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Meredith College Is Offering Women Two New Accelerated Master's Degree Options

Meredith College Is Offering Women Two New Accelerated Master’s Degree Options

The women’s college in Raleigh, North Carolina, has partnered with Campbell University of offer students a six-year path to a juris doctorate. And Meredith will offer a five-year program for students to earn a bachelor’s degree and an MBA.

Meredith College Expands Its Partnership With Golden Door Scholars

Meredith College Expands Its Partnership With Golden Door Scholars

Meredith College, a liberals arts educational institution for women in Raleigh, North Carolina, has announced an expanded partnership with Golden Doors Scholars, a nonprofit organization that promotes economic mobility and educational opportunity for undocumented students.

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.

Meredith College to Offers a New Master's Degree Program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Meredith College to Offers a New Master’s Degree Program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

The master’s degree program is spaced over two years and culminates in a full-time internship.

Meredith College Fights Highway Improvement Project Adjacent to Its Campus

Meredith College Fights Highway Improvement Project Adjacent to Its Campus

Meredith College, the liberal arts educational institution for women in Raleigh, North Carolina, is fighting a highway improvement proposal that would use approximately one-fifth of the college’s total acreage. This would limit the college’s ability to expand in the future.

Meredith College to Offer New Programs in Entrepreneurship

Meredith College to Offer New Programs in Entrepreneurship

The School of Business at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. will offer an interdisciplinary minor in entrepreneurship for women undergraduate students. Students in the co-educational MBA program at the college also will be able to concentrate in entrepreneurship.

Eight Women Appointed to Dean Posts in Higher Education

Eight Women Appointed to Dean Posts in Higher Education

The new deans are Sarah Shannon at Montana State, Yolanda Pierce at Howard University, Kim Litwack at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Sarah N. Roth at Meredith College, Katherine Lavinder at Lehigh University, Patricia Campbell at the University of the Pacific, Michelle Mohr Carney at the University of Kansas, and Kathy Stitts at Winston-Salem State University.

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.

Meredith College Report Examines the Status of Girls in the State of North Carolina

Meredith College Report Examines the Status of Girls in the State of North Carolina

The report, published by the liberal arts educational institution for women in Raleigh, North Carolina, includes data on poverty, education, media engagement, physical health, mental health, sexual health, leadership and civic engagement, crime, and victimization of crime.

Meredith College Launches a New Scholarship Program for Students Interested in Community Service

Meredith College Launches a New Scholarship Program for Students Interested in Community Service

Students who are accepted into the program will participate in a specialized learning community where they will take courses in a variety of disciplines that deal with issues facing society and will participate in projects with nongovernmental organizations in the Raleigh area.

Women's College Examines Public's Views on Women in Government and Law Enforcement

Women’s College Examines Public’s Views on Women in Government and Law Enforcement

Meredith College, the liberal arts educational institution for women in Raleigh, North Carolina, recently conducted a survey to determine the electorate’s views on the role of women in government and law enforcement.

Online Articles of Interest to WIA<em>Report</em> Readers

Online Articles of Interest to WIAReport Readers

Each week, Women in Academia Report will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

Meredith College to Offer New Graduate Degree Options in Education

Meredith College to Offer New Graduate Degree Options in Education

The college in Raleigh, North Carolina, is now offering a health and physical education concentration in its master of arts in teaching program. Also, the college will offer a curriculum instruction specialist add-on license in its master of education program.

Website Offers Its Choices for the Best Women’s Colleges in the United States

Website Offers Its Choices for the Best Women’s Colleges in the United States

Wellesley College in Massachusetts was rated as the best women’s college in the nation by the College Choice website. Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, was ranked second with Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania holding the third spot.

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.

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.

In Memoriam: Mary Ann Scherr, 1921-2016

In Memoriam: Mary Ann Scherr, 1921-2016

Mary Ann Scherr was an accomplished artist, designer, and educator. She served on the faculty at Kent State University in Ohio for more than a quarter century and then taught at the Parson School of Design in New York, North Carolina State University, Duke University, and Meredith College.

Meredith College Partners With a College of Osteopathic Medicine

Meredith College Partners With a College of Osteopathic Medicine

Meredith College, the liberals arts educational institution for women in Raleigh, North Carolina, has teamed up with the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, a private, non-profit osteopathic medical school located on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.

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.

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.

Meredith College Reports Increases in Enrollments and Retention

Meredith College Reports Increases in Enrollments and Retention

While many women’s colleges have been struggling to attract students, Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, reports encouraging news. Enrollments are up for the second consecutive year and the college’s retention rate is the highest in more than a decade.

New Women Deans at Six Colleges and Universities

New Women Deans at Six Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Kristie Ogilvie at Meredith College in North Carolina, Jill Dolan at Princeton University, Sara Thompson at the University of Colorado, Cheryl Wyrick at Cal Poly Pomona, Cheryl Healton at New York University, and Gina S. Brown at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

The First Woman Dean at the Wake Forest University School of Law

The First Woman Dean at the Wake Forest University School of Law

Suzanne Reynolds has served as interim dean for the past year. From 2010 until her appointment as interim dean, she served as executive associate dean for academic affairs. She joined the law school’s faculty in 1981.

Website Offers Its Choices for the Best Women's Colleges in the United States

Website Offers Its Choices for the Best Women’s Colleges in the United States

The website College Choice ranked the women’s colleges based on academic reputation, financial aid offerings, overall cost, and success of graduates in the job market. Wellesley College is on top of the rankings.

Meredith College Reports Record Fundraising and Enrollment Success

Meredith College Reports Record Fundraising and Enrollment Success

In an era when many women’s colleges are struggling to maintain enrollments and battling budget problems Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, reports good news on both fronts.

Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week

“The increasing relevance of women’s education is apparent in what we’re learning about leadership. Women have a style that is more collaborative, more willing to challenge problems, to take calculated risk, and challenge rules they believe are not just. That means what women’s colleges do now is focus more specifically on the learning environment and […]

Dr. Jo Allen Named President of Meredith College

Dr. Jo Allen Named President of Meredith College

Jo Allen was named the eighth president of Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. She is the first graduate of the college to be named its president. Dr. Allen will assume her new post on July 1. Currently, Dr. Allen is provost, executive vice president, and professor of English at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. […]