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Three Women in New University Teaching Roles

Three Women in New University Teaching Roles

Eileen Crimmins was named University Professor at the University of Southern California. Christyne Vachon has joined the faculty at the University of North Dakota School of Law and Danielle Greenhow is teaching marine science at the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Eight Women in New Higher Education Administrative Posts

Eight Women in New Higher Education Administrative Posts

The new women appointees taking on new administration positions are Chandra Alston, Leah Kraus, Beverly Reigle, Carol A. Padden, Karen McGlathery, Shea Kidd Houze, Kimberly Causey-Gomez, and Kara Keenan.

In Memoriam: Eddie Lewis, 1933-2013

In Memoriam: Eddie Lewis, 1933-2013

She was the founder of the international business program at the University of Southern Mississippi and the inaugural holder of the Kaetsu Distinguished Professorship of International Business at the university.

Two Women Join the Sports Coaching Education Faculty at the University of Southern Mississippi

Two Women Join the Sports Coaching Education Faculty at the University of Southern Mississippi

Melanie Perrault and Helen Grant are among five new faculty in the University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Human Performance and Recreation.

Five Women Named to Dean Positions

Five Women Named to Dean Positions

The new deans are Millicent Lownes-Jackson at Tennessee State, Laura Oster-Aaland at North Dakota State, Patricia M. Biesiot at the University of Southern Mississippi, Lorraine Flemming at Howard University, and Susan Tornquist at Oregon State.

In Memoriam: Gerry Cadenhead Fletcher, 1939-2013

In Memoriam: Gerry Cadenhead Fletcher, 1939-2013

Dr. Fletcher joined the faculty at the University of Southern Mississippi in 1980 as a professor and chair of the nursing program. She was named dean of the College of Nursing in 1997 and served in that role until her retirement in 2001.

Honors for Five Women Faculty Members

Honors for Five Women Faculty Members

The honorees are Charyl Swanier of Fort Valley State University, Stacy Reischman Fletcher of the University of Southern Mississippi, Mary Ann Parris Stephens of Kent State University, Kendra Kattelmann of South Dakota State University, and Leslie Edgar of the University of Arkansas.

Eleven Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women in New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

The women in new posts are Sarah Thomas, Pamela Besnard, Shannon Gurek, Lhay Browning Thriffiley, Katie Young, Katherine Karraker, Deborah Moon Shaffer, Debra S. Merchant, Julie Weber, Anne Milkovich, and Karen Stallman.

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The new appointees are Melody Tankersley, Tonjanita Johnson, Lysa Salsbury, Ashley Schumaker, Jacqueline Edmondson, Tina Kunzer-Murphy, Joan C. Dunbar, Martha Escutia, Sarah Case-Price, and Martha Warren Bidez.

Ten Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Ten Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The women with new administrative roles are Liliana Rodriguez, Emily Engleschall, Treby Williams, Kari Alldredge, Julie Graves, Fran Hagstrom, Amy Chasteen Miller, Nicole Raimondi, Lesa Hatley Major, and Katherine Aiken.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Six Women

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Six Women

The new appointees are Michelle Brown at Florida Atlantic, Lois Kuyper-Rushing at Louisiana State, Rosemary Rochford at SUNY Upstate, Shannon Campbell at Southern Mississippi, Kathy Pharr at the University of Georgia, and Sheila Lischwe at Clemson.

95-Year-Old Professor Honored by the Mid-South Educational Research Association

95-Year-Old Professor Honored by the Mid-South Educational Research Association

Mary Beth Evans, a research professor in the department of curriculum, instruction and special education, has been on the faculty at the University of Southern Mississippi since 1988.

Martha Saunders Named Provost at the University of West Florida

Martha Saunders Named Provost at the University of West Florida

From 2007 to this past June, Dr. Saunders was president of the University of Southern Mississippi. This semester she has served on the faculty at the Gulf Coast campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in Long Beach.

In Memoriam: Karen Odell Austin, 1944-2012

In Memoriam: Karen Odell Austin, 1944-2012

A professor emerita of Spanish at the University of Southern University, she had a 40-year career at the educational institution in Hattiesburg.

Six Women Scholars Win Awards

Six Women Scholars Win Awards

The honorees of Ashley Crumbley, Patsy Dickinson, Carla Johnson, Mary Frances Nettles, Linda Putnam, and Cathy N. Davidson.

Two Women Join the Journalism Faculty at the University of Southern Mississippi

Two Women Join the Journalism Faculty at the University of Southern Mississippi

Vanessa Murphree and Gina Chen have joined the permanent faculty at the School of Mass Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg.

In Memoriam: Dana O. Ragsdale, 1945-2012

In Memoriam: Dana O. Ragsdale, 1945-2012

She taught music at the University of Southern Mississippi from 1974 to 2010.

Fourteen Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Fourteen Women With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s list of women who were appointed to key positions in higher education administration.

Prestigious Honors for Three Women Professors

Prestigious Honors for Three Women Professors

The honorees are Mary Brucker of Baylor University, Casey Maugh at the University of Southern Mississippi, and Belinda Strum at the University of Kansas.

Six Women Appointed to Dean Positions

Six Women Appointed to Dean Positions

The six women named to dean posts are Desiree Polk-Bland, Astride Orle Tantillo, Susan W. Stinson, Nadine Aubry, Katherine Nugent, and Susan Duncan.

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Fourteen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Here is a host of appointments of women to key posts at colleges and universities across the United States.

President of the University of Southern Mississippi to Step Down

President of the University of Southern Mississippi to Step Down

She has been president since 2007. She will now take a teaching position at the university’s Gulf Coast campus.

Diane Fisher Named Teacher of the Year by the National Business Education Association

Diane Fisher Named Teacher of the Year by the National Business Education Association

She is an associate professor and associate dean of the College of Education and Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Four Women Scholars Chosen to Receive Notable Awards

Four Women Scholars Chosen to Receive Notable Awards

Catherine Kane of the University of Virginia, Candy Carmel-Gilfilen of the University of Florida, Susan Martin of the University of Tennessee, and Betty Press of the University of Southern Mississippi are the honorees.

University of Southern Mississippi Faculty Members Win Nursing Book Award

University of Southern Mississippi Faculty Members Win Nursing Book Award

Janie Butts and Karen Rich co-authored a book on advanced nursing practice that was honored by the American Journal of Nursing.