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In Memoriam: Joanne Washburn, 1937-2020

In Memoriam: Joanne Washburn, 1937-2020

Washburn served as the women’s athletic director at Washington State from 1965-82, presiding over unparalleled growth of the women’s athletics program. Following her time as an administrator, Washburn was a full-time associate professor from 1983 to her retirement in 2004.

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Five Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The new holders of endowed chairs are Mykel Taylor at Auburn University in Alabama, Alice Squires at Washington State University, Renée Crichlow at the University of Minnesota, Susan Stryker at Mills College in Oakland, California, and Kathryn Lofton at Yale University.

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.

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.

Four Universities Announce the Appointment of Women Provosts

Four Universities Announce the Appointment of Women Provosts

The four women appointed to university provost positions are Debra J. Liebowitz at Quinnipiac University in Hamdem, Conncticut, Karlyn Crowley at Ohio Wesleyan University, Elizabeth Chilton at Washington State University, and AnneF. Herzog at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh.

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Positions at Major Universities

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Positions at Major Universities

Jenny Kim was appointed to an endowed chair in hospitality business management at Washington State University. Jennifer L. Biddle was appointed to the Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair of Australian Studies at Harvard University and Barbara Rockenbach was appointed the Stephen F. Gates ’68 University Librarian at Yale University.

Cynthia Dillard Wins Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Foundations of Education

Cynthia Dillard Wins Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Foundations of Education

Each year, the award is presented by the American Educational Studies Association to an individual “who has published significantly influential works, excels in mentorship, provides leadership and growth to the academic field and has a reputation in educational foundations.”

New Assignments for Four Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Four Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

The four women who are taking on new roles are Karen V. Guth at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Noel Schulz at Washington State University, Laura Perna at the University of Pennsylvania, and Naho Maruta at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.

Six Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at American Universities

Six Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties at American Universities

Takin on new roles are Yejin Sohn at Ohio University, Rachel Hubbard at Oklahoma State University, Cheryl Wallace at the University of New Mexico, Sharyl Kammerzell at Washington State University, Michelle Meggs at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Anne E. Rauh at Syracuse University in New York.

New Administrative Duties for 10 Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Duties for 10 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 Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

A Trio of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Nicoleta Bugnariu was appointed dean of the new School of Health Sciences at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Dori Borjesson will be the next dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University and Patricia J. Culligan was named dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

Seven Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities Who Are Embarking on New Roles

Seven Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities Who Are Embarking on New 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.

University of Georgia Scholar Honored by the American Educational Studies Association

University of Georgia Scholar Honored by the American Educational Studies Association

Cynthia B. Dillard is the Mary Frances Early Professor of Teacher Education in the department of educational theory and practice of the College of Education at the University of Georgia. Dr. Dillard was honored at the association’s annual conference in Baltimore earlier this month.

New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Assignments for Seven 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 New Editor-in-Chief of Washington State University Press

The New Editor-in-Chief of Washington State University Press

Linda Bathgate comes to Washington State University Press after working for the University Press of Florida in Gainesville where she was deputy director and editor‐in‐chief. Earlier in her career, she served on the editorial staff at several publishing companies, including Routledge/Taylor & Francis and John Wiley & Sons.

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Roles in Academia

Nine Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Roles in Academia

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 Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Scholars 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.

Six Women Scholars Who Have Received Notable Awards

Six Women Scholars Who Have Received Notable Awards

The honorees are Torrey Trust of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Wendy Denmark-Wahnefried of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Nicole Ward of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Stacey J.T. Just at Washington State University, Ann Stalter at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and Victoria Raish at Pennsylvania State University.

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at American Educational Institutions

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at American Educational Institutions

Here is a large group of women who recently have been appointed to dean positions at educational institutions across the United States.

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New or Expanded Roles in the Academic World

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New or Expanded Roles in the Academic World

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.

Three Women in Academia Who Have Been Chosen to Receive Notable Honors or Awards

Three Women in Academia Who Have Been Chosen to Receive Notable Honors or Awards

The honorees are Kellie R. Casey, director of advocacy at the University of Georgia School of Law, Karen Robinson, associate professor of nursing at Marquette University in Milwaukee, and Margaret Viebrock, director of Chelan and Douglas County extension at Washington State University.

Four Women Scholars Named to Provost Positions at Prestigious Colleges and Universities

Four Women Scholars Named to Provost Positions at Prestigious Colleges and Universities

The four women appointed to provost positions are Emily A. Carter at the University of California, Los Angeles, Mitzi Montoya at Washington State University, Linda Strong-Leak at Berea College in Kentucky, and Julie Sandell at Suffolk University in Boston.

For College Sexual Assault Perpetrators, It May Be Not How Much You Drink But Where You Drink

For College Sexual Assault Perpetrators, It May Be Not How Much You Drink But Where You Drink

The results of a study by researchers at Washington State University and the University at Buffalo show that college men’s presence at “drinking venues” such as frat houses or local bars was a better predictor of sexual aggression than binge-drinking behavior or propensity for casual sex.

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Katherine Lipari at Mills College in Oakland, California, Samantha Joye at the University of Georgia, Mary Evans of Claremont McKenna College in California, Patricia Prelock at the University of Vermont, and Melanie-Angela Neuilly at Washington State University.

A Dozen Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Dozen 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.

Notable Honors and Awards for Eight Women in the Academic World

Notable Honors and Awards for Eight Women in the Academic World

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

University Study Finds Attractive Businesswomen Are Viewed as Less Truthful and Trustworthy

University Study Finds Attractive Businesswomen Are Viewed as Less Truthful and Trustworthy

According to new research from the University of Colorado and Washington State University, attractive businesswomen are considered less trustworthy, less truthful, and more worthy of being fired than less attractive women. The researchers call this the “femme fatale effect.”

A Distinguished Group of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

A Distinguished Group of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Named to fill endowed professorships are Linda Haddad at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Shelley E. Zuraw at the University of Georgia, Darcy Freedman at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Nancy C. Jordan at the University of Delaware, and Jennifer Adam at Washington State University.

A Dozen Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

A Dozen Women in Academia Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

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

New Assignments for Nine Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Nine Women Scholars 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.

Six Women Scholars Who Have Earned Notable Honors or Awards

Six Women Scholars Who Have Earned Notable Honors or Awards

The honorees are Christine Stewart of South Dakota State University, Stephanie Salomone at the University of Portland in Oregon, Christina Vizcarra of Barnard College in New York, Kimberly McKeirnan of Washington State University, Laura Allen of Mississippi State University, and Robin Ennis of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

New Duties or Positions in Higher Education Assigned to Eight Women Faculty Members

New Duties or Positions in Higher Education Assigned to Eight 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.

Five Women Faculty Members Honored With Notable Awards

Five Women Faculty Members Honored With Notable Awards

The women scholars who have been honored are Peggy A. Johnson of Pennsylvania State University, Mercy Mumba of the University of Alabama, Amy Roth McDuffie of Washington State University, Joyce J. Fitzpatrick of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and Paulette Brown Bracy of North Carolina Central University.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Eleven Women Scholars

New Assignments in Higher Education for Eleven Women Scholars

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 Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

Four Women Who Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

Newly appointed to dean positions are Ann Huff Stevens at the University of Texas, Allyson Watson at Florida A&M University, Barbara Hempstead at Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and Jill Creighton at Washington State University.