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Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Educational Institutions in Boston

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Educational Institutions in Boston

Kirsten Davison will be the second holder of the Donahue and DiFelice Professor at the Boston College School of Social Work and Susan Brady was appointed to the Deloitte-Ellen Gabriel Chair for Women and Leadership at Simmons University.

Eight Women Educators Who Have Been Been Selected to Receive Notable Honors and Awards

Eight Women Educators Who Have Been Been Selected to Receive Notable Honors and Awards

Here is this week’s listing of women in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

Simmons University to Offer a New Minor Degree Program in Health Humanities

Simmons University to Offer a New Minor Degree Program in Health Humanities

The new minor program will focus on ethical leadership practice, sensitivity to cultural impacts on health and wellness, and communication skills, helping future practitioners bridge the gap between patients and providers.

Simmons University to Offer Inter-Professional Informationist Certificate Program

Simmons University to Offer Inter-Professional Informationist Certificate Program

Informationists are librarians or information specialists qualified to engage in research and knowledge management services in clinical care or biomedical research.

Simmons University Scholar Wins Award for Her Work on War as a Public Health Problem

Simmons University Scholar Wins Award for Her Work on War as a Public Health Problem

Shelley K. White an associate professor of public health and sociology and the director of the master of public health degree program at Simmons University in Boston, is being honored by the American Public Health Association at its annual meeting in Philadelphia.

Simmons University's Johnnie Hamilton-Mason to Receive the 2019 Feminist Scholar Award

Simmons University’s Johnnie Hamilton-Mason to Receive the 2019 Feminist Scholar Award

The Simmons University professor of social work will be honored at the Council on Social Work Education’s annual program meeting in Denver, Colorado, on October 26. Dr. Hamliton-Mason has taught at the Simmons School of Social work since 1991.

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for 11 Women

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for 11 Women

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

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to 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.

In Memoriam: Joan Callahan, 1946-2019

In Memoriam: Joan Callahan, 1946-2019

In 1986, Dr. Callahan joined the faculty at the University of Kentucky, where she taught philosophy for the remainder of career. There she was director of what is now the Gender and Women’s Studies Program from 1998 to 2002 and again from 2003 to 2007. She retired in 2011.

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.

In Memoriam: Susan Parker Bloom, 1938-2019

In Memoriam: Susan Parker Bloom, 1938-2019

From 1986-2005, Professor Bloom directed the graduate program in Children’s Literature and the Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at Simmons University in Boston.

Eleven Universities Announce the Appointment of Women to Dean Positions

Eleven Universities Announce the Appointment of Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are Lepaine Sharp-McHenry, Jennifer D. Greer, Sian Mooney, Bonnie Rush, Elizabeth Skomp, Kimberly Lawless, Andra Basu, Coleen Pugh, Adrea Lawrence, Deborah Rifenbary, and Zoe Woodell Locklear.

Simmons University Establishes Three New Certificates for Master of Social Work Students

Simmons University Establishes Three New Certificates for Master of Social Work Students

Simmons University in Boston, Massachusetts, has created three new certificates for online masters of social work students: practice with groups and families, mental health practice, and trauma practice.

In Memoriam: Susan Nutter, 1944-2019

In Memoriam: Susan Nutter, 1944-2019

Susan Nutter was the former vice provost and director of the North Carolina State University Libraries. She served in that role for 20 years before retiring in 2017.

Three Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Simmons University in Boston

Three Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Simmons University in Boston

The three women faculty member at Simmons University who have been appointed to endowed chairs are Diane Grossman in the department of philosophy, Jyoti Puri in the department of sociology, and Spela Trefalt in the School of Business.

Simmons University in Boston Launches a Leadership Institute For Women

Simmons University in Boston Launches a Leadership Institute For Women

The new institute will continue the university’s success in developing empowered women leaders. Susan MacKenty Brady has been named the managing director of the leadership institute.

New Assignments in Higher Education for 14 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for 14 Women Faculty Members

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.