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Six Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Six Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The six women in new administrative posts are Jennifer Keyes-Maloney at The College of New Jersey, Sheila Washington at Auburn University in Alabama, Sharron T. Burnett at Edward Waters University in Jacksonville, Florida, Heidi LeBlanc at Utah State University, Kenitra Horsley at Queens Universty of Charlotte, and Debbe McLoud at the University of Arkansas.

Two Women Scholars Honored by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture

Two Women Scholars Honored by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture

Ethel Goodstein-Murphree is an architectural historian and professor of architecture and associate dean in the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the Univerity of Arkansas and Mitra Kanaani is the director of the Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure program at the NewSchool of Architecture and Design in San Diego.

In Memoram: Mary Stobaugh Shambarger, 1935-2022

In Memoram: Mary Stobaugh Shambarger, 1935-2022

Mary Shambarger was the Lena Goodwin Trimble Professor of Music, emerita at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. She served on the faculty there for 32 years.

Ten Women Who Have Been Hired or Promoted to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Have Been Hired or Promoted 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.

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Academic Roles

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Academic Roles

The six women who have been appointed to new academic posts are Andrea Richa at Arizona State University, Eleni Pellazgu at Berkeley College in New Jersey, Kirsten Pai Buick at the University of New Mexico, Fran Hagstrom at the University of Arkansas, Lisa A. Carey at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Jane Okech at the University of Vermont.

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to New Roles at State Universities

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to New Roles at State Universities

Susan Goldberg was named vice dean a professor of practice at Arizona State University and Kristie Soares has accepted the position of co-director of LGBTQ Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. Also, Jill Wieber Lens is the new associate dean for research and faculty development at the University of Arkansas School of Law and Seretha Williams was appointed chair of the department of English and world languages at Augusta University in Georgia.

Three Women Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

Three Women Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

Alena Allen has been named interim dean of the School of Law at the University of Arkansas. Kim Creamer will serve as dean of education and social/behavioral sciences. at Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina, and Raelene Brooks was appointed dean of nursing at the University of Phoenix.

Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Amy B. Kweskin at Washington Univerity in St. Louis, Rachelle Feldman at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Valeda F. Dent at Emory University in Atlanta, Erin Rongers at the University of Arkansas, Maria Rios at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Lacey Gordon at Mississippi State University, and Melanie E. Jones at Grambling State University in Louisiana.

Crowder College in Neosho, Missouri, Names Katricia Pierson as Its Next President

Crowder College in Neosho, Missouri, Names Katricia Pierson as Its Next President

Since 2017, Dr. Pierson has been serving as the first woman president of East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. She previously served as provost and vice president of academic affairs at East Central University. Earlier in her career, Dr. Pieerson served on the faculty at William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri, and at the University of Pikeville in Kentucky.

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New University Assignments

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New University Assignments

The five women scholars in new roles are Jennifer Lodge at Duke University in North Carolina, Tracey Conti at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Lindy Elkins-Tanton at Arizona State University, Angela Williams at the University of Arkansas, and Nicole Roberson at the University of Mississippi.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Seven Women to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Seven Women to Administrative Posts

Taking on new administrative roles are Lizzie Smith at the University of Alabama, Samantha Rogers at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Suzanne Caccamese at Towson University in Maryland, Carolyn Carter at St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, Madelyn Jones at the University of Arkansas, Demitra Kirby at Middlebury College in Vermont, and Christa Shileds at Alverno College in Milwaukee.

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.

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.