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New Women Deans at Six Major Universities

New Women Deans at Six Major Universities

Appointed to dean positions are Akirah J. Bradley at the University of Colorado, Mary Loeffelholz at Northeastern University, Alison Carr-Chellman at the University of Idaho, Anne Balsamo at the University of Texas-Dallas, Susamma Barua at California State University, Fullerton and Suri Duitch at Tulane University.

One Woman Among Four Finalists for Dean Post at the University of Colorado

One Woman Among Four Finalists for Dean Post at the University of Colorado

Margaret R. Martonosi is the Hugh Trumball Adams ’35 Professor of Computer Science at Princeton University in New Jersey. For three years she served as associate dean for academic affairs for the university’s School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Study Finds That Women Rated as "More Feminine" Are Less Likely to be Identified as Scientists

Study Finds That Women Rated as “More Feminine” Are Less Likely to be Identified as Scientists

The study led by researchers at the University of Colorado showed that the women who were rated as most feminine in appearance were the least likely to be identified as scientists. Women who were rated as being the most masculine in appearance were the most likely to be identified as scientists.

University Study Finds Women Managers Who Hire Other Women Are Likely to Be Rated Less Competent

University Study Finds Women Managers Who Hire Other Women Are Likely to Be Rated Less Competent

The results showed that women managers were rated as less effective when they hired a woman for the open position than women mangers who hired a man for the post. For male managers, there was no difference in competency rating on whether they hired a man or a woman.

In Memoriam: Qinghong Zhang, 1968-2016

In Memoriam: Qinghong Zhang, 1968-2016

Qinghong Zhang was an associate professor of dermatology on the Anschutz Medical Campus of the University of Colorado in Aurora. Dr. Zhang’s research focused on therapeutics for skin diseases such as psoriasis.

Three Women Among the Four Finalists for Dean of Colorado Law

Three Women Among the Four Finalists for Dean of Colorado Law

The three women finalists are all law school professors. They are Mary Anne Bobinski of the University of British Columbia, Laura Gomez of the University of California, Los Angeles, and Angela Onwuachi-Willig of the University of Iowa.

Five Women Appointed to Positions as Dean at Major Universities

Five Women Appointed to Positions as Dean at Major Universities

The new deans are Katherine Schultz at the University of Colorado, Sabrina Zirkel at Santa Clara University in California, Mary McKernan McKay at Washington University in St. Louis, Marta Kuzma at the Yale School of Art, and Lori Ploutz-Snyder at the University of Michigan.

Three Women Scholars Appointed by President Obama to the National Council on the Humanities

Three Women Scholars Appointed by President Obama to the National Council on the Humanities

The three presidential appointees are computer science professor Francine Berman of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, history professor Patricia Limerick of the University of Colorado at Boulder, and Shelly C. Lowe executive director of the Native American Program at Harvard University.

New Administrative Roles for 11 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Roles for 11 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.

In Memoriam: Diana Reid Nemergut, 1974-2015

In Memoriam: Diana Reid Nemergut, 1974-2015

Diana Nemergut was an associate professor of biology at Duke University. She came to Duke in 2014 after teaching in the department of environmental studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Six Women Faculty Members Have Been Appointed to New Positions

Six Women Faculty Members Have Been Appointed to New Positions

The six women in new roles are C. Jessie Jones at California State University, Fullerton, Laurie Sharp at West Texas A&M University, Patty Limerick of the University of Colorado, Brenda McComb at Oregon State University, Laura E. Niklason at Yale University, and Laurel Hartman at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Eleven Women Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eleven Women Appointed to 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.

Eleven Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Eleven Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments

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

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Duties for 10 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.

<em>Business Insider</em> Honors the "Groundbreaking Women Scientists" at U.S. Universities

Business Insider Honors the “Groundbreaking Women Scientists” at U.S. Universities

Business Insider recently published its list of “50 Groundbreaking Scientists Who are Changing the Way We See the World.” Of these 50 groundbreaking scientists, 15 are women and 11 of these women have current ties to academic institutions in the United States.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With 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.

New Administrative Posts for 22 Women at U.S. Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for 22 Women at U.S. 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.

Nine Women Announce Their Retirements From University Faculty or Administrative Posts

Nine Women Announce Their Retirements From University Faculty or Administrative Posts

Here is a roundup of women who recently announced that they are stepping down from faculty positions or administrative posts at American universities.

New Women Deans at Six Colleges and Universities

New Women Deans at Six Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Kristie Ogilvie at Meredith College in North Carolina, Jill Dolan at Princeton University, Sara Thompson at the University of Colorado, Cheryl Wyrick at Cal Poly Pomona, Cheryl Healton at New York University, and Gina S. Brown at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Barbara McDonald Named President of North Hennepin Community College in Minnesota

Barbara McDonald Named President of North Hennepin Community College in Minnesota

Dr. McDonald, who will take office on July 1, has been serving since 2014 as interim president of Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Granite Falls. Previously, she was provost at Itasca Community College in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

Nine Women Academics Elected to the American Philosophical Society

Nine Women Academics Elected to the American Philosophical Society

Of the 27 new American members of the American Philosophical Society, 10 are women. Nine of the 10 women selected have current ties to the academic world.

