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Eleven Women From Foreign Nations But Studying in the United States Have Been Awarded Rhodes Scholarships

Eleven Women From Foreign Nations But Studying in the United States Have Been Awarded Rhodes Scholarships

There are 16 international Rhodes Scholars who are attending or have recently graduated from American colleges and universities. Out of the 16 international scholars at American educational institutions who have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships, 11 are women.

Philomena Mantella Will Be the First Woman President of Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan

Philomena Mantella Will Be the First Woman President of Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan

Currently, Dr. Mantella serves as the senior vice president and chief executive officer of the Lifelong Learning Network at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. She has been an administrator at Northeastern since 2001.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Eleven Women Scholars

New Assignments in Higher Education for Eleven Women Scholars

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.

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties 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.

Study Identifies Risk Factors Linked to Sexual Violence in College-Age Women's Relationships

Study Identifies Risk Factors Linked to Sexual Violence in College-Age Women’s Relationships

“There’s this idea that sexual violence doesn’t happen in relationships – certainly not in young women’s first relationships – which is absolutely not the case,” said Dr. Angie Kennedy, associate professor of social work at Michigan State University and the lead author of the study.

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

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

New Administrative Appointments for Eight Women at State Universities

New Administrative Appointments for Eight Women at State Universities

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

New Administrative Positions for Eight Women at Major Universities

New Administrative Positions for Eight Women at Major Universities

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

New Assignments in Higher Education for 14 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for 14 Women Faculty Members

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.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Recently appointed to endowed professorships are Rachel DeLue at Princeton University in New Jersey, Jill Harsin at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, Kristen Parent at Michigan State University, and Natalie Diaz at Arizona State University.

New Administrative Jobs for 16 Women at College and Universities Throughout the United States

New Administrative Jobs for 16 Women at College and Universities Throughout the United States

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

Eight Women From the Academic World Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

Eight Women From the Academic World Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

Here is a listing of women who are faculty or administrators in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

Michigan State University Upgrades Its Services for Victims of Sexual Assault

Michigan State University Upgrades Its Services for Victims of Sexual Assault

The Michigan State University Sexual Assault Program (SAP) added a web-based Crisis Chat service. It can be accessed through the SAP website where volunteers who have been trained to support and direct survivors to helpful resources will be available for live chat seven days a week.

Notable Honors or Awards for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

Notable Honors or Awards for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

Here is a listing of women who are faculty or administrators in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have receive notable awards from other organizations.

Nine Women Who Have Been Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Nine Women Who Have Been Named 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.

Eleven Women Scholars Taking on New Academic Assignments

Eleven Women Scholars Taking on New Academic Assignments

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.

Pamela Whitten Chosen as the Next Leader of Kennesaw State University in Georgia

Pamela Whitten Chosen as the Next Leader of Kennesaw State University in Georgia

Since 2014, Dr. Whitten has been provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Georgia. Earlier, she was dean of the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University.

Katrina VanderWoude Selected as the Next President of Contra Costa College in California

Katrina VanderWoude Selected as the Next President of Contra Costa College in California

Katrina VanderWoude has been serving as vice president for academic affairs at Grossmont College in El Cajon, California. Earlier, she was vice provost at Rochester College in Michigan. Dr. VanderWoude will begin her new job on August 6.

Three Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

Three Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Ava Ordman, professor in the College of Music at Michigan State University, Kara D. Peterman, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Massachusetts, and Jayme Locke an associate professor of surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Thew new women deans are Debra Satz, Michele H. Jackson, Kelly M. Smith, Sandra Miles, Vanessa Beasley, Courtney Bentley, Stephanie Hartwell, Camelia Moses Okpodu, and Dorothy L. Hodgson.

A Half Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

A Half Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

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

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.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Erika T. Camacho of Arizona State University, Susan A. Murphy of Harvard University, Kathleen Blake Yancy of Florida State University, Lorie Harper of the University of Alabama Birmingham, and Diane Ebert-May of Michigan State University.

In Memoriam: Helen Andrews Guthrie, 1925-2018

In Memoriam: Helen Andrews Guthrie, 1925-2018

Dr. Guthrie joined the faculty at Penn State in 1952 and served on the faculty for 40 years. For 14 years, she was chair of the department of nutrition in the College of Health and Human Development.

New Roles for 10 Women Faculty Members at U.S. Colleges and Universities

New Roles for 10 Women Faculty Members at U.S. 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.

Thirteen Women in Higher Education Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles

Thirteen Women in Higher Education Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles

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

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women at Colleges and Universities Across the United States

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women at Colleges and Universities Across the United States

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

Sheryl Kubiak Will Be the Next Dean of the Wayne State University School of Social Work

Sheryl Kubiak Will Be the Next Dean of the Wayne State University School of Social Work

Since 2006, Dr. Kubiak has served on the faculty at Michigan State University. Earlier, she was an assistant professor at the Wayne State University School of Social Work from 2002 to 2006.

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women 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.

Lou Anna Simon Steps Down as President of Michigan State University

Lou Anna Simon Steps Down as President of Michigan State University

On the same day that Dr. Larry Nassar, a long-time sports physician at Michigan State University, was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for the sexual abuse of members of the U.S. Gymnastics team and university student athletes, Lou Anna Simon, president of Michigan State University, resigned her post.

Five Women Named to the Nineteenth Class of George Mitchell Scholars

Five Women Named to the Nineteenth Class of George Mitchell Scholars

Winners of the prestigious George J. Mitchell Scholarships are selected to pursue a year of postgraduate study at universities on the island of Ireland. Students are selected on the basis of academic merit, leadership, and service. This year, five of the 12 Mitchell Scholars are women.

Four Women  Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Four Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Donna K. Arnett of the University of Kentucky, Caroline Haythornthwaite of Syracuse University in New York, Kelly McQueen of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Rachel Croson of Michigan State University.

In Memoriam: Verda Mae Dale, 1916-2017

In Memoriam: Verda Mae Dale, 1916-2017

Dr. Dale was a native of Kansas and grew up on a cattle farm. She rode a horse to her high school, where she was the valedictorian of her graduating class. Dr. Dale had a long career in higher education at the University of Massachusetts and the University of Hawaii.

Denise Bannan to Once Again Serve as President of the Owosso Campus of Baker College in Michigan

Denise Bannan to Once Again Serve as President of the Owosso Campus of Baker College in Michigan

Since 2008, Dr. Bannan has been serving as provost for Baker College and will continue to serve in that role. Dr. Bannan previously served as president of the Owosso campus from 1995 to 2008.

A Dozen Women With New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

A Dozen Women With New Faculty Roles 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.