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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.

Five Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Lisa Lapin at Stanford University, Laura E. Martin-Fedich at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, Gisele Litalien at the University of Massachusetts, Krystyna Varnado at the University of Southern Mississippi, and Heather Mechler at the University of New Mexico.

A Milestone Appointment for Women in Collegiate Athletics

A Milestone Appointment for Women in Collegiate Athletics

Judy MacLeod, the former director of athletics at the University of Tulsa, was named commissioner of Conference USA. She is the first woman commissioner of a conference that fields teams from universities competing in the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Football Bowl Subdivision.

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs

The three women named to endowed chairs are Cathleen Kaveny at Boston College, Rachael Pepper at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington and Roberta Klatzky at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.