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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.

Awards for Five Women Academics

Awards for Five Women Academics

The honorees are Shali Zhang at the University of Montana, Shauna Carlisle at the University of Washington-Bothell, Rebecca L. Platt at Michigan State University, Lisa Tedesco at Emory University, and Maria C. Pantelia at the University of California at Irvine.

Cara Nelson Elected Chair of the Society for Ecological Restoration

Cara Nelson Elected Chair of the Society for Ecological Restoration

Dr. Nelson is an associate professor of restoration ecology at the University of Montana. She is also the director of the Wildland Restoration Program at the university.

University of Montana Reaches a Settlement on Policies Relating to Sexual Assault and Prevention

University of Montana Reaches a Settlement on Policies Relating to Sexual Assault and Prevention

After a series of sexual assaults on campus and allegations that the university did not adequately respond to these incidents, the federal government launched an extensive investigation. The university has agreed to a settlement.

New Faculty Roles for Three Women Scholars

New Faculty Roles for Three Women Scholars

Eleni Pliakoni is the first faculty member hired for the new graduate program in horticulture at Kansas State University. Esther Sternberg has joined the faculty at the University of Arizona and Tamara Jones will be teaching at the University of Montana.

Eight Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eight Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The new appointees are Julie Patterson Forrester at SMU, Tracy Boleware at Tuskegee University, Penny Rue at Wake Forest, Carli Schiffner at Wenatchee Valley College, Janine Sherrier at the University of Delaware, Lucy France at the University of Montana, Susan Neu at Virginia Tech, and Joni Wadley at Ohio University.

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Universities Across America

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Universities Across America

The women in new administrative positions are Maurie D. McInnis, Wendy Kutchner, Carol Wisecarver, Lyndy McLaughlin, Janis Zink, Jennifer Wagner Davis, Peggy Kuhr, and Rebecca Murphy.

Academic Awards for Six Women Scholars

Academic Awards for Six Women Scholars

The honorees are Hyun-Kyung You, Sarita Soni, Beverly Ann Chin, MurphyKate Montee, Anna Mikusheva, and Lisa Flowers.

New Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

New 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.

University of Montana to Hold Sexual Assault Awareness Seminars

University of Montana to Hold Sexual Assault Awareness Seminars

The seminars, open only to women, will use several case studies and interviews with actual perpetrators so women can gain insight into the mindset of sexual predators.

University of Montana Requires All Students to Complete a Tutorial on Sexual Assault

University of Montana Requires All Students to Complete a Tutorial on Sexual Assault

Students who do not complete the online program during the fall semester will not be permitted to register for classes in the spring.

Nine Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s summary of women who have been named to key administrative positions at college and universities across the United States.

University of Montana Issues New Policies on Sexual Assault Reporting

University of Montana Issues New Policies on Sexual Assault Reporting

All employees will now be required to undergo training on proper procedures for reporting sexual assaults.

U.S. Justice Department Launches Probe Into Handling of Sexual Assault Cases at the University of Montana

U.S. Justice Department Launches Probe Into Handling of Sexual Assault Cases at the University of Montana

The investigation will be aimed at determining if the police, prosecutors, and the university have the systems in place to effectively respond to allegations of sexual assault.

University of Montana Fires Athletic Director and Head Football Coach

University of Montana Fires Athletic Director and Head Football Coach

Several members of the university’s football team have been accused of sexual misconduct.

University of Montana Investigates Alleged Sexual Assaults

University of Montana Investigates Alleged Sexual Assaults

The preliminary reports states, “There is evidence that there has been a sexual assault that has not been appropriately reported and investigated.”

New Grant Programs Relating to Women in Higher Education

New Grant Programs Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Kimberly Maynard is the First Mansfield Fellow at the University of Montana

Kimberly Maynard is the First Mansfield Fellow at the University of Montana

She previously taught at American University and Johns Hopkins University.