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Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions 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.

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.

Melanie Perreault Appointed Provost at Towson University in Maryland

Melanie Perreault Appointed Provost at Towson University in Maryland

Most recently, Dr. Perreault served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Buffalo State University in New York. She previously served as associate provost and a professor of history at Salisbury University in Maryland. In 2006, Dr. Perreault appeared on the television game show Jeopardy!

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.

A Trio of Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

A Trio of Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Susan G. Esserman, the executive director of the SAFE Center for Human Trafficking Survivors at the University of Maryland Baltimore, Renee Middleton, dean of the College of Education at Ohio University, and Erin Berry-McCrea, a lecturer in the department of communications at Towson University in Maryland.

Nine Women Faculty Members in New Positions or Taking on New Duties

Nine Women Faculty Members in New Positions or Taking on New Duties

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.

New Administrative Appointments for 14 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for 14 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 High-Level Administrative Posts for Four Women in Higher Education

New High-Level Administrative Posts for Four Women in Higher Education

The new appointees are Laura H. Jack at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, Barbara Cohen-Pippin at Florida A&M University, Kim D. Kirkland at Oregon State University, and Leah Cox at Towson University in Maryland.

New Assignments in Higher Education for 11 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for 11 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.

Two American Women Scholars to Receive Lautenschlaeger Awards

Two American Women Scholars to Receive Lautenschlaeger Awards

The Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise is awarded to 10 scholars from around the world each year for outstanding scholarship on God or spirituality. Two of this year’s 10 winners are American women: Alison L. Joseph of Towson University and Brittany E. Wilson of Duke Divinity School.

Towson University Names Kim Schatzel as Its Next President

Towson University Names Kim Schatzel as Its Next President

Dr. Schatzel has been serving as interim president, provost, and executive vice president for academic affairs at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti. She is the former dean of the College of Business at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Dr. Schatzel will become president of Towson University on January 25.

In Memoriam: Maravene Sheppard Loeschke, 1947-2015

In Memoriam: Maravene Sheppard Loeschke, 1947-2015

President Loeschke became president of Towson University on January 1, 2012. For the previous five years she has been president of Mansfield University in Pennsylvania. Earlier, she was provost at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Posts

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Posts

The new deans are Farzaneh Razzaghi at Western Carolina University, Ann Cudd at Boston University, J. Paige Carney at West Virginia State University, Wendy M. Likes at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, and Laurie Mullen at Towson University in Maryland.

Sixteen Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Sixteen Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of news of appointments of women to high-level administrative posts at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Joanne Glasser to Step Down as President of Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois

Joanne Glasser to Step Down as President of Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois

Joanne Glasser is the first woman to serve as president of Bradley University. She has served as president for the past eight years. Previously, she was president of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond from 2001 to 2007.

In Memoriam: Bobbi Lynette Williams Madison, 1969-2015

In Memoriam: Bobbi Lynette Williams Madison, 1969-2015

She served as assistant athletics director for athletic academic achievement at Towson University in Maryland. Earlier in her career she held academic services positions in athletics departments at the University of Utah, the University of Toledo, and the University of Arizona.

New Administrative Positions for Five University Women

New Administrative Positions for Five University Women

The appointees are Maggie Reitz at Towson University, Cass Cliatt at Brown University, Elizabeth Chilton at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, SaraLyn Smith at the University of Hawaii and Cassandra Burke Robertson at Case Western Reserve University.

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From Higher Education Posts

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From Higher Education Posts

Nancy Jennings, an associate professor of education at Bowdoin College, Maravene Loeschke, president of Towson University in Maryland, and Lucile Krasnow, community relations liaison at Northwestern University, have announced they are stepping down.

Five Women in New Faculty Roles at U.S. Universities

Five Women in New Faculty Roles at U.S. Universities

The five women in new faculty roles are Denise W. Streeter at Penn State, Eunice Santos at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Tsveti Markova at Wayne State University in Detroit, Anna Taylor at North Dakota State, and Beth Merryman at Towson University in Maryland.

Towson University to Debut a Professional Leadership Program for Women

Towson University to Debut a Professional Leadership Program for Women

The 10-session program, that will begin in January and run through June, is designed to help women leaders in business, education, the nonprofits sector, and government move forward in their careers.

