New Presidents or Provosts: Bowie State U., California State U.-Chico, Heritage U., Massachusetts Bay CC, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, U. of Redlands
July 10, 2012 - 3:00am
- Curt Guaglianone, special assistant to the provost for program development and university accreditation liaison officer at California State University at Bakersfield, has been chosen as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Heritage University, in Washington.
- Prabhat Hajela, vice provost and professor of aerospace engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in New York, has been promoted to provost there.
- Weldon Jackson, special assistant to the president at Morehouse College, in Georgia, has been selected as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Bowie State University, in Maryland.
- Ralph Kuncl, provost and executive vice president at the University of Rochester, in New York, has been chosen as president of University of Redlands, in California.
- Francesca Purcell, associate commissioner for academic and P-16 policy for the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, has been appointed as provost/chief academic officer at Massachusetts Bay Community College.
- Belle W. Y. Wei, Don Beall Dean of Engineering at San Jose State University, in California, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at California State University at Chico.