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Cynthia Warrick Selected to Lead Grambling State University in Louisiana

Cynthia Warrick Selected to Lead Grambling State University in Louisiana

Dr. Warrick currently serves as senior fellow at the Center for Minority Health Services Research in the College of Pharmacy at Howard University in Washington, D.C. She spent the 2012-13 academic year as interim president of South Carolina State University.

Tricia Bent-Goodley Named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal <em>Social Work</em>

Tricia Bent-Goodley Named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Social Work

Tricia Bent-Goodley is a professor of social work, director of the doctoral program in social work, chair of the Women’s Leadership Initiative, and director of the Interpersonal Violence Prevention Program at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Duke University's Paula McClain to Lead the Midwest Political Science Association

Duke University’s Paula McClain to Lead the Midwest Political Science Association

Paula D. McClain, professor of political science and public policy and dean of the Graduate School at Duke University, was named president-elect of the Midwest Political Science Association.

Three Women Academics Win Notable Awards

Three Women Academics Win Notable Awards

Ruth Wilson Gilmore was honored by the Association of American Geographers. Kim Tanzer won an award from the Association of College Schools of Architecture and Michelle Albert of Howard University was honored for her work to fight heart disease.

In Memoriam: Lee Thornton, 1942-2013

In Memoriam: Lee Thornton, 1942-2013

Dr. Thornton was the first African American woman to serve as a White House correspondent for a major news network. She taught at Howard University for 14 years and was interim dean of the Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.

Five Women Named to Dean Positions

Five Women Named to Dean Positions

The new deans are Millicent Lownes-Jackson at Tennessee State, Laura Oster-Aaland at North Dakota State, Patricia M. Biesiot at the University of Southern Mississippi, Lorraine Flemming at Howard University, and Susan Tornquist at Oregon State.

Joan Myers Brown Receives the National Medal of Arts

Joan Myers Brown Receives the National Medal of Arts

Brown is the founder of the Philadelphia School of Dance Arts. She serves on the dance faculty at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

Six Women Named to Dean Positions

Six Women Named to Dean Positions

The new deans are Suzanne Prevost at the University of Alabama, Natasha Billie at Langston University, Alberta Davis Comer at the University of Utah, Ann Cary at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, Sandra Edmonds Crewe at Howard University, and Patricia Davidson at Johns Hopkins University.

Four Women Appointed to Dean Posts

Four Women Appointed to Dean Posts

The new deans are Gracie Lawson-Borders at Howard University, Joyce P. Jacobsen at Wesleyan University, Kathleen Tiemann at Merrimack College, and Susan Gelman at the University of Michigan.

Glenda Baskin Glover Chosen as the Next President of Tennessee State University

Glenda Baskin Glover Chosen as the Next President of Tennessee State University

Dr. Glover is currently dean of the College of Business at Jackson State University in Mississippi. She has been at Jackson State since 1994. Previously, she was chair of the department of accounting at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The women taking on new roles are Patricia Watson, Suzanne Thoren Walker, Elsie Scott, Laurinda Smith, Peggy Miller, Carol Ash, Gina Pertee, Eboni Pringle, and Patricia Rodriguez Mosquera.

Five Women Academics Honored With Major Awards

Five Women Academics Honored With Major Awards

The honorees are Yolanda V. Edwards, Lee Upton, Kisha Daniels, Heather Littleton, and Barbara Hines.

Cynthia Warrick Named Interim President of South Carolina State University

Cynthia Warrick Named Interim President of South Carolina State University

She has been serving as a senior fellow in the School of Pharmacy at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Appointments and Promotions of Women Faculty

Appointments and Promotions of Women Faculty

Six women have been appointed or promoted to key faculty positions in higher education.

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Catlett (1915-2012)

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Catlett (1915-2012)

The granddaughter of slaves, from 1959 to her retirement in 1975, she chaired the sculpture department at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Howard University Scholar Honored for Her Research on Intimate Partner Violence

Howard University Scholar Honored for Her Research on Intimate Partner Violence

Tricia Bent-Goodley received an award from the Council on Social Work Education.

Honors for Eight Academic Women

Honors for Eight Academic Women

Here is news of awards and honors bestowed on eight women professors, authors, administrators, or philanthropists.

Three Women Named to the Faculty at the Howard University College of Medicine

Three Women Named to the Faculty at the Howard University College of Medicine

Charu Gandotra, Majorie Warren and Leila Zucker will teach and practice at Howard University Hospital.

Phylicia Rashad Named to an Endowed Chair at Fordham University

Phylicia Rashad Named to an Endowed Chair at Fordham University

The chair was made possible by a $2,225,000 donation from Denzel Washington.

Notre Dame Political Scientist to Lead Advisory Committee for New Institute on Civic Engagement and Governance

Notre Dame Political Scientist to Lead Advisory Committee for New Institute on Civic Engagement and Governance

Professor Dianne Pinderhughes will share duties with Kurt Schmoke, dean of the Howard University School of Law.

Five Women Academics Receive Honors

Five Women Academics Receive Honors

Karen VanDerhoof, Janette Dates, Katherine Kelley, Adria Baker, and Sylvia Reynolds Eckes receive awards.