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Kathie Stromile Golden Is the New Provost of Mississippi Valley State University

Kathie Stromile Golden Is the New Provost of Mississippi Valley State University

Most recently, Dr. Golden served as director of international programs and special assistant to the President’s Office at MVSU. Prior to that, she served as MVSU’s associate vice president for academic affairs.

Eight Women Who Have Been Selected for Dean Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Have Been Selected for Dean Positions in Higher Education

The new deans are Lisa D. Ordonez at UC-San Diego, Kristina Odejimi at Bowdoin College, Kathryn Lively at Dartmouth College, Sandra Brown at Southern University, Marianne Lewis at the University of Cincinnati, Laurie Grubbs at Florida State, Joy Williamson-Lott at the University of Washington, and Stephanie J. Rowley at Teachers College of Columbia University.

Carmen Walters Named President of Tougaloo College in Mississippi

Carmen Walters Named President of Tougaloo College in Mississippi

For the past six years, Dr. Walter has served as an administrator at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, most recently as the executive vice president of enrollment management, student success, and institutional relations. Prior to that, she served in various administrative roles at Delgado Community College in New Orleans for 18 years.

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts 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.

Eight Women Named to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Named to New Administrative Positions 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.

Kim Hunter Reed Named the Next Commissioner of Higher Education in Louisiana

Kim Hunter Reed Named the Next Commissioner of Higher Education in Louisiana

Dr. Reed currently serves as executive director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education. Previously, she was under secretary of education for postsecondary diversity and inclusion in the Obama administration. Earlier in her career, Dr. Reed was chief of staff for the Louisiana Board of Regents and executive vice president of the University of Louisiana System.

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women at Colleges and Universities Across the United States

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women at Colleges and Universities Across the United States

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

Karen Schuster Webb Named President of Union Institute and University in Cincinnati

Karen Schuster Webb Named President of Union Institute and University in Cincinnati

Dr. Webb has been serving as Midwest Campus president and senior adviser for academic innovation to the chancellor of the Antioch University System. Before joining Antioch University, she was the founding dean of the California School of Education of the Alliant International University System.

Kim Hunter Reed Appointed to Lead the Colorado Department of Higher Education

Kim Hunter Reed Appointed to Lead the Colorado Department of Higher Education

Dr. Reed served as under secretary of education for postsecondary diversity and inclusion in the Obama administration. Earlier, she was chief of staff for the Louisiana Board of Regents and executive vice president of the University of Louisiana System.

Four Academic Women Selected for Notable Honors and Awards

Four Academic Women Selected for Notable Honors and Awards

The homorees are Martha C. Nussbaum of the University of Chicago, Wanda Spurlock of Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Ellen Thomas of Wesleayn University in Middletown, Connecticut and Carmen Robinson of the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Lisa Mims-Devezin Selected to Lead Southern University at New Orleans

Lisa Mims-Devezin Selected to Lead Southern University at New Orleans

Dr. Mims-Devezin has been serving as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the university since 2014. She joined the faculty at Southern University at New Orleans in 1993 as an assistant professor of biology.

Kim Hunter Reed Named Deputy Under Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education

Kim Hunter Reed Named Deputy Under Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education

Kim Hunter Reed, who has extensive teaching and administrative experience in Louisiana higher education, will be a member of the senior leadership team at the Department of Education that oversees higher education in the United States.

In Memoriam: Ella Lee Kelley, 1948-2015

In Memoriam: Ella Lee Kelley, 1948-2015

Dr. Kelley joined the faculty at Southern University in 1983. She served as chair of the chemistry department at the university and most recently was associate vice chancellor for academic affairs and dean of the Dolores Margaret Richard Spikes Honors College.

In Memoriam: Dolores Margaret Richard Spikes, 1936-2015

In Memoriam: Dolores Margaret Richard Spikes, 1936-2015

She served as president of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and as chancellor of the Southern University System in Louisiana. Dr. Spikes was the first woman in the United States to lead a university system.

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for 11 Women

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for 11 Women

The women taking on new administrative roles are Jocelyn Evans, Alison Bell, Brenda I. Johnson, Wanda Raby Spurlock, Sarah Shupenus, Pamela Beemer, Olivia S. Goodheart, Barbara Ann Gill, Helen Hartnett, Sharon Beales, and Ling Gao LeBeau.

In Memoriam: Jewel Limar Prestage, 1931-2014

In Memoriam: Jewel Limar Prestage, 1931-2014

At the age of 22, she earned a Ph.D. in political science at the University of Iowa. She was the first African American women to receive a Ph.D. in political science from an American university. She then taught for 33 years at Southern University in Baton Rouge.

In Memoriam: Rose L. Glee, 1942-2014

In Memoriam: Rose L. Glee, 1942-2014

She served as interim director of the Office of Technology Transfer, Licensing, and Commercialization at Florida A&M University and was the former director of the Office of Sponsored Research at Southern University.

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.

Seventeen Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Seventeen Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Here is this week’s summary of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions in colleges and universities across the United States.

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Responsibilities at U.S. Universities

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Responsibilities at U.S. Universities

The women taking on new roles are Lalia Rach at the University of Wisconsin Stoudt, Carrie Norman at Virginia Tech, MaryFrances McCourt at Indiana University, Verjanis Peoples at Southern University, and Maria Zuber at MIT.

Five Women Scholars Win Notable Awards

Five Women Scholars Win Notable Awards

Vivian Loveless, Leslie Wooten-Blanks, Wanda Spurlock, Karen Edwards, and Sue Haka receive prestigious honors.

Six Women Named to New Professor Positions

Six Women Named to New Professor Positions

Here is news of six women who have been named to distinguished faculty posts in higher education.

Coca-Cola Supports Scholarships for Women at HBCUs in Louisiana

Coca-Cola Supports Scholarships for Women at HBCUs in Louisiana

Five historically black universities in Louisiana are sharing a $125,000 grant from the Coca-Cola Foundation to support scholarship programs for women.