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Jennifer Hinton Has Been Selected to Lead the American Therapeutic Recreation Association

Jennifer Hinton Has Been Selected to Lead the American Therapeutic Recreation Association

Jennifer Hinton is a professor and program director of the recreational therapy program at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. She will serve one year as president-elect, followed by one year as president and one year as past-president.

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

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.

Janet Gooch Will Be the Next Leader of the University of Illinois Springfield

Janet Gooch Will Be the Next Leader of the University of Illinois Springfield

Dr. Gooch has been executive vice president and provost at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri, since 2017. She has been an administrator and member of the faculty at the university since 1995. She is a professor in the department of communication disorders and served as dean of the Health Sciences and Education.

In Memoriam: Jean Ringoen Williams, 1924-2022

In Memoriam: Jean Ringoen Williams, 1924-2022

Jean Ringeon Williams was an associate professor of home economics emerita at the University of Akron in Ohio.

New Administrative Roles for Ten Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Roles for Ten 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.

Eleven Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Roles in American Higher Education

Eleven Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Roles in American 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.

Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Dean Positions

Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are Amaney Jamal, at Princeton University, Dayna Cunningham at Tufts University in Massachusetts, Rosemary Blieszner at Virginia Tech, Cynthia Lietz at Arizona State University, Alexandra Murphy at Depaul Univerity in Chicago, Julianne Malveaux at California State University, Los Angeles, and Diane H. Petrella at Kent State University in Ohio.

Six Universities Have Announced the Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

Six Universities Have Announced the Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

The six women appointed to dean positions are Julie Rich t Weber State University in Utah, Versie Johnson-Mallard at Kent State University in Ohio, Dana N. Zimmel at the University of Florida, Diane Dallis-Comentale at Indian University, Leah Fullman at Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama, and Kimberly Jacob Arriola at Emory University in Atlanta.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

Julie Bernard is the inaugural vice president of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Norwich University in Vermont. Amoaba Gooden vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Kent State University in Ohio, and Charlene Holmes was appointed director of diversity and engagement at Elms College in Chicopee, Massachusetts.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Selected to Fill Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Selected to Fill Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Claudia Marroquin has been promoted to senior vice president and dean of admissions and financial aid at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Taléa Drummer-Ferrell is the new dean of students at Kent State University in Ohio and Teresa Jayroe was appointed dean of the College of Education at Mississippi State University.

Three Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

Three Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

Debora Jackson was appointed dean of the Robert A. Foisie Business School at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. Beverly Henry was named interim dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences at Northern Illinois University. and Margaret Shadduck was appointed dean of the College of Applied and Technical Studies at Kent State University in Ohio.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Provost Positions at Colleges and Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Provost Positions at Colleges and Universities

Suzanne Sherman was recently appointed provost at New College of Florida in Sarasota. Francine Conway was named provost at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and Melody Tankersley was promoted to senior vice president and provost at Kent State University in Ohio.

Six Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

Six Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

the new deans are Lis Pankl at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Taléa R. Drummer-Ferrell at Kent State University in Ohio, Stephanie Nesbitt at tica College in New York, Aarika Camp at Goucher College in Baltimore, Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and Dorie J. Gilbert at Prairie View A&M University in Texas.

Four Women Who Have Announced Their Retirements From the Academic World

Four Women Who Have Announced Their Retirements From the Academic World

Stepping down from their posts are Geraldine M. Jones, president of California University of Pennsylvania, Gay Barzee of Boise State University in Idaho, Barbara Brooome of Kent State University in Ohio, and Lorna Jean Edmunds of Ohio University.

Eleven Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Eleven Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

As we transition from one academic year to the next, there are always many new appointments to dean positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. Here is this week’s listing of women who will be serving in dean posts.

Four Women Who Have Announced Their Retirements From Higher Education Posts

Four Women Who Have Announced Their Retirements From Higher Education Posts

Stepping down from the higher education posts are Cheryl Larabee of Boise State University in Idaho, Teshia Levy-Grant of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, Susan Jaffe of the North Carolina School of the Arts, and Alfreda Brown of Kent State University in Ohio.

