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Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to New 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.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Eight Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Eight Women to Administrative Positions

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 Eudora Welty Book Prize Is Awarded to Casey Kayser of the University of Arkansas

The Eudora Welty Book Prize Is Awarded to Casey Kayser of the University of Arkansas

Each year, the Mississippi University for Women and the University Press of Mississippi collaborate to award the Welty Prize for an outstanding work of literary scholarship on women’s studies, Southern studies, or modern letters in honor of MUW’s most famous alumna, writer Eudora Welty.

Colleges and Universities Appoint Five Women to Dean Positions

Colleges and Universities Appoint Five Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are Nathania Montes at the College of DuPage in Illinois, Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto at the University of Arkansas, Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto at Virginia Union University in Richmond, Sonia Cardenas at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and Julia Wilson at Hampton University in Virginia.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Ten Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Ten Women to Administrative Positions

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

Eleven Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Roles in American Higher Education

Eleven Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Roles in American 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.

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Promoted or Assigned to New Roles

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Promoted or Assigned to New Roles

Taking on new roles are Laura J. Crossey at the University of New Mexico, Michelle Effros at Caltech, Erin H. Moore at Shaw University in North Carolina, Myriam Heiman at MIT, Tania Bruguera at Harvard University, Luzita Vela at the University of Arkansas, Francine Berman at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and La Toya Hart at Jackson Stte University in Mississippi.

Kathleen Condray Is Selected as the Winner of the 2021 Booker Worthen Literary Prize

Kathleen Condray Is Selected as the Winner of the 2021 Booker Worthen Literary Prize

Kathleen Condray, a professor of German at the University of Arkansas is the 2021 recipient of the Booker Worthen Literary Prize for her book on the German speakers who settled in Arkansas. Mining the archive of the German-language newspaper Das Arkansas Echo, Dr. Condray sheds light on how these immigrants navigated their new identity as southern Americans.

Promotions and Appointments for Seven Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Promotions and Appointments for Seven Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Taking on New roles are Priscilla Meléndez at Trinity College in Connecticut, Rachel E. Bernard at Amherst College in Massachusetts, Ashli Brown at Mississippi State University, Lauren Clare at the University of Arkansas, Elsa A. Olivetti at MIT, Mari Ostendorf at the University of Washington, and Eugenia L. Weiss at the University of Nevada

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Promoted or Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Promoted or Are Taking on New Roles 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, have been assigned new duties, or have been promoted.

Ten Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties at Major Universities

Ten Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties at Major 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, have been assigned new duties, or have been promoted.

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments

The women faculty in new positions are Veronica Terriquez at the University of California, Los Angeles, Dana Yang at Cornell University, Julea Vlassakis at Rice University in Houston, Diane Thiel at the University of New Mexico, Alena Allen at the University of Arkansas, and Barbara MacKenzie-Wood at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

Seven Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New University Faculty Assignments

Seven Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New University Faculty 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, have been assigned new duties, or have been promoted.

Four Women Scholars in STEM Fields Named to Head Their Academic Departments

Four Women Scholars in STEM Fields Named to Head Their Academic Departments

The four new department heads are Christa Hestekin in chemical engineering at the University of Arkansas, Mary Frecker in mechanical engineering at Pennsylvania State University, Rebecca Nugent in statistics and data science at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and Sarah Olson in mathematical sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts.

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.

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new administrative roles are Meghan E. Kass at Simmons University in Boston, Karin Wikoff at Ithaca College in New York, Autumn Lewis Spicher at the University of Arkansas, Sally Parker at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and Julie Hail Flory at Washington University in St. Louis.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Nine Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Nine Women to Administrative Positions

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

Six Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Roles or Duties

Six Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Roles or Duties

The women faculty members taking on new assignments are Ajla Aksamija at the University of Massachusetts, Anna Huff Mercovich at Hamilton College in New York, Diane Ryan at Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona, Cathy Creighton at Cornell University, Mary Sullivan at the University of Rhode Island, and Kristi Perryman at the University of Arkansas.

