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A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Posts at Universities

A Half Dozen Women Who Have Been Named to Dean Posts at Universities

The six women are Tsu-Jae King Liu at the University of California, Berkeley, Corinne Murphy at Western Kentucky University, Faye Marsha Camahalan at Indiana University Southeast, Margaret M. Andrewa at the University of Michigan-Flint, Esther L. Jones at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, and Angi Elsea Bourgeois at Mississippi State University.

Terry Ballman Appointed Provost at Western Kentucky University

Terry Ballman Appointed Provost at Western Kentucky University

Dr. Ballman has been serving as dean of the College of Arts and Letters at California State University, San Bernardino. She joined the faculty there in 2013. Earlier, she was a professor of Spanish and special assistant to the provost at California State University, Channel Islands in Camarillo.

New Assignments for Eight Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for Eight 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.

Beverly Davenport Fired as Chancellor of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Beverly Davenport Fired as Chancellor of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

On March 1, 2017, Beverly Davenport became the eighth chancellor of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Now 14 months later, she has been placed on administrative leave and will no longer serve as chancellor as of July 1.

Janet Johnson Named Extension Educator of the Year

Janet Johnson Named Extension Educator of the Year

Johnson is a University of Kentucky county extension agent for Allen County. Through weekly and monthly television broadcasts she offer education programs focusing on resource management, family development, civic engagement, and nutrition and health.

Beverly Davenport Named Chancellor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Beverly Davenport Named Chancellor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Since July, Dr. Davenport has been serving as the interim president of the University of Cincinnati. In July 2013, she was appointed senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of Cincinnati. She will begin her new duties at the University of Tennessee on March 1.

Tara J. Schapmire to Serve as President of the Association of Oncology Social Work

Tara J. Schapmire to Serve as President of the Association of Oncology Social Work

Tara J. Schapmire is an assistant professor of general internal medicine at the School of Medicine of the University of Louisville. She also is an affiliated faculty member at the university’s School of Social Work. She will serve one-year as president-elect and then become president of the organization in January 2018.

Beverly Davenport to Lead the University of Cincinnati

Beverly Davenport to Lead the University of Cincinnati

Since 2013, Dr. Beverly Davenport has served as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the university. Earlier, she was vice provost for faculty affairs at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Evelyn Ellis to Lead Two Campuses of Western Kentucky University

Evelyn Ellis to Lead Two Campuses of Western Kentucky University

Since 2012, Dr. Ellis has been serving as chief of staff and education operations manager for the U.S. Department of Defense Dependents’ School in Seoul, South Korea. Earlier she was an associate dean at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Four Women Scholars Win Book Awards

Four Women Scholars Win Book Awards

The book award winners are Beth Plummer of Western Kentucky University, Teresa Bergman of the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, and Jocelyn Boryczka and Elizabeth Petrino of Fairfield University in Connecticut.