Two Women Among the Three Finalists for Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Colorado

Two Women Among the Three Finalists for Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Colorado

Terri Fiez is director of strategic initiative and a professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University. Patricia Rankin is associate vice chancellor for research and a professor of physics at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

University of Colorado Scholar Wins the Pulitzer Prize for History

University of Colorado Scholar Wins the Pulitzer Prize for History

Elizabeth A. Finn is an associate professor of ethnic studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr. Finn’s research has focused on the spread of epidemic diseases among Native Americans.

Four Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

Four Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

The women appointed to dean posts are Mary C. Schutten at San Jose State University in California, Lori Bergen at the University of Colorado, Sherine E. Gabriel at Rutgers University in New Jersey, and Diane Harris at the University of Utah.

Two Women Among Three Finalists for Key Post at Virginia Tech

Two Women Among Three Finalists for Key Post at Virginia Tech

Cynthia M Furse, associate vice president for research at the University to Utah, and Patricia Rankin, associate vice chancellor for research at the University of Colorado, are among three finalists for vice president for research and innovation at Virginia Tech.

Two Women Are Finalists for Dean of the University of Colorado College of Media, Communication and Information

Two Women Are Finalists for Dean of the University of Colorado College of Media, Communication and Information

Lori Bergen is dean of the College of Communication at Marquette University in Milwaukee and Caroline Haythornwaite is a professor and director of the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at the University of British Columbia.

Five Women Scholars in New Teaching Roles

Five Women Scholars in New Teaching Roles

The women with new faculty assignments are Amy Young at the University of Texas, Jamie Greenberg Reuland at Priinceton University, Leslie Leinwald at the University of Colorado, Maire M. Kenna Liberace at Rockland Community College, and Ardis R.T. Butterfield at Yale University.

Four Women Named to Endowed or Distinguished Professorships

Four Women Named to Endowed or Distinguished Professorships

The four women promoted to key professorships are Kris D. Gutierrez at the University of Colorado, Melody A. Swartz at the University of Chicago, Karolyn Stonefelt at the State University of New York at Fredonia and Fiona M. Scott Morton at Yale University.

Two Women in Higher Education Administrative Posts Announce They Are Stepping Down

Two Women in Higher Education Administrative Posts Announce They Are Stepping Down

Christine Heenan is vice president for public affairs and communications at Harvard University and Anne Heinz is dean of continuing education and professional studies and associate vice chancellor for summer session and outreach and engagement at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

University Study Examines Female-Beauty Stereotyping in Employment Interviews

University Study Examines Female-Beauty Stereotyping in Employment Interviews

Previous studies have shown that women have difficulty in obtaining jobs in male-dominated fields, particularly when the interviewer considers the job applicant to have physical beauty. But a new study finds that women can offset this discrimination by acknowledging their attractiveness to the interviewer.

Two Women Academics Honored With PEN Open Book Awards

Two Women Academics Honored With PEN Open Book Awards

Nina McConigley, a lecturer at the University of Wyoming, and Ruth Ellen Kocher is a professor of English and director of the creative writing program at the University of Colorado at Boulder, have been named winners of the PEN Open Book Award.

Deborah Jin Is Awarded the 2014 Isaac Newton Medal from the Institute of Physics

Deborah Jin Is Awarded the 2014 Isaac Newton Medal from the Institute of Physics

Deborah S. Jin is a physicist at the National Institute of Standards (NIST) and a fellow of JILA, a collaborative effort of the NIST and the University of Colorado. Dr. Jin’s laboratory at JILA was the first to produce the ultra-cold atomic gas of fermions.

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The women administrators taking on new roles at colleges and universities are Romy Riddick, Courtney Burkholder, Shawnboda Mead, Ruth R. Faden, Maggie Williams, Sue Whorton, Trisha Long Paschal, Debra Williams, Valerie Simons, and Janet Nelson.

Five Women Taking on New University Administrative Roles

Five Women Taking on New University Administrative Roles

The women in new administrative posts are Pascha Gerni at Virginia Tech, Kristi Wold-McCormick at the University of Colorado, Tonia Walker at Winston-Salem State, Judy Ryan at the University of Maine, and Nedra Brown at Jackson State.

Three Women in the Running for Dean Positions

Three Women in the Running for Dean Positions

Mary Ellen Poole is a finalist for dean of the College of Music at the University of Colorado. Sevil Sonmez is a candidate for a deanship at the University of Hawaii and Annette Ranft is in the running for dean of the College of Business at the University of Georgia.