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Pamela Haney Appointed President of Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Illinois

Pamela Haney Appointed President of Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Illinois

Since 2012, Dr. Haney has been serving as vice president for academic affairs at the college. Prior to coming to Moraine Valley in 2009, Dr. Haney served as program administrator and assistant professor of communication arts at Defiance College in Ohio. She also taught as an assistant professor of speech communication at Norfolk State University in Virginia.

Erika Endrijonas Chosen to Lead Santa Barbara City College in California

Erika Endrijonas Chosen to Lead Santa Barbara City College in California

Dr. Endrijonas was president of Pasadena City College since January 2019. She previously served as president of Los Angeles Valley College. Prior to that, she served as executive vice president of Oxnard College in the Ventura County Community College District. Early in her career, Dr. Endrijonas was career and technical dean at Santa Barbara City College.

Michele Carter Will Be the First Women Chancellor of Central Texas College in Killeen

Michele Carter Will Be the First Women Chancellor of Central Texas College in Killeen

Dr. Carter began her career at Central Texas College 32 years ago as a receptionist. Most recently, she has served as deputy chancellor of finance and administration. When she takes office on July 1, she will be the first woman and the first African American to lead the college.

Margaret L. Drugovich Selected to Lead Marietta College in Ohio

Margaret L. Drugovich Selected to Lead Marietta College in Ohio

Dr. Drugovich retired from Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York, in 2022 after serving 14 years as its president. Prior to her time at Hartwick, Dr. Drugovich was the vice president for strategic communications and university enrollment and vice president of admission and financial aid at Ohio Wesleyan University. She will serve as interim president of Marietta College, effective July 1.

Yolanda Page Selected as the Eighth President of Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Yolanda Page Selected as the Eighth President of Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Since last fall, Dr. Page has been serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Savannah State University in Georgia. Earlier, she was a professor of English and vice president in the Division of Academic Affairs at Dillard University in New Orleans. Previously, Dr. Page served as dean of arts and sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Lauren B. Schellenberger Appointed President of Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri

Lauren B. Schellenberger Appointed President of Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri

Dr. Schellenberger began her career at the college as an assistant professor of biology. Administratively, Dr. Schellenberger has served the college in executive leadership roles since 2018, most recently as provost. She is an expert in crop science, botany, and plant pathology.

Northwest Vista College in San Antonio, Texas, Names Amy Bosley as Its Next President

Northwest Vista College in San Antonio, Texas, Names Amy Bosley as Its Next President

Dr. Bosley has been serving as vice president for institutional planning and development, and as chief of staff at Valencia College in Orlando, Florida. Earlier, Dr. Bosley served as vice president of organizational development and human resources at the college. She has also taught communication courses at the graduate level at the University of Central Florida.

Kimberly Rogers Appointed the Fifteenth President of Contra Costa College in California

Kimberly Rogers Appointed the Fifteenth President of Contra Costa College in California

Before being named acting president of the college in 2022, Dr. Rogers was vice president for instruction. Earlier in her career, she held academic appointments at the University at Buffalo of the State University of New York System, the University of Massachusetts Boston, and the Université de Haute-Alsace in France.

Torie Jackson Appointed President of West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Torie Jackson Appointed President of West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Before being named interim president in 2022, Dr. Jackson served in various roles at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. Her previous roles included chief operating officer, executive vice president for institutional advancement, president of the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Foundation and associate professor of communication.

Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, Names Stacee McIff as Its New President

Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, Names Stacee McIff as Its New President

McIff has served as interim president since July 2022. Earlier, she was vice president of technical education and workforce engagement for two years after serving for a time as associate provost and as business department chair for eight years.

Nerita Hughes Will Be the Next President of Bay de Noc Community College in Michigan

Nerita Hughes Will Be the Next President of Bay de Noc Community College in Michigan

Dr. Hughes has been serving as the interim associate vice president of academic affairs and workforce innovation and dean of the School of Business, Careers, Education, and Workforce Innovation at North Hennepin Community College in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. She will begin her term as president on July 10.

Elizabeth “Betsy” R. Cantwell Appointed President of Utah State University

Elizabeth “Betsy” R. Cantwell Appointed President of Utah State University

Dr. Cantwell is currently senior vice president for research & innovation at the University of Arizona. Earlier, she was a professor of aerospace engineering at Arizona State University and vice president for research development and CEO of the Arizona State University Research Enterprise.

