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The New President of American River College in Sacramento, California

The New President of American River College in Sacramento, California

Since 2014, Dixon has served in administrative roles for the Los Rios College District, most recently as associate vice chancellor of educational services and student success. Prior to joining the Los Rios colleges, Dixon was assistant director of diversity and multicultural student services at Portland State University in Oregon.

Melody Rose Selected to Lead the Nevada System of Higher Education

Melody Rose Selected to Lead the Nevada System of Higher Education

Dr. Rose most recently served as president of Marylhurst University in Oregon from 2014 to 2019. Earlier in her career, Dr. Rose served as chancellor of the Oregon University System and was vice provost for academic programs and instruction and dean of undergraduate studies at Portland State University in Oregon.

Colgate University's Jenna Reinbold Wins Book Award from the American Academy of Religion

Colgate University’s Jenna Reinbold Wins Book Award from the American Academy of Religion

Jenna Reinbold, an associate professor of religion at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, has received the 2018 Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion from the American Academy of Religion. The award is given to significant works of scholarship that affect “how religion is examined, understood, and interpreted.”

In Memoriam: Melissa Trifiletti, 1969-2017

In Memoriam: Melissa Trifiletti, 1969-2017

Melissa Trifiletti was named director of admissions at Colorado State in 2014 and had achieved record enrollments over the past two years. She was promoted to vice president for enrollment and access in April.

New Administrative Posts for Seven Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Seven Women in Higher Education

The appointees are Olufunke A. Fontenot at Albany State, Staci Brennan at Penn State-Mont Alto, Felita Y. Singleton at Portland State, Susan Gibbons at Yale University, Peggy Schmidt at Kansas State, Crystal Hunnicutt at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and Rachel Pell at Penn State.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Two Women Among Four Finalists for Dean of the University of Wyoming Libraries

Two Women Among Four Finalists for Dean of the University of Wyoming Libraries

Catherine Hamer is associate director for user services for the University of Texas Libraries and Marilyn Moody is dean of the library at Portland State University in Oregon.

In Memoriam: Orcilia Zuniga Forbes, 1938-2015

In Memoriam: Orcilia Zuniga Forbes, 1938-2015

Dr. Forbes served as vice president for university advancement at Oregon State University from 1998 to 2004. She joined the board of trustees at the university in 2013. Earlier in her career, Dr. Forbes held administrative posts at the University of New Mexico and Portland State University in Oregon.

Eighteen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities in American Higher Education

Eighteen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities in American 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.

The Next President of Marylhurst University in Oregon

The Next President of Marylhurst University in Oregon

Since March 2013, Dr. Melody Rose has been chancellor of the University of Oregon System. Previously, she was a professor of political science and vice provost for academic programs and instruction at Portland State University. She joined the faculty at Portland State in 1995.

A Quartet of New Women Deans

A Quartet of New Women Deans

The new deans are Diana R. Lawson at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, Fredda Carroll at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, Maria Marron at the University of Nebraska and Laura Burney Nissen at Portland State University.

The First Woman to Lead the Oregon University System

The First Woman to Lead the Oregon University System

Since last August Melody Rose has served as vice chancellor for academic strategies for the state university system. Previously, she was vice provost for academic programs and instruction and a professor of political science at Portland State University.

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Sona Karentz Andrews of the Oregon University Systems and Susan D. Phillips of the University at Albany are among the contenders.