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New Faculty Roles at College and Universities for Seven Women Scholars

New Faculty Roles at College and Universities for Seven Women Scholars

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.

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.

The U.S. Medical Schools That Had the Largest Percentage of Women Matriculants in 2018

The U.S. Medical Schools That Had the Largest Percentage of Women Matriculants in 2018

Women made up 51.6 percent of first-time, first-year students at U.S. medical schools in 2018. Women were 66 percent of new medical students at the University of New Mexico, the highest percentage in the nation. The lowest percentage of women matriculatns was at the medical school of the University of South Dakota.

New Assignments in Higher Education for 14 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for 14 Women Faculty Members

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 Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members 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.

A Quartet of Women Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

A Quartet of Women Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

Newly appointed to dean positions are Lynn Sargeant at South Dakota State University, Regina Carlow at the University of New Mexico, Jan Hirsh at the University of California, Irvine, and Dana Bradley at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.

New Administrative Jobs for 16 Women at College and Universities Throughout the United States

New Administrative Jobs for 16 Women at College and Universities Throughout 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.

Monica Torres Chosen to Lead Doña Ana Community College in New Mexico

Monica Torres Chosen to Lead Doña Ana Community College in New Mexico

Most recently, Dr. Torres was chief administrative officer of the community college and has also been a professor in the English department at New Mexico State University. She holds a Ph.D. in American studies with an emphasis in cultural studies from the University of New Mexico.

Nine Women Who Have Been Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Nine Women Who Have Been Named 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.

Four Women Faculty Members in New Roles at Major Research Universities

Four Women Faculty Members in New Roles at Major Research Universities

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.

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From Key Positions in Higher Education

Three Women Who Are Stepping Down From Key Positions in Higher Education

The women who are leaving their posts are Elizabeth Rodke Washburn at the University of New Mexico, Alice Brekke at the University of North Dakota, and Ingrid S. Stafford at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Positions at  Major Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Positions at Major Universities

Gabriela Torres-Mazuera was appointed to the Mexico Studies Chair at the University of New Mexico. Jennifer Wilcox was appointed to an endowed chair in chemical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts, and Maria Spencer is the inaugural John and Patty Warehime Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Pennsylvania State University.

Three Women Who Have Stepped Down From Top-Level Positions in Higher Education

Three Women Who Have Stepped Down From Top-Level Positions in Higher Education

the three women who have left their posts are Elaine Heath, dean of the Duke Divinity School, Barbara S. McCrady, director of the Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse & Addictions at the University of New Mexico, and Katharine Fretwell, dean of admissions and financial aid at Amherst College in Massachusetts.

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

Twelve 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.

In Memoriam: Marta Weigle, 1944-2018

In Memoriam: Marta Weigle, 1944-2018

Dr. Weigle joined the faculty at the University of New Mexico in 1972 with joint appointments in English and anthropology. Later she chaired the American studies department. Dr. Weigle joined the anthropology department full time in 1993 and served as department chair from 1995 to 2002.

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.