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Kathleen Harring Selected to Lead Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Kathleen Harring Selected to Lead Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Since April 2017, Dr. Harring has served as provost of Muhlenberg College. Previously she held other roles at the college including vice president and dean of institutional effectiveness and planning, dean of institutional assessment and academic planning, and chair of the psychology department.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Nine Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for Nine 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.

Three Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Three Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

The three women scholars taking on new assignments are Vesla Weaver at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Brook Vick at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Anne F. Harris at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.

In Memoriam: Patricia Mittleman, 1959-2018

In Memoriam: Patricia Mittleman, 1959-2018

Patti Mittleman was long-time director of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She joined the staff at the college in 1988 and retired in 2013.

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

Lora Taub-Pervizpour has been appointed dean for digital learning at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Tiffany L. Steinwert has been named dean for religious life at Stanford University in California, effective February 2019.

Twenty-One Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Twenty-One Women Faculty Members 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.

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

Taking on new positions are Tracy Boyer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Elizabeth Klarich at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, Romie de Guise-Langlois at the University of Massachusetts, Kammie Takahashi at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Grace Ledbetter at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania.

Marjorie Hass to Be the First Woman President of Rhodes College in Memphis

Marjorie Hass to Be the First Woman President of Rhodes College in Memphis

Since 2009, Dr. Hass has been serving as president of Austin College in Sherman, Texas. She also serves as chair of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. She will become the first woman president in the 168-year history of Rhodes College on July 1.

Marjorie Hass Is the New Leader of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

Marjorie Hass Is the New Leader of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

Dr. Hass, president of Austin College in Sherman, Texas, was elected chair of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, an organization representing more than 1,000 private, nonprofit colleges and universities nationwide.

Group Prenatal Care Sessions Can Lead to Better Maternal and Infant Health

Group Prenatal Care Sessions Can Lead to Better Maternal and Infant Health

A new study led by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health finds that young pregnant women who attended group prenatal care sessions were healthier and had healthier babies than young women who received individual counseling.