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Wendy Hensel is the New Provost at Georgia State University in Atlanta

Wendy Hensel is the New Provost at Georgia State University in Atlanta

She has served in the post on an interim basis since July 1. Prior to serving as interim provost, Hensel served as interim and full dean of the College of Law from 2017 to 2019, as well as the first associate dean for research and faculty development from 2012-2017.

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Roles in Academia

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Roles in Academia

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.

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.

Georgia State Psychologists Identify Best Strategies for Bystander Intervention Against Sexual Misconduct

Georgia State Psychologists Identify Best Strategies for Bystander Intervention Against Sexual Misconduct

A new study by led by psychologists at Georgia State University in Atlanta finds that young men can successfully intervene in peer groups to prevent sexual violence against women if they appeal to a shared sense of morality.

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Given New Assignments

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Given New Assignments

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 Assignments in Higher Education for Nine Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for Nine Women Faculty Members

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.

A Dozen Women Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments

A Dozen Women Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments

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.

Eight Colleges and Universities Appoint Women to Positions as Deans

Eight Colleges and Universities Appoint Women to Positions as Deans

Thew new deans are Laura Belmonte at Virginia Tech, Anita Welch at Wayne State, Allison Danell at East Carolina University, Karinna M. Vernaza at Gannon University, Carol M. Musil at Case Western Reserve University, Leslie Wolf at Georgia State, Nicole Curvin at Middlebury College in Vermont, and Amy Radford-Popp at Olivet College in Michigan.

Fourteen Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Academia

Fourteen Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Academia

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.

A Quartet of Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at Colleges and Universities

A Quartet of Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at Colleges and Universities

The four women appointed to dean positions are Diana Kostrzewski at the University of North Dakota, Tiffany Heng-Moss at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nancy Kropf at Georgia State University, and Carol Ash at Central New Mexico Community College in Albuquerque.

Yolanda Watson Spiva Named President of Complete College America

Yolanda Watson Spiva Named President of Complete College America

Complete College America is a national nonprofit organization that works with states to significantly increase the number of Americans with quality career certificates or college degrees and to close educational attainment gaps for traditionally underrepresented populations.

Anneliese Singh Elected President of the Society of Counseling Psychology

Anneliese Singh Elected President of the Society of Counseling Psychology

Dr. Singh is the associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the College of Education at the University of Georgia. Additionally, she is a professor of counseling in the human services department. Dr. Singh will begin her term as president in January.

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts 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.

Fifteen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Fifteen Women Who Are 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.

New Assignments for 18 Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for 18 Women Scholars at Colleges and 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.

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

The women appointed to dean posts are Lena Hill at Washington and Lee University in Virginia, Sally Wallace at Georgia State University, Bridget Gorman at Rice University in Houston, Tarshia Stanley at St. Catherine University in Minnesota and Amanda Woodward at the University of Chicago.

Christine Siegel Appointed Provost at Fairfield University in Connecticut

Christine Siegel Appointed Provost at Fairfield University in Connecticut

Since January 2017, Christine Siegel has served as interim provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. She joined the faculty at Fairfield University in 2005 as an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions.

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.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans at Major Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans at Major Universities

Wendy Fritzen Hensel is the new dean of the College of Law at Georgia State University. Sonia Hirt was appointed dean of the College of Environment and Design at the University of Georgia and Lisa Rosen-Metsch was named dean of the School of General Studies at Columbia University in New York City.

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles at American Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles at American Colleges and 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.

The New Director of the Women's Center at the University of Dayton in Ohio

The New Director of the Women’s Center at the University of Dayton in Ohio

Dr. Lisa Borello was the assistant director of professional development for the School of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Earlier in her career, Dr. Borello was manager of communications and marketing for the Harrison School of Pharmacy at Auburn University in Alabama.

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University Study Finds Adverse Psychological Effects for Women Who Work in “Breastaurants”

A new study led by Dawn Szymanski, a professor at the University of Tennessee, has determined that women who work in restaurants that require the wait staff to wear revealing outfits, are at higher risk for anxiety and eating disorders. Many of the women who work in these restaurants are college students.

Study Identifies Risk Factors for Sexual Abuse of Early Maturing Girls

Study Identifies Risk Factors for Sexual Abuse of Early Maturing Girls

A new study by scholars at the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University find that early maturing girls are more likely to be abused if their friend group contains a large number of boys.

In Memoriam: Sally O'Neill Tyler Lehr, 1942-2017

In Memoriam: Sally O’Neill Tyler Lehr, 1942-2017

Dr. Lehr had a 57-year relationship with Emory University as a student, graduate student, staff nurse, instructor, or professor at the University.

University Study Finds That Women Are More Likely Than Men to Be Bullied at Work

University Study Finds That Women Are More Likely Than Men to Be Bullied at Work

The results of the study, led by researchers at Georgia State University in Atlanta, showed that about one of every five workers reported being subjected to workplace bullying, but that women were bullied at a higher rate than men.

In Memoriam: Pamela Denise Anthony, 1971-2017

In Memoriam: Pamela Denise Anthony, 1971-2017

Pamela D. Anthony, vice president for student affairs at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. From 2012 to 2016, she was dean of students at Iowa State University.

Adia Harvey Wingfield to Lead the Sociologists for Women in Society

Adia Harvey Wingfield to Lead the Sociologists for Women in Society

Adia Harvey Wingfield, a professor of sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, was named president-elect of the Sociologists for Women in Society, an organization dedicated to improving the social position of women through feminist sociological research and writing.

New Faculty Assignments for Eight Women at Major Universities

New Faculty Assignments for Eight Women at Major 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.

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.

New Deans Are Named at Eight Colleges and Universities

New Deans Are Named at Eight Colleges and Universities

The women who have been appointed to dean posts are Jane E. Carreiro, Sara Rosen, Laura Bertonazzi, Patricia A. Okker, Sharon Walker, Paula O’Loughlin, Gloria Jones-Johnson, and Ingrid C. Burke.

Ingrid Thompson-Sellers to Lead South Georgia State College in Douglas

Ingrid Thompson-Sellers to Lead South Georgia State College in Douglas

Dr. Thompson-Sellers is a professor of business information systems at Georgia State University in Atlanta and has been serving as senior associate dean at the university. Earlier she taught at Georgia Perimeter College in Decatur and at Iona College in New Rochelle, New York.

Beverly Edmond to Serve as Provost at the University of Montana

Beverly Edmond to Serve as Provost at the University of Montana

Dr. Edmond will serve as provost during the 2016-17 academic year as the university searches for someone to serve in the role on a permanent basis. She has served as provost at Albany State University in Georgia and Alabama A&M University.

Gender Differences in Violent Crime Victimization for International Students

Gender Differences in Violent Crime Victimization for International Students

A new study by researchers at Georgia State University and the University of West Georgia finds that college students from outside the United States are less likely than American students to be victims of violent crime on campus. The study found that this is particularly true for women.

Virginia Carson to Step Down as President of South Georgia State College

Virginia Carson to Step Down as President of South Georgia State College

Dr. Carson became interim president of South Georgia College in 2008 and president in 2009. In 2013, South Georgia College merged with Waycross College to form South Georgia State College with Dr. Carson named to lead the merged institution. She will step down as president on June 30.

Seven Women Taking on New Faculty Roles at U.S. Universities

Seven Women Taking on New Faculty Roles at U.S. Universities

Taking on new roles are Tameka E. Lester at Georgia State, Paula Grammas at the University of Rhode Island, Althema Etzioni at Tuskegee University, Karrie Shogren at the University of Kansas, Amber McLendon at Campbell University, Leslie Greenberg at the University of Nevada, and Alicia Kae Koger at the University of Oklahoma.