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In Memoriam: Patti J. Shock, 1941-2019

In Memoriam: Patti J. Shock, 1941-2019

Professor Shock began her academic career at Georgia State University. After 10 years on the faculty, she joined the faculty in the William F. Harrah College of Hospitality at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1988. She served as chair of the department of tourism and convention administration for 18 years.

Leila Hamdan Chosen to Lead the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation

Leila Hamdan Chosen to Lead the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation

Dr. Hamdan is an associate professor of coastal sciences and interim associate director of the School of Ocean Science and Engineering at the University of Southern Mississippi. She will become president of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation in 2021.

Four Women Who Have Stepped Down From Their Posts at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Who Have Stepped Down From Their Posts at Colleges and Universities

The four women who have retired from their posts in higher education are Tommie Stewart at Alabama State University, Diane Windham Shaw at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, Filomina C. Steady at Wellesley College in Massachusetts, and Alfreda Horton at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Amy Rosonet LeBert Chosen to Lead the Council of State Speech-Language-Hearing Association Presidents

Amy Rosonet LeBert Chosen to Lead the Council of State Speech-Language-Hearing Association Presidents

Amy Rosonet LeBert will serve as president-elect for 2019 before transitioning to president in 2020. She is a clinical instructor and director of the Speech Pathology Clinic at the University of Southern Mississippi. She has taught at the School of Speech & Hearing Sciences at the university for the past 11 years.

A Half Dozen Women  Faculty Members Who Are Taking On New Assignments at Universities

A Half Dozen Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking On New Assignments 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.

University of Southern Mississippi Scholar Receives 2019 STEM Educator Ada Lovelace Award

University of Southern Mississippi Scholar Receives 2019 STEM Educator Ada Lovelace Award

Dr. Julie Cwikla was honored for her efforts at advancing STEM opportunities for her students at the University of Southern Mississippi. 

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

The five women scholars in new roles are Virginia Weiss at Oregon State University, Melody Causby at the University of Southern Mississippi, Angela Linse of Pennsylvania State University, Catherine Crouch of Swarthmore College, and Kathleen Johnston at Indiana University.

A Dozen Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

A Dozen Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

Here is a listing of women in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

New Assignments for Nine Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Nine Women Scholars at Colleges and 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.

Thirteen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Thirteen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

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

Ten 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.

Macey Edmondson to Lead the National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals

Macey Edmondson to Lead the National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals

Macey Edmondson is assistant dean for student affairs at the University of Mississippi School of Law. She will serve as president of the National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Honors or Awards Presented to Nine Women in the Academic World

Honors or Awards Presented to Nine Women in the Academic World

The women award recipients are Heidi Brady, Robin Aronson, Jacqueline O’Connor, Carol Ebdon, Gao Hong, Annamaria Lusardi, Kelley Wamsley, Arundhati Rao, and Andrea Scott.

Seven Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments at Colleges and Universities

Seven Women Scholars Taking on New Faculty Assignments at Colleges and 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.

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for Eight 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.

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women at Colleges and Universities Across the United States

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women at Colleges and Universities Across the United States

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

Katherine Cochran Appointed Editor of <em>The Southern Quarterly</em>

Katherine Cochran Appointed Editor of The Southern Quarterly

The journal, housed at the University of Southern Mississippi, was founded in 1962. It focuses on the interdisciplinary study of southern culture. Dr. Cochran is an associate professor of English at the University of Southern Mississippi. She has served on the faculty there since 2008.

Jane Hulon Will Be the Eighth President of Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Mississippi

Jane Hulon Will Be the Eighth President of Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Mississippi

Dr. Hulon currently serves as vice president of the Wesson campus of Copiah-Lincoln Community College. Over the past decade, she has served as vice president of instructional services, academic dean of instruction, and director of planning and research. She will become president on July 1.

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

A Half Dozen 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.

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts 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.

Nine Women Faculty Members in New Positions or Taking on New Duties

Nine Women Faculty Members in New Positions or Taking on New Duties

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.

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Academic Positions

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Academic Positions

The women appointed to endowed posts are Jameela Lares at the University of Southern Mississippi, Janice Naegele at Wesleyan University, Anne Jarvis at Princeton University, Amber Barnato at Dartmouth College, Annaleena Parhankangas at South Dakota State University, and Su Fang Ng at Virginia Tech.

Three Women Who Have Retired From High-Level University Positions

Three Women Who Have Retired From High-Level University Positions

Elizabeth P. Latt, assistant vice chancellor for news and communications at Vanderbilt University, has retired. Linny Frickman has retired as director of the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art at Colorado State University and Maureen K. Martin has retired as director of the DuBard School of Language Disorders at the University of Southern Mississippi.

A Quartet of Women at State Universities Honored With Prestigious Awards

A Quartet of Women at State Universities Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Jessica A. Aslin of Louisiana State University, Diane J. Fisher of the University of Southern Mississippi, Heide Temples of Clemson University in South Carolina, and Vaike Haas of West Virginia University.

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in the Academic World

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in the Academic World

The faculty members in new roles are Nikki M. Taylor at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Rebecca R. Robichaux-Davis at Mississippi State University, Pamela R. Metzger at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Stephanie Newbold of Rutgers University-Newark, and Kimberly Ward of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Five Women Faculty Members Given New Assignments

Five Women Faculty Members Given New Assignments

Taking on new duties are Suzanne Shanahan at Duke University, Alyssa Hasty at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Amy Morsman at Middlebury College in Vermont, Keisha R. Callins at the Mercer University School of Medicine in Georgia, and Kathy Yadrick at the University of Southern Mississippi.

New Administrative Appointments for 14 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for 14 Women 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.

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The appointees are Wanda Ford at Florida A&M University, Pamela Fry at the University of Oklahoma, Angela Clements at Wright State University in Ohio, Kelly Lucas at the University of Southern Mississippi, and Jessica Lee at Princeton University in New Jersey.

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.

In Memoriam: Dolly Diane Purvis Loyd, 1943-2016

In Memoriam: Dolly Diane Purvis Loyd, 1943-2016

After working in the retail industry, Dolly Loyd joined the faculty at the University of Southern Mississippi in 1979 and taught marketing there for 35 years. She retired in 2104.

The Next President of the University of West Florida in Pensacola

The Next President of the University of West Florida in Pensacola

Since 2013, Dr. Martha Saunders has been serving as provost and executive vice president at the University of West Florida. She is the former chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and the former president of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Ten Women Who Have Been Selected for Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Have Been Selected for 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.

Three Women Hired to Faculty Positions in the College of Business at the University of Southern Mississippi

Three Women Hired to Faculty Positions in the College of Business at the University of Southern Mississippi

Joanne Cao and Holly Syrdal are new assistant professors of marketing at the University of Southern Mississippi. Shirley Liu was hired as an assistant professor of accounting.

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

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.

A Dozen Women With New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With 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.