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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.

Scholarship Program at Texas Woman's University Earmarked for Nontraditional Students

Scholarship Program at Texas Woman’s University Earmarked for Nontraditional Students

The Empowering Women as Leaders scholarship program is designed to help nontraditional college students afford to continue their education at Texas Woman’s University in Denton after taking time off to work or raise a family.

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.

Three Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

Three Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

Jacqueline R. Johnson, chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Morris, Bettye Myers, the Cornaro Professor of Kinesiology at Texas Woman’s University, and Betty Mayer, a professor of nursing at the University of Central Florida, are all retiring.

Six Women Scholars Presented With Major Awards

Six Women Scholars Presented With Major Awards

The honorees are Hadara Bar-Nadav of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Nanette Santoro of the University of Colorado-Denver, Amy H. Sturgis of Lenoir-Rhyne University, Marie Chisholm-Burns of the University of Tennessee, Amy S. Gladfelter of Dartmouth College, and Patricia Bowyer of Texas Woman’s University.

Two Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Higher Education Posts

Two Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Higher Education Posts

Irma Archuleta has announced that she will step down as vice president for student affairs at Evergreen Valley College in San Jose, California. Sally W. Schultz was named professor emerita of occupational therapy at Texas Woman’s University.

A New Center for Women in Business to Be Established at Texas Woman's University

A New Center for Women in Business to Be Established at Texas Woman’s University

The new center will be the first of its kind in the region and will provide leadership opportunities to encourage and support women’s business ownership and success.

Two High-Ranking Women at Major Universities Have Retired

Two High-Ranking Women at Major Universities Have Retired

Barbara Presnall was named professor emerita of government at Texas Woman’s University and Linda Williams, associate chancellor and chief ethics, risk and compliance officer at the University of California Berkeley, has retired.

Four Women Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Positions

Four Women Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Positions

The four women who are retiring from their current posts are Joyce Carol Oates at Princeton University, Ann Howard Jones at Boston University, Charlotte Sanborn at Texas Woman’s University, and Elaine Engst at Cornell University.

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 Promotes Five Women to Full Professor

Texas Woman’s University Promotes Five Women to Full Professor

The women promoted to full professor at Texas Woman’s University are Nina Fredland in nursing, Pat Watson in reading, Carolyn Da Silva in physical therapy, DiAnna Hynds in biology, and Lisa Silliman-French in kinesiology.

Nine Women Announce Their Retirements From University Faculty or Administrative Posts

Nine Women Announce Their Retirements From University Faculty or Administrative Posts

Here is a roundup of women who recently announced that they are stepping down from faculty positions or administrative posts at American universities.

New Administrative Roles for 19 Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Roles for 19 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.

New Administrative Roles for 14 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Roles for 14 Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative posts at the nation’s leading colleges and universities.

New Administrative Roles for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Roles for Nine Women in Higher Education

The nine women who have been appointed to administrative posts at colleges and universities are Carrie Okinaga, Celina Clarich Polanco, Lisa Wolf-Wendel, Elisabeth Medvedow, Beth Winkelstein, Elizabeth Smith, Alice Holland, Nicole Gibbs, and Heidi L. Tracey.

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.

In Memoriam: Paulette Gail Burns, 1949-2014

In Memoriam: Paulette Gail Burns, 1949-2014

Since 2006, Paulette Burns was dean of the Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. Before joining the faculty at TCU, she was director of the Tulsa campus of the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing.

Eleven Women Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eleven Women Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The women in new administrative roles are Brooke Horejsi, Endia Beal, Joyce A. Dixon, Jessica Mertz, Marjorie Thompson, Selina B. Kohn, Deborah Cheesebro, Denisha L. Hendricks, Cheryl Lovelady, Destinee Waiters, and Lisa Dippre Titus.

Five Women Appointed to Positions as Deans

Five Women Appointed to Positions as Deans

Newly appointed to dean positions are Anita Hufft at Texas Woman’s University, Jennifer M. Collins at Southern Methodist University, Marquetta Faulkner at Meharry Medical College, Miriam L. Wagner at North Carolina A&T State University, and Kelly Otter at Georgetown University.

Eight Women in New Higher Education Teaching Roles

Eight Women in New Higher Education Teaching Roles

Taking on new assignments are Haco Hoang at California Luthern, Lisette Waits at the University of Idaho, Jacqueline Wemimont at Arizona State, Kelly Shannon and Laura Mosqueda at USC, Janice Herbert-Carter at Morehouse, Celia Lo at Texas Woman’s University, Heather Quagliana at Lee University.

Texas Woman's University to Offer New Doctoral Program in Occupational Therapy

Texas Woman’s University to Offer New Doctoral Program in Occupational Therapy

Most of the course offerings in the clinical doctor of occupational therapy program will be online with students required to make one or two visits to campus each semester. Applications are being accepted for this fall.

Prestigious Honors for Eight Woman in Academia

Prestigious Honors for Eight Woman in Academia

The honorees are Anita Allen of Penn, Alleen Nilsen of Arizona State, Susan Rodger of Duke, Roseann Mulligan of the University of Southern California, Christine A. Curcio of the University of Alabama Birmingham, Lesley Wheeler of Washington & Lee, Phyllis Bridges of Texas Woman’s University, and Kimberly Dulaney of Virginia Tech.