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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.

In Memoriam: Deborah Hatton Beck, 1952-2018

In Memoriam: Deborah Hatton Beck, 1952-2018

Deborah Hatton was professor of special education, emerita, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. She was the founder and director of the Governor Moorehead Preschool for the Blind in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Inga Musselman Is the New Provost at the University of Texas at Dallas

Inga Musselman Is the New Provost at the University of Texas at Dallas

Inga Musselman, a professor of chemistry at the University of Texas at Dallas, has been serving as interim provost since 2015. Professor Musselman joined the faculty at the university in 1992. She was appointed associate provost for faculty affairs in 2008 and senior vice provost in 2014.

Six Women Stepping Down From Their College or University Posts

Six Women Stepping Down From Their College or University Posts

The women who have announced they are stepping down are Barbara Entwisle at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Wilma Dunaway and Elizabeth C. Fine at Virginia Tech, Katharyn May at the University of Wisconsin, Ann Clarke at Syracuse University, and Esther Levine at the College of the Holy Cross.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Duties 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.