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Two Women Scholars Appointed to Lead Nursing Schools

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Lead Nursing Schools

Christine Kasper was appointed dean of the College of Nursing at the University of New Mexico and Melinda Granger Oberleitner was named dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette.

Sisters Earn the First Two Doctorates in Educational Leadership at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Sisters Earn the First Two Doctorates in Educational Leadership at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Both recipients of the doctoral degrees in educational leadership in higher education are employees of the university. Both are in their 60s and they are sisters.

Two Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Two Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Carolyn Ma is the new dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Bobbie DeCuir was named dean of University College at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

University of Louisiana Lafayette Recognized as a Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Champion

University of Louisiana Lafayette Recognized as a Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Champion

Lactation rooms have been set up in the student union, Bourgeois Hall, and the wellness center. Lactation information packets are available at each location.

Women Faculty Members Who Have Earned Notable Honors and Awards

Women Faculty Members Who Have Earned Notable Honors and Awards

The honorees are Mary Beth Hatten of Rockefeller University, Diane Kellogg of Bentley University, Mary Alice Bruce of the University of Wyoming, Lisa Graley of the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Gina Athena Ulysse of Wesleyan University, and Virginia Howard of the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs

The women named to endowed professorships are Angela K. Wilson at Michigan State University, Paula Zeanah at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Janet E. Snyder at West Virginia University, and Mary Rezac at Kansas State University.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With 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.

Eight Women Academics Given Prestigious Honors

Eight Women Academics Given Prestigious Honors

The honorees are Dolores M. Shoback, Natalie Winklefoos, Lesley Farmer, Mary Louise Petersen, Dawn J. Wright, Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Colette Heald, and Roslin Growe.

New Administrative Posts for Seven Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Seven Women in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Cynthia Hoke at Albany State, Ruth Ann Swaney at the University of Montana, Jennifer Herrmann at Canisius College, Barbara A Chesler at Caldwell University, Vicki T. Sapp at the University of Rhode Island, Rebecca Bagley at the University of Pittsburgh, and Alise Hagan at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette.

New University Administrative Posts for Seven Women

New University Administrative Posts for Seven Women

The new appointees are Sally Stone Richmond, Mikah K. THompson, Victoria Wright, Jewel Washington, Diane Marie Amann, Taniecea Arceneaux Mallery and Gretchen R. VanValkenburg.

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions

The new deans are Carolyn Walters at Indiana University, Catherine M. Todero at Creighton University in Omaha, Gypsy Denzine at West Virginia University, and Gwen Fontenot at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions

The new deans are Fiona Doyle at the University of California, Berkeley, Deidre Sato at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Melanie D. Wilson at the University of Tennessee College of Law and Mary Farmer-Kaiser at the University of Louisiana Lafayette.

University of Louisiana Lafayette Scholar Makes U.S. Team for World Karate Championships

University of Louisiana Lafayette Scholar Makes U.S. Team for World Karate Championships

Holly L. Damico is an assistant professor of communications disorders at the University of Louisiana Lafayette. She was recently selected for the five-person team that will compete in Tokyo this October.

Two Women Named Directors of University Art Museums

Two Women Named Directors of University Art Museums

Jill Deupi was named director of the Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami in Florida and LouAnne Greenwald was named director of the Paul and Lulu Hilliard Art Museum on the campus of the University of Louisiana Lafayette.

Fifteen Women in New Administrative Roles at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Fifteen Women in New Administrative Roles at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of new on appointments of women to key administrative positions at colleges and universities across the United States.

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The new appointees are Lorrina Goff-Rush, Suzanne Harrington, Renee Zientek, Renee Reijo Pera, Cynthia Roth, Dawn Thompson, Cheri Soileau, Lorna Stern, Sara Barton, and Mary Phillips.

Margaret Kennedy-Dygas Chosen to Lead the College of Fine Arts at Ohio University

Margaret Kennedy-Dygas Chosen to Lead the College of Fine Arts at Ohio University

She currently serves as a professor and associate dean of the College of the Arts at the University of Louisiana Lafayette. She will assume her new post on May 20.

In Memoriam: Mary Olive McPhaul, 1931-2013

In Memoriam: Mary Olive McPhaul, 1931-2013

She was the former dean of women and later dean of student life at the University of Louisiana Lafayette. She served in the administration at the university for 34 years.

College of Fine Arts at Ohio University Names Finalists for the Position of Dean

College of Fine Arts at Ohio University Names Finalists for the Position of Dean

Two of the three finalists are women: Jean Miller, an associate dean in the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas, and Margaret Kennedy-Dygas, an associate dean in the College of the Arts at the University of Louisiana Lafayette.

Seven Women Honored With Prestigious Awards

Seven Women Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Susan Stinson, Denise Linton, Lesely Wellman, Sandra Cesario, Mary Hughes, Rita Colistra, and Kim Needy.