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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.

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Gierlowski Kordesch, 1956-2016

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Gierlowski Kordesch, 1956-2016

Professor Kordesch joined the faculty at Ohio University in 1989 and was promoted to full professor in 2010. She was the president of the International Association of Limnogeology.

University of Wisconsin Scholar to Lead the National Library of Medicine

University of Wisconsin Scholar to Lead the National Library of Medicine

Patricia Flatley Brennan, who holds an endowed chair at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was named director of the National Library of Medicine, a division of the National Institutes of Health. The institution is the largest biomedical library in the world.

New Assignments for a Dozen Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for a Dozen 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.

In Memoriam: Patricia Baldwin Kilpatrick, 1927-2016

In Memoriam: Patricia Baldwin Kilpatrick, 1927-2016

Pat Kilpatrick was associated with Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland for more than a half century. In 1987, she was the first woman in the university’s history to be named a vice president of the educational institution.

Case Western Reserve University to Hold Leadership Lab for Women in Manufacturing

Case Western Reserve University to Hold Leadership Lab for Women in Manufacturing

The Leadership Lab, taught by faculty from the university’s Weatherhead School of Management, will offer sessions on bias barriers and opportunities, high-impact leadership, and skills and strategies for leadership in manufacturing.

New Duties for Five Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Duties for Five Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

Taking on new roles are Deborah A. Thomas of the University of Pennsylvania, Ruqaiijah A. Yearby at Case Western Reserve University, Marta Elena Esquilin at Rutgers University-Newark, Ellen Pader at the University of Massachusetts, and Catherine F. Cahill at the University of Pennsylvania.

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.

George Mason University Scholar Appointed Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission

George Mason University Scholar Appointed Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission

Hester Peirce, the director of the Financial Markets Working Group at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, was nominated by President Obama to serve as a commissioner overseeing the nation’s financial markets.

The New President of Kaplan University

The New President of Kaplan University

Dr. Vandenbosch has been with Kaplan University since 2008, most recently serving as provost. Earlier she was dean of students and vice president of the School of Business and Information Technology.

New Administrative Posts for a Half Dozen Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for a Half Dozen 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.

Ten Women Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments in Higher Education

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

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

The new deans are Nina Rovinelli Heller at the University of Connecticut, Louise Wrensford at Albany State University in Georgia, Jessica W. Berg at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and Stephanie Walker at the University of North Dakota.

Six Women Promoted to Associate Professor at Case Western Reserve University

Six Women Promoted to Associate Professor at Case Western Reserve University

The six women receiving promotions to associate professor at Karen Abbott and Claudia Mizutani in biology, Corinne Coen and Ralitsa Petkovsa in the School of Management, Zinaida Kaleinikova in the School of Dental Medicine and Genevieve Sauve in chemistry.

Nine Women in New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Nine 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.

The Society for Psychological Anthropology Names Its Next Leader

The Society for Psychological Anthropology Names Its Next Leader

Jill E. Korbin is the Lucy Adams Leffingwell Professor in the department of anthropology, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and the director of the Schubert Center for Child Studies at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

Four Women Named Department Chairs at American Universities

Four Women Named Department Chairs at American Universities

The four women who have been named chairs of their academic departments are Christina S. Kraus at Yale University, Karen Beckwith at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Wanda K. Lawrence at North Carolina Central University, and Cindy Lee at Clemson University in South Carolina.

University of Pittsburgh Establishes a New Center on Women's Health Research

University of Pittsburgh Establishes a New Center on Women’s Health Research

The new center is dedicated to improving the state of women’s health by fostering innovation in research, education and clinical practice, while promoting community partnership and advocacy around health care for women.

Martha Nussbaum Chosen to Receive the Inamori Ethics Prize

Martha Nussbaum Chosen to Receive the Inamori Ethics Prize

The prize has been awarded annually since 2008 to an individual who has made significant and lasting contributions to ethical leadership on the global stage. Professor Nussbaum will receive award this October at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

Political Scientist Wins Book Award from the International Studies Association

Political Scientist Wins Book Award from the International Studies Association

Jessica Green is an assistant professor of political science at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. She was honored for authoring the best book in the field of international environmental studies.

