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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.

Ten Women Who Have Been Selected for Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Have Been Selected for Administrative Positions 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.

Susan Stocker Gets More on Her Plate at Kent State University

Susan Stocker Gets More on Her Plate at Kent State University

Since 2001, Dr. Stocker has been serving as dean and chief administrative officer for the Ashtabula campus of Kent State University. Now she will also direct another branch campus and a regional training center.

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Susan L. Brantley of Pennsylvania State University, Carol A. Landis of the University of Washington, Hava T. Siegelmann of the University of Massachusetts, Wendy E. Parmet of Northeastern University in Boston, and Diane Kerr of Kent State University in Ohio.

Three Women College and University Presidents Get Contract Extensions

Three Women College and University Presidents Get Contract Extensions

Beverly J. Warren, the 12th president of Kent State University in Ohio, Margaret L. Drugovich, the 10th president of Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York, and Susan J. Hunter, the first woman president of the flagship campus of the University of Maine, have all had their contracts extended.

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.

In Memoriam: Mary Ann Scherr, 1921-2016

In Memoriam: Mary Ann Scherr, 1921-2016

Mary Ann Scherr was an accomplished artist, designer, and educator. She served on the faculty at Kent State University in Ohio for more than a quarter century and then taught at the Parson School of Design in New York, North Carolina State University, Duke University, and Meredith College.

The New Leader of Kent State University-Stark in North Canton, Ohio

The New Leader of Kent State University-Stark in North Canton, Ohio

From 2008 to 2014, Dr. Denise Seachrist was a professor and director of the School of Music at Kent State University. Her research is focused on the historical and contemporary music of German religious communities in Pennsylvania.

Four Women Executives in Higher Education Are Leaving Their Posts

Four Women Executives in Higher Education Are Leaving Their Posts

The four women stepping down from administration positions are Monica C. Barrett at Rutgers University, Iris E. Harvey at Kent State University, Theresa Gordzica at the University of Kansas, and Debbie Harmison White at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

Sherlyn Fritz Is the New Co-Chair of Past Global Changes

Sherlyn Fritz Is the New Co-Chair of Past Global Changes

Dr. Fritz is the George Holmes University Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is now co-chair of the international organization that aims to understand the Earth’s past environment in order to obtain better predictions of its environmental future.

Eleven Women in New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women in New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

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

Fourteen Women in Higher Education Assigned to New Administrative Posts

Fourteen Women in Higher Education Assigned to New 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.

SUNY Geologist Named the New York State Paleontologist

SUNY Geologist Named the New York State Paleontologist

Lisa Amati will be the second woman and the first since 1954, to serve as New York State Paleontologist. In this role, Dr. Amati will be the curator of the New York State Museum’s paleontology collections.

Doreen Larson Appointed President of Edison Community College in Piqua, Ohio

Doreen Larson Appointed President of Edison Community College in Piqua, Ohio

Since 2010, Dr. Larson has been president of Pierpont Community and Technical College in Fairmont, West Virginia. Earlier, she held administrative posts at Holyoke Community College in Massachusetts and Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, Ohio.

Kent State University Announces a New Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality

Kent State University Announces a New Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality

The center’s mission is to enhance and integrate the university women’s studies and LGBT studies programs. Associate professors Suzanne Holt and Molly Merryman will lead efforts to develop the new center.

New Women Deans Named at Eight Universities

New Women Deans Named at Eight Universities

The women appointed to dean positions are Regina Vasilatos-Younken, Eboni Pringle, Kristie Bunton, Teresa Dahlberg, Lorna Le’Anne Shaw-Berbick, Carol Hixson, Kristina Ropella, and Maryanne Reed.

One Woman Among the Four Finalists for Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences at Colorado State University

One Woman Among the Four Finalists for Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences at Colorado State University

Jane Kolodinsky is a professor, chair of the department of community development and applied economics, and director of the Center for Rural Studies at the University of Vermont.

Four Women Named to Dean Positions at American Universities

Four Women Named to Dean Positions at American Universities

The women appointed to positions as dean are Beverly Wendland at Johns Hopkins University, Christina Della Coletta at the University of California, San Diego, Amy Reynolds at Kent State University in Ohio, and Kathryn Jervis at the University of Rhode Island.

New Book Examines How Women Who Have Been Labeled Obese Function in an "Anti-Fat" Society

New Book Examines How Women Who Have Been Labeled Obese Function in an “Anti-Fat” Society

Jeannine A. Gailey, an associate professor of sociology and women and gender studies at Texas Christian University, finds that women who have been labeled obese are both “hypervisible” and “hyperinvisible.”

Four Women Professors Win Prestigious Honors

Four Women Professors Win Prestigious Honors

The honorees are Claire Max of the University of California, Santa Cruz, Swathi Ravichandran of Kent State University, Lisa Sowle Cahill of Boston College, and Fionna Harrison of the California Institute of Technology.

One Woman Among Three Finalists for Director of the West Virginia University Press

One Woman Among Three Finalists for Director of the West Virginia University Press

Joyce Harrison is the acquiring editor at Kent State University Press in Ohio. She has held that position since 2008. From 2003 to 2008, Dr. Harrison was editor-in-chief of the University Press of Kentucky.

Prestigious Honors for Four Women in Academia

Prestigious Honors for Four Women in Academia

The honorees are Rebecca Roesner of Illinois Wesleyan University, Karen L. Wooley of Texas A&M University, Krista Harrell of the University of South Alabama, and Beverly J. Warren who will soon become president of Kent State University in Ohio.