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Four Women Scholars Receive Prestigious Honors or Awards

Four Women Scholars Receive Prestigious Honors or Awards

The honorees are Faye Taxman of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, Menah Pratt-Clarke, vice provost at Virginia Tech, Kimberly Quiogue Andrews of Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, and Pratbiha Dev of Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Sheila Bair Steps Down From the Presidency of Washington College in Maryland

Sheila Bair Steps Down From the Presidency of Washington College in Maryland

President Bair cited family reasons for her decision to step down after two years of a five-year term. But published reports suggested that there were strains between the college’s board and the president.

Three American Women Among the Seven Finalists for the George Washington Prize

Three American Women Among the Seven Finalists for the George Washington Prize

The $50,000 prize recognizes the best book on the nation’s founding era. Among the authors who are finalists for the award are Mary Sarah Bilder of the Boston College Law School, Kathleen Duval of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Janet Polasky of the University of New Hampshire.

Sheila Bair Named the 28th President of Washington College

Sheila Bair Named the 28th President of Washington College

Sheila Bair served as chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation fro 2006 to 2011. Earlier, she was Dean’s Professor of Financial Regulatory Policy in the School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She will be first woman president of Washington College.

Honors for Four Women Scholars

Honors for Four Women Scholars

Marianne Cinat, Temple Grandin, Kendra Preer, and Maya Jasanoff are honored.

Five Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Five Women in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Gretchen Dwyer, Katrice Albert, Carla Mazzarelli, Dawn Forbes Murphy, and Bonnie Richardson have new roles.