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

Eight Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at American 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 Faculty Roles at Major Universities for Seven Women

New Faculty Roles at Major Universities for Seven Women

Taking on new roles are Wanda Heading-Grant at Carnegie Mellon University, Hope M. Anderson at Arizona State University, Julia Ballenger at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Samar S. Ali at Vanderbilt Unversity, Vivian Ibrahim at the University of Mississippi, Nichole Chapel Anderson at Texas Tech University, and Anne Hubbell at New Mexico State University.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to University 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.

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

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

The five women scholars who are taking on new duties are Meenakshi Arora at the University of Alabama, Kendra Sharp of the College of Engineering at Oregon State University, Florastina Payton-Stewart at Xavier Univerity of Louisiana, Emily Sundman at Texas Tech University, and Ruha Benjamin at Princeton University in New Jersey.

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Posts in Higher Education

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Posts in Higher Education

The women leaving their posts are Susan Cole at Montclair State University in New Jersey, Linda D. Norman at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Theresa McBride at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Judi Henry at Texas Tech University, and Mary Galvin at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Dean Positions

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Dean Positions

Manica Finch is the new dean of enrollment management at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis. Aliza Wong is the interim dean of the Honors College at Texas Tech Univerity and Melissa Feuer was named acting dean of the College of Professional Studies at George Washington University

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

The five new deans are Tomoko Sakomura at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, Earnstein Dukes at Texas Tech University, Faiza Khoja at Texas A&M University-Central Texas, Kathy Wolfe at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, and Jacqueline Hill at Florida Memorial University in Miami Garders.

Six Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Women to Dean Positions

Six Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are Adriana Galván UCLA, Amy Zeng at Suffolk University in Boston, Kathy Berchem at Lake Superior State Univerity in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, Betty Telford at Salem College in North Carolina, Kimberly Killmer Hollister at Montclair State University in New Jersey, and Genevieve Durham DeCesaro at Texas Tech University.

Eleven Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Eleven Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

As we transition from one academic year to the next, there are always many new appointments to dean positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. Here is this week’s listing of women who will be serving in dean posts.

Texas Tech University Professor Mindy Brashears Confirmed as Under Secretary of Agriculture

Texas Tech University Professor Mindy Brashears Confirmed as Under Secretary of Agriculture

Mindy Brashears, a longtime professor of food microbiology and food safety in the department of animal & food sciences at Texas Tech University, has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Under Secretary of Agriculture for Food Safety in the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Adrien L. Bennings Will Be the Sixth President of Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek, Michigan

Adrien L. Bennings Will Be the Sixth President of Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek, Michigan

Dr. Bennings has been serving as vice president for finance and administration at Clovis Community College in Clovis, New Mexico. From 2015 to 2018, she served as the director of the Small Business Development Center at Texas Tech University.

Eleven Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Responsibilities at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Responsibilities 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.

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.