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In Memoriam: Pamela Kathleen Rutar, 1959-2018

In Memoriam: Pamela Kathleen Rutar, 1959-2018

Dr. Rutar was an associate professor of nursing and associate dean of research and collaborative partnerships for the School of Nursing at Cleveland State University in Ohio.

In Memoriam: Carol L. Higy, 1955-2017

In Memoriam: Carol L. Higy, 1955-2017

Dr. Higy served on the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke for 18 years. In addition to teaching, she served as associate dean of the School of Education at the university.

Ursuline College Debuts New Core Curriculum and Adds Nursing Programs

Ursuline College Debuts New Core Curriculum and Adds Nursing Programs

The new curriculum demonstrates “a commitment to teaching in the Catholic intellectual tradition that is lifelong, interdisciplinary, inclusive, collaborative, socially responsible, and spiritual in nature.”

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.

In Memoriam: Jane Blankenship, 1934-2015

In Memoriam: Jane Blankenship, 1934-2015

Professor Blankenship joined the communications faculty at the University of Massachusetts in 1966. She served on the faculty for 31 years until her retirement in 1997. In 1978, Dr. Blankenship was elected president of the National Communication Association.

Kathleen Powell to Lead the National Association of Colleges and Employers

Kathleen Powell to Lead the National Association of Colleges and Employers

Since 2014, Kathleen Powell has served as assistant vice president for student affairs and executive director of career development at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virgina. She previously was on the staff at Denison University in Granville, Ohio.

Flyers Threatening a Women's Studies Lecturer With Rape Found on the University of Akron Campus

Flyers Threatening a Women’s Studies Lecturer With Rape Found on the University of Akron Campus

According to the Facebook page of the women’s studies program at the university, the faculty member was threatened with rape and her personal information and home address were included on the flyers.

New Book Examines How Women Who Have Been Labeled Obese Function in an "Anti-Fat" Society

New Book Examines How Women Who Have Been Labeled Obese Function in an “Anti-Fat” Society

Jeannine A. Gailey, an associate professor of sociology and women and gender studies at Texas Christian University, finds that women who have been labeled obese are both “hypervisible” and “hyperinvisible.”

Two Women Are Finalists for Dean of the College of Education at the University of New Mexico

Two Women Are Finalists for Dean of the College of Education at the University of New Mexico

The two women among the four finalists for dean of the College of Education are Karin Jordan, a professor of counseling at the University of Akron and Valerie Martin Conley, a professor of counseling and higher education at Ohio University.

Two Women Are Among the Four Finalists for President of Tennessee State University

Two Women Are Among the Four Finalists for President of Tennessee State University

Glenda B. Glover, dean of the College of Business at Jackson State University and Candace Campbell Jackson, vice president and chief of staff at the University of Akron are the two women candidates.

New Grant Programs Relating to Women in Higher Education

New Grant Programs Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Appointments of Women to Key Administrative Positions

Appointments of Women to Key Administrative Positions

Here is news of five women who have recently been appointed to executive positions in higher education.