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Marie Bernardo-Sousa Chosen to Lead the Rhode Island Campus of Johnson & Wales University

Marie Bernardo-Sousa Chosen to Lead the Rhode Island Campus of Johnson & Wales University

Dr. Bernardo-Sousa has been serving since 2017 as senior vice president of administration and enrollment management at Johnson & Wales University. She first joined the staff at the university in 1988 when she worked in the office of the university registrar.

Tanya Millner-Harlee to Lead Manchester Community College in Connecticut

Tanya Millner-Harlee to Lead Manchester Community College in Connecticut

Tanya Millner-Harlee is the interim Campus CEO of Manchester Community College in Connecticut. She is a professor of English and has been serving as interim dean of academic affairs at the college. She will serve while a search is conducted for an individual to fill the position on a permanent basis.

In Memoriam: Susan Margaret Setta, 1949-2018

In Memoriam: Susan Margaret Setta, 1949-2018

Susan Setta, associate professor of philosophy and religion, served on the faculty at Northeastern University in Boston for 40 years. She was a founding member of the Women, Gender and Sexuality studies program at the university.

Three Women From Academia Appointed to Leadership Posts in National Organizations

Three Women From Academia Appointed to Leadership Posts in National Organizations

Lisa Feldman Barrett was named president-elect for the Association for Psychological Science. Stephanie Hampton was appointed director of the Division of Environmental Biology at the National Science Foundation, and Cindy Holland will lead the American Association for Employment in Education.

Six Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments in Higher Education

Six Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty 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.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From Key Posts in Higher Education

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From Key Posts in Higher Education

The three women who are retiring from the higher education posts are Anne Sullivan at Northeastern University, Beverly Ledbetter at Brown University, and Laurie Jordan at Middlebury College.

Seven Women Academics Recognized with Prestigious Honors or Awards

Seven Women Academics Recognized with Prestigious Honors or Awards

The honorees are Phyllis Sharps of Johns Hopkins University, Tresa M. Pollock of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Delia Cheung Horn of Northeastern University, Eugenie V. Mielczarek at George Mason University, Annelise Riles of Cornell University, Lila Gierasch of the University of Massachusetts, and Tina Mozelle Braziel of the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

New Administrative Appointments for Four Women at Universities

New Administrative Appointments for Four Women at Universities

Taking on new assignments are Aliza Lakhani at the new Toronto campus of Northeastern University, Betsey Smith at Mississippi State University, Pamela Jackson at Fayetteville State University, and Sara J. Nichols at the University of California, Davis.

Carol Moore to Lead Columbia College in South Carolina

Carol Moore to Lead Columbia College in South Carolina

Dr. Moore came to Columbia College last fall to serve as provost and executive vice president. She is the former president of Lyndon State College in Lyndonville, Vermont, and the former provost and vice president of academic affairs at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, New York.

Widener University Names Its Next Provost

Widener University Names Its Next Provost

Dr. Scalise-Smith has been serving as dean of the College of Health Professions at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights. Earlier, she was vice president of the School for Online & Extended Studies and External Partnerships at Utica College in New York.

Eleven Women Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eleven Women 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.

Two Women Appointed Deans of Schools in STEM-Related Disciplines

Two Women Appointed Deans of Schools in STEM-Related Disciplines

Mary Julia Wornat was named dean of the College of Engineering at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and Susan L. Parish will be the next dean of the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University in Boston.

In Memoriam: Hope Lewis, 1962-2016

In Memoriam: Hope Lewis, 1962-2016

Hope Lewis was a professor at the Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, where she had served on the faculty for a quarter century. Earlier, she was an attorney in the Office of Chief Counsel of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Lynn Babington to Lead Fairfield University in Connecticut

Lynn Babington to Lead Fairfield University in Connecticut

Dr. Babington will become interim president on January 1 and is expected to serve until the end of the academic year. Since 2014, she has served as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the university. She previously served on the faculty at Northeastern University in Boston.

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.

Northeastern University Aims to Help Women Entrepreneurs

Northeastern University Aims to Help Women Entrepreneurs

The Impact Lending program, with $2.5 million in seed money from the university, will offer loans at below market rates to women entrepreneurs for the purposes of expanding their businesses. The goal of the pro­gram is to serve 85 small busi­nesses and create 330 jobs in the first two years.

