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Eleven Women From Foreign Nations But Studying in the United States Have Been Awarded Rhodes Scholarships

Eleven Women From Foreign Nations But Studying in the United States Have Been Awarded Rhodes Scholarships

There are 16 international Rhodes Scholars who are attending or have recently graduated from American colleges and universities. Out of the 16 international scholars at American educational institutions who have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships, 11 are women.

Four Women Awarded Tenure and Promoted to Associate Professor at Williams College in Massachusetts

Four Women Awarded Tenure and Promoted to Associate Professor at Williams College in Massachusetts

Williams College, the highly rated liberal arts institution in Williamstown, Massachusetts, has promoted four women to the rank of associate professor. They have also been granted tenure. The four women are Julie Blackwood in mathematics, Jessica Fisher in English, Aparna Kapadia in history, and Anjuli F. Raza Kolb in English.

Janet Rapelye Named President of the Consortium on Financing Higher Education

Janet Rapelye Named President of the Consortium on Financing Higher Education

For the past 15 years, Rapelye has been dean of admissions at Princeton University in New Jersey. During her tenure, annual applications to Princeton have nearly tripled. Before coming to Princeton, Rapelye was dean of admission at Wellesley College from 1991 to 2003.

Sally Kornbluth's Tenure as Provost at Duke University Extended for Five Years

Sally Kornbluth’s Tenure as Provost at Duke University Extended for Five Years

Dr. Kornbluth became provost on July 1, 2014. Earlier, she had served as the James B. Duke Professor of pharmacology and cancer biology and the vice dean for basic science at the Duke School of Medicine. She will now serve as provost until at least 2024.

New High-Level Administrative Posts for Eight Women at Colleges and Universities

New High-Level Administrative Posts for Eight Women 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.

Eight Women Named to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight Women Named 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.

Fourteen Women Appointed to Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Fourteen Women Appointed to Administrative Positions 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.

New Administrative Positions for Eight Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for Eight 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.

Maud S. Mandel Will Be the Eighteenth President of Williams College in Massachusetts

Maud S. Mandel Will Be the Eighteenth President of Williams College in Massachusetts

Dr. Mandel currently serves as dean of the college and as a professor of Judaic studies and history at Brown University in Providence, Rhode island. She joined the faculty at Brown in 2001 and was promoted to full professor in 2014. She will become preident of Williams College on July 1.

New Duties for Five Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Duties for Five Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new roles are Mehrsa Baradaran at the University of Georgia, Laura Ephraim at Williams College in Massachusetts, Nancy Lynch at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Elinor Sullivan at the University of Oregon, and Marianne Janack of Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.

New Roles for Six Women Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Roles for Six Women Faculty Members 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.

Women Accepted for Admission at High-Ranking Colleges and Universities

Women Accepted for Admission at High-Ranking Colleges and Universities

Recently, the nation’s highest-ranked colleges and universities informed applicants if they had been accepted for admission into the Class of 2021. Some of the nation’s most selective institutions provided acceptance data broken down by gender.

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Roles

The women in new roles are Azra Aksamija at MIT, Catherine B. Stroud at Williams College in Massachusetts, Robin White at Virginia Tech, Deb Markowitz at the University of Vermont, Kathleen Sprows Cummings of the University of Notre Dame, and Clare McCabe at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

A Trio of Women Faculty Members in New Roles

A Trio of Women Faculty Members in New Roles

Taking on new assignments at their current educational institutions are Amy Milligan at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, Rashida K. Braggs at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and Gwyn E. Campbell at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

Early Admission of Women to Leading Colleges and Universities

Early Admission of Women to Leading Colleges and Universities

Several of the nation’s highest-ranked colleges and universities have reported data on students they have accepted under early decision or early action admissions plans. Some of these selective educational institutions have provided data broken down by gender.

Two Women Rhodes Scholars From Foreign Lands With Ties to U.S. Educational Institutions

Two Women Rhodes Scholars From Foreign Lands With Ties to U.S. Educational Institutions

Lillian Dube is one of two Rhodes Scholars from Zimbabwe. She is a 2015 graduate of the University of Chicago. Diala Issam Al Masri, a native of Labanon, is a 2015 master’s degree graduate of the Center for Development Economics at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where she now works as a research assistant.

Julie Cassidy of Williams College to Lead the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Julie Cassidy of Williams College to Lead the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Julie Cassidy, a professor of Russian at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts,will serve as vice president of the association in 2017 and then become president in 2018. The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies is housed at the University of Pittsburgh.

