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New Administrative Appointments for Seven Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Appointments for Seven Women 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.

Six Women Scholars Appointed to University Dean Positions

Six Women Scholars Appointed to University Dean Positions

Newly appointed to dean posts are Shari Veil at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lynette I. Wood at Shaw University in Raleigh, Maura Daly Iversen at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, Browne C. Lewis at North Carolina Central University, Kara Shustrin at Southern Illinois Univerisity Edwardsville and Elizabeth Wentz at Arizona State University.

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions

The new deans are Monica Adya at the Rutgers University-Camden business school, Valerie A. Johnson at the School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities at Shaw University in Raleigh, Sarah Gehlert at the School of Social Work at the University of Southern California and Amy Waer at the medical school at Texas A&M University.

Paulette Dillard Appointed the Eighteenth President of Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina

Paulette Dillard Appointed the Eighteenth President of Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina

Dr. Dillard had been serving as interim president of Shaw University since June 2017. Previously, she was the vice president of academic affairs and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the university. Dr. Dillard is a trained medical technologist certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathology.

Paulette Dillard to Lead Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina

Paulette Dillard to Lead Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina

Dr. Dillard has served as a department chair, dean, and vice president of academic affairs at the university. She will serve as interim president while a nationwide search is underway to find the next permanent president of the university.

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.

Study Discovers an Unexpected Source to Increase Women in STEM Majors

Study Discovers an Unexpected Source to Increase Women in STEM Majors

A new study led by Joy Gaston Gayles, an associate professor in the College of Education at North Carolina State University, finds that women who come to college not knowing what course of study they will choose are good candidates to increase overall enrollments of women students in STEM fields.

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

Thirty Women With New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Thirty Women With New Administrative Positions 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.

Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, Names Tashni Dubroy as Its 17th President

Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, Names Tashni Dubroy as Its 17th President

Dr. Dubroy has been serving as as the special assistant to the president for process optimization at Shaw University. Dr. Dubroy is also the co-founder of Tea and Honey Blends, a hair care products company.

Shana Redmonds Is the First Holder of a Professorship Honoring Civil Rights Activist Ella Baker

Shana Redmonds Is the First Holder of a Professorship Honoring Civil Rights Activist Ella Baker

The University of California, Santa Barbara, has established a visiting professorship to honor Ella Baker, a founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and its network of Freedom Schools. Shana Redmond of the University of Southern California will be the first holder of the post.

Two Women Scholars Receive Notable Honors

Two Women Scholars Receive Notable Honors

Sheila Conant, professor emerita at the University of Hawaii received an award from the American Ornithologists’ Union and Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan of Shaw University was honored by the Society of Biblical Literature.

Shaw University Honors Its Outgoing President

Shaw University Honors Its Outgoing President

Dorothy Cowser Yancy, who will leave the presidency of Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, when a successor is named, has had a campus building named in her honor by the university’s board of trustees.

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.

Eleven Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of appointment of women to key administrative positions at colleges and universities across the University States.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to key administrative and leadership posts at college and universities across the United States.

Eleven Women in Higher Education Taking on New Administrative Responsibilities

Eleven Women in Higher Education Taking on New Administrative Responsibilities

Here is this week’s news of women at colleges and universities across the United States who have been appointed to new administrative roles.

Six Women in New Roles at College and Universities

Six Women in New Roles at College and Universities

Women in new roles include Chon Glover, Melissa Wholstein, Kelli McCormack Brown, Loria Brown Gordon, Pamela Haney, and Evelyn Leathers.

Six Women Awarded Prestigious Honors

Six Women Awarded Prestigious Honors

Here is news of six academic women who have recently received, or will receive, distinguished awards.

Former President Returns to Once Again Lead Shaw University

Former President Returns to Once Again Lead Shaw University

There have been four presidents in the past three years at Shaw University.

Shaw University President Resigns

Shaw University President Resigns

Irma McClaurin’s official inauguration as Shaw president was scheduled for October.