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Nine Women Awarded Prestigious Churchill Scholarships

Nine Women Awarded Prestigious Churchill Scholarships

Nine women from the United States are among the 15 students who have been awarded Churchill Scholarships for master’s degree programs in STEM fields at the University of Cambridge in England.

New Assignments in Higher Education for 11 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for 11 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.

Two Women Scholars Named to Editorial Posts at Leading Academic Journals

Two Women Scholars Named to Editorial Posts at Leading Academic Journals

Rachel Shane, an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky, was named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society and Professor Jennifer Van Hook of Pennsylvania State University has been named a co-editor of the journal Demography.

New Positions in Higher Education for Nine Women Scholars

New Positions in Higher Education for Nine Women Scholars

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.

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties at American Universities

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties at American 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.

Lillian Schumacher Named Chancellor of Pennsylvania State University-Beaver

Lillian Schumacher Named Chancellor of Pennsylvania State University-Beaver

Dr. Schumacher has been serving as vice president for academic affairs at Tiffin University in Ohio. Before joining the staff at Tiffin in 2010, Dr. Schumacher was the founding director of the global leadership program at the Indiana Institute of Technology.

Virginia Tech's Anisa Zvonkovic to Lead the National Council on Family Relations

Virginia Tech’s Anisa Zvonkovic to Lead the National Council on Family Relations

Dr. Zvonkovic, a professor and chair of the department of human development at Virginia Tech, will serve two years as president-elect followed by two years as president of the multidisciplinary professional organization focused on family research.

Two Women Among Three Finalists for Vice President of Research and Innovation at Virginia Tech

Two Women Among Three Finalists for Vice President of Research and Innovation at Virginia Tech

Theresa S. Mayer and Padma Raghavan, both administrators and Distinguished Professors in the College of Engineering at Pennsylvania State University, are candidates for the job.

Seven Women Scholars Are Honored With Awards of Distinction

Seven Women Scholars Are Honored With Awards of Distinction

The honorees are Sherryl A. Broverman of Duke University, Lydia Kavraki of Rice University, Condoleezza Rice of Stanford University, Lonna Atkeson of the University of New Mexico, Karen Thole and Beverly A. Cigler of Penn State, and Mary Fainsod Katzenstein of Cornell University.

Penn State Professor Wins Book Award From the Poe Studies Association

Penn State Professor Wins Book Award From the Poe Studies Association

Barbara Cantalupo is a professor of English at the Penn State Lehigh Valley campus in Center Valley. She is being honored for her book Poe and the Visual Arts (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2014).

Four Women Appointed to Department Chairs at Penn State

Four Women Appointed to Department Chairs at Penn State

The four women named department chairs are Amy Allen in philosophy, Kathryn GInes in African American studies, Benedicte Monicat in French and Francophone studies, and Melissa W. Wright in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities 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.

Terri Camesano Honored at the Third International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control in Geneva

Terri Camesano Honored at the Third International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control in Geneva

Dr. Camesano is a professor of chemical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. She was honored for her ongoing research into the use of antimicrobial peptides to prevent catheter-related infections.

Ten Women in New Teaching Roles at U.S. Higher Education Institutions

Ten Women in New Teaching Roles at U.S. Higher Education Institutions

The 10 women with new faculty assignments are Rasha Ahmed, Paula P. Schnurr, Carleen Maitland, Jonda C. McNair, Beth Ann Clayton, Susan Strome, Nicole Hodges Persley, Carrie Kitko, Cerasela Zoica Dinu, and Shaunna Scott.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Chair Their Academic Departments

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Chair Their Academic Departments

Paula T. Hammond was appointed chair of the department of chemical engineering at MIT. Susan Sinnott is chair of the department of material science and engineering at Penn State and Ann M. Mastergeorge is the new chair of the department of human development and family studies at Texas Tech.

New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities for 13 Women Scholars

New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities for 13 Women Scholars

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

Penn State Begins to Implement Bystander Intervention Training Program

Penn State Begins to Implement Bystander Intervention Training Program

The 75 faculty and staff from 19 Penn State campuses who completed the training can now take their new knowledge and skills back to their particular campus and conduct bystander intervention training for staff and students aimed at reducing sexual assault on campus.

Nine Women Announce Their Retirements From University Faculty or Administrative Posts

Nine Women Announce Their Retirements From University Faculty or Administrative Posts

Here is a roundup of women who recently announced that they are stepping down from faculty positions or administrative posts at American universities.

Tina Q. Richardson Named Chancellor of the Lehigh Valley Campus of Pennsylvania State University

Tina Q. Richardson Named Chancellor of the Lehigh Valley Campus of Pennsylvania State University

Tina Q. Richardson has been serving as associate dean of academic affairs in the School of Education at Drexel University in Philadelphia. She will begin her new job on July 15.

