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Five Women Appointed to Chair Their Academic Departments

Five Women Appointed to Chair Their Academic Departments

The new department chairs are Namandje Bumpus at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Kari Babski-Reeves at Mississippi State University, Irene Swanson at Purdue University, Ruth S. Waterman at the University of California, San Diego, and Tracey Brent-Chessum at Brenau University in Georgia.

Three Women From the College of Agriculture Named University Scholars at Purdue

Three Women From the College of Agriculture Named University Scholars at Purdue

The distinction recognizes faculty members who are on an accelerated path for academic distinction through their research, entrepreneurship, and the dissemination of that knowledge. The three women named are Anjali Iyer-Pascuzzi in botnay and plant pathology, Zhao Ma in forestry, and Katy Martin Rainey in agronomy.

Marquette University Scholar Wins Book Award From the Conference on College Composition and Communication

Marquette University Scholar Wins Book Award From the Conference on College Composition and Communication

Elizabeth Angeli, who recently was promoted to associate professor of English in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences at Marquette University in Milwaukee, was honored for her book on how emergency medical service professionals employ rhetoric to make decisions and communicate in unpredictable situations.

Nine Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Responsibilities in Higher Education

Nine Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Responsibilities 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.

University of Colorado's Kristi Anseth to Receive the For Women in Science Award for North America

University of Colorado’s Kristi Anseth to Receive the For Women in Science Award for North America

The L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO have announced the winners of the 22nd For Women in Science Awards, which honor five exceptional women scientists from different regions of the world. Each of the five laureates will receive 100,000 euros at a ceremony on March 12 at UNESCO headquarters in Paris.

In Memoriam: Tracie Gibson

In Memoriam: Tracie Gibson

Dr. Gibson joined the staff at the University of Massachusetts in 2017. Before coming to Amherst, Dr. Gibson served on the faculty at the University of Texas-Permian Basin and later at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Louise McCullough of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Tina M. Harris of Louisiana State University, Alicia Prieto Langarica of Youngstown State University in Ohio, Marian Liu of Purdue University in Indiana, and Cassie S. Mitchell of Georgia Tech and Emory University.

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Eight Women Scholars 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.

Seven Women in Higher Education Who Were Selected to Receive Prestigious Awards

Seven Women in Higher Education Who Were Selected to Receive Prestigious Awards

The honorees are MiYoung Kwon at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Leykia Nulan at the University of Massachusetts, Anny Berry Somers at UNC-Greensboro, Janelle M. Walter at Baylor University, Gilda A. Barabino at CCNY, Ethel Frese at Saint Louis University, and Sandra San Miguel at Purdue University.

New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for 15 Women

New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for 15 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.

Cynthia Larive Named Chancellor of the University of California, Santa Cruz

Cynthia Larive Named Chancellor of the University of California, Santa Cruz

Dr. Larive currently serves as provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of California, Riverside, a position she has held since 2017. She has been a member of the UC Riverside community since 2005. Dr. Larive will begin her tenure as chancellor of the University of California, Santa Cruz on July 1.

Nine New Women Deans at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

Nine New Women Deans at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

The nine women deans are: Claire Garcia at Colorado College, Rachel Kyte at Tufts, Susan Catron at the University of California, Davis, Laura Vandeburgh at the University of Oregon, Susan Lozier at Georgia Tech, Gennifer Weisenfeld at Duke, Stephanie Gray at Montana State University, Nicole Pennington at Ohio University, and Wendi S. Williams at Mills College in Oakland.

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

The new deans are Verna L. Williams at the University of Cincinnati, Melanie Stein at Ithaca College in New York, Denise Rush as Boston Architectural College, Alexis Abramson at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, Janis Terpenney at the University of Tennessee, and Beth McNeil at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New 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.

Nancy Brickhouse Selected as the Next Provost of Baylor University in Waco, Texas

Nancy Brickhouse Selected as the Next Provost of Baylor University in Waco, Texas

Dr. Brickhouse has been serving as provost at Saint Louis University in Missouri. Earlier, she served for 27 years at the University of Delaware in several senior administrative roles including deputy provost, interim provost, deputy dean of the College of Education and Human Development, and director of the School of Education.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are 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.

Study Finds That All Students Benefit When More Women Are in Their First College STEM Course

Study Finds That All Students Benefit When More Women Are in Their First College STEM Course

The research team examined data from students enrolled in an engineering program at a large, public, research-intensive university. The results found that an increase in percentage of women students in their first course improves persistence in the major for all students regardless of their gender.

