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Heidi Popham Selected as the New President of Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Heidi Popham Selected as the New President of Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Dr. Popham has worked for Georgia Northwestern Technical College for the past 23 years. Originally, she was hired as the executive assistant to the president. From there, she went on to serve as director of institutional effectiveness, vice president of institutional effectiveness, and most recently, executive vice president.

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at American Educational Institutions

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at American Educational Institutions

Here is a large group of women who recently have been appointed to dean positions at educational institutions across the United States.

University of Georgia's Women in Science Organization Establishes the "Females First Grant" Program

University of Georgia’s Women in Science Organization Establishes the “Females First Grant” Program

The group plans to award two to three small grants per year to be used for child care while women members of the organization attend a local or regional conference.

Five Women Scholars in Higher Education Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Five Women Scholars in Higher Education Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Takinig on new roles are Irasema Coronado at Arizona State University, Amanda Gosman at the University of California, San Diego, Paula Fass at the University of California, Berkleley, Saara DeWalt at Clemson University in South Carolina, and Karen Whitehill King of the Univerity of Georgia.

Study Finds Increases in Government Contracting Leads to Decreases in Employment Opportunity for Women

Study Finds Increases in Government Contracting Leads to Decreases in Employment Opportunity for Women

According to a new study from the University of Georgia, when governments contract work out to private companies, it leads to decreases in workforce diversity, most noticeably in African American and women participation in top-level positions.

Three Women in Academia Who Have Been Chosen to Receive Notable Honors or Awards

Three Women in Academia Who Have Been Chosen to Receive Notable Honors or Awards

The honorees are Kellie R. Casey, director of advocacy at the University of Georgia School of Law, Karen Robinson, associate professor of nursing at Marquette University in Milwaukee, and Margaret Viebrock, director of Chelan and Douglas County extension at Washington State University.

Eight Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

Eight Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

The honorees are Jennifer L.W. Carter of Case Western Reserve, Johnetta Betcsh Cole, former president of Spelman College, Rebecca Wright of Barnard College, Amy Blackstone of the University of Maine, Tressie McMillan Cottom of Virginia Commonweath, Jane Huffman of East Stroudsburg University, Megan Pfitzinger Lippe of the University of Alabama, and Mary Atwater at the University of Georgia.

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Katherine Lipari at Mills College in Oakland, California, Samantha Joye at the University of Georgia, Mary Evans of Claremont McKenna College in California, Patricia Prelock at the University of Vermont, and Melanie-Angela Neuilly at Washington State University.

Notable Honors or Awards for 10 Women in Higher Education

Notable Honors or Awards for 10 Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s listing of women in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

Six Women Named 2019 Luce/ACLS Fellows in Religion, Journalism, and International Affairs

Six Women Named 2019 Luce/ACLS Fellows in Religion, Journalism, and International Affairs

The fellowships support scholars in the humanities and related social sciences pursuing research on any aspect of religion in international contexts with a desire to connect their specialist knowledge with journalists and media practitioners.

Notable Honors and Awards for Eight Women in the Academic World

Notable Honors and Awards for Eight Women in the Academic World

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

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.

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Awarded Named Professorships

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Awarded Named Professorships

The three women appointed to endowed chairs are Holly Rushmeier at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, Usha R. Rodrigues at the University of Georgia, and Gaelyn Garrett at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Kim Lee Hughes Elected President of the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development

Kim Lee Hughes Elected President of the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development

Dr. Lee Hughes currently serves as an assistant professor in the counseling department in the School of Education at Clark Atlanta University in Georgia. She will begin her term as president of the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development in July.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are 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.

Seven Women in Higher Education Who Have Received Notable Honors and Awards

Seven Women in Higher Education Who Have Received Notable Honors and Awards

The honorees are Katie Ehrlich of the University of Georgia, Patricia Belton Oliver of the University of Houston, Francine Newsome Pfeiffer of Rutgers University, Nikole Bouchard of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Janet Currie of Princeton University, Huiping Zhou of Virginia Commonwealth University, and Sandra Sims of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

New Assignments in Academia for Seven Women Scholars

New Assignments in Academia for Seven Women Scholars

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.

