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Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Eight Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Eight Women to Administrative Positions

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 Elected Members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters

Eight Women Elected Members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters

The American Academy of Arts and Letters recently inducted 11 individuals into the 250-member honorary society. New members are elected only upon the death of other members. Of the 11 new members, eight are women.

Boston College Psychologist Honored With Two Lifetime Achievement Awards

Boston College Psychologist Honored With Two Lifetime Achievement Awards

Janet E. Helms, the Augustus Long Professor at the Lynch School of Education at Boston College, was presented with the Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award in Counseling Psychology by the Society of Counseling Psychology and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race.

New Administrative Posts for 15 Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for 15 Women 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.

Deans by the Dozen: Twelve Women Appointed to New Positions

Deans by the Dozen: Twelve Women Appointed to New Positions

Twelve college and universities across the United States have recently announced the appointments of women to dean positions.

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Thew new women deans are Debra Satz, Michele H. Jackson, Kelly M. Smith, Sandra Miles, Vanessa Beasley, Courtney Bentley, Stephanie Hartwell, Camelia Moses Okpodu, and Dorothy L. Hodgson.

In Memoriam: Jane Warren Meeks Hager, 1946-2018

In Memoriam: Jane Warren Meeks Hager, 1946-2018

A native of Longview, Texas, Dr. Hager joined the faculty at Old Dominion University in 1977 and taught in the College of Education for 33 years. The university has established the Jane Hager Endowed Scholarship in Literacy in the College of Education.

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

New Roles for Five Women Faculty Members in Academia

The five women in new posts are Kristin Stephens-Martinez at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, Janet Tate at Oregon State University, Kathryn Coyne at the University of Delaware, Kathleen Foley at the North Atlanta campus of Brenau University in Georgia, and Ann Cary of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

A Quartet of Women in New Faculty Positions at Major Universities

A Quartet of Women in New Faculty Positions at Major Universities

The four women in new faculty posts are Pajarita Charles at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Daphne A. Bascom at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Rena Robinson at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and Miriam Rocah at Pace University in New York.

Gannon University Professor Wins the 2017 John Ciardi Prize for Poetry

Gannon University Professor Wins the 2017 John Ciardi Prize for Poetry

The John Ciardi Prize for Poetry is awarded by BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The press was founded in 1971 and in 1983 became affiliated with the College of Arts and Sciences at the university. Professor Moore was honored for her manuscript Sweet Herbaceous Miracle, which will now be published by BkMk Press.

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Julie Williams of Wright State University, Deborah O’Bannon at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Maria Tamargo of the City College of New York, Jean Giddens of Virginia Commonwealth University, and Gloria Chuku of the University of Maryland Baltimore County.

Barbara A. Bichelmeyer to Lead the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Barbara A. Bichelmeyer to Lead the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Barbara A. Bichelmeyer was named interim chancellor the University of Missouri-Kansas City. In 2015, Dr. Bichelmeyer was appointed provost and executive vice chancellor at the university. Earlier, she taught for nearly two decades at Indiana University.

Nine Women Appointed to Dean Posts at American Colleges and Universities

Nine Women Appointed to Dean Posts at American Colleges and Universities

The new women deans are Elaine Clark, Shailey Menon, Evelyn B. Harrell, Sharon Meagher, Stacy A. Duhon, Elizabeth Dumont, Diane Helfers Petrella, Toni Doolen, and Jeannette Riley.

In Memoriam: Beth Kulakofsky Smith, 1921-2017

In Memoriam: Beth Kulakofsky Smith, 1921-2017

Beth Smith taught leadership and management courses at the Henry M. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. An endowed chair at the School of Management was named in her honor. Smith and her husband also endowed a chair in Jewish studies at Wellesley College.

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Winans, 1965-2016

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Winans, 1965-2016

Elizabeth Winans was a clinical associate professor in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She had served on the university’s faculty since 2007.

Lake Michigan College President Suspended, May Be Terminated

Lake Michigan College President Suspended, May Be Terminated

Jennifer Spielvogel became president of Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor, Michigan, in January 2016. The board of trustees unanimously voted to suspend her and to hold a just cause hearing to determine if she should be fired. Among other criticisms, the board questioned some expenses President Spielvogel authorized.

Laurie Roades Is a New Dean at California State University, Fullerton

Laurie Roades Is a New Dean at California State University, Fullerton

Laurie A. Roades was appointed dean of the College of Health and Human Development at California State University, Fullerton. She was a professor and associate dean in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona.

