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The New President of the American Society for Public Administration

The New President of the American Society for Public Administration

Maria Aristigueta is the Charles P. Messick Professor of Public Administration at the University of Delaware. For the past six years she has served as the director of the School of Public and Policy Administration at the university.

Why Do Women Avoid Engineering Degree Programs?

Why Do Women Avoid Engineering Degree Programs?

Although women may be academically well-prepared for an engineering curriculum various factors may contribute to the feeling of “not fitting in” or a “lack of belonging” in academic engineering programs. A new study seeks to identify factors that produce such concerns and to recommend ways to eliminate them.

Sandra Stone Named Regional Chancellor at the University of South Florida

Sandra Stone Named Regional Chancellor at the University of South Florida

Dr. Stone has been serving as vice president for academic affairs at Dalton State College in Georgia. She will begin her new role as regional chancellor at the Sarasota-Manatee campus of the University of South Florida on November 1.

Kansas State University Study Examines Gender Differences in Car Crashes

Kansas State University Study Examines Gender Differences in Car Crashes

The authors examined all motor vehicles crashes in the state of Kansas involving drivers 16 to 24 years of age over a five-year period. They found significant gender differences in types, times, and severity of crashes by young drivers of automobiles.

Texas Woman's University Names Sole Finalist to Be Its Next President

Texas Woman’s University Names Sole Finalist to Be Its Next President

Since 2006, Carine M. Feyten has been dean of the College of Education, Health, and Society at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Dr. Feyten is a native of Belgium and is fluent in five languages.

Nine Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Nine Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

The women in new administrative posts are Julie Summs, Kate Brown, Maggie Reitz, Elizabeth Armstrong, Ericka Krantz, Cynthia A, DeKuca, Jacqueline Gibson, Klara Papp, and Cornelia Grumman.

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.

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.

A Quartet of New Women Deans at State Universities

A Quartet of New Women Deans at State Universities

The new deans are Ellen McIntyre at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, Stefanie Linquist at the University of Georgia, Danita Brown at the University of Minnesota, and Vasti Torres of the University of South Florida.

Sophia Wisniewska to Lead the St. Petersburg Campus of the University of South Florida

Sophia Wisniewska to Lead the St. Petersburg Campus of the University of South Florida

A scholar of Russian language and literature, Dr. Wisniewska has served as chancellor of the Brandywine campus of Pennsylvania State University since 2005. She will begin her new duties in July.

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.

Fourteen Women Take On New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Fourteen Women Take On New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of appointments of women to administrative positions in higher education.

Honors and Awards for Eight Women Scholars

Honors and Awards for Eight Women Scholars

The honorees are Joyce Kinkead, Alice Friman, Mary John O’Hair, Valorie McAlpin, Kathleen Hale, Anne Strozier, Nancy Hinkle and Margaret Young.

Margaret Sullivan Stepping Down as Head of University of South Florida-St. Petersburg

Margaret Sullivan Stepping Down as Head of University of South Florida-St. Petersburg

She has served as regional chancellor of the St. Petersburg campus since December 2009.

Dean of the College of Education at the University of South Florida to Step Down

Dean of the College of Education at the University of South Florida to Step Down

She will leave her post in June and, after a one year sabbatical, will return to teaching at the University of South Florida.

University of South Florida Women Unite to Combat Domestic Violence

University of South Florida Women Unite to Combat Domestic Violence

In just over two years, membership in the Women in Need Foundation has grown from 20 to 200.

Four Women Named to Dean Positions

Four Women Named to Dean Positions

Beate Schmittmann, Hannah Buxbaum, Julianne Serovich, and Joni Boye-Beaman have been named dean.

Seven Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven women at six universities have assumed new administrative duties.

A Trio of New Deans

A Trio of New Deans

The University of Tennessee, the University of South Florida, and West Virginia University name women dean.

Two Women Win Prairie Schooner Book Prizes

Two Women Win Prairie Schooner Book Prizes

Karen Brown and Susan Blackwell Ramsey will have their books published by the University of Nebraska Press.

University Women Moving Up the Administrative Ladder

University Women Moving Up the Administrative Ladder

Julie Wong was named vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg. Since 2008 she has served as vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Colorado. Previously, Dr. Wong was associate vice president and dean of students at the University of Texas at El Paso. Dr. Wong […]