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Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Named to University Dean Positions

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Named to University Dean Positions

The new deans are Janeil C. Rey at the State University of New York at Fredonia, Denelle Wallace-Alexander at Norfolk Stae University, Mary Jo Billiot at New Mexico State University, Carmen Renee’ Green a the City University of New York School of Medicine, and Karen Sneddon at the law school of Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.

Cathy Cox Has Been Appointed President of Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville

Cathy Cox Has Been Appointed President of Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville

Since 2017, Cox has been serving as dean of Mercer University School of Law in Macon, Georgia. Earlier, she was president of Young Harris College in Young Harris, Georgia, for 10 years. Cox served two terms in the Georgia House of Representatives and later was the first woman in the state’s history to be elected Secretary of State in Georgia.

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to University Dean Positions

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to University Dean Positions

The new deans are Julie Petherbridge at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, Helen Boucher at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Tamika Wordlow Williams at Belmont University in Nashville, Teri Browne at the University of South Carolina, Michelle Rinehart at Georgia Tech, and Karen Brown at the University of the Virgin Islands.

Vanderbilt University's Clanitra Nejdl Honored by the American Association of Law Libraries

Vanderbilt University’s Clanitra Nejdl Honored by the American Association of Law Libraries

Clanitra Nejdl, head of professional development and research services librarian at the law school Vanderbilt University in Nashville, won the Emerging Leader Award and shared the Spectrum Article of the Year Award from the American Association of Law Libraries.

Dana Nichols Selected to Lead Georgia Highlands College

Dana Nichols Selected to Lead Georgia Highlands College

Dr. Nichols has served as provost and chief academic officer at the college since 2018. Earlier, she was vice president for academic affairs at Chattanooga State Community College and was an associate professor of both English and Spanish at Gainesville State College, which is now a campus of the University of North Georgia.

Nina Gilbert to Direct the Center for Excellence in Education at Morehouse College in Atlanta

Nina Gilbert to Direct the Center for Excellence in Education at Morehouse College in Atlanta

Dr. Gilbert is the former senior advisor on education reform for the Morehouse Research Institute. She has also served as an adjunct professor at Morehouse College and at the Tift College of Education at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.

New Assignments for 13 Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

New Assignments for 13 Women Faculty Members 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.

New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members at Colleges and 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.

Three Women Named Dean at Major U.S. Law Schools

Three Women Named Dean at Major U.S. Law Schools

Cathy Cox was selected as the next dean of the School of Law at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Marcilynn Burke was named dean of the University of Oregon School of Law and Susan Duncan will be the next dean of the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Flora Tydings Named Chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents

Flora Tydings Named Chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents

Since July 2015, Dr. Tydings has served as president of Chattanooga Community College. Before taking over as president of Chattanooga Community College, Dr. Tydings was president of Athens Technical College in Georgia from 2003 to 2015.

Flora Tydings is the New President of Chattanooga State Community College in Tennessee

Flora Tydings is the New President of Chattanooga State Community College in Tennessee

Since 2003, Dr. Tyding has served as president of Athens Technical College in Georgia. Earlier in her career, she was vice president of academic affairs at Central Georgia Technical College in Warner Robins.

New Administrative Posts for 11 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for 11 Women in Higher Education

The women with new administrative roles are Joan Gallagher, Susan S. Williams, Jean Rawlings Sumner, Bess Marcus, Leslie Chambers Strohm, Theresa Mendoza, Jyl R. Shaffer, Patricia R. DeLucia, Nancy R. Grden, Dorianne Johnson, and Shirley A. Weis.

Mary Ellen Wilson to Lead Waycross College in Georgia

Mary Ellen Wilson to Lead Waycross College in Georgia

The University System of Georgia announced that Mary Ellen Wilson will become interim president of Waycross College on July 1. Since 2000, Dr. Wilson has served as vice president for academic affairs at Middle Georgia College in Cochran. She served for a time as interim president and has taught history at the college since 1983. […]