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In Memoriam: Susan Margaret Claydon, 1923-2020

In Memoriam: Susan Margaret Claydon, 1923-2020

At the age of 36, Sister Claydon was appointed president of Trinity Washington University in 1959. She served as president of the university until 1975. For nearly two decades afterwards, Dr. Claydon continued to teach English at the university, retiring in 2004.

Central New Mexico Community College Appoints Tracy Hartzler as Its Next President

Central New Mexico Community College Appoints Tracy Hartzler as Its Next President

Hartzler is currently the college’s vice president for finance and operations. She first joined the staff at the college in 2015. Hartzler is expected to take over for Katharine Winograd, who has led the Albuquerque community college for the past 12 years sometime in early 2020.

Denise Whisenhunt Is the New Leader of San Diego City College

Denise Whisenhunt Is the New Leader of San Diego City College

Denise Whisenhunt has been serving as vice president for student services at the college. Whisenhunt is expected to serve as interim president for up to a year. The college currently enrolls about 17,000 students. Women make up 52 percent of the student body.

Andrea Luxton Will Be the Next President of Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan

Andrea Luxton Will Be the Next President of Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan

Since 2010, Dr. Luxton has served as provost of Andrew University. Earlier, she served as president of what is now Burman University in Lacombe, Alberta, Canada and as president of Newbold College of Higher Education in the United Kingdom.

In Memoriam: Jean Francine Dummer, 1932-2016

In Memoriam: Jean Francine Dummer, 1932-2016

Dr. Dummer served as a faculty member in the department of education at Saint Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, from 1973 until her retirement in 2005. She was the first director of the university’s master’s degree program in education.

In Memoriam: Mary Gilmore Helming, 1918-2014

In Memoriam: Mary Gilmore Helming, 1918-2014

Mary Gilmore Helming taught nursing at Boston College and then became one of the founding members of the faculty at the nursing school at the University of Massachusetts.

Judicial Appointments of Women Law Professors Make History in Maryland

Judicial Appointments of Women Law Professors Make History in Maryland

The appointment of two women with ties to the academic world to the Maryland Court of Appeals has made history on several counts. Women now make up a majority of the Court and for the first time there is an African America woman judge and a woman Chief Judge.

Seven Women Scholars Win Awards from the American Chemical Society

Seven Women Scholars Win Awards from the American Chemical Society

The awards will be presented at the ACS annual meeting in San Diego later this month.

Office of Human Rights OKs Single-Sex Dorms at Catholic University of America

Office of Human Rights OKs Single-Sex Dorms at Catholic University of America

A faculty member filed a complaint claiming the policy was discriminatory.