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Eight Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Eight 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.

Wayne State University Scholar Honored by the American Educational Research Association

Wayne State University Scholar Honored by the American Educational Research Association

Min Yu, an assistant professor of teacher education in the College of Education at Wayne State University in Detroit, received the Outstanding Book Recognition Award from the Curriculum Studies Division of the American Educational Research Association.

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.

Sheryl Kubiak Will Be the Next Dean of the Wayne State University School of Social Work

Sheryl Kubiak Will Be the Next Dean of the Wayne State University School of Social Work

Since 2006, Dr. Kubiak has served on the faculty at Michigan State University. Earlier, she was an assistant professor at the Wayne State University School of Social Work from 2002 to 2006.

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.

Wayne State University Study Shows Little Progress for Women in Michigan's Top Public Corporations

Wayne State University Study Shows Little Progress for Women in Michigan’s Top Public Corporations

A new study by faculty members at the Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University in Detroit finds that women hold a small percentage of leadership positions at the 100 largest public corporations in Michigan. For example, women are only 9 percent of the highest-paid executives at these public companies.

A Dozen Women With New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

A Dozen Women With 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.

Three Women Join the Faculty at the Wayne State University School of Law in Detroit

Three Women Join the Faculty at the Wayne State University School of Law in Detroit

The three women who have joined the faculty at the law school at Wayne State University in Detroit are Anne Choike, Sanjukta Paul, and Rebecca Robichaud.

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Five Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

The women scholars appointed to endowed chairs are Lori K. Pearson at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Anastasia Muliana at Texas A&M University, Kate Ponto at the University of Kentucky, Bernadette Atuahene at Wayne State University in Detroit, and Gladys McCormick at Syracuse University in New York.

Nine Women Faculty Members in New Positions or Taking on New Duties

Nine Women Faculty Members in New Positions or Taking on New Duties

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 Provost at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

The New Provost at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Since 2009, Dr. Pam Benoit has served as executive vice president and provost at Ohio University in Athens. Earlier in her career, Dr. Benoit was chair of the department of communications at the University of Missouri and served on the faculty at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

Four Women Promoted to Full Professor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine

Four Women Promoted to Full Professor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine

The four women receiving promotions to full professor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine are Jinping Xu in family medicine and public health sciences, Diane Levine in internal medicine, Susan Eggly in pathology, and Girija Natarajan in pediatrics.

Lisa Vollendorf Appointed Provost at Sonoma State University in California

Lisa Vollendorf Appointed Provost at Sonoma State University in California

Since 2012, Dr. Vollendorf has been serving as dean of the College of Humanities and Arts at San Jose State University in California. Earlier, Dr. Vollendorf was a professor of Spanish at California State University, Los Angeles and taught at Wayne State University in Detroit and Miami University in Ohio.

One Woman Among the Four Finalists for President of Ohio University

One Woman Among the Four Finalists for President of Ohio University

Pam Benoit is the current executive vice president and provost at Ohio University. She joined the staff at Ohio University in 2009. Previously, she served as vice provost of advanced studies and dean of the Graduate School at the University of Missouri.

New Faculty Assignments for Eight Women at Major Universities

New Faculty Assignments for Eight Women 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.

Meet One of the Nation's Youngest Physicians

Meet One of the Nation’s Youngest Physicians

Ola Hadaya recently entered the medical residency program in obstetrics and gynecology at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. At age 21, she is one of the youngest physicians in the United States.

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 Academics Honored With Notable Awards

Four Women Academics Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Laura Bartell of the Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, H. Jane Brockmann, professor emerita of biology at the University of Florida, Bridgette Peteet, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Cincinnati, and Cynthia A. Smith, associate provost for health affairs and academic integrity at Yale University.

In Memoriam: Peggy Ann Brainerd Way, 1931-2016

In Memoriam: Peggy Ann Brainerd Way, 1931-2016

Peggy Ann Brainerd Way was the first woman to hold a full-time faculty post at Vanderbult Divinity School in Nashville, Tennessee, and the first woman to hold a full-time faculty position at the University of Chicago Divinity School.

