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Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Duties 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.

The University of Louisville Names Its Next Provost

The University of Louisville Names Its Next Provost

Dr. Lori Stewart Gonzalez currently serves as vice chancellor for academic, faculty, and student affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. Before taking this position in 2015, Dr. Gonzalez served as senior advisor to the senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of North Carolina General Administration.

Study Finds Gender Bias in Evaluations of Graduate Teaching Assistants

Study Finds Gender Bias in Evaluations of Graduate Teaching Assistants

A group of ecology students at the Univerity of Florida participated in an online class where they could not hear the voice of their teaching assistant. Half were shown a picture of a male teaching assistant, the other half were shown a pciture of female. in fact, the teaching assistant for all was a woman. Post-course evaluations showed a gender bias.

Three Women Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans at Universities

Three Women Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans at Universities

Angela Grube will be the next dean of the College of Business at Western Carolina Univerity in Cullowhee, North Carolina. LaKeisha L. Harris has been appointed dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Colleen G. Koch will be the first woman to serve as dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Barnali Gupta Will Be the Next Dean of the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business at Saint Louis University

Barnali Gupta Will Be the Next Dean of the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business at Saint Louis University

Dr. Gupta currently serves as professor of economics and associate dean for curriculum in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She is the first woman to hold the rank of full professor of economics at the university.

Anne Williamson to Direct the School of Public Affairs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Anne Williamson to Direct the School of Public Affairs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Dr. Williamson joins the University of Arkansas at Little Rock from the University of Missouri–Kansas City, where she served as the Victor and Caroline Schutte/Missouri Professor of Urban Affairs and director of the L.P. Cookingham Institute of Urban Affairs. Earlier, she taught at the University of Texas at San Antonio and the University of Alabama.

The First Woman Editor in Chief of the <em>Latin American Research Review</em>

The First Woman Editor in Chief of the Latin American Research Review

Carmen Martínez-Novo, professor at the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida, was named the new editor in chief of the Latin American Research Review. She joined the faculty at the University of Florida in 2019 after teaching at the University of Kentucky.

University of Georgia's Alexa Lamm Honored for Agricultural Education and Communication

University of Georgia’s Alexa Lamm Honored for Agricultural Education and Communication

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology award honors outstanding achievement by a scientist, engineer, technologist or other professional working in the agricultural, environmental or food sectors for contributing to the advancement of science in the public policy arena.

Michelle Samuel-Foo of Alabama State University Wins a Major Entomological Award

Michelle Samuel-Foo of Alabama State University Wins a Major Entomological Award

Michelle Samuel-Foo, an assistant professor at Alabama State University, has been selected to receive the Founders Memorial Recognition, one of the highest nationwide honors given by the Entomological Society of America. She is the first African American to earn the award.

Michelle Samuel-Foo Elected President of the Southeastern Entomological Society of America

Michelle Samuel-Foo Elected President of the Southeastern Entomological Society of America

Dr. Samuel-Foo joined the faculty at Alabama State University in 2018. Earlier, she taught for 10 years at the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida. There, she conducted research on specialty crop pest management.

University of Florida's Janet Krieger Honored for Contributions to Health Education Technology

University of Florida’s Janet Krieger Honored for Contributions to Health Education Technology

Janice Krieger, a professor of advertising and the director of STEM Translational Communication Center at the University of Florida, has been selected to receive the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) 2020 Technology Award.

The New President of Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale

The New President of Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale

Dr. Kress has 30 years of community college experience. Most recently, she served as the president of Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York. Earlier, she spent 20 years at Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, Florida.

Tara Williams Appointed Dean of the Honors College at the University of Alabama

Tara Williams Appointed Dean of the Honors College at the University of Alabama

Currently, Dr. Williams is a professor of English and associate dean who oversees the honors curriculum at Oregon State University. She joined the faculty at Oregon State in 2004. She will begin her new duties on March 1.

New Administrative Duties for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Duties for Nine 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 Florida Taste Expert to Be Honored by the American Psychological Association

University of Florida Taste Expert to Be Honored by the American Psychological Association

Linda M. Bartoshuk, the Bushnell Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition and director for psychophysical research for the Center for Smell and Taste at the University of Florida, will receive the Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions from the American Psychological Association.

