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Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Nine Women Who Have Been 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.

In Memoriam: Linda Ann Irwin-DeVitis, 1948-2019

In Memoriam: Linda Ann Irwin-DeVitis, 1948-2019

Linda Irwin-DeVitis served as dean of the Darden College of Education at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, from 2010 to 2013.

University of Georgia's Bonnie Cramond Honored by the American Creativity Association

University of Georgia’s Bonnie Cramond Honored by the American Creativity Association

Bonnie Cramond is a professor of gifted and creative education in the department of educational psychology in the College of Education at the University of Georgia. She received the Lifetime Achievement Award for her research and contributions to the betterment of society.

Deborah Bordelon Chosen as the Next Provost at Columbus State University in Georgia

Deborah Bordelon Chosen as the Next Provost at Columbus State University in Georgia

Since 2013, Dr. Bordelon has been serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Governors State University in University Park, Illinois. Earlier, she was dean of the College of Education at the university.

New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities for Eight Women

New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities for Eight 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.

In Memoriam: Susan Archer Mann, 1950-2016

In Memoriam: Susan Archer Mann, 1950-2016

Dr. Mann taught at the University of New Orleans for more than 30 years. There, she was one of the founders of the women’s studies program and the University of New Orleans Women’s Center.

In Memoriam: Diana Reid Nemergut, 1974-2015

In Memoriam: Diana Reid Nemergut, 1974-2015

Diana Nemergut was an associate professor of biology at Duke University. She came to Duke in 2014 after teaching in the department of environmental studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

In Memoriam: Rebecca Renee Basham, 1967-2015

In Memoriam: Rebecca Renee Basham, 1967-2015

Rebecca Basham, a playwright and an associate professor of English at Rider University in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Her plays were performed around the country including at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

University of Cincinnati's Efforts to Increase the Number of Women Faculty

University of Cincinnati’s Efforts to Increase the Number of Women Faculty

Some 22 new faculty members have been hired under the new Dual Career Assistance Program and the Strategic Hiring Initiatives. Over the past year the number of women and underrepresented faculty in STEM fields has tripled.