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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.

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.

Fifteen Women Appointed to Senior-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Fifteen Women Appointed to Senior-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Betty A. Block, Pamela L. Jennings, Carlia Smith, Claudia Donald, Stephanie McGowan, Sue B. Workman, Cori Fata-Hartley, Doreen D. Edwards, Linda Bonnin, Cynthia J. Cyrus, Cindy Weinstein, Malika Roman Isler, Alice C. Stewart, LLJuna Weir, and Stephanie Garst.

Eleven Women With New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women With New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

The women with new administrative roles in higher education are Sherrie Weldon, Tonia Moody, Monica Kimbrell, Nell Russell, Elizabeth Breul O’Rourke, Carolina Cruz-Neira, Stacey Kostell, Alexandrina Deschamps, Ann Saterbak, Diana Boyd, and Maria Mayberry.

Janet Behrend Is the New President of the Reading Recovery Council of North America

Janet Behrend Is the New President of the Reading Recovery Council of North America

Janet Behrend is a reading recovery trainer at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The Reading Recovery Council of North America represents 5,000 reading recovery educators, who help beginning readers, who are struggling, reach grade level.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The women taking on new administrative roles are Carrie Landa, Brianna Bunce-Douglas, Mary Corcoran, Windsor Westbrook Sherrill, Deborah Blum, Sandy Barbour, Tiffancy C. Graham, Yana Cornish, Annie Wright, Gabrielle Banick, Rhonda Kitch, and Ellen de Graffenreid.

Seventeen Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Seventeen Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The appointees are Keri Swaby, Rosetta Clay, Rhoberta Haley, Karen A. Dowling, Michelle Piekutowski, Jennifer Lodge, Heather Lindkvist, Anne Sauer, Kelley Coffeen, Michele Kiely, Gabriela C. Weaver, Katrina Oliver, Lillian C. Wichinsky, Lauren Richards, Bonnie Richley, Julia Czerniak, and Vicki McNeil.

New Women Deans at Six Universities

New Women Deans at Six Universities

The six women appointed to dean posts are Lisa Bond-Maupin at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Elizabeth K. Meyer at the University of Virginia, Sharon L. Wood at the University of Texas, Lisa Plowfield at Towson University, Shannon Blanton at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, and Peris Drell at Stanford University.

Seven Women Named to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Seven Women Named to Dean Positions at Major Universities

The new deans are Bridgette Young Ross at Emory, Sheryl Fontaine at CalState, Fullerton, Beverly Wendland at Johns Hopkins, Vikki Vandiver at the University of Alabama, Ann B. Bain at the University of Arkansas Little Rock, Sharon Lovell at James Madison, and Tarrell Awe Agahe Portman at Winona State.

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative assignments at colleges and universities are Irma Ramos, Robyn S. Hadley, Wendi J.W. Williams, Sandi Altena, Judith Kornberg, Melanie Hart, Patricia Thomas, and Laura Strickler

Historian Johanna Miller Lewis Honored by the Association of Gravestone Studies

Historian Johanna Miller Lewis Honored by the Association of Gravestone Studies

Dr. Lewis, a professor of history and associate dean of the Graduate School at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, was honored for her work at the Rohwer Relocation Center Cemetery at the site of a World War II-era Japanese internment camp.

University of Arkansas-Little Rock Historian Wins Book Award

University of Arkansas-Little Rock Historian Wins Book Award

Susanah Shaw Romney, a professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, was honored by the New Netherland Society for the best book exploring the Dutch influence on North America prior to the American Revolution.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The new appointees are Carol Giuriceo, Yvette Clayton, Dynpna Callaghan, Usha Haley, Brenda Phillips, Lisa Gilbert Williams, Gigi Peters, Patricia Pritchett, Marlene Schwartz, Elizabeth Meadows, Lynn Brusco, and Linda Noble.

A Dozen Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Dozen Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

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

In Memoriam: Ethel Preston Trice, 1921-2013

In Memoriam: Ethel Preston Trice, 1921-2013

A native of New Orleans, Dr. Trice was professor emerita of health education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Earlier in her career, she was chair of health education at the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas.

