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Three Women Faculty Members Announce Their Retirement From the College of the Holy Cross

Three Women Faculty Members Announce Their Retirement From the College of the Holy Cross

The three women faculty members at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, who have retired are Isabel Alvarez Borland in Spanish, Patricia Bizzell in English, and Carol Lieberman in music.

Three New Women Assistant Professors at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts

Three New Women Assistant Professors at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts

Alexis Hill has been named an assistant professor of biology at the highly rated educational institution. Christine Hagan has been named an assistant professor of chemistry and Mahri Leonard-Fleckman has been named an assistant professor of religious studies.

Three Women Promoted to Full Professor at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts

Three Women Promoted to Full Professor at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts

At the College of the Holy Cross, Amy Singleton Adams has been promoted to professor of Russian. Sahar Bazzaz was promoted to professor of Middle Eastern studies and Maria Guadalupe M. Rodrigues has been promoted to professor of political science.

College of the Holy Cross Scholar Wins Book Award From the World History Association

College of the Holy Cross Scholar Wins Book Award From the World History Association

Lorelle Semley, an associate professor of history at th College of Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, will share the Bentley Book Prize from the World History Association. Dr. Semley’s book, described by a reviewer as a “staple of reading lists for years to come,” explores the meaning of citizenship for French colonial subjects of African descent.

Three Women Scholars Who Are Leaving Their Current Posts in Higher Education

Three Women Scholars Who Are Leaving Their Current Posts in Higher Education

The three women who have or will leave their posts in academia are Suzanne R. Kirschner at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Sharon P. Smith, president of the University of Pittsburgh at Greeensburg, and Beth Ingram, provost at North Dakota State University.

Five Women Promoted to Full Professor at the College of the Holy Cross

Five Women Promoted to Full Professor at the College of the Holy Cross

The five new full professors at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, are Susan Amatangelo in modern languages in literatures, Rose E. Carrasquillo in history, Ellen Perry in classics, Cristi Rinklin in visual arts, and Cynthia Stone in Spanish.

Study Finds College Age Women Who Use Alcohol and Marijuana Far More Likely to Engage in Unsafe Sex

Study Finds College Age Women Who Use Alcohol and Marijuana Far More Likely to Engage in Unsafe Sex

The study, led by Jumi Hayaki, an associate professor of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross, found that when young women drank alcohol and smoked marijuana on the same day, they were more than three times as likely to have unprotected sex than on days when they neither drank or smoked pot.

Three Women Join the Faculty at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts

Three Women Join the Faculty at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts

Monica Carney is a new assistant professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. Aditi Malik was hired as an assistant professor of political science and Melissa Schoenberger was appointed an assistant professor of English.

Three Full Professors Are Stepping Down From Their Teaching Positions

Three Full Professors Are Stepping Down From Their Teaching Positions

The women professors who have retired are Helen Whall at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Lynda Moore at Simmons College in Boston, and Sherri Burr at the University of New Mexico School of Law.

Four Women Academics Who Are Retiring From Their Posts

Four Women Academics Who Are Retiring From Their Posts

The women who have announced their retirements are Roberta Bell at Vanderbilt University, Karen Turner at the College of the Holy Cross, Mary Roberts at Boston College, and Eleanor Davidson at Case Western Reserve University.

Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan Names Its Next Provost

Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan Names Its Next Provost

Maria Cimitile joined the faculty at Grand Valley State University in 1999 as an assistant professor of philosophy. She has served as associate dean for students and curriculum in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and for the past two years has been associate vice president for academic affairs.

Seven Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at the College of the Holy Cross

Seven Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at the College of the Holy Cross

The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, has granted tenure to 11 faculty members. Seven of the 11 faculty members granted tenure are women. The seven women were also promoted from assistant professor to associate professor.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

The women who have been appointed to dean posts are Carolyn Kapinus at Texas Woman’s University, Michele C. Murray at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Franca R. Barricelli at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts. and Elizabeth Killingsworth at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

Three Women Appointed to New Faculty Roles

Three Women Appointed to New Faculty Roles

Sally Taylor was appointed an assistant professor of entomology at Virginia Tech. Karen V. Guth was named an assistant professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts and Patricia Mezinskis, professor of nursing emerita at the University of Cincinnati, was named interim executive director of the university’s Emeriti Center.

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.

