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Eight Women Selected for Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Selected for Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new dean positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Ruby Mendenhall Named Poet Laureate for the City of Urbana, Illinois

Ruby Mendenhall Named Poet Laureate for the City of Urbana, Illinois

Dr. Mendenhall currently serves as the Kathryn Lee Baynes Dallenbach Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign where she teaches sociology, African American studies, and urban and regional planning.

University of Rochester Appoints Sarah Mangelsdorf to Another Five-Year Term as President

University of Rochester Appoints Sarah Mangelsdorf to Another Five-Year Term as President

Sarah Mangelsdorf has been reappointed president of the University of Rochester. During her first term, the university experienced record undergraduate applications, research expenditures, and fundraising efforts.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Gauri A. Pitale was appointed vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. Elizabeth Olson was named associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois, and Jennifer Carrera is the Dean’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Fellow in the College of Science at Michigan State University.

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

The three women scholars who have been apoointed to endowed professorships are Monica Prasad at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Kara Spiller at Drexel University in Philadelphia, and Karen Flynn at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.