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Five Women Who Have Been Named to University Dean Positions

Five Women Who Have Been Named to University Dean Positions

The women appointed to Dean positions are Nicole S. Sampson at Stony Brook University in New York, Kellee Van Aken at Seton Hill University in Pennsylvania, Karen E. Bravo at Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis, Sonya Forte Duhé at Arizona State University, and SherRhonda Gibbs at the University of Northern Colorado.

Three Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at State Universities

Three Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at State Universities

Harriet B. Nembhard was appointed dean of the University of Iowa College of Engineering. Mari Castañeda has been named dean of the Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the University of Northern Colorado has appointed SherRhonda Gibbs as dean of its College of Business.

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for President of St. Cloud State University in Minnesota

Two Women Among the Four Finalists for President of St. Cloud State University in Minnesota

St. Cloud State University, located 65 miles northwest of Minneapolis, enrolls nearly 14,000 undergraduate students and almost 2,000 graduate students. Women are 54 percent of the undergraduate student body.

Two University Leaders Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Two University Leaders Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Kay Norton, president of the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, announced that she will retire at the end of the current academic year and Mary K. Grant, chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville, will become president of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Boston.

The Next Chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Morris

The Next Chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Morris

Since 2014, Michelle Behr has been serving as provost, senior vice president for academic affairs, and dean of the college at Birmingham Southern College in Alabama. Earlier, she was dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Andrea Frantz of Buena Vista University in Iowa, Paula Donahue of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Setha M. Low of the City University of New York, Cassie Gerhardt of the University of North Dakota, and Kay Ferrell of the University of Northern Colorado.

In Memoriam: Hally Beth Walker Poindexter, 1927-2016

In Memoriam: Hally Beth Walker Poindexter, 1927-2016

Professor Poindexter served on the Rice University faculty from 1965 through 1998. For 20 years she was chair of the department of kinesiology. At Rice, she was a major force in advocating for equality of women in the university’s athletics programs.

Four Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Four Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Carla E. Brodley of Northeastern University in Boston, Janice Payan of the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Katharine Hayhoe of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, and Caryn Brause of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Wayne State College in Nebraska Names Its Next President

Wayne State College in Nebraska Names Its Next President

Dr. Marysz Rames has been serving as the interim president of Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota. Previously, she was vice president for student affairs at South Dakota State University in Brookings.

Denise Battles to Lead the Association of Chief Academic Officers

Denise Battles to Lead the Association of Chief Academic Officers

Since 2012, Dr. Battles has served as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Previously, she was the founding dean of the College of Natural and Health Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.

New Provost at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington

New Provost at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Denise A. Battles has been serving as dean of the College of Natural and Health Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado.

Seven Women Scholars Win Awards from the American Chemical Society

Seven Women Scholars Win Awards from the American Chemical Society

The awards will be presented at the ACS annual meeting in San Diego later this month.

Denise Battles Is One of Three Finalists for Provost at the University of Arkansas Little Rock

Denise Battles Is One of Three Finalists for Provost at the University of Arkansas Little Rock

She is a professor of geology and dean of the College of Natural and Health Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado.

University of Northern Colorado Professor Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

University of Northern Colorado Professor Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Charmayne Cullom was honored by the International Information Management Association.