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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.

The New Chair of the Board of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

The New Chair of the Board of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Nancy B. Moody is the first woman president of Tusculum College in Greenville, Tennessee. She has served in this role since 2009. Earlier in her career, Dr. Moody was the first woman to serve as president of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee.

Three Women Scholars Are Leaving Their University Posts

Three Women Scholars Are Leaving Their University Posts

Naomi Rosenberg, dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University in Massachusetts, and Farideh Dayanim Goldin, director of the Institute for Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understanding at Old Dominion University in Virginia, are retiring. Tina Mims of Texas Woman’s University is stepping down to take on a new nonacademic post.

New Administrative Roles for Six Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Roles for Six Women at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new duties are Tracy McGrady at Ozarks Technical Community College in Missouri, Diane R. Wiener at Syracuse University, Linda Beck Halliburton at the University of South Dakota, Kornelia Tancheva at the University of Pittsburgh, Stephanie Krauth at Texas Woman’s University, and Angie Leidinger at Clemson University in South Carolina.

Texas Woman's University to Debut a New Master's Degree Program in Child Life

Texas Woman’s University to Debut a New Master’s Degree Program in Child Life

The new online master’s degree program is designed to prepare child life specialists who will provide services and support for children and their families in hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare settings.

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.

New Degree Programs in Informatics at Texas Woman's University

New Degree Programs in Informatics at Texas Woman’s University

Degrees in informatics have practical applications for careers in high technology, health care, environmental science, and marketing. It is estimated that there are more than 70,000 job openings for clinical informatics specialists and analysts in the healthcare field alone.

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.

Five Women Academics Receive Prestigious Honors or Awards

Five Women Academics Receive Prestigious Honors or Awards

The honorees are Deborah A. Hogan of the School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, Carine M. Feyten, President of Texas Woman’s University, Elaine H. Zackai of the University of Pennsylvania, Emelia J. Benjamin of the Boston University School of Medicine, and Merry Jo Brandimore of Saginaw Valley State University.

Four Women Who Have Been Named Deans in Higher Education

Four Women Who Have Been Named Deans in Higher Education

The new deans are Elizabeth A. Klonoff at the University of Central Florida, Suzanne Sears at Texas Woman’s University, Ne’Keisha Stepney at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois, and Phyllis Paul at Youngstown State University.

Four Women Stepping Down From College and University Posts

Four Women Stepping Down From College and University Posts

Stepping down are Susan C. Scrimshaw, president of the Sage Colleges in New York, Nancy McMenamy, a professor of nursing at Texas Woman’s University, Susan Grayzel, director of the women’s center at the University of Mississippi, and Carol Ann Bailey, an associate professor of sociology at Virginia Tech.

Three Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

Three Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

Lucinda Barnes has been serving as the chief curator and director of programs for the University of California Berkeley Art Museum. Catherine Nye has retired as an associate professor of social work at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and Deborah Tapler was named professor emerita of nursing at Texas Woman’s University.

Three Women Professors Announce Their Retirements

Three Women Professors Announce Their Retirements

Stepping down from their teaching posts are Gladys Keeton at Texas Woman’s University, Marilyn Rhie at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and Bonnie S. Slovis at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Six Women Named to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Six Women Named to Dean Positions in Higher Education

The new deans are Michelle Sabick at St. Louis University, Michelle Nuss at the University of Georgia, Dana Heller at Old Dominion University, Elizabeth D. Liddy at Syracuse University, Abigail Tilton at Texas Woman’s University and Mindy J. Deardurff at Macalester College.

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Nine Women Who Have Been 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.

Four Women Scholars Named to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Four Women Scholars Named to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

The four women appointed to endowed chairs are Carolyn N. Dean at Yale University, Tracy Kahn at the University of California, Riverside, Karen J. Castle at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and Mari Tietze at Texas Woman’s University.

Two Women Have Been Appointed to Interim Dean Posts

Two Women Have Been Appointed to Interim Dean Posts

Abigail Tilton was appointed interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Woman’s University and Rhonda Jeter-Twilley was named interim dean of the College of Education at Bowie State University in Maryland.

Academic Honors for a Trio of Women Scholars

Academic Honors for a Trio of Women Scholars

Selected for prestigious awards are Lisa S. Coico, president of City College of New York, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, a professor of dance at Florida State University, and Patricia Bowyer, an associate professor of occupational therapy on the Houston campus of Texas Woman’s University.