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Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles 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.

Martha Potvin Named Provost at Springfield College in Massachusetts

Martha Potvin Named Provost at Springfield College in Massachusetts

Dr. Potvin has been serving as executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at Montana State University. Earlier in her career, she served for 16 years on the biology faculty at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Springfield College Scholar Wins a Telly Award for Her Documentary Film

Springfield College Scholar Wins a Telly Award for Her Documentary Film

Jody Santos, an associate professor of communications, was honored for her documentary No One Left Behind. The film highlights the work of a human rights organization that seeks to help adults and children with disabilities who are kept unnecessarily in orphanages or psychiatric facilities.

Thirteen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Thirteen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here we present this week’s roundup of news that includes the appointments of 13 women who have been named to administrative posts at colleges and universities across the United States.

Honors and Awards for Seven Women in Academia

Honors and Awards for Seven Women in Academia

The women who have received prestigious honors or awards are Linda Roussel, Lori Reesor, M. Kathleen Heid, Kathryn Leonard, Donna E. Shalala, Julie A. Johnson, and Elizabeth Mullin.

Eight Women Appointed to Positions as Dean

Eight Women Appointed to Positions as Dean

The eight women who have been appointed to dean positions are Helen Easterling Williams at Pepperdine, Michelle L. Janssen at Wabash College, Linda Schadler at RPI, Sirena Cantrell at Mississippi University for Women, Tracey Matthews at Springfield College, Robin Groce at Appalachian State, Cyndi Banks at Northern Arizona, and Inge-Lise Ameer at Dartmouth College.

Five Women Honored With Notable Awards

Five Women Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Darla Goeres of Montana State University, Jean Wyld of Springfield College, Julia Overton-Healy of Alfred University, Tanja Dominko of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Christine A. Shoemaker of Cornell University.

The First Woman President of Springfield College

The First Woman President of Springfield College

Mary-Beth Cooper was named the 13th president of Springfield College in Massachusetts. When she takes office on September 1, Dr. Cooper will be the first woman to lead the college since its founding in 1885.