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In Memoriam: Betty Ashbury Jones, 1933-2019

In Memoriam: Betty Ashbury Jones, 1933-2019

Betty Ashbury Jones was a former college professor and trustee emerita at Middlebury College in Vermont. In 2015, the college named its School of French in honor of Betty Jones.

Eight Colleges and Universities Appoint Women to Positions as Deans

Eight Colleges and Universities Appoint Women to Positions as Deans

Thew new deans are Laura Belmonte at Virginia Tech, Anita Welch at Wayne State, Allison Danell at East Carolina University, Karinna M. Vernaza at Gannon University, Carol M. Musil at Case Western Reserve University, Leslie Wolf at Georgia State, Nicole Curvin at Middlebury College in Vermont, and Amy Radford-Popp at Olivet College in Michigan.

In Memoriam: Zina Tillona, 1929-2018

In Memoriam: Zina Tillona, 1929-2018

Dr. Tillona first taught at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1951 as an instructor in Romance languages. After teaching abroad and at Wellesley College and Boston University, Dr. Tillona returned to Amherst in 1966 as professor of Italian and head of the Italian language program.

Five Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Thew new deans are Tamara F. Lawson at the St. Thomas University School of Law in Florida, Joann Bangs at Cottey College in Missouri, Sarah Feldner at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Karen Diaz at West Virginia University, and Sujata Moorti at Middlebury College in Vermont.

Six New Tenure-Track Women Faculty Members at Middlebury College in Vermont

Six New Tenure-Track Women Faculty Members at Middlebury College in Vermont

The six women who are new assistant professors at Middlebury College are Kirsten Deane-Coe in biology, Shelby Kimmel in computer science, Natasha Ngaiza in film and media culture, Linsey Sainte-Claire in French, Otilia Milutin in Japanese studies, and Raquel Albarrán in Spanish.

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.

Karrin Wilks to Lead the Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York City

Karrin Wilks to Lead the Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York City

Dr. Wilks has been serving as senior vice president and provost at the college since 2014 and has been with the City University of New York for eight years. Earlier, Dr. Wilks was senior vice president at Vermont State Colleges. She will become interim president of the CUNY campus on September 1.

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.

New Roles for 10 Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

New Roles for 10 Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

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 Dozen Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Faculty Members 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.

Ten Women Named to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

Ten Women Named to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

The new deans are Kathryn Ann Moler, Marsha Horton, Priscilla Mora, Katharine Traylor Schaffzin, Jeanne Widen, Lenetta R. Lee, Holllis Robbins, Elizabeth M.Z. Farmer, Laura Burian, and Avis E. Hinkson.

In Memoriam: Meredith Bragg Raymond, 1918-2018

In Memoriam: Meredith Bragg Raymond, 1918-2018

Dr. Raymond joined the faculty at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1964 as a lecturer in the English department, specializing in Victorian literature. She was named an assistant professor two years later and was promoted to associate professor in 1970 and to full professor in 1986.

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.

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From Key Posts in Higher Education

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From Key Posts in Higher Education

The three women who are retiring from the higher education posts are Anne Sullivan at Northeastern University, Beverly Ledbetter at Brown University, and Laurie Jordan at Middlebury College.

Five Women Announced Their Retirements From Key Posts in Higher Education

Five Women Announced Their Retirements From Key Posts in Higher Education

The five women leaving their posts are Elaine Tuttle Hansen at Johns Hopkins University, Jo Ann Pepper at the University of Arkansas, Emmie Donadio at Middlebury College, Diane Bystrom at Iowa State University and Elsa Kircher Cole at the University of New Mexico.

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Nine Women Faculty Members 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.

In Memoriam: Lynne Rudder Baker, 1944-2017

In Memoriam: Lynne Rudder Baker, 1944-2017

Dr. Baker joined the faculty at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2009. She was promoted to Distinguished Professor of Philosophy in 2005 and retired in 2013.

New Assignments for 11 Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for 11 Women Faculty Members 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.

Middlebury College Acquires Its First Painting of a Woman 'Old Master' Artist

Middlebury College Acquires Its First Painting of a Woman ‘Old Master’ Artist

The artist is Anna Stanchi who came from a well-known Roman family of still-life painters. The painting was signed and dated in 1643. The painting shows tulips, irises, daffodils, carnations, and hyacinths.

