New Presidents or Provosts: John Wood CC, Montana State U.-Billings, Santa Fe U. of Art and Design, SUNY-Stony Brook, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Western Iowa Tech CC
Submitted by Doug Lederman on August 17, 2011 - 3:00am
Dennis N. Assanis,Jon R. and Beverly S. Holt Professor of Engineering and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, has been chosen as provost, senior vice president for academic affairs and vice president for Brookhaven affairs at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Ronald Davis, provost of Vincennes University, in Indiana, has been selected as vice president for instruction and chief academic officer at John Wood Community College, in Illinois.
Laurence A. Hinz, interim president of Santa Fe University of Art and Design, in New Mexico, has been named to the position on a permanent basis.
Terry Murrell, executive vice president of Western Iowa Tech Community College, has been promoted to president there.
Mark A. Pagano, professor of mechanical engineering technology and dean of the Extended Campus at Purdue University, in Indiana, has been chosen as provost and academic vice chancellor at Montana State University at Billings.
Phyllis M. Wise, provost and executive vice president at the University of Washington, has been appointed as chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.