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Study Examines Obstacles Women Face in Climbing the Faculty Academic Ladder

Study Examines Obstacles Women Face in Climbing the Faculty Academic Ladder

In a new report for the Brookings Institution, Bridget Turner Kelly, an associate professor in the College of Education at the University of Maryland, finds that women are making slow progress in closing the gender gap in the highest levels of college and university faculty.

In Memoriam: Ann Ida Gannon, 1915-2018

In Memoriam: Ann Ida Gannon, 1915-2018

Ann Ida Gannon served as president of Mundelein College in Chicago from 1957 to 1975. The college later became part of Loyola University of Chicago.

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Appointed to endowed chairs are A. Courtney DeVries at West Virginia University, Roberta Evans at the University of Montana, Kathy S. Albain at Loyola University, Carol Johnson at Oklahoma State University, and Samantha Sheppard at Cornell University.

The Next President of Saint Xavier University in Chicago

The Next President of Saint Xavier University in Chicago

Dr. Laurie Joyner served as the president of Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, from 2012 to 2015. Prior to joining Wittenberg in 2012, Dr. Joyner served in a number of senior administrative positions, including provost, at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.

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.

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Dean of the University of Missouri's School of Journalism

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Dean of the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism

Sonya Forte Duhe is a professor and director of the School of Mass Communication at Loyola University in New Orleans and Esther Thorson is a professor and associate dean for graduate study at the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

Two Women Among the Finalists for Dean of the Business School at Old Dominion University

Two Women Among the Finalists for Dean of the Business School at Old Dominion University

Kathleen A. Getz is dean of the Michael R. Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University of Chicago and Kay M. Palan is professor of marketing and dean of the Haworth College of Business at Western Michigan University.

Study Finds Men in Fraternities May Be Less Hostile to Women Than Other College Men

Study Finds Men in Fraternities May Be Less Hostile to Women Than Other College Men

A study by researchers at Loyola University and Tulane University in New Orleans finds that men who are in college fraternities are less likely than other male college students to have hostile attitudes directed against women that can lead to sexual aggression or assault.

Four Women Join the Faculty at the Loyola University of Chicago Medical School

Four Women Join the Faculty at the Loyola University of Chicago Medical School

All four women, who have been at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will join Loyola’s Infectious Diseases and Immunology Institute.

Four Schools Get New Deans

Four Schools Get New Deans

Kathleen A. Getz, Robin N. Coger, Inez Tuck, and Margaret Raymond were named deans.

Three Women Named Deans

Three Women Named Deans

Maria Pabon Lopez has been selected as the new dean of the College of Law at Loyola University in New Orleans. She will assume her new post this summer. Currently, she is a professor of law at Indiana University. Professor Lopez is a native of Puerto Rico. She is a graduate of Princeton University and […]