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Eleven Women Taking on New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Eleven Women Taking on New 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.

New York University's Ada Ferrer to Be Awarded the Frederick Douglass Book Prize

New York University’s Ada Ferrer to Be Awarded the Frederick Douglass Book Prize

She is a professor of history and professor of Latin American and Caribbean studies at New York University. Professor Ferrer will receive the $25,000 prize for the best book of the year on slavery or abolition at ceremonies in New York this coming February.

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Duties for 10 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.

Fourteen Women in Higher Education Assigned to New Administrative Posts

Fourteen Women in Higher Education Assigned to New 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.

Two Women Economic Scholars Appointed to Top Government Posts

Two Women Economic Scholars Appointed to Top Government Posts

Sandra Black of the University of Texas at Austin has been has been appointed to serve as one of three members of the Council of Economic Advisers. Kathryn M.E. Dominguez of the University of Michigan was named to the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Seven Sister Colleges Launch an Online Historical Archive of Women in Higher Education

Seven Sister Colleges Launch an Online Historical Archive of Women in Higher Education

The archive includes a wide variety of materials including photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks, and diaries documenting the history of women in higher education.

Five Women Appointed to High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five Women Appointed to High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The women appointed to new administrative positions are Jennifer deHart at Unity College, Kerry Chaplin at Vassar College, Erica J. Hashimoto at the University of Georgia, Evelyn Gaiser at Florida International University, and Kelli Thomas at the University of Kansas.

Marion Terenzio Appointed President of SUNY-Cobleskill

Marion Terenzio Appointed President of SUNY-Cobleskill

For the past decade, Dr. Terenzio has served as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Bloomfield College in New Jersey. Earlier she served on the faculty at The Sage Colleges in Troy, New York.

In Memoriam: Elizabeth H. Jones, 1918-2013

In Memoriam: Elizabeth H. Jones, 1918-2013

Elizabeth Jones served for 22 years as director of the conservation department at the Fogg Museum on the campus of Harvard University. She also served as a lecturer in fine arts at the university.

University of Rochester Scholar Earns Highest Honor of the American Pediatric Society

University of Rochester Scholar Earns Highest Honor of the American Pediatric Society

Elizabeth R. McAnarney, professor and chair emerita of pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center, has been selected to receive the 2013 John Howland Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Pediatric Society.

New Grant Programs Relating to Women in Higher Education

New Grant Programs Relating to Women in Higher Education

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

Vassar College to Offer Scholarships for Women From West Africa

Vassar College to Offer Scholarships for Women From West Africa

The scholarships will cover full tuition and other expenses for two women for four years of undergraduate study.

Affirmative Action for Men?

Affirmative Action for Men?

At Vassar College, less the one third of all applicants are men but men make up 45 percent of the entering class.

Four Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Vassar College

Four Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Vassar College

Vassar College, the highly rated liberal arts college in Poughkeepsie, New York, has named seven scholars to endowed chairs. Four women are among those named to endowed professorships.

Vassar College Presents a Lecture Series on Gender and Higher Education

Vassar College Presents a Lecture Series on Gender and Higher Education

All events will be broadcast live on the Web.