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A Trio of Women Who Have Been Named to Lead Their Academic Departments

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Named to Lead Their Academic Departments

Adrienne C. Lahti has been named chair of the department of psychiatry and behavioral neurobiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Emily Kinsky was appointed head of the department of communication at West Texas A&M University and Adele Turzillo is the new head of the department of animal science at Pennsylvania State University.

Four Women Who Are Retiring From Their High-Level College and University Posts

Four Women Who Are Retiring From Their High-Level College and University Posts

The four women who are retiring are Mariko Kaga, Class of 1952 Professor of Asian Languages at Carlton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Karla Broadus, director of the African American studies program at the University of Texas at San Antonio, Lisa Spargo, special projects coordinator at the University of Mississippi, and Trudy Hanson, professor of communication at West Texas A&M University.

Six Women Faculty Members Have Been Appointed to New Positions

Six Women Faculty Members Have Been Appointed to New Positions

The six women in new roles are C. Jessie Jones at California State University, Fullerton, Laurie Sharp at West Texas A&M University, Patty Limerick of the University of Colorado, Brenda McComb at Oregon State University, Laura E. Niklason at Yale University, and Laurel Hartman at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

New Duties for Six Women Faculty Members at U.S. Universities

New Duties for Six Women Faculty Members at U.S. Universities

The scholars taking on new assignments are Jeralynn S. Cossman of West Virginia University, Mary C. Banwart at the University of Kansas, Emily Hammer at West Texas A&M University, Candis Pizzetta at Jackson State University, Cynthia Brok at the University of Wyoming, and Susannah J. Ural at the University of Southern Mississippi.

In Memoriam: B. Leigh Browning, 1964-2015

In Memoriam: B. Leigh Browning, 1964-2015

Leigh Browning was the Jerry Miller Professor of Entrepreneurship and a professor of business communication and marketing at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. She joined the university’s faculty in 1991.

New Professorship Honors Former Mayor of Amarillo, Texas

New Professorship Honors Former Mayor of Amarillo, Texas

New chair established at West Texas A&M University in Canyon.