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How to lead through hospitality, rather than heroics.(Dr. Margaret Wheatley at National Institute for Leadership Development )(Conference news)
January 1, 2007... "No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it," Albert Einstein wrote. Western consciousness of the past 300 years gave us a paradigm of leadership based on individualism, fear and control. Speaking at...
AAUP reports 65% are 'contingent faculty'.(NEWSWATCH)(American Association of University Professors)(Brief article)
January 1, 2007... The percentage of higher education faculty without tenure has increased dramatically in the last three decades, according to a new report by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). In 2003, 65% of faculty held non-tenure...
John Hopkins lags on women faculty, execs.(NEWSWATCH)
January 1, 2007... John Hopkins University continues to lag behind comparable research schools in recruiting and hiring female faculty and senior administrators, according to a recent study. Women comprised 51% of the student body, but only 36% of full-time...
Brightest women are 'less likely to breed'.(NEWSWATCH)
January 1, 2007... Like those in the United States, female academics in Australia are more likely to be single and childless than their male peers, due to the twin demands of academia and parenthood. One national study found: * 70% of female academics and...
Most states still allow 'maternal profiling'.(NEWSWATCH)(Brief article)
January 1, 2007... The practice of asking women applicants about their marital or familial status, "maternal profiling," is prohibited in only 22 states and Puerto Rico. That means the practice is fair game--and likely alive and well--in the rest of the...
Update on Duke lacrosse team rape scandal.(NEWSWATCH)
January 1, 2007... The lacrosse team rape scandal at Duke University NC continues to affect the campus, even nine months later. Campus officials said that applications for early admission are down 26% this year, from 15,001 last year to 11,098, and cited...
Marriage boosts completion of doctorates.(NEWSWATCH)
January 1, 2007... Tying the knot can help graduate students, particularly men, finish up that degree, according to a study done by a graduate student at Cornell University NY. To test the common wisdom that being married slows down grad students, Joseph...
Whistleblowers sue UMDNJ for retaliation.(NEWSWATCH)
January 1, 2007... The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey is facing its fourth whistleblower lawsuit filed in less than a month, all claiming that the school took part in serious financial fraud. The most recent lawsuit was filed by Deirdre...
U of Arizona opts for 'peeing in peace'.(NEWSWATCH)(restrooms)(Brief article)
January 1, 2007... Standard restroom choices of "Women" or "Men" are becoming a thing of the past at the University of Arizona. The school has adopted a "Statement on Restroom Access" to make bathroom visits more friendly for transgendered students and staff...
St. Scholastica to add varsity football.(NEWSWATCH)(St. Scholastica's College)(Brief article)
January 1, 2007... Believing that it will further boost its increasing enrollment, the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth MN is adding football as a varsity sport. Since 1996, the Roman Catholic school's student body of 1,849 has increased every year to...
Clarion U. Blames team cuts on Title IX.(NEWSWATCH)
January 1, 2007... Pennsylvania's Clarion University is dropping men's cross country and men's indoor and outdoor track teams reportedly to meet Title IX requirements, school officials claimed recently. University President Joseph Grunenwald said that...
$1 million pay for Div I-A football coaches.(NEWSWATCH)
January 1, 2007... Don't feel too bad for your football coach after his last loss; head football coaches in Division I-A are making an average of $950,000 this year, according to a USA Today study. While only five Division I-A coaches broke the $1 million...
Yale ex-secretary sues for sex harassment.(NEWSWATCH)
January 1, 2007... A former secretary is filing a sexual harassment suit against Yale University, claiming that the head of the school's pharmacology department subjected her to lewd jokes, sexual comments and pornography. Mary Beth Garceau is suing for...
NCAA to address transgender issue.(NEWSWATCH)(National Collegiate Athletic Association)(Brief article)
January 1, 2007... At a fall NCAA meeting, staff and experts discussed the issue of transgendered varsity student athletes. Last year, a track and field athlete at Bates College ME "came out" as transgendered. The 11-time all-American thrower, who was born...
Smith College plans math center for women.(NEWSWATCH)
January 1, 2007... Smith College MA will open a center for women who are interested in earning graduate degrees in math, but didn't take enough undergraduate math classes to qualify. It will address the nation's anticipated shortage of mathematicians in the...
January 1, 2007... In the Newswatch section of the December 2006 issue, it was North Dakota State University that applied for a federal grant to study why so many tenured women were leaving. Our sincere apologies to Dr. Martha Potvin and colleagues at the...
Design your career path at the HERS summer institute.(Higher Education Resource Services)
January 1, 2007... When you first learned to ride a two-wheeled bicycle, someone helped you find your balance, cheered you on as you caught the rhythm of riding, even picked you up when you fell. For women considering a leadership position on campus, the HERS...
