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Eight Women Who Have Been Selected for Dean Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Have Been Selected for Dean Positions in Higher Education

The new deans are Lisa D. Ordonez at UC-San Diego, Kristina Odejimi at Bowdoin College, Kathryn Lively at Dartmouth College, Sandra Brown at Southern University, Marianne Lewis at the University of Cincinnati, Laurie Grubbs at Florida State, Joy Williamson-Lott at the University of Washington, and Stephanie J. Rowley at Teachers College of Columbia University.

Eight Women Appointed to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Appointed to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

The eight women appointed to dean posts are Oya Tukel at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Lee Skinner at Tulane, Karen Richardson at Princeton, Janet Lohmann at Bowdoin College, Lisa Garcia Bedolla at the University of California, Berkeley, Leslie Grinage at Barnard College, Glenda M. Prime at Morgan State, and Debra Zeifman at Vassar College.

New Assignments in Academia for Seven Women Scholars

New Assignments in Academia for Seven 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.

Nine Women Scholars in Academia Who Are Taking on New Duties

Nine Women Scholars in Academia Who Are 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.

Prestigious Awards Presented to Five Women Professors

Prestigious Awards Presented to Five Women Professors

The honorees are Daret St. Clair at the University of Kentucky, Elif Babul at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, Rachel Beane at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, Gina Athena Ulysse at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, and Laurie E. Cutting at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

Four Women Appointed to Faculty Positions at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine

Four Women Appointed to Faculty Positions at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine

Bowdoin COllege, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Brunswick, Maine, has named four women to its faculty: Asanna Jones in dance, Shenila Khoja-Moolji in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies, Alexandra Marzano-Lesnevich in English, and Mary Rogalski in biology and environmental studies.

Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

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

Janet Rapelye Named President of the Consortium on Financing Higher Education

Janet Rapelye Named President of the Consortium on Financing Higher Education

For the past 15 years, Rapelye has been dean of admissions at Princeton University in New Jersey. During her tenure, annual applications to Princeton have nearly tripled. Before coming to Princeton, Rapelye was dean of admission at Wellesley College from 1991 to 2003.

Five Women Scholars Promoted and Granted Tenure at Bowdoin College in Maine

Five Women Scholars Promoted and Granted Tenure at Bowdoin College in Maine

Bowdoin College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Brunswick, Maine, has announced that 11 faculty members have been promoted to associate professor and granted tenure. Five of the 11 promotions went to women: Tracey McMullen, Ingrid Nelson, Emily Peterman, Meghan Roberts, and Hilary Thompson.

Hollins University Scholar to Receive the 2017 Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize

Hollins University Scholar to Receive the 2017 Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize

Elizabeth Poliner is an associate professor of English at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia. The prize for the best work of prose fiction is awarded annually by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies and the department of English at the University of Rochester in New York.

Three Women Appointed to Named Faculty Positions at Bowdoin College in Maine

Three Women Appointed to Named Faculty Positions at Bowdoin College in Maine

Bowdoin College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Brunswick, Maine, recently announced the appointment of six faculty members to endowed chairs. Three of the appointments went to women: Jackie Brown in art, Belinda Kong in Asian studies and English, and Birgit Tautz in modern languages.

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for Eight 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.

Meredith Woo Selected as the Thirteenth President of Sweet Briar College

Meredith Woo Selected as the Thirteenth President of Sweet Briar College

Dr. Meredith Woo, a native of South Korea, is the director of the Higher Education Support Program for the Open Society Foundations in London. From 2008 to 2014, Dr. Woo was the Buckner W. Clay Dean of the College and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia.

Cristle Collins Judd to Be the Next President of Sarah Lawrence College

Cristle Collins Judd to Be the Next President of Sarah Lawrence College

Dr. Judd currently serves as a senior program officer for higher education and scholarship in the humanities at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Earlier, Dr. Judd served for nine years as dean of academic affairs and professor of music at Bowdoin College in Maine.

The New Executive Director of the American Mathematical Society

The New Executive Director of the American Mathematical Society

Catherine Roberts, a professor of mathematics at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, has been named executive director of the American Mathematical Society, which is based in Providence, Rhode Island.

Five Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Carla M. Koretsky at Western Michigan University, Maureen Ryan at the University of Southern Mississippi, Laura Dunn Jolly at Iowa State University, Linda Scott at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Whitney Soule at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.

New York University Historian Martha Hodes Wins the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize

New York University Historian Martha Hodes Wins the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize

Professor Martha Hodes is being honored for her book Mourning Lincoln which examines how ordinary Americans – Black and White, northerners and southerners – reacted to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865.

Four Women Faculty Members Granted Tenure at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine

Four Women Faculty Members Granted Tenure at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine

Margaret Boyle in Romance languages and literatures, Judith Casselberry in Africana studies, and Abigail Killeen were promoted to associate professor and granted tenure. In addition, associate professor Crystal Hall was granted tenure.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in the Academic World

Eleven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in the Academic World

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

Four Women Hired to the Faculty at Bowdoin College in Maine

Four Women Hired to the Faculty at Bowdoin College in Maine

The new faculty members include Professor Sarah Bay-Cheng in theater and dance and assistant professors Maryem Belkaid in Romance languages, Sakura Christmas in history and Asian studies, and Kana Takematsu in chemistry and biochemistry.

