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Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven Women Who Have Been 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.

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.

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

The scholars in new roles are Terrah Foster Akard at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Terrah Foster Akard at Trident University International, Rachel Bean at Cornell University, Kim Fagan at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ijeoma Opara at Yale University, and Kimberly Hall at Mississippi State University.

In Memoriam: Mary Elizabeth Young, 1929-2021

In Memoriam: Mary Elizabeth Young, 1929-2021

Dr. Young joined the faculty at Ohio State University as an instructor in 1955. At this time, she was one of few academic historians devoted to the serious study of American Indians.

New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities for Nine Women

New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities for Nine 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.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Eight 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.

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.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Roles or Duties

Six Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Roles or Duties

The women faculty members taking on new assignments are Ajla Aksamija at the University of Massachusetts, Anna Huff Mercovich at Hamilton College in New York, Diane Ryan at Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona, Cathy Creighton at Cornell University, Mary Sullivan at the University of Rhode Island, and Kristi Perryman at the University of Arkansas.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Six Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Six Women to Administrative Positions

Taking on new administrative roles are Kristen Ford at Cornell University, Starsha Jamerson at Mississippi State University, Shanon Anderson at Oregon State University, Naydeen Gonzalez-De Jesus at Milwaukee Area Technical College. Michelle Grimes-Hillman at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California, and Karen Boton at the University of Arkansas.

In Memoriam: Leith Patricia Mullings, 1945-2020

In Memoriam: Leith Patricia Mullings, 1945-2020

After teaching for six years at Columbia University, Dr. Mullings joined the faculty at the City University of New York in 1983. There she eventually became a distinguished professor of anthropology at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center.

In Memoriam: Alison Lurie, 1926-2020

In Memoriam: Alison Lurie, 1926-2020

Professor Lurie joined the faculty at Cornell University in 1969, She was only the second woman to be awarded tenure. In 1989 she was named the F.J. Whiton Professor of American Literature. She retired from teaching in 2005.

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.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Positions at Major Universities

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Positions at Major Universities

Newly appointed to endowed pots are Celeste M. Nelon at Princeton University in New Jersey, Suzanne Bliven Shu at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, Karen Lin at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadephia, and Anne-Marie Deitering t Oregon State University.

In Memoriam: Faye E. Dudden, 1948-2020

In Memoriam: Faye E. Dudden, 1948-2020

An expert on American women’s history, Professor Dudden taught at Union College in Schenectady, New York. She then taught at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, for two decades, retiring in 2016 as the Charles A. Dana Professor of History.

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The four women appointed to endowed chairs are Carole Boyce Davies at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, Denise Hien, at Rutgers University in New Jersey, Kateryna Makova at Pennsylvania State University, and Audrey Jaeger at North Carolina State University.

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

The three women scholars appointed to endowed chairs are Sally Walker in Geology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the Univerity of Georgia, Becky Barlow in the School of Forestry at Auburn University in Alabama, and Carole Boyce Davies at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Nina Jing Awarded the Blavatnik Regional Award for Young Scientists in Chemistry

Nina Jing Awarded the Blavatnik Regional Award for Young Scientists in Chemistry

Ning Jia, a postdoctoral fellow at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, which is affiliated with Rockefeller University, Cornell University, and the Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Jia’s research has provided scientists with an enhanced understanding of the functions and structure of individual atoms in biological molecules.

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.

New Study Finds That Telecommuting Takes a Larger a Toll on Working Women Than on Working Men

New Study Finds That Telecommuting Takes a Larger a Toll on Working Women Than on Working Men

Telecommuting moms spend significantly more time performing housework when they work from home than dads do. Moms working remotely also spend more time doing their jobs with children present than telecommuting dads. And the study also found that moms working remotely during the pandemic are more likely to report feeling depressed.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Seven 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.

Tudorita Tumbar of Cornell University Has Received a Humboldt Research Award

Tudorita Tumbar of Cornell University Has Received a Humboldt Research Award

Dr. Tumbar leads a research group in the department of molecular biology and genetics at Cornell working on the molecular mechanisms that control the fate of hair follicle stem cells. Their work has implications in wound healing and tissue regeneration.

