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A Large Group of Women Faculty Members Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

A Large Group of Women Faculty Members Taking on New Duties 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.

Darcy Medica to Lead the Schuykill Campus of Pennsylvania State University

Darcy Medica to Lead the Schuykill Campus of Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Medica will serve as interim preident of the 800-student campus beginning on August 1. She joined the faculty at Penn State-Schuylkill in 2003 and has been serving as director of academic affairs and associate professor of biology.

Eleven Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Eleven Women 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.

Penn State's Amy Freeman is the New Leader of the Women in Engineering ProActive Network

Penn State’s Amy Freeman is the New Leader of the Women in Engineering ProActive Network

Amy Freeman is the assistant dean of engineering outreach and inclusion at Pennsylvania State University. She recently began a one-year term as president of the Women in Engineering ProActive Network.

New Administrative Assignments for 10 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Assignments for 10 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.

Kelly M. Quintanilla Selected to Lead Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Kelly M. Quintanilla Selected to Lead Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Dr. Quintanilla has served as interim president since January 2017. Since joining the faculty in 1994, she has served as a professor of communication, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, chair of the department of communication and theatre, and provost and vice president for academic affairs.

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New 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.

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 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.

New High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education for a Dozen Women

New High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education for a Dozen 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 Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

Appointed to positions as deans are Becky Copper-Glenz at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts, Kathleen M. Blee at the University of Pitttsburgh, Peggy A. Johnson at Pennsylvania State University, Maureen Lally Green at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, and Katrina Glanzer at Haverford College in Pennsylvania.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Selected for New Roles or Assignments

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Selected for New Roles or 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.

University of Rhode Island Scholar Debuts New Online Journal on Sex Trafficking

University of Rhode Island Scholar Debuts New Online Journal on Sex Trafficking

The new online journal Dignity, supported by the library at the University of Rhode Island, deals with issues of sexual exploitation, violence, and slavery.

New Assignments for Three Women Scholars at Major Universities

New Assignments for Three Women Scholars at Major Universities

Professor Ann Marie Stock was named vice provost at the College of William & Mary. A. Catherine Ross will chair the department of nutritional sciences at Pennsylvania State University and Augusta Read Thomas, a University Professor at the University of Chicago, will direct the the Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition.

The Next President of the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston

The Next President of the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston

Paula Milone-Nuzzo currently serves as a professor and dean of the College of Nursing at Pennsylvania State University. She joined the faculty at Penn State in 2003. Earlier in her career, Dr. Milone-Nuzzo was a professor and associate dean for academic affairs at the Yale School of Nursing.

A Half Dozen Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

A Half Dozen Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Anna Barone at Pennsylvania State University, Michele Harper at Alcorn State University, Samantha K. Huge at the College of William and Mary, Alice A. Ruth at Dartmouth College, Tamala Tamu Sukari Choma at the University of California, Riverside, and Robin Dozier Otten at the University of New Mexico.

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.

Five Women Taking on New Faculty Assignments in Higher Education

Five Women Taking on New Faculty Assignments in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Olga Pierrakos at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Elena Litchman at Michigan State University, Laura Hill at the University of Arkansas, Kristee Willett at the University of Pennsylvania, and Jiexin Wang at the Worthington campus of Pennsylvania State University.

In Memoriam: Martha A. Adams, 1926-2017

In Memoriam: Martha A. Adams, 1926-2017

Martha “Marty” Adams was a long-time coach, administrator and faculty member at Pennsylvania State University. She was appointed to the faculty in 1955 and was instrumental in the establishment of intercollegiate sports for women at Penn State. Adams retired in 1987 as an assistant dean for undergraduate programs.

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major 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.

Universities Appoint Three Women to Dean Positions

Universities Appoint Three Women to Dean Positions

Kimberly White-Smith recently became dean of the LaFetra College of Education at the University of La Verne in California. Hari M. Osofsky was named dean of Penn State Law and the School of International Affairs and Valerie Kinloch was appointed dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Education.

In Memoriam: Barbara Fraser Csavinszky, 1934-2016

In Memoriam: Barbara Fraser Csavinszky, 1934-2016

Before her retirement in 1995, Barbara Csavinszky was an associate professor of home economics and health education at the University of Maine. From 1976 to 1986, she was the director of the School of Human Development at the university.

New Assignments in Higher Education for 10 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for 10 Women Faculty Members

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.

Ten Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Ten Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

New Administrative Positions for Five Women at American Universities

New Administrative Positions for Five Women at American Universities

Taking on new administrative roles are Anna Rodriguez at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Emily Stamas at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, Julie Lenzer at the University of Maryland, College Park, Laura Fine at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and Renata Engel at Pennsylvania State University.

In Memoriam: Sandra Lynn Morgen, 1950-2016

In Memoriam: Sandra Lynn Morgen, 1950-2016

Dr. Morgen joined the faculty at the University of Oregon in 1991 as an associate professor of sociology. She joined the anthropology department in 2002. From 1991 to 2006, Dr. Morgen was director of the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the university.

Three Women Appointed to Named Chairs at Pennsylvania State University

Three Women Appointed to Named Chairs at Pennsylvania State University

The College of Liberal Arts at Pennsylvania State University has announced the appointment of seven faculty members to named chairs. Three of these appointments went to women: Emily Grosholz, Sandra Spanier, and Jennifer Van Hook.

Seven Women Faculty Members Honored With Prestigious Awards

Seven Women Faculty Members Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Shirley Meng of the University of California, San Diego, Maiken H. Mikkelsen of Duke University, Mara C. Tieken of Bates College, Lori Mann Bruce of Mississippi State University, Lynn Appelbaum of City College of New York, Susan Brantley of Pennsylvania State University, and Deborah A. Raines of the University at Buffalo.

The Next Leader of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

The Next Leader of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Kelly Quintanilla was appointed interim president of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. She will assume her new duties on January 1, upon the retirement of current university president Flavius Killebrew. Currently, she is provost and vice president for academic affairs.

In Memoriam: Virginia Curran Shipman

In Memoriam: Virginia Curran Shipman

Virginia C. Shipman, the former chair of the family studies program in the College of Education at the University of New Mexico, died earlier this summer at a healthcare facility in Albuquerque.

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles 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 Faculty Members Selected for Notable Honors

Six Women Faculty Members Selected for Notable Honors

The honorees are Lyra Monteiro of Rutgers University-Newark, Terri J. Vrtiska of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Lori Jakiela of the University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg, Maria F. Paredes Fernandez of the University of Pennsylvania, Kathryn Jablokow of Pennsylvania State University- Great Valley, and the late Katie Whitlock of California State University, Chico.

Ten Women Faculty Members Assigned to New Roles

Ten Women Faculty Members Assigned to New Roles

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.

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.

A Trio of Women Faculty Members Honored With Prestigious Awards

A Trio of Women Faculty Members Honored With Prestigious Awards

The three women scholars who won notable honors are Gul E. Kremer, a professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering at Iowa State University, Jessica Blois, an environmental scientist at the University of California, Merced, and Jeanna Matthews, an associate professor of computer science at Clarkson University in New York.

Colorado State University Grant Program Promotes Initiatives to Empower Women on Campus

Colorado State University Grant Program Promotes Initiatives to Empower Women on Campus

The Women & Gender Collaborative at Colorado State University is now accepting grant proposals to promote programs that will produce longterm, positive impacts for women at the university. The grant program has been funded by an anonymous donor.