Barbara Bellefeuille, vice president for academic services and interim president at Bethel University, has been named the university’s first female president.
Brian J. Bruess, president of St. Norbert College, in Wisconsin, has been named president of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, the first joint president of both institutions.
Annesa Cheek, president of St. Clous Technical and Community College, has been named president of Frederick Community College.
J. Kyle Dalpe, provost and vice president for finance at Western Nevada College, has been named interim president after serving as officer in charge.
Robin Farias-Eisner, director of the Henry Lynch Comprehensive Cancer Research Center and chief academic officer in the School of Medicine at Creighton University, has been named president of Western University of Health Sciences.
Jeff Gingerich, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Scranton, has been named president of St. Bonaventure University. He replaces Joseph Zimmer, who has served as acting president since Dennis DePerro’s death.
Robyn E. Hannigan, provost at Clarkson University, in New York, has been named president of Ursinus College.
John Hoffman, vice chancellor for academic and student affairs at the University of Minnesota at Crookston, has been named president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College.
Russell A. Kavalhuna, president of Henry Ford College, in Michigan, has been named chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges.
Tina King, assistant superintendent/vice president for student affairs at Southwestern College, in California, has been named president of the San Diego College of Continuing Education.
Lori Kloos, vice president for administration and chief financial officer at St. Cloud Technical and Community College, has been named interim president.
Diane Recinos, interim president of Berkeley College since October 2021, has been named to the post permanently.
Sue Ott Rowlands, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Northern Kentucky University, has been named president of Randolph College, in Virginia.
Kathy Schwaig, interim president of Kennesaw State University since July 2021, has been named to the post permanently.
Edward Serna, president of the University of Maine at Farmington, has been named president of Winthrop University. He will replace George Hynd, who has served as interim president since January 2020.
Toyin Tofade, dean of the College of Pharmacy at Howard University, has been named president of the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She will be the first Black woman to serve as president of the college.
Bethany Bullock, president of Northeast State Community College since 2019, has resigned.
Bryan Reece, chancellor of Contra Costa Community College, resigned after being placed on administrative leave.
Ruth J. Simmons, president of Prairie View A&M University since 2017, plans to step down.
Francesco Cesareo, president of Assumption University since 2007, plans to retire at the end of June.
Jimmy R. Jenkins Sr., president of Livingstone College since 2006, plans to retire on July 1.
Tom Keegan, president of Skagit Valley College, in Washington, plans to retire on August 31.
Linda Lujan, president of Lamar Community College, in Colorado, plans to retire in December after six years leading the college.
CHIEF ACADEMIC OFFICERS
Martin Abraham, a professor of engineering and technology and former provost at Western Illinois University, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at State University of New York, College at Brockport.
Brooke Barnett, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at Butler University since April 2021, has been named to the post permanently.
Daniel J. Borgia, dean and professor of finance at Bryant University-BITZH, a joint cooperative program with the Beijing Institute of Technology Zhuhai, has been named provost at Nichols College.
Susan Henking, a professor emerita of religious studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, has been named vice president for academic and student affairs at Wells College.
Nancy Marchand-Martella, dean of the College of Education at Purdue University at West Lafayette, has been named provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
Paula O’Loughlin, provost and dean of the faculty at Coe College, in Iowa, has been named provost and senior vice president for academic and student affairs at Augsburg University, in Minneapolis.
George Arasimowicz, provost at Emporia State University, has resigned.
OTHER TOP ADMINISTRATORS
Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado, assistant vice chancellor for student success at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, has been named senior adviser to the chancellor and chief inclusion officer at Texas Christian University.
Jeanine Bias, interim chief diversity officer at Sam Houston State University, has been named to the post permanently.
Corey Bowdre, corporate relations officer at Bridgewater State University, has been named corporate engagement officer Lasell University.
Boyd Bradshaw, associate vice chancellor for enrollment management and chief enrollment officer at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, has been named vice president for enrollment management at Towson University.
Satasha Green-Stephen, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, has been named senior vice chancellor for academic and student affairs.
Paul McGinnis, vice president for marketing and sales at VOMO, a software company in Texas, has been named vice president for marketing and enrollment at Bethel University, in Minnesota.
Amy Rogan-Mehta, associate dean for administration at the Fowler School of Law at Chapman University, has been named vice president for university advancement.
Suneetha Vaitheswaran, a consultant in higher-education data and analytics and a former executive director of analytics and business information solutions at the University of Chicago, has been named the first data officer at Princeton University.
Myron Pope, vice president for student life at the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, has resigned after being arrested on a charge of soliciting prostitution.
