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Thirteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Thirteen Women Who Have Been Appointed to 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Nine Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments as Deans

Nine Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments as Deans

The nine women named to dean positions are Arpana G. Inman, Malin Pereira, Twinette Johnson, Nicole Becker Hoerschelmann, Sherry Ryan, Janelle L. West, Kendra Hall-Kenyon, Dara N. Byrne, and Amy Lynn Seybert.

Dianna Phillips Has Been Selected to Lead Fairmont State University in West Virginia

Dianna Phillips Has Been Selected to Lead Fairmont State University in West Virginia

Dr. Phillips has been serving as vice president of academic affairs and provost at the university. Prior to her tenure at Fairmont State, Phillips served as the president of the Harford Community College in Bel Air, Maryland. Earlier, she was the chief executive officer of the Community College of the University of the District of Columbia. 

In Memoriam: Arthuryne J. Welch-Taylor, 1917-2022

In Memoriam: Arthuryne J. Welch-Taylor, 1917-2022

Arthuryne Welch-Taylor taught at Texas Southern University, Prairie View A&M University in Texas, and what is now the University of the District of Columbia.

Two Women Scholars Win Waterman Awards From the National Science Foundation

Two Women Scholars Win Waterman Awards From the National Science Foundation

Jessica E. Tierney is an associate professor of geosciences at the University of Arizona whose research focuses on understanding past climate change. Lara Thompson is an associate professor of mechanical engineering at the University of the District of Columbia, who is being recognized for her innovations in rehabilitation engineering.

Ten Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles at American Colleges and Universities

Ten Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles at American 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.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Nine Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Nine Women to Administrative Positions

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

In Memoriam: Marie Marcelle Buteau Racine, 1934-2020

In Memoriam: Marie Marcelle Buteau Racine, 1934-2020

In 1969, Dr. Racine, a native of Haiti, joined the foreign languages faculty at Federal City College, which later became part of the University of the District of Columbia. She taught there until her retirement n 2013.

In Memoriam: Wilhelmina Matilda Reuben-Cooke, 1946-2019

In Memoriam: Wilhelmina Matilda Reuben-Cooke, 1946-2019

Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke was a professor of law at the University of the District of Columbia, professor emerita of law at Syracuse University in New York, and one of the first African American students to enroll at Duke University in North Carolina.

Universities Announce the Appointment of Seven Women to High-Level Administrative Positions

Universities Announce the Appointment of Seven Women to High-Level Administrative Positions

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

Gloria Pryor James Is the New Provost at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas

Gloria Pryor James Is the New Provost at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas

Dr. James is the former provost and vice president for academic affairs at Virginia Union University in Richmond. She has also served as dean for undergraduate studies, professor of communication and executive assistant to the president of Clark Atlanta University in Georgia.

Diana Phillips Appointed President of Harford Community College in Maryland

Diana Phillips Appointed President of Harford Community College in Maryland

Since 2014, Dr. Phillips has been the chief executive officer of the Community College of the University of the District of Columbia. Dr. Phillips has previously held senior positions at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, New Jersey, and Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Nine Women

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Nine Women

The nine women with new administrative positions are Susan Gibbons, Mary E. Coleman, Courtney M. Marshall, Yvonne Moore Coston, Lindsay Allen, Sandra Jowers, Martha Sutter, Ruth Cain, and Tricia Penniecook.

Dianna Phillips to Lead the Community College of the University of the District of Columbia

Dianna Phillips to Lead the Community College of the University of the District of Columbia

Dr. Phillips has been serving as executive vice president for educational services at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, New Jersey. Previously, she was dean of technical education at Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York.

Rachel Petty Named Interim Chief Operating Officer at the University of the District of Columbia

Rachel Petty Named Interim Chief Operating Officer at the University of the District of Columbia

Dr. Petty, a professor of psychology and former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will serve as interim chief operating officer until an interim president is named sometime in January.