Nancy Roseman to Leave Presidency of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Nancy Roseman to Leave Presidency of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Dr. Roseman has served as president for just three years. She is Dickinson 28th president and the first woman to lead the liberal arts college. President Dickinson stated simply that “it is an ideal time for me to pursue other professional and personal goals.”

Women Accepted for Admission at High-Ranking Colleges and Universities

Women Accepted for Admission at High-Ranking Colleges and Universities

Recently, the nation’s highest-ranked colleges and universities informed applicants if they had been accepted for admission. Some of the nation’s most selective institutions provided acceptance data broken down by gender.

Catharine Hill Announces She Will Step Down Next Year From Presidency of Vassar College

Catharine Hill Announces She Will Step Down Next Year From Presidency of Vassar College

Before becoming the tenth president of Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, in 2006, Dr. Hill was provost at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. She joined the economics faculty at Williams in 1985.

Williams College Scholar Wins Best Book in Literacy Criticism Award

Williams College Scholar Wins Best Book in Literacy Criticism Award

Dorothy J. Wang is an associate professor of American studies at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. She is being honored by the Association for Asian American Studies for her book on contemporary Asian American poetry.

Early Admission of Women to Leading Colleges and Universities

Early Admission of Women to Leading Colleges and Universities

Several of the nation’s highest-ranked colleges and universities have reported data on students they have accepted under early decision or early action admissions plans. Some of these selective educational institutions have provided data broken down by gender.

Williams College Promotes Three Women and Grants Them Tenure

Williams College Promotes Three Women and Grants Them Tenure

The three scholars promoted to associate professor and granted tenure at Williams College are Jacqueline Hidalgo in Latino/a studies and religion, Sarah Jacobson in economics, and Luana Majora in biology.

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been named to key administrative positions at colleges and universities across the United States.

Women Admitted to a Select Group of Colleges and Universities

Women Admitted to a Select Group of Colleges and Universities

Many of the nation’s highest rated colleges and universities have recently released data on the makeup of those students accepted for admission into the Class of 2019. Some of these schools have released information on the gender breakdown of accepted students.

Early Admission of Women to Leading Colleges and Universities

Early Admission of Women to Leading Colleges and Universities

At Brown University, 58 percent of the early admits are women. At the five other institutions for which we have data, men are a majority of the students admitted early.

Five Women in New Teaching Roles

Five Women in New Teaching Roles

The women in new teaching posts are Anjelica L. Gonzalez at Yale University, Luann Lynch at the University of Virginia, Mary C. Stiner at the University of Arizona, Mea S. Cook at Williams College, and Janet Napolitano at the University of California, Berkeley.

Davidson College Dean to Lead National Science Foundation Committee on Women in STEM

Davidson College Dean to Lead National Science Foundation Committee on Women in STEM

Dr. Wendy Raymond came to Davidson College in 2013 after teaching biology at Williams College in Massachusetts for 19 years. She was also associate dean for institutional diversity at Williams.

Women in the Pool of Accepted Students at Some Top-Ranked Colleges and Universities

Women in the Pool of Accepted Students at Some Top-Ranked Colleges and Universities

Many of the nation’s most prestigious colleges and universities recently mailed out acceptance letters to applicants for the Class of 2018. A few of these selective institutions offered acceptance data by gender.

Ten Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Ten Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Yiyun Li, Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Viola L. Acoff, Helen Berman, Phebe Cramer, Nancy Folbre, Janet Corson-Rikert, Nancy Gertner, kacey Di Giacinto, and Dorinda Carter Andrews.

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.

Two Women Academics Are Finalists for The Story Prize

Two Women Academics Are Finalists for The Story Prize

Andrea Barrett of Williams College in Massachusetts and Rebecca Lee of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington are two of the three finalists for the prize for the best collection of short stories published in 2013.

Early Admission of Women to Leading Colleges and Universities

Early Admission of Women to Leading Colleges and Universities

Several of the nation’s highest ranked colleges and universities have reported data on students they have accepted under early decision or early action admissions plans. Some have provided data broken down by gender.

Three Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at Williams College

Three Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at Williams College

The women promoted to associate professor and granted tenure are Jessica Chapman in history, Rhon Manigault-Bryant in Africana studies and Mara Naaman in comparative literature and Arabic.

Williams College Political Scientist Wins Best Dissertation Award

Williams College Political Scientist Wins Best Dissertation Award

Candis Watts-Smith, an assistant professor at Williams College, has been selected to receive the Best Dissertation Award from the race and ethnic politics section of the American Political Science Association. She completed her doctoral research at Duke University.