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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.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at the University of Arkansas

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at the University of Arkansas

April Daniel was appointed assistant director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance. Ann Bordelon has been selected as the next as vice chancellor for finance and administration and Chantel Moseby is the new assistant director for registered student organizations in the Office of Student Affairs.

Four Women Appointed to Administrative Positions at Universities

Four Women Appointed to Administrative Positions at Universities

Taking on new roles at major universities are Sherry Kollmann at New Mexico State University, Katie Callow-Wright at the University of Chicago, J’onnelle Colbert-Diaz at the University of Arkansas, and Rebecca Hannagan at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

In Memoriam: Ellen Kay Compton, 1938-2020

In Memoriam: Ellen Kay Compton, 1938-2020

In 1980, Dr. Compton was hired to work in the special collections unit at the University of Arkansas Libraries. She remained on the staff until 2009. Dr. Compton served as president of the Arkansas Historical Association from 1986-1988.

The University of Arkansas Opens the Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Center

The University of Arkansas Opens the Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Center

The Sexual and Relationship Violence Center — which is different than the office of Title IX — strengthens the University of Arkansas’ health center’s efforts to further partner with other university offices and departments to be involved in prevention and response efforts.

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Duties for 10 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.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New 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.

Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Given New Assignments or Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Given New Assignments or Duties 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.

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Taking on new assignments are Sandra Sharman at East Georgia State College, Jacqueline Jones LaMon at Adelphi University in New York, Sarah Laursen at Harvard University, Lisa Wood at the University of Arkansas, Kristina Olson at Princeton Univeersity in New Jersey and Lisa E. Farrington at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

University of Arkansas Professor Wins an Award for Her Poetry Manuscript

University of Arkansas Professor Wins an Award for Her Poetry Manuscript

Mohja Kahf, a professor in the department of English, the Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies Program and the Middle East Studies Program at the University of Arkansas, was recently named the winner of the 2020 Press 53 Award for Poetry.

University of Arkansas Scholar Honored by the American Society for Engineering Management

University of Arkansas Scholar Honored by the American Society for Engineering Management

Heather Nachtmann is the associate dean for research and professor of industrial engineering at the University of Arkansas. Professor Nachtmann also serves as the director of the Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center and the Mack-Blackwell Transportation Center at the University of Arkansas.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Five Women

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Five 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.

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

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

Dr. Barry has a B.A in communication from The University of Alabama, B.S. in psychology from The University of Alabama at Birmingham, and M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from The University of Alabama.

New Administrative Duties for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Duties for Nine 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.

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Honored With Major Awards

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Honored With Major Awards

The honorees are Ruchi Amin of East Carolina University, Karen Giuliano of the University of Massachusetts, Maria Narayani Lasala-Blanco of Arizona State University, Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Rita Dove of the University of Virginia, and Meredith Neville-Shepard of the University of Arkansas.

Sara Lupita Olivares Is the 2019 Winner of the CantoMundo Poetry Prize

Sara Lupita Olivares Is the 2019 Winner of the CantoMundo Poetry Prize

Olivares, a doctoral student at Western Michigan University, is being honored for her collection Migratory Sound, which will be published by the University of Arkansas Press in the fall of 2020. Olivares will also receive a cash prize.