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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.

Cynthia Azari Appointed President of Oxnard College in California

Cynthia Azari Appointed President of Oxnard College in California

Dr. Azari has been serving as interim president at Fresno City College. She was president of Fresno City College form 2009 to 2011 and then served as president of Riverside City College in California. Earlier in her career, she was president of Butler County Community College in Pennsylvania.

New Administrative Assignments for 10 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Assignments for 10 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.

Two Major Universities Name Women Provosts

Two Major Universities Name Women Provosts

Michele G. Wheatly, former provost at West Virginia University, will be the next provost at Syracuse University in New York. Diane Chase, vice provost for academic program quality at the University of Central Florida, was named provost at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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.

New Assignments for Nine Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for Nine 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.

Two Women Scholars Share an Award for the Best Book in Feminist Studies in Popular Culture

Two Women Scholars Share an Award for the Best Book in Feminist Studies in Popular Culture

Cari Carpenter, associate professor of English at West Virginia University and Carolyn Sorisio, professor of English at West Chester University in Pennsylvania, share an award for their edited volume on Sarah Winnemucca, author and activist for American Indian rights.

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 roundup of women faculty members from colleges and universities throughout the United States who have been appointed to new positions.

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

The six faculty members in new posts are Barbara Regenspan at Colgate University, Yi-Peng Hsieh at the University of North Dakota, Katherine Montwieler at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, Jana M. Giles at the University of Louisiana, Monroe, Lesa Griffiths at the University of Delaware, and Judith Wassserman at West Virginia University.

New Administrative Posts for 11 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for 11 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.

Peer Advocates: West Virginia University Offers For-Credit Class in Sexual Assault Counseling

Peer Advocates: West Virginia University Offers For-Credit Class in Sexual Assault Counseling

So far, 51 student Peer Advocates have completed a three-credit course that trained them in medical, legal, and judicial counseling and in response protocols when a sexual assault has occurred or has been alleged. They are now available to counsel other students.

New Administrative Posts for Six Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Six Women in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Anne Ehrlich at Knox College, Leisa Julian at the University of Kansas, Allyson Cannon at West Virginia University, Kathy Barnard at the University of Idaho, Johnese Spisso at UCLA, and Clothilde Hewlett at the University of California, Berkeley.

Six Women Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six 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 Taking on New Roles on University Faculties

Four Women Taking on New Roles on University Faculties

The four women appointed to new faculty posts are Alison Wilson at West Virginia University, Kzenia Chizhova at Princeton University, Christine Knoblauch-O’Neal at Washington University in St. Louis, and natalie Shapero at Tufts University in Massachusetts.

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

The six women faculty members are Mia Levy at Vanderbilt University, Cris Mayo at West Virginia University, Annalisa Piccorelli at the University of Wyoming, Wendy R. Boswell at Texas A&M University, Verity Harte at Yale University, and Linda Moneyham at the University of Alabama Birmingham.

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.

Doctoral Student at West Virginia University Wins the Virtuoso International Music Competition

Doctoral Student at West Virginia University Wins the Virtuoso International Music Competition

Mirim Lee, a student in the doctor of musical arts program at West Virginia University, won the Grand Prize in the woodwind division of the Virtuoso International Music Competition.

West Virginia University Hires a Wikipedian-in-Residence for Gender Equity

West Virginia University Hires a Wikipedian-in-Residence for Gender Equity

Kelly Doyle will be charged with increasing the number of entries in the online encyclopedia on people from West Virginia, with a particular focus on boosting the number of Wikipedia articles on women. According to Wikipedia, nearly 90 percent of the site’s volunteer editors are men.

Eleven Women Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eleven Women Appointed to 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.

Five Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Five Women in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative duties are Holly G. Crawford at the University of Rochester, Amy Cole at Oklahoma State University, Tracey Beckley at West Virginia University, Heidi Conway at Johns Hopkins University, and Tresmaine Grimes at Bloomfield College.