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Ann Weaver Hart to Leave Presidency of the University of Arizona in 2018

Ann Weaver Hart to Leave Presidency of the University of Arizona in 2018

Before becoming president of the University of Arizona in 2012, Dr. Hart was president of Temple University in Philadelphia and the University of New Hampshire. She also served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Claremont Graduate University in California.

In Memoriam: Maria Teresa Velez, 1946-2016

In Memoriam: Maria Teresa Velez, 1946-2016

Since 1996, Dr. Velez served as associate dean of the Graduate College at the University of Arizona. She taught in the departments of psychology, family studies, Mexican American studies, women’s and gender studies as well as the Center for Latin American Studies.

Six Women Faculty Members Appointed to New Positions

Six Women Faculty Members Appointed to New Positions

Appointed to new faculty posts are Jeannette R. Ickovics at Yale University, Jane D. McLeod at Indiana University, Taja-Nia Y. Henderson at Rutgers University, Renu Malhotra at the University of Arizona, Shana Levin at Claremont McKenna College, and Diane Lipscombe at Brown University.

Saint Mary's College in Indiana Names a New President

Saint Mary’s College in Indiana Names a New President

Janice A. Cervelli will become the 12th president of Saint Mary’s College on June 1. Currently she serves as a professor and dean of the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Earlier, she taught at Clemson University in South Carolina and the University of Kentucky.

Maureen O'Connor Appointed President of Palo Alto University

Maureen O’Connor Appointed President of Palo Alto University

For the past 18 years, Dr. O’Connor has been a member of the faculty at the City University of New York. She was chair of the department of psychology at John Jay College from 2002 to 2008. Since 2008, Dr. O’Connor has been the director of the doctoral program in psychology at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Nine Women Awarded Prestigious Churchill Scholarships

Nine Women Awarded Prestigious Churchill Scholarships

Nine women from the United States are among the 15 students who have been awarded Churchill Scholarships for master’s degree programs in STEM fields at the University of Cambridge in England.

In Memoriam: Jennifer Fish Kashay, 1966-2016

In Memoriam: Jennifer Fish Kashay, 1966-2016

Jennifer Fish Kashay, an associate professor of history at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, died on January 3 after suffering a heart attack. She was 49 years old.

Terri Camesano Honored at the Third International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control in Geneva

Terri Camesano Honored at the Third International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control in Geneva

Dr. Camesano is a professor of chemical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. She was honored for her ongoing research into the use of antimicrobial peptides to prevent catheter-related infections.

Ten Women in New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

Ten Women in New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

Taking on new assignments are Linda Mansfield, Deana Lawson, Henrietta Kralovec, Alice Y. Kaplan, Deborah C. Haynes, Elizabeth M. Brannon, Grace Wasike Namwamba, Linda Babcock, Catherine Mobley, and Tracy Colemen.

Four Women Named to New Faculty Positions at Leading Universities

Four Women Named to New Faculty Positions at Leading Universities

Lara Harb is joining the faculty at Princeton University. Kathryn M. Dudley was named chair of American studies at Yale. Julia Clancey Smith was named a Regents Professor at the University of Arizona and Mary Hausbeck was named Distinguished Professor at Michigan State.

Five Women in New Teaching Roles

Five Women in New Teaching Roles

The women in new teaching posts are Anjelica L. Gonzalez at Yale University, Luann Lynch at the University of Virginia, Mary C. Stiner at the University of Arizona, Mea S. Cook at Williams College, and Janet Napolitano at the University of California, Berkeley.

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.

Abigail Van Slyck Appointed Dean of the Faculty at Connecticut College

Abigail Van Slyck Appointed Dean of the Faculty at Connecticut College

Professor Van Slyck joined the faculty at Connecticut College in 1999. Currently she is the Dayton Professor of Art History at the college. Before joining the faculty at Connecticut College, Dr. Van Slyck taught at the University of Arizona.

