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University of Florida Taste Expert to Be Honored by the American Psychological Association

University of Florida Taste Expert to Be Honored by the American Psychological Association

Linda M. Bartoshuk, the Bushnell Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition and director for psychophysical research for the Center for Smell and Taste at the University of Florida, will receive the Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions from the American Psychological Association.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Faculty Posts

A Quartet of Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Faculty Posts

The four women scholars named to endowed faculty posts are Marcy Lascano at the University of Kansas, Martine Vanryckeghem at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Barbara Kazmierczak at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and Serena Zabin at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.

Honors or Awards Presented to Nine Women in the Academic World

Honors or Awards Presented to Nine Women in the Academic World

The women award recipients are Heidi Brady, Robin Aronson, Jacqueline O’Connor, Carol Ebdon, Gao Hong, Annamaria Lusardi, Kelley Wamsley, Arundhati Rao, and Andrea Scott.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned 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.

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women in Higher Education

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.

College of William and Mary Names Its First Woman Leader in its 325-Year History

College of William and Mary Names Its First Woman Leader in its 325-Year History

Currently, Dr. Katherine Rowe is provost and dean of the faculty at Smith College, a private, high-ranking liberal arts college for women in Northampton, Massachusetts. Earlier, she served on the English department faculty at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania for 16 years.

In Memoriam: Laurel Ann Grotzinger, 1935-2017

In Memoriam: Laurel Ann Grotzinger, 1935-2017

Professor Grotzinger joined the faculty at Western Michigan University in 1964. In 1979 she became the dean of the Graduate College. Dr. Grotzinger was the first woman in the history of Western Michigan University to be appointed to an academic dean position.

University of North Carolina Psychologist Wins the $100,000 Tang Prize

University of North Carolina Psychologist Wins the $100,000 Tang Prize

Barbara L. Frederickson is the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is being honored by the Tang Foundation of Toronto, Canada, for “exceptional contributions to the well-being of humanity.”

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The women scholars appointed to endowed chairs are Lori K. Pearson at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Anastasia Muliana at Texas A&M University, Kate Ponto at the University of Kentucky, Bernadette Atuahene at Wayne State University in Detroit, and Gladys McCormick at Syracuse University in New York.

Six Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Six Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Appointed to endowed chairs are L. DeAne Lagerquist at St. Olaf College, Angela Banks at Arizona State University, Shannon Monnat at Syracuse University, Barbara Allen at Carleton College, Barbara Barnett at the University of Kansas, and Hong Liang at Texas A&M University.

University of Michigan Professor Carol Fierke Appointed Provost at Texas A&M University

University of Michigan Professor Carol Fierke Appointed Provost at Texas A&M University

Dr. Fierke has been serving as dean of the Rackham Graduate School and vice provost for graduate academic affairs at the University of Michigan. She also was the Jerome and Isabella Karle Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Given New Duties or Assignments

Eleven Women Faculty Members Given New Duties or 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.

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

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.

New Assignments for Ten Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

New Assignments for Ten Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

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.

Lynn Stephen of the University of Oregon to Lead the Latin American Studies Association

Lynn Stephen of the University of Oregon to Lead the Latin American Studies Association

Lynn Stephen is a Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences and professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon. She is an affiliated faculty member in programs on ethnic studies, Latin American studies, and women’s and gender studies.

New Assignments for 10 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for 10 Women Faculty Members

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.

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

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.

In Memoriam: Marilyn Jane Stokstad, 1929-2016

In Memoriam: Marilyn Jane Stokstad, 1929-2016

Marilyn Stokstad served on the faculty at the University of Kansas from 1958 until her retirement in 2002. As the author of co-author of several textbooks, her scholarship introduced thousands of college students to the study of art history.

Here Are Three New Women Deans

Here Are Three New Women Deans

The three women appointed to dean posts are Carolyn H. Livingston at Carleton College in Minnesota, Mia Tuan at the University of Washington, and Sandra Crewe at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Five Women Stepping Down From High-Level Posts at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Stepping Down From High-Level Posts at Colleges and Universities

The women who have or will retire are Belle Wei at California State University, Chico, Hudlin Wagner at Carleton College, Nancy Dunlap at the University of Virginia, Jennie Taylor at Emory University, and Sharon Stahl at Washington University in St. Louis.

