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New Roles in Higher Education for Six Women Faculty Members

New Roles in Higher Education for Six 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.

Nancee Sorenson Is the New Chancellor of Louisiana State University Eunice

Nancee Sorenson Is the New Chancellor of Louisiana State University Eunice

Since 2015, Dr. Sorenson has served as president of Hillsborough Community College, Brandon Campus, in Florida. Earlier, she held several administrative posts and was acting president at Pima Community College in Tuscon, Arizona.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Louise McCullough of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Tina M. Harris of Louisiana State University, Alicia Prieto Langarica of Youngstown State University in Ohio, Marian Liu of Purdue University in Indiana, and Cassie S. Mitchell of Georgia Tech and Emory University.

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Roles in Academia

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Roles in Academia

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 Dozen Women Scholars Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Scholars Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

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.

Study Finds That Women Doctors Are Often Perceived as Nurses by Hospital Patients

Study Finds That Women Doctors Are Often Perceived as Nurses by Hospital Patients

After surveying a large group of patients in an emergency room setting, researchers found that 42 percent of patients thought women doctors were nurses. Both male and female patients had the same level of perception of the role of women physicians in an emergency room setting.

In Memoriam: Joan Callahan, 1946-2019

In Memoriam: Joan Callahan, 1946-2019

In 1986, Dr. Callahan joined the faculty at the University of Kentucky, where she taught philosophy for the remainder of career. There she was director of what is now the Gender and Women’s Studies Program from 1998 to 2002 and again from 2003 to 2007. She retired in 2011.

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

The five women appointed to endowed chairs are Maria del Guadalupe “Lupe” Davidson at West Virginia University, Yelena Baraz at Princeton University in New Jersey, Susanne Fusso at Wesleyan University in Middletown Connecticut, Katharine Knowlton at Virginia Tech, and Tina M. Harris at Louisiana State University.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

The three new holders of endowed chairs are Gabriela Gonzalez at Louisiana State University, Laura Nasrallah at Yale Divinity School, and Julia Liss at Scripps College in Claremont, California.

Gabriela González Named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal <em>Classical and Quantum Gravity</em>

Gabriela González Named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Classical and Quantum Gravity

Dr. González is a professor in the department of physics and astronomy at Louisiana State University. She is also an experimental physicist with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO), where she contributed to the detection of gravitational waves in 2015.

Alisa Plant Appointed Director of Louisiana State University Press

Alisa Plant Appointed Director of Louisiana State University Press

Most recently, Dr. Plant served as editor-in-chief of the University of Nebraska Press, a position she has held since 2015. Under her leadership, the press increased its annual output of titles by 35 percent.

Stacia Haynie Appointed Provost and Executive Vice President at Louisiana State University

Stacia Haynie Appointed Provost and Executive Vice President at Louisiana State University

Dr. Haynie has been serving as interim provost. Earlier, Dr. Haynie was dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and is the J.W. Annison Jr. Family Alumni Professor in the department of political science. She joined the faculty at Louisiana State University in 1990.

New Faculty Roles at College and Universities for Seven Women Scholars

New Faculty Roles at College and Universities for Seven Women Scholars

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.

Women Entrepreneurs Are More Successful Than Men in Raising Money on Crowdfunding Platforms

Women Entrepreneurs Are More Successful Than Men in Raising Money on Crowdfunding Platforms

Researchers found that while women seeking funds for start-up ventures have been at a disadvantage to men with traditional funding sources. But crowdfunding investors take the opposite view. These investors tend to believe women are more trustworthy.

Four Women Faculty Members Receive Notable Awards

Four Women Faculty Members Receive Notable Awards

The honorees are M. Cynthia Logsdon of the University of Louisville, Ming Fang He of Georgia Southern University, Karen Skolfield of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Ursula Emery McClure of the University of Louisville.

A Quartet of Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Honored With Major Awards

A Quartet of Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Honored With Major Awards

The honorees are Clare Cavanagh of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, Kathleen M. Carley of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Ruth Weissman at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, and Joni Shreve of Louisiana State University.

