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Melissa Kwasny of Carroll College to Serve as Poet Laureate of the State of Montana

Melissa Kwasny of Carroll College to Serve as Poet Laureate of the State of Montana

Melissa Kwasny, an instructor in the English department at Carroll College in Helena, Montana, was appointed poet laureate of the state of Montana. Before teaching at Carroll College, Kwasny taught at Eastern Washington University, the University of Wyoming, and the University of Montana. She will serve as poet laureate until 2021.

Eleven Universities Announce the Appointment of Women to Dean Positions

Eleven Universities Announce the Appointment of Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are Lepaine Sharp-McHenry, Jennifer D. Greer, Sian Mooney, Bonnie Rush, Elizabeth Skomp, Kimberly Lawless, Andra Basu, Coleen Pugh, Adrea Lawrence, Deborah Rifenbary, and Zoe Woodell Locklear.

A Large Group of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Higher Education Administrative Posts

A Large Group of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Higher Education Administrative Posts

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Notable Honors and Awards for Six Women From the Academic World

Notable Honors and Awards for Six Women From the Academic World

The honorees are Sandra Faber of the University of California, Santa Cruz, Abigail Latimer of the University of Kentucky, Denise Dowling of the University of Montana, Julie Barnes of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina, Amy Gaffney of Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, and the late Carolyn Lewis Attneave of Stanford University.

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts 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.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Appointed to New Faculty Posts

A Quartet of Women Scholars Appointed to New Faculty Posts

Taking on new duties are Sangeeta Bhatia at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, Anna Prentiss in the Montana University System, Emi Nakamura at the University of California, Berkeley, and Heather Needham at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Have Received Honors or Awards

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Have Received Honors or Awards

Here is a listing of women faculty members in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

In Memoriam: Kelly Anne Ward, 1963-2018

In Memoriam: Kelly Anne Ward, 1963-2018

Dr. Ward joined the faculty in the department of educational leadership and counseling psychology at Washington State University in 2003 as an assistant professor. At the time of her death, she was a full professor and vice provost for faculty development and recognition.

Eight Women Named to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Named to New Administrative Positions 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.

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Appointed to endowed chairs are A. Courtney DeVries at West Virginia University, Roberta Evans at the University of Montana, Kathy S. Albain at Loyola University, Carol Johnson at Oklahoma State University, and Samantha Sheppard at Cornell University.

Boise State University Scholar Wins the Pacific Northwest Book Award in Fiction

Boise State University Scholar Wins the Pacific Northwest Book Award in Fiction

Emily Ruskovich, an assistant professor in the graduate program in creative writing at Boise State University in Idaho, received the 2017 Pacific Northwest Book Award in the fiction category for her debut novel Idaho.

Eight Women From the Academic World Who Have Received Significant Honors or Awards

Eight Women From the Academic World Who Have Received Significant Honors or Awards

The academic women who have earned prestigious honors are Betsy Wackernagle Bach, Mary Ann Glendon, Christine Wang, Chinyere Oparah, Joyce Longcore, Rebecca Lutte, Mary Uhl-Bien, and Angela Des Jardins.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Being Honored With Notable Awards

A Quartet of Women Scholars Being Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are J. Ellen Gainor of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, Helen Tempest of Florida International University in Miami, Lisa Eby of the University of Montana, and Jennifer Bloom of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.

New Duties or Roles for Eleven Women Faculty Members at U.S. Universities

New Duties or Roles for Eleven Women Faculty Members at U.S. Universities

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.

Eight Universities Appoint Women to High-Level Administrative Positions

Eight Universities Appoint Women to High-Level 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.

Six Women Academics Selected to Receive Prestigious Awards

Six Women Academics Selected to Receive Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Beverly Edmond of the University of Montana, Sally G. Hoskins of City College of New York, Gail Mellow of LaGuardia Community College in New York, Lori Ideta at the University of Hawaii, Tamara Scerpella at the University of Wisconsin, and Janelle Baker at Alcorn State University in Mississippi.

University of Montana's New Leadership Institute for Women College Students

University of Montana’s New Leadership Institute for Women College Students

The University of Montana has announced a new summer institute to provide leadership training for women college students. The six-day summer program is designed to educate, empower, and encourage college women to become politically active and assume greater leadership roles.