Four Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Four Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Linda P.B. Katehi, chancellor of the University of California, Davis, Gwendalyn J. Randolph of Washington University, Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis of the University of Arkansas, and Michelle Boisseau of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

The women scholars in new roles are Jennifer Waddell at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Deborah Reed at the University of Iowa, Brenda L. Hosley at Arizona State University, Kiran Asher at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Min Zou at the University of Arkansas, and KiTani Parker Lemieux at Xavier University in New Orleans.

Six Women Scholars Presented With Major Awards

Six Women Scholars Presented With Major Awards

The honorees are Hadara Bar-Nadav of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Nanette Santoro of the University of Colorado-Denver, Amy H. Sturgis of Lenoir-Rhyne University, Marie Chisholm-Burns of the University of Tennessee, Amy S. Gladfelter of Dartmouth College, and Patricia Bowyer of Texas Woman’s University.

Five Women Scholars Selected for Honors From National Associations

Five Women Scholars Selected for Honors From National Associations

The honorees are Elizabeth Belding of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Yolanda T. Moses of the University of California, Riverside, Isis Carbajal de Garcia of Florida International University, Elena T. Carbone of the University of Massachusetts, and Lynda Bonewald from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Two Women Appointed to Positions as Provost

Two Women Appointed to Positions as Provost

Frances Rose Blase was named provost at Haverford College, the high-ranking liberal arts college in suburban Philadelphia and Barbara A. Bichelmeyer was appointed provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Three Women Faculty Members Honored With Awards From National Associations

Three Women Faculty Members Honored With Awards From National Associations

The honorees are Tammy Than of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Stephanie Lusk of the University of Arkansas, and Joan McDowd of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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.

University of Missouri-Kansas City Economist Heading to Washington

University of Missouri-Kansas City Economist Heading to Washington

Stephanie Kelton, an associate professor and chair of the department of economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, has been named chief economist representing Democratic members of the Senate Budget Committee.

A Dozen Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

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

Gail Hackett Named Provost at Virginia Commonwealth University

Gail Hackett Named Provost at Virginia Commonwealth University

Since 2008, Dr. Hackett has been serving as provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Previously, she held several administrative posts during a 20-year career at Arizona State University.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Nine Women

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Nine Women

The nine women with new administrative positions are Susan Gibbons, Mary E. Coleman, Courtney M. Marshall, Yvonne Moore Coston, Lindsay Allen, Sandra Jowers, Martha Sutter, Ruth Cain, and Tricia Penniecook.

One Woman Among the Finalists to Be the Ninth Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

One Woman Among the Finalists to Be the Ninth Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Gail Hackett, one of three finalist for the job, is provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs and a professor of counseling and educational psychology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

In Memoriam: Majorie Jean Spurrier Sirridge, 1921-2014

In Memoriam: Majorie Jean Spurrier Sirridge, 1921-2014

Majorie Sirridge graduated first in her class at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1944. In 1971 she joined the faculty at the new University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and taught there until she was 90 years old. She also served a term as the school’s dean.

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

The appointees are: Nancy L. Jones, Melissa Sanders, Venessa Funches, Joanna Young, Kenyatta Tatum Futterman, Zella Palmer, Linda Allen, Patricia M. Alvarez McHatton, Valerie Day, Nina King, Angela Simmons, Lisa Liseno, Loretta A. Moore, and Erinn Barcomb-Peterson.

In Memoriam: Connie L. Drisko, 1941-2014

In Memoriam: Connie L. Drisko, 1941-2014

Dr. Drisko worked as a dental hygienist for 16 years before earning a doctor of dental medicine degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. From 2003 to 2013 she served as dean of the College of Dental Medicine at Georgia Regents University in Augusta.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Nine Women

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Nine Women

The women taking on new administrative roles are Enku Galaye, Gild Gely, Sally E. McRorie, Jessica W. Kennedy, Susan Grover, Kristine Paranica, Susan Wilson, Susan Boswell, and Alicia Betsinger.

Six Academic Women in New Administrative Posts

Six Academic Women in New Administrative Posts

The appointees are Lauren Harrell at Bainbridge State College, Paula Edgar at New York Law School, Sheryl Tucker at Oklahoma State, Susan Ballabina at Texas A&M, Carla Wilson at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and Renee Middleton of Ohio University.

Five Women in New Faculty Posts

Five Women in New Faculty Posts

Taking on new faculty positions are Erin Reid at Boston University, Tatiana Berger at the NewSchool of Architecture and Design, Teresa Gali-Izard at the University of Virginia, Anne Foundas at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and Geraldine Richmond at the University of Oregon.