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Protest Held at North Dakota State University Over the Treatment of Women Administrators

Protest Held at North Dakota State University Over the Treatment of Women Administrators

On September 26, a large group of students, staff, and faculy members held a rally on the campus of North Dakota State University in Fargo protesting the treatment of women faculty and administrators on campus.

Universities Announce the Hiring of Seven Women to High-Level Administrative Posts

Universities Announce the Hiring of Seven Women to High-Level 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Anita Hanson Is the New President of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet, Minnesota

Anita Hanson Is the New President of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet, Minnesota

President Hanson has served on the staff at the college since 1994 in several capacities. Since November 2022, she has been acting president. Previously, Hanson was vice president of student services and enrollment management during the fall of 2022 and the dean of student services from 2018 to 2022.

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Duties at Research Universities

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Duties at Research Universities

Taking on new assignments at major research universities are Yvette Conley at the University of Pittsburgh, Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati at the University of Southern California, Meghan L. O’Sullivan at the Kennedy School of Harvard University, Sabine Stanley at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and Ying Huang at North Dakota State University.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs at State Universities

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs at State Universities

Kathleen McGarry has been named to the Thomas Muench Endowed Chair of Economics at Stony Brook University in New York. Jessica Jensen was appointed to the Walter F. and Verna Gehrts Presidential Professorship at North Dakota State University and Corey Tarwater now holds the Robert Berry Distinguished Chair in Ecology at the University of Wyoming.

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Research Universities

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Research Universities

Kia Nobre will join Yale University in July 2023 as the Wu Tsai Professor in the department of psychology. Marisol Berti, a professor of plant sciences at North Dakota State University, has been appointed to the Jordan A. Engberg Presidential Professorship and Shabaana A. Khader has been named the inaugural Bernard and Betty Roizman Professor in the department of microbiology at the University of Chicago.

Universities Announce the Appointment of Three Women to Dean Positions

Universities Announce the Appointment of Three Women to Dean Positions

Mary Loeffelholz will serve as the next dean of the School of Continuing Education at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Ann-Margaret Esnard will serve as the interim dean of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University and Carrie Anne Platt will serve as interim dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at North Dakota State University.

Eight Women Who Are Assuming New Administrative Roles at Universities

Eight Women Who Are Assuming New Administrative Roles at 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

The new deans are Kathryn Sloan at the University of Arkansas, Emily Frazier at North Dakota State University, Joi Spencer at the University of California, Riverside, Michelle Clare at the University of Cincinnati, Ethel Scurlock at the University of Mississippi, Whitney Nash at Georgia Southern University, Lisa Owens-Jackson at North Carolina A&T State University, and Elizabeth Yakel at the University of Michigan.

A Dozen Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Administrative Positions

A Dozen Universities Announce the Appointments of 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Jiajia Rao Wins the Young Scientist Research Award From the American Oil Chemists’ Society

Jiajia Rao Wins the Young Scientist Research Award From the American Oil Chemists’ Society

Dr. Rao has worked at North Dakota State University since 2015, where her research focus is on identifying the structural and functional properties of food ingredients from agricultural crops, such as pulses, industrial hemp, oat and barley, and their application in food.

Six Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

Six Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are Ingrid Guerra-López at George Mason University in Virginia, Susan Shelangoskie at Siena Height University in Michigan, Marianne Baernholdt at the University of Virginia, Nandita Mani at the University of Massachusetts, Stephanie Shonekan at the University of Maryland, and Jolie Graybill at North Dakota State University.

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Named to University Dean Positions

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Named to University Dean Positions

Tejal Desai was named dean of the College of Engineering at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and Amy Tillerson-Brown is the new dean of the Mary Baldwin College for Women in Staunton, Virginia. Also, Susan Sell was appointed dean of graduate and interdisciplinary studies at North Dakota State University and Chandrika Johnson was appointed as the interim dean of the College of Education at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina.

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The four women scholars who have been appointed to endowed chairs are Amy Weaver at Youngstown State University, Cynthia Richards at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, Renee Cunningham-Williams at Arizona State University, and Onnolee Nordstrom at North Dakota State University.

Tamara Afifi Has Received Two Honors from the National Communications Association

Tamara Afifi Has Received Two Honors from the National Communications Association

Tamara Afifi, a professor of communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is the winner of the 2021 Gerald M. Phillips Award and was also named a Distinguished Scholar by the National Communications Association.

