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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.

The New President of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

The New President of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Jennifer Greer is the associate provost for administration at the University of Alabama. Dr. Greer has been a member of the association since 1993 and was sworn in as president earlier this month at the association’s annual convention in Chicago.

Gail Baker Is the New Provost at the University of San Diego

Gail Baker Is the New Provost at the University of San Diego

Since 2006 Dr. Baker had been serving as dean of the College of Communication, Fine Arts, and Media at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Earlier, she was a professor in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida.

A Large Group of Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Large Group of Women Who Have Been Appointed to New 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.

Larissa Ruiz Baia Appointed Interim President of Lakes Region Community College in Laconia, New Hampshire

Larissa Ruiz Baia Appointed Interim President of Lakes Region Community College in Laconia, New Hampshire

Since 2012, Dr. Baia has served as vice president for student services and enrollment management at the college. Earlier, she was associate vice president for enrollment management at Manchester Community College in New Hampshire.

The Next Provost at the University of California, Santa Cruz

The Next Provost at the University of California, Santa Cruz

Marlene Tromp currently serves as vice provost for the West Campus of Arizona State University in Glendale. She also serves as dean of the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences and as a professor of English and professor of women’s and gender studies at Arizona State.

Middle School Bullying May Lead to a Propensity for Sexual Harassment Later

Middle School Bullying May Lead to a Propensity for Sexual Harassment Later

A study found that a major ingredient in bullying among middle school students involves homophobic name calling directed at boys. Victims of such bullying often turn to sexual harassment of girls to demonstrate to their male peers that they are not gay.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County Scholar Wins Best Book Award

University of Maryland, Baltimore County Scholar Wins Best Book Award

Nancy Rankie Shelton, a professor of education at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, received the 2016 Best Book Award for the memoir of her 35-year relationship with her husband and their six-month battle against her husband’s lung cancer.

Georgia Southern University Historian Wins Book Award

Georgia Southern University Historian Wins Book Award

Michelle Haberland, associate professor of history and the former director of women’s and gender studies at Georgia Southern University, won an award from the Southern Historical Association for the best book on the southern working class.

University Study Finds Women Impacted More Than Men by "Managerial Derailment"

University Study Finds Women Impacted More Than Men by “Managerial Derailment”

The phenomenon of management derailment occurs when managers show differing expectations for young male and female managers that can often lead to the loss of mentorship for young women on the management track.

California State University, Fullerton Scholar Wins Poetry Award

California State University, Fullerton Scholar Wins Poetry Award

Natalie Graham, assistant professor of African American studies at California State University, Fullerton, has been selected as the winner of the 2016 Cave Canem Poetry Prize from the Brooklyn, New York-based Cave Canem Foundation.

Four Women Academics Honored With Notable Awards

Four Women Academics Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Laura Bartell of the Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, H. Jane Brockmann, professor emerita of biology at the University of Florida, Bridgette Peteet, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Cincinnati, and Cynthia A. Smith, associate provost for health affairs and academic integrity at Yale University.

In Memoriam: Justine P. Roth, 1970-2016

In Memoriam: Justine P. Roth, 1970-2016

Dr. Roth, who died at the age of 46, joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins University in 2003. Her research focused on metal containing radical enzymes involved in energy production in mammals and photosynthesis in plants.

Prestigious Honors and Awards for Eight Women in Higher Education

Prestigious Honors and Awards for Eight Women in Higher Education

The honorees are Debora Rodrigues (University of Houston), Patricia Colleen Murphy (Arizona State), Sharmila Majumdar (UCSF) , Erika Zimmerman (Western Carolina), Karen Bankston (University of Cincinnati), Pam Soltis (University of Florida), Shirley T. Frye (North Carolina A&T), and Cecilia Mo (Vanderbilt).

Kelli Brown to Lead Valdosta State University in Georgia

Kelli Brown to Lead Valdosta State University in Georgia

Since 2013, Dr. Brown has been serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville. Earlier, she was interim dean of the College of Health and Human Performance at the University of Florida.

Five Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Soha Hassoun of Tufts University, Karen Hollis of Mount Holyoke College, Coco Fusco of the University of Florida, Annette Sobel of Texas Tech University, and Teri Finneman of South Dakota State University.

The First Woman President of Delaware Valley University

The First Woman President of Delaware Valley University

Maria Gallo is dean of the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Earlier in her career, she was chair of the department of agronomy at the University of Florida. When she takes office in July, Dr. Gallo will be the first woman president in the 120-year history of Delaware Valley University.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Responsibilities 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.

A Half Dozen Women in New University Teaching Roles

A Half Dozen Women in New University Teaching Roles

Taking on new assignments are Elizabeth Roussele at Xavier University in New Orleans, Eliza Pavalko at Indiana University, Donna Brown at the University of Wyoming, Gabriela Weaver at the University of Massachusetts, Yun Yao at the University of Arkansas, and Coco Fusco at the University of Florida.

A Pair of Women Academics Elected to Lead National Organizations

A Pair of Women Academics Elected to Lead National Organizations

Candace Floyd of the University of Alabama Birmingham is president-elect of the National Neurotrauma Society. Marilys R. Nepomechie of Florida International University is the new president of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.

New Faculty Roles for Seven Women Scholars

New Faculty Roles for Seven Women Scholars

The seven women with new teaching positions are Guangzhao Mao at Wayne State, Lorraine S. Lange at Hollins University, Lauren Emberson at Princeton, Maureen Conroy at the University of Florida, Holly Willis at St. Catherine University, Emily Conover at Hamilton College and Carlin Rafie at Virginia Tech.