Aysegul Timur Will Be the First Woman President of Florida Gulf Coast University

Aysegul Timur Will Be the First Woman President of Florida Gulf Coast University

Aysegul Timur currently serves as vice president and vice provost for strategy and program innovation at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers. Originally from Türkiye, Dr. Timur came to the United States 25 years ago, learned English, and, within the next four years, earned a doctorate from the University of South Florida.

Glenell M. Lee-Pruitt Will Be the Thirteenth President of Jarvis Christian University in Hawkins, Texas

Glenell M. Lee-Pruitt Will Be the Thirteenth President of Jarvis Christian University in Hawkins, Texas

Since August 2012, Dr. Lee-Pruiit has served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at the university. Previously, she served at Mississippi Valley State University as dean of University College and was a tenured professor in the department of social work.

Kristie Fisher to Serve as the Sixth President of Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Kristie Fisher to Serve as the Sixth President of Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Currently the president of Iowa Valley Community College in Marshalltown, Dr. Fisher has served in that role since 2019. She returns to Kirkwood after having served two previous stints at the college. She will begin her ne duties this coming fall.

The University of Maine at Augusta Chooses Jenifer Cushman as Its Next President

The University of Maine at Augusta Chooses Jenifer Cushman as Its Next President

Since 2016, Dr. Cushman has been serving as the chancellor of Pennsylvania State University-Beaver in Monaca. Before that, she was campus dean at Ohio University at Zanesville. Earlier. Dr. Cushman spent seven years as the dean of international education at Juniata College in Huntingdon Pennsylvania.

Lina Bernaola to Become the First Latina President of the Entomology Society of America

Lina Bernaola to Become the First Latina President of the Entomology Society of America

A native of Lima, Peru, Dr. Bernaola’s research focuses on pests that prey on rice crops in Texas. Broadly, her research seeks to identify and develop sustainable and cost-effective management programs for insect pests of rice.

Janet Schrunk Ericksen Is the New Chancellor of the University of Minnesota Morris

Janet Schrunk Ericksen Is the New Chancellor of the University of Minnesota Morris

A scholar of medieval literature, Dr. Ericksen began her career at the university in 1998 as an assistant professor of English. Since then she has held a variety of administrative roles, including vice chancellor for academic affairs and dean, director of the Honors Program, chair of the Division of the Humanities, and interim chair of the Division of the Social Sciences.

Eastern Oregon University Names Kelly A. Ryan as Its Next President

Eastern Oregon University Names Kelly A. Ryan as Its Next President

Dr. Ryan currently serves as the interim chancellor at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany. Before being named interim chancellor, Dr. Ryan served in several roles at the university, including executive vice chancellor for academic affairs, dean of the school of social sciences, coordinator for the department of history, and professor of history.

Martha Garcia Will Be the Next President of Mount San Antonio College in Walnut, California

Martha Garcia Will Be the Next President of Mount San Antonio College in Walnut, California

When she takes office on July 1, Dr. Garcia will be the college’s tenth president, the first woman to lead the college in 50 years, and the first person of color to lead the college. Dr. Garcia is currently president of College of the Desert in Palm Desert, California, a post she has held since August 2021.

Ruth Ray Jackson Selected to Lead Langston University in Oklahoma

Ruth Ray Jackson Selected to Lead Langston University in Oklahoma

Dr. Jackson has been with Langston University since 2014 and currently serves as the vice president for academic affairs. She has held other leadership positions at the university including associate vice president for student success and dean of the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences.

Susan Borrego Named Interim President of California State University, Stanislaus

Susan Borrego Named Interim President of California State University, Stanislaus

Dr. Boreggo currently is a consultant project director and special assistant to the president for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. She served as chancellor at the University of Michigan-Flint, from 2014 to 2019.

Radha Pyati Will Be the Next Chancellor of Pennsylvania State University-Berks

Radha Pyati Will Be the Next Chancellor of Pennsylvania State University-Berks

Since 2018, Dr. Pyati has been serving as the dean of the College of Sciences and Mathematics at West Chester University in Pennsylvania. Prior to her role at West Chester, Dr. Pyati worked at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.

