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Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed 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.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Nine Women to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Nine Women to Administrative Posts

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

Nine Women Faculty Receive Promotions and Tenure at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota

Nine Women Faculty Receive Promotions and Tenure at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota

St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, enrolls about 3,200 women in undergraduate programs and more than 1,500 students in its co-educational graduate programs.

Three Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level University Positions

Three Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level University Positions

The women who are leaving their university posts are Kathleen Spehar at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, Hazel V. Carby at Yale University in Connecticut, and Patricia White at Alcorn State University in Mississippi.

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.

Colleges and Universities Appoint 10 Women to Dean Positions

Colleges and Universities Appoint 10 Women to Dean Positions

The 10 new deans at colleges and universities across the United States are Jennifer Collins, Laura Auricchio, Gwyneth Price, Amy Lauren Fairchild, Raka Ray, Diana Martinelli, Karen Muncaster, Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Lori Messinger, and Lisa Dutton.

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

The new deans are Astrid Sheil at the School of Business at Shenandoah University in Virginia, Danielle M. Conway at the Dickinson School of Law at Penn State, Laura Fero at the School of Health at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Annette Kluck at the Graduate School of the University of Mississippi.

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.

Anita Jones Thomas Appointed Provost at St. Catherine University in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Anita Jones Thomas Appointed Provost at St. Catherine University in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Dr. Thomas currently serves as the founding dean of the College of Applied Behavioral Sciences at the University of Indianapolis. Earlier, she served on the faculty for 10 years and was associate dean of academic affairs and research in the School of Education at Loyola University in Chicago. She will become provost on June 3, 2019.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Honored With Prestigious Awards

Six Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Taiyon J. Coleman of St. Catherine University in Minnesota, Judit Moschkovich at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Maureen Perry-Jenkins at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Cynthia A. Reinhart-King at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Lauren Sansing at Yale University, and Dana Cloud at Syracuse University in New York.

Six Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota

Six Women Scholars Awarded Tenure at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota

St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, where undergraduate residential education is restricted to women, has awarded tenure to seven faculty members. Of these, six are women.

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

The women appointed to dean posts are Lena Hill at Washington and Lee University in Virginia, Sally Wallace at Georgia State University, Bridget Gorman at Rice University in Houston, Tarshia Stanley at St. Catherine University in Minnesota and Amanda Woodward at the University of Chicago.

In Memoriam: Julie Belle White-Newman, 1943-2017

In Memoriam: Julie Belle White-Newman, 1943-2017

After earning a doctorate at the University of Minnesota, Dr. White-Newman joined the faculty at St. Catherine University in 1975. She served on the faculty for 30 years, retiring in 2005 as an associate professor of speech communication.

St. Catherine University Signs Partnership Agreements With Two Community Colleges

St. Catherine University Signs Partnership Agreements With Two Community Colleges

St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, includes a women’s residential college and a coeducational College for Adults and coeducational graduate programs. The new partnerships will allow students who complete associate’s degrees in several fields to transfer into bachelor’s degree programs at the university.

A Quartet of Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

A Quartet of Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

The four women who were named to endowed professorships are Hui Wilcox at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, Susanne Brenner at Louisiana State University, and Karen Collins and Ellen Thomas at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.

In Memoriam: Cecelia Marie O'Connell, 1927-2017

In Memoriam: Cecelia Marie O’Connell, 1927-2017

Peggy McConnell was a graduate of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, and served on the faculty there from 1967 to `998.

St. Catherine University Receives a Major Donation of Property

St. Catherine University Receives a Major Donation of Property

St. Catherine University, a woman-oriented educational institution in St. Paul, Minnesota, received the donation of a property in Minneapolis that has been owned by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet for the past 130 years.

