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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. […]