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Carlton College in Northfield, Minnesota Selects Alison Byerly as Its Next President

Carlton College in Northfield, Minnesota Selects Alison Byerly as Its Next President

In 2013, Dr. Byerly became the first woman president of Lafayette College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Easton, Pennsylvania. Earlier, she was was provost and executive vice president at Middlebury College in Vermont. Dr. Byerly will begin her new job on August 1.

Six Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Six Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Appointed to dean positions are Rama Yelkur at Texas Woman’s University, Laura Padilla-Walker at Brigham Young University in Utah, Lolita Buckner Inniss at the University of Colorado School of Law, Gretchen Hofmeister at Carlton College in Minnesota, Linda Kean at East Carolina University, and Sara Guyer at the University of California, Berkeley

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are 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.

Four Women Who Are Retiring From Their High-Level College and University Posts

Four Women Who Are Retiring From Their High-Level College and University Posts

The four women who are retiring are Mariko Kaga, Class of 1952 Professor of Asian Languages at Carlton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Karla Broadus, director of the African American studies program at the University of Texas at San Antonio, Lisa Spargo, special projects coordinator at the University of Mississippi, and Trudy Hanson, professor of communication at West Texas A&M University.

Brandeis University in Massachusetts Appoints Carol Fierke as Provost

Brandeis University in Massachusetts Appoints Carol Fierke as Provost

Since 2017, Dr. Fierke has been provost and executive vice president at Texas A&M University. She also holds professorships in chemistry and biochemistry and has been conducting research on COVID-19. Prior to arriving at Texas A&M, Dr. Fierke spent much of her career at the University of Michigan.

Four Women Named to Endowed Professorships at Prestigious Colleges and Universities

Four Women Named to Endowed Professorships at Prestigious Colleges and Universities

The four women appointed to endowed professorships are Susannah Ottaway at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Robin R. Means Coleman at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, Lynn Meskell at the University of Pennsylvania, and Whitney Pirtle at the University of California, Merced.

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Highly Rated Carleton College in Minnesota

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Highly Rated Carleton College in Minnesota

At Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Victoria Morse was named the Humphrey Doermann Professor of Liberal Learning. Anna Moltchanova was appointed the David and Mary-Alice Sipfle Professor of Philosophy and Clara Hardy is the new and David and Marian Adams Bryn-Jones Distinguished Teaching Professor of the Humanities.

Kate Coddington Honored by the American Association of Geographers

Kate Coddington Honored by the American Association of Geographers

Kate Coddington, an assistant professor of geography and planning at the University at Albany of the State University of New York System, was honored for making an innovative, original contribution to the conceptual and/or methodological embrace of political geography.

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments 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.

Carleton College's Kim Smith Honored by the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences

Carleton College’s Kim Smith Honored by the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences

The William R. Freudenburg Lifetime Achievement Award honors members of the profession who have devoted their lives to strengthening the field by mentoring the next generation of environmental scientists and activists.

In Memoriam: Mylla Urban, 1941-2020

In Memoriam: Mylla Urban, 1941-2020

Mylla Urban was professor of physical education, athletics & recreation, emerita, at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. She worked at the college for 30 years as a professor, atheltics director, department chair, and associate dean.

Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Grants Tenure to Five Women

Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Grants Tenure to Five Women

Carleton College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Northfield, Minnesota, has announced that it was promoted six scholars to the rank of associate professor, effective September 1. They were also granted tenure. Five of the six scholars who were promoted are women.

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 Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The four women scholars appointed to endowed chairs are Melinda Lopez at Boston College, Holly Hillgardner at Bethany College in West Virginia, Clarissa Nobile at the University of California, Merced, and Debby R. Walser-Kuntz at Carelton College in Northfield, Minnesota.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The four women named to endowed professorships are Constance Hunter Walker at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Mei R. Fu in the College of Nursing at Boston College, Marianthi Ierapetritou at the University of Delaware and melissa Rolls at Pennsylvania State University.

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.