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Kelli Chaney Named President of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Knoxville

Kelli Chaney Named President of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Knoxville

Most recently, Chaney was the dean of career education and workforce development at Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Preston, Kentucky. Additionally, she was the director of the community college’s Pikeville campus.

A New One-Woman Play Honors Early Women Ph.D. Recipients at the University of Cincinnati

A New One-Woman Play Honors Early Women Ph.D. Recipients at the University of Cincinnati

Alice Jones, a professor of geosciences at Eastern Kentucky University, has written and now performs a one-woman play about Annette and Lucy Braun, sisters who were among the first women to earn Ph.D.s at the University of Cincinnati.

Author Who Teaches at Berea College in Kentucky Wins Two Book Awards

Author Who Teaches at Berea College in Kentucky Wins Two Book Awards

Crystal Wilkinson, the Appalachian Writer-in-Residence at Berea College in Kentucky, has won the 2016 Weatherford Award for Fiction from the Appalachian Studies Association and the 2017 Judy Gaines Young Book Award from Transylvania University.

Crystal Wilkinson Wins the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence

Crystal Wilkinson Wins the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence

Crystal Wilkinson, the Appalachian Writer-in-Residence at Berea College in Kentucky, has won the 2016 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence presented by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation. Wilkinson was honored for her novel Birds of Opulence.

The New Chair of the Board of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

The New Chair of the Board of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Nancy B. Moody is the first woman president of Tusculum College in Greenville, Tennessee. She has served in this role since 2009. Earlier in her career, Dr. Moody was the first woman to serve as president of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee.

University Study Find a Huge Gender Gap in Stress Levels for Forensic Scientists

University Study Find a Huge Gender Gap in Stress Levels for Forensic Scientists

The study, led by researchers at Michigan State University, found that 78 percent of all forensic scientists reported mid to high levels of stress with women nearly twice as likely as men to report high stress levels.

Joanne Glasser to Step Down as President of Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois

Joanne Glasser to Step Down as President of Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois

Joanne Glasser is the first woman to serve as president of Bradley University. She has served as president for the past eight years. Previously, she was president of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond from 2001 to 2007.