New Roles in Higher Education for Seven Women Faculty Members

New Roles in Higher Education for Seven Women Faculty Members

Taking on new assignments are Ambika Mathur at Wayne State, Angela High Pippert at St. Thomas University, Patricia Henning at the University of New Mexico, Jane Sykes at the University of California, Davis, Amy Pruden at Virginia Tech, Jane Grande-Allen at Rice, and Laurie R. Santos at Yale.

In Memoriam: Gloria Dyc, 1950-2016

In Memoriam: Gloria Dyc, 1950-2016

Gloria Dyc was Regents Professor of English and a professor of arts and letters on the Gallup Campus of the University of New Mexico. Professor Dyc joined the faculty at the University of New Mexico in 1988.

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.

Law School Dean Completes the Boston Marathon in Her Eighth Month of Pregnancy

Law School Dean Completes the Boston Marathon in Her Eighth Month of Pregnancy

Jocelyn Benson, dean of the Wayne University Law School in Detroit, is expecting her first child on June 4. On April 18, Dr. Benson, with the approval of her doctor, competed in and finished the Boston Marathon.

New Assignments for a Dozen Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for a Dozen Women Faculty Members

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

A Dozen Women With New High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Dozen Women With New High-Level 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.

Ten Women Taking on New Teaching Roles at Colleges and Universities

Ten Women Taking on New Teaching Roles at Colleges and Universities

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

The Next President of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology

The Next President of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology

Marsha L. Richmond is an associate professor of history at Wayne State University in Detroit. Dr. Richmond will serve as president-elect until the society’s biennial meeting in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2017. She will then serve a two-year term as president.

Two Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

Two Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

Jeanne Stangel, the vice chancellor for university advancement and president of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Foundation, is stepping down to take a new post at a Catholic high school and Maryjean Schenk has resigned for personal reasons as vice dean for medical education at the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit.

Wayne State University's Angelique Day Wins Two National Awards

Wayne State University’s Angelique Day Wins Two National Awards

Angelique Day, an assistant professor of social work at Wayne State University in Detroit, was honored with prestigious awards by the American Psychological Association and the Child Welfare League of America.

New Faculty Roles for Seven Women Scholars

New Faculty Roles for Seven Women Scholars

The seven women with new teaching positions are Guangzhao Mao at Wayne State, Lorraine S. Lange at Hollins University, Lauren Emberson at Princeton, Maureen Conroy at the University of Florida, Holly Willis at St. Catherine University, Emily Conover at Hamilton College and Carlin Rafie at Virginia Tech.

Six Women Faculty Members Announced Their Retirements

Six Women Faculty Members Announced Their Retirements

The women stepping down from faculty posts are Suzanne Murrmann at Virginia Tech, Doris Dwyer at Western Nevada College, Judy Dworin at Trinity College in Connecticut, Laurie Nussdorfer at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, Loria A. Clarke at the University of Massachusetts, and Virginia Hill Rice at Wayne State University in Detroit.

Ten Women in New Administrative Posts at American Universities

Ten Women in New Administrative Posts at American Universities

The women appointed to new posts are Mary W. Helmick, Marquita Chamblee, Barbara A. Chesler, Mary Ann Fitzpatrick, Amy Hook, Michelle Toews, Therese McDevitt, BayLee Long, Sharrika Adams, and Amanda Woodward.

Five Women in New Faculty Roles at U.S. Universities

Five Women in New Faculty Roles at U.S. Universities

The five women in new faculty roles are Denise W. Streeter at Penn State, Eunice Santos at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Tsveti Markova at Wayne State University in Detroit, Anna Taylor at North Dakota State, and Beth Merryman at Towson University in Maryland.

Six Women Named to New Faculty Positions in Higher Education

Six Women Named to New Faculty Positions in Higher Education

Anupama Kaul was appointed professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at the University of Texas El Paso. She will also serve as associate dean for research and graduate studies in the university’s College of Engineering. Dr. Kaul was program director in electronics, photonics, and magnetic devices at the National Science Foundation. From 2002 to 2011, […]

Four Women Professors Honored With Distinguished Awards

Four Women Professors Honored With Distinguished Awards

The award winners at Barbara Romzek of American University in Washington, D.C., Bonnie Strickland of the University of Massachusetts, Hermina G.B. Anghelescu of Wayne State University in Detroit, and Andrea Dixon of Baylor University in Waco, Texas.