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.

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for 14 Women

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for 14 Women

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

Marlene Tromp Will Be the First Woman to Serve as President of Boise State University in Idaho

Marlene Tromp Will Be the First Woman to Serve as President of Boise State University in Idaho

Since 2017, Dr. Tromp has served as campus provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Prior to that, she served as dean of Arizona State University’s New Interdisciplinary College of Arts and Sciences.

In Memoriam: Tasia Smith, 1986-2018

In Memoriam: Tasia Smith, 1986-2018

Tasia Smith was the Evergreen Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology and Human Services at the University of Oregon. Only 32 years old at the time of her death, Dr. Smith had joined the faculty at the University of Oregon in 2016.

In Memoriam: Ntozake Shange, 1948-2018

In Memoriam: Ntozake Shange, 1948-2018

Shange was a professor of women’s studies at the University of Florida from 2002 to 2006. She was the author of the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf.”

Fifteen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Fifteen Women Who Are Taking on 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.

Roberta Troy to Serve as Provost at Tuskegee University in Alabama

Roberta Troy to Serve as Provost at Tuskegee University in Alabama

Dr. Troy has been a member of the faculty at Tuskegee since 1999 and is the founding director of the Tuskegee University Health Disparities Institute for Research and Education.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Eight college and universities across the United States have recently announced the appointments of women to dean positions.

Nine Women Who Are Starting New Administrative Jobs in Higher Education

Nine Women Who Are Starting New Administrative Jobs 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.

Fourteen Women Appointed to Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Fourteen Women Appointed to Administrative Positions 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.

Four Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Four Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The four women taking on new administrative duties are Peg Northrup at Syracuse University in New York, Laura Jensen at Colorado State University, Ja’Net Glover at the University of Florida, and Myra Sims at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia.

Three Women Scientists at State Universities Honored With Notable Awards

Three Women Scientists at State Universities Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Pam Soltis, Distinguished Professor of plant biology at the University of Florida, Faye Belgrave, University Professor of psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University, and Pei Xu, an associate professor of environmental engineering at New Mexico State University.

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women 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.

The Next Dean of the College of Aeronautics and Engineering at Kent State University in Ohio

The Next Dean of the College of Aeronautics and Engineering at Kent State University in Ohio

Dr. Christina Bloebaum currently serves as the Dennis and Rebecca Muilenburg Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Iowa State University. She will begin her new job as dean of the College of Aeronautics and Engineering at Kent State on August 1.

In Memoriam: Leslie Rosenberg Wolfe, 1943-2017

In Memoriam: Leslie Rosenberg Wolfe, 1943-2017

Leslie R. Wolfe was the long-time director of the Center for Women Policy Studies in Washington, D.C. She is perhaps best known for her 1989 report that exposed gender bias in the SAT college entrance examination that allegedly caused women to score lower on the test than men.

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions

Sarah A. Rajala has been appointed to a second five-year term as dean of engineering at Iowa State University. Meg Nowak was named dean of students at Framingham State University in Massachusetts and Heather White was appointed dean of students and associate vice president for student affairs at the University of Florida.

Two Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements at the End of the Academic Year

Two Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements at the End of the Academic Year

Amanda Cockrell, the co-founder of the graduate program in children’s literature at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, and Rebecca N. Nagy, the director of the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida, announced that they will retire at the end of the current academic year.

Marieke Van Puymbroeck Is the New Leader of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association

Marieke Van Puymbroeck Is the New Leader of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association

Marieke Van Puymbroeck is a professor of recreational therapy at Clemson University in South Carolina. She will serve a one-year term as president of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association, a group founded in 1984 that has about 2,200 members.

In Memoriam: Jacqueline Bolden Beck, 1931-2017

In Memoriam: Jacqueline Bolden Beck, 1931-2017

Dr. Beck started her career at Florida A&M University in 1958 as an instructor of nursing. She retired in 2000 after serving as the leader of the School of Allied Health Sciences at the university for 18 years.

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Capaldi Phillips, 1945-2017

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Capaldi Phillips, 1945-2017

Elizabeth Capaldi Phillips was a professor of psychology and served as provost at the University of Florida, the University at Buffalo, and Arizona State University.