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New Assignments for Six Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Assignments for Six Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

Taking on new roles are Maria Yang at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sarah Evanega at the Boyce Thompson Institute at Cornell University, Allison Leggett at the University of California Los Angeles, Joanna York at the University of Delaware, Nandi A. Marshall at Georgia Southern University and Eleanor Sterling at the University of Hawai’i.

In Memoriam: Judith Leonhard Hendricks, 1949-2021

In Memoriam: Judith Leonhard Hendricks, 1949-2021

Judith Leonhard Hendricks was a retired assistant professor of nursing at the University of Delaware. A founding member of the American College of Nurse Practitioners, she served as that group’s president from 2004 to 2005.

Colleges and Universities Appoint Ten Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Appoint 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.

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level University Positions

Five Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level University Positions

The women who are retiring or leaving higher education are Robin Morgan at the University of Delaware, Claire Max of the University of California, Santa Cruz, Anne Margulies at Harvard University, Madlyn Hanes at Pennsylvania State University, and Erin Hoffman Harding at the University of Notre Dame.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

The four women appointed to endowed chairs are Daphna Shohamy at Columbia University in New York City, Thavolia Glymph at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, Millicent Sullivan at the University of Delaware, and Rachel Mindrup at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

Universities Have Announced the Appointment of Three Women to Endowed Chairs

Universities Have Announced the Appointment of Three Women to Endowed Chairs

The three women scholars appointed to endowed chairs are Sarbani Basu, an astronomer at Yale University, April Kloxin, a professor of chemical and biological engineering at the University of Delaware, and Jennine Capó Crucet in the department of English at the University of Nebraska.

In Memoriam: Denise Marie Soukup Berilla, 1949-2021

In Memoriam: Denise Marie Soukup Berilla, 1949-2021

Denise Berilla began working at the University of Delaware in 1987. She retired in 2012 as the assistant dean of the university’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment.

In Memoriam: Mae Riedy Carter, 1921-2020

In Memoriam: Mae Riedy Carter, 1921-2020

Carter established and served as chair of the Women’s Studies Interdisciplinary Program, now the Department of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Delaware.

In Memoriam: Vicki Cassman, 1957-2020

In Memoriam: Vicki Cassman, 1957-2020

Vicki Cassman a former professor of art conservation at the University of Delaware. Earlier in her career, she taught at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore Named Provost at California Polytechnic State University

Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore Named Provost at California Polytechnic State University

Dr. Jackson-Elmoore is currently dean of the Honors College at Michigan State University and a professor with affiliations in the School of Social Work and the Global Urban Studies Program. She also currently co-chairs a university-level Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Steering Committee.

In Memoriam: Helen Tygielski Morgan, 1928-2020

In Memoriam: Helen Tygielski Morgan, 1928-2020

Helen T. Morgan began her career at the University of Delaware in 1963 as a clerk/typist. She rose through the ranks to become manager of the benefits division. Her career at the University spanned more than 40 years.

Eight Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Duties 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.

Suzanne Austin Will Be the Next Provost at the College of Charleston in South Carolina

Suzanne Austin Will Be the Next Provost at the College of Charleston in South Carolina

Dr. Austin has spent the last nine years serving as the senior vice provost and senior international officer at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Prior to joining UAB, Austin spent 20 years at the University of Delaware serving in a variety of academic positions.

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.

A Dozen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles 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: Maxine R. Colm, 1932-2019

In Memoriam: Maxine R. Colm, 1932-2019

In 1989, Dr. Colm, a high school valedictorian and graduate of Vassar College, became the first woman to be hired as a vice president at the University of Delaware.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The four women named to endowed professorships are Constance Hunter Walker at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Mei R. Fu in the College of Nursing at Boston College, Marianthi Ierapetritou at the University of Delaware and melissa Rolls at Pennsylvania State University.

In Memoriam: Roberta Coleman, 1938-2019

In Memoriam: Roberta Coleman, 1938-2019

Dr. Coleman joined the faculty at the University of Delaware and taught there until her retirement in 2009. In 1985, she became the first woman to receive the University’s Francis Alison Award, the University of Delaware’s highest faculty honor.

In Memoriam: Faye Duffy, 1958-2019

In Memoriam: Faye Duffy, 1958-2019

Duffy joined the admissions staff at the University of Delaware in 1986. Over the course of her 33-year career, she organized a variety of admissions programs. She was responsible for revamping the transfer admissions process, resulting in a large increase in transfer enrollments.