Three Women Scholars Stepping Down From Their Teaching Posts at Major Universities

Three Women Scholars Stepping Down From Their Teaching Posts at Major Universities

Martha WIlliams of the University of Montana School of Law was named to a government position in Montana. Professors Marina Angel of the law school at Temple University in Philadelphia and Karla FC Holloway at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina are retiring.

New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for Seven 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.

Eleven Women in New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities Across America

Eleven Women in New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities Across America

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Beverly Edmond to Serve as Provost at the University of Montana

Beverly Edmond to Serve as Provost at the University of Montana

Dr. Edmond will serve as provost during the 2016-17 academic year as the university searches for someone to serve in the role on a permanent basis. She has served as provost at Albany State University in Georgia and Alabama A&M University.

Five Women in Higher Education Chosen for Notable Honors

Five Women in Higher Education Chosen for Notable Honors

The honorees are Julie Smart of Utah State University, Maria C. Papadakis of James Madison University in Virginia, Amy Ratto Parks of the University of Montana, Joy Williams of the University of Wyoming, and Megan S. Ballard of the University of Texas.

Notable Honors and Awards for Four Women in Higher Education

Notable Honors and Awards for Four Women in Higher Education

The honorees are Nicky Phear of the University of Montana, Mary Morrison of Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Suzanne Mahlburg Kay of Cornell University in New York, and Amy Ogata of the University of Southern California.

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Susan Bernofsky of Columbia University, Susan J. Baserga of Yale University, Cynthia B. Meyers of the College of Saint Vincent, Alice Wong of the University of California, San Francisco, and Emilie LeBel of the University of Montana.

Six Women Professors Presented With Notable Awards

Six Women Professors Presented With Notable Awards

The honorees are Chritine Grant of North Carolina State University, Shannor Vallor of Santa Clara University, Kimberly E. Applegate of Emory University, Julie Bullard of the University of Montana, Nance Wilson of SUNY-Cortland, and Mary Kay Washington of Vanderbilt University.

New Roles for Three Women Faculty Members

New Roles for Three Women Faculty Members

Taking on new assignments are B. Gloria Choi at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Adrea Lawrence of the College of Education at the University of Montana, and Brandy N. Kelly Pryor at the University of Louisville.

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.

Four Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

Four Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Barbara B. Hines, professor emerita at Howard University, Frances A. Karnes, a retired professor at the University of Southern Mississippi, C. Riley Auge of the University of Montana, and Ginger Ambler of the College of William and Mary.

Notable Honors for Women Scholars at Five Universities

Notable Honors for Women Scholars at Five Universities

The honorees are Annette K. Pridgen at Jackson State University, Ann Taylor Green at Bethune-Cookman University, Sally C. Morton at the University of Pittsburgh, Cara Nelson at the University of Montana, and Marie Chisholm-Burns at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Seven Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Seven Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The seven women scholars who have been selected to receive national awards are Beverly Ann Chin, Stephanie Simmons Zuilkowski,, Candice L. Odgers, Darcia F. Narvaez, Sandra D. Lane, Heather J. Conrad, and Katherine C. Hendrix.

Four Women Scholars Honored by National Organizations

Four Women Scholars Honored by National Organizations

The honorees are Noma Anderson of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Julie Bullard of the University of Montana, Jeanne Alhusen of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and Joyce K. Edmonds of Boston College.

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

The women appointed to dean posts are Valerie Sheares Ashby at Duke University, Marianne Lewis at the University of Cincinnati, Shannon O’Brien at the University of Montana, Carol D. Edwards at Florida State University, and Mary Margaret Farrell at Clemson University in South Carolina.

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.

Three Women Professors Win Prestigious Book Awards

Three Women Professors Win Prestigious Book Awards

The book award winners are Kathryn Hellerstein of the University of Pennsylvania, Annika A. Culver of Florida State University, and Benedicte Boisseron of the University of Montana.

Roberta Evans to Lead University of Montana Western in Dillon

Roberta Evans to Lead University of Montana Western in Dillon

For the past nine years, Dr. Evans has served as dean of the University of Montana’s Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences and she will continue in that role while serving as interim chancellor.