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A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed Dean of University Libraries

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed Dean of University Libraries

Catherine Cardwell is the new dean for University Libraries at the University of Nevada Reno. Michelle Armstrong was appointed interim dean of the Albertsons Library on the campus of Boise State University and Sarah Hutton was appointed interim dean of libraries at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Promotions and Appointments for Seven Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Promotions and Appointments for Seven Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Taking on New roles are Priscilla Meléndez at Trinity College in Connecticut, Rachel E. Bernard at Amherst College in Massachusetts, Ashli Brown at Mississippi State University, Lauren Clare at the University of Arkansas, Elsa A. Olivetti at MIT, Mari Ostendorf at the University of Washington, and Eugenia L. Weiss at the University of Nevada

Universities Announce the Appointments of Nine Women to Dean Positions

Universities Announce the Appointments of Nine Women to Dean Positions

The nine women who have been appointed to university dean positions are Muge Akpinar-Elci, Kathryn Chval, Carroll Ann Trotman, Sharon E. Milligan, Susan Ettner, Diane Rowland, Shannon Collier-Tenison, Estella Atekwana, and Colleen L. Barry.

Arapahoe Community College in Litttleton, Colorado, Has Selected Its Next Leader

Arapahoe Community College in Litttleton, Colorado, Has Selected Its Next Leader

Dr. Stephanie Fujii has been serving as vice president of academic affairs at Scottsdale Community College within the Maricopa Community College District in Arizona, a position she has held since 2016. Dr. Fujii will begin her new job on July 12.

Study Examines Media Coverage of Teachers' Sexual Misconduct With Students 

Study Examines Media Coverage of Teachers’ Sexual Misconduct With Students 

When the teacher was a woman, respondents perceived the relationship to be less detrimental to the student. Heterosexual pairings were perceived as more acceptable than same-sex pairings and when the teacher was older, respondents perceived the teacher as more responsible.

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments at Universities

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments at Universities

Taking on new roles are Ammina Kothari at the University of Rhode Island, Margaret Jacobs at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lesley Morris at the University of Nevada, Reno, Karen Detlefsen at the University of Pennsylvania, and Nadia Brown at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Association for Women in Mathematics Recognized Mentoring Work of University of Nevada's Lynda Wiest

Association for Women in Mathematics Recognized Mentoring Work of University of Nevada’s Lynda Wiest

Dr. Wiest worked as an elementary and middle school teacher for more than a decade before joining the faculty at the University of Nevada Reno in 1996. She was promoted to associate professor in 2001 and to full professor in 2009. Since 1998, Dr. Wiest has been the director of a week-long math camp that has helped many young girls discover their passion for mathematics.

Two Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities in the West

Two Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities in the West

Susan Gardner has been named dean of Oregon State University’s College of Education and Katherine McCall was appointed acting dean of the College of Science at the University of Nevada, Reno.

The Gender, Race, and Identity Department at the University of Nevada, Reno Adds Three Minor Degree Programs

The Gender, Race, and Identity Department at the University of Nevada, Reno Adds Three Minor Degree Programs

The Gender, Race, and Identity program at the University of Nevada, Reno transitioned to department status earlier this semester. The department offers a bachelor’s degree program in gender, race, and identity with minors in ethnic studies, religious studies, women’s studies, and Holocaust, genocide and peace studies. Three new minor degree concentrations have been established.

Melody Rose Selected to Lead the Nevada System of Higher Education

Melody Rose Selected to Lead the Nevada System of Higher Education

Dr. Rose most recently served as president of Marylhurst University in Oregon from 2014 to 2019. Earlier in her career, Dr. Rose served as chancellor of the Oregon University System and was vice provost for academic programs and instruction and dean of undergraduate studies at Portland State University in Oregon.

Nine Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Nine Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles 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.

College and Universities That Have Appointed Six Women to Administrative Positions

College and Universities That Have Appointed Six Women to Administrative Positions

Appointed to new administrative posts are Julie Payne-Kirchmeier at Northwestern University, Katherine A. Stanton at Princeton University, Sonya Audria Miller at Florida Memorial University, Linda Kopecky at the University of Nevada at Reno, Katie Callow-Wright at the University of Chicago, and Valora Richardson at Hampton University in Virginia.

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties

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.

Nine Women Faculty Members in New Positions or Taking on New Duties

Nine Women Faculty Members in New Positions or Taking on New Duties

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, Reno Debuts New Website Documenting the History of Women on Campus

University of Nevada, Reno Debuts New Website Documenting the History of Women on Campus

The online exhibit includes the history of the suffrage movement on campus, women in science, women bridging cultural divides, the rise of feminism, women in medicine, women’s sororities, and women’s clubs and secret societies.

