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New Administrative Roles for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities in the United States

New Administrative Roles for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities in the United States

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

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Senior Posts as Diversity Officers

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Senior Posts as Diversity Officers

The new leaders of diversity efforts in higher education are Peony Fhagen at Colorado College, Schvalla R. Rivera at Grinnell College in Iowa, Tanisha Stevens at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Karen A. Jones at Binghamton University in New York.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Undertaking New Assignments in Academia

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Undertaking New Assignments in Academia

The women scholars who are taking on new roles are Andrea Burrows at the University of Wyoming, Kristine Lang at Colorado College, Jodie Dionne-Odom at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Elizabeth Meyerand at the University of Wisconsin, and Julianne Vernon at Vanderbilt University.

Jill Tiefenthaler Will Be the Next Chief Executive Officer of the National Geographic Society

Jill Tiefenthaler Will Be the Next Chief Executive Officer of the National Geographic Society

Jill Tiefenthaler, president of Colorado College since 2011, will leave her post this summer to become the chief executive officer of the National Geographic Society. Dr. Tiefenthaler will be the first woman to lead the society in its 132-year history.

Five Women Join the Faculty at Colorado College

Five Women Join the Faculty at Colorado College

Colorado College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Colorado Springs, has announced that it has added 14 new tenure-track faculty members. Five of these new faculty members are women. They are Rachel Montgomery Paupeck, Florencia Rojo, Danielle Porter Sanchez, Monica Sanchez, and Sarah Schanz.

Nine New Women Deans at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

Nine New Women Deans at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

The nine women deans are: Claire Garcia at Colorado College, Rachel Kyte at Tufts, Susan Catron at the University of California, Davis, Laura Vandeburgh at the University of Oregon, Susan Lozier at Georgia Tech, Gennifer Weisenfeld at Duke, Stephanie Gray at Montana State University, Nicole Pennington at Ohio University, and Wendi S. Williams at Mills College in Oakland.

University of Montana Scholar Wins Two Book Awards From the Western History Association

University of Montana Scholar Wins Two Book Awards From the Western History Association

Rosalyn LaPier is an associate professor of environmental studies at the University of Montana. This is the first time that a Native American woman has won a book award from the Western History Association as a stand-alone author.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties

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.

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women 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.

MIT's Julie Soriero Named President of Women Leaders in College Sports

MIT’s Julie Soriero Named President of Women Leaders in College Sports

Julie Soriero has been the athletics director at MIT for 11 years and oversees 33 intercollegiate teams. She also is an associate professor of physical education and recreation at MIT. Before coming to MIT, Soriero was athletics director at Colorado College.

Two Women Professors Earn Seven Sisters Book Awards

Two Women Professors Earn Seven Sisters Book Awards

The Seven Sisters Book Awards were established in 2015 by author Lynne Hinton to honor women writers. Among this year’s four winners are Jacqueline Allen Trimble chair of the department of languages and literatures at Alabama State University and Kathy Giuffre, a professor of sociology at Colorado College.

Eight New Women Faculty Members at Colorado College

Eight New Women Faculty Members at Colorado College

There are 11 new tenure or tenure-track faculty members at Colorado College in Colorado Springs this year. Eight of the new faculty hires are women: Janet Burge, Jennifer Flores Garcia, Sara J. Hanson, Amy Lee Kohout, Katrina L. Miller-Stevens, Nantanya Ann Pulley, Dwanna Lynn Robertson, and Karen R. Roybal.

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

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

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

The women scholars in new roles are Susan Krauss Whitbourne of the University of Massachusetts, Kristen Johansen of Iowa State University, Andrea Bruder of Colorado College, Donna Sabella at the University of Massachusetts, Judith Schneider at the University of Alabama at Huntsville and Margaret Burnett at Oregon 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.

Six Women Are New Assistant Professors at Colorado College

Six Women Are New Assistant Professors at Colorado College

The six new assistant professors are Lynne Gratz and Jean Lee in environmental studies, Jessica Hoel and Christina Rader in economics and business, Nadia Guessous in feminist and gender studies, and Olivia Hatton in molecular biology.

New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities for 13 Women Scholars

New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities for 13 Women Scholars

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

Geophysicist Marcia McNutt Will Be the Next President of the National Academy of Sciences

Geophysicist Marcia McNutt Will Be the Next President of the National Academy of Sciences

Dr. McNutt currently serves as editor-in-chief of the Science family of journals. From 2009 to 2013, Dr. McNutt was director of the U.S. Geological Survey. She has served on the faculty at MIT and Stanford University.

Ten Women in New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

Ten Women in New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

Taking on new assignments are Linda Mansfield, Deana Lawson, Henrietta Kralovec, Alice Y. Kaplan, Deborah C. Haynes, Elizabeth M. Brannon, Grace Wasike Namwamba, Linda Babcock, Catherine Mobley, and Tracy Colemen.

Three New Associate Professors at Colorado College

Three New Associate Professors at Colorado College

The three women promoted from assistant professor to associate professor are Marie Davis-Green in theatre and dance, Emilie Gray in organismal biology and ecology, and Andreea Marinescu in Spanish.

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.

Three Women Appointed to Dean Positions

Three Women Appointed to Dean Positions

Sandra Wong at Colorado College, Debbie Mercer at Kansas State, and Barbara Romzek at American University will all take office in July.

Two Women Scholars Win the Bancroft Prize

Two Women Scholars Win the Bancroft Prize

Anne F. Hyde of Colorado College and Tomiko Brown-Nagin of the University of Virginia Law School receive the prestigious awards in history.