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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.

Susan Crawford Sullivan's Book Honored by the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion

Susan Crawford Sullivan’s Book Honored by the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion

Dr. Sullivan is an assistant professor of sociology and an Edward Bennett Williams Fellow at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. Her book was honored earlier this year by the American Sociological Association.

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.

Holy Cross Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Coeducation

Holy Cross Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Coeducation

The celebration, dubbed Opening Doors, will include art exhibits, symposia, lectures, conferences, theatrical productions, and other events.

Holy Cross Welcomes Six Women to Its Faculty

Holy Cross Welcomes Six Women to Its Faculty

There are 14 new faculty members at the highly ranked College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. Six of the new faculty members are women.

Three Women Appointed to Faculty Posts

Three Women Appointed to Faculty Posts

The three women in new faculty positions are Fiona Doherty at Yale Law School, Judith Shrum at Virginia Tech, and Joanne Pierce at the College of the Holy Cross.

Nine Women Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Nine Women Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Wendy Stouffer, Tracy Barlok, Paila Morsiani, Patricia Perillo, Susan Cozzens, Kathleen Wattum, Tracy Utech, Snehalata Huzurbazar and Sapphire Cureg are taking on new roles.

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

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

Sarah A. Petty, Melissa Boyle, Debra J. O’Connor, and Mary Doyle Roche were promoted to associate professor.

Novel by Holy Cross Professor Wins Acclaim

Novel by Holy Cross Professor Wins Acclaim

Novel was named Oprah’s Book of the Week.

Six Women Join the Faculty at the College of the Holy Cross

Six Women Join the Faculty at the College of the Holy Cross

The College of the Holy Cross, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Worcester, Massachusetts, has announced the hiring of 14 new faculty members for the 2011-12 academic year. Six of the new faculty members are women.

A Wealth of New Administrative Appointments

A Wealth of New Administrative Appointments

Here is news of 11 women who have been named to important posts in higher education administration.