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Seven Women Among the 63 New Fellows of the American Mathematical Society

Seven Women Among the 63 New Fellows of the American Mathematical Society

The seven women elected fellows of the American Mathematical Society are Irena Lasiecka, Kristin E. Lauter, Gordana Matic, Irina Mitrea, Andrea R. Nahmod, Brooke Shipley, and Christina Sormani.

Rutgers University Scholar Wins National Book Award

Rutgers University Scholar Wins National Book Award

Ruth Feldstein, an associate professor of history at the Newark, New Jersey campus of Rutgers University, has been selected to receive the National Book Award for 2013 from the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis.

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.

Four Women Named Provosts

Four Women Named Provosts

The new provosts are Wneying Yu at Jacksonville University in Florida, Felcia McInnis Nave at Prairie View A&M University in Texas, Beth Ingram at North Dakota State University and Karen Weddle-West at the University of Memphis in Tennessee.

A Dozen Women in New Higher Education Administrative Posts

A Dozen Women in New Higher Education Administrative Posts

The appointees are: Mary Ellen Gillespie, Katherine Ates, Marilyn Smith, Naomi Sigg, Fiona Murray, Virginia Chapman, Pamela Jeffries, Kimberly Logan, Denise Wilbur, Shari Clarke, Trish Boyles, and Rychetta Watkins.

University of Memphis Scholar to Chair the GRE Board

University of Memphis Scholar to Chair the GRE Board

Karen Weddle-West, dean of the Graduate School at the University of Memphis, was named chair-elect of the Graduate Record Examination Board. Dr. Weddle-West also serves as vice provost for academic affairs and director of diversity initiatives at the University of Memphis.

University of Memphis Psychologist Named Editor of a Prestigious Journal

University of Memphis Psychologist Named Editor of a Prestigious Journal

J. Gayle Beck, who holds the Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair of Excellence in Clinical Psychology at the University of Memphis, has been named editor of the flagship journal of the Society of Clinical Psychology.

Lisa M. Klesges to Lead the Society of Behavioral Medicine

Lisa M. Klesges to Lead the Society of Behavioral Medicine

Lisa M. Klesges, dean of the School of Public Health and professor of epidemiology and social and behavioral sciences at the University of Memphis, will serve one year as president-elect and then assume the presidency of the organization in April 2014.

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.

The President of the University of Memphis Announces Her Retirement

The President of the University of Memphis Announces Her Retirement

Shirley C. Raines, president of the University of Memphis, has announced that she will step down from her post on June 30. She was named the 11th president of the university in 2001. She is the only woman to have held the position.

Kudos for Book by University of Memphis' Kristen Iversen

Kudos for Book by University of Memphis’ Kristen Iversen

The director of the master of fine arts program in creative writing at the University of Memphis has won numerous awards for her book on growing up near the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant in Colorado.

The First Woman Dean of the College of Business at the University of Louisville

The First Woman Dean of the College of Business at the University of Louisville

Carolyn M. Callahan will become dean in July 2014. She is currently the KPMG Distinguished Professor of Accounting and director of the School of Accountancy at the University of Memphis in Tennessee.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Faculty Chairs

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Faculty Chairs

The four women named to endowed chairs are Sunghee Tak at the University of Memphis, Anne Eichmann at Yale, Elize Glaze at Coastal Carolina, and Constance Campbell at Georgia Southern University.

Six Women Taking On New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Six Women Taking On New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The new appointees are Linda Bruce at the University of Memphis, Robin Izzo at Princeton, Anne Collins Goodyear at Bowdoin College, Hilary Flanagan at Notre Dame, Gail Walenga at Purdue and Lisa Tamiris Becker at the University of New Mexico.

University of Memphis VP Honored for Addressing Multicultural Issues in Psychology

University of Memphis VP Honored for Addressing Multicultural Issues in Psychology

Rosie Phillips Bingham, vice president of student affairs at the University of Memphis, was named Distinguished Elder by the National Multicultural Conference and Summit.

Nine Women Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Nine Women Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The new appointees are Kathey Porter, Jaclynn Davis-Wallatte, Tammy Spradlin, Danilee Goodroe, Janet Pelt Wisdom, Karen Weddle-West, Cynthia Sagers, Kimberly page, and Halima Leak.

Seven Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The new appointees are Julie DGraw, Mary Tileston Wagner, Melissa Jordan Love, Dorothy Teegarden, Nancy Guerra, Courtney Leon, and Amy Farmer.

Three Women Named to Prestigious Faculty Positions

Three Women Named to Prestigious Faculty Positions

Holly Lau was named a department chair of the University of Memphis and Arlene Kanter at Syracuse University and Suzan Kardong-Edgren at Boise State were named to endowed chairs.

Fourteen Women Take On New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Fourteen Women Take On New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of appointments of women to administrative positions in higher education.

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Here is news of this week’s appointments of women to key administrative posts at colleges and universities across the nation.

Thirteen Women Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Thirteen Women Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of appointments of women to key administration posts in academia.

Eight Women Who Are Assuming New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Are Assuming New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is news of the latest appointments of women to high-level administrative positions at colleges and universities across the United States.

Nine Women Assuming New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Nine Women Assuming New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Here is news of nine women who have or will soon be taking on new duties.

Seven Women Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Seven Women Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Here is news of seven women who have been named to new leadership positions at universities across the United States.

Five Women Named to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Five Women Named to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Mary Holz-Clause, Karlene Burrell-McRae, Nancy Guerra, Libby Shelton, and Allayne Barrilleaux have new duties.

In Memoriam: Elma Neal Roane (1918-2011)

In Memoriam: Elma Neal Roane (1918-2011)

She was a strong advocate for equal opportunity for women in college sports.

Five Women Win Prestigious Honors

Five Women Win Prestigious Honors

Women win awards for scholarship, research, and community service.

Three Women Named Deans

Three Women Named Deans

Lisa Klesges, Harriet Fayne, and Sharon R. Stewart are the new appointees.

A Dozen New Appointments

A Dozen New Appointments

Here is news of 12 women who have been named to a wide variety of university posts.