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Harvard University's Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Awarded the Evans Biography Award

Harvard University’s Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Awarded the Evans Biography Award

The Evans Awards, given out by the the Mountain West Center for Regional Studies at Utah State University, honor the best books that focus on the stories of people who shaped the character on the interior West. The award comes with a $10,000 prize.

New Roles for 10 Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

New Roles for 10 Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

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.

In Memoriam: Nancy W. Veeder, 1937-2018

In Memoriam: Nancy W. Veeder, 1937-2018

A native of Albany, New York, Dr. Veeder was a graduate of Smith College and served on the faculty at the Boston College School of Social Work for 40 years. Dr. Veeder retired from teaching in 2008.

A Dozen Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments 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.

Eight Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Eight Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

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.

Simmons College Is Transitioning to Simmons University

Simmons College Is Transitioning to Simmons University

With its emphasis on graduate education, Simmons College will become Simmons University on September 1. In the new structure, Simmons University will continue to offer an undergraduate program for women and numerous graduate programs open to all.

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Faculty Positions

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Faculty Positions

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.

Simmons College in Boston Names Three Women to Dean Positions

Simmons College in Boston Names Three Women to Dean Positions

Judy Beal was appointed dean of the College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences. Stephanie Berzin was named dean of the College of Social Sciences, Policy, and Practice and Marie desJardins was appointed dean of the College of Organizational, Computational, and Information Sciences.

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.

Three Full Professors Are Stepping Down From Their Teaching Positions

Three Full Professors Are Stepping Down From Their Teaching Positions

The women professors who have retired are Helen Whall at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Lynda Moore at Simmons College in Boston, and Sherri Burr at the University of New Mexico School of Law.

A Trio of Women Academics Honored With Prestigious Awards

A Trio of Women Academics Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Sharon I. Bull, director of library services Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho, Em Claire Knowles, an assistant dean at Simmons College in Boston, and Nancy Gard McGehee, a professor of hospitality and tourism management at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Four Women’s Colleges Among the Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers

Four Women’s Colleges Among the Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers

Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and Spelman College in Atlanta ranked in a tie for seventh place on the small colleges list with 11 alumnae currently serving as Peace Corps volunteers.

In Memoriam: Sally Ann Herman Lunt, 1929-2016

In Memoriam: Sally Ann Herman Lunt, 1929-2016

Sally Lunt was a psychotherapist, an activist for women’s rights, and a former social work professor at Boston University. She held a doctorate from Harvard 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.

The New Leader of Thiel College in Greenville, Pennsylvania

The New Leader of Thiel College in Greenville, Pennsylvania

Susan Traverso is the first woman to serve as president of Thiel College in the educational institution’s 150-year history. She was provost, senior vice president, and professor of history at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.

Seven Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

Seven Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Michele Cloonan of Simmons College, Karen C. Davis of the University of Cincinnati, Carol Pilgrim of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Anca Sala of Baker College in Michigan, Lisa Kaltenegger of Cornell University, Alison Duvall of the University of Washington, and Brittany Perham of Stanford University.

Simmons College Extends the Contract of President Helen G. Drinan

Simmons College Extends the Contract of President Helen G. Drinan

In 2008, Helen Drinan was named the eighth president of Simmons College in Boston. With this new contract extension awarded by the board of trustees, Drinan will remain as president of the college through at least June 2019.

Three Women’s Colleges Among the Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers

Three Women’s Colleges Among the Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers

Simmons College in Boston ranked eighth among the small colleges and universities. Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and Wellesley College in Massachusetts also were among the top 25 small colleges with the most graduates serving in the Peace Corps.

The Only On-Campus MBA Program for Women Is Closing

The Only On-Campus MBA Program for Women Is Closing

Simmons College in Boston has seen declining enrollments in its on-campus MBA program for women. So it is now moving its MBA programs exclusively online and the new programs will be available for both men and women. Students in the new online MBA will have the option of an elective gender component.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities 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.

Four Women Appointed to Dean Posts at College and Universities

Four Women Appointed to Dean Posts at College and Universities

The four new deans are Meigan C. Aronson at Texas A&M University, Rebecca Zukowski at Resurrection University in Chicago, Mitzi Montoya at Oregon State University, and Cheryl A. Parks at Simmons College in Boston.

Simmons College Debuts New Website and Branding Campaign

Simmons College Debuts New Website and Branding Campaign

Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts, enrolls about 1,700 women in its undergraduate programs. Its new branding campaign highlights the college’s commitment to women’s leadership programs.

Simmons College Issues a Formal New Policy on Transgender Applicants

Simmons College Issues a Formal New Policy on Transgender Applicants

Simmons College, founded in 1899 in Boston, Massachusetts, enrolls more than 4,600 women undergraduate students. Now, following in the footsteps of some other women’s colleges, Simmons has formalized a new policy that redefines who is eligible for admission.

In Memoriam: Mary Gilmore Helming, 1918-2014

In Memoriam: Mary Gilmore Helming, 1918-2014

Mary Gilmore Helming taught nursing at Boston College and then became one of the founding members of the faculty at the nursing school at the University of Massachusetts.

Simmons College to Offer Online Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programs in Nursing

Simmons College to Offer Online Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree Programs in Nursing

Simmons College in Boston, whose undergraduate on-campus degree programs are exclusively for women, will now offer online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in nursing.

In Memoriam: Lorna McLean Daniells, 1918-2013

In Memoriam: Lorna McLean Daniells, 1918-2013

Daniells served on the staff at the Baker Library at Harvard Business School for nearly 40 years and taught business information science at Simmons College in Boston.

In Memoriam: Susan Hall Vogel, 1931-2012

In Memoriam: Susan Hall Vogel, 1931-2012

She served on the staff of the Harvard University Health services for 27 years and was a field supervisor for the Simmons School of Social Work.

Sylvia Maxwell Named Dean of the School of Business at Providence College

Sylvia Maxwell Named Dean of the School of Business at Providence College

Currently, she is a professor and director of the Principled Leadership Program and chair of the MBA program at the Simmons College School of Management in Boston.

New Director for the Center for Women's Leadership at Babson College

New Director for the Center for Women’s Leadership at Babson College

Before she joined academia, Susan Duffy was co-owner of a commercial construction company.

A Host of New Appointments of Women to College and University Administrative Positions

A Host of New Appointments of Women to College and University Administrative Positions

Nine women who are assuming new roles and duties.

A Fresh Crop of New Deans

A Fresh Crop of New Deans

Here are five women who recently have been named deans at colleges and universities.

Two Women Named Deans

Two Women Named Deans

Inez Tuck was named dean of the School of Nursing at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro. Since 1997 she has been a professor and administrator at the School of Nursing at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her appointment as dean is effective on July 1. Dr. Tuck is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State […]