Seven Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Seven Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The women in new administrative posts are Krupal Amin at the University of North Carolina at Chaple Hill, Danielle Sims Brooks at Wiley College in Texas, Katie Tyler at North Dakota State University, Camaron Loritts at Wake Forest University, Beth Kramer at Simmons University in Boston, Dominique Moye at California State University, Northridge, and Sarah Brown at Northwestern University.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles or Duties

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles or Duties

The women scholars in new roles are Laura McCabe at Michigan State University, Phillis Isabella Sheppard at Vanderbilt University, Rebecca Saxe at MIT, Kirsten T. Edwards at Florida International University, Mari Boor at North Dakota State University, Pamela M. Norris at George Washington University, and Tekla Ali Johnson at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New Yrk.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 10 Women to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 10 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.

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

The six women faculty members in new roles are Kelsey Slater at North Dakota State University, Cynthia Russell at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Kalenda Eaton at the University of Oklahoma, Lesley Reed at the University of Alabama, Geraldine McGinty at Cornell University, and Alice Stemle at the University of Mississippi.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Zhabiz Golkar at Voorhees College in Denmark, South, Carolina, Ethel Scurlock at the University of Mississippi, Dianne Harris at the University of Washington in Seattler, Jackie Jones at Morgan State University in Baltimore, and Hallie Pritchett at North Dakota State University in Fargo.

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

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Nine 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.

Beena Ajmerea Is a Rising Star in the Field of Soil and Rock Slope Stability

Beena Ajmerea Is a Rising Star in the Field of Soil and Rock Slope Stability

Beena Ajmera, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at North Dakota State Univerity, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Oldrich Hungr Award from the International Consortium on Landslides. She will deliver the keynote address at the Fifth World Landslide Forum to be held in Kyoto, Japan in November 2021.

American Society of Civil Engineers Honors North Dakota State University Scholar

American Society of Civil Engineers Honors North Dakota State University Scholar

Beena Ajmera, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at North Dakota State University, has been awarded the 2020 Thomas A. Middlebrooks Award by the American Society of Civil Engineers Geo-Institute.

In Memoriam: Alice Billings Thompson Clark, 1926-2020

In Memoriam: Alice Billings Thompson Clark, 1926-2020

Dr. Clark She moved to Grand Forks, North Dakota, in 1965 and joined the faculty at the University of North Dakota. When she was later named vice president of academic affairs, Dr. Clark became the first woman to hold a high-level administrative post at a university in North Dakota.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

Claudia Mora will be the next dean of the School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin. Kimberly Wallin was appointed dean of the College of Mathematics and Science at North Dakota State University and Amy Kristof-Brown was named interim dean of the College of Business at the University of Iowa.

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.

Three American Educational Institutions Name Women to Provost Positions

Three American Educational Institutions Name Women to Provost Positions

Lourdes María Alvarez is the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas. Mary L. Coffey was named provost and dean of faculty at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York, and Margaret Fitzgerald was named interim provost at North Dakota State University.

New Administrative Duties for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Duties for Nine Women 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.

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Roles in Academia

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Roles 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.

Sreekala Bajwa Wins Academic Leadership Award From the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Sreekala Bajwa Wins Academic Leadership Award From the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Dr. Bajwa currently serves as dean of the College of Agriculture, director of the Montana Agriculture Experiment Station, and vice president of agriculture at Montana State University.

Three Women Educators Recognized With Prestigious Awards

Three Women Educators Recognized With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Marina Picciotto, a professor of psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine, Kay K. Sanders from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Texas Christian University, and Stacey Ostby, co-director of the veterinary technology program at North Dakota State University.

Ten Women Scholars Appointed to New Academic Posts in Higher Education

Ten Women Scholars Appointed to New Academic Posts 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.

Notable Honors or Awards for Six Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

Notable Honors or Awards for Six Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

The honorees are Phyllis Worthy Dawkins of Bennett College in North Carolina, Jessica Jensen of North Dakota State University, Kim LaScola Needy of the University of Arkansas, Diana Fishbein of Pennsylvania State University, Maria Shirey of the University of Alabama at Birmingham , and Margaret Readdy of the University of Kentucky.

Notable Honors or Awards for 10 Women in Higher Education

Notable Honors or Awards for 10 Women in Higher Education

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.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 21 Women to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 21 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.