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Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Dean of the Honors College at New Mexico State University

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Dean of the Honors College at New Mexico State University

Martha Mitchell is associate dean for research in New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering and Miriam Chaiken is a professor and chair of the department of anthropology at the university.

Seventeen Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Seventeen Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The appointees are Keri Swaby, Rosetta Clay, Rhoberta Haley, Karen A. Dowling, Michelle Piekutowski, Jennifer Lodge, Heather Lindkvist, Anne Sauer, Kelley Coffeen, Michele Kiely, Gabriela C. Weaver, Katrina Oliver, Lillian C. Wichinsky, Lauren Richards, Bonnie Richley, Julia Czerniak, and Vicki McNeil.

Four Women Named to Prestigious Faculty Positions

Four Women Named to Prestigious Faculty Positions

Sally Haslanger at MIT, Pamela Schultz at New Mexico State University, and Alison Wilson at West Virginia University were all named to endowed chairs. Cynthia Johnson Turner will join the University of Georgia faculty this fall as director of bands.

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The women in new administrative posts are Lizbeth Ellis, Laverne Lewis Gaskins, Carol Tallarico, Amy Backus, Kathleen Powell, Pamela DiSalvo Lepley, Chacona W. Johnson, Lillian Hallstrand, and Barbara Meehan.

Seventeen Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Seventeen Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Here is this week’s summary of appointments and promotions of women to high-level administrative posts at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Four Women Earn Academic Honors

Four Women Earn Academic Honors

The honorees are Rebecca Tsosie of Arizona State University, Janelle Masters of Bismarck State College in North Dakota, Susan M. Abram of Western Carolina University, and Jessica Perea-Houston of New Mexico State University.

New Administrative Roles for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Roles for Nine Women in Higher Education

The women taking on new administrative assignments are Harriet Frink Davis, Kristine Anderson, Mary E. Benjamin, Cheryl Harrelson, Virginia Evans, Taimi Olsen, Kimberly Glassman, Barbara Bryson, and Catherine Blake.

Women Promoted to the Rank of Distinguished Professor

Women Promoted to the Rank of Distinguished Professor

Joan Richardson at the City University of New York and Sandra Harbert Petrulionis at Pennsylvania State University Altoona were appointed Distinguished University Professors. Cynthia Bejarano was named Regents Professor at New Mexico State University.

Two Women Are Finalists for Vice President for University Advancement at New Mexico State University

Two Women Are Finalists for Vice President for University Advancement at New Mexico State University

Among the four finalists for the position are Glenn Beyer managing director for institutional advancement at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock and Cheryl Harrelson associate vice president at the Washington State University Foundation.

Women Academics Named Finalists for National Book Critics Circle Awards

Women Academics Named Finalists for National Book Critics Circle Awards

Among the 30 finalists are books by 15 women. Nine of the 15 women finalists have affiliations with higher education in the United States.

Faculty News: Six Women in New College and University Teaching Posts

Faculty News: Six Women in New College and University Teaching Posts

The appointees are Jill McDonald at New Mexico State, Debra Haire-Joshe at Washington University, Stacey Finley at the University of Southern California, Leymah Gbowee at Barnard College, Jane Alison at the University of Virginia, and Cynthia Orona at the University of Arkansas.

Four Women in New Teaching Roles in Higher Education

Four Women in New Teaching Roles in Higher Education

Maria Estorino was named to an endowed chair at the University of Miami. Lisa Bowens was appointed to the faculty at the Princeton Theological Seminary and Claudia Emerson is joining the faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University. Azadeh Osanloo was appointed to a named chair at New Mexico State University.

Six Women Named to Dean Positions

Six Women Named to Dean Positions

The new deans are Sherry Glied at New York University, Debbie Storrs at the University of North Dakota, Kelly Cleary at Haverford College, Catherine Krause at the University of New Mexico, Mimi Fenton at Western Carolina University, and Kathleen Brook at New Mexico State.

Seventeen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seventeen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s listings of announcements of the appointments of women to key administrative positions at college and universities across the United States or in other organizations that deal with higher education or research.

Eleven Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

The women in new posts are Sarah Thomas, Pamela Besnard, Shannon Gurek, Lhay Browning Thriffiley, Katie Young, Katherine Karraker, Deborah Moon Shaffer, Debra S. Merchant, Julie Weber, Anne Milkovich, and Karen Stallman.

One Woman Among the Five Finalists for President of New Mexico State University

One Woman Among the Five Finalists for President of New Mexico State University

Elsa A. Murano is professor, president emerita, and interim director of the Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture at Texas A&M University. In 2012, she was one of five finalists for president of the University of New Mexico.

Margie Huerta Announces She Will Step Down as President of Dona Ana Community College

Margie Huerta Announces She Will Step Down as President of Dona Ana Community College

President Huerta, who has presided over the college’s rapid growth since 2004, will remain in office through January 2014.

Provost at New Mexico State University Is Stepping Down

Provost at New Mexico State University Is Stepping Down

Wendy K. Wilkins, provost and executive vice president at New Mexico State University since July 2010, announced that she will step down from her post on January 1.

Barbara Couture Resigns as President of New Mexico State University

Barbara Couture Resigns as President of New Mexico State University

At the public meeting the university announced that Dr. Couture was leaving her post but gave no reasons for her departure. She became president in January 2010.

Honors for Five Women Scholars

Honors for Five Women Scholars

Cecilia Hernandez, Catherine Constable, Florence Dunkel, Lisa Grant Ludwig, and Cristina Fernandez-Valle win prestigious awards.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Appointments in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Appointments in Higher Education

Here are 12 women who will be taking on new administrative responsibilities at colleges and universities across the nation.

Anita Hernandez Named Editor of the <em>New Mexico Journal of Reading</em>

Anita Hernandez Named Editor of the New Mexico Journal of Reading

She is the holder of the Don and Sarah Kidd Chair in Literary in the department of curriculum and instruction at the New Mexico State University College of Education.

New Mexico State University Professor Produces Novel From a 200-Year-old Manuscript

New Mexico State University Professor Produces Novel From a 200-Year-old Manuscript

The book by Irish poet Mary Tighe is taken from 2,500-word manuscript written in Old English and containing words from six different languages.

Debra Knapp Named Dance Educator of the Year

Debra Knapp Named Dance Educator of the Year

She is an associate professor and director of dance in the College of Education at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces.

Most College-Age Women Get No Information on Breast Cancer From Their Mothers

Most College-Age Women Get No Information on Breast Cancer From Their Mothers

A survey conducted at New Mexico State University found that only one third of college-aged women receive advice from their mothers on breast cancer awareness and detection.

Four New VPs

Four New VPs

Four women have been named university vice presidents: Deborah Bushway, Gretchen Buhlig, Laura Hubbard, and Angela Throneberry.

Ten New Appointments of Women to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Ten New Appointments of Women to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is a roundup of new appointments of women to key posts in the academic world.

Four Women Named to Endowed Professorships

Four Women Named to Endowed Professorships

Deborah Shelton, Sandie Bass-Ringdahl, Alison Cook-Sather, and Bonnie Daily are named to prestigious faculty positions.

Two Women Named to Dean Positions

Two Women Named to Dean Positions

Jennifer Cervantes is taking on new duties at New Mexico State and Elaine Watson is the new dean at the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.

Nine Women Appointed to Key Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Nine Women Appointed to Key Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Andrea Tawney is the new assistant dean for development at the College of Business at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces.