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Anne Skleder Will Be the First Woman President of Brenau University in Georgia

Anne Skleder Will Be the First Woman President of Brenau University in Georgia

Currently, Anne Skleder serves as senior vice president, provost, and professor of psychology at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. When Dr. Skleder begins her new role on July 1, 2019, she will the first woman to lead Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia.

Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Four Universities

Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Four Universities

The new deans are Kimberly Mutcherson at Rutgers Law School in Camden, New Jersey, Hannah Carter at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Linda Kern at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia, and Kimberly Foster at Tulane University in New Orleans.

Brenau University Takes Step to Strengthen Its Women's College

Brenau University Takes Step to Strengthen Its Women’s College

Recently, the university announced that it is “reimaging” its women’s residential college and will launch a group of “signature” programs this coming fall. The university will also launch an executive women’s MBA program.

Eleven Women Scholars Taking on New Academic Assignments

Eleven Women Scholars Taking on New Academic 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.

In Memoriam: Julie Long Carleton

In Memoriam: Julie Long Carleton

Professor Carleton began teaching at Brenau University in 1998, instructing modern dance and jazz technique, tap, improvisation, choreography and Pilates classes. She also served as the director of the Brenau Dance Ensemble for several years.

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

The five women in new posts are Kristin Stephens-Martinez at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, Janet Tate at Oregon State University, Kathryn Coyne at the University of Delaware, Kathleen Foley at the North Atlanta campus of Brenau University in Georgia, and Ann Cary of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Brenau University Signs Agreement to Bring Chinese Business Students to Campus

Brenau University Signs Agreement to Bring Chinese Business Students to Campus

Under the agreement with Anhui Business College, women will complete three years of training in China and then transfer to Brenau University to complete bachelor’s degrees in business administration in two years.

Brenau University Renames Its Nursing School to Honor Mary Inez Grindle

Brenau University Renames Its Nursing School to Honor Mary Inez Grindle

The renaming of the school was made possible by a gift from the Melvin Douglas and Victoria Kay Ivester Foundation. Victoria Kay Ivester is Mary Inez Grindle’s daughter. Doug Ivester is the former CEO of Coca-Cola Inc. The donation will fund scholarships for students in health science degree programs.

Alecia Webb Is the New Leader of the Jacksonville Campus of Brenau University

Alecia Webb Is the New Leader of the Jacksonville Campus of Brenau University

Brenau University, an educational institution for women in Gainesville, Georgia, has announced that Alecia Webb is the new director of the university’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida. She had been serving as assistant director of the King’s Bay campus of the university.

New Administrative Jobs for 16 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Jobs for 16 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.

Brenau University to Open a New Campus in Jacksonville, Florida

Brenau University to Open a New Campus in Jacksonville, Florida

The main campus of the university is in Gainesville, Georgia, about 50 miles northeast of Atlanta. The residential undergraduate college in Gainesville, Georgia, is open only to women.

Women Appointed Director of Schools at Three U.S. Universities

Women Appointed Director of Schools at Three U.S. Universities

Michelle Mohr Carney was named director of the School of Social Work at Arizona State University. Eileen T. Kraemer is the new director director of the School of Computing at Clemson University and Dina McDade Hewett is the new leader of the nursing school at Brenau University.

Brenau University Reports Its Largest First-Year Class in History

Brenau University Reports Its Largest First-Year Class in History

Brenau University, the educational institution for women in Gainesville, Georgia, has the largest first-year class in the college’s history. There are 215 women in this year’s entering class, up from 176 a year ago.

Enrollments Hold Steady at Brenau University's Women's College

Enrollments Hold Steady at Brenau University’s Women’s College

The plan for the Women’s College is to cap enrollment at 900 and to become more selective.

Notable Appointments of Women in Higher Education

Notable Appointments of Women in Higher Education

• This July Nancy Krippel will become provost at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She currently is dean of adult and graduate studies at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Virginia. Dr. Krippel holds a master’s degree and Ph.D. from Loyola University of Chicago. Her academic focus is eighteenth-century English novels. • Janet Clark was named vice […]