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Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles relating to diversity are Inginia Genao at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Jacqueline M. Gatson at the Purdue for Life Foundation, Crasha Townsend at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and Dionne Jackson at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.

Sue Ott Rowland Will Be the Next President of Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia

Sue Ott Rowland Will Be the Next President of Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia

Rowlands is a professor of theatre at Northern Kentucky University. From 2014 to 2020, she was provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the university. Earlier, she was a professor of theatre and dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech.

Barbara Bellefeuille Has Been Named the Eighth President of Bethel University in Mishawaka, Indiana

Barbara Bellefeuille Has Been Named the Eighth President of Bethel University in Mishawaka, Indiana

Dr. Bellefeuille has served as interim president of the university since June 1, 2021. She is the first female to serve in the university’s highest leadership role. Dr. Bellefeuille has served at Bethel University since 2012, spending almost nine years as vice president for academic services.

New Administrative Positions for Nine Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Positions for Nine 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.

Seven Women Administrators Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Seven Women Administrators Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Mary Sauceda at Texas Woman’s University, Rachelle Hernandez at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Jonica Burke at Shawnee State University in Ohio, Lauren A. Turner at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts, Joanne L. Smikle at Towson University in Maryland, Susan Schaurer at Wright State University in Ohio, and Andrea Kowlow at Virginia Tech.

Tonya Smith-Jackson to Serve as Provost at North Carolina A&T State University

Tonya Smith-Jackson to Serve as Provost at North Carolina A&T State University

Dr. Smith Jackson has worked for North Carolina A&T since 2013, most recently as senior vice provost for academic affairs. She originally joined A&T as a professor and chair of the department of industrial and systems engineering. Earlier in her career, she taught at Virginia Tech.

Idaho State University Names New Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Idaho State University Names New Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Valerie Martin Conley is currently the dean of the College of Education at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Before joining the faculty there in 2015, Dr. Conely was department chair and professor of counseling and higher education in the Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education at Ohio University. She will become provost at Idaho State in the summer of 2022.

Universities Announce the Appointments of Ten Women to Administrative Positions

Universities Announce the Appointments of 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.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of Ten Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointment of 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.

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Four Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new roles in diversity are Tacquice Wiggan Davis at the College of New Jersey in Ewing, Michelle Carter at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Nickey Woods at the Gould School of Law at the University of Southern California, and Shawnboda Mead at the University of Mississippi.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Diversity Positions

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Diversity Positions

Taking on new roles as diversity officers are Kendra Riley at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Renée Stewart at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and Margo R. Foreman at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Ten Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 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.

Mary Gutierrez Named Chancellor of the Taos Campus of the University of New Mexico

Mary Gutierrez Named Chancellor of the Taos Campus of the University of New Mexico

Dr. Gutierrez has been serving as vice president of instruction at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, California. She also was an instructor in educational leadership at San Francisco State University. Earlier, Dr. Gitierrez was dean of language arts and as acting president at Skyline College in San Bruno, California, and associate dean at Cascadia College in Bothel, Washington.

Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Dean Positions

Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Women to Dean Positions

The new deans are Amaney Jamal, at Princeton University, Dayna Cunningham at Tufts University in Massachusetts, Rosemary Blieszner at Virginia Tech, Cynthia Lietz at Arizona State University, Alexandra Murphy at Depaul Univerity in Chicago, Julianne Malveaux at California State University, Los Angeles, and Diane H. Petrella at Kent State University in Ohio.

Five Women Who Will Be Assuming New Faculty Roles at Major Universities

Five Women Who Will Be Assuming New Faculty Roles at Major Universities

Taking on new assignments are Natalia Henao-Guerrero at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Kristin Lee at the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Ranit Mishori at Georgetown University, Felicia Griffin-Fennell at the University of Massachusetts, and Kathleen Clark at Florida State University.

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Anne Flanagan, 1952-2021

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Anne Flanagan, 1952-2021

Elizabeth A. Flanagan was the first woman to lead fundraising efforts at Virginia Tech. She served as vice president for development and university relations from 2000 to 2015.

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Ten 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.

