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Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles 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.

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.

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.

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.

In Memoriam: Casey Lynn Hanson, 1968-2018

In Memoriam: Casey Lynn Hanson, 1968-2018

Hanson began her career in the Alumni Office at the University of Idaho. She later held fundraising posts at Washington State University. At the time of her death, Hanson was director of development for the College of Education at the University of Idaho.

New Roles for 10 Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

New Roles for 10 Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

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 Women Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Posts

Four Women Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Posts

The four women who are stepping down are Mary Cronin at Rice University in Houston, Linda Hayden at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina, Sally Graves Machlis at the University of Idaho, and Elizabeth Creamer at Virginia Tech.

New Administrative Duties for Eight Women at Major Universities

New Administrative Duties for Eight 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.

The Incoming President of the American Medical Women's Association

The Incoming President of the American Medical Women’s Association

Suzanne Harrison is a professor and director of education in the department of family medicine and rural health in the College of Medicine at Florida State University. She joined the faculty at Florida State in 2005. She will assume the presidency of the American Medical Women’s Association on April 1.

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members

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.

Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Names Its Next President

Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Names Its Next President

Dr. Christine Pharr will become president of Mount Mary University on July 1, upon the retirement of Ellen Schwalbach who has led the educational institution since 2008. Dr. Pharr currently serves as vice president for alumnae and donor relations at the College of St. Mary in Omaha, Nebraska.

Six Women Scholars Selected to Receive Distinguished Awards

Six Women Scholars Selected to Receive Distinguished Awards

The honorees are Li-Huei Tsai of MIT, Ami Radunskaya of Pomona College in California, Michelle Brown of the University of Tennessee, Patricia Vittum of the University of Massachusetts, Kathleen Lane of the University of Kansas, and Rachel Halverson of the University of Idaho.

Nine Women Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Nine Women Appointed to Administrative Posts 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.

New Women Deans at Six Major Universities

New Women Deans at Six Major Universities

Appointed to dean positions are Akirah J. Bradley at the University of Colorado, Mary Loeffelholz at Northeastern University, Alison Carr-Chellman at the University of Idaho, Anne Balsamo at the University of Texas-Dallas, Susamma Barua at California State University, Fullerton and Suri Duitch at Tulane University.

Angelique EagleWoman to Lead a Canadian Law School

Angelique EagleWoman to Lead a Canadian Law School

Angelique EagleWoman was appointed dean of the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. A member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation in South Dakota, she currently is a professor of law at the University of Idaho.

New Administrative Posts for Six Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Six Women in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Anne Ehrlich at Knox College, Leisa Julian at the University of Kansas, Allyson Cannon at West Virginia University, Kathy Barnard at the University of Idaho, Johnese Spisso at UCLA, and Clothilde Hewlett at the University of California, Berkeley.

One Woman Among the Finalists for President of the University of Wyoming

One Woman Among the Finalists for President of the University of Wyoming

Since 2009, Laurie Stenberg Nichols has served as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at South Dakota State University. For the 2008-09 academic year, Dr. Nichols was the interim president of Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

University of Idaho Promotes Three Women to Full Professor

University of Idaho Promotes Three Women to Full Professor

Promoted to full professor at the University of Idaho are Traci Craig in psychology and communication studies, Ellen Kittell in history, and Kerri Vierling in fish and wildlife sciences.

New University Website and Journal Honors Idaho's Women of Influence

New University Website and Journal Honors Idaho’s Women of Influence

The University of Idaho has debuted a new online resource “highlighting the contributions of women to Idaho’s history and contemporary society.” The initiative will also include a peer-reviewed journal.

In Memoriam: Sue Hovey, 1932-2015

In Memoriam: Sue Hovey, 1932-2015

She dropped out of college to raise a family but returned and earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Idaho at the age of 36. She later taught in the public schools for 30 years and then served as an adjunct professor at the University of Idaho for 15 years.

