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Calling on women to lead with courage, persistence.
November 1, 2009... Women leaders who came of age in the 1950s and 1960s saw positional leadership as an obligation. They sought visibility and chances to mentor, to open doors for the women who followed. At the first Midwest Women's Leadership Institute held at...
HERS revises programs for maximum effect.(NEWSWATCH)(Higher Education Resource Services)
November 1, 2009... With the economy squeezing higher education, the Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) has tightened its programs that prepare mid- to senior-level women leaders to advance in administration. * In 2010, the HERS signature month-long...
Tennessee schools model a 'seamless transition' from 2 to 4 year college.(NEWSWATCH)(Brief article)
November 1, 2009... Leaders at Southwest Tennessee Community College and the University of Memphis have created a program that gives students an easy transition from the 2-year school to the university. The Partnership Enrollment Program lets students transfer...
Sex crimes over-reported at UC Davis.(NEWSWATCH)
November 1, 2009... Reports to the federal government from the University of California at Davis have inflated the number of sexual assaults there for three recent years, and gotten grants to reduce the number. An external review and internal investigation found...
Campus study abroad programs get scrutiny.(NEWSWATCH)(Brief article)
November 1, 2009... Recent scandals have led schools to review and sometimes overhaul how they run their study abroad programs. The University of Washington is still in the wake of the study abroad experience of Amanda Knox, a UW student who is on trial for...
Sexual remarks bring backlash at UK.(NEWSWATCH)
November 1, 2009... A chancellor's remarks about faculty-student relationships at Britain's University of Buckingham has agitated students and employees. In an interview with Times Higher Education magazine, vice-chancellor Terrance Kealey compared university...
Stereotype busters: today's stay-at-home moms have less age, education and income.(NEWSWATCH)
November 1, 2009... The stereotype that high-achieving, well-educated and well-off career women are becoming stay-at-home moms is far from the truth, according to 2007 census data. Today's stay-at-home moms tend to be younger and have less education and lower...
MacArthur awards $500,000 'genius' fellowships to six female professors.(NEWSWATCH)(Esther Duflo, Lin He, Heather McHugh, Elyn Saks, Beth Shapiro, and Mary E. Tinetti)(Brief article)
November 1, 2009... Six of the 24 winners of 2009 MacArthur Fellowships are female academics and 13 of the 24 are on university faculties. The group has honored 805 fellows since it began the awards in 1981. Winners of the "genius awards" each receive a $500,000...
Women scientists win Nobel Prizes.(NEWSWATCH)
November 1, 2009... In addition to the much talked about Nobel Prize bestowed to President Obama, three women scientists were awarded Nobel Prizes recently. This marks significant progress, since fewer than 40 of the more than 500 Nobels ever awarded in science...
Three women win National Medals of Science.(NEWSWATCH)
November 1, 2009... Women are three of the nine winners of the 2009 National Medal of Science, who went to the White House in October to receive their awards from President Barack Obama. The medal is the "highest honor bestowed by the United States government on...
Adjunct's firing leads to review of athletics.(NEWSWATCH)(Binghamton University's Sally Dear)(Brief article)
November 1, 2009... Binghamton U. will face a SUNY Board of Trustees investigation of its men's basketball team, as well as "the integrity of the athletic and academic enterprises" on campus, following the dismissal of an adjunct who had complained about the men's...
Harvard cuts cookies at faculty meetings.(NEWSWATCH)
November 1, 2009... In a sign of the times, Harvard University MA has cut the complimentary cookies from its faculty meetings. The belt-tightening move is expected to save about $500 per meeting. The richest university's endowment was down almost 30% to only $26...
Calvin College faculty opposes new ban on advocating homosexuality, gay marriage.(NEWSWATCH)
November 1, 2009... Faculty at Michigan's Calvin College voted recently to ask the Board of Trustees to withdraw a ban on advocating homosexuality and same-sex marriages. The school, affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church, issued the memo in August....
Ex-professor at UNC faces sex charges.(NEWSWATCH)
November 1, 2009... A theater professor at that University of Northern Colorado at Greeley has resigned in the face of 15 counts of sexual misconduct. Raymond Vance Fulkerson was arrested in July after police discovered a video camera hidden in the bathroom of...
