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

Nine 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Given New Roles or Duties

Seven Women Faculty Members Who Have Been Given New Roles or Duties

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Four Women Deans

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Four Women Deans

Rosalie Mainous has been named the sixth dean of the University of Kentucky College of Nursing and Amber Kautzman was appointed interim dean of STEM Education at Jamestown Community College in New York. Holly Powell Kennedy will be the interim dean of the Yale School of Nursing and Jennifer K. Rushlow has been named dean of the newly announced Vermont School for the Environment.

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Three Women Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Deborah Gross was appointed the Charles “Jim” and Marjorie Kade Professor of the Sciences at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. Melynda J. Price has been appointed as the inaugural J. David Rosenberg Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky and Katja Seim was appointed the inaugural Sharon Oster Professor of Economics and Management at Yale University.

Seven Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Roles or Duties at Universities

Seven Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Roles or Duties at Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Yale Professor Emerita Dolores Hayden to Be Honored at the National Building Museum in Washington

Yale Professor Emerita Dolores Hayden to Be Honored at the National Building Museum in Washington

Professor Hayden will be honored with the presentation of the Vincent Scully Prize at the museum on October 3, when she will give an address on the “urbanism of care” and the benefits of cities’ investment in public infrastructure extending beyond water supply, paved streets, and schools in order to include childcare centers in workplaces, free kindergartens, and public kitchens.

Nine Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Nine Women Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties 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. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Five Women Who Have Been Promoted to Full Professors of Internal Medicine at Yale University

Five Women Who Have Been Promoted to Full Professors of Internal Medicine at Yale University

The department of internal medicine at Yale Medical School has announced the appointment of 11 faculty members to the rank of professor. Five of these promotions went to women: Ursula Brewster, Sarwat Chaudry, Lauren Cohn, Neera Dahl, and Donna Windish

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of a Dozen Women to Administrative Positions

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of a Dozen Women to Administrative Positions

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

A Check-Up on the Progress of Women in Academic Radiology

A Check-Up on the Progress of Women in Academic Radiology

In 2019, women were more than 51 percent of all students enrolling in U.S. medical schools. But women were only 27 percent of all residents in radiology. Although progress has been made, women remained vastly underrepresented in radiology faculty at U.S. medical schools.

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Eight Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

In Memoriam: Judith Ann Schiff, 1937-2022

In Memoriam: Judith Ann Schiff, 1937-2022

Judith Schiff, the chief research archivist at Yale University Library, was one of the longest serving members of the Yale staff with a career spanning more than 60 years.

Six Women Faculty  Members Who Are Taking on New Roles or Duties

Six Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles or Duties

The six women scholars taking on new duties are Ana López at New Mexico State University, Cynthia Reinhart-King at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Norrisa Haynes at Yale Medical School, Amy Millicent Morris at the University of Nebraska Omaha, Lara B. Fowlerat Pennsylvania State University, and Jennifer Schaller at the University of New Mexico.

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Eleven Women Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Ann Kurth, Dean of the Yale School of Nursing, Has Been Chosen to Lead the New York Academy of Medicine

Ann Kurth, Dean of the Yale School of Nursing, Has Been Chosen to Lead the New York Academy of Medicine

Ann Kurth, who has served as dean of the Yale School of Nursing for seven years, will step down at the end of the fall semester to assume a new position as president of the New York Academy of Medicine. Dr. Kurth, an epidemiologist, and clinically trained nurse midwife, will be the first nonphysician to lead the academy in its 175-year history.

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles at Universities

Ten Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles at Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

Ten Women Faculty Members in New Positions or Taking on New Duties

Ten Women Faculty Members in New Positions or Taking on New Duties

Here is this week’s roundup of women faculty members who have been appointed to new positions or given new duties at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@WIAReport.com.

In Memoriam: Sharon Oster, 1948-2022

In Memoriam: Sharon Oster, 1948-2022

Sharon Oster, an influential economist and a towering figure in the history of the Yale School of Management, died on June 10, after a long battle with cancer. She was 73 years old. Dr. Oster joined the economics faculty at Yale Univerity in 1974. She joined the faculty at the Yale School of Management in […]

Priyamvada Natarajan Receives the Liberty Science Center Genius Award

Priyamvada Natarajan Receives the Liberty Science Center Genius Award

Priyamvada Natarajan, a Yale astrophysicist who explores cosmology, gravitational lensing, and black hole physics, is being honored by the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey for her research on dark matter, dark energy, and black holes.