Towson University President Takes a Leave of Absence

Towson University President Takes a Leave of Absence

Maravene Loeschke announced that she was taking a leave of absence from her post for the remainder of 2014. In April, President Loeschke stated that she had been diagnosed with cancer of the adrenal gland.

This Week's Roundup of Faculty News Concerning Women in Higher Education

This Week’s Roundup of Faculty News Concerning Women in Higher Education

The women in new teaching roles at colleges and universities are Elana Ehrlich, Linda Reed, Wendy Lower, Maureen Moriarity, Carrie Brown, Petra Fromme, Tammy Kirkland, Bonnie Asselin and Courtenay G. Miller.

Towson University Graduate Starts Online Magazine for College Women

Towson University Graduate Starts Online Magazine for College Women

Shelby Newsome, a 2013 graduate of Towson University in Maryland, has founded an online publication that offers editorial geared for college women on fashion, lifestyle, and entertainment.

Sixteen Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Sixteen Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The appointees are Pamela Walker, Donna Stewart, Jennifer Seal, Cynthia Noyes, Myra Blanco, Kimberly Luce, Sherry J. Yennello, Mia Henry, Susan Salvador, Terry Bumgardner, Gina Crabtree, Tommye Lou Davis, Pauline Entin, Calandra Waters Lake, Saleha Suleman, and Elizabeth Caldwell.

New Women Deans at Six Universities

New Women Deans at Six Universities

The six women appointed to dean posts are Lisa Bond-Maupin at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Elizabeth K. Meyer at the University of Virginia, Sharon L. Wood at the University of Texas, Lisa Plowfield at Towson University, Shannon Blanton at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, and Peris Drell at Stanford University.

In Memoriam: Frances Hussey Alden, 1929-2014

In Memoriam: Frances Hussey Alden, 1929-2014

Beginning in the late 1970s, Alden joined the faculty at Villa Julie College, now known as Stevenson University in Maryland. There, she served as chair of the department of psychology.

Joan Maze of Towson University Is a Finalist for Director of the Multicultural Center at the University of Wisconsin

Joan Maze of Towson University Is a Finalist for Director of the Multicultural Center at the University of Wisconsin

Joan Maze is director of African American student development at Towson University in Maryland. She has held administrative posts at Western Illinois University, Maryville University in St. Louis, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, and Lake Superior State University in Michigan.

Thirteen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Thirteen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Michele T. Villinski, Karen Ely Sanders, Valerie Taylor, Deborah M. McCreery, Monica Terrell Leach, Kimberly Andrews Espy, Patricia H. Cronin, Yvonne Harris, Huapei Chen, Deborah L. Sheely, Bethany Pace, Mollie Marcoux, and Susan J. Wilson.

Awards Given to Five Women Academics

Awards Given to Five Women Academics

The honorees are Lee Anne Bell of Barnard College, Leslie Edgar of the University of Arkansas, Paula Myrick Short of the University of Houston, Janet DeLany of Towson University, and Marilou Allen of Haverford College.

Eleven Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

The appointees are Cynthia Griffith, Emily Can Houseling, Leslie S. Rush, Dianthia Ford-Kee, Christine Hutchins, Elizabeth Mosely-Hawkins, Marylou Ferry, Sarah Craven Cooke, Margaret L. Anderson, Charlotte E. Exner, and Donna Ng.

Nine Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Nine Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

The women in new administrative posts are Julie Summs, Kate Brown, Maggie Reitz, Elizabeth Armstrong, Ericka Krantz, Cynthia A, DeKuca, Jacqueline Gibson, Klara Papp, and Cornelia Grumman.

Four Women Academics Honored With Prestigious Awards

Four Women Academics Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Francie Cate-Arries of the College of William and Mary, Andrea L. Jones of Louisiana State University, Jane O. Kleinert of the University of Kentucky, and Sharon Jones-Eversley of Towson University in Maryland.

Three Women Named to Endowed Chairs

Three Women Named to Endowed Chairs

Lynn Kremer at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Joanne Burke at the University of New Hampshire, and Petra Tsuji at Towson University in Maryland have all been appointed to endowed faculty chairs.

Seventeen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seventeen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s listings of announcements of the appointments of women to key administrative positions at college and universities across the United States or in other organizations that deal with higher education or research.

New Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

New 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.