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College Consensus Announces Its Picks for the Best Women's Colleges in the United States

College Consensus Announces Its Picks for the Best Women’s Colleges in the United States

According to the College Consensus formula, Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, is the best women’s college in the United States. Wellesley College in Massachusetts ranks second and Scripps College in Claremont, California, is third.

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for 14 Women

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for 14 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 Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Positions in Academia

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Positions in Academia

The women leaving their posts are Ellen Smiley at Grambling State University in Louisiana, Barbara A. Schaal at Washington University in St. Louis, Patricia Henry at Harvard University, Sharon Hunt at the University of Arkansas, and Mari Anne Phillips at Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri.

Cottey College Partners With Central Methodist University to Establish Pipeline Program for Aspiring Music Teachers

Cottey College Partners With Central Methodist University to Establish Pipeline Program for Aspiring Music Teachers

Through this new agreement, students who earn an associate’s degree in music from Cottey College will be able to enroll in the bachelor of music education program at Central Methodist University without leaving the Cottey campus.

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts 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.

Five Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Thew new deans are Tamara F. Lawson at the St. Thomas University School of Law in Florida, Joann Bangs at Cottey College in Missouri, Sarah Feldner at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Karen Diaz at West Virginia University, and Sujata Moorti at Middlebury College in Vermont.

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.

Cottey College in Missouri to Offer Four New Degree Programs

Cottey College in Missouri to Offer Four New Degree Programs

Cottey College, the liberal arts educational institution for women in Nevada, Missouri, has announced that it will offer four new degree programs this fall: criminology, women’s studies, organizational leadership, and secondary education.

Small Women's College in Missouri Facing a Race Discrimination Lawsuit

Small Women’s College in Missouri Facing a Race Discrimination Lawsuit

Three African American women on the basketball team at Cottey College alleged that the athletic director and woman’s basketball coach ridiculed them, punished them more severely than White players, and did not give them the playing time they deserved.

Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri, Names Its Next President

Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri, Names Its Next President

Jann Rudd Weitzel will take office as the 12th president of Cottey College on June 15. Dr. Weitzel has been serving as provost and a professor of education at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri.

The New President of Cottey College in Missouri

The New President of Cottey College in Missouri

At the current time, Dr. Doris A. Tegert is executive vice president and provost at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky. She will take office at Cottey College in the summer of 2015.

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.

Seven Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

Seven Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

The seven women who have announced their retirements include the presidents of Georgia Court University in Lakewood New Jersey, Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri, and Kentucky State University in Franfort.