Six Women in Higher Education Honored With Prestigious Awards

Six Women in Higher Education Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Jacqueline Levine of the University of Rochester, Kathryn Edwards of Vanderbilt University, Simine Vizire of the University of California, Davis, Donna Hoylman Peduto of West Virginia University, Mary Sue Coleman of the Association of American Universities, and Karen M. Sames of St. Catherine 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.

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Universities

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Universities

Taking on new roles are Toccara Stark at St. Catherine University, Kelli Strickland at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Dana Patterson at Western Carolina University, Christine Wais at the University of Massachusetts, Kerry Peluso at Florida State University, and Brittanry Davis-Green at Mississippi Valley State University.

Four Women in New Administrative Positions at Universities

Four Women in New Administrative Positions at Universities

Taking on new administrative roles in higher education are Carla Williams at the University of Virginia, Michelle Wieser at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, Eunice Angelica Whitmal at the University of Massachusetts, and Gena Jones at New Mexico State University.

In Memoriam: Jackie O'Hara, 1933-2017

In Memoriam: Jackie O’Hara, 1933-2017

In announcing her death, the university stated that Professor O’Hara “taught, mentored, and advised more St. Catherine students than anyone who has ever taught at the 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.

Four Women Scholars Announced Their Retirements From Top-Level University Posts

Four Women Scholars Announced Their Retirements From Top-Level University Posts

The four women scholars who have announced their retirements are Martha Hill of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Colleen Hegranes of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, Amy Meyers at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and Margaret Howard of Washington and Lee University’s School of Law in Lexington, Virginia.

Eleven Women Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eleven Women Appointed to 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.

Two University Deans Announce They Are Stepping Down

Two University Deans Announce They Are Stepping Down

Barbara W. Shank, a professor and dean of the School of Social Work at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, will step down in June and Pamela Matson, dean of the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences at Stanford University, will step down in December and return to her faculty post at the university.

Fourteen Women Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Fourteen Women Appointed to 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.

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.

St. Catherine University in Minnesota Appoints ReBecca Koenig Roloff as Its Eleventh President

St. Catherine University in Minnesota Appoints ReBecca Koenig Roloff as Its Eleventh President

For the past 11 years, Roloff has served as president and chief executive officer of the YWCA of Minneapolis. Earlier in her career, she served in executive posts at American Express Financial Advisors, Pillsbury, and Cargill. She is a former chair of the board of trustees of St. Catherine University.

First Students Complete the New MBA Program at St. Catherine University

First Students Complete the New MBA Program at St. Catherine University

Traditional undergraduate programs at St. Catherine University in Minnesota are reserved for women. But the university also enrolls about 1,500 students in co-educational graduate programs. Recently, the first 18 students completed study in the university’s new MBA program. Seventeen are women.

The Next President of Alverno College in Milwaukee

The Next President of Alverno College in Milwaukee

For the past 18 years, Dr. Andrea Lee has served as president of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She announced last fall that she would be stepping down as president. Dr. Lee served on the Alverno College board of trustees from 2012 to 2015.

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.

Andrea Lee Announces She Will Step Down as President of St. Catherine University

Andrea Lee Announces She Will Step Down as President of St. Catherine University

Andrea Lee, president of St. Catherine University in Saint Paul, Minnesota, announced that she will end her 18-year tenure as president on July 1, 2016. She became president of the Catholic university for women in 1998.

New Faculty Roles for Seven Women Scholars

New Faculty Roles for Seven Women Scholars

The seven women with new teaching positions are Guangzhao Mao at Wayne State, Lorraine S. Lange at Hollins University, Lauren Emberson at Princeton, Maureen Conroy at the University of Florida, Holly Willis at St. Catherine University, Emily Conover at Hamilton College and Carlin Rafie at Virginia Tech.

In Memoriam: Barbara Louise Boyce Biales, 1935-2015

In Memoriam: Barbara Louise Boyce Biales, 1935-2015

Barbara Boyce Biales was professor emerita at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Professor Biales had four daughters. All four attended and graduated from St. Catherine University.