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Six Women Who Have Been Selective to Serve in Higher Education Administrative Positions

Six Women Who Have Been Selective to Serve in Higher Education Administrative Positions

Taking on new administrative duties are Nadine Wong at Duke University, Jamilyn Penn at Highline College in Des Moines, Washington, Stephanie Droker at the Peralta Community College District in Oakland, California, Liudmila Sergeevna Mainzer at the University of Wyoming, Leslie Rodriguez-McClellon at Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Melissa Yuen at the Syracuse University Museum of Art.

New Duties or Titles for Six Women Scholars in Higher Education

New Duties or Titles for Six Women Scholars in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Sonya Alemán at the University of Texas at San Antonio, Jennifer Swann at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Asli Aslan at Georgia Southern University, Ruth Opara at Syracuse University in New York, Michelle Miley at Montana State University, and Renée Lynn Beard at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Named to New Positions in the Academic World

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Named to New Positions in the Academic World

Taking on new assignments are at the University of Wisconsin, Julie Wolter at the University of Montana, Janet Chen at Princeton University in New Jersey, Jennifer Karas Montez at Syracuse University in New York, and Kathy Yelick at the University of California, Berkeley.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to New Faculty Roles

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to New Faculty Roles

Taking on new assignments are Clara Sousa-Silva at Bard College in New York, LeConté Dill at Michigan State University. Jaqueline Lees at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Deidra Hodges at Florida International University, Beth A. Ferri at Syracuse University in New York, Esther Schor at Princeton University in New Jersey, and Emily Masghati aat the University of Northern Iowa.

Spelman College President Mary Schmidt Campbell Will Step Down at the End of the Academic Year

Spelman College President Mary Schmidt Campbell Will Step Down at the End of the Academic Year

Dr. Campbell became president of Spelman College in Atlanta on August 1, 2015. She is dean emerita of the Tisch School of the Arts and University Professor of art and public policy at New York University. Early in her career she was the director of the Studio Museum in Harlem and was cultural affairs commissioner for the City of New York. She joined the faculty at New York University in 1991 and served as dean for two decades.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

The four women scholars who were named to endowed professorships are Yelena Yesha at the University of Miami in Florida, Elyshia Aseltine at Towson University in Maryland, Willemien Otten a the University of Chicago Divinity School, and Srividya Ramasubramanian at Newhouse School of Communication of Syracuse University in New York.

Universities Announce the Appointment of Three Women to Diversity Positions

Universities Announce the Appointment of Three Women to Diversity Positions

Taking on new duties relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion are Katrice A. Albert at the University of Kentucky, Cerri A. Banks at Syracuse University in New York, and Wanda B. Knight at Pennsylvania State University-Harrisburg.

Syracuse University in New York Has Selected Gretchen Ritter as Its Next Provost

Syracuse University in New York Has Selected Gretchen Ritter as Its Next Provost

Since 2019, Dr. Ritter has been serving as executive dean and vice provost for the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio State University. In 2013, Dr. Ritter was appointed the 21st dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She was the first woman to hold the position.

New Administrative Roles for Six Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Roles for Six Women at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new administrative duties are Debbie Snell at Hawai‘i Pacific University, Karissa Morehouse at Merced College in California, Enku Gelaye at Emory University in Atlanta, Elizabeth Boluch Wood at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, Stephanie B. Frost at Bowdoin College in Maine, and Virginia C. Robbins at Syracuse University.

Norma Riccucci Wins Award for Her Contribution to the Scientific Study of Bureaucracy

Norma Riccucci Wins Award for Her Contribution to the Scientific Study of Bureaucracy

Norma Riccucci is a Board of Governors Distinguished Professor on the Newark campus of Rutgers University in New Jersey. She received the Herbert Simon Award from the Midwest Political Science Association for her research on street-level bureaucracy and representative bureaucracy.

New Assignments for Eight Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Eight Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

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.

In Memoriam: Wynetta Devore, 1929-2020

In Memoriam: Wynetta Devore, 1929-2020

Dr. Devore began her academic career at Kean University in Union, New Jersey. She then taught at Rutgers University before joining the faculty at Syracuse University’s School of Social Work in 1980. She retired in 1999.

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

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.

In Memoriam: Nancy E. Suchman, 1957-2020

In Memoriam: Nancy E. Suchman, 1957-2020

Nancy Suchman was an associate professor of psychiatry at Yale Medical School. She devoted her career to the study of parenting as a critical issue in the lives of mothers, and fathers, affected by drug addiction.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Maysa Akbar of Yale University was named chief diversity officer for the American Psychological Association. Lorie Johnson-Osho is the new director of faculty diversity and development at the Univerity of Pittsburgh and Eboni Britt was named executive director of strategic communications in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Syracuse University.

