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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.

Colleges and Universities Appoint Eight Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Appoint Eight 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.

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Newly appointed to dean positions are Melanie Hatch at Albany State University in Georgia, Nancy Coleman at Harvard University, Kristin Gilger at Arizona State University, Jessica Harpole at the Mississippi University for Women, Susan Ettner at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Kavita Bala at Cornell University in ithaca, New York.

New Administrative Appointments for Eight Women at American Universities

New Administrative Appointments for Eight Women at American 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 Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Three Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new roles in higher education are Linda M. Fleming at Northern Pennsylvania Regional College in Warren, Irene Pittman Aiken of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and Amber Handy at the Mississippi University for Women.

Three Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Three Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Marty Brock has been named dean of the College of Business and Professional Studies at Mississippi University for Women. Hazel Sive will be the next dean of the College of Science at Northeastern University in Boston and Jill Fort will be the new dean of the School of Business at Newman University in Wichita, Kansas.

Eleven Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Responsibilities at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Responsibilities 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.

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

Fifteen 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.

Eight Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Will Be Taking on 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.

Nora Miller Named the Fifteenth President of the Mississippi University for Women

Nora Miller Named the Fifteenth President of the Mississippi University for Women

President Miller has worked for the university for 17 years. Most recently, she served as the chief financial officer and has been acting president since March 2018. Before being named senior vice president for administration and chief financial officer, Miller served as vice president for finance and administration for the university for 11 years.

Three Women Named Department Chairs at the Mississippi University for Women

Three Women Named Department Chairs at the Mississippi University for Women

Brandy Larmon is the new chair of the department of associate nursing. Maria Scott was appointed chair of the department of baccalaureate nursing and Kathy Shapley was named chair of the department of speech-language pathology.

A Pair of Women Scholars Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

A Pair of Women Scholars Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

Marty Brock is serving as interim dean of the College of Business and Professional Studies at the Mississippi University for Women and Tracey Morris was appointed interim dean of the College of Education and Human Services at West Virginia University in Morgantown.

New Appointments or Duties for 10 Women Faculty Members

New Appointments or Duties for 10 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 Dozen Women in New Administrative Posts at American Colleges and Universities

A Dozen Women in New Administrative Posts at American 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 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.

Four Women Scholars Have Announced Their Intention to Retire

Four Women Scholars Have Announced Their Intention to Retire

Stepping down from their posts are Ruth Darling at the University of Tennessee, Darlene Clark Hine at Northwestern University, Lisa Brown at Washington State University-Spokane, and Sheila V. Adams at Mississippi University for Women.

Marshall University Scholar to Receive Book Award

Marshall University Scholar to Receive Book Award

Kristi M. Fondren, an associate professor of sociology at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, was named the winner of the Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt Award for Excellence in Recreation and Park Research.

A Quartet of New Women Deans at Major Universities

A Quartet of New Women Deans at Major Universities

The new deans are Vimala Pillari at Tarleton State University, Rebecca Bott at South Dakota State University, Amanda Clay Powers at the Mississippi University for Women, and Barbara J. McNeil at Harvard Medical School.

Seven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Seven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new roles are Susan Galandiuk at the University of Louisville, Monica Biernat at the University of Kansas, Sara Sybesma Tolsma at Northwestern College, Karla McGehee at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, J’Aime Jennings of the University of Louisville, Shana Hagan-Burke at Texas A&M, and Erin Kempker at Mississippi University for Women.

In Memoriam: Emily Eugenia Summer, 1923-2016

In Memoriam: Emily Eugenia Summer, 1923-2016

Eugenia Summer, an esteemed painter and sculptor, taught for 38 years at the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. In 2002, the university established the Eugenia Summer Gallery in the Fine Arts Building on campus in her honor.

Mississippi University for Women Eyes a Return to Intercollegiate Athletics

Mississippi University for Women Eyes a Return to Intercollegiate Athletics

In 2002 the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus discontinued intercollegiate athletics after a devastating tornado destroyed a primary sports venue on campus. Now the university is taking steps to return to intercollegiate athletics competition.

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.

Mississippi University for Women to Offer New Graduate Program in Creative Writing

Mississippi University for Women to Offer New Graduate Program in Creative Writing

The new master of fine arts degree in creative writing is classified as a “low-residency” program. Students will attend a two-week on-campus program in late May or early June. Also students will be required to be on campus for short one-week residency programs held at different times of the year.

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.

Nine Women Appointed to New High-Level Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Nine Women Appointed to New High-Level Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

The women taking on new administrative roles are Cassandra Lachica-Chavez, Beth Bryant-Claxton, LeAnn Alexander, Sian Beilock, Jacqueline A. Washington, Haiyan Gao, Jessica Fiske Bailey, Eileen Loftus-Berlin, and Jolynne Tschetter.

Mississippi University for Women Reports Increase in Enrollments

Mississippi University for Women Reports Increase in Enrollments

The Mississippi University for Women has been coeducational since 1982. This year men make up 19 percent of the total enrollments, up from 18 percent a year ago and 17 percent in 2012.

Eight Women Appointed to Positions as Dean

Eight Women Appointed to Positions as Dean

The eight women who have been appointed to dean positions are Helen Easterling Williams at Pepperdine, Michelle L. Janssen at Wabash College, Linda Schadler at RPI, Sirena Cantrell at Mississippi University for Women, Tracey Matthews at Springfield College, Robin Groce at Appalachian State, Cyndi Banks at Northern Arizona, and Inge-Lise Ameer at Dartmouth College.

Mississippi University for Women to Give In-State Tuition to Some Outsiders

Mississippi University for Women to Give In-State Tuition to Some Outsiders

The university has received approval to offer in-state tuition rates to students (either male or female) from the neighboring states of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Tennessee. In-state students pay $5,640 for tuition compared to $15,360 for those from outside Mississippi.

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 New Master's Degree Program in Women's Leadership at the Mississippi University for Women

A New Master’s Degree Program in Women’s Leadership at the Mississippi University for Women

The Mississippi University for Women in Columbus has been coeducational since 1982 but today women make up more than 80 percent of the undergraduate student body.

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Assignments at U.S. Universities

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Assignments at U.S. Universities

The new university administrative appointees are Karen Gwinn Clay, Constance Bland, Susan M. Pollart, Khala Granville, Amy R. Wolfson, Romanda Noble-Watson, Sue Lister, and Bridgette Brady.

Mississippi University for Women to Offer New Public History Degree

Mississippi University for Women to Offer New Public History Degree

Generally public history is geared toward people who are interested in research and not necessarily in an academic setting. Public history graduates frequently are employed by museums, historic sites, government agencies, and national parks and battlefields.

Five Women Earn the First Doctorates in Nursing Practice at Mississippi University for Women

Five Women Earn the First Doctorates in Nursing Practice at Mississippi University for Women

The Mississippi University for women recently awarded its first doctoral degrees to five women in its doctorate of nursing practice degree program.

Three Women Appointed Provost Fellows at the Mississippi University for Women

Three Women Appointed Provost Fellows at the Mississippi University for Women

The Mississippi University for Women in Columbus has named Erinn Holloway, Beverly Joyce, and Amy Pardo as provost fellows. In these roles, the women will be involved with future planning in a wide range of areas that are deemed critical to the university.

Nine Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Nine Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

The women in new administrative posts are Julie Summs, Kate Brown, Maggie Reitz, Elizabeth Armstrong, Ericka Krantz, Cynthia A, DeKuca, Jacqueline Gibson, Klara Papp, and Cornelia Grumman.