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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.

Camille Massey Named to Lead the New Sorensen Center at the CUNY School of Law

Camille Massey Named to Lead the New Sorensen Center at the CUNY School of Law

L. Camille Massey, formerly a vice president at the Council of Foreign Relations, was named the founding executive director of the the Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice at the City University of New York School of Law.

Five Women in New Teaching Roles at American Universities

Five Women in New Teaching Roles at American Universities

The appointees are María del Carmen Caña Jiménez at Virginia Tech, Megan Vaughn at the City University of New York, Christine Jacobs-Wagner at Yale, Bernice Hausman at Virginia Tech, and Nereem Arastu at the CUNY School of Law.

Mary Pearl Is One of Five Candidates for President of SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Mary Pearl Is One of Five Candidates for President of SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Mary Pearl is associate dean and chief academic officer for the Macaulay Honors College of the City University of New York. She is also a professor of biology at Brooklyn College and served for 15 years as president of the Wildlife Trust.

In Memoriam: Norma Rees, 1930-2013

In Memoriam: Norma Rees, 1930-2013

Dr. Rees was dean of graduate studies at the City University of New York and then served for 17 years as president of what is now California State University, East Bay.

Fourteen Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Fourteen Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Here is a collection of new appointments of women to administrative posts at colleges and universities across the United States.

In Memoriam: Ann J. Lane, 1931-2013

In Memoriam: Ann J. Lane, 1931-2013

Ann Lane was the first director of the women’s studies program at the University. She also was a professor of history on the Charlottesville campus. Earlier in her career she taught at Rutgers University, City University of New York, and Colgate University.

CUNY Research Finds Gender Differences in Visual Perception

CUNY Research Finds Gender Differences in Visual Perception

The study found that men had greater perception of rapidly moving stimuli while women were better able to distinguish color than men.

Three Notable Appointments of Women to Faculty Positions

Three Notable Appointments of Women to Faculty Positions

Dagmar Herzog was named Distinguished Professor at CUNY, Nina Assimakopoulos has joined the faculty at West Virginia University, and Kathryn Lofton was named to endowed chair at Yale.

Seven Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven women at six universities have assumed new administrative duties.

Five Women Win Prestigious Honors

Five Women Win Prestigious Honors

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