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Three Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Three women who have been appointed to dean posts, effective this summer are Gayle A. Brazeau at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, Nancy Fahrenwald at Texas A&M University, and Rachel Dunifon at the New York State College of Human Ecology at Cornell University.

Marshall University Scholar to Receive Book Award

Marshall University Scholar to Receive Book Award

Kristi M. Fondren, an associate professor of sociology at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, was named the winner of the Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt Award for Excellence in Recreation and Park Research.

Seven Women in Academia Honored With Prestigious Awards

Seven Women in Academia Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Angela Morales of Glendale Community College, Naomi Halas and Kathleen Matthews of Rice University, Maria A. Serrat of Marshall University, Kathleen Lane of the University of Kansas, Carol Tonge Mack of the University of Cincinnati, and Julie M. Goddard of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

West Virginia University Professor Donates a Copy of Her Book to Every Elementary School Library in the State

West Virginia University Professor Donates a Copy of Her Book to Every Elementary School Library in the State

Carolyn Peluso Atkins is a professor in the department of speech pathology and audiology at West Virginia University. She wrote the book to build a sense of character and to instill pride in West Virginia among the state’s children.

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

The appointees are Sarah Cortell Vandersypen, Cathy Grimes, Ginny Painter, Marjolie Leonard, Pamela Dumas Serfes, Jill Oswaks, Jamina Scippio-McFadden, Shokrina Radpour Beering, Priscilla Salant, Lauren Ross, Renee Wells, and Julie Hopwood.

Six Women Appointed to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

Six Women Appointed to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Almarie E. Munley at Hampton University, Bridget Burke at North Dakota State, Gayle Roux at the University of North Dakota, Cynthia Boyle at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Sherri Smith at Marshall University, and Alanka Hayes Brown at Frederick Community College.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Nine Women to High-Level Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Nine Women to High-Level Administrative Posts

The women taking on new administrative duties are Marilyn Lockhart, Frances Welch, Tina D. Rollins, Catherine Pope, Kalenda Eaton, Karen McComas, Yvonne M. Coston, Mary Paster, and Tami Benham Deal.

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.

Two Women Among the Three Finalists for Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion at Ohio University

Two Women Among the Three Finalists for Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion at Ohio University

Ohio University has announced three finalists for the position of vice provost for diversity and inclusion. Two of the three finalists are women: Angeles L. Eames from Northeastern Illinois University and Shari J. Clarke from Marshall University.

Mary Todd Will Be the First Woman to Lead Phi Kappa Phi

Mary Todd Will Be the First Woman to Lead Phi Kappa Phi

She is the founding dean of the Honors College at Marshall University in West Virginia.

Marshall University Names Two Women to Dean Positions

Marshall University Names Two Women to Dean Positions

Janet Dooley and Deanna Mader will assume their new roles in July. Two other women were named interim associate deans.