Christa Kelleher Wins Early Career Award From the Geological Society of America

Christa Kelleher Wins Early Career Award From the Geological Society of America

Dr. Kelleher, who holds degrees from Lafayette College and Pennsylvania State University, is the first faculty member from Syracuse Univerity to win the early career award in hydrogeology, which is presented each year to only one scientist in the United States.

The New President of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse

The New President of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse

President Mahoney joined the staff at the college in 2018 as the chief operating officer. She is the former Chief executive of Onondaga County in New York. Earlier, she was both a private attorney and a criminal prosecutor for Onondaga County’s district attorney’s office.

Theresa B. Felder Selected as the Tenth President of Harford Community College in Maryland

Theresa B. Felder Selected as the Tenth President of Harford Community College in Maryland

Dr. Felder comes to Harford Community College from Clark State Community College in Springfield, Ohio, where she most recently served as the senior vice president for student success. Prior to this position, she was the vice president of student affairs and administrative dean for Clark State’s largest branch campus.

Eight Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Administrative Positions

Eight Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Administrative Positions

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

Kate Coddington Honored by the American Association of Geographers

Kate Coddington Honored by the American Association of Geographers

Kate Coddington, an assistant professor of geography and planning at the University at Albany of the State University of New York System, was honored for making an innovative, original contribution to the conceptual and/or methodological embrace of political geography.

Penn State's Lorraine Dowler Honored by the American Association of Geographers

Penn State’s Lorraine Dowler Honored by the American Association of Geographers

Lorraine Dowler, a professor of geography and women’s, gender and sexuality studies at Pennsylvania State University, was recognized as “a geographer who has made an outstanding service contribution to women in geography and/or feminist geography.”

Melissa Holloway Honored by the National Association of College and University Attorneys

Melissa Holloway Honored by the National Association of College and University Attorneys

Since May 2019, Mellissa Holloway has been general counsel for legal affairs at North Carolina A&T State University in East Greensboro. Earlier, she was deputy general counsel at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and general counsel at North Carolina Central University in Durham.

Lori Varlotta Will Be the First Woman to Lead California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks

Lori Varlotta Will Be the First Woman to Lead California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks

Dr. Varlotta comes to Cal Lutheran having served as president of Hiram College in Ohio since 2014. Earlier, she spent 11 years at Sacramento State University, ultimately serving as senior vice president of planning, enrollment management, and student affairs.

Mitchell College in New London, Connecticut, Names Tracy Epsy as its Eighth President

Mitchell College in New London, Connecticut, Names Tracy Epsy as its Eighth President

Dr. Epsy currently serves as provost and vice president of academic affairs at Pfeiffer University, which operates three campuses in Charlotte, Raleigh, and Misenheimer, North Carolina. She has been on the staff at Pfeiffer University for more than two decades.

Syracuse University Scholar Honored by the American Anthropological Association

Syracuse University Scholar Honored by the American Anthropological Association

Sandra D. Lane, the Laura and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Public Health and Anthropology at Syracuse University in New York, was presented with the George Foster Award for Practicing Medical Anthropology from the American Anthropological Association.

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Cathy Eng was named to the David H. Johnson Chair in Surgical and Medical Oncology at Vanderbilt University. M. Lisa Manning has been named the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Physics at Syracuse University and Tara Leigh Grove will join the University of Alabama School of Law in August as the Charles E. Tweedy, Jr. Endowed Chairholder in Law.

Six Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at American Universities

Six Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at American Universities

Takin on new roles are Yejin Sohn at Ohio University, Rachel Hubbard at Oklahoma State University, Cheryl Wallace at the University of New Mexico, Sharyl Kammerzell at Washington State University, Michelle Meggs at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Anne E. Rauh at Syracuse University in New York.

Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Names Sandra J. Doran as Its Next President

Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Names Sandra J. Doran as Its Next President

Doran currently serves as president of Salem Academy and College in North Carolina, the oldest educational institution for girls and women in the United States. Earlier, she was chief of staff, vice president, and general counsel at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Rutgers-Newark's Chancellor Nancy Cantor Honored for Her Significant Contributions to American Higher Education

Rutgers-Newark’s Chancellor Nancy Cantor Honored for Her Significant Contributions to American Higher Education

Nancy Cantor received the 10th Annual Ernest L. Boyer Award in a ceremony at the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Dr. Cantor was cited for being “globally recognized as an advocate for higher education, a catalyst for social mobility, and leader for universities serving as a public good in their communities.”

A Dozen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles 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.

Kishauna Soljour Receives Dissertation Award From the Council of Graduate Schools

Kishauna Soljour Receives Dissertation Award From the Council of Graduate Schools

Bestowed annually since 1982, the ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award from the Council of Graduate Schools recognizes recent doctoral recipients who have already made unusually significant and original contributions to their fields.

New Administrative Appointments for Seven Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for Seven Women 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.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Five Women

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Five Women

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

Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts 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.

New Administrative Duties for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Duties for Nine Women 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.