In Memoriam: Oma Sue Snider, 1945-2019

In Memoriam: Oma Sue Snider, 1945-2019

Dr. Snider began her career at the University of Delaware in 1983. She was a longtime professor and extension food safety and nutrition specialist who retired in January 2019.

University of Southern Mississippi Scholar Receives 2019 STEM Educator Ada Lovelace Award

University of Southern Mississippi Scholar Receives 2019 STEM Educator Ada Lovelace Award

Dr. Julie Cwikla was honored for her efforts at advancing STEM opportunities for her students at the University of Southern Mississippi. 

A Distinguished Group of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

A Distinguished Group of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Named to fill endowed professorships are Linda Haddad at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Shelley E. Zuraw at the University of Georgia, Darcy Freedman at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Nancy C. Jordan at the University of Delaware, and Jennifer Adam at Washington State University.

Nancy Brickhouse Selected as the Next Provost of Baylor University in Waco, Texas

Nancy Brickhouse Selected as the Next Provost of Baylor University in Waco, Texas

Dr. Brickhouse has been serving as provost at Saint Louis University in Missouri. Earlier, she served for 27 years at the University of Delaware in several senior administrative roles including deputy provost, interim provost, deputy dean of the College of Education and Human Development, and director of the School of Education.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new roles are Monica A. Coleman at the University of Delaware, Mimi Pipino at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio, Juliet Koss at Scripps College in Claremont, California, Hilary Appel at Claremont McKenna College in California, and Rhea Datta at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.

New Administrative Posts for Seven Women at Major Universities

New Administrative Posts for Seven Women at Major 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.

Joan Neff Is the New Leader of the West Virginia Institute of Technology

Joan Neff Is the New Leader of the West Virginia Institute of Technology

Dr. Neff was appointed provost at the university campus this past spring and she will continue to serve in that role. Before coming to the West Virginia University Institute of Technology, Dr. Neff had been serving as provost and vice president of academic affairs at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia.

New Assignments for 14 Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for 14 Women Faculty Members 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.

Sixteen Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Sixteen Women Faculty Members 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 or have been assigned new duties.

Four New Women Department Chairs at the University of Delaware

Four New Women Department Chairs at the University of Delaware

The new department chairs are Kami Silk in communications, Lu Ann de Cunzo in anthropology, Annette Giesecke in the department of languages, literatures, and cultures, and Vella Fowler in biological sciences.

University of Delaware Susan Walpole Honored by the International Literacy Association

University of Delaware Susan Walpole Honored by the International Literacy Association

Dr. Walpole has developed Bookworms K-5 Reading and Writing, an open-access elementary literacy curriculum. The curriculum provides complete lesson plans and support materials online for free. This curriculum, adopted in several schools in Delaware, Maryland, and Georgia, has led to impressive gains in student achievement.

New Administrative Posts for Thirteen Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for Thirteen 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.

University of Delaware Scholar's Book Honored by the American Political Science Foundation

University of Delaware Scholar’s Book Honored by the American Political Science Foundation

Kara Ellerby, associate professor of political science and international relations at the University of Delaware, has received the Victoria Schuck Award from the American Political Science Association, which is given annually for the best book on women and politics. This award honors the late Victoria Shuck, a political scientist, Mount Holyoke College professor,

Seven Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Current Posts in Higher Education

Seven Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Current Posts in Higher Education

The seven women who are stepping down are Marcy R. Driscoll at Florida State, Diane B. Call at Queensborough Community College, Florence Schmieg at the University of Delaware, Gabriela Weaver at the University of Massachusetts, Nancy Brickhouse at Saint Louis University, Sarah Jane Flint at Princeton, and Anne D. Yoder at Duke.

Five Women Who Are Retiring From Their Posts at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Who Are Retiring From Their Posts at Colleges and Universities

The retirees are Julia Zimmerman at Florida State University, Jane Noble-Harvey at the University of Delaware, Verna Fitzsimmons at Kansas State University, Karla Spurlock-Evans at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and Rhonda Rogers at Virginia Tech.

Six Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level University Positions

Six Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level University Positions

The women who are stepping down are Katherine Ku at Stanford University, Judy Rose at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Sarah Thomas at Harvard University, Paula Miller at Texas A&M University, Karin M. Wiburg at New Mexico State University, and Diane Herson at the University of Delaware.