In Memoriam: Rosemary Mariner, 1953-2019

In Memoriam: Rosemary Mariner, 1953-2019

Rosemary Mariner, one of the first women to serve as an aviator in the U.S. Navy, was a resident scholar in the Center for the Study of War and Society at the University of Tennessee. Earlier, she was the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Professor of Military Studies at the National War College.

Duke University's Susan Lozier to Lead the American Geophysical Union

Duke University’s Susan Lozier to Lead the American Geophysical Union

Dr. Lozier has been a Duke faculty member since 1992. She is widely cited for research on large-scale ocean circulation and its links to global climate change. She will begin her two-year term as president-elect of the American Geophysical Union on January 1, 2019, followed by a two-year term as president beginning in 2021.

April Mason to Serve as Provost at New Mexico State University

April Mason to Serve as Provost at New Mexico State University

April C. Mason has been named interim provost at New Mexico State University. She is expected to serve in this new position from November 1st through the current academic year. Most recently, Dr. Mason served as provost and senior vice president at Kansas State University. Prior to Kansas State, she served in both faculty and […]

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.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 21 Women to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 21 Women to Administrative Posts

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 From the Academic World Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

Eight Women From the Academic World Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

Here is a listing of women who are faculty or administrators in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

Notable Honors and Awards for Six Women in the Academic World

Notable Honors and Awards for Six Women in the Academic World

Here is a listing of women who are faculty or administrators in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

Heidi Anderson Appointed the 16th President of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Heidi Anderson Appointed the 16th President of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Since September 2017, Dr. Anderson has been special advisor to the president of Texas A&M University-Kingsville. She served as provost and vice president for academic affairs there from 2015 to 2017.

The Next President of the National Association of School Psychologists

The Next President of the National Association of School Psychologists

Lisa Kelly-Vance, professor of psychology and director of the school psychology graduate program at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, has been elected president of the National Association of School Psychologists. She will begin her term as president in July.

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Posts at State Universities

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Posts at State Universities

Karen Plaut was named the Glenn W. Sample Dean of the College of Agriculture at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and Annette Ranft was named the eighth dean of the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University in Alabama.

Purdue University Researchers Developing Home Tool to Detect Risk of Preeclampsia

Purdue University Researchers Developing Home Tool to Detect Risk of Preeclampsia

Researchers at Purdue University are developing a device and an application that will enable pregnant women to use a smartphone to track their susceptibility to develop preeclampsia, a pregnancy complication related to hypertension that can cause organ damage and premature birth.

Beverly Davenport Fired as Chancellor of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Beverly Davenport Fired as Chancellor of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

On March 1, 2017, Beverly Davenport became the eighth chancellor of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Now 14 months later, she has been placed on administrative leave and will no longer serve as chancellor as of July 1.

Janet Westpheling Elected President of the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology

Janet Westpheling Elected President of the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology

Dr. Westpheling is a professor of genetics in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia. Her research focuses on the genetic engineering of microorganisms to efficiently convert plants into biofuels.

All Four Finalists for Dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Georgia Are Women

All Four Finalists for Dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Georgia Are Women

The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy has announced a field of four finalists to serve as dean. All four finalists will visit campus by the end of the month for a series of interviews and public presentations. All four finalists are women.

Saint Mary's College in Moraga, California, Names Its Next Provost

Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, California, Names Its Next Provost

For the past 11 years, Dr. Margaret Kasimatis has served as vice provost for strategic planning and educational effectiveness at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. She also held a tenured faculty post in the department of educational leadership at the university.

Two Women Earn Teaching Awards From the U.S. Department of Agriculture

Two Women Earn Teaching Awards From the U.S. Department of Agriculture

The United States Department of Agriculture has selected two scholars to received the 2017 National Excellence in College and University Teaching Award: Suzanne Nielsen of Purdue University and Ann Marie VanDerZanden of Iowa State University.

The New Provost at the University of California, Riverside

The New Provost at the University of California, Riverside

A scholar of bioanalytical chemistry, Dr. Cynthia K. Larive joined the faculty at the University of California, Riverside in 2005. Since coming to the university, she has served as vice provost for undergraduate education, interim dean of the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, and chair of the department of chemistry.

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Capaldi Phillips, 1945-2017

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Capaldi Phillips, 1945-2017

Elizabeth Capaldi Phillips was a professor of psychology and served as provost at the University of Florida, the University at Buffalo, and Arizona State University.