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In Memoriam: Susan Nutter, 1944-2019

In Memoriam: Susan Nutter, 1944-2019

Susan Nutter was the former vice provost and director of the North Carolina State University Libraries. She served in that role for 20 years before retiring in 2017.

New Administrative Positions for 11 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for 11 Women 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.

Pamela Thoma to Lead the Women's Studies Program at Washington State University

Pamela Thoma to Lead the Women’s Studies Program at Washington State University

Dr. Thoma joined the faculty at Washington State University in 2007. She is an expert in Asian American literary and cultural studies, feminist media studies, and women’s literature.

New Positions for Six Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Positions for Six Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s listing of women faculty members from colleges and universities throughout the United States who have been appointed to new positions or have been assigned new duties.

Nine Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Nine Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Here is this week’s listing of women faculty members from colleges and universities throughout the United States who have been appointed to new positions or have been assigned new duties.

In Memoriam: Janet Kahrer TeBrake, 1947-2016

In Memoriam: Janet Kahrer TeBrake, 1947-2016

Dr. TeBrake joined the history department faculty at the University of Maine in 1991. She continued teaching there until her retirement in 2013.

Twelve Women Named to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

Twelve Women Named to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

This is the time of year when many scholars are changing jobs and taking on new assignments. Here are 12 women who will be assuming new duties as deans at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

University of Oregon Scholar Conducts an Oral History of Women in the Spanish Civil War Period

University of Oregon Scholar Conducts an Oral History of Women in the Spanish Civil War Period

Gina Herrmann is associate professor of Spanish at the University or Oregon. In examining the the stories of Spanish women survivors of civil war and political incarceration, Dr. Herrmann hopes to shed light on the circumstances of many women political prisoners and refugees today.

Four Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at Colby College in Maine

Four Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at Colby College in Maine

The four women awarded tenure at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, are Jennifer Coane in psychology, Ann Marie Kloppenberg in dance, Winifred Tate in anthropology, and Stephanie Taylor in computer science.

Eighteen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities in American Higher Education

Eighteen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities in American 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.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Jobs in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Jobs in Higher Education

The appointees are Janice Tawney, Lori S. White, Lorraince Acker, Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, Janice Lewis, Kirsten Waarala, Laura Simmelink, Nicole Edwards Evans, Sue Roberts, Sarah Covert, Ruth Jacobs Jackson, and Shannon Jackson.

Seven Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Seven Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The appointees are Kimberly Saunders at the University of Delaware, Jill Ashton at Virginia Tech, Rebecca Brodigan at Colby College, Joyce Jacobsen at Wesleyan University, Teresa Gould at UC-Davis, Regina Lawrence at the University of Oregon, and Catherine Panter-Brick at Yale University.

Three Women Promoted to Associate Professor and Granted Tenure at Colby College

Three Women Promoted to Associate Professor and Granted Tenure at Colby College

The three women promoted to associate professor and granted tenure are Chandra Bhimull in anthropology and African American studies, Audrey Brunetaux in French, and Tanya Sheehan in art.

Early Admission of Women to Leading Colleges and Universities

Early Admission of Women to Leading Colleges and Universities

At Brown University, 58 percent of the early admits are women. At the five other institutions for which we have data, men are a majority of the students admitted early.

Five Women in the Academic World Honored With Prestigious National Awards

Five Women in the Academic World Honored With Prestigious National Awards

The honorees are Roberta K. Olson of South Dakota State University, Tiffany A. Flowers of Georgia Perimeter College, Serita Acker of Clemson University, Melissa Paschuck of Coastal Carolina University, and Lyn Mikel Brown of Colby College.

Colby College Professor Named President of the International Association of Word and Image Studies

Colby College Professor Named President of the International Association of Word and Image Studies

Veronique Plesch, professor of art, was named president of IAWIS, which seeks to foster the study of word and image relations in a general cultural context and especially in the arts in the broadest sense.

Five Women Announce Their Retirement From Higher Education Posts

Five Women Announce Their Retirement From Higher Education Posts

The women stepping down from their posts are Cheryl Levick at Georgia State University, Terry Arendell at Colby College, Margaret C. Merrill at Virginia Tech, Gillian Knapp at Princeton University, and Judy Katz at Juniata College.

Colby College Promotes and Awards Tenure to Two Women Faculty Members

Colby College Promotes and Awards Tenure to Two Women Faculty Members

Valerie Dionne was promoted to associate professor of French and Italian and Melissa Glenn was named an associate professor of psychology. Both have served on the Colby College faculty since 2007.

Colby College Disciplines 15 Students for Sexual Misconduct

Colby College Disciplines 15 Students for Sexual Misconduct

The college has been tight-lipped about what happened but a student newspaper report stated that the incident involved “voyerism” by members of the football team.

Colby Professor Shares the 2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize

Colby Professor Shares the 2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize

Elizabeth D. Leonard was honored for her book on Joseph Holt of Kentucky, an ally of President Lincoln.

Maine Professor Leads Fight Against New Lego Toys

Maine Professor Leads Fight Against New Lego Toys

More than 46,000 people have signed an online petition calling on Lego to stop selling the new line of toys.

Colby College Bestows Award for Courageous Journalism

Colby College Bestows Award for Courageous Journalism

National Public Radio’s Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson is the 2011 winner of the Lovejoy Award.