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New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Assignments for Eight 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.

Notable Honors and Awards for Eight Women in Higher Education

Notable Honors and Awards for Eight Women in Higher Education

The selected for prestigious honors are: Judy Genshaft, Fenice Boyd, Anna Deavere Smith, Vivien Schmidt, Donna Cox, Marilyn Horne, Marisa Marques, and Sandra Sanguino

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments 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.

Honors and Awards for Seven Women in Higher Education

Honors and Awards for Seven Women in Higher Education

The honorees are Elizabeth F. Loftus of the University of California, Irvine, Frances Griffith of the University of Arkansas, Karla Smith Fuller of Guttman Community College, Sarah Parcak of the University of Alabama Birmingham, the late Marie W. Wooten at Auburn University, Mahzarin R. Banaji at Harvard University, and Nancy A. Miller at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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.

Eleven Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women Taking on New Administrative Roles 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.

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.

Birmingham-Southern College Names Linda Flaherty-Goldsmith as Its Fifteenth President

Birmingham-Southern College Names Linda Flaherty-Goldsmith as Its Fifteenth President

Since 2013, Flaherty-Goldsmith has worked as a pro bono consultant with Human Rights First, a non-profit, nonpartisan human rights organization. Earlier she was chief of staff for the president of Birmingham-Southern College.

Five Women Professors Honored With Notable Awards and Prizes

Five Women Professors Honored With Notable Awards and Prizes

The honorees are Peppi Kenny of Western Illinois University in Macomb, Karen Sowers at the University of Tennessee, Anna S. Lok of the University of Michigan, Claudia Gunsch of Duke University in North Carolina, and Marie Bakitas of the University of Alabama Birmingham.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs

The women scholars appointed to endowed chairs are Bei Yu at Syracuse University in New York, Stephanie R. Yates at the University of Alabama Birmingham, Lisa A. Marsch at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and Mona Kerby at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland.

Seven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Seven Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

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.

New Assignments for Nine Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for Nine 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.

Prestigious Honors or Awards for Six Women Scholars

Prestigious Honors or Awards for Six Women Scholars

The honorees are Tara Leigh Grove of the William & Mary Law School, Cathleen Curtiss of Daemen College, Renee Laegreid of the University of Wyoming, Elaine Martin of the University of Massachusetts, Herma Hill Kay of the University of California, Berkeley, and Suzanne Oparil of the University of Alabama Birmingham.

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.

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

The six women faculty members are Mia Levy at Vanderbilt University, Cris Mayo at West Virginia University, Annalisa Piccorelli at the University of Wyoming, Wendy R. Boswell at Texas A&M University, Verity Harte at Yale University, and Linda Moneyham at the University of Alabama Birmingham.

A Trio of Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

A Trio of Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

The women faculty members who have been honored are Dyann Wirth of the Harvard School of Public Health, Tamra Stambaugh of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and Sarah Parcak of the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

Women Faculty Members Who Have Earned Notable Honors and Awards

Women Faculty Members Who Have Earned Notable Honors and Awards

The honorees are Mary Beth Hatten of Rockefeller University, Diane Kellogg of Bentley University, Mary Alice Bruce of the University of Wyoming, Lisa Graley of the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Gina Athena Ulysse of Wesleyan University, and Virginia Howard of the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

New Administrative Jobs for Six Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Jobs for Six Women in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Barbara J. Carroll at Vanderbilt University, Evelyn J. Leggette at Jackson State University, Linda Bonnin at the University of Alabama, Paulette Patterson Dilworth at the University of Alabama Birmingham, Lisa Wilkes at Virginia Tech, and Cindy R. Love at St. Augustine’s 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.

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

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to High-Level 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.

Five Women Named to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Named to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Danielle Wozniak at the College of New Rochelle in New York, Particia L. Price at Guttman Community College in New York, Lori L. McMahon at the University of Alabama Birmingham, Alicia Jackson at Albany State University in Georgia, and Amy Badal at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania.

A Pair of Women Academics Elected to Lead National Organizations

A Pair of Women Academics Elected to Lead National Organizations

Candace Floyd of the University of Alabama Birmingham is president-elect of the National Neurotrauma Society. Marilys R. Nepomechie of Florida International University is the new president of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.

New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities for 13 Women Scholars

New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities for 13 Women Scholars

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new faculty posts at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

University Study Suggests Men and Women Process Pain Differently

University Study Suggests Men and Women Process Pain Differently

Researchers at the University of Alabama Birmingham found that male and female mice use different immune cells to release chemicals that signal the nervous system of a problem. This may lead to different treatments for men and women who suffer from chronic pain.

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.

Ona Faye-Petersen Elected to Lead the Society of Pediatric Pathology

Ona Faye-Petersen Elected to Lead the Society of Pediatric Pathology

Dr. Faye-Petersen is a professor of pathology and a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She conducts postmortem examinations in an effort to identify the causes of pregnancy loss and infant mortality.

Four Women Scholars Presented With Notable Awards

Four Women Scholars Presented With Notable Awards

The honorees are Songi Han of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Marti Rice of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Kim LaScola Needy of the University of Arkansas and Kellie Grasman of the Missouri University of Science and Technology.

University of Alabama Birmingham Study Documents Rising Injury Rate for Women Who Wear High Heels

University of Alabama Birmingham Study Documents Rising Injury Rate for Women Who Wear High Heels

Between 2002 and 2012, hospital emergency rooms treated more than 123,0000 injuries related to women wearing high heels and that the number of injuries has peaked in recent years. Surprisingly, half of all high-heel-related injuries occurred in the home.

Study Finds a Gender Gap in Pay for a Key Position in Medical Education

Study Finds a Gender Gap in Pay for a Key Position in Medical Education

A new study led by Lisa Willett a professor of medicine at the University of Alabama Birmingham finds that women who serve as directors of internal medicine residency programs are paid less than their male counterparts.

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 Faculty Members Honored With Awards From National Associations

Three Women Faculty Members Honored With Awards From National Associations

The honorees are Tammy Than of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Stephanie Lusk of the University of Arkansas, and Joan McDowd of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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.