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Four Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

Four Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

The women stepping down from their university posts are Sherryl Byrd at Austin Peay State University in Tennessee, Nancy Ammerman at Boston University, Ann Connor at Emory University in Atlanta, and Marion Ehrich at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.

Four Women Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Posts

Four Women Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Posts

The four women who are stepping down are Mary Cronin at Rice University in Houston, Linda Hayden at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina, Sally Graves Machlis at the University of Idaho, and Elizabeth Creamer at Virginia Tech.

Stephanie Adams Will Lead the American Society for Engineering Education

Stephanie Adams Will Lead the American Society for Engineering Education

Stephanie Adams is dean of the Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She will serve one year as president-elect of the American Society for Engineering Education beginning in June and will become president of the organization in June 2019.

New Roles for 10 Women Faculty Members at U.S. Colleges and Universities

New Roles for 10 Women Faculty Members at U.S. 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.

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties

Eleven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Assigned New Duties

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.

Nine Women Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Nine Women 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.

New Assignments for Nine Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Assignments for Nine Women Faculty Members at Major 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.

The Next Dean of the College of Health and Human Performance at East Carolina University

The Next Dean of the College of Health and Human Performance at East Carolina University

Dr. Anisa Zvonkovic has been serving as a professor and chair of the department of human development and family science at Virginia Tech. Professor Zvonkovic is the current chair of the board of directors of the National Council on Family Relations.

Nine Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Nine Women Who Will Be Taking on 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.

College of William and Mary Official Named Deputy Secretary of Education in Virginia

College of William and Mary Official Named Deputy Secretary of Education in Virginia

Frances C. Bradford, associate vice president for government relations at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, was appointed by new Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to serve as deputy secretary of education for the Commonwealth.

Three Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

Three Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

Deborah Lamm, president of Edgecomb Community College, has announced that she will retire this coming May. Joyce Rothschild, professor of public and international affairs at Virginia Tech, and Retha Warnicke, professor of history at Arizona State University, have retired.

Anisa Zvonkovic Is the New Chair of the National Council on Family Relations

Anisa Zvonkovic Is the New Chair of the National Council on Family Relations

The National Council on Family Relations is the country’s oldest professional, nonpartisan association focusing on family research, practice, and education. Its membership is multidisciplinary, ranging from university faculty and researchers to therapists, social workers, and K–12 teachers.

Three Women Scholars Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Three Women Scholars Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Carolyn Meier was named professor emerita at Virginia Tech. Susan Baldridge, provost at Middlebury College, and Patricia E. Beeson, provost at the University of Pittsburgh, will be leaving their administrative posts and return to tenured faculty positions.

Three Women Scholars Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Three Women Scholars Announce They Are Stepping Down From Their Posts

Carolyn Dever, provost at Dartmouth College, is stepping down to return to teaching. Gloriana Waters, vice chancellor at the City University of New York and Deborah Cook, professor of business information technologies at Virginia Tech, are retiring.

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Roles in Academia

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Roles in Academia

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

Notre Dame's Jennifer Tank to Lead the Society for Freshwater Science

Notre Dame’s Jennifer Tank to Lead the Society for Freshwater Science

Jennifer Tank is the Galla Professor of Biological Sciences and director of the Environmental Change Initiative at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. She will serve as president-elect of the Society for Freshwater Science until May 2018, when she will become president.

Two Women Named to Positions as Deans

Two Women Named to Positions as Deans

Rosemary Blieszner was appointed dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Sheilah M. Paul is the founding dean of the new School of Education at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York System.

Virginia Tech's Susan Day Honored by the International Society of Arboriculture

Virginia Tech’s Susan Day Honored by the International Society of Arboriculture

Dr. Day’s research focuses on finding practical information to improve tree health and canopy cover in urban environments. She has recently studied soil profile rebuilding, a technique to rehabilitating soils degraded by land development.

Hollins University Partners With Virginia Tech to Give Women Students Research Opportunities

Hollins University Partners With Virginia Tech to Give Women Students Research Opportunities

Hollins University, the educational institution for women in Roanoke, Virginia, has signed an agreement with the Global Change Center at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University that will lead to summer research opportunities for Hollins University students at Virginia Tech.

New Administrative Positions for Seventeen Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Positions for Seventeen 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 Large Group of Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Large Group of 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.

A Trio of Women Academics Honored With Prestigious Awards

A Trio of Women Academics Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Sharon I. Bull, director of library services Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho, Em Claire Knowles, an assistant dean at Simmons College in Boston, and Nancy Gard McGehee, a professor of hospitality and tourism management at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Academic Positions

Six Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Academic Positions

The women appointed to endowed posts are Jameela Lares at the University of Southern Mississippi, Janice Naegele at Wesleyan University, Anne Jarvis at Princeton University, Amber Barnato at Dartmouth College, Annaleena Parhankangas at South Dakota State University, and Su Fang Ng at Virginia Tech.

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New University Roles

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New University Roles

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.

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Scholars 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.

University of California, Davis Scholar to be Honored by the Geological Society of America

University of California, Davis Scholar to be Honored by the Geological Society of America

Isabel Montanez, the Chancellor’s Leadership Professor at the University of California, Davis, is being honored for her scientific contributions to geology, her service to the society, and for mentoring young women geoscientists. She will be honored at the society’s annual meeting in October.

Five Women Scholars Announce They Are Stepping Down From High-Level Academic Positions

Five Women Scholars Announce They Are Stepping Down From High-Level Academic Positions

They are Joan Hirt, a professor of educational leadership at Virginia Tech, Laurel Jones, president of Cabrillo College in California, Dian Fox, a professor of Hispanic studies at Brandeis University, Milla Cozart Riggio, a professor of English at Trinity College in Connecticut, and Gloria Cordes Larson, president of Bentley University.

Virginia Tech Scholar Wins National Award for Excellence in Safety Engineering

Virginia Tech Scholar Wins National Award for Excellence in Safety Engineering

Dr. Myra Blanco is the principal investigator of four current National Highway Traffic Safety Administration projects. These involve in-depth evaluations of semi-automated-vehicle functions, heavy-vehicle crash warning interfaces, vehicle electronic systems safety, and vehicle-to-vehicle and driver-vehicle interface characteristics.

Julia Ross Named Dean of Engineering at Virginia Tech

Julia Ross Named Dean of Engineering at Virginia Tech

Dr. Ross has been serving as dean of engineering and information technology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She joined the faculty there in 1995. Dr. Ross’ research focuses on the role of fluid dynamics in infection formation in the human cardiovascular system.

New High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education for a Dozen Women

New High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education for a Dozen Women

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 Positions or Duties for Eight Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Positions or Duties for Eight Women Faculty Members at Major 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.

New Assignments for 10 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for 10 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 Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Seven 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.

Two Women Appointed to Dean Posts at the University of California, Davis

Two Women Appointed to Dean Posts at the University of California, Davis

At the University of California, Davis, Lauren E. Lindstrom was named the next dean of the School of Education and Elizabeth Spiller was named dean of the College of Letters and Science.

In Memoriam: Kitty Lee Gardner Dickerson, 1940-2017

In Memoriam: Kitty Lee Gardner Dickerson, 1940-2017

Kitty Dickerson was a professor emerita and former chair of the department of textile and apparel management at the University of Missouri. She held a Ph.D. from Saint Louis University.