Ex-student claims NYU stole her logo design.(NEWSWATCH)
November 1, 2009... A former New York University student is suing the school for copyright infringement, claiming that it stole her sports logo design. Ariel Fleurimond claims that she didn't receive compensation for her design of Orion the cougar that's ubiquitous...
You can get your ear pierced, still love Jesus.(NEWSWATCH)
November 1, 2009... Students at Bryan College in Tennessee are lining up to get pierced following the school's relaxation of campus rules barring body piercing. The conservative Christian school is allowing one single stud in each ear for men and nose studs for...
Carleton soccer team suspended for drinking.(NEWSWATCH)
November 1, 2009... Carleton University in Canada suspended its women's soccer team for two games after a rookie initiation resulted in an intoxicated player going to the hospital. The team held the rookie initiation despite warnings from the coach. The...
New rules regulate sex in Tuft U. Dorms.(NEWSWATCH)(Tufts University)(Brief article)
November 1, 2009... Sex in the dorms when your roommate is around is a no-no, according to a new policy at Tufts University MA. "You may not engage in sexual activity while your roommate is present in the room. Any sexual activity within your assigned room...
Campus society supports love and fidelity.(NEWSWATCH)(Elizabeth Anscombe Society)(Brief article)
November 1, 2009... Although many students enjoy a campus life that involves alcohol and casual hook-ups, campus groups for students interested in sex only inside of marriage are springing up around the country. Casey Hough started the Elizabeth Anscombe...
Morehouse cracks down on student attire.(NEWSWATCH)(Morehouse College on appropriate attire)(Brief article)
November 1, 2009... In an effort to create more notable graduates like Martin Luther King Jr., actor Samuel Jackson and film director Spike Lee, the all-male Morehouse College GA has issued a new policy on appropriate attire. Students who wear hats in buildings,...
Lessons of everyday leaders.
November 1, 2009... Most of us get up every day and do what we're supposed to do. No heroics, no drama. Yet we all have the potential to do great things. The only difference between us and the women we admire for their leadership skills is that they have great...
Gender stereotypes challenge women as leaders.
November 1, 2009... Women: empowering, teaching, listening, open, role models, collaborators, caring, nurturing, working through people Men: authoritative, decisive, controlling, distant, unemotional, competitive, transactional, competent, rational, assertive,...
Dr. Joyce Berry.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Joyce Berry moves from VP for advancement to dean of the Warner College of natural resources at her alma mater Colorado State University.
Dr. Dorothy C. Browne.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Dorothy C. Browne moves from director of the public health institute at North Carolina A&T State University to dean of the Ethelyn R. Strong school of social work at Norfolk State University VA.
Nicole M. Chestang.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Nicole M. Chestang moves from chief opera ling officer and executive VP at the Graduate Management Admission Council DC to VP and executive director of GEO Testing for the American Council on Education DC.
Dr. Virginia Coombs.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Virginia Coombs moves from provost and VP for academic affairs at Keuka College NY to VP for annual programs at the Council of Independent Colleges DC.
Dr. Barbara Gellman-Danley.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Barbara Gellman-Danley moves from vice chancellor of academic affairs and system integration at the Ohio Board of Regents to president of University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College OH.
Dr. Nancy Magnusson Durham.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Nancy Magnusson Durham moves from senior VP for planning at Pepperdine University CA to senior VP at Lipscomb University TN.
Dr. Teresa R. Eagle.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Teresa R. Eagle moves from coordinator of the doctoral program in education to dean of the graduate school of education at Marshall University WV.
Dr. Susan Lerner Friedberg.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Susan Lerner Friedberg moves from dean of academic affairs at the Addison campus to president of the Chicago campuses and centers for DeVry University IL.
Dr. Jocelyn Harney.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Jocelyn Harney moves from VP for enrollment and student affairs to VP for diversity and organizational development at the College of DuPage IL.
Beth Hollenberg.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Beth Hollenberg, JD moves from senior VP for campus initiatives to chief operating officer for Kaplan Higher Education campuses IL.
Dr. Debra G.B. Leonard.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Debra G.B. Leonard MD, PhD moves from professor of pathology to chief diversity officer at Weill Cornell Medical College NY.
Sharon Kerrigan Loman.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Sharon Kerrigan Loman moves from VP of development and alumni affairs at St. Francis College in Brooklyn NY to VP for institutional advancement at another Catholic college, Cabrini College PA.
