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New Duties for Four Women Scholars at Major Universities

New Duties for Four Women Scholars at Major Universities

The four women scholars taking on new assignments are Karina Nielsen at Oregon State University, Margaret McGovern at the Yale School of Medicine, Anita Plummer at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and Katherine Clegg Smith in the School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Six Women

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Six Women

The six women who have been appointed to administrative posts are Sarah Chinniah at the University of Missouri, Carrie Castille at the University of Tennessee, Amikaeyla Gaston at the California Jazz Conservatory. Jana Rosinski at Syracuse University, Micki Kidder at the University of Notre Dame, LaNiece R. Tyree at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Roles 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.

Karen Butler-Purry Honored by the Council of Graduate Schools for Leadership in Graduate Education

Karen Butler-Purry Honored by the Council of Graduate Schools for Leadership in Graduate Education

Karen Butler-Purry, associate provost and dean of the Graduate and Professional School at Texas A&M University, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Debra Stewart Award for Outstanding Leadership in Graduate Education by the Council of Graduate Schools. She holds bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Six Women Administrators

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Six Women Administrators

Taking on new administrative duties are Jennifer Chambers-Taube at Washington State Univerity, Vancouver, Rosalind Dale at North Carolina A&T State University, Kelly Frick at the University of Delaware, Debra Bright at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Dolly Horton at Bladen Community College in Dublin, North Carolina, and Nichole Ipach at California State University, Northridge.

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

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

The five women in new administrative posts are Anna Rua at York College of the City University of New York, Kenya Faulkner at Emory University in Atlanta, Carren Moham at Hesston College in Hesston, Kansas, Kimberly Holmes-Iverson at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and Lucretia Taylor at Wichita State University in Kansas.

Mary Frances Berry Wins the Lewis Award for History and Social Justice From the American Historical Association

Mary Frances Berry Wins the Lewis Award for History and Social Justice From the American Historical Association

The Lewis Prize is offered annually to recognize a historian for leadership and sustained engagement at the intersection of historical work, public culture, and social justice. The prize is named in memory of John Lewis, the civil rights icon who represented Georgia in the United States House of Representatives for 34 years.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Six Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for Six Women Faculty Members

Taking on new roles are Melissa Sanchez at the University of Pennsylvania, Roslyn Satchel at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, Roslyn Satchel at Barnard College in New York City, Ebony Copeland at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Melissa C. Johnson at Pennsylvania State University, and Chantel Smith at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

Vanderbilt University's Consuelo Wilkins Will Be Honored for Her Work in Promoting Health Equity

Vanderbilt University’s Consuelo Wilkins Will Be Honored for Her Work in Promoting Health Equity

Dr. Wilkins is senior vice president for health equity and inclusive excellence at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center and senior associate dean for health equity and inclusive excellence in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She will be honored during a ceremony at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia on November 4.

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Named Chairs of Their Academic Departments

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Named Chairs of Their Academic Departments

Julie Kmec is the new chair of the department of sociology at Washington State University. Anita Mattson has been appointed interim head of the department of chemistry and biochemistry at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts, and Andrea A. Hayes is the first woman to chair the department of surgery at the Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

A Dozen Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Who Have Been Appointed to 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.

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 Administrative Appointments for 11 Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Appointments for 11 Women 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.

Nikole Hannah-Jones Will Teach at Howard University Instead of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Nikole Hannah-Jones Will Teach at Howard University Instead of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Professor Hannah-Jones a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who has been covering racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine. She is the creator of the landmark 1619 Project which commemorates the 400th anniversary of the beginning of slavery in what would become the United States by examining slavery’s modern legacy.

In Memoriam: Esther Arvilla Harrison Hopkins, 1926-2021

In Memoriam: Esther Arvilla Harrison Hopkins, 1926-2021

Esther A. H. Hopkins was a biophysicist, chemist, educator, and environmental attorney. She taught for several years at what is now Virginia State University before embarking on a career as a research scientist.

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions

The four women appointed to endowed poitions are Mildred C. Joyner at the Howard University School of Social Work in Washington, D.C., Karen Barkey at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, Melissa R. Kaufman at the Vanderbilt Universsity School of Medicine in Nashville and Juliet M. Brodie at Stanford University.

