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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.

Shelley Lowe of Harvard University Selected to Lead the National Endowment for the Humanities

Shelley Lowe of Harvard University Selected to Lead the National Endowment for the Humanities

Lowe is the executive director of the Native American program at Harvard University. If confirmed by the Senate, she will be the first Native American and the second woman to lead the federal agency that provides more than $100 million in grants to cultural and educational institutions each year.

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

The three women in new diversity roles are Angela Mosley-Monts at the University of Arkansas. Ivy Banks at the Association of American Universities, and Samira M. Payne at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Catching Perpetrators of Groping Sexual Assaults

Catching Perpetrators of Groping Sexual Assaults

For the past 10 years, Julie Valentine, a professor of nursing at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, has been at the forefront of making touch DNA evidence collection a standard practice in groping cases. She has created a standard form for sexual assault medical examiners to collect touch DNA evidence from survivors’ skin and clothing.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The four women appointed to endowed professorships are Victoria O’Keefe at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Carol Gregorio at the University of Arizona, Katharine Hayhoe at Texas Tech University, and Ana Ramos-Zayas at Yale University.

In Memoriam: Lyn K. Ragsdale, 1954-2020

In Memoriam: Lyn K. Ragsdale, 1954-2020

Dr. Ragsdale’s prolific career in political science education began in 1983 when she joined the faculty at the University of Arizona. In 2006, she was named dean of social sciences at Rice University in Houston, Texas, in 2006.

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.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

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.

Two Women Named Finalists for Dean at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Two Women Named Finalists for Dean at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

The University of Colorado, Colorado Springs has announced a pool of four finalists for the position of dean of the university’s College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. Two of the four finalists are women.

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 Former Deans Settle Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against the Arizona Board of Regents

Three Former Deans Settle Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against the Arizona Board of Regents

Three women scholars claimed that they were discriminated against because of their gender and were paid significantly less than some of their male colleagues.

University of Arizona Settles Pay Discrimination Lawsuit Filed by Three Former Women Deans

University of Arizona Settles Pay Discrimination Lawsuit Filed by Three Former Women Deans

In 2018, a $2 million lawsuit was filed against the Arizona Board of Regents alleging that there was university-wide gender discrimination in pay. That suit has now been settled.

Seven Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

Seven Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

The new deans are Amy Jasperson at Rhodes College in Memphis, Andrea D. Jackson at Howard University, Ida M. Moore at the University of Arizona, Jean Harvey at the University of Vermont, Lily T. Garcia at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Gillian R. Hayes at the University of California, Irvine, and Lisandra R. Carmichael at Georgia Southern 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.

Leamor Kahanov Named Provost at the State University of New York at Oneonta

Leamor Kahanov Named Provost at the State University of New York at Oneonta

Since 2014, Dr. Kahanov has served as dean of the College of Health Sciences and Education at Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania. Prior to that, she held various positions at Indiana State University, San Jose State University, and San Francisco State 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.

Study Finds the Wage Penalty for Working Mothers Evaporates for Single Mothers

Study Finds the Wage Penalty for Working Mothers Evaporates for Single Mothers

Previous research has shown that in the United States, working mothers are subject to a net wage penalty of 5 to 7 percent per child. But a new study led by a sociologist at the University of Arizona found that single mothers are not penalized at work in the same way that occurs for married mothers.

University of Delaware Scholar's Book Honored by the American Political Science Foundation

University of Delaware Scholar’s Book Honored by the American Political Science Foundation

Kara Ellerby, associate professor of political science and international relations at the University of Delaware, has received the Victoria Schuck Award from the American Political Science Association, which is given annually for the best book on women and politics. This award honors the late Victoria Shuck, a political scientist, Mount Holyoke College professor,

Three Women Scholars Retiring From High-Level Academic Posts

Three Women Scholars Retiring From High-Level Academic Posts

Melissa Vito, the vice president for student affairs, enrollment management, and strategic initiatives at the University of Arizona, Barbara Jones, vice president for student affairs at Boston College, and Alice M. Clark, professor and vice chancellor for university relations at the University of Mississippi, have retired.

