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Eight Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at American Universities

Eight Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at American 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.

Colleen Hanycz Will Be the First Woman President of Xavier University in Cincinnati

Colleen Hanycz Will Be the First Woman President of Xavier University in Cincinnati

Since 2015, Dr. Hanycz has been serving as the first woman president of La Salle University in Philadephia. From 2008 to 2015, she was head of Brescia University College, a women’s college in London, Ontario, that is affiliated with the Catholic Church.

Naomi Halas Wins the 2019 Spiers Memorial Award From the Royal Society of Chemistry

Naomi Halas Wins the 2019 Spiers Memorial Award From the Royal Society of Chemistry

Dr. Halas is the Stanley C. Moore Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and professor of chemistry, bioengineering, physics and astronomy, and materials science and nanoengineering at Rice University.

Four Women at Colleges and Universities Appointed to Positions as Deans

Four Women at Colleges and Universities Appointed to Positions as Deans

Appointed to dean posts are Pamela E. Barnett at La Salle University in Philadelphia, Deanna Dixon at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, Denise Spangler at the University of Georgia, and Kimberly Yuracko at Northwestern University in Illinois.

The Next Executive Director of the Modern Language Association

The Next Executive Director of the Modern Language Association

Dr. Paula M. Krebs will resign her positions as dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts in order to take on her new duties at the Modern Language Association on August 1. The association has more than 24,000 members in 100 countries around the world.

The First Woman President of La Salle University in Philadelphia

The First Woman President of La Salle University in Philadelphia

Colleen M. Hanycz has been serving as head of Brescia University College, a women’s college in London, Ontario, that is affiliated with the Catholic Church. She had held this post since 2008.