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A Dozen Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Duties 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Eight Women Scholars Who Have Been Given New Assignments in Higher Education

Eight Women Scholars Who Have Been Given New Assignments in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new roles are Moni Guo at the University of Cincinnati, Ella Atkins at Virginia Tech, Ju Yon Kim at Harvard University, Alison Harmon at Montana State University, Tiffiny Tung at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Jessie Juarez at South Dakota State University, and Devon Brenner at Mississippi State University.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Eleven Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Eleven Women to Administrative Positions

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

Three Women Scholars Selected to Serve as Presidents of National Organizations

Three Women Scholars Selected to Serve as Presidents of National Organizations

Hyeyoung Lim, 0f the University of Alabama at Birmingham has been named president of the Korean Society of Criminology in America. Talitha Washington of Clark Atlanta University will lead the Association for Women in Mathematics and Kathy M. Sherman-Morris of Mississippi State University is the new president of the National Weather Association.

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Taking on new roles are Ruth McCelland-Nugent at Augusta University in Georgia, Marisa Anne Pagnattaro at the University of Georgia, Janice Nicholson at Mississippi State University, Danielle Dick at Rutgers University in New Jersey, and Sierra Young at Utah State University.

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

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

Taking on new duties are Amy B. Kweskin at Washington Univerity in St. Louis, Rachelle Feldman at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Valeda F. Dent at Emory University in Atlanta, Erin Rongers at the University of Arkansas, Maria Rios at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Lacey Gordon at Mississippi State University, and Melanie E. Jones at Grambling State University in Louisiana.

New Assignments for Five Women Faculty Members at Universities

New Assignments for Five Women Faculty Members at Universities

taking on new roles are Sandra Ryeom at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dana Franz at Mississippi State University, Melissa Bilec at the University of Pittsburgh, D’Jaris Coles-White at Western Michigan University, and Mary McKay at Washington University in St. Louis.

A Quartet of Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Positions at Universities

A Quartet of Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Positions at Universities

Lis Pankl was appointed dean of libraries at Mississippi State University and Arlene J. Montgomery is the new interim dean of nursing at Hampton University. Eileen Hogan is the new interim dean of business at New Mexico State University and Kimberly Moorehead is dean of the University College at Dillard University in New Orleans.

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions 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.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new roles related to diversity in higher education are Tekita R. Bankhead at Mississippi State University, Sonja Rucker at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and Felysha Jenkins at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee.

Thirteen Women Who Have Been Hired to Serve in New Administrative Positions In Higher Education

Thirteen Women Who Have Been Hired to Serve in New Administrative Positions 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.

Promotions and Appointments for Seven Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Promotions and Appointments for Seven Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Taking on New roles are Priscilla Meléndez at Trinity College in Connecticut, Rachel E. Bernard at Amherst College in Massachusetts, Ashli Brown at Mississippi State University, Lauren Clare at the University of Arkansas, Elsa A. Olivetti at MIT, Mari Ostendorf at the University of Washington, and Eugenia L. Weiss at the University of Nevada

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Head Schools at Major Universities

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Head Schools at Major Universities

Gulsah Akar was appointed head of the School of City and Regional Planning at Georgia Tech and Karen C. Spence is the new director of the School of Architecture at Mississippi State University. Also, Tusty ten Bensel was named the director of the School of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Tijana Rajh will lead the School of Molecular Sciences at Arizona State University.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Promoted or Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Promoted or Are 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, have been assigned new duties, or have been promoted.

New Administrative Roles for Six Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Roles for Six Women in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative positions are Kara Cattani at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, JoAnn Kunkel at the University of South Dakota, Nancy Lynch at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Christina Cash at the University of Maine, Jenni Crenshaw at Mississippi State University, and Mary G. Parker at the University of Florida.

Two Women Faculty Members Named Poet Laureates of Their States

Two Women Faculty Members Named Poet Laureates of Their States

Catherine Pierce, a professor of English at Mississippi State University, was named poet laureate of the state of Mississippi and Crystal Wilkerson, a professor of English at the University of Kentucky, has been appointed poet laureate for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

The scholars in new roles are Terrah Foster Akard at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Terrah Foster Akard at Trident University International, Rachel Bean at Cornell University, Kim Fagan at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ijeoma Opara at Yale University, and Kimberly Hall at Mississippi State University.

Mississippi State University Scholar Honored for Innovation in Distance Learning Teaching Methods

Mississippi State University Scholar Honored for Innovation in Distance Learning Teaching Methods

Athena Owen Nagel, an assistant clinical professor in the department of geosciences at Mississippi State University, has been selected to receive the Excellence in Teaching Association Award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Selected to Fill Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Selected to Fill Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Claudia Marroquin has been promoted to senior vice president and dean of admissions and financial aid at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Taléa Drummer-Ferrell is the new dean of students at Kent State University in Ohio and Teresa Jayroe was appointed dean of the College of Education at Mississippi State University.

Mississippi State University Acquires the Janice Cleary Sheet Music Collection

Mississippi State University Acquires the Janice Cleary Sheet Music Collection

A resident of Omaha, Nebraska, Janice Cleary assembled one of the largest sheet music collections in the United States, spanning over 175 years and containing nearly 50,000 pieces featuring a wide variety of composers.

In Memoriam: Jacqueline E. Fuller Certion, 1972-2020

In Memoriam: Jacqueline E. Fuller Certion, 1972-2020

Jacqueline Certion was the assistant director of the Foundations for Academic Success Track, or FASTrack, in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Mississippi. In her position, Certion served as an adviser and mentor for thousands of students over the past 19 years.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Given New Roles in Higher Education

Five Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Given New Roles in Higher Education

Appointed to new positions are Shelley Liu at the University of California, Berkeley, Jazmine Wells at the University of Kentucky, Melissa E. Sanchez at the University of Pennsylvania, Alessandra Morello Gearhart at Oklahoma State University, and Cindy Bethel at Mississippi State University.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Six Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Six Women to Administrative Positions

Taking on new administrative roles are Kristen Ford at Cornell University, Starsha Jamerson at Mississippi State University, Shanon Anderson at Oregon State University, Naydeen Gonzalez-De Jesus at Milwaukee Area Technical College. Michelle Grimes-Hillman at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California, and Karen Boton at the University of Arkansas.

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

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

Taking on new administrative duties are Julie Jordan at Mississippi State University, Ashley Irviin at Xavier University in New Orleans, Adriana Lau at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. Claudia Grant at Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Florida, and Maria Anguiano at Arizona State University.

Mississippi State University Scholar Wins Her Second Pushcart Prize in Poetry

Mississippi State University Scholar Wins Her Second Pushcart Prize in Poetry

Catherine Pierce, a professor of English and co-director of the creative writing program at Mississippi State University, has received her second Pushcart Prize. Professor Pierce was honored for her poem “Entreaty.” Dr. Pierce also received a 2018 Pushcart Prize for her poem “I Kept Getting Books about Birds.”

New Administrative Appointments for Seven Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for Seven 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.

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Positions at Educational Institutions

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Positions at Educational Institutions

Taking on new administrative duties relating to diversity, equity and inclusion are Tiffany Willoughby-Herard at the University of California, Irvine, Shawntae Jones at the Kansas City Art Institute, and Ra’Sheda Boddie Forbes at Mississippi State University.

Eight Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Administrative Positions

Eight Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Administrative Positions

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: Carolyn Sundy, 1951-2020

In Memoriam: Carolyn Sundy, 1951-2020

More than 40 years ago, Dr. Sundy joined the staff at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College to head up the college’s Upward Bound program.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed Chairs of Their Academic Departments

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed Chairs of Their Academic Departments

Maureen Tierney is chair of the department of clinical research at the Creighton University School of Medicine. Laura Marler was named head of the department of management and information systems at Mississippi State University and Namandjé Bumpus was appointed chair of the department of pharmacology and molecular sciences at the Johns Hopkins University.

New Positions or Roles for Eight Women Scholars in Higher Education

New Positions or Roles for Eight Women Scholars 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.

New Administrative Roles for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities in the United States

New Administrative Roles for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities in 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.

Five Women Who Have Stepped Down From High-Level Posts in the Academic World

Five Women Who Have Stepped Down From High-Level Posts in the Academic World

The women who are stepping down are Anne Prisco, president of Felician University in New Jersey, Mary Larson Diaz at the University of Texas at San Antonio, Holly Hanson at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, Frances N. Coleman at Mississippi State University, and Jane Hegland at South Dakota State University.