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Four Universities Announce the Appointment of Women as Chief Diversity Officers

Four Universities Announce the Appointment of Women as Chief Diversity Officers

Taking on new duties relating to university diversity are Jody C. Randall at Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Andrea Cornett-Scott at Mary Baldwin University in Staunton, Virginia, Marsha McGriff at the Univerity of Florida, and Crystal McCormick Ware at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.

In Memoriam: Lynne Rudder Baker, 1944-2017

In Memoriam: Lynne Rudder Baker, 1944-2017

Dr. Baker joined the faculty at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2009. She was promoted to Distinguished Professor of Philosophy in 2005 and retired in 2013.

Three Universities Announce the Appointment of Women to Dean Positions

Three Universities Announce the Appointment of Women to Dean Positions

Carey L. Usher is the new dean of the Mary Baldwin College for Women at Mary Baldwin University in Virginia. Kathy Farrell was appointed dean of the College of Business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Karen Pederson was named dean of the Global Campus at Kansas State University.

Mary Baldwin University Reaffirms Its Commitment to Women's Education

Mary Baldwin University Reaffirms Its Commitment to Women’s Education

Although it is transitioning to co-education, Mary Baldwin University in Staunton, Virginia, has announced several initiatives to reaffirm its commitment to educating young women.

In Memoriam: Virginia Lester, 1931-2016

In Memoriam: Virginia Lester, 1931-2016

Dr. Virginia Lester served as president of what is now Mary Baldwin University from 1976 to 1985. After stepping down as president in 1985, Dr. Lester earned a law degree at Stanford University.

For the First Time, Men to Be Admitted to Residential Programs at Mary Baldwin University

For the First Time, Men to Be Admitted to Residential Programs at Mary Baldwin University

Throughout its 175 year history, only women were permitted to live on campus at Mary Baldwin University in Staunton, Virginia. Now the university has announced that men will be admitted to three fast-track degree programs that will allow them to live on campus. Opposition to the plan quickly materialized.