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Nine New Women Deans at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

Nine New Women Deans at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

The nine women deans are: Claire Garcia at Colorado College, Rachel Kyte at Tufts, Susan Catron at the University of California, Davis, Laura Vandeburgh at the University of Oregon, Susan Lozier at Georgia Tech, Gennifer Weisenfeld at Duke, Stephanie Gray at Montana State University, Nicole Pennington at Ohio University, and Wendi S. Williams at Mills College in Oakland.

A Dozen Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

A Dozen Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

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.

New Duties for Eight Women Scholars in Academia

New Duties for Eight Women Scholars in Academia

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.

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments at Major Universities

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments at Major Universities

Appointed to new faculty posts are Yan Long at the University of California, Berkeley, Jeanette Bauchat at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Deborah Kelly at Pennsylvania State University, Michelene Chi at Arizona State University and Cathy Whitlock in the Montana University System.

New Administrative Roles for 17 Women at Colleges and Universities Across America

New Administrative Roles for 17 Women at Colleges and Universities Across America

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

Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

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

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

Fourteen 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.

Four Women Faculty Members Honored With Notable Awards

Four Women Faculty Members Honored With Notable Awards

The women scholars who have won awards are Hayley Clearly at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Kristin Wustholz at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, Linda Argote of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and Rebekah VanWieren of Montana State University.

New Administrative Positions for Eight Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for Eight 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.

Two Women Among the Four Finalists to Lead the Billings Campus of Montana State University

Two Women Among the Four Finalists to Lead the Billings Campus of Montana State University

Carmen Simone is president of Trinidad State Junior College in Colorado and Susan Elrod is provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Two Women Announce That They Are Stepping Down From High-Level University Posts Later This Year

Two Women Announce That They Are Stepping Down From High-Level University Posts Later This Year

Tamara Rogers, vice president for alumni affairs and development at Harvard University, and Shelley McKamey, the executive director of the Museum of the Rockies on the campus of Montana State University in Bozeman, have announced they are stepping down by the end of the year.

Eight Women From the Academic World Who Have Received Significant Honors or Awards

Eight Women From the Academic World Who Have Received Significant Honors or Awards

The academic women who have earned prestigious honors are Betsy Wackernagle Bach, Mary Ann Glendon, Christine Wang, Chinyere Oparah, Joyce Longcore, Rebecca Lutte, Mary Uhl-Bien, and Angela Des Jardins.

Sarah Mailhiot's Milestone Achievement at Montana State University

Sarah Mailhiot’s Milestone Achievement at Montana State University

Until now no woman had ever earned a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at Montana State University. Sarah Mailhiot, whose doctoral research involved finding better ways to diagnose osteoarthritis using magnetic resonance imaging, is the first woman to do so. She is now conducting research in Sweden as a Whitaker Scholar.

Montana State Research Projects Shows Grant-Writing Seminars for Women Can Make a Difference

Montana State Research Projects Shows Grant-Writing Seminars for Women Can Make a Difference

New research by a group of women scholars at Montana State University found that a six-week grant writing boot camp conducted by the university’s ADVANCE Project TRACS program resulted in a four-fold positive effect on women winning grants.

Eight Women Appointed to Dean Posts in Higher Education

Eight Women Appointed to Dean Posts in Higher Education

The new deans are Sarah Shannon at Montana State, Yolanda Pierce at Howard University, Kim Litwack at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Sarah N. Roth at Meredith College, Katherine Lavinder at Lehigh University, Patricia Campbell at the University of the Pacific, Michelle Mohr Carney at the University of Kansas, and Kathy Stitts at Winston-Salem State University.

A Quartet of Women Named to Dean Positions at State Universities

A Quartet of Women Named to Dean Positions at State Universities

The new deans are Alison Harmon at Montana State University in Bozeman, JoAnn Slama Lighty at Boise State University in Idaho, Laura Bloomberg at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and Sarah Gehlert at the University of South Carolina.

Five Women in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Five Women in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The women in new administrative roles are Angela Blanton at Carnegie Mellon University, Betsy Asserson at Montana State University, Katrina Briscoe at Alcorn State University in Mississippi, Sara Judge at Princeton University in New Jersey, and Pilar Prather at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

New Assignments in Higher Education for 10 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education 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.

