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Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

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.

Leamor Kahanov Named Provost at the State University of New York at Oneonta

Leamor Kahanov Named Provost at the State University of New York at Oneonta

Since 2014, Dr. Kahanov has served as dean of the College of Health Sciences and Education at Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania. Prior to that, she held various positions at Indiana State University, San Jose State University, and San Francisco State University.

Four Women Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions at Prestigious Universities

Four Women Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions at Prestigious Universities

The four women appointed to endowed professorships are Marla F. Frederick at Emory University in Atlanta, Amy Hauft at Washington University in St. Louis, Chen-Yu Li at Indiana University, and Paula M. Vertino at the University of Rochester in New York.

New Administrative Positions for 11 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for 11 Women 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: Gilberte Greiner Van Treese, 1927-2019

In Memoriam: Gilberte Greiner Van Treese, 1927-2019

Gilberte Van Treese grew up in Paris and lived there during World War II. She was an expert in twentieth-century French literature and French history during the war years. She served on the faculty at Sweet Briar College in Virginia for 26 years.

A Dozen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Who Will Be 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.

Marybeth Gasman Appointed to the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Endowed Chair in Education at Rutgers University

Marybeth Gasman Appointed to the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Endowed Chair in Education at Rutgers University

Currently, Dr. Gasman holds an endowed chair in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. She also serves as the founding director of the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions. She is a scholar of American higher education and focuses her research on historically Black colleges and universities.

Three Women Scholars Honored With a Book Award From the American Musicological Society

Three Women Scholars Honored With a Book Award From the American Musicological Society

The honorees are Maureen Carr, a Distinguished Professor of Music at Pennsylvania State University, Severine Neff, professor emerita of music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Gretchen Horlacher, professor of music at Indiana University.

Thirteen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Thirteen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Duties for 10 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.

Fourteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Fourteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts 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.

Elizabeth Ryan Named Director of the Indiana University School of Medicine Campus in Gary

Elizabeth Ryan Named Director of the Indiana University School of Medicine Campus in Gary

Elizabeth Ryan,has been named associate dean and director of the Indiana University School of Medicine-Northwest in Gary. The school is one of nine campuses in Indiana University’s statewide medical education system.

Notable Honors or Awards for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

Notable Honors or Awards for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

Here is a listing of women who are faculty or administrators in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have receive notable awards from other organizations.

The Next President of the National Association of School Psychologists

The Next President of the National Association of School Psychologists

Lisa Kelly-Vance, professor of psychology and director of the school psychology graduate program at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, has been elected president of the National Association of School Psychologists. She will begin her term as president in July.

Women Entrepreneurs Are More Successful Than Men in Raising Money on Crowdfunding Platforms

Women Entrepreneurs Are More Successful Than Men in Raising Money on Crowdfunding Platforms

Researchers found that while women seeking funds for start-up ventures have been at a disadvantage to men with traditional funding sources. But crowdfunding investors take the opposite view. These investors tend to believe women are more trustworthy.

Chicago State University Chooses Zaldwaynaka Scott as Its Next President

Chicago State University Chooses Zaldwaynaka Scott as Its Next President

Scott is an attorney for the Foley & Lardner law firm, which has offices in 21 major U.S. cities including Chicago. A former federal prosecutor, Scott served on the board of trustees of Chicago State University from 2009 to 2013 and has taught courses as an adjunct professor at several law schools.

University of Notre Dame Professor Wins Book Award

University of Notre Dame Professor Wins Book Award

Laura Dassow Walls, the William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, has received the Los Angeles Times Book Award in the biography on Henry David Thoreau.

Sonya Stephens Appointed the Nineteenth President of Mount Holyoke College

Sonya Stephens Appointed the Nineteenth President of Mount Holyoke College

In 2016, the board of trustees of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, appointed Sonya Stephens to the post of acting president. She was scheduled to serve for three years in that role. But now, the board has appointed Dr. Stephens as the permanent president of the highly rated liberal arts college for women.

