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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.

A Pair of Women Scholars Appointed to New Positions as Deans

A Pair of Women Scholars Appointed to New Positions as Deans

Robin Lock has been named interim dean of the Texas Tech University College of Education and Lisa Gloss has been named dean of the Washington State University Graduate School.

New Administrative Posts for Ten Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Ten 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.

Paula Groves Price to Lead the American Educational Studies Association

Paula Groves Price to Lead the American Educational Studies Association

Currently, Dr. Price is a professor of cultural studies and social thought in education at Washington State University. She also serves as associate dean for diversity and international programs in the university’s College of Education. She will serve a year as vice president and a year as president-elect, before becoming president.

Washington State University Reports on Efforts Relating to the Status of Women on Campus

Washington State University Reports on Efforts Relating to the Status of Women on Campus

The Washington State University President’s Commission for the Status of Women recently released their findings from a gender-based salary pilot study and made recommendations to ensure great gender quality on campus.

A Trio of Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships

A Trio of Women Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The three women who have been appointed to named professorships are Ebonya Washington at Yale University, Catherine King at Cornell University, and Vilma Navarro-Daniels at Washington State University.

New Assignments in Higher Education for 14 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for 14 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.

New Administrative Roles for 17 Women at Colleges and Universities Across America

New Administrative Roles for 17 Women at Colleges and Universities Across America

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Twenty-One Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Twenty-One 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 or have been assigned new duties.

In Memoriam: Casey Lynn Hanson, 1968-2018

In Memoriam: Casey Lynn Hanson, 1968-2018

Hanson began her career in the Alumni Office at the University of Idaho. She later held fundraising posts at Washington State University. At the time of her death, Hanson was director of development for the College of Education at the University of Idaho.

Pamela Thoma to Lead the Women's Studies Program at Washington State University

Pamela Thoma to Lead the Women’s Studies Program at Washington State University

Dr. Thoma joined the faculty at Washington State University in 2007. She is an expert in Asian American literary and cultural studies, feminist media studies, and women’s literature.

In Memoriam: Kelly Anne Ward, 1963-2018

In Memoriam: Kelly Anne Ward, 1963-2018

Dr. Ward joined the faculty in the department of educational leadership and counseling psychology at Washington State University in 2003 as an assistant professor. At the time of her death, she was a full professor and vice provost for faculty development and recognition.

Eleven Women Scholars Taking on New Academic Assignments

Eleven Women Scholars Taking on New Academic 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 or have been assigned new duties.

New Roles for 10 Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

New Roles for 10 Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

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.

Women's Studies Program to Be Revamped at Washington State University

Women’s Studies Program to Be Revamped at Washington State University

As a result of the new alignment that will eliminate the department of critical cultures, gender, and race studies, many of the women’s studies faculty in that department will join either the department of English or the department of history and launch a new interdisciplanry program in Women’s Gender, and Sexuality studies.

Three Women From Academia Appointed to Leadership Posts in National Organizations

Three Women From Academia Appointed to Leadership Posts in National Organizations

Lisa Feldman Barrett was named president-elect for the Association for Psychological Science. Stephanie Hampton was appointed director of the Division of Environmental Biology at the National Science Foundation, and Cindy Holland will lead the American Association for Employment in Education.

A Round-Up of News on Appointments of Women to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Round-Up of News on Appointments of Women to 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.

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Universities

Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts 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.

Sandra Haynes Appointed Chancellor of the Tri-Cities Campus of Washington State University

Sandra Haynes Appointed Chancellor of the Tri-Cities Campus of Washington State University

Sandra Haynes has been serving as deputy provost for academic and student affairs at Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado. Earlier in her career, Dr Haynes served for 13 years as dean of the College of Professional Studies at Metropolitan State University. She will begin her new job on March 1.

One Woman Among the Four Finalists for Chancellor of the Tri-Cities Campus of Washington State University

One Woman Among the Four Finalists for Chancellor of the Tri-Cities Campus of Washington State University

Washington State University has announced a field of four candidate to become chancellor of the Tri-Cities campus in Richmond. One of the four finalists is a woman: Sandra Haynes, deputy provost for academic and student affairs at Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado.

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Roles in Academia

Nine Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Roles in Academia

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Penn State's Amy Freeman is the New Leader of the Women in Engineering ProActive Network

Penn State’s Amy Freeman is the New Leader of the Women in Engineering ProActive Network

Amy Freeman is the assistant dean of engineering outreach and inclusion at Pennsylvania State University. She recently began a one-year term as president of the Women in Engineering ProActive Network.

College Women Who Hold on to Traditional Gender Stereotypes May Be Prone to Unhealthy Relationships

College Women Who Hold on to Traditional Gender Stereotypes May Be Prone to Unhealthy Relationships

A new study led by Stacey J.T. Hust, an associate professor in the College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman, finds that women college students who held traditional stereotypes on the role of women in society were less likely to refuse unwanted sexual advances.

Four Women Scholars Have Announced Their Intention to Retire

Four Women Scholars Have Announced Their Intention to Retire

Stepping down from their posts are Ruth Darling at the University of Tennessee, Darlene Clark Hine at Northwestern University, Lisa Brown at Washington State University-Spokane, and Sheila V. Adams at Mississippi University for Women.

In Memoriam: Mary Alice Morrison, 1921-2017

In Memoriam: Mary Alice Morrison, 1921-2017

Mary Alice Morrison was a professor emerita in the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. During World War II, she served in the Royal Canadian Air Force.

New High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education for a Dozen Women

New High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education for a Dozen Women

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Anne P. Massey and Mary Rezac Named to Dean Positions

Anne P. Massey and Mary Rezac Named to Dean Positions

Anne P. Massey was named the next dean of the Wisconsin School of Business and Mary Rezac will be the next dean of the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture at Washington State University in Pullman.

Five Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Five Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The appointees are Sarah Curran at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, Marsha C. Senior at Syracuse University in New York, Mary Jo Gonzales at Washington State University, Shira Thomas at Florida A&M University, and Kristen Roman at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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.

In Memoriam: Nancy Kinnersley, 1944-2016

In Memoriam: Nancy Kinnersley, 1944-2016

Nancy Kinnersley was associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Kansas. She taught at the university for 27 years and served as president of the Faculty Senate.

Elise Boxer Is the New Leader of the American Indian Studies Association

Elise Boxer Is the New Leader of the American Indian Studies Association

Dr. Boxer is an assistant professor of history and Native American studies at the University of South Dakota. She is an enrolled citizen of the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes. Dr. Boxer holds a Ph.D. in American Indian history from Arizona State University.

Four Women Who Are Leaving Their Administrative Posts in Academia

Four Women Who Are Leaving Their Administrative Posts in Academia

Stepping down from high-level administrative posts are Elizabeth Dykens at Vanderbilt University, Ewa Barczyk at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Candis Claiborn at Washington State University, and Melissa Woo at the University of Oregon.