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CUNY Announces New Policies Aimed at Increasing Engagement With Women-Owned Businesses

CUNY Announces New Policies Aimed at Increasing Engagement With Women-Owned Businesses

A recent conference offered insight to minority- and women-owned businesses and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses on how to conduct business with CUNY and to provide a forum for networking with CUNY decision-makers.

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles 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.

Joy Connolly Elected President of the American Council of Learned Societies

Joy Connolly Elected President of the American Council of Learned Societies

Currently, Dr. Connolly serves as interim president and distinguished professor of classics at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York. Previously, she served as provost and senior vice president of the Graduate Center.

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.

Marta Gutman of the City University of New York Honored by the Society of Architectural Historians

Marta Gutman of the City University of New York Honored by the Society of Architectural Historians

The Spiro Kostof Award from the Society of Architectural Historians is given to the author of a book that made the greatest contribution to the understanding of the growth and development of cities. Dr. Gutman received the award earlier this month in Glasgow, Scotland.

Ten Women Appointed to Administrative Positions at Major Universities

Ten Women Appointed to Administrative Positions at Major 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.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Emelyn dela Pena was appointed dean of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Washington University in St. Louis. Candice Chan was named dean of international admissions at Furman University in South Carolina and Mary Corliss Pearl was named dean of the William E. Macaulay Honors College at the City University of New York.

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to University Dean Positions

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to University Dean Positions

The new deans are Kari Knutson Miller at California State University, Fullerton, Karen Richardson at Tufts University in Massachusetts, Mary Lu Bilek at the law school of the City University of New York, and Jenny L. Jones at Clark Atlanta University in Georgia.

Michelle Anderson Named President of Brooklyn College in New York

Michelle Anderson Named President of Brooklyn College in New York

President Anderson has been serving as a professor and dean of the City University of New York School of Law. She has held that post since 2006. Earlier, she taught at the Villanova University School of Law in Pennsylvania.

Cathy Spatz Widom Will Share the  2016 Stockholm Prize in Criminology

Cathy Spatz Widom Will Share the 2016 Stockholm Prize in Criminology

Cathy Spatz Widom is a Distinguished Professor of psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is being honored for her work on what parents do wrong that leads to criminal behavior by their children once they reach adulthood.

Three Women Stepping Down From High-Level University Posts

Three Women Stepping Down From High-Level University Posts

Michelle J. Anderson will step down as dean of the City University of New York School of Law. Karen Abraham is retiring as head of the Alumni Association at the University of New Mexico and Pamela V. Hammond will leave the presidency of Virginia State University on December 31.

In Memoriam: Jane Farver, 1947-2015

In Memoriam: Jane Farver, 1947-2015

From 1999 to 2011, Jane Farver was the director of the List Visual Arts Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Since 2013, she had been teaching at Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art, and Planning.

New Mentoring Program for Women Students at Guttman Community College

New Mentoring Program for Women Students at Guttman Community College

Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) will emphasize academic excellence, graduating from college, and encouraging participants to be successful leaders and role models in their respective careers and communities.

Seven Women Among the 63 New Fellows of the American Mathematical Society

Seven Women Among the 63 New Fellows of the American Mathematical Society

The seven women elected fellows of the American Mathematical Society are Irena Lasiecka, Kristin E. Lauter, Gordana Matic, Irina Mitrea, Andrea R. Nahmod, Brooke Shipley, and Christina Sormani.

Thirteen Women in New High-Level Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Thirteen Women in New High-Level Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The women taking on new assignments are Viji Murali, Tonia Moody, Pamela Ray, Megan Wilkinson, Mary Purvis, Angie Freeman Shephard, Kim Sims, Jeanette Kowalik, Naomi Powell, Megan Sanders, Lisa Cruces, Andrea Jenkins, and Judith E. Bergtraum.

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.

Three Women Academics Win Notable Awards

Three Women Academics Win Notable Awards

Ruth Wilson Gilmore was honored by the Association of American Geographers. Kim Tanzer won an award from the Association of College Schools of Architecture and Michelle Albert of Howard University was honored for her work to fight heart disease.

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative assignments at colleges and universities are Irma Ramos, Robyn S. Hadley, Wendi J.W. Williams, Sandi Altena, Judith Kornberg, Melanie Hart, Patricia Thomas, and Laura Strickler

Women Promoted to the Rank of Distinguished Professor

Women Promoted to the Rank of Distinguished Professor

Joan Richardson at the City University of New York and Sandra Harbert Petrulionis at Pennsylvania State University Altoona were appointed Distinguished University Professors. Cynthia Bejarano was named Regents Professor at New Mexico State University.

A Trio of New Deans

A Trio of New Deans

Shannon Finning is the new dean of students at Clemson University. Susan Malekpour was appointed national dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for DeVry University and Sarah Bartlett is the new dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York.

Two Women Named to Administrative Posts at Medgar Evers College

Two Women Named to Administrative Posts at Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York, has announced the appointment of Theresa Williams as assistant provost and Karrin E. Wilks as interim provost and senior vice president.