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Women in Academia Weekly Newsletter October 9, 2012



Women in Academia Report

Weekly Newsletter
October 9, 2012

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University Study Finds That Women Talk Less Than Men in a Group Decision-Making Process

The results showed that in group situations, the amount of time that women were speaking was less than 75 percent of the time that their proportion of the group would indicate.

Phyllis Vroom Named Deputy President at Wayne State University

The former dean of the School of Social Work will fill in at times for President Allan Gilmour who has been battling prostate cancer.


National Association of African American Studies
National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies
National Association of Native American Studies
International Association of Asian Studies
The National Association of African American Studies & Affiliates [National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, National Association of Native American Studies, and the International Association of Asian Studies] will host its national conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February 11-16, 2013. This conference is expected to have more than 3,000 attendees. In addition, not fewer than 325 research sessions, round tables, panel discussions, performances and demonstrations will be scheduled throughout the week. In addition to the many scholarly sessions, the conference will also include many exhibitors, a career fair and health screenings.
Persons interested in presenting a paper, round table, etc. should submit an abstract, not to exceed two (2) pages that are related to the experiences of Africans, African-Americans, Hispanics, Latino, Native Americans, Indigenous Peoples, Asians and Asian Americans. Subjects may include, but are not limited to: literature, demographics, history, politics, economics, education, health care, fine arts, religion, social sciences, business and many other subjects. Please indicate the time required for presentation of your paper (25 OR 45 minutes).
Interested scholars should submit his/her abstract with presenter’s name, institution/organization, address, phone and email no later than Friday, November 9, 2012. Please forward abstracts to: Dr. Lemuel Berry, Jr., Executive Director, NAAAS and Affiliates, PO Box 6670, Scarborough, ME 04070-6670, or by fax to 207/839-3776, or via email at


College of Saint Elizabeth President to Step Down in June

Sister Francis Raftery, the sixth president of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, New Jersey, has been with the college for 38 years.

The Gender Gap in Graduate Enrollments

In the 2010-11 academic year there was slightly more than 1 million women enrolled in graduate programs at U.S. universities. Women made up 60.9 percent of the total enrollments in master’s degree programs and 51.2 percent of total enrollments in doctoral degree programs.


More Recent Articles

• Many Teenage Victims of Dating Violence Were Abused by Two or More Partners
• University of Michigan to Conduct Massive Survey of Students’ Eating Behaviors
• Merrimack College to Improve Opportunities for Women Student Athletes
• University of Georgia Scholar Honored for Her Book on Women’s History
• Zulma Toro-Ramos Is a Finalist for Provost at the University of Arkansas Little Rock
• MIT Neuroscientist Wins Lifetime Achievement Award
• Boston College’s M. Brinton Lykes Wins Peace Practitioner Award
• A Quartet of Women Awarded Prestigious Honors
• Barbara Schaal Named the Next Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Washington University
• Two New Associate Deans of Nursing at South Dakota State University
• Noelle Cockett Selected as the Next Provost at Utah State University
• The New Leader of the College of Nursing at the University of Rhode Island
• Holy Cross Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Coeducation
• Six Women Join the Faculty at the University of Wisconsin Sheboygan
• Thirteen Women With New Administrative Posts in Higher Education
• MIT to Open a New Childcare Facility
• Southern Methodist University to Review Sexual Assault Polices and Procedures
• In Memoriam: Sue A. Schmidt, 1946-2012
• In Memoriam: Betty Hart, 1927-2012
• Recent Books That May Be of Interest to Women Scholars
• Online Articles That May Be of Interest to WIAReport Readers
• New Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education



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