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New Roles for Six Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Roles for Six Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

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.

Jennifer Doudna to Be Awarded the Dickson Prize in Science

Jennifer Doudna to Be Awarded the Dickson Prize in Science

Professor Doudna is being honored for her groundbreaking research harnessing an ancient mechanism of bacterial immunity into a powerful and general technology for editing genomes, with wide-ranging implications across biology and medicine.

New Administrative Posts for Seven Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for Seven Women at Colleges and Universities

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

New Administrative Positions for Eight Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Positions for Eight Women at Colleges and Universities

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

For the First Time, Women Are a Majority of First-Year Students at Carnegie Mellon University

For the First Time, Women Are a Majority of First-Year Students at Carnegie Mellon University

This year, there are 857 women in the entering class at Carnegie Mellon University. They make up 51.1 percent of the entering class. Four years ago in 2013, women made up 44 percent of first-year students.This is a significant milestone for a university that awards a majority of its degrees in STEM disciplines.

New Administrative Positions for Seventeen Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Positions for Seventeen Women at Colleges and Universities

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

Lynne Rosansky Is Serving as Provost at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts

Lynne Rosansky Is Serving as Provost at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts

Dr. Rosansky has served as founding president of the Hult International Business School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, dean of the University of New Haven College of Business, provost at the State University of New York’s Levin Institute, and interim provost at Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire.

Four Women Named to Executive Positions at College and University Art Museums

Four Women Named to Executive Positions at College and University Art Museums

Taking on new roles at major academic art museums are Elizabeth Chodos at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Christina Olsen at the University of Michigan, Amy Gilman at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Jill Greenwood at Oberlin College in Ohio.

In Memoriam: Betty Jane Lloyd, 1922-2017

In Memoriam: Betty Jane Lloyd, 1922-2017

Lloyd joined the faculty at the Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University) in 1943. She later served as associate dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. She retired from the university in 1983.

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Interim Provost Positions at Universities

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Interim Provost Positions at Universities

Laurie R. Weingart, the senior associate dean of education in the School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and Susan Stapleton, dean of the Graduate College at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, will both serve as interim provosts at their universities.

New Administrative Positions for 15 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for 15 Women 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.

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.

In Memoriam: Gloria P. Hill, 1947-2017

In Memoriam: Gloria P. Hill, 1947-2017

Dr. Hill joined the staff at Carnegie Mellon University in 1972 as an academic adviser. Later, she served as assistant vice provost for education and assistant dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The Next President of Cypress College in California

The Next President of Cypress College in California

Dr. JoAnna Schilling, a graduate of Smith College, has been serving as the interim vice president for academic affairs at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, California. Earlier, she was vice president for academic affairs at Cerritos College in Norwalk, California.

Five Women in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Five Women in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The women in new administrative roles are Angela Blanton at Carnegie Mellon University, Betsy Asserson at Montana State University, Katrina Briscoe at Alcorn State University in Mississippi, Sara Judge at Princeton University in New Jersey, and Pilar Prather at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Eight Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions 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.

Carnegie Mellon University Makes Great Strides in Enrolling Women in Computer Science and Engineering

Carnegie Mellon University Makes Great Strides in Enrolling Women in Computer Science and Engineering

At Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, women are 48.5 percent of all first-year undergraduates in computer science courses and 43.3 percent of all first-year women in undergraduate engineering courses. This is moe thsn double the national average.

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.

Seven Women Appointed to Positions as Deans in Higher Education

Seven Women Appointed to Positions as Deans in Higher Education

The new deans are Judy Didion at Oakland University, Nasha Torrez at the University of New Mexico, Katherine Ankerson at the University of Nebraska, Rachel Croson at Michigan State, Irene Aiken at UNC-Pembroke, Sharon Basso at Claremont McKenna College, and Rebecca Doerge at Carnegie Mellon University.

A Dozen Women With New Faculty Assignments at Major Universities

A Dozen Women With New Faculty Assignments at Major 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.

New Duties or Titles for Eight Women Faculty Members

New Duties or Titles for Eight 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.

Three Women Among the 12 Winners of the 2016 Hertz Fellowships

Three Women Among the 12 Winners of the 2016 Hertz Fellowships

Winners of the prestigious fellowships are awarded full tuition in Ph.D. programs for five years. And they receive an annual stipend. Preference is given to scholars who have a stated preference to pursue science in the public interest.

New Assignments for 11 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for 11 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.

Nine Women Awarded Prestigious Churchill Scholarships

Nine Women Awarded Prestigious Churchill Scholarships

Nine women from the United States are among the 15 students who have been awarded Churchill Scholarships for master’s degree programs in STEM fields at the University of Cambridge in England.

Three Women University Scientists Taking on New Duties for Federal Agencies

Three Women University Scientists Taking on New Duties for Federal Agencies

Lorrie Faith Cranor of Carnegie Mellon University was named chief technologist at the Federal Trade Commission. Kathy Partin of Colorado State was named director of an office at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Anne Kenworthy of Vanderbilt University will review grant proposals at the National Institutes of Health.

New Administrative Duties for Nine Women in American Higher Education

New Administrative Duties for Nine Women in American 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.

Seven Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Seven 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 Dozen Women With New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Positions 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.

Ten Women in New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

Ten Women in New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

Taking on new assignments are Linda Mansfield, Deana Lawson, Henrietta Kralovec, Alice Y. Kaplan, Deborah C. Haynes, Elizabeth M. Brannon, Grace Wasike Namwamba, Linda Babcock, Catherine Mobley, and Tracy Colemen.

Eighteen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities in American Higher Education

Eighteen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities in American 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.

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.

Seven Women Appointed to Teaching Positions at Major Universities

Seven Women Appointed to Teaching Positions at Major Universities

The women in new teaching posts are Lorna McGhee at Carnegie Mellon, Sonal S. Tuli at the University of Florida, Jeannine Bell at Indiana University, Amy Landis at Clemson, Norma Riccucci at Rutgers, Donita Brady at the University of Pennsylvania, and Ann Burkhardt at Drake.

Five Women Scholars Appointed to New Faculty Positions

Five Women Scholars Appointed to New Faculty Positions

Women taking on new teaching roles are Jing Kong at MIT, Annemarie Gockel at Smith College, Amber Chelette at Ouachita Baptist University, Andrea Deciu Ritivoi at Carnegie Mellon University, and Linda M. Abriola at Tufts University.

Six Women in New Teaching Roles at U.S. Universities

Six Women in New Teaching Roles at U.S. Universities

Taking on new faculty roles are Tamera Broderick at MIT, Lakami Baker at Auburn, Lucia Rothman-Denes at the University of Chicago, Donna Harsch at Carnegie Mellon, April Benasich at Rutgers, and Patrice Buzzanell at Purdue.

In Memoriam: Kathryn M. Chaloner, 1954-2014

In Memoriam: Kathryn M. Chaloner, 1954-2014

Kathryn M. Chaloner wa a professor and chair of the department of biostatistics at the University of Iowa. She joined the university’s faculty in 2002 after teaching at the University of Minnesota for 20 years.