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Nine Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles at Universities

Nine Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles at 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.

Notable Honors or Awards for 11 Women With Ties to American Higher Education

Notable Honors or Awards for 11 Women With Ties to American Higher Education

Here is a listing of women faculty members or administrators in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

A Dozen Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Faculty Members Taking on 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.

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Positions

The women appointed to dean posts are Lena Hill at Washington and Lee University in Virginia, Sally Wallace at Georgia State University, Bridget Gorman at Rice University in Houston, Tarshia Stanley at St. Catherine University in Minnesota and Amanda Woodward at the University of Chicago.

New Assignments for 11 Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for 11 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.

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Taking on 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.

Eleven Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Eleven Women Who Are Taking on 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.

Four Women Announce They Are Stepping Down From High-Level Academic Posts

Four Women Announce They Are Stepping Down From High-Level Academic Posts

The women who are retiring are Cheryl Thompson-Stacy, president of Lord Fairfax Community College, Sally Wiant, a professor of law at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, Natalie Shirley, president of Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, and Sue Maes, dean of the Global Campus at Kansas State University.

Four Women Scholars Announced Their Retirements From Top-Level University Posts

Four Women Scholars Announced Their Retirements From Top-Level University Posts

The four women scholars who have announced their retirements are Martha Hill of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Colleen Hegranes of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, Amy Meyers at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and Margaret Howard of Washington and Lee University’s School of Law in Lexington, Virginia.

A Trio of Women Faculty Members in New Roles

A Trio of Women Faculty Members in New Roles

Taking on new assignments at their current educational institutions are Amy Milligan at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, Rashida K. Braggs at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and Gwyn E. Campbell at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Ten Women Faculty Members 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.

Washington and Lee University Has the Largest Percentage of Women Students Who Join Sororities

Washington and Lee University Has the Largest Percentage of Women Students Who Join Sororities

Nationwide, for colleges and universities that have some sorority activity, an average of 12.4 percent of women students are members of sororities. At Washington and Lee University, the highly rated liberal arts college in Lexington, Virginia, 81 percent of all women students are members of sororities.

A Dozen Women With New High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New High-Level 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.

Prestigious Honors for Three Women Academics

Prestigious Honors for Three Women Academics

The honorees are Julia Phillips Cohen of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, Jill Fraley of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, and Vicki Kress of Youngstown State University in Ohio.

Six Women in New Faculty Roles at Leading Universities

Six Women in New Faculty Roles at Leading Universities

Taking on new faculty roles are Stephanie McCurry at Columbia University, Anne-Sophie Chaxel at Virginia Tech, Elicia Cowins at Washington and Lee University in Virginia, Claudia Hoffman of Clark University in New York, Monila Safford at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Diane Flaherty at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

New University Administrative Posts for Seven Women

New University Administrative Posts for Seven Women

The appointees are Amanda Walsh at Brown, Laura Spitz at Cornell, Ramona L. Taylor at Virginia State, Lynn Okagaki at the University of Delaware, Raquel Alexander at Washington and Lee, Shelley Zabrorowski at the University of Nebraska, and Elizabeth Tranter at Virginia Tech.

New University Administrative Posts for Seven Women

New University Administrative Posts for Seven Women

The new appointees are Sally Stone Richmond, Mikah K. THompson, Victoria Wright, Jewel Washington, Diane Marie Amann, Taniecea Arceneaux Mallery and Gretchen R. VanValkenburg.

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.

Eight Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Eight Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The women in new administrative positions are Breona M. Hayes, Kay Wolf, Sondra Schreiber, Leanne M. Shank, Allyson Zazulia, Leandra Celaya, Tanya L. Jachimiak, and Eileen G. McLoughlin.

Six Women Academics Honored With Notable Awards

Six Women Academics Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Lisa J. Mauer of Purdue University, Katherine Hayhoe of Texas Tech University, Laurie Maffly-Kipp of Washington University, Robin S. Reed of Colorado State University, Lee Anne Bell of Barnard College, and Emily Pease of the College of William and Mary.

Nine Women Appointed to New University Faculty Positions

Nine Women Appointed to New University Faculty Positions

The women who are in new teaching roles are Elizabeth Bjerke, Kibibi Voloria Mack-Shelton, Brett Gilbert, Joyce Castle, Yuvay Meyers Ferguson, Joan C. Han, Ann S. Masten, Rebecca C. Harris, and Dawn Herd-Clark.

