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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.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships at Major Universities

The four women appointed to endowed chairs are Harshita Mruthinti Kamath at Emory University, Alena Kubatova at the University of North Dakota, Heather Woofter at Washington University in St. Louis, and Melinda J. Beeuwkes Buntin at Vanderbilt University.

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Five Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

The women faculty members in new roles are Hui Cao at Yale University, Cynthia Feliciano at Washington University in St. Louis, Tayari Jones at Emory University in Atlanta, Jane Aiken at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and Mary Beth Kirkham at Kansas State University.

New Faculty Roles for Six Women in Academia

New Faculty Roles for Six Women in Academia

Appointed to new posts are Lisa Berreau at Utah State University, Alicia Graf Mack at the Julliard School, Meera Komarraju at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Terri Norton at Bucknell University, Katherine Hawkins at Old Dominion University, and Sheretta Butler-Barnes at Washington University in St. Louis.

Amy Wildermuth Will Be the Next Leader of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Amy Wildermuth Will Be the Next Leader of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Professor Wildermuth currently serves as associate vice president for faculty and academic affairs at the University of Utah. Earlier, she was the university’s chief sustainability officer and a professor in the university’s College of Law. She was a clerk for Justice John Paul Stevens at the U.S. Supreme Court.

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women in Higher Education

New Faculty Posts for Nine Women 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.

For Breast Cancer Survivors, Race Appears to Be an Important Factor in Their Employment Prospects

For Breast Cancer Survivors, Race Appears to Be an Important Factor in Their Employment Prospects

In a study of breast cancer survivors conducted at Washington University in St. Louis, the data showed that African-Americans were four times more likely to leave the workforce despite fighting a breast cancer with high survival rates than was the case for White patients of the same age.

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles 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.

New Assignments for 11 Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for 11 Women Faculty Members 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.

New Roles for Six Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Roles for Six Women Faculty Members 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.

Eight Women Taking on New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Taking on New Faculty Roles 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.

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

Five Women Join the Faculty of the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis

Five Women Join the Faculty of the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis

There are now 22 women on the business school’s faculty, an all-time high. A decade ago in 2007, there were only seven women on the faculty at the business school. Women are now more than one quarter of the total faculty at the business school.

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.

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at High-Ranking Universities

Three Women Appointed to Endowed Chairs at High-Ranking Universities

The three women now holding endowed chairs are Anne H. Charity Hudley at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Wendelin Wright at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and Heather E. Cameron at Washington University in St. Louis.

New Appointments or Duties for 10 Women Faculty Members

New Appointments or Duties for 10 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.

A Large Group of Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Large Group of 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.

Fourteen Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Fourteen 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.

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New University Roles

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New University 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.

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles 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.

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.

Laura Freid Chosen as the Next President of the Maine College of Art

Laura Freid Chosen as the Next President of the Maine College of Art

Dr. Freid has been serving as the CEO and executive director of The Silk Road Project, a global cultural arts organization based at Harvard University. She has held high-level executive posts in communications and public affairs at both Harvard University and Brown University.

Meg Amstutz to Lead the College of Coastal Georgia

Meg Amstutz to Lead the College of Coastal Georgia

The College of Coastal Georgia in Brunswick announced that Meg Amstutz will assume the role of interim president on July 1, after current president Greg Aloia retires. Currently, she is a professor of English and associate provost for academic programs at the University of Georgia.

Adia Harvey Wingfield to Lead the Sociologists for Women in Society

Adia Harvey Wingfield to Lead the Sociologists for Women in Society

Adia Harvey Wingfield, a professor of sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, was named president-elect of the Sociologists for Women in Society, an organization dedicated to improving the social position of women through feminist sociological research and writing.

New Administrative Positions for 14 Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Positions for 14 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.

New Administrative Appointments for 14 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Appointments for 14 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.

Fourteen Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Fourteen Women 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.

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts at Colleges and Universities

Four Women Who Are Stepping Down From High-Level Posts at Colleges and Universities

The four women are Kimberly G. Walker at Washington University in St. Louis, Barbara Ryder at Virginia Tech, Lynn Garafola at Barnard College in New York City, and Ann R. Britt, president of Martin Community College in Williamston, North Carolina.

Washington University in St. Louis Expands Programs Relating to Sexual Assault

Washington University in St. Louis Expands Programs Relating to Sexual Assault

In addition to enhancing existing programs and hiring new counselors, the university has announced that it is launching a new research initiative to develop and test solutions for dealing with campus sexual assault.

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Taking on new responsibilities are Lauren M. Childs at Virginia Tech, Lori Setton at Washington University in St. Louis, Veronica B. Decker at the University of Central Florida, Wonder Drake at Vanderbilt University, Anne C. Stone at Arizona State University, and Jane Meza at the University of Nebraska, Omaha.

Can Men Be Taught to Understand Women's Nonverbal Cues Relating to Sexual Interest?

Can Men Be Taught to Understand Women’s Nonverbal Cues Relating to Sexual Interest?

Undergraduate students were shown a series of 130 full-body photographs of women wearing warn weather clothing and asked to gauge the models’ sexual interest. Half of the participants were given instructions prior to viewing the photographs telling them to focus on the nonverbal clues rather than the women’s clothing or attractiveness.

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.

Men Greatly Outnumber Women on Online Gambling Websites, But Women Are a Majority of the High Rollers

Men Greatly Outnumber Women on Online Gambling Websites, But Women Are a Majority of the High Rollers

A news study from the Center for Gambling Studies at Rutgers University in New Jersey finds that men greatly outnumber women on online gambling websites. But among the 10 percent of high rollers who gamble almost every day, women are a slight majority.

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The five women named to endowed chairs are Haiyan Wang at Purdue University, Nancy Rabalis at Louisiana State University, Lesley Jill Gordon at the University of Alabama, Darlene Clark Hine at Michigan State University, and Hillary Anger Elfenbein at Washington University in St. Louis.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at Major Universities

Emelyn dela Pena was appointed dean of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Washington University in St. Louis. Candice Chan was named dean of international admissions at Furman University in South Carolina and Mary Corliss Pearl was named dean of the William E. Macaulay Honors College at the City University of New York.