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A Dozen Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Posts at Major Universities

A Dozen Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Posts at Major Universities

The twelve women appointed to dean posts at major universities are: Amy Falkner, Grace Kuo, Amy Hungerford, Lynn Boyd, Catrine Tudor-Locke, Haifa Abou Samra, Pamela F. Cipriano, Susan McIntosh, Kristi Palmer, Jane Aiken, Safiya George, and Allison Brashear.

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are April Barton at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Bethany Nowviskie at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, Sherri Jones at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Maria Donoghue Velleca at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

New Administrative Positions for Eight Women at Major Universities

New Administrative Positions for Eight Women at Major 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.

Do STEM Diversity Efforts Actually Help Women or Does Increased "Stereotype Threat" Lead to Failure?

Do STEM Diversity Efforts Actually Help Women or Does Increased “Stereotype Threat” Lead to Failure?

The study involved 585 participants, both men and women, who watched videos on the STEM gender gap. Both men and women reported an increase in understanding the gender bias problem. However, women reported “decreased anticipated belonging and trust and increased negative affect and stereotype threat concerns about the STEM organization.”

Geography Scholar Files a Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit Against the University of North Carolina

Geography Scholar Files a Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit Against the University of North Carolina

The suit alleges gender discrimination and retaliation against associate professor of geography Altha Cravey after she raised concerns about sexual and racial discrimination at the university.

Andrea Jain Named Editor of the <em>Journal of the American Academy of Religion</em>

Andrea Jain Named Editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Andrea Jain is an associate professor of religious studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. She is an expert on South Asian religions as well as the study of yoga.

Karen Whitney to Lead the 14-Campus Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education

Karen Whitney to Lead the 14-Campus Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education

Since 2010, Dr. Whitney has served as president of Clarion University, a campus of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. She had previously announced that she would leave the presidency of Clarion at the end of the 2017-18 academic year.

Four Women Scholars Selected to Receive Prestigious Honors or Awards

Four Women Scholars Selected to Receive Prestigious Honors or Awards

The honorees are Melinda Green of Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, Deborah Kent at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, Jean Bertrand of Clemson University in South Carolina, and Sandra Petronio of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Seventeen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Seventeen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles 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 Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members

Here is this week’s listing of women faculty members from colleges and universities throughout the United States who have been appointed to new positions or have been assigned new duties.

New Administrative Posts for Six Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Six Women in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Kallie Bila Michels at the University of Michigan, Katie Rae at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gina Sanchez Gibau at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Anne Van Arsdall at Colorado State University, Jennifer Barut at Vanderbilt University, and Lori A. Ross at the University of Cincinnati.

Thirteen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Thirteen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Posts 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 Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

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

Nineteen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Nineteen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Roles 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 Positions in Higher Education for 11 Women

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for 11 Women

The women taking on new administrative roles are Jocelyn Evans, Alison Bell, Brenda I. Johnson, Wanda Raby Spurlock, Sarah Shupenus, Pamela Beemer, Olivia S. Goodheart, Barbara Ann Gill, Helen Hartnett, Sharon Beales, and Ling Gao LeBeau.

Women Co-Authors Win Two Awards for Their Book <em>Woman President</em>

Women Co-Authors Win Two Awards for Their Book Woman President

Kristina Horn Sheeler is associate professor and chair of the department of communication studies at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis and Karrin Vasby Anderson is a professor of communication studies at Colorado State University.