Four Women Academics Who Are Leaving Their Posts

Four Women Academics Who Are Leaving Their Posts

The four women who have announced they are leaving key posts in academia are Ann La Berge at Virginia Tech, Polly Knudson at the University of Idaho, Susan Roth at Duke University, and Deborah K. Fitzgerald at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

The appointees are Sarah Cortell Vandersypen, Cathy Grimes, Ginny Painter, Marjolie Leonard, Pamela Dumas Serfes, Jill Oswaks, Jamina Scippio-McFadden, Shokrina Radpour Beering, Priscilla Salant, Lauren Ross, Renee Wells, and Julie Hopwood.

University of Idaho Biologist Identifies a New Autoimmune Disease

University of Idaho Biologist Identifies a New Autoimmune Disease

Jean Pfau, an associate professor of biological sciences at Idaho State University, has identified a new autoimmune disease associated by exposure to asbestos. Dr. Pfau earned a Ph.D. at the University of Montana.

Eight Women in New Higher Education Teaching Roles

Eight Women in New Higher Education Teaching Roles

Taking on new assignments are Haco Hoang at California Luthern, Lisette Waits at the University of Idaho, Jacqueline Wemimont at Arizona State, Kelly Shannon and Laura Mosqueda at USC, Janice Herbert-Carter at Morehouse, Celia Lo at Texas Woman’s University, Heather Quagliana at Lee University.

Seven Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

Seven Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

The seven women who have announced their retirements include the presidents of Georgia Court University in Lakewood New Jersey, Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri, and Kentucky State University in Franfort.

Seventeen Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Seventeen Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Here is this week’s summary of appointments and promotions of women to high-level administrative posts at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Stanford University Scholar Wins Two Awards for Debut Fiction

Stanford University Scholar Wins Two Awards for Debut Fiction

Bulawayo, a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, is a native of Zimbabwe. She won the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and the Etisalat Prize for her book We Need New Names.

Seven Women Appointed to New Faculty Posts

Seven Women Appointed to New Faculty Posts

The women appointed to new faculty assignments are Phaedra Corso, Gloria Choi, Jessica Stockholder, Tamara Laninga, Mellonee V. Burnim, Creola Johnson, and Leila Ladani.

Two Women University Executives Announce Their Retirements

Two Women University Executives Announce Their Retirements

Jean Landa Pytel, associate professor and assistant dean for student services at Pennsylvania State University, and Trudy Anderson, associate vice president at the University of Idaho and CEO of the university’s Boise campus, are stepping down at the end of the calendar year.

Society of American Foresters Honors University of Idaho Professor

Society of American Foresters Honors University of Idaho Professor

Jo Ellen Force, chair of the department of forest, rangeland, and fire sciences at the University of Idaho, has been selected to received the Gifford Pinchot Medal from the Society of American Foresters, honoring her 30 years of work in forestry studies.

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The new appointees are Melody Tankersley, Tonjanita Johnson, Lysa Salsbury, Ashley Schumaker, Jacqueline Edmondson, Tina Kunzer-Murphy, Joan C. Dunbar, Martha Escutia, Sarah Case-Price, and Martha Warren Bidez.

Ten Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Ten Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The women with new administrative roles are Liliana Rodriguez, Emily Engleschall, Treby Williams, Kari Alldredge, Julie Graves, Fran Hagstrom, Amy Chasteen Miller, Nicole Raimondi, Lesa Hatley Major, and Katherine Aiken.

Stanford Professor Is a Candidate for Dean of the College of Science at the University of Idaho

Stanford Professor Is a Candidate for Dean of the College of Science at the University of Idaho

Renee Reijo Pera, one of four finalists for the dean post, is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of the Center for Reproductive and Stem Cell Biology at Stanford University in California.

Nine Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s summary of women who have been named to key administrative positions at college and universities across the United States.

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of women who have, or soon will be taking on, new administrative duties at colleges and universities across the United States.