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Transitions: Purdue U. at West Lafayette Names New President; Harvard U. President to Step Down

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Mung Chiang will become president of Purdue U. at West Lafayette.

CHIEF EXECUTIVES
Appointments
Angelo Araimo, interim president since October 2021 of Wagner College, in New York, has been named to the post permanently.

Vanessa Beasley, vice provost for academic affairs, dean of residential faculty, and an associate professor of communication studies at Vanderbilt University, has been named president of Trinity University, in Texas.

Alison Buckley, vice president for enrollment management and student affairs at Connecticut State Community Colleges, has been named president of Ulster County Community College, in the State University of New York system.

Butch Caston, interim vice president for student affairs and interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at Delta State University, in Mississippi, has been named interim president. He will succeed William LaForge.

Jim Cawley, a former lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania, has been named president of Rosemont College. He will succeed Jason Boyers.

Mung Chiang, dean of engineering and executive vice president for strategic initiatives at Purdue University at West Lafayette, has been named president. He will succeed Mitch Daniels, who will step down at the end of this year.

Lawrence M. Drake II, dean of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Bethune-Cookman University, in Florida, has been named interim president of the university.

Michael A. Elliott, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Emory University, has been named president of Amherst College.

Kenneth Elmore, associate provost and dean of students at Boston University, has been named president of Dean College, in Massachusetts.

Eric Fulcomer, president of Rockford University, in Illinois, has been named president of the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.

Moez Limayem, dean of the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida, has been named president of the University of North Florida. He will succeed Pamela Chally, who has served as interim president since September 2021.

Danny Long, acting president of Enterprise State Community College, in Alabama, has been named to the post permanently.

JuliAnn Mazachek, vice president for academic affairs, chief academic officer, and an associate professor at Washburn University, in Kansas, has been named president of Midwestern State University, in Texas.

Jayathi Y. Murthy, dean of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of California at Los Angeles, has been named president of Oregon State University.

Eloy Ortiz Oakley, chancellor of the California Community Colleges, has been named president and chief executive of the College Futures Foundation.

Jesse Peters, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Fort Lewis College, in Colorado, has been named president of Western Oregon University.

Aswani Volety, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Elon University, in North Carolina, has been named chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He will succeed Jose Sartarelli, who will retire in June.

Helen Zaikina-Montgomery, interim president since May 2021 of Leech Lake Tribal College, in Minnesota, has been named to the post permanently.

Resignations
Lawrence S. Bacow, president of Harvard University since 2018, plans to step down on June 30, 2023.

George Burnett, president of the University of Phoenix since February, has resigned.

Damián J. Fernández, president of Eckerd College, in Florida, will step down this summer after two years in office.

John Kelly, president of Florida Atlantic University, plans to step down at the end of the year.

Mirta Martin, president of Fairmont State University, in West Virginia, has been removed from her position by the Board of Governors. Diana Phillips, provost and vice president for academic affairs, has been named acting president.

Joyce McConnell, president of Colorado State University at Fort Collins since 2019, will step down at the end of the month.

James Mellichamp, president of Piedmont University, in Georgia, will step down. The Faculty Senate issued a vote of no confidence in May.

Judy K. Sakaki, president of Sonoma State University, will step down at the end of July.

Retirements
Earl D. Brooks II, president since 2000 of Trine University, in Indiana, plans to retire in May 2023.

Michael Geisler, president since 2016 of Manhattanville College, in Purchase, N.Y., plans to retire at the end of June.

Kumble Subbaswamy, chancellor of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst since 2012, plans to retire at the end of June 2023.

CHIEF ACADEMIC OFFICERS
Appointments
Tamara Brown, executive dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the University of North Texas, has been named provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Kristen Buoy, dean of health sciences at Gwinnett Technical College, in Georgia, has been named vice president for academic affairs at West Georgia Technical College.

Amy Dittmar, senior vice provost for academic and budgetary affairs and professor of economics and finance at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, has been named provost of Rice University.

Touba Ghadessi, a professor of the history of art at Wheaton College, in Massachusetts, has been named provost vice president for academic affairs.

Ngonidzashe Munemo, a professor of political science, the chair of the global-studies program, and the interim vice president for institutional diversity, equity, and inclusion at Williams College, has been named vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty at Hamilton College.

Kristen Porter-Utley

Kristen Porter-Utley

Kristen Porter-Utley, dean of the Bartlett College of Science and Mathematics at Bridgewater State University, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at Framingham State University.

Paul Tesluk, dean of the School of Management at the University at Buffalo, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at Bentley University.

Martha Walker, founding dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Mary Baldwin University, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at Notre Dame of Maryland University.

Pamela Richardson Wilks, associate provost for academic operations, programs, and institutional planning, research, and effectiveness at Edward Waters University, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at Coppin State University.

