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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.

Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson Appointed President of Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson Appointed President of Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Since 2012, Dr. Pehrsson has been serving as dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Central Michigan University. Earlier, she served on the faculty at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Oregon State University and Sam Houston State University in Texas.

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

In Memoriam: Connie M. Thorngren, 1940-2017

In Memoriam: Connie M. Thorngren, 1940-2017

Connie Thorngren came to Boise State in 1970 as the head coach for women’s basketball. She continued to lead the basketball program after being named director of women’s athletics in 1974.

Joyce Loveday Appointed President of Clover Park Technical College

Joyce Loveday Appointed President of Clover Park Technical College

The college, in Lakewood, Washington, enrolls about 3,700 students. Women make up 64 percent of the student body. Dr. Loveday has been on the staff at the college since 2002 and has been serving as interim president since June 2016.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to High-Level Administrative Posts in the Academic World

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to High-Level Administrative Posts in the Academic World

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Joyce Loveday to Lead Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, Washington

Joyce Loveday to Lead Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, Washington

Dr. Loveday has been on the staff at Clover Park Technical College since 2002. Most recently, she served as vice president for student learning. Before coming to Clover Park Technical College, Dr. Lovday was a dean at ITT Technical Institute.

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Chancellor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Chancellor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks

The two women finalists are Sandra Woodley, who recently served as president of the University of Louisiana System, and Laura Woodworth-Ney, the provost and vice president for academic affairs at Idaho State University.

Hamilton College Professor Wins Inaugural Teaching Literature Book Award

Hamilton College Professor Wins Inaugural Teaching Literature Book Award

Nancy Sokin Rabinowitz is a professor of comparative literature at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. The Teaching Literature Book Award is sponsored by the Ph.D. program in English and the teaching of English at Idaho State University.

Honors for Seven Women Academics

Honors for Seven Women Academics

The honorees are Mary Savina of Carleton College, Patricia Cramer of Utah State, Eundeok Kim of Florida State, Peggy Schwartz of the University of Massachusetts, Doris Helms of Clemson University, Bethany Schultz-Hurst of Idaho State, and Sera Young of Cornell University.

A New Provost at Idaho State University

A New Provost at Idaho State University

Laura Woodworth-Ney was promoted to provost and vice president for academic affairs at Idaho State University in Pocatello. For the past three years, she has served as associate vice president for academic affairs.

Two Women Are Finalists for Dean of the College of Letters and Science at Montana State University

Two Women Are Finalists for Dean of the College of Letters and Science at Montana State University

Among the four finalists are Sikata Banerjee of the University of Victoria and Laura Woodworth-Ney of Idaho State University.

Three State Universities Name Women Provosts

Three State Universities Name Women Provosts

Women will now hold the provost position at Florida State, Idaho State, and the University of Nevada.