Ten Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at American Universities

Ten Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at American 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.

The Inaugural Director of the Nursing School at Grove City College in Pennsylvania

The Inaugural Director of the Nursing School at Grove City College in Pennsylvania

Dr. Janey Roach comes to Grove City College from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Schools of Nursing where she was the director of faculty affairs at Shadyside School of Nursing. She previously served on the faculty of UPMC’s St. Margaret Hospital School of Nursing.

Notable Honors or Awards for Five Women Educators at Major Universities

Notable Honors or Awards for Five Women Educators at Major Universities

The honorees are Nicol R. Howard of the University of Redlands in California, Jordan Laney at Virginia Tech, Leora Zeitlin at New Mexico State University, Jessica Wells at Mississippi State University, and Janice Lessman-Moss at Kent State University in Ohio.

Two Women Scholars Named to Provost Positions at State Universities

Two Women Scholars Named to Provost Positions at State Universities

Melody Tankersley has been named interim senior vice president and provost at Kent State University in Ohio and Angela Peters was appointed provost and vice president of academic affairs at Albany State University in Georgia.

Kent State University in Ohio Honors Its Outgoing President

Kent State University in Ohio Honors Its Outgoing President

Beverly J. Warren, president of Kent State University in Ohio, will step down from her position on June 30, 2019. To recognize her accomplishments over her five-year tenure, the Kent State University board of trustees has voted to name the university’s new Student Recreation and Wellness Center in her honor.

Two Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Positions

Two Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Positions

Lorraine Siggns, a distinguished psychiatrist who has spent the last 30 years as director of Mental Health & Counseling at Yale Health and Beverly Warren, president of Kent State University in Ohio since 2014, will step down at the end of the current academic year.

New Administrative Roles for 17 Women at Colleges and Universities Across America

New Administrative Roles for 17 Women at Colleges and Universities Across America

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

University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft to Step Down After 19 Years at the Helm

University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft to Step Down After 19 Years at the Helm

Since Dr. Genshaft became president in 2000, the university has seen enrollment increase by 40 percent. Graduation rates and research grant levels have tripled and the university’s endowment grew from $254 million to $480 million.

Nine Women Who Have Been Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Nine Women Who Have Been Named 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.

Fifteen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Fifteen Women Who Are 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.

In Memoriam: Ahalya Krishman, 1931-2018

In Memoriam: Ahalya Krishman, 1931-2018

Dr. Krishman was born in India and completed high school at the age of 14. She came to the United States to work at the Indian Embassy in Washington and completed graduate studies here. She served on the faculty at Youngstown State University in Ohio for more than two decades.

In Memoriam: Pamela Kathleen Rutar, 1959-2018

In Memoriam: Pamela Kathleen Rutar, 1959-2018

Dr. Rutar was an associate professor of nursing and associate dean of research and collaborative partnerships for the School of Nursing at Cleveland State University in Ohio.

The Next Dean of the College of Aeronautics and Engineering at Kent State University in Ohio

The Next Dean of the College of Aeronautics and Engineering at Kent State University in Ohio

Dr. Christina Bloebaum currently serves as the Dennis and Rebecca Muilenburg Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Iowa State University. She will begin her new job as dean of the College of Aeronautics and Engineering at Kent State on August 1.

Two Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at Major Universities

Two Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at Major Universities

Angela Spalsbury was named dean and chief administrative officers of the Geauga campus of Kent State University in Burton, Ohio and Dianne Jemison-Pollard was named dean of the Honors College at Texas Southern University in Houston.

Darlene Clark Hine Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From the Southern Historical Association

Darlene Clark Hine Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From the Southern Historical Association

The John Hope Franklin Lifetime Achievement Award is given out every five years. The award committee stated that “we cannot conceive of a more deserving candidate. Hine’s career has been deeply active, productive, and consequential.”

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.

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.

New Administrative Assignments in Higher Education for 11 Women

New Administrative Assignments in Higher Education for 11 Women

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