Study Led by a University of Maryland Psychologist Finds Abortion Does Not Increase Depression in Women

Study Led by a University of Maryland Psychologist Finds Abortion Does Not Increase Depression in Women

Women who have had an abortion are indeed more likely to be depressed. But the new study found that the higher risk for depression among these women existed for as much as a year before they had an abortion and did not increase after they had an abortion.

Two Women Appointed to New Endowed Chairs at Western Universities

Two Women Appointed to New Endowed Chairs at Western Universities

Yishi Jin is the inaugural holder of the Junior Seau Foundation Endowed Chair in Traumatic Brain Injury at the University of California, San Diego, and Beth Plummer is the inaugural Susan C. Karant-Nunn Professor of Reformation and Early Modern European History at the University of Arizona.

Adela de la Torre Will Be the First Woman President of San Diego State University

Adela de la Torre Will Be the First Woman President of San Diego State University

Currently, Dr. De la Torre serves as vice chancellor for student affairs and campus diversity at the University of California, Davis. Earlier in her career, Dr. De la Torre was director of the Mexican American Studies and Research Center at the University of Arizona. She will begin her new job this coming June.

Former Dean Sues the University of Arizona Claiming She Was Underpaid for More Than 20 Years

Former Dean Sues the University of Arizona Claiming She Was Underpaid for More Than 20 Years

Professor Patricia MacCorquodale claims that she was underpaid for two decades. According to the lawsuit, when she was let go as dean of the Honors College in 2016 after 23 years on the job, she had a salary of $162,750 while the average salary paid to male deans at the university was $320,212.

New Roles for Six Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Roles for Six Women Faculty Members at Colleges and 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.

New Administrative Positions for Seventeen Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Positions for Seventeen 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.

The New Leader of the Moab Campus of Utah State University

The New Leader of the Moab Campus of Utah State University

Dr. Lianna Etchberger joined the faculty at the Uintah Basin campus of Utah State University as a an adjunct lecturer in 1995. She was promoted to a full tenured professorship in biology in 2015. She will be the executive director of the Moab campus and lead all Utah State University operations in the Southwest region of the state.

Five Universities Announce the Appointments of Women Deans

Five Universities Announce the Appointments of Women Deans

The new deans are Barbara Krauthamer at the University of Massachusetts, Judy Wiles at Southeast Missouri State University, Robin Ploeger at the University of Tulsa, Robin Sronce at the University of Southern Arkansas and Nancy Pollock-Ellwand at the University of Arizona.

New Assignments for 10 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for 10 Women Faculty Members

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.

Veronica Garcia Will Be the Next President of Northeast Lakeview College in Texas

Veronica Garcia Will Be the Next President of Northeast Lakeview College in Texas

Dr. Garcia has been serving as vice president of student affairs at Paradise Valley Community College in Phoenix, Arizona. Earlier, she was district dean of student affairs and enrollment management at Portland Community College.

Molly Corbett Broad to Step Down From the Presidency of the American Council on Education

Molly Corbett Broad to Step Down From the Presidency of the American Council on Education

Molly Corbett Broad became the 12th president of the American Council on Education in 2008. She is the first woman to serve in the post since the organization’s founding in 1918. She will step down as president on October 31.

The Next Dean of the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst

The Next Dean of the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Tricia R. Serio currently serves as a professor and chair of the department of molecular and cellular biology at the University of Arizona. Dr. Serio, who holds a Ph.D. in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale University, will begin her new duties at the University of Massachusetts in August.

Leigh Neumayer to Lead the Medical Schools at the University of Arizona

Leigh Neumayer to Lead the Medical Schools at the University of Arizona

Dr. Neumayer was named interim senior vice president for health sciences at the University of Arizona. In this role she will lead the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson and the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix.

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.

Kathleen Rose Appointed President of Gavilan College in Gilroy, California

Kathleen Rose Appointed President of Gavilan College in Gilroy, California

Dr. Rose has been serving as executive vice president and chief instruction officer at Galivan College for the past seven years. Previously, she was vice president of instruction and dean of fine arts, language arts, and social sciences at Hartnell College in Salinas, California.