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Audrey Bilger Will Be the First Women President of Reed College in Portland, Oregon

Audrey Bilger Will Be the First Women President of Reed College in Portland, Oregon

Currently, Dr. Bilger serves as vice president for academic affairs, dean of the college, and professor of English at Pomona College in Claremont, California. Earlier in her career, she spent 22 years at Claremont McKenna College.

Kayse Shrum Appointed Secretary of Science and Innovation for the State of Oklahoma

Kayse Shrum Appointed Secretary of Science and Innovation for the State of Oklahoma

Dr. Shrum has been serving as president of the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences. Her appointment in 2013 made her the youngest and first woman president and dean of a medical school in the state of Oklahoma.

Six Women Scholars Who Have Received Prestigious Honors or Awards

Six Women Scholars Who Have Received Prestigious Honors or Awards

The honorees are Shelly Peper Sitton of Oklahoma State University, Chitra Nayak at Tuskegee University in Alabama, Julie Reagan at Georgia Southern University, Judith Aissen of the University of California, Santa Cruz, Amanda Murdie of the University of Georgia, and Aaron Fobian of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Notable Honors or Awards for 11 Women With Ties to American Higher Education

Notable Honors or Awards for 11 Women With Ties to American Higher Education

Here is a listing of women faculty members or administrators 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.

Notable Honors or Awards for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

Notable Honors or Awards for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

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 receive notable awards from other organizations.

New Administrative Posts for 15 Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for 15 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.

In Memoriam: Kelly Anne Ward, 1963-2018

In Memoriam: Kelly Anne Ward, 1963-2018

Dr. Ward joined the faculty in the department of educational leadership and counseling psychology at Washington State University in 2003 as an assistant professor. At the time of her death, she was a full professor and vice provost for faculty development and recognition.

Five Women in Higher Education Recognized for Outstanding Achievements

Five Women in Higher Education Recognized for Outstanding Achievements

The honorees are Patrician Rayas-Duarte of Oklahoma State University, Ruth Bingham of the University of Hawaii, Barbara Ainsworth of Arizona State University, Diane Welsh of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Elizabeth H. Bradley, president of Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new duties are Abby Davis at Oklahoma State University, Moryah Jackson at Clemson University in South Carolina, Amanda Herman at the University of Massachusetts, Diana Elrod at Texas Woman’s University, and Kijua Sanders-McMurty at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Eight Women Taking on New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Taking on New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

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 Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Appointed to endowed chairs are A. Courtney DeVries at West Virginia University, Roberta Evans at the University of Montana, Kathy S. Albain at Loyola University, Carol Johnson at Oklahoma State University, and Samantha Sheppard at Cornell University.

New Administrative Roles for 14 Women at Colleges and Universities Across the United States

New Administrative Roles for 14 Women at Colleges and Universities Across the United States

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

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.

Four Women Announce They Are Stepping Down From High-Level Academic Posts

Four Women Announce They Are Stepping Down From High-Level Academic Posts

The women who are retiring are Cheryl Thompson-Stacy, president of Lord Fairfax Community College, Sally Wiant, a professor of law at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, Natalie Shirley, president of Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, and Sue Maes, dean of the Global Campus at Kansas State University.

Auburn University Scientist to Lead the Crop Science Society of America

Auburn University Scientist to Lead the Crop Science Society of America

Beth Guertal is a professor of crop, soil, and environmental sciences at Auburn University in Alabama. Professor Guertal conducts research in the area of turfgrass soil fertility, specializing in grass management for sports fields, golf courses and private homes.

Eight Universities Appoint Women to High-Level Administrative Positions

Eight Universities Appoint Women to High-Level 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.

Baylor University in Waco, Texas, Chooses Its First Woman President

Baylor University in Waco, Texas, Chooses Its First Woman President

Linda A. Livingstone is a professor of management and dean of the School of Business at George Washington University. When she takes office as president of Baylor University in Waco, Texas, on June 1, Dr. Livingstone will be the first woman to lead the university in its 172-year history.

