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Three Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Janelle Chiasera has been appointed dean of the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. Rose Marie Ward appointed interim dean of the Graduate School at Miami University in Ohio and Shannon Collier-Tenison has been named interim dean of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Christina Drale Is the New Leader of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Christina Drale Is the New Leader of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Dr. Drale has served as interim executive vice chancellor and provost of the campus since October 2018. A member of the university’s administration since 2006, Dr. Drale was associate vice chancellor for faculty relations and administration before being named interim provost last year.

A Dozen Women Who Have Accepted Appointments to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Who Have Accepted Appointments to New 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.

Seven Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as Deans

Seven Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as Deans

The new deans are Lesley Lokko at City College of New York, Angela Kashuba at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Susan Beth Estes at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Mariette DiChristina at Boston University, Robin L. Hughes at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Melissa Sturge-Apple at the University of Rochester, and Sue Day Perroots at West Virginia University.

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New or Expanded Roles in the Academic World

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New or Expanded Roles in the Academic World

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.

Five Women Educators Who Have Been Selected to Receive Notable Honors or Awards

Five Women Educators Who Have Been Selected to Receive Notable Honors or Awards

The honorees are Myria Allen of the University of Arkansas, Julianne L. Holloway of Arizona State University, Bronwyn MacFarlane of the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Judy Genshaft, president of the University of South Florida, and Jane Dané of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

Six Women Appointed to Positions as Dean at Major Universities

Six Women Appointed to Positions as Dean at Major Universities

The new deans are Sarah Beth Estes at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Christine Kelleher Palus at Villanova University, Elaine M. O’Neal at North Carolina Central University, Denise M. Seabert at the University of West Florida, Kathryn Drager at Penn State and Sharon M. Gordon at the University of Connecticut.

In Memoriam: Peggy Sue Caudle Vining, 1929-2017

In Memoriam: Peggy Sue Caudle Vining, 1929-2017

Peggy Sue Caudle Vining was the poet laureate of the state of Arkansas and served for 21 years as the director of the Children’s Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles 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.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Given New Duties or Assignments

Eleven Women Faculty Members Given New Duties or Assignments

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.

Five Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new administrative roles are Leslie Kendrick at the University of Virginia School of Law, Desiree Reed-Francois at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Diana Borgognoni at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, Vivian Hsu at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, and Janet Lindner at Yale University.

Ellen Smiley Appointed Provost at Grambling State University in Louisiana

Ellen Smiley Appointed Provost at Grambling State University in Louisiana

Ellen Smiley has served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Grambling State University on an interim basis since August 2016. Dr. Smiley joined the staff at Grambling State University in 1990 and has served in many administrative positions.

New Online University Archive Documents Women's Suffrage Movement in Arkansas

New Online University Archive Documents Women’s Suffrage Movement in Arkansas

The virtual exhibit, “Arkansas Women’s Suffrage Centennial,” features historic documents and photographs as well as essays and critiques on various aspects of women’s suffrage. Additionally, the virtual exhibit includes lesson plans and educational materials for teachers.

Four Academic Women Selected for Notable Honors and Awards

Four Academic Women Selected for Notable Honors and Awards

The homorees are Martha C. Nussbaum of the University of Chicago, Wanda Spurlock of Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Ellen Thomas of Wesleayn University in Middletown, Connecticut and Carmen Robinson of the University of California, Santa Cruz.

New Assignments in Higher Education for 10 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education 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.

New Administrative Positions for Five Women at American Universities

New Administrative Positions for Five Women at American Universities

Taking on new administrative roles are Anna Rodriguez at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Emily Stamas at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, Julie Lenzer at the University of Maryland, College Park, Laura Fine at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and Renata Engel at Pennsylvania State University.

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

The Next President of Central Connecticut State University

The Next President of Central Connecticut State University

Zulma R. Toro is executive vice chancellor and provost at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She has held this post since 2013. And since July she has been serving as interim chancellor of the university. She will begin her new duties at Central Connecticut State University on January 3.

New Administrative Assignments in Higher Education for 11 Women

New Administrative Assignments in Higher Education for 11 Women

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 Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Positions

Five Women Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Positions

The five women are Diana George at Virginia Tech, Jeannine Raymond at the University of California, Berkeley, Donna Ferriero at the University of California, San Francisco, Sandra Robinson Greenwood at the University of Arkansas Little Rock, and Zoe Woodell Locklear at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

New Administrative Jobs for 16 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Jobs for 16 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.

New Roles for 10 Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

New Roles for 10 Women Faculty Members 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.

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Posts in Higher Education

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Posts in Higher Education

Among those who announced that they are leaving their posts in the academic world is Nancy O. Gray, president of Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, since 2005.

New Administrative Posts for Seven Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Seven Women in Higher Education

The appointees are Olufunke A. Fontenot at Albany State, Staci Brennan at Penn State-Mont Alto, Felita Y. Singleton at Portland State, Susan Gibbons at Yale University, Peggy Schmidt at Kansas State, Crystal Hunnicutt at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and Rachel Pell at Penn State.

Ten Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

Nineteen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Nineteen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Roles 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: Bettye Caldwell, 1924-2016

In Memoriam: Bettye Caldwell, 1924-2016

In 1967, Dr. Caldwell was a co-founder of the Children’ Center in Syracuse. It was one of the first infant daycare centers in the nation. Dr. Caldwell’s work became a model for the country’s Head Start program.

One Woman Among the Four Finalists for President of South Dakota State University

One Woman Among the Four Finalists for President of South Dakota State University

Zulma R. Toro is executive vice chancellor and provost at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She has held this post since 2013. Previously, Dr. Toro was dean of the College of Engineering at Wichita State University in Kansas.

Six Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six Women Appointed to New 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.

Thirteen Women Appointed to Key Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Thirteen Women Appointed to Key Administrative Positions 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.

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.

Ten Women Taking on New Teaching Roles at Colleges and Universities

Ten Women Taking on New Teaching Roles at Colleges and Universities

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

Thirty Women With New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Thirty Women With New Administrative Positions 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.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities 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.

University of Arkansas-Little Rock Historian Wins Book Prize

University of Arkansas-Little Rock Historian Wins Book Prize

Susanah Shaw Romney, a professor of history at the University of Arkansas -Little Rock, has been awarded the First Book Prize from the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians.