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Michelle Howard-Vital Named to Lead Florida Memorial University

Michelle Howard-Vital Named to Lead Florida Memorial University

In 2016, Dr. Michelle Howard-Vital was chosen to serve as executive vice president and provost at Florida Memorial University. From 2007 to 2014, she was president of Cheyney University in Pennsylvania.

Karen Whitney to Lead the 14-Campus Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education

Karen Whitney to Lead the 14-Campus Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education

Since 2010, Dr. Whitney has served as president of Clarion University, a campus of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. She had previously announced that she would leave the presidency of Clarion at the end of the 2017-18 academic year.

The New President of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

The New President of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Jacqueline Holland is an assistant professor of family and consumer sciences at Morgan State University in Baltimore. She was installed as president at the association’s 108th annual conference in Dallas.

The New President of the Penn Valley Campus of Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City

The New President of the Penn Valley Campus of Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City

Since 2009, Tyjuan Lee has served as vice president for student affairs at Prince George’s Community College in Maryland. Earlier, Dr. Lee was associate vice president for enrollment management and student services at Tidewater Community College in Virginia.

Melinda Treadwell to Lead Keene State College in New Hampshire

Melinda Treadwell to Lead Keene State College in New Hampshire

Since 2014, Dr. Treadwell has been serving as provost and CEO at Antioch New England University also in Keene, New Hampshire. Previously, she was interim provost at Keene State College and vice president for academic affairs.

Phyllis Worthy Dawkins Appointed President of Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina

Phyllis Worthy Dawkins Appointed President of Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina

Dr. Dawkins has been serving as interim president since last August. Dr. Dawkins became provost and vice president for academic affairs at Bennett College in December 2015 after serving a similar role at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.

Kimberly Beatty Named Chancellor of Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City

Kimberly Beatty Named Chancellor of Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City

Dr. Beatty has been serving as vice chancellor for instructional services and chief academic officer at Houston Community College. Previously, she served as associate vice chancellor for student success at Tarrant Count College in Fort Worth, Texas.

Paulette Dillard to Lead Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina

Paulette Dillard to Lead Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina

Dr. Dillard has served as a department chair, dean, and vice president of academic affairs at the university. She will serve as interim president while a nationwide search is underway to find the next permanent president of the university.

Lyn Brodersen Cochran Appointed President of Scott Community College in Iowa

Lyn Brodersen Cochran Appointed President of Scott Community College in Iowa

Dr. Brodersen Cochran has been serving as an administrator for the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Services. She also lectured at Drake University and Iowa State University.

The First Woman President of Eureka College in Illinois

The First Woman President of Eureka College in Illinois

Jamel Santa Cruze Wright has been serving as interim president of the college since July 2016. Dr. Wright first came to Eureka College in 2014 as chief diversity officer and vice president for strategic and diversity initiatives.

Darcy Medica to Lead the Schuykill Campus of Pennsylvania State University

Darcy Medica to Lead the Schuykill Campus of Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Medica will serve as interim preident of the 800-student campus beginning on August 1. She joined the faculty at Penn State-Schuylkill in 2003 and has been serving as director of academic affairs and associate professor of biology.

Shaw University President Steps Down to Take Post as Chief Operating Officer at Howard University

Shaw University President Steps Down to Take Post as Chief Operating Officer at Howard University

Tashni-Ann Dubroy has reigned her position as the 17th president of historically Black Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, after only two years in office. She will become executive vice president and chief operating officer at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

The First Woman President of Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina

The First Woman President of Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina

Since 2014, Dr. Roslyn Artis has served as president of Florida Memorial College in Miami Gardens. When she takes office on September 1, she will be the first woman to serve as president of Benedict College in its 147-year history.

Larissa Ruiz Baia Appointed Interim President of Lakes Region Community College in Laconia, New Hampshire

Larissa Ruiz Baia Appointed Interim President of Lakes Region Community College in Laconia, New Hampshire

Since 2012, Dr. Baia has served as vice president for student services and enrollment management at the college. Earlier, she was associate vice president for enrollment management at Manchester Community College in New Hampshire.

Lori Kloos to Lead St. Cloud Technical and Community College in Minnesota

Lori Kloos to Lead St. Cloud Technical and Community College in Minnesota

Since 2000, Kloos has served as vice president of administration and chief financial officer at St. Cloud Technical and Community College. She is expected to serve as interim president for one year while a search is undertaken to find a permanent president for the college.

The New Leader of the Moab Campus of Utah State University

The New Leader of the Moab Campus of Utah State University

Dr. Lianna Etchberger joined the faculty at the Uintah Basin campus of Utah State University as a an adjunct lecturer in 1995. She was promoted to a full tenured professorship in biology in 2015. She will be the executive director of the Moab campus and lead all Utah State University operations in the Southwest region of the state.

Kelly M. Quintanilla Selected to Lead Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Kelly M. Quintanilla Selected to Lead Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Dr. Quintanilla has served as interim president since January 2017. Since joining the faculty in 1994, she has served as a professor of communication, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, chair of the department of communication and theatre, and provost and vice president for academic affairs.

