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Images from The Chronicle reflect women as leaders.(The Chronicle of Higher Education)
July 1, 2007... When students at Kent State University OH are asked to picture a leader, they come up with the words competitive, strong, tough, decision maker, broad shoulders. The picture changes when the question is about a women leader. That's not...
Dishonesty marks past academic year.(NEWSWATCH)(Brief article)
July 1, 2007... The 2006-2007 school year will not go in the record books as a year of truth and prestige, but rather as one of dishonesty and deceit: * Indiana Dental University expelled nine students and punished 37 others for cheating on an exam. ...
EMU covered up student's murder.(NEWSWATCH)
July 1, 2007... Eastern Michigan University compromised the safety of its 24,000 students on campus and violated federal law when leaders knew that a dead student probably had been murdered and concealed that information, according to a recent 568-page...
Study shows decreased gendered differences in community college leaders.(NEWSWATCH)
July 1, 2007... Female and male community college administrators are becoming more like each other in leadership style and certain demographic trends, according to research by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development. The findings...
Report: athletics still shorts women.(NEWSWATCH)(Brief article)
July 1, 2007... Amid claims that male student athletes are paying the price for Title IX compliance, the Women's Sports Foundation released a new study showing that both women's and men's college sports opportunities have increased in the last 10 years. ...
Ex-coach sues CSU Fresno for $4.1 million.(NEWSWATCH)
July 1, 2007... A former volleyball coach for California State University at Fresno was in civil court in June, seeking $4.1 million for sex discrimination by her former employer. Lindy Vivas was the school's winningest volleyball coach when Fresno...
Bias costs Sonoma State $229,000.(NEWSWATCH)(Sonoma State University California)(Brief article)
July 1, 2007... Facing a non-renewal of contract after 11 years of coaching softball at Sonoma State University CA, ex-coach Chris Elze sued the school in civil court for unfair treatment based on gender and won a jury award of $229,000. Elze charged...
Med students fight abortion restrictions.(NEWSWATCH)
July 1, 2007... Young medical students studying to be abortion providers are often doing so as an act of defiance, taking on the risk of isolation and harassment. Many of these students go into the field as a way to fight the growing restrictions on a right...
Most pregnant athletes face uncertainty.(NEWSWATCH)
July 1, 2007... NCAA President Myles Brand asked the association's Committee on Women's Athletics to review the NCAA's policies for pregnant athletes in response to an ESPN report on athletes having abortions in order to retain their scholarships at Clemson...
Harassment charges at SU lead to lawsuit.(NEWSWATCH)
July 1, 2007... Harassment allegations at Southern University in Florida are leading to a legal mess for the school's president, the Southern University board chair and Florida's governor. Nine female university employees and one student reported to SU...
Syracuse realigns teams over finances.(NEWSWATCH)
July 1, 2007... Syracuse University NY will cut two sports teams and add another to help balance its athletics budget and perhaps compliance with Title IX. The school will cut the women's and men's swimming and diving teams and add a women's ice hockey...
Women athletes report more concussions.(NEWSWATCH)
July 1, 2007... Women suffer more concussions in some sports than men do, according to studies. While football players lead in concussions, women athletes often surpass men in sports-related concussions in recent years. In the 2004-2005 season, female...
Calvin seminary to hire two female profs.(NEWSWATCH)(Calvin Theological Seminary)(Brief article)
July 1, 2007... Michigan's Calvin Theological Seminary is adding two female professors to its currently all-male faculty, the school announced recently. The women will fill two newly created positions. Calvin's previous female professor, Ruth Tucker,...
$191,000 to Ivy Tech VP not hired as prez.(NEWSWATCH)
July 1, 2007... The former VP of Ivy Technical Community College IN received $191,000 from the board of trustees in exchange for promising not to sue the school after being passed over in the search for a new president. Dr. Carol D'Amico had applied for...
New NCAA rule bans harassing athletes.(NEWSWATCH)(National Collegiate Athletic Association)(Brief article)
July 1, 2007... Mills College CA has worked to change an NCAA soccer ejection rule. In response to being targets of sexist, racist and homophobic comments, the team worked to add harassment to a rule that listed "abusive, threatening or obscene language,...
Women grads use career center less.(NEWSWATCH)(Brief article)
July 1, 2007... Male graduates are getting more job offers than females, and using campus career centers may be the key, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. NACE's "2007 Graduating Student Survey" found that 56% of male...
Colorado frat fights sexual assaults.(NEWSWATCH)
July 1, 2007... Colorado State University's Phi Delta Theta fraternity has joined a nationwide campaign to educate campus men about sexual assault. The frat received a $5000 campus grant to help with their project. The group was spurred into action by...