New Roles for Nine Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

New Roles for Nine Women Faculty Members 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.

Three Women Scholars Elected President of Professional Organizations

Three Women Scholars Elected President of Professional Organizations

Nancy Reichert, of Mississippi State University, was named president-elect of the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology. Charlene Winters of Montana State University is president of the Western Institute of Nursing and Kelley M. Dodson, of Virginia Commonwealth University, is the first woman president of the Virginia Society of Otolaryngology.

Martha Potvin Named Provost at Springfield College in Massachusetts

Martha Potvin Named Provost at Springfield College in Massachusetts

Dr. Potvin has been serving as executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at Montana State University. Earlier in her career, she served for 16 years on the biology faculty at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Seven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Seven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

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

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

Nine 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 Roles for 11 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Roles for 11 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.

Study Finds Significant Rise in Incidents of Rape on Days When a University's Football Team Plays

Study Finds Significant Rise in Incidents of Rape on Days When a University’s Football Team Plays

The data shows that the number of reported rapes increase by 28 percent on days when the university’s football team has a game. When the university football team plays at home, the number of rapes increase by 41 percent.

Dispelling One Myth About Occupational Gender Segregation in the United States

Dispelling One Myth About Occupational Gender Segregation in the United States

A new study by Erin A. Cech, an assistant professor of sociology at Rice University in Houston, Texas, dispels the myth at women choose college majors and occupational fields based on flexibility that will enable them to raise a family as they pursue their careers.

Nine Women Faculty Members Appointed to New Posts

Nine Women Faculty Members Appointed to New Posts

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

Montana State Program Has Eliminated the Gender Gap in Faculty Hiring in STEM Fields

Montana State Program Has Eliminated the Gender Gap in Faculty Hiring in STEM Fields

Over the past three years, 53 percent of new faculty hires in STEM fields at the university have been women compared with 24 percent over the previous three years. Women who received job offers were 5.8 times more likely to accept the offer than was the case previously.

Eleven Women in New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women in New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

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

Honors and Awards for Seven Women in Academia

Honors and Awards for Seven Women in Academia

The honorees are Linda Allen of Hawkeye Community College, Cathy Whitlock of Montana State, Elba Serrano of New Mexico State, Liz Hollingworth of the University of Iowa, Carrie Oser of the University of Kentucky, Christine Colella of the University of Cincinnati, and Dittika Gupta of Midwestern State.

Do Male Faculty Members Tend to Disregard Evidence of Gender Bias in STEM Fields?

Do Male Faculty Members Tend to Disregard Evidence of Gender Bias in STEM Fields?

Researchers at Montana State University presented past studies that showed gender bias by scientists in STEM fields to faculty members. The results showed that male faculty members tended to question the validity of the research more so than women faculty members.

Six Women Faculty Members Selected for Notable Honors

Six Women Faculty Members Selected for Notable Honors

The honorees ate Deborah Rhein of New Mexico State, Kimberly Eddleston of Northeastern University, Tricia Seifert of Montana State, Claire Kimberly of the University of Southern Mississippi, Majorie H. McNeill of Florida A&M, and Caroline McCracken-Flesher of the University of Wyoming.

Ten Women in New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

Ten Women in New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

Taking on new assignments are Linda Mansfield, Deana Lawson, Henrietta Kralovec, Alice Y. Kaplan, Deborah C. Haynes, Elizabeth M. Brannon, Grace Wasike Namwamba, Linda Babcock, Catherine Mobley, and Tracy Colemen.

Sachiko Tsuruta to Be Honored by the International Center for Relativistic Astrophysics in Rome

Sachiko Tsuruta to Be Honored by the International Center for Relativistic Astrophysics in Rome

Sachiko Tsuruta, a professor of astrophysics at Montana State University in Bozeman, has been selected to receive the Marcel Grossman Prize for her pioneering work on neutron starts. The prize is awarded every three years.

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been named to key administrative positions at colleges and universities across the United States.