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New Roles for 10 Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

New Roles for 10 Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

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.

A Round-Up of News on Appointments of Women to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Round-Up of News on Appointments of Women 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.

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Lead Nursing Schools

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Lead Nursing Schools

Christine Kasper was appointed dean of the College of Nursing at the University of New Mexico and Melinda Granger Oberleitner was named dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette.

Documenting the Early History of Women at the University of New Mexico

Documenting the Early History of Women at the University of New Mexico

The University of New Mexico has debuted a new online archive entitled “And Yet She Persisted: Documenting Women’s History in New Mexico.” The first phase of the projects deals with women at the university.

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women 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.

Five Women Announced Their Retirements From Key Posts in Higher Education

Five Women Announced Their Retirements From Key Posts in Higher Education

The five women leaving their posts are Elaine Tuttle Hansen at Johns Hopkins University, Jo Ann Pepper at the University of Arkansas, Emmie Donadio at Middlebury College, Diane Bystrom at Iowa State University and Elsa Kircher Cole at the University of New Mexico.

Garnett Stokes Will Be the First Woman President of the University of New Mexico

Garnett Stokes Will Be the First Woman President of the University of New Mexico

Since February 2015, Dr. Stokes has been serving as provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Missouri in Columbia. Before joining the administration at the University of Missouri she was provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Florida State University.

In Memoriam: Mari Lyn Salvador, 1940-2017

In Memoriam: Mari Lyn Salvador, 1940-2017

Mari Lyn Salvador was the former director of the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley, and a long-time faculty member at the University of New Mexico.

Four Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Four Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Lisa Manning of Syracuse University in New York, Lydia Tapia of the University of New Mexico, Jacqueline McLaughlin at Pennsylvania State University-Lehigh Valley, and Ashley Blount of the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Two Women Among the Five Finalists for President of the University of New Mexico

Two Women Among the Five Finalists for President of the University of New Mexico

Dr. Anny Morrobel-Sosa was provost and senior vice president for academic affairs for Lehman College of the City University of New York and Garnett S. Stokes is provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Missouri in Columbia.

In Memoriam: Jane Ann Blumenfeld, 1922-2017

In Memoriam: Jane Ann Blumenfeld, 1922-2017

Jane Ann Blumenfeld was a pioneer of special education programs in the state of New Mexico who taught courses at the University of New Mexico.

In Memoriam: Virginia Claire Higbie, 1932-2016

In Memoriam: Virginia Claire Higbie, 1932-2016

Virginia Higbie served as the second dean of the College of Health and Social Services at new Mexico State University from 1988 to 2000. She returned as interim dean in 2008.

Three Women Appointed to Dean Posts at Universities

Three Women Appointed to Dean Posts at Universities

Karen Armitage was appointed interim dean of the College of Public Health at the University of New Mexico. Heidi L.K. Manning was named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Misericordia University in Pennsylvania, and Stella N. Batalama was appointed dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University.

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

A Large Group of Women Who Have Been 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.

Three Full Professors Are Stepping Down From Their Teaching Positions

Three Full Professors Are Stepping Down From Their Teaching Positions

The women professors who have retired are Helen Whall at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Lynda Moore at Simmons College in Boston, and Sherri Burr at the University of New Mexico School of Law.

Ten Women in Academia Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Positions

Ten Women in Academia Who Will Be Taking on New 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.

New Administrative Positions for 15 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for 15 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.

Ten Women Appointed to Administrative Positions at Major Universities

Ten Women Appointed to Administrative Positions at Major 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.

University of Tennessee Scholar Wins the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

University of Tennessee Scholar Wins the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

Joy Harjo, a professor of English at the University of Tennessee, is being recognized for lifetime achievement in poetry. She will receive a $100,000 prize and will be honored at a ceremony in Chicago on June 12.

Honors and Awards for Six Women Scholars in Academia

Honors and Awards for Six Women Scholars in Academia

The honorees are Catherine J. Randall of the University of Alabama, Bozenna Pasik-Duncan of the University of Kansas, Louise Lamphere of the University of New Mexico, Artletha McSwain of Bethune-Cookman University in Florida, Barnie Vander Boegh of the College of Idaho and Kristina Killgrove of the University of West Florida.

A Half Dozen Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

A Half Dozen Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Anna Barone at Pennsylvania State University, Michele Harper at Alcorn State University, Samantha K. Huge at the College of William and Mary, Alice A. Ruth at Dartmouth College, Tamala Tamu Sukari Choma at the University of California, Riverside, and Robin Dozier Otten at the University of New Mexico.

Three Women Scholars Who Were Presented with Notable Honors or Awards

Three Women Scholars Who Were Presented with Notable Honors or Awards

The honorees are Mindy S. Bradley, an associate professor of sociology at the University of Arkansas, Margaret Werner-Washburne, Regents Professor Emerita at the University of New Mexico, and Molly Sheehan, a postdoctoral researcher in bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania.

Five Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Lisa Lapin at Stanford University, Laura E. Martin-Fedich at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, Gisele Litalien at the University of Massachusetts, Krystyna Varnado at the University of Southern Mississippi, and Heather Mechler at the University of New Mexico.

A Persisting Gender Gap in Tenure and Tenure-Track Faculty Positons

A Persisting Gender Gap in Tenure and Tenure-Track Faculty Positons

Women now are a significant majority of all students enrolled in higher education and all students who earn degrees. But women still do not hold anywhere near a majority of faculty positions in higher education, particularly at the higher levels.

New Administrative Posts for Seven Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for Seven Women 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.

In Memoriam: Ilyse Margo Kusnetz, 1966-2016

In Memoriam: Ilyse Margo Kusnetz, 1966-2016

Ilyse Kusnetz held the Sue Luzadder Chair in Communications at Valencia College in Orlando, Florida. She won the 2014 T.S. Eliot Prize for her poetry collection Small Hours

In Memoriam: Virginia Curran Shipman

In Memoriam: Virginia Curran Shipman

Virginia C. Shipman, the former chair of the family studies program in the College of Education at the University of New Mexico, died earlier this summer at a healthcare facility in Albuquerque.

Four Women Who Are Retiring or Leaving Their Current Posts in Higher Education

Four Women Who Are Retiring or Leaving Their Current Posts in Higher Education

The four women who are stepping down are Helen Gonzalez at the University of New Mexico, Barbara Bader at Florida International University in Miami, Victoria Fu, who is assuming professor emerita status at Virginia Tech, and Deborah Armstrong at Syracuse University in New York.

Fourteen Women Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Fourteen Women 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.

New Administrative Duties for Eight Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Duties for Eight Women 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.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to High-Level Administrative Posts in the Academic World

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to High-Level Administrative Posts in the Academic World

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

Seventeen Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Seventeen Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

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

Seven Women Appointed to Positions as Deans in Higher Education

Seven Women Appointed to Positions as Deans in Higher Education

The new deans are Judy Didion at Oakland University, Nasha Torrez at the University of New Mexico, Katherine Ankerson at the University of Nebraska, Rachel Croson at Michigan State, Irene Aiken at UNC-Pembroke, Sharon Basso at Claremont McKenna College, and Rebecca Doerge at Carnegie Mellon University.

New Administrative Appointments for 10 Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Appointments for 10 Women 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.

Women Still Vastly Underrepresented as First Authors of Medical Journal Articles

Women Still Vastly Underrepresented as First Authors of Medical Journal Articles

After examining articles in six of the world’s leading medical journals over the past 20 years, researchers from three U.S. universities found that women were just 34 percent of the lead authors. While there was a slight upward trend over the past 20 years, the progress appears to have plateaued in the most recent years.