New Faculty Roles for Seven Women at American Universities

New Faculty Roles for Seven Women at American Universities

Taking on new roles are Emma Teng at MIT, Leslie Beck at New Mexico State, Marcia DiStaso at Penn State, Julie L. Ozanne of Virginia Tech, Iris Mack at Tulane University in New Orleans, Dena Register at West Virginia University, and Lisa S. Scott at the University of Florida.

Seven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Seven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Taking on new assignments are Barbara Cantalupo at Pennsylvania State University, Alicia Carriquiry at Iowa State University, Hannah Scherer at Virginia Tech, Helen Elaine Lee at MIT, Natasha Kirienko at Rice University, Maria Doerfler at Duke University, and Katie Corcoran at West Virginia University.

New Teaching Posts for Seven Women in Higher Education

New Teaching Posts for Seven Women in Higher Education

The seven women in new faculty posts are Carol Archbold at North Dakota State, Julia O’Malley at the University of Alaska Anchorage, Anna di Robilant at Boston University, Nomsa E. Geleta at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Michelle L. Bell at Yale, Kathryn Westcott at Juniata College and Diana H. Fishbein at Penn State.

University of Notre Dame Scholar Named to Important Editorial Post

University of Notre Dame Scholar Named to Important Editorial Post

Julianne C. Turner, an associate professor of psychology and a fellow of the Institute for Educational Initiatives at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, was named lead editor of the American Educational Research Journal.

New Women Deans Named at Eight Universities

New Women Deans Named at Eight Universities

The women appointed to dean positions are Regina Vasilatos-Younken, Eboni Pringle, Kristie Bunton, Teresa Dahlberg, Lorna Le’Anne Shaw-Berbick, Carol Hixson, Kristina Ropella, and Maryanne Reed.

The First Woman President of the Hertz Foundation

The First Woman President of the Hertz Foundation

After a long career in development posts at several universities, Robbee Baker Kosak will lead the foundation that offers financial support for Ph.D. students in the physical, biological, and engineering sciences.

Real-World Stereotypes Manifest Themselves in Online Gaming Communities

Real-World Stereotypes Manifest Themselves in Online Gaming Communities

Scholars at Pennsylvania State University and Virginia Tech found that the gender and attractiveness of avatars used in online interactive games can impact how other players interact with the users the avatars represent.

Thirteen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Thirteen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here we present this week’s roundup of news that includes the appointments of 13 women who have been named to administrative posts at colleges and universities across the United States.

Five Women With New College and University Faculty Posts

Five Women With New College and University Faculty Posts

The appointees are Carmen Guerrero at Lee University, Susan Tananbaum at Bowdoin College, Suzanne Wenzel at the University of Southern California, Medha D. Makhlouf at Pennsylvania State University, and Elizabeth Bradley at Yale University.

Honors and Awards for Seven Women in Academia

Honors and Awards for Seven Women in Academia

The women who have received prestigious honors or awards are Linda Roussel, Lori Reesor, M. Kathleen Heid, Kathryn Leonard, Donna E. Shalala, Julie A. Johnson, and Elizabeth Mullin.

Penn State's Jacqueline Edmondson Is a Finalist for Dean at the University of Arkansas

Penn State’s Jacqueline Edmondson Is a Finalist for Dean at the University of Arkansas

Jacqueline Edmondson, professor, associate vice president, and associate dean for undergraduate education at Pennsylvania State University, is one of three finalists for dean of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas.

Eleven Women Appointed to New University Administrative Posts

Eleven Women Appointed to New University Administrative Posts

The new appointees are Lisa A. Holstrom, Karen Engelbourg, Theresa Johansson, Ellen Eardly, Dorothy Stripling, Jodi Goldstein, Lynn Holleran, Canan Bilen-Green, Christa Johnson, Jennifer A Scott, and Susan K. Cerovsky.

Pennsylvania State University Adopts 18 Measures to Fight Sexual Assault and Harassment

Pennsylvania State University Adopts 18 Measures to Fight Sexual Assault and Harassment

Eric Barron, president of Pennsylvania State University, has endorsed all 18 recommendations set forth by the Task Force on Sexual Assault and Harassment.

Five Women Named to Distinguished Professor Posts at Pennsylvania State University

Five Women Named to Distinguished Professor Posts at Pennsylvania State University

The new Distinguished Professors are Reka Albert in physics and biology, Beverly Cigler in public policy and administration, Katherine Freeman in geosciences, Susan M. McHale in human development and family studies, and Pamela Silver in biology.

Penn State Professor Named Physician General of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Penn State Professor Named Physician General of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Rachel Levine is a professor of pediatrics and psychiatry at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center of Pennsylvania State University. She is also chief of the Division of Adolescent Medicine and Eating Disorders at the medical center.

Sixteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Sixteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Here’s is this week’s roundup of appointments of women to high-level administrative posts at colleges and university across the United States.