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Donna Heiland Appointed Provost at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York

Donna Heiland Appointed Provost at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York

Dr. Heiland joined Pratt as associate provost for academic affairs in 2016, and became vice provost just over a year later. Prior to arriving at Pratt, Dr. Heiland was vice president and special assistant to the president at Emerson College in Boston and was a tenured faculty member at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Two Women Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as College Provosts

Two Women Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as College Provosts

Jan Roberts-Breslin, dean of graduate and professional studies, will take up the role of interim provost and vice president of academic affairs at Emerson College in Boston and Damara Hightower Mitchell was promoted to provost and vice president for academic affairs at Voorhees College in Denmark, South Carolina.

Michaele Whelan Will Be the Ninth President of Wheaton College in Norwood, Massachusetts

Michaele Whelan Will Be the Ninth President of Wheaton College in Norwood, Massachusetts

Since 2013, Dr. Whelan has been provost at Emerson College in Boston. Earlier in her career, she was vice provost for academic affairs at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, and associate dean of academic planning and innovation in the Schools of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.

New Administrative Roles for 19 Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Roles for 19 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.

Emerson College Scholar Wins the Pulitzer Prize in Biography

Emerson College Scholar Wins the Pulitzer Prize in Biography

Megan Marshall, an associate professor of creative writing at Emerson College in Boston, has won the Pulitzer Prize for her biography of nineteenth-century author of women’s rights advocate Margaret Fuller.

Six Women in New Faculty Roles

Six Women in New Faculty Roles

The women in new teaching posts are Kathleen Bieschke at Penn State, Linda Pescatello at the University of Connecticut, Alexis Abramson at Case Western Reserve University, Michaele Whelan at Emerson College, Jennifer Bloxam at Yale University, and Tricia Stuth at the University of Tennessee.