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Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments 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.

Michigan State's Mariah Meek Honored by the Society for Conservation Biology

Michigan State’s Mariah Meek Honored by the Society for Conservation Biology

Dr. Meek, who joined the faculty at Michigan State in 2016 after teaching at the University of California, Davis, is being honored for her outstanding contributions to the conservation of marine and freshwater ecosystems using genomic data.

New Administrative Positions for Women at Seven Universities

New Administrative Positions for Women at Seven 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.

In Memoriam: Anne Lee Madsen, 1946-2020

In Memoriam: Anne Lee Madsen, 1946-2020

Dr. madsen served on the faculty at the Univerity of New Mexico for 25 years, retiring as an associate professor of elementary education. She also served the university as associate dean of the College of Education.

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Roles 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.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Provost Positions at Major Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Provost Positions at Major Universities

Marie Mora was appointed provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Missouri at St. Louis. Mary Clark was named provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of Denver and Teresa Kaye Woodruff was named the next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Michigan State University.

Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore Named Provost at California Polytechnic State University

Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore Named Provost at California Polytechnic State University

Dr. Jackson-Elmoore is currently dean of the Honors College at Michigan State University and a professor with affiliations in the School of Social Work and the Global Urban Studies Program. She also currently co-chairs a university-level Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Steering Committee.

NCAA Faces Litigation Over Sexual Violence by Male Student Athletes

NCAA Faces Litigation Over Sexual Violence by Male Student Athletes

The National Collegiate Athletic Association is the subject of a lawsuit that claims the organization has not done enough to shield women college students from sexual assaults by male student athletes. Plaintiffs in the case include students from the University of Nebraska and Michigan State University.

Two Women Legal Scholars Named Interim Deans at State University Law Schools

Two Women Legal Scholars Named Interim Deans at State University Law Schools

Melanie B. Jacobs was named interim dean of the College of Law at Michigan State University and Lee Ann Wheelis Lockridge has been named interim dean of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University.

Eight Women Who Will Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Who Will 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.

In Memoriam: Mary T. Christian, 1924-2019

In Memoriam: Mary T. Christian, 1924-2019

Dr. Christian served as chair of the department of elementary education and was dean of the School of Education at Hampton University in Virginia. She also was elected to nine consecutive terms as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates.

Rachel Crosen Will Be the Next Provost at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Rachel Crosen Will Be the Next Provost at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Since 2016, Dr. Crosen has served as dean of the College of Social Science at Michigan State University. She is also a Michigan State University Foundation Professor of economics. Earlier in her career, Professor Crosen served as dean of the School of Business at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Michigan State University's Kay Holekamp Honored by the Animal Behavior Society

Michigan State University’s Kay Holekamp Honored by the Animal Behavior Society

Often referred to as the Jane Goodall of hyenas, Dr. Holekamp has focused her studies on spotted hyenas in Masai Mara, Kenya, for more than 30 years. The Animal Behavior Society recently selected her as the winner of the 2019 Distinguished Animal Behaviorist Award.

In Memoriam: Wilhelmina Matilda Reuben-Cooke, 1946-2019

In Memoriam: Wilhelmina Matilda Reuben-Cooke, 1946-2019

Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke was a professor of law at the University of the District of Columbia, professor emerita of law at Syracuse University in New York, and one of the first African American students to enroll at Duke University in North Carolina.

Teresa Sullivan to Serve as Provost at Michigan State University

Teresa Sullivan to Serve as Provost at Michigan State University

Teresa Sullivan is the former president of the University of Virginia. Earlier in her career, she was provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Michigan.

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

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to New 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.

Wendy Hensel is the New Provost at Georgia State University in Atlanta

Wendy Hensel is the New Provost at Georgia State University in Atlanta

She has served in the post on an interim basis since July 1. Prior to serving as interim provost, Hensel served as interim and full dean of the College of Law from 2017 to 2019, as well as the first associate dean for research and faculty development from 2012-2017.

New Administrative Roles in American Higher Education for Thirteen Women

New Administrative Roles in American Higher Education for Thirteen Women

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

Linda Strong-Leek Is the New Provost at Berea College in Kentucky

Linda Strong-Leek Is the New Provost at Berea College in Kentucky

Since 2015, Dr. Strong-Leek had been serving as vice president for diversity and inclusion at the college. Earlier in 2012, she was named associate vice president for academic affairs. Dr. Strong-Leek is also a professor of women’s and gender studies.

Five Women Named University Distinguished Professors at Michigan State University

Five Women Named University Distinguished Professors at Michigan State University

The new University Distinguished Professors at Michigan State are Lalita Udpa in electrical and computer engineering, Ann Austin in education, Robin Buell in plant biology, Christina Chan in chemical engineering, biochemistry, and molecular biology, and Megan Donahue in physics and astronomy.

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles 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.

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.

A Dozen Women Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments

A Dozen Women Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New 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.

Notable Honors and Awards for Eight Women in the Academic World

Notable Honors and Awards for Eight Women in the Academic World

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

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.