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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.

A Pair of New Deans

A Pair of New Deans

Jenifer Cushman was named dean of the Zanesville campus of Ohio University and Anne Weyandt was appointed dean of adult and applied education at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

St. Catherine University to Offer New MBA Program

St. Catherine University to Offer New MBA Program

The university’s undergraduate programs are primarily for women but the new MBA program will be open to both men and women. Students will be able to choose one of three concentrations: healthcare, management, and integrated marketing communications.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to key administrative and leadership posts at college and universities across the United States.

Penelope Moyers Earns the Highest Honor of the American Occupational Therapy Association

Penelope Moyers Earns the Highest Honor of the American Occupational Therapy Association

Dr. Moyers is the dean of the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health and dean of the Graduate College at St. Catherine University in Minnesota, She is only the 74th occupational therapist to receive the honor since 1950.

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of women being appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities across the United States.

Mary Wagner to Receive a Major Award From the American Library Association

Mary Wagner to Receive a Major Award From the American Library Association

She is a professor of library and information science at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

St. Catherine University Receives Grant for Scholarships for Women in STEM Fields

St. Catherine University Receives Grant for Scholarships for Women in STEM Fields

The National Science Foundation grant will provide scholarships for at least 65 women over the next five years.

This Week's News of Women Who Are Assuming New Administrative Positions

This Week’s News of Women Who Are Assuming New Administrative Positions

Marie A. Barber was named executive director of Extended Education and Outreach at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. She has been on campus for 20 years, most recently as director of instructional design and development for the university’s distance education programs. Barber is a graduate of Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She […]

STEM Scholarship Program Extended at St. Catherine University

STEM Scholarship Program Extended at St. Catherine University

New funding means that at least 65 women will receive scholarships over the next five years.