Four Women in New Faculty Posts

Four Women in New Faculty Posts

The women in new teaching roles are Jasmine Johnson at Brandeis University in Massachusetts, Tara Tietjen-Smith at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Elizabeth Calhoun at the University of Arizona, and Christena Cleveland at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Two Women Scholars Named Fellows of the Entomological Society of America

Two Women Scholars Named Fellows of the Entomological Society of America

Nilsa A. Bosque-Perez is professor in the department of plant, soil, and entomological sciences at the University of Idaho and Nancy A. Moran is a professor of integrative biology at the University of Texas at Austin. They will be honored at the society’s annual convention in Portland, Oregon, this November.

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.

Five Women Named to Endowed Chairs

Five Women Named to Endowed Chairs

The women appointed to named chairs are Sandra Stith at Kansas State University, Leigh A. Neumayer at the University of Arizona, Nina G. Jablonski at Penn State, Karen McElrath at Fayetteville State University, and Suzanne Marchand at Louisiana State University.

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.

New Administrative Roles for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Roles for Nine Women in Higher Education

The women taking on new administrative assignments are Harriet Frink Davis, Kristine Anderson, Mary E. Benjamin, Cheryl Harrelson, Virginia Evans, Taimi Olsen, Kimberly Glassman, Barbara Bryson, and Catherine Blake.

Four Women in New Teaching Roles

Four Women in New Teaching Roles

The women taking on new teaching assignments are Jennifer Barrett at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Nancy K. Sweitzer at the University of Arizona, Nirupama Rao at Brown University, and Sara Brownell at Arizona 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.

Six Women Appointed to New Faculty Posts

Six Women Appointed to New Faculty Posts

The women taking on new faculty roles are Harleen Hatterman-Valenti at the University of North Dakota, Nicole Archer at the San Francisco Institute of Art, Anne Cress at the University of Arizona, Amanda Bower at Washington and Lee, Victoria Gelling at North Dakota State, and Adrienne Walker Hoard at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

New Faculty Roles for Three Women Scholars

New Faculty Roles for Three Women Scholars

Eleni Pliakoni is the first faculty member hired for the new graduate program in horticulture at Kansas State University. Esther Sternberg has joined the faculty at the University of Arizona and Tamara Jones will be teaching at the University of Montana.

Five Women Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

The women taking on new roles are Teresa Lucie Thompson at the University of Arizona, Kimberly Betz at Carleton College, Antoneia Roe at Florida A&M University, and Donna Wardell at Virginia Tech. Tracy Futhey was reappointed to another term as CIO at Duke University.

The New Director of the University of Arizona Press

The New Director of the University of Arizona Press

She has over 21 years of experience in scholarly publishing at both the University of Arizona Press and the University of Missouri Press.

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 Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Here is a host of appointments of women to key posts at colleges and universities across the United States.

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Here is news of this week’s appointments of women to key administrative posts at colleges and universities across the nation.

A Host of New Appointments of Women to Key Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Host of New Appointments of Women to Key Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is new of 11 women who are taking on new duties at colleges and universities across the United States.

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Director of the University of Georgia Press

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Director of the University of Georgia Press

Kathryn Conrad of the University of Arizona Press and Lisa Bayer of the University of Illinois Press are among the four finalist to lead the University of Georgia Press.

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.

Two New Associate Deans at the University of Arizona

Two New Associate Deans at the University of Arizona

Joy Winzerling and Soyean Shim are new associate deans at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Ann Weaver Hart to Be the Next President of the University of Arizona

Ann Weaver Hart to Be the Next President of the University of Arizona

She was announced as the only finalist with a final vote by the board scheduled for next week.

Three Finalists for Dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Three Finalists for Dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Sally J. Reel, Laura A. Talbot, and Sarah Ann Thompson are the three candidates.

Meredith Hay Is One of Five Finalists for the Presidency of the University of Vermont

Meredith Hay Is One of Five Finalists for the Presidency of the University of Vermont

She was a finalist for the presidency of the University of New Mexico and currently is one of three finalists for chancellor of the University of Maine system.