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Professor Marsha Huber Honored by the American Accounting Association for Excellence in Teaching

Professor Marsha Huber Honored by the American Accounting Association for Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Huber, a professor of accounting at Youngstown State University in Ohio, focuses her research on advancing accounting education through the interdisciplinary application of positive psychology, neuroscience, and educational theories.

A New Study by Three Women Scholars Shows Why the Gender Gap in Physics Matters

A New Study by Three Women Scholars Shows Why the Gender Gap in Physics Matters

The authors state that “women are especially underrepresented in physics because of a complex interaction of factors, including an unusually chilly climate for women, worse policies and resources for female faculty, and pervasive cultural stereotypes about the inaccessibility and masculine nature of physics.”

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Lisa Vollendorf Appointed Provost at Sonoma State University in California

Lisa Vollendorf Appointed Provost at Sonoma State University in California

Since 2012, Dr. Vollendorf has been serving as dean of the College of Humanities and Arts at San Jose State University in California. Earlier, Dr. Vollendorf was a professor of Spanish at California State University, Los Angeles and taught at Wayne State University in Detroit and Miami University in Ohio.

Rita Dove to Receive the $20,000 Stone Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement

Rita Dove to Receive the $20,000 Stone Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement

The Stone Award was established in 2011 to highlight the work of the creative writing program at Oregon State University’s School of Writing. Literature, and Film. The award comes with a $20,000 prize. Professor Dove, the Commonwealth Professor of English at the University of Virginia, will accept the award next spring in Oregon.

Mary Baldwin College to Transition to University Status

Mary Baldwin College to Transition to University Status

Under the reorganization plan the undergraduate Residential College for Women will be called the Mary Baldwin College for Women.

Kathleen Powell to Lead the National Association of Colleges and Employers

Kathleen Powell to Lead the National Association of Colleges and Employers

Since 2014, Kathleen Powell has served as assistant vice president for student affairs and executive director of career development at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virgina. She previously was on the staff at Denison University in Granville, Ohio.

Donna Shalala Announces She Is Stepping Down as President of the University of Miami

Donna Shalala Announces She Is Stepping Down as President of the University of Miami

Dr. Shalala was named the fifth president of the University of Miami in 2001. When appointed president, she had just completed eight years of public service as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Texas Woman's University Names Sole Finalist to Be Its Next President

Texas Woman’s University Names Sole Finalist to Be Its Next President

Since 2006, Carine M. Feyten has been dean of the College of Education, Health, and Society at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Dr. Feyten is a native of Belgium and is fluent in five languages.

The New Chair of EDUCASE

The New Chair of EDUCASE

Debra H. Allison, vice president for information technology and chief information officer at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, was elected chair of the board of directors of EDUCASE, the nonprofit association of IT professionals in higher education.

Man Who Posted Offensive Flier About Rape at Miami University Gets Off Scot Free

Man Who Posted Offensive Flier About Rape at Miami University Gets Off Scot Free

The former student posted a flier in a restroom that was headlined, “Ten Ways to Get Away With Rape.” He originally pleaded guilty but was later allowed to rescind his plea and all records in the case were sealed so that his identity remains unknown.

Disgusting Flier Posted at Miami University

Disgusting Flier Posted at Miami University

The flier was headlined: “Ten Ways to Get Away With Rape.” One of the 10 points offered the advice, “Practice makes perfect, the more you rape, the better you get at it.”

University of Florida to Study Problem Drinking Among Women With HIV

University of Florida to Study Problem Drinking Among Women With HIV

A group of four universities will participate in a $2.7 million federal grant program.