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New Faculty Positions for Seven Women Scholars

New Faculty Positions for Seven Women Scholars

Taking on new faculty roles are Jennifer Dawes at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Christine Folch at Duke University, Allison Schachter at Vanderbilt University, Kathy Dhanda at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, Peggy Morton at New York University, Heather Frick at Cornerstone University in Michigan, and Shannon Self-Brown at Georgia State University.

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Positions at Universities

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Positions at Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new faculty positions at universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

New Faculty Appointments for Four Women Scholars

New Faculty Appointments for Four Women Scholars

The women taking on new faculty roles are Naïma Moustaïd-Moussa at Texas Tech University, Pallavi Sriram at Colorado College, Sharon Erickson Nepstad at the University of New Mexico, and Alexis Lee at Georgia State University.

New Administrative Positions for Seven Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for Seven Women 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Clayton State University Selects Corrie Fountain to Serve as Interim Provost

Clayton State University Selects Corrie Fountain to Serve as Interim Provost

“I am grateful for the opportunity to serve at Clayton State in this interim capacity, and I hope that my contributions will aid in the success of its students, faculty and staff,” said Dr. Fountain, currently the associate provost for faculty affairs at Georgia State University.

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 University Launches Program to Support Black Women in Tech

Georgia State University Launches Program to Support Black Women in Tech

“This started off as listening to our students, talking to our students, seeing what they wanted and what they were feeling. We realized that they feel like they don’t belong in their classes,” said Georgia State University professor Dr. Anu Bourgeois.

Kimberly Enard Receives John D. Thompson Prize From the Association of University Programs for Health Administration

Kimberly Enard Receives John D. Thompson Prize From the Association of University Programs for Health Administration

The Association of University Programs for Health Administration has honored Kimberly Enard, associate professor at Saint Louis University, with the 2024 John D. Thompson Prize, making her the first African-American to receive the award.

Four Women Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions

Four Women Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions

The appointments are Rong Huang at Purdue University, Jing Tsu at Yale University, Leslie Wolf at Georgia State University, and Hae Won Shin at the University of Tennessee.

In Memoriam: Peggy Hedrick Deierhoi, 1934-2024

In Memoriam: Peggy Hedrick Deierhoi, 1934-2024

Her higher education experience included academic appointments at the University of Tennessee and Georgia Perimeter College. After she retired, Deierhoi served the lifelong learning programs at Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina. and Florida Atlantic University.

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Taking on New 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

In Memoriam: Dana Fox, 1957-2024

In Memoriam: Dana Fox, 1957-2024

Throughout the course of her 28 year career, Dana Fox served as a professor of English education, holding faculty appointments at the University of Georgia, the University of Arizona, George State University, and Kennesaw State University in Georgia.

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.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed Deans

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed Deans

The new deans are Barbara J. Johnson af Perimeter College at Georgia State University, Melissa Rose at the School of Music at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Elizabeth Lorang at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, and Marie Hronik-Tupaj is the new dean of STEM at Middlesex Community College in Bedford, Massachusetts.

New Duties for Seven Women Scholars at Universities

New Duties for Seven Women Scholars at Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Universities Announce the Appointment of Three Women Scholars to Endowed Chairs

Universities Announce the Appointment of Three Women Scholars to Endowed Chairs

Cathy Yang Liu has been named the Michael and Enid Mescon Endowed Chair in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. Alexandra Boltassev was named the Ron and Dotty Garvin Tonjes Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University and Erika Tatiana Camacho has been appointed the inaugural holder of the Berriozábal Endowed Chair at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Three Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Three Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Julia Steed will become the academic director of the family nurse practitioner program in the School of Nursing at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Nanfu Wang will join the faculty of New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute as a Distinguished Journalist in Residence and Susan Richmond, an associate professor of art history at Georgia State University, will become the interim associate dean for the College of the Arts at the university.

Georgia State University's Natalie King Wins a 2023 Waterman Award From the National Science Foundation

Georgia State University’s Natalie King Wins a 2023 Waterman Award From the National Science Foundation

The annual award is the nation’s highest honor for early-career scientists and engineers. In addition to a medal, the awardee receives a grant of $1,000,000 over a five-year period for scientific research or advanced study in the science and engineering disciplines. Dr. King is one of three recipients – and the only woman – of the 2203 Waterman Award

Study Finds That Women in STEM Disciplines in College Experience Greater Incidence of Sexual Violence

Study Finds That Women in STEM Disciplines in College Experience Greater Incidence of Sexual Violence

The study by scholars at Georgia State University and the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston found that women majoring in STEM disciplines that are gender balanced reported more sexual violence victimization in the form of sexual coercion, attempted sexual coercion, attempted rape, and rape compared to their peers in both gender-balanced and male-dominated non-STEM majors and in male-dominated STEM majors. 

