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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.

Deirdre Mageean Named Provost at Cleveland State University

Deirdre Mageean Named Provost at Cleveland State University

A native of Ireland, for the past seven years, Dr. Mageean has served as vice chancellor for research and graduate studies at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.

In Memoriam: Eva Price, 1978-2013

In Memoriam: Eva Price, 1978-2013

Price, 34 years old at the time of her death, was an instructor in the department of kinesiology of the College of Health and Human Performance at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.

A Quartet of Academic Women Earn Awards

A Quartet of Academic Women Earn Awards

The honorees are Archana Chatterjee at Creighton University, Francoise Dussart of the University of Connectiut, Melaine Sartore-Baldwin of East Carolina University, and Samaa Abdurraqib of Bowdoin College.

Four Women Appointed to Named Professorships

Four Women Appointed to Named Professorships

The women appointed to named chairs are Jamie Kruse at East Carolina University, Lauren Monroe at Cornell, Lisa Laycock Willet at the University of Alabama Birmingham, and Carole Bellini-Sharp at Hamilton College

New Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

New 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.

Five Women Academics Honored With Major Awards

Five Women Academics Honored With Major Awards

The honorees are Yolanda V. Edwards, Lee Upton, Kisha Daniels, Heather Littleton, and Barbara Hines.

One Woman Among the Finalists for Provost at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

One Woman Among the Finalists for Provost at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Since 2005, Deirdre M. Mageean has been vice chancellor for research and graduate studies at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.