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The appointees are Wanda Ford at Florida A&M University, Pamela Fry at the University of Oklahoma, Angela Clements at Wright State University in Ohio, Kelly Lucas at the University of Southern Mississippi, and Jessica Lee at Princeton University in New Jersey.

In Memoriam: Elinor Evans, 1914-2016

In Memoriam: Elinor Evans, 1914-2016

Elinor Evans was the Albert K. and Harry K. Smith Professor Emerita of Architecture at Rice University in Houston, Texas. Professor Evans taught design to first-year students in the School of Architecture from 1964 to 1985. She continued to lecture at the school well into her 90s.

Five Women Faculty Members Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Faculty Members Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Barbara H. Long of Bridgewater College in Virginia, Frances Pouch Downes of Michigan State University, Maria Fernandez-Gimenez of Colorado State University, Estella Atekwana of Oklahoma State University, and Holly Powell Kennedy of the Yale School of Nursing.

Anita Hill Will Be 10th Recipient of the Spendlove Prize in Social Justice, Diplomacy, and Tolerance

Anita Hill Will Be 10th Recipient of the Spendlove Prize in Social Justice, Diplomacy, and Tolerance

The honor, awarded by the University of California, Merced, comes with a $10,000 prize. Professor Hill will be honored on October 24 in Merced, 25 years after she testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, alleging sexual harassment by Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas.

Three Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements From University Posts

Three Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements From University Posts

The three women scholars who have announced their retirements are Dianne Martin at George Washington University, Marsha Ternus at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and Elizabeth A. Williams at Oklahoma State University.

Seven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Seven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

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.

Four Women Academics Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Four Women Academics Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Stepping down from their positions are Anne Carson Daly, president of Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York, Karen Britton at the University of Tennessee, Susan K. Redwood at Oklahoma State University, and Sally Lundeen of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

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.

New Positions in Higher Education for Nine Women Scholars

New Positions in Higher Education for Nine Women Scholars

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.

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Posts in Higher Education

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Posts in Higher Education

The women who are retiring or leaving their positions are Doris K. Patneau at Oklahoma State University, Peg Kennedy-Dygas at Ohio University, Linda Hennig at the University of Central Florida, and Joan Morrison at North Carolina Central University.

Three Women Scholars Announce They Are Leaving Their Academic Posts

Three Women Scholars Announce They Are Leaving Their Academic Posts

Nancy Uscher, president of the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Washington, Kathleen Pickering, vice provost for undergraduate affairs at Colorado State University, and Katherine M. Kocan at the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences of Oklahoma State University are stepping down.

Four Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles

Four Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles

Taking on new roles are Bhramar Mukherjee at the University of Michigan, Judy J. Cha at Yale University in Connecticut, Colleen Hanabusa at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and Rebecca Weber at Oklahoma State University.

Five Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Five Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative duties are Holly G. Crawford at the University of Rochester, Amy Cole at Oklahoma State University, Tracey Beckley at West Virginia University, Heidi Conway at Johns Hopkins University, and Tresmaine Grimes at Bloomfield College.

Nine Women Faculty Members Appointed to New Posts

Nine Women Faculty Members Appointed to New Posts

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

Meredith College Reports Increases in Enrollments and Retention

Meredith College Reports Increases in Enrollments and Retention

While many women’s colleges have been struggling to attract students, Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, reports encouraging news. Enrollments are up for the second consecutive year and the college’s retention rate is the highest in more than a decade.

Anita Hill Named University Professor at Brandeis

Anita Hill Named University Professor at Brandeis

Professor Hill joined the Brandeis faculty in 1998. She came to national prominence in 1991 when she accused Supreme Court Justice nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment.

Three College and University Women Announce Their Retirements

Three College and University Women Announce Their Retirements

Ruth Constantine, vice president for finance and administration at Smith College, Barbara Held, the Barry N. Wish Professor of Psychology and Social Studies at Bowdoin College, and Patricia M. Jordan, associate professor of mathematics education at Oklahoma State University, are retiring.