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Seven Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts at American Universities

Seven Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts at American Universities

The new appointees are Kecia Thomas at the University of Georgia, Ingrid Stafford at Northwestern, Leanne Ketterlin-Geller at Southern Methodist, Klara Jelinkova at Rice, Kristen Dauphinais at the University of North Dakota, Natalie Lutz at the University of Kansas, and Ann Copeland at Penn State.

In Memoriam: Mildred L. Johnson, 1918-2014

In Memoriam: Mildred L. Johnson, 1918-2014

Mildred L. Johnson was the only woman in the 1939 graduating class of the University of North Dakota Law School and was the first woman appointed to the North Dakota Board of Higher Education.

Six Women Appointed to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

Six Women Appointed to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Almarie E. Munley at Hampton University, Bridget Burke at North Dakota State, Gayle Roux at the University of North Dakota, Cynthia Boyle at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Sherri Smith at Marshall University, and Alanka Hayes Brown at Frederick Community College.

Four Women Named to Positions as Dean at U.S. Universities

Four Women Named to Positions as Dean at U.S. Universities

The new deans are Rebecca Craik at Arcadia University in Pennsylvania, Jane Shaw at Stanford University in California, Karen Fontenot at Southeastern Louisiana University, and Margaret L. Williams at the University of North Dakota.

Nine Women Appointed to New University Faculty Positions

Nine Women Appointed to New University Faculty Positions

The women who are in new teaching roles are Elizabeth Bjerke, Kibibi Voloria Mack-Shelton, Brett Gilbert, Joyce Castle, Yuvay Meyers Ferguson, Joan C. Han, Ann S. Masten, Rebecca C. Harris, and Dawn Herd-Clark.

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Higher Education Posts

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their Higher Education Posts

The women stepping down from administrative or faculty posts are Dorothy Robinson at Yale University, Linda Abriola at Tufts University, Carolyn Callahan at the University of Louisville, and Elizabeth Tyree at the University of North Dakota.

Fifteen Women in New Administrative Roles at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Fifteen Women in New Administrative Roles at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of new on appointments of women to key administrative positions at colleges and universities across the United States.

AAUW Names Seven Colleges and Universities That Empower Women

AAUW Names Seven Colleges and Universities That Empower Women

The American Association for University Women has identified seven colleges and universities that the group says empower women. The AAUW says that these seven schools are “making the world a more equitable place for women.”

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 University of North Dakota's First Class of Doctor of Nursing Practice Students

The University of North Dakota’s First Class of Doctor of Nursing Practice Students

Seven women from the North Dakota, Minnesota, and Idaho are enrolled in the program that offers advanced practice nurses the opportunity to earn a terminal degree in clinical practice.

Four Women Academics Announce Their Retirements

Four Women Academics Announce Their Retirements

Lois Banner at the University of Southern California, Louise Vale of the University of Colorado at Boulder, Phyllis Johnson at the University of North Dakota, and Ruth Ault at Davidson College are retiring from their present positions.

Three Women in New University Teaching Roles

Three Women in New University Teaching Roles

Eileen Crimmins was named University Professor at the University of Southern California. Christyne Vachon has joined the faculty at the University of North Dakota School of Law and Danielle Greenhow is teaching marine science at the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Three Academic Women Awarded Book Prizes

Three Academic Women Awarded Book Prizes

The honorees are Brigid Cohen of New York University, Elizabeth Harris of the University of North Dakota, and Kathleen Parthe of the University of Rochester.

A Trio of Women in New Teaching Roles

A Trio of Women in New Teaching Roles

Mary Murphy was appointed a Letters and Science Distinguished Professor at Montana State University. Alice White is new chair of the mechanical engineering department at Boston University and Christyne J. Vachon joins the law school faculty at the University of North Dakota.

Four Women Scholars Honored With Awards

Four Women Scholars Honored With Awards

The honorees are Sultana N. Nahar of Ohio State University, Susan Gilbert at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Elizabeth Harris of the University of North Dakota, and Vandana Khanna of the University of Southern California.

