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Laurie A. Carter Selected as the Seventeenth President of Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin

Laurie A. Carter Selected as the Seventeenth President of Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin

Since 2017, Carter has been president of Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania. She spent 25 years in leadership positions at The Juilliard School and later was executive vice president and university counsel at Eastern Kentucky University. She will begin her new duties on July 1.

Melanie Perreault Appointed Provost at Towson University in Maryland

Melanie Perreault Appointed Provost at Towson University in Maryland

Most recently, Dr. Perreault served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Buffalo State University in New York. She previously served as associate provost and a professor of history at Salisbury University in Maryland. In 2006, Dr. Perreault appeared on the television game show Jeopardy!

Anna Stirr Wins 2019 Book Prize from the Association for Asian Studies

Anna Stirr Wins 2019 Book Prize from the Association for Asian Studies

Anna Marie Stirr, an associate professor of Asian studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, is the recipient of the 2019 Bernard S. Cohn Book Prize from the Association for Asian Studies. The award honors outstanding and innovative scholarship across discipline and country of specialization for a first, single-authored monograph on South Asia.

Sixteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Sixteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts 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: Hope H. Glidden, 1945-2017

In Memoriam: Hope H. Glidden, 1945-2017

Hope Glidden was a professor of French and Francophone studies at Syracuse University in New York. She joined the faculty at Syracuse University in 2010 after teaching at Tulane University in New Orleans.

Catherine Gunther Kodat Will Be the New Provost at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin

Catherine Gunther Kodat Will Be the New Provost at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin

Dr. Kodat has been serving as dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. There, she is also a professor of twentieth-century English literature and American studies. She will begin her duties as provost at Lawrence University on July 1.

In Memoriam: Julie Lindemann, 1957-2015

In Memoriam: Julie Lindemann, 1957-2015

Julie Lindermann was an associate professor of art at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. She shared a tenure-track appointment with her artist collaborator John Shimon. The pair co-authored five books.

Kathleen Murray Appointed President of Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington

Kathleen Murray Appointed President of Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington

At the current time, Dr. Murray serves as provost, dean of the faculty, and professor of music at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. She will become the 14th president of the 1,500-student Whitman College in July 2015.

Lawrence University in Wisconsin Hires Three Women to Its Faculty

Lawrence University in Wisconsin Hires Three Women to Its Faculty

Hillary Carruthers was named assistant professor of economics at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. Lavanya Proctor was appointed assistant professor of anthropology and Melissa Range was hired as an assistant professor of English.

Lawrence University Scholar to Receive an Award from the Association of Women Geoscientists

Lawrence University Scholar to Receive an Award from the Association of Women Geoscientists

Marcia Bjornerud will receive the Outstanding Educator Award.