Four Women With Current Ties to the Academic World Win Pulitzer Prizes

Nicole Eustace and Ada Ferrer of New York University won Pulitzer Prizes in history. Salamishah Tillet of Rutgers University-Newark won in the criticism category and Erin I. Kelly of Tufts University was awarded the prize in biography.

Women Scholars Dominate the National Book Critics Circle Awards

The National Book Critics Circle Awards annually bestows honors in six categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Biography, Autobiography, Poetry, and Criticism. This year, women won in four of the six categories.

Five Women Scholars Awarded the Wolf Prize

First awarded in 1978, the Wolf Prize is awarded in the scientific fields of medicine, agriculture, mathematics, chemistry, and physics, as well as art categories. The prizes include a monetary award of $100,000.

First-Year Women Students at the Nation’s Leading Research Universities

For the eleventh year in a row, the highest percentage of women in the entering class among this large group of leading research universities is found at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Six Women Scholars Granted Tenure at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota

Macalester College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in St. Paul, Minnesota, has announced that six faculty members have been granted tenure. All six are women.

First-Year Women Students at the Nation’s Leading Liberal Arts Colleges

The admissions cycle for the Class of 2025 was far from normal. A year ago, enrollments were down at many schools due to the ongoing pandemic. This year, enrollments at many schools have increased substantially.

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  • Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Roles or Duties at Universities

    Nine Women Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Roles or Duties at Universities

    Aug. 12, 2022 - 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.
  • Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed Deans at Universities

    Eight Women Who Have Been Appointed Deans at Universities

    Aug. 11, 2022 - The new deans are Lisa A. Kitko (University of Rochester), Henrietta Williams Pichon (University of Colorado-Colorado Springs), Sue VandeWoude (Colorado State University), Ahkinyala Cobb-Abdullah (Virginia Union University), Deborah Crown (Pepperdine University), Carla S. Freeman (Emory University), Viki Williams (Old Dominion University), and Nell Jessup Newton (Wake Forest University).
  • A Dozen Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Administrative Positions

    A Dozen Universities Announce the Appointments of Women to Administrative Positions

    Aug. 11, 2022 - 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.
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