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Five Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Five Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Appointed to new posts are Chandler Short at McPherson College in Kansas, Sandra Marin at Florida Atlantic University, Whitney Brown at the University of Alaska at Anchorage, Lynda Heaney at Washington University in St. Louis and Lisa A. Keegan at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

A Dozen Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Posts at Major Universities

A Dozen Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Posts at Major Universities

The twelve women appointed to dean posts at major universities are: Amy Falkner, Grace Kuo, Amy Hungerford, Lynn Boyd, Catrine Tudor-Locke, Haifa Abou Samra, Pamela F. Cipriano, Susan McIntosh, Kristi Palmer, Jane Aiken, Safiya George, and Allison Brashear.

Avis Proctor Named President of William Rainey Harper College in Palatine, Illinois

Avis Proctor Named President of William Rainey Harper College in Palatine, Illinois

Currently, Dr. Proctor serves a president of the North Campus of Broward College in Coconut Creek, Florida. She has 25 years of experience working in multicultural environments as an mathematics educator and academic administrator.

Florida Atlantic University's New Women in Leadership Program

Florida Atlantic University’s New Women in Leadership Program

The College of Business at Florida Atlantic University has announced the establishment of the Kathleen Bush Program for Women in Leadership. The new certificate program has been created to provide highly driven women professionals with the skills necessary to succeed in executive management positions.

Marianna Colvin Named the 2018 Social Work Educator of the Year

Marianna Colvin Named the 2018 Social Work Educator of the Year

Marianna Colvin is an assistant professor in the Phyllis Harvey Sandler School of Social Work at Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Colvin combines network analysis and qualitative methods to examine inter-organizational human service delivery systems related to vulnerable children and families.

Florida Atlantic University to Launch a Program for Women in Leadership

Florida Atlantic University to Launch a Program for Women in Leadership

Dr. Kathleen Brush, a business executive, consultant, and author, donated $1.3 million to university that will be used to fund the Program for Women in Leadership, which will be named in her honor.

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.

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.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Being Honored With Notable Awards

A Quartet of Women Scholars Being Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are J. Ellen Gainor of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, Helen Tempest of Florida International University in Miami, Lisa Eby of the University of Montana, and Jennifer Bloom of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.

Three Women Appointed to Dean Posts at Universities

Three Women Appointed to Dean Posts at Universities

Karen Armitage was appointed interim dean of the College of Public Health at the University of New Mexico. Heidi L.K. Manning was named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Misericordia University in Pennsylvania, and Stella N. Batalama was appointed dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University.

Eleven Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Eleven Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

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

Women Business Professors Less Likely Than Their Male Peers to Be Named to Endowed Chairs

Women Business Professors Less Likely Than Their Male Peers to Be Named to Endowed Chairs

A study led by a Len Trevino, a professor of management in the College of Business at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, finds women continue to face barriers in appointments to the highest-level faculty positions at business schools.

Report Finds Gender Differences in Victimization and Perpetration of Cyberbullying

Report Finds Gender Differences in Victimization and Perpetration of Cyberbullying

Nearly 37 percent of adolescent girls reported they had been cyberbullied compared to 30.5 percent of adolescent boys. Boys were more likely than girls to have cyberbullied others. The moat common form of cyberbullying among girls is the spreading of false rumors online.

The Next Provost at James Madison University in Virginia

The Next Provost at James Madison University in Virginia

Dr. Heather Coltman currently serves as dean of the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. She made her debut as a pianist at the age of five and has performed in concerts on five continents.

Ten Women Who Have Been Selected for Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Have Been Selected for Administrative Positions in Higher Education

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

Florida State University Offering New MOOC for Social Workers on Domestic Violence

Florida State University Offering New MOOC for Social Workers on Domestic Violence

Florida State University has announced that it is offering its first massive open online course entitled “Understanding Domestic Violence as a Social Service Professional.”

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.

The First Woman Chancellor of the Florida College System

The First Woman Chancellor of the Florida College System

Madeline M. Pumariega was appointed chancellor of the Florida College System. The system serves more than 800,000 students at 28 colleges throughout the state of Florida. When she takes office in September, she will be the first woman to hold the position.

New Women Deans Named at Eight Universities

New Women Deans Named at Eight Universities

The women appointed to dean positions are Regina Vasilatos-Younken, Eboni Pringle, Kristie Bunton, Teresa Dahlberg, Lorna Le’Anne Shaw-Berbick, Carol Hixson, Kristina Ropella, and Maryanne Reed.