Research Finds Good Grades in College Don't Help Women in the Job Market

Research Finds Good Grades in College Don’t Help Women in the Job Market

A new study by Natasha Quadlin, an assistant professor of sociology at Ohio State University, finds that a man’s grade point average in college has little impact on their job prospects. But for women college graduates, a high grade point average has a negative impact on their getting a job.

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

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

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 Schuster Webb Named President of Union Institute and University in Cincinnati

Karen Schuster Webb Named President of Union Institute and University in Cincinnati

Dr. Webb has been serving as Midwest Campus president and senior adviser for academic innovation to the chancellor of the Antioch University System. Before joining Antioch University, she was the founding dean of the California School of Education of the Alliant International University System.

Rice University Establishes an Award to Honor the Late Marjorie Corcoran

Rice University Establishes an Award to Honor the Late Marjorie Corcoran

The Majorie Corcoran Award will honor a scholar who has made major contributions to the advancement of women or students from underrepresented groups in STEM disciplines. Professor Corcoran died a year ago after being hit by a light-rail train while riding a bicycle.

In Memoriam: Frances Johanne Ingemann, 1927-2018

In Memoriam: Frances Johanne Ingemann, 1927-2018

Dr. Ingemann joined the faculty at the University of Kansas in 1957 and taught there for 42 years. She founded the department of linguistics at the university in 1967 and was a pioneer in acoustic speech research.

Indiana University Astrobiologist Will Be NASA's New Planetary Protection Officer

Indiana University Astrobiologist Will Be NASA’s New Planetary Protection Officer

Lisa Pratt, Provost Professor in the department of earth and atmospheric sciences at Indiana University, will be assigned the lofty responsibility of protecting the Earth from potential contamination by extraterrestrial life forms, such as microorganisms that could live in the ice on Mars.

Effective Communication Methods for Diverse Teams Vary Depending on the Gender Makeup of Group Members

Effective Communication Methods for Diverse Teams Vary Depending on the Gender Makeup of Group Members

The study found that text-messaging is the most effective communications method for racially diverse teams rather than face-to-face communications. However, for teams that were diverse along gender lines, using text messages had the opposite impact.

New Administrative Appointments for Five Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for Five Women in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Patricia A. Schoknecht at Bates College in Maine, Dana Hinojosa at the University of California, Davis, Tineke Battle at Pennsylvania State University, Helene O’Leary at Indiana University in Bloomington, and Shontay Delalue at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Study Finds a Gender Gap in Publication Rates of Ph.D. Students

Study Finds a Gender Gap in Publication Rates of Ph.D. Students

A new study by researchers at Indiana University, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Illinois found that doctoral students who are men tended to publish more papers than doctoral students who are women. The pattern was particularly true in STEM fields.

In Memoriam: Jacqueline Bolden Beck, 1931-2017

In Memoriam: Jacqueline Bolden Beck, 1931-2017

Dr. Beck started her career at Florida A&M University in 1958 as an instructor of nursing. She retired in 2000 after serving as the leader of the School of Allied Health Sciences at the university for 18 years.

Three Faculty Members at Indiana University Appointed to Associate Vice Provost Positions

Three Faculty Members at Indiana University Appointed to Associate Vice Provost Positions

Appointed to associate vice provost positions in the Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion are Dionne Danns, an associate professor of education, Stephanie Li, who holds an endowed chair in the department of English, and Mary Murphy, an associate professor of psychological and brain science.

Janet Dudley-Eshbach Is Stepping Down as President of Salisbury University in Maryland

Janet Dudley-Eshbach Is Stepping Down as President of Salisbury University in Maryland

Dr. Dudley-Eshbach was named president of Salisbury University in 2000. She is the first woman to hold the position and the longest-serving woman president in the history of the University of Maryland System. She will take a one year sabbatical and return to the university as full-time faculty member.

Sixteen Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Sixteen Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

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.

Two Women to Direct the Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities at Indiana University

Two Women to Direct the Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities at Indiana University

Kalani Craig, an assistant professor of history, and Michelle Dalmau, director of Digital Collections Services at Indiana Universities Libraries, have been appointed co-directors of the Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities at Indiana University in Bloomington.

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles at American Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles at American Colleges and Universities

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.

Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

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.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties

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.