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Leah Barrett Appointed the First Woman President of Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska

Leah Barrett Appointed the First Woman President of Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska

Since 2016 Dr. Barrett has been serving as vice president for student affairs for the Northern Wyoming Community College District in Sheridan. Earlier, she was associate vice president for enrollment management and student affairs for the College at Brockport of the State University of New York System.

New Responsibilities in Higher Education for Eleven Women Faculty Members

New Responsibilities in Higher Education for Eleven 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.

University of Wyoming Scholar Honored by the Geological Society of America

University of Wyoming Scholar Honored by the Geological Society of America

Dr. Lau joined the faculty at the University of Wyoming in 2018. She specializes in biogeochemistry, and her research focuses on investigating the causes of environmental changes in Earth’s history.

A Trio of Women Academics Who Have Been Selected for Notable Honors

A Trio of Women Academics Who Have Been Selected for Notable Honors

The honorees are Mary Alice Bruce, who recently retired from the University of Wyoming, Michelle Oswald Beiler at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and Jingjing Li, at Pennsylvania State University.

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as Deans

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Positions as Deans

The women who were appointed to dean posts are Martha J. Crawford at Scared Heart University in Connecticut, Marion Broome at Duke University, Robin Renee Davis at Virginia Union University, Sherrill Smith at the University of Wyoming, Linda Burton at the University of California, Berkeley, and Anne Curzan at the University of Michigan.

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New or Expanded Roles in the Academic World

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New or Expanded Roles in the Academic World

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 Wyoming Will Create Four New Jobs Aimed at Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assault

University of Wyoming Will Create Four New Jobs Aimed at Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assault

Three new positions will be staffed in 2020: a student-athlete well-being coordinator, a psychology graduate assistant for the trauma and sexual assault prevention laboratory, and a diversity specialist and investigator in the Equal Opportunity Report and Response office. In 2021, a sexual assault prevention educator position will be added.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts 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.

Seven Universities Announce the Appointment of Women Scholars to Dean Positions

Seven Universities Announce the Appointment of Women Scholars to Dean Positions

The women appointed to dean posts are Susan Parish at Virginia Commonwealth University, Claire Stewart at the University of Nebraska, Laris Genin at Wichita State, Gretchen Ritter at Ohio State, Rachel Nardo at Utah State, Barbara Rasco at the University of Wyoming, and Tamar Szabó Gendler at Yale University.

Marlene Tromp Will Be the First Woman to Serve as President of Boise State University in Idaho

Marlene Tromp Will Be the First Woman to Serve as President of Boise State University in Idaho

Since 2017, Dr. Tromp has served as campus provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Prior to that, she served as dean of Arizona State University’s New Interdisciplinary College of Arts and Sciences.

Four Women Who Are College or University Presidents Announce Plans to Leave Their Posts

Four Women Who Are College or University Presidents Announce Plans to Leave Their Posts

The women presidents who have or will step down are Laurie Nichols at the University of Wyoming, Pat Skinner at Gaston College in Dallas, North Carolina, Carol Leary at Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, and Miriam Nelson of Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts

University of Wyoming Parts Ways With President Laurie Nichols After Three Years

University of Wyoming Parts Ways With President Laurie Nichols After Three Years

President Nichols tenure has proceeded without major controversy and she appeared to have the support of most constituencies on the university’s campus. But this support did not extend to the university’s board of trustees.

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.

Fourteen Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Academia

Fourteen Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Academia

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 Positions for 11 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for 11 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.

Mary Feeney Appointed Editor of the <em>Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory</em>

Mary Feeney Appointed Editor of the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

Dr. Feeney is an associate professor and Lincoln Professor of Ethics in Public Affairs in the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University. She also serves as the associate director of the ASU Center for Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy Studies. She will become the journal’s new editor in January.

In Memoriam: Deborah Welles Hardy, 1928-2018

In Memoriam: Deborah Welles Hardy, 1928-2018

In 1968, Dr. Hardy joined the faculty in the department of history at the University of Wyoming, where she later went on to serve as head of the department. She served as president of the Western Social Science Association.

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

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 Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Thirteen 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.

Notable Honors or Awards for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

Notable Honors or Awards for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

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

Four Women Faculty Members Share Book Prize From the National Council of Teachers of English

Four Women Faculty Members Share Book Prize From the National Council of Teachers of English

Four of the five authors of the award-winning book have faculty affiliations at universities in the United States: Donna L. Pasternak at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Heidi L. Hallman at the University of Kansas, Laura Renzi at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, and Leslie S. Rush of the University of Wyoming.

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Four Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

The new deans are J. Meejin Yoon in the College of Architecture at Cornell University, Gale S. Etschmaier at the Florida State University Libraries, Anne L. Balazs in the College of Business and Innovation at the University of Toledo, and Kimberly Chestnut in student affairs at the University of Wyoming.

Three Women Promoted to Full Professor at the University of Wyoming

Three Women Promoted to Full Professor at the University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming in Laramie has announced that 13 faculty members have been promoted to full professor. Three of these promotions to full professor went to women: Brenda Alexander in animal science, Ye Zhang in geology and geophysics, and Doris Bolliger in education.

Thirteen Women in Higher Education Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles

Thirteen Women in Higher Education Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles

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

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women 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.

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

Nine Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles 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.

New Duties for Six Women Faculty Members at State Universities

New Duties for Six Women Faculty Members at State 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.

Four Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Four Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

The four women taking on new faculty roles are Tatiana Sanses at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Christina Greer at New York University, Nancy Small at the University of Wyoming, and Erika Lorraine Milam at Princeton University in New Jersey.

A Pair of Women Who Have Been Appointed Department Chairs at Major Universities

A Pair of Women Who Have Been Appointed Department Chairs at Major Universities

Asu Ozdaglar was named chair of the department of electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kelly Ann Kinney was appointed chair of the department of English at the University of Wyoming.

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.

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women at American Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women 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.

Two Women Announced Their Retirements From High-Level University Posts

Two Women Announced Their Retirements From High-Level University Posts

Nancy Cochran, director of the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver, will retire in September 2018 and Janet Lowe, associate vice president for fiscal administration at the University of Wyoming, will step down in December.

A Pair of Women Scholars Named to Endowed Professorships

A Pair of Women Scholars Named to Endowed Professorships

Wendy Wood Neeson was appointed to the Edward A. Whitney Endowed Nursing Chair for the Northern Wyoming Community College District and Kristi Kiick was named the Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Delaware.

Eight Women Named to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Named to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Here is news of eight women scholars who have been appointed to dean positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

New Assignments for Ten Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

New Assignments for Ten Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

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.