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Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Seven Women to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Seven Women to Administrative Posts

Taking on new administrative duties are Erin Martinovich at Alfred University in New York, Penya M. Moses at Grambling State University in Louisiana, Robyn Fergus at Colorado State University, Terri Stewart at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, Cat Alves at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, Jennifer Bischoff at Vanderbilt University, and Courtney Chartier at Columbia University.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Selected to Take on New Duties

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Selected to Take on New Duties

Taking on new assignments are Jill Irvine at the University of Vermont, Charreau Bell, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Meagen Rosenthal at the University of Mississippi, Kerry Lee at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, and Anita Oberbauer at the University of California, Davis.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Seven Women to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Seven Women to Administrative Posts

Taking on new administrative roles are Lizzie Smith at the University of Alabama, Samantha Rogers at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Suzanne Caccamese at Towson University in Maryland, Carolyn Carter at St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, Madelyn Jones at the University of Arkansas, Demitra Kirby at Middlebury College in Vermont, and Christa Shileds at Alverno College in Milwaukee.

Vanderbilt University's Cynthia Reinhart-King Will Lead the Biomedical Engineering Society

Vanderbilt University’s Cynthia Reinhart-King Will Lead the Biomedical Engineering Society

Professor Reinhart-King, the Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, is a cellular bioengineer whose seminal work on extracellular matrices has contributed to a breakthrough in understanding tumor formation. The citations of her cellular bioengineering research number in the thousands.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new roles related to diversity in higher education are Tekita R. Bankhead at Mississippi State University, Sonja Rucker at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and Felysha Jenkins at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee.

Anita Mahadevan-Jansen Is the New President-Elect of SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics

Anita Mahadevan-Jansen Is the New President-Elect of SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics

Anita Mahadevan-Jansen is the Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Engineering, director of the Biophotonics Center, and a professor of biomedical engineering at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Mahadevan-Jansen, who joined the faculty at Vanderbilt in 1996, will become president of the society in 2022.

Vanderbilt University's Consuelo Wilkins Will Be Honored for Her Work in Promoting Health Equity

Vanderbilt University’s Consuelo Wilkins Will Be Honored for Her Work in Promoting Health Equity

Dr. Wilkins is senior vice president for health equity and inclusive excellence at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center and senior associate dean for health equity and inclusive excellence in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She will be honored during a ceremony at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia on November 4.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles or Duties

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles or Duties

The women scholars in new roles are Laura McCabe at Michigan State University, Phillis Isabella Sheppard at Vanderbilt University, Rebecca Saxe at MIT, Kirsten T. Edwards at Florida International University, Mari Boor at North Dakota State University, Pamela M. Norris at George Washington University, and Tekla Ali Johnson at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New Yrk.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 10 Women to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 10 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.

Ten Women Who Have Been Assigned New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Ten Women Who Have Been Assigned 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.

Candice McQueen Will Be the First Woman President of Lipscomb University in Nashville

Candice McQueen Will Be the First Woman President of Lipscomb University in Nashville

Dr. McQueen most recently served as CEO of the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching, a national nonprofit founded by the Milken Education Foundation. She is the former commissioner of education for the state of Tennessee. Earlier she was dean of the College of Education at Lipscomb University.

Aisha Francis Is First Woman President of the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology in Boston

Aisha Francis Is First Woman President of the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology in Boston

Previously, Dr. Francis was the college’s chief executive officer at the institute overseeing the day-to-day operations of the college. Earlier, she served as chief of staff to the institute’s president. Prior to joining BFIT, she served as the managing director of development for Harvard Medical School.

Colleges and Universities Appoint Ten Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Appoint Ten Women to Administrative Positions

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 Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Who Have Been Appointed to 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.

Vanderbilt University's Clanitra Nejdl Honored by the American Association of Law Libraries

Vanderbilt University’s Clanitra Nejdl Honored by the American Association of Law Libraries

Clanitra Nejdl, head of professional development and research services librarian at the law school Vanderbilt University in Nashville, won the Emerging Leader Award and shared the Spectrum Article of the Year Award from the American Association of Law Libraries.

New Administrative Appointments for 11 Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Appointments for 11 Women 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.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

The three women who have been appointed to diversity posts are Belinda ’Otukolo Saltibanat Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Rachael Blansett in a joint effort by Sterling College in Craftsbury Common, Vermont, and the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, and Dania Matos at the University of California, Berkeley.

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.

New Administrative Appointments for Eight Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Appointments for Eight Women 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.

Six Women Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Six Women Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new administrative roles are Janelle Neubauer at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Massachusetts, Yolanda Smith at Tufts University in Massachusetts, Andrea Bordeau at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Virginia McMath at Parkland College in Illinois, Alanna Shanahan at the University of Pennsylvania, and Carey Anne Zucca at Skidmore College in New York.

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

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to 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.

Four Women Professors Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Vanderbilt University in Nashville

Four Women Professors Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Vanderbilt University in Nashville

The four women appointed to endowed professorships at Vanderbilt University are Julie Barros in nursing, Alice C. Coogan in pathology, Melissa R. Kaufman in urologic surgery, and María del Carmen Triana in moral leadership.

Vanderbilt University's Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons Wins the 2021 Pérez Prize

Vanderbilt University’s Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons Wins the 2021 Pérez Prize

Campos-Pons grew up on a sugar plantation in the Matanzas province of Cuba, and her family has Nigerian, Hispanic, and Chinese roots. She was a pioneer of the New Cuban Art Movement that opposed Communist repression in Cuba during the late 1980s.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Provost Positions at Colleges and Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Provost Positions at Colleges and Universities

C. Cybele Raver was named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Vanderbilt University. Renée T. White will be the next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the New School in New York City and Linda Essig was appointed provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at CUNY’s Baruch College.

New Faculty Assignments at Colleges and Universities for Six Woman Scholars

New Faculty Assignments at Colleges and Universities for Six Woman Scholars

Taking on new roles are Yara González-Justiniano at Vanderbilt Divinity School, Emily A. Gasser at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, Anna Storti at Duke University, Grace Marie Bochenek at the University of Central Florida, Amy Wendt at the University of Wisconsin, and Jessica Kastler at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Faculty Positions

The four women appointed to endowed poitions are Mildred C. Joyner at the Howard University School of Social Work in Washington, D.C., Karen Barkey at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, Melissa R. Kaufman at the Vanderbilt Universsity School of Medicine in Nashville and Juliet M. Brodie at Stanford University.

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

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

Taking on new administrative roles are Meghan E. Kass at Simmons University in Boston, Karin Wikoff at Ithaca College in New York, Autumn Lewis Spicher at the University of Arkansas, Sally Parker at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and Julie Hail Flory at Washington University in St. Louis.

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level University Positions

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level University Positions

The four women who are leaving their current posts are Carolyn Walters at Indiana University, Valerie Hotchkiss at Vanderbilt University. Sarah-Jane Leslie at Princeton University, and Nancy McKenzie Dupont at the University of Mississippi.

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

The scholars in new roles are Terrah Foster Akard at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Terrah Foster Akard at Trident University International, Rachel Bean at Cornell University, Kim Fagan at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ijeoma Opara at Yale University, and Kimberly Hall at Mississippi State University.

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

The women appointed to dean posts are Pamela R. Jeffries at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Indy Burke at Yale University, Rhea Ballard-Thrower at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Diane Ring at Boston College Law School, Trisha Clement-Montgomery at the University of Kentucky, and Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh at Butler University in Indianapolis.

Eight Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at American Universities

Eight Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at American 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.

Vanderbilt University's Vanessa Beasley to Lead the Rhetoric Society of America

Vanderbilt University’s Vanessa Beasley to Lead the Rhetoric Society of America

Dr. Beasley is an associate professor of communication and associate provost and dean of residential faculty at Vanderbilt University. Before joining the faculty at Vanderbilt in 2008, Professor Beasley taught at Texas A&M University, Southern Methodist University in Dallas, and the University of Georgia.

In Memoriam: Ruth Grace Zibart, 1919-2020

In Memoriam: Ruth Grace Zibart, 1919-2020

Ruth Grace Zibart was a professor of French, emerita, and the first woman to serve as associate dean of the College of Arts and Science at Vanderbilt University.

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are 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 or have been assigned new duties.

Wake Forest University Appoints Susan R. Wente as Its Fourteenth - and First Woman - President

Wake Forest University Appoints Susan R. Wente as Its Fourteenth – and First Woman – President

Currently, Dr. Wente serves as provost and vice chancellor of academic affairs at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. She has been on the Vanderbilt faculty since 2002. Dr. Wente began her teaching career at Washington University’s School of Medicine.