Melody Rose Selected to Lead the Nevada System of Higher Education

Melody Rose Selected to Lead the Nevada System of Higher Education

Dr. Rose most recently served as president of Marylhurst University in Oregon from 2014 to 2019. Earlier in her career, Dr. Rose served as chancellor of the Oregon University System and was vice provost for academic programs and instruction and dean of undergraduate studies at Portland State University in Oregon.

Study Finds Judges Who Serve With Women Are More Likely to Hire Women as Clerks

Study Finds Judges Who Serve With Women Are More Likely to Hire Women as Clerks

A new National Bureau of Economics research study by researchers at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and Occidental College in Los Angeles, finds that federal appellate judges are more likely to hire women to prestigious court clerkships after serving on panels with female colleagues.

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Newly appointed to dean positions are Melanie Hatch at Albany State University in Georgia, Nancy Coleman at Harvard University, Kristin Gilger at Arizona State University, Jessica Harpole at the Mississippi University for Women, Susan Ettner at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Kavita Bala at Cornell University in ithaca, New York.

Organization of American Historians Bestows Award on Cornell University's Verónica Martínez-Matsuda

Organization of American Historians Bestows Award on Cornell University’s Verónica Martínez-Matsuda

Dr. Martínez-Matsuda has received the 2020 Binkley-Stephenson Award from the Organization of American Historians. The award is presented for the best research paper to have appeared in the last 12 months in the Journal of American History.

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

The new deans are Paula S. Bontempi at the University of Rhode Island, Ophelie Rowe-Allen at the University of New Haven in Connecticut, Kathryn Boor at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, Shelley Johnson at Florida A&M University, Laurie Maffly-Kipp at Washington University in St. Louis and Heidi Henschel Pellett at Central Washington University.

Seven Women Faculty Members Are Given New Assignments in Higher Education

Seven Women Faculty Members Are Given New Assignments 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.

Cornell University Study Finds Women Are Less Likely to Participate in Active Learning Classrooms

Cornell University Study Finds Women Are Less Likely to Participate in Active Learning Classrooms

The study of biology students at Cornell University found that men were more likely to participate in active learning courses, while women reported lower perceptions of their scientific abilities, were more aware of gender identity, and more likely to feel judged based on gender.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Eight Women Scholars

New Assignments in Higher Education for Eight Women Scholars

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.

Study Finds Differences in Gender Roles in Group Labs in the Field of Physics

Study Finds Differences in Gender Roles in Group Labs in the Field of Physics

The study found that women in the less-structured inquiry labs tended to be high laptop users (primarily analyzing data), while men were high equipment users (collecting data or manipulating the equipment). The researchers also found that men behaved differently when in single- versus mixed-gender groups.

Cornell University Scholar Wins Book Award From the Society of Architectural Historians

Cornell University Scholar Wins Book Award From the Society of Architectural Historians

Samia Henni, an assistant professor in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, has received the 2020 Spiro Kostof Book Award, which is given to outstanding interdisciplinary studies of urban history that has made a contribution to the understanding of the growth and development of cities.

Universities Appoint Nine Women Scholars to Positions as Deans

Universities Appoint Nine Women Scholars to Positions as Deans

The nine women who have been appointed to university dean positions are Mary Koithan, Brooke Berry, Deborah Keyek-Franssen, Shanna Hagan-Burke, Rachel Dunifon, Lori Schumacher Anderson, Cassandra Hill, Natasha Vijay Munshi, and Karen Sedatole.

Susan Gaber Chosen to Be the Fifth Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Susan Gaber Chosen to Be the Fifth Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Dr. Gaber currently serves as the first woman president of the University of Toledo in Ohio. She became president in 2015 following six years as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Gaber will become chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on July 1.

In Memoriam: Ann Ellen Redelfs, 1957-2020

In Memoriam: Ann Ellen Redelfs, 1957-2020

In 1995, Redelfs was appointed director of external communications at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego. In 2002 she was named ssociate director of public programs for the Cornell Ornithology Lab.

Robin Garrell Named President of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Robin Garrell Named President of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

For the past nine years, Dr. Garrell has served as vice provost of the Graduate Division at the University of California, Los Angeles. She joined the faculty at UCLA in 1991 and serves as professor of chemistry and professor of bioengineering.