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Governors State University in Illinois Appoints Cheryl Green as Its Sixth President

Governors State University in Illinois Appoints Cheryl Green as Its Sixth President

Last year, Dr. Green was appointed interim chancellor of the University of Wisconson-Whitewater. At that time she was vice chancellor of student affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Earlier, Dr. Green served as assistant vice president of student affairs at Tennessee State University.

Two Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Law Schools in the United States

Two Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Law Schools in the United States

Sean Megan Scott was named the next president and dean of the California Western School of Law in San Diego and Camille M. Davidson, a former professor and associate dean at Charlotte School of Law, will become the next dean of the Southern Illinois University School of Law. Both women will take office this coming summer.

Penn State Brandywine Chooses Marilyn Wells as Its Next Chancellor

Penn State Brandywine Chooses Marilyn Wells as Its Next Chancellor

Dr. Wells has been serving as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Before joining Minnesota State University, Wells served as vice provost and graduate dean of East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Kent State University in Ohio Honors Its Outgoing President

Kent State University in Ohio Honors Its Outgoing President

Beverly J. Warren, president of Kent State University in Ohio, will step down from her position on June 30, 2019. To recognize her accomplishments over her five-year tenure, the Kent State University board of trustees has voted to name the university’s new Student Recreation and Wellness Center in her honor.

Kelli Brown Appointed Chancellor of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina

Kelli Brown Appointed Chancellor of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina

Currently, Dr. Brown is provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville. Previously, she served as interim president of Valdosta State University in Georgia.

In Memoriam: Lucia Perillo, 1958-2016

In Memoriam: Lucia Perillo, 1958-2016

Lucia Perillo was a highly regarded poet and former university professor. She won a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship in 2000 and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in poetry in 2010.

Kelli Brown to Lead Valdosta State University in Georgia

Kelli Brown to Lead Valdosta State University in Georgia

Since 2013, Dr. Brown has been serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville. Earlier, she was interim dean of the College of Health and Human Performance at the University of Florida.

University of South Florida Executive Is the New Leader of NASFAA

University of South Florida Executive Is the New Leader of NASFAA

Billie Jo Hamilton, assistant vice president of enrollment planning and management and director of university scholarships and financial aid services at the University of South Florida in Tampa, was elected chair of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

New Deans Announced at Six Colleges and Universities

New Deans Announced at Six Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Pamela R. Matthews at Texas A&M University, Sydney Richardson at Salem College, Meera Komarraju at Southern Illinois University, Anne Helmreich at Texas Christian University, Judith Stoddart at Michigan State University and Claudine Gay at Harvard University.

Six Women Academics Honored With Prestigious Awards

Six Women Academics Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Juanita Johnson-Bailey of the University of Georgia, Rae Silver of Barnard College, Maria Harrison of Cornell University, Lois Zook-Gerdau of Muskingum University, Barbara E. Hagler of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, and Wanda Heading-Grant of the University of Vermont.

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of appointments of women to high-level administrative positions at colleges and universities across the United States.

Rita Cheng Chosen to Lead Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff

Rita Cheng Chosen to Lead Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff

Since 2010 Dr. Cheng has served as chancellor of Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She also taught accounting at the university. Earlier, she was provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Two New Deans at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Two New Deans at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Laurie A. Achenbach was named dean of the College of Science and Dafna Lemish was named dean of the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts. Both women have been serving in the posts on an interim basis since 2012.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Has Promoted Four Women to Full Professor

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Has Promoted Four Women to Full Professor

The four new full professors at Southern Illinois University Carbondale are Sara Baer in plant biology, Dubravka in mathematics, Nilanjana R. Bardhan in communication studies, and Meera Komarrajau in applied psychology.

Seven Women Scholars Awarded Distinguished Honors

Seven Women Scholars Awarded Distinguished Honors

The seven women who have been selected to receive prestigious awards are Alice Baumgartner, Stephanie Luster-Teasley, Martha Hilley, Denise Mallor, Allison Joseph, Alison Chapman, and Velma McBride Murry.

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 Provost at Wayne State University

The New Provost at Wayne State University

Margaret Winters has served on the Wayne State University faculty for 11 years and was founding chair of the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Previously, she served on the faculty at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale for 25 years.

Eleven Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

The women in new posts are Sarah Thomas, Pamela Besnard, Shannon Gurek, Lhay Browning Thriffiley, Katie Young, Katherine Karraker, Deborah Moon Shaffer, Debra S. Merchant, Julie Weber, Anne Milkovich, and Karen Stallman.

New Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

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.

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Here is news of 14 women who have been appointed to new positions at college and universities throughout the United States.

Three Women Academic Physicians Are Honored

Three Women Academic Physicians Are Honored

The honorees are Ruth-Marie Fincher of the Medical College of Georgia, Catherine deVries at the University of Utah, and Penny Tippy of Southern Illinois University.

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.

Rita Cheng Honored by the American Accounting Association

Rita Cheng Honored by the American Accounting Association

The coauthor of one of the leading textbook for graduate level accounting students, she is now the chancellor of Southern Illinois University Carbondale

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Honored With Prestigious Awards

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Jasmijn Bol of Tulane University, Lily Ann Brouszkowski at Southern Illinois University, and Jane Lancaster of the University of New Mexico.

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of women who have, or soon will be taking on, new administrative duties at colleges and universities across the United States.

Dafna Lemish Honored by the International Communication Association

Dafna Lemish Honored by the International Communication Association

She is interim dean of the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts and chair of the department of radio and television at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

Three Major Appointments of Women at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Three Major Appointments of Women at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Anne Cooper Moore was named dean of library affairs, Karla Berry was appointed director of the Center for Teaching Excellence, and Dafna Lemish was named interim dean of the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts.

Summer Camp Seeks to Increase the Number of Women in Film Industry

Summer Camp Seeks to Increase the Number of Women in Film Industry

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale’s holds the Girls Make Movies camp each summer

Eight New Women Deans

Eight New Women Deans

Brid Grant, Ann Carruth, Julie DeGraw, Elizabeth Cada, Susan Stapleton, Laurie Achenbach, Jennifer Iacino, and Kim Wilson are all named to dean positions.

Nine Women Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Nine Women Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Wendy Stouffer, Tracy Barlok, Paila Morsiani, Patricia Perillo, Susan Cozzens, Kathleen Wattum, Tracy Utech, Snehalata Huzurbazar and Sapphire Cureg are taking on new roles.

Three Women Are the Finalists for Dean of Library Affairs at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Three Women Are the Finalists for Dean of Library Affairs at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

The candidates for dean of library affairs will all be visiting campus for interviews and open forums by the middle of May. All three candidates are women.

Three Women Are the Finalists for Admissions Director at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Three Women Are the Finalists for Admissions Director at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Pamela Reeder, Katharine Suski, and Adrece Thighman-Nabe are the three finalists for director of undergraduate admissions at the Carbondale campus.

New Jobs for Five Women in Higher Education

New Jobs for Five Women in Higher Education

Here is news of five women who have recently been hired to administrative posts.

New Grant Programs Relating to Women in Higher Education

New Grant Programs Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Four Women Named to Endowed Professorships

Four Women Named to Endowed Professorships

Deborah Shelton, Sandie Bass-Ringdahl, Alison Cook-Sather, and Bonnie Daily are named to prestigious faculty positions.