College of William and Mary Geologist Wins Two National Awards

College of William and Mary Geologist Wins Two National Awards

Heather Macdonald, Chancellor Professor of Geology at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, has received two national awards for her contributions to education in the earth sciences.

Three Women Faculty Members Named to Emerita Status at Carleton College

Three Women Faculty Members Named to Emerita Status at Carleton College

Alison McNeil Ketterling was appointed the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Arts History Emerita. Anne Close Ulmer was named professor of German emerita and Ruth Weiner was named the Class of 1944 Professor of Theater and the Liberal Arts, Emerita.

Two Women Promoted to Full Professor at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota

Two Women Promoted to Full Professor at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota

Carleton College has promoted seven faculty members to full professor. Two of the promotions went to women. Carol Donelan was promoted to professor of cinema and media studies and Annette Nierobisz was appointed professor of sociology.

Four Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at Carleton College

Four Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at Carleton College

The four new tenured faculty members at the liberal arts college in Northfield, Minnesota, are Catherine Fortin in linguistics, Asuka Sango in religion, Katherine St. Clair in mathematics, and Jennifer Wolff in biology.

Honors for Seven Women Academics

Honors for Seven Women Academics

The honorees are Mary Savina of Carleton College, Patricia Cramer of Utah State, Eundeok Kim of Florida State, Peggy Schwartz of the University of Massachusetts, Doris Helms of Clemson University, Bethany Schultz-Hurst of Idaho State, and Sera Young of Cornell University.

In Memoriam: Eleanor Helen Hansen, 1921-2013

In Memoriam: Eleanor Helen Hansen, 1921-2013

Professor Hansen joined the faculty at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, in 1952 as chair of women’s physical education. She remained on the Carleton College faculty for 34 years until her retirement in 1986.

Five Women Promoted to Full Professor at Carleton College

Five Women Promoted to Full Professor at Carleton College

The new full professors at the liberal arts college in Northfield, Minnesota, are Stacey Beckwith in Hebrew, Amy Erickson in physical education, Gretchen Hofmeister in chemistry, Lori Preston in religion, and Linda Rossi in art.

Catholic Theological Society of America Honors Anne Patrick

Catholic Theological Society of America Honors Anne Patrick

Anne E. Patrick, the William R. Laird Professor of Religion and the Liberal Arts Emerita at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, received the John Courtney Murray Award honoring a lifetime of distinguished scholarship on theological issues.

Five Women Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

The women taking on new roles are Teresa Lucie Thompson at the University of Arizona, Kimberly Betz at Carleton College, Antoneia Roe at Florida A&M University, and Donna Wardell at Virginia Tech. Tracy Futhey was reappointed to another term as CIO at Duke University.

Carleton College Professor Taking Leave to Direct NSF's Undergraduate Education Division

Carleton College Professor Taking Leave to Direct NSF’s Undergraduate Education Division

Susan Singer, the Laurence McKinley Gould Professor of the Natural Sciences at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, is taking a leave of absence to head the National Science Foundation’s Division of Undergraduate Education.

Six Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Six Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Deborah Appleman of Carleton College, Deborah Jin of the University of Colorado, Margaret Sayers Peden of the University of Missouri, Lisa Hooper of the University of Alabama, Sonia Carrizales of Texas Woman’s University, and Sherry Field of Arkansas Tech University.

Seven Women Faculty Members Are Promoted at Carleton College

Seven Women Faculty Members Are Promoted at Carleton College

Carleton College, the highly ranked liberal arts college in Northfield, Minnesota, has announced the promotion of 11 faculty members. Seven of the 11 are women.

Five Women Academics Receive Awards

Five Women Academics Receive Awards

Erica Lorraine Williams, Deanna Haunsperger, Ilona M. Figat, Sherrill Redmon, and CarolAnn Peterson are honored.

Two Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Carleton College

Two Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Carleton College

Barbara Allen and Susannah Ottaway honored with prestigious named professorships.

A Trio of Distinguished Award Winners

A Trio of Distinguished Award Winners

Susan Singer, Lora Lomicka Anderson, and Kim Vonnahme are honored for their teaching or research.