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University of Arkansas Scholar Wins Book Award from the National Communication Association

University of Arkansas Scholar Wins Book Award from the National Communication Association

Lindsey Aloia is associate dean for international education and associate professor of communication at the University of Arkansas. She was honored for the most outstanding book published within the past five years that made a significant contribution to the field of interpersonal communication.

Universities Announce the Appointment of Six Women to New Administrative Positions

Universities Announce the Appointment of Six Women to New 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Eight Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Positions or Duties

Eight Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Positions or Duties

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Administrative Positions

Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

agInnovation Has Recognized the Work of the University of Arkansas' Jacquelyn Mosley

agInnovation Has Recognized the Work of the University of Arkansas’ Jacquelyn Mosley

Jacquelyn Mosley, professor of human development and family sciences in the School of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Arkansas, was presented the 2023 National Experiment Station Section Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award at the agInnovation fall meeting in Michigan.

Universities Announce New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members

Universities Announce New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Eleven Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Eleven Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Universities Offer New Assignments to Eight Women Scholars

Universities Offer New Assignments to Eight Women Scholars

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Positions or Duties

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Positions or Duties

The five women scholars who are taking on new roles are Elaine A. Peña at Washington University in St. Louis, Fanta Waterman at the University of Illinois Chicago, Sharon Hammes-Schiffer at Princeton University in New Jersey, Ahkinyala Abdullah at Virginia Union University in Richmond, and HJope Ballentine at the University of Arkansas.

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

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Assigned New Duties Relating to Diversity

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Assigned New Duties Relating to Diversity

Taking on new roles dealing with diversity initiatives are Ann Gakumo at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Becky Bangs in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at Oregon State University, and Romona West in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas.

University of Arkansas' Ana Bridges to Serve as President of National Latinx Psychological Association

University of Arkansas’ Ana Bridges to Serve as President of National Latinx Psychological Association

At the University of Arkansas, Dr. Bridges is the director of clinical training for the doctoral program in clinical psychology, and director of the Diversity Research and Enhanced Access for Minorities (DREAM) lab. Her research focuses on understanding and reducing mental health disparities in vulnerable, underserved populations.

New Administrative Duties for Six Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Duties for Six 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Anna J. Egalite Honored by the American Educational Research Association

Anna J. Egalite Honored by the American Educational Research Association

Anna J. Egalite, an associate professor in the College of Education at North Carolina State University who is currently serving as a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, has been selected as the American Educational Research Association Outstanding Reviewer.

Beth Kegley of the University of Arkansas Wins an Award From the American Society of Animal Science

Beth Kegley of the University of Arkansas Wins an Award From the American Society of Animal Science

Professor Kegley’s research focus is the impact of nutrition on the immune response, disease resistance, and growth performance of beef cattle. She teaches graduate-level courses on ruminant nutrition, energetics, and mineral metabolism. She grew up on a dairy, beef, and sheep farm in Virginia.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

The women faculty in new roles are Mary Billstrand at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Candis Watts Smith at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, Anna Zajicek at the University of Arkansas, Kristin Richards at Jackson State University in Mississippi, and Candice Bauer in the College of Engineering at the University of Nevada.

Colleges and Universities Appoint Eight Women to Dean Positions

Colleges and Universities Appoint Eight Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are Sabita Manian at Lynchburg University in Virginia, Dorothy E. Mosby at Skidmore College in New York, Lisa Carter at the University of Michigan, Catherine Heyman at High Point University in North Carolina, Alma Littles at Florida State University, Mary Powell at Immaculata University in Pennsylvania, Kate Mamiseishvili at the University of Arkansas, and Rebecca Bichel at the University of North Dakota.

A Quartet of Women in New Administrative Roles at Universities

A Quartet of Women in New Administrative Roles at Universities

Taking on new administrative positions are Susan Baida at a research and action partnership between the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University, Michelle Hargis Wolfe at the University of Arkansas, De Acker at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Marta Panickar is the inaugural director of research security at the University of Mississippi.

