Awards, Promotions & Appointments

Help us spread the good news! Women in higher education all across Connecticut are earning awards, securing promotions and being appointed into positions of increasing responsibility. You are encouraged to share your good news on this website so our organization can assist in spreading good news about all of the good work being done in our state.


Christine Siegel, formerly Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, has been appointed Interim Provost & Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Fairfield University.


Wanda Warshauer, formerly Associate Director, Graduate Admissions at University of St. Joseph, to Director, Academic Services at Charter Oak State College.


Zulma R. Toro, President, Central Connecticut State University, is the institution's first female and first Latino president.


Deb Pagnotta, Adjunct Instructor, Speech and Communication, Norwalk Community College (Norwalk), was awarded the BOR System-Wide Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award


Maria Buchta, Associate Professor, Academic Enrichment & First-Year Experience,
Norwalk Community College (Norwalk), was awarded the BOR Scholarly Excellence Award


Surekha Davies, Assistant Professor, History and Non-Western Cultures,
Western Connecticut State University (Danbury), was awarded the BOR System-Wide Research Award


Megan DeLivron, Assistant Professor, Math & Science, Gateway Community College (New Haven) was awarded the BOR System-Wide Teaching Award.


Lisa Dierker, Professor of Psychology at Wesleyan University (Middletown), honored at the 12th Annual Women of Innovations Awards.


Jennifer Adair, Assistant Professor of History at Fairfield University (Fairfield), has been awarded the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend Grant.


Ive Covaci, Adjunct Professor of Art History at Fairfield University (Fairfield), co-curated an exhibit of Japanese Buddhist sculpture at New York’s Asia Society Museum.