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Three Women Scholars Appointed to Provost Positions at State Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Provost Positions at State Universities

The three women scholars appointed to provost posts are Beth Fisher Ingram at Northern Illinois University, Carol Kim at the University at Albany of the State University of New York System, and Diana Rogers-Adkinson at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania

The New Dean of the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago

The New Dean of the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago

Deborah Gorman-Smith is the Emily Klein Gidwitz Professor of the School of Social Service Administration and has been serving as interim dean since July 2017. Her research has focused on studying and addressing the underlying causes of youth violence.

President of the College of DuPage Resigns to Become Leader of the Naval Postgraduate School

President of the College of DuPage Resigns to Become Leader of the Naval Postgraduate School

Ann Rondeau, president of the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, has announced she will leave the college at the end of December to become president of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Dr. Rondeau became the College of DuPage’s sixth president in May 2016. She is the first woman to ever hold the position.

Lisa Freeman Becomes First Woman President of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb

Lisa Freeman Becomes First Woman President of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb

Lisa C. Freeman has been appointed as the thirteenth and first woman president of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. She had been serving as acting president since July 2017. Before coming to Northern Illinois University in 2010, she served on the staff at Kansas State University for 16 years.

Fifteen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Fifteen Women Who Are 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.

In Memoriam: Margaret J. Barr, 1940-2018

In Memoriam: Margaret J. Barr, 1940-2018

Dr. Barr spent 38 years as a student affairs administrator in higher education. After working at Northern Illinois University and Texas Christian University, she served as vice president for student affairs at Northwestern University from 1992 to 2000.

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

The nine women faculty members in new positions are Amy Simon, Miranda S. Spivack, Jean Lee Cole, Martine Guyot-Bender, Lesley Cottrell, Mary McKernan McKay, Gena Flynn, Yvette Richarson, and Alethia Cook.

Linda Manning Named Director of the University of Alabama Press

Linda Manning Named Director of the University of Alabama Press

Since 2013, Manning has been serving as director of the Northern Illinois University Press in DeKalb, which has about 600 titles currently in print. From 2010 to 2013, Manning was director of marketing for the University of Utah Press.

In Memoriam: Carolyn Willa Kohler, 1944-2016

In Memoriam: Carolyn Willa Kohler, 1944-2016

Carolyn Kohler joined the staff at Iowa State University Libraries in 1971 and was head of the government documents department at the university until her retirement in 2004.

College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, Chooses Its Next Leader

College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, Chooses Its Next Leader

Dr. Ann Rondeau currently serves as a consultant and partner with the IBM Watson Group. She has served as a vice admiral in the United States Navy and as president of National Defense University in Washington, D.C. When she takes office on July 1, she will be the first woman to lead the College of DuPage.

Six Women Appointed as Deans at Colleges and Universities

Six Women Appointed as Deans at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are LaTanya Buck at Princeton University, Sarah S. Rugh at Brigham Young University, Laurie Elish-Piper at Northern Illinois University, Adrienne C. Webber at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Gennifer Weisenfeld at Duke University, and Daveen Litwin at Dartmouth College.

The Next President of Alverno College in Milwaukee

The Next President of Alverno College in Milwaukee

For the past 18 years, Dr. Andrea Lee has served as president of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She announced last fall that she would be stepping down as president. Dr. Lee served on the Alverno College board of trustees from 2012 to 2015.

Julia Jasken Appointed Provost at McDaniel College in Maryland

Julia Jasken Appointed Provost at McDaniel College in Maryland

Dr. Jasken joined the English department faculty at McDaniel College in 2003. She has served as associate provost and director of the college’s Center for Experience and Opportunity. She also serves as dean of the faculty.

The New Provost at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington

The New Provost at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington

From 2007 to 2014, Dr. Marilyn Sheerer was provost at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. There, she also served as dean of the College of Education and in several other administrative roles.

Three Women Are Finalists for Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies at the University of Kansas

Three Women Are Finalists for Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies at the University of Kansas

The candidates are Ruth Ann Atchley, a professor of psychology at the University of Kansas, Anne L Birberick, a vice provost at Northern Illinois University, and DeAngela Burns-Wallace an assistant vice provost at the University of Missouri.

Shirley Metcalf Named President of Central Oregon Community College

Shirley Metcalf Named President of Central Oregon Community College

Shirley I. Metcalf has been serving as interim president of Central Oregon Community College in Bend since last September. Before joining the college in 2011, she taught business in the University of Hawaii system for more than 25 years.

Triton College President to Retire at the End of 2014

Triton College President to Retire at the End of 2014

Patricia Granados joined the staff at the college as an a hourly employee in 1984. She later served as vice president of academic affairs and student services before being named president of the college in 2001.

Study at Montana State University Finds That Interventions Can Help Women Overcome Modesty

Study at Montana State University Finds That Interventions Can Help Women Overcome Modesty

Many women are uncomfortable talking about their own accomplishments but are more than willing to herald the accomplishments of other women. Men, on the other hand, have been found to have no such modesty.

Eight Women Academics Are Honored With Distinguished Awards

Eight Women Academics Are Honored With Distinguished Awards

Mary Rittling, Shannon Rinaldo, Cortney Franklin, Ji Kying Park, Barbara Johnson, Mary Hamilton, Bronwen Lichtenstein, and Susan Adams are the honorees.

Deans, Deans, and More Deans

Deans, Deans, and More Deans

Here is news on eight women recently appointed to positions as deans.