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In Memoriam: Mary Osa Stephens Ryder, 1932-2019

In Memoriam: Mary Osa Stephens Ryder, 1932-2019

Mary Osa Stephens Ryder served as dean and registrar at Colorado Women’s College, which later was absorbed into the University of Denver.

Four Women in Academia Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Four Women in Academia Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Stepping down from their roles are Rebecca Chopp, chancellor of the University of Denver, Cynda Ann Johnson dean of the Carilion School of Medicine at Virginia Tech, Pamela S. Beemer, chief human resource officer at Northwestern University, and Patricia Weitzel-O’Neill at Boston College.

Notable Honors or Awards for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

Notable Honors or Awards for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

Here is a listing of women who are faculty or administrators in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have receive notable awards from other organizations.

Seven Women in Higher Education Taking on New Administrative Duties

Seven Women in Higher Education Taking on New Administrative Duties

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

Lori Carrell Appointed Chancellor of the University of Minnesota Rochester

Lori Carrell Appointed Chancellor of the University of Minnesota Rochester

Lori Carrell has been serving as interim chancellor since last August. Prior to joining the staff at the University of Minnesota Rochester in 2014, Dr. Carrell was the director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women at American Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women at American 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.

Two Women Announced Their Retirements From High-Level University Posts

Two Women Announced Their Retirements From High-Level University Posts

Nancy Cochran, director of the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver, will retire in September 2018 and Janet Lowe, associate vice president for fiscal administration at the University of Wyoming, will step down in December.

A Trio of Women Faculty Members Appointed to Endowed Chairs at American Universities

A Trio of Women Faculty Members Appointed to Endowed Chairs at American Universities

Newly appointed to endowed chairs are Norma Hafenstein at the University of Denver, Jennifer Richeson at Yale University, and Melissa M. WIlcox at the University of California, Riverside.

The Next Provost at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans

The Next Provost at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans

Dr. McCall currently serves as dean of the Harpur College of Arts and Sciences at Binghamton University, a campus of the State University of New York System. Earlier, she served in dean positions at the University of Denver and Tulane University in New Orleans.

Seven Women Scholars Are Named to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Seven Women Scholars Are Named to Dean Positions at Major Universities

The new deans are Judy Neubrander at Illinois State, Bonita Stanton at Seton Hall University, Elizabeth Moje at the University of Michigan, Margaret Fitzgerald at North Dakota State, Anna Scheyett at the University of Georgia, Mariale Hardiman at Johns Hopkins University, and Amanda Moore McBride at the University of Denver.

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

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

Colorado Women's College Ponders Its Future

Colorado Women’s College Ponders Its Future

Colorado Women’s College announced that after the 2015-16 academic year it would transition from a traditional stand-alone college for women to a new educational model that is still in development.

Five Women Scholars Selected to Receive Notable Awards

Five Women Scholars Selected to Receive Notable Awards

The honorees are Laurie H. Glimcher of Cornell Medical College, Twyla J. Cummings of the Rochester Institute of Technology, Brenda Y. Cartwright of Winston-Salem State University, Christi McGeorge of North Dakota State University and Anne DePrince of the University of Denver.

EEOC Finds a Gender Pay Gap at the University of Denver College of Law

EEOC Finds a Gender Pay Gap at the University of Denver College of Law

Professor Lucy March, who has taught at the university since 1976 and has been a full professor since 1982, earned a salary of $109,000 under the law school’s merit pay system. The median salary for full professors at the law school was $149,000.

New Administrative Roles for 14 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Roles for 14 Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative posts at the nation’s leading colleges and universities.

Four Women Leaving High-Level Executive Posts in Academia

Four Women Leaving High-Level Executive Posts in Academia

Sally McMillan at the University of Tennessee and Carol Simpson at Old Dominion University are returning to teaching. Lynn Gangone, of the University of Denver, is taking a job with the American Council on Education and JoAnne Podis at Ursuline College in retiring.