A Quartet of New Deans

A Quartet of New Deans

The new deans are Lydia Morrow Reutten at Governors State University, Susan Westerberg Prager at Southwestern Law School, Denise Korniewicz at the University of North Dakota, and Suzanne Keen at Washington and Lee University.

Six Women Appointed to New Faculty Posts

Six Women Appointed to New Faculty Posts

The women taking on new faculty roles are Harleen Hatterman-Valenti at the University of North Dakota, Nicole Archer at the San Francisco Institute of Art, Anne Cress at the University of Arizona, Amanda Bower at Washington and Lee, Victoria Gelling at North Dakota State, and Adrienne Walker Hoard at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Six Women Named to Dean Positions

Six Women Named to Dean Positions

The new deans are Sherry Glied at New York University, Debbie Storrs at the University of North Dakota, Kelly Cleary at Haverford College, Catherine Krause at the University of New Mexico, Mimi Fenton at Western Carolina University, and Kathleen Brook at New Mexico State.

Three Women in New Faculty Roles

Three Women in New Faculty Roles

Malak Kotb is the founding chair of the department of basic sciences at the University of North Dakota. Catherine Cornille was appointed to an endowed chair at Boston College and Lisa Bowleg has joined the psychology department faculty at George Washington University.

Five Women Scholars Honored With Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With Awards

The honorees are Christine Thompson of Penn State, Patricia Dove of Virginia Tech, Rachael Navarro of the University of North Dakota, Ayse Papatya Bucak of Florida Atlantic University, and Patricia White of the University of Miami.

University Researchers Develop New Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa

University Researchers Develop New Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa

According to the U.S. government, there are an estimated half million people suffering from bulimia in the United States and about 90 percent are thought to be women. One of every 25 women in college is thought to be bulimic.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Appointments in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Appointments in Higher Education

Here are 12 women who will be taking on new administrative responsibilities at colleges and universities across the nation.

The First Woman President of Bluefield State College

The First Woman President of Bluefield State College

Marsha V. Krotseng, who has been serving as a vice chancellor for the University of North Dakota System, will be the first woman to lead Bluefield State in its 117-year history.

Prestigious Honors Bestowed on Six Women Educators

Prestigious Honors Bestowed on Six Women Educators

The honorees are Gay Cima, Rosie Marie Bukics, Jacque Gray, Catherine Payn, Karen DePauw, and Patricia Lowrie.

Eight Women Who Are Assuming New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Are Assuming New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is news of the latest appointments of women to high-level administrative positions at colleges and universities across the United States.

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Amy Finkelstein of MIT, Carolyn Vallas of the University of Virginia, Allison Hyngstrom of Marquette University, Jennifer Larson of the University of North Dakota, and Patricia DeCoursey of the University of South Carolina.

One Woman Finalist for the Vice President of University and Public Affairs at the University of North Dakota

One Woman Finalist for the Vice President of University and Public Affairs at the University of North Dakota

Susan Walton is associate chair for student media in the department of communication at Brigham Young University in Utah.

In Memoriam: Marcia O'Kelly (1934-2012)

In Memoriam: Marcia O’Kelly (1934-2012)

She taught at the University of North Dakota School of Law for 28 years.

No Women Among the Six Semifinalists to Lead the University of North Dakota System

No Women Among the Six Semifinalists to Lead the University of North Dakota System

There were 21 applicants for the job. Two were women.

Two Women to Lead Academic Nursing Programs

Two Women to Lead Academic Nursing Programs

Beth Kaskel at Notre Dame College and Jacqueline Roberts at the University of North Dakota are appointed directors of nursing programs.

Two New Deans at the University of North Dakota

Two New Deans at the University of North Dakota

Kathryn R.L. Rand was appointed dean of the School of Law and Denise Korniewicz was named dean of the College of Nursing.