Naval Academy head leaves legacy.(NEWSWATCH)(Rodney Rempt )(Brief article)
July 1, 2007... Naval Academy Superintendent Rodney Rempt is retiring this summer after a four-year tenure. He leaves behind a legacy of change as he worked to take the school from a hostile environment to women to a leader in higher ed. "He's done more...
Imposter students embarrass Stanford U.(NEWSWATCH)(Stanford University California's students Azia Kim and Elizabeth Okazaki )(Brief article)
July 1, 2007... Two women who had been actively participating in student life at Stanford University CA were not admitted students, the school discovered recently. An 18-year-old Orange County woman had been on campus since September, living in the...
Robots lure women back to comp sci.(NEWSWATCH)
July 1, 2007... Georgia Tech and Bryn Mawr College PA are wooing women to computer science with the aid of robots. To address the field's perceived lack of glamour, the schools gave students robots on the first day of class to use them for programming and...
Paths to the community college presidency.
July 1, 2007... Community colleges are said to be woman-friendly, with ideals of open access. They're also hierarchical bureaucracies guided by male norms. That paradox helps explain why women lead so few of them. Women make up 60% of community college...
The Dance of Leadership: claiming your style.
July 1, 2007... Many women struggle to see themselves as leaders. Although they may head a department, a team or a group of students, they don't consider themselves leaders--because they're not at the top. Dr. Robin Denise Johnson had danced since she...
Women's Centers serve today's conservative students.
July 1, 2007... Women's Centers on campus have a distinct mission. They're charged with addressing gender inequities in higher education and they do so through the lens of social justice. The centers are recognized as a safe place to test ideas and to learn...
How to help women online learners to succeed.
July 1, 2007... Women are the clear majority of students taking college courses online, but they're less likely than men to succeed. Work and family constraints that channel women into online programs also make it harder for them to finish. Unfamiliar...
A cautionary tale: consider future use of research data.
July 1, 2007... With most things in life, seeking forgiveness after doing something potentially controversial generally works better than seeking prior permission. But there are exceptions to that axiom, which three doctoral students discovered when...
Women leading athletics: the AD search process.(IN HER OWN WORDS)
July 1, 2007... In the years after the passage of Title IX in 1972, schools created separate women's and men's athletic programs. By the early 1980s, they combined the programs and chose men as the athletic directors. A striking contrast exists between...
Part I of a three-part series on women retiring: feminists face the future in retirement.
July 1, 2007... Ed. Note: Today a critical group of women is facing retirement age, women who have forever changed higher education with their passion, wisdom, courage and persistence. While advice on finances, health and relationships is plentiful, there's...
Cary M. Anderson.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Cary M. Anderson, associate VP for student affairs at Canisius College NY, becomes VP for student life at Saint Joseph's University PA.
Dr. Cynthia Azari.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Cynthia Azari, president of Butler County Community College KS, becomes vice chancellor of the State Center Community College district in Fresno CA.
Dr. Cheryl A. Barnard.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Cheryl A. Barnard, associate dean of student affairs at Quinnipiac University CT, becomes dean of students at Saint Joseph College CT.
Dr. Mary Beadle.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Mary Beadle becomes provost at Assumption College MA, moving from dean of the graduate school at John Carroll University OH.
Dr. Linda Beene.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Linda Beene, director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, becomes dean of the school of continuing education and academic outreach at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
Dr. Wilsie S. Bishop.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Wilsie S. Bishop, VP for administration at East Tennessee State University, also becomes VP for health affairs.
Dr. F. Celeste Branham.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. F. Celeste Branham moves from interim to permanent VP for student and community services at the University of Maine at Farmingham.
Dr. Donna Champeau.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Donna Champeau, associate professor and graduate coordinator in Oregon State University's department of public health, will be director of the new Office of Women's Advancement and Gender Equity starting September 1.
Kim Cherry.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Kim Cherry moves from VP for administration to acting president at Northeastern State University OK.
Dr. Nanette Clatterbuck.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Nanette Clatterbuck, chair of the department of education at Aquinas College MI, moves to dean of the school of education.
Dr. Kimberley Cline.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Kimberley Cline becomes acting president of SUNY's Empire State College. She has been vice chancellor and CFO at the SUNY system.
Dr. Sunita Cooke.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Sunita Cooke, associate vice chancellor for workforce development at North Harris Montgomery Community College TX, becomes president of Grossmont College CA.
Gina-lyn Crance.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Gina-lyn Crance moves from dean of students at Hofstra University NY to VP for student affairs and dean of students at Albright College PA.
Carmen Fernandez.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Carmen Fernandez, former senator in the Guam legislature, becomes president of Northern Marianas College.
