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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 Positions for 10 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for 10 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.

Lafayette College's Women Studies Program to Focus More on Issues of Sexuality

Lafayette College’s Women Studies Program to Focus More on Issues of Sexuality

Lafayette College, the highly rate liberal arts educational institution in Easton, Pennsylvania, has announced that its Women’s and Gender Studies program will now focus more on issues of sexuality. The program’s name will now be Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Four Women Who Have Stepped Down From Their Posts at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Who Have Stepped Down From Their Posts at Colleges and Universities

The four women who have retired from their posts in higher education are Tommie Stewart at Alabama State University, Diane Windham Shaw at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, Filomina C. Steady at Wellesley College in Massachusetts, and Alfreda Horton at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Six Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Higher Education Posts

Six Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Higher Education Posts

The women leaving their posts in academia are Melissa Thomas-Hunt at Vanderbilt University, Julie A. Hodge at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia, Dorothy Leland, chancellor of the University of California, Merced, Melissa R. Hyatt at Johns Hopkins University, Marie Lynn Miranda at Rice University in Houston, and Diane Cole Ahl at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.

New Assignments for a Dozen Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for a Dozen Women Faculty Members

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.

A Trio of Women Academics Who Are Being Honored With Prestigious Awards

A Trio of Women Academics Who Are Being Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Polly Piergiovanni, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, Nancy Lowenstein, an extension specialist at Auburn University in Alabama, and Susan Scholz, associate dean and Porter Faculty Fellow in the School of Business at the University of Kansas.

Six Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level Positions in the Academic World

Six Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level Positions in the Academic World

They are Lenora Tubbs Tisdale at Yale DIvinity School, Carolyn B. Brooks at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Mary Cronin at Rice University, Ethel Hill Williams at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, Roxanne Lalande of Lafayette College, and Janet Strohl-Morgan at Princeton University.

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Selected for New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Selected for New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Tami B. Simmons at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, Sara Thorndike at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Ann Penn at North Carolina Central University, Sherryta Freeman at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, Tracy Wahl at Arizona State and Darrice Griffin at the University of Georgia.

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 Major Vote of Confidence for the President of Lafayette College

A Major Vote of Confidence for the President of Lafayette College

In 2013, Alison Byerly was named the first woman president of Lafayette College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Easton, Pennsylvania. The board of trustees of Lafayette College has now extended Dr. Byerly’s contract for an additional five years.

Six Women Join the Faculty at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania

Six Women Join the Faculty at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania

Lafayette College, the highly rated liberal arts college in Easton, Pennsylvania, has announced that there are 12 new faculty members on campus this fall. Six of the new hires are women.

Notable Honors for Seven Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

Notable Honors for Seven Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

The honorees are Sara Goodkind of the University of Pittsburgh, Adrienne R. Carter-Sowell at Texas A&M University, Ellen Goldring and Donna Segar of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Sandra Yancy McGuire of Louisiana State University, and Maureen Oldham Gallagher of Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.

Two Women Scholars Awarded the Bancroft Prize

Two Women Scholars Awarded the Bancroft Prize

The award recognizes outstanding scholarship in American history. The two women among this year’s three honorees are Mary Sarah Bilder, a professor at Boston College Law School, and Deborah A. Rosen, the David M. ’70 and Linda Roth Professor of History at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.

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.

Five Women Named to Assistant Professor Posts at Lafayette College

Five Women Named to Assistant Professor Posts at Lafayette College

Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, has announced the appointment of assistant professors Tamara Carley in geology, Jessica Carr in religious studies, Melissa Galloway and Roxy Swails in chemistry, and Susan Wenze in psychology.

New Posts in Higher Education Administration for 14 Women

New Posts in Higher Education Administration for 14 Women

The appointees are Maria E. Hamilton Abegunde, Patricia S. Smith, Belkis Torres-Capeles, Cecilia Rivera, Jennifer Seal, Nevada Winrow, Cindy Claycomb, Stacy Strauss, Jenny Tate, Jin Liu, Joyce Wilkerson, Carol Dillon Kissal, Kim Spang, and Angel Mason.

Four Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Four Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Margaret Clark, a professor of psychology at Yale, Kristen Sanford Bernhardt, a civil engineer at Lafayette College, Maryam Mirzakhani, a professor of mathematics at Stanford, and Libo Shan, a plant molecular biologist at Texas A&M University.

