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Utah State University Is Broadening the Scope of Its Women and Gender Studies Programs

Utah State University Is Broadening the Scope of Its Women and Gender Studies Programs

The new Center for Intersectional Gender Studies and Research at Utah State will provide a broader focus on issues at the intersection of identities, such as gender and gender identity, race, class, sexual orientation, nationality, and disability.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Nine Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for Nine 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.

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.

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Recognized With Prestigious Honors or Awards

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Recognized With Prestigious Honors or Awards

The six women honorees are Laura Hess of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Kristy Edmunds at UCLA, Caroline Lavoie of Utah State University, Muyinatu Bell of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Michele McDonnall of Mississippi State University, and Jeanie Basinger of Wesleyan University in Connecticut.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eight 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.

New Administrative Appointments for Eight Women at State Universities

New Administrative Appointments for Eight Women at State 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 Administrative Positions for Eight Women at Major Universities

New Administrative Positions for Eight Women at Major 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 Administrative Roles for 17 Women at Colleges and Universities Across America

New Administrative Roles for 17 Women at Colleges and Universities Across America

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

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles in the Academic World

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New 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.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 21 Women to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 21 Women to Administrative Posts

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

Harvard University's Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Awarded the Evans Biography Award

Harvard University’s Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Awarded the Evans Biography Award

The Evans Awards, given out by the the Mountain West Center for Regional Studies at Utah State University, honor the best books that focus on the stories of people who shaped the character on the interior West. The award comes with a $10,000 prize.

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

Twelve 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.

New Faculty Roles for Six Women in Academia

New Faculty Roles for Six Women in Academia

Appointed to new posts are Lisa Berreau at Utah State University, Alicia Graf Mack at the Julliard School, Meera Komarraju at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Terri Norton at Bucknell University, Katherine Hawkins at Old Dominion University, and Sheretta Butler-Barnes at Washington University in St. Louis.

Utah State University Gets Serious About Sexual Assault Awareness Training

Utah State University Gets Serious About Sexual Assault Awareness Training

Utah State University now requires all incoming students to take an online sexual assault awareness course. Those who do not complete the training during their first semester are not allowed to enroll in classes for their second semester.

Kelle Stephens Removed From the Presidency of Dixie Applied Technology College in Utah

Kelle Stephens Removed From the Presidency of Dixie Applied Technology College in Utah

According to a published report, President Stephens claims she was blackmailed by a former employee who sent the board and Utah state legislators a “deceptively-edited audio recording” that implied the president was involved in discriminatory behavior.

Four Women Named Distinguished Professors at Utah State University

Four Women Named Distinguished Professors at Utah State University

Utah State University has named four women faculty members as Distinguished Professors: Joyce Kinkead, Patricia Lambert, Tammy Proctor, and Frances Titchener. The designation honors scholars who have performed “at a very high level in all areas of faculty responsibilities – teaching, research, and service.”

The New Leader of the Moab Campus of Utah State University

The New Leader of the Moab Campus of Utah State University

Dr. Lianna Etchberger joined the faculty at the Uintah Basin campus of Utah State University as a an adjunct lecturer in 1995. She was promoted to a full tenured professorship in biology in 2015. She will be the executive director of the Moab campus and lead all Utah State University operations in the Southwest region of the state.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

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.

Three Women Scholars Win Book Awards

Three Women Scholars Win Book Awards

The winners of book awards are Angela Pulley Hudson, an associate professor of history at Texas A&M University, Harriett Kimbro-Hamilton, an associate professor of human performance and science at Tennessee State University, and Terri L. Snyder, a professor of American studies at California State University, Fullerton.

Utah State Promotes Three Women Scholars to Full Professor Posts

Utah State Promotes Three Women Scholars to Full Professor Posts

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Utah State university has promoted five faculty members to the rank of full professor. Three of these promotions went to women: Jennifer Peeples in communication and Evelyn Funda and Kristine Miller in English.

Seven Women Leaving Their Positions at Major Universities

Seven Women Leaving Their Positions at Major Universities

At the conclusion of the academic year, it is not unusual that faculty and staff members at colleges and universities will announced their resignations or retirements. Here are some women who are leaving their posts in academia.

