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Three Women Announce Their Retirements From University Posts

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From University Posts

The three women who hve announced their retirements are Jennifer Horn, managing director of export and security compliance at Texas Tech University, Carolyn McAllaster, Colin W. Brown Clinical Professor of Law at Duke University, and Elise Kriss, president of the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles 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.

A Pair of Women Scholars Appointed to New Positions as Deans

A Pair of Women Scholars Appointed to New Positions as Deans

Robin Lock has been named interim dean of the Texas Tech University College of Education and Lisa Gloss has been named dean of the Washington State University Graduate School.

Honors or Awards Presented to Nine Women in the Academic World

Honors or Awards Presented to Nine Women in the Academic World

The women award recipients are Heidi Brady, Robin Aronson, Jacqueline O’Connor, Carol Ebdon, Gao Hong, Annamaria Lusardi, Kelley Wamsley, Arundhati Rao, and Andrea Scott.

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

Thirteen 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 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.

Twenty-One Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Twenty-One Women Faculty Members 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.

Five Women in Higher Education Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women in Higher Education Honored With Prestigious Awards

The five award winners are Mindy Brashears at Texas Tech University, Torrey Trust at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Rene Revis Shingles at Central Michigan University, Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes at Boston College, and Anna Griswold, who recently retired from Pennsylvania State University.

Eight Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Eight Women Faculty Members 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.

A Trio of Women Scholars Selected to Receive Notable Awards

A Trio of Women Scholars Selected to Receive Notable Awards

The women scholars selected to receive honors are Kathryn Mann at Brown University in Rhode Island, Crystal A. George Mwango at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and Katherine Hayhoe of Texas Tech University.

Study Finds Women Receive Harsher Comments Than Men When Teaching Identical Online Courses

Study Finds Women Receive Harsher Comments Than Men When Teaching Identical Online Courses

The study, led by Kristina Mitchell, director of undergraduate studies and director of online and regional site education at Texas Tech University, also found that women instructors were more likely to receive comments about their appearance and competence, or lack thereof.

Anisa Zvonkovic Is the New Chair of the National Council on Family Relations

Anisa Zvonkovic Is the New Chair of the National Council on Family Relations

The National Council on Family Relations is the country’s oldest professional, nonpartisan association focusing on family research, practice, and education. Its membership is multidisciplinary, ranging from university faculty and researchers to therapists, social workers, and K–12 teachers.

Five Women in Higher Education Honored With Notable Awards

Five Women in Higher Education Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Mariana Federica Wolfner of Cornell University, Leslie Jill Patterson of Texas Tech University, Jessica R. Kramer of the University of Utah, Shideh Dashti of the University of Colorado, and Mary Ann Klassen of Swarthmore College.

A Large Group of Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Large Group of 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.

Women With Doctorates "Get No Respect"

Women With Doctorates “Get No Respect”

Researchers found that when women introduced male speakers at two major medical gatherings, they referred to the speaker as “Dr.” 95 percent of the time. But when men introduced women speakers, they referred to the speaker as “Dr.” only 49 percent of the time.

Two Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Two Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Mary F. Evans, an associate professor of economics at Claremont McKenna College in California was honored by the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists and Angela Mariani, an associate professor of musicology at Texas Tech University, received the Thomas Binkley Award from Early Music America.

The Most Affordable Online Degree Programs for Women in STEM

The Most Affordable Online Degree Programs for Women in STEM

SR Education Group has published a list of the most affordable online degree programs for women in STEM disciplines. The rankings also take into effect the “women-friendliness” of the online STEM programs.

New Assignments for 10 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for 10 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.

Two Women Named to Dean Positions

Two Women Named to Dean Positions

Jennifer Green was appointed dean of the library and academic information services at Barnard College in New York City and Margaret L. Williams was named dean of the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

Notable Honors and Awards for Five Women Scholars at Major Universities

Notable Honors and Awards for Five Women Scholars at Major Universities

The honorees are Anna Nagurney of the University of Massachusetts, Sonia Rowley of the University of Hawaii, Wendy Wintersteen at Iowa State University, Susan L. Forsburg of the University of Southern California, and Deena Katz of Texas Tech University.

