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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.

Three Women Academics Announce Their Retirements

Three Women Academics Announce Their Retirements

Joan Hinde Stewart, president of Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, Linda Koch Lorimer, vice president for global and strategic initiatives at Yale, and Judith Picard Cronk, professor of theatre at Oklahoma State University, have announced their retirements.

Meredith College Reports Record Fundraising and Enrollment Success

Meredith College Reports Record Fundraising and Enrollment Success

In an era when many women’s colleges are struggling to maintain enrollments and battling budget problems Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, reports good news on both fronts.

Four Women Academics Honored With Prestigious Awards

Four Women Academics Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Marianne Kulow of Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts, Robin E. Dock of Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, Donna Slovensky of the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Toni Graham of Oklahoma State University.

One Woman Among the Three Finalists for Provost at Clemson University

One Woman Among the Three Finalists for Provost at Clemson University

Sheryl Tucker is a professor of chemistry, dean of the Graduate College, and interim vice president for research and technology transfer at Oklahoma State University. She is the former director of the Graduate Research Fellowship Program at the National Science Foundation.

Five Women Promoted to Full Professor at Oklahoma State University

Five Women Promoted to Full Professor at Oklahoma State University

The five new full professors at Oklahoma State are Penny P. Weeks in agricultural education, Alyson Greiner in geography, Melinda H. McCann in statistics, Robin W. Allison in pathobiology, and Michele B. Seikel in library science.

Five Women Scholars in New University Teaching Posts

Five Women Scholars in New University Teaching Posts

The women in new university teaching roles are Melanie Boileau at Oklahoma State University, Susan McClelland at the University of Mississippi, Lucia Peixoto at Washington State University, Jenna Tedrick Kuttruff at Louisiana State University, and Ting Zhang at the University of Maryland.

Oklahoma State Professor Emerita Wins Award for the Best Biography of 2013

Oklahoma State Professor Emerita Wins Award for the Best Biography of 2013

Linda Leavell, professor emerita of English at Oklahoma State University, was awarded the Plutarch Award from the Biographers International Organization (BIO) for her book Holding On Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore.

Four Women in New Faculty Posts

Four Women in New Faculty Posts

The women in new faculty posts are Laricka R. Wingate at Oklahoma State University, Margaret Stahr at Catawba College, Fredika A. Robertson at Virginia Commonwealth University, and Kate Mamiseishvili at the University of Arkansas.

Four Women Appointed to Named Professorships

Four Women Appointed to Named Professorships

The four scholars appointed to named chairs are Libby V. Morris at the University of Georgia, Quiara Alegria Hudes at Wesleyan University, Wendy Ann Lee at Yale University and Jodi Jinks at Oklahoma State University.

Women Academics Named Finalists for National Book Critics Circle Awards

Women Academics Named Finalists for National Book Critics Circle Awards

Among the 30 finalists are books by 15 women. Nine of the 15 women finalists have affiliations with higher education in the United States.

Two Women Among the Five Finalists for Dean of the College of Journalism at the University of Nebraska

Two Women Among the Five Finalists for Dean of the College of Journalism at the University of Nebraska

Maria B. Marron is professor and chair of the department of journalism at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant and Derina R. Holtzhausen is a professor and director of the School of Media and Strategic Communication at Oklahoma State University.

Six Academic Women in New Administrative Posts

Six Academic Women in New Administrative Posts

The appointees are Lauren Harrell at Bainbridge State College, Paula Edgar at New York Law School, Sheryl Tucker at Oklahoma State, Susan Ballabina at Texas A&M, Carla Wilson at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and Renee Middleton of Ohio University.