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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.

Three Women Scholars Elected to Lead National Organizations

Three Women Scholars Elected to Lead National Organizations

Jane Bray was named chair-elect of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. Nancy E. Davidson was named president-elect of the American Association for Cancer Research and Gilda Barabino will lead the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering.

Four Women Leaving High-Level Executive Posts in Academia

Four Women Leaving High-Level Executive Posts in Academia

Sally McMillan at the University of Tennessee and Carol Simpson at Old Dominion University are returning to teaching. Lynn Gangone, of the University of Denver, is taking a job with the American Council on Education and JoAnne Podis at Ursuline College in retiring.

In Memoriam: Michele Leonardi Darby, 1950-2015

In Memoriam: Michele Leonardi Darby, 1950-2015

Michele L. Darby, was a professor, Eminent Scholar, and former chair of the Gene W. Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

Two Women Among the Finalists for Dean of the Business School at Old Dominion University

Two Women Among the Finalists for Dean of the Business School at Old Dominion University

Kathleen A. Getz is dean of the Michael R. Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University of Chicago and Kay M. Palan is professor of marketing and dean of the Haworth College of Business at Western Michigan University.

Eileen Hoffman Named President-Elect of the Ocean Sciences Section of the American Geophysical Union

Eileen Hoffman Named President-Elect of the Ocean Sciences Section of the American Geophysical Union

Eileen E. Hoffman is a professor of ocean, earth, and atmospheric sciences at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She has been on the faculty at Old Dominion since 1989 and was promoted to full professor in 1995.

New Administrative Posts for 11 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for 11 Women in Higher Education

The women with new administrative roles are Joan Gallagher, Susan S. Williams, Jean Rawlings Sumner, Bess Marcus, Leslie Chambers Strohm, Theresa Mendoza, Jyl R. Shaffer, Patricia R. DeLucia, Nancy R. Grden, Dorianne Johnson, and Shirley A. Weis.

Thirteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Thirteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

The women in new administrative roles are Sheri Phillips, Stephanie Sanders, Katherine Bearden, Shelli Allen, Georgia L. Lorenz, Smitha Haneef, Sara Blair, Jacqueline Alvarez, Donna Polk, Catherine Harmonosky, Sarah Kate Gillespie, Heather Nachtmann, and Susan Carvalho.

Prestigious Honors for Four Women in Academia

Prestigious Honors for Four Women in Academia

The honorees are Rebecca Roesner of Illinois Wesleyan University, Karen L. Wooley of Texas A&M University, Krista Harrell of the University of South Alabama, and Beverly J. Warren who will soon become president of Kent State University in Ohio.

Awards Bestowed on Seven Women Faculty Members

Awards Bestowed on Seven Women Faculty Members

The honorees are Lara Pudwell of Valparaiso University, Nancy Amato of Texas A&M, Elizabeth Gerber of Northwestern, Cecilia Graham of the University of Alabama Birmingham, Linda Gottfredson of the University of Delaware, Elizabeth Jones of the University of Nebraska, and Luisa Igloria of Old Dominion University.

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of women who have, or soon will be taking on, new administrative duties at colleges and universities across the United States.

Eight Women Named to New Administrative Posts

Eight Women Named to New Administrative Posts

Here is new of the appointments of eight women to key posts in higher education administration.