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Three Women Scholars Appointed to Named Professorships at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Named Professorships at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro has named three women scholars to Eloise R. Lewis Excellence Professorships. The professorships honor Eloise R. Lewis, the founding dean of the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

New Duties for 10 Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Duties for 10 Women Faculty Members at Colleges and 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.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Jacquelina Marquez is the new dean of religious and spiritual life at Wellesley College in Massachusetts. Karen Bull was named dean of the Division of Online Learning at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and MayKao Y. Hang was appointed founding dean of the College of Health at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Sherine Obare to Lead the the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering in Greensboro, North Carolina

Sherine Obare to Lead the the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering in Greensboro, North Carolina

Sherine O. Obare has been serving as associate vice president for research and a professor of chemistry at Western Michigan University. Dr. Obare also serves as a research leader fellow at the American Public and Land-Grant University Council on Research.

Kent State University in Ohio Honors Its Outgoing President

Kent State University in Ohio Honors Its Outgoing President

Beverly J. Warren, president of Kent State University in Ohio, will step down from her position on June 30, 2019. To recognize her accomplishments over her five-year tenure, the Kent State University board of trustees has voted to name the university’s new Student Recreation and Wellness Center in her honor.

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.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans at Universities

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans at Universities

The women appointed to dean posts are Charlene Wolf-Hall at South Dakota State University, Nancy Cohen at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Georgette Chapman Phillips at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and Sherine O. Obare at a joint program of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and North Carolina A&T State University.

Karrie Dixon Is the New Leader of Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina

Karrie Dixon Is the New Leader of Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina

Dr. Dixon has been a senior administrator for the University of North Carolina System since 2008. Most recently, she has served as vice president for academic and student affairs overseeing the 17 campuses of the university system.

Ten Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Roles 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.

Four Women Scholars Named to Endowed Positions in Academia

Four Women Scholars Named to Endowed Positions in Academia

Appointed to endowed posts are Tara T. Green at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Susan Dackerman at Stanford University, Valerie J. Matsumoto at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Sharon Hammes-Schiffer at Yale University.

The First Woman President of Warren Wilson College in North Carolina

The First Woman President of Warren Wilson College in North Carolina

Dr. Lynn M. Morton has spent 27 years on the faculty at Queens University of Charlotte. Since 2014, she has been serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs.When she takes office on July 1, she will be come the first woman to serve as president of Warren Wilson College.

In Memoriam: Amanda Kinzer, 1972-2017

In Memoriam: Amanda Kinzer, 1972-2017

Amanda Kinzer was the director of the dance program and an associate professor in the department of communication in theatre arts at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

In Memoriam: Sharon Jeanette Hawks, 1956-2017

In Memoriam: Sharon Jeanette Hawks, 1956-2017

Sharon Hawks was an associate professor and the director of the nurse anesthesia program at the Duke University School of Nursing. She first joined the Duke University School of Nursing faculty in 2006.

Four Women in Academia Honored With Notable Awards

Four Women in Academia Honored With Notable Awards

The award winners are Goulda A. Downer of Howard University, Brooke Kreitinger of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Joelle Rollo-Koster of the University of Rhode Island, and Elisia Cohen of the University of Kentucky.

Ten Women Faculty Members Assuming New Roles in Higher Education

Ten Women Faculty Members Assuming New Roles in Higher Education

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.

Four Women Announce They Are Stepping Down From High-Level University Posts

Four Women Announce They Are Stepping Down From High-Level University Posts

Anne C. Steele, president of Muskingum University, announced her retire. Deans Diana Garland at Baylor University, Jannah Mather at the University of Utah, and Karen Wixson at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro are all stepping down.

Dara Dunn Named Acting Chancellor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Dara Dunn Named Acting Chancellor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Since 2013, Dr. Dunn has served as provost and executive vice chancellor at the university. Previously, she was provost at the University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Dunn holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of North Texas.

Five Women Taking on New Faculty Responsibilities at Leading Colleges and Universities

Five Women Taking on New Faculty Responsibilities at Leading Colleges and Universities

Taking on new faculty roles are Laura Genik at Michigan State University, Marta Ptaszynska at the University of Chicago, Dianne H.B. Welsh at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Brinda Sarathy at Pitzer College, and Margaret Satterthwaite at New York University.

New Faculty Posts at Leading Universities for Six Women

New Faculty Posts at Leading Universities for Six Women

Taking on new teaching roles are Margaret Karagas at Dartmouth, Jennifer Alexander at the Air Force Academy, Naomi Halas at Rice University, Constance Iloh at the University of California, Irvine, Nancy Nelson Hodges at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro and Deepa Bhojwani at the University of Southern California.

