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Alison Morrison-Shetlar Chosen as the First Woman President of the University of Lynchburg in Virginia

Alison Morrison-Shetlar Chosen as the First Woman President of the University of Lynchburg in Virginia

In 2014, Dr. Morrison-Shetlar became the provost at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. Earlier in her career, she served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Elon University in North Carolina, vice provost and dean of undergraduate studies at the University of Central Florida, and director of faculty development at Georgia Southern University.

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Ten Women Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts 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.

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Posts

Three Women Announce Their Retirements From High-Level University Posts

Barbara O’Keefe, dean of the School of Communication at Northwestern University and Mary G. Boland, dean of the School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa will retire next summer. Lori A. Lewis, vice chancellor for advancement at Western Carolina University, recently stepped down from her position.

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New or Expanded Roles in the Academic World

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New or Expanded Roles in the Academic World

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 Faculty Members Who Will Be Taking on New Assignments

A Dozen Women Faculty Members Who Will Be 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.

A Large Group of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Higher Education Administrative Posts

A Large Group of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Higher Education Administrative Posts

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

In Memoriam: Claire Hill Collins, 1975-2019

In Memoriam: Claire Hill Collins, 1975-2019

Claire Collins was assistant to the chancellor at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. She began her career at the university in 2010 as an administrative assistant in the Public Policy Institute.

Notable Honors and Awards for Six Women From the Academic World

Notable Honors and Awards for Six Women From the Academic World

The honorees are Sandra Faber of the University of California, Santa Cruz, Abigail Latimer of the University of Kentucky, Denise Dowling of the University of Montana, Julie Barnes of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina, Amy Gaffney of Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, and the late Carolyn Lewis Attneave of Stanford University.

Kelli Brown Appointed Chancellor of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina

Kelli Brown Appointed Chancellor of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina

Currently, Dr. Brown is provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville. Previously, she served as interim president of Valdosta State University in Georgia.

A Dozen Women Who Will Be Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Who Will Be 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.

Eight Women Faculty Members or College Administrators Who Have Been Selected for Major Awards

Eight Women Faculty Members or College Administrators Who Have Been Selected for Major Awards

Here is a listing of women faculty members or administrators in higher education who have been honored by colleges and universities or who have received notable awards from other organizations.

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

Annette C. Reboli has been named dean of the Cooper Medical School at Rowan University. Ann Bisantz was appointed dean of undergraduate education at the University at Buffalo and Hollye Moss is the new interim dean of the College of Business at Western Carolina University.

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

Nine 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.

Alison Morrison-Shetlar to Lead Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina

Alison Morrison-Shetlar to Lead Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina

A native of Scotland, Dr. Morrison-Shetlar currently serves as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. She is also a tenured professor of biology. Professor Morrison-Shetlar joined the faculty at Western Carolina University in 2014. From 2010 to 2014, she was dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Elon University in North Carolina.

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Universities

Six Women Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Universities

Taking on new roles are Toccara Stark at St. Catherine University, Kelli Strickland at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Dana Patterson at Western Carolina University, Christine Wais at the University of Massachusetts, Kerry Peluso at Florida State University, and Brittanry Davis-Green at Mississippi Valley State University.

Sixteen Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Sixteen Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments 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.

Eight Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Appointed to New Administrative Positions 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 Administrative Roles for Five Women at Major Universities

New Administrative Roles for Five Women at Major Universities

Taking on new administrative duties are Sky K. Sampson at Western Carolina University, Shontay Delalue at Brown University in Rhode Island, Sarah Mouton at the University of Louisiana Monroe, Debbie McLoud at the University of Arkansas, and Susan Gill at Virginia Tech.

Kimberly Gold Named President of Robeson Community College in North Carolina

Kimberly Gold Named President of Robeson Community College in North Carolina

Dr. Gold has been serving as executive vice president and chief academic officer at Isothermal Community College in Spindale, North Carolina. She has been on the faculty at Isothermal Community College since 1995.

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Three Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Named to endowed chairs are Elizabeth McRae at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina, W. Kimryn Rathwell at Vanderbilt Univeraity in Nashville, tennessee, and Rhiannon Mayne at texas Christian University in Fort Worth.

New Administrative Jobs for 16 Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Jobs for 16 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.

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Four Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

Appointed to endowed professorships are Cheryl Taylore Lee at Ohio State University, Ann Kurth at Yale University, Oeindrila Dube at the University of Chicago, and Angela K. Dills at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina.

Prestigious Honors and Awards for Eight Women in Higher Education

Prestigious Honors and Awards for Eight Women in Higher Education

The honorees are Debora Rodrigues (University of Houston), Patricia Colleen Murphy (Arizona State), Sharmila Majumdar (UCSF) , Erika Zimmerman (Western Carolina), Karen Bankston (University of Cincinnati), Pam Soltis (University of Florida), Shirley T. Frye (North Carolina A&T), and Cecilia Mo (Vanderbilt).

New Administrative Posts at Major Universities for 11 Women

New Administrative Posts at Major Universities for 11 Women

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

Eight Women Faculty Members Appointed to New Posts

Eight Women Faculty Members Appointed to New Posts

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.

New High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Eight Women

New High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Eight Women

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

Nineteen Women With New Administrative Posts at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Nineteen Women With New Administrative Posts at U.S. 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 Posts for 22 Women at U.S. Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Posts for 22 Women at U.S. 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.

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Posts

Five Universities Appoint Women to Dean Posts

The new deans are Farzaneh Razzaghi at Western Carolina University, Ann Cudd at Boston University, J. Paige Carney at West Virginia State University, Wendy M. Likes at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, and Laurie Mullen at Towson University in Maryland.

Five Women Announce Their Retirements From Higher Education Posts

Five Women Announce Their Retirements From Higher Education Posts

The five women leaving their positions are Carol Geary Schneider of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Gianna Marrs at the University of Maine, Patricia Biesiot at the University of University of Southern Mississippi, Mimi Fenton of Western Carolina University, and Betty Porzuczek of Misericordia University.

University Study Finds Gap in Perception and Reality of Gender Differences

University Study Finds Gap in Perception and Reality of Gender Differences

A new study by researchers at Iowa State University, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Western Carolina University finds that despite popular perceptions, men and women aren’t that different after all.

Western Carolina University's Catherine Carter Honored for Her Poetry

Western Carolina University’s Catherine Carter Honored for Her Poetry

Catherine Carter, an associate professor of English at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina, won the Jacar Press Chapbook Contest for her collection of poetry entitled Marks of the Witch.

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for 11 Women

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for 11 Women

The women taking on new administrative roles are Jocelyn Evans, Alison Bell, Brenda I. Johnson, Wanda Raby Spurlock, Sarah Shupenus, Pamela Beemer, Olivia S. Goodheart, Barbara Ann Gill, Helen Hartnett, Sharon Beales, and Ling Gao LeBeau.

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The five honorees are Karyn Tomczak of Western Carolina University, Marlene Salas-Provance of New Mexico State University, Cara Blue Adams of Coastal Carolina University, Marilyn Skrocki of Saginaw Valley State University, and Carol Lorenzen of the University of Missouri.

Four Women Earn Academic Honors

Four Women Earn Academic Honors

The honorees are Rebecca Tsosie of Arizona State University, Janelle Masters of Bismarck State College in North Dakota, Susan M. Abram of Western Carolina University, and Jessica Perea-Houston of New Mexico State University.