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Four Women Who Are Leaving Their High-Level Posts at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Who Are Leaving Their High-Level Posts at Colleges and Universities

Stepping down are Mary Beahm at Pennsylvania State University, Joy Kenseth at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, Liz Liddy at Syracuse University in New York, and AnnaLee Saxenian at the University of California, Berkeley.

Three Women Scholars Honored With Election as Fellows of the Entomological Society of America

Three Women Scholars Honored With Election as Fellows of the Entomological Society of America

The three women honorees are Christina M. Grozinger, Distinguished Professor of entomology at Pennsylvania State University, Ann E. Hajek, professor of entomology at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and A. Alma Solis, a research scientist and former associate dean of the College of Math Science and Technology at the University of Texas at Brownsville.

A Half Dozen Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

A Half Dozen Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New 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.

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to 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.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Positions at  Major Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Positions at Major Universities

Gabriela Torres-Mazuera was appointed to the Mexico Studies Chair at the University of New Mexico. Jennifer Wilcox was appointed to an endowed chair in chemical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts, and Maria Spencer is the inaugural John and Patty Warehime Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Pennsylvania State University.

Eight Women Appointed to Administrative Positions in the Academic World

Eight Women Appointed to Administrative Positions in the Academic World

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

Elizabeth Boyer of Penn State Honored by the American Geophysical Union

Elizabeth Boyer of Penn State Honored by the American Geophysical Union

Elizabeth W. Boyer, associate professor of water resources in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Pennsylvania State University, will deliver the Witherspoon Lecture at the American Geophysical Union’s fall meeting in December in Washington, D.C.

Fifteen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Fifteen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

Sixteen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Sixteen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties 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 Assignments for 18 Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for 18 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.

Five Women in Higher Education Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women in Higher Education Honored With Prestigious Awards

The five award winners are Mindy Brashears at Texas Tech University, Torrey Trust at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Rene Revis Shingles at Central Michigan University, Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes at Boston College, and Anna Griswold, who recently retired from Pennsylvania State University.

In Memoriam: Kelly Anne Ward, 1963-2018

In Memoriam: Kelly Anne Ward, 1963-2018

Dr. Ward joined the faculty in the department of educational leadership and counseling psychology at Washington State University in 2003 as an assistant professor. At the time of her death, she was a full professor and vice provost for faculty development and recognition.

Six Women Appointed to Positions as Dean at Major Universities

Six Women Appointed to Positions as Dean at Major Universities

The new deans are Sarah Beth Estes at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Christine Kelleher Palus at Villanova University, Elaine M. O’Neal at North Carolina Central University, Denise M. Seabert at the University of West Florida, Kathryn Drager at Penn State and Sharon M. Gordon at the University of Connecticut.

Thirteen Women Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Thirteen Women Appointed to Administrative Posts 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.

Twelve Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Twelve Women Faculty Members Who Are 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.

Eleven Women Scholars Taking on New Academic Assignments

Eleven Women Scholars Taking on New Academic 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.

Two Women Engineering Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Two Women Engineering Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Sez Atamturktur was appointed the Harry and Arlene Schell Professor and chair of the department of architectural engineering at Pennsylvania State University and Linsey Marr was named the Charles P. Lunsford Professor in Engineering at Virginia Tech.

In Memoriam: Susan Margaret Setta, 1949-2018

In Memoriam: Susan Margaret Setta, 1949-2018

Susan Setta, associate professor of philosophy and religion, served on the faculty at Northeastern University in Boston for 40 years. She was a founding member of the Women, Gender and Sexuality studies program at the university.

Keystone College in Pennsylvania Names Tracy Brundage as Its Eleventh President

Keystone College in Pennsylvania Names Tracy Brundage as Its Eleventh President

Since August 2017, Dr. Brundage has served as Keystone College’s provost and vice president for academic affairs. Before coming to Keystone, Dr. Brundage served as vice president of workforce development at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport.

New Positions for Eight Women Faculty Members in Academia

New Positions for Eight Women Faculty Members in Academia

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.

Scripps College Scholar Honored by the American Council of Learned Societies

Scripps College Scholar Honored by the American Council of Learned Societies

Michelle Decker, an assistant professor of English at Scripps College in Claremont, California, received an award given to young faculty in the first decade of their careers to “encourage and reward outstanding accomplishment in actual teaching in the humanities.”

In Memoriam: Helen Andrews Guthrie, 1925-2018

In Memoriam: Helen Andrews Guthrie, 1925-2018

Dr. Guthrie joined the faculty at Penn State in 1952 and served on the faculty for 40 years. For 14 years, she was chair of the department of nutrition in the College of Health and Human Development.

Thirteen Women in Higher Education Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles

Thirteen Women in Higher Education Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles

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

The Next Dean of the College of Health and Human Performance at East Carolina University

The Next Dean of the College of Health and Human Performance at East Carolina University

Dr. Anisa Zvonkovic has been serving as a professor and chair of the department of human development and family science at Virginia Tech. Professor Zvonkovic is the current chair of the board of directors of the National Council on Family Relations.

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Nine 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.

Eight Women Taking on New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Taking on 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.

Penn State Professor Emily Grosholz Honored for Her Work on the Philosophy of Science

Penn State Professor Emily Grosholz Honored for Her Work on the Philosophy of Science

Professor Grosholz has been selected as the recipient of the Fernando Gil International Prize in Philosophy of Science presented by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Dr. Grosholz will be honored in Lisbon on April 9.

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen 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.

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.

Penn State's Jenni Evans to Lead the American Meteorological Society

Penn State’s Jenni Evans to Lead the American Meteorological Society

Jenni Evans is a professor of meteorology and atmospheric science in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Pennsylvania State University. She will serve for one year as president-elect of the American Meteorological Society and then will become president in January 2019.

New Administrative Appointments for Five Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for Five Women in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Patricia A. Schoknecht at Bates College in Maine, Dana Hinojosa at the University of California, Davis, Tineke Battle at Pennsylvania State University, Helene O’Leary at Indiana University in Bloomington, and Shontay Delalue at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

MIT's Julie Soriero Named President of Women Leaders in College Sports

MIT’s Julie Soriero Named President of Women Leaders in College Sports

Julie Soriero has been the athletics director at MIT for 11 years and oversees 33 intercollegiate teams. She also is an associate professor of physical education and recreation at MIT. Before coming to MIT, Soriero was athletics director at Colorado College.

Four Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Four Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Lisa Manning of Syracuse University in New York, Lydia Tapia of the University of New Mexico, Jacqueline McLaughlin at Pennsylvania State University-Lehigh Valley, and Ashley Blount of the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Five Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Five Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new assignments at Jinliu “Grace” Wang at the State University of New York System, Suzanne C. Adair at Pennsylvania State University, Erin Beatty at the University of Arkansas, Joy Haywood Moore at Boston College, and Aleshia Hall-Campbell at the University of Mississippi.

Two Women Scholars Win the 2017 Teaching Literature Book Award

Two Women Scholars Win the 2017 Teaching Literature Book Award

A book edited by Laurie Grobman of the Berks campus of Pennsylvania State University and Roberta Rosenberg of Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia, received the 2017 Teaching Literature Book Award from the department of English at Idaho State University.