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Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Roles or Duties at Universities

Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Roles or Duties at Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Named Professorships

A Quartet of Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Named Professorships

The women appointed to named chairs are Anamika Dubey in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Washington State University, Sarah Kurtz in the School of Engineering at the University of California, Merced, Ange-Marie Hancock at Ohio State University, and Sharon Werning Rivera at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.

State Universities Announce the Appointments of Six Women to Dean Positions

State Universities Announce the Appointments of Six Women to Dean Positions

The six women appointed deans are Beth Mayer-Davis at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Leslee Battle at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, Margaret A. Amstutz at the University of Georgia, Paula Montgomery at the University of Louisiana Lafayette, Amy Ellen Schwartz at the University of Delaware, and Jenna Hyatt at Washington State University.

Eight Women Scholars Who Have Been Given New Assignments in Higher Education

Eight Women Scholars Who Have Been Given New Assignments in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Jayathi Murthy Has Been Appointed the Sixteenth President of Oregon State University

Jayathi Murthy Has Been Appointed the Sixteenth President of Oregon State University

Since 2016, Dr. Murthy has been serving as the Ronald and Valerie Sugar Dean at the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of California, Los Angeles. She was the first woman to hold that position. She was also a professor in the mechanical and aerospace engineering department.

Study Finds a Persistent and Longstanding Gender Gap in Leadership Aspirations

Study Finds a Persistent and Longstanding Gender Gap in Leadership Aspirations

A new study finds that women in the United States are still less likely than men to express a desire to take on leadership or managerial roles. The gender gap in leadership aspirations, which has remained relatively constant over six decades, translated into more than two male leaders to every one female leader at the highest levels.

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Roles or Duties at Major Universities

Six Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Roles or Duties at Major Universities

Taking on new duties are Zoe Higheagle Strong at Washington State University, Deidre W. Evans at Florida A&M University, Dawn C. Carr at Florida State University, Marisa Anne Pagnattaro at the University of Georgia, Wendy Arons at Carnegie Mellon University, and Ayane Kozasa at the University of Cincinnati.

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Designated for New Roles

Four Women Scholars Who Have Been Designated for New Roles

Taking on new roles are Zheng Jennifer Huang at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia, Cristina Davis at the University of California, Davis, Marcia Ostrom at Washington State University, and Samantha Baskind at Cleveland State University.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Six Women Administrators

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Six Women Administrators

Taking on new administrative duties are Jennifer Chambers-Taube at Washington State Univerity, Vancouver, Rosalind Dale at North Carolina A&T State University, Kelly Frick at the University of Delaware, Debra Bright at Howard University in Washington, D.C., Dolly Horton at Bladen Community College in Dublin, North Carolina, and Nichole Ipach at California State University, Northridge.

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Named Chairs of Their Academic Departments

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Named Chairs of Their Academic Departments

Julie Kmec is the new chair of the department of sociology at Washington State University. Anita Mattson has been appointed interim head of the department of chemistry and biochemistry at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts, and Andrea A. Hayes is the first woman to chair the department of surgery at the Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

Elizabeth Chilton Named Chancellor of the Pullman Campus of Washington State University

Elizabeth Chilton Named Chancellor of the Pullman Campus of Washington State University

Dr. Chilton became provost and executive vice president at Washington State University on August 1, 2000. From 2017 to 2020, she served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Binghamton University, a campus of the State University of New York System. Earlier, Dr. Chilton spent 16 years at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Seven Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments in Higher Education

Seven Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty 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, have been assigned new duties, or have been promoted.

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.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments

Six Women Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new roles are Dava Newman at MIT, Aria S. Halliday at the University of Kentucky, Tiffany Murphy at the University of Arkansas School of Law, Beth Montelone of Kansas State University, Jennifer Duckworth at Washington State University, and Jennifer M. Granholm of the University of California, berkeley.

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts at Colleges and Universities

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts at Colleges and Universities

The six women named to diversity posts are Robin R. Means Coleman at Northwestern University, Lisa Guerrero at Washington State University, Jasmine A. Lee at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Andreá Williams at Ohio State University, Yolanda Caldwell at the College of St. Rose in Albany, New York, and Tiffany Hayden at the University of Kentucky.

New Study Aims to Determine How to Boost the Number of Women Academics in Management Information Systems

New Study Aims to Determine How to Boost the Number of Women Academics in Management Information Systems

The researchers will collect data identifying barriers to women’s advancement in academic careers in management information systems, including promotions and tenure. They will also craft policies to recognize women’s contributions to the field of information systems and conduct training on recognizing gender bias in the discipline.

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.