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Kilgore College's First Woman President Has Her Contract Extended for Five Years

Kilgore College’s First Woman President Has Her Contract Extended for Five Years

Dr. Kays was appointed as the educational institution’s ninth president in 2016. She is the first woman to serve as president in the college’s history. In the past, the college had only given its president two-year deals.

Nine Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Nine Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

The women appointed to dean positions are Laura Mosqueda, Rochelle L. Ford, Elizabeth Theiss-Morse, Jana Hawley, Emile M. Townes, Deborah Ward, Laura Kohn-Wood, Amy B. Henley, and Hilary Godwin.

In Memoriam: Suanne Davis Roueche, 1942-2017

In Memoriam: Suanne Davis Roueche, 1942-2017

Suanne Roueche, served for than 20 years as director of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development and was senior lecturer emerita in the department of educational administration at the University of Texas. She was a leading advocate of community college education.

In Memoriam: Mary Evelyn Blagg Huey, 1922-2017

In Memoriam: Mary Evelyn Blagg Huey, 1922-2017

Mary Evelyn Blagg Huey was the only alumna and the first woman to serve as president of Texas Woman’s University. She was named president of the university in 1976 and served in that role until her retirement in 1986.

One Woman Among the Three Finalists for Provost at the University of Arkansas

One Woman Among the Three Finalists for Provost at the University of Arkansas

Sheryl Tucker is the associate vice provost for academic affairs and dean of the Graduate College at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. She is also a professor of chemistry at the university.

The First Woman President of Kilgore College in Texas

The First Woman President of Kilgore College in Texas

Dr. Brenda Kays has served as vice president for student learning and success at Guilford Technical Community College in North Carolina and as dean of instructional services and chief academic officer at Vernon College in Texas.

The Next Chancellor of the Eunice Campus of Louisiana State University

The Next Chancellor of the Eunice Campus of Louisiana State University

Kimberly A. Russell was named chancellor of Louisiana State University Eunice. The university enrolls about 2,700 students and women make up 70 percent of the student body, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Women Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Women Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

The appointees are Letizia Gambrelle-Boone at Virginia State, Evangeline Cummings at the University of Florida, Karen Nelson Moore at Harvard, Audrey Marcus Berkman at Wellesley College, Joanne Woodward at the University of North Texas, Marsha Mailick at the University of Wisconsin, and Hemlata Jhaveri at the University of Texas.

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.

Three Women in New Faculty Roles at American Universities

Three Women in New Faculty Roles at American Universities

The women in new teaching posts are Keisa W. Mathis at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, S. Ilgin Guler at Pennsylvania State University, and Margaret Skurka at Indiana University Northwest in Gary.

Seventeen Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Seventeen Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Here is this week’s summary of appointments and promotions of women to high-level administrative posts at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

College of Fine Arts at Ohio University Names Finalists for the Position of Dean

College of Fine Arts at Ohio University Names Finalists for the Position of Dean

Two of the three finalists are women: Jean Miller, an associate dean in the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas, and Margaret Kennedy-Dygas, an associate dean in the College of the Arts at the University of Louisiana Lafayette.

Bonita Jacobs Is a Finalist for Presidency of North Georgia College and State University

Bonita Jacobs Is a Finalist for Presidency of North Georgia College and State University

The board of regents for the University System of Georgia has announced that Bonita Jacobs is one of two finalists for the presidency of North Georgia College and State University in Dahlonega.