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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.

Five Women Who Are Taking on New Faculty Roles

Five Women Who Are Taking on New Faculty Roles

The women in new teaching posts are Marilyn Morris of the University at Buffalo, Mahsa Kazempour at Penn State, Ruihong Huang at Texas A&M University, Margaret Greenwald at Wayne State University and Francesca Cavallo at the University of New Mexico.

The Youngest Woman to Ever Lead a U.S. Law School

The Youngest Woman to Ever Lead a U.S. Law School

Jocelyn Benson is the new dean of the Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Michigan. Wayne State University’s research finds that at age 36, Benson is the youngest woman to ever lead a U.S. law school.

Deborah Snyder Is the New President of Cogswell College in Sunnyvale, California

Deborah Snyder Is the New President of Cogswell College in Sunnyvale, California

Cogswell College specializes in digital arts, engineering, and entrepreneurship. It enrolls about 400 students and women make up only 21 percent of the student body. But it’s new president is a woman.

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.

Five Women Awarded Tenure at the Wayne State University School of Medicine

Five Women Awarded Tenure at the Wayne State University School of Medicine

The Wayne State University School of Medicine has announced the rewarding of tenure to nine faculty members. Five of the nine faculty members granted tenure are women. They are: Susan Eggly, Wei Chen, Avril Holt, Jing Li, and Izabela Podgorski.

Fifteen Women in New Administrative Roles at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Fifteen Women in New Administrative Roles at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of new on appointments of women to key administrative positions at colleges and universities across 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.

Six Women in New Teaching Roles at American Universities

Six Women in New Teaching Roles at American Universities

The women in new faculty posts are Jesmyn Ward at Tulane, Jane Lubchenco at Oregon State, Mary Hale Toler at Kansas State, Molly Brewer at the University of Connecticut, Cameron Myler at NYU, and Tsveti Markova at Wayne State.

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The women in new administrative posts are Lizbeth Ellis, Laverne Lewis Gaskins, Carol Tallarico, Amy Backus, Kathleen Powell, Pamela DiSalvo Lepley, Chacona W. Johnson, Lillian Hallstrand, and Barbara Meehan.

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Eight Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The women taking on new assignments are Jan Bond, Leanne Wirkkula, Margaret Wagner Dahl, Jacqueline A. Faulkner, Margaret Dimond, Lori Baker-Lloyd, Rachel Fleck, and Carla Lupi

The New Provost at Wayne State University

The New Provost at Wayne State University

Margaret Winters has served on the Wayne State University faculty for 11 years and was founding chair of the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Previously, she served on the faculty at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale for 25 years.

Five Women in New Teaching Roles

Five Women in New Teaching Roles

The five women taking on new faculty roles are Galina Goloverda at Xavier University of Louisiana, Barbara Creel at the University of New Mexico, April Vallerand at Wayne State University, Elissa Y. Weichbrodt at Covenant College and Emma Q. Hao at Wilkes University.

Five Women Faculty Members in New Teaching Positions

Five Women Faculty Members in New Teaching Positions

The women in new teaching roles are Jody Lisberger at California Polytechnic, Cristal Truscott at Prairie View A&M University, Nancy Scherer at Arizona State University, Jane Lehr at the University of New Mexico, and Karen Apolloni at Wayne State University.

Three Women in New Faculty Roles

Three Women in New Faculty Roles

Karen Kavanaugh was named to an endowed chair at Wayne State University. Mary Deane Sorcinelli will be a scholar in residence at Mount Holyoke College and Ida Bieler will join the faculty at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

Wayne State University School of Law Professor to Head ABA Committee on Taxation

Wayne State University School of Law Professor to Head ABA Committee on Taxation

Linda Beale, professor at the Wayne State University School of Law in Detroit, was named chair of the Committee on Standards of Tax Practice of the American Bar Association.

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The new appointees are Melody Tankersley, Tonjanita Johnson, Lysa Salsbury, Ashley Schumaker, Jacqueline Edmondson, Tina Kunzer-Murphy, Joan C. Dunbar, Martha Escutia, Sarah Case-Price, and Martha Warren Bidez.

A Quartet of Women in New Faculty Roles

A Quartet of Women in New Faculty Roles

The women scholars with new teaching assignments are Daphne Tan at Indiana University, Elizabeth Sepper at Washington University in St. Louis, Norma Adranga at Wright State University, and Kim Dunleavy at Wayne State University.

Seven Women Taking on New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven Women Taking on New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Natalie Gochnour and Ruth Watkins at the University of Utah, Amy Noah at Purdue, Judy Taylor at Georgia Piedmont, Margaret Winters at Wayne State, Meagan Karvonen at the University of Kansas and Pamela Fuller at the Chamberlain College of Nursing.

Three Women in New Teaching Roles

Three Women in New Teaching Roles

Marilyn Kelly joins the law school faculty at Wayne State University and Darline Foltz was hired as an assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati. Wendy Davis was promoted to associate professor at Trinity College.

Five Women Academics Honored With Major Awards

Five Women Academics Honored With Major Awards

The honorees are Margaret Campbell of Wayne State University, Renee Sandell of George Mason University, Sahfi Goldwasser of MIT, Nanette Wenger of Emory University and H. Julia Hannay of the University of Houston.

New Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

New 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.

Woman Wins Pregnancy Discrimination Case Against Wayne State University

Woman Wins Pregnancy Discrimination Case Against Wayne State University

The woman claimed that a supervisor at an internship gave her a bad review because she did not approve of the fact that she was an unmarried woman and was pregnant. The bad review prompted the school to drop her from the master’s degree program in social work.

In Memoriam: Gloria Richardson Smith, 1934-2013

In Memoriam: Gloria Richardson Smith, 1934-2013

She was the former dean of the nursing schools at the University of Oklahoma and Wayne State University was the first nurse to be named director of the Michigan Department of Public Health.