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Five Women Faculty Members Appointed to New University Positions

Five Women Faculty Members Appointed to New University Positions

Taking on new duties are Terrah Akard at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Michelle Williams at the University of Connecticut, Gabrielle Allen at the University of Wyoming, Paula Fitzpatrick at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts, and Kim Dupree Jones at the School of Nursing at Emory University in Atlanta.

State Senate Votes to Strip Funding of Women's Studies at the University of Wyoming

State Senate Votes to Strip Funding of Women’s Studies at the University of Wyoming

The Wyoming Senate passed a budget amendment by a vote of 16-14 that would have prohibited state funds from supporting the gender and women’s studies program at the University of Wyoming.

Andrea Burrows of the University of Wyoming Elected President of the Association for Science Teacher Education

Andrea Burrows of the University of Wyoming Elected President of the Association for Science Teacher Education

Dr. Burrows has been associated with ASTE for 14 years including serving as the leader of the professional development committee and the conference planning committee as well as being an associate editor of the Journal of Science Teacher Education.

Crowder College in Neosho, Missouri, Names Katricia Pierson as Its Next President

Crowder College in Neosho, Missouri, Names Katricia Pierson as Its Next President

Since 2017, Dr. Pierson has been serving as the first woman president of East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. She previously served as provost and vice president of academic affairs at East Central University. Earlier in her career, Dr. Pieerson served on the faculty at William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri, and at the University of Pikeville in Kentucky.

Eight Women Who Have Been Hired to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Who Have Been Hired to New 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.

Six Women Who Have Been Named to Endowed University Positions

Six Women Who Have Been Named to Endowed University Positions

The six women appointed to endowed posts are Sharon Meyer at the University of Louisiana-Monroe, Ruth O’Reagan at the University of Rochester in New York, Karen Winey at the University of Pennsylvania, Leela Gandhi at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, Maya Steinitz at the University of Iowa College of Law, and Sherra St. Clair at the University of Wyoming School of Nursing.

Ann Robinson Honored by the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children

Ann Robinson Honored by the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children

Dr. Robinson serves as founding director of the Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, which is celebrating its 20-year anniversary. It is one of only 25 centers in the nation dedicated to the development of gifted students and is also home to the university’s graduate programs in gifted and talented education.

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Heather M. Messina at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, Sherri Braxton at Bowdoin College in Maine, Shana L. Warkentine Meyer at McPherson College in Kansas, Pepper Jo Six at the University of Wyoming, and Elizabeth McClanahan at Virginia Tech.

Three Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Flagship State Universities

Three Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Flagship State Universities

Amy Kristof-Brown was appointed dean of the College of Business at the Univerity of Iowa. Camellia Okpodu was appointed dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Wyoming and Adrian Parr will be the next dean of the College of Design at the University of Oregon.

New Administrative Roles for Six Women at Universities

New Administrative Roles for Six Women at Universities

Taking on new duties are Anne Garcia at Ohio State University, Yasmine Farley at Fayetteville, State University in North Carolina, Nicole Crawford at the University of Wyoming, Kristine Kelly at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Claudia Guzmán at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Kenyatta Randall at Grambling State University in Louisiana.

Katelyn Kotlarek Wins the Young Professional Scholarship From the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association

Katelyn Kotlarek Wins the Young Professional Scholarship From the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association

Using integrated imaging technology, advanced 3D computer visualization, and acoustic and aerodynamic speech data, Dr. Kotlarek, an assistant professor at the University of Wyoming. examines the anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism in children and adults with cleft palate.

Six Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Six Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Akane Zusho at Fordham University in New York, Michele Cruse at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Ophelie Rowe-Allen at the University of New Haven, Ryan O’Neil at the University of Wyoming, Dorothy E. Mosby at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts, and Allison Crume at the University of South Florida.

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments 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.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Undertaking New Assignments in Academia

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Undertaking New Assignments in Academia

The women scholars who are taking on new roles are Andrea Burrows at the University of Wyoming, Kristine Lang at Colorado College, Jodie Dionne-Odom at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Elizabeth Meyerand at the University of Wisconsin, and Julianne Vernon at Vanderbilt University.

Three Women in Higher Education Appointed to Provost Positions

Three Women in Higher Education Appointed to Provost Positions

Anne Alexander will serve as interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Wyoming. Saundra F. DeLauder was named provost and vice president of academic affairs at Delaware State University and Molly Smith will be the inaugural provost at Thomas More University in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.

Eleven Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Eleven Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

As we transition from one academic year to the next, there are always many new appointments to dean positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. Here is this week’s listing of women who will be serving in dean posts.

Eight Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Duties 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 Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles at Colleges and 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.

Thirteen Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Roles at Colleges and Universities

Thirteen Women Who Have Been Assigned 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.

Laurie Stenberg Nichols Named President of Black Hills State University in South Dakota

Laurie Stenberg Nichols Named President of Black Hills State University in South Dakota

Dr. Nichols has been serving as interim president since July. Earlier, she served for three years as the first woman president of the University of Wyoming. From 2009 to 2016 she served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at South Dakota State University.

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.