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Nine Woman Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Nine Woman 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.

A Large Group of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Higher Education Administrative Posts

A Large Group of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Higher Education 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.

Roanoke College Will Name a College Building for a Woman for the First Time

Roanoke College Will Name a College Building for a Woman for the First Time

Billie Jean Beamer taught health and physical education at Roanoke for 37 years and was an early advocate of women in sports. The college is renaming a residence hall in her honor. It will be the first building on the college’s campus to be named for a women in the institution’s 176-year history.

In Memoriam: Inez Everling Good, 1923-2018

In Memoriam: Inez Everling Good, 1923-2018

Inez Everling Good was an associate professor emerita of modern languages at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia. She grew up in Nuremberg during the Third Reich.

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Have New Posts or Duties

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Have New Posts or Duties

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.

Gender Differences in Violent Crime Victimization for International Students

Gender Differences in Violent Crime Victimization for International Students

A new study by researchers at Georgia State University and the University of West Georgia finds that college students from outside the United States are less likely than American students to be victims of violent crime on campus. The study found that this is particularly true for women.

Three Women Scholars Named to Endowed Chairs

Three Women Scholars Named to Endowed Chairs

The three women appointed to endowed chairs are Christine Jacobs-Wagner at Yale University in Connecticut, Mary J. Henold at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, and Anne Brunet at Stanford University in California.

In Memoriam: Mamie Salva' Patterson, 1921-2015

In Memoriam: Mamie Salva’ Patterson, 1921-2015

Mamie Salva’ Patterson taught Spanish at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia for a quarter of a century. A native of Puerto Rico, Professor Patterson held a Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky.

Kelley Fanto Deetz to Lead Research Project on the History of Slavery at the University of Virginia

Kelley Fanto Deetz to Lead Research Project on the History of Slavery at the University of Virginia

The University of Virginia has appointed Kelley Fanto Deetz to a three-year postdoctoral fellowship to conduct research on the role of slavery in the university’s history. She was an assistant professor of history at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia.