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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.

Utah State Scholar Wins Franz Boas Global Citizenship Award

Utah State Scholar Wins Franz Boas Global Citizenship Award

Bonnie Glass-Coffin, a professor of anthropology at Utah State University, has won the Franz Boas Global Citizenship Award from the Center for a Public Anthropology.

Christine Hailey to Lead the College of Engineering at Utah State University

Christine Hailey to Lead the College of Engineering at Utah State University

Before joining the faculty at Utah State in 2003, Dr. Hailey taught at the University of Texas at Tyler and spent nearly a decade at the Sandia National Laboratories, headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Honors for Seven Women Academics

Honors for Seven Women Academics

The honorees are Mary Savina of Carleton College, Patricia Cramer of Utah State, Eundeok Kim of Florida State, Peggy Schwartz of the University of Massachusetts, Doris Helms of Clemson University, Bethany Schultz-Hurst of Idaho State, and Sera Young of Cornell University.

Utah State University Professors Examine the "Glass Cliff" Phenomenon

Utah State University Professors Examine the “Glass Cliff” Phenomenon

The authors of the studies found that women are more likely to be promoted to top positions in firms that are struggling than in firms with a solid record of success, a phenomenon they refer to as the “glass cliff.” Companies appear to be more willing to set up women to fail and then bring in a man to save the day.

The New Leader of the Tooele Campus of Utah State University

The New Leader of the Tooele Campus of Utah State University

For the past 30 years, Donna Dillingham-Evans has served on the faculty and staff at Dixie State University, most recently as professor of mathematics, executive vice president, and vice president of academic services.

Noelle Cockett Selected as the Next Provost at Utah State University

Noelle Cockett Selected as the Next Provost at Utah State University

She currently serves as vice president for extension and dean of the College of Agriculture and will become provost next July.

Honors and Awards for Eight Women Scholars

Honors and Awards for Eight Women Scholars

The honorees are Joyce Kinkead, Alice Friman, Mary John O’Hair, Valorie McAlpin, Kathleen Hale, Anne Strozier, Nancy Hinkle and Margaret Young.

Seven Women Scholars Win Prestigious Awards

Seven Women Scholars Win Prestigious Awards

Here is news of seven women honored for their writing, research, teaching, mentoring, or work in the fine arts.

Three New Department Chairs

Three New Department Chairs

Anisa Zvonkovic, Karilynne Wallace, and Amy Petersen Jensen will lead their academic departments.

A Host of New Appointments of Women to College and University Administrative Positions

A Host of New Appointments of Women to College and University Administrative Positions

Nine women who are assuming new roles and duties.

A Host of New Appointments of Women to Top Posts in Higher Education

A Host of New Appointments of Women to Top Posts in Higher Education

News of nine women in new posts at colleges and universities.