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In Memoriam: Linda Ann Irwin-DeVitis, 1948-2019

In Memoriam: Linda Ann Irwin-DeVitis, 1948-2019

Linda Irwin-DeVitis served as dean of the Darden College of Education at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, from 2010 to 2013.

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned 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.

A Dozen Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Scholars 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.

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.

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for 14 Women

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for 14 Women

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 Educators Who Have Been Selected to Receive Notable Honors or Awards

Five Women Educators Who Have Been Selected to Receive Notable Honors or Awards

The honorees are Myria Allen of the University of Arkansas, Julianne L. Holloway of Arizona State University, Bronwyn MacFarlane of the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Judy Genshaft, president of the University of South Florida, and Jane Dané of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

In Memoriam: Carolyn Rhodes, 1925-2019

In Memoriam: Carolyn Rhodes, 1925-2019

Carolyn Rhodes was professor emerita of English and women’s studies at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She joined the faculty at the university in 1965 and was instrumental in the founding of the women’s studies program.

Ellen Neufeldt Appointed President of California State University, San Marcos

Ellen Neufeldt Appointed President of California State University, San Marcos

Currently, Dr. Neufeldt serves as the founding vice president for student engagement and enrollment services at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Earlier in her career, she served as vice president for student affairs at Salisbury University in Maryland and as assistant vice president of student development at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga.

In Memoriam: Suzanne Doviak, 1949-2019

In Memoriam: Suzanne Doviak, 1949-2019

Professor Doviak began her 37-year career at Old Dominion University in 1980 as an instructor in the department of economics. In 1988, she moved to the department of mathematics and statistics. She retired from the university in 2017.

In Memoriam: Faye Elizabeth Coleman, 1940-2019

In Memoriam: Faye Elizabeth Coleman, 1940-2019

Faye Elizabeth Coleman joined the faculty at Old Dominion University in Norfilk, Virginia, in 1978 as an assistant professor. In 1980, she became director for the graduate program in medical laboratory sciences for students in several diagnostic professions. She retired in 2016.

Seven Women in Academia Presented With Prestigious Honors or Awards

Seven Women in Academia Presented With Prestigious Honors or Awards

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.

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 Faculty Roles for Six Women in Academia

New Faculty Roles for Six Women in Academia

Appointed to new posts are Lisa Berreau at Utah State University, Alicia Graf Mack at the Julliard School, Meera Komarraju at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Terri Norton at Bucknell University, Katherine Hawkins at Old Dominion University, and Sheretta Butler-Barnes at Washington University in St. Louis.

In Memoriam: Jane Warren Meeks Hager, 1946-2018

In Memoriam: Jane Warren Meeks Hager, 1946-2018

A native of Longview, Texas, Dr. Hager joined the faculty at Old Dominion University in 1977 and taught in the College of Education for 33 years. The university has established the Jane Hager Endowed Scholarship in Literacy in the College of Education.

Stephanie Adams Will Lead the American Society for Engineering Education

Stephanie Adams Will Lead the American Society for Engineering Education

Stephanie Adams is dean of the Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She will serve one year as president-elect of the American Society for Engineering Education beginning in June and will become president of the organization in June 2019.

Two African American Women Appointed to Provost Positions at Pennsylvania Colleges

Two African American Women Appointed to Provost Positions at Pennsylvania Colleges

Monica Parrish Trent has been selected to be the next provost at Delaware County Community College in Media, Pennsylvania, and Sarah Willie-LeBreton, a professor of sociology at Swarthmore College in suburban Philadelphia, will be the next provost of the highly rated liberal arts institution.

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Named to positions as deans are Denise Rush at Boston Architectural College, Bonnie Van Lunen at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, Kathryn VandenBosch at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Dawn Williams at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Merodie Hancock Selected to Be the Fourth President of Thomas Edison State College in New Jersey

Merodie Hancock Selected to Be the Fourth President of Thomas Edison State College in New Jersey

Since 2013, Dr. Hancock has served as president of Empire State College in Saratoga Springs, New York, a campus of the State University of New York System. Earlier, Dr. Hancock was the vice president of the Global Campus of Central Michigan University.

