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Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Dean Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are Mary Ann Krough at South Dakota State University, Priscilla Elsass at Clark University in Massachusetts, Nicola Boothe Perry at Florida A&M University, Ana Gaillat at Vermont Technical College, Peggy Shannon at San Diego State University, Sarah Whiting at Harvard University, and Lise Youngblade at Colorado State University

Notable Honors or Awards for 10 Women in Higher Education

Notable Honors or Awards for 10 Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s listing of women in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

Clark University's Janette Greenwood Wins Historic New England Book Prize

Clark University’s Janette Greenwood Wins Historic New England Book Prize

Dr. Greenwood’s award-winning book presents 83 never-before published portraits reproduced from William Bullard’s glass negatives, which depict African-Americans and Native Americans from the ethnically diverse Beaver Brook neighborhood in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Heather Silber Mohamed Wins Award for Best Book on Latino Politics

Heather Silber Mohamed Wins Award for Best Book on Latino Politics

Heather Silber Mohamed, a political science professor at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, was awarded for the Best Book in Latino Politics for 2017 by the Latino Caucus of the American Political Science Association. The honor is given annually to a book that analyzes the political thought and practice of Latinos in the United States.

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Posts at Universities

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Posts at Universities

The six women are Tsu-Jae King Liu at the University of California, Berkeley, Corinne Murphy at Western Kentucky University, Faye Marsha Camahalan at Indiana University Southeast, Margaret M. Andrewa at the University of Michigan-Flint, Esther L. Jones at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, and Angi Elsea Bourgeois at Mississippi State University.

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: Ogretta Ann Humphries Vaughn McNeil, 1932-2016

In Memoriam: Ogretta Ann Humphries Vaughn McNeil, 1932-2016

Dr. McNeil was the first woman tenure-track faculty member in the psychology department at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. She taught at the college for 27 years.

Nineteen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Nineteen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Roles 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.

The Higher Education Ties of the World's Oldest American Women

The Higher Education Ties of the World’s Oldest American Women

The last American born in the nineteenth century died on May 12. Susannah Muschatt-Jones, a granddaughter of slaves, died in New York City at the age of 116. Unable to afford college tuition herself, later in life she set up a college scholarship fund for students in financial need.

Clark University Professor Honored With Two Awards for Her Book on Russian Politics

Clark University Professor Honored With Two Awards for Her Book on Russian Politics

Valerie Sperling, professor and chair of the department of political science at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, was honored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University and the Association for Women in Slavic Studies.

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.

Four Women Professors Honored With Prestigious Awards

Four Women Professors Honored With Prestigious Awards

The four women honored are Jennifer Klein of Yale University in Connecticut, the late Carol Ann Paul of Wellesley College in Massachusetts, Susan Hanson of Clark University in Massachusetts, and Susan J. Carroll of Rutgers University in New Jersey.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Nine Women

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Nine Women

The nine women with new administrative positions are Susan Gibbons, Mary E. Coleman, Courtney M. Marshall, Yvonne Moore Coston, Lindsay Allen, Sandra Jowers, Martha Sutter, Ruth Cain, and Tricia Penniecook.

Seven Women in New Faculty Roles

Seven Women in New Faculty Roles

Women taking on new teaching assignments are Nicole Overstreet at Clark University, Tracelyn Gesteland at the University of South Dakota, Shelly Long at the University of Cincinnati, Barbara Guthrie at Northeastern University, Jinnie Garrett at Hamilton College, Helena Mitchell at Georgia Tech, Danielle Evans at the University of Wisconsin.

Six Women Named to New Faculty Positions in Higher Education

Six Women Named to New Faculty Positions in Higher Education

Anupama Kaul was appointed professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at the University of Texas El Paso. She will also serve as associate dean for research and graduate studies in the university’s College of Engineering. Dr. Kaul was program director in electronics, photonics, and magnetic devices at the National Science Foundation. From 2002 to 2011, […]

Thirteen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Thirteen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Michele T. Villinski, Karen Ely Sanders, Valerie Taylor, Deborah M. McCreery, Monica Terrell Leach, Kimberly Andrews Espy, Patricia H. Cronin, Yvonne Harris, Huapei Chen, Deborah L. Sheely, Bethany Pace, Mollie Marcoux, and Susan J. Wilson.

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The women in new roles at Jameca Falconer, Julie Dolan, Sara Morris, Christine Hardy, Casandra Sipes, Kathryn Meier, Marti K.S. Heil, Lori S. Gentles, Joan Bienvenue and Penny Yee.

New Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

New 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.

New 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.

Poll Finds Young Men and Women Have Traditional Views of Marriage and Family Life

Poll Finds Young Men and Women Have Traditional Views of Marriage and Family Life

A new poll by researchers at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, found that 86 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds said they expected to have a marriage that will last a lifetime.

Three Women Appointed to Positions as Dean

Three Women Appointed to Positions as Dean

Jodie Hanzlik at Colorado State and Mary-Ellen Boyle at Clark University are new deans. Nancy Andrew was reappointed dean at the Duke School of Medicine.

Catherine Usoff Named Dean of the Business School at Clark University

Catherine Usoff Named Dean of the Business School at Clark University

She has been serving as professor and chair of the department of information and process management at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.