Bay Path University, Springfield Museums, and the Springfield Women’s Commission Convene 2020 “On the Move Forum to Advance Women”

Post date: 2/24/2020

In honor of Women’s History Month (March) and International Women’s Day (March 8), Bay Path University, Springfield Museums, and the Springfield Women’s Commission will present the fourth annual On the Move Forum on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 5:30 – 7:00 pm at the Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA. This year’s theme, "Generation Equality: “Stand up, Stand Out - RISE” offers attendees an intergenerational, cross-cultural, gender-inclusive conversation focused on women’s rights, civic engagement, career opportunities, and wealth. Now in its fourth year, the forum explores women's history and the advancement of women.

Simmons University Names Lynn Perry Wooten as Ninth President

Post date: 2/14/2020

Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten has been unanimously selected to serve as Simmons University’s ninth president, effective July 1, 2020.  Dr. Wooten will succeed Helen G. Drinan, who ends her term in June after serving as Simmons’ president for the past 12 years. Simmons University offers the only undergraduate program for women in Boston and numerous nationally recognized graduate programs open to all.

Alverno Community Conference Will Explore Women’s Empowerment From Suffrage to #MeToo Movement

Post date: 2/13/2020

 Alverno College will host its annual Community Conference on Friday, February 28, which will focus on exploring women's empowerment from the suffrage era to today’s #MeToo movement. Tiffany Henry, president of the Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals and Milwaukee Office Director for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, will serve as the keynote speaker for the event, which is open to the public.

 

Dr. Katie Conboy to Become the 14th President of Saint Mary's College

Post date: 2/13/2020

The Board of Trustees at Saint Mary’s College is pleased to announce that Dr. Katie Conboy has been selected as the 14th president of the 176 year-old Catholic women’s liberal arts college.

Hollins University Names Mary Dana Hinton, Ph.D., as the New President

Post date: 2/13/2020

Hollins University has announced that Mary Dana Hinton, Ph.D.,  president of the College of Saint Benedict (Saint Ben’s) in St. Joseph, Minnesota, will become the school’s next president. She officially takes office on August 1.

College of Saint Mary Announces Plans for Multi-Million Dollar Wellness & Athletic Center

Post date: 2/13/2020

College of Saint Mary (CSM) has approved the construction of its new state-of-the-art $18 million athletic facility, which will provide its students and the greater Omaha area with a place for women to excel and grow through athletics. Attached to the Lied Fitness Center, CSM’s Wellness & Athletic Center (WAC) will dramatically expand access to year-round training, recreation and performance spaces for students, athletes, and the surrounding community.

Kimberly Allen Named New Vice President for Academic Affairs at College of Saint Mary

Post date: 2/13/2020

College of Saint Mary President Dr. Maryanne Stevens, RSM, is pleased to announce that Dr. Kimberly Allen has been named the University’s new vice president for academic affairs. She began her duties on January 20.

As vice president for academic affairs, Allen will serve as the chief academic officer for CSM and be responsible for all educational activities in the undergraduate and graduate academic programs. She will also direct faculty in planning, evaluating and revising curriculum.

Alverno College Appoints Joseph Foy as New Vice President of Academic Affairs

Post date: 2/13/2020

President Andrea Lee, IHM, has appointed Joseph Foy, Ph.D., vice president for Academic Affairs. Foy, who is currently dean of the College of Arts, Sciences and Letters at Marian University in Fond du Lac, Wis., begins his appointment April 15.

Public Broadcasting Executive to Lead Women’s Leadership Institute at Texas Woman’s University

Post date: 2/4/2020

An award-winning broadcasting executive with a history of forging strong partnerships among businesses, institutions, foundations and public-service entities has been tapped to lead the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership at Texas Woman’s University.

Sweet Briar College and American Farmland Trust Partner to Support the Future of Women in Agriculture

Post date: 1/31/2020

Sweet Briar College and American Farmland Trust have agreed to collaborate on a number of programming initiatives that will support the future of women in agriculture, natural resource management and conservation.

Beginning with the 2020 - 2021 school year, plans include a conference on agriculture in Virginia, AFT leaders speaking at the College, internship opportunities at AFT, the College hosting an AFT Women for the Land Learning Circle for the Mid-Atlantic region and future opportunities to partner on scientific and social science research.

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