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

Sixteen 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.

Alison Chapman Wins Book Award from the Milton Society of America

Alison Chapman Wins Book Award from the Milton Society of America

Alison Chapman, professor and chair of the department of English at the University of Alabama at Birmingham was selected as the winner of the James Holley Hanford Award from the Milton Society of America. The award honors the most distinguished book that furthers the scholarship on English poet John Milton.

The New Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville

The New Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville

Since 2013, Dr. Nancy J. Cable has been serving as president of the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation. Earlier in her career, Dr. Cable was vice president and senior adviser to the president at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and dean of admission and financial aid at Davidson College in North Carolina.

Former Agnes Scott College President Elizabeth Kiss to Direct the Rhodes Trust

Former Agnes Scott College President Elizabeth Kiss to Direct the Rhodes Trust

Elizabeth Kiss, the former president of Agnes Scott College, was named Warden of Rhodes House at the University of Oxford in England. In this role, she will be the director of the Rhodes Trust which administers the Rhodes Scholarship program. Dr. Kiss will be the first woman to serve in this post.

The New Director of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender at the University of Michigan

The New Director of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender at the University of Michigan

Anna Kirkland, the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, was appointed director of the institute, which is interdisciplinary and inclusive of the creative and performing arts as well as the humanities, social sciences, and the sciences.

New Administrative Roles in Higher Education for Nine Women

New Administrative Roles in Higher Education 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.

Tracey Hucks Appointed Provost at Colgate University

Tracey Hucks Appointed Provost at Colgate University

Dr. Hucks has been serving as the James D. Vail III Professor at Davidson College in North Carolina. Earlier in her career, Professor Hucks spent more than 15 years on the faculty at Haverford College in Pennsylvania.

Elizabeth Kiss Announces She Will Retire as President of Agnes Scott College

Elizabeth Kiss Announces She Will Retire as President of Agnes Scott College

Elizabeth Kiss, president of Agnes Scott College, a liberal arts educational institution for women in Decatur, Georgia, has announced that she will step down at the end of the 20017-18 academic year. President Kiss has led the college for the past 11 years.

New Administrative Duties for Seven Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Duties for Seven 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.

Three Women Faculty Members at Davidson College Announce Their Retirements

Three Women Faculty Members at Davidson College Announce Their Retirements

Davidson College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in North Carolina, has announced that eight faculty members with a combined 253 years of service to the college, are retiring. Three of the eight faculty members who are retiring are women: Pam Hay in biology, Sallt McMillen in history, and Mary S. Vasquez in Spanish.

Lelia Salisbury to Lead the University Press of Kentucky

Lelia Salisbury to Lead the University Press of Kentucky

Salisbury began her career as an intern at the University Press of Kentucky and served as the director of marketing from 2001 to 2008. Since 2008, she has been the director of the University Press of Mississippi.

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.

New Administrative Appointments for Eight Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for Eight 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.

New Administrative Posts for 22 Women at U.S. Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for 22 Women 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.

Melissa Givens Wins a Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance

Melissa Givens Wins a Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance

Givens is an adjunct professor at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, and Texas Southern University in Houston. She is also a doctoral student in music at the University of Houston.

Davidson College Dean to Lead National Science Foundation Committee on Women in STEM

Davidson College Dean to Lead National Science Foundation Committee on Women in STEM

Dr. Wendy Raymond came to Davidson College in 2013 after teaching biology at Williams College in Massachusetts for 19 years. She was also associate dean for institutional diversity at Williams.

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.

Nine Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Nine Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

The new appointees are Shamis Abdi, Leslie C. Davis, Lisa Cassis, DaVida Plummer Vanderploeg, Cynthia J. Brown, Naila M. Mamoon, LaTanya Buck, Jennifer Tiffany, and Karen A. Dowling.

Davidson College Promotes Two Women to Full Professor

Davidson College Promotes Two Women to Full Professor

At the high-ranking liberal arts college in North Carolina, Sharon Green was promoted to professor of theatre and Vivian Shen was appointed professor of Chinese studies.

Four Women Academics Announce Their Retirements

Four Women Academics Announce Their Retirements

Lois Banner at the University of Southern California, Louise Vale of the University of Colorado at Boulder, Phyllis Johnson at the University of North Dakota, and Ruth Ault at Davidson College are retiring from their present positions.

Two Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at Davidson College

Two Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at Davidson College

Davidson College, the highly rated liberal arts institution in North Carolina has announced the granting of tenure and promotion to associate professor for three scholars. Two of three faculty members earning promotions and tenure are women: Caroline Beschea-Fache and Maria F. Fackler.

Appointments to Dean for Five Women Scholars

Appointments to Dean for Five Women Scholars

The five new deans are Kalpana Misra at the University of Tulsa, Anna McDaniel at the University of Florida, Wendy Raymond at Davidson College, Kelli Styron at Tarleton State University, and Cindy Claycomb at Wichita State University.

Five Women Promoted to Full Professor at Davidson College

Five Women Promoted to Full Professor at Davidson College

The five women earning promotions to full professor are Karen Hales and Barbara Lom in biology, Ann Fox in English, Kristie Foley in medical humanities, and Laurie Heyer in mathematics.

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Here is news of 14 women who have been appointed to new positions at college and universities throughout the United States.

Two Women Promoted to Full Professor at Davidson College

Two Women Promoted to Full Professor at Davidson College

Vivian Dietz in history and Gayle Kaufman in sociology are named full professors.

New Jobs for Five Women in Higher Education

New Jobs for Five Women in Higher Education

Here is news of five women who have recently been hired to administrative posts.

Four Women Full Professors Who Are Moving On

Four Women Full Professors Who Are Moving On

At this time of year, many members of the academic world enter retirement. Here are some notable women scholars who have decided to move on to other endeavors.

Carol Quillen Will Be the First Woman President of Davidson College

Carol Quillen Will Be the First Woman President of Davidson College

The Davidson College board of trustees has elected Carol Quillen as the college’s 18th president. When she takes office on August, she will become the first woman to lead Davidson, which at one time only enrolled men. Davidson College, located 20 miles north of Charlotte, North Carolina, is regarded as one of the most respected […]