New Presidents or Provosts: Azusa Pacific U., Barton College, Meredith College, Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, Saint Paul College (Minn.), U. of Washington Tacoma, Virginia Commonwealth U., Wagner College, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Submitted by Doug Lederman on May 17, 2011 - 3:00am
Jo Allen, senior vice president, provost and professor of English at Widener University, in Pennsylvania, has been selected as president of Meredith College, in North Carolina.
Rassoul Dastmozd, vice president of instruction at Clark College, in Washington, has been chosen as president of Saint Paul College, in Minnesota.
Debra Friedman, dean of the College of Public Programs and professor of public affairs at Arizona State University, has been named chancellor of the University of Washington Tacoma.
John P. Marsden, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Mount Mercy University, in Iowa, has been selected as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Barton College.
Lily McNair, associate provost of research and professor of psychology at Spelman College, in Georgia, has been chosen as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Wagner College, in New York.
Eric W. Overström, interim provost at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, has been named to the job on a permanent basis.
Mark Stanton, acting provost and former dean of the School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences at Azusa Pacific University, in California, has been appointed as provost on a permanent basis.
Walt Tobin, vice president for academic affairs at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, in South Carolina, has been promoted to president there.
Beverly Warren, dean of the School of Education at Virginia Commonwealth University, has been promoted to provost and vice president for academic affairs there.