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New Duties for Eight Women Scholars in Academia

New Duties for Eight Women Scholars in Academia

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.

Lisa Rhine Selected as Tenth President of Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona

Lisa Rhine Selected as Tenth President of Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona

Dr. Rhine has 30 years of experience in higher education at both the community college and university level. Currently, she serves as the provost and chief operating officer of the Chesapeake Campus at Tidewater Community College in Virginia.

New Faculty Roles at College and Universities for Seven Women Scholars

New Faculty Roles at College and Universities for Seven Women Scholars

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.

Julia Reichert Receives Career Achievement Award from the International Documentary Association

Julia Reichert Receives Career Achievement Award from the International Documentary Association

Professor Reichert has been a filmmaker and a leader of the American documentary film community for the past 50 years. For 28 years, Reichert served as a professor of film production at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

New Assignments for a Dozen Women Faculty Members

New Assignments for a Dozen 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.

Eleven Women Faculty or Administrators in Higher Education Honored With Prestigious Awards

Eleven Women Faculty or Administrators in Higher Education Honored With Prestigious Awards

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

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 21 Women to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 21 Women to 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.

Eight Women From the Academic World Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

Eight Women From the Academic World Who Have Received Notable Honors or Awards

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

New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members at Major Universities

New Assignments for Seven Women Faculty Members 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.

A New Study by Three Women Scholars Shows Why the Gender Gap in Physics Matters

A New Study by Three Women Scholars Shows Why the Gender Gap in Physics Matters

The authors state that “women are especially underrepresented in physics because of a complex interaction of factors, including an unusually chilly climate for women, worse policies and resources for female faculty, and pervasive cultural stereotypes about the inaccessibility and masculine nature of physics.”

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Five Women Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Julie Williams of Wright State University, Deborah O’Bannon at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Maria Tamargo of the City College of New York, Jean Giddens of Virginia Commonwealth University, and Gloria Chuku of the University of Maryland Baltimore County.

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

Five Women Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

The five new deans are Elizabeth Frombgen at Thiel College in Pennsylvania, Linda Caron at Wright State University in Ohio, Julie Zerwic at the University of Iowa, Mary Farrell at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Donna M. Eddleman at the University of Redlands in California.

Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, Names its Next President

Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, Names its Next President

When she takes office on July 1, Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader will be the first woman to serve as president of Wright State University. Currently, she is chancellor of the Missouri University of Science and Technology. She is the first woman to serve as chancellor at the university.

Two Women Among the Three Finalists for President of Wright State University in Ohio

Two Women Among the Three Finalists for President of Wright State University in Ohio

A search committee at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, has announced a field of three candidates to become the educational institution’s next president. Two of the three finalists are women: Deborah Ford, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, and Cheryl Schrader, chancellor of the Missouri University of Science and Technology.

New Administrative Positions for Five Women at American Universities

New Administrative Positions for Five Women at American Universities

Taking on new administrative roles are Anna Rodriguez at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Emily Stamas at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, Julie Lenzer at the University of Maryland, College Park, Laura Fine at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and Renata Engel at Pennsylvania State University.

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Five Women Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The appointees are Wanda Ford at Florida A&M University, Pamela Fry at the University of Oklahoma, Angela Clements at Wright State University in Ohio, Kelly Lucas at the University of Southern Mississippi, and Jessica Lee at Princeton University in New Jersey.

Seven Women Scholars in the Twelfth Class of Jefferson Science Fellows

Seven Women Scholars in the Twelfth Class of Jefferson Science Fellows

The Jefferson Science Fellows Program is designed to further build capacity for science, technology, and engineering expertise within the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development. Seven of the 12 fellows this year are women.

New Roles for 12 Women Faculty Members

New Roles for 12 Women Faculty Members

Here is news of a dozen women faculty members who are taking on new duties at colleges, universities, or professional associations.

Seven Women Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Seven Women Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Taking on new faculty roles are Rebecca Tuttle at Wright State, Dana Charles McCoy at Harvard, Jane Hindman at Guttman Community College, Linda Sturtz at Macalester College, Jennfier Stromer-Galley at Syracuse, Kristin Bergmann at MIT, and Shuang Zhao at the University of Alabama-Huntsville.

In Memoriam: Heather Ann Hostetler, 1973-2015

In Memoriam: Heather Ann Hostetler, 1973-2015

Dr. Hostetler was an associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She had recently been promoted and granted tenure.

Three Women Scholars Names to Dean Positions

Three Women Scholars Names to Dean Positions

The new deans are Mary Betsy Brenner at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Kathrin Engisch at Wright State University in Ohio, and Ellen Davis at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina.

University Study Finds a Link Between Chemicals in Non-Stick Cookware and Osteoporosis in Older Women

University Study Finds a Link Between Chemicals in Non-Stick Cookware and Osteoporosis in Older Women

The study led by Naila Khalil of Wright State University, finds that chemicals used to make non-stick cookware and stain-resistant and waterproof fabrics have found their way into the bloodstreams of 95 percent of Americans.

Seven Women in New Faculty Roles

Seven Women in New Faculty Roles

The appointees are Claire Wills at Princeton University, Carrie Scanga at Bowdoin College, Anita L. Tucker at Brandeis University, Joan S. Carpenter at Indiana University, Christine Beckman at the University of Maryland, Madhavi P. Kadakia at Wright State University, and Bryna Goodman of the University of Oregon.

Ten Women Receive Appointments to University Administrative Posts

Ten Women Receive Appointments to University Administrative Posts

The women in new administrative posts are Maigan Larsen, Cristal Thomas, Usha Rodrigues, Wendy Plant, Tanya Barnes-Jones, Lisa Calvert, Alyson A. Gill, Becky Degen, Meredith Evans, and Charlene E. Wolf-Hall.

A Trio of Women Scholars in New Teaching Roles

A Trio of Women Scholars in New Teaching Roles

The women in new teaching positions are Suzanne Oparil at the University of Alabama Birmingham, Jennifer Seavey at the University of New Hampshire, and Debra Ann Mayes at Wright State University in Detroit.

Wright State University Scholar Wins Prize From the Government of Panama

Wright State University Scholar Wins Prize From the Government of Panama

Damaris Serrano, an associate professor of Spanish at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, has won the Ricardo Miro Prize from the National Institute of Culture in her native Panama.

A Quartet of Women in New Faculty Roles

A Quartet of Women in New Faculty Roles

The women scholars with new teaching assignments are Daphne Tan at Indiana University, Elizabeth Sepper at Washington University in St. Louis, Norma Adranga at Wright State University, and Kim Dunleavy at Wayne State University.

New Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Wright State University

New Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Wright State University

Since 2010, Kristin D. Sobolik has served as associate dean for research and external affairs for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Maine.

A Dozen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Dozen Women Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s list of women appointed to key administrative posts at colleges and universities across the United States.