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Debra Townsley Selected to Lead Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania

Debra Townsley Selected to Lead Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania

With a notable background in higher education leadership, Dr. Townsley brings over four decades of experience to her new position. She previously served as president of both William Peace University and Nichols College, as well as interim president of Laboure College.

Five Women Who Have Been Selected for Endowed Positions at Universities

Five Women Who Have Been Selected for Endowed Positions at Universities

The endowed university appointments are Elisaveta Slevitch at Oklahoma State University, Stacy Dean at George Washington University, Kristin Cloyes at Oregon Health & Science University, Xie Chen at Caltech, and Becky Bahe at North Dakota State University.

Three Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned to Additional Duties

Three Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned to Additional Duties

Professor Rumana Riffat was named vice provost for faculty affairs at George Washington University. Anita Lee was appointed associate dean of academic and faculty affairs for the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, and Professor Angela D. Dillard was named the inaugural vice provost for undergraduate education the University of Michigan.

Ana Fostel Wins the Ross Prize From the Foundation for Advancement of Research in Financial Economics

Ana Fostel Wins the Ross Prize From the Foundation for Advancement of Research in Financial Economics

A native of Uruguay, Ana Fostel is a professor of economics at the University of Virginia. The Ross Prize is presented to recognize and encourage significant contributions to research in financial economics. Professor Fostel will share the prize with her colleague John Geanakoplos, the James Tobin Professor of Economics and chair of Hellenic Studies at Yale University.

A Change in Leadership at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey

A Change in Leadership at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey

Dr. Passerini has served as provost and executive vice president at Seton Hall since June 2020. Previously, she served as the Lesley H. and William L. Collins Distinguished Chair and dean of the Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies at St. John’s University in Queens, New York. Earlier, she was dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark.

Ten Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Ten Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Martha Finnemore Honored by the Johan Skytte Foundation at Uppsala University in Sweden

Martha Finnemore Honored by the Johan Skytte Foundation at Uppsala University in Sweden

Since 1995, the Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science has been awarded annually to scholars who have made outstanding and groundbreaking contributions to the understanding of political science and its relevance in the world today. The prize includes a cash award of about $46,000 and a silver medal.

In Memoriam: Lee Etta Powell, 1930-2023

In Memoriam: Lee Etta Powell, 1930-2023

Powell was the first woman and the first African Americans to serve as superintendent of the Cincinnati public school system, the third largest in the state of Ohio. She later taught at George Washington University.

Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Dean Positions

Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Dean Positions

The women appointed to dean positions are Jenna Shim at the University of Wyoming, Pamela McCauley at Widener University, Susan Kelly-Weeder at George Washington University, Pamela Slaven-Lee at Marymount University, Cheryl Blackman at Bowie State University, Amy Shapiro at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and Marie Bukowski at Wichita State University.

A Quartet of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

A Quartet of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The four women scholars named to endowed professorships are Yue Hillon at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina, Katarzyna Anna Bilicka in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, Dawn C. Nunziato at the George Washington University Law School, and Sally Fortenberry at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

Kara Freeman Appointed CEO of the National Association of College and University Business Officers

Kara Freeman Appointed CEO of the National Association of College and University Business Officers

NACUBO, founded in 1962, is a nonprofit professional organization representing chief administrative and financial officers at more than 1,700 colleges and universities across the country. Freeman will take office on June 1. She has been serving as the senior vice president and chief operating officer at the American Council of Education.

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

The three women appointed to endowed chairs are Beth Karlan at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, LaQuandra S. Nesbitt at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C., and Susannah J. Ural at Mississippi State University.

Ellen Granberg Will Be the First Woman President of George Washington University

Ellen Granberg Will Be the First Woman President of George Washington University

Dr. Granberg is a sociologist who currently serves as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. Before coming to RIT in 2018, she was a professor of sociology, department chair, associate provost for faculty affairs, and senior associate provost at Clemson University in South Carolina.

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Audrey Ruple has been named the Dorothy A. and Richard G. Metcalf Professor of Veterinary Medical Informatics at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. Kristin Arola is the Karen L. Gillmor Ph.D. Endowed Professor in Professional and Public Writing at Michigan State University and LaQuandra Nesbitt was named the first Bicentennial Endowed Professorship at the medical school of George Washington University.

Pamela Monaco Will Be the Next President of Ocean County College in Toms River, New Jersey

Pamela Monaco Will Be the Next President of Ocean County College in Toms River, New Jersey

Dr. Monaco currently serves as vice president of academic and student affairs at Wilbur Wright College in Chicago, Illinois. From 2014 to 2018, she was dean of graduate and continuing studies at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Earlier, she was vice president for professional studies and chief academic officer at Southwestern College in Wichita, Kansas.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Positions in Higher Education

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Positions in Higher Education

The four women who have been appointed to endowed positions are Christina Maranci at Harvard University,. Julie E. Bauman at George Washington University Cancer Center in Washington, D.C., Lisa T. Alexander at the Boston College School of Law, and Ashley Franklin at Texas Christian University.

