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New CUNY Program to Help Women Entrepreneurs Learn Emerging Technologies

New CUNY Program to Help Women Entrepreneurs Learn Emerging Technologies

The City University of New York has announced the creation of an emerging technology mentorship program that targets 250 small businesses owned by veterans, minorities, and women throughout New York City.

Berenecea Johnson Eanes Is the New Leader of York College of the City University of New York

Berenecea Johnson Eanes Is the New Leader of York College of the City University of New York

Dr. Eanes has been serving as vice president for the Division of Student Affairs at California State University, Fullerton. She has been on the staff at CalState, Fullerton for the past seven years.

Karrin Wilks to Lead the Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York City

Karrin Wilks to Lead the Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York City

Dr. Wilks has been serving as senior vice president and provost at the college since 2014 and has been with the City University of New York for eight years. Earlier, Dr. Wilks was senior vice president at Vermont State Colleges. She will become interim president of the CUNY campus on September 1.

The New President of Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn

The New President of Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn

A native of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Claudia V. Schrader was appointed president of Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Schrader has been serving as provost and senior vice president for academic and student success at Bronx Community College.

Vita Rabinowitz to Lead the City University of New York

Vita Rabinowitz to Lead the City University of New York

Prior to being named as executive vice chancellor and provost at CUNY in 2015, Dr. Rabinowitz served as provost and vice president of academic affairs at Hunter College, a CUNY campus on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Women Computer Science Students at CUNY Participating in Winternship

Women Computer Science Students at CUNY Participating in Winternship

Short internships early in their college careers will give these young CUNY women exposure, experience and a set of credentials that make their resumes more competitive when it comes time to apply for summer internships and, ultimately, full-time jobs.

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

Nine 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.

In Memoriam: Joan W. Blos, 1928-2017

In Memoriam: Joan W. Blos, 1928-2017

A graduate of Vassar College, Blos, who won a National Book Award in 1980, taught at the Bank Street College of Education in New York. Later she served on the faculty at the University of Michigan.

Marie Ponsot Earns Lifetime Achievement Award From the Center for American Catholic Studies

Marie Ponsot Earns Lifetime Achievement Award From the Center for American Catholic Studies

Marie Ponsot, the author of seven collections of poetry, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Francis and Ann Curran Center for American Catholic Studies at Fordham University in New York. Ponsot, now 96-years old, was on hand to accept the award and to read some of her poetry.

Three Women Scholars Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Three Women Scholars Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Carolyn Dever, provost at Dartmouth College, is stepping down to return to teaching. Gloriana Waters, vice chancellor at the City University of New York and Deborah Cook, professor of business information technologies at Virginia Tech, are retiring.

Eleven Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Eleven Women 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 Tina Simpson of the University of Alabama Birmingham, Sue Klappa of Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa, Monika Williams Shealey of Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, Patricia A. Broderick of the City University of New York, and Laurie Fleming of the University of Mississippi.

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Andrea Frantz of Buena Vista University in Iowa, Paula Donahue of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Setha M. Low of the City University of New York, Cassie Gerhardt of the University of North Dakota, and Kay Ferrell of the University of Northern Colorado.

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York Names Its Next Provost

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York Names Its Next Provost

Joy Connolly has been a professor of classics at New York University. She also has been serving as dean for the humanities. Professor Connolly is an expert on Roman culture and politics.

The Next Provost at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey

The Next Provost at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey

Gillian Small, a native of Great Britain, has been serving as vice chancellor of research at the City University of New York. Before coming to CUNY in 2001, she was on the faculty at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and the University of Florida.

University Study to Examine Long-Term Effects of Gang Association for Women

University Study to Examine Long-Term Effects of Gang Association for Women

Backed by a $3 million grant from the National Institute of Drug Abuse, Dr. Alice Cepeda of the University of Southern California will seek out and interview women who participated in an earlier study of women associated with gangs that was conducted 15 years ago.

Seven Women Scholars Are Being Honored With Prestigious Awards

Seven Women Scholars Are Being Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Lori Pollock of the University of Delaware, Stacy Ziegler of Clarkson University, Pamela Heaton of the University of Cincinnati, JoAnne Epps of Temple University, Grace Schulman of Baruch College, Virginia Caples of Alabama A&M University, and Janice Moore of Colorado State University.