Ira Kincade Blake Selected as the Next President of the University of Houston-Clear Lake

Ira Kincade Blake Selected as the Next President of the University of Houston-Clear Lake

Since 2009, Dr. Blake has been serving as senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania. When she takes office on August 1, she will become the first woman to serve as president of the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Princeton University Press Names Its Next Director

Princeton University Press Names Its Next Director

Since 2008, Christie Henry has been serving as editorial director for sciences, social sciences, and reference at the University of Chicago Press. She joined the University of Chicago Press in 1993 as an editorial assistant.

Rebecca Wyke Appointed President of the University of Maine at Augusta

Rebecca Wyke Appointed President of the University of Maine at Augusta

Since 2008, Dr. Wyke has been serving as vice chancellor for finance and administration for the University of Maine System. She had served as interim president of the Augusta campus for six months in 2015. Dr. Wyke is the former commissioner of the Department of Administration and Finance for the state of Maine.

The Next Executive Director of the Modern Language Association

The Next Executive Director of the Modern Language Association

Dr. Paula M. Krebs will resign her positions as dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts in order to take on her new duties at the Modern Language Association on August 1. The association has more than 24,000 members in 100 countries around the world.

Florida International University Scholar Appointed to Lead an African University

Florida International University Scholar Appointed to Lead an African University

Ophelia Weeks, who served for more than 30 years on the faculty at Florida International University in Miami, was appointed the fourteenth president of the University of Liberia in Africa. When she takes office, she will be only the second woman to lead the university since its founding in 1951.

The First Woman President of New River Community College in Virginia

The First Woman President of New River Community College in Virginia

Dr. Huber has been a member of the staff at the community college since 1988. Most recently, she has served as vice president for instruction and student services. When she takes office as president on July 1, she will be the first woman to serve as the leader of New River Community College.

Tonjua Williams Will Be the First Woman President of St. Petersburg College in Florida

Tonjua Williams Will Be the First Woman President of St. Petersburg College in Florida

Dr. Williams has been on the staff at the college for 30 years. Since 2013, she has served as senior vice president of student services. She holds a Ph.D. in higher education administration from Barry University in Miami.

Charlotte P. Morris to Lead Tuskegee University in Alabama

Charlotte P. Morris to Lead Tuskegee University in Alabama

Dr. Morris is a professor of management at the university and has been serving as interim dean of the Andrew W. Brimmer College of Business and Information Science. She served as interim president of the university once before in 2010.

The Next President of Oberlin College in Ohio

The Next President of Oberlin College in Ohio

Since 2008, Dr. Ambar has been serving as president of Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She is widely regarded as having done a remarkable job leading the woman’s college. Earlier in her career, she was the youngest dean in the history of Rutgers University.

Julia Ross Named Dean of Engineering at Virginia Tech

Julia Ross Named Dean of Engineering at Virginia Tech

Dr. Ross has been serving as dean of engineering and information technology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She joined the faculty there in 1995. Dr. Ross’ research focuses on the role of fluid dynamics in infection formation in the human cardiovascular system.

Sian Leah Beilock Named the Eighth President of Barnard College in New York City

Sian Leah Beilock Named the Eighth President of Barnard College in New York City

Dr. Beilock has been serving as executive vice provost at the University of Chicago. She also was the Stella W. Rowley Professor in the department of psychology. Professor Beilock joined the faculty at the University of Chicago in 2005. Earlier she taught at Miami University.

Sally Roush to Lead San Diego State University

Sally Roush to Lead San Diego State University

Roush joined the staff at San Diego State in 1982 as director of personnel services. In 1994, she was promoted to senior vice president for business and financial affairs. She retired in 2013 after 31 years of service to the university. She is expected to serve as interim president for one year, beginning July 1.

Brenda Allen Named the Fourteenth President of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania

Brenda Allen Named the Fourteenth President of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania

Dr. Allen has been serving as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. She is the former associate provost for institutional diversity at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Earlier, she taught at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Former Assistant Attorney General Named to Lead the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City

Former Assistant Attorney General Named to Lead the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City

When she takes office on August 1, Karol V. Mason will be the first woman and the first person of color to serve as president of the college. She served as an assistant attorney general during the Obama administration and was the director of the Office of Justice Programs.

Green River College in Auburn, Washington, Names Suzanne Johnson as President

Green River College in Auburn, Washington, Names Suzanne Johnson as President

Suzanne Johnson has been serving as vice president for academic affairs at Suffolk County Community College in New York. Earlier she was dean of Dowling College in Oakdale, New York. She will begin her new job as president of Green River College on July 1.

Carol Moore to Lead Columbia College in South Carolina

Carol Moore to Lead Columbia College in South Carolina

Dr. Moore came to Columbia College last fall to serve as provost and executive vice president. She is the former president of Lyndon State College in Lyndonville, Vermont, and the former provost and vice president of academic affairs at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, New York.

Ty Stone Appointed the Sixth President of Jefferson Community College in Watertown, New York

Ty Stone Appointed the Sixth President of Jefferson Community College in Watertown, New York

Dr. Ty Stone has been serving as vice president for strategic initiatives as Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio, the third largest community college in the state. She has been on the staff at the college since 2010.

Ora Pescovitz Appointed President of Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan

Ora Pescovitz Appointed President of Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan

Since 2014, Dr. Pescovitz has been serving as senior vice president for Eli Lilly and Company, a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Indianapolis. From 2009 to 2014, she was executive vice president for medical affairs and CEO of the University of Michigan Health System.