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Julia Chinyere Oparah Will Be the Next Provost at the University of San Francisco

Julia Chinyere Oparah Will Be the Next Provost at the University of San Francisco

Dr. Oparah has served on the faculty at Mills College in Oakland, California, for more than 20 years. In 2017, she was named provost and dean of the faculty at Mills College. She will assume her new duties at the University of San Francisco on July 12.

In Memoriam: Mary Ann Mason, 1943-2020

In Memoriam: Mary Ann Mason, 1943-2020

Mary Ann Mason was the first woman to serve as dean of the Graduate Division at the University of California, Berkeley. She was a profssor of social welfare at the university for two decades.

Rowena M. Tomaneng Will Be the Next President of San José City College in California

Rowena M. Tomaneng Will Be the Next President of San José City College in California

A first-generation immigrant from the Philippines, Dr. Tomaneng has been an educator in the California Community College system for nearly 25 years, serving most recently as president of Berkeley City College. Dr. Tomaneng will begin her presidency of San José City College on January 6.

Leamor Kahanov Named Provost at the State University of New York at Oneonta

Leamor Kahanov Named Provost at the State University of New York at Oneonta

Since 2014, Dr. Kahanov has served as dean of the College of Health Sciences and Education at Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania. Prior to that, she held various positions at Indiana State University, San Jose State University, and San Francisco State University.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Posts at Major Universities

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Posts at Major Universities

Shabnam Koirala-Azad is the new dean of the School of Education at the University of San Francisco. Elizabeth Smith, a professor of biological sciences, was named dean of the faculty at Dartmouth College, and Hallie Hunt was appointed dean of students at California State University, Fullerton.

In Memoriam: Mary Aquin O'Neill, 1941-2016

In Memoriam: Mary Aquin O’Neill, 1941-2016

Sister Mary Aquin O’Neill was a theologian who taught at many colleges and universities and was the co-founder of Mount Saint Agnes Theological Center for Women in Baltimore, Maryland,

The New President of Cañada College in Redwood City, California

The New President of Cañada College in Redwood City, California

Dr. Jamillah Moore was selected from among 47 applicants for the job as president of Cañada College. She had been serving as interim vice chancellor of educational services and planning for the San Mateo County Community College District.

Eleven Women Taking on New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women Taking on New Administrative Roles 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.

Twelve Women Named to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

Twelve Women Named to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

This is the time of year when many scholars are changing jobs and taking on new assignments. Here are 12 women who will be assuming new duties as deans at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

New Women Deans at Six Colleges and Universities

New Women Deans at Six Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Charlotte Johnson at Scripps College, Karol Dean at Mercy College, Robin Rinehart at Lafayette College, Karen Pugliesi at Northern Arizona University, Elizabeth Davis at the University of San Francisco, and Allyson Green at New York University.

Highest-Ranking Woman in the U.S. Department of Education Is Stepping Down

Highest-Ranking Woman in the U.S. Department of Education Is Stepping Down

Martha J. Kanter, under secretary of education is in charge of higher education programs, federal financial aid programs for higher education, and adult and vocational training programs.