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Four Women Faculty Members Receive Notable Awards

Four Women Faculty Members Receive Notable Awards

The honorees are M. Cynthia Logsdon of the University of Louisville, Ming Fang He of Georgia Southern University, Karen Skolfield of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Ursula Emery McClure of the University of Louisville.

In Memoriam: Wanda S. Mitchell, 1959-2017

In Memoriam: Wanda S. Mitchell, 1959-2017

Dr. Mitchell served as the chief diversity officer at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond and was an affiliate professor in the department of counseling and special education in the university’s School of Education.

Four Women Faculty Members at Universities Honored With Prestigious Awards

Four Women Faculty Members at Universities Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Roberta Rudnick at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Jennifer Zorotovich at Georgia Southern University, Jamie Wagner at the University of Mississippi, and Tressie McMillan Cottom at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Georgia Southern University Historian Wins Book Award

Georgia Southern University Historian Wins Book Award

Michelle Haberland, associate professor of history and the former director of women’s and gender studies at Georgia Southern University, won an award from the Southern Historical Association for the best book on the southern working class.

Lori Durden Is the New President of Ogeechee Technical College in Georgia

Lori Durden Is the New President of Ogeechee Technical College in Georgia

Durden has been acting president since June 30. Previously, she was vice president for economic development at the college. Earlier, Durden served as director of small business development at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.

New Administrative Posts at Major Universities for 11 Women

New Administrative Posts at Major Universities for 11 Women

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

Six Women Selected as Rising Stars in Academic Chemistry

Six Women Selected as Rising Stars in Academic Chemistry

Recipients of the American Chemical Society’s Rising Star Award have “demonstrated outstanding promise for contributions to their respective fields.” Of this year’s 10 winners, six have current affiliations with academic institutions.

Sale of Artwork by the Late Professor Pat Walker to Fund an Endowed Scholarship at Georgia Southern University

Sale of Artwork by the Late Professor Pat Walker to Fund an Endowed Scholarship at Georgia Southern University

Pat Walker served as a faculty member in the department of art at Georgia Southern University for more than a quarter of a century. She died this past January at the age of 65. Her portfolio of artwork is being sold with the proceeds endowing a scholarship in her name.

Flora Tydings is the New President of Chattanooga State Community College in Tennessee

Flora Tydings is the New President of Chattanooga State Community College in Tennessee

Since 2003, Dr. Tyding has served as president of Athens Technical College in Georgia. Earlier in her career, she was vice president of academic affairs at Central Georgia Technical College in Warner Robins.

Jean Bartels Is the New Leader of Georgia Southern University

Jean Bartels Is the New Leader of Georgia Southern University

Dr. Bartels assumed the role of interim president of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro on July 20. Since July 2012, Dr. Bartels served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Georgia Southern. She is the former dean of the university’s College of Health and Human Sciences.

New Posts in Higher Education Administration for 14 Women

New Posts in Higher Education Administration for 14 Women

The appointees are Maria E. Hamilton Abegunde, Patricia S. Smith, Belkis Torres-Capeles, Cecilia Rivera, Jennifer Seal, Nevada Winrow, Cindy Claycomb, Stacy Strauss, Jenny Tate, Jin Liu, Joyce Wilkerson, Carol Dillon Kissal, Kim Spang, and Angel Mason.

Hood College Provost Chosen to Lead Buffalo State University

Hood College Provost Chosen to Lead Buffalo State University

Katherine Conway-Turner is currently the provost at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. She is the former provost of the State University of New York at Geneseo and former dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Georgia Southern University.

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions

The new deans are Sarah Nutter at George Mason University in Virginia, Dana Clawson at Northwestern State University in Louisiana, Martha Abell at Georgia Southern University, and Antonia Villarruel at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The women taking on new assignments are Jan Bond, Leanne Wirkkula, Margaret Wagner Dahl, Jacqueline A. Faulkner, Margaret Dimond, Lori Baker-Lloyd, Rachel Fleck, and Carla Lupi

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Faculty Chairs

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Faculty Chairs

The four women named to endowed chairs are Sunghee Tak at the University of Memphis, Anne Eichmann at Yale, Elize Glaze at Coastal Carolina, and Constance Campbell at Georgia Southern University.

Six Women in New Roles at College and Universities

Six Women in New Roles at College and Universities

Women in new roles include Chon Glover, Melissa Wholstein, Kelli McCormack Brown, Loria Brown Gordon, Pamela Haney, and Evelyn Leathers.

The New Provost at Georgia Southern University

The New Provost at Georgia Southern University

Since April 2011, Jean Bartels has served as dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences at the university.

Denise Battles Is One of Three Finalists for Provost at the University of Arkansas Little Rock

Denise Battles Is One of Three Finalists for Provost at the University of Arkansas Little Rock

She is a professor of geology and dean of the College of Natural and Health Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado.