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Six Women in Higher Education Honored With Prestigious Awards

Six Women in Higher Education Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Jacqueline Levine of the University of Rochester, Kathryn Edwards of Vanderbilt University, Simine Vizire of the University of California, Davis, Donna Hoylman Peduto of West Virginia University, Mary Sue Coleman of the Association of American Universities, and Karen M. Sames of St. Catherine University.

Jane Milley to Lead the Parkersburg Campus of West Virginia University

Jane Milley to Lead the Parkersburg Campus of West Virginia University

Dr. Milley has more than 40 years of experience in higher education. Most recently, she served as interim senior vice president for academic affairs at West Virginia University Parkersburg.

New Assignments in Higher Education for 10 Women Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education 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.

Nine Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Who Are 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.

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eleven 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.

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 Dozen Women in New Administrative Posts at American Colleges and Universities

A Dozen Women in New Administrative Posts at American 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 Positions for Seventeen Women at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Positions for Seventeen 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.

Negative Campaign Attacks May Hurt Women Candidates More Than Their Male Counterparts

Negative Campaign Attacks May Hurt Women Candidates More Than Their Male Counterparts

A new study by political scientists at West Virginia University and Tulane University in New Orleans, finds that negative campaign advertisements tended to do more damage to women candidates, particularly Democrats, than to male candidates.

A Quartet of Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at Major Universities

A Quartet of Women Appointed to Positions as Deans at Major Universities

The new deans are Ann Lampkin-Williams at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, Cynthia F. Young at Clemson University in South Carolina, Lisa Huffman at Texas Woman’s University, and Karen Diaz at West Virginia University.

A Large Group of Women Faculty Members Taking on New Duties in Higher Education

A Large Group of Women Faculty Members Taking on New Duties 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.

The First Woman President of Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina

The First Woman President of Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina

Since 2014, Dr. Roslyn Artis has served as president of Florida Memorial College in Miami Gardens. When she takes office on September 1, she will be the first woman to serve as president of Benedict College in its 147-year history.

New Administrative Positions for 15 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for 15 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.

Ten Women Appointed to Administrative Positions at Major Universities

Ten Women Appointed to Administrative Positions at Major 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.

The First Woman President of New River Community College in Virginia

The First Woman President of New River Community College in Virginia

Dr. Huber has been a member of the staff at the community college since 1988. Most recently, she has served as vice president for instruction and student services. When she takes office as president on July 1, she will be the first woman to serve as the leader of New River Community College.

A Quartet of Women at State Universities Honored With Prestigious Awards

A Quartet of Women at State Universities Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Jessica A. Aslin of Louisiana State University, Diane J. Fisher of the University of Southern Mississippi, Heide Temples of Clemson University in South Carolina, and Vaike Haas of West Virginia University.

New Assignments for Ten Women Faculty Members in Higher Education

New Assignments for Ten Women Faculty Members 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.

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Named Professorships

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Named Professorships

The three women appointed to endowed chairs are Alanna Schepartz at Yale University, Barbara L. Ludlow at West Virginia University, and Mary Kelly at the University of Southern California.

Three Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

Three Women Scholars Announce Their Retirements

Sandra J. Deloatch, a professor of computer science at Norfolk State University, Susan Grover, vice provost at the College of William & Mary, and Sue Day-Perroots, associate provost at West Virginia University, have retired or will do so later this year.

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.

Ten Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Ten 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.

Academic Study Finds That Women Abused as Children Have Higher Mortality Rates Over the Long Term

Academic Study Finds That Women Abused as Children Have Higher Mortality Rates Over the Long Term

In a study led by Edith Chen, a professor of psychology at Northwestern University, results showed that women who reported they were abused as children had a higher level of mortality over the long term than women who did not report child abuse. There was no difference in mortality rates for men who were abused compared to men who were not abused.

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are 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.

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.

Jennifer Orlikoff Named President of Potomac State College in West Virginia

Jennifer Orlikoff Named President of Potomac State College in West Virginia

Jennifer Orlikoff has been serving in the post on an interim basis since July 1. Previously, she was an associate professor of French and director of the Center for Women and Gender Studies at West Virginia University’s flagship campus in Morgantown.

New Administrative Posts for Five Women at Major Universities

New Administrative Posts for Five Women at Major Universities

The women in new administrative posts are Jennifer McMillin at Cleveland State University, Jeanne Durr at the University of Wyoming, Kit Walizer at West Virginia University, Joanna N. Ravello at the University of Rhode Island, and Kristan Tucker at Baylor University.

Five Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Five Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Thew new appointees are Elizabeth Lewin at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Sonya Satinsky at Princeton University, Amber Brugnoli at West Virginia University, Stephanie Smith at Virginia Commonwealth University, and Patricia Newton Carroll at Sweet Briar College in Virginia.

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Roles in Higher Education

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Assuming New Roles in Higher Education

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.

Five Women Scholars to Be Honored With Major Awards

Five Women Scholars to Be Honored With Major Awards

The honorees are Jean Folkerts, a dean emerita at the University of North Carolina, Joanne Yestramski of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, Rashida Khakoo of West Virginia University, Roshni Kulkarni of Michigan State University, and novelist Angela Flournoy, who has taught at several universities.

Eleven Women in New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities Across America

Eleven Women in New Administrative Posts 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.

Jennifer Orlikoff Is the New Leader of Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Dr. Orlikoff was serving as an associate professor of French and director of the Center for Women and Gender Studies at West Virginia University’s flagship campus in Morgantown. She joined the faculty at the university in 2008.

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

The nine women faculty members in new positions are Amy Simon, Miranda S. Spivack, Jean Lee Cole, Martine Guyot-Bender, Lesley Cottrell, Mary McKernan McKay, Gena Flynn, Yvette Richarson, and Alethia Cook.

Nineteen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Nineteen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Roles 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.

West Virginia University Launches New Website Featuring the Pearl S. Buck Archives

West Virginia University Launches New Website Featuring the Pearl S. Buck Archives

The university became caretaker of the Pearl S. Buck archives in 2014 and is now making much of the collection available online. Buck was the first American woman to win both the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize for literature.

West Virginia University Scholar Honored by the Organization of American Historians

West Virginia University Scholar Honored by the Organization of American Historians

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf, a professor of history in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia, won the 2016 David Montgomery Award for the best book on American labor or working-class history.