Six Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Six Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

The six women appointed to dean posts are Marie T. Nolan at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Dana A. Williams at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Angie Kamath at New York University, Ann E. Auston at Michigan State University, Rachel Tolbert Kimbro at Rice University in Houston, and Deborah Berke at Yale University.

Patricia Ramsey Will Be the First Woman President of Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York

Patricia Ramsey Will Be the First Woman President of Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York

Dr. Ramsey, whose appointment is effective May 1, comes to CUNY from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund in Washington, D.C., where she spent the past year as a senior executive fellow. A biologist by training, Dr. Ramsey previously served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania.

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

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to 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.

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

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to 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.

New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities for Nine Women

New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities for Nine 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.

Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to 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.

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.

Center for Women, Gender and Global Leadership Established at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Center for Women, Gender and Global Leadership Established at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

The Center’s academic focus will include producing innovative and theoretically grounded research and creating a data center on issues of women and gender. J. Jarpa Dawuni, an associate professor of political science at the university, was named director of the new center.

Lena Hill Will Be the Next Provost at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia

Lena Hill Will Be the Next Provost at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia

Dr. Hill currently serves as dean of the College and professor of English and Africana studies at the university. Prior to joining Washington and Lee, Hill was associate vice president and interim chief diversity officer at the University of Iowa, where she was an associate professor of English and African American studies.

Jeanne Craig Sinkford Wins the Highest Award Given by the American College of Dentists

Jeanne Craig Sinkford Wins the Highest Award Given by the American College of Dentists

Dr. Sinkford was appointed associate dean at the Howard University College of Dentistry in 1967. In 1975, she broke the gender barrier when she was appointed dean of Howard University College of Dentistry, the first woman to lead a U.S. dental school. She served as dean from 1975 to 1991.

Three Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Three Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Rajni Goel was named associate dean of academic affairs. Yuvay Meyers Ferguson will serve as assistant dean of impact and engagement and Allison Morgan Bryant will serve as assistant dean of innovation and administration.

In Memoriam: Marie Marcelle Buteau Racine, 1934-2020

In Memoriam: Marie Marcelle Buteau Racine, 1934-2020

In 1969, Dr. Racine, a native of Haiti, joined the foreign languages faculty at Federal City College, which later became part of the University of the District of Columbia. She taught there until her retirement n 2013.

In Memoriam: Barbara Ferguson Harland, 1925-2020

In Memoriam: Barbara Ferguson Harland, 1925-2020

In 1984, Dr. Harland accepted a faculty position at Howard University. She served as a tenured graduate professor within the department of nutritional sciences in College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences for 30 years. She continued to conduct research in her university laboratory until the age of 90.

In Memoriam: Alyce Chenault Gullattee, 1928-2020

In Memoriam: Alyce Chenault Gullattee, 1928-2020

Dr. Gullattee was appointed to the Howard University faculty in 1970 as a psychiatrist in the department of neuropsychiatry. Over the next half-century she played a signi!cant role in the education and training of literally thousands of physicians.

In Memoriam: Cheryl Ann Wall, 1948-2020

In Memoriam: Cheryl Ann Wall, 1948-2020

Professor Cheryl Wall focused on African-American literature, American literature, and feminist criticism. She first joined the faculty at Rutgers University in 1972. and had planned on retiring this year.

Fatimah Jackson to Receive the Charles R. Darwin Lifetime Achievement Award

Fatimah Jackson to Receive the Charles R. Darwin Lifetime Achievement Award

Fatimah Jackson is a professor of biology and the director of the W. Montague Cobb Research Laboratory at Howard University in Washington, D.C. She is the first woman of African descent to receive this prestigious award from the American Association of Physical Anthropologists.

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.

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Taking on new assignments are Sandra Sharman at East Georgia State College, Jacqueline Jones LaMon at Adelphi University in New York, Sarah Laursen at Harvard University, Lisa Wood at the University of Arkansas, Kristina Olson at Princeton Univeersity in New Jersey and Lisa E. Farrington at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Regina Stanback Stroud Appointed Chancellor of the Peralta Community College District in California

Regina Stanback Stroud Appointed Chancellor of the Peralta Community College District in California

Dr. Stanback Stroud has more than 35 years of experience as an educator and leader. She served most recently as president of Skyline College in San Bruno, California. She served in that role from 2010 to 2019.