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A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Nicoleta Bugnariu was appointed dean of the new School of Health Sciences at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Dori Borjesson will be the next dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University and Patricia J. Culligan was named dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

Sarah Higgins Is the New Leader of the Birmingham, Alabama, Campus of Herzing University

Sarah Higgins Is the New Leader of the Birmingham, Alabama, Campus of Herzing University

Most recently, Higgins was vice president for marketing and enrollment at Western Colorado University in Gunnison. Earlier, she served as director of eternal relations and professional development at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

Five Universities Have Appointed Women to Dean Positions

Five Universities Have Appointed Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are Rae Matsumoto at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, Desha L. Williams at West Chester University in Pennsylvania, Allison Vorderstrasse at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Heather R. Parker at Saint Leo University in Florida, and Marianne Collins at Winona State University in Minnesota.

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.