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University of the Pacific President Pamela Eibeck Announces Plans to Retire

University of the Pacific President Pamela Eibeck Announces Plans to Retire

Dr. Eibeck was named Pacific University’s 24th president in 2009. During her tenure, she integrated the university’s three campuses to operate as one, oversaw a 63 percent growth in graduate school enrollment, and nearly tripled the endowment to over $450 million.

Eight Women Appointed to Dean Posts in Higher Education

Eight Women Appointed to Dean Posts in Higher Education

The new deans are Sarah Shannon at Montana State, Yolanda Pierce at Howard University, Kim Litwack at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Sarah N. Roth at Meredith College, Katherine Lavinder at Lehigh University, Patricia Campbell at the University of the Pacific, Michelle Mohr Carney at the University of Kansas, and Kathy Stitts at Winston-Salem State University.

Margee Ensign Appointed President of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Margee Ensign Appointed President of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

For the past seven years, Dr. Ensign has served as president of the American University of Nigeria in Yola. Before going to Africa, she served as dean of the School of International Studies and associate provost for international initiatives at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

Four Women Have Been Appointed to Dean Posts

Four Women Have Been Appointed to Dean Posts

The new deans are Susan Gallagher-Lepak at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Jackie Gardina at the Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law in California, Vanessa Sheared at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, and Martha Walker at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Virginia.

University of Rochester Opens Archives of World War II Spy to Researchers

University of Rochester Opens Archives of World War II Spy to Researchers

Joan Bondurant was a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and later became an educator and proponent of nonviolent social activism to promote change.

Four Women Scholars Win Book Awards

Four Women Scholars Win Book Awards

The book award winners are Beth Plummer of Western Kentucky University, Teresa Bergman of the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, and Jocelyn Boryczka and Elizabeth Petrino of Fairfield University in Connecticut.