Moon-Sook Park Wins Academic Excellence Award From the Korean-American University Professors Association

Moon-Sook Park Wins Academic Excellence Award From the Korean-American University Professors Association

Moon-Sook Park is an associate professor of voice in the department of music at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Park began her professional singing career in Europe. She made her U.S. debut with a solo recital at Carnegie Hall in New York City in 2001.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments

Six Women Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new roles are Dava Newman at MIT, Aria S. Halliday at the University of Kentucky, Tiffany Murphy at the University of Arkansas School of Law, Beth Montelone of Kansas State University, Jennifer Duckworth at Washington State University, and Jennifer M. Granholm of the University of California, berkeley.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

Jackie Rees Ulmer will be the next dean of the College of Business at Ohio University and Amy Waer was appointed dean of the Texas A&M University College of Medicine. Robin Carter was named dean of College of Health and Human Services at Sacramento State University and Lynda Coon was appointed interim library dean at the University of Arkansas.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Six Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Six Women to Administrative Positions

Taking on new administrative roles are Kristen Ford at Cornell University, Starsha Jamerson at Mississippi State University, Shanon Anderson at Oregon State University, Naydeen Gonzalez-De Jesus at Milwaukee Area Technical College. Michelle Grimes-Hillman at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California, and Karen Boton at the University of Arkansas.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Assignments in Higher Education

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Assignments in Higher Education

The five women scholars in new roles are Olivia Law-DelRosso at Kansas State University, Caree A. Banton at the University of Arkansas, Maria Fitzpatrick at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, Elise Box at the University of South Dakota, and Karen Lewis at Washington State University.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Academia

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Academia

Taking on new roles are Claudia Rankine at New York Univerity, Lydia Moland at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, Pamela VanHaitsma, at Pennsylvania State University, Fotini Christia at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Heather Nachtmann at the University of Arkansas.

Cynthia Nances Named Chair-Elect of the the American Bar Foundation Fellows

Cynthia Nances Named Chair-Elect of the the American Bar Foundation Fellows

The foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization with a mission to expand knowledge and advance justice through innovative, interdisciplinary, and rigorous empirical research on law, legal processes, and legal institutions. Professor Nance holds an endowed chair and is the former dean of the University of Arkansas School of Law

The University of Arkansas Appoints Two Women to Dean Positions

The University of Arkansas Appoints Two Women to Dean Positions

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville has announced that Kim Needy will serve as dean of the College of Engineering and Patricia Koski will be the dean of the Graduate School and International Education. Dr. Needy will be the first woman to lead the university’s College of Engineering.

In Memoriam: Viralene Johnson Coleman, 1928-2020

In Memoriam: Viralene Johnson Coleman, 1928-2020

Professor Coleman served for 37 years as an English and literature teacher at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. In 1969, she was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

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.

University of Arkansas Awards Danielle Badra the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize

University of Arkansas Awards Danielle Badra the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize

Each year the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize awards publication to a first or second book of poetry by a writer of Arab heritage. The prize is supported by the King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Arkansas.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Amy Kirschke at Virginia Tech, Donyell Roseboro at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Marilyn Chin at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, Angela Jordan Davis at American University in Washington, D.C., Anne O’Leary-Kelly at the University of Arkansas, and Michelle M. Duguid at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New 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.

Gender Differences in the Economic and Social Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Gender Differences in the Economic and Social Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Among the findings of the new study is that for those holding the same job since March, 64 percent of college-educated mothers reported by early June that they had reduced their working hours at some point since March, compared to 36 percent of college-educated fathers.

Susan Gaber Chosen to Be the Fifth Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Susan Gaber Chosen to Be the Fifth Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Dr. Gaber currently serves as the first woman president of the University of Toledo in Ohio. She became president in 2015 following six years as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Gaber will become chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on July 1.

National Association of Social Workers Recognizes Debra Gage Hurd of the University of Arkansas

National Association of Social Workers Recognizes Debra Gage Hurd of the University of Arkansas

The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented each year by the Arkansas chapter of the organization to honor a social worker and association member for the recipient’s dedication to social work ethics and values and as well as accomplishments demonstrated over the social worker’s career.