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Duties

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Duties

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 Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Susan L. Brantley of Pennsylvania State University, Carol A. Landis of the University of Washington, Hava T. Siegelmann of the University of Massachusetts, Wendy E. Parmet of Northeastern University in Boston, and Diane Kerr of Kent State University in Ohio.

Four Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Four Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Carla E. Brodley of Northeastern University in Boston, Janice Payan of the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Katharine Hayhoe of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, and Caryn Brause of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

New Women Deans at Six Major Universities

New Women Deans at Six Major Universities

Appointed to dean positions are Akirah J. Bradley at the University of Colorado, Mary Loeffelholz at Northeastern University, Alison Carr-Chellman at the University of Idaho, Anne Balsamo at the University of Texas-Dallas, Susamma Barua at California State University, Fullerton and Suri Duitch at Tulane University.

Gender Differences in Violent Crime Victimization for International Students

Gender Differences in Violent Crime Victimization for International Students

A new study by researchers at Georgia State University and the University of West Georgia finds that college students from outside the United States are less likely than American students to be victims of violent crime on campus. The study found that this is particularly true for women.

Website Documents Gender Differences in Professor Evaluations

Website Documents Gender Differences in Professor Evaluations

Benjamin Schmidt, an assistant professor of history at Northeastern University in Boston, has established a website where visitors to the site can explore how often different words are used to describe professors broken down by gender.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

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.

New Women Deans at Four American Universities

New Women Deans at Four American Universities

The new deans are Pamela Holsinger-Fuchs at St. Martin’s University in Lacey, Washington, Susan Dinan at Pace University in New York, Elizabeth Hudson at Northeastern University in Boston, and Marion Gillis-Olion at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina.

Two Women to Be Honored by the Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States

Two Women to Be Honored by the Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States

Karla FC Holloway, the James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University, and Bonnie TuSmith, an associate professor of English at Northeastern University in Boston, will be honored in April in Athens, Georgia.

Northeastern University Is the New Home of <em>Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society</em>

Northeastern University Is the New Home of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society

Signs was founded in 1975 and is published by the University of Chicago Press. It has been based at Rutgers University in New Jersey for the past decade. The journal will be housed at Northeastern for at least five years.

Seven Women in New Faculty Roles

Seven Women in New Faculty Roles

Women taking on new teaching assignments are Nicole Overstreet at Clark University, Tracelyn Gesteland at the University of South Dakota, Shelly Long at the University of Cincinnati, Barbara Guthrie at Northeastern University, Jinnie Garrett at Hamilton College, Helena Mitchell at Georgia Tech, Danielle Evans at the University of Wisconsin.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

The Next Dean of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University

The Next Dean of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University

Carla E. Brodley is currently a professor of computer science at Tufts University and has a secondary appointment in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the Tufts University Medical Center.

Six Women in New Teaching Roles

Six Women in New Teaching Roles

The women in new faculty roles are Teresa Francis at Central Washington University, Anette Hosoi at MIT, Margarita Blush at the University of Connecticut, Carolyn Rude at Virginia Tech, Eno Ebong at Northeastern University, and Donna Alberston at New York University.

Five Women Assuming New Dean Positions

Five Women Assuming New Dean Positions

The new deans are LeaAnn Martin at Western Washington University, Paula Casey and Gail D. Hughes at the University of Arkansas Little Rock, Maryam Alavi at Emory University, and Uta Poiger at Northeastern University.

Six Women in New Higher Education Administrative Posts

Six Women in New Higher Education Administrative Posts

The women in new posts are Deloris Pettis at Northeastern University, Judith Burnfield at the University of Nebraska, Christine Tysor at Virginia Tech, Amber Ivins at Rice University, Monica Medina at the Wharton School and Cara Leeman at the University of Wisconsin.

Six Women in New Higher Education Administrative Roles

Six Women in New Higher Education Administrative Roles

Carmen Green at the University of Michigan, Kathy Spiegelman at Northeastern University, Jamie Slater at Winston-Salem State University, Wendy Parent-Johnson at the University of South Dakota, Lois Badey at Virginia Tech, and Pat Whitely of the University of Miami are taking on new duties.