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Another Women's College Is Considering the Transformation to Co-Education

Another Women’s College Is Considering the Transformation to Co-Education

Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, is one of the oldest women’s colleges in the United States. The college announced recently that it is considering adding co-educational undergraduate programs as a way to expand enrollment. Now, there are just over 900 women enrolled in the undergraduate college.

New Administrative Posts for 15 Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for 15 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.

Krista Newkirk Appointed the Tenth President of Converse College in South Carolina

Krista Newkirk Appointed the Tenth President of Converse College in South Carolina

Krista Newkirk, chief of staff at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, will become president of Converse College on July 1. The college enrolls about 825 women in its undergraduate programs and more than 500 students in graduate programs.

Elizabeth Fleming Announces Her Plan to Retire as President of Converse College

Elizabeth Fleming Announces Her Plan to Retire as President of Converse College

Elizabeth A. Fleming, the ninth president of Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, has announced that she will step down at the end of the current academic year. Dr. Fleming will have led the women’s college for 11 years.

In Memoriam: Joe Ann Shearer Lever (1936-2011)

In Memoriam: Joe Ann Shearer Lever (1936-2011)

She served on the Converse College faculty for 42 years.

Converse College Teams Up With Vanderbilt University to Offer Nursing Degrees

Converse College Teams Up With Vanderbilt University to Offer Nursing Degrees

A new joint program will enable students to obtain bachelor’s and master’s degrees in five years.