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The Next Leader of the School of Engineering at Alfred University in New York

The Next Leader of the School of Engineering at Alfred University in New York

For the past 10 years, Gabrielle Gaustad has been on the faculty at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. Most recently, Dr. Gaustad was an associate professor and program coordinator for the master’s degree program of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

New Assignments for 11 Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for 11 Women Faculty Members 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.

Eight Women Named to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Named to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Here is news of eight women scholars who have been appointed to dean positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Six Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Six Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Melissa Sturge-Apple at the University of Rochester, Ellen S. Goldey at Florida Atlantic University, Twyla Cummings at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Marcella Runell Hall at Mount Holyoke College, Kelsey C. Martin at the UCLA School of Medicine, and Rebecca Crocker McMullen at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

Six Women Faculty Members Have Been Appointed to New Positions

Six Women Faculty Members Have Been Appointed to New Positions

The six women in new roles are C. Jessie Jones at California State University, Fullerton, Laurie Sharp at West Texas A&M University, Patty Limerick of the University of Colorado, Brenda McComb at Oregon State University, Laura E. Niklason at Yale University, and Laurel Hartman at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Six Women Scholars Are Honored With Prestigious Awards

Six Women Scholars Are Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Twyla J. Cummings at the Rochester Institute of Techology, Courtney Meyers at Texas Tech University, Nicole Baganz at Vanderbilt University, Deborah K. Fitzgerald at MIT, Suzanne O’Connell at Wesleyan University, and Donna De Carolis at Drexel University.

Eleven Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Eleven Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments

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

Five Women Scholars Selected to Receive Notable Awards

Five Women Scholars Selected to Receive Notable Awards

The honorees are Laurie H. Glimcher of Cornell Medical College, Twyla J. Cummings of the Rochester Institute of Technology, Brenda Y. Cartwright of Winston-Salem State University, Christi McGeorge of North Dakota State University and Anne DePrince of the University of Denver.

Three Women Appointed to Positions as Deans

Three Women Appointed to Positions as Deans

Susana Rivera-Mills was named dean for undergraduate studies at Oregon State. Jacqueline Mozrall was named dean of the College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology, and Jennifer R. Scanlon was named interim dean for academic affairs at Bowdoin College.

Rochester Institute of Technology Seeks to Boost Women Faculty in STEM Fields

Rochester Institute of Technology Seeks to Boost Women Faculty in STEM Fields

A 2010 report found that women were 12 percent of the engineering faculty, 16 percent of the faculty in mathematics and statistics, 17 percent of the faculty in the physical sciences, and 29 percent of the faculty in computer science.

The First Woman President of Springfield College

The First Woman President of Springfield College

Mary-Beth Cooper was named the 13th president of Springfield College in Massachusetts. When she takes office on September 1, Dr. Cooper will be the first woman to lead the college since its founding in 1885.

New 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.