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New Administrative Positions for 10 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for 10 Women 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.

Kathryn Cottingham Appointed Editor-in-Chief of the Journal <em>Ecology </em>

Kathryn Cottingham Appointed Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Ecology

Dr. Cottingham is the Dartmouth Professor in the Arts & Sciences, a professor in the department of biological sciences and in the Ecology, Evolution, Ecosystems, and Society Graduate Program at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

A Dozen Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Scholars Taking on 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.

Dartmouth College Agrees to a $14 Million Settlement of a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Dartmouth College Agrees to a $14 Million Settlement of a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

The suit claimed that three male professors in the department of psychological and brain sciences “leered at, groped, sexted, intoxicated and even raped female students.”

Colleges and Universities Appoint 14 Women to New Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Appoint 14 Women to New 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.

Ten Women Scholars Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Ten Women Scholars Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

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.

Eight Women Who Have Been Selected for Dean Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Have Been Selected for Dean Positions in Higher Education

The new deans are Lisa D. Ordonez at UC-San Diego, Kristina Odejimi at Bowdoin College, Kathryn Lively at Dartmouth College, Sandra Brown at Southern University, Marianne Lewis at the University of Cincinnati, Laurie Grubbs at Florida State, Joy Williamson-Lott at the University of Washington, and Stephanie J. Rowley at Teachers College of Columbia University.

Hoda Barakat Has Won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction

Hoda Barakat Has Won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction

Hoda Barakat, a visiting professor of Middle Eastern studies at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) for her novel The Night Mail. The IPAF is funded by the Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi with support from the Booker Prize Foundation in London.

Eight Women Academics Honored With the Berlin Prize

Eight Women Academics Honored With the Berlin Prize

The annual awards are presented to United States scholars, writers, composers, and artists who represent the highest standard of excellence in their field. The recipients will be provided with a semester-long fellowship in Berlin, Germany.

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

The new deans are Verna L. Williams at the University of Cincinnati, Melanie Stein at Ithaca College in New York, Denise Rush as Boston Architectural College, Alexis Abramson at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, Janis Terpenney at the University of Tennessee, and Beth McNeil at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Uju Anya Wins First Book Award From the American Association for Applied Linguistics

Uju Anya Wins First Book Award From the American Association for Applied Linguistics

Uju Anya is an assistant professor of education and research affiliate for the Center for the Study of Higher Education at Pennsylvania State University. The award recognizes a scholar whose first book represents outstanding work in the field of applied linguistics.

A Dozen Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

A Dozen Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

Here is a listing of women in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

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

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New 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.

Carol Folt Will Be the Next President of the University of Southern California

Carol Folt Will Be the Next President of the University of Southern California

Dr. Folt left the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill this past January after taking the bold and controversial step of removing the pedestal for a Confederate monument from a main entrance to the campus. She became chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in July 2013.

Dartmouth College Launches Campus Climate and Culture Initiative

Dartmouth College Launches Campus Climate and Culture Initiative

This semester, Dartmouth College launched the Campus Climate and Culture Initiative, a comprehensive set of actions that aim to create a learning environment free from sexual harassment and abuse of power.

Fourteen Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Academia

Fourteen Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Academia

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.

Dartmouth College Launches Mandatory Sexual Violence Prevention Course for Faculty and Staff

Dartmouth College Launches Mandatory Sexual Violence Prevention Course for Faculty and Staff

The new initiative comes on the heels of a recent lawsuit filed by seven women that claims that three male professors in the department of psychological and brain sciences “leered at, groped, sexted, intoxicated and even raped female students.”

Dartmouth College Promises a Concerted Efforts to Address Sexual Misconduct on Campus

Dartmouth College Promises a Concerted Efforts to Address Sexual Misconduct on Campus

Seven women filed a lawsuit against Dartmouth College alleging that they had victims of sexual assault, discrimination and harassment by three professors. The suit claims that three male professors in the department of psychological and brain sciences ““leered at, groped, sexted, intoxicated and even raped female students.”

New Faculty Roles at College and Universities for Seven Women Scholars

New Faculty Roles at College and Universities for Seven 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.

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

Eleven 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.

Three Women Named to Endowed Professorships at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire

Three Women Named to Endowed Professorships at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire

The three women appointd to named professorships are Soo Sunny Park in studio art, Amie Thomasson in philosophy, and Jacqueline Wernimont in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies.

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women at Colleges and University Across the United States

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women at Colleges and University Across the United States

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts at Major Universities

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts at Major Universities

Melinda O’Neal is retiring after 39 years on the faculty of Dartmouth College. Marilyn Sanders Mobley will be leaving her administrative post to return to the faculty at Case Western Reserve University, and Jane DiFolco Parker announced that she will retire as head of the Auburn Univerity Foundation next year.

Dartmouth College in New Hampshire Hires a Woman Football Coach

Dartmouth College in New Hampshire Hires a Woman Football Coach

Callie Brownson has been named the offensive quality control coach for the Dartmouth College football team. With this appointment, she becomes the first full-time, woman football coach at the Division I level.

Four Women Who Are Leaving Their High-Level Posts at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Who Are Leaving Their High-Level Posts at Colleges and Universities

Stepping down are Mary Beahm at Pennsylvania State University, Joy Kenseth at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, Liz Liddy at Syracuse University in New York, and AnnaLee Saxenian at the University of California, Berkeley.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 21 Women to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 21 Women to Administrative Posts

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

How Giving Women the Right to Vote Boosted Educational Attainment in the United States

How Giving Women the Right to Vote Boosted Educational Attainment in the United States

A new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research authored by a group of three women economists, has found that women’s suffrage contributed to an increased retention rate of children in schools. The results showed that education expenditures rose 9 percent in local schools after women got the right to vote.

Four Women Scholars Are Appointed to Dean Positions

Four Women Scholars Are Appointed to Dean Positions

Pamela Holland Obiomon was named dean of engineering at Prairie View A&M University in Texas and Rebecca C. McMullen was appointed dean of education at Fort Valley State University in Georgia. Also, Laura Ray was named interim dean of the School of Engineering at Dartmouth College and Alicia J. Jackson was appointed dean of professional studies at Albany State University.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Eight college and universities across the United States have recently announced the appointments of women to dean positions.

Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Names its Next President

Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Names its Next President

Since 2015, Dr. Barbara K. Altmann has been serving as provost at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Earlier, Dr. Altmann was a professor of French and senior vice provost for academic affairs at the University of Oregon.

An Ambitious Fundraising Effort Launched by the Women of Dartmouth College

An Ambitious Fundraising Effort Launched by the Women of Dartmouth College

As part of the college’s $3 billion Call to Lead fundraising program, Dartmouth is seeking 100 women to contribute $1 million each. n addition, women will seek to raise $25 million to renovate Dartmouth Hall, which houses the college’s teacher-scholar education program.

Seven Women in Higher Education Taking on New Administrative Duties

Seven Women in Higher Education Taking on New Administrative Duties

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts in Academia

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts in Academia

The women stepping down from their posts are Rebecca Biron at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, Barbara-Jan Wilson at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, Nona Wood at North Dakota State University, and Diana C. Pullin at Boston College.

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts in Academia

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts in Academia

The three women who are stepping down are Retha M. Warnicke, professor of history at Arizona State University, Jackie Hartman, chief of staff at Kansas State University, and Martha Beattie, vice president of alumni relations at Dartmouth College.

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.