OTHER TOP ADMINISTRATORS
Appointments
Heidi Anderson-Isaacson, interim dean of student development and success at Alverno College, in Wisconsin, has been named vice president for student development and success.

Tamara Armstrong, associate vice chancellor and chief information officer at the Los Rios Community College District, in California, has been named vice president for information-technology services and chief information officer at Loyola Marymount University.

Keiko Broomhead, a strategic adviser with the Tambellini Group and a former vice president for enrollment management at Wentworth Institute of Technology, has been named vice president for enrollment management at Berklee College of Music.

Christopher D. Card, vice president for student life at Lawrence University, has been named vice president and dean of students at Hamilton College.

Malika Carter, chief diversity officer at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, has been named the inaugural vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion and chief diversity officer at James Madison University, in Virginia.

Tabbye M. Chavous, director of the National Center for Institutional Diversity and associate dean of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, has been named the university’s vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer.

Phyllis Esposito, vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Everett Community College, in Washington, has been named vice president and dean of institutional diversity at Reed College, in Oregon.

David Koonce, associate vice president for research at Ohio University, has been named interim vice president for research and creative activity and interim dean of the Graduate College. He succeeds Joe Shields, who left to become director of the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory, in Arizona.

Larry Lee, vice president for finance and administration at Coe College, in Iowa, has been named vice president for finance and administration at St. Cloud State University, in Minnesota.

Jeff Listwak, senior vice president for business affairs and treasurer at Robert Morris University, in Pennsylvania, has been named vice president for finance at Susquehanna University.

Sheila Lloyd, associate vice president for academic affairs at the University of Houston-Downtown, has been named senior vice president for justice, equity, and antiracism at Hampshire College, in Massachusetts.

Christine D. Lovely, associate vice chancellor and chief human-resources officer at the University of California at Davis, has been named vice president and chief human-resources officer at Cornell University.

Sherry L.K. Main, associate vice chancellor for public affairs at the University of California at Irvine, has been named vice chancellor for strategic communications and public affairs.

Angela Meluski, assistant dean of strategic initiatives and marketing in the Marian and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering at the University of California at Riverside, has been named vice president for marketing and communication at California Baptist University.

Stephan T. Moore, interim chief diversity and inclusion officer at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, has been named vice president for enrollment management and student affairs at Coppin State University.

David R. Proulx, senior vice president for finance and administration at Rhode Island School of Design, has been named vice president for business affairs and chief financial officer at Bryant University.

Sandra Rouse, dean of students at Newberry College, has been named vice president for campus life and student development and dean of students at Wofford College.

Jeffrey W. Savell, a professor and chair in the department of animal science at Texas A&M University at College Station, has been named vice chancellor and dean of agriculture and life sciences.

Jed Shivers, vice president for finance and operations at the University of North Dakota, has been named senior vice president for finance and administration at Stony Brook University.

Kathryn Sloan, vice provost for faculty affairs at the University of Arkansas, has been named the interim vice provost for academic affairs.

Jonathan Small, associate vice president for online learning at Regis University, has been named vice president for graduate and professional student affairs and enrollment.

Resignations
Jim Thelen, vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and chief legal officer at the University of Maine system, has resigned.

DEANS
Appointments
Eugene Anderson, dean of management at Syracuse University, has been named dean of the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration at the University of Pittsburgh.

Roger Bonnecaze, interim dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin since July, has been named to the post permanently.

Christopher Brown, interim dean of the College of Arts and Humanities at Minnesota State University at Mankato, has been named dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Hong Cheng, dean and professor in the School of Communication at Loyola University Chicago, has been named dean of the College of Arts and Media at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

Allie Duffney, director of admissions and enrollment management in the School of Nursing at the University of Rochester, in New York, has been named dean of graduate admission at Elon University, in North Carolina.

Natalie Eschenbaum, division chair of arts and humanities in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences at St. Catherine University, in Minnesota, has been named dean of the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington at Tacoma.

Kenn Gaither, a professor of strategic communications at Elon University, in North Carolina, has been named interim dean of the School of Communications. He will succeed Rochelle Ford, who will become president of Dillard University, in Louisiana.

John Griffin, senior associate provost at Clemson University, has been named dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University at Camden.

Anne Hogan

Anne Hogan

Anne Hogan, dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts at the University of Memphis, has been named inaugural dean of the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Ithaca College, in New York.

Ananth V. Iyer, senior associate dean in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, has been named dean of the School of Management at the University at Buffalo, part of the State University of New York.

Glen Krutz, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma State University, has been named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Mark Martin, dean and professor of law at the Regent University School of Law and former chief justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, has been named the first dean of the School of Law at High Point University, in North Carolina.