Three Women Scholars Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Three Women Scholars Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Carolyn Meier was named professor emerita at Virginia Tech. Susan Baldridge, provost at Middlebury College, and Patricia E. Beeson, provost at the University of Pittsburgh, will be leaving their administrative posts and return to tenured faculty positions.

In Memoriam: Juana Gamero de Coca, 1959-2017

In Memoriam: Juana Gamero de Coca, 1959-2017

Juana Gamero de Coca was an associate professor of Spanish at Middlebury College in Vermont. A native of Spain, Dr. Gamero de Coca’s scholarship was focused on twentieth and twenty-first century Spanish culture and literature with a focus on gender issues.

Three Women Deans Are Leaving Their Posts

Three Women Deans Are Leaving Their Posts

Katy Smith Abbott, dean of the college at Middlebury College in Vermont, and Sally Blount, dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, announced they will step down and return to teaching full-time. Nancy Marcus, dean of the Graduate School at Florida State University has retired.

In Memoriam: Susan Klem Jackson

In Memoriam: Susan Klem Jackson

Dr. Susan Jackson began teaching at Boston University in 1982 as a lecturer in French. At the time of her death, she was an associate professor of French and assistant provost for general education at the university.

Three Women Higher Education Administrators Are Leaving Their Posts

Three Women Higher Education Administrators Are Leaving Their Posts

The three women administrators who are leaving their posts are Katy Smith Abbott at Middlebury College in Vermont, Maridith Walker Geuder at Mississippi University for Women, and Sandy Hatfield Cobb at Drake University in Des Moines, iowa.

New Administrative Assignments for 10 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Assignments 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.

Professor Jennifer Grotz Is the First Woman Director of the Bread Loaf Writers' Conferences

Professor Jennifer Grotz Is the First Woman Director of the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences

Dr. Grotz is a professor in the department of English at the University of Rochester. Professor Grotz attended the Breadloaf Writers’ Conference in 1995 and has returned every year since, except for one. She joined the staff of the organization in 1997 and was named assistant director in 2005.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Given New Duties or Assignments

Eleven Women Faculty Members Given New Duties or 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.

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Faculty Members 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.

A Major Vote of Confidence for the President of Lafayette College

A Major Vote of Confidence for the President of Lafayette College

In 2013, Alison Byerly was named the first woman president of Lafayette College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Easton, Pennsylvania. The board of trustees of Lafayette College has now extended Dr. Byerly’s contract for an additional five years.

Three Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at Middlebury College in Vermont

Three Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at Middlebury College in Vermont

Recently awarded tenure at Middlebury College in Vermont are three associate professors: Maggie Clinton in Chinese history, Shawna Shapiro in writing and linguistics, and Louisa Stein in film and medial studies.

Ithaca College in New York Appoints Shirley M. Collado as Its Next President

Ithaca College in New York Appoints Shirley M. Collado as Its Next President

Dr. Collado currently serves as executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer for the Newark campus of Rutgers University in New Jersey. Before joining the staff at Rutgers University-Newark, Dr. Collado was vice president for student affairs and dean of the college at Middlebury College in Vermont.

Three Women Faculty Members at Middlebury College Promoted and Awarded Tenure

Three Women Faculty Members at Middlebury College Promoted and Awarded Tenure

Maggie Clinton was promoted to associate professor of history and Louisa Stein was named an associate professor of film and media studies. Also, Shawna Shapiro is the first faculty member in Middlebury College’s writing program to be granted tenure.

Five Women Faculty Members Given New Assignments

Five Women Faculty Members Given New Assignments

Taking on new duties are Suzanne Shanahan at Duke University, Alyssa Hasty at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Amy Morsman at Middlebury College in Vermont, Keisha R. Callins at the Mercer University School of Medicine in Georgia, and Kathy Yadrick at the University of Southern Mississippi.

President of Middlebury College to Lead the American Academy of Religion

President of Middlebury College to Lead the American Academy of Religion

With more than 9,000 members, the American Academy of Religion is the world’s largest organization dedicated to the critical study of religion. Dr. Patton will serve one year as vice president, one year as president-elect, and then in 2018 will become president of the organization.

New Administrative Roles for Eight Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Roles for Eight Women 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.