New Presidents or Provosts: Brevard CC, Galen U., Hillsborough CC, Pierce College (Calif.), San Jose/Evergreen CC District, Seattle Central CC, Wittenberg U.
Submitted by Doug Lederman on July 1, 2010 - 3:00am
Nancy Adamson, provost of Galen University, in Belize, has been promoted to president there.
Ken Atwater, president of South Mountain Community College, in Arizona, has been named president of Hillsborough Community College, in Florida.
Kathleen F. Burke-Kelly, vice president of academic affairs at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, in California, has been chosen as president of Pierce College, also part of the Los Angeles Community College District.
Rita Cepeda, president of San Diego Mesa College, in California, has been appointed chancellor of the San José/Evergreen Community College District, also in California.
Rick Fairbanks, provost, vice president of academic affairs and dean of the college at Northland College, in Wisconsin, has been chosen as provost at Wittenberg University, in Ohio.
Paul Tracy Killpatrick, superintendent-president at Lake Tahoe Community College, in California, has been selected as president of Seattle Central Community College, in Washington.
Joe Lee Smith, executive adviser to the president and college ambassador at Brevard Community College, in Florida, has been promoted to provost of the college's Melbourne campus.