Christopher J. Poulsen, associate dean for natural sciences in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan, has been named dean of the College of the Arts and Sciences at the University of Oregon.

Julia M. Ritter, a professor of dance in the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University at New Brunswick, has been named dean of the Kaufman School of Dance at the University of Southern California.

Paul H. Schwager, dean of the College of Business at East Carolina University, has been named dean of the College of Charleston School of Business.

Eva Skuka, associate provost and dean of the School of Health Studies at Berkeley College, in New Jersey, has been named dean of the College of Health Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Jason Smith, an American Council of Education fellow at the University of California at Santa Cruz and a former chair of the department of public health at California State University-East Bay, has been named dean of the College of Health and Human Development at California State University at Fullerton.

Josef Sorett, a professor of religion and African American and African diaspora studies, chair of the department of religion, and director of the Center on African American Religion, Sexual Politics, and Social Justice at Columbia University, has been named dean of Columbia College and vice president for undergraduate education.

Anderson Sunda-Meya, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Xavier University of Louisiana since July 2021, has been named to the post permanently.

Christopher Surratt, associate dean of research and graduate programs in the Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Long Island University, in New York, has been named dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Cincinnati.

Nicole Westrick, associate vice provost of University College at Temple University, in Pennsylvania, has been named assistant vice president and dean of the College of Interdisciplinary and Continuing Studies at Morgan State University, in Maryland.

Keren Yarhi-Milo, a professor of war and peace studies and director of the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University, has been named dean of the university’s School of International and Public Affairs.

OTHER ADMINISTRATORS
Appointments
Adriana Contreras, director of administrative services within the Division of Business Affairs at Texas A&M University at San Antonio, has been named associate vice president and executive director of the Mays Center for Experiential Learning and Community Engagement.

Lydia Contreras, managing director of diversity in the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost of the University of Texas at Austin, has been named vice provost for faculty diversity, equity, and inclusivity.

Prabu David, dean of the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University, has been named associate provost for faculty and academic-staff development.

Chyke A. Doubeni, director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research, has been named chief health-equity officer at Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center.

Janice Hume, head of the department of journalism in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia, has been named associate dean of academic affairs in the college.

James Hurley, a senior director of development and alumni relations at New York University, has been named assistant vice president for alumni relations at Rice University.

Lauren Jones McKown, Title IX coordinator at Northern Virginia Community College, has been named associate vice chancellor for civil rights and Title IX at the University of Kansas.

Anne-Marie Núñez, a professor of higher education and student affairs at Ohio State University, has been named executive director of the Diana Natalicio Institute for Hispanic Student Success at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Kevin Smith, dean of libraries at the University of Kansas, has been named director of libraries at Colby College, in Maine.

James G. Stewart, director of academic continuity and engagement at DePaul University, has been named associate vice president for student development and achievement at Coppin State University.

FACULTY
Appointments
Roxane Gay, an author and former associate professor of English at Purdue University, has been named Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture, and Feminist Studies at Rutgers University at New Brunswick.

Ocean Vuong, a poet and author who received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2019, will become a professor of creative writing at New York University after serving as a distinguished writer in residence.

Retirements
Eric Kandel, a professor of brain science, co-director of the Zuckerman Institute, and founding director of the Kavli Institute for Brain Science at Columbia University, plans to retire on August 31.

DEATHS
Sophie Freud, a professor of psychology at Simmons College (now University) and granddaughter of Sigmund Freud, died on June 3. She was 97.

The Rev. Michael J. Himes, a former professor of theology at Boston College, died on June 10. He was 75.

David Jarmolowicz, an associate professor of applied behavioral science at the University of Kansas, died on May 22. He was 45.

Browne C. Lewis, dean of the School of Law at North Carolina Central University, died on June 2. Information on her age was not released.

Samella Lewis, an artist and former head of the art department at Florida A&M University, died on May 27. She was 99. Lewis was the first Black woman to receive a Ph.D. in fine arts and art history at Ohio State University.

John Merriman, a professor of history at Yale University, died on May 22. He was 75. Merriman wrote several books on French history, including The Dynamite Club: How a Bombing in Fin-de-Siècle Paris Ignited the Age of Modern Terror (2009).

Sharon Oster, the first woman to become a tenured professor in the School of Management at Yale University and the first woman to serve as dean of the school, died on June 20. She was 73.

Anthony O. Parker, president of Albany Technical College since 1995, died on June 6.

Evelyn Perloff, a professor emerita of psychology in the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, died on May 26. She was 101. Perloff also served as the sole woman professor in the psychology department at Purdue University in the 1960s.

Rosemary Radford Ruether, a theologian who taught at Howard University and Harvard Divinity School, died on May 21. She was 85.

Constantine J. Sakles, a retired professor of psychiatry and pharmacology at the University of Maryland Medical School, died on May 25. He was 87.

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