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Nancy Williams Elected President of the American Kinesiology Association

Nancy Williams Elected President of the American Kinesiology Association

Dr. Williams currently serves as a professor and head of the department of kinesiology at Pennsylvania State University. She first joined the Penn State faculty as an assistant professor in 1997. She was promoted to associate professor in 2003, full professor in 2009, and department head in 2012.

Elisabeth Mermann-Jozwiak Named Provost at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania

Elisabeth Mermann-Jozwiak Named Provost at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania

Currently, Mermann-Jozwiak serves as professor of English and women’s and gender studies and as dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. She will become provost at Bucknell University on June 1.

Twelve New Women Assistant Professors at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Twelve New Women Assistant Professors at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Bucknell University, a highly rated educational institution in central Pennsylvania has recently hired 24 new faculty members. Of these new hires 12 are women who are assistant professors.

Five Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania

Five Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania

The women are Cymone Fourshey, Ramona Fruja, Elena Machado Sáez, Jennie Stevenson, and Nikki Young.

How Giving Women the Right to Vote Boosted Educational Attainment in the United States

How Giving Women the Right to Vote Boosted Educational Attainment in the United States

A new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research authored by a group of three women economists, has found that women’s suffrage contributed to an increased retention rate of children in schools. The results showed that education expenditures rose 9 percent in local schools after women got the right to vote.

Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Names its Next President

Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Names its Next President

Since 2015, Dr. Barbara K. Altmann has been serving as provost at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Earlier, Dr. Altmann was a professor of French and senior vice provost for academic affairs at the University of Oregon.

New Faculty Roles for Six Women in Academia

New Faculty Roles for Six Women in Academia

Appointed to new posts are Lisa Berreau at Utah State University, Alicia Graf Mack at the Julliard School, Meera Komarraju at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Terri Norton at Bucknell University, Katherine Hawkins at Old Dominion University, and Sheretta Butler-Barnes at Washington University in St. Louis.

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.

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Ten Women Faculty Members 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.

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at High-Ranking Universities

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at High-Ranking Universities

The three women now holding endowed chairs are Anne H. Charity Hudley at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Wendelin Wright at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and Heather E. Cameron at Washington University in St. Louis.

New Appointments or Duties for 10 Women Faculty Members

New Appointments or Duties for 10 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.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at High-Ranking Colleges and Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at High-Ranking Colleges and Universities

Donna Ebenstein was named to an endowed chair in biomedical engineering at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Michelle Wrights now holds a named professorship at Emory University in Atlanta and Mara Benjamin was appointed to an endowed chair in Jewish studies at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Eleven Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Eleven Women 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 Quartet of New Deans at Colleges and Universities

A Quartet of New Deans at Colleges and Universities

Newly appointed to dean positions are Raquel Alexander at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, Donna K. Farrell at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Donna K. Maeda at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Laurie Shanderson at Northcentral University.

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.

Bucknell University Appoints Four Women to Endowed Professorships

Bucknell University Appoints Four Women to Endowed Professorships

The four women named to endowed chairs at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, are Bethany J. Collier in music, Shara McCallum in English, Janice Traflet in management, and Kristine Trego in classics and ancient Mediterranean studies.

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.

Four Women Scholars Named to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Four Women Scholars Named to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

The four women appointed to endowed chairs are Carolyn N. Dean at Yale University, Tracy Kahn at the University of California, Riverside, Karen J. Castle at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and Mari Tietze at Texas Woman’s University.

Five Women Granted Tenure at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania

Five Women Granted Tenure at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania

Newly tenured faculty members at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, include Katelyn N. Allers and JiaJia Dong in physics and astronomy, Bethany J. Collier in music, Elizabeth Marin in biology, and Stacy Mastrolia in management.

Nine Women Faculty Members Appointed to New Posts

Nine Women Faculty Members Appointed to New Posts

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

Eleven Women in New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women in New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

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

Five Women Named to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Named to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Danielle Wozniak at the College of New Rochelle in New York, Particia L. Price at Guttman Community College in New York, Lori L. McMahon at the University of Alabama Birmingham, Alicia Jackson at Albany State University in Georgia, and Amy Badal at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania.

Nine Women Faculty Members Take on New Roles

Nine Women Faculty Members Take on New Roles

The nine women scholars in new posts are Ishita Mukerji at Wesleyan, Lida E. Maxwell at Trinity College, Elizabeth Castelli at Barnard College, Margaret S. Clark at Yale, Caroline Elkins at Harvard, Deborah Vischak at Princeton, Constance W. Ziemian at Bucknell, Jane Parrish at Mississippi State, and Christina Kan at Texas A&M.

New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities for 13 Women Scholars

New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities for 13 Women Scholars

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

Four Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Bucknell University

Four Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Bucknell University

The four women named to endowed chairs are Amanda Wooden in environmental studies, Sheila Lintott in philosophy, Margot Vigeant in engineering, and Heidi Lorimor in linguistics.

The First Woman President of the Hertz Foundation

The First Woman President of the Hertz Foundation

After a long career in development posts at several universities, Robbee Baker Kosak will lead the foundation that offers financial support for Ph.D. students in the physical, biological, and engineering sciences.

New Provosts at Three High-Ranking Colleges and Universities

New Provosts at Three High-Ranking Colleges and Universities

The women who have been named to provost posts are Marie Lynn Miranda at Rice University in Houston, Susan C. Baldridge at Middlebury College in Vermont, and Barbara K. Altmann at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsyvlania.

Bucknell University Promotes Three Women to the Rank of Full Professor

Bucknell University Promotes Three Women to the Rank of Full Professor

Women faculty at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, who received promotions to full professor are Tammy Hiller in management, DeeAnn Reeder in biology, and Virginia Zimmerman in English.

Tenure Awarded to Five Women Faculty Members at Bucknell University

Tenure Awarded to Five Women Faculty Members at Bucknell University

Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, has announced the awarding of tenure five women faculty members: M. Laura Beninati, Sharon Garthwaite, Julie Ann Gates, Sarah MacKenzie-Dawson, and Leocadia Paliulis.

Three Women Promoted to Full Professor at Bucknell University

Three Women Promoted to Full Professor at Bucknell University

Lynn Breyfogle was promoted to professor of mathematics. Candic Stefanou is a new full professor of education and Margot A.S. Vigeant was appointed a full professor of chemical engineering.

Eight Women Faculty Members in New Posts

Eight Women Faculty Members in New Posts

Taking on new roles are Kathleen Flake, Sarah Banet-Weiser, JoAnn M. Emmel, Ingrid Nelson, Agustina Giraudy, Virginia Zimmerman, Kelly Lombardo, and Nancy Everhart.

Bucknell University Scholar Wins Two Literary Awards in One Day

Bucknell University Scholar Wins Two Literary Awards in One Day

Claire Vaye Watkins, an assistant professor of English, received the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the Story Prize, considered the most prestigious award for short fiction in the United States.

Four Women Academics Win Awards

Four Women Academics Win Awards

The honorees are Patricia Whitely of the University of Miami, Shara McCallum of Bucknell University, Leslie Gordon of Georgia State University, and Ivy Schweitzer of Dartmouth College.

New Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

New 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.

Three New Assistant Professors at Bucknell University

Three New Assistant Professors at Bucknell University

The three new assistant professors are Kristy Schenck in management, Gabrielle Flynt in economics, and JiaJia Dong in physics.