Women Appointed to Dean Positions at the University of Nevada and Berkeley College

Women Appointed to Dean Positions at the University of Nevada and Berkeley College

Patsy L. Ruchala is the new dean of the Orvis School of Nursing at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Eva Skuka was appointed dean of the School of Health Studies at Berkeley College, which operates eight campuses in the New York City metropolitan area.

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.

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.

A New Program to Promote Entrepreneurship Among Woman at the University of Nevada

A New Program to Promote Entrepreneurship Among Woman at the University of Nevada

The Women’s Initiative at the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nevada at Reno aims to facilitate connections between women involved with entrepreneurial activities on campus with women involved in entrepreneurial activities in the community.

Six Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six Women Appointed to New 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.

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.

Seven Women Taking on New Faculty Roles at U.S. Universities

Seven Women Taking on New Faculty Roles at U.S. Universities

Taking on new roles are Tameka E. Lester at Georgia State, Paula Grammas at the University of Rhode Island, Althema Etzioni at Tuskegee University, Karrie Shogren at the University of Kansas, Amber McLendon at Campbell University, Leslie Greenberg at the University of Nevada, and Alicia Kae Koger at the University of Oklahoma.

Five Women Faculty Members Honored With Notable Awards

Five Women Faculty Members Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Rebecca Campbell of Michigan State University, Mikaela Rogozen-Soltar of the University of Nevada, Gretchen Campbell of the University of Maryland, Karrie Shogren of the University of Kansas, and Gretchen K. Garofoli of West Virginia University.

University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno Promotes Four Women Faculty Members

University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno Promotes Four Women Faculty Members

The four women faculty members at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno who received promotions are Tami Brancamp, Jennifer Hagen, Barbara Kohlenberg, and Sujatha Pitani.

Five Women Scholars Honored With National Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With National Awards

The honorees are YaeBin Kim of the University of Nevada, Jane Lubchenco of Oregon State University, Phyllis Miller of Mississippi State University, Jane E. Schulman of LaGuardia Community College, and Bernardine Lacey, formerly of Delaware State University.

Emma Sepulveda of the University of Nevada Wins International Latino Book Award

Emma Sepulveda of the University of Nevada Wins International Latino Book Award

Born in Argentina and raised in Chile, Dr. Sepulveda came to the United States in 1974. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Nevada and holds a Ph.D. from the University of California at Davis.

Thirteen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Thirteen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Michele T. Villinski, Karen Ely Sanders, Valerie Taylor, Deborah M. McCreery, Monica Terrell Leach, Kimberly Andrews Espy, Patricia H. Cronin, Yvonne Harris, Huapei Chen, Deborah L. Sheely, Bethany Pace, Mollie Marcoux, and Susan J. Wilson.

Seven Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Seven Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The women taking on new roles are Karen Levitov, Rachel Fester, Rebecca L. Kohler, Maureen McCarthy, Kelley Hartley Hutton, Deanna McCormick, and Lee Benton.

Awards for Five University Women

Awards for Five University Women

The honorees are Stacia Gordon of the University of Nevada, Jo Young Switzer of Manchester University, Augusta Vono at Florida International University, Tisa Mason of Fort Hays State, and Susan McLean at Southwest Minnesota State.

University of Nevada Scholar Lands Presidential Appointment

University of Nevada Scholar Lands Presidential Appointment

Jacquelyn Sundstrand, an associate professor and the manuscript and archives librarian of the Special Collections Unit of the University of Nevada Library, has been appointed by President Obama to a five-year term on the Institute of Museum and Library Services Board.

University of Nevada to Hold Its First Engineering Camp for Girls

University of Nevada to Hold Its First Engineering Camp for Girls

In the past the University of Nevada has held engineering camps. But this is the first year that the university will hold a camp that is exclusively for girls ages 13 to 15.

Five Women Professors Selected for Prestigious Honors

Five Women Professors Selected for Prestigious Honors

The honorees are Heather Erwin of the University of Kentucky, Sarah Cowie of the University of Nevada, Sheila Crane of the University of Virginia, Alberta Sbragia of the University of Pittsburgh, and Valerie Wayda of West Virginia University.

Four Women Scholars Earn Prestigious Awards

Four Women Scholars Earn Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Myra Blanco at Virginia Tech, Deborah Boehm at the University of Nevada, Susan Solomon at MIT, and Darby Dickerson at Texas Tech.

University of Nevada Scholars Win Award for Book on Women Casino Workers

University of Nevada Scholars Win Award for Book on Women Casino Workers

Susan Chandler, a professor of social work at the University of Nevada at Reno and Jill B. Jones, an associate professor emerita at the university, received the 2012 National Book Award from the Oral History Association.

Six Women Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Six Women Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The women assuming new administrative posts are Jacqueline DiStefano, Lisa Dorin, Laura Rugless, Ellen Houston, Jalah Goette, and Terri Ventress.