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New Roles for 10 Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

New Roles for 10 Women Scholars at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

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: Laurel Ann Grotzinger, 1935-2017

In Memoriam: Laurel Ann Grotzinger, 1935-2017

Professor Grotzinger joined the faculty at Western Michigan University in 1964. In 1979 she became the dean of the Graduate College. Dr. Grotzinger was the first woman in the history of Western Michigan University to be appointed to an academic dean position.

New Duties for Six Women Faculty Members at State Universities

New Duties for Six Women Faculty Members at State 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.

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.

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.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Seven 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.

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New University Roles

Nine Women Faculty Members Taking on New University Roles

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 Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major Universities

Eight Women Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Major 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.

Four Women Faculty Members Appointed to New University Posts

Four Women Faculty Members Appointed to New University Posts

Taking on new roles are Sherine O. Obare at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Christine Getz at the University of Iowa, Amel Ahmed at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Athena Papas at Tufts University in Massachusetts.

Five Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

Five Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Carla M. Koretsky at Western Michigan University, Maureen Ryan at the University of Southern Mississippi, Laura Dunn Jolly at Iowa State University, Linda Scott at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Whitney Soule at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.

The New President of Marygrove College in Detroit

The New President of Marygrove College in Detroit

Since June 2015 Elizabeth Burns has served as interim provost at the college. Earlier, she was associate dean for faculty and clinical affairs in the School of Medicine at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo.

Wayne State University's Angelique Day Wins Two National Awards

Wayne State University’s Angelique Day Wins Two National Awards

Angelique Day, an assistant professor of social work at Wayne State University in Detroit, was honored with prestigious awards by the American Psychological Association and the Child Welfare League of America.

Two Scholars of Women's History Share the 2015 Lambda Literary Award

Two Scholars of Women’s History Share the 2015 Lambda Literary Award

Susan Freeman, chair of the department of gender and women’s studies at Western Michigan University, and Leila J. Rupp, professor of feminist studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, were honored for the best book of the year relating to LGBT studies.

In Memoriam: Betty Bernhard

In Memoriam: Betty Bernhard

During her more than 30-year career at Pomona College, Betty Bernhard, professor of theatre, directed more than 30 full-length plays and musicals. Her research was focused on the Indian theater.

Two Women Among the Finalists for Dean of the Business School at Old Dominion University

Two Women Among the Finalists for Dean of the Business School at Old Dominion University

Kathleen A. Getz is dean of the Michael R. Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University of Chicago and Kay M. Palan is professor of marketing and dean of the Haworth College of Business at Western Michigan University.

This Week's Roundup of Appointments of Women to Key Administrative Posts in Higher Education

This Week’s Roundup of Appointments of Women to Key Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Shirley M. Collado, Shannon McGee, Christine Byrd-Jacobs, Lynn Babington, Mary Berry, Katherine Johnson Suski, Estela Gavosto, Beverly L. Downing, Rachel Reuben, A. Madison Cario, Marthe Druska Golden, Kimberly Washor, and Susan Goodin.

President of Mid Michigan Community College Is Stepping Down in June

President of Mid Michigan Community College Is Stepping Down in June

Carol Churchill has served as the fifth president of the three-campus community college serving 7,000 students in central Michigan for the past seven years. She will leave office on June 30, 2014.

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The new appointees are Gloria Waters, Sonia Cardenas, Jennifer Jimenez Marana, Geralyn Heystek, Camisha Duffy, Lee J. Skinner, Wesley C. Hogan, Annie N. Kerrick, Kelly A. Rusch, Jennifer Elliott, Sonja Harris-Heywood, and Joellen Popma.

Notre Dame Professor Wins Book Award

Notre Dame Professor Wins Book Award

Margot Fassler recently was honored at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University.

Eight New Women Deans

Eight New Women Deans

Brid Grant, Ann Carruth, Julie DeGraw, Elizabeth Cada, Susan Stapleton, Laurie Achenbach, Jennifer Iacino, and Kim Wilson are all named to dean positions.

Nine Women Who Are Assuming New Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Who Are Assuming New Duties in Higher Education

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

One Woman Among the Three Finalists for Associate Dean of the Honors College at Western Michigan University

One Woman Among the Three Finalists for Associate Dean of the Honors College at Western Michigan University

Carla Korestky is a professor of aqueous geochemistry and biogeochemistry at the university.

Seven Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is news of seven women taking on new assignments at universities across the United States.

New Medical School Names Its First Faculty Member

New Medical School Names Its First Faculty Member

Eli Collins-Brown will design curriculum and implementation technologies for the new medical school at Western Michigan University.

Universities Announce Appointments of Women to Administrative Positions

Universities Announce Appointments of Women to Administrative Positions

Patricia Hodge, Christina Stamper, and Barbara Stewart are assuming new duties.

Six Women Honored for Their Achievements in the Academic World

Six Women Honored for Their Achievements in the Academic World

A doctor, an athletic director, an astronomer, and a First Lady were among six women receiving accolades.

Prestigious Awards for Six Women Scholars

Prestigious Awards for Six Women Scholars

Jeanne Zaino, associate professor of political science and director of the honors program at Iona College in New Rochelle, New York, received the Dr. Carol S. Russett Award from the American Council on Education’s National Network of Women. Dr. Zaino holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees the University of Connecticut. She earned a second master’s degree […]