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Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed Deans at Universities

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed Deans at Universities

The new deans are Lisa A. Kitko (University of Rochester), Henrietta Williams Pichon (University of Colorado-Colorado Springs), Sue VandeWoude (Colorado State University), Ahkinyala Cobb-Abdullah (Virginia Union University), Deborah Crown (Pepperdine University), Carla S. Freeman (Emory University), Viki Williams (Old Dominion University), and Nell Jessup Newton (Wake Forest University).

Carmen Simone Selected to Lead Dakota State College in Bottineau, North Dakota

Carmen Simone Selected to Lead Dakota State College in Bottineau, North Dakota

Founded in 1906 as the North Dakota School of Forestry, Dakota State College at Bottineau is now an affiliate campus of Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota. Most recently Dr. Simone served as president of Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff.

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Two Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Provost Positions

Two Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Provost Positions

Janice L. Nerger, who has served as dean of the College of Natural Sciences at Colorado State University for the past 13 years, was named interim provost at university. Lisa Long, who was acting president of Talladega College in Alabama, was appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs at Allen University in Columbia, South Carolina.

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health Honors Colorado State University's Lorann Stallones

International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health Honors Colorado State University’s Lorann Stallones

Professor Stallones’ work has focused on agricultural injuries and contributed to the body of evidence that farmers and their families experienced unprecedented levels of both fatal and nonfatal injuries and illnesses due to the hazards encountered related to farm work.

Michelle Schutt Has Been Selected as the Eleventh President of Greenfield Community College in Massachusetts

Michelle Schutt Has Been Selected as the Eleventh President of Greenfield Community College in Massachusetts

Dr. Schutt has more than 20 years of experience in higher education, holding leadership roles in all facets of education, including student affairs, academic services, and community learning. Most recently she was the vice president of community and learner services at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls.

Six Women Who Have Been Named Deans at Colleges and Universities

Six Women Who Have Been Named Deans at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Julia M. Ritter at the University of Southern California, Keshia Elder at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, Sonia Kreidenweis at Colorado State University, Amy Falkner at Ithaca College in New York, Lisa A. Freeman at the University of Illinois Chicago, and Stacey Altman at East Carolina University in Greenville, Nrth Carolna.

In Memoriam: Mary Renee Ontiveros, 1951-2022

In Memoriam: Mary Renee Ontiveros, 1951-2022

Mary Ontiveros first came to Colorado State University as a student in the fall of 1969 and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She then served on the staff at the university for more than 45 years.

New Administrative Positions for Eight Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Positions for Eight Women at Colleges and Universities

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

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Seven Women to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Seven Women to Administrative Posts

Taking on new administrative duties are Erin Martinovich at Alfred University in New York, Penya M. Moses at Grambling State University in Louisiana, Robyn Fergus at Colorado State University, Terri Stewart at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, Cat Alves at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, Jennifer Bischoff at Vanderbilt University, and Courtney Chartier at Columbia University.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Named to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Named to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

The three women appointed to university diversity positions are Sonia DeLuca Fernández at the University of Colorado Boulder, Sibby Anderson-Thompkins at Sewanee: The University of the South, and Kauline Cipriani at Colorado State University.

New Assignments or Roles for Eight Women Who Serve as University Faculty Members

New Assignments or Roles for Eight Women Who Serve as University Faculty Members

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.

Three Women Appointed to Serve as Diversity Officers at Colleges and Universities

Three Women Appointed to Serve as Diversity Officers at Colleges and Universities

The three women who have been appointed to diversity positions are Michelle Foster at Colorado State University, Anita Dashiell-Sparks at the University of Southern California, and Kristina Marshall at Baker College in Michigan.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Ten Women to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Ten Women to Administrative Posts

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

In Memoriam: Nancy E. Suchman, 1957-2020

In Memoriam: Nancy E. Suchman, 1957-2020

Nancy Suchman was an associate professor of psychiatry at Yale Medical School. She devoted her career to the study of parenting as a critical issue in the lives of mothers, and fathers, affected by drug addiction.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Hired to University Diversity Posts

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Hired to University Diversity Posts

The three women who have been appointed to new diversity positions at major universities are Nicoli Richardson at the University of Southern California, Roe Bubar, at Colorado State University, and Stephanie A. Roth at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. All three women hold juris doctorates.