Women Named to Lead Three Cultural Centers at Yale University

Women Named to Lead Three Cultural Centers at Yale University

Rise Nelson Burrow was named director of the Afro-American Cultural Center. Eileen Galvez will be the new director of La Casa Cultural and Kelly Fayard was appointed director of the Native American Cultural Center.

Bowdoin Dean to Take Executive Post at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Bowdoin Dean to Take Executive Post at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Cristle Collins Judd, dean of academic affairs, chief academic officer, and professor of music at Bowdoin College, was named senior program officer in higher education and scholarship in the humanities at the Mellon Foundation.

Five Women With New College and University Faculty Posts

Five Women With New College and University Faculty Posts

The appointees are Carmen Guerrero at Lee University, Susan Tananbaum at Bowdoin College, Suzanne Wenzel at the University of Southern California, Medha D. Makhlouf at Pennsylvania State University, and Elizabeth Bradley at Yale University.

Three Women Appointed to Positions as Deans

Three Women Appointed to Positions as Deans

Susana Rivera-Mills was named dean for undergraduate studies at Oregon State. Jacqueline Mozrall was named dean of the College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology, and Jennifer R. Scanlon was named interim dean for academic affairs at Bowdoin College.

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

The women who have been appointed to new faculty positions are Catherine C. Eckel, Beth Bailey, Angie Maxwell, Hee Oh, Marilyn L. Flynn, Lesley Irvine, Collin Roesler, Robin Buell, and Kathleen A. Jamison.

Seven Women in New Faculty Roles

Seven Women in New Faculty Roles

The appointees are Claire Wills at Princeton University, Carrie Scanga at Bowdoin College, Anita L. Tucker at Brandeis University, Joan S. Carpenter at Indiana University, Christine Beckman at the University of Maryland, Madhavi P. Kadakia at Wright State University, and Bryna Goodman of the University of Oregon.

Ten Women in New Faculty Roles at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Ten Women in New Faculty Roles at U.S. Colleges and Universities

The 10 women in new teaching posts are Margot Quijano, Stefanie Jegelka, Leora Auslander, Kathryn Ellerbeck, Debra Romberger, Dana Levin, Aarti Gupta, Ericka A. Albaugh, Sally Radovick, and Kal Alston.

Bowdoin College Appoints Two Women to Endowed Professorships

Bowdoin College Appoints Two Women to Endowed Professorships

Elizabeth A. Stemmler was named the James Stacy Coles Professor of Natural Sciences and Jill Smith was appointed the John S. Osterweis Associate Professor of German.

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From Higher Education Posts

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From Higher Education Posts

Nancy Jennings, an associate professor of education at Bowdoin College, Maravene Loeschke, president of Towson University in Maryland, and Lucile Krasnow, community relations liaison at Northwestern University, have announced they are stepping down.

Three College and University Women Announce Their Retirements

Three College and University Women Announce Their Retirements

Ruth Constantine, vice president for finance and administration at Smith College, Barbara Held, the Barry N. Wish Professor of Psychology and Social Studies at Bowdoin College, and Patricia M. Jordan, associate professor of mathematics education at Oklahoma State University, are retiring.

Bowdoin College Receives Collection of Book Cover Art Designed by Sarah Wyman Whitman

Bowdoin College Receives Collection of Book Cover Art Designed by Sarah Wyman Whitman

Sarah Wyman Whitman began to design book covers in the 1880s for Boston publisher Houghton Mifflin. She had 380 book covers to her credit including works by Henry David Thoreau, Sarah Jewett and Oliver Wendell Holmes.

Seven Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

Seven Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

The seven women who have announced their retirements include the presidents of Georgia Court University in Lakewood New Jersey, Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri, and Kentucky State University in Franfort.

Bowdoin College Promotes Four Women to Full Professor

Bowdoin College Promotes Four Women to Full Professor

The four new full professors at Bowdoin College are Aviva Briefel in English and film studies, Kristen Ghodsee in women’s and gender studies. Shu-chin Tsui in Asian studies and film studies, and Tricia Welsch in film studies.

Three Women Promoted to Associate Professor and Granted Tenure at Bowdoin College

Three Women Promoted to Associate Professor and Granted Tenure at Bowdoin College

Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine,has announced the promotion of Nadia V. Celis, Danielle H. Dube, and Vyjayanthi Ratnam Selinger from assistant to associate professor. All three were granted tenure.

Five New Assistant Professors at Bowdoin College in Maine

Five New Assistant Professors at Bowdoin College in Maine

The new faculty members are Barbara Elias in government, Michele LaVigne in earth and oceanographic sciences, Erika Nyhus in neuroscience and psychology, Amanda Redlich in mathematics, and Emma Maggie Solberg in English.