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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.

A Dozen Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Posts at Major Universities

A Dozen Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Posts at Major Universities

The twelve women appointed to dean posts at major universities are: Amy Falkner, Grace Kuo, Amy Hungerford, Lynn Boyd, Catrine Tudor-Locke, Haifa Abou Samra, Pamela F. Cipriano, Susan McIntosh, Kristi Palmer, Jane Aiken, Safiya George, and Allison Brashear.

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

The five women scholars in new roles are Virginia Weiss at Oregon State University, Melody Causby at the University of Southern Mississippi, Angela Linse of Pennsylvania State University, Catherine Crouch of Swarthmore College, and Kathleen Johnston at Indiana University.

New Assignments for Nine Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Nine Women Scholars 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.

Seven Women Taking on New Faculty Assignments in Higher Education

Seven Women Taking on New Faculty 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.

Julie Murray-Jensen Will Be the Next President of Blackburn College in Illinois

Julie Murray-Jensen Will Be the Next President of Blackburn College in Illinois

Blackburn College in Carlinville, Illinois, is one of the very few educational institutions in the country classified as a “work college.” Students work on campus and receive tuition discounts as a result. Julie Murray-Jensen will become president in January. She has been serving in various roles at Klamath Community College in Oregon.

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members 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.

Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson Appointed President of Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson Appointed President of Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Since 2012, Dr. Pehrsson has been serving as dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Central Michigan University. Earlier, she served on the faculty at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Oregon State University and Sam Houston State University in Texas.

New Research Examines Mistrust of the Medical Establishment Among Latinas

New Research Examines Mistrust of the Medical Establishment Among Latinas

A new study by researchers at Oregon State University finds that Latina women who have reported that they experienced racial or ethnic discrimination are less satisfied with their contraceptive care. This dissatisfaction may lead to poor choices concerning their health.

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

The five women in new posts are Kristin Stephens-Martinez at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, Janet Tate at Oregon State University, Kathryn Coyne at the University of Delaware, Kathleen Foley at the North Atlanta campus of Brenau University in Georgia, and Ann Cary of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Oregon State's Sexual Assault Bystander Prevention Program Wins a National Award

Oregon State’s Sexual Assault Bystander Prevention Program Wins a National Award

The university’s Beavers Give a Dam is an interactive bystander program to prevent sexual violence. The program, which has shown positive results, was recently honored by NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

Anisa Zvonkovic Is the New Chair of the National Council on Family Relations

Anisa Zvonkovic Is the New Chair of the National Council on Family Relations

The National Council on Family Relations is the country’s oldest professional, nonpartisan association focusing on family research, practice, and education. Its membership is multidisciplinary, ranging from university faculty and researchers to therapists, social workers, and K–12 teachers.

New Administrative Posts for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Nine Women 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.

Nine Women Appointed to Dean Posts at American Colleges and Universities

Nine Women Appointed to Dean Posts at American Colleges and Universities

The new women deans are Elaine Clark, Shailey Menon, Evelyn B. Harrell, Sharon Meagher, Stacy A. Duhon, Elizabeth Dumont, Diane Helfers Petrella, Toni Doolen, and Jeannette Riley.

Three Women Scholars Hired as Assistant Professors at Princeton University

Three Women Scholars Hired as Assistant Professors at Princeton University

Princeton University in New Jersey has announced that it has hired eight new assistant professors. Three of the eight new hires are women and all three will have appointments in the English department.

University of Wyoming Scholar Wins Book Award

University of Wyoming Scholar Wins Book Award

Rachel McLean Sailor, an associate professor of art history at the University of Wyoming, has been named the winner of the Barbara Sudler Award from History Colorado. The award is presented biennially to a woman author of a nonfiction book on a western American topic.

The Next President of Cypress College in California

The Next President of Cypress College in California

Dr. JoAnna Schilling, a graduate of Smith College, has been serving as the interim vice president for academic affairs at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, California. Earlier, she was vice president for academic affairs at Cerritos College in Norwalk, California.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eight 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.

Eight Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions 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.

Seven Women Faculty Members Receive Prestigious Honors and Awards

Seven Women Faculty Members Receive Prestigious Honors and Awards

They are Jane Lubchenco at Oregon State University, Kristy L. Weber and Megan S. Ryerson of the University of Pennsylvania, Virginia Derryberry of the University of North Carolina, Asheville, Marina Angel of Temple University in Philadelphia, Yue Qi of Michigan State University, and Sangeeta Pratap of Hunter College in New York City.

