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Thirteen Women Appointed to Higher Education Administrative Positions

Thirteen Women Appointed to Higher Education 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Marialuisa Di Stefano Receives Book of the Year Award from American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education

Marialuisa Di Stefano Receives Book of the Year Award from American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education

The award-winning book, Integrando STEAM: A Guide for Elementary Bilingual and Dual Programs serves as a guide for implementing bilingual and dual language curriculums in elementary school programs.

New Academic Positions for Three Women Scholars

New Academic Positions for Three Women Scholars

Scholars Katherine Hartmann, Alexandra Aylward, and Anamika Dubey are taking on new roles at the University of Kentucky, the University of Nevada Reno, and Washington State University, respectively.

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Roles 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Tanya LeRoith Selected to Lead the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians

Tanya LeRoith Selected to Lead the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians

Dr. LeRoith assumes the role of president-elect after serving a term as vice president. She has been with the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine since 2005 and currently is a clinical professor of anatomic pathology

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new positions or duties are Zeynep Tufekci at Princeton University, Viviana Gradinaru at the California Institute of Technology, Carmen Lanos Williams at Arkansas State University, Lynne Carpenter-Boggs at Washington State University, Stephanie Harris at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, and Angela M. Eikenberry at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

New Administrative Duties for Six Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Duties for Six 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Washington State's Michelle Moyer Selected to Lead the American Society for Enology and Viticulture

Washington State’s Michelle Moyer Selected to Lead the American Society for Enology and Viticulture

Formed in 1950 as a professional society dedicated to the interests of enologists, viticulturists, and others in the fields of wine and grape research and production, ASEV’s membership of approximately 1,600 includes professionals from wineries, vineyards, and academic institutions and organizations from around the world.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed Deans at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed Deans at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Wiebke Strehl at Newberry College, Sonja Harris-Haywood at Meharry Medical College, Sarah Banet-Weiser at the University of Pennsylvania, Laurie Garrett-Cobbina at the University of Redlands, Mollye Demosthenidy at Newcomb-Tulane College, Jenna Hyatt at Washington State University, Deleise Wilson at Polk State College, and Mary Gallant at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Jessica Bunch Recognized for Her Work in Veterinary Rehabilitation

Jessica Bunch Recognized for Her Work in Veterinary Rehabilitation

Jessica Bunch, an assistant professor of integrated veterinary medicine at Washington State University, recently received the 2023 John J. Sherman III Award for Excellence in Veterinary Rehabilitation from the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians.

A Study of 1.3 Million Grant Applications Worldwide Finds a Substantial Gender Gap In Research Funding

A Study of 1.3 Million Grant Applications Worldwide Finds a Substantial Gender Gap In Research Funding

Women researchers received substantially less funding in grant awards than men — an average of about $342,000 compared to men’s $659,000, according to a large meta-analysis of studies led by Karen Schmaling, a psychology professor at Washington State University, Vancouver.

The Next Chancellor of the University of Alaska Southeast

The Next Chancellor of the University of Alaska Southeast

Aparna Dileep-Nageswaran Palmer currently serves as a vice president at Front Range Community College in Westminster, Colorado. Earlier she was the assistant vice president for academic affairs and a professor of biology at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction.

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties at Universities

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties at Universities

Taking on new positions or duties are Jeannine Tang at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, Kimberly Christen at Washington State University, Phaedra Corso at Indiana University-Indianapolis, Leslie LaConte at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke, and Bree A;lexander at the University of South Carolina.

New Administrative Posts for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Nine Women 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Washington State University Names Chancellor's Residence After a Pioneering Woman Faculty Member

Washington State University Names Chancellor’s Residence After a Pioneering Woman Faculty Member

Ida Lou Anderson joined the faculty at what is now Washington State University in 1926 as an instructor in the speech department. She was one of Washington State’s first female faculty members and counted among her many students and mentees Edward R. Murrow, one of the university’s most illustrious alumni.

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.