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Kimberly Dale Appointed President of Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs

Kimberly Dale Appointed President of Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs

Currently, Dr. Dale serves as executive vice president of Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff. Earlier in her career she served as dean of instruction at the Larimer and Westminster campuses of Front Range Community College in Colorado.

Sandra Haynes Appointed Chancellor of the Tri-Cities Campus of Washington State University

Sandra Haynes Appointed Chancellor of the Tri-Cities Campus of Washington State University

Sandra Haynes has been serving as deputy provost for academic and student affairs at Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado. Earlier in her career, Dr Haynes served for 13 years as dean of the College of Professional Studies at Metropolitan State University. She will begin her new job on March 1.

Nine Women Faculty Members in New Positions or Taking on New Duties

Nine Women Faculty Members in New Positions or Taking on New Duties

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.

Metropolitan State University in Minnesota Names Its Next President

Metropolitan State University in Minnesota Names Its Next President

Virginia Arthur has served as provost at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minnesota since 2012. From 2009 to 2012, she was associate provost for faculty affairs at the University of Northern Iowa. She is a graduate of Syracuse University and the College of Law at American University.

New Study Suggests That Attractive Women Get Higher Grades

New Study Suggests That Attractive Women Get Higher Grades

The results showed that there was a correlation between attractiveness and better grades for women students. Women who were rated attracted received better grades from both men and women faculty members. There was not a similar advantage for male students who were rated attractive.

Rasmussen College Names Its Next President

Rasmussen College Names Its Next President

Rasmussen College, based in Bloomington, Minnesota, operates 24 campus in midwestern states and Florida and has an extensive online degree program operation. Trenda Boyum-Breen will become president of the college on March 30.

Nine Appointments of Women to High-Level Administrative Positions in Academia

Nine Appointments of Women to High-Level Administrative Positions in Academia

Here are the appointments of women to high-level administrative posts in higher education that have come to our attention in the past week.