Veronica Garcia Will Be the Next President of Northeast Lakeview College in Texas

Veronica Garcia Will Be the Next President of Northeast Lakeview College in Texas

Dr. Garcia has been serving as vice president of student affairs at Paradise Valley Community College in Phoenix, Arizona. Earlier, she was district dean of student affairs and enrollment management at Portland Community College.

Joyce Loveday Appointed President of Clover Park Technical College

Joyce Loveday Appointed President of Clover Park Technical College

The college, in Lakewood, Washington, enrolls about 3,700 students. Women make up 64 percent of the student body. Dr. Loveday has been on the staff at the college since 2002 and has been serving as interim president since June 2016.

New High-Level Administrative Posts for Four Women in Higher Education

New High-Level Administrative Posts for Four Women in Higher Education

The new appointees are Laura H. Jack at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, Barbara Cohen-Pippin at Florida A&M University, Kim D. Kirkland at Oregon State University, and Leah Cox at Towson University in Maryland.

Academic Study Finds Older Women Underutilize the Web to Deal With Chronic Health Conditions

Academic Study Finds Older Women Underutilize the Web to Deal With Chronic Health Conditions

The study of hundreds of women over the age of 44 with at least one chronic condition, found that 35 percent did not use the internet to help them deal with their afflictions. Of those who did go online to obtain more information, most did not use the resources available to them.

New Administrative Duties for Seven Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Duties for Seven Women 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.

Three Women Are Leaving High-Level Posts at State Universities

Three Women Are Leaving High-Level Posts at State Universities

Laura J. Gillman was named professor emerita of women’s and gender studies at Virginia Tech. Brneda McComb has reited as senior vice provost at Oregon State and Linda P.B. Katehi has resigned as chancellor of the University of California, Davis.

Harriet Nembhard to Lead Engineering School at Oregon State University

Harriet Nembhard to Lead Engineering School at Oregon State University

Harriet Nembhard was appointed the director of the School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State University in Covallis. She will also serve as the Eric R. Smith Professor of Engineering at Oregon State.

New Roles for a Dozen Women Faculty Members

New Roles for a Dozen Women Faculty Members

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 Women Deans at Six Colleges and Universities

New Women Deans at Six Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Roberta Marinelli at Oregon State University, Diane Yendol-Hoppey at the University of North Florida, Debra H. Moddelmog at the University of Nevada, Janet Wessel Krejci at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Anne Walters Robertson at the University of Chicago and Cheryl Harrison at Manhattan College in New York.

Joyce Loveday to Lead Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, Washington

Joyce Loveday to Lead Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, Washington

Dr. Loveday has been on the staff at Clover Park Technical College since 2002. Most recently, she served as vice president for student learning. Before coming to Clover Park Technical College, Dr. Lovday was a dean at ITT Technical Institute.

Women Appointed to Dean Positions at the University of Michigan and Oregon State University

Women Appointed to Dean Positions at the University of Michigan and Oregon State University

Lynn Videka was appointed dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Michigan and Jennifer Dennis is the new dean of the Graduate School and vice provost at Oregon State University in Corvallis.

Women Are Scarce in the Discipline of Fisheries Science

Women Are Scarce in the Discipline of Fisheries Science

Researchers at Oregon State University and the United States Forest Service have conducted a study of diversity in the field of fisheries science. The study found that women make up only 27 percent of the assistant professors and 15 percent of the full professors in fisheries science.

Nancy Roseman to Leave Presidency of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Nancy Roseman to Leave Presidency of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Dr. Roseman has served as president for just three years. She is Dickinson 28th president and the first woman to lead the liberal arts college. President Dickinson stated simply that “it is an ideal time for me to pursue other professional and personal goals.”

Prestigious Honors and Awards for Seven Women Scholars at American Universities

Prestigious Honors and Awards for Seven Women Scholars at American Universities

The honorees are Jennifer Doudna of the University of California, Berkeley, Fay S. Adams of the University of Tennessee, Rebecca U. Thorpe of the University of Washington, Heather Leah Ryerson Fountain of Kutztown University, Rebecca Richards-Kortum of Rice University, Allison Beese of Penn State, and Rita Dove of the University of Virginia.

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

The women scholars in new roles are Susan Krauss Whitbourne of the University of Massachusetts, Kristen Johansen of Iowa State University, Andrea Bruder of Colorado College, Donna Sabella at the University of Massachusetts, Judith Schneider at the University of Alabama at Huntsville and Margaret Burnett at Oregon State University.