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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.

Anne Skleder Will Be the First Woman President of Brenau University in Georgia

Anne Skleder Will Be the First Woman President of Brenau University in Georgia

Currently, Anne Skleder serves as senior vice president, provost, and professor of psychology at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. When Dr. Skleder begins her new role on July 1, 2019, she will the first woman to lead Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia.

University Names College After Environmentalist Rachel Carson

University Names College After Environmentalist Rachel Carson

The University of California, Santa Cruz is honoring Rachel Carson, the writer and conservationist who is widely considered as the founder of the modern environmental movement, by the renaming of College Eight to Rachel Carson College.

Chatham University

Chatham University, Which Just Went Co-Educational, Hires a Man as President

In the fall of 2015, Chatham University in Pittsburgh admitted men to its traditional undergraduate programs for the first time. Enrollment in the entering class doubled from the year earlier. Now a man has been named the next president of the former women’s college.

Chatham University President Announces Her Retirement

Chatham University President Announces Her Retirement

Esther L. Barazzone, the president of Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has announced that she will retire at the end of the 2015-16 academic year. Dr. Barazzone has led the university since 1992.

Another Women's College Decides to Admit Men

Another Women’s College Decides to Admit Men

The board of trustees of Chatham University in Pittsburgh has voted to admit men to its undergraduate programs for the first time. Men will be permitted to enroll in undergraduate programs in the fall of 2015.

Chatham University in Pittsburgh Considering Admitting Men to Undergraduate Programs

Chatham University in Pittsburgh Considering Admitting Men to Undergraduate Programs

Chatham College for Women, was founded in 1869 as Pennsylvania Female College and is one of the oldest women’s colleges in the United States. It enrolls 588 undergraduate students, all of whom are women. Graduate programs at Chatham University have a higher enrollment and are coeducational.