A Dozen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at Universities

A Dozen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Jean Runyon Will Be the Next President of Piedmont Virginia Community College in Charlottesville

Jean Runyon Will Be the Next President of Piedmont Virginia Community College in Charlottesville

Dr. Runyon currently serves as campus vice president of Front Range Community College in Colorado, where she is the top executive on the Larimer campus. From 2007 to 2015, she worked at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles or Duties in Higher Education

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles or Duties in Higher Education

The five women scholars in new roles are Felicia Salinas-Moniz at Brown University in Rhode Island, Stephanie Miller at the University of Mississippi, Cassandra Volpe Horii at Stanford University, Julie E. Bauman at George Washington University, and Charlene Gilbert at Ohio State University.

The American Association of University Women Names Gloria Blackwell As Its New Leader

The American Association of University Women Names Gloria Blackwell As Its New Leader

Blackwell had been serving as the executive vice president and chief program officer for the association. For 17 years, she directed AAUW’s highly esteemed fellowships and grants program which has awarded more than $70 million in funding to women scholars and programs in the U.S. and overseas.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles or Duties

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles or Duties

The women scholars in new roles are Laura McCabe at Michigan State University, Phillis Isabella Sheppard at Vanderbilt University, Rebecca Saxe at MIT, Kirsten T. Edwards at Florida International University, Mari Boor at North Dakota State University, Pamela M. Norris at George Washington University, and Tekla Ali Johnson at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New Yrk.

Stanford University's Sherri Rose Honored for Her Work on Using Statistics to Improve Healthcare

Stanford University’s Sherri Rose Honored for Her Work on Using Statistics to Improve Healthcare

Sherri Rose, an associate professor of medicine and a core faculty member at Stanford Health Policy in the Freeman Spogli Institute, has won this year’s Gertrude M. Cox Award from the Washington Statistical Society and RTI International for her significant contributions to applied statistics.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Dean Positions

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Dean Positions

Manica Finch is the new dean of enrollment management at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis. Aliza Wong is the interim dean of the Honors College at Texas Tech Univerity and Melissa Feuer was named acting dean of the College of Professional Studies at George Washington University

George Washington University Professor Wins American Marketing Association Award

George Washington University Professor Wins American Marketing Association Award

Vanessa Perry is the associate dean for faculty and research and professor of marketing at the George Washington University School of Business. She has been actively involved with The PhD Project, a national nonprofit organization that works to increase the diversity of business school faculty through mentorship.

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down  From Their High-Level Posts at Universities

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their High-Level Posts at Universities

Stepping down from the current toles are Terry Murphy, deputy provost for academic affairs at George Washington University, Cynthia Wilbanks, vice president for government relations at the University of Michigan, and Dana Canedy, administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes at Columbia University.

Four Women in Academia Who Are Stepping Down From Their University Positions

Four Women in Academia Who Are Stepping Down From Their University Positions

The women who are stepping down at Maura E. Hagan at Utah State University, Julie Barrett Heffington at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Lenore D. Miller at George Washington University, and Jennifer Sinclair Curtis at the University of California, Davis.

In Memoriam: Nancy Ryan Lowitt, 1956-2020

In Memoriam: Nancy Ryan Lowitt, 1956-2020

Nancy Lowitt was an assistant professor of medicine who had recently been promoted to senior associate dean for faculty affairs and professional development at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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

Seven 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.

Ten Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at American Universities

Ten Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at American 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.

New Study Finds That Activism and Intervention Can Drastically Decrease Domestic Violence

New Study Finds That Activism and Intervention Can Drastically Decrease Domestic Violence

Researchers at George Washington University’s Global Women’s Institute have published a new study that found that women’s advocacy groups can change social norms and produce significant reductions in domestic violence against women.

Eight Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Duties 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.

Three Women Appointed to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

Three Women Appointed to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

Kathryn Lofton has been appointed dean of humanities at Yale University. Rosita Sands was selected as dean of the School of Fine and Performing Arts at Columbia College in Chicago and Dayna Bowen Matthew will be the next dean of the School of Law at George Washington University.

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

The five women are Kim Booker in the College of Business at Oklahoma State University, Tonya Butler at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Victoria Sancho Lobis at Pomona College in Claremont, California, Reann LeBlanc at the University of Massachusetts, and Lisa Lesch Palmer at George Washington University.

Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Seven 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.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as Dean

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as Dean

The new deans are Shanna L. Howell at the Bristol Community College New Bedford Campus in Massachusetts, Wanda C. Gonsalves at Kentucky State University, Barbara Lee Bass at George Washington University, Janelle Chiasera at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut, and Annette B. Wysocki at Stony Brook University in New York.