In Memoriam: Anne Firor Scott, 1921-2019

In Memoriam: Anne Firor Scott, 1921-2019

Dr. Scott, an authority on U.S. women’s hitory, was hired as a full-time Duke University faculty member in 1961. In 1980, she became the history department chair. Dr. Scott retired from her position in 1991.

University of Georgia Debuts Exhibit On Women's Marches Held in Washington, D.C.

University of Georgia Debuts Exhibit On Women’s Marches Held in Washington, D.C.

The exhibit explores the branding of the new women’s movement, the connections it shares with historic movements for suffrage and women’s rights in the United States, and how the movement has evolved over time.

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Will Be 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.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Eleven Women Scholars

New Assignments in Higher Education for Eleven Women Scholars

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.

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on 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.

Six Women Scholars Who Have Received Prestigious Honors or Awards

Six Women Scholars Who Have Received Prestigious Honors or Awards

The honorees are Shelly Peper Sitton of Oklahoma State University, Chitra Nayak at Tuskegee University in Alabama, Julie Reagan at Georgia Southern University, Judith Aissen of the University of California, Santa Cruz, Amanda Murdie of the University of Georgia, and Aaron Fobian of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Study Finds Women and Men Have Equal Wage Negotiation Skills

Study Finds Women and Men Have Equal Wage Negotiation Skills

A new study from researchers at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and the University of Georgia has found that there is no difference in wage negotiation skills between men and women. This contrasts previous beliefs that men are better negotiators than women and therefore are more successful in salary negotiations.

Erica Harden Named President of Oconee Fall Line Technical College in Sandersville, Georgia

Erica Harden Named President of Oconee Fall Line Technical College in Sandersville, Georgia

Erica Harden began her career at the college in 1990 as director of public relations and marketing and has since held roles as director of admissions, executive director of student affairs, and vice president of academic and student affairs. Most recently, she has served as executive vice president.

Kimberly Ballard-Washington Selected to Lead Savannah State University in Georgia

Kimberly Ballard-Washington Selected to Lead Savannah State University in Georgia

Ballard-Washington currently serves as associate vice chancellor for legal affairs for the University System of Georgia. Ballard-Washington will become interim president on July 1 upon the retirement of Cheryl Davenport Dozier. Dr. Dozier had led Savannah State University since 2011.

Joan T. A. Gabel Named President of University of Minnesota

Joan T. A. Gabel Named President of University of Minnesota

Gabel has served as the executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of South Carolina since 2015. Previously, she served as dean of the University of Missouri’s Trulaske College of Business.

Four Women Scholars Stepping Down From the Their Posts in Higher Education

Four Women Scholars Stepping Down From the Their Posts in Higher Education

The women who have announced they are leaving their posts are Patricia J. Gumport at Stanford University, Elizabeth Crowther president of Rappahannock Community College in Glenns, Virginia, Dorinda Dallmeyer at the University of Georgia, and Jill Hartz at the University of Oregon.

Mary Feeney Appointed Editor of the <em>Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory</em>

Mary Feeney Appointed Editor of the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

Dr. Feeney is an associate professor and Lincoln Professor of Ethics in Public Affairs in the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University. She also serves as the associate director of the ASU Center for Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy Studies. She will become the journal’s new editor in January.

Nine Faculty Members Named Women's Leadership Fellows at the University of Georgia

Nine Faculty Members Named Women’s Leadership Fellows at the University of Georgia

Throughout the year-long program, the fellows will attend monthly meetings to learn from senior administrators on campus as well as visiting speakers from academia, business, and other fields. Additionally, the program features a concluding weekend retreat for a more in-depth study of leadership.

Notable Honors or Awards for 11 Women With Ties to American Higher Education

Notable Honors or Awards for 11 Women With Ties to American Higher Education

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

Three Women Named to Endowed Professorships at the University of Georgia

Three Women Named to Endowed Professorships at the University of Georgia

Lynn Bailey has been named the Flatt Professor in Foods and Nutrition. Sheri Worthy and Brenda Cude both have been appointed to named chairs in the department of financial planning, housing, and consumer economics at the University of Georgia.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles in the Academic World

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles in the Academic World

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.

Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

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

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments 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.