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In Memoriam: Julia A. Miller, 1928-2021

In Memoriam: Julia A. Miller, 1928-2021

In 1970 Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, established the Black Studies Center. Dr. Miller was the founding associate director. Within two years she became the director. She served in that role until 1984.

In Memoriam: Paule Marshall, 1929-2019

In Memoriam: Paule Marshall, 1929-2019

Paule Marshall taught at both Virginia Commonwealth University and New York University. She numerous novels, essays, and works of short fiction.

In Memoriam: Bernice Sandler, 1928-2019

In Memoriam: Bernice Sandler, 1928-2019

Bernice Sandler was often referred to as the “godmother of Title IX.” When she applied for her first job in academia, she was told she came “on too strong for a woman.”

In Memoriam: Gloria Naylor, 1950-2016

In Memoriam: Gloria Naylor, 1950-2016

Naylor, who taught creative writing at several univeraities, was best known for her her 1982 novel The Women of Brewster Place, for which she won the National Book Award for the best first novel.

Michelle Anderson Named President of Brooklyn College in New York

Michelle Anderson Named President of Brooklyn College in New York

President Anderson has been serving as a professor and dean of the City University of New York School of Law. She has held that post since 2006. Earlier, she taught at the Villanova University School of Law in Pennsylvania.

In Memoriam: Carolyn Rubin Falk, 1938-2015

In Memoriam: Carolyn Rubin Falk, 1938-2015

Carolyn Falk was a longtime K-12 educator and adjunct professor at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven. For a decade, she taught educational psychology classes at the university.

Five Women Named George J. Mitchell Scholars

Five Women Named George J. Mitchell Scholars

Winners of these prestigious scholarships are selected to pursue a year of postgraduate study at universities on the island of Ireland.

In Memoriam: Esther Marley Conwell, 1922-2014

In Memoriam: Esther Marley Conwell, 1922-2014

Esther Conwell, research professor of chemistry and physics at the University of Rochester and a pioneer in the field of semiconductor research, died as a result of injuries from an automobile accident. She was 92 years old and was still active in the university community.

A Pair of New Distinguished Professors at the City University of New York

A Pair of New Distinguished Professors at the City University of New York

Cathy N. Davidson is a professor of English at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and Jeanne Theoharris is a professor of political science at Brooklyn College whose research focuses on American race relations.

In Memoriam: Carol Welt, 1937-2014

In Memoriam: Carol Welt, 1937-2014

Carol Welt was the former assistant vice provost for research and executive director of the Office for Sponsored Programs at the University of Connecticut. She held a Ph.D. in anthropology and her research focused on brain neurophysiology.

The Status of Women Professionals in Intercollegiate Sports

The Status of Women Professionals in Intercollegiate Sports

In 1972, 9 out of 10 head coaches for women’s teams were females. In 2014, 4 out 10 head coaches for women’s teams are females. Women are 3 percent of the head coaches for men’s teams.

In Memoriam: Susan Fromberg Schaeffer (1940-2011)

In Memoriam: Susan Fromberg Schaeffer (1940-2011)

She taught English at Brooklyn College for 30 years.