A Dozen Women With New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

A Dozen Women With 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.

The First Woman President of New River Community College in Virginia

The First Woman President of New River Community College in Virginia

Dr. Huber has been a member of the staff at the community college since 1988. Most recently, she has served as vice president for instruction and student services. When she takes office as president on July 1, she will be the first woman to serve as the leader of New River Community College.

In Memoriam: Carol Vergene DeRolf, 1933-2017

In Memoriam: Carol Vergene DeRolf, 1933-2017

Carol DeRolf joined the staff at the Child Study Center at Old Dominion University in 1974. There she was a preschool teacher and instructor for childhood education students at the university. She retired from teaching in 2011 after 37 years at the Child Study Center.

In Memoriam: Amanda Kinzer, 1972-2017

In Memoriam: Amanda Kinzer, 1972-2017

Amanda Kinzer was the director of the dance program and an associate professor in the department of communication in theatre arts at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

Five Women Chosen for Dean Positions at Major Universities

Five Women Chosen for Dean Positions at Major Universities

Selected for dean posts are Gail Dodge at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, Sarah J. Ewing at Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania, Willow Bay at the University of Southern California, Elizabeth Chilton at Binghamton University in New York, and Megan Carpenter at the University of New Hampshire.

In Memoriam: Jill Carol Dustin, 1959-2017

In Memoriam: Jill Carol Dustin, 1959-2017

Jill Dustin was an associate in the department of counseling and human services in the Darden College of Education at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She joined the faculty at Old Dominion University in 1998.

A Trio of Women Faculty Members in New Roles

A Trio of Women Faculty Members in New Roles

Taking on new assignments at their current educational institutions are Amy Milligan at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, Rashida K. Braggs at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and Gwyn E. Campbell at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

Three Women Scholars Are Leaving Their University Posts

Three Women Scholars Are Leaving Their University Posts

Naomi Rosenberg, dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University in Massachusetts, and Farideh Dayanim Goldin, director of the Institute for Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understanding at Old Dominion University in Virginia, are retiring. Tina Mims of Texas Woman’s University is stepping down to take on a new nonacademic post.

Five University Women Who Have Announced They Are Stepping Down

Five University Women Who Have Announced They Are Stepping Down

At the end of the calendar year or the end of an academic semester, there are always a number of announcement regarding retirements. Here are five women who are leaving their high-level university posts.

In Memoriam: Karen Ann Polonko, 1950-2016

In Memoriam: Karen Ann Polonko, 1950-2016

Karen Polonko was a University Professor of sociology and criminal justice at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She had taught at the university since 1983.

Ten Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Will Be 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.

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.

Six Women Named to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Six Women Named to Dean Positions in Higher Education

The new deans are Michelle Sabick at St. Louis University, Michelle Nuss at the University of Georgia, Dana Heller at Old Dominion University, Elizabeth D. Liddy at Syracuse University, Abigail Tilton at Texas Woman’s University and Mindy J. Deardurff at Macalester College.

A Dozen Women With New High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New High-Level 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.

Notable Honors and Awards for Six Women Academics

Notable Honors and Awards for Six Women Academics

The honorees are Peggy Johnson of Penn State, Nancy Leveson of MIT, Nina Caldwell of Maryville University in St. Louis, Sheri Colberg-Ochs of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Isabelle Jouanneau-Fertig of Barnard College in New York City, and Nancy Merner of Auburn University in Alabama.

Four Women Executives in Higher Education Are Leaving Their Posts

Four Women Executives in Higher Education Are Leaving Their Posts

The four women stepping down from administration positions are Monica C. Barrett at Rutgers University, Iris E. Harvey at Kent State University, Theresa Gordzica at the University of Kansas, and Debbie Harmison White at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

Five Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Five Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The appointees are Padma Raghavan at Vanderbilt University, Elizabeth Canning at the College of the Holy Cross, Julie Hooper at the University of California, Berkeley, Precious Porras at the University of Kansas, and Connie Merriman at Old Dominion University.