

Janet E. Helms is the Augustus Long Professor in the Lynch School of Education and Human Development and director of  Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture at Boston College. She was honored at last month’s annual meeting of the American Psychological Association.

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.

Colleges and Universities Appoint 14 Women to New Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Appoint 14 Women to New Administrative Positions

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

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

Fifteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at 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.

Fourteen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Fourteen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties 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 Dozen Women Scholars Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Scholars Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments 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.

Colleges and Universities Across the Nation Announce the Appointment of Women to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Across the Nation Announce the Appointment 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.