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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.

Rutgers University-Camden Chancellor to Lead the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Rutgers University-Camden Chancellor to Lead the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Phoebe A. Haddon became chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden in July 2014. From 2009 to 2014, she was dean of the Carey School of Law at the University of Maryland. Chancellor Haddon will continue to fulfill all her duties at Rutgers University-Camden while serving as board chair.

Universities Appoint Six Women to Dean Posts

Universities Appoint Six Women to Dean Posts

The new deans are Michèle Alexandre at Stetson University in Florida, Kristine L. Blair at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Bernadette Boden-Albala at the University of California, Irvine, Melissa Gresalfi at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Julia DeLoia at Hollins University in Virginia, and Teresa Reed at the University of Louisville.

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are April Barton at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Bethany Nowviskie at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, Sherri Jones at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Maria Donoghue Velleca at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Honored With Notable Awards

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Marilee Bresciani Ludvik of San Diego State University, Mary Catherine Harper of Defiance College in Ohio, Laurel Willingham-McLain of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, and Elizabeth Payne of the University of Mississippi.

Ursuline College Partners With the School of Pharmacy at Duquesne University

Ursuline College Partners With the School of Pharmacy at Duquesne University

Under the agreement, women would study chemistry at Ursuline College for three years. The women would then spend four years in the doctor of pharmacy program at Duquense, earning the pharmacy doctorate in seven years instead of the usual eight.

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

Appointed to positions as deans are Becky Copper-Glenz at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts, Kathleen M. Blee at the University of Pitttsburgh, Peggy A. Johnson at Pennsylvania State University, Maureen Lally Green at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, and Katrina Glanzer at Haverford College in Pennsylvania.

Phoebe Haddon Named Chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden

Phoebe Haddon Named Chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden

Since 2009 Dr. Haddon has been dean of the Carey School of Law at the University of Maryland. Before becoming dean in 2009, Haddon served on the faculty at the Beasley School of Law at Temple University in Philadelphia.

Five Women Scholars Awarded Distinguished Honors

Five Women Scholars Awarded Distinguished Honors

The honorees are Lynne Billard of the University of Georgia, Mary Ann Glendon of Harvard University, Karen Meneses of the University of Alabama Birmingham, Mary L. Vaughn of Mississippi State University, and Sherilyn Fritz of the University of Nebraska.