Dr. Viola E. Florez.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Viola E. Florez moves from dean of the college of education at the University of New Mexico to interim provost and executive VP of academic affairs.
Dr. Lucia Francis.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Lucia Francis moves from dean of health occupations to dean of business and information technology at Madison Area Technical College WI.
Dr. Shirley A. Girouard.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Shirley A. Girouard, associate professor of nursing at Southern Connecticut State University, becomes dean of the school of nursing at San Francisco State University in August.
Dr. Susan Hannam.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Susan Hannam moves from interim dean to dean of the college of health, environment and science at Slippery Rock State University PA.
Susan L. Hoppe.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Susan L. Hoppe, director of student services and academic support services at the Cascade campus of Oregon State University, became dean of student services at Bucknell University PA on July 1.
Dr. Michelle R. Howard-Vital.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Michelle R. Howard-Vital, interim chancellor at Winston-Salem State University NC, becomes president of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, part of the Penn State system.
Dr. Barbara E. Kahn.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Barbara E. Kahn, vice dean and director of the undergrad division at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton school of business, moves to dean of the school of business administration at the University of Miami on August 1.
Dr. Lesley M. Lovett-Doust.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Lesley M. Lovett-Doust becomes provost and VP of academic affairs at Michigan Technological University. She has been dean of science and environmental studies at Lakeland University in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Dr. Dianne Lynch.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Dianne Lynch, dean of the school of communications at Ithaca College NY, becomes dean of the graduate school of journalism at the University of California Berkeley.
Wendy Marsh.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Wendy Marsh, director of development at Northwest Hospital Foundation in Seattle, becomes VP for development at Bastyr University WA.
Dr. Vicki Martin.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Vicki Martin, a 20-year veteran who is now VP of the Madison Area Technical College's Oak Creek campus in Wisconsin, becomes provost of the school's main campus in Madison.
Dr. Astrid Merget.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Astrid Merget becomes provost and executive vice chancellor at Louisiana State University, moving from dean of the school of public and environmental affairs at Indiana University.
Dr. Cecilia McIntosh.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Cecilia McIntosh moves from assistant dean to dean of the school of graduate studies at East Tennessee State University.
Dr. Harriett J. Robles.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Harriett J. Robles moves from interim president to president at Mission College CA.
Dr. Jo-Ann Rolle.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Jo-Ann Rolle, VP of academic affairs at South Carolina State University, fills the new post of senior VP for academic and student affairs at the Laboratory Institute of Merchandising NY.
Dr. Sue Rowley.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Sue Rowley moves from professor of psychology to dean of education and human studies at Champlain College VT.
Dr. Beth Rushing.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Beth Rushing, dean of liberal arts and services at Georgia College and State University, becomes vice chancellor of academic affairs at the University of Washington at Tacoma.
Nancy P. Simpson.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Nancy P. Simpson moved from director of athletics at California State University at San Bernardino to director of athletics at Anderson University SC, nearer to her family.
Dr. Christine Sorensen.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Christine Sorensen, dean of the college of education at Northern Illinois University, becomes dean of the college of education at the University of Hawaii-Manoa on August 10.
Dr. Joan Straumanis.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Joan Straumanis, president of Antioch College OH, becomes interim president of Metropolitan College of New York.
Jan Stinchcomb.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Jan Stinchcomb moves from interim dean of undergraduate studies and faculty to dean at the Maryland Institute College of Art.
Dr. Hildy Teegen.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Hildy Teegen moves from professor of international business and international affairs at George Washington University DC to dean of the Moore school of business at the University of South Carolina at Columbia on September 15.
Dr. Carmen Tillery.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Carmen Tillery, director of student support services at Randolph Community College NC, becomes dean of students at Indiana State University.
Dr. Kathryn Toodredman.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Kathryn Toodredman, provost and senior VP for academic affairs at National-Louis University IL, becomes VP for academic affairs at Argosy University IL.
Dr. Susan Traverso.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Susan Traverso, associate professor of history at University of Redlands CA, becomes provost and senior VP at Elizabethtown College PA.
Dr. Jannet Vreeland.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Jannet Vreeland, vice provost at the University of Nevada Reno, now serves as interim executive VP and provost.
Dr. Claudette H. Williams.(Women on the Move)
July 1, 2007... Dr. Claudette H. Williams, executive VP at Bennett College NC, becomes president of Edward Waters College FL.
It's not the crises, but how you handle them.(THE LAST LAUGH)
July 1, 2007... You'd think that after publishing 186 issues of this newsletter, we'd have it down pat. No surprises, no problems, an easy procedure each month. But this month at crunch-time, computer problems on both ends conspired to make it even more...