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Seven Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

Seven Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

The new deans are Amy Jasperson at Rhodes College in Memphis, Andrea D. Jackson at Howard University, Ida M. Moore at the University of Arizona, Jean Harvey at the University of Vermont, Lily T. Garcia at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Gillian R. Hayes at the University of California, Irvine, and Lisandra R. Carmichael at Georgia Southern University.

New Administrative Posts for Nine Women at Major Universities in the United States

New Administrative Posts for Nine Women at Major Universities in the United States

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

Fourteen Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Academia

Fourteen Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Academia

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.

Thomas Edison State University Launches the <em>Journal of Women and Minorities in Technology</em>

Thomas Edison State University Launches the Journal of Women and Minorities in Technology

The new publication will be an open access journal that provides quality peer-reviewed articles written by academic and professionals in the fields of aviation, nuclear technology, cybersecurity, and information technology. The articles will provide technical and soft-skills information aimed at helping women and minorities succeed in these fields.

Marta Meana Will Lead the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Marta Meana Will Lead the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The board of regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education has appointed Marta Meana as acting president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, effective July 1. She joined the psychology department faculty at the university in 1997 and since 2014 has been dean of the Honor College at the university.

Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson Appointed President of Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson Appointed President of Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Since 2012, Dr. Pehrsson has been serving as dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Central Michigan University. Earlier, she served on the faculty at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Oregon State University and Sam Houston State University in Texas.

Three Women Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

Three Women Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

Sheila Amin Gutierrez de Pineres was appointed dean of the Burnett Honors College at the University of Central Florida. Angela Amar will be the next dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Christine McGahan is the new dean of College of Sciences at North Carolina State University.

Nine Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Who Are Taking on 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.

New Administrative Posts for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Nine Women 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 Positions as Deans

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

The five new deans are Elizabeth Frombgen at Thiel College in Pennsylvania, Linda Caron at Wright State University in Ohio, Julie Zerwic at the University of Iowa, Mary Farrell at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Donna M. Eddleman at the University of Redlands in California.

New High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education for a Dozen Women

New High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education for a Dozen Women

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 Appointed to New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new administrative roles are Leslie Kendrick at the University of Virginia School of Law, Desiree Reed-Francois at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Diana Borgognoni at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, Vivian Hsu at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, and Janet Lindner at Yale University.

Professor Offers Legal Education to Residents of Local Women's Shelter in Las Vegas

Professor Offers Legal Education to Residents of Local Women’s Shelter in Las Vegas

A law professor, students, and alumni conduct legal clinics at a local shelter for women victims of domestic violence. Due to their situation, these women often have legal issues regarding financial and child support, custody, and protection.

Twelve Women Named to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

Twelve Women Named to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

This is the time of year when many scholars are changing jobs and taking on new assignments. Here are 12 women who will be assuming new duties as deans at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

The Founding Dean of the Medical School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Founding Dean of the Medical School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Barbara Atkinson, a professor emerita at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, has spent the past 18 months as planning dean at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In this role she has hired faculty and staff, raised funds, and developed curriculum.

Four Women in New Teaching Posts

Four Women in New Teaching Posts

The women in new faculty positions are Karen A. Roberto at Virginia Tech, Polina Golland at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cecilia Menjivar at the University of Kansas, and Pat Mulroy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Does Gender Bias Creep Into Judicial Evaluation Procedures?

Does Gender Bias Creep Into Judicial Evaluation Procedures?

Rebecca Gill, an assistant professor of political science at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, has conducted research that shows that evaluations of women judges were significantly lower than for male judges of the same rank.

New University Faculty Appointments for Seven Women

New University Faculty Appointments for Seven Women

The appointees are Susan Altizer at the University of Georgia, Maria Chudnovsky at Princeton University, Nadine Finigan-Carr at the University of Maryland-Baltimore, Robin Hunicke at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Sarah L. Harris at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Kami Chavis Simmons at Wake Forest University, and Abby Walker at Virginia Tech.

Seven Women Appointed to Dean Positions

Seven Women Appointed to Dean Positions

The new deans are Barbara J. Wilson at the University of Illinois, Erica D’Agostino at Lafayette College, Susan Duncan at the University of Louisville, Alondra Nelson at Columbia, Barbara Atkinson at UNLV, Tina Whalen at the University of Cincinnati, and Denise Seachrist at Kent State.

Five Women in New Faculty Roles at American Universities

Five Women in New Faculty Roles at American Universities

Women in new teaching roles are Elodie Ghedin at New York University, Melissa Harris-Perry at Wake Forest, Mary Ellen Poole at the University of Texas, Pat Mulroy at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and Connie Kohler at the University of Alabama Birmingham.

Two Women Named to Dean Positions

Two Women Named to Dean Positions

Diane F. Halpern was appointed dean of the new Minerva School of Arts and Sciences in San Francisco. Marta Meana was named dean of the Honors College at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.

West Virginia University Names Two Women as Finalists for Dean of Libraries

West Virginia University Names Two Women as Finalists for Dean of Libraries

Jennifer Fabbi is associate dean of libraries at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas and Janice Welburn is dean of University Libraries at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The new appointees are Melody Tankersley, Tonjanita Johnson, Lysa Salsbury, Ashley Schumaker, Jacqueline Edmondson, Tina Kunzer-Murphy, Joan C. Dunbar, Martha Escutia, Sarah Case-Price, and Martha Warren Bidez.

Anny Morrobel-Sosa Is a Finalist for Provost at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas

Anny Morrobel-Sosa Is a Finalist for Provost at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas

Since October 2007, she has served as the dean of the College of Sciences at the University of Texas at El Paso.

The 100,000th Degree Recipient at UNLV

The 100,000th Degree Recipient at UNLV

Emily Tamadonfar graduated with a perfect GPA in biology at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.