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In Memoriam: Gellestrina DiMaggio, 1923-2018

In Memoriam: Gellestrina DiMaggio, 1923-2018

Professor DiMaggio joined the faculty at the University of Massachusetts as a nursing instructor in 1954. An expert in maternal-child nursing, she and three other women were the first faculty members in what later became the College of Nursing.

New Assignments for 14 Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

New Assignments for 14 Women Faculty Members 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.

A Diverse Group of Women Scholars Promoted and Granted Tenure at Connecticut College

A Diverse Group of Women Scholars Promoted and Granted Tenure at Connecticut College

At highly rated Connecticut College in New London, Waed Athamneh was appointed associate professor of Arabic studies, Priya Kohli was promoted to associate professor of statistics, and Mónika López-Anuarbe was named an associate professor of economics.

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

Nine 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.

In Memoriam: Jewell Plummer Cobb, 1924-2017

In Memoriam: Jewell Plummer Cobb, 1924-2017

In 1981, Professor Cobb was appointed president of California State University, Fullerton. She was the first African American women to lead a major university west of the Mississippi River.

Abigail Van Slyck Appointed Dean of the Faculty at Connecticut College

Abigail Van Slyck Appointed Dean of the Faculty at Connecticut College

Professor Van Slyck joined the faculty at Connecticut College in 1999. Currently she is the Dayton Professor of Art History at the college. Before joining the faculty at Connecticut College, Dr. Van Slyck taught at the University of Arizona.

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

The appointees are Sarah Cortell Vandersypen, Cathy Grimes, Ginny Painter, Marjolie Leonard, Pamela Dumas Serfes, Jill Oswaks, Jamina Scippio-McFadden, Shokrina Radpour Beering, Priscilla Salant, Lauren Ross, Renee Wells, and Julie Hopwood.

Fifteen Women in New Administrative Roles at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Fifteen Women in New Administrative Roles at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of new on appointments of women to key administrative positions at colleges and universities across the United States.

The Next President of Connecticut College

The Next President of Connecticut College

Connecticut College in New London has selected Katherine Bergeron as its 11th president. Dr. Bergeron is currently dean of the college at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She will take office as president of Connecticut College at the beginning of 2014.

Five New Women Deans

Five New Women Deans

The new deans are Carolyn Denard at Connecticut College, DoVeanna Fulton at the University of Houston Downtown, Jane Mutchler at Purdue University Calumet, Michele Stalder at the University of Alaska and Carola Weil at American University.

Five Women Win Prestigious Honors

Five Women Win Prestigious Honors

Women win awards for scholarship, research, and community service.