Who won the free WIHE iPods?(Women in Higher Education )
January 1, 2007... In the last three months of 2006, six lucky women won free engraved nano iPods from Women in Higher Education. The give-away is a way to announce that starting in early 2007, WIHE will be regularly offering free podcasts of interest to...
10 strategies for success as a new department chair.
January 1, 2007... Transitioning to department chair can be difficult. You're moving from faculty into administration; suddenly, the focus is on more than just students, research and publishing. And often there's no one to show you the ropes. To help...
Act on your diversity plan: advertise to WIHE readers.
January 1, 2007... Now starting its 16th year, this is THE ONLY MONTHLY news journal to help you reach thousands of women leaders on campuses all over the USA and Canada, and worldwide on the Internet. Why is reaching women an advantage for your school? *...
Who are subscribers?(Brief article)
January 1, 2007... * Administrators, both academic and non-academic. More than 85% hold administrative positions. The rest are faculty and other leaders, many with aspirations to administration. Subscribers include hundreds of presidents and VPs, provosts and...
Advertising with WIHE is soooo easy.(Why Schools Advertise with WIHE)
January 1, 2007... You are wonderful! Thank you so much for doing this so quickly. This is the first time I've ever done this and you made the process so easy for me. Thank you again. --Sharon Mason, Bowling Green It has been my pleasure working with...
Be part of our expanded Web site.
January 1, 2007... Our Web site features: * Archived articles containing advice and information on becoming a better leader * A subscribers-only section features all archived articles and the whole new issue every month * An online store for...
How to place your Web-only ad.
January 1, 2007... * Submit your Web-only ad and payment through our Web site at www.wihe.com/ Or email your ad and information to firstname.lastname@example.org. We can invoice you. * Please note that job ad packages must be prepaid. We accept your credit/purchase...
Rate sheet #16: effective starting with the January 2007 issue.
January 1, 2007... We will create your ad for free, or place your prepared PDF file. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] New pricing begins with the January 2007 issue. All prices for ads published in the monthly newsletter include posting on our Web site for...
CYA general conditions.
January 1, 2007... 1. RATES All insertion orders are accepted subject to provisions of our current rate card. Rates are subject to change upon notice from the publisher. Should a change in rates be made, space reserved may be canceled by the advertiser or its...
Since 1992, more than 1,008 schools have advertised jobs in WIHE, including.(Women in Higher Education)
January 1, 2007... Arizona State University Ball State University Bates College Boise State University Boston College Boston University Bowling Green State Brown University California Polytechnic State California State...
Mentoring to keep women in athletics administration.
January 1, 2007... Since Title IX, the number of women collegiate athletes has increased dramatically, but the number of female head coaches of women's teams has decreased to just 44.1%. Many women cite the lack of a work/life balance in college athletics...
College sports bench women.
January 1, 2007... When it comes to college sports, white men continue to have a choke hold on most of the leadership positions, reported the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida. A new 51-page report called "The...
Help non-traditionals to establish new ties to campus.(IN HER OWN WORDS)(Viewpoint essay)
January 1, 2007... For me, it's my mother," explained Kelsey, a 34-year-old single parent of five, discussing her biggest barrier to success during her first year in college. Studying to become a legal assistant, she made comments that were typical of...
Elizabeth Bessi-Stoppe.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Elizabeth Bessi-Stoppe, VP of marketing and public affairs at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, becomes VP for community partnerships.
Lucy Betcher.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Lucy Betcher is director of the Women's Center for Entrepreneurship at Mississippi University for Women. She has most recently led the University of Southern Mississippi's small business development center in Long Beach.
Dr. Charlotte Borst.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. Charlotte Borst is provost and VP of academic affairs at Rhodes College in Memphis TN, having moved from dean of arts and sciences at Union College NY.
Bernice E. Bradin.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Bernice E. Bradin, senior partner at Argo Global Capital in Massachusetts, becomes VP and CFO at Lesley University MA.
Dr. Lorne M. Buchman.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. Lorne M. Buchman, interim president of the Say-brook Graduate School Research Center in San Francisco, becomes president.
Tona Bruce JD.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Tona Bruce JD is dean of graduate and professional studies at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, having been assistant director of The University of Memphis' Wang Center for International Business.
Dr. Dawn Cartee.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. Dawn Cartee, VP for academic affairs at Southeastern Technical College GA, becomes president of Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro GA.
Elizabeth Chen.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Elizabeth Chen has become the 6th president of the New England College of Optometry. She is the founding CEO of Marathon Biopharmaceuticals and heads Cerc Biomedical.
Dr. Gail Chesterfield.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. Gail Chesterfield, who has filled many positions including dean of academic affairs and interim chancellor at Indiana's Ivy Technical College central region, wins appointment as chancellor.
