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In Memoriam: Ruth Kluger, 1931-2020

In Memoriam: Ruth Kluger, 1931-2020

A native of Vienna, Austria, Kluger was sent to a concentration camp in 1942 and transferred to Auschwitz a year later. She survived the war and immigrated to the United States in 1947. She joined the faculty at the University of California, Irvine in 1976, taught at Princeton from 1980 to 1986, and then returned to Irvine, where she taught until her retirement in 1994.

In Memoriam: Florence Rosenfeld Howe, 1929-2020

In Memoriam: Florence Rosenfeld Howe, 1929-2020

Dr. Howe began her academic career at Hofstra University and then Queens College in New York, In 1957, she joined the faculty at Goucher College in Baltimore. After establishing the Feminist Press in 1970, she joined the faculty at SUNY-Old Westbury.

In Memoriam: Marguerite Elsa Ballon Nadien, 1930-2020

In Memoriam: Marguerite Elsa Ballon Nadien, 1930-2020

Dr. Nadien joined the full-time faculty at Fordham in 1974. In 1981, she became the first psychologist in the division of social sciences at the Lincoln Center campus to achieve tenure. She taught at Fordham for more than four decades.

In Memoriam: Gwendolyn Lytle

In Memoriam: Gwendolyn Lytle

Gwendolyn Lytle, a member of the music department faculty at Pomona College in Claremont, California, for 35 years. Earlier, she taught at the University of California, Riverside.

In Memoriam: Leila Leah Amsel Bronner, 1930-2019

In Memoriam: Leila Leah Amsel Bronner, 1930-2019

Lelia Bronner was a noted biblical scholar who taught at universities in South Africa and the United States. She died in Los Angeles earlier this month and was buried in Jerusalem.

In Memoriam: Zina Tillona, 1929-2018

In Memoriam: Zina Tillona, 1929-2018

Dr. Tillona first taught at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1951 as an instructor in Romance languages. After teaching abroad and at Wellesley College and Boston University, Dr. Tillona returned to Amherst in 1966 as professor of Italian and head of the Italian language program.

Vita Rabinowitz to Lead the City University of New York

Vita Rabinowitz to Lead the City University of New York

Prior to being named as executive vice chancellor and provost at CUNY in 2015, Dr. Rabinowitz served as provost and vice president of academic affairs at Hunter College, a CUNY campus on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Opal Palmer Adisa Returning to Jamaica to Head the Institute for Gender and Development Studies

Opal Palmer Adisa Returning to Jamaica to Head the Institute for Gender and Development Studies

After serving on the faculty at the California College of the Arts for nearly a quarter century, Professor Opal Palmer Adisa is returning to her native Jamaica to serve as the director of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies at the University of the West Indies.

In Memoriam: Mildred Dresselhaus, 1930-2017

In Memoriam: Mildred Dresselhaus, 1930-2017

Known as the “Queen of Carbon Science,” Professor Dresselhaus, Institute Professor Emerita of Physics and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was dedicated to increasing opportunities for women in science.

Hunter College Scholar Wins the 2016 University of Maryland-Phillips Collection Book Prize

Hunter College Scholar Wins the 2016 University of Maryland-Phillips Collection Book Prize

Lynda Klich, an assistant professor in the department of art and art history at Hunter College, won the award for her manuscript entitled The Noisemakers: Estridentismo, Vanguardism, and Social Action in Postrevolutionary Mexico (1921-1927). The book will be published by the University of California Press.

Seven Women Faculty Members Receive Prestigious Honors and Awards

Seven Women Faculty Members Receive Prestigious Honors and Awards

They are Jane Lubchenco at Oregon State University, Kristy L. Weber and Megan S. Ryerson of the University of Pennsylvania, Virginia Derryberry of the University of North Carolina, Asheville, Marina Angel of Temple University in Philadelphia, Yue Qi of Michigan State University, and Sangeeta Pratap of Hunter College in New York City.

Hunter College Agrees to Take Steps to Remedy Title IX Violations Regarding Sexual Harassment

Hunter College Agrees to Take Steps to Remedy Title IX Violations Regarding Sexual Harassment

The Department of Education investigation was triggered by a student complaint of sexual harassment by a professor. That student also alleged that the college retaliated against her for reporting the harassment. No evidence was found that the college retaliated against the student.

In Memoriam: Joan Acker, 1924-2016

In Memoriam: Joan Acker, 1924-2016

Joan Acker was the first woman professor of sociology at the University of Oregon. When Dr. Acker joined the faculty at the University of Oregon in 1967, women were less than 3 percent of the total faculty at the university.

U.S. Justice Department Debuts New Website on Campus Sexual Assault

U.S. Justice Department Debuts New Website on Campus Sexual Assault

The Center for Changing Our Campus Culture offers a wide variety of information on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking on campus. It provides a wealth of information for law enforcement, victim service providers, students, parents and other key stakeholders to use to improve campus safety.

The New Provost at the City University of New York

The New Provost at the City University of New York

Vita Carulli Rabinowitz was named provost and executive chancellor for academic affairs at the City University of New York. Since 2007, Dr. Rabinowitz has served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at CUNY’s Hunter College.

Gender Differences in Career Satisfaction for Harvard Business School Graduates

Gender Differences in Career Satisfaction for Harvard Business School Graduates

Researchers at Harvard Business School and Hunter College in New York City have published a study on career satisfaction of more than 25,000 men and women graduates of Harvard Business School. The results showed a significant gender gaps on many key indicators.

MIT's Mildred Dresselhaus to Receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom

MIT’s Mildred Dresselhaus to Receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Mildred Dresselhaus, Institute Professor Emerita of Physics and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, will be one of 19 individuals to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony on November 24.

Donna Shalala Announces She Is Stepping Down as President of the University of Miami

Donna Shalala Announces She Is Stepping Down as President of the University of Miami

Dr. Shalala was named the fifth president of the University of Miami in 2001. When appointed president, she had just completed eight years of public service as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

CalTech's Jacqueline Barton to Receive the American Chemical Society's Highest Honor

CalTech’s Jacqueline Barton to Receive the American Chemical Society’s Highest Honor

Jacqueline K. Barton is the Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor of Chemistry and chair of the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

In Memoriam: Jacqueline Grennan Wexler (1926-2012)

In Memoriam: Jacqueline Grennan Wexler (1926-2012)

She was president of Webster College and Hunter College.

New Web Site Ranks Graduate Philosophy Programs on Gender Equality

New Web Site Ranks Graduate Philosophy Programs on Gender Equality

Site singles out Princeton, Rutgers, and NYU. But critics charge the rankings are flawed because current women graduate students at these universities were not consulted.

Five Women Win Prestigious Honors

Five Women Win Prestigious Honors

Women win awards for scholarship, research, and community service.

Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1921-2011)

Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1921-2011)

Rosalyn S. Yalow, the second woman to win the Nobel Prize in Medicine, has died in New York City at the age of 89. Dr. Yalow earned the Nobel Prize in 1977 for her work in radioimmunoassay, a process that uses radioactive tracers to measures insulin and other substances in blood. Her work was instrumental […]