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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.

St. Lawrence University in New York Names Kathryn Morris as Its Nineteenth President

St. Lawrence University in New York Names Kathryn Morris as Its Nineteenth President

For the past eight years, Dr. Morris has been serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. Earlier, Dr. Morris served as a professor of psychology and was chair of that department at Butler. Her areas of expertise include social psychology, the psychology of gender, methodology, and statistics.

Five Women Scholars Appointed to University Dean Positions

Five Women Scholars Appointed to University Dean Positions

The five women named to dean positions are Melody Lo at Arkansas State University, Kecia M. Thomas at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Jodi Sandfort at the University of Washington, Brooke Kandel-Cisco at Butler University in Indianapolis, and Linda C. Niessen at the Joplin, Missouri, campus of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences.

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.

Jennifer Snyder to Lead the Physician Assistant Education Association

Jennifer Snyder to Lead the Physician Assistant Education Association

Dr. Snyder is the associate program director and a full professor in the physician assistant program at Butler University in Indianapolis. She joined the faculty at Butler University in 1999.

Board Suspends President of Winthrop University and Issues a Notice of Termination

Board Suspends President of Winthrop University and Issues a Notice of Termination

Jamie Comstock Williamson has been president of the state-operated university in Rock Hill, South Carolina, for less than one year. Previously, she was director of the Executive Leadership Group at the American Council on Education and vice president for academic affairs at Butler University in Indianapolis.

Jayne Marie Comstock Named President of Winthrop University

Jayne Marie Comstock Named President of Winthrop University

She is currently serving as director of the Executive Leadership Group at the American Council on Education in Washington while on sabbatical leave from her post as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Butler University in Indianapolis.

Butler University Resolves Title IX Compliance Review

Butler University Resolves Title IX Compliance Review

Women made up nearly 60 percent of the undergraduate students at Butler University in Indianapolis. But women were only 36.5 percent of the university’s student athletes.

Jamie Comstock to Serve Two-Month Term as Interim President of Butler University

Jamie Comstock to Serve Two-Month Term as Interim President of Butler University

Jamie Comstock, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Butler University in Indianapolis, will serve a two-month term as interim president of the university. Current president Bobby Fong is stepping down on May 31 and will become president of Ursinus College in Pennsylvania.