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Ten Women Taking on New Teaching Roles at Colleges and Universities

Ten Women Taking on New Teaching Roles at Colleges and Universities

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

The New Provost at the University of South Carolina

The New Provost at the University of South Carolina

Joan T.A. Gabel has been serving as dean of the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri in Columbia since 2010. Previously, she taught at Florida State University and Georgia State University.

Ten Women in New Administrative Posts at American Universities

Ten Women in New Administrative Posts at American Universities

The women appointed to new posts are Mary W. Helmick, Marquita Chamblee, Barbara A. Chesler, Mary Ann Fitzpatrick, Amy Hook, Michelle Toews, Therese McDevitt, BayLee Long, Sharrika Adams, and Amanda Woodward.

Seven Women Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Seven Women Scholars in New Faculty Roles

The appointees are Genevieve Robert at Bates College, Lora Weiss at Georgia Tech, Nimmi Ramanujam at Duke University, Kristen Seay at the University of South Carolina, Lisa Park Boush at the University of Connecticut, Ann Marie Kinnell at the University of Southern Mississippi and Smita Bhati at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Eleven Women to Serve in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eleven Women to Serve in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Here are brief biographies of 11 women who have or soon will be assuming new administrative roles at colleges and universities across the United States.

Alice Taylor-Colbert to Lead the Union Campus of the University of South Carolina

Alice Taylor-Colbert to Lead the Union Campus of the University of South Carolina

Since 2010, she has served as associate vice president for academic affairs at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina. Previously, she spent 21 years on the faculty at Shorter College in Rome, Georgia.

Two Women Named Carolina Distinguished Professors

Two Women Named Carolina Distinguished Professors

The University of South Carolina in Columbia has named six faculty members Carolina Distinguished Professors. Two of the new appointees – Robyn Hunt professor of theatre and dance and Mitzi Nagarkatti professor in the medical school – are women.

Chancellor Selected for Palmetto College at the University of South Carolina

Chancellor Selected for Palmetto College at the University of South Carolina

Susan Elkins, vice president of extended programs and regional development and dean of the College of Interdisciplinary Studies at Tennessee Technological University in Cookesville, has been chosen as the inaugural chancellor of Palmetto College at the University of South Carolina.

Three Women in New Teaching Positions

Three Women in New Teaching Positions

Cristina Rodriguez is joining the faculty at Yale Law School, Nikky Finney was named to an endowed chair at the University of South Carolina, and Eriz Suzuki has joined the English department faculty at Emory University in Atlanta.

Four Women Academics Honored With Awards

Four Women Academics Honored With Awards

The honorees are Julie Schwarz of Washington University, Ulrike Heine of Clemson University, Nancy Freeman of the University of South Carolina, and Mercedes Prieto of Florida International University.

Palmetto College at the University of South Carolina Announces Finalists for Chancellor

Palmetto College at the University of South Carolina Announces Finalists for Chancellor

Two of the four finalists are women: Susan Elkins is a vice president at Tennessee Technological University and Monica Orozco is an assistant provost at Florida Atlantic University.

Six Women Academics Honored With Notable Awards

Six Women Academics Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Donna Shalala, Mary Lou Soffa, Pamela Hallock-Muller, Mary Ann Fitzpatric, Elizabeth Andress, and Michelle Scollo.

Three Women in New Faculty Posts

Three Women in New Faculty Posts

Tiffany Ana Lopez now holds a named chair at the University of California Riverside. Atiya Kai Stokes Brown was promoted at Bucknell University and Birgitta Johnson was hired to the faculty at the University of South Carolina.

Jeannette Andrews to Lead the College of Nursing at the University of South Carolina

Jeannette Andrews to Lead the College of Nursing at the University of South Carolina

Currently, she is associate dean for research at the Medical University of South Carolina’s College of Nursing.

Augusta National's First Women Members Both Have Ties to the Academic World

Augusta National’s First Women Members Both Have Ties to the Academic World

Stanford University professor Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore, the financier who has donated many millions of dollars to universities in South Carolina are the first women members of the nation’s most famous private golf club.

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Amy Finkelstein of MIT, Carolyn Vallas of the University of Virginia, Allison Hyngstrom of Marquette University, Jennifer Larson of the University of North Dakota, and Patricia DeCoursey of the University of South Carolina.

Four Women Academics Are Honored

Four Women Academics Are Honored

Marilyn Gugliucci, Jennifer Thomas, Mary Beth Poston, and Harriet Hamilton win prestigious awards.

Six Women Awarded Prestigious Honors

Six Women Awarded Prestigious Honors

Here is news of six academic women who have recently received, or will receive, distinguished awards.

Three Sociologists Win Awards for Their Book on the Changing American Family

Three Sociologists Win Awards for Their Book on the Changing American Family

Co-authors Lala Steelman, Catherine Bolzendahl, and Claudia Geist gather in several book awards.

Two Physicians Join the Faculty at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Two Physicians Join the Faculty at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Allison Westcott and Allison Giddings will be full-time clinical faculty members in the department of obstetrics and gynecology.

Seven Women Take on New Administrative Duties

Seven Women Take on New Administrative Duties

Susan Fritz, Ann Marie Whyte, Carmen Sidbury, Irma Van Scoy, Paula Brewer Byron, Wanda Lester, and Marylou J. Ferry are taking on new assignments.

University of South Carolina Documentary Filmmaker Looks at Women in the Military

University of South Carolina Documentary Filmmaker Looks at Women in the Military

Cathy Brookshire’s film, Soldier Girl, shows interviews of 30 women who served in the U.S. military from World War II to the present day.

Women Faculty Named to Distinguished Chairs

Women Faculty Named to Distinguished Chairs

Five women have been honored by appointments to distinguished professorships.

A Trio of Distinguished Award Winners

A Trio of Distinguished Award Winners

Susan Singer, Lora Lomicka Anderson, and Kim Vonnahme are honored for their teaching or research.

Notable Appointments of Women to Administrative Positions in Academia

Notable Appointments of Women to Administrative Positions in Academia

Here is news of six women who have been named to new positions in recent days.

Anna Scheyett Named Dean of the College of Social Work at the University of South Carolina

Anna Scheyett Named Dean of the College of Social Work at the University of South Carolina

Dean Scheyette will assume her new post on August 1.

Four Women Recognized for Extraordinary Achievements

Four Women Recognized for Extraordinary Achievements

Wendy Gillespie, Meera Narasimhan, Jill Fitzgerald and JoAnne Stubbe are honored for their work.

Key Appointments of Women in Academia

Key Appointments of Women in Academia

Kim Nugent was named president of the Houston Metro division of DeVry University. She was vice president of faculty development for Educational Management Corporation. Dr. Nugent is a graduate of the University of Houston. She holds a master’s degree in education from Capella University, an MBA from the University of St. Thomas, and an educational […]