Study Finds That for College-Age Women, Alcohol Significantly Increases the Risk of Unprotected Sex

Study Finds That for College-Age Women, Alcohol Significantly Increases the Risk of Unprotected Sex

The study found that 40 percent of women ages 18 to 24 have more than three drinks per day. And the survey found that 66.9 percent of college-age women reported that they had unprotected sex the last time they had sex when they had been drinking alcohol.

Four Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Four Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Carla E. Brodley of Northeastern University in Boston, Janice Payan of the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Katharine Hayhoe of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, and Caryn Brause of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Five Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Soha Hassoun of Tufts University, Karen Hollis of Mount Holyoke College, Coco Fusco of the University of Florida, Annette Sobel of Texas Tech University, and Teri Finneman of South Dakota State University.

Five Women in New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Five Women in New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

The appointees are Gail C. Glover at SUNY-Geneseo, Shelby Crews at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Mary H. Loomis at Fort Valley State University in Georgia, Kristene Kelly at Keene State College in New Hampshire, and Kyle Fisher at Nova Southeastern University in Florida.

New Administrative Posts for 12 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for 12 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 Assignments for Nine Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for Nine Women Faculty Members

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

Eleven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in the Academic World

Eleven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in the Academic World

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

Study Suggests That for Some College-Age Women Tattoos Can Help Restore Self-Esteem

Study Suggests That for Some College-Age Women Tattoos Can Help Restore Self-Esteem

A new study led by a sociologist at Texas Tech University in Lubbock found that college-age women with four or more tattoos had higher levels of self esteem than other men and women in the same age group. However, women with a large number of tattoos report a higher frequency of past suicide attempts.

In Memoriam: Margarette Leggitt Harden Mercer, 1925-2015

In Memoriam: Margarette Leggitt Harden Mercer, 1925-2015

Margarette Harden, who held master’s and doctoral degrees from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, joined the faculty in the College of Human Sciences at the university in 1967 and retired from teaching in 1992.

Six Women Scholars Are Honored With Prestigious Awards

Six Women Scholars Are Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Twyla J. Cummings at the Rochester Institute of Techology, Courtney Meyers at Texas Tech University, Nicole Baganz at Vanderbilt University, Deborah K. Fitzgerald at MIT, Suzanne O’Connell at Wesleyan University, and Donna De Carolis at Drexel University.

Virginia Tech's Anisa Zvonkovic to Lead the National Council on Family Relations

Virginia Tech’s Anisa Zvonkovic to Lead the National Council on Family Relations

Dr. Zvonkovic, a professor and chair of the department of human development at Virginia Tech, will serve two years as president-elect followed by two years as president of the multidisciplinary professional organization focused on family research.

Four Women Faculty Members Honored With Notable Awards

Four Women Faculty Members Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Katherine Yelick of the University of California, Berkeley, Jennifer H. Lundquist of the University of Massachusetts, Jacqueline Kolosov of Texas Tech University, and Sara McDaniel of the University of Alabama.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Chair Their Academic Departments

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Chair Their Academic Departments

Paula T. Hammond was appointed chair of the department of chemical engineering at MIT. Susan Sinnott is chair of the department of material science and engineering at Penn State and Ann M. Mastergeorge is the new chair of the department of human development and family studies at Texas Tech.

New Project Aims to Make Mechanical Engineering Programs Better for Women

New Project Aims to Make Mechanical Engineering Programs Better for Women

The universities selected to participate in the program funded by the National Science Foundation are Purdue University, Michigan Technological University, Oregon State University, Texas Tech University, and the University of Oklahoma.

Two Texas Christian University Scholars Named Co-Editors of <em>The Reading Teacher</em>

Two Texas Christian University Scholars Named Co-Editors of The Reading Teacher

Jan Lacina, a professor of literacy and associate dean for graduate studies and Robin Griffith, an associate professor of literacy education, will co-edit the journal published by the International Literacy Association.