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Five Women Scholars Promoted and Granted Tenure at Western Illinois University

Five Women Scholars Promoted and Granted Tenure at Western Illinois University

The five women awarded tenure at in the College of Arts and Sciences at Western Illinois University in Macomb are Magdelyn Helwig and Alisha White in English, Kimberly Rice in political science, Kathy McGuire in psychology, and Christina Davis in sociology and anthropology.

University of Georgia's Bonnie Cramond Honored by the American Creativity Association

University of Georgia’s Bonnie Cramond Honored by the American Creativity Association

Bonnie Cramond is a professor of gifted and creative education in the department of educational psychology in the College of Education at the University of Georgia. She received the Lifetime Achievement Award for her research and contributions to the betterment of society.

The Next President of Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

The Next President of Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Lori Sundberg will become the fifth president of the community college on August 1. Dr. Sundberg currently serves as president of Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Illinois. She became president of the college in 2010 after serving as vice president for academic services and vice president for administrative services.

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

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.

In Memoriam: Carol Vergene DeRolf, 1933-2017

In Memoriam: Carol Vergene DeRolf, 1933-2017

Carol DeRolf joined the staff at the Child Study Center at Old Dominion University in 1974. There she was a preschool teacher and instructor for childhood education students at the university. She retired from teaching in 2011 after 37 years at the Child Study Center.

Notable Honors or Awards for Four Women Scholars in Academia

Notable Honors or Awards for Four Women Scholars in Academia

The honorees are Toni Morrison, professor emerita at Princeton University in New Jersey, Audrey Adamson of the Quad Cities campus of Western Illinois University, Rae Goodwin of the University of Kentucky School of Art and Visual Studies, and Mary C. MacDonald of the University of Rhode Island.

Western Illinois University to Eliminate Degree Program in Women's Studies

Western Illinois University to Eliminate Degree Program in Women’s Studies

Western Illinois University in Macomb has announced that it is eliminating several degree programs due to low number of students pursing bachelor’s degrees in these fields. One of the degree program being eliminated is women’s studies.

Five Women Professors Honored With Notable Awards and Prizes

Five Women Professors Honored With Notable Awards and Prizes

The honorees are Peppi Kenny of Western Illinois University in Macomb, Karen Sowers at the University of Tennessee, Anna S. Lok of the University of Michigan, Claudia Gunsch of Duke University in North Carolina, and Marie Bakitas of the University of Alabama Birmingham.

New Administrative Roles for 22 Women at American Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Roles for 22 Women 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.

Four Women Scholars Elected to Leadership Positions at National Organizations

Four Women Scholars Elected to Leadership Positions at National Organizations

The four women elected are Cynthia Struthers at the Rural Sociological Society, Pamela Barber-Freeman at the Research Association of Minority Professors, Anna M. Allen at the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics, and Joanne Kurtzberg at the Cord Blood Association.