Colorado State's Ellen Fisher Honored by the American Vacuum Society

Colorado State’s Ellen Fisher Honored by the American Vacuum Society

Dr. Fisher’s research group provides insight into the fundamental chemistry of very complex systems, namely plasmas. Plasmas are partially ionized gases that have a plethora of different types of reactive species, which the group works on deconstructing to better understand each one.

New Administrative Positions for Seven Women in American Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for Seven Women 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.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties at Universities

Six Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties at Universities

Taking on new assignments are Justine M. Andrews at the University of New Mexico, Charrise Barron at Brown University, Monique Rocca at Colorado State University, Jennifer R. Smith at Washington University in St. Louis, Nicole Patton Terry at Florida State University, and Suzzette Shaw Goldmon at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Jennifer Rawlinson Elected to Lead the American Veterinary Dental College

Jennifer Rawlinson Elected to Lead the American Veterinary Dental College

Over the last seven years, Dr. Rawlinson built and led the Dentistry and Oral Surgery Service at the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University. Her team provides comprehensive dental, oral and maxillofacial evaluations for dogs, cats, horses, pigs, livestock, llamas, and alpacas.

University of Georgia's Alexa Lamm Honored for Agricultural Education and Communication

University of Georgia’s Alexa Lamm Honored for Agricultural Education and Communication

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology award honors outstanding achievement by a scientist, engineer, technologist or other professional working in the agricultural, environmental or food sectors for contributing to the advancement of science in the public policy arena.

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.

Three Women Appointed to Provost Positions at Colleges and Universities

Three Women Appointed to Provost Positions at Colleges and Universities

Karen An-Hwei Lee was named provost and professor of English at Wheaton College in Illinois. Katia Passerini was appointed provost and executive vice president at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, and Mary Pedersen was appointed provost and executive vice president at Colorado State University.

Study Finds Women Outperform Men in College STEM Courses, But Are Still Perceived as Less Competent

Study Finds Women Outperform Men in College STEM Courses, But Are Still Perceived as Less Competent

The study by researchers at Colorado State University found that women had statistically higher course grades than men, higher university-wide GPAs than men, and were 1.5 times more likely to earn an A or A+ than men. Yet, both men and women students ranked men as the top students in these courses.

Laurie Stenberg Nichols Named President of Black Hills State University in South Dakota

Laurie Stenberg Nichols Named President of Black Hills State University in South Dakota

Dr. Nichols has been serving as interim president since July. Earlier, she served for three years as the first woman president of the University of Wyoming. From 2009 to 2016 she served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at South Dakota State University.

Six Women at Colleges and Universities Honored With Notable Awards

Six Women at Colleges and Universities Honored With Notable Awards

Here is this week’s listing of women in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

Carmen Simone Appointed the Sixth President of Western Nebraska Community College

Carmen Simone Appointed the Sixth President of Western Nebraska Community College

Dr. Simone is the current and founding vice president and dean at the University of South Dakota Community College for Sioux Falls. Earlier, Dr. Simone served as president of Trinidad State Junior College in Colorado for five years.

Ten Women Scholars Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Ten Women Scholars Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments 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.

Fourteen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Fourteen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

Laurie Stenberg Nichols to Lead Black Hills State University in South Dakota

Laurie Stenberg Nichols to Lead Black Hills State University in South Dakota

Dr. Nichols has served as the first woman president of the University of Wyoming for the past three years. From 2009 to 2016 she served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at South Dakota State University. She is expected to serve as interim president of Black Hills State University for the next year.

Kimberly Dale Appointed President of Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs

Kimberly Dale Appointed President of Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs

Currently, Dr. Dale serves as executive vice president of Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff. Earlier in her career she served as dean of instruction at the Larimer and Westminster campuses of Front Range Community College in Colorado.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Dean Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are Mary Ann Krough at South Dakota State University, Priscilla Elsass at Clark University in Massachusetts, Nicola Boothe Perry at Florida A&M University, Ana Gaillat at Vermont Technical College, Peggy Shannon at San Diego State University, Sarah Whiting at Harvard University, and Lise Youngblade at Colorado 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.

Joyce McConnell Appointed President of Colorado State University in Fort Collins

Joyce McConnell Appointed President of Colorado State University in Fort Collins

Currently, Professor McConnell serves as provost and vice president for academic affairs at West Virginia University; a role she has held since 2014. In addition to her administrative role, she serves as the Thomas R. Goodwin Professor of Law at the university. She will become president of Colorado State University on July 1.