In Memoriam: Susan S. Smyth, 1965-2022

In Memoriam: Susan S. Smyth, 1965-2022

Dr. Smyth began her tenure as dean of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on June 1, 2021, and continue to work until a few days before her death. Before coming to the University of Arkansas, she was the chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the director of the Gill Heart and Vascular Institute at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

Dean of the University of Arkansas Law School Receives Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award

Dean of the University of Arkansas Law School Receives Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award

Nance, the Nathan G. Gordon Professor of Law at the school, is serving as dean of the school for a second time. She joined the faculty in 1994 and served as dean from 2006 to 2011. She was the first woman and the first person of color to serve as dean in the school’s then-82-year history. In July 2022, she was named dean for the second time.

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new duties are Tanya Paul in the business school at the University of California, Berkeley, Margaret Sova McCabe at the University of Arkansas, Micah Perks at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Sarah Millholland at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Ann Wallace of New Jersey City University.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties

The women scholars with new roles are Bijal Shah at Boston College Law School, Sandra Eksioglu in the College of Engineering at the University of Arkansas, Rebecca Z. German at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Elizabeth K. Meyer at the University of Virginia, and Wanying Kang at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Universities Announce the Appointment of Eight Women to New Administrative Roles

Universities Announce the Appointment of Eight Women to New Administrative Roles

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

The six women who have been appointed to new roles are Amy Ralston at Michigan State University, Tomi Obe at the University of Arkansas, Pardis Dabashi at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, Sonya Donaldson at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, Jennifer Russell at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and Mara Revkin at Duke Law School in Durham, North Carolina.

Four Women Who Are Taking on New Roles Relating to Diversity in Higher Education

Four Women Who Are Taking on New Roles Relating to Diversity in Higher Education

The four women who have been appointed to diversity positions are Victoria Shannon Sahani at Boston University, Shawna Nesbitt at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Nicole Hodges Persley at the University of Kansas, and Barbara Lofton of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.

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

Eight 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned to New Positions or Duties

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned to New Positions or Duties

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments at Universities

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments at Universities

Taking on new titles or roles are Kelly Hammond at the University of Arkansas, Krystyn J. Van Vliet at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, Dawn Bragg at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Amy E. Keating at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tiffany Steele at the University of Rochester in New York, and Deb Welsh at the University of Tennessee.

Shaina Phenix Awarded the Miller Williams Poetry Prize from the University of Arkansas Press

Shaina Phenix Awarded the Miller Williams Poetry Prize from the University of Arkansas Press

Shaina Phenix, an assistant professor of English at Elon University in North Carolina, is the winner of the 2023 Miller Williams Poetry Prize from the University of Arkansas Press. Phenix will receive a cash prize, and her manuscript To Be Named Something Else will be published in the Miller Williams Poetry Series in the spring of 2023.

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

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

The new deans are Kathryn Sloan at the University of Arkansas, Emily Frazier at North Dakota State University, Joi Spencer at the University of California, Riverside, Michelle Clare at the University of Cincinnati, Ethel Scurlock at the University of Mississippi, Whitney Nash at Georgia Southern University, Lisa Owens-Jackson at North Carolina A&T State University, and Elizabeth Yakel at the University of Michigan.

Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Roles or Duties at Universities

Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Roles or Duties at Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Officer Positions at Universities

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Officer Positions at Universities

The new diversity officers are Tina Simpson at the School of Medicine at Tulane University in New Orleans, Alisa Macksey at La Salle University in Philadelphia, J. Camille Hall at the University of Missouri Kansas City, and Greneda Johnson at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Seven Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for Seven Women Faculty Members

Taking on new duties are Pearl Dowe at Emory University in Atlanta, Suzanne M. Darais at the University of Utah, Sarah Kenehan at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania, Stephanie Ricker Schulte at the University of Arkansas, Chariklia Sotiriou-Leventis at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, Chandice Haste-Jackson at Syracuse University in New York, and Miriam Mara at Arizona State University.

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles at Universities

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles at Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.