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New Administrative Positions for 10 Women in American Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for 10 Women in American 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.

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New 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.

In Memoriam: Linda Rae Daniels, 1953-2018

In Memoriam: Linda Rae Daniels, 1953-2018

Linda R. Daniels worked for Ohio University for 18 years, most recently as director of multicultural programs. Earlier, she was on the staff at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown for 14 years.

Ohio University Program Supports Women Battling Drug and Alcohol Substance Abuse Disorders

Ohio University Program Supports Women Battling Drug and Alcohol Substance Abuse Disorders

The program, entitled “The Write to Recover,” hosts women from the Rural Women’s Recovery (RWR) Program in Athens at the university once a month. The participants are provided with a safe space to express their emotions without judgement by writing in their own personal journal.

Eight Women From the Academic World Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

Eight Women From the Academic World Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

Here is a listing of women who are faculty or administrators in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

A Trio of Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

A Trio of Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Susan G. Esserman, the executive director of the SAFE Center for Human Trafficking Survivors at the University of Maryland Baltimore, Renee Middleton, dean of the College of Education at Ohio University, and Erin Berry-McCrea, a lecturer in the department of communications at Towson University in Maryland.

Professor Marsha Huber Honored by the American Accounting Association for Excellence in Teaching

Professor Marsha Huber Honored by the American Accounting Association for Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Huber, a professor of accounting at Youngstown State University in Ohio, focuses her research on advancing accounting education through the interdisciplinary application of positive psychology, neuroscience, and educational theories.

Fourteen Women Appointed to Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Fourteen Women Appointed to Administrative Positions 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.

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.

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Patricia A. Patrician was appointed to the Rachel Z. Booth Endowed Chair in Nursing at the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Nursing and Lynne C. Lancaster, of Ohio University, has been named the Andrew W. Mellon Professor-in-Charge of the Humanities at the American Academy in Rome, Italy.

Four Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

Four Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

newly appointed to dean positions are Judith Kelley at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, Carey Busch at Ohio University, Gesine Gerhard at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and Riché Barnes at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

Elizabeth Sayrs to Serve as Provost at Ohio University in Athens

Elizabeth Sayrs to Serve as Provost at Ohio University in Athens

Dr. Sayrs is dean of University College and vice provost for undergraduate education at Ohio University in Athens. She will serve as interim provost and executive vice president while a search for a permanent new provost is conducted. Dr Sayrs has taught at Ohio University since 2004.

Two Women Administrators in Higher Education Have Stepped Down

Two Women Administrators in Higher Education Have Stepped Down

Peggy Quinn, president of Kaskaskia College in Centralia, Illinois, has resigned her positioned with seven months remaining on her three-year contract and Christine Sheets, assistant vice president in the Division of Student Affairs at Ohio University in Athens, has retired.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Have Been 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.

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

Eleven Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

Wesleyan University Scholar Wins Book Award From the American Sociological Association

Wesleyan University Scholar Wins Book Award From the American Sociological Association

Victoria Pitts-Taylor, professor of feminist, gender, and sexuality studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, was honored for an outstanding book on science, knowledge and/or technology published during the preceding three years.

The New President of the Penn Valley Campus of Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City

The New President of the Penn Valley Campus of Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City

Since 2009, Tyjuan Lee has served as vice president for student affairs at Prince George’s Community College in Maryland. Earlier, Dr. Lee was associate vice president for enrollment management and student services at Tidewater Community College in Virginia.

Thirteen Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Thirteen Women Scholars Who Are 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.

The New Provost at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

The New Provost at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Since 2009, Dr. Pam Benoit has served as executive vice president and provost at Ohio University in Athens. Earlier in her career, Dr. Benoit was chair of the department of communications at the University of Missouri and served on the faculty at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

In Memoriam: Gloria P. Hill, 1947-2017

In Memoriam: Gloria P. Hill, 1947-2017

Dr. Hill joined the staff at Carnegie Mellon University in 1972 as an academic adviser. Later, she served as assistant vice provost for education and assistant dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Seven Women in Academia Selected for Prestigious Honors and Awards

Seven Women in Academia Selected for Prestigious Honors and Awards

The seven honorees are Lauren Pond at Ohio State, Rebecca J. White of the University of Tampa, Lynne E. Maquat at the University of Rochester, Frances Arnold at CalTech, Jennifer McCann of the University of Rhode Island, Renee A. Middleton of Ohio University, and Kathleen Brown-Rice of the University of South Dakota.

One Woman Among the Four Finalists for President of Ohio University

One Woman Among the Four Finalists for President of Ohio University

Pam Benoit is the current executive vice president and provost at Ohio University. She joined the staff at Ohio University in 2009. Previously, she served as vice provost of advanced studies and dean of the Graduate School at the University of Missouri.

Wesleyan University Scholar Honored by the Philosophy of Science Association

Wesleyan University Scholar Honored by the Philosophy of Science Association

Victoria Pitts-Taylor, professor and chair of feminist, gender, and sexuality studies and professor of sociology at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, was honored for the best scholarship written in English in the area of feminist philosophy of science within the past five years.

Ohio University to Offer a New Leadership Development Program for Women

Ohio University to Offer a New Leadership Development Program for Women

The new program, called Women Leading OHIO, will provide mentoring, networking, and leadership training for 10 women faculty or staff members.

In Memoriam: Kathryn D. Sowle, 1932-2016

In Memoriam: Kathryn D. Sowle, 1932-2016

Sowle graduated first in her class from the Northwestern University School of Law. She went on to serve as a professor at the law school of Ohio State University and then at the University of Miami School of Law. In 1969, she took time off from her successful academic career to serve as First Lady of Ohio University.

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

Carolyn Ma was appointed dean at the College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawaii-Hilo. Kris Winter will be the new dean of students at the University of Oregon and Renee Middleton was appointed to a third, five-year term as dean of the College of Education at Ohio University.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to High-Level Administrative Posts in the Academic World

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to High-Level Administrative Posts in the Academic World

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Five Women Who Have Announced They Are Leaving Their Current Posts in Academia

Five Women Who Have Announced They Are Leaving Their Current Posts in Academia

They are Nancy Weiss Malkiel at Princeton University, Judy Piercy at Ohio University, Deb Luckadoo at North Carolina State University, Eileen Ely at Green River College in Washington State, and Melinda Nish at Southwestern College in California.

Eight Women Appointed to Executive Posts in College and University Administrations

Eight Women Appointed to Executive Posts in College and University Administrations

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: Elizabeth Gierlowski Kordesch, 1956-2016

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Gierlowski Kordesch, 1956-2016

Professor Kordesch joined the faculty at Ohio University in 1989 and was promoted to full professor in 2010. She was the president of the International Association of Limnogeology.

A Dozen Women With New Faculty Assignments at Major Universities

A Dozen Women With New Faculty Assignments at Major Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members from colleges and universities throughout the United States who have been appointed to new positions.

Seven Women Leaving Their Positions at Major Universities

Seven Women Leaving Their Positions at Major Universities

At the conclusion of the academic year, it is not unusual that faculty and staff members at colleges and universities will announced their resignations or retirements. Here are some women who are leaving their posts in academia.

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts 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.

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.

In Memoriam: Anita H. Grant, 1961-2015

In Memoriam: Anita H. Grant, 1961-2015

Anita H. Grant was electronic acquisitions librarian at Ohio University in Athens. During her 25-year tenure on the library’s staff, she was director of circulation services and director of the microfilms department.