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Another Honor for the Writing of University of Kansas Scholar Kij Johnson

Another Honor for the Writing of University of Kansas Scholar Kij Johnson

Kij Johnson, an assistant professor of English at the University of Kansas, received the 2017 World Fantasy Award at the World Fantasy Association convention in San Antonio, Texas. She previously won a Nebula Award for the best short story and a Hugo Award for the nest novella.

Six Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Six Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Appointed to endowed chairs are L. DeAne Lagerquist at St. Olaf College, Angela Banks at Arizona State University, Shannon Monnat at Syracuse University, Barbara Allen at Carleton College, Barbara Barnett at the University of Kansas, and Hong Liang at Texas A&M University.

Midland University Chooses a Business Executive for Its Next President

Midland University Chooses a Business Executive for Its Next President

Jody Horner has been serving as president of Cargill Meat Solutions and Cargill Case Ready, divisions of the huge agricultural conglomerate based in Minnetonka, Minnesota. She will become the 16th president of Midland University on February 1.

Nina McConigley Wins the High Plains Book Award

Nina McConigley Wins the High Plains Book Award

Nina McConigley, a lecturer in English at the University of Wyoming, received the Best Short Stories Award in the High Plains Book Award Competition sponsored by the Billings Public Library in Montana.

The Next President of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa

The Next President of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa

Paula J. Carlson currently serves as vice president for mission at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. She will become the tenth president of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, on July 1.