Two Deans Retire at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Two Deans Retire at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Angela Maynard Sewell is retiring after 16 years as dean of the College of Education and Wanda Dole has retired as dean of the Ottenheimer Library.

Five Women Assuming New Dean Positions

Five Women Assuming New Dean Positions

The new deans are LeaAnn Martin at Western Washington University, Paula Casey and Gail D. Hughes at the University of Arkansas Little Rock, Maryam Alavi at Emory University, and Uta Poiger at Northeastern University.

Seventeen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seventeen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s listings of announcements of the appointments of women to key administrative positions at college and universities across the United States or in other organizations that deal with higher education or research.

Eleven Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

The women in new posts are Sarah Thomas, Pamela Besnard, Shannon Gurek, Lhay Browning Thriffiley, Katie Young, Katherine Karraker, Deborah Moon Shaffer, Debra S. Merchant, Julie Weber, Anne Milkovich, and Karen Stallman.

In Memoriam: Angela Laird Brenton, 1953-2013

In Memoriam: Angela Laird Brenton, 1953-2013

Dr. NGI Brenton had served as provost at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina, since August. Previously, she was dean of the College of Professional Studies at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

In Memoriam: Dorothy Truex, 1915-2013

In Memoriam: Dorothy Truex, 1915-2013

After a 27-year career at the University of Oklahoma, Dr. Truex joined the administration at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1974. At the time she was the highest ranking women administrator at a college or university in Arkansas.

Six Women Scholars Honored With Awards

Six Women Scholars Honored With Awards

The women honored are Ann Veeck of Western Michigan, Ann Robinson of the University of Arkansas Little Rock, Kim Dunbar of Texas A&M, Robin Davisson of Cornell, Tyra Hilliard of the University of Alabama, and Kathleen Rasmussen of Cornell.

The New Provost at the University of Arkansas Little Rock

The New Provost at the University of Arkansas Little Rock

Since 2005, Zulma R. Toros-Ramos has served as dean of the College of Engineering at Wichita State University in Kansas.

Eleven Women in Higher Education Taking on New Administrative Responsibilities

Eleven Women in Higher Education Taking on New Administrative Responsibilities

Here is this week’s news of women at colleges and universities across the United States who have been appointed to new administrative roles.

Zulma Toro-Ramos Is a Finalist for Provost at the University of Arkansas Little Rock

Zulma Toro-Ramos Is a Finalist for Provost at the University of Arkansas Little Rock

The former chancellor of the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaquez, is currently dean of the College of Engineering at Wichita State University.

Six Women Named to Faculty Posts

Six Women Named to Faculty Posts

Taking on new teaching roles are Susan Hockfield, Anne Kenney, Robin Dease, Anastasia Boles and Cecilia King. Anne Kenney was reappointed for another five-year term as University Librarian at Cornell.

In Memoriam: June Nordham Mashburn, 1909-2012

In Memoriam: June Nordham Mashburn, 1909-2012

She was the last surviving member of the inaugural graduating class of Little Rock Junior College, which is now the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Honors Bestowed on Five University Women

Honors Bestowed on Five University Women

The honorees are Mallory Lucier-Greer, Erica Siegel, Mary Emery, Nina Kohn, and Janet Lanza.

Prestigious Honors for Three Women Academics

Prestigious Honors for Three Women Academics

The award winners are Mary Good at the University of Arkansas Little Rock, Alison Bell at the University of Illinois and Susan Murphy at Cornell University.

Angela Brenton Named Provost at Western Carolina University

Angela Brenton Named Provost at Western Carolina University

Dr. Brenton has been serving as dean of the College of Professional Studies at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Two Women Named to Prestigious Faculty Positions

Two Women Named to Prestigious Faculty Positions

Anastasia Boles and Tania Baker have been named to faculty posts at the University of Arkansas Little Rock and MIT, respectively.

A Trio of Women Named to Dean Positions

A Trio of Women Named to Dean Positions

Patrena Benton, Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson, and Jane Wayland were appointed deans.