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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.

Five Women Appointed to Chair Their Academic Departments

Five Women Appointed to Chair Their Academic Departments

The new department chairs are Namandje Bumpus at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Kari Babski-Reeves at Mississippi State University, Irene Swanson at Purdue University, Ruth S. Waterman at the University of California, San Diego, and Tracey Brent-Chessum at Brenau University in Georgia.

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.

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.

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Administration Positions

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Administration 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.

Six Women at Colleges and Universities Honored With Notable Awards

Six Women at Colleges and Universities Honored With Notable Awards

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

Educator Laurie Smith To Lead the Women's Bureau at the U.S. Department of Labor

Educator Laurie Smith To Lead the Women’s Bureau at the U.S. Department of Labor

Laurie Smith, a former adjunct faculty member and researcher at Mississippi State University, was executive director of the State Workforce Investment Board and senior education policy advisor to Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant. Dr. Smith formerly served as the executive director of the State Early Childhood Advisory Council.

Mississippi State's Melanie Loehwing Wins Book Award From the National Communication Association

Mississippi State’s Melanie Loehwing Wins Book Award From the National Communication Association

Melanie E. Loehwing, an associate professor in the department of communication at Mississippi State University, is being honored for her book that examines homelessness and the relationship between public policy and ideas and practices of democracy.

New Administrative Appointments for Thirteen Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for Thirteen 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.

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.

Notable Honors or Awards for Five Women Educators at Major Universities

Notable Honors or Awards for Five Women Educators at Major Universities

The honorees are Nicol R. Howard of the University of Redlands in California, Jordan Laney at Virginia Tech, Leora Zeitlin at New Mexico State University, Jessica Wells at Mississippi State University, and Janice Lessman-Moss at Kent State University in Ohio.

Mississippi State University Scholar's Book to Be Honored by the American Sociological Association

Mississippi State University Scholar’s Book to Be Honored by the American Sociological Association

Margaret A. Hagerman, an assistant professor of sociology at Mississippi State University, has been selected to receive the 2019 William J. Goode Book Award, which is given each year to a research-based book on the sociological study of families.

Ten Women Scholars Appointed to New Academic Posts in Higher Education

Ten Women Scholars Appointed to New Academic Posts 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.

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

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions 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.

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Given New Assignments

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Given 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 or Awards for 10 Women in Higher Education

Notable Honors or Awards for 10 Women in Higher Education

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