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In Memoriam: Janice Hardison Faulkner, 1932-2019

In Memoriam: Janice Hardison Faulkner, 1932-2019

Faulkner joined the English department faculty at what is now East Carolina University in 1957. In addition to teaching English, over a long career she served as director of alumni affairs, chair of the board of the ECU Credit Union, director of the Regional Development Institute, and associate vice chancellor for regional development.

New Assignments for a Dozen Women Faculty Members at Universities

New Assignments for a Dozen Women Faculty Members at 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 Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Eight 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.

Eight Colleges and Universities Appoint Women to Positions as Deans

Eight Colleges and Universities Appoint Women to Positions as Deans

Thew new deans are Laura Belmonte at Virginia Tech, Anita Welch at Wayne State, Allison Danell at East Carolina University, Karinna M. Vernaza at Gannon University, Carol M. Musil at Case Western Reserve University, Leslie Wolf at Georgia State, Nicole Curvin at Middlebury College in Vermont, and Amy Radford-Popp at Olivet College in Michigan.

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women 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.

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are 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.

Twenty-One Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Twenty-One Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

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.

Thirteen Women in Higher Education Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles

Thirteen Women in Higher Education Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles

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

The Next Dean of the College of Health and Human Performance at East Carolina University

The Next Dean of the College of Health and Human Performance at East Carolina University

Dr. Anisa Zvonkovic has been serving as a professor and chair of the department of human development and family science at Virginia Tech. Professor Zvonkovic is the current chair of the board of directors of the National Council on Family Relations.

New Assignments in Higher Education for 10 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for 10 Women Faculty Members

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.

A Dozen Women With New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

A Dozen Women With 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.

Two Women Named to Head Prestigious Schools at Major Universities

Two Women Named to Head Prestigious Schools at Major Universities

Jayme Host was appointed director of the School of Theatre and Dance at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, and Christine Smart was named director of the School of Integrative Plant Science at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

A Room of One

A Room of One

As a woman of color with more than 30 years of information technology experience, I, like many of my colleagues, am a hidden figure.

East Carolina University Scholar Wins the Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction

East Carolina University Scholar Wins the Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction

Liza Wieland, a professor of English at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, has been chosen as the winner of the 2017 Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction from the Fellowship of Southern Writers. She will be honored at the groups annual convention this November in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

In Memoriam: Rebecca Gilmore Fay, 1978-2017

In Memoriam: Rebecca Gilmore Fay, 1978-2017

Rebecca Fay, an assistant professor of accounting at East Carolina Univerity in Greenville, North Carolina, died on January 2 in the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia, from injuries suffered in an automobile crash. She was 38 years old and the mother of two young children.

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.

Four Women Scholars Named to Endowed Professorships

Four Women Scholars Named to Endowed Professorships

The four women appointed to endowed chairs are Anne Whisnant at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, Eileen Kae Kintner at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Susan Kaech at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and Kosali Simon at Indiana University in Bloomington.

Here Are 11 Women Faculty Members Who Have New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Here Are 11 Women Faculty Members Who Have New Roles at Colleges and Universities

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

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

The nine women faculty members in new positions are Amy Simon, Miranda S. Spivack, Jean Lee Cole, Martine Guyot-Bender, Lesley Cottrell, Mary McKernan McKay, Gena Flynn, Yvette Richarson, and Alethia Cook.

The New Provost at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington

The New Provost at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington

From 2007 to 2014, Dr. Marilyn Sheerer was provost at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. There, she also served as dean of the College of Education and in several other administrative roles.

Meredith College Reports Increases in Enrollments and Retention

Meredith College Reports Increases in Enrollments and Retention

While many women’s colleges have been struggling to attract students, Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, reports encouraging news. Enrollments are up for the second consecutive year and the college’s retention rate is the highest in more than a decade.

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.

Six Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Six Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Kethleen Lowney of Valdosta State University in Georgia, Andrea Modica at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Sarah G. Holterhoff at Valparaiso University in Indiana, Daniell Walsh at East Carolina University, Judith Cone at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Jennifer Katona at the City University of New York.

Six Women Scholars Presented With Prestigious Honors or Awards

Six Women Scholars Presented With Prestigious Honors or Awards

The honorees are Dawn Elliot at the University of Delaware, Jean Dickinson Gibbons at Virginia Tech, Gina Brown of Wichita State University, Danielle Walsh of East Carolina University, Marie Chisholm-Burns at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and Valerie Polakow of Eastern Michigan University.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Jobs in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Jobs in Higher Education

The appointees are Janice Tawney, Lori S. White, Lorraince Acker, Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, Janice Lewis, Kirsten Waarala, Laura Simmelink, Nicole Edwards Evans, Sue Roberts, Sarah Covert, Ruth Jacobs Jackson, and Shannon Jackson.

Meredith College Reports Record Fundraising and Enrollment Success

Meredith College Reports Record Fundraising and Enrollment Success

In an era when many women’s colleges are struggling to maintain enrollments and battling budget problems Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, reports good news on both fronts.

Five Women From Academia Receive Distinguished Honors

Five Women From Academia Receive Distinguished Honors

The honorees are Patricia Sullivan of New Mexico State University, Rhonda Borcherding of Pomona College, Linda Kean of East Carolina University, Anne Arseneau of the College of William and Mary, and the late Della Davidson of the University of California, Davis.

In Memoriam:  Michelle Parthenia Winn-Pigford, 1966-2014

In Memoriam: Michelle Parthenia Winn-Pigford, 1966-2014

Michelle Winn was an associate professor of nephrology at the Duke University Medical Center. Throughout her career, Dr. Winn was a strong advocate for advancing the careers of women and underrepresented minorities in medicine and science.

Two High-Level Administrators Announce They Are Stepping Down

Two High-Level Administrators Announce They Are Stepping Down

Marilyn Sherrer, provost at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, and Bev Lewis, the associate vice chancellor and executive associate athletic director at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, are leaving their administrative positions.

A Quartet of Women Academics Awarded Honors

A Quartet of Women Academics Awarded Honors

The award winners are Drucy S. Borowitz of the University of Buffalo School of Medicine, Dawn Braithwaite of the University of Nebraska, Gail Mitchell Hoyt of the University of Kentucky, and Diana McCormick Strickland of East Carolina University.

In Memoriam: Kathleen Lawler Row, 1947-2013

In Memoriam: Kathleen Lawler Row, 1947-2013

Dr. Row taught psychology at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville for 30 yers. In 2006, she left Knoxville to become and chair of the psychology department at East Carolina University. She retired from teaching in 2012.

Nine Women in New University Teaching Posts

Nine Women in New University Teaching Posts

Taking on new teaching assignments are Senay Simsek, Catherine R. Bazemore-Walker, Erin Iski, Anna-Katherine Ward, Maureen G. Phipps, Adell Amos, Valerie Accetta, Sharon Ballard, and Yea-Fen Chen.

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Women taking on new roles are LaShondra Peebles, Michelle, Lepore, Linda Cataldo, Meredith Well-Lepley, Keeley M. Powell, Tamela McNulty Eitle, Nancy Wentworth, Rebecca Benfield, Jennifer M. Schopf, and Kathy Jones.

Seven Women Academics Honored With Notable Awards

Seven Women Academics Honored With Notable Awards

The academic women honored with awards are Deb Boykin, Michelle M. Lusardi, Michelle Johnson, Cynthia Deale, Cheryl Burke Davis, Nancy Keselyak, and Corina Sandu.