Dr. Linda Dalton.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. Linda Dalton, executive vice provost and chief planning officer at California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, becomes VP for planning and enrollment management at California Sate University-East Bay.
Dr. ReNee' S. Dunman.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. ReNee' S. Dunman is the new president of the American Association for Affirmative Action in DC. She is assistant to the president and director of EO/AA at Old Dominion University VA.
Heidi Ellis.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Heidi Ellis is the new VP of business affairs at Austin College in Sherman TX. She has been VP of financial services at North Central Texas College.
Catherine Fisher.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Catherine Fisher, director of accounting and payroll at Lansing Community College MI, becomes CFO.
Dr. Sandra M. Flake.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. Sandra M. Flake, provost at the University of Western Florida, becomes provost and VP for academic affairs at California State University, Chico.
Gwendolyn Freed.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Gwendolyn Freed, senior community relations specialist at Best Buy Corp. in Minnesota, becomes VP for college relations at Gustavus Adolphus College MN.
Stephanie B. Frost.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Stephanie B. Frost, director of major gifts at Yale University CT, becomes VP for university advancement at Fairfield University CT.
Dr. Angela Y. Getter.(Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. Angela Y. Getter is VP for institutional advancement at Albany State University GA. She was the associate VP for institutional advancement at Clark Atlanta University GA.
Dr. Sharon K. Hahs.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. Sharon K. Hahs, provost at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, will become president of Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago on February 1.
Karen Heikel.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Karen Heikel, director of continuing ed support services, summer and evening classes at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, becomes dean of the college of professional studies and lifelong learning at Montana State University in Billings.
Kathrine Kassulke.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Kathrine Kassulke becomes director of HR and organizational development at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. She has worked in HR at various healthcare facilities.
Marjorie Klein.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Marjorie Klein, associate VP for development and alumni affairs at Allegheny College, becomes VP for development and alumni affairs.
Dr. Annie M. Krug.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. Annie M. Krug, VP for advancement at Rockford College IL, will become VP for advancement at the University of Southern Indiana on February 1.
Mary McElroy.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Mary McElroy has moved from senior associate AD at Georgia Tech to AD at Georgia State University in Atlanta.
Dr. Belinda Miles.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. Belinda Miles, dean of academic affairs at the Eastern Campus of Cuyahoga Community College OH, becomes president of the campus.
Dr. Dorothy A. Prisco.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. Dorothy A. Prisco, dean of the school of graduate and continuing studies at the College of Saint Elizabeth NJ, becomes VP for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Delaware Valley College PA.
Mercedes A. Quiroga.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Mercedes A. Quiroga, dean of the college division at Miami Dade College, becomes provost at the New World School of the Arts at Miami Dade.
Dr. Valerie R. Roberson.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. Valerie R. Roberson, interim president of City Colleges of Chicago's Olive-Harvey College, becomes president.
Dr. Judy K. Sakaki.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. Judy K. Sakaki, vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of California at Davis, became VP for student affairs in the University of California system.
Barbara Snyden.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Barbara Snyden, executive VP and provost at Ohio State University, will become president of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland on July 1.
Dr. Patricia Stanley.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. Patricia Stanley, former president of Frederick Community College MD, has become deputy assistant secretary of education for community colleges in the U.S. Department of Education.
Theresa M. Stone.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Theresa M. Stone, former executive VP and CFO at Jefferson-Pilot, a financial advising firm, will become executive VP and treasurer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in February.
Dr. Debra Hollar Thatcher.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Dr. Debra Hollar Thatcher, associate dean and director of the school of education at Northern Michigan University, becomes provost and dean of the faculty at Lees-McRae College NC.
Luz Torres.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Luz Torres becomes registrar at Manhattan College NY, moving from a similar position at Marymount Manhattan College NY.
Karen P. West.(More Women on the Move)
January 1, 2007... Karen P. West, associate dean of academic affairs at the college of dentistry at the University of Kentucky, will become dean of the school of dental medicine at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas in April.
Strategies to manage conflicts on campus.
January 1, 2007... If your campus is free of conflicts, you're in either in a honeymoon phase or in denial, or maybe your school is set in its ways and big on avoidance. Where smart, creative, self-assured people are gathered together, clashes of perspective...
Prevent headaches that can threaten effective leaders.
January 1, 2007... Do you suffer from frequent headaches, and self-medicate with Excedrin so you can get through your day? If so, you may be limiting your leadership potential, according to Dr. Carol Foster, MD, of the Valley Neurological Headache and Research...
A new skill for 2007: enjoy the benefits of reframing.(THE LAST LAUGH)
January 1, 2007... Just when you think you know it all, it all changes--or at least your perception of it does. I've discovered that if you consciously alter your perspective of reality, the result can be less stress, a more positive outlook on life and fewer...