Maureen O'Connor Appointed President of Palo Alto University

Maureen O’Connor Appointed President of Palo Alto University

For the past 18 years, Dr. O’Connor has been a member of the faculty at the City University of New York. She was chair of the department of psychology at John Jay College from 2002 to 2008. Since 2008, Dr. O’Connor has been the director of the doctoral program in psychology at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Women Historians Create Online Database of Early Women Political Candidates

Women Historians Create Online Database of Early Women Political Candidates

Two women scholars have established the Her Hat Was in the Ring online database of women who ran for public office before the enactment of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920, which gave women the right to vote nationwide.

In Memoriam: Ernestine Friedl, 1920-2015

In Memoriam: Ernestine Friedl, 1920-2015

Ernestine Friedl was the James B. Duke Professor Emerita of anthropology at Duke University. In 1980 she was appointed dean of Trinity College at Duke, the first woman to hold that position.

In Memoriam: Rosalyn Fraad Baxandall, 1939-2015

In Memoriam: Rosalyn Fraad Baxandall, 1939-2015

A noted feminist historian Rosalyn Baxandall joined the faculty in the American studies department at the State University of New York at Old Westbury in 1971.

U.S. Justice Department Debuts New Website on Campus Sexual Assault

U.S. Justice Department Debuts New Website on Campus Sexual Assault

The Center for Changing Our Campus Culture offers a wide variety of information on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking on campus. It provides a wealth of information for law enforcement, victim service providers, students, parents and other key stakeholders to use to improve campus safety.

Nineteen Women With New Administrative Posts at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Nineteen Women With New Administrative Posts at U.S. 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.

Eighteen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities in American Higher Education

Eighteen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities in American 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.

Political Scientist at the University of Nebraska Omaha Wins Book Award

Political Scientist at the University of Nebraska Omaha Wins Book Award

Lana Obradovic, an assistant professor of political science at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, has won the Best Book Award from the European Research Group on Military and Society. Her book examines the status of women in the military of 24 NATO countries.

The New Provost at the City University of New York

The New Provost at the City University of New York

Vita Carulli Rabinowitz was named provost and executive chancellor for academic affairs at the City University of New York. Since 2007, Dr. Rabinowitz has served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at CUNY’s Hunter College.

Only One Woman Among the Five Finalists for Dean of the University of North Carolina School of Law

Only One Woman Among the Five Finalists for Dean of the University of North Carolina School of Law

Since 2006, Michelle J. Anderson has served as dean of the City University of New York School of Law in Long Island City. Previously, Dean Anderson was on the faculty at the Villanova University School of Law in Pennsylvania for eight years.

The Next President of Westchester Community College in New York

The Next President of Westchester Community College in New York

Since 2011, Dr. Belinda S. Miles has served as provost and executive vice president of access, learning, and success at Cuyahoga Community College in Parma, Ohio. She will begin her new duties in January.

This Week's Roundup of Faculty News Concerning Women in Higher Education

This Week’s Roundup of Faculty News Concerning Women in Higher Education

The women in new teaching roles at colleges and universities are Elana Ehrlich, Linda Reed, Wendy Lower, Maureen Moriarity, Carrie Brown, Petra Fromme, Tammy Kirkland, Bonnie Asselin and Courtenay G. Miller.

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of appointments of women to high-level administrative positions at colleges and universities across the United States.

A Pair of New Distinguished Professors at the City University of New York

A Pair of New Distinguished Professors at the City University of New York

Cathy N. Davidson is a professor of English at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and Jeanne Theoharris is a professor of political science at Brooklyn College whose research focuses on American race relations.

In Memoriam: Barbara Jacobson, 1939-2014

In Memoriam: Barbara Jacobson, 1939-2014

Barbara Jacobson, an assistant professor of sociology at Lehman College of the City University of New York, focused her research on education and social mobility.

Four Women Among the Inaugural Members of the Minerva Academy

Four Women Among the Inaugural Members of the Minerva Academy

The academy honors teaching excellence and innovation in higher education. The new inductees will select the inaugural winner of the $500,000 Minerva Prize that will be announced in May.

Guttman Community College in Manhattan Announces the Appointment of Three Women Administrators

Guttman Community College in Manhattan Announces the Appointment of Three Women Administrators

Larian Angelo is vice president for administration and finance. Kathleen Sullivan Alioto is consulting vice president for development and Joan M. Lucariello was named interim provost and vice president for academic affairs.

Two Distinguished Scholars Receive New Teaching Assignments

Two Distinguished Scholars Receive New Teaching Assignments

Cathy N. Davidson is leaving the faculty at Duke University and is taking a post as professor of English at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Marlene Behrmann was named to an endowed chair at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.