Jill Marsteller.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Jill Marsteller moves from senior VP and chief development officer at Fox Chase Cancer Center PA to senior VP for advancement at her alma mater, Ursinus College PA.
Dr. Sharon Morrissey.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Sharon Morrissey will move from president of Richmond Community College NC to senior VP and chief academic officer at North Carolina Community College system in March.
Dr. Patricia Mosto.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Patricia Mosto moves from associate dean of the college of liberal arts and sciences at Rowan University NJ to dean of the college of liberal arts, education and sciences at Rider University NJ.
Dr. Barbara Martin Palmer.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Barbara Martin Palmer moves from associate professor and chair of the department of education in the school of education and human services to dean of the school of education at Mount St. Mary's University MD.
Dr. Suzanne D. Phillips.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Suzanne D. Phillips moves from executive director for college level services at the College Board NY to VP for student affairs at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania PA.
Cheryl L. Presley.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Cheryl L. Presley moves from VP of student affairs at Boston College MA to VP and dean of student enrollment at Earlham College IN.
Cheryl Procter-Rogers.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Cheryl Procter-Rogers moves from senior consultant at A Step Ahead Public Rotations to VP for public relations and communications at DePaul University IL.
Dr. Janet S. Rader.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Janet S. Rader MD moved from professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University in St. Louis to become chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Dr. Sharon J. Sherman.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Sharon J. Sherman moves from director of the center for excel fence in STEM education at College of New Jersey to dean of the school of education at Rider University NJ.
Dr. Victoria Sork.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... * Dr. Victoria Sork moves from chair of ecology and evolutionary biology to dean of the division of life sciences at University of California at Los Angeles.
Karen Townsend.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Karen Townsend moves from director of admissions at Maine College of Art to dean of admissions at Massachusetts College of Art and. Design.
Denise Wallace.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Denise Wallace JD moves from assistant city attorney in Miami to general counsel for Palm Beach Community College FL.
Theresa C. Westcott.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Theresa C. Westcott moves from VP for finance and administration at Polytechnic Institute of New York University to a similar post at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art NY.
Dr. Sarah Williams.(Women on the Move)
November 1, 2009... Dr. Sarah Williams moves from head of the department of social work and sociology at Prairie View A&M University TX to VP for academic affairs at Bethune Cookman University FL.
Chairs can encourage faculty to use flexible policies.
November 1, 2009... In this chilly economic climate, every dollar counts. Schools can prevent costly faculty turnover by providing usable flexibility policies that would help to retain both female and male faculty. Department chairs are the key. It's not enough...
Online courses can be women-friendly.
November 1, 2009... South Dakota schools teach a small population spread across a wide area. If students had to earn graduate degrees on campus, many potential leaders couldn't go. That's why the University of South Dakota offers graduate study in educational...
You expect me to coach millennial student athletes?
November 1, 2009... This college student generation is unlike any before. Whether you admire their independence and idealism, or deplore their lack of a conventional work ethic, dealing with "millennials" is a whole new ballgame. If faculty and administrators...
Do administrative hoops complicate earning a doctorate?
November 1, 2009... "Doctoral education is a set of experiences that incorporates training, education and formation. It is a process led by faculty and brought to life by students," wrote Lee Schulman in an essay in the book, The Formation of Scholars: Rethinking...
Empathy fatigue preys on women leaders.
November 1, 2009... Their attributes of nurturing, intuition, compassion and empathy help women lead with authenticity. But according to Dr. Mark Giesler, they can also be saboteurs. While women are expected to be empathetic, passionate leaders, all of that...
How to raise girls to become leaders as women.
November 1, 2009... "The habits we form from childhood make no small difference, but rather they make all the difference." --Aristotle If little girls are made of "sugar and spice and everything nice," how will they grow into leaders? The messages they get as...
One way to advocate equity for women staff on campus.(IN HER OWN WORDS)
November 1, 2009... By Julia Lehman Caldwell, training coordinator for learning and technology services, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Ed. Note: At many schools women end up in low paying "limited term employment" jobs with few benefits. Here is an example...
The evolution of Thanksgiving changes everything.(THE LAST LAUGH)
November 1, 2009... To my Irish potato-loving friend, Thanksgiving is the best holiday because celebrating it is all about the food, family and friends--and it is not shared with distractions like gift- buying or religious traditions. I agree, but not for the...