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Christian Hardigree Chosen to Lead the St. Petersburg Campus of the University of South Florida

Christian Hardigree Chosen to Lead the St. Petersburg Campus of the University of South Florida

Professor Hardigree most recently served as the founding dean of the School of Hospitality at Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado. Earlier, Professor Hardigree served as the founding director of the Institute for Culinary Sustainability and Hospitality at Kennesaw State University in Georgia.

Kathy Schwaig Is the New President of Kennesaw State University in Georgia

Kathy Schwaig Is the New President of Kennesaw State University in Georgia

Dr. Schwaig has been serving as interim president for the past eight months. Earlier, she was provost and senior vice president for academic affairs from 2019 to 2021. Prior to being named provost, she was dean of the Michael J. Coles College of Business at the university.

Three Women Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

Three Women Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

Juliet Langman was appointed dean of the Graduate College at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Laura Lee McIntyre has been named interim dean of the College of Education at the University of Oregon and Julienne Empric was appointed interim dean of faculty at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Five Women to Dean Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Five Women to Dean Positions

The women appointed to dean positions are Linda Kean at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, Stacey Swearingen White at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Stella Bridgeman at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee, Karen Kornweibel at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, and Lakesia Tucker at South Carolina State University.

American Political Science Association Recognized Kennesaw State University's Charity Butcher

American Political Science Association Recognized Kennesaw State University’s Charity Butcher

Charity Butcher, a professor of political science at Kennesaw State University in Georgia has been recognized for her contributions to undergraduate and graduate teaching with the 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Political Science Association.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Six Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for Six Women Faculty Members

Taking on new roles are Melissa Sanchez at the University of Pennsylvania, Roslyn Satchel at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, Roslyn Satchel at Barnard College in New York City, Ebony Copeland at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Melissa C. Johnson at Pennsylvania State University, and Chantel Smith at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

Pamela Whitten Will Be the First Woman President of Indiana University

Pamela Whitten Will Be the First Woman President of Indiana University

Dr. Whitten has served as president of Kennesaw State University in Georgia since 2018. From 2014 to 2018, she was provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at the University of Georgia. Earlier in her career, Dr. Whitten was dean of the College of Communication Arts & Sciences at Michigan State University.

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.

In Memoriam: Betty Lentz Siegal, 1931-2020

In Memoriam: Betty Lentz Siegal, 1931-2020

Betty Siegel was president emeritus of Kennesaw State University in Georgia and the first woman to serve as a campus president for an institution in the University System of Georgia.She served as president of what is now Kennesaw State University from 1981 to 2006.

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.

A Large Group of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Higher Education Administrative Posts

A Large Group of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Higher Education Administrative Posts

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

Pamela Whitten Chosen as the Next Leader of Kennesaw State University in Georgia

Pamela Whitten Chosen as the Next Leader of Kennesaw State University in Georgia

Since 2014, Dr. Whitten has been provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Georgia. Earlier, she was dean of the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University.

New Administrative Appointments for 14 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for 14 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.

Fourteen Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Fourteen Women Appointed to 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.

Rebecca LeFebvre Is the First Ph.D. Graduate at Kennesaw State University in Georgia

Rebecca LeFebvre Is the First Ph.D. Graduate at Kennesaw State University in Georgia

LeFebvre completed her doctoral program in three years. Previously, she was vice president for product development at New Distribution Network in Atlanta. This fall she will become a full-time faculty member at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Georgia.

School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kansas State University Chooses Its Next Leader

School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kansas State University Chooses Its Next Leader

For the past seven years, Dr. Birgit Wassmuth, a native of Germany, has served as chair of the department of communication at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. She previously taught at Temple University, Drake University, and the University of Missouri.

Three New Deans

Three New Deans

The new deans are Kathy Schwaig at Kennesaw State, Derryl Block at Northern Illinois, and Christina Gonzales at the University of Colorado.