Prestigious Honors for Eight Woman in Academia

Prestigious Honors for Eight Woman in Academia

The honorees are Anita Allen of Penn, Alleen Nilsen of Arizona State, Susan Rodger of Duke, Roseann Mulligan of the University of Southern California, Christine A. Curcio of the University of Alabama Birmingham, Lesley Wheeler of Washington & Lee, Phyllis Bridges of Texas Woman’s University, and Kimberly Dulaney of Virginia Tech.

Deborah Miranda Wins IPPY Award for Her Book on California Indians

Deborah Miranda Wins IPPY Award for Her Book on California Indians

Deborah A. Miranda, professor of English at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, has won the gold medal in the Independent Publisher Book Awards for autobiography/memoir in the family legacy category.

Law Professor Tapped to Conduct Major Study on Individual Bankruptcy

Law Professor Tapped to Conduct Major Study on Individual Bankruptcy

Margaret Howard, the Law Alumni Association Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, has been selected to lead a major empirical study for the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Victims of Stalking Can Have High Levels of Psychological Distress Later in Life

Victims of Stalking Can Have High Levels of Psychological Distress Later in Life

A new study led by researchers at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, has found that women who have been victims of stalking, but not sexual assault, are two to three times more likely to suffer from psychological distress than other women.

A Quartet of New Deans

A Quartet of New Deans

The new deans are Lydia Morrow Reutten at Governors State University, Susan Westerberg Prager at Southwestern Law School, Denise Korniewicz at the University of North Dakota, and Suzanne Keen at Washington and Lee University.

Six Women Appointed to New Faculty Posts

Six Women Appointed to New Faculty Posts

The women taking on new faculty roles are Harleen Hatterman-Valenti at the University of North Dakota, Nicole Archer at the San Francisco Institute of Art, Anne Cress at the University of Arizona, Amanda Bower at Washington and Lee, Victoria Gelling at North Dakota State, and Adrienne Walker Hoard at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Washington and Lee University Promotes Six Women to Full Professor

Washington and Lee University Promotes Six Women to Full Professor

The new full professors at Washington and Lee University are Johanna Bond and Susan D. Frank at the law school, Sascha Goluboff in sociology and anthropology, Deborah Miranda in English, Karla Murdock in psychology, and Angela Smith in philosophy.

Five Women in New Administrative Assignments in Higher Education

Five Women in New Administrative Assignments in Higher Education

The women taking on new roles are JoAnn McKenzie at Emory, Elizabeth Knapp at Washington and Lee, Melissa Gentry Witherow at Sweet Briar College, Jeanie Andrews at Penn State, and Joffery Gaymon at the University of West Florida.

Six Women Named to Endowed Chairs

Six Women Named to Endowed Chairs

The women appointed to named professorships are Melanie Cooper at Michigan State, Angela Smith at Washington and Lee, Kezia Page at Colgate, Carol Tenopir at the University of Tennessee, France Belanger at Virginia Tech, and Wendy Silverman at Yale.

Classics Scholar Wins Award for Her New Course on the Ancient Animal World

Classics Scholar Wins Award for Her New Course on the Ancient Animal World

Athena Kirk, the Mellon Junior Faculty Fellow in the classics department at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, was honored by the Humane Society of the United States and the Animals and Society Institute.

Eight Women Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eight Women Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The new appointees are Erika Ramalho, Johanna Bond, Joy Pugh, Kim Weeden, Jill Hough, Sara De Ritter, Karisa Moore, and Miranda Mulligan.

Seven Women Faculty Members Promoted at Washington and Lee University

Seven Women Faculty Members Promoted at Washington and Lee University

Two women are among the eight new full professors and five women are among the 14 faculty members granted tenure and promoted to associate professor.

Suzanne Keen Named Co-Editor of <em>Contemporary Women's Writing</em>

Suzanne Keen Named Co-Editor of Contemporary Women’s Writing

She is the Thomas H. Broadus Professor of English and interim dean of the college at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

Three Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Washington and Lee University

Three Women Named to Endowed Chairs at Washington and Lee University

The three new professors holding endowed chairs are Ellen Mayock, Domnica Radulescu, and Joan M. Shaughnessy.