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New Administrative Appointments Relating to Higher Education for a Dozen Women

New Administrative Appointments Relating to Higher Education for a Dozen Women

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

In Memoriam: Mildred Ollee, 1934-2018

In Memoriam: Mildred Ollee, 1934-2018

Mildred Ollee served as president of Seattle Central Community College in Washington State from 2003 to 2010. She worked in higher education for over 40 years.

Eleven Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Eleven Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles 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.

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women at Colleges and University Across the United States

New Administrative Posts for 18 Women at Colleges and University Across the United States

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

In Memoriam: Anna Louise Cherrie Epps, 1930-2017

In Memoriam: Anna Louise Cherrie Epps, 1930-2017

In 1997 Dr. Epps was named dean of the School of Medicine at Meharry Medical College, making her not only Meharry’s first female dean of the medical school, but also the only African-American woman with a Ph.D. to become dean of a U.S. medical school.

The Next Provost at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans

The Next Provost at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans

Dr. McCall currently serves as dean of the Harpur College of Arts and Sciences at Binghamton University, a campus of the State University of New York System. Earlier, she served in dean positions at the University of Denver and Tulane University in New Orleans.

Eight Women Taking on New Teaching Roles at American Universities

Eight Women Taking on New Teaching Roles at American Universities

The women in new teaching posts are Fatemeh Akhlaghi, Sally Cornelison, Paola Bianco, Fatemeh Keshavarz, K. Joy Buck, Laura Fine Hawkes, Mercedes Baillargeon, and Kristy A. Brumfield.

Regina Benjamin to Receive the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism

Regina Benjamin to Receive the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism

Dr. Benjamin is the former Surgeon General of the United States and now holds the NOLA.com/Times Picayune Endowed Chair in Public Health Sciences at Xavier University in New Orleans.

Former Surgeon General Appointed to Endowed Chair at Xavier University

Former Surgeon General Appointed to Endowed Chair at Xavier University

Regina Benjamin, the former surgeon general of the United States, has been appointed the inaugural NOLA.com/Times Picayune Endowed Chair in Public Health at Xavier University of Louisiana.

Nine Women in New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Nine Women in New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new administrative duties are Judy Appleton, Lynette Ralph, Virginia Ruesterholz, Kenya Mann Faulkner, Carrie Kearney, Melinda Church, Melissa Gruver, Meg Amstutz, and Joanne Damminger.

Xavier University in Cincinnati Agrees to Boost Sexual Assault Prevention Programs

Xavier University in Cincinnati Agrees to Boost Sexual Assault Prevention Programs

The university has entered into an agreement with the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education resulting from several complaints filed by women students who had been sexually assaulted.

Fourteen Women Take On New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Fourteen Women Take On New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of appointments of women to administrative positions in higher education.

Three Women Chemists Promoted at Xavier University of Louisiana

Three Women Chemists Promoted at Xavier University of Louisiana

Xavier University in New Orleans has announced the promotions of three women in its chemistry department.

Coca-Cola Supports Scholarships for Women at HBCUs in Louisiana

Coca-Cola Supports Scholarships for Women at HBCUs in Louisiana

Five historically black universities in Louisiana are sharing a $125,000 grant from the Coca-Cola Foundation to support scholarship programs for women.