Terri Fiez, vice chancellor for research and innovation and dean of the institutes at the University of Colorado at Boulder, plans to retire on June 1.
Rabbi Ayelet S. Cohen, senior director for the New York/Tri-State Region at the New Israel Fund, has been named dean of the Rabbinical School and dean of the Division of Religious Leadership at the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Sarah Cook, interim dean of the Honors College at Georgia State University, will become permanent dean on June 1.
Karen Kornweibel, associate dean for academics in the Honors College at East Tennessee State University, has been named dean of the Kennesaw State University Journey Honors College.
Nancy LaGreca, a professor of Latin American literature and culture at the University of Oklahoma at Norman, has been named dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at St. Mary’s University, in Texas.
Kate Meurs, interim dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University, has been named to the post permanently.
Rodney Priestley, a professor of chemical and biological engineering and vice dean for innovation at Princeton University, has been named dean of the graduate school.
Brad Putman, associate dean of undergraduate studies in the College of Engineering, Computing, and Applied Sciences at Clemson University, has been named dean of the College of Engineering at Bucknell University.
Richard J. Reddick, a professor in the department of educational leadership and policy and the associate dean of equity, community engagement, and outreach in the College of Education at the University of Texas at Austin, has been named senior vice provost for curriculum and enrollment and dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies.
Raul Reis, dean and professor of the School of Communication at Emerson College, has been named dean of the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Wendy Suzuki, a professor of neural science and psychology in the Center for Neural Science at New York University, has been named dean of the College of Arts & Science.
Leah VanWey, dean of the School of Professional Studies at Brown University, has been named dean of the faculty.
Mike Smith, dean of the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, plans to step down in December.
Paul Dayton, a professor of biomedical engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and interim chair of the joint UNC-NCSU department of biomedical engineering, has been named permanent chair of the joint department.
Stephen L. Ball, a senior vice president and strategy lead at Wells Fargo, has been named dean of students in Harvard University’s Law School.
Lawrence Brinson, a social-studies teacher with Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools and diversity, equity, and inclusion facilitator for the NEA Education Policy and Practice center, has been named director of diversity and inclusion at Gardner-Webb University.
Maija Hallsmith, diversity-initiatives program assistant for the Graduate School at Brown University, has been named the inaugural assistant director of graduate academic diversity.
Alexander Landen, assistant director of admissions visit programs at Eastern Michigan University, has been named director of admissions.
Michael Mann, a professor of atmospheric science with joint appointments in the department of geosciences and the earth and environmental systems institute and director of the Earth System Science Center at Pennsylvania State University, has been named a professor of earth and environmental science and director of the Penn Center for Science, Sustainability and the Media at the University of Pennsylvania.
John Michl, a former director of data-literacy culture at Northwestern Mutual, has been named co-director of the Analytics and Business Intelligence Consortium in Carroll University’s School of Business and Technology.
Michelle Rinehart, associate dean of academic affairs and outreach in the College of Design at Georgia Tech, has been named vice provost for faculty.
Jonathan D. Schwarz, associate director of institutional research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been named director of the group within the office of the provost.
Mo Wang, director of the Human Resource Research Center and chair of the department of management in the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business, has been named the college’s first associate dean for research.
David McCartney, university archivist at the University of Iowa since 2001, has retired.
Tressie McMillan Cottom, an associate professor in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will join the New York Times as an opinion columnist.
Melanie Gottlieb, interim executive director of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers since March 2021, has been named to the post permanently. She is the first woman to serve as executive director of the association.
Maria Rosario Jackson, a professor in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University, has been named chair of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Ashish K. Jha, dean of the School of Public Health at Brown University, has been appointed the White House coronavirus coordinator.
Bobbie Laur, associate vice president for outreach at Towson University and executive director of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, has been named president of Campus Compact.
Chris Lowery, senior vice president for work-force, careers, and adult strategy at Ivy Tech Community College, has been named commissioner of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.
Theodore (Ted) Lane Bracken Sr., former director of federal relations at the Consortium on Financing Higher Education, died on March 9 due to complications from cancer. He was 78.
John R. (Jack) Breihan, a professor emeritus of history at Loyola University Maryland, died of complications from Parkinson’s disease on February 18. He was 74.
Lauro Cavazos, a former president of Texas Tech University and U.S. secretary of education from 1988 to 1990, died on March 15. He was 95.
Carlton Haywood Jr., an assistant professor in the Berman Institute of Bioethics and in the division of hematology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, died on December 31. He was 45.
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