Kim Hunter Reed Named the Next Commissioner of Higher Education in Louisiana

Kim Hunter Reed Named the Next Commissioner of Higher Education in Louisiana

Dr. Reed currently serves as executive director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education. Previously, she was under secretary of education for postsecondary diversity and inclusion in the Obama administration. Earlier in her career, Dr. Reed was chief of staff for the Louisiana Board of Regents and executive vice president of the University of Louisiana System.

Three Women Professors Have Been Appointed to Named Chairs

Three Women Professors Have Been Appointed to Named Chairs

The three women appointed to endowed professorships are Susanne Brenner at Louisiana State University, Julie Ann Sosa at the University of California, San Francisco, and Stephanie Hendrith at Murray State University in Kentucky.

In Memoriam: Cynthia DuBois, 1985-2018

In Memoriam: Cynthia DuBois, 1985-2018

Cynthia DuBois, a Presidential Fellow and research associate in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern Unversity, died earlier this month. She was 32 years old and had suffered from brain cancer.

A Quartet of Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

A Quartet of Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

The four women who were named to endowed professorships are Hui Wilcox at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, Susanne Brenner at Louisiana State University, and Karen Collins and Ellen Thomas at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.

Eleven Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Eleven Women Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

A Quartet of Women at State Universities Honored With Prestigious Awards

A Quartet of Women at State Universities Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Jessica A. Aslin of Louisiana State University, Diane J. Fisher of the University of Southern Mississippi, Heide Temples of Clemson University in South Carolina, and Vaike Haas of West Virginia University.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

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.

New Duties for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Duties for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

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.

Kim Hunter Reed Appointed to Lead the Colorado Department of Higher Education

Kim Hunter Reed Appointed to Lead the Colorado Department of Higher Education

Dr. Reed served as under secretary of education for postsecondary diversity and inclusion in the Obama administration. Earlier, she was chief of staff for the Louisiana Board of Regents and executive vice president of the University of Louisiana System.

The New Leader of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

The New Leader of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Barbara G. Lyman has served as the chief academic officer at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania since 2008. She will serve as interim president while a national search is conducted for a permanent president. The search will begin later this year.

Two Women Appointed Deans of Schools in STEM-Related Disciplines

Two Women Appointed Deans of Schools in STEM-Related Disciplines

Mary Julia Wornat was named dean of the College of Engineering at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and Susan L. Parish will be the next dean of the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University in Boston.

Wake Forest University Political Scientist Wins Best Book Award

Wake Forest University Political Scientist Wins Best Book Award

Betina C. Wilkinson, an assistant professor of political science at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, received the Best Book Award for Inter-Race Relations from the American Political Science Association.

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.

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The five women named to endowed chairs are Haiyan Wang at Purdue University, Nancy Rabalis at Louisiana State University, Lesley Jill Gordon at the University of Alabama, Darlene Clark Hine at Michigan State University, and Hillary Anger Elfenbein at Washington University in St. Louis.

Mississippi State Scholar Is the First Woman to Receive a Prestigious Award in the Geosciences

Mississippi State Scholar Is the First Woman to Receive a Prestigious Award in the Geosciences

Brenda Kirkland, associate professor of geosciences at Mississippi State University, received the Grover E. Murray Memorial Distinguished Educator Award at the annual convention of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists in Calgary, Alberta.

In Memoriam: Marilyn Hadley Damon, 1924-2016

In Memoriam: Marilyn Hadley Damon, 1924-2016

After graduation from college in 1945, Marilyn Damon taught at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and the University of Maryland. She joined the faculty at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1948 and taught there until 1964.

Five Women Academic Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Academic Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Susan F. Haka of Michigan State University, Wendy Freedman of the University of Chicago, Rosalind Epstein Krauss of Columbia University, Saundra Yancy McGuire of Louisiana State University, and Carol Blair of Colorado State University.

Four Women Appointed to Dean Posts at American Universities

Four Women Appointed to Dean Posts at American Universities

The new deans are Maria Fuentes-Martin at Louisiana State University, Margaret Fitzgerald at North Dakota State University, Sue Vessella at Woodbury University in California, and Sarah E. Insley at Yale University.

In Memoriam: Barbara Guillory Thompson, 1936-2015

In Memoriam: Barbara Guillory Thompson, 1936-2015

Barbara Guillory Thompson was the first African American women student to live in a dormitory on the Louisiana State University campus. Dr. Thompson later served on the Dillard University faculty for 42 years.