Seven Women in New Teaching Roles at U.S. Universities

Seven Women in New Teaching Roles at U.S. Universities

The women taking on new teaching roles are Claire Kathleen Robbins, Jessie Ann Owens, Yalun Zhou, Lori Rios, Janet A. Deatrick, Amy Rupiper Taggart, and Elena Machado Saez.

Five Women Appointed to Dean Positons

Five Women Appointed to Dean Positons

The new deans at Heather Coltman at Florida Atlantic University, Nevada Winrow at Baltimore City Community College, Laura Siminoff at Temple University, Melisaa Harwood-Rom at the University of Arkansas and Joanna Masingila at Syracuse University.

Florida Atlantic University Honors the Youngest Graduate in Its History

Florida Atlantic University Honors the Youngest Graduate in Its History

Edi Stern, the daughter of a Holocaust survivor who earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics in 1968 at the age of 15, has gone on to become a distinguished engineer at IBM. She holds some 126 U.S. patents.

New Posts for Five Women at Major Universities

New Posts for Five Women at Major Universities

The women taking on new administrative roles are Shelley M. Moss at Mississippi University for Women, Katie Giacalone at Clemson University, Emily Ballew Neff at the University of Oklahoma, Amy Noah at Purdue University, and Jennifer Peluso at Florida Atlantic University.

Two Women Named Directors of Interdisciplinary Academic Programs at Florida Atlantic University

Two Women Named Directors of Interdisciplinary Academic Programs at Florida Atlantic University

Barbara Ganson was named director of the Caribbean and Latin American studies program and Lynn Appleton was appointed acting director of the Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Margaret Leinen to Lead the Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Margaret Leinen to Lead the Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Dr. Leinen will also serve as dean of the School of Marine Sciences and vice provost of marine sciences at the University of California at San Diego. She has been serving as executive director of the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University.

Provost at Florida Atlantic University Stepping Down to Focus on Neuroscience Research

Provost at Florida Atlantic University Stepping Down to Focus on Neuroscience Research

Brenda Claiborne, provost and chief academic officer at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, is stepping down from her current post to take the position as program director for neuroscience at the John D. MacArthur Campus of Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter.

President of Florida Atlantic University Tends Her Resignation

President of Florida Atlantic University Tends Her Resignation

Mary Jane Saunders has stepped down from the presidency of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton and will return to the faculty. The university has been involved in several controversies in recent months, including the decision to name its football stadium after a private prison company.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Six Women

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Six Women

The new appointees are Michelle Brown at Florida Atlantic, Lois Kuyper-Rushing at Louisiana State, Rosemary Rochford at SUNY Upstate, Shannon Campbell at Southern Mississippi, Kathy Pharr at the University of Georgia, and Sheila Lischwe at Clemson.

Five Women Scholars Honored With Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With Awards

The honorees are Christine Thompson of Penn State, Patricia Dove of Virginia Tech, Rachael Navarro of the University of North Dakota, Ayse Papatya Bucak of Florida Atlantic University, and Patricia White of the University of Miami.

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Universities Across America

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Universities Across America

The women in new administrative positions are Maurie D. McInnis, Wendy Kutchner, Carol Wisecarver, Lyndy McLaughlin, Janis Zink, Jennifer Wagner Davis, Peggy Kuhr, and Rebecca Murphy.

Five Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Five Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The new appointees are Victoria Chun at Colgate University, Chinyere Ukabiala at Grinnell College, Priscilla McChristian at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Pamela Landi at Florida International University and Ellen de Graffenreis at Brandeis University.

Palmetto College at the University of South Carolina Announces Finalists for Chancellor

Palmetto College at the University of South Carolina Announces Finalists for Chancellor

Two of the four finalists are women: Susan Elkins is a vice president at Tennessee Technological University and Monica Orozco is an assistant provost at Florida Atlantic University.

Margaret Leinen to Lead the American Geophysical Union

Margaret Leinen to Lead the American Geophysical Union

She is the associate provost for marine and environmental initiatives and the director of the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University.

Florida Atlantic University Receives the Papers of One of Its First Graduates

Florida Atlantic University Receives the Papers of One of Its First Graduates

Virginia Artrip Snyder, a member of the inaugural graduating class at the university, went on to become an award-winning newspaper reporter and private investigator.

Fourteen Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Fourteen Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s list of women who were appointed to key positions in higher education administration.