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A Dozen Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts 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 Administrative Posts for 18 Women at Colleges and University Across the United States

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women at Colleges and University Across the United States

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

Cathy Sandeen Named Chancellor of the University of Alaska Anchorage

Cathy Sandeen Named Chancellor of the University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Sandeen has been serving as chancellor of the University of Wisconsin Colleges and University of Wisconsin Extension. Earlier, she held leadership positions at University of California campuses at Los Angeles, Santa Cruz, and San Francisco. She will begin her new job on September 15.

Lori Carrell Appointed Chancellor of the University of Minnesota Rochester

Lori Carrell Appointed Chancellor of the University of Minnesota Rochester

Lori Carrell has been serving as interim chancellor since last August. Prior to joining the staff at the University of Minnesota Rochester in 2014, Dr. Carrell was the director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

New Teaching Posts for Seven Women in Higher Education

New Teaching Posts for Seven Women in Higher Education

The seven women in new faculty posts are Carol Archbold at North Dakota State, Julia O’Malley at the University of Alaska Anchorage, Anna di Robilant at Boston University, Nomsa E. Geleta at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Michelle L. Bell at Yale, Kathryn Westcott at Juniata College and Diana H. Fishbein at Penn State.

Book Award for University of Alaska Scholar

Book Award for University of Alaska Scholar

Sherry Simpson, an associate professor in the department of creative writing and literary arts at the University of Alaska-Anchorage, has been selected to receive the 2015 John Burroughs Medal.

In Memoriam: Jan J. Vandever, 1944-2014

In Memoriam: Jan J. Vandever, 1944-2014

Dr. Vandever was a professor emerita of mathematics at South Dakota State University and former professor at Matanuska-Susitna College in Palmer, Alaska, a campus of the University of Alaska-Anchorage.

Three Women in New Teaching Roles

Three Women in New Teaching Roles

The women in new faculty positions are Jane Shelby at the University of Alaska-Anchorage, Brooke, O’Harra at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and Jessica Wagenseil at Washington University in St. Louis.

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.

Fourteen Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Fourteen Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s list of women who were appointed to key positions in higher education administration.