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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.

Kimberly Ballard-Washington Is the New President of Savannah State University in Georgia

Kimberly Ballard-Washington Is the New President of Savannah State University in Georgia

Kimberly Ballard-Washington has served as interim president since July 2019. Earlier, she was associate vice chancellor for legal affairs for the University System of Georgia and is the former associate director of legal affairs for the flagship campus of the University of Georgia in Athens.

Texas Southern University in Houston Names Lesia L. Crumpton as Its Next President

Texas Southern University in Houston Names Lesia L. Crumpton as Its Next President

Since 2019, Dr. Crumpton-Youung has served as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. She also was a tenured full professor inf the department of industrial and systems engineering in the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering.

Seven Women Faculty Members Are Given New Assignments in Higher Education

Seven Women Faculty Members Are Given 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.

Five Colleges and Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

Five Colleges and Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

The five women appointed to new positions as dean are Alison Cullen at the University of Washington, Katherine Traylor Schaftzin at the University of mMemphis, Yolanda Cooper at Emory University in Atlanta, Natalie Person at Rhodes College in Memphis, and Joan R.M. Bullock at Texas Southern University in Houston.

New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for 15 Women

New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for 15 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.

Two Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at Major Universities

Two Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at Major Universities

Angela Spalsbury was named dean and chief administrative officers of the Geauga campus of Kent State University in Burton, Ohio and Dianne Jemison-Pollard was named dean of the Honors College at Texas Southern University in Houston.

Three Women Full Professors Honored With Prestigious Awards

Three Women Full Professors Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Alvia Wardlaw, professor of art history at Texas Southern University in Houston, Nancy Adler, a professor of psychology at the University of California, San Francisco, and Melissa Simon, a professor of clinical gynecology at the School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago.

New Administrative Roles in Higher Education for Nine Women

New Administrative Roles in Higher Education for Nine 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.

Four Women Stepping Down From Their University Positions

Four Women Stepping Down From Their University Positions

Retiring or moving on to new ventures are Liz Cariaga-Lo at Brown University, Jean Hampton at Texas Southern University, Karen Renick at California Lutheran University and Branwen Smith-King at Tufts University.

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

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed 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.

New Administrative Assignments for 10 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Assignments for 10 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.

Six Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Major Universities

Six Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Major Universities

The appointees are Andrea Tawney at New Mexico State University, Sarah Scalese at Syracuse University, Eva K. Pickens at Texas Southern University, Paula Arce-Trigatti at Rice University, Alison Bracewell McCullick at the University of Georgia, and Erin Robinson Swink at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Melissa Givens Wins a Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance

Melissa Givens Wins a Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance

Givens is an adjunct professor at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, and Texas Southern University in Houston. She is also a doctoral student in music at the University of Houston.

Four Women Academics Receive Honors

Four Women Academics Receive Honors

The women receiving awards are Susan Straight of the University of California, Riverside, Elaine Maimon of Governors State University, Rosemary O’Leary of the University of Kansas and Merline Pitre of Texas Southern University.

Jury Awards Woman $730,000 in Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Texas Southern University

Jury Awards Woman $730,000 in Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Texas Southern University

Surina Dixon was fired in 2008 as head women’s basketball coach without ever coaching a game.