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College Consensus Announces Its Picks for the Best Women's Colleges in the United States

College Consensus Announces Its Picks for the Best Women’s Colleges in the United States

According to the College Consensus formula, Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, is the best women’s college in the United States. Wellesley College in Massachusetts ranks second and Scripps College in Claremont, California, is third.

Two Women Scholars Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Prestigious Educational Institutions

Two Women Scholars Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Prestigious Educational Institutions

Sheila Walker has been named the Laura Vausbinder Hockett Endowed Professor at Scripps College in Claremont, California, and Katerina Clark has been named the B.E. Bensinger Professor of Comparative Literature and Slavic Languages and Literatures at Yale University.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

The three new holders of endowed chairs are Gabriela Gonzalez at Louisiana State University, Laura Nasrallah at Yale Divinity School, and Julia Liss at Scripps College in Claremont, California.

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.

New Administrative Positions for 11 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for 11 Women 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.

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Will Be 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.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new roles are Monica A. Coleman at the University of Delaware, Mimi Pipino at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio, Juliet Koss at Scripps College in Claremont, California, Hilary Appel at Claremont McKenna College in California, and Rhea Datta at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.

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.

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.

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.

Scripps College Scholar Honored by the American Council of Learned Societies

Scripps College Scholar Honored by the American Council of Learned Societies

Michelle Decker, an assistant professor of English at Scripps College in Claremont, California, received an award given to young faculty in the first decade of their careers to “encourage and reward outstanding accomplishment in actual teaching in the humanities.”

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.

Three Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Three Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Leila Mansouri is a new assistant professor of English at Scripps College. Angela Lewis, was named interim chair of political science at the University of Alabama Birmingham, and M. Sue Kirkman was named chair of the National Diabetes Education Program.

Merodie Hancock Selected to Be the Fourth President of Thomas Edison State College in New Jersey

Merodie Hancock Selected to Be the Fourth President of Thomas Edison State College in New Jersey

Since 2013, Dr. Hancock has served as president of Empire State College in Saratoga Springs, New York, a campus of the State University of New York System. Earlier, Dr. Hancock was the vice president of the Global Campus of Central Michigan University.

In Memoriam: Chana Bloch, 1940-2017

In Memoriam: Chana Bloch, 1940-2017

Chana Bloch was an acclaimed poet and professor emerita of English literature at Scripps College in Claremont, California. Dr. Bloch joined the faculty at Scripps College in 1973 and taught there for 32 years. At Scripps, she was the director of the creative writing program.

Scripps College in Claremont, California, Has Nine New Women on Its Faculty

Scripps College in Claremont, California, Has Nine New Women on Its Faculty

Scripps College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution for women in Claremont, California, has 11 new tenure-track faculty members on campus this fall. Nine of the 11 new faculty members are women.

Where Do Women's Colleges Stand in the New <em>U.S. News</em> Rankings?

Where Do Women’s Colleges Stand in the New U.S. News Rankings?

Some women’s colleges made impressive gains in their rankings. In fact of the six women’s colleges ranked in the top 50 of all national liberal arts colleges, five have shown an improvement over their rankings in 2013. Wellesley College is now ranked third nationally among all liberal arts colleges.

Scripps College in Claremont, California, Names Larissa Z. Tiedens as Its Ninth President

Scripps College in Claremont, California, Names Larissa Z. Tiedens as Its Ninth President

Dr. Tiedens is a social psychologist who has been serving as senior associate dean of academic affairs in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. She also held the faculty post as the Jonathan B. Lovelace Professor of Organizational Behavior.

Website Offers Its Choices for the Best Women’s Colleges in the United States

Website Offers Its Choices for the Best Women’s Colleges in the United States

Wellesley College in Massachusetts was rated as the best women’s college in the nation by the College Choice website. Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, was ranked second with Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania holding the third spot.

Six Women in New Faculty Roles at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Six Women in New Faculty Roles at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Taking on new assignments are Claudia Arteaga at Scripps College, Christena Cleveland at Duke Divinity School, Olga Isengildina-Massa at Virginia Tech, Zella Palmer at Dillard University, Anna Hohler at Boston University, Lorraine Linn at Tuskegee 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.

New Roles for 12 Women Faculty Members

New Roles for 12 Women Faculty Members

Here is news of a dozen women faculty members who are taking on new duties at colleges, universities, or professional associations.

Scripps College Names Three Women to Endowed Chairs

Scripps College Names Three Women to Endowed Chairs

Scripps College has announced the appointment of four faculty members to endowed chairs.

Scripps College President Leaving Post to Head the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Scripps College President Leaving Post to Head the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Lori Bettison-Varga, the eighth president of Scripps College in Claremont, California, will become president of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County in October. She has served as president of Scripps College since July 2009.

New Administrative Positions for Seven Women at U.S. Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Positions for Seven Women at U.S. Colleges and Universities

The appointees are Judith B. Greiman at Stony Brook, Cindy Hess at Tulsa Community College, Lisa Watson at Scripps College, Naomi Norman at the University of Georgia, Celena Mondie-Milner at the University of Texas, Kelly Sartorius at the University of Arkansas, and Shana Lassiter at Columbia.

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.

Scripps College Anthropologist Shares the British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize in Middle Eastern Studies

Scripps College Anthropologist Shares the British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize in Middle Eastern Studies

Lara Deeb is a professor of anthropology at Scripps College in Claremont, California. Dr. Deeb will share the award with her co-author Mona Harb, a professor at the American University of Beirut.

Scripps College Issues New Policy on Transgender Admissions

Scripps College Issues New Policy on Transgender Admissions

Scripps College has joined several of its peer institutions in issuing a formal policy regarding transgender admissions. According to a statement, “the college is committed to an ongoing process of dialogue and education to build a more inclusive and unified community.”

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.

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.

Seventeen Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seventeen Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Mary Ann Fuchs, Carla Sanderson, Sharon Tennyson, Cheryl Johnson, Nalia Baloch, Binti Harvey, Susan C. Dolbert, Andrea Greenhoot, Lesia Crumpton-Young, Jodi Kupper, Ellen Anderson, Jenni Evans, Matella Nelson, Jaime Seguin, Debra Fraser Janie Long and Catherine Criswell are the new appointees.

New Women Deans at Six Colleges and Universities

New Women Deans at Six Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Charlotte Johnson at Scripps College, Karol Dean at Mercy College, Robin Rinehart at Lafayette College, Karen Pugliesi at Northern Arizona University, Elizabeth Davis at the University of San Francisco, and Allyson Green at New York University.

Seven Women Tabbed for Dean Positions

Seven Women Tabbed for Dean Positions

The new deans are Christine Himes at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Camilla Bendow at Vanderbilt, Elizabeth Spiller at Virginia Tech, Nancy Butler Songer at Drexel, Kimberly Kempf-Leonard at the University of Louisville, Marion Preest at Scripps College, and Marsha Mailick at the University of Wisconsin.

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.

Scripps College Launches Major Fundraising Effort

Scripps College Launches Major Fundraising Effort

Scripps College, the highly rated liberal arts college for women in Claremont, California, has announced the launch of a $175 million fundraising campaign. About $82 million of the goal has been met with $45 million pledged by trustees of the college.