Georgia State's Elizabeth Armstrong-Mensah Earns Early Career Teaching Excellence Award

Georgia State’s Elizabeth Armstrong-Mensah Earns Early Career Teaching Excellence Award

The Early Career Teaching Excellence Award is given to one faculty member each year from among the 138 member institutions in the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. The award recognizes faculty for outstanding teaching and mentoring of students in public health research, teaching, and practice.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed Provosts

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed Provosts

The women appointed to provost positions are Nicolle Parsons-Pollard at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Elizabeth Mullenix at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, Marguerite S. Giguette at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, and Gabby McCutchen at the Scott Northern Campus of Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Ingrid Thompson-Sellers Is the New President of Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Ingrid Thompson-Sellers Is the New President of Atlanta Metropolitan State College

In 2017, Dr. Thompson-Sellers was appointed president of South Georgia State College in Douglas. Previously, she was a professor of business information systems at Georgia State University in Atlanta and had served as senior associate dean at the university. Earlier she taught at Georgia Perimeter College in Decatur and at what is now Iona University in New Rochelle, New York.

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to New Faculty Positions at Universities

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to New Faculty Positions at Universities

The four women appointed to new faculty positions are Nicole Baumgarth at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Tamika P. La Salle at Georgia State University, Allison Barry at South Dakota State University, and Tiffany Amariuta in the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute at the University of California, San Diego.

Universities Announce the Appointment of Three Women to Dean Positions

Universities Announce the Appointment of Three Women to Dean Positions

Mary Loeffelholz will serve as the next dean of the School of Continuing Education at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Ann-Margaret Esnard will serve as the interim dean of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University and Carrie Anne Platt will serve as interim dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at North Dakota State University.

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.

Colleges and Universities Have Announced the Appointments of Nine Women Administrators

Colleges and Universities Have Announced the Appointments of Nine Women Administrators

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.

Georgia State University Debuts the Leadership Academy for Women in Law Enforcement

Georgia State University Debuts the Leadership Academy for Women in Law Enforcement

The four-day Leadership Academy for Women in Law Enforcement program at Georgia State University will address the top challenges women leaders in law enforcement face while providing tools to develop and enhance their leadership skills. Participants will leave with an individualized career plan outlining specific goals and the tools needed to reach them.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New University Assignments

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New University Assignments

Taking on new faculty roles are Debra Bangasser at Georgia State University, Leah Lowe at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Jennifer Simmons at the University of Mississippi, Belle Rose Ragins at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Charmaine A. Nelson at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Heather Ross at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia.

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.

Eight Women Scholars Who Have Been Given New Assignments in Higher Education

Eight Women Scholars Who Have Been Given New Assignments in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Administrative Positions

Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Administrative Positions

Taking on new jobs are Dyann Margolis at the University of Cincinnati, Monique Michelle Dozier at the University of California, Riverside, Heather Christophersen at the University of Notre Dame, Nakita Haynie at the University of Kansas, Allison Morgan Bryant at Howard University, Tina Mammone at Virginia Commonwealth University, and Edvige Jean-François at Georgia State University.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Georgia State University

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Georgia State University

The four women appointed to endowed professorships at Georgia State University are Gina Caison in English, Emanuela Guano in anthropology, Yi Jiang in mathematics and statistics, and Elizaeth West in English.

Kerry Heyward to Lead Clayton State University in Georgia

Kerry Heyward to Lead Clayton State University in Georgia

Heyward has been serving as university attorney for Georgia State University in Atlanta. She has been on the staff there for 20 years. Earlier, she was an associate at a private law firm specializing in transactional law, estate planning, and tax law.Heyward has been serving as university attorney for Georgia State University in Atlanta. She has been on the staff there for 20 years. Earlier, she was an associate at a private law firm specializing in transactional law, estate planning, and tax law.Heyward has been serving as university attorney for Georgia State University in Atlanta. She has been on the staff there for 20 years. Earlier, she was an associate at a private law firm specializing in transactional law, estate planning, and tax law.

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

The women appointed deans are Sarah Cook at Georgia State University, Heather Dillaway at Illinois State University, Denise Gormley at the University of Cincinnati, Marla Harris at Mitchell Community College in Statesville, North Carolina, and Leslie Durham at Boise State University in Idaho.

Study Examines Health Records From the Past to See What Might Happen If Abortion Is Prohibited in Some States

Study Examines Health Records From the Past to See What Might Happen If Abortion Is Prohibited in Some States

With the U.S. Supreme Court allowing states to place restrictions on abortions and the prospect that the court may overturn Roe v. Wade, allowing states to ban abortion altogether, researchers at Georgia State University in Atlanta have produced a study that examined health records from the 1960 and 1970s. They found that state-level legalization of […]