Four Women Appointed to New Faculty Assignments

Four Women Appointed to New Faculty Assignments

Taking on new faculty roles are Janet Froeschle Hicks at Texas Tech, Denise McKahn at Smith College in Massachusetts, Jennell Vick at Case Western Reserve University, and Sara Ray Stoelinga at the University of Chicago.

New University Administrative Posts for Seven Women

New University Administrative Posts for Seven Women

The new appointees are Sally Stone Richmond, Mikah K. THompson, Victoria Wright, Jewel Washington, Diane Marie Amann, Taniecea Arceneaux Mallery and Gretchen R. VanValkenburg.

Sixteen Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Sixteen Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of news of appointments of women to high-level administrative posts at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

New Administrative Positions for Five University Women

New Administrative Positions for Five University Women

The appointees are Maggie Reitz at Towson University, Cass Cliatt at Brown University, Elizabeth Chilton at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, SaraLyn Smith at the University of Hawaii and Cassandra Burke Robertson at Case Western Reserve University.

University Study Finds Gender Differences in How Intimate Partner Violence Affects Children

University Study Finds Gender Differences in How Intimate Partner Violence Affects Children

The research found that boys who witnessed the violence are more apt to be aggressive and mimic the behavior observed. But girls who witnessed the violence tended to internalize their emotions. Neither reaction leads to proper social development.

Six Women in New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Six Women in New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

The women in new faculty roles are Mary Ziegler at Florida State University, Sally Cockburn at Hamilton College, Christa Jackson at Iowa State University, Kelly Klump at Michigan State University, Cassi Pittman at Case Western Reserve University, and Laura Lindenfeld at the University of Maine.

New Administrative Roles in Higher Education for Eight Women

New Administrative Roles in Higher Education for Eight Women

The women taking on new roles are Gayle Colston Barge, Suzanne M. Rivera, Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela, Marcie Gardner, Michelle Masucci, Jordana Pomeroy, Genesee Adkins, and Lindsay LeRoy.

Case Western Reserve University Opens New Nursing/Lactation Facility

Case Western Reserve University Opens New Nursing/Lactation Facility

The Flora Stone Mather Center for Women in the University Center at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland has announced the opening of a nursing/lactation room for women students, faculty, and staff.

Fifteen Women Appointed to Senior-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Fifteen Women Appointed to Senior-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Betty A. Block, Pamela L. Jennings, Carlia Smith, Claudia Donald, Stephanie McGowan, Sue B. Workman, Cori Fata-Hartley, Doreen D. Edwards, Linda Bonnin, Cynthia J. Cyrus, Cindy Weinstein, Malika Roman Isler, Alice C. Stewart, LLJuna Weir, and Stephanie Garst.

A Trio of Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships

A Trio of Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Tina Packer at Boston College, Sandra Russ at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and Mary Uhl-Bien at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth were appointed to endowed chairs.

Lynn Singer Elected President of the Neurobehavioral Teratology Society

Lynn Singer Elected President of the Neurobehavioral Teratology Society

Dr. Singer is deputy provost and vice president for academic affairs at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. She also serves as a professor of epidemiology, biostatistics, pediatrics, psychiatry, and psychology at the university.

Four Women Academics Announce Their Retirements

Four Women Academics Announce Their Retirements

The women who are stepping down from their posts are Beverly Sparks at the University of Georgia Extension, Breda Bova at the University of New Mexico, Karen Cottrell at the College of William and Mary, and Lynn Landmesser at Case Western Reserve University.

Seventeen Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Seventeen Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The appointees are Keri Swaby, Rosetta Clay, Rhoberta Haley, Karen A. Dowling, Michelle Piekutowski, Jennifer Lodge, Heather Lindkvist, Anne Sauer, Kelley Coffeen, Michele Kiely, Gabriela C. Weaver, Katrina Oliver, Lillian C. Wichinsky, Lauren Richards, Bonnie Richley, Julia Czerniak, and Vicki McNeil.

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The women in new administrative posts are Lizbeth Ellis, Laverne Lewis Gaskins, Carol Tallarico, Amy Backus, Kathleen Powell, Pamela DiSalvo Lepley, Chacona W. Johnson, Lillian Hallstrand, and Barbara Meehan.

In Memoriam: Tanya I. Edwards: 1960-2014

In Memoriam: Tanya I. Edwards: 1960-2014

Dr. Edwards was an associate professor of family medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and the former the medical director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic.