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Seven Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Seven Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The women in new administrative posts are Krupal Amin at the University of North Carolina at Chaple Hill, Danielle Sims Brooks at Wiley College in Texas, Katie Tyler at North Dakota State University, Camaron Loritts at Wake Forest University, Beth Kramer at Simmons University in Boston, Dominique Moye at California State University, Northridge, and Sarah Brown at Northwestern University.

Study Finds That Women Often Do Not Receive the Credit They Deserve for Academic Scholarship

Study Finds That Women Often Do Not Receive the Credit They Deserve for Academic Scholarship

According to the study of more than 5,500 researchers in multiple fields, women were significantly more likely than men to report disagreements about who was named on a paper and in the order of authorship. The researchers found this to be particularly true in natural sciences and engineering.

Journalist Meredith Clark to Lead a New Academic Center at Northeastern University in Boston

Journalist Meredith Clark to Lead a New Academic Center at Northeastern University in Boston

Meredith Clark has been named the founding director of the Center for Communications, Media Innovation and Social Change in the College of Arts, Media and Design at Northeastern University in Boston. Dr. Clark, who is a former print journalist for the Tallahassee Democrat and the Raleigh News & Observer will hold the rank of associate professor.

Three Women Deans at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Are Retiring

Three Women Deans at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Are Retiring

Nena Peragallo Montano, dean of the School of Nursing, Terry Rhodes, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, and Susan King, dean of the Hussman School of Journalism and Media will be stepping down in 2022.

Markita del Carpio Landry Wins a Vilcek Foundation Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science

Markita del Carpio Landry Wins a Vilcek Foundation Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science

Markita del Carpio Landry, an assistant professor of bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley, is being honored for the development of probes to visualize neurochemical communication in the brain, and for breakthroughs in gene-editing technologies with applications for agriculture and the development of edible biologic drugs.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Dean Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are Rose Cuison-Villazor at Rutgers Law School in Newark, New Jersey, Ramona Denby-Brinson at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Cecilia Konchar Farr at West Liberty University in West Virginia, Danielle Dennis at the University of Rhode Island, Karen C. Goff at Oberlin College in Ohio, Pamela Padilla at the University of North Texas, and Melissa Lubin at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Nikole Hannah-Jones Will Teach at Howard University Instead of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Nikole Hannah-Jones Will Teach at Howard University Instead of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Professor Hannah-Jones a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who has been covering racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine. She is the creator of the landmark 1619 Project which commemorates the 400th anniversary of the beginning of slavery in what would become the United States by examining slavery’s modern legacy.

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Roles in Higher Education

Three Women Appointed to Diversity Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new duties in diversity equity, and inclusion are Andrea Guzman at the University of Central Florida, Leah Cox at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Meshea L. Poore of West Virginia University, who was elected president of the Big 12 Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education.

Jennifer Pollack Is the New Leader of the American Physiological Society

Jennifer Pollack Is the New Leader of the American Physiological Society

Dr. Pollack professor in the Division of Nephrology in the department of medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She also serves as co-director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences Predoctoral Training Program.

M. Katherine Banks Chosen to Lead the Flagship Campus of Texas A&M University

M. Katherine Banks Chosen to Lead the Flagship Campus of Texas A&M University

Dr. Banks currently is dean of the College of Engineering at Texas A&M. She also is vice chancellor of engineering and national laboratories for the A&M System — a title she will retain. Before coming to Texas A&M in 2012, she was chair of the department of civil engineering at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Two Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level University Positions

Two Women Who Are Retiring From High-Level University Positions

Dina López, professor of geological sciences at Ohio University has retired and been granted emerita status and Judith Cone, vice chancellor for innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic development, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will retire in April.

Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Duties 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.

Study Finds Early Academic Excellence Does Not Lead to Future Occupational Success

Study Finds Early Academic Excellence Does Not Lead to Future Occupational Success

A study by women sociologists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of British Columbia found that women parents who achieved straight A’s in high schools supervised on average about the same number of employees as did male students who flunked their high school courses.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The five women named to endowed chairs are Maureen Kohi at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Sheara Williams Jennings at the University of Houston, Karla Klein Murdock at Washington and Lee University in Virginia, Lauren Barron at Baylor University in texas, and Andrea Westby at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

George Washington University Professor Wins American Marketing Association Award

George Washington University Professor Wins American Marketing Association Award

Vanessa Perry is the associate dean for faculty and research and professor of marketing at the George Washington University School of Business. She has been actively involved with The PhD Project, a national nonprofit organization that works to increase the diversity of business school faculty through mentorship.

How to Reduce the Child Penalty in Incomes After Women Give Birth

How to Reduce the Child Penalty in Incomes After Women Give Birth

A new study finds that after giving birth women’s incomes on average drop significantly — by about 40 percent in the United States. And this so-called “child penalty” lingers for years. The researchers also found that subsidized high-quality child care reduces the child penalty by 25 percent.

Kathleen Harring Is the Thirteenth President of Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Kathleen Harring Is the Thirteenth President of Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Dr. Harring as served as interim president since last summer. In 2017, she was named provost at the college. Dr. Harring has been on the faculty in the college’s psychology department since 1984.

A Dozen Women Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

A Dozen Women Appointed to Administrative Posts 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.

Ivy Ruth Taylor to Be the First Woman President of Rust College in Holly Springs, Mississippi

Ivy Ruth Taylor to Be the First Woman President of Rust College in Holly Springs, Mississippi

Dr. Taylor is the former mayor of San Antonio, Texas. She spent six years as a lecturer in public administration at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She also worked at a nonprofit affordable housing agency and served multiple terms as a city councilmember prior to her term as mayor.

Three Women Professors to Be Honored by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Three Women Professors to Be Honored by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

The honorees are Gayle A. Brazeau, a professor and dean of the School of Pharmacy at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, Betty Chewning, a professor of pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Kim L.R. Brouwer, a professor and associate dean of the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions 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.

Thirteen Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Thirteen Women Who Have Been Assigned 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.

New Administrative Positions for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Positions for Nine 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.

Southern Methodist University in Dallas Names Its Next Provost

Southern Methodist University in Dallas Names Its Next Provost

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa is a biomedical engineer. She is currently vice chancellor for strategic partnerships and dean and Ketchum Professor of the College of Engineering at the University of Missouri. Earlier, she taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University.

Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as University Deans

Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as University Deans

The new deans are Amy Heaston at Georgia Southern University, LaTonya Braham at DePauw University, Alicia E. Feis at the Arizona College of Optometry, Jana Sutton at the University of Louisiana Monroe, Suzanne Barbour at the UNC-Chapel Hill, Eunice Santos at the University of Illinois, and Maria del Carmen Flores-Mills at Queens University in Charlotte.

Susan Cates Named Chief Executive Officer of the Association of College and University Educators

Susan Cates Named Chief Executive Officer of the Association of College and University Educators

Most recently Cates served as a strategic advisor to both public and private universities and systems, in addition to educational companies. Earlier in her career she served as president of executive development at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Seven Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as Deans

Seven Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as Deans

The new deans are Lesley Lokko at City College of New York, Angela Kashuba at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Susan Beth Estes at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Mariette DiChristina at Boston University, Robin L. Hughes at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Melissa Sturge-Apple at the University of Rochester, and Sue Day Perroots at West Virginia University.

Carol Folt Will Be the Next President of the University of Southern California

Carol Folt Will Be the Next President of the University of Southern California

Dr. Folt left the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill this past January after taking the bold and controversial step of removing the pedestal for a Confederate monument from a main entrance to the campus. She became chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in July 2013.

Nora E. Warshawsky Elected President of the Association of Leadership Service in Nursing

Nora E. Warshawsky Elected President of the Association of Leadership Service in Nursing

Nora E. Warshawsky, professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Central Florida, was recently elected to serve a two-year term as president of the Association of Leadership Science in Nursing (formerly known as CGEAN). Before joining the faculty at the University of Central Florida in 2018, Dr. Warshawsky taught at the University of Kentucky.

Carol Folt Announces She Is Stepping Down as Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Carol Folt Announces She Is Stepping Down as Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The resignation announcement was made while the University of North Carolina System’s board of governors was in an emergency session meeting on “issues related to UNC-Chapel Hill’s leadership,” according to board chair Harry L. Smith Jr. The board was not notified in advance of Chancellor Folt’s decision.

In Memoriam: Tasia Smith, 1986-2018

In Memoriam: Tasia Smith, 1986-2018

Tasia Smith was the Evergreen Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology and Human Services at the University of Oregon. Only 32 years old at the time of her death, Dr. Smith had joined the faculty at the University of Oregon in 2016.

University of Alabama Birmingham Study Finds a Racial Disparity in Stroke Risk for Women

University of Alabama Birmingham Study Finds a Racial Disparity in Stroke Risk for Women

The researchers believe it is the first study to evaluate whether the stroke risk in men and women at a particular age is similar for White men and women compared to Black men and women.

Paula Groves Price to Lead the American Educational Studies Association

Paula Groves Price to Lead the American Educational Studies Association

Currently, Dr. Price is a professor of cultural studies and social thought in education at Washington State University. She also serves as associate dean for diversity and international programs in the university’s College of Education. She will serve a year as vice president and a year as president-elect, before becoming president.

Yale Study Shows Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Programs Can Reduce HIV Among Women

Yale Study Shows Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Programs Can Reduce HIV Among Women

A new study led by Tiara Willie at the Yale School of Public Health has found that states that aggressively target intimate partner violence in their health care systems have lower rates of HIV infection among women.