Tammy K. Evetovich Is the New Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Platteville

Tammy K. Evetovich Is the New Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Platteville

Dr. Evetovich has served in the role on an interim basis since June 2022. She served as the provost and vice chancellor of academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville beginning in May 2020. Earlier, she was on the faculty at Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska.

Kathleen Linaker Will Be the Next President of Riverland Community College in Austin, Minnesota

Kathleen Linaker Will Be the Next President of Riverland Community College in Austin, Minnesota

Dr. Linaker was vice president of academics at Western Technical College in La Crosse, Wisconsin, from 2018 to 2022. Previously, she served as assistant vice president of academics and dean of the School of STEM, Health, and Natural Sciences at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, New York, from 2016 to 2018.

A Change in Leadership at Savannah State University in Georgia

A Change in Leadership at Savannah State University in Georgia

Kimberly Ballard-Washington has resigned as president of Savannah State University in Georgia for “personal reasons.” The University System of Georgia named Cynthia Robinson Alexander as interim president of Savannah State University. She has been serving as associate vice chancellor for finance at the University System of Georgia. She joined the university system in 2009.

Chatham University in Pittsburgh Names Rhonda Phillips as Its Twentieth President

Chatham University in Pittsburgh Names Rhonda Phillips as Its Twentieth President

Dr. Phillips has been serving as dean of the Honors College at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Earlier, she was associate dean for the Honors College, at Arizona State University, where she also served as professor and director of the School of Community Resources and Development.

Amy Diaz Is the New President of GateWay Community College in Phoenix

Amy Diaz Is the New President of GateWay Community College in Phoenix

Dr. Diaz has been serving as interim president. She came to the college in 2016 as an Instructional dean and vice president of academic affairs. Earlier, she was vice president of student development at Rock Valley College in Illinois. 

Christy L. Brown Will Be the Next President of Alverno College in Milwaukee

Christy L. Brown Will Be the Next President of Alverno College in Milwaukee

Since 2012, Brown has served as chief executive officer for Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast. Prior to leading the Girl Scouts, Brown served as vice chancellor for finance and administrative affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from 2007 to 2012. Earlier, she was executive vice president and general counsel at Milwaukee Area Technical College from 2002 to 2007.

Kristen Raney Will Be the First Woman President of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Kristen Raney Will Be the First Woman President of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Dr. Raney has been serving as vice chancellor for academic affairs at Eastern Iowa Community College in Davenport. Earlier, she held administrative posts at St. Paul Community College in Minnesota and Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Sylvia Alva Selected to Lead California State University, Fullerton

Sylvia Alva Selected to Lead California State University, Fullerton

Dr. Alva has been serving as the executive vice chancellor of academic and student affairs for the California State University System. Earlier,. she was provost and vice president for academic affairs at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and dean of the College of Health and Human Development at California State University, Northridge.

Chio Flores Appointed President of the Puyallup Campus of Pierce College in Washington State

Chio Flores Appointed President of the Puyallup Campus of Pierce College in Washington State

Dr. Flores currently serves as vice president for student services and enrollment management at Wenatchee Valley College. Earlier, she held a variety of positions at Eastern Washington University and Washington State University in the areas of admissions, registration, financial aid, and student services administration. 

Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Massachusetts, Appoints Colleen Derr as Its Next President

Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Massachusetts, Appoints Colleen Derr as Its Next President

Dr. Derr currently serves as president of Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion. There she teaches courses in congregational formation, transformational teaching, spiritual formation, as well as children, youth, and family ministry.

Susana Rivera-Mills Will Be the Next President of Aurora University in Illinois

Susana Rivera-Mills Will Be the Next President of Aurora University in Illinois

Since 2018, Dr. Rivera-Mills has been serving as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Earlier, she was dean for undergraduate studies, vice provost and a professor of Spanish linguistics at Oregon State University.

St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, Names Susan Rundell Singer as Its Next President

St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, Names Susan Rundell Singer as Its Next President

Dr. Rundell Singer is currently the vice president for academic affairs and provost at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, where she is also a professor in the department of biology. Before joining Rollins College in 2016, Dr. Rundell Singer served as the director for the Division of Undergraduate Education at the National Science Foundation.