Five Women in Higher Education Chosen for Notable Honors

Five Women in Higher Education Chosen for Notable Honors

The honorees are Julie Smart of Utah State University, Maria C. Papadakis of James Madison University in Virginia, Amy Ratto Parks of the University of Montana, Joy Williams of the University of Wyoming, and Megan S. Ballard of the University of Texas.

Elise Boxer Is the New Leader of the American Indian Studies Association

Elise Boxer Is the New Leader of the American Indian Studies Association

Dr. Boxer is an assistant professor of history and Native American studies at the University of South Dakota. She is an enrolled citizen of the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes. Dr. Boxer holds a Ph.D. in American Indian history from Arizona State University.

New Administrative Appointments for Eight Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for Eight 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.

Thirty Women With New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Thirty Women With New Administrative Positions 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.

Eight Women Named Dean at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Named Dean at U.S. Colleges and Universities

The eight women appointed to dean positions are Deirdre Yates at Seton Hall, Lori Phillips at the University of Wyoming, Jill Robbins at the University of California, Merced, Maura E. Hagan at Utah State. Nancy P. Kropf at Georgia State, Debra Spring at Alcorn State, Pamela Jackson at Fayetteville State, and Pamela J. DeWeese at Sweet Briar College.

In Memoriam: Lazette Golden Hale-Wilson, 1920-2015

In Memoriam: Lazette Golden Hale-Wilson, 1920-2015

Lazette Hale-Wilson was a professor emerita at Utah State University. She served for 13 years as head of the School of Accounting at the university. She is believed to be the first African American women to be licensed as a certified public accountant and also hold a Ph.D. in accounting.

Three Women Scholars to Lead Organizations With Ties to Higher Education

Three Women Scholars to Lead Organizations With Ties to Higher Education

Meredith Jung-En Woo will lead the International Higher Education Support Program of the Open Society Foundations. Cynthia Cherry will be CEO of the International Leadership Association and Melanie Domenech Rodriguez will lead the National Latina/o Psychological Association.

University of Florida Adds Three Women to Its Senior Faculty Ranks

University of Florida Adds Three Women to Its Senior Faculty Ranks

Jane V. Aldrich was appointed professor of medicinal chemistry. Morgan Ernest was named an associate professor of wildlife ecology and conservation and Karen Garrett was appointed professor of plant pathology.

Five University Professors Receive National Honors

Five University Professors Receive National Honors

The award winners are Emily Auerbach of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mary Louise Hemmeter of Vanderbilt University, Susan R. Wessler of the University of California, Riverside, Tonda Hughes of the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Melody Graulich of Utah State University.

A Trio of Women Honored With Prestigious Awards From National Associations

A Trio of Women Honored With Prestigious Awards From National Associations

The honorees are Helen Mayberg, a professor of psychiatry at Emory University in Atlanta, Waded Cruzado, president of Montana State University, and Kristin Fink, a member of the faculty of the School of Teacher Education at Utah State University.

Five Women Scholars Selected for Notable Awards

Five Women Scholars Selected for Notable Awards

The award winners are Antoinette Sedillo Lopez of the University of New Mexico, Margaret Marshall of Harvard Law School, Helga Van Miegroet of Utah State University, Patricia Thiel of Iowa State University, and Anne White of MIT.

Six Women Appointed to Positions as Dean

Six Women Appointed to Positions as Dean

The new deans are Kristina Ropella at Marquette University, Kimberly Suress Gaiters-Fields at Albany State, Elizabeth Simmons at Michigan State, Jacqueline S. Jackson at Anne Arundel Community College, Lisa Berreau at Utah State, and Debra L. Parker at the University of Findlay in Ohio.

New Administrative Duties for Seven Women in Academia

New Administrative Duties for Seven Women in Academia

The women in new administrative posts at colleges and universities are Marta Caminero-Santangelo, W. Cherry L-Bugg, Kristine Miller, AnnaLisa Nash, Meredith Weenick, Kim Taylor, and Rhonda Reger.