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Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Faculty Positions

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Faculty Positions

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.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Universities

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts at 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.

Four Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Four Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The four women taking on new administrative duties are Peg Northrup at Syracuse University in New York, Laura Jensen at Colorado State University, Ja’Net Glover at the University of Florida, and Myra Sims at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia.

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles 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.

Sandra Haynes Appointed Chancellor of the Tri-Cities Campus of Washington State University

Sandra Haynes Appointed Chancellor of the Tri-Cities Campus of Washington State University

Sandra Haynes has been serving as deputy provost for academic and student affairs at Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado. Earlier in her career, Dr Haynes served for 13 years as dean of the College of Professional Studies at Metropolitan State University. She will begin her new job on March 1.

One Woman Among the Four Finalists for Chancellor of the Tri-Cities Campus of Washington State University

One Woman Among the Four Finalists for Chancellor of the Tri-Cities Campus of Washington State University

Washington State University has announced a field of four candidate to become chancellor of the Tri-Cities campus in Richmond. One of the four finalists is a woman: Sandra Haynes, deputy provost for academic and student affairs at Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado.

Mentoring Programs May Be the Best Way to Retain Women in Geoscience Disciplines

Mentoring Programs May Be the Best Way to Retain Women in Geoscience Disciplines

A new study by researchers at seven universities finds that faculty mentorship is the most important factor in retaining women in geoscience disciplines. The programs can expand a student’s network of support by connecting them with people, particularly other women, they view as role models.

Two State Universities Report Progress in Closing the Gender Pay Gap for Faculty

Two State Universities Report Progress in Closing the Gender Pay Gap for Faculty

Studies at Colorado State University and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst find that when men and women teach in the same field for the same amount of time at the same rank, there is no statistically significant difference in pay.

Colorado State University Offers a New Bachelor's Degree Program in Women's and Gender Studies

Colorado State University Offers a New Bachelor’s Degree Program in Women’s and Gender Studies

There has been a women’s studies program at the university for the past 40 years in the form of an interdisciplinary minor, an undergraduate certificate, and a graduate certificate. Now for the first time, undergraduate students can earn a degree in the field.

In Memoriam: Melissa Trifiletti, 1969-2017

In Memoriam: Melissa Trifiletti, 1969-2017

Melissa Trifiletti was named director of admissions at Colorado State in 2014 and had achieved record enrollments over the past two years. She was promoted to vice president for enrollment and access in April.

A Large Group of Women Faculty Members Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

A Large Group of Women Faculty Members Taking on New Duties 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.

University of Nebraska Study Finds that Women Do Better in Jobs in Blue States Than They Do in Red States

University of Nebraska Study Finds that Women Do Better in Jobs in Blue States Than They Do in Red States

In red states, the concentration of women in top jobs is 43 percent of the share of men in the jobs, while in blue states, it is 47 percent. Women’s share of top non-STEM jobs in red states is 42 percent of men’s share and 52 percent of men’s share in blue states.

Three Women Who Have Retired From High-Level University Positions

Three Women Who Have Retired From High-Level University Positions

Elizabeth P. Latt, assistant vice chancellor for news and communications at Vanderbilt University, has retired. Linny Frickman has retired as director of the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art at Colorado State University and Maureen K. Martin has retired as director of the DuBard School of Language Disorders at the University of Southern Mississippi.

New Administrative Positions for 15 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for 15 Women 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.

Four Women Retiring From High-Level Posts in Higher Education

Four Women Retiring From High-Level Posts in Higher Education

The four women who are stepping down are Anna Wasescha, president of Middlesex Community College in Connecticut, Susan Athey, an associate professor at Colorado State University, Sue Eveland, registrar at the University of Oregon, and Carolyn Lynn Coleman, an associate professor at California Lutheran University.

New High-Level Administrative Jobs in Higher Education for Eight Women

New High-Level Administrative Jobs in Higher Education for Eight Women

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

Five Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Amy Hecht at Florida State University, Rachel Burleson at Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire, Karen M. Carty at Grambling State University in Louisiana, Christie Vilsack at Colorado State University, and Angela E. Batista at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont.

Lisa Vollendorf Appointed Provost at Sonoma State University in California

Lisa Vollendorf Appointed Provost at Sonoma State University in California

Since 2012, Dr. Vollendorf has been serving as dean of the College of Humanities and Arts at San Jose State University in California. Earlier, Dr. Vollendorf was a professor of Spanish at California State University, Los Angeles and taught at Wayne State University in Detroit and Miami University in Ohio.

New Administrative Posts for Six Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Six Women in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Kallie Bila Michels at the University of Michigan, Katie Rae at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gina Sanchez Gibau at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Anne Van Arsdall at Colorado State University, Jennifer Barut at Vanderbilt University, and Lori A. Ross at the University of Cincinnati.

Seven Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Tasks in Academia

Seven Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Tasks in Academia

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: Adele Howe

In Memoriam: Adele Howe

Adele Howe was a professor of computer science at Colorado State University. She joined the faculty in 1992 and in 2010 was named Professor Laureate in the university’s College of Natural Sciences.

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 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 Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Fourteen 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.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

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 Group Established at Colorado State University to Help Women Students Transition to the Business World

New Group Established at Colorado State University to Help Women Students Transition to the Business World

The College of Business at Colorado State University has established the Women in Business Association (WIBA) to help women business students prepare themselves to compete in the marketplace once they leave school.

New Assignments for 14 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for 14 Women 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.

New Roles for a Dozen Women Faculty Members

New Roles for a Dozen Women Faculty Members

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.

Colorado State University Grant Program Promotes Initiatives to Empower Women on Campus

Colorado State University Grant Program Promotes Initiatives to Empower Women on Campus

The Women & Gender Collaborative at Colorado State University is now accepting grant proposals to promote programs that will produce longterm, positive impacts for women at the university. The grant program has been funded by an anonymous donor.

Calculus May Be A Major Factor Diverting Women From Studying in STEM Disciplines

Calculus May Be A Major Factor Diverting Women From Studying in STEM Disciplines

A new report led by Jessica F. Ellis, an assistant professor of mathematics education at Colorado State University, supplies an explanation for why women tend to leave STEM disciplines in higher education at a higher rate than men. The culprit may be an aversion to advanced calculus.

Ten Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Will Be 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.

Five Women Faculty Members Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Faculty Members Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Barbara H. Long of Bridgewater College in Virginia, Frances Pouch Downes of Michigan State University, Maria Fernandez-Gimenez of Colorado State University, Estella Atekwana of Oklahoma State University, and Holly Powell Kennedy of the Yale School of Nursing.

New Duties or Titles for Eight Women Faculty Members

New Duties or Titles for Eight Women Faculty Members

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.

In Memoriam: Branka M. Ladanyi, 1947-2016

In Memoriam: Branka M. Ladanyi, 1947-2016

Professor Ladanyi joined the faculty at Colorado State University in 1979. Her research focused on the theoretical modelling of dynamics and intermolecular structure in liquids.

In Memoriam: Leslie Ann Hallidy-DiVerdi, 1952-2016

In Memoriam: Leslie Ann Hallidy-DiVerdi, 1952-2016

Dr. DiVerdi took early retirement from her position as professor of physical chemistry at Colorado State University due to illness and moved back to her home in upstate New York.

New Assignments for a Dozen Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for a Dozen Women Faculty Members

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.