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Three Women in Academia Awarded Juniper Literary Prizes

Three Women in Academia Awarded Juniper Literary Prizes

The University of Massachusetts Press and the master of fine arts degree program for poets and writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have announced the 2021 winners of the Juniper Literary Prizes. Three of the winners are women with current academic affiliations.

In Memoriam: Mary White Stewart, 1945-2021

In Memoriam: Mary White Stewart, 1945-2021

Professor Stewart was a professor emerita of sociology at the University of Nevada at Reno. She was appointed director of the women’s studies program in 2002.

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

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.

University of Nevada Scholar Honored by the National Council on Family Relations

University of Nevada Scholar Honored by the National Council on Family Relations

Bridget Walsh, an associate professor of human development and family studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, received the Margaret Arcus Award, which honors the scholars and educators who work to move the field of family life education forward.

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Takin on new administrative duties are Karen Craddock at Brown University in Rhode Island, Crate Herbert at the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, Sara Thorndike at Pennsylvania State University, Julia Yager at Smith College in Massachusetts,. Cathy Light at Caltech, and Emilly Borthwick-Wong at the University of Nevada, Reno.

American Educational Research Association to Honor Lynda Wiest of the University of Nevada

American Educational Research Association to Honor Lynda Wiest of the University of Nevada

Lynda Wiest, professor of mathematics education and educational equity at the University of Nevada, Reno, received the Willystine Goodsell Award which recognizes educators who support women, girls, and education through scholarship, activism, or community building.

New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities for Seven Women

New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities for Seven Women

Taking on new roles are Tamara Pearson at Spelman College, Donna Gustafson at Rutgers University, Charleita Richardson at the University of South Florida, Catherine Spear at the University of Southern California, Ereka Williams at Winston-Salem State University, Denise Baclawski at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Taricka Burton at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

A Dozen Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

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.

New Administrative Roles for 10 Women in American Higher Education

New Administrative Roles for 10 Women in American 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.

Notable Honors and Awards for Seven Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Notable Honors and Awards for Seven Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

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.

Eleven Women Faculty or Administrators in Higher Education Honored With Prestigious Awards

Eleven Women Faculty or Administrators in Higher Education Honored With Prestigious Awards

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

Two Women Scholars at the University of Nevada Win Book Awards

Two Women Scholars at the University of Nevada Win Book Awards

Sarah Jane Blithe, an assistant professor of communication studies, was honored by the National Communication Association and Greta de Jong, professor of history at the university, received a book award from the Southern Association for Women Historians.

Five PostDocs Awarded L’Oreal USA Fellowships for Women in Science

Five PostDocs Awarded L’Oreal USA Fellowships for Women in Science

Winners, who received $60,000 to further their research, are selected on the basis of their academic records, research potential, intellectual merit, and their commitment to supporting women and girls in science.

The First Woman President of Warren Wilson College in North Carolina

The First Woman President of Warren Wilson College in North Carolina

Dr. Lynn M. Morton has spent 27 years on the faculty at Queens University of Charlotte. Since 2014, she has been serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs.When she takes office on July 1, she will be come the first woman to serve as president of Warren Wilson College.

New Women Deans at Six Colleges and Universities

New Women Deans at Six Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Roberta Marinelli at Oregon State University, Diane Yendol-Hoppey at the University of North Florida, Debra H. Moddelmog at the University of Nevada, Janet Wessel Krejci at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Anne Walters Robertson at the University of Chicago and Cheryl Harrison at Manhattan College in New York.

Ten Women Scholars Selected for Prestigious Honors and Awards

Ten Women Scholars Selected for Prestigious Honors and Awards

Here is this week’s listing of women scholars at college and universities throughout the United States who have been honored with notable awards

A Dozen Women With New High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New High-Level 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.

New Faculty Roles at Major Universities for Six Women Academics

New Faculty Roles at Major Universities for Six Women Academics

Taking on new duties are Deborah Stipek at Stanford University, Gwendolyn Williams at Elizabeth City State University, Kacey Durant at the University of Nevada, Nzingha Dalila at the University of Cincinnati, Kate Campbell at the University of North Dakota, and Asuman Ozdaglar at MIT.

New Administrative Roles for 14 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Roles for 14 Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative posts at the nation’s leading colleges and universities.

New Teaching Roles for Six Women Faculty Members

New Teaching Roles for Six Women Faculty Members

The new appointees are Rania Habib at Syracuse University, Denise Tucker at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Ann Stoeckmann at Frances Marion University, Mignon Fogarty at the University of Nevada, Jingjing Huang at Virginia Tech, and Fumie Kato at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.

Six Women Academics Honored With Awards

Six Women Academics Honored With Awards

The honorees are Rita Knuesel of the College of Saint Benedict, Elizabeth Capezutiof New York University, Margaret Potter of the University of Pittsburgh, Charlene Johnson of South Carolina State, Beth A. Todd of the University of Alabama, and Tamzen Stringham of the University of Nevada.

Dean of the University of Nevada's Cooperative Extension Is Leaving Post in October

Dean of the University of Nevada’s Cooperative Extension Is Leaving Post in October

Karen Hinton is the longest-serving woman dean of an academic unit at the University of Nevada.