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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.

A Trio of Women Appointed to Provost Positions at Colleges and Universities

A Trio of Women Appointed to Provost Positions at Colleges and Universities

Carolyn Kapinus is the new executive vice president for academic affairs and provost of Texas Woman’s University. Susan M. Collins was named acting provost at the University of Michigan and Karen Soul was appointed provost and dean of the college at Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Mary Saunders of Texas Woman's University to Be Honored by the Public Leadership Education Network

Mary Saunders of Texas Woman’s University to Be Honored by the Public Leadership Education Network

Mary Saunders, a retired major general of the U.S. Air Force and the founding executive director of the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership at Texas Woman’s University, has been selected to receive a lifetime achievement award from the Public Leadership Education Network.

Colleges and Universities That Have Appointed 10 Women to New Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities That Have Appointed 10 Women to New 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.

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.

Texas Woman's University Reports Record Enrollments

Texas Woman’s University Reports Record Enrollments

At a time when many public universities are reporting significant declines in enrollment, Texas Woman’s University reached a record of 15,846 students this fall. This a 2 percent increase from a year ago.

Texas Woman's University Launches First-of-its-Kind Graduate Certificate in Biliteracy

Texas Woman’s University Launches First-of-its-Kind Graduate Certificate in Biliteracy

Biliteracy is the ability to read and write proficiently in two languages, as opposed to bilingualism, which is the ability to fluently speak in two languages.

A Large Group of Women Faculty Receive Promotions and Tenure at Texas Woman's University

A Large Group of Women Faculty Receive Promotions and Tenure at Texas Woman’s University

Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas, enrolls 15,520 students in its co-educational undergraduate and graduate programs, 87.9% being female.

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at American Educational Institutions

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at American Educational Institutions

Here is a large group of women who recently have been appointed to dean positions at educational institutions across the United States.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Eight Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Eight 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.

Seven Women Scholars Who Have Been Selected to Receive Notable Awards

Seven Women Scholars Who Have Been Selected to Receive Notable Awards

The honorees are Tayari Jones of Emory University in Atlanta, Jamilla Lyiscott at the University of Massachusetts, Susan Dresser at the University of Oklahoma, Bertha Hidalgo at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Sherry Farra at Wright State University in Ohio, Eranda Nikolla at Wayne State University in Detroit, and Camelia Maier at Texas Woman’s University.

Helen Benjamin Selected to Lead Santa Barbara City College in California

Helen Benjamin Selected to Lead Santa Barbara City College in California

In 1991, Dr. Benjamin was hired by the Contra Costa Community College District, where she served in a variety of positions for the next 27 years, until her retirement in 2016. The last 11 years of her career were spent serving as chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District.

In Memoriam: Bettye Meyers, 1926-2019

In Memoriam: Bettye Meyers, 1926-2019

Dr. Myers held teaching positions at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Alabama College, and the University of Michigan before joining the faculty at Texas Woman’s University in 1961. She served as a professor of kinesiology until her retirement as professor emerita in 2015.

A Dozen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Who Will Be 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.

New Posts for Ten Women in Higher Education Administration

New Posts for Ten Women in Higher Education Administration

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 for Thirteen Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for Thirteen Women 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.

In Memoriam: Cheryl Rodgers: 1967-2018

In Memoriam: Cheryl Rodgers: 1967-2018

Cheryl Rodgers was an associate professor at the Duke University School of Nursing where she worked in the children’s oncology group. Dr. Rodgers was a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Pediatric Oncology.

Thirteen Women Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Thirteen Women 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.

Texas Woman's University Creates the Institute for Women's Leadership

Texas Woman’s University Creates the Institute for Women’s Leadership

The new institute and its three centers will focus on encouraging more women to run for political office, to become successful entrepreneurs and corporate executives, and to gain professional leadership skills and experience.

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.

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new duties are Abby Davis at Oklahoma State University, Moryah Jackson at Clemson University in South Carolina, Amanda Herman at the University of Massachusetts, Diana Elrod at Texas Woman’s University, and Kijua Sanders-McMurty at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts.

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.

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.

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.

Texas Woman's University Partners With Shandong Women's University in China

Texas Woman’s University Partners With Shandong Women’s University in China

Under the agreement the two universities have agreed to cooperate in research, create joint academic events, and establish undergraduate exchange programs for five years.

Texas Woman's University Unveils New Logos

Texas Woman’s University Unveils New Logos

Texas Woman’s University has unveiled a new logo, a new athletics mascot and a new tagline, “Boldly Go.” The new logo was designed to resemble the library fountain on the university main campus in Denton. It also forms the letters “TW” for Texas Woman’s.

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.

Two Women Scholars at Southern Universities Have Retired

Two Women Scholars at Southern Universities Have Retired

Frankie O. Felder, senior associate dean at the Clemson University’s graduate school has retired and Gayle I. Hersch has retired and was named professor emerita of occupational therapy at Texas Woman’s University.

Three Women Appointed to Full Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Woman's University

Three Women Appointed to Full Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Woman’s University

Kathy DeOrnellas was promoted to full professor in the department of psychology and philosophy. Camelia Maier was appointed professor of biology and Junalyn Navarra-Madsen was promoted to full professor of mathematics.

A Quartet of Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at Major Universities

A Quartet of Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at Major Universities

The new deans are Ann Lampkin-Williams at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, Cynthia F. Young at Clemson University in South Carolina, Lisa Huffman at Texas Woman’s University, and Karen Diaz at West Virginia University.

Seventeen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Seventeen 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.

In Memoriam: Mary Evelyn Blagg Huey, 1922-2017

In Memoriam: Mary Evelyn Blagg Huey, 1922-2017

Mary Evelyn Blagg Huey was the only alumna and the first woman to serve as president of Texas Woman’s University. She was named president of the university in 1976 and served in that role until her retirement in 1986.

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.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

The women who have been appointed to dean posts are Carolyn Kapinus at Texas Woman’s University, Michele C. Murray at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Franca R. Barricelli at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts. and Elizabeth Killingsworth at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

New Duties for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Duties for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major 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.