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Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of a Dozen Women to Administative Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of a Dozen Women to Administative 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.

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

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

Taking on new roles relating to diversity in higher education are Jonencia Wood at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, Karen Nelson at Herzing University, which is based in Milwaukee, Brooke Vick at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Pamela Ross-McClain at Delta College in Frankenlust Township, Michigan, and Adrienne Morgan at the University of Rochester in New York.

Beverly Daniel Tatum Selected to Lead Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts

Beverly Daniel Tatum Selected to Lead Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts

Dr. Tatum served as president of Spelman College in Atlanta from 2002 to 2015. Previously she was a professor of psychology and dean of the college at Mount Holyoke College. Earlier in her career, she taught at Westfield State College in Massachusetts and the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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.

Eight Women Administrators Taking on New Duties at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Administrators Taking on New 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.

Two Women College Presidents Announce They Are Leaving Their Posts

Two Women College Presidents Announce They Are Leaving Their Posts

Sonya Stephens, president of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts is stepping down from her post this coming summer, and Linda Lujan, president of Lamar Community College in Colorado, announced that she will retire at the end of the calendar year.

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Nine Women 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.

Syracuse University Scholar Wins Book Prize for Her Study of Non-Governmental Organizations in Egypt

Syracuse University Scholar Wins Book Prize for Her Study of Non-Governmental Organizations in Egypt

Catherine E. Herrold, associate professor of public administration and international affairs in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University in New York, has been awarded the Virginia A. Hodgkinson Research Book Prize from the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action.

In Memoriam: Thelma Jean Grossholtz, 1929-2021

In Memoriam: Thelma Jean Grossholtz, 1929-2021

Professor Grossholtz joined the faculty at Mount Holyoke College in 1961 and founded the women’s studies program. She taught politics and women’s studies at the college. She retired in 1999.

The University of Oregon Appoints Carol A. Stabile to Lead its Clark Honors College

The University of Oregon Appoints Carol A. Stabile to Lead its Clark Honors College

Dr. Stabile is a professor of journalism and communication and has been serving as the associate dean for strategic initiatives for the College of Arts and Sciences. From 2008 to 2014, Professor Stabile was the director of the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon.

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

Seven Women Scholars Who Are 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 Who Are Taking on New High-Level Administrative Duties in the Academic World

Ten Women Who Are Taking on New High-Level Administrative Duties in the Academic World

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 Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Six Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Akane Zusho at Fordham University in New York, Michele Cruse at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Ophelie Rowe-Allen at the University of New Haven, Ryan O’Neil at the University of Wyoming, Dorothy E. Mosby at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts, and Allison Crume at the University of South Florida.

Five Women From the Academic World Who Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Five Women From the Academic World Who Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

The women leaving their college or university posts are Jane Fernandez, president of Guilford College in North Carolina, Kim Kloeppel at the University of New Mexico, Claire Kaplan at the University of Virginia, Lynn M. Morgan at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, and Karen Hammond at Boise State University in Idaho.

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.

Mount Holyoke College Awards Tenure to Seven Women Faculty Members

Mount Holyoke College Awards Tenure to Seven Women Faculty Members

Mount Holyoke College, the selective liberal arts educational institution for women in South Hadley, Massachusetts, has announced that it has awarded tenure to nine faculty members. Seven of those granted tenure are women.

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to 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.

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.

Eight Women Hired as Assistant Professors at Mount Holyoke College

Eight Women Hired as Assistant Professors at Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution for women in South Hadley, Massachusetts, has eight women who are serving as new assistant professors on campus this fall.

Women Underrepresented on the Editorial Boards of Major Journals in Statistics and Biostatistics

Women Underrepresented on the Editorial Boards of Major Journals in Statistics and Biostatistics

A new study by Andrea Foulkes a professor of mathematics and statistics at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, finds that women comprise less than a quarter of editorial board members on prestigious journals in statistics and biostatistics.

Seven Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Seven Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities Who Are Taking on 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.

Katherine Aidala of Mount Holyoke College Honored for Undergraduate Physics Teaching

Katherine Aidala of Mount Holyoke College Honored for Undergraduate Physics Teaching

Katherine Aidala, a professor of physics at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, has been selected to receive the 2020 Prize for a Faculty Member for Research in an Undergraduate Institution Recipient from the American Physical Society.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Nine Women to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Nine Women to Administrative Posts

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 Faculty Members Who Have Been Appointed to New Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Appointed to New Positions at Colleges and Universities

The women appointed to new faculty posts are Stephania Cormier at Louisiana State University’s School of Vetinerary Medicine, Charity Gordon at Georgia State University, Claire Montialoux at the University of California, Berkeley, Lorena Ojeda Dávila at the University of New Mexico and Olivia Aguilar at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts.

Eight Women Academics Who Have Been Assigned New Duties in Higher Education

Eight Women Academics Who Have Been Assigned New Duties 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 Appointed to Positions as Deans

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

Susan Greenbaum was appointed dean of the School of Professional Studies at New York University. Leykia Nulan has been named dean of admission at Mount Holyoke College and Sandra Russ is the new interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

Mount Holyoke College to Offer a New Bachelor's Degree Program in Data Science

Mount Holyoke College to Offer a New Bachelor’s Degree Program in Data Science

The highly rated liberal arts educational institution for women in South Hadley, Massachusetts, will offer the new data science major to students this fall.

In Memoriam: Carol Becker Lynch, 1942-2019

In Memoriam: Carol Becker Lynch, 1942-2019

In 1973, Dr. Lynch joined the faculty at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. She taught biology there for almost 20 years. In 1992, Dr. Lynch accepted an appointment as dean of the Graduate School, vice chancellor for research, and professor of ecological and evolutionary biology at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for 15 Women

New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for 15 Women

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 Assignments for Nine Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Nine Women Scholars 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.

Lila Gierasch Honored With a Lifetime Achievement Award From the American Peptide Society

Lila Gierasch Honored With a Lifetime Achievement Award From the American Peptide Society

Lila Gierasch is a Distinguished Professor of chemistry and biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Her research focuses on protein folding, which is how an amino acid sequence determines the three-dimensional structure of a protein.

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

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts 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.

Ann Merchant Boesgaard Wins Lifetime Achievement Award From the American Astronomical Society

Ann Merchant Boesgaard Wins Lifetime Achievement Award From the American Astronomical Society

Dr. Boesgaard was honored at the society’s semi-annual meeting in Seattle on January 8 for her work on light-element abundances to test Big Bang nucleosynthesis and for her research on stellar structure and stellar evolution.

Mount Holyoke College Proposes, Then Scraps, New Logo

Mount Holyoke College Proposes, Then Scraps, New Logo

The proposed logo when turned on its side shows the Venus symbol of a circle with a cross below it that is often used to represent women. But some members of the college community said that the logo was offensive to transgender students and graduates.

Prestigious Awards Presented to Five Women Professors

Prestigious Awards Presented to Five Women Professors

The honorees are Daret St. Clair at the University of Kentucky, Elif Babul at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, Rachel Beane at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, Gina Athena Ulysse at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, and Laurie E. Cutting at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.