Two Women Scholars Win Prestigious Book Awards

Two Women Scholars Win Prestigious Book Awards

Amanda Hollis-Brusky, an assistant professor at Pomona College in Claremont, California, was honored by the American Political Science Association and Ann Marie Leshkowich, professor of anthropology at the College of Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, won a book award from the Association for Asian Studies.

The New Executive Director of the American Mathematical Society

The New Executive Director of the American Mathematical Society

Catherine Roberts, a professor of mathematics at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, has been named executive director of the American Mathematical Society, which is based in Providence, Rhode Island.

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.

Five Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Five Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The appointees are Padma Raghavan at Vanderbilt University, Elizabeth Canning at the College of the Holy Cross, Julie Hooper at the University of California, Berkeley, Precious Porras at the University of Kansas, and Connie Merriman at Old Dominion University.

Six Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts 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.

Nine Women Faculty Members Appointed to New Posts

Nine Women Faculty Members Appointed to New Posts

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new faculty positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Eleven Women in New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women in New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new faculty positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

College of the Holy Cross Has Promoted Four Women to Full Professor

College of the Holy Cross Has Promoted Four Women to Full Professor

The four women promoted to full professor are Constance S. Royden in mathematics and computer science, May Sim in philosophy, Susan Elizabeth Sweeney in English, and Madeline Vargas in biology.

Six Women Stepping Down From Their College or University Posts

Six Women Stepping Down From Their College or University Posts

The women who have announced they are stepping down are Barbara Entwisle at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Wilma Dunaway and Elizabeth C. Fine at Virginia Tech, Katharyn May at the University of Wisconsin, Ann Clarke at Syracuse University, and Esther Levine at the College of the Holy Cross.

Three Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at the College of the Holy Cross

Three Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at the College of the Holy Cross

The three women promoted to associate professor and granted tenure at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, are Kendy M. Hess in philosophy, Lorelle D. Semley in history, and Melissa F. Weiner in sociology and anthropology.

New Administrative Roles for 14 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Roles for 14 Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative posts at the nation’s leading colleges and universities.

In Memoriam: Theresa Khoury Struckus Priest, 1928-2014

In Memoriam: Theresa Khoury Struckus Priest, 1928-2014

Terri Priest joined the faculty at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1978 and taught there for 14 years. She retired from teaching in 1993 and devoted her time to painting and running her contemporary art gallery in Worcester.

College of the Holy Cross Adds Two Women to Its Faculty

College of the Holy Cross Adds Two Women to Its Faculty

Lynna Gabriela Avila-Bront was appointed assistant professor of chemistry and Lauren Capotosto is a new assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Faculty Chairs

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Faculty Chairs

The three women named to endowed professorships are Anne Joseph O’Connell at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, Julianna Baggott at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, and Donna De Carolis at Drexel University in Philadelphia.

Two Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at the College of the Holy Cross

Two Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at the College of the Holy Cross

Renee Lynn Beard was promoted to associate professor of sociology and anthropology and Barbara L. Craig was appointed associate professor of theatre. Both women were awarded tenure.

Four Women in New Teaching Roles

Four Women in New Teaching Roles

The women in new teaching roles are Lydia Bourouiba at MIT, Sonja Stephenson Watson at the University of Texas at Arlington, Leah Hager Cohen at the College of the Holy Cross and Xiaohong Chen at Yale University.

Margaret Freije Is the First Woman Dean of the College of the Holy Cross

Margaret Freije Is the First Woman Dean of the College of the Holy Cross

Dr. Freije has been serving as interim dean since last July. Previously, she was associate dean of the college from 2004 to 2013. She is the first woman in the 170-year history of the college to serve as dean.

Three Women Appointed to the Faculty at the College of the Holy Cross

Three Women Appointed to the Faculty at the College of the Holy Cross

Selina Gallo-Cruz is a new assistant professor of sociology and anthropology. Min Kyung Lee was named assistant professor of visual arts and Shannon Stock was hired as an assistant professor of mathematics and computer science.

Five Women Promoted to Full Professor at the College of the Holy Cross

Five Women Promoted to Full Professor at the College of the Holy Cross

Of the six faculty members recently promoted to full professor at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, five are women. They are: Shawn Lisa Mauer, Paige Reynolds, Catherine Roberts, Denise Schaeffer, and Stephanie Yuhl.

Three Women Named to Endowed Chairs

Three Women Named to Endowed Chairs

Lynn Kremer at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Joanne Burke at the University of New Hampshire, and Petra Tsuji at Towson University in Maryland have all been appointed to endowed faculty chairs.