Dr. Lena Hill, Washington and Lee University’s dean of its College of Arts and Sciences since July 2018, has been selected as the school’s new provost, effective July 1, 2021.
The Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) Institute recently hosted a virtual “Higher Education Leadership Symposium” based on a new white paper — developed by TIAA in collaboration with EY-Parthenon — that spoke to the future of operating models and student success at higher ed institutions, given the financial constraints of COVID-19.
The University of California at San Diego (UCSD) has been given two grants totaling $700,000 to improve its faculty diversity. The grants were funded by the University of California Office of the President through the UC Advancing Faculty Diversity grant program, according to UCSD. According to UCSD, the first grant – a one-time fund of […]
This week, Ohio Wesleyan University—the private liberal arts university located in Delaware, Ohio—unveiled a new initiative aimed at improving diversity, equity and inclusion on its campus. Titled, “Stand Together and Work For Change,” the initiative will focus on four areas: structure and policies, teaching and learning, recruiting and retaining students and employees, and campus climate.
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WAFAA EL-SADR has been named director of Columbia World Projects at Columbia University in New York City. A professor of epidemiology and medicine and
the Dr. Mathilde Krim-amfAR Chair of Global Health at the school, El-Sadr holds a master’s degree in public health from Columbia, a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University and a medical degree from Cairo University in Egypt.
HYEMI SEVENING has been appointed associate dean for institutional advancement at the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Previously assistant dean for advancement at the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis, Sevening is a senior fundraising professional with more than 17 years of development experience.
ELIZABETH TOVAR has been appointed executive officer for diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Iowa. She has served as interim associate vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion since August 2020 and has worked in the university’s athletics office since 2013. Tovar holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology, a master’s degree in clinical psychology and a Ph.D. in higher education, all from the University of Kansas.