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of appointments of women to high-level administrative positions at colleges and universities across the United States.

Seven Women Appointed to Dean Positions

Seven Women Appointed to Dean Positions

The new deans are Barbara J. Wilson at the University of Illinois, Erica D’Agostino at Lafayette College, Susan Duncan at the University of Louisville, Alondra Nelson at Columbia, Barbara Atkinson at UNLV, Tina Whalen at the University of Cincinnati, and Denise Seachrist at Kent State.

New Women Deans at Six Colleges and Universities

New Women Deans at Six Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Charlotte Johnson at Scripps College, Karol Dean at Mercy College, Robin Rinehart at Lafayette College, Karen Pugliesi at Northern Arizona University, Elizabeth Davis at the University of San Francisco, and Allyson Green at New York University.

Lafayette College Provost Taking on a New Challenge

Lafayette College Provost Taking on a New Challenge

Wendy Hill has announced that she will leave the Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, at the end of the academic year to become head of the Agnes Irwin School for girls and young women in Rosemont, Pennsylvania.

A Trio of Women Taking on New Teaching Roles

A Trio of Women Taking on New Teaching Roles

Jelana Kovacevic was named chair of the department of electrical and computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Tricia Rose will spend the spring semester at Dominican University and Hannah Stewart-Gambino will hold a joint appointment at Lafayette College.

Five Women Join the Faculty at Lafayette College

Five Women Join the Faculty at Lafayette College

Of the 12 new faculty members on campus this fall, five are women. They are Zoe Boekelheide in physics, Olena Ogrokhina in economics, Brittany Perry in government and law, Jodi Szako in chemistry, and Lindsay Soh in chemical and biomolecular engineering.

Six Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The women taking on new administrative roles are Ashley Biancho at Lafayette College, Paquita Davis-Friday at Baruch College, Lisa Woodward-Mink at Sacramento State, Christi Hurt at the University of North Carolina, Sharon Belden Castonguay at Wesleyan, and Maureen Redeker at Kansas State.

Eight Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

The women appointed to new administrative posts are Victoria Sancho Lobis, Kimberly Edwards-Hunter, Laleta Davis-Mattis, Susan Curtis, Arlina DeNardo, Elizabeth A. Hadley, Renu Kulkarni and Cynthia Naughton.

Lafayette College Names Its First Woman President

Lafayette College Names Its First Woman President

Alison R. Byerly will become the 17th president of the highly rated liberal arts college in Easton, Pennsylvania. Since 2007 she has been provost and executive vice president at Middlebury College.

New Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

New 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.

Lafayette College Adds Five Women to Its 215-Member Faculty

Lafayette College Adds Five Women to Its 215-Member Faculty

The new hires are Rachel Brummel, Julia Nicodemus, Clara Valdano-Lopez, Neha Vora, and Wendy Wilson-Fall.

Five Women Academics Honored With Major Awards

Five Women Academics Honored With Major Awards

The honorees are Yolanda V. Edwards, Lee Upton, Kisha Daniels, Heather Littleton, and Barbara Hines.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Appointments in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Appointments in Higher Education

Here are 12 women who will be taking on new administrative responsibilities at colleges and universities across the nation.

Prestigious Honors Bestowed on Six Women Educators

Prestigious Honors Bestowed on Six Women Educators

The honorees are Gay Cima, Rosie Marie Bukics, Jacque Gray, Catherine Payn, Karen DePauw, and Patricia Lowrie.

Lafayette College Now Offers a Degree Program in Women's and Gender Studies

Lafayette College Now Offers a Degree Program in Women’s and Gender Studies

Mary Armstrong is chair of the degree program in which one course is taught at a local prison.

Eight Women Take on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Eight Women Take on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Youlonda Copeland-Morgan, Sharon Stahl, Paige Atkins, Kumea Shorter-Gooden, Tamara Young Lee, Marsha V. Gable, Rachel Nelson Moeller, and Wokie Nwabueze receive appointments.

Three Women Among the 11 New Faculty at Lafayette College

Three Women Among the 11 New Faculty at Lafayette College

This fall Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, has welcomed 11 new faculty members to campus. Three of the new faculty members are women.