Yale University's Alison Gilchrest Awarded the Forbes Medal by the American Institute for Conservation

Yale University’s Alison Gilchrest Awarded the Forbes Medal by the American Institute for Conservation

Presented occasionally, the medal honors individuals whose work on a national or international platform has significantly advanced the preservation of cultural heritage. Only 11 individuals, including Gilchrest, have received the Forbes Medal since its inception in 1994.

Study Finds Gender Differences in Qualifications for Appointment to the Federal Bench

Study Finds Gender Differences in Qualifications for Appointment to the Federal Bench

A new study by scholars at the University of Louisville, Yale University, and Oregon State University finds that women of color appointed to the federal judiciary typically have a greater depth of professional experiences and are more likely to have previously served as a judge than their White male counterparts.

Jennifer Mnookin Appointed Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jennifer Mnookin Appointed Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Since 2015, Dr. Mnookin has been dean of the School of Law and Ralph and Shirley Shapiro Professor of Law at the University of California, Los Angeles. She joined the faculty at UCLA in 2005. Earlier, she was a professor at the University of Virginia School of Law.

The Eve Kosofsky Sedgwck Archives at Duke University Are Now Available to Researchers

The Eve Kosofsky Sedgwck Archives at Duke University Are Now Available to Researchers

Dr. Sedgwick, who in 2009 at the age of 58, was a poet, artist, literary critic, and teacher. She is best known as one of the founders of the field of Queer Theory. Professor Sedgwick taught at Duke for a decade and later at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Five Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new roles are Akiko Iwasaki at the Yale Medical School, Samantha Clinkinbeard at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, Kristie Bluett at the University of Cincinnati School of Law, Emily Walton at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and Bridget Diamond-Welch at the University of South Dakota.

Donna Heiland Appointed Provost at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York

Donna Heiland Appointed Provost at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York

Dr. Heiland joined Pratt as associate provost for academic affairs in 2016, and became vice provost just over a year later. Prior to arriving at Pratt, Dr. Heiland was vice president and special assistant to the president at Emerson College in Boston and was a tenured faculty member at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York.

New Duties for Four Women Scholars at Major Universities

New Duties for Four Women Scholars at Major Universities

The four women scholars taking on new assignments are Karina Nielsen at Oregon State University, Margaret McGovern at the Yale School of Medicine, Anita Plummer at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and Katherine Clegg Smith in the School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Two American Women Among the Eight Winners of the 2022 Windham-Campbell Prizes

Two American Women Among the Eight Winners of the 2022 Windham-Campbell Prizes

Administered by Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the awards are conferred annually to eight authors writing in English anywhere in the world. Two of this year’s winners are American women with ties to the academic world.

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.

In Memoriam: Sara Suleri Goodyear, 1953-2022

In Memoriam: Sara Suleri Goodyear, 1953-2022

Dr. Goodyear taught at Williams College in Massachusetts and, for most of her career, at Yale University, beginning in 1983. She was a founding editor of the Yale Journal of Criticism.

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Duties at Colleges and Universities

Ten Women Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

A Trio of Women Appointed to New Positions as Diversity Officers

A Trio of Women Appointed to New Positions as Diversity Officers

Jennifer Rosales is the chief diversity officer at Barnard College in New York City. Trachette Jackson is the assistant vice president for research for diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives at the University of Michigan and Risë Nelson was appointed director of diversity, equity, and inclusion for the Yale University Library.

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Three Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Endowed Chairs

The three women appointed to endowed chairs are Ruth Jebe at Boise State University in Idaho, Akiko Iwasaki at the Yale University School of Medicine, and Jane L. Risen at the University of Chicago.

The Medieval Academy of America Recognizes the Work of Princeton's Marina Rustow

The Medieval Academy of America Recognizes the Work of Princeton’s Marina Rustow

Marina Rustow, the Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East and professor of Near Eastern studies and history at Princeton University in New Jersey, has been awarded the 2022 Haskins Medal, awarded annually for for a distinguished book in the field of medieval studies.

Women Are a Small Percentage of Finance Faculty But Some Slow Progress Is Being Made

Women Are a Small Percentage of Finance Faculty But Some Slow Progress Is Being Made

A new study conducted by Mila G. Sherman, professor of finance in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Heather Tookes, professor of finance at the Yale School of Management, finds that only 16 percent of the finance faculty at the nation’s top business schools are women.

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Highly Selective Colleges and Universities

A Trio of Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Highly Selective Colleges and Universities

Margaret Vendryes has been appointed dean of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. Heather K. Gerken, the Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law, has been appointed to a second five-year term as dean of Yale Law School, and Gretchen Long, the Frederick Rudolph ’42 – Class of 1965 Professor of American Culture at Williams College in Massachusetts, will serve as the next dean of the college.