Six Women Faculty Members Honored With Prestigious Awards

Six Women Faculty Members Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Lindsay R. Wilkerson of Baylor University, Holly Goddard Jones and Chiaki Takagi of the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Nancy J. Miller of Colorado State, Nancy de Grummond of Florida State, and Laura Laster of LeTourneau University.

University of North Carolina Greensboro Renames Building to Honor a Former Faculty Member

University of North Carolina Greensboro Renames Building to Honor a Former Faculty Member

In 1921 Mary Channing Coleman became the first director of the physical education department at what was when known as the North Carolina College for Women. Coleman served as the director of the physical education program until her death in 1947.

Linda Brady to Step Down as Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Linda Brady to Step Down as Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Linda P. Brady, chancellor of the University of North Carolina Greensboro, has announced that she will step down on July 31, 2015 and return to teaching. She was named the university’s tenth chancellor in August 2008.

New Teaching Roles for Six Women Faculty Members

New Teaching Roles for Six Women Faculty Members

The new appointees are Rania Habib at Syracuse University, Denise Tucker at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Ann Stoeckmann at Frances Marion University, Mignon Fogarty at the University of Nevada, Jingjing Huang at Virginia Tech, and Fumie Kato at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.

Eleven Women Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eleven Women Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The women in new administrative roles are Brooke Horejsi, Endia Beal, Joyce A. Dixon, Jessica Mertz, Marjorie Thompson, Selina B. Kohn, Deborah Cheesebro, Denisha L. Hendricks, Cheryl Lovelady, Destinee Waiters, and Lisa Dippre Titus.

In Memoriam: Frances Hussey Alden, 1929-2014

In Memoriam: Frances Hussey Alden, 1929-2014

Beginning in the late 1970s, Alden joined the faculty at Villa Julie College, now known as Stevenson University in Maryland. There, she served as chair of the department of psychology.

Five Higher Educational Institutions Appoint Women as Their Provosts

Five Higher Educational Institutions Appoint Women as Their Provosts

The women appointed as provosts are Susan R. Wente at Vanderbilt University, Marisa Kelley at Suffolk University in Boston, Dana Dunn at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Katherine Newman at the University of Massachusetts, and Jenifer Ward at Centenary College in Louisiana.

Three Women in the Running for Dean Positions

Three Women in the Running for Dean Positions

Mary Ellen Poole is a finalist for dean of the College of Music at the University of Colorado. Sevil Sonmez is a candidate for a deanship at the University of Hawaii and Annette Ranft is in the running for dean of the College of Business at the University of Georgia.

Pakistani Athletes Come to North Carolina to Learn How Sports Can Empower Women

Pakistani Athletes Come to North Carolina to Learn How Sports Can Empower Women

Twelve women athletes from Pakistan recently completed a visit to the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro as part of the U.S. State Department’s Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative.

Honors for Six Women Academics

Honors for Six Women Academics

Angela Sewall of the University of Arkansas, Marianne Boruch of Purdue University, Mary Stone of the University of Alabama, Spoma Jovanovic of the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Carolyn Medine of the University of Georgia, and Carol Sheriff of the College of William and Mary are honored.

Carol Mullen to Lead the School of Education at Virginia Tech

Carol Mullen to Lead the School of Education at Virginia Tech

For the past five years, Dr. Mullen has served as the chair of the department of educational leadership and cultural foundations in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

New Dean of Nursing at the University of North Carolina Greensboro

New Dean of Nursing at the University of North Carolina Greensboro

Robin E. Remsburg is currently director of the School of Nursing and associate dean of the College of Health and Human Service at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

Four Women Named to Dean Posts

Four Women Named to Dean Posts

The new deans are Suzette Grillot at the University of Oklahoma, Celia Hooper at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Rachel Van Cleave at Golden Gate University, and Susan Elrod at Fresno State University.

Seven Women Honored With Prestigious Awards

Seven Women Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Susan Stinson, Denise Linton, Lesely Wellman, Sandra Cesario, Mary Hughes, Rita Colistra, and Kim Needy.

Six Women Appointed to Dean Positions

Six Women Appointed to Dean Positions

The six women named to dean posts are Desiree Polk-Bland, Astride Orle Tantillo, Susan W. Stinson, Nadine Aubry, Katherine Nugent, and Susan Duncan.

University of North Carolina Greensboro Scholar Heading to Washington

University of North Carolina Greensboro Scholar Heading to Washington

Jacquelyn White, a professor of psychology and a member of the faculty for 41 years, will be a Catherine Acuff Congressional Fellow.