Stanford University's Condoleezza Rice Receives West Point's Thayer Award

Stanford University’s Condoleezza Rice Receives West Point’s Thayer Award

The award is presented by the U.S. Military Academy’s Association of Graduates to individuals who exemplify West Point’s motto, “Duty, Honor, Country.” Dr. Rice, a former U.S. secretary of state, is now a professor at Stanford University.

Three Women Named to Dean Posts in Higher Education

Three Women Named to Dean Posts in Higher Education

Karen Riley is the new dean of the College of Education at the University of Denver. Kathleen Weigel is the new dean of the College of Education at Lynn University in Florida and Rebecca Grabiner is the new dean of the first-year class at Barnard College in New York City.

The New Leader of Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania

The New Leader of Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania

Constance Cain Hungerford will become interim president of Swarthmore College on July 14. She is the Mari S. Michener Professor of Art History at the college and served as provost at Swarthmore from 2001 to 2011.

Rebecca Chopp Appointed Chancellor of the University of Denver

Rebecca Chopp Appointed Chancellor of the University of Denver

Since 2009, Dr. Chopp has served as president of Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, which enrolls about 1,550 undergraduate students. The University of Denver enrolls more than 5,000 undergraduate students and 6,000 graduate students.

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska

Barbara J. Risman is professor and chair of the department of sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Susan Sterett is a professor of political science and former department chair and associate dean at the University of Denver.

University of Denver Study Examines Status of Women as Leaders in the United States

University of Denver Study Examines Status of Women as Leaders in the United States

The report examines the status of women in 14 different sectors of American society including business, the academic world, arts, entertainment, law, the military, and several other categories.

Two Women Named to Key Teaching Posts at the University of Denver College of Business

Two Women Named to Key Teaching Posts at the University of Denver College of Business

Barbara Jackson was named the director of the Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management and Sharon Alvarez was appointed to the Koch Chair in Entrepreneurship.

Christine Riordan Named Provost at the University of Kentucky

Christine Riordan Named Provost at the University of Kentucky

Currently Dr. Riordan is dean of the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. She is also a professor of management at the business school. She will begin her new role at the start of the fall semester.

Two Women Are Among the Three Finalists for Provost at the University of Kentucky

Two Women Are Among the Three Finalists for Provost at the University of Kentucky

The two women candidates are Nancy W. Brickhouse, professor of science education and interim provost at the University of Delaware and Christine Riordan, professor of management and dean of the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.

The Rebirth of Colorado Women's College

The Rebirth of Colorado Women’s College

Colorado Women’s College was founded in 1888. Facing financial difficulties, in 1982 it was absorbed into the University of Denver and became the Woman’s College of the University of Denver. Now to celebrate the college’s 125th anniversary, it will revert to its original name.

The New President of Rocky Vista University

The New President of Rocky Vista University

Cheryl D. Lovell is the former chief academic officer of the Colorado Department of Higher Education and former associate dean and professor of education at the University of Denver.

Another Honor for the University of Denver's Erica Chenoweth

Another Honor for the University of Denver’s Erica Chenoweth

Last month Dr. Chenoweth shared the $100,000 Grawemeyer Prize for her book on civil resistance. Now she is being honored for the same book by the American Political Science Association.

University of Denver Scholar Shares Grawemeyer Award

University of Denver Scholar Shares Grawemeyer Award

Erica Chenoweth, as assistant professor of international studies at the University of Denver, is sharing the 2013 Grawemeyer Prize for ideas improving world order for co-authoring a book in nonviolent civil resistance.

Rebecca Love Kourlis to Receive the John Marshall Award from the American Bar Association

Rebecca Love Kourlis to Receive the John Marshall Award from the American Bar Association

A former justice of the Colorado Supreme Court, she currently serves as director of the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System at the University of Denver.

Linda Bowman Stepping Down From the Presidency of the Community College of Aurora

Linda Bowman Stepping Down From the Presidency of the Community College of Aurora

She received a Fulbright Specialists Award for work in Hong Kong this spring and will join the faculty at the University of Denver in the fall.