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Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan, Names Britt Rios-Ellis as Its Next Provost

Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan, Names Britt Rios-Ellis as Its Next Provost

Dr. Rios-Ellis has been serving as the founding dean of the College of Health Sciences and Human Services at California State University, Monterey Bay. From 2005-2015, she served as founding director of the California State University, Long Beach Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation and Leadership Training.

The University of Oregon Appoints Carol A. Stabile to Lead its Clark Honors College

The University of Oregon Appoints Carol A. Stabile to Lead its Clark Honors College

Dr. Stabile is a professor of journalism and communication and has been serving as the associate dean for strategic initiatives for the College of Arts and Sciences. From 2008 to 2014, Professor Stabile was the director of the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon.

Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Senior Posts as Diversity Officers

Seven Women Who Have Been Appointed to Senior Posts as Diversity Officers

At some colleges and universities, a hiring freeze has been enacted due to the pandemic. But with the world’s new focus on racism and social justice, the hiring of diversity and inclusion officers at colleges and universities remains at a brisk pace.

New Horizons in Physics Award to Be Shared by Tien-Tien Yu of the University of Oregon

New Horizons in Physics Award to Be Shared by Tien-Tien Yu of the University of Oregon

The New Horizons prize recognizes early-career scientists who have already made a substantial impact on their fields. Yu and her colleagues have pioneered a new approach in the search for dark matter, the mysterious substance that accounts for about 80 percent of all matter in the universe.

Three Woman Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Named Professorships

Three Woman Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Named Professorships

Eiko Maruko Siniawer, Alexandra Boltasseva and Bettina Cornwall were named/appointed to new professorships at Williams College, Purdue University and the University of Oregon, respectively.

Ten Women Who Are Taking on New High-Level Administrative Duties in the Academic World

Ten Women Who Are Taking on New High-Level Administrative Duties in the Academic World

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

The three women appointed to endowed professorships are Idit Shner, a professor of saxophone at the University of Oregon, Karen Donelan, who will be a professor of health policy at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, and Constance Harsh, a professor of English at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.

Melody Rose Selected to Lead the Nevada System of Higher Education

Melody Rose Selected to Lead the Nevada System of Higher Education

Dr. Rose most recently served as president of Marylhurst University in Oregon from 2014 to 2019. Earlier in her career, Dr. Rose served as chancellor of the Oregon University System and was vice provost for academic programs and instruction and dean of undergraduate studies at Portland State University in Oregon.

New Assignments for Six Women Scholars In Higher Education

New Assignments for Six Women Scholars In Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Anneliese A. Singh at Tulane University in New Orleans, Stefani Gomez at Cedar Crest College in Allentown Pennsylvania, Debra Cohn at Indiana University, Norma Guerra at the University of Texas at San Antonio, Sara Connolly at the University of Illinois, and Cassandra Moseley at the University of Oregon.

Columbia University Study Looks at Factors Influencing Women's Use of Preventive Care

Columbia University Study Looks at Factors Influencing Women’s Use of Preventive Care

Characteristics such as affluence, residential stability, and perceptions of neighborhood support and stress showed a significant association with women’s use of sex-specific preventive care (such as Pap smears, breast exams, and mammograms). But neighborhoods themselves showed the strongest association with women’s use of preventive care services.

A Dozen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles 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.

A Half Dozen Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

A Half Dozen Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new roles are Wendy Hadley at the University of Oregon, Teri W. Odom of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, Adrienne Morgan at the University of Rochester, Lynne Parker of the University of Tennessee, Barna Saha of the University of California, Berkeley, and Altha Stewart at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis.

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Dr. Barry has a B.A in communication from The University of Alabama, B.S. in psychology from The University of Alabama at Birmingham, and M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from The University of Alabama.

New Assignments for a Dozen Women Faculty Members at Universities

New Assignments for a Dozen Women Faculty Members at 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.

<em>Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy</em> Finds New Home at the University of Oregon

Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy Finds New Home at the University of Oregon

The journal will be co-edited by four faculty members: Bonnie Mann, Erin McKenna, Camisha Russell, and Rocio Zambrana. The journal will also receive additional support from the university’s Center for the Study of Women in Society.

