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Five Women in Higher Education Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women in Higher Education Honored With Prestigious Awards

The five award winners are Mindy Brashears at Texas Tech University, Torrey Trust at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Rene Revis Shingles at Central Michigan University, Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes at Boston College, and Anna Griswold, who recently retired from Pennsylvania State University.

Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson Appointed President of Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson Appointed President of Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Since 2012, Dr. Pehrsson has been serving as dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Central Michigan University. Earlier, she served on the faculty at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Oregon State University and Sam Houston State University in Texas.

Merodie Hancock Selected to Be the Fourth President of Thomas Edison State College in New Jersey

Merodie Hancock Selected to Be the Fourth President of Thomas Edison State College in New Jersey

Since 2013, Dr. Hancock has served as president of Empire State College in Saratoga Springs, New York, a campus of the State University of New York System. Earlier, Dr. Hancock was the vice president of the Global Campus of Central Michigan University.

Denise Bannan to Once Again Serve as President of the Owosso Campus of Baker College in Michigan

Denise Bannan to Once Again Serve as President of the Owosso Campus of Baker College in Michigan

Since 2008, Dr. Bannan has been serving as provost for Baker College and will continue to serve in that role. Dr. Bannan previously served as president of the Owosso campus from 1995 to 2008.

The New Provost at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

The New Provost at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Since 2009, Dr. Pam Benoit has served as executive vice president and provost at Ohio University in Athens. Earlier in her career, Dr. Benoit was chair of the department of communications at the University of Missouri and served on the faculty at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

One Woman Among the Four Finalists for President of Ohio University

One Woman Among the Four Finalists for President of Ohio University

Pam Benoit is the current executive vice president and provost at Ohio University. She joined the staff at Ohio University in 2009. Previously, she served as vice provost of advanced studies and dean of the Graduate School at the University of Missouri.

Susan Martin to Take Over the Leadership of San Jose State University

Susan Martin to Take Over the Leadership of San Jose State University

On July 7, Susan Martin stepped down as president of Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti. Eleven days later, she was appointed interim president of San Jose State University. She is expected to serve in her new role until June 30, 2016.

Wayne State University's Angelique Day Wins Two National Awards

Wayne State University’s Angelique Day Wins Two National Awards

Angelique Day, an assistant professor of social work at Wayne State University in Detroit, was honored with prestigious awards by the American Psychological Association and the Child Welfare League of America.

Two Women Among the Five Finalists for Dean of the College of Journalism at the University of Nebraska

Two Women Among the Five Finalists for Dean of the College of Journalism at the University of Nebraska

Maria B. Marron is professor and chair of the department of journalism at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant and Derina R. Holtzhausen is a professor and director of the School of Media and Strategic Communication at Oklahoma State University.

Empire State College Chooses Its Next President

Empire State College Chooses Its Next President

Currently, Merodie A. Hancock is the vice president of the Global Campus of Central Michigan University. Prior to joining the staff at Central Michigan, she held teaching an administrative posts at the University of Maryland College Park.

Two Women Are Among Five Finalists for Presidency of Empire State College

Two Women Are Among Five Finalists for Presidency of Empire State College

The two women finalists are Meg Benke who is the acting president and former provost and vice president for academic affairs at Empire State College and Merodie Hancock, vice president of the Global Campus of Central Michigan University.

Academic Awards for Six Women Scholars

Academic Awards for Six Women Scholars

The honorees are Hyun-Kyung You, Sarita Soni, Beverly Ann Chin, MurphyKate Montee, Anna Mikusheva, and Lisa Flowers.

Nine Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s summary of women who have been named to key administrative positions at college and universities across the United States.

A Trio of Women Named to Dean Positions

A Trio of Women Named to Dean Positions

Patrena Benton, Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson, and Jane Wayland were appointed deans.