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Michelle Marks Appointed as the Next Chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver

Michelle Marks Appointed as the Next Chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver

Since 2002, Dr. Marks has served in various roles at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, currently as vice president for academic innovation and new ventures. She has also served as vice provost for academic affairs, associate provost for graduate education, and professor of management in the university’s School of Business.

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.

In Memoriam: Donna J. Webb, 1967-2017

In Memoriam: Donna J. Webb, 1967-2017

Donna J. Webb joined the faculty at Vanderbilt University in 2005 and conducted research on cell motility and its role in cancer metastasis.

In Memoriam: Pamela Denise Anthony, 1971-2017

In Memoriam: Pamela Denise Anthony, 1971-2017

Pamela D. Anthony, vice president for student affairs at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. From 2012 to 2016, she was dean of students at Iowa State University.

In Memoriam: Marjorie Taylor Berkley, 1923-2017

In Memoriam: Marjorie Taylor Berkley, 1923-2017

Berkeley was a four-sport athlete at what is now James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. After graduating from James Madison in 1945 she taught and served as athetics director at Lynchburg College in Virginia. From 1959 to 1989, Berkeley was a coach, administrator and faculty member at Hollins University in Roanoke.

The Next Provost at James Madison University in Virginia

The Next Provost at James Madison University in Virginia

Dr. Heather Coltman currently serves as dean of the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. She made her debut as a pianist at the age of five and has performed in concerts on five continents.

Five Women in Higher Education Chosen for Notable Honors

Five Women in Higher Education Chosen for Notable Honors

The honorees are Julie Smart of Utah State University, Maria C. Papadakis of James Madison University in Virginia, Amy Ratto Parks of the University of Montana, Joy Williams of the University of Wyoming, and Megan S. Ballard of the University of Texas.

Lee Snyder to Lead Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia

Lee Snyder to Lead Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia

From 1996 to 2006, Dr. Snyder was president of Bluffton University in Ohio. Earlier, she served for 12 years as vice president and academic dean at Eastern Mennonite University. Dr. Snyder is expected to serve as interim president for the fall 2016 semester only.

In Memoriam: Anna Jane Pence Keller, 1920-2015

In Memoriam: Anna Jane Pence Keller, 1920-2015

In 1974, Anna Jane Keller was named dean of undergraduate admissions at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. She was the first women to hold a high-level administrative post at the university.

In Memoriam: Marcia Allene Dake, 1923-2014

In Memoriam: Marcia Allene Dake, 1923-2014

Marcia A. Dake was the founding dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Kentucky. After serving as director of education for the American Nurses Association, she was the founding dean of nursing at James Madison University.

Seven Women Named to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Seven Women Named to Dean Positions at Major Universities

The new deans are Bridgette Young Ross at Emory, Sheryl Fontaine at CalState, Fullerton, Beverly Wendland at Johns Hopkins, Vikki Vandiver at the University of Alabama, Ann B. Bain at the University of Arkansas Little Rock, Sharon Lovell at James Madison, and Tarrell Awe Agahe Portman at Winona State.

Four New Deans at American Universities

Four New Deans at American Universities

Women appointed to dean positions are Janet Guthmiller at the College of Dentistry of the University of Nebraska, Sharon Lovell at James Madison University, Cynthia J. Reed at Northern Kentucky University and Karin Ruhlandt at Syracuse University.

Thirteen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Thirteen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Michele T. Villinski, Karen Ely Sanders, Valerie Taylor, Deborah M. McCreery, Monica Terrell Leach, Kimberly Andrews Espy, Patricia H. Cronin, Yvonne Harris, Huapei Chen, Deborah L. Sheely, Bethany Pace, Mollie Marcoux, and Susan J. Wilson.

Two Nursing Scholars Receive Awards

Two Nursing Scholars Receive Awards

Cindy Rubenstein of James Madison University was honored by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and Nancy Staggers of the University of Maryland won an award from the American Medical Informatics Association.

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.

Anne Meyers Retiring After 40 Years on the Social Work Faculty at James Madison University

Anne Meyers Retiring After 40 Years on the Social Work Faculty at James Madison University

When the social work program became an academic department in 1989 with Meyers at the helm, there were 50 students enrolled. Today there are more than 250.

Four New Women Deans

Four New Women Deans

The new deans are Mary Jo Gonzales at the University of Rhode Island, Susan Frye at the University of Wyoming, Shirley Lefever-Davis at Wichita State University and Mary Gowan at the College of Business at James Madison University in Virginia.

In Memoriam: Harriet C. Cobb, 1950-2013

In Memoriam: Harriet C. Cobb, 1950-2013

She was a professor of graduate psychology at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Thirteen Women With New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Thirteen Women With New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here’s is a large group of women taking on new administrative posts at educational institutions across the United States.