New Presidents or Provosts: Briarcliffe College, DeVry U.-Fort Washington, Elizabeth City State U., Housatonic CC, Kent State U., LeTourneau U., Marywood U., Newman U., Ryerson U., U. of Hawaii-Manoa, U. of Massachusetts-Lowell
Submitted by Doug Lederman on March 20, 2007 - 4:00am
Noreen M. Carrocci, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Spring Hill College, in Alabama, has been named president of Newman University, in Kansas.
Darryl W. Field, senior center dean at DeVry University's campuses in Austin and San Antonio, has been selected as president of the university's campus in Fort Washington, Pa.
Robert G. Frank, dean and professor of clinical and health psychology at the University of Florida's College of Public Health and Health Professions, has been chosen as senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at Kent State University, in Ohio.
Willie J. Gilchrist, acting chancellor of Elizabeth City State University, in North Carolina, has been selected for the job on a permanent basis.
Anita Gliniecki, acting president of Housatonic Community College, in Connecticut, has been named to the job on a permanent basis.
Virginia S. Hinshaw, provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of California at Davis, has been appointed chancellor of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Dale A. Lunsford, vice president for student affairs at external relations at the University of Texas at Tyler, has been chosen as president of LeTourneau University, in Texas.
Martin T. Meehan, U.S. representative from Massachusetts, has been named chancellor of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.
Sister Anne Munley, executive director of the African Sisters Education Collaborative, has been named president of Marywood University, in Pennsylvania.
Alan Shepard, associate vice president (academic) and professor of English and theatre studies at the University of Guelph, in Ontario, has been selected as provost and vice president academic at Ryerson University, also in Ontario.
Kenneth A. Thigpen, former vice president for academic affairs at Pattison Education Group, in Canada, has been named provost at Briarcliffe College, in New York.