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In Memoriam: Frances Bartlett Kinne, 1917-2020

In Memoriam: Frances Bartlett Kinne, 1917-2020

Dr. Kinne began her Jacksonville University career in 1958 as a humanities professor. She became the founding dean of the College of Fine Arts in 1961 and served in that capacity until being named president in 1979. Dr. Kinne served as president for 10 years, followed by her time as chancellor from 1989 to 1994.

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.

Syracuse University's Marcelle Haddix Wins Outstanding Book Award From AACTE

Syracuse University’s Marcelle Haddix Wins Outstanding Book Award From AACTE

Marcelle Haddix, Dean’s Associate Professor and chair of the department of reading and language arts in the School of Education at Syracuse University in New York, has been chosen to receive the 2018 Outstanding Book Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Four Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

Four Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

newly appointed to dean positions are Judith Kelley at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, Carey Busch at Ohio University, Gesine Gerhard at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and Riché Barnes at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles 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.

Three Women Higher Education Administrators Are Leaving Their Posts

Three Women Higher Education Administrators Are Leaving Their Posts

The three women administrators who are leaving their posts are Katy Smith Abbott at Middlebury College in Vermont, Maridith Walker Geuder at Mississippi University for Women, and Sandy Hatfield Cobb at Drake University in Des Moines, iowa.

Four Women Scholars Selected to Receive Prestigious Honors or Awards

Four Women Scholars Selected to Receive Prestigious Honors or Awards

The honorees are Melinda Green of Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, Deborah Kent at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, Jean Bertrand of Clemson University in South Carolina, and Sandra Petronio of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

A Large Group of Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Large Group of 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.

Lyn Brodersen Cochran Appointed President of Scott Community College in Iowa

Lyn Brodersen Cochran Appointed President of Scott Community College in Iowa

Dr. Brodersen Cochran has been serving as an administrator for the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Services. She also lectured at Drake University and Iowa State University.

New Duties for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Duties for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major 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.

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 Assignments in Higher Education for 11 Women

New Administrative Assignments in Higher Education for 11 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.

Nine Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships in Higher Education

Nine Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships in Higher Education

The women appointed to endowed chairs at colleges and universities are Maya Wiley, Sally C. Morton, Julia Wallace, Jodi Upton, Hui Fang, Beth Simmons, Pia Albinsson, Shontavia Johnson, and Anne Gelb.

Three Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements From University Posts

Three Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements From University Posts

The three women scholars who have announced their retirements are Dianne Martin at George Washington University, Marsha Ternus at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and Elizabeth A. Williams at Oklahoma State University.

Sue J. Mattison Named the Next Provost at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa

Sue J. Mattison Named the Next Provost at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa

Since 2011, Dr. Mattison has served as dean of the College of Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Earlier, she served in several faculty and administrative roles during a 21-year career at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.

Four Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Four Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

The four new holders of endowed chairs are JoAnne Norton at California State University, Fullerton, Catherine Staub at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, Denise Demetriou at the University of California, San Diego, and JoAnne Akalaitis at Fordham University in New York.

Four Women Academics Named Deans at Major Universities

Four Women Academics Named Deans at Major Universities

The women named deans are Danielle B. McDonald at the University of South Florida, Renae Chesnut at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, Farah C. Muscadin at Chicago State University, and Cynthia Gerstl-Pepin at the University of Vermont.

Seven Women Appointed to Teaching Positions at Major Universities

Seven Women Appointed to Teaching Positions at Major Universities

The women in new teaching posts are Lorna McGhee at Carnegie Mellon, Sonal S. Tuli at the University of Florida, Jeannine Bell at Indiana University, Amy Landis at Clemson, Norma Riccucci at Rutgers, Donita Brady at the University of Pennsylvania, and Ann Burkhardt at Drake.

Six Women Presented With Major Awards

Six Women Presented With Major Awards

The honorees are Shontavia Johnson of Drake Law School, Mary Frances Berry of the University of Pennsylvania, Alison Van Eenennaam of the University of California Davis, Joan Brennecke of Notre Dame, Debra Reinhart of the University of Central Florida, and Jennifer Monson of the University of Illinois.

Six Women in New Faculty Roles

Six Women in New Faculty Roles

The women in new teaching roles are Madeline Henry at Purdue University, Karyn Ogata Jones at Clemson University, Debra DeLaet at Drake University, Kerri Remmel at the University of Louisville, Cynthia Gordon at Syracuse University and R. Turner Goins at Western Carolina University.

Eleven Women in Higher Education Taking on New Administrative Responsibilities

Eleven Women in Higher Education Taking on New Administrative Responsibilities

Here is this week’s news of women at colleges and universities across the United States who have been appointed to new administrative roles.

Thirteen Women With New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Thirteen Women With New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here’s is a large group of women taking on new administrative posts at educational institutions across the United States.

Drake University in Iowa Promotes 15 Women Faculty

Drake University in Iowa Promotes 15 Women Faculty

Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, has announced promotions for 26 faculty members. Fifteen of those receiving promotions are women.

Honors and Awards for Five Women With Ties to Academia

Honors and Awards for Five Women With Ties to Academia

The honorees are Bernice Pescosolido, Erin Gabriel, Margaret Marshall, Lori Betchel-Wherry, and Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans.

Deneese Jones Appointed Provost at Drake University

Deneese Jones Appointed Provost at Drake University

Since 2005 she has been dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Longwood University in Virginia.

Seven Women Named to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Seven Women Named to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Here is news of seven women who are taking on new responsibilities at colleges and universities across the United States.

Drake University Professor Named a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy

Drake University Professor Named a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy

June F. Johnson has been on the Drake University faculty since 1995.

Appointments of Women to Key Administrative Positions

Appointments of Women to Key Administrative Positions

Here is news of five women who have recently been appointed to executive positions in higher education.