Nine New Women Deans at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

Nine New Women Deans at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

The nine women deans are: Claire Garcia at Colorado College, Rachel Kyte at Tufts, Susan Catron at the University of California, Davis, Laura Vandeburgh at the University of Oregon, Susan Lozier at Georgia Tech, Gennifer Weisenfeld at Duke, Stephanie Gray at Montana State University, Nicole Pennington at Ohio University, and Wendi S. Williams at Mills College in Oakland.

New Administrative Positions for 10 Women in American Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for 10 Women in American 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.

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties 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.

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 Stepping Down From the Their Posts in Higher Education

Four Women Scholars Stepping Down From the Their Posts in Higher Education

The women who have announced they are leaving their posts are Patricia J. Gumport at Stanford University, Elizabeth Crowther president of Rappahannock Community College in Glenns, Virginia, Dorinda Dallmeyer at the University of Georgia, and Jill Hartz at the University of Oregon.

New Assignments in Higher Education for 14 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for 14 Women Faculty Members

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.

Fourteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Fourteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

New Administrative Posts for Thirteen Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for Thirteen Women at Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major 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.

Mount Holyoke College's Darby Dyer Received the Distinguished Scientist Medal

Mount Holyoke College’s Darby Dyer Received the Distinguished Scientist Medal

M. Darby Dyer, the Kennedy Schelkunoff Professor of Astronomy and chair of the department of astronomy at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, was honored for lifetime achievement by the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute.

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Flagship State Universities

Two Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Flagship State Universities

Lynn Stephen was appointed to the Philip H. Knight Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University or Oregon and Patricia Richards was named to the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia.

Nine Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Nine Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Positions 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.

In Memoriam: Mary Cornelia Spinks Weil, 1942-2018

In Memoriam: Mary Cornelia Spinks Weil, 1942-2018

Mary Weil was the managing editor of the University of Delaware Messenger, a magazine for alumni and other friends of the university. She worked in the public relations office of the university for 24 years.

New Duties for Five Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Duties for Five Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new roles are Mehrsa Baradaran at the University of Georgia, Laura Ephraim at Williams College in Massachusetts, Nancy Lynch at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Elinor Sullivan at the University of Oregon, and Marianne Janack of Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.

Four Universities Make Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

Four Universities Make Appointments of Women to Dean Positions

Appointed to dean posts are Vicky Wilkins at American University in Washington, D.C., Constance Smith Hendricks at Tuskegee University in Alabama, Sabrina Madison-Cannon at the University of Oregon, and Judith Karshmer at Arizona State Unviersity.

Sigma Xi Chooses the University of Oregon's Geri Richmond to Lead the Honor Society

Sigma Xi Chooses the University of Oregon’s Geri Richmond to Lead the Honor Society

Sigma Xi was founded in 1886 at Cornell University by a group of engineering students and a junior faculty member. Today, it is the world’s largest multidisciplinary honor society for scientists and engineers with nearly 60,000 members in more than 500 chapters around the world.

The First Woman President of Pratt Institute in New York

The First Woman President of Pratt Institute in New York

Since 2015, Frances Bronet has been senior vice president and provost at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Previously, she served as a distinguished professor and dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts at the University of Oregon.

Two Women Scholars Resign Their Administrative Posts to Return to Full-Time Faculty Roles

Two Women Scholars Resign Their Administrative Posts to Return to Full-Time Faculty Roles

Margaret Himley has been serving as associate provost for international education and engagement at Syracuse University in New York and Lisa Freinkel was dean of undergraduate studies at the University of Oregon. Both women will remain at their respective universities in full-time faculty positions.

Eleven Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Eleven Women Who Are Taking on 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.

Four Women Retiring From High-Level Posts in Higher Education

Four Women Retiring From High-Level Posts in Higher Education

The four women who are stepping down are Anna Wasescha, president of Middlesex Community College in Connecticut, Susan Athey, an associate professor at Colorado State University, Sue Eveland, registrar at the University of Oregon, and Carolyn Lynn Coleman, an associate professor at California Lutheran University.