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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.