New Presidents or Provosts: Green Mountain College, King Abdullah U. of Science and Technology, Lansing CC, Purdue U., Regent U., U. of Massachusetts-Lowell, U. of Richmond, U. of Texas-Arlington
Submitted by Doug Lederman on April 8, 2008 - 4:00am
Ahmed Abdelal, provost at Northeastern University, in Massachusetts, has been appointed provost at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Stephen Allred, executive associate provost and professor of public law and government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been chosen as provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Richmond, in Virginia.
Donald R. Bobbitt, dean of the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas, has been selected as provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Carlos Campo, interim vice president of academic affairs at the College of Southern Nevada, has been appointed vice president for academic affairs at Regent University, in Virginia.
Paul J. Fonteyn, provost and senior vice chancellor of academic affairs at the University of Massachusetts Boston, has been named president of Green Mountain College, in Vermont.
Wallace D. Loh, dean of the college of arts and sciences, professor of public service, and professor of psychology at Seattle University, has been named executive vice president and provost of the University of Iowa.
Fawwaz T. Ulaby, R. Jamison and Betty Williams Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, has been selected as founding provost and executive vice president of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, in Saudi Arabia.
William R. (Randy) Woodson, dean of agriculture at Purdue University, in Indiana, has been chosen as provost there.