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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.

Columbia College President to Step Down in June

Columbia College President to Step Down in June

Elizabeth A. Dinndorf, the 18th president of Columbia College in South Carolina, has announced that she will step down at the end of the academic year. President Dinndorf has led the women’s college since 2011.

Three Women's Colleges Among the Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers

Three Women’s Colleges Among the Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers

The College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota, Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and Barnard College in New York City all tied for 20th place for small colleges with the most graduates serving in the Peace Corps.

College of Saint Benedict Names Mary Hinton President

College of Saint Benedict Names Mary Hinton President

Dr. Hinton currently serves as vice president for academic affairs at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York. Earlier in her career, she was associate vice president for academic affairs at Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania.

Drew University Names Its First Woman President

Drew University Names Its First Woman President

When she takes office on July 21, MaryAnn Baenninger will be the first woman to lead Drew University in its 147-year history. Currently, Dr. Baenninger is president of the College of Saint Benedict in Minnesota.

President of the College of Saint Benedict Announces Her Retirement

President of the College of Saint Benedict Announces Her Retirement

MaryAnn Baenninger, the 14th president of the College of Saint Benedict in Saint Joseph, Minnesota, will leave her post on June 30, 2014. When Dr. Baenninger leaves office, she will have served as president for 10 years. She holds a Ph.D. from Temple University.