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New Administrative Posts at Major Universities for 11 Women

New Administrative Posts at Major Universities 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.

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed 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.

New Administrative Assignments for 10 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Assignments 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.

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties at American Universities

Nine Women 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.

Martha Narvaez Is the New President of the American Water Resources Association

Martha Narvaez Is the New President of the American Water Resources Association

Martha Narvaez is an associate policy scientist at Water Resources Agency of the Institute for Public Administration and the School of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Delaware.

In What Situations Are Women Leaders the Most Effective?

In What Situations Are Women Leaders the Most Effective?

A new study by Corinne Post, an associate professor of management at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, found that in business settings women were the most effective as leaders in unifying large groups made up of individuals with diverse specialties and spread across a large geographic area.

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.

Eleven Women Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eleven Women Appointed to 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.

Lehigh University Names a STEM Scholarship Program in Honor of Its Departing President

Lehigh University Names a STEM Scholarship Program in Honor of Its Departing President

n 2012, Alice P. Gast, then-president of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, announced the establishment of a $1 million scholarship fund to support young women in STEM disciplines. Now the scholarships have been named in her honor.

A New President for Westmoreland County Community College in Pennsylvania

A New President for Westmoreland County Community College in Pennsylvania

Tuesday Stanley is currently the vice chancellor at Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Stanley will begin her duties as president of Westmoreland County Community College on July 1.

Alice Gast to Become President of Imperial College London

Alice Gast to Become President of Imperial College London

Alice P. Gast, the 13th president of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, has announced that she will step down this July and will accept the presidency of Imperial College London. She will be the institution’s first woman president.

Georgette Chapman Phillips Named Dean of the College of Business and Economics at Lehigh University

Georgette Chapman Phillips Named Dean of the College of Business and Economics at Lehigh University

She currently serves as a professor of real estate and vice dean for technology-enhanced learning at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and holds joint appointments at the university’s law school and School of Arts & Sciences.

Seven Women Taking On New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Seven Women Taking On New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The women named to new administrative posts are Jean Davis, Crystal Crockett, Beverly Adams, Maria Anguiano, Ryann Randall, Noel Sloan, and Patricia A. Johnson.

There Are 13 New Women on the Faculty at Lehigh University

There Are 13 New Women on the Faculty at Lehigh University

Lehigh University, the highly ranked educational institution in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, has 27 new faculty members this fall. Thirteen of the new faculty members are women.

Three Women Academics Win Whiting Writers' Awards

Three Women Academics Win Whiting Writers’ Awards

The Whiting Writers’ Awards are given annually to 10 emerging writers in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and plays. Each winner receives $50,000. This year, three of the 10 winners are women who currently teach at universities in the United States.

A Dozen Women in New Higher Education Administrative Posts

A Dozen Women in New Higher Education Administrative Posts

The appointees are: Mary Ellen Gillespie, Katherine Ates, Marilyn Smith, Naomi Sigg, Fiona Murray, Virginia Chapman, Pamela Jeffries, Kimberly Logan, Denise Wilbur, Shari Clarke, Trish Boyles, and Rychetta Watkins.

In Memoriam: Anna Pirscenok Herz, 1922-2013

In Memoriam: Anna Pirscenok Herz, 1922-2013

Dr. Herz was the first woman to be named a full professor and department chair at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. After serving as a nurse during World War II, she earned bachelor’s and doctoral degrees at the University of Pennsylvania.

Lehigh University Program Encourages Middle School Girls to Consider Engineering

Lehigh University Program Encourages Middle School Girls to Consider Engineering

Sixty middle school girls came to the Lehigh campus and conducted several hands on experiments geared toward creating an interest in engineering.

Lehigh University Establishes Scholarships for Women in STEM Fields

Lehigh University Establishes Scholarships for Women in STEM Fields

The scholarship awards will provide tuition assistance and fund research opportunities for four years for two women in each incoming class.

Lehigh University Celebrates 40 Years of Coeducation

Lehigh University Celebrates 40 Years of Coeducation

Women graduate students were first enrolled at Lehigh in 1918. But it was 1971 before women were admitted to undergraduate programs.

Eight New Appointments of Women to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight New Appointments of Women to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Anne Khademian was named director of the School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia Tech. She has been serving as director of the Center for Public Administration and Policy at the university. Dr. Khademian has been on the faculty at Virginia Tech since 2004. Previously, she taught at the University of Wisconsin, the University […]