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A Half Dozen Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at American Universities

A Half Dozen Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at American Universities

The women appointed to dean posts are Marlyn Delva at Columbia University, Mary Huff at Bellarmine University, Takita Felder Sumter at Winthrop University, Camilla P. Benbow at Vanderbilt University, Jerri A. Haynes at Tennessee State University and Cassandra B. Jeter-Bailey at the University of Cincinnati College of Law.

A Dozen Women Who Have Accepted Appointments to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Who Have Accepted Appointments to New 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.

A Dozen Women Scholars Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Scholars Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

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: Yvonne Young Clark, 1929-2019

In Memoriam: Yvonne Young Clark, 1929-2019

In 1956, Professor Clark joined the faculty at what was then Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial State University in Nashville. Clark retired as a professor emerita in 2011 at what is now Tennessee State University after serving on the faculty for 55 years.

Coppin State University President Maria Thompson to Step Down at the End of the Academic Year

Coppin State University President Maria Thompson to Step Down at the End of the Academic Year

Maria Thompson,the first woman president of Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland, has announced she will retire at the end of the academic year after overcoming recent health challenges. She became president of Coppin State University in 2015.

A Change in Leadership at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

A Change in Leadership at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Beverly A. Kopper, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, has announced that she will step down after the university raised allegations of sexual misconduct against her husband. Cheryl Green, vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, was named interim chancellor.

New Assignments in the Academic World for 14 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in the Academic World 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.

New Administrative Jobs for 16 Women at College and Universities Throughout the United States

New Administrative Jobs for 16 Women at College and Universities Throughout the United States

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

The Next President of St. Cloud Technical and Community College in Minnesota

The Next President of St. Cloud Technical and Community College in Minnesota

Since 2014, Dr. Annesa Cheek has been serving as vice president of school and community partnerships at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio. She has been on the staff at the college since 2006 serving in a number of roles.

Nashville State Community College Names Shanna Jackson as Its Next President

Nashville State Community College Names Shanna Jackson as Its Next President

Dr. Jackson has been serving since 2016 as associate vice president at the Williamson campus of Columbia State Community College.

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.

Three Women Scholars Win Book Awards

Three Women Scholars Win Book Awards

The winners of book awards are Angela Pulley Hudson, an associate professor of history at Texas A&M University, Harriett Kimbro-Hamilton, an associate professor of human performance and science at Tennessee State University, and Terri L. Snyder, a professor of American studies at California State University, Fullerton.

Ten Women Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments in Higher Education

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

Seven Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Seven Women Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

Coppin State University in Baltimore Names Its Next President

Coppin State University in Baltimore Names Its Next President

Since 2011, Maria Thompson has been serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs at the State University of New York at Oneonta. Previously, she was an administrator at Tennessee State University in Nashville.

Seventeen Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seventeen Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Mary Ann Fuchs, Carla Sanderson, Sharon Tennyson, Cheryl Johnson, Nalia Baloch, Binti Harvey, Susan C. Dolbert, Andrea Greenhoot, Lesia Crumpton-Young, Jodi Kupper, Ellen Anderson, Jenni Evans, Matella Nelson, Jaime Seguin, Debra Fraser Janie Long and Catherine Criswell are the new appointees.

Ethel Harris Named Scholar-in-Residence at the American Dental Education Association

Ethel Harris Named Scholar-in-Residence at the American Dental Education Association

The program will allow Dr. Harris of Meharry Medical College to spend three months in Washington conducting research on women’s oral health issues and exploring issues facing women in dental education.

Five Women Named to Dean Positions

Five Women Named to Dean Positions

The new deans are Millicent Lownes-Jackson at Tennessee State, Laura Oster-Aaland at North Dakota State, Patricia M. Biesiot at the University of Southern Mississippi, Lorraine Flemming at Howard University, and Susan Tornquist at Oregon State.

Yildiz Binkley Retires From Post as Dean of Libraries at Tennessee State University

Yildiz Binkley Retires From Post as Dean of Libraries at Tennessee State University

Dr. Binkley, a Turkish immigrant, was hired in 1971 as a junior reference librarian and rose through the ranks. In 1991 she was named dean of libraries. She also served as a tenured professor at the university.

Seventeen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seventeen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s listings of announcements of the appointments of women to key administrative positions at college and universities across the United States or in other organizations that deal with higher education or research.

In Memoriam: Verla Marie Williams Vaughan, 1948-2013

In Memoriam: Verla Marie Williams Vaughan, 1948-2013

Dr. Vaughan joined the nursing faculty at Tennessee State University in 1977. In addition to her role on the faculty for 36 years, Dr. Vaughan served as chair of the Christine Sharpe Lectureship, which provided nursing students access to some of the nation’s top leaders in nursing.

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Here is news of 14 women who have been appointed to new positions at college and universities throughout the United States.

Glenda Baskin Glover Chosen as the Next President of Tennessee State University

Glenda Baskin Glover Chosen as the Next President of Tennessee State University

Dr. Glover is currently dean of the College of Business at Jackson State University in Mississippi. She has been at Jackson State since 1994. Previously, she was chair of the department of accounting at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Two Women Are Among the Four Finalists for President of Tennessee State University

Two Women Are Among the Four Finalists for President of Tennessee State University

Glenda B. Glover, dean of the College of Business at Jackson State University and Candace Campbell Jackson, vice president and chief of staff at the University of Akron are the two women candidates.

Five Women Named to Dean Posts

Five Women Named to Dean Posts

The new deans are Stephanie Coursey Bailey, Linda Maule, Mary Catherine Watzin, Phyllis Craig-Taylor, and Donna L. Hammond.

Four Women Named to New Posts

Four Women Named to New Posts

Gale E. Gibson, Gina Crabtree, Cassandra Griggs and Rebecca Pentz are assuming new duties.