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Heather M. Messina at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, Sherri Braxton at Bowdoin College in Maine, Shana L. Warkentine Meyer at McPherson College in Kansas, Pepper Jo Six at the University of Wyoming, and Elizabeth McClanahan at Virginia Tech.

Beena Ajmerea Is a Rising Star in the Field of Soil and Rock Slope Stability

Beena Ajmerea Is a Rising Star in the Field of Soil and Rock Slope Stability

Beena Ajmera, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at North Dakota State Univerity, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Oldrich Hungr Award from the International Consortium on Landslides. She will deliver the keynote address at the Fifth World Landslide Forum to be held in Kyoto, Japan in November 2021.

Hollins University Creates Graduate Opportunities for Its Alumnae

Hollins University Creates Graduate Opportunities for Its Alumnae

Hollins University, the liberal arts educational institution for women in Roanoke, Virginia, has finalized admission agreements with Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences at Mary Baldwin University in Staunton, Virginia, and the Virginia Tech College of Engineering.

Jacqueline Bixler Named Director of the School of Performing Arts at Virginia Tech

Jacqueline Bixler Named Director of the School of Performing Arts at Virginia Tech

Professor Bixler, who served as chair of the department of modern and classical languages and literatures from 2012 to 2018, is an internationally recognized scholar of contemporary Latin American theatre, with a focus on Mexican performance art.

American Society of Civil Engineers Honors North Dakota State University Scholar

American Society of Civil Engineers Honors North Dakota State University Scholar

Beena Ajmera, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at North Dakota State University, has been awarded the 2020 Thomas A. Middlebrooks Award by the American Society of Civil Engineers Geo-Institute.

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles at Major Universities

Five Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles at Major Universities

The five women scholars taking on new assignments are Melanie K. Prusakowski at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Cheryl Holder at Florida International University, Ashley Steffens at the University of Georgia, Kim Warren at the University of Kansas, and Camille Wilson at the University of Michigan.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Amy Kirschke at Virginia Tech, Donyell Roseboro at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Marilyn Chin at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, Angela Jordan Davis at American University in Washington, D.C., Anne O’Leary-Kelly at the University of Arkansas, and Michelle M. Duguid at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Colleges and Universities Appoint Eight Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Appoint Eight 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.

In Memoriam: Cheryl Anne Peterson, 1966-2020

In Memoriam: Cheryl Anne Peterson, 1966-2020

Peterson executive assistant to provost Tim Sands at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. After Sands was named president of Virginia Tech, she moved to Blacksburg in January 2015 at President Sands’ request to become executive director of his office staff.

New Administrative Positions for Women at Nine Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Positions for Women at Nine 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.

Seven Women Faculty Members Are Given New Assignments in Higher Education

Seven Women Faculty Members Are Given 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.

Virginia Tech's Carol Mullen Honored by the International Council of Professors of Educational Leadership

Virginia Tech’s Carol Mullen Honored by the International Council of Professors of Educational Leadership

Carol Mullen, a professor of educational leadership in the Virginia Tech School of Education, was named as the recipient of the 2020 Theodore “Ted” Creighton Publication Innovation Award from the International Council of Professors of Educational Leadership.

New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members 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.

Four Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Four Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

The four women faculty members who are taking on new roles are Dorothy Y. Ko of Barnard College in New York City, Erica Cooper at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Suzannah Clark at Harvard University, and Rebecca Cunningham at the University of Michigan.

Christina McIntyre of Virginia Tech to Lead the National Collegiate Honors Council

Christina McIntyre of Virginia Tech to Lead the National Collegiate Honors Council

The organization’s mission is to support and strengthen the community of educational institutions, professionals, and students who partake in collegiate honors education worldwide. McIntyre will serve a year as vice president and a year as president-elect, before becoming president of the Council in 2022.

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

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to 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.

Four Women Scholars Who Are Leaving Their University Posts

Four Women Scholars Who Are Leaving Their University Posts

Stepping down from their positions are Patricia M. Lampkin at the University of Virginia, Karen P. DePauw at Virginia Tech, Endia Beal at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, and Jeanne H. Balsam at the Georgia Institute of Technology.