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University of Chicago's Eve Ewing Honored at the Iowa City Book Festival

University of Chicago’s Eve Ewing Honored at the Iowa City Book Festival

Eve Ewing is an assistant professor at the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. The Paul Engle Prize honors writers who demonstrate a pioneering spirit in the world of literature and a commitment to engaging with the issues of the day.

Nicola Pitchford Will Be the Next President of Dominican University of California

Nicola Pitchford Will Be the Next President of Dominican University of California

A native of the United Kingdom, Dr. Pitchford came to Dominican University in 2011 after teaching at Fordham University in New York. She currently serves as vice president for academic affairs, dean of the faculty, and as a professor of English.

In Memoriam: Carol Ruth Carney, 1946-2020

In Memoriam: Carol Ruth Carney, 1946-2020

After teaching at the high school level, Dr. Carney joined the faculty at Claremont McKenna College in 1987 as as an assistant professor of literature. At the college, she also served as director of the Writing Center and director of senior thesis programs. She retired from teaching in 2003.

In Memoriam: Susan O'Hara, 1938 to 2018

In Memoriam: Susan O’Hara, 1938 to 2018

Susan O’Hara was a long-time leader of the disability rights movement and the former director of the Disabled Students Residence Program at the University of California, Berkeley.

Calumet College of St. Joseph in Indiana Names Its Next President

Calumet College of St. Joseph in Indiana Names Its Next President

Amy McCormack has been serving as senior vice president for finance and administration at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. She will take over as president on July 1.

Mary-Rita Moore Is the New President of Triton College in River Grove, Illinois

Mary-Rita Moore Is the New President of Triton College in River Grove, Illinois

Mary-Rita Moore has been serving as interim president of Triton College since January. Previously she was associate vice president of strategic planning at the college, which is located just west of Chicago.

A Trio of Women Taking on New Teaching Roles

A Trio of Women Taking on New Teaching Roles

Jelana Kovacevic was named chair of the department of electrical and computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Tricia Rose will spend the spring semester at Dominican University and Hannah Stewart-Gambino will hold a joint appointment at Lafayette College.